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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 79 73 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 49.69% 42.94% 47.51%
As % of the General category 65.83% 54.89% 67.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 68 71
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£354 £396 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.73% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £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 £11.60 £17.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.79% -24.44%
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
120 133 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 75.47% 78.24% 70.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 122 92
Average daily rate £351 £396 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.48% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £505 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 August 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 August 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.

1 101 (75.94%) Finance
2 76 (57.14%) Retail
3 65 (48.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 40 (30.08%) Retail Banking
5 33 (24.81%) Project Management
6 19 (14.29%) Migration
7 12 (9.02%) MS Project
8 11 (8.27%) Business Analysis
8 11 (8.27%) Credit Risk
8 11 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (6.77%) MS Excel
10 8 (6.02%) PRINCE2
10 8 (6.02%) Change Management
11 7 (5.26%) Change Control
11 7 (5.26%) Data Centre
11 7 (5.26%) Law
11 7 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
11 7 (5.26%) SharePoint
12 6 (4.51%) SAS
12 6 (4.51%) UNIX
12 6 (4.51%) Windows
12 6 (4.51%) AIX
12 6 (4.51%) Oracle
12 6 (4.51%) Data Analysis
12 6 (4.51%) Legal
12 6 (4.51%) Validation
12 6 (4.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 6 (4.51%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 6 (4.51%) Data Migration
13 5 (3.76%) BPMN

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 7 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.51%) SAS
3 5 (3.76%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.75%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (9.02%) MS Project
2 9 (6.77%) MS Excel
3 7 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.01%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.75%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.76%) SAN
2 3 (2.26%) SSL
2 3 (2.26%) DHCP
2 3 (2.26%) Internet
3 2 (1.50%) Extranet
3 2 (1.50%) Firewall
3 2 (1.50%) BIG-IP
3 2 (1.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (1.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (1.50%) HTTP
3 2 (1.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.50%) DNS
3 2 (1.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.51%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 4 (3.01%) DB2
3 2 (1.50%) OLAP
3 2 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.75%) DataStage
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.75%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.75%) IDMS
4 1 (0.75%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.50%) ClearCase
1 2 (1.50%) ClearQuest
General
1 101 (75.94%) Finance
2 76 (57.14%) Retail
3 40 (30.08%) Retail Banking
4 7 (5.26%) Law
5 6 (4.51%) Legal
6 2 (1.50%) Marketing
7 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.75%) Publishing
7 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 47 (35.34%) Analyst
2 46 (34.59%) Project Manager
3 38 (28.57%) Business Analyst
4 28 (21.05%) Banking Business Analyst
5 8 (6.02%) Lead Project Manager
6 7 (5.26%) Lead Business Analyst
7 6 (4.51%) Implementation Manager
8 4 (3.01%) SAS Developer
8 4 (3.01%) Junior Project Manager
8 4 (3.01%) Data Manager
8 4 (3.01%) Data Centre Manager
8 4 (3.01%) Junior
8 4 (3.01%) Developer
8 4 (3.01%) Test Analyst
8 4 (3.01%) Administrator
8 4 (3.01%) PMO Analyst
8 4 (3.01%) Data Centre Project Manager
9 3 (2.26%) Test Leader
9 3 (2.26%) PMO Manager
9 3 (2.26%) Business Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.01%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (0.75%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.27%) Credit Risk
1 11 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.76%) Mobile Payment
3 5 (3.76%) Clustering
4 4 (3.01%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.01%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.50%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.50%) IVR
6 1 (0.75%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.75%) Wiki
6 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.51%) UNIX
1 6 (4.51%) Windows
1 6 (4.51%) AIX
2 5 (3.76%) Windows 2000
2 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.50%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (1.50%) Linux
4 1 (0.75%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (48.87%) Stakeholder Management
2 33 (24.81%) Project Management
3 19 (14.29%) Migration
4 11 (8.27%) Business Analysis
5 8 (6.02%) Change Management
5 8 (6.02%) PRINCE2
6 7 (5.26%) Change Control
7 6 (4.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (4.51%) Validation
7 6 (4.51%) Data Analysis
7 6 (4.51%) Data Migration
8 5 (3.76%) BPMN
8 5 (3.76%) Test Scripting
9 4 (3.01%) Data Management
9 4 (3.01%) Requirements Management
9 4 (3.01%) Mobile Commerce
9 4 (3.01%) Business Transformation
10 3 (2.26%) ETL
10 3 (2.26%) Scrum
10 3 (2.26%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.01%) SQL
2 2 (1.50%) VBA
2 2 (1.50%) PL/1
2 2 (1.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (3.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (3.01%) Degree
2 4 (3.01%) APMP
3 3 (2.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.75%) QA
1 1 (0.75%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (1.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (4.51%) Oracle
2 5 (3.76%) VMware
2 5 (3.76%) IBM
2 5 (3.76%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.01%) SAP
4 2 (1.50%) F5
5 1 (0.75%) RightFax
5 1 (0.75%) Cisco
5 1 (0.75%) IronPort
5 1 (0.75%) BMC
5 1 (0.75%) Symantec
5 1 (0.75%) Remedy
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