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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 99 82 57
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -25
Contract jobs citing Banking 26 46 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.00% 1.75% 2.61%
As % of the General category 2.32% 4.03% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 35 36
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£425 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £290 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £513 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.32% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £9.96 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -37.25%
Banking
South East

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
1122 1141 1035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 43.30% 43.37% 48.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 538 383
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £236 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 36 36
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.90 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £40.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -14 8 £425 +6.91% 21
Slough -4 7 £425 - 6
Bracknell - 6 - - 6
Newbury -2 1 £275 -33.33% 13
Maidenhead - 1 £470 - 2
Banking
South East

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 45 (81.82%) Finance
2 19 (34.55%) Telecoms
3 16 (29.09%) Citrix
4 14 (25.45%) Java
5 13 (23.64%) SOAP
6 12 (21.82%) DNS
7 10 (18.18%) Oracle
8 9 (16.36%) Perl
8 9 (16.36%) PRINCE2
8 9 (16.36%) UNIX
8 9 (16.36%) Solaris
8 9 (16.36%) Linux
8 9 (16.36%) NFS
8 9 (16.36%) Red Hat
8 9 (16.36%) Redknee
8 9 (16.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (16.36%) Mobile App
9 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (12.73%) VMware
9 7 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (12.73%) CRM
9 7 (12.73%) SQL
9 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (10.91%) ITIL
10 6 (10.91%) Retail
11 5 (9.09%) Cisco
11 5 (9.09%) Sun
11 5 (9.09%) CCNA
11 5 (9.09%) Middleware
11 5 (9.09%) Cisco Certification

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 5 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 4 (7.27%) JBoss
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.82%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.82%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) JCAPS
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.82%) Lync
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.64%) MS Project
3 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) SAP FI
1 3 (5.45%) SAP CO
1 3 (5.45%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (5.45%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (1.82%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (1.82%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) SaaS
2 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.82%) DNS
2 3 (5.45%) SAN
3 2 (3.64%) LDAP
3 2 (3.64%) DHCP
3 2 (3.64%) DAB
3 2 (3.64%) Firewall
4 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.82%) PSTN
4 1 (1.82%) SSL
4 1 (1.82%) VPN
4 1 (1.82%) NGN
4 1 (1.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) QlikView
3 3 (5.45%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.82%) IMS/DB
4 1 (1.82%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.82%) MS Access
4 1 (1.82%) DTS
4 1 (1.82%) DB2
4 1 (1.82%) MySQL
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) JIRA
2 1 (1.82%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.82%) Selenium
General
1 45 (81.82%) Finance
2 19 (34.55%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.91%) Retail
4 4 (7.27%) Retail Banking
5 3 (5.45%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.64%) Games
6 2 (3.64%) Billing
6 2 (3.64%) Legal
6 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.82%) German Language
7 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (16.36%) Project Manager
2 8 (14.55%) Analyst
2 8 (14.55%) Architect
3 7 (12.73%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (12.73%) Project Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Business Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) IT Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Perimeter Security Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Principal Security Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Security Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Security Project Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.64%) SOAP
2 5 (9.09%) Middleware
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (3.64%) JSON
4 2 (3.64%) jQuery
4 2 (3.64%) HTML5
4 2 (3.64%) HTML
4 2 (3.64%) CSS
5 1 (1.82%) XML
5 1 (1.82%) .NET
5 1 (1.82%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.64%) PMI
5 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.82%) Clustering
5 1 (1.82%) FMCG
5 1 (1.82%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) UNIX
1 9 (16.36%) Solaris
1 9 (16.36%) Linux
1 9 (16.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (5.45%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.36%) PRINCE2
2 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (12.73%) CRM
3 6 (10.91%) ITIL
4 4 (7.27%) Analytics
4 4 (7.27%) Time Management
4 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
4 4 (7.27%) Data Modelling
4 4 (7.27%) Project Management
4 4 (7.27%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.45%) Service Management
5 3 (5.45%) Scrum
5 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.45%) Cash Management
5 3 (5.45%) Investment Management
5 3 (5.45%) Business Analysis
5 3 (5.45%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.64%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.45%) Java
2 9 (16.36%) Perl
3 7 (12.73%) SQL
4 3 (5.45%) VBScript
4 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.64%) C
6 1 (1.82%) PL/1
6 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.82%) VB
6 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) CCNA
1 5 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (9.09%) JNCIA
2 3 (5.45%) RHCE
2 3 (5.45%) CCA
2 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) Degree
3 2 (3.64%) CRISC
3 2 (3.64%) CISSP
3 2 (3.64%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.64%) CISA
3 2 (3.64%) CISM
4 1 (1.82%) MBA
4 1 (1.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.36%) NFS
2 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (29.09%) Citrix
2 10 (18.18%) Oracle
3 9 (16.36%) Red Hat
3 9 (16.36%) Redknee
4 7 (12.73%) VMware
5 5 (9.09%) Cisco
5 5 (9.09%) Sun
5 5 (9.09%) Juniper
6 4 (7.27%) SAP
6 4 (7.27%) TIBCO
7 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.45%) Ariba
7 3 (5.45%) Informatica
7 3 (5.45%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.82%) HP
8 1 (1.82%) Dell
8 1 (1.82%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow
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