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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 20 19 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing Banking 48 52 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.58% 7.81% 8.89%
As % of the General category 20.69% 24.76% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 43 53
Average daily rate
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£300 £425 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £293 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £525 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £175.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +15.38%
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
232 210 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.78% 31.53% 41.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 136 155
Average daily rate £338 £395 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.55% +3.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £223 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 12
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.20 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -14.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.01 £11.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £34.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -21.05%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 62 (63.92%) Finance
2 37 (38.14%) Investment Banking
3 21 (21.65%) Project Management
3 21 (21.65%) Microsoft
4 17 (17.53%) ITIL
5 16 (16.49%) UNIX
5 16 (16.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (16.49%) Wealth Management
6 15 (15.46%) Linux
7 12 (12.37%) MS Excel
7 12 (12.37%) PRINCE2
8 10 (10.31%) Shell Script
8 10 (10.31%) Incident Management
8 10 (10.31%) Retail
9 9 (9.28%) Corporate Banking
9 9 (9.28%) QA
9 9 (9.28%) MS Office
9 9 (9.28%) Oracle
10 8 (8.25%) HTML
10 8 (8.25%) SharePoint
10 8 (8.25%) Migration
10 8 (8.25%) Change Management
10 8 (8.25%) Risk Management
10 8 (8.25%) Fund Management
10 8 (8.25%) Business Transformation
11 7 (7.22%) Private Banking
11 7 (7.22%) BCP
11 7 (7.22%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (7.22%) Sybase
12 6 (6.19%) Java

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 8 (8.25%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.12%) Apache
2 4 (4.12%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.12%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.06%) Lync
4 1 (1.03%) TPMS
4 1 (1.03%) CMS
4 1 (1.03%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (12.37%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.28%) MS Office
3 5 (5.15%) Photoshop
4 4 (4.12%) MS Project
4 4 (4.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) CA Clarity
2 1 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.15%) Firewall
1 5 (5.15%) DNS
2 4 (4.12%) LDAP
2 4 (4.12%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.12%) SSL
3 3 (3.09%) IMAP
3 3 (3.09%) SMTP
4 2 (2.06%) OSPF
4 2 (2.06%) BGP
4 2 (2.06%) Network Security
5 1 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.03%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.03%) QlikView
2 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
General
1 62 (63.92%) Finance
2 37 (38.14%) Investment Banking
3 10 (10.31%) Retail
4 9 (9.28%) Corporate Banking
5 7 (7.22%) Private Banking
6 6 (6.19%) Retail Banking
7 5 (5.15%) Front Office
8 4 (4.12%) Games
9 2 (2.06%) Publishing
10 1 (1.03%) Automotive
10 1 (1.03%) Legal
10 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
10 1 (1.03%) Back Office
10 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (24.74%) Project Manager
2 23 (23.71%) Analyst
3 8 (8.25%) Business Analyst
4 7 (7.22%) IT Project Manager
4 7 (7.22%) Administrator
5 5 (5.15%) Web Manager
5 5 (5.15%) PMO Analyst
5 5 (5.15%) Data Analyst
5 5 (5.15%) Technical Manager
5 5 (5.15%) Programme Manager
6 4 (4.12%) Consultant
6 4 (4.12%) Content Manager
6 4 (4.12%) Web Content Manager
7 3 (3.09%) Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (3.09%) Technical Leader
7 3 (3.09%) UNIX Administrator
7 3 (3.09%) Senior Manager
7 3 (3.09%) Technical Project Manager
8 2 (2.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (2.06%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.25%) HTML
2 5 (5.15%) XML
3 4 (4.12%) JSP
3 4 (4.12%) CGI
3 4 (4.12%) Ajax
4 3 (3.09%) Middleware
5 1 (1.03%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.03%) .NET
5 1 (1.03%) Web Services
5 1 (1.03%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
1 5 (5.15%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.12%) PMI
2 4 (4.12%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.12%) Web 2.0
3 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (3.09%) Clustering
3 3 (3.09%) Equities
4 1 (1.03%) Derivative
4 1 (1.03%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.03%) Social Media
4 1 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.03%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.03%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.03%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.49%) UNIX
2 15 (15.46%) Linux
3 5 (5.15%) Solaris
3 5 (5.15%) Windows
4 4 (4.12%) SUSE
5 3 (3.09%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.06%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.06%) Windows NT
6 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.03%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.65%) Project Management
2 17 (17.53%) ITIL
3 16 (16.49%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (16.49%) Wealth Management
4 12 (12.37%) PRINCE2
5 10 (10.31%) Incident Management
6 8 (8.25%) Migration
6 8 (8.25%) Change Management
6 8 (8.25%) Risk Management
6 8 (8.25%) Fund Management
6 8 (8.25%) Business Transformation
7 7 (7.22%) BCP
8 6 (6.19%) Workflow
8 6 (6.19%) Data Analysis
8 6 (6.19%) Business Analysis
9 5 (5.15%) Resource Management
9 5 (5.15%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (5.15%) Time Management
9 5 (5.15%) Performance Management
10 4 (4.12%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.31%) Shell Script
2 6 (6.19%) Java
3 5 (5.15%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.12%) Perl
4 4 (4.12%) PHP
4 4 (4.12%) SQL
5 3 (3.09%) C
6 2 (2.06%) C#
6 2 (2.06%) C++
7 1 (1.03%) Tcl
7 1 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (7.22%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (6.19%) Degree
3 4 (4.12%) PMP
3 4 (4.12%) PMI Certification
3 4 (4.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.09%) CCNP
5 1 (1.03%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.03%) JNCIS
5 1 (1.03%) CCSE
5 1 (1.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.03%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.03%) CCDP
5 1 (1.03%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.28%) QA
2 4 (4.12%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (4.12%) Sendmail
2 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.15%) Tivoli
2 4 (4.12%) Control-M
2 4 (4.12%) CA SiteMinder
3 2 (2.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.06%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (1.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (21.65%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.28%) Oracle
3 7 (7.22%) Sybase
4 6 (6.19%) Cisco
5 5 (5.15%) CheckPoint
5 5 (5.15%) BMC
5 5 (5.15%) Adobe
5 5 (5.15%) Sun
6 4 (4.12%) HP
6 4 (4.12%) CA
7 3 (3.09%) Blue Coat
7 3 (3.09%) VMware
7 3 (3.09%) IBM
7 3 (3.09%) Cognos
7 3 (3.09%) Juniper
8 2 (2.06%) Business Objects
8 2 (2.06%) Compaq
8 2 (2.06%) Citrix
8 2 (2.06%) NetApp
9 1 (1.03%) ServiceNow
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