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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 12 19 7
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing Banking 24 13 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 9.68% 5.31% 14.66%
As % of the General category 23.53% 13.68% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 21
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£350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £273 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £435 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £17.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-26.08% -13.75%
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
102 95 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 41.13% 38.78% 47.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 44 53
Average daily rate £400 £375 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £484 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 1
Average hourly rate £42.46 £41.23 £13.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.98% +199.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+19.56% +4.54%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bournemouth +11 18 £400 +12.67%
Poole -3 1 £350 -6.66% 3
Banking
South West

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 16 (35.56%) QA
2 15 (33.33%) Finance
3 13 (28.89%) Investment Banking
4 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (24.44%) Project Management
4 11 (24.44%) VMware
4 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
5 10 (22.22%) Windows
5 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (17.78%) Business Analysis
8 7 (15.56%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (15.56%) Web Development
8 7 (15.56%) vSphere
8 7 (15.56%) WCF
8 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
8 7 (15.56%) MS Access
8 7 (15.56%) Web Services
8 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
8 7 (15.56%) MS Office
8 7 (15.56%) C#
8 7 (15.56%) .NET
9 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2
9 6 (13.33%) Linux
9 6 (13.33%) VMware ESX
9 6 (13.33%) Validation
9 6 (13.33%) Manual Testing
9 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
9 6 (13.33%) ISTQB
9 6 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 (8.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
2 7 (15.56%) MS Office
2 7 (15.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (11.11%) MS Project
4 3 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) NAS
2 2 (4.44%) ATM
3 1 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
1 7 (15.56%) MS Access
2 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Subversion
2 1 (2.22%) Toad
General
1 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 13 (28.89%) Investment Banking
3 5 (11.11%) Retail
4 3 (6.67%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.22%) Front Office
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Analyst
2 13 (28.89%) Business Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 5 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) NAS Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) NetApp Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Junior
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Banking Business Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Junior Test Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) .NET
1 7 (15.56%) Web Services
1 7 (15.56%) WCF
2 2 (4.44%) HTML
2 2 (4.44%) Ajax
2 2 (4.44%) CSS
2 2 (4.44%) SOAP
3 1 (2.22%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) SWIFT
3 3 (6.67%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.22%) iSeries
5 1 (2.22%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.22%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Linux
3 5 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.67%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (2.22%) UNIX
5 1 (2.22%) AIX
5 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Project Management
2 8 (17.78%) Business Analysis
3 7 (15.56%) Web Development
3 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
4 6 (13.33%) Manual Testing
4 6 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (13.33%) Validation
4 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 5 (11.11%) Change Management
5 5 (11.11%) Data Security
5 5 (11.11%) Workflow
5 5 (11.11%) Patch Management
5 5 (11.11%) SDLC
6 4 (8.89%) Fund Accounting
6 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.89%) Data Analysis
7 3 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (6.67%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) C#
2 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 5 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 5 (11.11%) VBScript
3 5 (11.11%) Perl
4 4 (8.89%) SQL
5 2 (4.44%) PHP
5 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.22%) RPG
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (11.11%) PMP
2 5 (11.11%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (35.56%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (15.56%) vSphere
4 6 (13.33%) VMware ESX
5 3 (6.67%) XenApp
5 3 (6.67%) VMware Server
6 2 (4.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) VMware
2 5 (11.11%) Symantec
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.67%) EMC
4 3 (6.67%) Citrix
4 3 (6.67%) BMC
4 3 (6.67%) NetApp
4 3 (6.67%) Isilon
5 1 (2.22%) Splunk
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco
5 1 (2.22%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) Bloomberg