The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 50 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.39% 1.51% -
As % of the General category 1.03% 4.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£315 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+821.05% +26.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

General Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
194 87 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 37.82% 32.83% 35.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 42 66
Average daily rate £439 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.35% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £610 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 4
Average hourly rate £19.50 £12.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.00% -62.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.01 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £42.50 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Investment Banking across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Investment Banking across the Bedfordshire region.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Investment Banking
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Investment Banking also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Investment Banking.

1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) CCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCDP
2 1 (50.00%) Intel
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) CCSA

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Investment Banking also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Investment Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCSE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCDP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CCSA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Intel
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint