The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 65 66 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 41.67% 45.52% 50.00%
As % of the General category 63.11% 55.93% 64.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 60 67
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£356 £396 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £275 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £505 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £20.75 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-49.68% -
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 Halifax region.

General Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
103 118 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 66.03% 81.38% 77.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 108 97
Average daily rate £356 £396 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £288 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £505 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 94 (71.76%) Finance
2 84 (64.12%) Retail
3 64 (48.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 50 (38.17%) Retail Banking
5 36 (27.48%) Project Management
6 16 (12.21%) Migration
7 12 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (7.63%) Business Analysis
9 9 (6.87%) Oracle
9 9 (6.87%) MS Project
9 9 (6.87%) PRINCE2
10 8 (6.11%) Change Management
11 7 (5.34%) Credit Risk
11 7 (5.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (5.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (5.34%) SAP
11 7 (5.34%) Data Analysis
12 6 (4.58%) Resource Management
12 6 (4.58%) SQL
12 6 (4.58%) MS Excel
12 6 (4.58%) SAS
12 6 (4.58%) Change Control
12 6 (4.58%) Data Migration
13 5 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (3.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 5 (3.82%) Data Centre
13 5 (3.82%) Microsoft
13 5 (3.82%) Windows 2000
13 5 (3.82%) UNIX
13 5 (3.82%) Windows

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 6 (4.58%) SAS
2 4 (3.05%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (6.87%) MS Project
2 6 (4.58%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.05%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.53%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.76%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.82%) SAN
2 3 (2.29%) Internet
2 3 (2.29%) DHCP
2 3 (2.29%) Firewall
3 2 (1.53%) BIG-IP
3 2 (1.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (1.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (1.53%) HTTP
3 2 (1.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.53%) DNS
3 2 (1.53%) SSL
3 2 (1.53%) Extranet
3 2 (1.53%) Intranet
4 1 (0.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 4 (3.05%) DB2
3 2 (1.53%) OLAP
3 2 (1.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.76%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.76%) IDMS
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.76%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 2 (1.53%) ClearCase
1 2 (1.53%) ClearQuest
General
1 94 (71.76%) Finance
2 84 (64.12%) Retail
3 50 (38.17%) Retail Banking
4 5 (3.82%) Law
4 5 (3.82%) Legal
5 2 (1.53%) Marketing
5 2 (1.53%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.76%) Publishing
6 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.76%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 55 (41.98%) Project Manager
2 44 (33.59%) Analyst
3 35 (26.72%) Business Analyst
4 21 (16.03%) Banking Business Analyst
5 12 (9.16%) Lead Project Manager
6 8 (6.11%) Lead Business Analyst
7 6 (4.58%) Implementation Manager
8 5 (3.82%) Programme Manager
9 4 (3.05%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.05%) Senior Manager
9 4 (3.05%) Developer
9 4 (3.05%) Senior Project Manager
9 4 (3.05%) SAS Developer
9 4 (3.05%) PMO Analyst
10 3 (2.29%) Business Test Analyst
10 3 (2.29%) Data Centre Manager
10 3 (2.29%) Windows Server Engineer
10 3 (2.29%) Data Centre Project Manager
10 3 (2.29%) Data Manager
10 3 (2.29%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.05%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.34%) Credit Risk
3 5 (3.82%) Clustering
3 5 (3.82%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.05%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (3.05%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.05%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.53%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.53%) IVR
6 1 (0.76%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.76%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.82%) UNIX
1 5 (3.82%) Windows
1 5 (3.82%) AIX
1 5 (3.82%) Windows 2000
1 5 (3.82%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (2.29%) Linux
3 2 (1.53%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (48.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 36 (27.48%) Project Management
3 16 (12.21%) Migration
4 10 (7.63%) Business Analysis
5 9 (6.87%) PRINCE2
6 8 (6.11%) Change Management
7 7 (5.34%) Data Analysis
7 7 (5.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (4.58%) Change Control
8 6 (4.58%) Resource Management
8 6 (4.58%) Data Migration
9 5 (3.82%) Validation
10 4 (3.05%) Risk Management
10 4 (3.05%) Programme Management
10 4 (3.05%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (3.05%) Test Scripting
10 4 (3.05%) BPMN
10 4 (3.05%) Requirements Management
11 3 (2.29%) Project Planning
11 3 (2.29%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.58%) SQL
2 3 (2.29%) VBA
2 3 (2.29%) PL/1
3 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (3.05%) Degree
3 3 (2.29%) APMP
3 3 (2.29%) ISEB
4 1 (0.76%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.76%) QA
1 1 (0.76%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (1.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (6.87%) Oracle
2 7 (5.34%) SAP
3 5 (3.82%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.82%) VMware
4 4 (3.05%) IBM
5 2 (1.53%) F5
6 1 (0.76%) RightFax
6 1 (0.76%) Cisco
6 1 (0.76%) IronPort
6 1 (0.76%) Pega
6 1 (0.76%) Imperva
6 1 (0.76%) BMC
6 1 (0.76%) Symantec
6 1 (0.76%) Remedy
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