The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment 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 Investment Banking over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 31 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.14% 0.52% -
As % of the General category 1.49% 0.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+821.05% +26.66%
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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
134 127 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 76.57% 66.49% 87.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 92 160
Average daily rate £396 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £308 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Investment Banking across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Investment Banking across the Halifax region.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Investment Banking
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking.

1 5 (100.00%) Banking
2 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (40.00%) UNIX
4 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) IBM
4 2 (40.00%) AIX
4 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (20.00%) Asset Management

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
General
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Software Asset Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM