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 April 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 244 162 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.81% 20.38% 26.40%
As % of the General category 41.01% 44.38% 37.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 52 164
Average daily rate £420 £413 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £510 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £385
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.72 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-38.31% -24.00%
General Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
595 365 819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 45.88% 45.91% 70.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 146 407
Average daily rate £413 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 18
Average hourly rate £11.00 £9.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £7.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £10.50 £34.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Banking
Scotland

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 April 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 April 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.

1 238 (51.07%) Finance
2 88 (18.88%) Retail
3 86 (18.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 76 (16.31%) Retail Banking
5 70 (15.02%) Project Management
6 51 (10.94%) Migration
7 42 (9.01%) Oracle
8 38 (8.15%) Windows
9 37 (7.94%) Mainframe
10 36 (7.73%) UNIX
11 33 (7.08%) Investment Banking
12 29 (6.22%) Linux
13 25 (5.36%) PRINCE2
14 23 (4.94%) SQL
14 23 (4.94%) IBM
15 22 (4.72%) Change Management
15 22 (4.72%) AIX
15 22 (4.72%) Business Analysis
16 21 (4.51%) Asset Management
17 20 (4.29%) Fund Accounting
18 19 (4.08%) WebSphere
19 18 (3.86%) Programme Management
19 18 (3.86%) DB2
19 18 (3.86%) Microsoft
20 17 (3.65%) CICS
21 16 (3.43%) User Acceptance Testing
21 16 (3.43%) Time Management
22 15 (3.22%) Investment Management
22 15 (3.22%) Business Intelligence
22 15 (3.22%) Middleware

