The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment 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 Investment Banking over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 42 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 1 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.36% 0.53% 3.31%
As % of the General category 1.15% 2.63% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £423 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +12.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £9.50
Investment Banking
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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 38 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 31.64% 20.21% 38.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 28 51
Average daily rate £400 £413 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +34.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £325 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 12
Average hourly rate £9.00 £42.50 £11.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.82% +273.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Investment Banking Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Investment Banking
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking.

1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) MVC

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft