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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 24 17 24
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Banking 42 55 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.60% 7.81% 6.75%
As % of the General category 16.09% 23.91% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 36
Average daily rate
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£365 £300 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £175 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-40.34% -22.22%
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
261 230 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.80% 32.67% 33.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 142 116
Average daily rate £375 £338 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £200 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £383 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 5
Average hourly rate £15.50 £175.00 £23.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.14% +657.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.46 £33.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £175.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 July 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 July 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 47 (48.45%) Finance
2 22 (22.68%) Retail
3 16 (16.49%) ITIL
4 15 (15.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (14.43%) Project Management
6 13 (13.40%) Investment Banking
6 13 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (11.34%) Retail Banking
8 10 (10.31%) Firewall
9 9 (9.28%) CheckPoint
10 8 (8.25%) Windows
10 8 (8.25%) Cisco
11 7 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (7.22%) Clustering
11 7 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (7.22%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (6.19%) ISTQB
12 6 (6.19%) Network Security
12 6 (6.19%) Time Management
12 6 (6.19%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (6.19%) Juniper
12 6 (6.19%) Configuration Management
13 5 (5.15%) BGP
13 5 (5.15%) OSPF
13 5 (5.15%) SAN
13 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (5.15%) CCNP
13 5 (5.15%) Linux
13 5 (5.15%) Windows 2000
13 5 (5.15%) SQL

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 (4.12%) SAS
1 4 (4.12%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.09%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.09%) MS Project
3 1 (1.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) SAP R/3
1 1 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.03%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.03%) SaaS
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 1 (1.03%) SAP BW
1 1 (1.03%) Big Data
1 1 (1.03%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) ERwin
General
1 47 (48.45%) Finance
2 22 (22.68%) Retail
3 13 (13.40%) Investment Banking
4 11 (11.34%) Retail Banking
5 4 (4.12%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (4.12%) Legal
6 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.03%) Marketing
7 1 (1.03%) German Language
7 1 (1.03%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 34 (35.05%) Analyst
2 19 (19.59%) Project Manager
3 15 (15.46%) Business Analyst
4 9 (9.28%) Architect
5 7 (7.22%) Banking Business Analyst
6 6 (6.19%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.19%) Senior Manager
6 6 (6.19%) Senior Project Manager
7 5 (5.15%) Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Consultant
7 5 (5.15%) Configuration Management Analyst
7 5 (5.15%) Configuration Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) Server Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) Windows Server Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Senior Architect
8 4 (4.12%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Change Manager
9 3 (3.09%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.09%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.12%) Web Services
2 1 (1.03%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.22%) Clustering
3 2 (2.06%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (2.06%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.03%) PKI
4 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.03%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.25%) Windows
2 5 (5.15%) Linux
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
4 1 (1.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.49%) ITIL
2 15 (15.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (14.43%) Project Management
4 7 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (7.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (6.19%) Time Management
5 6 (6.19%) Configuration Management
5 6 (6.19%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (5.15%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (5.15%) Data Validation
6 5 (5.15%) Validation
6 5 (5.15%) Business Analysis
6 5 (5.15%) Incident Management
6 5 (5.15%) Data Reconciliation
7 3 (3.09%) SDLC
7 3 (3.09%) TOGAF
7 3 (3.09%) Data Analysis
7 3 (3.09%) Six Sigma
7 3 (3.09%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.09%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.15%) 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 6 (6.19%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.15%) CCNP
4 4 (4.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.09%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.09%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.09%) CCIE
5 3 (3.09%) CCSA
5 3 (3.09%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (2.06%) CCSE
6 2 (2.06%) CCNA
6 2 (2.06%) ISEB
7 1 (1.03%) CISSP
7 1 (1.03%) PhD
7 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.03%) Degree
7 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.03%) CISA
7 1 (1.03%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.03%) COBIT
2 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.03%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
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
6 3 (3.09%) IBM
7 2 (2.06%) Informatica
7 2 (2.06%) SAP
7 2 (2.06%) Riverbed
7 2 (2.06%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.03%) DataFlux
8 1 (1.03%) Remedy
8 1 (1.03%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.03%) VocaLink
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle
8 1 (1.03%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.03%) Sun
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