The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 8 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 91 138 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.67% 14.02% 13.33%
As % of the General category 27.08% 32.39% 33.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 79 90
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£400 £373 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.23% +2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £224 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.79% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.22 £11.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.13% -23.33%
Banking
North West

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

General Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
336 426 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.08% 43.29% 39.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 202 205
Average daily rate £400 £375 £362
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 34
Average hourly rate £16.84 £31.56 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.64% +68.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £43.94 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Knutsford +1 30 £420 +17.34% 2
Chester +16 19 £376 -1.18% 3
Warrington -18 1 £425 - 1
Macclesfield - - - -
Northwich - - - -
Banking
North West

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

1 100 (62.11%) Finance
2 36 (22.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (21.74%) Retail
4 27 (16.77%) Retail Banking
5 26 (16.15%) Project Management
6 22 (13.66%) Java
7 20 (12.42%) Business Analysis
8 16 (9.94%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (9.32%) Migration
9 15 (9.32%) SQL
9 15 (9.32%) Windows
10 13 (8.07%) Oracle
11 12 (7.45%) Change Management
12 11 (6.83%) SQL Server
13 10 (6.21%) HTML
13 10 (6.21%) Microsoft
14 9 (5.59%) .NET
14 9 (5.59%) XML
15 8 (4.97%) JSP
15 8 (4.97%) Investment Banking
15 8 (4.97%) SQL Server 2008
16 7 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
16 7 (4.35%) Time Management
16 7 (4.35%) Spring
16 7 (4.35%) Information Security
16 7 (4.35%) MVC
16 7 (4.35%) SOAP
16 7 (4.35%) J2EE
16 7 (4.35%) PRINCE2

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 6 (3.73%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.11%) SAS
3 4 (2.48%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.86%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.86%) IIS
5 2 (1.24%) CICS
5 2 (1.24%) JBoss
5 2 (1.24%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.24%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.24%) CMS
6 1 (0.62%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.62%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.62%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.62%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 7 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (3.11%) MS Office
3 4 (2.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.24%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (0.62%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.73%) HTTPS
2 6 (3.73%) Firewall
2 6 (3.73%) SSH
3 3 (1.86%) DNS
4 2 (1.24%) SAN
5 1 (0.62%) Network Security
5 1 (0.62%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.62%) ATM
5 1 (0.62%) WAN
5 1 (0.62%) HTTP
5 1 (0.62%) Intranet
5 1 (0.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.83%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.48%) DB2
4 3 (1.86%) Base SAS
4 3 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.24%) DataStage
5 2 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.62%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (0.62%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (0.62%) OLAP
6 1 (0.62%) Informix
6 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (2.48%) JUnit
2 3 (1.86%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.24%) Maven
4 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.62%) Mockito
4 1 (0.62%) Selenium
4 1 (0.62%) JIRA
4 1 (0.62%) NUnit
4 1 (0.62%) Introscope
General
1 100 (62.11%) Finance
2 35 (21.74%) Retail
3 27 (16.77%) Retail Banking
4 8 (4.97%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.11%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.86%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.24%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.24%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.62%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (29.19%) Analyst
2 31 (19.25%) Project Manager
2 31 (19.25%) Business Analyst
3 19 (11.80%) Developer
4 14 (8.70%) Architect
5 12 (7.45%) Consultant
6 11 (6.83%) Java Developer
6 11 (6.83%) Banking Business Analyst
7 8 (4.97%) Designer
8 7 (4.35%) Security Consultant
8 7 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
8 7 (4.35%) Administrator
8 7 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (3.11%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 5 (3.11%) Financial Business Analyst
9 5 (3.11%) Service Analyst
9 5 (3.11%) Solutions Designer
9 5 (3.11%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (2.48%) Programme Manager
10 4 (2.48%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.21%) HTML
2 9 (5.59%) .NET
2 9 (5.59%) XML
3 8 (4.97%) JSP
4 7 (4.35%) Spring
4 7 (4.35%) SOAP
4 7 (4.35%) J2EE
5 6 (3.73%) Struts
5 6 (3.73%) CSS
5 6 (3.73%) jQuery
5 6 (3.73%) RESTful
6 5 (3.11%) Java EE
6 5 (3.11%) JDBC
6 5 (3.11%) Middleware
7 4 (2.48%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.48%) Apache Camel
8 3 (1.86%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 3 (1.86%) JAX-RS
8 3 (1.86%) HTML5
8 3 (1.86%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.73%) User Experience
3 3 (1.86%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (1.86%) Online Banking
3 3 (1.86%) Clustering
3 3 (1.86%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.24%) Biometrics
4 2 (1.24%) PMI
4 2 (1.24%) IVR
4 2 (1.24%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (1.24%) CMDB
4 2 (1.24%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.62%) LPAR
5 1 (0.62%) Open Source
5 1 (0.62%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.62%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.62%) GIS
5 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.62%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.32%) Windows
2 7 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (3.11%) Linux
4 3 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.86%) UNIX
5 2 (1.24%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.62%) AIX
6 1 (0.62%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (22.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 26 (16.15%) Project Management
3 20 (12.42%) Business Analysis
4 16 (9.94%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (9.32%) Migration
6 12 (7.45%) Change Management
7 7 (4.35%) Time Management
7 7 (4.35%) Information Security
7 7 (4.35%) MVC
7 7 (4.35%) PRINCE2
8 6 (3.73%) Risk Management
8 6 (3.73%) Security Management
8 6 (3.73%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (3.11%) Validation
9 5 (3.11%) Data Modelling
10 4 (2.48%) E-Commerce
10 4 (2.48%) TOGAF
10 4 (2.48%) Data Analysis
10 4 (2.48%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (2.48%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.66%) Java
2 15 (9.32%) SQL
3 6 (3.73%) XPath
4 5 (3.11%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.48%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.48%) C#
6 2 (1.24%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.24%) SAS Macro
6 2 (1.24%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.24%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.62%) VBA
7 1 (0.62%) C
7 1 (0.62%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (3.11%) ISEB
1 5 (3.11%) PMP
2 3 (1.86%) IIBA
2 3 (1.86%) CBAP
2 3 (1.86%) Degree
2 3 (1.86%) PMI Certification
2 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.24%) MCSE
3 2 (1.24%) MCITP
3 2 (1.24%) MCTS
4 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.62%) CISSP
4 1 (0.62%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.86%) QA
1 3 (1.86%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.62%) PowerHA
2 1 (0.62%) GPFS
2 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.62%) XenApp
2 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.62%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.62%) SCCM
2 1 (0.62%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.62%) MOM
2 1 (0.62%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 13 (8.07%) Oracle
2 10 (6.21%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.11%) IBM
4 4 (2.48%) Citrix
4 4 (2.48%) HP
5 3 (1.86%) Cyber-Ark
5 3 (1.86%) Informatica
6 2 (1.24%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.24%) Cisco
6 2 (1.24%) SunGard
6 2 (1.24%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.24%) Sybase
6 2 (1.24%) VMware
6 2 (1.24%) Google
6 2 (1.24%) Fiserv
7 1 (0.62%) Verint
7 1 (0.62%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.62%) Capita
7 1 (0.62%) Brocade
7 1 (0.62%) Teradata
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