The table below looks at the prevalence of the term International Banking 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 International Banking over the 3 months to 15 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Banking
Rank 187 209 210
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +1
Contract jobs citing International Banking 13 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.26% 0.30%
As % of the General category 0.43% 0.45% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 18
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£525 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.94 - £65.00
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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 City of London region.

General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3018 4230 4836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 51.10% 58.79% 60.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2240 3129 3612
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 67 73
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.93 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.19% +4.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.46 £58.75 £48.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%

International Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

International Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

International Banking
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 International Banking across the City of London region.

International Banking Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

International Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing International Banking across the City of London region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

International Banking Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

International Banking
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 International Banking across the City of London region.

International Banking Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

International Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing International 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 International Banking.

1 22 (100.00%) Banking
2 13 (59.09%) Finance
3 8 (36.36%) ITIL
3 8 (36.36%) Linux
4 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
4 7 (31.82%) Degree
5 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
6 4 (18.18%) FTP
6 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 4 (18.18%) MCSE
6 4 (18.18%) UNIX
6 4 (18.18%) RPG
6 4 (18.18%) .NET
6 4 (18.18%) AS400
6 4 (18.18%) CISSP
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (18.18%) COBIT
6 4 (18.18%) Software Packaging
6 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (18.18%) RPG IV
6 4 (18.18%) Change Control
6 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
6 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (18.18%) CruiseControl
6 4 (18.18%) Subversion
6 4 (18.18%) Investment Banking
6 4 (18.18%) LPIC
7 3 (13.64%) JNCIS
7 3 (13.64%) CCSE

International Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing International 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 International Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) FTP
1 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.64%) Internet
2 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) Network Security
2 3 (13.64%) FWSM
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) DMZ
3 1 (4.55%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle OWB
1 2 (9.09%) Sybase ASE
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) CruiseControl
1 4 (18.18%) Subversion
1 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (100.00%) Banking
2 13 (59.09%) Finance
3 4 (18.18%) Investment Banking
4 2 (9.09%) Retail Banking
4 2 (9.09%) Retail
5 1 (4.55%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (4.55%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst Programmer
2 4 (18.18%) Programmer
2 4 (18.18%) RPG Programmer
2 4 (18.18%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 4 (18.18%) Team Leader
3 2 (9.09%) DBA
3 2 (9.09%) Programme Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (9.09%) Security Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Network Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (4.55%) Network Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Project Planner
4 1 (4.55%) Coordinator
4 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
1 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
1 4 (18.18%) Software Packaging
2 2 (9.09%) JDBC
2 2 (9.09%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) AS400
1 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) Replication
3 2 (9.09%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) Statistics
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) UNIX
3 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
3 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (18.18%) Change Control
4 3 (13.64%) Cyber Security
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) ETL
5 2 (9.09%) Database Security
5 2 (9.09%) Service Management
5 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Data Management
5 2 (9.09%) Network Design
5 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Wealth Management
6 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.55%) Release Management
6 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.55%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) RPG
1 4 (18.18%) RPG IV
2 3 (13.64%) C
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Perl
3 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) LPIC
2 4 (18.18%) MCSE
2 4 (18.18%) CISSP
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (13.64%) CCSP
3 3 (13.64%) CCNP
3 3 (13.64%) JNCIS
3 3 (13.64%) CCSE
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.55%) CISM
5 1 (4.55%) GIAC
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.55%) ISSMP
5 1 (4.55%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) COBIT
2 3 (13.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (9.09%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Juniper
2 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco
3 2 (9.09%) BMC
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Sybase
4 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com