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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 107 83 82
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -1
Contract jobs citing Banking 23 42 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.81% 1.51% 1.75%
As % of the General category 1.99% 3.50% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 29 19
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £332 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £530 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £11.72 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.92% -38.31%
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
1157 1201 1192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 40.55% 43.25% 47.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 558 394
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 33 54
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +7.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £13.00 £12.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £24.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -2 14 £363 -13.69% 11
Slough -6 7 £456 -3.94% 9
Newbury -6 1 £400 - 8
Banking
South East

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 41 (82.00%) Finance
2 25 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 11 (22.00%) Oracle
4 10 (20.00%) Java
4 10 (20.00%) Citrix
5 9 (18.00%) PRINCE2
6 8 (16.00%) DNS
6 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (14.00%) SQL
8 6 (12.00%) SOAP
8 6 (12.00%) CRM
8 6 (12.00%) Project Management
8 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (10.00%) Mobile App
9 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (10.00%) Service Management
9 5 (10.00%) Redknee
9 5 (10.00%) VMware
9 5 (10.00%) Degree
9 5 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (10.00%) NFS
9 5 (10.00%) Red Hat
9 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (10.00%) UNIX
9 5 (10.00%) Solaris
9 5 (10.00%) Linux
9 5 (10.00%) ITIL
9 5 (10.00%) Perl
10 4 (8.00%) HTML
10 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (6.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (6.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.00%) MQSeries
2 2 (4.00%) JCAPS
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Project
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (2.00%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (2.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.00%) SAP FSCM
1 1 (2.00%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) DNS
2 3 (6.00%) DAB
3 1 (2.00%) NGN
3 1 (2.00%) ATM
3 1 (2.00%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) QlikView
2 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.00%) Selenium
2 1 (2.00%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 41 (82.00%) Finance
2 25 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.00%) Billing
4 3 (6.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (16.00%) Project Manager
1 8 (16.00%) Analyst
2 6 (12.00%) Business Analyst
2 6 (12.00%) Architect
2 6 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (12.00%) Developer
3 5 (10.00%) Project Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Designer
5 3 (6.00%) Wintel Specialist
5 3 (6.00%) Support Specialist
5 3 (6.00%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (6.00%) Wintel Support
5 3 (6.00%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.00%) Chief Technology Officer
6 2 (4.00%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) SOAP
2 4 (8.00%) HTML
3 3 (6.00%) HTML5
3 3 (6.00%) jQuery
3 3 (6.00%) Middleware
3 3 (6.00%) CSS
4 2 (4.00%) XML
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (4.00%) JSON
4 2 (4.00%) React
5 1 (2.00%) Spring
5 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (6.00%) PMI
4 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.00%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Frameworx
5 1 (2.00%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (10.00%) UNIX
1 5 (10.00%) Solaris
1 5 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.00%) CRM
3 6 (12.00%) Project Management
4 5 (10.00%) Service Management
4 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (10.00%) ITIL
5 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (8.00%) Time Management
5 4 (8.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (8.00%) Scrum
5 4 (8.00%) Analytics
6 3 (6.00%) User Stories
6 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.00%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (6.00%) Migration
6 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.00%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.00%) Java
2 7 (14.00%) SQL
3 5 (10.00%) Perl
4 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.00%) MCP
3 2 (4.00%) MCSD
3 2 (4.00%) MCSE
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) PMP
4 1 (2.00%) CCA
4 1 (2.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (10.00%) NFS
2 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Oracle
2 10 (20.00%) Citrix
3 5 (10.00%) Redknee
3 5 (10.00%) VMware
3 5 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.00%) Informatica
4 3 (6.00%) Business Objects
5 2 (4.00%) SAP
5 2 (4.00%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.00%) Fujitsu
6 1 (2.00%) ComArch
6 1 (2.00%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.00%) Ariba
6 1 (2.00%) BMC
6 1 (2.00%) CA
6 1 (2.00%) HP
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