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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 35 35 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing Banking 10 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.27% 1.05% 2.70%
As % of the General category 9.01% 3.06% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £425 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £21.25 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-18.82% +10.38%
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
111 98 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 36.27% 34.39% 35.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 53 55
Average daily rate £380 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
Average hourly rate £35.05 £30.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.83% +160.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Tonbridge -1 1 - -
Chatham - - - -
Stansted - - - -
Banking
South East

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (33.33%) MS Office
3 5 (33.33%) UNIX
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (20.00%) Veeam
5 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (20.00%) Solaris
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
6 2 (13.33%) VMware
6 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (13.33%) .NET
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (13.33%) C
6 2 (13.33%) HTML
6 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (13.33%) Perl
6 2 (13.33%) XML
6 2 (13.33%) Ingres
6 2 (13.33%) DSDM
6 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
6 2 (13.33%) jQuery
6 2 (13.33%) System Testing

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.67%) Lync
3 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) Ingres
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) MS Access
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) PMO Lead
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Project Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Project Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) XML
1 2 (13.33%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Learning Management System
1 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
1 1 (6.67%) Social Network
1 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) UNIX
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) DSDM
3 2 (13.33%) System Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
4 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) UML
4 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Wealth Management
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Use Case
4 1 (6.67%) Data Management
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CISSP
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (6.67%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Solvency II
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Veeam
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix