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 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 8 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 101 82 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.03% 10.54% 9.35%
As % of the General category 29.53% 28.08% 28.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 56 35
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £281 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £539 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £10.97 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -33.51%
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
342 292 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.13% 37.53% 33.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 144 105
Average daily rate £413 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £582 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 33 26
Average hourly rate £14.81 £35.00 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.70% +35.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £25.04 £7.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%

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 March 2015.

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 March 2015. 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 32 £400 -11.11% 2
Chester +22 27 £413 +11.86% 5
Warrington - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - -
Banking
North West

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 (60.96%) Finance
2 45 (24.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 41 (21.93%) Retail
4 38 (20.32%) Java
5 33 (17.65%) Project Management
6 31 (16.58%) Retail Banking
7 28 (14.97%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (12.83%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (10.70%) SQL
9 20 (10.70%) HTML
10 19 (10.16%) XML
10 19 (10.16%) IBM
10 19 (10.16%) Business Analysis
11 18 (9.63%) Oracle
11 18 (9.63%) Windows
12 17 (9.09%) J2EE
13 16 (8.56%) Migration
14 15 (8.02%) JavaScript
15 14 (7.49%) Microsoft
16 13 (6.95%) Change Management
17 12 (6.42%) Degree
18 11 (5.88%) Mainframe
18 11 (5.88%) .NET
18 11 (5.88%) SQL Server
18 11 (5.88%) JDBC
18 11 (5.88%) JSP
18 11 (5.88%) SOAP
19 10 (5.35%) Web Services
19 10 (5.35%) DB2
19 10 (5.35%) Linux

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 10 (5.35%) CICS
2 7 (3.74%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.67%) MQSeries
4 4 (2.14%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.14%) SAS
4 4 (2.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (2.14%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (1.60%) JBoss
6 2 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.07%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.07%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.53%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.53%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (3.74%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.21%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.67%) MS Office
4 1 (0.53%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.53%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.07%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.07%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.07%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.07%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.07%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.21%) HTTPS
1 6 (3.21%) SSH
2 5 (2.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.14%) ATM
3 4 (2.14%) Internet
3 4 (2.14%) HTTP
4 3 (1.60%) Network Security
5 2 (1.07%) SAN
6 1 (0.53%) RIP
6 1 (0.53%) Intranet
6 1 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.35%) DB2
3 6 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.14%) Informix
4 4 (2.14%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.14%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.07%) DTS
6 2 (1.07%) DataStage
6 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.53%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.53%) Cognos Transformer
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.53%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.53%) ReportNet
7 1 (0.53%) Cognos Powerplay
7 1 (0.53%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 7 (3.74%) JUnit
2 4 (2.14%) Subversion
2 4 (2.14%) Selenium
2 4 (2.14%) Mockito
2 4 (2.14%) Cucumber
2 4 (2.14%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.60%) Maven
3 3 (1.60%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.07%) Introscope
4 2 (1.07%) JIRA
4 2 (1.07%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.53%) NUnit
5 1 (0.53%) LSMW
General
1 114 (60.96%) Finance
2 41 (21.93%) Retail
3 31 (16.58%) Retail Banking
4 9 (4.81%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.14%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.14%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.07%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.07%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Back Office
7 1 (0.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 53 (28.34%) Analyst
2 38 (20.32%) Business Analyst
3 31 (16.58%) Developer
4 27 (14.44%) Project Manager
5 19 (10.16%) Java Developer
6 14 (7.49%) Architect
6 14 (7.49%) Senior Analyst
6 14 (7.49%) Senior Business Analyst
7 10 (5.35%) Banking Business Analyst
7 10 (5.35%) Designer
8 9 (4.81%) Financial Business Analyst
9 7 (3.74%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 7 (3.74%) Business Manager
9 7 (3.74%) Administrator
9 7 (3.74%) Consultant
10 6 (3.21%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.21%) Solutions Designer
10 6 (3.21%) Implementation Manager
10 6 (3.21%) Infrastructure Manager
10 6 (3.21%) Engagement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.70%) HTML
2 19 (10.16%) XML
3 17 (9.09%) J2EE
4 11 (5.88%) .NET
4 11 (5.88%) JDBC
4 11 (5.88%) JSP
4 11 (5.88%) SOAP
5 10 (5.35%) Web Services
5 10 (5.35%) Spring
5 10 (5.35%) jQuery
6 9 (4.81%) RESTful
6 9 (4.81%) Java EE
6 9 (4.81%) CSS
7 8 (4.28%) WSDL
7 8 (4.28%) JSON
8 7 (3.74%) JAX-RS
9 6 (3.21%) XSL
9 6 (3.21%) HTML5
10 5 (2.67%) ISPF
10 5 (2.67%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.83%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 10 (5.35%) IBM Mainframe
4 9 (4.81%) User Experience
5 6 (3.21%) Online Banking
6 4 (2.14%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.14%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (1.60%) CMDB
7 3 (1.60%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.60%) EMV
7 3 (1.60%) PMI
7 3 (1.60%) Chip Card
8 2 (1.07%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.07%) Biometrics
8 2 (1.07%) Open Source
8 2 (1.07%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.53%) LPAR
9 1 (0.53%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.63%) Windows
2 10 (5.35%) Linux
3 8 (4.28%) UNIX
4 6 (3.21%) AIX
5 5 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.67%) zOS
5 5 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.14%) Windows XP
6 4 (2.14%) Windows Vista
6 4 (2.14%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.07%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (24.06%) Stakeholder Management
2 33 (17.65%) Project Management
3 28 (14.97%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (10.16%) Business Analysis
5 16 (8.56%) Migration
6 13 (6.95%) Change Management
7 10 (5.35%) Waterfall
8 9 (4.81%) TDD
9 8 (4.28%) Software Engineering
9 8 (4.28%) Time Management
10 7 (3.74%) Workflow
10 7 (3.74%) ITIL
10 7 (3.74%) PRINCE2
10 7 (3.74%) OO
11 6 (3.21%) MVC
11 6 (3.21%) Service Management
11 6 (3.21%) TOGAF
11 6 (3.21%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (2.67%) Agile Project Management
12 5 (2.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (20.32%) Java
2 20 (10.70%) SQL
3 15 (8.02%) JavaScript
4 7 (3.74%) C#
4 7 (3.74%) C++
5 6 (3.21%) XPath
6 5 (2.67%) REXX
6 5 (2.67%) COBOL
6 5 (2.67%) C
7 4 (2.14%) JCL
7 4 (2.14%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.14%) Assembly Language
7 4 (2.14%) Objective-C
8 3 (1.60%) VBA
9 2 (1.07%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.07%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.53%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.53%) PL/1
10 1 (0.53%) Perl
10 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (6.42%) Degree
2 6 (3.21%) PMI Certification
2 6 (3.21%) VCP4
3 5 (2.67%) PMP
4 3 (1.60%) ISEB
5 2 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.07%) IIBA
5 2 (1.07%) CBAP
6 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.53%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.28%) QA
2 3 (1.60%) SLA
3 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.53%) MiFID
3 1 (0.53%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (1.07%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.53%) XenApp
2 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.53%) PowerHA
2 1 (0.53%) GPFS
2 1 (0.53%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.53%) SCCM
2 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.53%) MOM
2 1 (0.53%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 19 (10.16%) IBM
2 18 (9.63%) Oracle
3 14 (7.49%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.67%) HP
5 4 (2.14%) Citrix
6 3 (1.60%) Cyber-Ark
6 3 (1.60%) BMC
6 3 (1.60%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.60%) Remedy
6 3 (1.60%) Cognos
7 2 (1.07%) SAP
7 2 (1.07%) Sybase
7 2 (1.07%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.07%) Compuware
7 2 (1.07%) SunGard
7 2 (1.07%) Perforce
7 2 (1.07%) VMware
7 2 (1.07%) Teradata
7 2 (1.07%) Google
7 2 (1.07%) Fiserv
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