The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Knutsford 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 21 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 36.84% 26.58% 24.66%
As % of the General category 51.22% 46.67% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 13
Average daily rate £450 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £384
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.72 £16.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.96% -34.00%
General Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
41 45 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 71.93% 56.96% 71.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 35 31
Average daily rate £400 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £312 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Banking
Cheshire

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the Knutsford region.

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 40 (61.54%) Finance
2 21 (32.31%) Project Management
3 14 (21.54%) Windows
4 11 (16.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (15.38%) Change Management
5 10 (15.38%) ITIL
6 8 (12.31%) AIX
6 8 (12.31%) UNIX
7 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
7 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
7 7 (10.77%) Oracle
7 7 (10.77%) Risk Management
8 6 (9.23%) Retail
8 6 (9.23%) MS Office
8 6 (9.23%) Middleware
8 6 (9.23%) Business Analysis
8 6 (9.23%) Retail Banking
8 6 (9.23%) Migration
9 5 (7.69%) Use Case
10 4 (6.15%) Information Security
10 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (6.15%) Configuration Management
10 4 (6.15%) Tivoli
10 4 (6.15%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
10 4 (6.15%) PMP
10 4 (6.15%) MS Visio
10 4 (6.15%) Release Management
10 4 (6.15%) Matrix Management
10 4 (6.15%) MS PowerPoint

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 2 (3.08%) IIS
1 2 (3.08%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (1.54%) Gentran
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.23%) MS Office
3 4 (6.15%) MS Visio
3 4 (6.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.54%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (1.54%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) LDAP
1 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.08%) VPN
1 2 (3.08%) SSL
1 2 (3.08%) Firewall
2 1 (1.54%) Wireless
2 1 (1.54%) DMZ
2 1 (1.54%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.54%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.54%) QlikView
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) WinRunner
1 1 (1.54%) TestDirector
1 1 (1.54%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (1.54%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.54%) Moq
General
1 40 (61.54%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Retail
2 6 (9.23%) Retail Banking
3 3 (4.62%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (35.38%) Analyst
2 15 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 14 (21.54%) Business Analyst
4 5 (7.69%) Architect
4 5 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Designer
5 4 (6.15%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.62%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) Middleware Specialist
7 2 (3.08%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Communications Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Middleware Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Business Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Business Project Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Service Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Consultant
7 2 (3.08%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) Middleware
2 2 (3.08%) Rendezvous
3 1 (1.54%) HTML
3 1 (1.54%) .NET
3 1 (1.54%) CSS
3 1 (1.54%) ISPF
3 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.54%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.54%) jQuery
3 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 1 (1.54%) HTML5
3 1 (1.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
1 2 (3.08%) Clustering
1 2 (3.08%) Online Banking
1 2 (3.08%) PMI
1 2 (3.08%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.54%) GIS
2 1 (1.54%) CMDB
2 1 (1.54%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.54%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.54%) Windows
2 8 (12.31%) AIX
2 8 (12.31%) UNIX
3 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.62%) Linux
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.31%) Project Management
2 11 (16.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (15.38%) Change Management
3 10 (15.38%) ITIL
4 7 (10.77%) Risk Management
5 6 (9.23%) Migration
5 6 (9.23%) Business Analysis
6 5 (7.69%) Use Case
7 4 (6.15%) Release Management
7 4 (6.15%) Information Security
7 4 (6.15%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.15%) Change Control
7 4 (6.15%) Matrix Management
8 3 (4.62%) Identity Management
8 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.62%) Service Management
8 3 (4.62%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (3.08%) Waterfall
9 2 (3.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.62%) SQL
2 2 (3.08%) VB
2 2 (3.08%) VBA
2 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.54%) JCL
3 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.54%) Java
3 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) PMP
2 3 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.08%) ISEB
3 2 (3.08%) CISSP
3 2 (3.08%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.08%) CISA
3 2 (3.08%) GIAC
4 1 (1.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
1 2 (3.08%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.54%) XenApp
2 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Tivoli
1 4 (6.15%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (3.08%) BladeLogic
2 2 (3.08%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (3.08%) SCCM
2 2 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.54%) CA Wily
3 1 (1.54%) WSUS
3 1 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (10.77%) Oracle
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.62%) HP
3 3 (4.62%) Splunk
3 3 (4.62%) Cyber-Ark
4 2 (3.08%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.08%) AppSense
4 2 (3.08%) Citrix
5 1 (1.54%) CA
5 1 (1.54%) Dell
5 1 (1.54%) Adobe
5 1 (1.54%) Sun
5 1 (1.54%) Cisco
5 1 (1.54%) IBM
5 1 (1.54%) Teradata
5 1 (1.54%) Altiris
5 1 (1.54%) Symantec