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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Banking 82 70 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 51.57% 40.23% 39.23%
As % of the General category 67.21% 52.63% 60.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 65 60
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£356 £400 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £494 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £17.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-26.08% -18.82%
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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
122 133 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 76.73% 76.44% 64.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 120 86
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 £259 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £491 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

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 31 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 31 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.

1 108 (76.60%) Finance
2 79 (56.03%) Retail
3 70 (49.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 42 (29.79%) Retail Banking
5 34 (24.11%) Project Management
6 21 (14.89%) Migration
7 13 (9.22%) MS Project
8 12 (8.51%) Business Analysis
8 12 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (7.09%) Credit Risk
9 10 (7.09%) MS Excel
10 8 (5.67%) AIX
10 8 (5.67%) Law
10 8 (5.67%) Data Centre
10 8 (5.67%) Change Control
11 7 (4.96%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 7 (4.96%) Legal
11 7 (4.96%) UNIX
11 7 (4.96%) Oracle
11 7 (4.96%) SharePoint
11 7 (4.96%) SAS
12 6 (4.26%) ETL
12 6 (4.26%) IBM
12 6 (4.26%) Microsoft
12 6 (4.26%) Windows
12 6 (4.26%) PRINCE2
12 6 (4.26%) Validation
12 6 (4.26%) Change Management
12 6 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
12 6 (4.26%) WebSphere

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (4.96%) SAS
1 7 (4.96%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.26%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.71%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (9.22%) MS Project
2 10 (7.09%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.84%) MS Office
5 3 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) SAP Payroll
1 1 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.71%) SAP HCM
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.55%) SAN
2 3 (2.13%) DHCP
2 3 (2.13%) SSL
3 2 (1.42%) HTTP
3 2 (1.42%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.42%) DNS
3 2 (1.42%) Intranet
3 2 (1.42%) Internet
3 2 (1.42%) Extranet
3 2 (1.42%) Firewall
3 2 (1.42%) BIG-IP
3 2 (1.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (1.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.71%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.96%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 5 (3.55%) DB2
3 3 (2.13%) OLAP
4 2 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.42%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.71%) DataStage
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.71%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.71%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.13%) ClearCase
1 3 (2.13%) ClearQuest
General
1 108 (76.60%) Finance
2 79 (56.03%) Retail
3 42 (29.79%) Retail Banking
4 8 (5.67%) Law
5 7 (4.96%) Legal
6 2 (1.42%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.71%) Publishing
7 1 (0.71%) Marketing
7 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (36.17%) Project Manager
2 47 (33.33%) Analyst
3 38 (26.95%) Business Analyst
4 30 (21.28%) Banking Business Analyst
5 12 (8.51%) Lead Project Manager
6 8 (5.67%) Lead Business Analyst
7 6 (4.26%) Implementation Manager
8 5 (3.55%) Data Manager
8 5 (3.55%) Developer
8 5 (3.55%) Administrator
8 5 (3.55%) Data Centre Manager
8 5 (3.55%) Data Centre Project Manager
9 4 (2.84%) Test Leader
9 4 (2.84%) PMO Analyst
9 4 (2.84%) Programme Manager
9 4 (2.84%) Junior
9 4 (2.84%) Test Analyst
9 4 (2.84%) SAS Developer
9 4 (2.84%) Junior Project Manager
10 3 (2.13%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.55%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (0.71%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.09%) Credit Risk
3 8 (5.67%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.55%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (3.55%) Mainframe
4 5 (3.55%) Clustering
5 4 (2.84%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.42%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.42%) IVR
8 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.71%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.67%) AIX
2 7 (4.96%) UNIX
3 6 (4.26%) Windows
4 5 (3.55%) Windows 2000
4 5 (3.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.13%) Linux
6 2 (1.42%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.71%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (49.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 34 (24.11%) Project Management
3 21 (14.89%) Migration
4 12 (8.51%) Business Analysis
5 8 (5.67%) Change Control
6 6 (4.26%) Data Analysis
6 6 (4.26%) Change Management
6 6 (4.26%) PRINCE2
6 6 (4.26%) ETL
6 6 (4.26%) Validation
7 5 (3.55%) Resource Management
7 5 (3.55%) Test Scripting
7 5 (3.55%) BPMN
7 5 (3.55%) Data Migration
7 5 (3.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (2.84%) Requirements Management
8 4 (2.84%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (2.84%) Project Planning
8 4 (2.84%) Mobile Commerce
9 3 (2.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.84%) SQL
2 2 (1.42%) VBA
2 2 (1.42%) PL/1
2 2 (1.42%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.71%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (2.84%) Degree
1 4 (2.84%) APMP
2 3 (2.13%) ISEB
2 3 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.42%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (1.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (4.96%) Oracle
2 6 (4.26%) IBM
2 6 (4.26%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.55%) VMware
4 4 (2.84%) SAP
5 2 (1.42%) F5
6 1 (0.71%) RightFax
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco
6 1 (0.71%) IronPort
6 1 (0.71%) BMC
6 1 (0.71%) Symantec
6 1 (0.71%) Remedy
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