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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 24 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Banking 55 49 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.76% 7.61% 4.56%
As % of the General category 22.00% 20.94% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 22 14
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£393 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £175 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £645 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £14.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -30.12%
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
250 234 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.71% 36.34% 36.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 129 81
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £174 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £18.75 £32.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.30% -12.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.96%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 52 (54.74%) Finance
2 19 (20.00%) Retail
3 13 (13.68%) Firewall
4 12 (12.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (11.58%) Project Management
5 11 (11.58%) Windows
5 11 (11.58%) Cisco
5 11 (11.58%) CheckPoint
5 11 (11.58%) Investment Banking
6 10 (10.53%) VMware
7 9 (9.47%) ISTQB
7 9 (9.47%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (8.42%) Linux
8 8 (8.42%) ITIL
8 8 (8.42%) Retail Banking
8 8 (8.42%) Clustering
9 7 (7.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (6.32%) F5
10 6 (6.32%) UNIX
10 6 (6.32%) Juniper
10 6 (6.32%) SAN
10 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (5.26%) BGP
11 5 (5.26%) OSPF
11 5 (5.26%) CCNP
11 5 (5.26%) Windows 2000
11 5 (5.26%) LAN
11 5 (5.26%) WAN
11 5 (5.26%) Network Security

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 4 (4.21%) Node.js
2 3 (3.16%) SAS
2 3 (3.16%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.21%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.21%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.16%) MS Project
2 3 (3.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) SAP R/3
1 1 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.68%) Firewall
2 6 (6.32%) SAN
3 5 (5.26%) LAN
3 5 (5.26%) WAN
3 5 (5.26%) OSPF
3 5 (5.26%) BGP
3 5 (5.26%) Network Security
4 4 (4.21%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.16%) VPN
5 3 (3.16%) DHCP
5 3 (3.16%) MPLS
5 3 (3.16%) Junos
6 2 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.11%) FTP
7 1 (1.05%) HTTP
7 1 (1.05%) SSL
7 1 (1.05%) Internet
7 1 (1.05%) Extranet
7 1 (1.05%) NAS
7 1 (1.05%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.05%) MySQL
1 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.05%) DTS
1 1 (1.05%) SAP BW
1 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.05%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) ERwin
General
1 52 (54.74%) Finance
2 19 (20.00%) Retail
3 11 (11.58%) Investment Banking
4 8 (8.42%) Retail Banking
5 5 (5.26%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (4.21%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.11%) General Ledger
7 2 (2.11%) Legal
8 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.05%) Publishing
8 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.05%) Electronics
8 1 (1.05%) Private Banking
8 1 (1.05%) Marketing
8 1 (1.05%) German Language
Job Titles
1 25 (26.32%) Analyst
2 17 (17.89%) Project Manager
3 13 (13.68%) Business Analyst
4 9 (9.47%) Architect
5 8 (8.42%) Developer
6 7 (7.37%) Banking Business Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Senior Manager
7 6 (6.32%) Senior Project Manager
8 5 (5.26%) Consultant
8 5 (5.26%) Test Leader
8 5 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.21%) Windows Server Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Server Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Senior Architect
9 4 (4.21%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.16%) Change Manager
10 3 (3.16%) Network Engineer
10 3 (3.16%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.16%) UI Developer
10 3 (3.16%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.21%) J2EE
1 4 (4.21%) Web Services
2 3 (3.16%) Spring
3 1 (1.05%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.42%) Clustering
2 4 (4.21%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.16%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.11%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (2.11%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.05%) DTV
5 1 (1.05%) Wiki
5 1 (1.05%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.05%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.58%) Windows
2 8 (8.42%) Linux
3 6 (6.32%) UNIX
3 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.26%) Windows 2000
5 3 (3.16%) Solaris
5 3 (3.16%) AIX
6 2 (2.11%) HPUX
6 2 (2.11%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.05%) CentOS
7 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.05%) Tru64
7 1 (1.05%) SUSE
7 1 (1.05%) OpenVMS
7 1 (1.05%) zOS
7 1 (1.05%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.63%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (11.58%) Project Management
3 8 (8.42%) ITIL
4 5 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (5.26%) Business Analysis
4 5 (5.26%) Time Management
5 4 (4.21%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (4.21%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.16%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (3.16%) Software Testing
6 3 (3.16%) Security Testing
6 3 (3.16%) Information Assurance
6 3 (3.16%) Cash Management
6 3 (3.16%) Web Application Development
6 3 (3.16%) Business Transformation
6 3 (3.16%) SDLC
7 2 (2.11%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.11%) Software Delivery
7 2 (2.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.11%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.21%) Java
1 4 (4.21%) SQL
2 2 (2.11%) PHP
3 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.05%) Perl
3 1 (1.05%) ABAP
3 1 (1.05%) Python
3 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.05%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (9.47%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (9.47%) ISTQB
2 7 (7.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (5.26%) CCNP
4 4 (4.21%) CCNA
5 3 (3.16%) Check Point Certification
5 3 (3.16%) Degree
5 3 (3.16%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.16%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.16%) CCIE
5 3 (3.16%) CCSA
6 2 (2.11%) CCSE
6 2 (2.11%) ISEB
7 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) FATCA
2 2 (2.11%) SLA
2 2 (2.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.11%) XenApp
2 2 (2.11%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.05%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.05%) Control-M
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (11.58%) Cisco
1 11 (11.58%) CheckPoint
2 10 (10.53%) VMware
3 6 (6.32%) Juniper
3 6 (6.32%) F5
4 4 (4.21%) HP
4 4 (4.21%) IBM
4 4 (4.21%) Oracle
5 3 (3.16%) SAP
5 3 (3.16%) Sun
6 2 (2.11%) Riverbed
6 2 (2.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.11%) EMC
6 2 (2.11%) Citrix
6 2 (2.11%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.11%) Informatica
6 2 (2.11%) Veritas
7 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.05%) Novell
7 1 (1.05%) Brocade
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Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £400 - £550 per day + possible home working 2-3 days per week
Posted: 13 days ago