The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail 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 Retail Banking over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 11 7 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 3 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 5.26% 16.25% 6.85%
As % of the General category 7.50% 28.26% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 3
Average daily rate £430 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% +13.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
General Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
40 46 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 70.18% 57.50% 71.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 36 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 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Retail Banking
Cheshire

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Retail Banking Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail Banking across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford region citing Retail 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 Retail Banking.

1 6 (100.00%) Banking
1 6 (100.00%) Retail
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (16.67%) Gentran
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (16.67%) ISPF
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Clustering
5 1 (16.67%) GIS
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) UNIX
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) AIX
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) FTP
5 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
5 1 (16.67%) SSL

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford region citing Retail 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 Retail Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Gentran
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) FTP
1 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) DMZ
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
General
1 6 (100.00%) Banking
1 6 (100.00%) Retail
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Change Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Business Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Change Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) UAT Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) UAT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Change Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) GIS
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (16.67%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle