The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Investment Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Investment Management over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Investment Management
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 226 249
Rank change year-on-year +6 +23  
Contract jobs citing Investment Management 28 52 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.36% 0.59% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.72% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 43 10
Median daily rate £515 £475 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.42% -20.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £267 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £710
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £430 £450
% change year-on-year +16.27% -4.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Investment Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6465 7227 7633
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.97% 81.97% 80.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3782 4419 4405
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 268 264
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £24.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +32.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Investment Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Investment Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Investment Management in the South East

Investment Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Investment Management in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Investment Management in the South East

Investment Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Investment Management in the South East over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Investment Management in the South East

Investment Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Management in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Investment Management in the South East

Investment Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Management within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +3 17 £483 -8.09% 4
Kent -11 8 £550 +17.33%
Berkshire - 3 £515 - 5
East Sussex - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Investment Management
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Investment Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Investment Management.

1 39 (69.64%) Finance
2 15 (26.79%) Project Management
2 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.79%) Asset Management
3 14 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (17.86%) Business Analysis
5 8 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 7 (12.50%) Fund Management
6 7 (12.50%) Workday
7 6 (10.71%) MiFID
7 6 (10.71%) Banking
8 5 (8.93%) Programme Management
8 5 (8.93%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (8.93%) Workflow
8 5 (8.93%) Scrum
8 5 (8.93%) Oracle
8 5 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (8.93%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (7.14%) PMO
9 4 (7.14%) Target Operating Model
9 4 (7.14%) Use Case
9 4 (7.14%) ISEB
9 4 (7.14%) Unix
9 4 (7.14%) Linux
9 4 (7.14%) Risk Management
9 4 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (5.36%) Retail
10 3 (5.36%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (5.36%) Data Analysis

Investment Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) Apache
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Eagle PACE
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.57%) Workday HCM
3 1 (1.79%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.79%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.79%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.79%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (3.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (5.36%) JIRA
1 3 (5.36%) Maven
2 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.57%) Hudson
2 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.57%) JProfiler
2 2 (3.57%) VisualVM
2 2 (3.57%) YourKit
General
1 39 (69.64%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Retail
4 2 (3.57%) Billing
4 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Marketing
5 1 (1.79%) Back Office
5 1 (1.79%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (39.29%) Analyst
2 20 (35.71%) Business Analyst
3 14 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 6 (10.71%) Architect
4 6 (10.71%) Consultant
4 6 (10.71%) Pensions Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Financial Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Pensions Business Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Service Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Workday Manager
5 5 (8.93%) Workday Project Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Finance Business Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Financial Business Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Financial Services Project Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Investment Management Business Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) MiFID Business Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Regulatory Business Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Pensions Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) REST
2 2 (3.57%) JAX-RS
2 2 (3.57%) SOAP
2 2 (3.57%) XML
3 1 (1.79%) J2EE
3 1 (1.79%) Java EE
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.57%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.79%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Linux
1 4 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (26.79%) Asset Management
1 15 (26.79%) Project Management
2 14 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (17.86%) Business Analysis
4 8 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 7 (12.50%) Fund Management
6 5 (8.93%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (8.93%) Programme Management
6 5 (8.93%) Scrum
6 5 (8.93%) Workflow
7 4 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 4 (7.14%) Target Operating Model
7 4 (7.14%) Use Case
8 3 (5.36%) BDD
8 3 (5.36%) CRAMM
8 3 (5.36%) ISMS
8 3 (5.36%) OWASP
8 3 (5.36%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) Java
1 3 (5.36%) SQL
2 2 (3.57%) Perl
2 2 (3.57%) Python
2 2 (3.57%) Ruby
3 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) ISEB
2 2 (3.57%) CISSP
3 1 (1.79%) CBAP
3 1 (1.79%) CCA
3 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.79%) PMP
3 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) MiFID
2 4 (7.14%) PMO
3 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 2 (3.57%) EMIR
4 2 (3.57%) GDPR
5 1 (1.79%) AIFMD
5 1 (1.79%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (1.79%) FATCA
5 1 (1.79%) GAAP
5 1 (1.79%) ISO 9000
5 1 (1.79%) Solvency II
5 1 (1.79%) UCITS
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Ansible
1 2 (3.57%) CFEngine
1 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Workday
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle
3 2 (3.57%) Aquila
3 2 (3.57%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.79%) Blue Prism
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.79%) SAP