The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Investment 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
Investment Banking
Rank 3 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 21 53 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 18.58% 23.45% 13.92%
As % of the General category 28.38% 32.12% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 50 26
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£525 £525 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £419 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+821.05% +26.66%
Investment Banking
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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 Docklands, London region.

General Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
74 165 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 65.49% 73.01% 58.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 142 97
Average daily rate £550 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £622
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -21.05%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

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

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Investment Banking Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

Investment Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Investment Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 43 (100.00%) Banking
2 11 (25.58%) Derivative
2 11 (25.58%) Finance
3 10 (23.26%) QA
4 7 (16.28%) Front Office
5 6 (13.95%) Back Office
5 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (13.95%) Business Analysis
5 6 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (13.95%) Test Management
6 5 (11.63%) Test Strategy
6 5 (11.63%) Project Management
6 5 (11.63%) HP
7 4 (9.30%) DNS
7 4 (9.30%) SAN
7 4 (9.30%) MPLS
7 4 (9.30%) SQL
7 4 (9.30%) MS Project
7 4 (9.30%) MS Office
7 4 (9.30%) Windows
7 4 (9.30%) MS Visio
7 4 (9.30%) WAN
7 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
7 4 (9.30%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (9.30%) JIRA
8 3 (6.98%) Market Risk
8 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
8 3 (6.98%) Lync
8 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
8 3 (6.98%) HP Quality Center

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.98%) Lync
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Project
1 4 (9.30%) MS Office
1 4 (9.30%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SunGard GMI
1 2 (4.65%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) DNS
1 4 (9.30%) SAN
1 4 (9.30%) MPLS
1 4 (9.30%) WAN
2 2 (4.65%) DHCP
2 2 (4.65%) PBX
2 2 (4.65%) OSPF
2 2 (4.65%) BGP
2 2 (4.65%) EIGRP
2 2 (4.65%) H.323
2 2 (4.65%) IPsec
2 2 (4.65%) IP Telephony
2 2 (4.65%) NAS
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (4.65%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) JIRA
2 2 (4.65%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.33%) ERwin
3 1 (2.33%) MSI
3 1 (2.33%) Subversion
3 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (100.00%) Banking
2 11 (25.58%) Finance
3 7 (16.28%) Front Office
4 6 (13.95%) Back Office
5 2 (4.65%) Legal
6 1 (2.33%) Retail
6 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Analyst
2 8 (18.60%) Project Manager
3 7 (16.28%) Business Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Architect
4 6 (13.95%) Test Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Banking Business Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) QA Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Release Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Voice Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Information Risk Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Agile Project Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Agile C# Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) .NET
2 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.33%) JDBC
3 1 (2.33%) SOAP
3 1 (2.33%) Web Services
3 1 (2.33%) XML
3 1 (2.33%) XSLT
3 1 (2.33%) XML Schema
3 1 (2.33%) Spring
3 1 (2.33%) JSON
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Derivative
2 3 (6.98%) Market Risk
3 2 (4.65%) Credit Risk
3 2 (4.65%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (4.65%) Fixed Income
3 2 (4.65%) Equities
3 2 (4.65%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) AS400
4 1 (2.33%) Statistics
4 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (2.33%) iSeries
4 1 (2.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) UNIX
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (13.95%) Business Analysis
1 6 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (13.95%) Test Management
2 5 (11.63%) Project Management
2 5 (11.63%) Test Strategy
3 4 (9.30%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
4 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
4 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
5 2 (4.65%) Data Mapping
5 2 (4.65%) Test Automation
5 2 (4.65%) Cash Management
5 2 (4.65%) Analytics
5 2 (4.65%) Low Latency
5 2 (4.65%) Release Management
5 2 (4.65%) Validation
5 2 (4.65%) Migration
5 2 (4.65%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) C#
2 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.65%) Perl
4 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.33%) RPG
4 1 (2.33%) VBA
4 1 (2.33%) XQuery
4 1 (2.33%) C++
4 1 (2.33%) Java
4 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) XPath
4 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.65%) MCSE
2 2 (4.65%) ISEB
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.26%) QA
2 3 (6.98%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (4.65%) Basel III
3 2 (4.65%) EMIR
4 1 (2.33%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) HP
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle
2 3 (6.98%) Cisco
3 2 (4.65%) Business Objects
3 2 (4.65%) F5
3 2 (4.65%) SunGard
3 2 (4.65%) EMC
3 2 (4.65%) Avaya
3 2 (4.65%) Juniper
4 1 (2.33%) Cognizant
4 1 (2.33%) CA
4 1 (2.33%) Hitachi
4 1 (2.33%) Informatica
4 1 (2.33%) NetApp
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.33%) Symantec
4 1 (2.33%) Remedy
4 1 (2.33%) Splunk
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft