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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 39 20 29
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Contract jobs citing Banking 4 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.32% 6.23% 2.41%
As % of the General category 4.60% 17.14% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 6
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£350 £489 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.42% +0.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.79% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £12.50 £17.98
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -30.47%
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
87 105 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 28.62% 36.33% 38.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 62 65
Average daily rate £388 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £320 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 29
Average hourly rate £35.05 £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.83% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.46 £15.80 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.52 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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
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 24 October 2014. 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
Chatham - - - -
Banking
South East

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) MS Office
3 5 (31.25%) UNIX
3 5 (31.25%) Windows
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (18.75%) Veeam
5 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
5 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
5 3 (18.75%) Solaris
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) VMware
6 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (12.50%) .NET
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 2 (12.50%) C
6 2 (12.50%) HTML
6 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (12.50%) Perl
6 2 (12.50%) XML
6 2 (12.50%) Ingres
6 2 (12.50%) DSDM
6 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) Lync
3 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (31.25%) MS Office
3 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
1 1 (6.25%) Intranet
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Ingres
1 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) MS Access
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Project Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Project Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Business Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Access Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) XML
1 2 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (6.25%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
1 1 (6.25%) Online Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Social Network
1 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
1 1 (6.25%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) UNIX
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) Solaris
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 2 (12.50%) Use Case
3 2 (12.50%) System Testing
3 2 (12.50%) DSDM
4 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
4 1 (6.25%) Coaching
4 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) UML
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) Data Management
4 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) VBScript
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CISSP
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (6.25%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Veeam
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix