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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 19 15 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing Banking 6 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.26% 7.88% 14.39%
As % of the General category 12.24% 18.84% 37.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 16
Average daily rate
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£259 £375 £424
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.00% -11.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £260 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £440 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +15.38%
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
49 69 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 34.75% 41.82% 38.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 33
Average daily rate £281 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £225 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 3
Average hourly rate £31.50 £32.62 £37.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.41% -12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.72 £16.84 £29.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.95 £41.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -21.05%

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 20 August 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 29 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) Retail
2 8 (50.00%) Retail Banking
3 4 (25.00%) SAS
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Release Management
4 3 (18.75%) Base SAS
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) SAS Macro
5 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) SQL
6 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.25%) ETL
6 1 (6.25%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
6 1 (6.25%) Information Security
6 1 (6.25%) IVR
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) Information Management
6 1 (6.25%) Cash Management
6 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
6 1 (6.25%) Straight-Through Processing
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 4 (25.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Base SAS
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) Retail
2 8 (50.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) SAS Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.25%) Change Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
4 1 (6.25%) MI Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Workstream Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
1 1 (6.25%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (18.75%) Release Management
3 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Information Management
4 1 (6.25%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Cash Management
4 1 (6.25%) Straight-Through Processing
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SAS Macro
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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