The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Edinburgh region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 4 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 254 272 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.89% 26.64% 27.45%
As % of the General category 42.40% 48.40% 41.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 125 123
Average daily rate
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£415 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £302 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
General Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
599 562 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 46.91% 55.04% 66.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 256 331
Average daily rate £413 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 8
Average hourly rate £10.50 £10.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Banking
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Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

1 255 (51.20%) Finance
2 123 (24.70%) Retail
3 110 (22.09%) Retail Banking
4 104 (20.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 78 (15.66%) Project Management
6 53 (10.64%) Migration
7 47 (9.44%) Oracle
8 41 (8.23%) Windows
9 37 (7.43%) Investment Banking
10 33 (6.63%) Microsoft
11 32 (6.43%) Mainframe
12 31 (6.22%) UNIX
13 29 (5.82%) Business Analysis
14 28 (5.62%) Asset Management
15 24 (4.82%) PRINCE2
16 23 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
16 23 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
16 23 (4.62%) Fund Accounting
17 20 (4.02%) SQL
18 19 (3.82%) User Acceptance Testing
19 18 (3.61%) Change Management
19 18 (3.61%) MS Excel
20 17 (3.41%) SAS
20 17 (3.41%) WebSphere
21 16 (3.21%) HP
22 15 (3.01%) IBM
22 15 (3.01%) Supplier Management
22 15 (3.01%) Credit Risk
22 15 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
23 14 (2.81%) ISEB

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 17 (3.41%) SAS
1 17 (3.41%) WebSphere
2 8 (1.61%) CICS
2 8 (1.61%) WebLogic
3 7 (1.41%) CMS
4 5 (1.00%) Oracle Application Server
4 5 (1.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (0.60%) TeamSite
5 3 (0.60%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.40%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (0.40%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (0.40%) Node.js
7 1 (0.20%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.20%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.20%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 18 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.21%) MS Project
2 11 (2.21%) MS Office
3 6 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (0.80%) MultiFonds
3 3 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.60%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.40%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.41%) SAN
2 7 (1.41%) ATM
3 5 (1.00%) HTTP
3 5 (1.00%) Internet
3 5 (1.00%) Firewall
3 5 (1.00%) NAS
4 4 (0.80%) LAN
5 3 (0.60%) WAN
5 3 (0.60%) Intranet
6 2 (0.40%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.20%) SNA
7 1 (0.20%) FTP
7 1 (0.20%) VoIP
7 1 (0.20%) MPLS
7 1 (0.20%) Telnet
7 1 (0.20%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (2.21%) Cognos Report Studio
2 11 (2.21%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 11 (2.21%) Cognos Transformer
3 9 (1.81%) DB2
4 8 (1.61%) SQL Server
5 6 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.00%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.60%) PowerCenter
9 2 (0.40%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.40%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.20%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.20%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (0.60%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (0.40%) PeopleTools
2 2 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.40%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (0.20%) ProC
3 1 (0.20%) Introscope
3 1 (0.20%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.20%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.20%) Apache Continuum
3 1 (0.20%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.20%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (0.20%) JUnit
3 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 255 (51.20%) Finance
2 123 (24.70%) Retail
3 110 (22.09%) Retail Banking
4 37 (7.43%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.01%) International Banking
6 9 (1.81%) Publishing
7 8 (1.61%) Marketing
8 6 (1.20%) Legal
8 6 (1.20%) Advertising
9 4 (0.80%) Law
10 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.40%) Front Office
10 2 (0.40%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.20%) German Language
11 1 (0.20%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 132 (26.51%) Analyst
2 101 (20.28%) Project Manager
3 61 (12.25%) Business Analyst
4 48 (9.64%) Developer
5 37 (7.43%) Architect
6 24 (4.82%) Programme Manager
7 20 (4.02%) Senior Manager
8 18 (3.61%) Consultant
8 18 (3.61%) Banking Business Analyst
9 17 (3.41%) Senior Project Manager
10 16 (3.21%) Administrator
11 14 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (2.81%) Infrastructure Manager
