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 16 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 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Institution
Rank 233 208 169
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -39
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 441 397 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.84% 0.90% 1.16%
As % of the General category 2.14% 2.10% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 260 392
Average daily rate £475 £466 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +9.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £320 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £637 £650 £577
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 10
Average hourly rate £12.75 £20.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.80% -18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.20 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £27.20 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £20.50 £18.64
% change year-on-year
-41.46% +10.00%
General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
20607 18874 25197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.35% 42.97% 45.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13009 11725 15230
Average daily rate £425 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 583 615 784
Average hourly rate £22.50 £26.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.09% +6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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 16 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Financial Institution across the England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Financial Institution Hourly Rate Histogram 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -13 356 £475 -5.00% 110
South East -1 31 £390 -0.63% 3
East of England -33 12 £323 +31.63% 2
North West -14 10 £375 +10.29% 3
East Midlands -4 8 £105 -73.75% 1
West Midlands -4 6 £400 +21.21% 3
South West -30 6 £310 -18.42% 5
Yorkshire -19 5 £425 +6.25% 1
South Coast - - - -
Financial Institution
UK

Financial Institution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 883 (100.00%) Finance
2 282 (31.94%) Banking
3 171 (19.37%) Windows
4 142 (16.08%) SQL
5 138 (15.63%) Microsoft
6 125 (14.16%) Hedge funds
7 117 (13.25%) MS Excel
8 112 (12.68%) Project Management
9 110 (12.46%) Oracle
10 99 (11.21%) UNIX
11 94 (10.65%) Investment Banking
12 91 (10.31%) MS Office
13 90 (10.19%) Java
14 86 (9.74%) Front Office
15 77 (8.72%) SQL Server
16 75 (8.49%) Windows 7
17 72 (8.15%) Agile Software Development
17 72 (8.15%) Active Directory
18 70 (7.93%) Stakeholder Management
19 68 (7.70%) Linux
20 61 (6.91%) .NET
21 58 (6.57%) ITIL
22 56 (6.34%) PRINCE2
23 53 (6.00%) Internet
24 51 (5.78%) Fixed Income
25 50 (5.66%) Change Management
25 50 (5.66%) Degree
26 49 (5.55%) Retail
26 49 (5.55%) C#
27 46 (5.21%) Migration

Financial Institution
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 44 (4.98%) SharePoint
2 31 (3.51%) WebSphere
3 26 (2.94%) IIS
4 22 (2.49%) MS Exchange
5 17 (1.93%) WebSphere Application Server
5 17 (1.93%) CMS
6 14 (1.59%) WebLogic
6 14 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
7 12 (1.36%) WebSphere Process Server
8 11 (1.25%) TeamSite
8 11 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (1.02%) IBM Notes
10 8 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
11 7 (0.79%) Joomla!
11 7 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (0.79%) SAS
11 7 (0.79%) Apache
12 5 (0.57%) Node.js
12 5 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 117 (13.25%) MS Excel
2 91 (10.31%) MS Office
3 37 (4.19%) MS Project
4 33 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (2.04%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.45%) Mingle
8 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.11%) SPSS
9 1 (0.11%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 9 (1.02%) ION MarketView
2 7 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
2 7 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (0.68%) Oracle Assets
3 6 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.57%) assyst
4 5 (0.57%) Oracle iProcurement
4 5 (0.57%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 5 (0.57%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (0.45%) Summit
5 4 (0.45%) Temenos T24
5 4 (0.45%) Khalix
6 3 (0.34%) FLEXCUBE
6 3 (0.34%) RMDS
6 3 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.34%) ResourceLink
6 3 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (0.34%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.79%) Taleo
2 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.11%) SaaS
2 1 (0.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 53 (6.00%) Internet
2 42 (4.76%) Firewall
3 35 (3.96%) VPN
4 28 (3.17%) WAN
4 28 (3.17%) Intranet
5 22 (2.49%) TCP/IP
6 17 (1.93%) HTTP
6 17 (1.93%) LAN
7 16 (1.81%) Multicast
8 14 (1.59%) Network Security
9 13 (1.47%) NetScreen
9 13 (1.47%) LDAP
10 10 (1.13%) ATM
10 10 (1.13%) FTP
10 10 (1.13%) SSL
11 9 (1.02%) SAN
11 9 (1.02%) DNS
11 9 (1.02%) VoIP
12 8 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (0.79%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (8.72%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (2.38%) DB2
6 18 (2.04%) Relational Database
7 15 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (1.47%) Oracle Database
9 8 (0.91%) MS Access
10 6 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (0.57%) SQLPlus
11 5 (0.57%) MySQL
12 4 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.45%) DTS
12 4 (0.45%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.45%) Oracle Exadata
12 4 (0.45%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (2.15%) Maven
2 12 (1.36%) Ant
3 10 (1.13%) Hudson
4 9 (1.02%) Subversion
5 8 (0.91%) JUnit
5 8 (0.91%) Selenium
6 7 (0.79%) jMock
6 7 (0.79%) Eclipse
7 6 (0.68%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.57%) ClearCase
9 4 (0.45%) MSI
9 4 (0.45%) InstallShield
9 4 (0.45%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.34%) JIRA
10 3 (0.34%) AdminStudio
11 2 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.23%) Mockito
11 2 (0.23%) JBehave
11 2 (0.23%) FitNesse
General
1 883 (100.00%) Finance
2 282 (31.94%) Banking
3 94 (10.65%) Investment Banking
4 86 (9.74%) Front Office
5 49 (5.55%) Retail
6 44 (4.98%) Back Office
7 27 (3.06%) Legal
8 23 (2.60%) Retail Banking
9 11 (1.25%) Marketing
10 10 (1.13%) Advertising
11 9 (1.02%) Spanish Language
12 7 (0.79%) French Language
12 7 (0.79%) Telecoms
12 7 (0.79%) Publishing
13 5 (0.57%) International Banking
13 5 (0.57%) Law
14 4 (0.45%) Private Banking
14 4 (0.45%) Billing
15 3 (0.34%) General Ledger
16 2 (0.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 206 (23.33%) Analyst
2 169 (19.14%) Developer
3 110 (12.46%) Project Manager
4 84 (9.51%) Business Analyst
5 62 (7.02%) Consultant
6 50 (5.66%) Architect
7 41 (4.64%) Support Engineer
8 34 (3.85%) Java Developer
9 31 (3.51%) Administrator
10 27 (3.06%) Support Analyst
11 23 (2.60%) Desktop Support
12 22 (2.49%) Solutions Architect
13 17 (1.93%) Junior
14 16 (1.81%) Service Manager
14 16 (1.81%) Senior Manager
14 16 (1.81%) Banking Business Analyst
15 14 (1.59%) Coordinator
15 14 (1.59%) Data Analyst
15 14 (1.59%) Desktop Engineer
16 13 (1.47%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (6.91%) .NET
2 43 (4.87%) HTML
3 35 (3.96%) CSS
4 31 (3.51%) XML
5 27 (3.06%) Spring
6 26 (2.94%) Middleware
7 25 (2.83%) ASP.NET
8 22 (2.49%) jQuery
9 21 (2.38%) Web Services
10 15 (1.70%) HTML5
11 14 (1.59%) Hibernate
11 14 (1.59%) RESTful
12 12 (1.36%) WebSphere MQ
12 12 (1.36%) Oracle Fusion
12 12 (1.36%) Ajax
13 11 (1.25%) BAPI
13 11 (1.25%) XSLT
14 10 (1.13%) JMS
15 9 (1.02%) WCF
15 9 (1.02%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 125 (14.16%) Hedge funds
2 51 (5.78%) Fixed Income
3 36 (4.08%) Blackberry
4 31 (3.51%) Derivative
4 31 (3.51%) Equities
5 27 (3.06%) Management Information System
6 26 (2.94%) Computer Science
7 21 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 15 (1.70%) DataPower
8 15 (1.70%) PMI
9 13 (1.47%) Online Banking
10 9 (1.02%) Economics
10 9 (1.02%) Market Risk
10 9 (1.02%) E-Learning
11 8 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
11 8 (0.91%) Credit Risk
12 7 (0.79%) Statistics
12 7 (0.79%) SWIFT
13 6 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.68%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 171 (19.37%) Windows
2 99 (11.21%) UNIX
3 75 (8.49%) Windows 7
4 68 (7.70%) Linux
5 44 (4.98%) Windows XP
6 24 (2.72%) Solaris
7 20 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (2.04%) AIX
9 14 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (1.02%) Android
10 9 (1.02%) NetWare
11 8 (0.91%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.79%) Windows 2000
13 6 (0.68%) VMS
13 6 (0.68%) zOS
14 4 (0.45%) MVS
14 4 (0.45%) OS/390
14 4 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.34%) Windows Phone 7
15 3 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (12.68%) Project Management
