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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 101 80 111
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +31
Contract jobs citing Banking 25 52 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.02% 1.98% 1.02%
As % of the General category 2.50% 4.01% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 49 10
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£375 £400 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +30.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £322 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £17.00 £17.86
% change year-on-year
-35.29% -4.81%
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
1001 1296 1630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 40.87% 49.32% 52.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 521 440
Average daily rate £375 £373 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +5.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 19
Average hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £21.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +64.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £13.20 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £45.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.35 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+36.75% -29.20%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -7 15 £375 -11.76% 2
Reading 0 4 £550 +48.64% 27
Bracknell +3 1 - - 1
Maidenhead - 1 £285 -
Newbury - - - - 7
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 4
Banking
South East

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 41 (73.21%) Finance
2 24 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 16 (28.57%) Java
4 12 (21.43%) DNS
5 11 (19.64%) Citrix
5 11 (19.64%) SOAP
6 10 (17.86%) UNIX
7 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (16.07%) Redknee
7 9 (16.07%) Solaris
7 9 (16.07%) Linux
7 9 (16.07%) CRM
7 9 (16.07%) Perl
7 9 (16.07%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (16.07%) Juniper
7 9 (16.07%) Red Hat
7 9 (16.07%) NFS
7 9 (16.07%) Cisco
7 9 (16.07%) Sun
7 9 (16.07%) CCNA
7 9 (16.07%) JNCIA
7 9 (16.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (16.07%) Mobile App
8 7 (12.50%) Retail
8 7 (12.50%) Migration
8 7 (12.50%) RHCE
8 7 (12.50%) ITIL
8 7 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 6 (10.71%) Windows
9 6 (10.71%) E-Commerce

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 4 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.79%) Liferay
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.79%) Lync
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.79%) Cordys
2 1 (1.79%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.79%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.79%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.43%) DNS
2 3 (5.36%) SAN
3 2 (3.57%) LDAP
3 2 (3.57%) DHCP
4 1 (1.79%) VPN
4 1 (1.79%) SSL
4 1 (1.79%) CTI
4 1 (1.79%) Firewall
4 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.79%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
1 2 (3.57%) Maven
1 2 (3.57%) Hudson
1 2 (3.57%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 41 (73.21%) Finance
2 24 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 7 (12.50%) Retail
4 5 (8.93%) Manufacturing
5 3 (5.36%) Local Government
5 3 (5.36%) Retail Banking
6 2 (3.57%) Marketing
6 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.57%) Games
7 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (17.86%) Project Manager
2 9 (16.07%) Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Consultant
4 7 (12.50%) Developer
4 7 (12.50%) Project Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Architect
6 5 (8.93%) Business Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Service Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Principal Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Project Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce Project Manager
7 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Change Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) SOAP
2 5 (8.93%) Middleware
3 4 (7.14%) .NET
4 3 (5.36%) HTML
5 2 (3.57%) CSS
5 2 (3.57%) HTML5
5 2 (3.57%) JFace
5 2 (3.57%) Web Services
6 1 (1.79%) CSS3
6 1 (1.79%) Struts
6 1 (1.79%) J2EE
6 1 (1.79%) EJB
6 1 (1.79%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.79%) JSF
6 1 (1.79%) Java EE
6 1 (1.79%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.79%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) User Experience
3 2 (3.57%) FMCG
4 1 (1.79%) Open Source
4 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.79%) NHS
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) IPTV
4 1 (1.79%) Derivative
4 1 (1.79%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) UNIX
2 9 (16.07%) Solaris
2 9 (16.07%) Linux
2 9 (16.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (10.71%) Windows
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.07%) CRM
1 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (12.50%) ITIL
2 7 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 7 (12.50%) Migration
3 6 (10.71%) E-Commerce
4 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.93%) TOGAF
4 5 (8.93%) Investment Management
5 4 (7.14%) Time Management
5 4 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 4 (7.14%) Project Management
6 3 (5.36%) ITSM
6 3 (5.36%) B2B
6 3 (5.36%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (5.36%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.57%) Multithreading
7 2 (3.57%) SIEM
7 2 (3.57%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.57%) Java
2 9 (16.07%) Perl
3 3 (5.36%) VBScript
3 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.79%) C
5 1 (1.79%) C#
5 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (16.07%) JNCIA
1 9 (16.07%) CCNA
2 7 (12.50%) RHCE
3 5 (8.93%) Degree
4 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) CISA
4 2 (3.57%) CISM
4 2 (3.57%) CISSP
4 2 (3.57%) CRISC
5 1 (1.79%) CCA
5 1 (1.79%) MBA
5 1 (1.79%) IIBA
5 1 (1.79%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) EMIR
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) NFS
2 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Citrix
2 9 (16.07%) Juniper
2 9 (16.07%) Red Hat
2 9 (16.07%) Cisco
2 9 (16.07%) Sun
2 9 (16.07%) Redknee
3 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle
4 3 (5.36%) JBoss
4 3 (5.36%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (5.36%) VMware
5 2 (3.57%) Green Hills
5 2 (3.57%) Metastorm
5 2 (3.57%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.79%) Remedy
6 1 (1.79%) Informatica
6 1 (1.79%) Avaya
6 1 (1.79%) Siebel
6 1 (1.79%) SAP
6 1 (1.79%) HP
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