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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 22 29 40
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Contract jobs citing Banking 56 30 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.80% 4.94% 2.12%
As % of the General category 22.22% 14.08% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 16 7
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£395 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £138 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £403 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £12.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-13.00% -27.27%
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
252 213 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.62% 35.09% 31.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 111 88
Average daily rate £380 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £168 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 10
Average hourly rate £6.84 £13.25 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.37% -61.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 53 (55.79%) Finance
2 18 (18.95%) Retail
3 14 (14.74%) Investment Banking
4 11 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (11.58%) VMware
4 11 (11.58%) Windows
5 10 (10.53%) Firewall
5 10 (10.53%) Project Management
6 9 (9.47%) Clustering
6 9 (9.47%) Linux
6 9 (9.47%) ITIL
6 9 (9.47%) Cisco
6 9 (9.47%) CheckPoint
6 9 (9.47%) ISTQB
6 9 (9.47%) Retail Banking
7 7 (7.37%) SAN
7 7 (7.37%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (7.37%) UNIX
7 7 (7.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (6.32%) F5
8 6 (6.32%) MS Office
8 6 (6.32%) Juniper
8 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (6.32%) Time Management
8 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (5.26%) E-Discovery
9 5 (5.26%) FATCA
9 5 (5.26%) Business Analysis
9 5 (5.26%) CCNP
9 5 (5.26%) Sun

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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%) WebSphere
1 4 (4.21%) Node.js
2 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.16%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) MS Office
2 4 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.21%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.16%) MS Project
4 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
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 10 (10.53%) Firewall
2 7 (7.37%) SAN
3 5 (5.26%) LAN
3 5 (5.26%) WAN
3 5 (5.26%) OSPF
3 5 (5.26%) BGP
4 3 (3.16%) MPLS
4 3 (3.16%) Network Security
4 3 (3.16%) DHCP
4 3 (3.16%) VPN
4 3 (3.16%) Junos
5 2 (2.11%) FTP
5 2 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.05%) NAS
6 1 (1.05%) SSH
6 1 (1.05%) VLAN
6 1 (1.05%) HTTP
6 1 (1.05%) SSL
6 1 (1.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.05%) DTS
2 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.05%) Base SAS
2 1 (1.05%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.05%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (1.05%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) ERwin
General
1 53 (55.79%) Finance
2 18 (18.95%) Retail
3 14 (14.74%) Investment Banking
4 9 (9.47%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.11%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (2.11%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.11%) Marketing
5 2 (2.11%) Legal
6 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.05%) Publishing
6 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.05%) Front Office
6 1 (1.05%) Back Office
6 1 (1.05%) Electronics
6 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.05%) German Language
6 1 (1.05%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (24.21%) Analyst
2 16 (16.84%) Project Manager
3 9 (9.47%) Business Analyst
3 9 (9.47%) Developer
4 7 (7.37%) Architect
5 5 (5.26%) Consultant
5 5 (5.26%) Test Leader
6 4 (4.21%) Senior Architect
6 4 (4.21%) UI Programmer
6 4 (4.21%) UI Developer
6 4 (4.21%) Server Engineer
6 4 (4.21%) Windows Server Engineer
6 4 (4.21%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.21%) Senior Manager
6 4 (4.21%) Senior Developer
6 4 (4.21%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (3.16%) Change Manager
7 3 (3.16%) Network Engineer
7 3 (3.16%) Administrator
7 3 (3.16%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.21%) Web Services
1 4 (4.21%) Spring
1 4 (4.21%) J2EE
2 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.05%) .NET
2 1 (1.05%) JNI
2 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) Clustering
2 4 (4.21%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.11%) Wiki
3 2 (2.11%) Symmetrix DMX
3 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.11%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (2.11%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.05%) PMI
4 1 (1.05%) DTV
4 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.58%) Windows
2 9 (9.47%) Linux
3 7 (7.37%) UNIX
4 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (5.26%) Windows 2000
6 4 (4.21%) Solaris
7 3 (3.16%) AIX
7 3 (3.16%) HPUX
8 2 (2.11%) SUSE
8 2 (2.11%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.05%) CentOS
9 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.05%) Tru64
9 1 (1.05%) OpenVMS
9 1 (1.05%) zOS
9 1 (1.05%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (10.53%) Project Management
3 9 (9.47%) ITIL
4 6 (6.32%) Time Management
5 5 (5.26%) E-Discovery
5 5 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 4 (4.21%) Incident Management
6 4 (4.21%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.21%) Web Application Development
6 4 (4.21%) Business Transformation
7 3 (3.16%) Software Testing
7 3 (3.16%) Information Assurance
7 3 (3.16%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (3.16%) Security Testing
7 3 (3.16%) ITIL V3
7 3 (3.16%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.16%) Data Analysis
8 2 (2.11%) Migration
8 2 (2.11%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (2.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.21%) Java
2 3 (3.16%) SQL
3 2 (2.11%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.11%) Korn
4 1 (1.05%) Perl
4 1 (1.05%) PHP
4 1 (1.05%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (9.47%) ISTQB
2 7 (7.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (7.37%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.26%) CCNP
4 4 (4.21%) Degree
5 3 (3.16%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.16%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.16%) CCIE
5 3 (3.16%) CCSA
5 3 (3.16%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (2.11%) CCNA
6 2 (2.11%) ISEB
7 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.05%) PMP
7 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) FATCA
2 4 (4.21%) QA
3 2 (2.11%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.05%) MiFID
4 1 (1.05%) P3O
4 1 (1.05%) EMIR
4 1 (1.05%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.11%) XenApp
2 2 (2.11%) XenDesktop
2 2 (2.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (2.11%) 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%) VMware
2 9 (9.47%) Cisco
2 9 (9.47%) CheckPoint
3 6 (6.32%) Juniper
3 6 (6.32%) F5
4 5 (5.26%) Sun
5 4 (4.21%) IBM
5 4 (4.21%) Oracle
6 3 (3.16%) EMC
6 3 (3.16%) Veritas
7 2 (2.11%) Citrix
7 2 (2.11%) HP
7 2 (2.11%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.11%) SAP
7 2 (2.11%) Riverbed
7 2 (2.11%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.05%) Brocade
8 1 (1.05%) DataFlux
8 1 (1.05%) VocaLink
8 1 (1.05%) Sybase
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