The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Banking
South East / Berkshire
Rank 87 97 109
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +12
Contract jobs citing Banking 20 29 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.99% 1.15% 0.98%
As % of the General category 2.47% 2.91% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 15
Median daily rate £385 £465 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.13% +9.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £381 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £623 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.96 £12.50 £10.44
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +19.73%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
809 997 1200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 40.17% 39.59% 43.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 436 521
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £532 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 30 30
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.54% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £47.70 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.61% +45.55%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Banking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 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
Reading -3 10 £340 -26.81% 5
Newbury - 3 £388 - 1
Bracknell - 2 £600 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Banking
South East

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Banking 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Banking.

1 28 (75.68%) Finance
2 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (24.32%) Telecoms
4 8 (21.62%) Project Management
4 8 (21.62%) Oracle
4 8 (21.62%) Retail
5 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (18.92%) PRINCE2
5 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
6 6 (16.22%) SDLC
6 6 (16.22%) Linux
6 6 (16.22%) PMP
6 6 (16.22%) PMI Certification
7 5 (13.51%) PRINCE
8 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
8 4 (10.81%) VMware
9 3 (8.11%) Migration
9 3 (8.11%) Marketing
9 3 (8.11%) Adobe
9 3 (8.11%) HP
9 3 (8.11%) Windows
9 3 (8.11%) Solaris
9 3 (8.11%) Cisco
9 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
10 2 (5.41%) Private Cloud
10 2 (5.41%) Software Delivery
10 2 (5.41%) B2B Marketing
10 2 (5.41%) Palo Alto

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.70%) JBoss
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (5.41%) MS Project
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (5.41%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.70%) ATM
2 1 (2.70%) Wireless
2 1 (2.70%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.70%) Big Data
2 1 (2.70%) HBase
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) OLTP
2 1 (2.70%) QlikView
2 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.70%) Redis
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) FitNesse
1 1 (2.70%) MSI
1 1 (2.70%) Selenium
General
1 28 (75.68%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) Telecoms
3 8 (21.62%) Retail
4 3 (8.11%) Marketing
5 2 (5.41%) Publishing
6 1 (2.70%) Billing
6 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Project Manager
2 4 (10.81%) Analyst
2 4 (10.81%) Architect
3 3 (8.11%) Contracts Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Data Centre Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Data Migration Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Data Migration Project Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Developer
3 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Migration Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Migration Project Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Test Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Banking Project Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (5.41%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Apache Cordova
1 2 (5.41%) JSON
1 2 (5.41%) REST
1 2 (5.41%) SAML
1 2 (5.41%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) Django
2 1 (2.70%) JSP
2 1 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.70%) Spring
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.41%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Solaris
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.62%) Project Management
3 7 (18.92%) PRINCE2
3 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (16.22%) SDLC
5 5 (13.51%) PRINCE
6 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.11%) Migration
6 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.41%) Analytics
7 2 (5.41%) B2B Marketing
7 2 (5.41%) BDD
7 2 (5.41%) DevOps
7 2 (5.41%) Functional Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (5.41%) Matrix Management
7 2 (5.41%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Security Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Software Delivery
7 2 (5.41%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) Java
1 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.41%) Python
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) C#
2 1 (2.70%) Scala
2 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) PMI Certification
1 6 (16.22%) PMP
2 2 (5.41%) CISMP
2 2 (5.41%) CRISC
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) EMIR
2 1 (2.70%) IFRS
2 1 (2.70%) IFRS 9
2 1 (2.70%) MiFID
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (2.70%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) VMware
3 3 (8.11%) Adobe
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco
3 3 (8.11%) HP
4 2 (5.41%) 3PAR
4 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.41%) IBM
4 2 (5.41%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.70%) Citrix
5 1 (2.70%) Google
5 1 (2.70%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com