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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 30 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Banking 8 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.79% 4.89% 4.23%
As % of the General category 9.88% 17.81% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 6
Average daily rate
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£433 £450 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.88% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £382 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £505 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.54% +3.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.22 £11.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.13% -23.33%
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
81 73 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 28.22% 27.44% 42.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 44 64
Average daily rate £338 £406 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% +38.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £324 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £525 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 35
Average hourly rate £40.00 £14.63 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.50% -11.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.33 £6.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £15.93 £34.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
Canterbury - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 1
Banking
South East

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) MS Office
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 6 (42.86%) Citrix
3 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 5 (35.71%) SCCM
4 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
4 5 (35.71%) VBScript
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 4 (28.57%) AdminStudio
5 4 (28.57%) XenApp
5 4 (28.57%) Application Packaging
5 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
7 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Wyse
7 2 (14.29%) Change Management
7 2 (14.29%) .NET
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 2 (14.29%) MSMQ
7 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 2 (14.29%) LAN
7 2 (14.29%) WAN

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (7.14%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MS Access
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) AdminStudio
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) MSI
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Software Packager
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Packager
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Application Packaging
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
1 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.14%) PDA
1 1 (7.14%) Online Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
1 1 (7.14%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) Software Distribution
2 2 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (7.14%) BCP
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Use Case
3 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
3 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) VBScript
1 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CISSP
1 1 (7.14%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (28.57%) XenApp
4 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
5 2 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) WSUS
3 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 6 (42.86%) Citrix
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Wyse
3 2 (14.29%) Reuters
3 2 (14.29%) Bloomberg
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec
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