The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Banking
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 40 38 47
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing Banking 16 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.74% 2.41% 2.74%
As % of the General category 9.30% 5.69% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 12
Median daily rate £258 £463 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.32% +29.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £350 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £525 £685
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.15 £15.78 £10.44
% change year-on-year
+122.78% +51.12%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

General Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
172 246 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 29.45% 42.34% 39.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 127 131
Median daily rate £438 £430 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% +5.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 12
Median hourly rate £12.92 £29.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.46% +61.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £12.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.81 £39.50 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Banking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the Hertfordshire region.

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City -4 9 £175 -
Banking
East of England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Banking.

1 10 (37.04%) DNS
1 10 (37.04%) Cisco
1 10 (37.04%) CheckPoint
1 10 (37.04%) MPLS
1 10 (37.04%) Blue Coat
1 10 (37.04%) BIG-IP
1 10 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
1 10 (37.04%) F5
1 10 (37.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 10 (37.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 9 (33.33%) Finance
3 6 (22.22%) SQL
4 5 (18.52%) Windows
4 5 (18.52%) Linux
4 5 (18.52%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (14.81%) Unix
5 4 (14.81%) Java
5 4 (14.81%) Internet
5 4 (14.81%) EFT
5 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
6 3 (11.11%) ITSM
6 3 (11.11%) Change Management
6 3 (11.11%) Project Management
6 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.11%) Remedy
6 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (11.11%) BMC
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) Apache
1 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) BIG-IP
1 10 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
1 10 (37.04%) DNS
1 10 (37.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 10 (37.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 10 (37.04%) MPLS
2 4 (14.81%) Internet
3 3 (11.11%) ATM
4 2 (7.41%) Firewall
4 2 (7.41%) FTP
5 1 (3.70%) SSL
5 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Back Office
4 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Network Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Blue Coat Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Check Point Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL Business Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) ITSM Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Network Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Customer Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Customer Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Business Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) LAMP
1 1 (3.70%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (14.81%) EFT
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
1 3 (11.11%) Change Management
1 3 (11.11%) ITIL
1 3 (11.11%) ITSM
1 3 (11.11%) Project Management
1 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
2 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
2 2 (7.41%) Investment Management
2 2 (7.41%) Migration
2 2 (7.41%) Process Improvement
2 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
3 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.70%) CRM
3 1 (3.70%) Scrum
3 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
3 1 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) Java
3 3 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.70%) C
4 1 (3.70%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) Ruby
4 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) CCIE
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.70%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
1 1 (3.70%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Blue Coat
1 10 (37.04%) CheckPoint
1 10 (37.04%) Cisco
1 10 (37.04%) F5
2 3 (11.11%) BMC
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Remedy
3 1 (3.70%) PayPal
3 1 (3.70%) Sun