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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Institution
Rank 60 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.40% 0.76% 0.29%
As % of the General category 1.21% 2.45% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Average daily rate
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£700 £315 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.91% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.21 £10.44 £10.89
% change year-on-year
-11.80% -4.11%
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
248 204 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.80% 30.96% 39.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 144 137
Average daily rate £350 £370 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £160 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £23.10 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% +32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £12.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £53.50 £34.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -24.56%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) Tcl
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Multicast
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) MS Project
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) McAfee
4 1 (25.00%) DMZ

Financial Institution
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) Multicast
3 1 (25.00%) DMZ
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Tcl
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Juniper
1 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee
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