The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Financial Institution in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Financial Institution over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Institution
Rank 115 110 86
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -24
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 86 105 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.52% 1.54% 2.04%
As % of the General category 2.95% 2.77% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 83 106
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -12.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £314 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £620 £644
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.13 £9.88 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-7.51% -64.09%
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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 City of London region.

General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2912 3789 3423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 51.61% 55.74% 55.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2299 2878 2619
Average daily rate £475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 54 54
Average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.45 £40.00 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

Financial Institution
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Financial Institution Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Financial Institution
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Financial Institution across the City of London region.

Financial Institution Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Financial Institution
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Financial Institution across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Financial Institution Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Financial Institution
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Financial Institution across the City of London region.

Financial Institution Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Financial Institution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Financial Institution 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 Financial Institution.

1 169 (100.00%) Finance
2 73 (43.20%) Banking
3 32 (18.93%) Windows
4 28 (16.57%) SQL
5 25 (14.79%) Oracle
6 24 (14.20%) Project Management
7 23 (13.61%) Investment Banking
8 22 (13.02%) Business Analysis
8 22 (13.02%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (13.02%) Linux
8 22 (13.02%) Microsoft
9 21 (12.43%) Java
10 20 (11.83%) MS Office
10 20 (11.83%) MS Excel
10 20 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (11.83%) User Acceptance Testing
11 19 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (10.65%) Hedge funds
12 18 (10.65%) SWIFT
13 17 (10.06%) Active Directory
13 17 (10.06%) UNIX
14 15 (8.88%) Middleware
14 15 (8.88%) Windows 7
15 14 (8.28%) Cash Management
15 14 (8.28%) Waterfall
16 13 (7.69%) Integration Testing
16 13 (7.69%) Risk Management
17 12 (7.10%) Front Office
17 12 (7.10%) Retail
17 12 (7.10%) ITIL

Financial Institution
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Financial Institution 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 Financial Institution. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.51%) CMS
2 7 (4.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (3.55%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.96%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.96%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.37%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.78%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.18%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.18%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.18%) SAS
7 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.59%) Node.js
8 1 (0.59%) Lync
8 1 (0.59%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.59%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.59%) Mule
8 1 (0.59%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 20 (11.83%) MS Office
1 20 (11.83%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.96%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.96%) MS Project
4 3 (1.78%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.59%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.59%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.59%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 10 (5.92%) Oracle Cash Management
2 6 (3.55%) assyst
3 2 (1.18%) HiPortfolio
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.59%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.59%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.59%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.59%) PaaS
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.14%) SAN
2 6 (3.55%) Internet
2 6 (3.55%) VPN
2 6 (3.55%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (3.55%) Wireless
3 5 (2.96%) Firewall
4 3 (1.78%) WAN
5 2 (1.18%) NetScreen
5 2 (1.18%) DHCP
5 2 (1.18%) DNS
5 2 (1.18%) SSL
5 2 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.18%) Multicast
6 1 (0.59%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.59%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.59%) NAS
6 1 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.59%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.37%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (1.78%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.78%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.18%) OLAP
3 2 (1.18%) MS Access
3 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.59%) Big Data
4 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.59%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.59%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.59%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 6 (3.55%) Maven
2 5 (2.96%) JIRA
3 2 (1.18%) Ant
3 2 (1.18%) Selenium
4 1 (0.59%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.59%) TestComplete
4 1 (0.59%) MSTest
4 1 (0.59%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.59%) JMeter
General
1 169 (100.00%) Finance
2 73 (43.20%) Banking
3 23 (13.61%) Investment Banking
4 12 (7.10%) Front Office
4 12 (7.10%) Retail
5 10 (5.92%) Retail Banking
6 5 (2.96%) Legal
7 4 (2.37%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.78%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (1.78%) Law
9 2 (1.18%) Advertising
9 2 (1.18%) Marketing
10 1 (0.59%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.59%) French Language
10 1 (0.59%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 67 (39.64%) Analyst
2 23 (13.61%) Developer
3 17 (10.06%) Business Analyst
4 16 (9.47%) Project Manager
5 12 (7.10%) Data Analyst
5 12 (7.10%) Systems Analyst
6 11 (6.51%) Consultant
6 11 (6.51%) Architect
7 10 (5.92%) Java Developer
8 8 (4.73%) Security Analyst
9 7 (4.14%) Service Analyst
10 6 (3.55%) Service Desk Analyst
11 5 (2.96%) Designer
11 5 (2.96%) Applications Support
11 5 (2.96%) Senior Developer
12 4 (2.37%) Desktop Support
12 4 (2.37%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (2.37%) Desktop Engineer
12 4 (2.37%) Business Architect
12 4 (2.37%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.88%) Middleware
2 6 (3.55%) Spring
3 5 (2.96%) .NET
3 5 (2.96%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (2.37%) Web Services
4 4 (2.37%) HTML
4 4 (2.37%) RESTful
5 3 (1.78%) Hibernate
5 3 (1.78%) XML
5 3 (1.78%) J2EE
6 2 (1.18%) OLE
6 2 (1.18%) CSS
6 2 (1.18%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (1.18%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (1.18%) HTML5
6 2 (1.18%) Akka
7 1 (0.59%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.59%) Backbone.js
7 1 (0.59%) REST
7 1 (0.59%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (10.65%) Hedge funds
2 18 (10.65%) SWIFT
3 10 (5.92%) Blackberry
3 10 (5.92%) Derivative
4 7 (4.14%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (3.55%) Handset
5 6 (3.55%) User Experience
6 5 (2.96%) Reference Data
6 5 (2.96%) Fixed Income
6 5 (2.96%) Equities
7 4 (2.37%) Clustering
7 4 (2.37%) Market Risk
8 3 (1.78%) Graphic Design
8 3 (1.78%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.18%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.18%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.18%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 32 (18.93%) Windows
2 22 (13.02%) Linux
3 17 (10.06%) UNIX
4 15 (8.88%) Windows 7
5 12 (7.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (6.51%) Windows XP
7 5 (2.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.59%) Solaris
9 1 (0.59%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (14.20%) Project Management
2 22 (13.02%) Business Analysis
2 22 (13.02%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (11.83%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (8.28%) Cash Management
4 14 (8.28%) Waterfall
5 13 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 13 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 12 (7.10%) ITIL
7 11 (6.51%) Requirements Analysis
7 11 (6.51%) Scrum
7 11 (6.51%) Migration
8 10 (5.92%) Data Analysis
8 10 (5.92%) Data Modelling
9 9 (5.33%) SOA
10 8 (4.73%) Systems Analysis
10 8 (4.73%) TDD
10 8 (4.73%) Incident Management
11 6 (3.55%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 28 (16.57%) SQL
2 21 (12.43%) Java
3 8 (4.73%) C#
4 6 (3.55%) Python
4 6 (3.55%) Ruby
5 5 (2.96%) Scala
5 5 (2.96%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.96%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.78%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.78%) VBA
6 3 (1.78%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.18%) C++
7 2 (1.18%) Groovy
7 2 (1.18%) R
8 1 (0.59%) Delphi
8 1 (0.59%) REXX
Qualifications
1 7 (4.14%) CISSP
2 6 (3.55%) CISMP
2 6 (3.55%) CISM
2 6 (3.55%) Degree
3 3 (1.78%) ISEB
3 3 (1.78%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.18%) PMP
4 2 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.18%) MCSE
4 2 (1.18%) CCNP
4 2 (1.18%) JNCIS
4 2 (1.18%) CBAP
5 1 (0.59%) CCSE
5 1 (0.59%) GIAC
5 1 (0.59%) CCSA
5 1 (0.59%) CISA
5 1 (0.59%) CCA
5 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.73%) SLA
2 5 (2.96%) QA
3 4 (2.37%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.59%) Basel III
System Software
1 17 (10.06%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.96%) Xen
4 4 (2.37%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.59%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.59%) XenApp
5 1 (0.59%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.59%) vSphere
5 1 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.59%) NFS
5 1 (0.59%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (2.37%) SCCM
1 4 (2.37%) Puppet
2 3 (1.78%) SCOM
2 3 (1.78%) DameWare
3 2 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.18%) SELinux
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.59%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.59%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 25 (14.79%) Oracle
2 22 (13.02%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.51%) VMware
4 10 (5.92%) Citrix
5 7 (4.14%) Altiris
6 6 (3.55%) NetApp
6 6 (3.55%) MobileIron
7 5 (2.96%) IBM
8 4 (2.37%) Reuters
8 4 (2.37%) Bloomberg
8 4 (2.37%) Remedy
8 4 (2.37%) Cisco
9 3 (1.78%) F5
9 3 (1.78%) Cognos
9 3 (1.78%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.18%) Juniper
10 2 (1.18%) HP
10 2 (1.18%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.18%) Lotus
10 2 (1.18%) McAfee
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