The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 78 90 105
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +15
Contract jobs citing Banking 46 38 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.81% 1.42% 1.36%
As % of the General category 5.54% 4.75% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 24
Average daily rate £425 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £377 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £625 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £423 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.48% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.82 £10.44 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.98% -22.66%
Banking
England

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

General Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
831 800 1037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 32.74% 29.94% 33.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 461 562
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £229 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 49 60
Average hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.53 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.88%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Banking
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Essex +3 18 £413 -21.42% 1
Hertfordshire +13 15 £494 +26.66% 12
Cambridgeshire +15 12 £425 -32.00% 17
Bedfordshire -4 1 £850 +91.01% 4
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 56 (64.37%) Finance
2 21 (24.14%) SQL
3 20 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (17.24%) Retail
4 15 (17.24%) Telecoms
5 14 (16.09%) MS Excel
5 14 (16.09%) Microsoft
6 13 (14.94%) Retail Banking
7 11 (12.64%) HP
8 10 (11.49%) CheckPoint
8 10 (11.49%) Cisco
8 10 (11.49%) DNS
8 10 (11.49%) Windows
8 10 (11.49%) SQL Server
9 9 (10.34%) ITIL
10 8 (9.20%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (9.20%) Investment Management
10 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (8.05%) Security Architecture
11 7 (8.05%) Project Management
11 7 (8.05%) .NET
12 6 (6.90%) MPLS
12 6 (6.90%) MS Exchange
12 6 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (6.90%) Scrum
12 6 (6.90%) VMware
12 6 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (6.90%) F5
12 6 (6.90%) High Availability
12 6 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 6 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.60%) SAS
3 3 (3.45%) Node.js
4 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.15%) IIS
5 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (16.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.75%) FrameMaker
3 4 (4.60%) MS Project
4 3 (3.45%) MS Office
4 3 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.49%) DNS
2 6 (6.90%) BIG-IP
2 6 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 6 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 6 (6.90%) MPLS
3 5 (5.75%) ATM
4 4 (4.60%) Firewall
5 2 (2.30%) DHCP
5 2 (2.30%) NetScaler
5 2 (2.30%) SAN
5 2 (2.30%) SSL
6 1 (1.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.49%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.20%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.30%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.30%) QlikView
5 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.15%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.15%) MS Access
6 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.60%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.45%) HP UFT
2 3 (3.45%) Hudson
3 2 (2.30%) JIRA
General
1 56 (64.37%) Finance
2 15 (17.24%) Retail
2 15 (17.24%) Telecoms
3 13 (14.94%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Law
5 1 (1.15%) Legal
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (22.99%) Analyst
2 11 (12.64%) Architect
3 10 (11.49%) Developer
3 10 (11.49%) Project Manager
4 5 (5.75%) Author
4 5 (5.75%) Business Analyst
4 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 5 (5.75%) Technical Author
4 5 (5.75%) Technical Specialist
4 5 (5.75%) Test Analyst
5 4 (4.60%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (4.60%) IT Manager
5 4 (4.60%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (4.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (4.60%) Senior Manager
5 4 (4.60%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 4 (4.60%) Senior Project Manager
5 4 (4.60%) SQL Developer
5 4 (4.60%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.05%) .NET
2 4 (4.60%) Web Services
2 4 (4.60%) XML
3 3 (3.45%) React
4 1 (1.15%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.15%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.15%) CSS
4 1 (1.15%) CSS3
4 1 (1.15%) HTML
4 1 (1.15%) HTML5
4 1 (1.15%) jQuery
4 1 (1.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.45%) User Experience
2 2 (2.30%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.30%) Reinsurance
3 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.15%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.15%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.49%) Windows
2 6 (6.90%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.45%) Unix
3 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.30%) Linux
4 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.30%) Solaris
4 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (10.34%) ITIL
3 8 (9.20%) Investment Management
4 7 (8.05%) Project Management
4 7 (8.05%) Security Architecture
5 6 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (6.90%) DevOps
5 6 (6.90%) High Availability
5 6 (6.90%) Scrum
5 6 (6.90%) SDLC
6 5 (5.75%) Change Control
6 5 (5.75%) Integration Testing
6 5 (5.75%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (5.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (4.60%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.60%) CRM
7 4 (4.60%) ITSM
7 4 (4.60%) Service Management
7 4 (4.60%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.14%) SQL
2 4 (4.60%) JavaScript
2 4 (4.60%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.45%) Java
4 2 (2.30%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.15%) C
5 1 (1.15%) C#
5 1 (1.15%) VB
5 1 (1.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (1.15%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.30%) iptables
2 2 (2.30%) Postfix
2 2 (2.30%) Sendmail
2 2 (2.30%) vSphere
2 2 (2.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Cobbler
1 2 (2.30%) Nagios
1 2 (2.30%) OSSEC
1 2 (2.30%) Puppet
2 1 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (16.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.64%) HP
3 10 (11.49%) CheckPoint
3 10 (11.49%) Cisco
4 6 (6.90%) Blue Coat
4 6 (6.90%) F5
4 6 (6.90%) VMware
5 4 (4.60%) BMC
5 4 (4.60%) Oracle
5 4 (4.60%) Remedy
6 3 (3.45%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.30%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.30%) Citrix
7 2 (2.30%) EMC
7 2 (2.30%) iManage
7 2 (2.30%) LogRhythm
7 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.30%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.30%) Splunk
7 2 (2.30%) TippingPoint