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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 23 24 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs citing Banking 37 34 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.87% 5.95% 3.42%
As % of the General category 16.67% 16.11% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 6
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£410 £308 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £153 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £505 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £12.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-13.00% -27.27%
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
222 211 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.24% 36.95% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 124 76
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £180 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 13
Average hourly rate £13.84 £10.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.40% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.84 £9.15 £7.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £16.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.86 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -5.52%

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 March 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 March 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 53 (56.38%) Finance
2 19 (20.21%) Retail
3 14 (14.89%) Retail Banking
3 14 (14.89%) Windows
4 12 (12.77%) MS Office
4 12 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (10.64%) ITIL
5 10 (10.64%) Java
5 10 (10.64%) UNIX
5 10 (10.64%) Linux
5 10 (10.64%) Investment Banking
6 9 (9.57%) Windows 7
7 8 (8.51%) Citrix
7 8 (8.51%) Oracle
7 8 (8.51%) TCP/IP
8 7 (7.45%) VMware
8 7 (7.45%) Back Office
9 6 (6.38%) Migration
9 6 (6.38%) Symantec
9 6 (6.38%) Blackberry
9 6 (6.38%) Project Management
9 6 (6.38%) Cisco
9 6 (6.38%) Windows XP
9 6 (6.38%) Lotus
9 6 (6.38%) IBM Notes
9 6 (6.38%) Business Analysis
9 6 (6.38%) ISTQB
9 6 (6.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (5.32%) Incident Management
10 5 (5.32%) E-Discovery

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 6 (6.38%) IBM Notes
2 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.26%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.19%) Lync
3 3 (3.19%) SAS
4 2 (2.13%) CMS
4 2 (2.13%) Node.js
4 2 (2.13%) Joomla!
Applications
1 12 (12.77%) MS Office
2 4 (4.26%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.19%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.13%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.06%) MS Project
5 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Eikon
2 2 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.06%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.06%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.51%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.26%) LAN
2 4 (4.26%) WAN
3 3 (3.19%) SAN
3 3 (3.19%) Firewall
4 2 (2.13%) FTP
4 2 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.13%) ATM
5 1 (1.06%) NAS
5 1 (1.06%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.06%) VPN
5 1 (1.06%) SSL
5 1 (1.06%) HTTP
5 1 (1.06%) SSH
5 1 (1.06%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.06%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (1.06%) MySQL
3 1 (1.06%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.06%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.06%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
General
1 53 (56.38%) Finance
2 19 (20.21%) Retail
3 14 (14.89%) Retail Banking
4 10 (10.64%) Investment Banking
5 7 (7.45%) Back Office
6 2 (2.13%) General Ledger
6 2 (2.13%) Marketing
7 1 (1.06%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.06%) Private Banking
7 1 (1.06%) Electronics
7 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.06%) Front Office
7 1 (1.06%) Legal
7 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.06%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (32.98%) Analyst
2 14 (14.89%) Business Analyst
3 10 (10.64%) Project Manager
4 9 (9.57%) Developer
5 6 (6.38%) Desktop Support
5 6 (6.38%) Architect
5 6 (6.38%) Support Analyst
5 6 (6.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 6 (6.38%) Desktop Analyst
6 5 (5.32%) Test Leader
6 5 (5.32%) Programme Manager
7 4 (4.26%) Administrator
7 4 (4.26%) Data Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Banking Business Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) UI Programmer
7 4 (4.26%) UNIX Administrator
7 4 (4.26%) UI Developer
8 3 (3.19%) Incident Manager
8 3 (3.19%) Web Manager
8 3 (3.19%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) J2EE
1 4 (4.26%) Spring
2 3 (3.19%) XMPP
3 2 (2.13%) Web Services
4 1 (1.06%) .NET
4 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (1.06%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.38%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.19%) Wiki
3 3 (3.19%) Symmetrix DMX
3 3 (3.19%) Clustering
4 2 (2.13%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.13%) Replication
4 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.13%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.06%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.06%) DTV
5 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.06%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.89%) Windows
2 10 (10.64%) UNIX
2 10 (10.64%) Linux
3 9 (9.57%) Windows 7
4 6 (6.38%) Windows XP
5 5 (5.32%) Solaris
6 4 (4.26%) HPUX
7 3 (3.19%) AIX
7 3 (3.19%) SUSE
8 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.06%) CentOS
8 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.06%) OpenVMS
8 1 (1.06%) zOS
8 1 (1.06%) MVS
8 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.06%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (10.64%) ITIL
3 6 (6.38%) Project Management
3 6 (6.38%) Migration
3 6 (6.38%) Business Analysis
4 5 (5.32%) Incident Management
4 5 (5.32%) E-Discovery
4 5 (5.32%) Business Transformation
5 4 (4.26%) Web Application Development
5 4 (4.26%) Time Management
5 4 (4.26%) Service Management
5 4 (4.26%) ITSM
5 4 (4.26%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.19%) Data Analysis
6 3 (3.19%) Workflow
6 3 (3.19%) TOGAF
6 3 (3.19%) Release Management
7 2 (2.13%) Wealth Management
7 2 (2.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.13%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.64%) Java
2 4 (4.26%) SQL
3 3 (3.19%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.19%) Korn
3 3 (3.19%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.06%) C#
4 1 (1.06%) Perl
4 1 (1.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (6.38%) ISTQB
1 6 (6.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (5.32%) Degree
3 2 (2.13%) CCNA
3 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.06%) PMP
4 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.06%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) FATCA
2 4 (4.26%) QA
3 2 (2.13%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.06%) MiFID
4 1 (1.06%) P3O
4 1 (1.06%) EMIR
4 1 (1.06%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (3.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (3.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (2.13%) XenApp
2 2 (2.13%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.06%) KVM
3 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) Nessus
2 1 (1.06%) Puppet
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.06%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (8.51%) Oracle
1 8 (8.51%) Citrix
2 7 (7.45%) VMware
3 6 (6.38%) Symantec
3 6 (6.38%) Lotus
3 6 (6.38%) Cisco
4 5 (5.32%) Sun
5 4 (4.26%) EMC
5 4 (4.26%) IBM
5 4 (4.26%) Veritas
6 3 (3.19%) Reuters
6 3 (3.19%) ServiceNow
6 3 (3.19%) SAP
7 2 (2.13%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.13%) Adobe
7 2 (2.13%) Avaya
7 2 (2.13%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.13%) Remedy
7 2 (2.13%) Qualys
7 2 (2.13%) F5
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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