The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment 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 Investment Banking over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Banking
Rank 119 123 130
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the General category 0.41% 0.26% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate £481 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.23% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £425 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £423 £423
% change year-on-year
+0.59% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Investment 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
982 1149 1158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 38.65% 43.41% 44.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 513 550
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 24 39
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £39.50 £38.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Investment Banking across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Investment Banking across the Berkshire region.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Investment Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Investment Banking across the Berkshire region.

Investment Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Investment 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 Investment Banking within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -11 4 £481 +13.23%
Investment Banking
South East

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking.

1 7 (100.00%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Security Hardening
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) SIEM
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Charles River
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Grid Computing
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Architect
1 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Compliance Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Information Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Information Risk Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Information Security Risk Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Risk Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
1 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Senior Security Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Derivative
1 1 (14.29%) Grid Computing
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Solaris
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) AIX
2 1 (14.29%) Nucleus RTOS
2 1 (14.29%) SUSE
2 1 (14.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
2 2 (28.57%) Security Hardening
2 2 (28.57%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
3 1 (14.29%) ISMS
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
3 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (14.29%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
2 1 (14.29%) Charles River
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle