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 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 60 81 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 35.50% 50.94% 53.51%
As % of the General category 56.07% 62.79% 64.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 74 49
Average daily rate
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£356 £390 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.71% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £300 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £504 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £14.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -23.68%
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
107 129 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 63.31% 81.13% 82.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 112 72
Average daily rate £356 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £289 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £478 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -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 26 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 26 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 79 (64.75%) Finance
2 74 (60.66%) Retail
3 57 (46.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (36.07%) Retail Banking
5 32 (26.23%) Project Management
6 13 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (9.84%) Oracle
8 11 (9.02%) Migration
9 10 (8.20%) SAS
10 9 (7.38%) MS Excel
10 9 (7.38%) SAP
11 8 (6.56%) Credit Risk
11 8 (6.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 8 (6.56%) MS Office
11 8 (6.56%) Business Analysis
11 8 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (5.74%) Data Analysis
12 7 (5.74%) MS PowerPoint
12 7 (5.74%) Requirements Management
12 7 (5.74%) Validation
12 7 (5.74%) MS Visio
12 7 (5.74%) PRINCE2
12 7 (5.74%) MS Project
12 7 (5.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (5.74%) Resource Management
13 6 (4.92%) Oracle General Ledger
13 6 (4.92%) UNIX
13 6 (4.92%) AIX
13 6 (4.92%) Legal
14 5 (4.10%) General Ledger

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 10 (8.20%) SAS
2 4 (3.28%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.46%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.82%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (7.38%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.56%) MS Office
3 7 (5.74%) MS Project
3 7 (5.74%) MS Visio
3 7 (5.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.92%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.82%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.10%) SAN
2 3 (2.46%) Internet
2 3 (2.46%) DHCP
2 3 (2.46%) Firewall
3 2 (1.64%) BIG-IP
3 2 (1.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (1.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (1.64%) HTTP
3 2 (1.64%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.64%) DNS
3 2 (1.64%) SSL
3 2 (1.64%) Extranet
3 2 (1.64%) Intranet
4 1 (0.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 5 (4.10%) OLAP
3 4 (3.28%) DB2
3 4 (3.28%) OLAP Cube
4 3 (2.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.82%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.64%) ClearCase
1 2 (1.64%) ClearQuest
General
1 79 (64.75%) Finance
2 74 (60.66%) Retail
3 44 (36.07%) Retail Banking
4 6 (4.92%) Legal
5 5 (4.10%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.64%) Marketing
6 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.64%) Law
7 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.82%) Front Office
7 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (36.89%) Project Manager
2 42 (34.43%) Analyst
3 31 (25.41%) Business Analyst
4 14 (11.48%) Banking Business Analyst
5 9 (7.38%) Lead Project Manager
6 8 (6.56%) Lead Business Analyst
7 6 (4.92%) Implementation Manager
8 5 (4.10%) SAS Developer
8 5 (4.10%) Developer
9 4 (3.28%) PMO Analyst
10 3 (2.46%) Credit Risk Analyst
10 3 (2.46%) Windows Server Engineer
10 3 (2.46%) Programme Manager
10 3 (2.46%) Senior Manager
10 3 (2.46%) Administrator
10 3 (2.46%) SAS Analyst
10 3 (2.46%) Server Engineer
10 3 (2.46%) Data Analyst
10 3 (2.46%) Senior Project Manager
11 2 (1.64%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.28%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (0.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.56%) Credit Risk
3 5 (4.10%) Clustering
3 5 (4.10%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (3.28%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.28%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.64%) IVR
5 2 (1.64%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.82%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.82%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.82%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.92%) UNIX
1 6 (4.92%) AIX
2 5 (4.10%) Windows
2 5 (4.10%) Windows 2000
2 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.46%) Linux
4 2 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (46.72%) Stakeholder Management
2 32 (26.23%) Project Management
3 11 (9.02%) Migration
4 8 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (6.56%) Business Analysis
5 7 (5.74%) Requirements Management
5 7 (5.74%) Data Analysis
5 7 (5.74%) Resource Management
5 7 (5.74%) Validation
5 7 (5.74%) PRINCE2
5 7 (5.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (4.10%) Waterfall
6 5 (4.10%) Risk Management
6 5 (4.10%) Mobile Commerce
6 5 (4.10%) Change Management
7 4 (3.28%) BPMN
7 4 (3.28%) Data Migration
7 4 (3.28%) Change Control
7 4 (3.28%) Line Management
8 3 (2.46%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.10%) SQL
2 2 (1.64%) VBA
2 2 (1.64%) PL/1
3 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (3.28%) Degree
3 3 (2.46%) ISEB
4 1 (0.82%) APMP
4 1 (0.82%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.82%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (9.84%) Oracle
2 9 (7.38%) SAP
3 5 (4.10%) VMware
3 5 (4.10%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.28%) IBM
5 2 (1.64%) Pega
5 2 (1.64%) F5
6 1 (0.82%) RightFax
6 1 (0.82%) Imperva
6 1 (0.82%) BMC
6 1 (0.82%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.82%) Symantec
6 1 (0.82%) Remedy
6 1 (0.82%) IronPort
6 1 (0.82%) Cisco
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