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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 98 77 108
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +31
Contract jobs citing Banking 30 59 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.19% 2.26% 0.97%
As % of the General category 2.85% 5.04% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 58 12
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£400 £400 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £310 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £491 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.79% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.97 £12.50 £16.96
% change year-on-year
-20.24% -26.29%
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
1054 1171 1526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 41.96% 44.81% 52.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 514 436
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £230 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £500 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 28
Average hourly rate £15.50 £30.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.33% +114.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.15 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.00 £41.70 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -19.23%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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% 6
Reading -10 5 £500 +40.84% 11
Maidenhead - 3 £398 -
Newbury -8 2 £275 -35.29% 9
Bracknell - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - -
Banking
South East

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 46 (80.70%) Finance
2 23 (40.35%) Telecoms
3 16 (28.07%) Java
4 11 (19.30%) SOAP
4 11 (19.30%) DNS
5 10 (17.54%) Citrix
5 10 (17.54%) CRM
6 9 (15.79%) PRINCE2
7 8 (14.04%) UNIX
7 8 (14.04%) Solaris
7 8 (14.04%) Linux
7 8 (14.04%) Perl
7 8 (14.04%) Cisco
7 8 (14.04%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (14.04%) Juniper
7 8 (14.04%) Red Hat
7 8 (14.04%) Sun
7 8 (14.04%) CCNA
7 8 (14.04%) NFS
7 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (14.04%) Redknee
7 8 (14.04%) JNCIA
7 8 (14.04%) Degree
7 8 (14.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (14.04%) Mobile App
8 7 (12.28%) Retail
8 7 (12.28%) ITIL
8 7 (12.28%) E-Commerce
9 6 (10.53%) RHCE
9 6 (10.53%) Middleware

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (7.02%) WebLogic
1 4 (7.02%) JBoss
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.75%) Liferay
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.75%) Lync
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
1 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.75%) MS Project
2 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) SAP FI
1 2 (3.51%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (3.51%) SAP CO
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (3.51%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (1.75%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.75%) Cordys
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) SaaS
2 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.30%) DNS
2 3 (5.26%) SAN
3 2 (3.51%) Firewall
3 2 (3.51%) LDAP
3 2 (3.51%) DHCP
4 1 (1.75%) VPN
4 1 (1.75%) SSL
4 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.75%) VLAN
4 1 (1.75%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
1 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.75%) DB2
2 1 (1.75%) MS Access
2 1 (1.75%) DTS
2 1 (1.75%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.75%) IMS/DB
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Eclipse
1 2 (3.51%) Maven
1 2 (3.51%) Hudson
1 2 (3.51%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 46 (80.70%) Finance
2 23 (40.35%) Telecoms
3 7 (12.28%) Retail
4 5 (8.77%) Manufacturing
5 3 (5.26%) Local Government
5 3 (5.26%) Retail Banking
5 3 (5.26%) Marketing
6 2 (3.51%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.51%) Games
6 2 (3.51%) Legal
7 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.75%) Billing
7 1 (1.75%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (19.30%) Project Manager
2 10 (17.54%) Developer
3 8 (14.04%) Consultant
4 7 (12.28%) Architect
4 7 (12.28%) Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (10.53%) Project Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Principal Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Project Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.30%) SOAP
2 6 (10.53%) Middleware
3 4 (7.02%) CSS
3 4 (7.02%) HTML
3 4 (7.02%) .NET
4 3 (5.26%) jQuery
4 3 (5.26%) HTML5
5 2 (3.51%) JFace
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (3.51%) JSON
5 2 (3.51%) Web Services
6 1 (1.75%) Struts
6 1 (1.75%) J2EE
6 1 (1.75%) EJB
6 1 (1.75%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.75%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.75%) JSF
6 1 (1.75%) Java EE
6 1 (1.75%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.26%) FMCG
4 2 (3.51%) User Experience
5 1 (1.75%) Open Source
5 1 (1.75%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.75%) PMI
5 1 (1.75%) NHS
5 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.75%) Clustering
5 1 (1.75%) IPTV
5 1 (1.75%) Derivative
5 1 (1.75%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.75%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) UNIX
1 8 (14.04%) Solaris
1 8 (14.04%) Linux
1 8 (14.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (8.77%) Windows
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.54%) CRM
2 9 (15.79%) PRINCE2
3 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.28%) ITIL
4 7 (12.28%) E-Commerce
5 5 (8.77%) TOGAF
5 5 (8.77%) Migration
5 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.77%) Investment Management
5 5 (8.77%) Time Management
6 4 (7.02%) OO
6 4 (7.02%) B2B
6 4 (7.02%) Project Management
6 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.26%) ITSM
7 3 (5.26%) Service Management
7 3 (5.26%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.07%) Java
2 8 (14.04%) Perl
3 4 (7.02%) SQL
4 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.26%) VBScript
4 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.75%) C
5 1 (1.75%) VB
5 1 (1.75%) VBA
5 1 (1.75%) PL/1
5 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) CCNA
1 8 (14.04%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (14.04%) JNCIA
1 8 (14.04%) Degree
2 6 (10.53%) RHCE
3 2 (3.51%) CCA
3 2 (3.51%) CISSP
3 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) CISA
3 2 (3.51%) CISM
3 2 (3.51%) MBA
3 2 (3.51%) CRISC
4 1 (1.75%) IIBA
4 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.75%) EMIR
System Software
1 8 (14.04%) NFS
2 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) Citrix
2 8 (14.04%) Sun
2 8 (14.04%) Cisco
2 8 (14.04%) Red Hat
2 8 (14.04%) Juniper
2 8 (14.04%) Redknee
3 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.02%) Oracle
5 3 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (5.26%) TIBCO
5 3 (5.26%) VMware
6 2 (3.51%) Green Hills
6 2 (3.51%) Ariba
6 2 (3.51%) Metastorm
6 2 (3.51%) SAP
7 1 (1.75%) Siebel
7 1 (1.75%) HP
7 1 (1.75%) Dell
7 1 (1.75%) Avaya
7 1 (1.75%) Thunderhead
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