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 19 (4.08%) WebSphere
2 17 (3.65%) CICS
3 9 (1.93%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.72%) SAS
5 7 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (1.29%) WebSphere Process Server
7 3 (0.64%) MQSeries
7 3 (0.64%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.21%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.21%) TeamSite
Applications
1 12 (2.58%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.50%) MS Project
3 5 (1.07%) MS Office
4 4 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.50%) MultiFonds
2 3 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.43%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.43%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.58%) SAN
2 8 (1.72%) NAS
3 6 (1.29%) Firewall
3 6 (1.29%) Internet
3 6 (1.29%) ATM
4 3 (0.64%) LAN
4 3 (0.64%) HTTP
5 2 (0.43%) IntruShield
5 2 (0.43%) LDAP
5 2 (0.43%) VoIP
5 2 (0.43%) WAN
6 1 (0.21%) Intranet
6 1 (0.21%) MPLS
6 1 (0.21%) SSL
6 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.21%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.21%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.86%) DB2
2 15 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (1.07%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.86%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.43%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.43%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.21%) DTS
7 1 (0.21%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.21%) Essbase
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (1.50%) ClearCase
2 6 (1.29%) ClearQuest
3 4 (0.86%) Rational Application Developer
4 3 (0.64%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.43%) JUnit
6 1 (0.21%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.21%) PowerDesigner
6 1 (0.21%) MSI
6 1 (0.21%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.21%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.21%) Mockito
6 1 (0.21%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (0.21%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 238 (51.07%) Finance
2 88 (18.88%) Retail
3 76 (16.31%) Retail Banking
4 33 (7.08%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.36%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.29%) International Banking
6 6 (1.29%) Legal
6 6 (1.29%) Publishing
7 5 (1.07%) Marketing
8 4 (0.86%) Law
9 3 (0.64%) Advertising
9 3 (0.64%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.43%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.43%) Front Office
10 2 (0.43%) Back Office
11 1 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 126 (27.04%) Analyst
2 93 (19.96%) Project Manager
3 60 (12.88%) Business Analyst
4 42 (9.01%) Architect
5 31 (6.65%) Developer
6 23 (4.94%) Administrator
7 19 (4.08%) Infrastructure Manager
8 18 (3.86%) Solutions Architect
9 17 (3.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 14 (3.00%) Senior Manager
10 14 (3.00%) Senior Analyst
11 13 (2.79%) Test Analyst
11 13 (2.79%) PMO Analyst
12 12 (2.58%) Programme Manager
13 11 (2.36%) Infrastructure Architect
14 9 (1.93%) Senior Business Analyst
14 9 (1.93%) Senior Project Manager
14 9 (1.93%) Java Developer
14 9 (1.93%) PMO Manager
15 8 (1.72%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.22%) Middleware
2 10 (2.15%) XML
3 9 (1.93%) .NET
4 7 (1.50%) J2EE
5 6 (1.29%) JSF
5 6 (1.29%) EJB
5 6 (1.29%) JSP
5 6 (1.29%) HTML
6 5 (1.07%) Swing
7 4 (0.86%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (0.86%) Struts
8 2 (0.43%) Spring
8 2 (0.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (0.43%) Software Packaging
8 2 (0.43%) MDX
8 2 (0.43%) SOAP
8 2 (0.43%) XSLT
9 1 (0.21%) Flash
9 1 (0.21%) CSS
9 1 (0.21%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.94%) Mainframe
2 7 (1.50%) Credit Risk
3 5 (1.07%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.07%) Online Banking
3 5 (1.07%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (0.86%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (0.86%) Replication
5 3 (0.64%) Equities
5 3 (0.64%) Derivative
5 3 (0.64%) Copywriting
5 3 (0.64%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.43%) Symmetrix DMX
6 2 (0.43%) Hedge funds
6 2 (0.43%) DataPower
6 2 (0.43%) Fixed Income
6 2 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.21%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.21%) EMC Centera
7 1 (0.21%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.21%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 38 (8.15%) Windows
2 36 (7.73%) UNIX
3 29 (6.22%) Linux
4 22 (4.72%) AIX
5 14 (3.00%) zOS
6 10 (2.15%) Solaris
7 8 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.07%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.64%) HPUX
10 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.43%) SUSE
11 2 (0.43%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (18.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 70 (15.02%) Project Management
3 51 (10.94%) Migration
4 25 (5.36%) PRINCE2
5 22 (4.72%) Change Management
5 22 (4.72%) Business Analysis
6 21 (4.51%) Asset Management
7 20 (4.29%) Fund Accounting
8 18 (3.86%) Programme Management
9 16 (3.43%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (3.43%) Time Management
10 15 (3.22%) Investment Management
10 15 (3.22%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (3.00%) Risk Management
12 13 (2.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 12 (2.58%) Data Analysis
13 12 (2.58%) Change Control
14 11 (2.36%) Test Scripting
15 10 (2.15%) Resource Management
15 10 (2.15%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (4.94%) SQL
2 12 (2.58%) Java
3 9 (1.93%) VBA
4 7 (1.50%) JCL
5 5 (1.07%) COBOL
5 5 (1.07%) REXX
6 4 (0.86%) C#
6 4 (0.86%) Perl
7 3 (0.64%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.43%) C-shell
8 2 (0.43%) Korn
8 2 (0.43%) VBScript
8 2 (0.43%) VB
8 2 (0.43%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.43%) C
9 1 (0.21%) C++
9 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 10 (2.15%) ISEB
3 6 (1.29%) Degree
4 2 (0.43%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.43%) APMP
4 2 (0.43%) IIBA
4 2 (0.43%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.43%) CISSP
5 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.21%) PMP
5 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.21%) CCNA
5 1 (0.21%) CISA
5 1 (0.21%) CISM
5 1 (0.21%) CITP
5 1 (0.21%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.86%) FATCA
2 3 (0.64%) SLA
2 3 (0.64%) QA
3 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.43%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.43%) EMIR
3 2 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.43%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (2.58%) RACF
2 6 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.07%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.64%) SRDF
5 3 (0.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.43%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.43%) vSphere
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.21%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (1.50%) Tivoli
2 6 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (0.86%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.64%) SCCM
5 2 (0.43%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.43%) nmon
5 2 (0.43%) SCOM
6 1 (0.21%) Legato
6 1 (0.21%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.21%) EMC Navisphere
6 1 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.21%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 42 (9.01%) Oracle
2 23 (4.94%) IBM
3 18 (3.86%) Microsoft
4 14 (3.00%) HP
5 9 (1.93%) Red Hat
5 9 (1.93%) VMware
6 8 (1.72%) Informatica
7 7 (1.50%) Cognos
7 7 (1.50%) EMC
8 5 (1.07%) Veritas
8 5 (1.07%) CA
9 4 (0.86%) Cisco
9 4 (0.86%) Citrix
9 4 (0.86%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.64%) Sybase
10 3 (0.64%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (0.64%) Symantec
10 3 (0.64%) Sun
10 3 (0.64%) Pega
11 2 (0.43%) F5
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