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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 50 38 49
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 6 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.80% 3.51% 1.82%
As % of the General category 2.30% 10.68% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 10
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£217 £250 £446
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.20% -43.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.31% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £175.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +821.05%
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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
261 234 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.94% 32.82% 33.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 145 117
Average daily rate £375 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £200 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 5
Average hourly rate £15.50 £175.00 £23.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.14% +657.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.47 £33.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £175.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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
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 29 July 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Banking
2 6 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
3 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 4 (33.33%) Time Management
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (33.33%) Juniper
4 4 (33.33%) OSPF
4 4 (33.33%) BGP
4 4 (33.33%) CCNP
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (25.00%) F5
6 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) Riverbed
6 2 (16.67%) Junos
6 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
6 2 (16.67%) MPLS
6 2 (16.67%) Network Security
6 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Clustering
6 2 (16.67%) CCSA
6 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (16.67%) Windows

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) MS Project
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) OSPF
2 4 (33.33%) BGP
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security
3 2 (16.67%) Junos
3 2 (16.67%) MPLS
General
1 12 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) PMO Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Process Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Change Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 4 (33.33%) Time Management
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
4 1 (8.33%) BPMN
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNP
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCSA
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) CCIE
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
1 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (33.33%) Juniper
3 3 (25.00%) F5
4 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
4 2 (16.67%) Riverbed
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft