The 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Investment Banking
North West / Cheshire
Rank 49 76 65
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -11
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.39% 0.21% 0.51%
As % of the General category 1.00% 0.53% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £340 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
201 376 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.57% 39.66% 43.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 260 202
Median daily rate £403 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.29% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £267 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 33
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -5.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.24% +32.00%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Investment Banking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 Investment Banking within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 March 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 +8 1 - -
Investment Banking
North West

Investment Banking
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Investment 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 Investment Banking.

1 8 (100.00%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Equities
3 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) Ab Initio
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing

Investment 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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 8 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Python Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Excel Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Equities
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (12.50%) Ab Initio