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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 18 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Banking 49 54 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.97% 8.10% 6.42%
As % of the General category 19.29% 24.88% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 30
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£375 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £175 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £610 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £20.75 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-49.68% -
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
254 217 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 36.13% 32.53% 35.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 135 104
Average daily rate £375 £364 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% -9.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £188 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Average hourly rate £15.50 £34.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.07% +6.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £32.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £36.10 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
- -3.05%

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 6 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 6 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 50 (50.51%) Finance
2 23 (23.23%) Retail
3 16 (16.16%) ITIL
4 14 (14.14%) Project Management
4 14 (14.14%) Investment Banking
5 13 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (10.10%) Firewall
7 10 (10.10%) Retail Banking
8 9 (9.09%) ISTQB
8 9 (9.09%) CheckPoint
9 8 (8.08%) Windows
9 8 (8.08%) Cisco
9 8 (8.08%) Time Management
10 7 (7.07%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (7.07%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (7.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (7.07%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (7.07%) Clustering
11 6 (6.06%) Juniper
11 6 (6.06%) Configuration Management
11 6 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (6.06%) Business Analysis
11 6 (6.06%) Network Security
12 5 (5.05%) Data Validation
12 5 (5.05%) Incident Management
12 5 (5.05%) Corporate Banking
12 5 (5.05%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (5.05%) Data Reconciliation

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (4.04%) SAS
1 4 (4.04%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.04%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.03%) MS Project
3 3 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) SAP R/3
1 1 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.10%) Firewall
2 6 (6.06%) Network Security
3 5 (5.05%) SAN
3 5 (5.05%) OSPF
3 5 (5.05%) BGP
4 3 (3.03%) DHCP
4 3 (3.03%) Junos
4 3 (3.03%) MPLS
5 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.02%) VPN
6 1 (1.01%) LAN
6 1 (1.01%) WAN
6 1 (1.01%) Internet
6 1 (1.01%) Extranet
6 1 (1.01%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.01%) SAP BW
1 1 (1.01%) Big Data
1 1 (1.01%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) ERwin
General
1 50 (50.51%) Finance
2 23 (23.23%) Retail
3 14 (14.14%) Investment Banking
4 10 (10.10%) Retail Banking
5 5 (5.05%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (4.04%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.04%) Legal
7 2 (2.02%) General Ledger
7 2 (2.02%) Marketing
8 1 (1.01%) German Language
8 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.01%) Electronics
8 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.01%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (33.33%) Analyst
2 18 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 15 (15.15%) Business Analyst
4 9 (9.09%) Architect
5 7 (7.07%) Banking Business Analyst
6 6 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.06%) Senior Manager
6 6 (6.06%) Senior Project Manager
7 5 (5.05%) Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Consultant
7 5 (5.05%) Configuration Management Analyst
7 5 (5.05%) Test Leader
7 5 (5.05%) Configuration Analyst
8 4 (4.04%) Server Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.04%) Senior Architect
8 4 (4.04%) Windows Server Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.03%) Change Manager
9 3 (3.03%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.04%) Web Services
2 1 (1.01%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.07%) Clustering
3 2 (2.02%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (2.02%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.01%) DTV
4 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.01%) PKI
4 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.01%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.08%) Windows
2 5 (5.05%) Linux
2 5 (5.05%) Windows 2000
2 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.03%) UNIX
4 2 (2.02%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.01%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.16%) ITIL
2 14 (14.14%) Project Management
3 12 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (8.08%) Time Management
5 7 (7.07%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (7.07%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (6.06%) Business Analysis
6 6 (6.06%) Configuration Management
6 6 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (5.05%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (5.05%) Data Reconciliation
7 5 (5.05%) Validation
7 5 (5.05%) Incident Management
7 5 (5.05%) Data Validation
8 4 (4.04%) Information Assurance
8 4 (4.04%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.03%) Software Testing
9 3 (3.03%) TOGAF
9 3 (3.03%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.03%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.04%) SQL
2 1 (1.01%) ABAP
2 1 (1.01%) VBA
2 1 (1.01%) Python
2 1 (1.01%) Java
2 1 (1.01%) PHP
2 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 7 (7.07%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (7.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (5.05%) CCNP
4 3 (3.03%) CCIE
4 3 (3.03%) CCSA
4 3 (3.03%) Check Point Certification
4 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.02%) CCSE
5 2 (2.02%) CCNA
5 2 (2.02%) ISEB
6 1 (1.01%) CISSP
6 1 (1.01%) PhD
6 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.01%) Degree
6 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.01%) CISA
6 1 (1.01%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) FATCA
2 2 (2.02%) SLA
3 1 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.01%) COBIT
3 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (9.09%) CheckPoint
2 8 (8.08%) Cisco
3 6 (6.06%) Juniper
4 5 (5.05%) VMware
5 4 (4.04%) HP
5 4 (4.04%) F5
6 3 (3.03%) SAP
6 3 (3.03%) IBM
7 2 (2.02%) Informatica
7 2 (2.02%) Riverbed
7 2 (2.02%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.01%) DataFlux
8 1 (1.01%) Remedy
8 1 (1.01%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.01%) VocaLink
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle
8 1 (1.01%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.01%) Sun
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