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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 62 93 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 36.90% 56.36% 42.97%
As % of the General category 49.60% 70.45% 57.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 80 49
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£385 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £461 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £10.97 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -40.70%
Banking
West Yorkshire

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
125 132 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 74.40% 80.00% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 105 75
Average daily rate £380 £360 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £459 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 87 (63.50%) Finance
1 87 (63.50%) Retail
2 61 (44.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 56 (40.88%) Retail Banking
4 39 (28.47%) Project Management
5 20 (14.60%) SAS
6 18 (13.14%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (10.95%) PRINCE2
8 12 (8.76%) Business Analysis
9 11 (8.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 11 (8.03%) Validation
9 11 (8.03%) OLAP
10 10 (7.30%) MS Project
10 10 (7.30%) MS Office
10 10 (7.30%) Oracle
10 10 (7.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 10 (7.30%) Migration
10 10 (7.30%) Resource Management
11 9 (6.57%) Credit Risk
11 9 (6.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 9 (6.57%) Requirements Management
11 9 (6.57%) Microsoft
11 9 (6.57%) MS Excel
12 8 (5.84%) SAP
12 8 (5.84%) MS PowerPoint
12 8 (5.84%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (5.84%) OLAP Cube
13 7 (5.11%) Change Control
13 7 (5.11%) Data Analysis
13 7 (5.11%) SQL

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 20 (14.60%) SAS
2 2 (1.46%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.73%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (7.30%) MS Project
1 10 (7.30%) MS Office
2 9 (6.57%) MS Excel
3 8 (5.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (5.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.65%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.46%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.73%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.73%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.19%) SAN
2 2 (1.46%) Internet
2 2 (1.46%) DHCP
2 2 (1.46%) Firewall
3 1 (0.73%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.73%) Network Security
3 1 (0.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (0.73%) HTTP
3 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.73%) DNS
3 1 (0.73%) SSL
3 1 (0.73%) Extranet
3 1 (0.73%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.03%) OLAP
1 11 (8.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 9 (6.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 8 (5.84%) OLAP Cube
4 5 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.46%) DB2
6 1 (0.73%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.73%) ERwin
General
1 87 (63.50%) Finance
1 87 (63.50%) Retail
2 56 (40.88%) Retail Banking
3 6 (4.38%) Legal
4 5 (3.65%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.46%) Law
5 2 (1.46%) Marketing
6 1 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.73%) Front Office
6 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (37.96%) Analyst
2 45 (32.85%) Project Manager
3 39 (28.47%) Business Analyst
4 12 (8.76%) Banking Business Analyst
5 11 (8.03%) Lead Business Analyst
6 9 (6.57%) Lead Project Manager
7 5 (3.65%) Senior Business Analyst
7 5 (3.65%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (2.92%) Data Analyst
8 4 (2.92%) Developer
8 4 (2.92%) PMO Analyst
8 4 (2.92%) SAS Analyst
9 3 (2.19%) SAS Consultant
9 3 (2.19%) Test Analyst
9 3 (2.19%) Senior Manager
9 3 (2.19%) Consultant
9 3 (2.19%) Senior Project Manager
9 3 (2.19%) Implementation Manager
9 3 (2.19%) SAS Developer
10 2 (1.46%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.46%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (0.73%) .NET
2 1 (0.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.14%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.57%) Credit Risk
3 6 (4.38%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.92%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (2.19%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.19%) Clustering
6 2 (1.46%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.46%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.73%) DataPower
7 1 (0.73%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.73%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.65%) UNIX
2 3 (2.19%) Windows
2 3 (2.19%) AIX
2 3 (2.19%) Windows 2000
2 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (0.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (44.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 39 (28.47%) Project Management
3 15 (10.95%) PRINCE2
4 12 (8.76%) Business Analysis
5 11 (8.03%) Validation
6 10 (7.30%) Migration
6 10 (7.30%) Resource Management
7 9 (6.57%) Requirements Management
8 8 (5.84%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (5.11%) Data Analysis
9 7 (5.11%) Change Control
10 6 (4.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (4.38%) Workflow
10 6 (4.38%) Use Case
10 6 (4.38%) UML
11 5 (3.65%) Data Modelling
11 5 (3.65%) Waterfall
11 5 (3.65%) BPMN
11 5 (3.65%) Stakeholder Analysis
12 4 (2.92%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.11%) SQL
2 2 (1.46%) VBA
3 1 (0.73%) PL/1
3 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.73%) R
3 1 (0.73%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.73%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (7.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (3.65%) ISEB
3 3 (2.19%) Degree
4 2 (1.46%) APMP
4 2 (1.46%) PMP
4 2 (1.46%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.73%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.46%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (0.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (7.30%) Oracle
2 9 (6.57%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.84%) SAP
4 5 (3.65%) Pega
5 4 (2.92%) TIBCO
5 4 (2.92%) IBM
6 3 (2.19%) HP
6 3 (2.19%) VMware
7 2 (1.46%) Cognos
8 1 (0.73%) Cisco
8 1 (0.73%) Symantec
8 1 (0.73%) Teradata
8 1 (0.73%) Applix
8 1 (0.73%) IronPort
8 1 (0.73%) Imperva
8 1 (0.73%) F5
8 1 (0.73%) Tableau
8 1 (0.73%) RightFax
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