12 13 (2.61%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 13 (2.61%) Test Analyst
13 11 (2.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 11 (2.21%) Cognos Developer
13 11 (2.21%) Cognos BI Developer
14 10 (2.01%) Senior Architect
14 10 (2.01%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.41%) Middleware
2 11 (2.21%) HTML
3 9 (1.81%) .NET
3 9 (1.81%) CSS
4 7 (1.41%) jQuery
5 5 (1.00%) Application Packaging
5 5 (1.00%) Web Services
5 5 (1.00%) XML
5 5 (1.00%) JSP
5 5 (1.00%) HTML5
5 5 (1.00%) CSS3
6 4 (0.80%) JSF
7 3 (0.60%) Java EE
7 3 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (0.60%) EJB
7 3 (0.60%) J2EE
8 2 (0.40%) Struts
8 2 (0.40%) XSL
8 2 (0.40%) XSLT
8 2 (0.40%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.43%) Mainframe
2 15 (3.01%) Credit Risk
3 9 (1.81%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.41%) Replication
5 6 (1.20%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.20%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.00%) Derivative
7 4 (0.80%) Online Banking
7 4 (0.80%) PKI
7 4 (0.80%) Digital Media
7 4 (0.80%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (0.80%) E-Learning
7 4 (0.80%) Equities
8 3 (0.60%) Fixed Income
8 3 (0.60%) SCORM
8 3 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.60%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (0.60%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.40%) Symmetrix DMX
9 2 (0.40%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 41 (8.23%) Windows
2 31 (6.22%) UNIX
3 15 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (2.81%) Linux
5 13 (2.61%) AIX
6 8 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.41%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.41%) Windows 2000
7 7 (1.41%) Solaris
8 6 (1.20%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.20%) zOS
9 5 (1.00%) Android
10 4 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.80%) HPUX
10 4 (0.80%) SUSE
11 2 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (20.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 78 (15.66%) Project Management
3 53 (10.64%) Migration
4 29 (5.82%) Business Analysis
5 28 (5.62%) Asset Management
6 24 (4.82%) PRINCE2
7 23 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (4.62%) Fund Accounting
8 19 (3.82%) User Acceptance Testing
9 18 (3.61%) Change Management
10 15 (3.01%) Supplier Management
11 13 (2.61%) Data Analysis
11 13 (2.61%) Programme Management
12 12 (2.41%) Test Scripting
12 12 (2.41%) Kimball Methodology
13 10 (2.01%) Data Management
13 10 (2.01%) Risk Management
13 10 (2.01%) Data Modelling
14 9 (1.81%) Change Control
14 9 (1.81%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (4.02%) SQL
2 13 (2.61%) VBA
3 9 (1.81%) Java
3 9 (1.81%) JavaScript
4 8 (1.61%) JCL
5 5 (1.00%) Perl
6 4 (0.80%) C#
6 4 (0.80%) COBOL
6 4 (0.80%) REXX
6 4 (0.80%) Korn
6 4 (0.80%) C-shell
7 2 (0.40%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.40%) VB
8 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.20%) VBScript
8 1 (0.20%) Python
8 1 (0.20%) C
8 1 (0.20%) C++
8 1 (0.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (2.81%) ISEB
2 11 (2.21%) Degree
3 8 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (0.80%) HNC
4 4 (0.80%) HND
4 4 (0.80%) PMI Certification
4 4 (0.80%) ISTQB
4 4 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.60%) IIBA
5 3 (0.60%) CISSP
6 2 (0.40%) ACCA
6 2 (0.40%) PMP
6 2 (0.40%) CIMA
6 2 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.40%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.20%) CRISC
7 1 (0.20%) CITP
7 1 (0.20%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.00%) SLA
1 5 (1.00%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.80%) QA
3 3 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.60%) COBIT
3 3 (0.60%) FATCA
3 3 (0.60%) EMIR
3 3 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.40%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.20%) FINREP
System Software
1 11 (2.21%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.80%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.60%) SRDF
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.20%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 8 (1.61%) Tivoli
1 8 (1.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.00%) Data Guard
4 4 (0.80%) SCOM
4 4 (0.80%) nmon
5 2 (0.40%) SCCM
5 2 (0.40%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.20%) EMC Navisphere
6 1 (0.20%) Legato
6 1 (0.20%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.20%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.20%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 47 (9.44%) Oracle
2 33 (6.63%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.21%) HP
4 15 (3.01%) IBM
5 11 (2.21%) Cognos
6 10 (2.01%) VMware
7 8 (1.61%) Citrix
8 7 (1.41%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.41%) EMC
8 7 (1.41%) Informatica
9 5 (1.00%) CA
9 5 (1.00%) Altiris
10 4 (0.80%) Cisco
10 4 (0.80%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (0.60%) Teradata
11 3 (0.60%) Charles River
11 3 (0.60%) BI-SAM
12 2 (0.40%) Hyperion
12 2 (0.40%) Lotus
12 2 (0.40%) Linedata
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