The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 12 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing Banking 18 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 7.20% 12.50% 9.65%
As % of the General category 20.00% 33.87% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 25
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£355 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £130 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.79% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £12.50 £17.98
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -30.47%
Banking
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

General Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
90 62 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 36.00% 36.90% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 42 74
Average daily rate £338 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.55% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £100 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £500 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 7
Average hourly rate £41.23 £33.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.93% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £19.88 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole -1 8 £338 +92.85% 1
Bournemouth -7 7 £317 -6.22% 1
Dorchester - - - -
Banking
South West

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing 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 Banking.

1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Migration
2 7 (22.58%) VMware
2 7 (22.58%) UNIX
2 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (19.35%) Linux
3 6 (19.35%) Risk Management
3 6 (19.35%) Project Management
3 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (16.13%) SAN
4 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
4 5 (16.13%) Perl
4 5 (16.13%) Retail
5 4 (12.90%) SSH
5 4 (12.90%) Clustering
5 4 (12.90%) Time Management
5 4 (12.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
5 4 (12.90%) Korn
5 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
5 4 (12.90%) PHP
5 4 (12.90%) Java
5 4 (12.90%) RDBMS
5 4 (12.90%) HTTPS
5 4 (12.90%) OO
5 4 (12.90%) Apache
5 4 (12.90%) Ingres
5 4 (12.90%) VMS
5 4 (12.90%) NFS

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing 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 Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.90%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) SAN
2 4 (12.90%) SSH
2 4 (12.90%) DNS
2 4 (12.90%) HTTPS
3 3 (9.68%) PuTTY
4 2 (6.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Ingres
1 4 (12.90%) RDBMS
1 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.68%) JasperReports
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) PHPUnit
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Retail
3 3 (9.68%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Incident Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Applications Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Applications Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Change Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (3.23%) UNIX Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Writer
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Database Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Business Change Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) CSS
1 3 (9.68%) JDBC
1 3 (9.68%) Web Services
1 3 (9.68%) CGI
1 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
1 3 (9.68%) DAO
1 3 (9.68%) HTML
1 3 (9.68%) Laravel
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) Spring
2 1 (3.23%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Clustering
3 3 (9.68%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) AS400
4 1 (3.23%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.23%) Equities
4 1 (3.23%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) UNIX
2 6 (19.35%) Linux
3 4 (12.90%) VMS
4 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.45%) Windows
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Migration
2 6 (19.35%) Project Management
2 6 (19.35%) Risk Management
3 4 (12.90%) Validation
3 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
3 4 (12.90%) OO
3 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
3 4 (12.90%) Time Management
3 4 (12.90%) Coaching
4 3 (9.68%) Change Control
4 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL
4 3 (9.68%) MVC
4 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
4 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.45%) Change Management
5 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) Perl
3 4 (12.90%) PHP
3 4 (12.90%) Java
3 4 (12.90%) Korn
3 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
4 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.68%) VBA
4 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.45%) VB
5 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) CISSP
1 1 (3.23%) CISA
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
1 1 (3.23%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
3 4 (12.90%) NFS
3 4 (12.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (9.68%) VMware Server
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Puppet
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (6.45%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) VMware
2 2 (6.45%) Isilon
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) EMC
2 2 (6.45%) NetApp
3 1 (3.23%) Symantec
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) SunGard
3 1 (3.23%) FalconStor