The 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 26 53 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 41.94% 38.13% 36.51%
As % of the General category 59.09% 67.09% 47.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 35 21
Average daily rate
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£410 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% -0.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £230 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £449 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.79% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £12.50 £17.98
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -30.47%
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 Knutsford region.

General Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
44 79 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 70.97% 56.83% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 42 41
Average daily rate £353 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.42% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £226 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 31 (54.39%) Finance
2 10 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (15.79%) Change Management
4 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
4 8 (14.04%) Validation
4 8 (14.04%) Retail
4 8 (14.04%) Cyber-Ark
5 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (12.28%) Migration
5 7 (12.28%) Linux
5 7 (12.28%) Oracle
6 6 (10.53%) Shell Script
6 6 (10.53%) Project Management
6 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 6 (10.53%) Java
6 6 (10.53%) Windows
7 5 (8.77%) CMDB
7 5 (8.77%) ITIL
7 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
7 5 (8.77%) Firewall
7 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.02%) Supplier Management
8 4 (7.02%) Data Analysis
8 4 (7.02%) Security Management
8 4 (7.02%) Risk Management
8 4 (7.02%) SQL
8 4 (7.02%) IIS
8 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
8 4 (7.02%) UNIX
8 4 (7.02%) SharePoint

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (7.02%) IIS
1 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
1 4 (7.02%) MS Exchange
1 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.51%) CMS
3 1 (1.75%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (1.75%) CICS
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (5.26%) MS Project
3 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) Firewall
2 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.75%) DNS
3 1 (1.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) MS Access
3 1 (1.75%) DB2
General
1 31 (54.39%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Retail
3 4 (7.02%) Retail Banking
4 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.75%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) Analyst
2 9 (15.79%) Business Analyst
3 8 (14.04%) Architect
3 8 (14.04%) Project Manager
4 7 (12.28%) Consultant
5 6 (10.53%) Designer
6 5 (8.77%) Banking Business Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Security Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) Administrator
7 4 (7.02%) Solutions Designer
7 4 (7.02%) Security Architect
8 3 (5.26%) MI Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Data Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Technical Manager
9 2 (3.51%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (3.51%) AIX Administrator
9 2 (3.51%) Operations Manager
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Service Manager
9 2 (3.51%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) JDBC
1 3 (5.26%) HTML
1 3 (5.26%) J2EE
2 2 (3.51%) EJB
3 1 (1.75%) CSS
3 1 (1.75%) .NET
3 1 (1.75%) JSP
3 1 (1.75%) Struts
3 1 (1.75%) Web Services
3 1 (1.75%) JMS
3 1 (1.75%) Middleware
3 1 (1.75%) Spring
3 1 (1.75%) JNDI
3 1 (1.75%) Spring MVC
3 1 (1.75%) HTML5
3 1 (1.75%) CSS3
3 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.77%) CMDB
3 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.51%) PMI
4 2 (3.51%) HACMP
4 2 (3.51%) LPAR
5 1 (1.75%) Social Media
5 1 (1.75%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.75%) IVR
5 1 (1.75%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.75%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Linux
2 6 (10.53%) Windows
3 4 (7.02%) UNIX
3 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.51%) AIX
6 1 (1.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (15.79%) Change Management
3 8 (14.04%) Validation
4 7 (12.28%) Migration
5 6 (10.53%) Project Management
6 5 (8.77%) ITIL
6 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.02%) Data Analysis
7 4 (7.02%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.02%) Risk Management
7 4 (7.02%) Security Management
7 4 (7.02%) Supplier Management
7 4 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (7.02%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (5.26%) Line Management
8 3 (5.26%) Service Management
8 3 (5.26%) Data Management
8 3 (5.26%) Business Analysis
9 2 (3.51%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.53%) Java
1 6 (10.53%) Shell Script
2 4 (7.02%) SQL
3 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.51%) PMP
3 1 (1.75%) Degree
3 1 (1.75%) CISSP
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) PowerHA
2 2 (3.51%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Cyber-Ark
2 7 (12.28%) Oracle
3 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.26%) Informatica
6 2 (3.51%) Sybase
7 1 (1.75%) Cognos
7 1 (1.75%) IBM
7 1 (1.75%) FatWire
7 1 (1.75%) Teradata
7 1 (1.75%) Verint
7 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.75%) Adobe
7 1 (1.75%) Avaya