The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Berkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 127 118 135
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.070% 0.12% 0.032%
As % of the General category 0.16% 0.25% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £613 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -41.00%
General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1246 1181 1555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 43.66% 48.05% 50.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 398 450
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £463 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 57 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.90 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £32.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Investment Banking
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 1 £475 -
Slough - - - -
Investment Banking
South East

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) ETL
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (50.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Murex
4 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (25.00%) OLAP
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) MDX
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Data Mart

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (25.00%) OLAP
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) ETL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Murex Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Murex Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Murex