The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 27 37 36
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs citing Banking 14 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.70% 3.34% 1.05%
As % of the General category 19.18% 9.26% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
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%
Banking
South East

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

General Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
73 108 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 24.50% 36.12% 34.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 75 53
Average daily rate £350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £16.50 £35.05 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.92% +16.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tonbridge -1 2 £406 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £500 -
Banking
South East

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 16 (76.19%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) Information Security
3 8 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (38.10%) MS Office
4 7 (33.33%) Project Management
5 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (28.57%) Oracle
5 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
6 5 (23.81%) IBM
6 5 (23.81%) UNIX
6 5 (23.81%) Linux
6 5 (23.81%) CISM
6 5 (23.81%) LDAP
6 5 (23.81%) CISSP
6 5 (23.81%) Data Analysis
7 4 (19.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (19.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (19.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (19.05%) Puppet
7 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (19.05%) SAN
7 4 (19.05%) Veritas
7 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
7 4 (19.05%) Sun
7 4 (19.05%) HACMP
7 4 (19.05%) Control-M
7 4 (19.05%) Clustering
7 4 (19.05%) NetBackup

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) PaaS
2 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) LDAP
2 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 4 (19.05%) DNS
2 4 (19.05%) SAN
3 2 (9.52%) Internet
3 2 (9.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.76%) Rational Rose
3 1 (4.76%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (4.76%) ERwin
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
General
1 16 (76.19%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.76%) Automotive
4 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Project Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Business Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Information Security Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Information Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Security Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Information Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Security Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Security Project Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Information Security Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Security Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Business Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Clustering
1 4 (19.05%) HACMP
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) PKI
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) UNIX
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) AIX
4 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Information Security
2 7 (33.33%) Project Management
3 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (23.81%) Data Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 3 (14.29%) Investment Management
5 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
6 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.76%) ETL
7 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.76%) UML
7 1 (4.76%) RUP
7 1 (4.76%) DSDM
7 1 (4.76%) Data Management
7 1 (4.76%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Perl
1 4 (19.05%) Python
2 2 (9.52%) VBScript
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) CISSP
1 5 (23.81%) CISM
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) NFS
1 4 (19.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 4 (19.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) XenApp
2 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) OpenView
1 4 (19.05%) Control-M
1 4 (19.05%) NetBackup
1 4 (19.05%) Puppet
1 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (14.29%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (9.52%) SCCM
4 1 (4.76%) Data Guard
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) IBM
3 4 (19.05%) Sun
3 4 (19.05%) HP
3 4 (19.05%) Dell
3 4 (19.05%) Veritas
3 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
4 3 (14.29%) Tripwire
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix
5 2 (9.52%) Symantec
5 2 (9.52%) VMware
6 1 (4.76%) Informatica
6 1 (4.76%) Sybase