The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment 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 Investment Banking over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Cheshire region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 66 60 56
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 7 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.82% 0.80% 0.29%
As % of the General category 2.22% 2.01% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Average daily rate - £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £424 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -41.00%
General Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
315 298 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.97% 39.95% 41.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 133 177
Average daily rate £400 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 20 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.75 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +195.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £14.16 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.25 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Investment Banking
North West

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Investment Banking across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Investment Banking across the Cheshire region.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Investment Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Investment Banking across the Cheshire region.

Investment Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Investment 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 Investment Banking within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Chester -22 1 - -
Investment Banking
North West

Investment Banking
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking.

1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Banking
2 7 (87.50%) Change Management
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (75.00%) TIBCO
3 6 (75.00%) Rendezvous
3 6 (75.00%) Middleware
3 6 (75.00%) BladeLogic
3 6 (75.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 6 (75.00%) Splunk
3 6 (75.00%) Cyber-Ark
4 4 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (50.00%) UNIX
4 4 (50.00%) IBM
4 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) GIS
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) Release Management

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (75.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) Middleware Analyst
3 5 (62.50%) Communications Analyst
3 5 (62.50%) Support Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) UNIX Specialist
5 1 (12.50%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Rendezvous
1 6 (75.00%) Middleware
2 4 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Change Management
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) TIBCO
1 6 (75.00%) Splunk
1 6 (75.00%) Cyber-Ark
2 4 (50.00%) IBM