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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 12 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing Banking 74 171 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.00% 20.45% 16.32%
As % of the General category 25.17% 43.73% 40.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 96 119
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£400 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £277 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £21.25 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-18.82% +10.38%
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
294 391 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 35.77% 46.77% 40.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 204 247
Average daily rate £400 £392 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £237 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 25 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £31.56 £37.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.54% -15.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £15.03 £19.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £47.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 27 August 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 27 August 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 0 26 £425 +6.25% 4
Chester -1 6 £259 -31.00% 6
Banking
North West

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 114 (67.06%) Finance
2 39 (22.94%) Project Management
3 36 (21.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (13.53%) Windows
5 22 (12.94%) Retail
6 20 (11.76%) Retail Banking
7 18 (10.59%) Microsoft
8 17 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (10.00%) Information Security
9 16 (9.41%) Migration
10 15 (8.82%) Change Management
10 15 (8.82%) MS Excel
10 15 (8.82%) UNIX
11 14 (8.24%) Firewall
12 12 (7.06%) Linux
13 11 (6.47%) ITIL
13 11 (6.47%) Active Directory
13 11 (6.47%) Management Information System
14 10 (5.88%) Security Management
14 10 (5.88%) Risk Management
14 10 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (5.29%) Supplier Management
15 9 (5.29%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (5.29%) Telecoms
15 9 (5.29%) TCP/IP
15 9 (5.29%) PRINCE2
15 9 (5.29%) AIX
15 9 (5.29%) SharePoint
15 9 (5.29%) .NET

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 9 (5.29%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.71%) IIS
3 5 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.94%) CMS
3 5 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (2.35%) CICS
5 1 (0.59%) SAS
5 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.59%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 15 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.94%) MS Project
4 4 (2.35%) MS Office
5 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) PeopleSoft Financials
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.24%) Firewall
2 9 (5.29%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.35%) DNS
3 4 (2.35%) FTP
4 2 (1.18%) VPN
4 2 (1.18%) ATM
4 2 (1.18%) Wireless
5 1 (0.59%) Network Security
5 1 (0.59%) MGW
5 1 (0.59%) PSTN
5 1 (0.59%) VoIP
5 1 (0.59%) SAN
5 1 (0.59%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.53%) DB2
3 3 (1.76%) MS Access
3 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.59%) QlikView
5 1 (0.59%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.18%) LoadRunner
General
1 114 (67.06%) Finance
2 22 (12.94%) Retail
3 20 (11.76%) Retail Banking
4 9 (5.29%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.12%) Legal
6 5 (2.94%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.76%) Billing
8 2 (1.18%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (27.65%) Analyst
2 31 (18.24%) Project Manager
3 17 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 16 (9.41%) Consultant
5 13 (7.65%) Security Consultant
5 13 (7.65%) Administrator
6 11 (6.47%) Architect
7 8 (4.71%) Banking Business Analyst
7 8 (4.71%) PMO Analyst
8 7 (4.12%) Support Engineer
9 6 (3.53%) Service Analyst
9 6 (3.53%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (3.53%) Designer
9 6 (3.53%) UAT Manager
9 6 (3.53%) AIX Administrator
10 5 (2.94%) PMO Manager
10 5 (2.94%) Security Architect
10 5 (2.94%) Test Manager
11 4 (2.35%) Senior Manager
11 4 (2.35%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.29%) .NET
2 4 (2.35%) J2EE
2 4 (2.35%) JDBC
2 4 (2.35%) JSP
2 4 (2.35%) JNDI
2 4 (2.35%) JMS
2 4 (2.35%) Middleware
3 2 (1.18%) Spring
3 2 (1.18%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.18%) Spring MVC
4 1 (0.59%) RESTful
4 1 (0.59%) HTML5
4 1 (0.59%) REST
4 1 (0.59%) CSS3
4 1 (0.59%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.59%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.59%) Struts
4 1 (0.59%) Web Services
4 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.59%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.47%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.53%) GIS
3 5 (2.94%) IVR
4 4 (2.35%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.35%) PMI
4 4 (2.35%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (1.76%) CMDB
5 3 (1.76%) Clustering
6 2 (1.18%) Statistics
6 2 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.18%) HACMP
6 2 (1.18%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.18%) LPAR
7 1 (0.59%) Social Media
7 1 (0.59%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.59%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.53%) Windows
2 17 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 17 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (8.82%) UNIX
4 12 (7.06%) Linux
5 9 (5.29%) AIX
6 7 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.76%) Solaris
9 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (22.94%) Project Management
2 36 (21.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (10.00%) Information Security
4 16 (9.41%) Migration
5 15 (8.82%) Change Management
6 11 (6.47%) ITIL
7 10 (5.88%) Security Management
7 10 (5.88%) Risk Management
7 10 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (5.29%) Supplier Management
8 9 (5.29%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (5.29%) PRINCE2
9 8 (4.71%) Validation
9 8 (4.71%) Business Analysis
10 7 (4.12%) Waterfall
10 7 (4.12%) Service Delivery
11 6 (3.53%) Service Management
11 6 (3.53%) Quality Management
11 6 (3.53%) Data Modelling
11 6 (3.53%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.71%) Java
2 6 (3.53%) SQL
3 5 (2.94%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.35%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.18%) VB
5 2 (1.18%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.59%) Perl
6 1 (0.59%) PHP
6 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (4.12%) ISEB
2 6 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.94%) PMP
3 5 (2.94%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.35%) MCSE
5 3 (1.76%) MCTS
5 3 (1.76%) MCITP
5 3 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.18%) Degree
7 1 (0.59%) IIBA
7 1 (0.59%) CBAP
7 1 (0.59%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.53%) SLA
2 2 (1.18%) QA
3 1 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (6.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (1.18%) PowerHA
3 2 (1.18%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 5 (2.94%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.76%) SCCM
3 3 (1.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (1.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.59%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 18 (10.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.71%) Cyber-Ark
3 6 (3.53%) Oracle
3 6 (3.53%) Avaya
4 4 (2.35%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.35%) Symantec
4 4 (2.35%) IBM
4 4 (2.35%) SolarWinds
4 4 (2.35%) Verint
5 3 (1.76%) Splunk
5 3 (1.76%) Informatica
6 2 (1.18%) Cisco
6 2 (1.18%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (1.18%) CA
7 1 (0.59%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.59%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.59%) FatWire
7 1 (0.59%) VMware
7 1 (0.59%) Brocade
7 1 (0.59%) Fortinet
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