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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 21 31 19
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 1 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.76% 0.94% 4.49%
As % of the General category 2.22% 2.50% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £402 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.52% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+872.22% +20.00%
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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
45 80 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 34.35% 37.56% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 43
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 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £403 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 3
Average hourly rate £31.50 £31.56 £37.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.17% -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 £21.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -24.56%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Dell
1 1 (33.33%) EMC