The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Financial Institution in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Financial Institution over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Institution
Rank 61 53 57
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.27% 0.77% 0.16%
As % of the General category 0.83% 2.31% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£700 £150 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+366.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.06% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.10 £9.88 -
% change year-on-year
-7.84% -
Financial Institution
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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
242 216 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.18% 33.33% 34.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 153 110
Average daily rate £375 £370 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -6.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 11
Average hourly rate £30.00 £12.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.71 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £46.80 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

Financial Institution
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Financial Institution Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Financial Institution
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Financial Institution Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Financial Institution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Financial Institution 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 Financial Institution.

1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) Tcl
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) MS Project
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) QlikView
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Financial Institution
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Financial Institution 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 Financial Institution. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) OSPF
1 2 (50.00%) BGP
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (25.00%) QlikView
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Business Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) QlikView Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Juniper
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SAP