The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking 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
Banking
Rank 20 30 15
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Contract jobs citing Banking 80 52 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 6.35% 5.11% 8.63%
As % of the General category 14.60% 13.37% 22.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 30 36
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£363 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £277 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £478 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.79% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £12.50 £17.98
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -30.47%
Banking
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

General Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
548 389 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 43.49% 38.25% 38.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 184 148
Average daily rate £375 £337 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.27% +3.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 33 16
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.69 £13.40 £11.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £49.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -2 52 £375 +7.14% 8
High Wycombe -5 4 £307 +11.45% 11
Marlow - - - - 1
Aylesbury - - - - 1
Banking
South East

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing 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 Banking.

1 128 (71.91%) Finance
2 33 (18.54%) Retail
3 30 (16.85%) Project Management
4 24 (13.48%) MS Excel
5 22 (12.36%) Business Analysis
5 22 (12.36%) Retail Banking
6 21 (11.80%) Oracle
6 21 (11.80%) UNIX
7 20 (11.24%) Windows
8 19 (10.67%) Java
8 19 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (9.55%) Mainframe
9 17 (9.55%) Microsoft
10 16 (8.99%) Internet
10 16 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (7.87%) SAP
11 14 (7.87%) SLA
11 14 (7.87%) Spanish Language
12 13 (7.30%) SQL
12 13 (7.30%) Active Directory
13 12 (6.74%) DB2
13 12 (6.74%) J2EE
14 11 (6.18%) JavaScript
14 11 (6.18%) ISEB
14 11 (6.18%) Control-M
14 11 (6.18%) JCL
14 11 (6.18%) Remedy
14 11 (6.18%) Scrum
14 11 (6.18%) Service Delivery

