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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 43 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.72% 0.82% 1.80%
As % of the General category 2.78% 2.04% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£338 £563 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +32.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.50
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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
72 98 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 25.99% 40.16% 38.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 71 55
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £553 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 10
Average hourly rate £39.77 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
- -3.05%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Information Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft