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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 9 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Banking 111 93 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.92% 12.58% 13.22%
As % of the General category 31.71% 28.10% 32.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 65 69
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £10.44 £10.97
% change year-on-year
+43.67% -4.83%
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
350 331 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 37.59% 44.79% 40.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 192 176
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 31 30
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.84 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.83% -50.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 0 70 £425 +6.25% 3
Chester -7 14 £375 -6.25% 4
Warrington - 1 - - 2
Banking
North West

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 230 (73.25%) Finance
2 56 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (14.01%) Retail
4 43 (13.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 42 (13.38%) Java
6 36 (11.46%) Risk Management
7 34 (10.83%) Windows
7 34 (10.83%) Retail Banking
8 28 (8.92%) Project Management
9 26 (8.28%) Microsoft
10 25 (7.96%) SQL
11 24 (7.64%) HTML
11 24 (7.64%) Middleware
11 24 (7.64%) Migration
12 23 (7.32%) Internet
13 22 (7.01%) Unix
14 21 (6.69%) ITIL
14 21 (6.69%) MS Excel
15 19 (6.05%) Web Services
15 19 (6.05%) Investment Banking
15 19 (6.05%) Incident Management
16 18 (5.73%) Git (software)
16 18 (5.73%) Oracle
16 18 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
17 17 (5.41%) SDLC
17 17 (5.41%) JBoss
17 17 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 17 (5.41%) Scrum
17 17 (5.41%) QA
17 17 (5.41%) Business Analysis

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 17 (5.41%) JBoss
2 16 (5.10%) WebSphere
3 11 (3.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.27%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.27%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.96%) Apache
5 3 (0.96%) Confluence
6 2 (0.64%) CICS
6 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.64%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (0.64%) IIS
6 2 (0.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (0.64%) SAS
6 2 (0.64%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.32%) CMS
7 1 (0.32%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 21 (6.69%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.55%) MS Office
3 5 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.32%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.64%) PaaS
1 2 (0.64%) Symantec.cloud
2 1 (0.32%) GitHub
2 1 (0.32%) IaaS
2 1 (0.32%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.32%) Internet
2 14 (4.46%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (3.18%) HTTP
4 7 (2.23%) Firewall
5 3 (0.96%) LDAP
5 3 (0.96%) SAN
5 3 (0.96%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.64%) DNS
6 2 (0.64%) MPLS
6 2 (0.64%) NAS
6 2 (0.64%) NetScreen
6 2 (0.64%) Network Security
6 2 (0.64%) SMTP
7 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.32%) SSL
7 1 (0.32%) VoIP
7 1 (0.32%) VPN
7 1 (0.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.46%) GIS
2 13 (4.14%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.91%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.91%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.59%) DB2
5 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.96%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.64%) Base SAS
7 2 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.64%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.32%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (5.73%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.87%) Subversion
3 8 (2.55%) Jenkins
3 8 (2.55%) JIRA
4 4 (1.27%) Cucumber
4 4 (1.27%) Gradle
4 4 (1.27%) Maven
5 3 (0.96%) Mockito
5 3 (0.96%) Selenium
5 3 (0.96%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.64%) JUnit
6 2 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.32%) Ant
7 1 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.32%) Checkstyle
7 1 (0.32%) FindBugs
7 1 (0.32%) FishEye
7 1 (0.32%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.32%) Hudson
7 1 (0.32%) Introscope
General
1 230 (73.25%) Finance
2 44 (14.01%) Retail
3 34 (10.83%) Retail Banking
4 19 (6.05%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.23%) Corporate Banking
6 5 (1.59%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.27%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.96%) Legal
9 1 (0.32%) Back Office
9 1 (0.32%) German Language
9 1 (0.32%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (22.93%) Analyst
2 44 (14.01%) Developer
3 40 (12.74%) Project Manager
4 35 (11.15%) Business Analyst
5 29 (9.24%) Java Developer
6 26 (8.28%) Banking Analyst
7 19 (6.05%) Architect
8 16 (5.10%) Banking Project Manager
9 15 (4.78%) Risk Manager
9 15 (4.78%) Solutions Architect
10 14 (4.46%) Audit Manager
11 13 (4.14%) Risk Analyst
11 13 (4.14%) Security Specialist
12 12 (3.82%) Senior Analyst
13 11 (3.50%) Banking Business Analyst
13 11 (3.50%) Infrastructure Manager
14 10 (3.18%) Desktop Engineer
14 10 (3.18%) Operations Analyst
15 9 (2.87%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 9 (2.87%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.64%) HTML
1 24 (7.64%) Middleware
2 19 (6.05%) Web Services
3 16 (5.10%) XML
4 14 (4.46%) HTML5
5 12 (3.82%) AngularJS
5 12 (3.82%) J2EE
5 12 (3.82%) Java EE
5 12 (3.82%) JSON
6 11 (3.50%) jQuery
7 10 (3.18%) WSDL
8 9 (2.87%) Spring
9 8 (2.55%) .NET
9 8 (2.55%) CSS
10 5 (1.59%) XMPP
11 4 (1.27%) SOAP
11 4 (1.27%) Spring MVC
12 3 (0.96%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.96%) JDBC
12 3 (0.96%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.46%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.82%) Mainframe
4 6 (1.91%) User Experience
5 5 (1.59%) Online Banking
6 4 (1.27%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.96%) Blackberry
7 3 (0.96%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.96%) Data Integration
7 3 (0.96%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.96%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.64%) Contactless
8 2 (0.64%) IVR
9 1 (0.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.32%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.32%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.32%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.32%) Photography
9 1 (0.32%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (10.83%) Windows
2 22 (7.01%) Unix
3 15 (4.78%) Linux
4 14 (4.46%) AIX
5 12 (3.82%) Windows XP
6 10 (3.18%) Windows 7
7 8 (2.55%) Apple iOS
7 8 (2.55%) Mac OS
8 7 (2.23%) Windows Vista
9 5 (1.59%) Android
9 5 (1.59%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.96%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.64%) Solaris
13 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (13.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 36 (11.46%) Risk Management
4 28 (8.92%) Project Management
5 24 (7.64%) Migration
6 21 (6.69%) ITIL
7 19 (6.05%) Incident Management
8 17 (5.41%) Business Analysis
8 17 (5.41%) Scrum
8 17 (5.41%) SDLC
9 15 (4.78%) Information Security
10 14 (4.46%) BDD
10 14 (4.46%) Cybersecurity
10 14 (4.46%) Network Monitoring
11 13 (4.14%) TDD
12 12 (3.82%) Change Management
12 12 (3.82%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (3.82%) Data Protection
12 12 (3.82%) Software Engineering
12 12 (3.82%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 42 (13.38%) Java
2 25 (7.96%) SQL
3 15 (4.78%) JavaScript
4 10 (3.18%) Objective-C
5 9 (2.87%) C
6 8 (2.55%) C++
7 5 (1.59%) C#
8 4 (1.27%) VBA
9 3 (0.96%) Perl
10 2 (0.64%) Groovy
10 2 (0.64%) JCL
10 2 (0.64%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.64%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.64%) Python
10 2 (0.64%) REXX
10 2 (0.64%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.64%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.32%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.32%) PHP
11 1 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (3.50%) Degree
2 4 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (0.96%) CIPD
3 3 (0.96%) MBA
4 2 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.32%) CCNP
5 1 (0.32%) CISA
5 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.32%) CRISC
5 1 (0.32%) ISEB
5 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.41%) QA
1 17 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.64%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.96%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (0.64%) Postfix
4 2 (0.64%) RACF
4 2 (0.64%) Sendmail
4 2 (0.64%) vSphere
5 1 (0.32%) KVM
5 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (3.82%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (0.64%) Netcool
2 2 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.64%) SCCM
2 2 (0.64%) SCOM
2 2 (0.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.32%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.32%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 26 (8.28%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.73%) Oracle
3 8 (2.55%) VMware
4 7 (2.23%) Apple
4 7 (2.23%) IBM
4 7 (2.23%) MobileIron
5 6 (1.91%) ServiceNow
6 4 (1.27%) HP
6 4 (1.27%) McAfee
6 4 (1.27%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.96%) CA
7 3 (0.96%) Citrix
7 3 (0.96%) Teradata
8 2 (0.64%) Avaya
8 2 (0.64%) Cisco
8 2 (0.64%) Juniper
8 2 (0.64%) Perforce
8 2 (0.64%) Sun
8 2 (0.64%) Sybase
8 2 (0.64%) Symantec
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