The 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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 4 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 264 289 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.00% 26.20% 27.67%
As % of the General category 45.28% 46.02% 40.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 111 121
Average daily rate
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£438 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £270 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £21.25 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-18.82% +10.38%
Banking
Scotland

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

General Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
583 628 730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 48.58% 56.94% 68.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 251 347
Average daily rate £425 £396 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.32% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 21 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 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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.

1 244 (50.94%) Finance
2 140 (29.23%) Retail
3 121 (25.26%) Retail Banking
4 98 (20.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 72 (15.03%) Project Management
6 71 (14.82%) Migration
7 45 (9.39%) Oracle
8 41 (8.56%) Windows
9 39 (8.14%) Microsoft
10 34 (7.10%) Investment Banking
11 33 (6.89%) Business Analysis
11 33 (6.89%) Data Warehouse
12 26 (5.43%) SQL
12 26 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (5.43%) Asset Management
13 25 (5.22%) UNIX
14 24 (5.01%) Mainframe
15 22 (4.59%) SAS
16 19 (3.97%) Fund Accounting
17 18 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
18 17 (3.55%) PRINCE2
19 16 (3.34%) MS Excel
19 16 (3.34%) MS Office
19 16 (3.34%) Active Directory
19 16 (3.34%) WebSphere
20 15 (3.13%) Supplier Management
20 15 (3.13%) Data Migration
20 15 (3.13%) Credit Risk
20 15 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
21 14 (2.92%) Change Management

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 22 (4.59%) SAS
2 16 (3.34%) WebSphere
3 8 (1.67%) WebLogic
4 7 (1.46%) CMS
5 6 (1.25%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (1.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 5 (1.04%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (0.63%) TeamSite
7 3 (0.63%) CICS
8 2 (0.42%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.42%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (0.42%) Node.js
9 1 (0.21%) PegaRULES
9 1 (0.21%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.21%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.21%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 16 (3.34%) MS Office
1 16 (3.34%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.09%) MS Project
3 8 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.63%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.63%) MultiFonds
3 2 (0.42%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.21%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.67%) SAN
2 7 (1.46%) ATM
3 6 (1.25%) Firewall
4 5 (1.04%) HTTP
5 3 (0.63%) NAS
5 3 (0.63%) Intranet
5 3 (0.63%) Internet
6 2 (0.42%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.21%) VPN
7 1 (0.21%) SNA
7 1 (0.21%) LAN
7 1 (0.21%) WAN
7 1 (0.21%) FTP
7 1 (0.21%) MPLS
7 1 (0.21%) Telnet
7 1 (0.21%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (6.89%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (2.30%) Cognos Report Studio
2 11 (2.30%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 11 (2.30%) Cognos Transformer
3 10 (2.09%) SQL Server
4 6 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.04%) DB2
5 5 (1.04%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.04%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.84%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 3 (0.63%) PowerCenter
7 3 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.42%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.21%) DTS
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.42%) PeopleTools
1 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (0.42%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.21%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (0.21%) ProC
2 1 (0.21%) MSI
2 1 (0.21%) Introscope
2 1 (0.21%) ReSharper
2 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.21%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.21%) FxCop
2 1 (0.21%) Apache Continuum
2 1 (0.21%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.21%) MSBuild
2 1 (0.21%) T4 Templates
General
1 244 (50.94%) Finance
2 140 (29.23%) Retail
3 121 (25.26%) Retail Banking
4 34 (7.10%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.30%) Marketing
6 10 (2.09%) International Banking
7 8 (1.67%) Publishing
8 4 (0.84%) Legal
9 3 (0.63%) Advertising
10 2 (0.42%) Law
10 2 (0.42%) Front Office
10 2 (0.42%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.21%) German Language
11 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 126 (26.30%) Analyst
2 97 (20.25%) Project Manager
3 58 (12.11%) Business Analyst
4 49 (10.23%) Developer
5 36 (7.52%) Architect
6 26 (5.43%) Programme Manager
6 26 (5.43%) Senior Manager
7 22 (4.59%) Senior Project Manager
8 21 (4.38%) Consultant
9 19 (3.97%) Banking Business Analyst
10 16 (3.34%) Solutions Architect
11 15 (3.13%) Administrator
12 12 (2.51%) Junior
13 11 (2.30%) Test Analyst
13 11 (2.30%) Technical Analyst
13 11 (2.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 11 (2.30%) Cognos Developer
13 11 (2.30%) Senior Architect
13 11 (2.30%) Cognos BI Developer
14 10 (2.09%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.88%) HTML
1 9 (1.88%) CSS
1 9 (1.88%) Middleware
2 8 (1.67%) .NET
3 7 (1.46%) Application Packaging
3 7 (1.46%) jQuery
4 6 (1.25%) Web Services
5 5 (1.04%) HTML5
5 5 (1.04%) CSS3
6 4 (0.84%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (0.63%) XML
7 3 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (0.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 3 (0.63%) Java EE
8 2 (0.42%) YUI
8 2 (0.42%) Backbone.js
8 2 (0.42%) JSP
8 2 (0.42%) J2EE
8 2 (0.42%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.42%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.01%) Mainframe
2 15 (3.13%) Credit Risk
3 14 (2.92%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.46%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.25%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.25%) Digital Media
5 6 (1.25%) Replication
6 5 (1.04%) Derivative
6 5 (1.04%) Online Banking
7 4 (0.84%) Data Extraction
7 4 (0.84%) E-Learning
7 4 (0.84%) PKI
8 3 (0.63%) Device Driver
8 3 (0.63%) SCORM
8 3 (0.63%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.42%) DataPower
9 2 (0.42%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.42%) Equities
9 2 (0.42%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 41 (8.56%) Windows
2 25 (5.22%) UNIX
3 18 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (2.51%) Linux
5 11 (2.30%) Windows 2000
5 11 (2.30%) AIX
6 10 (2.09%) Solaris
6 10 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (2.09%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.46%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.46%) Android
7 7 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.46%) zOS
8 5 (1.04%) HPUX
9 2 (0.42%) SUSE
9 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (20.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 72 (15.03%) Project Management
3 71 (14.82%) Migration
4 33 (6.89%) Business Analysis
5 26 (5.43%) Asset Management
5 26 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (3.97%) Fund Accounting
7 17 (3.55%) PRINCE2
8 15 (3.13%) Supplier Management
8 15 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (3.13%) Data Migration
9 14 (2.92%) Change Control
9 14 (2.92%) Change Management
10 13 (2.71%) Kimball Methodology
11 12 (2.51%) Data Management
12 11 (2.30%) Test Scripting
13 9 (1.88%) Programme Management
13 9 (1.88%) Data Analysis
13 9 (1.88%) ETL
14 8 (1.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 26 (5.43%) SQL
2 14 (2.92%) VBA
3 9 (1.88%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.04%) C#
4 5 (1.04%) Java
5 3 (0.63%) Perl
5 3 (0.63%) VBScript
5 3 (0.63%) VB
5 3 (0.63%) JCL
6 2 (0.42%) Korn
6 2 (0.42%) C-shell
6 2 (0.42%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.21%) PROC SQL
7 1 (0.21%) SAS Macro
7 1 (0.21%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.21%) Python
7 1 (0.21%) REXX
7 1 (0.21%) PHP
7 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (2.30%) ISEB
2 10 (2.09%) Degree
3 4 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (0.84%) HNC
3 4 (0.84%) HND
4 3 (0.63%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.63%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.42%) ACCA
5 2 (0.42%) CIMA
5 2 (0.42%) CISSP
5 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.21%) IIBA
6 1 (0.21%) CRISC
6 1 (0.21%) PMP
6 1 (0.21%) CITP
6 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.21%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.09%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.46%) QA
3 5 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.84%) SLA
5 3 (0.63%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.42%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.42%) COBIT
7 1 (0.21%) FATCA
7 1 (0.21%) EMIR
7 1 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.21%) FINREP
System Software
1 16 (3.34%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.63%) ACF2
5 3 (0.63%) SRDF
6 2 (0.42%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.42%) MetaFrame
6 2 (0.42%) RACF
7 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.84%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (0.63%) SCCM
3 3 (0.63%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.42%) SCOM
4 2 (0.42%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.42%) CA LISA
4 2 (0.42%) nmon
5 1 (0.21%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.21%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.21%) Legato
Vendors
1 45 (9.39%) Oracle
2 39 (8.14%) Microsoft
3 12 (2.51%) HP
3 12 (2.51%) IBM
4 11 (2.30%) Citrix
4 11 (2.30%) Cognos
5 10 (2.09%) Altiris
6 9 (1.88%) VMware
6 9 (1.88%) Informatica
7 8 (1.67%) Teradata
8 6 (1.25%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.25%) CA
9 5 (1.04%) EMC
10 4 (0.84%) Cisco
10 4 (0.84%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (0.84%) LANDesk
10 4 (0.84%) BI-SAM
11 3 (0.63%) Linedata
12 2 (0.42%) Apple
12 2 (0.42%) Lotus
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