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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Banking
North West / Cheshire
Rank 8 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Banking 58 108 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.96% 12.12% 12.09%
As % of the General category 31.87% 33.23% 27.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 96 57
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £488 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.15 £15.78 £10.44
% change year-on-year
+122.78% +51.12%

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
182 325 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 37.53% 36.48% 44.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 246 189
Median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 27
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £33.10 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £33.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-18.79% +27.88%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Banking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +1 11 £500 +8.40% 1
Knutsford -1 11 £400 -5.88%
Warrington +22 2 - -
Banking
North West

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Banking.

1 86 (64.18%) Finance
2 29 (21.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (14.18%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (12.69%) Project Management
4 17 (12.69%) ITIL
5 14 (10.45%) Information Security
6 12 (8.96%) MS Excel
6 12 (8.96%) Risk Management
7 11 (8.21%) Migration
7 11 (8.21%) SharePoint
7 11 (8.21%) Unix
7 11 (8.21%) Windows
7 11 (8.21%) Java
7 11 (8.21%) SQL
8 10 (7.46%) Microsoft
8 10 (7.46%) Service Management
8 10 (7.46%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (6.72%) Internal Audit
9 9 (6.72%) Business Analysis
10 8 (5.97%) Middleware
10 8 (5.97%) GIS
10 8 (5.97%) Financial Institution
10 8 (5.97%) Firewall
10 8 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (5.97%) ETL
10 8 (5.97%) SQL Server
10 8 (5.97%) Web Services
10 8 (5.97%) MS Office
10 8 (5.97%) Investment Banking

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (8.21%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.48%) JBoss
3 5 (3.73%) IIS
3 5 (3.73%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.73%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.24%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.49%) Apache
5 2 (1.49%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.75%) Confluence
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.75%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.97%) MS Office
3 6 (4.48%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.73%) MS Project
5 4 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.75%) Office 365
2 1 (0.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.97%) Firewall
2 5 (3.73%) Internet
3 4 (2.99%) LAN
3 4 (2.99%) WAN
4 3 (2.24%) BIG-IP
4 3 (2.24%) DNS
4 3 (2.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (2.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (2.24%) HTTP
5 2 (1.49%) LDAP
5 2 (1.49%) SAN
5 2 (1.49%) SSL
6 1 (0.75%) DHCP
6 1 (0.75%) FTP
6 1 (0.75%) IPsec
6 1 (0.75%) NAS
6 1 (0.75%) SSH
6 1 (0.75%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (5.97%) GIS
1 8 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (5.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (5.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.49%) Big Data
3 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.75%) DB2
4 1 (0.75%) MS Access
4 1 (0.75%) QlikView
4 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.75%) SAS EBI
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.99%) JIRA
3 3 (2.24%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.75%) Grunt
4 1 (0.75%) gulp
4 1 (0.75%) Hudson
4 1 (0.75%) JUnit
General
1 86 (64.18%) Finance
2 8 (5.97%) Financial Institution
2 8 (5.97%) Investment Banking
3 5 (3.73%) Back Office
4 4 (2.99%) Corporate Banking
4 4 (2.99%) Retail
5 3 (2.24%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Billing
6 1 (0.75%) German Language
6 1 (0.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (28.36%) Analyst
2 18 (13.43%) Business Analyst
3 14 (10.45%) Banking Analyst
4 12 (8.96%) Developer
5 10 (7.46%) Administrator
5 10 (7.46%) Banking Business Analyst
5 10 (7.46%) Risk Analyst
6 9 (6.72%) Project Manager
7 8 (5.97%) Consultant
7 8 (5.97%) DBA
8 7 (5.22%) Operations Analyst
9 6 (4.48%) Security Consultant
10 5 (3.73%) Design Engineer
10 5 (3.73%) Implementation Engineer
10 5 (3.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (3.73%) Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (3.73%) SQL DBA
10 5 (3.73%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (3.73%) Unix Administrator
11 4 (2.99%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.97%) Middleware
1 8 (5.97%) Web Services
2 4 (2.99%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (2.24%) Hibernate
3 3 (2.24%) SOAP
3 3 (2.24%) Spring
4 2 (1.49%) .NET
4 2 (1.49%) J2EE
4 2 (1.49%) RESTful
5 1 (0.75%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.75%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.75%) Java EE
5 1 (0.75%) JPA
5 1 (0.75%) React
5 1 (0.75%) REST
5 1 (0.75%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.97%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.22%) Replication
4 5 (3.73%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.24%) Clustering
5 3 (2.24%) Derivative
5 3 (2.24%) OTC Derivatives
6 2 (1.49%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.49%) Equities
6 2 (1.49%) IVR
6 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.75%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.21%) Unix
1 11 (8.21%) Windows
2 7 (5.22%) Linux
3 6 (4.48%) AIX
3 6 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (4.48%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.49%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (14.18%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (12.69%) ITIL
3 17 (12.69%) Project Management
4 14 (10.45%) Information Security
5 12 (8.96%) Risk Management
6 11 (8.21%) Migration
7 10 (7.46%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (7.46%) Service Management
8 9 (6.72%) Business Analysis
8 9 (6.72%) Internal Audit
9 8 (5.97%) ETL
10 7 (5.22%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (5.22%) High Availability
11 6 (4.48%) ITSM
11 6 (4.48%) Network Design
11 6 (4.48%) OO
11 6 (4.48%) Security Management
11 6 (4.48%) Software Deployment
11 6 (4.48%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.21%) Java
1 11 (8.21%) SQL
2 7 (5.22%) T-SQL
3 6 (4.48%) Python
4 4 (2.99%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.49%) C++
5 2 (1.49%) Jython
5 2 (1.49%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.75%) Assembly Language
6 1 (0.75%) COBOL
6 1 (0.75%) ES6
6 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.75%) JCL
6 1 (0.75%) VB
6 1 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (5.22%) Degree
2 5 (3.73%) CISA
2 5 (3.73%) CISSP
3 4 (2.99%) CRISC
4 3 (2.24%) RHCSA
5 2 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.75%) CBAP
6 1 (0.75%) CISM
6 1 (0.75%) IIBA
6 1 (0.75%) ISEB
6 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.99%) QA
2 3 (2.24%) SLA
3 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (3.73%) XenDesktop
2 3 (2.24%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.75%) RACF
4 1 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.75%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.73%) McAfee ePO
1 5 (3.73%) SCCM
1 5 (3.73%) WSUS
2 2 (1.49%) BladeLogic
2 2 (1.49%) CA Wily
2 2 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.75%) Netcool
3 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (7.46%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.22%) Intel Security
2 7 (5.22%) Red Hat
3 6 (4.48%) Cisco
4 5 (3.73%) Citrix
5 4 (2.99%) Juniper
6 3 (2.24%) F5
6 3 (2.24%) Remedy
6 3 (2.24%) SAP
6 3 (2.24%) Veritas
7 2 (1.49%) Avaya
7 2 (1.49%) Blue Coat
7 2 (1.49%) CA
7 2 (1.49%) IBM
7 2 (1.49%) Symantec
8 1 (0.75%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.75%) HP
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle
8 1 (0.75%) Teradata
8 1 (0.75%) VMware