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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 14 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 69 174 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.73% 18.63% 15.67%
As % of the General category 23.96% 41.23% 42.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 105 114
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£398 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.50% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £272 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
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
288 422 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.46% 45.18% 37.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 223 226
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £550 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 33 13
Average hourly rate £18.50 £31.56 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.37% -23.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £16.28 £22.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £48.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.58%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 22 £425 +8.97% 4
Chester +6 9 £300 -20.00% 4
Banking
North West

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 108 (65.45%) Finance
2 33 (20.00%) Project Management
3 32 (19.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (15.76%) Windows
5 20 (12.12%) Retail
6 19 (11.52%) Retail Banking
6 19 (11.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (11.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (10.91%) Microsoft
8 17 (10.30%) MS Excel
8 17 (10.30%) Information Security
9 16 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (9.09%) UNIX
11 14 (8.48%) Change Management
11 14 (8.48%) Firewall
12 13 (7.88%) Migration
13 12 (7.27%) Linux
13 12 (7.27%) Active Directory
14 11 (6.67%) ITIL
14 11 (6.67%) Management Information System
15 10 (6.06%) Risk Management
15 10 (6.06%) Security Management
15 10 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (6.06%) Business Analysis
15 10 (6.06%) PRINCE2
15 10 (6.06%) TCP/IP
16 9 (5.45%) SharePoint
16 9 (5.45%) AIX
16 9 (5.45%) Supplier Management
16 9 (5.45%) Telecoms

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.85%) IIS
3 5 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.03%) CMS
3 5 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (2.42%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.82%) SAS
5 3 (1.82%) CICS
6 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.61%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 17 (10.30%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (3.03%) MS Project
3 5 (3.03%) MS Office
4 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (0.61%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.48%) Firewall
2 10 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.42%) DNS
3 4 (2.42%) FTP
4 2 (1.21%) SAN
4 2 (1.21%) VPN
4 2 (1.21%) ATM
4 2 (1.21%) Wireless
5 1 (0.61%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.61%) Network Security
5 1 (0.61%) MGW
5 1 (0.61%) PSTN
5 1 (0.61%) VoIP
5 1 (0.61%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.03%) DB2
3 3 (1.82%) MS Access
3 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.21%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.21%) Base SAS
4 2 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.61%) OLAP
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.61%) QlikView
5 1 (0.61%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (1.21%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.61%) JUnit
General
1 108 (65.45%) Finance
2 20 (12.12%) Retail
3 19 (11.52%) Retail Banking
4 9 (5.45%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.64%) Legal
5 6 (3.64%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.82%) Billing
7 2 (1.21%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.21%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (28.48%) Analyst
2 30 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 18 (10.91%) Business Analyst
4 16 (9.70%) Consultant
5 14 (8.48%) Administrator
6 13 (7.88%) Security Consultant
7 11 (6.67%) Architect
8 8 (4.85%) Banking Business Analyst
9 7 (4.24%) Support Engineer
10 6 (3.64%) Service Analyst
10 6 (3.64%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (3.64%) PMO Analyst
10 6 (3.64%) AIX Administrator
11 5 (3.03%) Security Architect
11 5 (3.03%) PMO Manager
11 5 (3.03%) Developer
12 4 (2.42%) Senior Manager
12 4 (2.42%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (2.42%) Service Manager
12 4 (2.42%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.85%) .NET
2 4 (2.42%) Middleware
3 3 (1.82%) JMS
3 3 (1.82%) J2EE
3 3 (1.82%) JDBC
3 3 (1.82%) JSP
3 3 (1.82%) JNDI
4 2 (1.21%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.21%) Spring MVC
4 2 (1.21%) RESTful
4 2 (1.21%) Spring
5 1 (0.61%) HTML
5 1 (0.61%) HTML5
5 1 (0.61%) REST
5 1 (0.61%) CSS3
5 1 (0.61%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.61%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.61%) Struts
5 1 (0.61%) Web Services
5 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.64%) GIS
4 5 (3.03%) IVR
5 4 (2.42%) Clustering
5 4 (2.42%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.42%) PMI
6 3 (1.82%) CMDB
6 3 (1.82%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.21%) LPAR
7 2 (1.21%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.21%) HACMP
7 2 (1.21%) Statistics
8 1 (0.61%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.61%) User Experience
8 1 (0.61%) Social Media
8 1 (0.61%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.76%) Windows
2 19 (11.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 19 (11.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (9.09%) UNIX
4 12 (7.27%) Linux
5 9 (5.45%) AIX
6 8 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.82%) Solaris
9 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (20.00%) Project Management
2 32 (19.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (10.30%) Information Security
4 14 (8.48%) Change Management
5 13 (7.88%) Migration
6 11 (6.67%) ITIL
7 10 (6.06%) PRINCE2
7 10 (6.06%) Security Management
7 10 (6.06%) Risk Management
7 10 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (6.06%) Business Analysis
8 9 (5.45%) Supplier Management
9 8 (4.85%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (4.85%) Validation
10 7 (4.24%) Service Delivery
11 6 (3.64%) Service Management
11 6 (3.64%) Quality Management
11 6 (3.64%) Project Planning
11 6 (3.64%) Security Architecture
11 6 (3.64%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.85%) Java
2 7 (4.24%) SQL
3 5 (3.03%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.42%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.21%) VB
5 2 (1.21%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.61%) Perl
6 1 (0.61%) PHP
6 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.61%) SAS Macro
6 1 (0.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (3.64%) ISEB
1 6 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.03%) PMP
2 5 (3.03%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.42%) MCSE
4 3 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.82%) MCTS
4 3 (1.82%) MCITP
5 2 (1.21%) Degree
6 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.61%) IIBA
6 1 (0.61%) CBAP
6 1 (0.61%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.64%) SLA
2 2 (1.21%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (1.21%) PowerHA
3 2 (1.21%) GPFS
4 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (3.03%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (1.82%) SCCM
2 3 (1.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (1.21%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 2 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.21%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.61%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 18 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.85%) Cyber-Ark
3 6 (3.64%) Oracle
3 6 (3.64%) Avaya
4 4 (2.42%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.42%) Symantec
4 4 (2.42%) IBM
4 4 (2.42%) SolarWinds
4 4 (2.42%) Verint
5 3 (1.82%) Splunk
5 3 (1.82%) Cisco
5 3 (1.82%) Informatica
6 2 (1.21%) EMC
6 2 (1.21%) CA
6 2 (1.21%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (1.21%) VMware
7 1 (0.61%) Brocade
7 1 (0.61%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.61%) Tumbleweed
7 1 (0.61%) ServiceNow
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