The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 21 16 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing Banking 93 96 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.82% 8.09% 12.80%
As % of the General category 20.39% 23.13% 31.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 49 48
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £304 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Banking
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

General Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
456 415 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.46% 34.96% 40.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 185 285
Average daily rate £400 £364 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.96% +11.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 24
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -27.19%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Banking
North West

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 118 (63.10%) Finance
2 40 (21.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (18.18%) UNIX
4 31 (16.58%) Windows
5 27 (14.44%) Retail
6 26 (13.90%) Information Security
7 25 (13.37%) Project Management
8 24 (12.83%) PRINCE2
9 20 (10.70%) Retail Banking
9 20 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (10.16%) Linux
11 16 (8.56%) Oracle
12 15 (8.02%) Mainframe
13 14 (7.49%) Red Hat
13 14 (7.49%) Management Information System
13 14 (7.49%) AIX
14 13 (6.95%) Migration
15 12 (6.42%) Economics
15 12 (6.42%) CISSP
16 11 (5.88%) PMI Certification
16 11 (5.88%) SQL
17 10 (5.35%) SQL Server
17 10 (5.35%) PMI
17 10 (5.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 10 (5.35%) CISM
17 10 (5.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 9 (4.81%) Agile Software Development
18 9 (4.81%) COBIT
18 9 (4.81%) PMP
19 8 (4.28%) Change Management

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (2.67%) SAS
1 5 (2.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.07%) CICS
2 2 (1.07%) MQSeries
2 2 (1.07%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.07%) IIS
3 1 (0.53%) Apache
3 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (3.74%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.21%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.21%) MS Project
3 2 (1.07%) MS Office
3 2 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) Taleo
1 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.67%) Internet
2 3 (1.60%) Firewall
2 3 (1.60%) NetScaler
3 2 (1.07%) LDAP
3 2 (1.07%) ATM
3 2 (1.07%) LAN
3 2 (1.07%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.07%) SAN
4 1 (0.53%) DMZ
4 1 (0.53%) DNS
4 1 (0.53%) FTP
4 1 (0.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.35%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.67%) DB2
3 5 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.14%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.60%) QlikView
5 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.07%) DataStage
6 2 (1.07%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.53%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Subversion
1 2 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.53%) Selenium
2 1 (0.53%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.53%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 118 (63.10%) Finance
2 27 (14.44%) Retail
3 20 (10.70%) Retail Banking
4 7 (3.74%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.21%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.14%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.60%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.07%) Billing
8 2 (1.07%) Front Office
8 2 (1.07%) Back Office
8 2 (1.07%) Legal
8 2 (1.07%) Advertising
9 1 (0.53%) Law
9 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (25.13%) Project Manager
2 44 (23.53%) Analyst
3 24 (12.83%) Business Analyst
3 24 (12.83%) Administrator
4 13 (6.95%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (5.35%) Senior Business Analyst
5 10 (5.35%) Senior Manager
5 10 (5.35%) Developer
6 9 (4.81%) Senior Project Manager
6 9 (4.81%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (4.81%) AIX Administrator
7 8 (4.28%) Architect
8 7 (3.74%) Test Manager
8 7 (3.74%) IT Project Manager
9 6 (3.21%) Risk Analyst
9 6 (3.21%) Consultant
9 6 (3.21%) Programme Manager
10 5 (2.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 5 (2.67%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (2.67%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.21%) .NET
2 4 (2.14%) CSS
2 4 (2.14%) HTML
3 3 (1.60%) jQuery
3 3 (1.60%) Web Services
3 3 (1.60%) Middleware
4 2 (1.07%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.07%) DOM
4 2 (1.07%) J2EE
4 2 (1.07%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.07%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.07%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.07%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.07%) WCF
4 2 (1.07%) WPF
5 1 (0.53%) Servlets
5 1 (0.53%) SOAP
5 1 (0.53%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.02%) Mainframe
3 14 (7.49%) Management Information System
4 12 (6.42%) Economics
5 10 (5.35%) PMI
6 5 (2.67%) Online Banking
7 4 (2.14%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (2.14%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.07%) Open Source
8 2 (1.07%) PKI
8 2 (1.07%) VSAM
9 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.53%) Firmware
9 1 (0.53%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.53%) Clustering
9 1 (0.53%) IVR
9 1 (0.53%) Statistics
9 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.53%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 34 (18.18%) UNIX
2 31 (16.58%) Windows
3 19 (10.16%) Linux
4 14 (7.49%) AIX
5 10 (5.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.07%) Solaris
9 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (21.39%) Stakeholder Management
2 26 (13.90%) Information Security
3 25 (13.37%) Project Management
4 24 (12.83%) PRINCE2
5 13 (6.95%) Migration
6 9 (4.81%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (4.28%) ITIL
7 8 (4.28%) Change Management
7 8 (4.28%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (3.74%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (3.74%) Supplier Management
8 7 (3.74%) Risk Analysis
8 7 (3.74%) Data Migration
9 6 (3.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (3.21%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (3.21%) Business Analysis
9 6 (3.21%) CRAMM
9 6 (3.21%) Data Analysis
10 5 (2.67%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (2.67%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.88%) SQL
2 7 (3.74%) Shell Script
3 3 (1.60%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.60%) Perl
3 3 (1.60%) C
3 3 (1.60%) C#
4 2 (1.07%) COBOL
4 2 (1.07%) Java
4 2 (1.07%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.07%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.07%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.53%) PHP
5 1 (0.53%) VB
5 1 (0.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (6.42%) CISSP
2 11 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 10 (5.35%) CISM
4 9 (4.81%) PMP
5 7 (3.74%) GIAC
5 7 (3.74%) CRISC
6 5 (2.67%) ISEB
7 3 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.60%) Degree
7 3 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.53%) MCTS
9 1 (0.53%) MCITP
9 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.53%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.53%) CIMA
9 1 (0.53%) ACCA
9 1 (0.53%) CISA
9 1 (0.53%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (4.81%) COBIT
3 6 (3.21%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.67%) QA
5 1 (0.53%) WCAG
5 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.07%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.53%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 4 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.07%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.53%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.53%) SCCM
3 1 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (8.56%) Oracle
2 14 (7.49%) Red Hat
3 8 (4.28%) IBM
4 7 (3.74%) Splunk
4 7 (3.74%) Cyber-Ark
5 6 (3.21%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.14%) HP
6 4 (2.14%) Citrix
6 4 (2.14%) VMware
7 3 (1.60%) CA
7 3 (1.60%) Sybase
7 3 (1.60%) Cisco
7 3 (1.60%) Symantec
8 2 (1.07%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.07%) Intel
8 2 (1.07%) Teradata
9 1 (0.53%) Wincor Nixdorf
9 1 (0.53%) Imperva
9 1 (0.53%) NetApp
9 1 (0.53%) Avaya
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