The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 3 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 26 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing Banking 41 52 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.56% 6.73% 7.89%
As % of the General category 15.77% 21.31% 26.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 34 44
Average daily rate
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£373 £294 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.70% -22.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £503 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-26.08% -9.21%
Banking
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

General Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
260 244 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.28% 31.57% 30.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 152 129
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £382
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 4
Average hourly rate £25.25 £30.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.83% -10.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £21.01 £20.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £175.00 £60.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 51 (52.58%) Finance
2 23 (23.71%) Retail
3 20 (20.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (18.56%) Project Management
4 18 (18.56%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (15.46%) Investment Banking
5 15 (15.46%) ITIL
6 13 (13.40%) Retail Banking
7 10 (10.31%) Firewall
8 9 (9.28%) Windows
8 9 (9.28%) CheckPoint
9 8 (8.25%) Cisco
9 8 (8.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (7.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (7.22%) Time Management
10 7 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (7.22%) Change Management
10 7 (7.22%) Clustering
10 7 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (6.19%) Juniper
11 6 (6.19%) MS Excel
11 6 (6.19%) SQL
11 6 (6.19%) Network Security
11 6 (6.19%) Incident Management
12 5 (5.15%) Business Analysis
12 5 (5.15%) Data Validation
12 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (5.15%) Corporate Banking
12 5 (5.15%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (5.15%) Data Reconciliation

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (2.06%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.12%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.09%) MS Project
4 2 (2.06%) MS Office
4 2 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) SaaS
1 1 (1.03%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.31%) Firewall
2 6 (6.19%) Network Security
3 5 (5.15%) SAN
3 5 (5.15%) OSPF
3 5 (5.15%) BGP
4 3 (3.09%) DHCP
4 3 (3.09%) Junos
4 3 (3.09%) MPLS
5 2 (2.06%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.06%) VPN
6 1 (1.03%) LAN
6 1 (1.03%) WAN
6 1 (1.03%) Internet
6 1 (1.03%) Extranet
6 1 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.03%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.03%) Big Data
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.03%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) ERwin
General
1 51 (52.58%) Finance
2 23 (23.71%) Retail
3 15 (15.46%) Investment Banking
4 13 (13.40%) Retail Banking
5 5 (5.15%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (4.12%) Legal
7 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.03%) Front Office
8 1 (1.03%) Private Banking
8 1 (1.03%) Marketing
8 1 (1.03%) German Language
Job Titles
1 39 (40.21%) Analyst
2 20 (20.62%) Business Analyst
3 19 (19.59%) Project Manager
4 12 (12.37%) Banking Business Analyst
5 6 (6.19%) Architect
5 6 (6.19%) Senior Manager
5 6 (6.19%) Senior Project Manager
6 5 (5.15%) Change Manager
6 5 (5.15%) Configuration Management Analyst
6 5 (5.15%) Configuration Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) Server Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Windows Server Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Consultant
8 3 (3.09%) Programme Manager
8 3 (3.09%) Change Analyst
8 3 (3.09%) Data Analyst
8 3 (3.09%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (3.09%) Senior Change Manager
8 3 (3.09%) Change Project Manager
9 2 (2.06%) SQL Reporting Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.03%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.56%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.22%) Clustering
3 2 (2.06%) IVR
3 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.06%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (2.06%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.03%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.03%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.03%) User Experience
4 1 (1.03%) PKI
4 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.28%) Windows
2 5 (5.15%) Windows 2000
2 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.06%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (2.06%) UNIX
4 1 (1.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.62%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (18.56%) Project Management
3 15 (15.46%) ITIL
4 8 (8.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (7.22%) Change Management
5 7 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (7.22%) Time Management
6 6 (6.19%) Incident Management
7 5 (5.15%) Configuration Management
7 5 (5.15%) Validation
7 5 (5.15%) Business Analysis
7 5 (5.15%) Data Validation
7 5 (5.15%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (5.15%) Data Reconciliation
8 4 (4.12%) Cash Management
9 3 (3.09%) Business Transformation
9 3 (3.09%) Programme Management
9 3 (3.09%) Six Sigma
9 3 (3.09%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.19%) SQL
2 1 (1.03%) ABAP
2 1 (1.03%) VBA
2 1 (1.03%) Python
2 1 (1.03%) Java
2 1 (1.03%) PHP
2 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.15%) CCNP
3 4 (4.12%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.09%) CCIE
4 3 (3.09%) ISEB
4 3 (3.09%) Check Point Certification
4 3 (3.09%) CCSA
4 3 (3.09%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.09%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.06%) CCSE
5 2 (2.06%) CCNA
5 2 (2.06%) Degree
6 1 (1.03%) PhD
6 1 (1.03%) CISSP
6 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.03%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.03%) CISA
6 1 (1.03%) CISM
6 1 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) SLA
1 2 (2.06%) FATCA
2 1 (1.03%) COBIT
2 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (9.28%) CheckPoint
2 8 (8.25%) Cisco
3 6 (6.19%) Juniper
4 5 (5.15%) VMware
5 4 (4.12%) HP
5 4 (4.12%) F5
5 4 (4.12%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.06%) Informatica
6 2 (2.06%) IBM
6 2 (2.06%) Oracle
6 2 (2.06%) Riverbed
6 2 (2.06%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.03%) DataFlux
7 1 (1.03%) Remedy
7 1 (1.03%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.03%) VocaLink
7 1 (1.03%) Sybase
7 1 (1.03%) SAP
7 1 (1.03%) Sun
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