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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 89 94 93
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Banking 23 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.94% 1.31% 1.34%
As % of the General category 2.12% 3.17% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 21
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£420 £450 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £20.75 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-49.68% -
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
1086 1010 1004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 44.25% 41.39% 42.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 439 375
Average daily rate £375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 24
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -37.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.55 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £20.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +5 11 £450 -5.26% 2
Reading +5 8 £375 -6.25% 16
Bracknell - 3 - -
Hungerford - 1 £415 -
Banking
South East

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 39 (82.98%) Finance
2 26 (55.32%) Telecoms
3 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.02%) Java
3 8 (17.02%) SQL
4 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
5 6 (12.77%) Project Management
5 6 (12.77%) Service Management
6 5 (10.64%) Migration
6 5 (10.64%) Billing
6 5 (10.64%) Citrix
6 5 (10.64%) ITIL
6 5 (10.64%) DNS
6 5 (10.64%) CRM
6 5 (10.64%) Oracle
6 5 (10.64%) Degree
6 5 (10.64%) ServiceNow
7 4 (8.51%) SaaS
7 4 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (8.51%) Web Services
7 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
8 3 (6.38%) PMI Certification
8 3 (6.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (6.38%) XML
8 3 (6.38%) MS Project
8 3 (6.38%) HTML
8 3 (6.38%) Linux
8 3 (6.38%) Scrum
8 3 (6.38%) Content Management

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (6.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (4.26%) CMS
2 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.13%) JBoss
3 1 (2.13%) Apache
3 1 (2.13%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.13%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.13%) JCAPS
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Project
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (2.13%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.13%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.13%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.13%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) SaaS
2 1 (2.13%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) DNS
2 1 (2.13%) DAB
2 1 (2.13%) NGN
2 1 (2.13%) ATM
2 1 (2.13%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) MySQL
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) Selenium
2 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.13%) LoadRunner
General
1 39 (82.98%) Finance
2 26 (55.32%) Telecoms
3 5 (10.64%) Billing
4 3 (6.38%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.26%) Back Office
5 2 (4.26%) Retail
5 2 (4.26%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (17.02%) Analyst
1 8 (17.02%) Business Analyst
2 6 (12.77%) Project Manager
2 6 (12.77%) Developer
3 5 (10.64%) Solutions Designer
3 5 (10.64%) Designer
4 3 (6.38%) Support Specialist
4 3 (6.38%) Wintel Specialist
4 3 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (6.38%) Wintel Support
4 3 (6.38%) Architect
4 3 (6.38%) Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Test Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Project Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.26%) ServiceNow Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) ServiceNow Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) Web Services
2 3 (6.38%) XML
2 3 (6.38%) HTML
3 2 (4.26%) CSS
3 2 (4.26%) SOAP
3 2 (4.26%) REST
3 2 (4.26%) Spring
4 1 (2.13%) Spring Web Flow
4 1 (2.13%) jQuery
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.13%) Visualforce
4 1 (2.13%) HTML5
4 1 (2.13%) Swing
4 1 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.26%) PMI
3 2 (4.26%) CMDB
3 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.13%) Frameworx
4 1 (2.13%) Replication
4 1 (2.13%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.26%) UNIX
2 2 (4.26%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
3 6 (12.77%) Project Management
3 6 (12.77%) Service Management
4 5 (10.64%) ITIL
4 5 (10.64%) CRM
4 5 (10.64%) Migration
5 4 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (6.38%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.38%) Scrum
6 3 (6.38%) Content Management
6 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.38%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.26%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.26%) Test Management
7 2 (4.26%) Test Strategy
7 2 (4.26%) Line Management
7 2 (4.26%) Time Management
7 2 (4.26%) ITSM
7 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) Java
1 8 (17.02%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) C
2 2 (4.26%) Perl
3 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.13%) VBA
3 1 (2.13%) Python
3 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.13%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.26%) MCP
3 2 (4.26%) MCSD
3 2 (4.26%) MCSE
3 2 (4.26%) ISEB
4 1 (2.13%) CCA
4 1 (2.13%) PMP
4 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Oracle
1 5 (10.64%) Citrix
1 5 (10.64%) ServiceNow
2 2 (4.26%) Tekelec
2 2 (4.26%) Sandvine
2 2 (4.26%) HP
2 2 (4.26%) VMware
2 2 (4.26%) Redknee
2 2 (4.26%) BMC
2 2 (4.26%) CA
2 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.13%) Ariba
3 1 (2.13%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (2.13%) SAP
3 1 (2.13%) ComArch
3 1 (2.13%) Fujitsu
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