The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment 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 Investment Banking over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 59 45 55
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 5 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.66% 1.88% 0.48%
As % of the General category 2.07% 5.63% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £500 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £450 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £525 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.00 £15.86
% change year-on-year
- -11.72%
Investment 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
242 213 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.14% 33.39% 34.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 150 110
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 £22.50 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.46%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Investment Banking Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Investment Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Investment Banking across the Birmingham region.

Investment Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking.

1 30 (100.00%) Banking
2 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 15 (50.00%) Wealth Management
3 9 (30.00%) Corporate Banking
4 8 (26.67%) Business Transformation
4 8 (26.67%) Fund Management
5 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (23.33%) Project Management
6 6 (20.00%) Change Management
6 6 (20.00%) Private Banking
7 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (16.67%) Time Management
7 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 5 (16.67%) BCP
7 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 5 (16.67%) Linux
7 5 (16.67%) ITIL
8 4 (13.33%) WebLogic
8 4 (13.33%) Solaris
8 4 (13.33%) HTML
8 4 (13.33%) Java
8 4 (13.33%) Apache
8 4 (13.33%) Tomcat
8 4 (13.33%) LDAP
8 4 (13.33%) SSL
8 4 (13.33%) Sun
8 4 (13.33%) CA
8 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
8 4 (13.33%) CA SiteMinder
8 4 (13.33%) SUSE

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.33%) WebLogic
1 4 (13.33%) Apache
1 4 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.33%) TPMS
2 1 (3.33%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) LDAP
1 4 (13.33%) SSL
2 3 (10.00%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.67%) DNS
4 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
General
1 30 (100.00%) Banking
2 15 (50.00%) Finance
3 9 (30.00%) Corporate Banking
4 6 (20.00%) Private Banking
5 2 (6.67%) Front Office
5 2 (6.67%) Retail
6 1 (3.33%) Publishing
6 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
6 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Banking Business Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Administrator
3 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) PMO Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Web Content Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Senior PMO Manager
5 1 (3.33%) PMO Lead
5 1 (3.33%) Content Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Sourcing Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Release Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.33%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.67%) Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) Reference Data
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Market Risk
3 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Solaris
2 4 (13.33%) SUSE
3 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
3 2 (6.67%) Windows 2000
3 2 (6.67%) Windows NT
3 2 (6.67%) UNIX
3 2 (6.67%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Wealth Management
2 8 (26.67%) Business Transformation
2 8 (26.67%) Fund Management
3 7 (23.33%) Project Management
4 6 (20.00%) Change Management
5 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Time Management
5 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 5 (16.67%) BCP
5 5 (16.67%) ITIL
6 4 (13.33%) Workflow
6 4 (13.33%) Web Development
7 3 (10.00%) E-Discovery
7 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
8 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
8 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) Java
1 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) C
3 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (3.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) CA SiteMinder
2 3 (10.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.33%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Sun
2 4 (13.33%) CA
3 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) NetApp
4 2 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) Compaq
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix
4 2 (6.67%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.33%) Avaya
5 1 (3.33%) Juniper
5 1 (3.33%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) Sybase
5 1 (3.33%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.33%) Cognos
5 1 (3.33%) Adobe