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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 42 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.33% 0.69% 0.40%
As % of the General category 0.90% 1.94% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£600 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+821.05% +26.66%
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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
111 103 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 37.00% 35.76% 38.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 57 55
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £285 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £547 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 7
Average hourly rate £35.05 £27.50 £10.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% +159.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft