The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 16 21 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Contract jobs citing Banking 8 14 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.97% 6.64% 15.64%
As % of the General category 17.02% 17.72% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 24
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£300 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £260 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £440 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Banking
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

General Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
47 79 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 35.07% 37.44% 37.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 27 44
Average daily rate £300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £404 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 23 3
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £37.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -15.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.72 £16.84 £29.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £41.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -27.19%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Chester region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Retail
2 6 (40.00%) Retail Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) SAS
3 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (20.00%) Release Management
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) People Management
4 2 (13.33%) Time Management
4 2 (13.33%) Base SAS
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) VMware
5 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
5 1 (6.67%) Clustering
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security
5 1 (6.67%) IVR
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) SAN
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) OLAP

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 3 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Base SAS
2 1 (6.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (6.67%) OLAP
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Retail
2 6 (40.00%) Retail Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) SAS Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (6.67%) SAS Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Business Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) IVR
1 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (20.00%) Release Management
1 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (13.33%) People Management
2 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Time Management
2 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Information Management
3 1 (6.67%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Cash Management
3 1 (6.67%) Straight-Through Processing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) SAS Macro
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Dell
2 1 (6.67%) EMC
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
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