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 10 (5.62%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (4.49%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.81%) CMS
3 5 (2.81%) IIS
4 3 (1.69%) Apache
4 3 (1.69%) SAS
4 3 (1.69%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (1.69%) Liferay
5 2 (1.12%) CICS
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 24 (13.48%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.06%) MS Project
3 8 (4.49%) MS Visio
4 7 (3.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (3.37%) MS Office
6 2 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.93%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.69%) SAP CRM
2 3 (1.69%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.69%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.12%) SAP CS
4 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.56%) Staffware
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.99%) Internet
2 9 (5.06%) Intranet
3 7 (3.93%) Firewall
3 7 (3.93%) SAN
3 7 (3.93%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.37%) WAN
4 6 (3.37%) LAN
4 6 (3.37%) NAS
5 5 (2.81%) ATM
6 3 (1.69%) MPLS
6 3 (1.69%) VoIP
6 3 (1.69%) ADSL
6 3 (1.69%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.12%) VLAN
7 2 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.12%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.12%) HSRP
7 2 (1.12%) VPN
7 2 (1.12%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.74%) DB2
2 9 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.93%) PowerCenter
4 5 (2.81%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.69%) SAP BW
5 3 (1.69%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.12%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.12%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.56%) QlikView
7 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.56%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.56%) HBase
7 1 (0.56%) Big Data
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.56%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (1.12%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.56%) CruiseControl
2 1 (0.56%) Subversion
2 1 (0.56%) Maven
2 1 (0.56%) Hudson
2 1 (0.56%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
General
1 128 (71.91%) Finance
2 33 (18.54%) Retail
3 22 (12.36%) Retail Banking
4 14 (7.87%) Spanish Language
5 7 (3.93%) Financial Institution
6 6 (3.37%) Automotive
7 5 (2.81%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.81%) Marketing
8 4 (2.25%) Back Office
9 2 (1.12%) Electronics
9 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.12%) International Banking
9 2 (1.12%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.56%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 86 (48.31%) Analyst
2 42 (23.60%) Business Analyst
3 29 (16.29%) Project Manager
4 18 (10.11%) Developer
5 11 (6.18%) Banking Business Analyst
6 9 (5.06%) Administrator
7 7 (3.93%) Java Developer
7 7 (3.93%) Systems Analyst
8 6 (3.37%) Consultant
8 6 (3.37%) Test Analyst
8 6 (3.37%) Analyst Programmer
8 6 (3.37%) Programmer
8 6 (3.37%) SAP Business Analyst
8 6 (3.37%) Data Analyst
9 5 (2.81%) Windows Administrator
9 5 (2.81%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (2.81%) Business Systems Analyst
10 4 (2.25%) Test Manager
10 4 (2.25%) SAP Analyst
11 3 (1.69%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.74%) J2EE
2 10 (5.62%) HTML
3 7 (3.93%) Spring
4 6 (3.37%) .NET
4 6 (3.37%) Struts
5 5 (2.81%) XML
5 5 (2.81%) Middleware
6 3 (1.69%) XSLT
6 3 (1.69%) Web Services
6 3 (1.69%) CSS
7 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.12%) SOAP
8 1 (0.56%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.56%) WinForms
8 1 (0.56%) JSP
8 1 (0.56%) Ajax
8 1 (0.56%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.56%) Java EE
8 1 (0.56%) Dojo
8 1 (0.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.55%) Mainframe
3 10 (5.62%) Mobile Banking
4 8 (4.49%) Credit Risk
5 5 (2.81%) Online Banking
6 4 (2.25%) Clustering
7 3 (1.69%) IVR
7 3 (1.69%) e-Health
7 3 (1.69%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.12%) Chip and PIN
8 2 (1.12%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.56%) DTV
9 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.56%) PMI
9 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.56%) Tandem
9 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.56%) VSAM
9 1 (0.56%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.80%) UNIX
2 20 (11.24%) Windows
3 8 (4.49%) Windows NT
4 7 (3.93%) MVS
5 6 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (3.37%) Windows 2000
5 6 (3.37%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.25%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.69%) Linux
8 2 (1.12%) Android
8 2 (1.12%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.56%) OS/390
9 1 (0.56%) Solaris
9 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (16.85%) Project Management
2 22 (12.36%) Business Analysis
3 19 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (6.18%) Scrum
5 11 (6.18%) Service Delivery
5 11 (6.18%) Change Management
6 10 (5.62%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (5.06%) Systems Analysis
7 9 (5.06%) Integration Testing
7 9 (5.06%) CRM
8 8 (4.49%) ITIL
9 7 (3.93%) PRINCE2
9 7 (3.93%) Migration
9 7 (3.93%) Software Testing
9 7 (3.93%) Project Planning
10 6 (3.37%) GAP Analysis
10 6 (3.37%) Performance Analysis
11 5 (2.81%) PRINCE
11 5 (2.81%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.67%) Java
2 13 (7.30%) SQL
3 11 (6.18%) JavaScript
3 11 (6.18%) JCL
4 6 (3.37%) COBOL
5 5 (2.81%) C#
6 3 (1.69%) C
6 3 (1.69%) VB
6 3 (1.69%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.69%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.56%) XAML
7 1 (0.56%) VBA
7 1 (0.56%) PL/1
7 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (6.18%) ISEB
2 9 (5.06%) Degree
3 7 (3.93%) ISTQB
4 6 (3.37%) PMP
4 6 (3.37%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.25%) MCSE
5 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.69%) CCNA
6 3 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.56%) CIPD
8 1 (0.56%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.87%) SLA
2 6 (3.37%) QA
3 3 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.12%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.12%) COREP
4 2 (1.12%) FINREP
System Software
1 13 (7.30%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.49%) Terminal Services
3 6 (3.37%) VMware ESX
3 6 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.81%) ISA Server
4 5 (2.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.12%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.12%) Snort
6 1 (0.56%) vSphere
6 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.56%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (6.18%) Control-M
2 7 (3.93%) BladeLogic
3 6 (3.37%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (2.81%) SCCM
5 4 (2.25%) SCOM
6 3 (1.69%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.56%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.56%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 21 (11.80%) Oracle
2 17 (9.55%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.87%) SAP
4 11 (6.18%) Remedy
5 8 (4.49%) VMware
6 7 (3.93%) Citrix
7 6 (3.37%) IBM
7 6 (3.37%) Intel
8 5 (2.81%) Avaya
8 5 (2.81%) Cisco
8 5 (2.81%) TIBCO
8 5 (2.81%) F5
9 4 (2.25%) HP
10 3 (1.69%) Adobe
10 3 (1.69%) CA
10 3 (1.69%) Informatica
10 3 (1.69%) Maxymiser
10 3 (1.69%) ClickTale
10 3 (1.69%) DoubleClick
10 3 (1.69%) Google
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