The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Corporate 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 Corporate Banking over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Birmingham region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Corporate Banking
Rank 52 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Corporate Banking 8 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.11% 0.65% 0.91%
As % of the General category 3.49% 1.91% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 6
Average daily rate
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- £333 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
General Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
229 209 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.89% 33.76% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 126 150
Average daily rate £325 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 10
Average hourly rate £102.50 £16.20 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+532.71% -37.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £11.00 £11.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £34.20 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -16.66%
Corporate Banking
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Corporate Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Corporate Banking across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Corporate Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Corporate Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Corporate Banking across the Birmingham region.

Corporate Banking Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Corporate Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Corporate 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 Corporate Banking.

1 9 (100.00%) Banking
1 9 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 9 (100.00%) Wealth Management
2 8 (88.89%) Fund Management
2 8 (88.89%) Business Transformation
3 5 (55.56%) Time Management
3 5 (55.56%) BCP
3 5 (55.56%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) Compaq
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) Windows NT
5 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 2 (22.22%) C
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
5 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) NetApp
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Clustering
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management

Corporate Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Corporate 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 Corporate Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
General
1 9 (100.00%) Banking
1 9 (100.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Release Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows NT
1 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Wealth Management
2 8 (88.89%) Fund Management
2 8 (88.89%) Business Transformation
3 5 (55.56%) Time Management
3 5 (55.56%) BCP
3 5 (55.56%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Compaq
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) NetApp
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper