The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Berkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 87 77 107
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +30
Contract jobs citing Banking 42 44 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.47% 1.79% 0.93%
As % of the General category 3.37% 3.73% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 19 20
Average daily rate £450 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £384
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.72 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-36.64% -26.00%
General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1246 1181 1555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 43.66% 48.05% 50.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 398 450
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £463 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 57 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.90 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £32.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Banking
South East

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the Berkshire region.

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +1 17 £425 +8.62% 6
Slough +16 12 £475 +5.55%
Newbury -6 1 - - 2
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Windsor - - - - 1
Banking
South East

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing 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 Banking.

1 64 (71.11%) Finance
2 42 (46.67%) Telecoms
3 18 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (16.67%) Oracle
4 15 (16.67%) Migration
5 14 (15.56%) Retail
6 13 (14.44%) .NET
7 12 (13.33%) Java
8 11 (12.22%) CRM
9 10 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 10 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (10.00%) HTML
10 9 (10.00%) SAP
11 8 (8.89%) UNIX
11 8 (8.89%) C#
11 8 (8.89%) JavaScript
11 8 (8.89%) IBM
11 8 (8.89%) MS Excel
12 7 (7.78%) SQL
12 7 (7.78%) Windows
13 6 (6.67%) SQL Server
13 6 (6.67%) Retail Banking
14 5 (5.56%) TOGAF
14 5 (5.56%) Business Objects
14 5 (5.56%) ITIL
14 5 (5.56%) ETL
14 5 (5.56%) Project Management
15 4 (4.44%) Configuration Management
15 4 (4.44%) ISEB

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing 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 Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.33%) GlassFish
1 3 (3.33%) WebLogic
1 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.22%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.11%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.11%) IIS
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.11%) Apache
3 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.11%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 8 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.33%) MS Office
3 2 (2.22%) MS Project
4 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) SAP SD
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (1.11%) SAP SCM
2 1 (1.11%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.11%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.11%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.11%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.11%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.11%) SAP APO
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.33%) Firewall
2 2 (2.22%) LAN
2 2 (2.22%) FTP
2 2 (2.22%) HTTP
2 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.11%) SSL
3 1 (1.11%) VPN
3 1 (1.11%) DNS
3 1 (1.11%) WAN
3 1 (1.11%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.11%) SAN
3 1 (1.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.33%) DataStage
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.22%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (2.22%) SAP BW
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.22%) BODI
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.11%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.11%) OLAP
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.11%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Visual Studio
1 3 (3.33%) SpecFlow
2 2 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (2.22%) LSMW
3 1 (1.11%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.11%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.11%) CaliberRM
3 1 (1.11%) Selenium
3 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
General
1 64 (71.11%) Finance
2 42 (46.67%) Telecoms
3 14 (15.56%) Retail
4 6 (6.67%) Retail Banking
5 4 (4.44%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.33%) Marketing
6 3 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (23.33%) Analyst
2 19 (21.11%) Developer
3 13 (14.44%) Architect
4 12 (13.33%) Business Analyst
5 11 (12.22%) Project Manager
6 8 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (7.78%) Consultant
8 6 (6.67%) Change Manager
9 5 (5.56%) Java Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Administrator
10 4 (4.44%) Tester
10 4 (4.44%) Test Analyst
11 3 (3.33%) Designer
11 3 (3.33%) Automation Test Analyst
11 3 (3.33%) AIX Administrator
11 3 (3.33%) ETL Developer
11 3 (3.33%) Automation Tester
11 3 (3.33%) Automation Analyst
12 2 (2.22%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
12 2 (2.22%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.44%) .NET
2 9 (10.00%) HTML
3 4 (4.44%) JDBC
3 4 (4.44%) Struts
3 4 (4.44%) Web Services
3 4 (4.44%) HTML5
4 3 (3.33%) Java EE
4 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.33%) CSS
5 2 (2.22%) CSS3
5 2 (2.22%) ADO.NET
5 2 (2.22%) jQuery
5 2 (2.22%) WCF
5 2 (2.22%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.11%) RESTful
6 1 (1.11%) Struts2
6 1 (1.11%) JPA
6 1 (1.11%) GWT
6 1 (1.11%) MDX
6 1 (1.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.44%) FMCG
2 3 (3.33%) IPTV
2 3 (3.33%) NHS
2 3 (3.33%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.22%) Clustering
3 2 (2.22%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.22%) iSeries
4 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.11%) EPoS
4 1 (1.11%) PMI
4 1 (1.11%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.89%) UNIX
2 7 (7.78%) Windows
3 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.33%) AIX
3 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.22%) Windows Phone
4 2 (2.22%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.22%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (2.22%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.22%) Linux
5 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.11%) Solaris
5 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (16.67%) Migration
3 11 (12.22%) CRM
4 10 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.56%) TOGAF
5 5 (5.56%) ITIL
5 5 (5.56%) ETL
5 5 (5.56%) Project Management
6 4 (4.44%) Configuration Management
6 4 (4.44%) Service Management
6 4 (4.44%) Change Management
6 4 (4.44%) ITSM
6 4 (4.44%) Data Modelling
6 4 (4.44%) Business Analysis
7 3 (3.33%) Manual Testing
7 3 (3.33%) Data Migration
7 3 (3.33%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (3.33%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (3.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.33%) Java
2 8 (8.89%) C#
2 8 (8.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (7.78%) SQL
4 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.22%) C
4 2 (2.22%) RPG
5 1 (1.11%) Scala
5 1 (1.11%) Perl
5 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.11%) VBScript
5 1 (1.11%) VB
5 1 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (4.44%) ISEB
1 4 (4.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (1.11%) APMP
3 1 (1.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (1.11%) DCSE
3 1 (1.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (1.11%) JNCIA
3 1 (1.11%) CCNA
3 1 (1.11%) CCA
3 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.11%) RHCE
3 1 (1.11%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.11%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.22%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.11%) SCCM
2 1 (1.11%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 15 (16.67%) Oracle
2 10 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.00%) SAP
4 8 (8.89%) IBM
5 5 (5.56%) Business Objects
6 3 (3.33%) Citrix
7 2 (2.22%) HP
7 2 (2.22%) Cognos
7 2 (2.22%) Cisco
7 2 (2.22%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.11%) FrontRange
8 1 (1.11%) Redknee
8 1 (1.11%) Minitab
8 1 (1.11%) Sun
8 1 (1.11%) Murex
8 1 (1.11%) Siebel
8 1 (1.11%) BT
8 1 (1.11%) Metastorm
8 1 (1.11%) ATG
8 1 (1.11%) VMware