The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment 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 Investment Banking over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 31 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.49% 1.17% 1.45%
As % of the General category 1.37% 3.70% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£500 - £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.75
Investment 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
73 54 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 35.61% 31.58% 34.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 16 15
Average daily rate £400 £313 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% +21.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £215 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 12
Average hourly rate £14.00 £35.00 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -13.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Investment Banking Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Investment Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Investment Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) CMDB
3 1 (33.33%) Copywriting
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Flash
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (33.33%) Fireworks
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CMDB
1 1 (33.33%) Copywriting
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) SEO
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy