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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 97 88 84
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing Banking 22 35 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.91% 1.37% 1.53%
As % of the General category 2.14% 3.43% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 21
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£400 £443 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.60% +5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £323 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £554 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £14.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -30.12%
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
1029 1019 1030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 42.43% 39.91% 42.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 447 358
Average daily rate £394 £351 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.33% -3.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £208 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 34
Average hourly rate £15.75 £20.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.17% +20.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.93 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.70 £24.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -3.84%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Slough +6 10 £456 -3.94% 9
Reading +1 9 £375 -6.25% 14
Newbury 0 1 £400 - 3
Bracknell - 1 - - 2
Banking
South East

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 40 (86.96%) Finance
2 27 (58.70%) Telecoms
3 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (17.39%) Java
4 8 (17.39%) PRINCE2
5 7 (15.22%) Citrix
5 7 (15.22%) Project Management
5 7 (15.22%) Service Management
6 6 (13.04%) DNS
6 6 (13.04%) SQL
6 6 (13.04%) Oracle
6 6 (13.04%) ITIL
7 5 (10.87%) CRM
7 5 (10.87%) Migration
7 5 (10.87%) Billing
7 5 (10.87%) Degree
8 4 (8.70%) ServiceNow
8 4 (8.70%) Mobile App
8 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis
8 4 (8.70%) Scrum
8 4 (8.70%) MS Project
8 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
8 4 (8.70%) PMI Certification
9 3 (6.52%) PMI
9 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
9 3 (6.52%) NFS
9 3 (6.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (6.52%) Perl
9 3 (6.52%) SOAP

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3 (6.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (4.35%) JCAPS
2 2 (4.35%) CMS
2 2 (4.35%) MQSeries
2 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Project
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.17%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.17%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (2.17%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) SaaS
2 1 (2.17%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) DNS
2 2 (4.35%) DAB
3 1 (2.17%) ATM
3 1 (2.17%) PSTN
3 1 (2.17%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) MySQL
1 1 (2.17%) QlikView
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) JIRA
2 1 (2.17%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.17%) Selenium
2 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
General
1 40 (86.96%) Finance
2 27 (58.70%) Telecoms
3 5 (10.87%) Billing
4 3 (6.52%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.35%) Back Office
6 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (15.22%) Project Manager
1 7 (15.22%) Business Analyst
1 7 (15.22%) Analyst
2 6 (13.04%) Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Architect
3 5 (10.87%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (10.87%) Solutions Designer
3 5 (10.87%) Designer
4 3 (6.52%) Wintel Support
4 3 (6.52%) Project Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Support Specialist
4 3 (6.52%) Wintel Specialist
5 2 (4.35%) ServiceNow Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.17%) Programme Manager
6 1 (2.17%) IT Manager
6 1 (2.17%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.17%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) SOAP
1 3 (6.52%) Web Services
1 3 (6.52%) XML
1 3 (6.52%) HTML
2 2 (4.35%) REST
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (4.35%) CSS
2 2 (4.35%) Middleware
3 1 (2.17%) Spring
3 1 (2.17%) jQuery
3 1 (2.17%) Visualforce
3 1 (2.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Mobile App
1 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) PMI
2 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.35%) CMDB
4 1 (2.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) Replication
4 1 (2.17%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Frameworx
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) UNIX
1 3 (6.52%) Solaris
1 3 (6.52%) Linux
1 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.39%) PRINCE2
3 7 (15.22%) Project Management
3 7 (15.22%) Service Management
4 6 (13.04%) ITIL
5 5 (10.87%) CRM
5 5 (10.87%) Migration
6 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis
6 4 (8.70%) Scrum
7 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.52%) Content Management
7 3 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.35%) Line Management
8 2 (4.35%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.35%) Time Management
8 2 (4.35%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.35%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (4.35%) ITSM
8 2 (4.35%) Workflow
8 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) Java
2 6 (13.04%) SQL
3 3 (6.52%) Perl
4 1 (2.17%) C
4 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.17%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.35%) MCSE
3 2 (4.35%) MCP
3 2 (4.35%) MCSD
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.17%) CCA
4 1 (2.17%) ISEB
4 1 (2.17%) PMP
4 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) NFS
2 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Citrix
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle
3 4 (8.70%) ServiceNow
4 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.52%) Redknee
4 3 (6.52%) VMware
4 3 (6.52%) Tekelec
4 3 (6.52%) Sandvine
5 2 (4.35%) BMC
5 2 (4.35%) CA
5 2 (4.35%) HP
6 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.17%) Ariba
6 1 (2.17%) SAP
6 1 (2.17%) ComArch
6 1 (2.17%) Fujitsu
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