2 72 (8.15%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (7.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 58 (6.57%) ITIL
5 56 (6.34%) PRINCE2
6 50 (5.66%) Change Management
7 46 (5.21%) Migration
8 45 (5.10%) Service Delivery
9 44 (4.98%) Risk Management
9 44 (4.98%) Incident Management
10 41 (4.64%) Asset Management
11 38 (4.30%) TDD
12 37 (4.19%) User Acceptance Testing
13 36 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
13 36 (4.08%) Scrum
14 35 (3.96%) Business Analysis
15 29 (3.28%) Data Modelling
15 29 (3.28%) MVC
16 27 (3.06%) ETL
17 26 (2.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 142 (16.08%) SQL
2 90 (10.19%) Java
3 49 (5.55%) C#
4 42 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 36 (4.08%) C
6 18 (2.04%) T-SQL
7 16 (1.81%) PL/SQL
7 16 (1.81%) VBA
8 15 (1.70%) PowerShell
9 14 (1.59%) VB
9 14 (1.59%) C++
9 14 (1.59%) Shell Script
10 12 (1.36%) Perl
10 12 (1.36%) VBScript
11 7 (0.79%) Scala
11 7 (0.79%) Python
12 6 (0.68%) PHP
12 6 (0.68%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.57%) JCL
14 4 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 50 (5.66%) Degree
2 28 (3.17%) PMI Certification
3 25 (2.83%) CISSP
4 23 (2.60%) ISEB
5 21 (2.38%) PMP
6 20 (2.27%) CISM
7 16 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (1.59%) JNCIS
9 13 (1.47%) Security Cleared
9 13 (1.47%) CISA
10 11 (1.25%) CCNP
11 10 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 9 (1.02%) ISTQB
13 8 (0.91%) SC Cleared
14 5 (0.57%) CIMA
14 5 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (0.45%) ACCA
15 4 (0.45%) MCITP
16 3 (0.34%) CCSE
16 3 (0.34%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.15%) QA
2 15 (1.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (1.02%) Dodd-Frank
4 8 (0.91%) EMIR
4 8 (0.91%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.79%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.68%) COREP
6 6 (0.68%) FINREP
6 6 (0.68%) Basel III
7 5 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.57%) CRD IV
8 4 (0.45%) SLA
8 4 (0.45%) COBIT
9 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.23%) FATCA
9 2 (0.23%) MiFID
10 1 (0.11%) GAAP
System Software
1 72 (8.15%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.93%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (1.47%) VMware ESX
5 9 (1.02%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.68%) XenApp
7 4 (0.45%) ISA Server
7 4 (0.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (0.45%) Veritas File System
7 4 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.11%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.11%) Nmap
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.11%) XenServer
9 1 (0.11%) vSphere
9 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 27 (3.06%) Tivoli
2 21 (2.38%) SCCM
3 12 (1.36%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 9 (1.02%) Oracle Identity Management
5 8 (0.91%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 7 (0.79%) Control-M
7 6 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (0.68%) SCOM
8 5 (0.57%) Puppet
8 5 (0.57%) OpenView
9 4 (0.45%) MOM
10 3 (0.34%) ServiceCenter
10 3 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.34%) CA Wily
10 3 (0.34%) DameWare
10 3 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.23%) CA SiteMinder
11 2 (0.23%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 1 (0.11%) Nessus
12 1 (0.11%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 138 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 110 (12.46%) Oracle
3 43 (4.87%) Cisco
4 39 (4.42%) HP
5 38 (4.30%) Bloomberg
6 33 (3.74%) IBM
7 30 (3.40%) Reuters
8 29 (3.28%) Citrix
9 27 (3.06%) VMware
10 21 (2.38%) Fidessa
10 21 (2.38%) F5
11 20 (2.27%) McAfee
12 19 (2.15%) Juniper
13 16 (1.81%) Blue Coat
14 14 (1.59%) AppSense
14 14 (1.59%) Altiris
15 13 (1.47%) Sybase
16 12 (1.36%) Remedy
16 12 (1.36%) CheckPoint
16 12 (1.36%) Kofax
London
iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £500 to £550 p/day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £500 to £550 p/day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market rate + expenses
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North East
Harvey Nash RPO
Rate: £400 to £500
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis IT
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Thebes IT
Rate: Unspecified Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: very good
Posted: 6 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 260-280 Per Day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 21 days ago