The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment 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 Investment Banking over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 66 43 53
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +10
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 13 29 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.10% 2.60% 1.19%
As % of the General category 2.28% 4.55% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 8
Average daily rate
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£438 £475 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £142 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £425 £391
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+821.05% +26.66%
Investment Banking
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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
571 637 748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 48.51% 57.08% 68.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 258 346
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 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Investment Banking Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Investment Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Investment Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking.

1 35 (100.00%) Banking
2 16 (45.71%) Asset Management
2 16 (45.71%) Fund Accounting
3 10 (28.57%) Finance
4 9 (25.71%) Migration
4 9 (25.71%) Business Analysis
5 6 (17.14%) SQL
6 5 (14.29%) VBA
6 5 (14.29%) Project Management
6 5 (14.29%) Derivative
7 4 (11.43%) ISEB
7 4 (11.43%) Data Management
8 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (8.57%) Quality Management
8 3 (8.57%) PRINCE
8 3 (8.57%) Linedata
8 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
8 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
8 3 (8.57%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (8.57%) Workflow
8 3 (8.57%) BI-SAM
8 3 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (5.71%) Markit EDM
9 2 (5.71%) Degree
9 2 (5.71%) UNIX
9 2 (5.71%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (5.71%) C#
9 2 (5.71%) ACCA

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (100.00%) Banking
2 10 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Front Office
4 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Analyst
2 11 (31.43%) Business Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Project Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Banking Business Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Banking Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) MI Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) UNIX Administrator
8 1 (2.86%) Access Developer
8 1 (2.86%) VBA Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.86%) Account Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Derivative
2 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.86%) Fixed Income
2 1 (2.86%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) UNIX
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Solaris
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Asset Management
1 16 (45.71%) Fund Accounting
2 9 (25.71%) Migration
2 9 (25.71%) Business Analysis
3 5 (14.29%) Project Management
4 4 (11.43%) Data Management
5 3 (8.57%) Quality Management
5 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.57%) PRINCE
5 3 (8.57%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (8.57%) Workflow
6 2 (5.71%) Process Management
6 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Data Management
7 1 (2.86%) Investment Management
7 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.86%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) VBA
3 2 (5.71%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.86%) VBScript
4 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) ISEB
2 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
3 2 (5.71%) ACCA
3 2 (5.71%) CIMA
4 1 (2.86%) CCAB
4 1 (2.86%) IIBA
4 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) EMIR
1 1 (2.86%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
1 3 (8.57%) Linedata
1 3 (8.57%) BI-SAM
2 1 (2.86%) Charles River
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat