The first 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Kent region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 26 31 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Banking 12 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.46% 2.53% 3.61%
As % of the General category 10.91% 6.60% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £425 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-37.77% +2.27%
General Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
110 106 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 40.89% 38.27% 35.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 54 47
Average daily rate £363 £400 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 8
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £10.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +88.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -16.66%
Banking
South East

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 July 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 July 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 0 3 £175 - 1
Chatham - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Stansted - - - -
Banking
South East

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 5 (33.33%) UNIX
2 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (26.67%) MS Office
4 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) Solaris
4 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) Veeam
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (13.33%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) System Testing
5 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (13.33%) Retail
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Ingres
5 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) C
5 2 (13.33%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) Perl
5 2 (13.33%) SQL

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (26.67%) MS Office
3 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Ingres
1 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
4 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) PMO Lead
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Project Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Manager
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) XML
1 2 (13.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Social Network
1 1 (6.67%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) UNIX
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Solaris
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) DSDM
2 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (13.33%) System Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Management
3 1 (6.67%) High Availability
3 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security
3 1 (6.67%) Workflow
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) UML
3 1 (6.67%) BPR
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (13.33%) Perl
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) CISSP
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (6.67%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Veeam
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Sybase
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