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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 13 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing Banking 50 36 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.95% 5.92% 7.55%
As % of the General category 21.93% 16.74% 23.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 29 17
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£360 £375 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -4.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £200 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.54% +3.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.22 £11.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.13% -23.33%
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
228 215 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 36.25% 35.36% 32.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 131 66
Average daily rate £350 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £172 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 9
Average hourly rate £26.00 £11.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.36% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £6.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £14.85 £32.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 59 (56.19%) Finance
2 18 (17.14%) Investment Banking
3 16 (15.24%) ITIL
4 15 (14.29%) Windows
5 14 (13.33%) MS Office
6 13 (12.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (10.48%) Java
7 11 (10.48%) Retail
7 11 (10.48%) Retail Banking
8 10 (9.52%) Windows 7
8 10 (9.52%) UNIX
8 10 (9.52%) Linux
8 10 (9.52%) TCP/IP
8 10 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 10 (9.52%) Project Management
9 9 (8.57%) Back Office
9 9 (8.57%) Cisco
9 9 (8.57%) QA
10 8 (7.62%) E-Discovery
10 8 (7.62%) Citrix
10 8 (7.62%) Oracle
11 7 (6.67%) PRINCE2
11 7 (6.67%) IBM Notes
11 7 (6.67%) Windows XP
11 7 (6.67%) Migration
11 7 (6.67%) Blackberry
11 7 (6.67%) Symantec
11 7 (6.67%) Lotus
11 7 (6.67%) Incident Management
11 7 (6.67%) Degree

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 7 (6.67%) IBM Notes
2 6 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.76%) Lync
4 4 (3.81%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.90%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.90%) Node.js
5 2 (1.90%) SAS
5 2 (1.90%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (13.33%) MS Office
2 5 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.76%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.90%) MS Project
3 2 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Eikon
2 2 (1.90%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.95%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.71%) Firewall
3 3 (2.86%) SAN
3 3 (2.86%) LAN
3 3 (2.86%) WAN
4 2 (1.90%) SMTP
4 2 (1.90%) FTP
4 2 (1.90%) DNS
4 2 (1.90%) IMAP
4 2 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.90%) ATM
5 1 (0.95%) NAS
5 1 (0.95%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.95%) Network Security
5 1 (0.95%) OSPF
5 1 (0.95%) BGP
5 1 (0.95%) SSH
5 1 (0.95%) VLAN
5 1 (0.95%) SSL
5 1 (0.95%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.95%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (0.95%) MySQL
3 1 (0.95%) Base SAS
3 1 (0.95%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.95%) QlikView
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.95%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
General
1 59 (56.19%) Finance
2 18 (17.14%) Investment Banking
3 11 (10.48%) Retail Banking
3 11 (10.48%) Retail
4 9 (8.57%) Back Office
5 2 (1.90%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.90%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.95%) Front Office
6 1 (0.95%) Automotive
6 1 (0.95%) Legal
6 1 (0.95%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (35.24%) Analyst
2 16 (15.24%) Business Analyst
3 12 (11.43%) Project Manager
4 10 (9.52%) Developer
5 7 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 7 (6.67%) Programme Manager
5 7 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 7 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 7 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
6 6 (5.71%) Web Manager
6 6 (5.71%) Banking Business Analyst
6 6 (5.71%) Data Analyst
6 6 (5.71%) Administrator
6 6 (5.71%) UNIX Administrator
7 5 (4.76%) Web Content Manager
7 5 (4.76%) Content Manager
8 4 (3.81%) Incident Manager
8 4 (3.81%) UI Developer
8 4 (3.81%) UI Programmer
9 3 (2.86%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.81%) J2EE
1 4 (3.81%) Spring
2 3 (2.86%) XMPP
3 2 (1.90%) Web Services
4 1 (0.95%) .NET
4 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (0.95%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 6 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.81%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.81%) Clustering
5 3 (2.86%) Wiki
5 3 (2.86%) Reference Data
5 3 (2.86%) Symmetrix DMX
6 2 (1.90%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.90%) Replication
7 1 (0.95%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.95%) PMI
7 1 (0.95%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.29%) Windows
2 10 (9.52%) UNIX
2 10 (9.52%) Linux
2 10 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 7 (6.67%) Windows XP
4 5 (4.76%) Solaris
5 4 (3.81%) HPUX
6 3 (2.86%) SUSE
7 2 (1.90%) AIX
8 1 (0.95%) OpenVMS
8 1 (0.95%) zOS
8 1 (0.95%) MVS
8 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.95%) Tru64
8 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.95%) CentOS
8 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.24%) ITIL
2 13 (12.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (9.52%) Project Management
4 8 (7.62%) E-Discovery
5 7 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 7 (6.67%) Migration
5 7 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 5 (4.76%) Data Analysis
6 5 (4.76%) Business Analysis
6 5 (4.76%) Workflow
6 5 (4.76%) Business Transformation
7 4 (3.81%) Use Case
7 4 (3.81%) Web Application Development
7 4 (3.81%) Change Management
7 4 (3.81%) Service Management
7 4 (3.81%) Risk Management
7 4 (3.81%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (2.86%) Data Modelling
8 3 (2.86%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (2.86%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.48%) Java
2 5 (4.76%) SQL
3 4 (3.81%) Perl
4 3 (2.86%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.86%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.86%) Korn
5 1 (0.95%) VBA
5 1 (0.95%) Tcl
5 1 (0.95%) C#
5 1 (0.95%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (6.67%) Degree
2 4 (3.81%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.90%) CCNP
4 2 (1.90%) CCNA
4 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.95%) PMP
5 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.57%) QA
2 2 (1.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.95%) FATCA
3 1 (0.95%) P3O
3 1 (0.95%) EMIR
3 1 (0.95%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.95%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (2.86%) Sendmail
1 3 (2.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (2.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.95%) XenApp
3 1 (0.95%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.95%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.90%) Nessus
2 2 (1.90%) Puppet
3 1 (0.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.95%) Control-M
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 10 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.57%) Cisco
3 8 (7.62%) Oracle
3 8 (7.62%) Citrix
4 7 (6.67%) Lotus
4 7 (6.67%) Symantec
5 6 (5.71%) VMware
5 6 (5.71%) Sun
5 6 (5.71%) IBM
6 5 (4.76%) Adobe
6 5 (4.76%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.81%) Veritas
7 4 (3.81%) EMC
8 3 (2.86%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.86%) Reuters
9 2 (1.90%) Remedy
9 2 (1.90%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.90%) Qualys
9 2 (1.90%) F5
9 2 (1.90%) Verint
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday