The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Financial Institution in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Financial Institution over the 3 months to 22 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 England 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Institution
Rank 231 214 159
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -55
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 434 433 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.91% 0.93% 1.23%
As % of the General category 2.33% 2.16% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 274 385
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £303 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
-4.53% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 12
Average hourly rate £9.94 £19.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.02% -11.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.94 £11.38 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.61% -21.55%
General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
18626 20003 23444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.87% 43.16% 44.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11826 12591 14249
Average daily rate £438 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 499 589 679
Average hourly rate £20.59 £22.77 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.57% -1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.33 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £43.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Financial Institution
UK

Financial Institution
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Financial Institution Jobs Demand Trend in England

Financial Institution
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Financial Institution Daily Rate Trend in England

Financial Institution
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Financial Institution across the England region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Financial Institution Daily Rate Histogram in England

Financial Institution
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Financial Institution Hourly Rate Trend in England

Financial Institution
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Institution within the England region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +23 356 £475 - 120
South East -2 41 £376 -14.00% 12
North West -7 10 £400 -5.88% 10
East of England -20 7 £356 -5.13% 2
South West -52 7 £375 +0.26% 5
Yorkshire -2 5 £425 +13.33% 1
East Midlands -8 5 £425 +41.66% 1
West Midlands -18 2 - - 1
Midlands - - - -
Financial Institution
UK

Financial Institution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 860 (100.00%) Finance
2 262 (30.47%) Banking
3 205 (23.84%) Hedge funds
4 154 (17.91%) SQL
5 153 (17.79%) Windows
6 152 (17.67%) UNIX
7 124 (14.42%) Oracle
8 120 (13.95%) Microsoft
9 107 (12.44%) Investment Banking
10 96 (11.16%) Linux
10 96 (11.16%) Project Management
10 96 (11.16%) Active Directory
11 89 (10.35%) Java
12 80 (9.30%) MS Excel
13 77 (8.95%) Front Office
14 66 (7.67%) IBM
14 66 (7.67%) Windows 7
15 63 (7.33%) SQL Server
15 63 (7.33%) Firewall
16 62 (7.21%) HP
17 61 (7.09%) Migration
18 55 (6.40%) MS Office
19 53 (6.16%) Cisco
19 53 (6.16%) VMware
20 51 (5.93%) Degree
21 50 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
21 50 (5.81%) Change Management
21 50 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
21 50 (5.81%) .NET
22 46 (5.35%) VMware Infrastructure

Financial Institution
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 43 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 41 (4.77%) WebSphere
3 37 (4.30%) WebLogic
4 20 (2.33%) CMS
5 18 (2.09%) IIS
6 14 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 13 (1.51%) MS Exchange
8 11 (1.28%) SAS
9 9 (1.05%) Oracle Coherence
9 9 (1.05%) Joomla!
10 8 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.70%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.58%) WebSphere Process Server
12 5 (0.58%) TeamSite
12 5 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (0.47%) Apache
13 4 (0.47%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.47%) Lync
Applications
1 80 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 55 (6.40%) MS Office
3 29 (3.37%) MS Project
4 19 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (1.63%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.35%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 23 (2.67%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.05%) ION MarketView
3 7 (0.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.47%) RMDS
4 4 (0.47%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle FAH
6 2 (0.23%) Summit
6 2 (0.23%) Kondor+
6 2 (0.23%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.23%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.12%) Documaker
7 1 (0.12%) Khalix
7 1 (0.12%) assyst
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.12%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
1 20 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.81%) Taleo
3 3 (0.35%) IaaS
3 3 (0.35%) PaaS
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 63 (7.33%) Firewall
2 40 (4.65%) VPN
3 39 (4.53%) Internet
4 30 (3.49%) TCP/IP
4 30 (3.49%) WAN
5 29 (3.37%) Multicast
6 28 (3.26%) DNS
7 24 (2.79%) HTTP
8 21 (2.44%) Intranet
9 17 (1.98%) SSL
10 16 (1.86%) NetScreen
11 15 (1.74%) Network Security
11 15 (1.74%) LAN
12 11 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (1.28%) SAN
13 10 (1.16%) FTP
13 10 (1.16%) VLAN
14 9 (1.05%) FCoE
14 9 (1.05%) Fibre Channel
14 9 (1.05%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (7.33%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.19%) Oracle Database
3 29 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (3.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 26 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (2.33%) Oracle Exadata
7 20 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (1.74%) Relational Database
9 13 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (1.51%) DB2
10 10 (1.16%) RDBMS
11 9 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (1.05%) MS Access
12 8 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
13 7 (0.81%) Sybase ASE
14 6 (0.70%) OLAP
14 6 (0.70%) Hadoop
15 4 (0.47%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 27 (3.14%) JIRA
2 11 (1.28%) Eclipse
3 10 (1.16%) Maven
4 7 (0.81%) Subversion
5 6 (0.70%) TeamCity
5 6 (0.70%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.58%) Ant
7 4 (0.47%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.47%) Selenium
7 4 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.23%) JUnit
8 2 (0.23%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.12%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.12%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.12%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.12%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.12%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.12%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.12%) Mockito
General
1 860 (100.00%) Finance
2 262 (30.47%) Banking
3 107 (12.44%) Investment Banking
4 77 (8.95%) Front Office
5 34 (3.95%) Retail
6 22 (2.56%) Legal
7 17 (1.98%) Back Office
8 13 (1.51%) Retail Banking
8 13 (1.51%) Marketing
9 10 (1.16%) French Language
10 9 (1.05%) Telecoms
11 8 (0.93%) Spanish Language
12 6 (0.70%) Advertising
13 4 (0.47%) Billing
13 4 (0.47%) Publishing
13 4 (0.47%) Private Banking
14 3 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.23%) International Banking
15 2 (0.23%) German Language
16 1 (0.12%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 197 (22.91%) Analyst
2 169 (19.65%) Developer
3 83 (9.65%) Project Manager
4 78 (9.07%) Business Analyst
5 45 (5.23%) Consultant
6 41 (4.77%) Architect
7 34 (3.95%) Java Developer
8 29 (3.37%) Operations Analyst
9 26 (3.02%) DBA
9 26 (3.02%) Support Engineer
10 25 (2.91%) Desktop Support
11 22 (2.56%) Junior
12 21 (2.44%) C++ Developer
13 20 (2.33%) Network Engineer
14 18 (2.09%) Support Analyst
14 18 (2.09%) Banking Business Analyst
15 17 (1.98%) Linux Engineer
15 17 (1.98%) Data Analyst
16 15 (1.74%) Oracle DBA
16 15 (1.74%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (5.81%) .NET
2 36 (4.19%) HTML
2 36 (4.19%) XML
3 29 (3.37%) CSS
3 29 (3.37%) WebSphere MQ
3 29 (3.37%) Middleware
4 23 (2.67%) ASP.NET
5 20 (2.33%) Spring
6 18 (2.09%) jQuery
7 16 (1.86%) Web Services
7 16 (1.86%) HTML5
8 12 (1.40%) Oracle Fusion
9 10 (1.16%) WCF
10 9 (1.05%) J2EE
11 8 (0.93%) SOAP
11 8 (0.93%) JMS
12 7 (0.81%) RESTful
12 7 (0.81%) WebCenter
12 7 (0.81%) MDX
12 7 (0.81%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 205 (23.84%) Hedge funds
2 37 (4.30%) Management Information System
3 34 (3.95%) Fixed Income
3 34 (3.95%) Equities
4 28 (3.26%) Clustering
5 26 (3.02%) Blackberry
6 25 (2.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 21 (2.44%) Derivative
8 20 (2.33%) Computer Science
9 13 (1.51%) Client/Server
10 11 (1.28%) Credit Risk
10 11 (1.28%) Economics
10 11 (1.28%) E-Learning
11 10 (1.16%) AS400
12 9 (1.05%) DataPower
12 9 (1.05%) Market Risk
13 8 (0.93%) SecurID
13 8 (0.93%) VAX
14 7 (0.81%) SWIFT
14 7 (0.81%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 153 (17.79%) Windows
2 152 (17.67%) UNIX
3 96 (11.16%) Linux
4 66 (7.67%) Windows 7
5 32 (3.72%) Windows XP
6 31 (3.60%) Solaris
7 20 (2.33%) SELinux
8 15 (1.74%) VMS
9 13 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (0.93%) Android
12 6 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.70%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.58%) NetWare
14 3 (0.35%) zOS
14 3 (0.35%) AIX
15 2 (0.23%) OS/390
15 2 (0.23%) MVS
15 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (11.16%) Project Management
2 61 (7.09%) Migration
3 50 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 50 (5.81%) Change Management
3 50 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (5.23%) User Acceptance Testing
4 45 (5.23%) Business Analysis
4 45 (5.23%) PRINCE2
5 44 (5.12%) Risk Management
5 44 (5.12%) ITIL
6 43 (5.00%) Asset Management
7 41 (4.77%) Service Delivery
7 41 (4.77%) Business Intelligence
8 40 (4.65%) Incident Management
9 33 (3.84%) Performance Tuning
10 32 (3.72%) Information Security
11 31 (3.60%) Configuration Management
12 29 (3.37%) Data Modelling
13 28 (3.26%) SOA
13 28 (3.26%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 154 (17.91%) SQL
2 89 (10.35%) Java
3 43 (5.00%) C#
4 37 (4.30%) JavaScript
5 34 (3.95%) C
6 33 (3.84%) Bash Shell
7 28 (3.26%) Ruby
8 27 (3.14%) C++
9 26 (3.02%) Python
10 22 (2.56%) T-SQL
11 21 (2.44%) VB
11 21 (2.44%) PL/SQL
12 19 (2.21%) PowerShell
12 19 (2.21%) VBA
13 16 (1.86%) Perl
14 14 (1.63%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.16%) Scala
16 8 (0.93%) VBScript
16 8 (0.93%) PHP
17 4 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 51 (5.93%) Degree
2 34 (3.95%) CISSP
3 25 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (2.91%) CISM
4 19 (2.21%) JNCIS
4 19 (2.21%) CCNP
5 18 (2.09%) PMI Certification
6 15 (1.74%) CISA
6 15 (1.74%) PMP
7 13 (1.51%) ISEB
8 7 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.70%) CCNA
9 6 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (0.58%) JNCIA
11 4 (0.47%) CCIE
11 4 (0.47%) CCSE
11 4 (0.47%) CCSA
12 3 (0.35%) Security Cleared
12 3 (0.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.26%) SLA
2 18 (2.09%) QA
3 17 (1.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (1.05%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.93%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.58%) EMIR
7 3 (0.35%) Basel III
7 3 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.35%) CRD IV
7 3 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.35%) COREP
7 3 (0.35%) FINREP
8 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.23%) COBIT
8 2 (0.23%) MiFID
9 1 (0.12%) P3O
System Software
1 96 (11.16%) Active Directory
2 46 (5.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (3.49%) Oracle RAC
4 14 (1.63%) vSphere
5 13 (1.51%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (1.05%) vCloud
6 9 (1.05%) XenDesktop
6 9 (1.05%) NFS
7 5 (0.58%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 4 (0.47%) XenApp
9 3 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.23%) HDFS
10 2 (0.23%) KVM
10 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.12%) XenServer
11 1 (0.12%) Xen
11 1 (0.12%) Squid
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.12%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 35 (4.07%) Tivoli
2 33 (3.84%) Control-M
3 27 (3.14%) Puppet
3 27 (3.14%) NetBackup
4 16 (1.86%) SCOM
5 15 (1.74%) Data Guard
5 15 (1.74%) Backup Exec
6 14 (1.63%) SCCM
7 12 (1.40%) Nagios
8 10 (1.16%) OpenView
9 9 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
9 9 (1.05%) ARCserve
10 8 (0.93%) Tivoli NetView
10 8 (0.93%) Netcool
10 8 (0.93%) BMC PATROL
10 8 (0.93%) Legato
10 8 (0.93%) HP SIM
11 6 (0.70%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 6 (0.70%) Oracle Identity Management
12 5 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 124 (14.42%) Oracle
2 120 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 66 (7.67%) IBM
4 62 (7.21%) HP
5 53 (6.16%) Cisco
5 53 (6.16%) VMware
6 43 (5.00%) Remedy
7 38 (4.42%) Bloomberg
8 37 (4.30%) F5
9 31 (3.60%) Reuters
9 31 (3.60%) Citrix
10 29 (3.37%) Juniper
11 27 (3.14%) Veritas
11 27 (3.14%) Altiris
12 23 (2.67%) Fidessa
12 23 (2.67%) McAfee
13 22 (2.56%) Blue Coat
14 19 (2.21%) Sybase
15 18 (2.09%) BMC
16 17 (1.98%) EMC
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Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Thebes IT
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: Unspecified Competitve Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
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London
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Rate: Unspecified Competitive
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London
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Rate: Unspecified
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