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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 7 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Banking 27 14 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 14.21% 7.53% 14.55%
As % of the General category 33.75% 22.58% 34.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 24
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£188 £375 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -4.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £405 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £20.75 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-49.68% -
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
80 62 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 42.11% 33.33% 42.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 32 58
Average daily rate £350 £388 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +1.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £268 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £551 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 2
Average hourly rate £41.24 £42.50 £11.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.96% +272.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
- -3.05%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +6 22 £188 -43.18% 13
Poole -2 2 £263 -30.00%
Banking
South West

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 11 (27.50%) QA
3 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (25.00%) VMware
3 10 (25.00%) Project Management
3 10 (25.00%) Windows
3 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
4 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
5 7 (17.50%) Retail
5 7 (17.50%) Investment Banking
5 7 (17.50%) Business Analysis
5 7 (17.50%) MS Access
5 7 (17.50%) NAS
6 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (15.00%) MS Office
6 6 (15.00%) ISTQB
6 6 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (12.50%) Validation
7 5 (12.50%) VMware ESX
7 5 (12.50%) Web Development
7 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (12.50%) WCF
7 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 5 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 5 (12.50%) Web Services
7 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 5 (12.50%) C#

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.00%) MS Office
2 6 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (7.50%) MS Project
4 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) NAS
2 3 (7.50%) SAN
3 2 (5.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) MS Access
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Toad
1 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Retail
2 7 (17.50%) Investment Banking
3 4 (10.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.50%) Front Office
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Analyst
2 10 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 5 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) NAS Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) NetApp Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Project Implementation Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Implementation Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Release Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Test Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Junior
8 1 (2.50%) Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) .NET
1 5 (12.50%) Web Services
1 5 (12.50%) WCF
2 2 (5.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) Ajax
3 1 (2.50%) CSS
3 1 (2.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) iSeries
2 2 (5.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.50%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.50%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.50%) IBM XIV
3 1 (2.50%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Linux
2 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (7.50%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.50%) AIX
6 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Project Management
2 7 (17.50%) Business Analysis
3 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (12.50%) Validation
4 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (12.50%) Web Development
4 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 5 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 5 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (10.00%) Fund Accounting
5 4 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (10.00%) Data Security
5 4 (10.00%) Migration
5 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.00%) Patch Management
5 4 (10.00%) SDLC
6 3 (7.50%) Server Building
6 3 (7.50%) Data Analysis
6 3 (7.50%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) C#
1 5 (12.50%) SQL
1 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (10.00%) VBScript
2 4 (10.00%) Perl
3 2 (5.00%) RPG
4 1 (2.50%) PHP
4 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.50%) PMP
2 3 (7.50%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.50%) MCSE
4 1 (2.50%) ISEB
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (27.50%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 5 (12.50%) vSphere
4 3 (7.50%) VMware Server
4 3 (7.50%) XenApp
5 1 (2.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) VMware
2 4 (10.00%) Symantec
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) EMC
3 3 (7.50%) Citrix
3 3 (7.50%) NetApp
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco
3 3 (7.50%) IBM
3 3 (7.50%) Isilon
4 1 (2.50%) Splunk
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) Brocade
4 1 (2.50%) HP
4 1 (2.50%) Bloomberg