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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 95 72 75
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +3
Contract jobs citing Banking 31 57 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.17% 2.21% 1.96%
As % of the General category 2.67% 5.21% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 47 29
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£425 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £310 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £460 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.79% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.22 £11.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.13% -23.33%
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
1163 1095 1253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 43.90% 42.49% 51.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 518 412
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £252 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 30 44
Average hourly rate £20.13 £18.20 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% +3.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.98 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £43.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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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
Slough -13 10 £425 - 9
Reading -6 6 £425 +20.56% 9
Bracknell 0 3 - - 6
Maidenhead - 3 £491 - 1
Newbury -4 2 £275 -32.51% 8
Banking
South East

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 44 (78.57%) Finance
2 21 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 19 (33.93%) Java
4 15 (26.79%) Citrix
5 14 (25.00%) SOAP
6 13 (23.21%) DNS
7 10 (17.86%) NFS
7 10 (17.86%) Red Hat
7 10 (17.86%) PRINCE2
7 10 (17.86%) UNIX
7 10 (17.86%) Solaris
7 10 (17.86%) Linux
7 10 (17.86%) Perl
7 10 (17.86%) Redknee
7 10 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (17.86%) Mobile App
8 9 (16.07%) Oracle
9 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (14.29%) CRM
10 7 (12.50%) SQL
10 7 (12.50%) Juniper
10 7 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (12.50%) Cisco
10 7 (12.50%) Sun
10 7 (12.50%) CCNA
10 7 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (12.50%) E-Commerce
10 7 (12.50%) Middleware
10 7 (12.50%) JNCIA
11 6 (10.71%) Degree

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (8.93%) JBoss
1 5 (8.93%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.79%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.79%) Lync
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.79%) Liferay
3 1 (1.79%) JCAPS
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.57%) MS Project
3 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) SAP FSCM
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (3.57%) SAP CO
1 2 (3.57%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (3.57%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.79%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.79%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) SaaS
2 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.21%) DNS
2 3 (5.36%) SAN
3 2 (3.57%) DHCP
3 2 (3.57%) LDAP
3 2 (3.57%) Firewall
3 2 (3.57%) DAB
4 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.79%) SSL
4 1 (1.79%) VPN
4 1 (1.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) QlikView
3 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.79%) MS Access
4 1 (1.79%) DTS
4 1 (1.79%) DB2
4 1 (1.79%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.79%) IMS/DB
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.79%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (1.79%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (1.79%) Hudson
2 1 (1.79%) Maven
General
1 44 (78.57%) Finance
2 21 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.71%) Retail
4 3 (5.36%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.36%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.57%) Marketing
5 2 (3.57%) Legal
5 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.57%) Games
6 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.79%) Billing
6 1 (1.79%) German Language
Job Titles
1 9 (16.07%) Developer
1 9 (16.07%) Analyst
1 9 (16.07%) Project Manager
2 8 (14.29%) Architect
2 8 (14.29%) Project Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 4 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Consultant
5 3 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Security Project Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Security Manager
6 2 (3.57%) E-Commerce Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Perimeter Security Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Principal Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.00%) SOAP
2 7 (12.50%) Middleware
3 4 (7.14%) HTML
3 4 (7.14%) CSS
4 3 (5.36%) .NET
4 3 (5.36%) jQuery
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (5.36%) HTML5
5 2 (3.57%) JSON
6 1 (1.79%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.79%) Struts
6 1 (1.79%) Web Services
6 1 (1.79%) EJB
6 1 (1.79%) CSS3
6 1 (1.79%) JFace
6 1 (1.79%) JSF
6 1 (1.79%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.79%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.57%) FMCG
4 2 (3.57%) PMI
5 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.79%) Clustering
5 1 (1.79%) NHS
5 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.79%) User Experience
5 1 (1.79%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.79%) IPTV
5 1 (1.79%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) UNIX
1 10 (17.86%) Solaris
1 10 (17.86%) Linux
1 10 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (7.14%) Windows
3 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) PRINCE2
2 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (14.29%) CRM
3 7 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 6 (10.71%) ITIL
5 5 (8.93%) Time Management
6 4 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 4 (7.14%) TOGAF
6 4 (7.14%) Analytics
6 4 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.14%) Project Management
7 3 (5.36%) Migration
7 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.36%) Scrum
7 3 (5.36%) OO
7 3 (5.36%) B2B
7 3 (5.36%) Logical Data Model
7 3 (5.36%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.93%) Java
2 10 (17.86%) Perl
3 7 (12.50%) SQL
4 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.36%) VBScript
4 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.79%) VB
5 1 (1.79%) VBA
5 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.79%) C
5 1 (1.79%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (12.50%) CCNA
1 7 (12.50%) JNCIA
2 6 (10.71%) Degree
3 5 (8.93%) RHCE
4 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.57%) CRISC
5 2 (3.57%) CCA
5 2 (3.57%) CISSP
5 2 (3.57%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.57%) CISA
5 2 (3.57%) CISM
6 1 (1.79%) MBA
6 1 (1.79%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (17.86%) NFS
2 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) Citrix
2 10 (17.86%) Red Hat
2 10 (17.86%) Redknee
3 9 (16.07%) Oracle
4 7 (12.50%) Juniper
4 7 (12.50%) Cisco
4 7 (12.50%) Sun
5 6 (10.71%) VMware
6 4 (7.14%) TIBCO
6 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.36%) SAP
7 3 (5.36%) Business Objects
7 3 (5.36%) Informatica
8 2 (3.57%) Ariba
9 1 (1.79%) HP
9 1 (1.79%) Dell
9 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.79%) Green Hills
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