The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Financial Institution in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Financial Institution over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Institution
Rank 81 67 54
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -13
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 1 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.076% 1.02% 1.09%
As % of the General category 0.15% 1.88% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 7
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£475 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.06% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.10 £9.88 -
% change year-on-year
-7.84% -
Financial Institution
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
669 638 666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 50.99% 54.30% 66.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 257 328
Average daily rate £425 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 19 11
Average hourly rate £10.50 £17.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.23% +9.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

Financial Institution
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Financial Institution Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Financial Institution
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Financial Institution Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Financial Institution
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Financial Institution Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Financial Institution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Financial Institution 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 Financial Institution.

1 13 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) UNIX
3 6 (46.15%) IBM
4 5 (38.46%) AIX
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) zOS
4 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
5 3 (23.08%) Replication
5 3 (23.08%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (23.08%) NAS
5 3 (23.08%) SRDF
5 3 (23.08%) Mainframe
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle
5 3 (23.08%) DB2
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) EMC
5 3 (23.08%) SAN
5 3 (23.08%) CICS
6 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
6 2 (15.38%) Sun
6 2 (15.38%) HP
6 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (15.38%) HPUX
6 2 (15.38%) Solaris
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (15.38%) Clustering
6 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Message Broker

Financial Institution
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Financial Institution 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 Financial Institution. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
2 3 (23.08%) CICS
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
1 3 (23.08%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) DB2
General
1 13 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Designer
1 3 (23.08%) Designer
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Mainframe
1 3 (23.08%) Replication
1 3 (23.08%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) DataPower
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) UNIX
2 5 (38.46%) AIX
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) zOS
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) HPUX
4 2 (15.38%) Solaris
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) VBA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) SRDF
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) IBM
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) EMC
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 2 (15.38%) Sun
3 2 (15.38%) HP