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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 53 95 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 32.52% 54.29% 43.75%
As % of the General category 53.00% 67.38% 55.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 84 39
Average daily rate
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£356 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £300 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £475 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £13.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-22.66% -20.58%
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
100 141 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 61.35% 80.57% 79.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 117 66
Average daily rate £360 £380 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £459 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 80 (62.50%) Finance
2 76 (59.38%) Retail
3 59 (46.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 46 (35.94%) Retail Banking
5 37 (28.91%) Project Management
6 17 (13.28%) SAS
7 12 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (9.38%) PRINCE2
8 11 (8.59%) Oracle
8 11 (8.59%) Business Analysis
9 10 (7.81%) Validation
9 10 (7.81%) Migration
9 10 (7.81%) MS Project
9 10 (7.81%) MS Excel
10 9 (7.03%) Requirements Management
10 9 (7.03%) Credit Risk
10 9 (7.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 9 (7.03%) OLAP
10 9 (7.03%) SAP
10 9 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (6.25%) MS Office
11 8 (6.25%) MS Visio
11 8 (6.25%) Microsoft
11 8 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
12 7 (5.47%) Resource Management
12 7 (5.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (5.47%) Change Control
12 7 (5.47%) UNIX
12 7 (5.47%) Data Analysis

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 17 (13.28%) SAS
2 3 (2.34%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (7.81%) MS Project
1 10 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.25%) MS Office
2 8 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 8 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.69%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.56%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.78%) SAP Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.91%) SAN
2 3 (2.34%) Internet
2 3 (2.34%) DHCP
2 3 (2.34%) Firewall
3 2 (1.56%) BIG-IP
3 2 (1.56%) HTTP
3 2 (1.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.56%) DNS
3 2 (1.56%) SSL
3 2 (1.56%) Intranet
3 2 (1.56%) Extranet
3 2 (1.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (1.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 9 (7.03%) OLAP
2 6 (4.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 6 (4.69%) OLAP Cube
3 4 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.56%) DB2
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.78%) Data Mart
General
1 80 (62.50%) Finance
2 76 (59.38%) Retail
3 46 (35.94%) Retail Banking
4 7 (5.47%) Legal
5 5 (3.91%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.56%) Law
6 2 (1.56%) Marketing
7 1 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.78%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 44 (34.38%) Project Manager
2 43 (33.59%) Analyst
3 33 (25.78%) Business Analyst
4 13 (10.16%) Banking Business Analyst
5 10 (7.81%) Lead Project Manager
6 9 (7.03%) Lead Business Analyst
7 6 (4.69%) Developer
8 5 (3.91%) SAS Developer
9 4 (3.13%) Implementation Manager
9 4 (3.13%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.13%) Consultant
9 4 (3.13%) PMO Analyst
10 3 (2.34%) Credit Risk Analyst
10 3 (2.34%) Senior Manager
10 3 (2.34%) Senior Project Manager
10 3 (2.34%) Server Engineer
10 3 (2.34%) SAS Analyst
10 3 (2.34%) SAS Consultant
10 3 (2.34%) Windows Server Engineer
11 2 (1.56%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (0.78%) .NET
2 1 (0.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.03%) Credit Risk
3 6 (4.69%) Data Structures
4 5 (3.91%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (3.91%) Clustering
5 3 (2.34%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.56%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.78%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.78%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.78%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.47%) UNIX
2 5 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (3.91%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (3.91%) Windows
2 5 (3.91%) Windows 2000
3 4 (3.13%) AIX
4 2 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (46.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 37 (28.91%) Project Management
3 12 (9.38%) PRINCE2
4 11 (8.59%) Business Analysis
5 10 (7.81%) Validation
5 10 (7.81%) Migration
6 9 (7.03%) Requirements Management
6 9 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (5.47%) Resource Management
7 7 (5.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 7 (5.47%) Change Control
7 7 (5.47%) Data Analysis
8 5 (3.91%) Waterfall
8 5 (3.91%) Risk Management
8 5 (3.91%) Change Management
8 5 (3.91%) Mobile Commerce
9 4 (3.13%) Line Management
10 3 (2.34%) Use Case
10 3 (2.34%) Data Migration
10 3 (2.34%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.13%) SQL
2 2 (1.56%) VBA
3 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.78%) R
3 1 (0.78%) PL/1
3 1 (0.78%) Perl
3 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (3.13%) ISEB
3 3 (2.34%) Degree
4 2 (1.56%) PMP
4 2 (1.56%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.56%) APMP
5 1 (0.78%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.78%) QA
1 1 (0.78%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (1.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (8.59%) Oracle
2 9 (7.03%) SAP
3 8 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.91%) VMware
5 3 (2.34%) IBM
6 2 (1.56%) Cognos
6 2 (1.56%) Pega
6 2 (1.56%) F5
7 1 (0.78%) IronPort
7 1 (0.78%) Tableau
7 1 (0.78%) RightFax
7 1 (0.78%) Imperva
7 1 (0.78%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.78%) Symantec
7 1 (0.78%) Remedy
7 1 (0.78%) BMC
7 1 (0.78%) Cisco
7 1 (0.78%) Applix
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £270.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £459 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
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Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
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Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
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Rate: £600 - £650 per day
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