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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 36 41 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Contract jobs citing Banking 68 44 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.84% 3.81% 5.81%
As % of the General category 13.28% 11.52% 20.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 19 25
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£450 £475 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £245 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £560 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.79% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £16.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.22 £11.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.13% -23.33%
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
512 382 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 36.44% 33.07% 28.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 192 157
Average daily rate £375 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 23
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £8.75 £6.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Banking
North West

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 117 (71.78%) Finance
2 38 (23.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (18.40%) Project Management
4 27 (16.56%) Retail
5 22 (13.50%) PRINCE2
6 21 (12.88%) Windows
7 20 (12.27%) Oracle
8 17 (10.43%) SQL
8 17 (10.43%) Retail Banking
9 14 (8.59%) Information Security
9 14 (8.59%) Migration
9 14 (8.59%) UNIX
9 14 (8.59%) Mainframe
9 14 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (6.75%) CISSP
10 11 (6.75%) SQL Server
10 11 (6.75%) Telecoms
11 10 (6.13%) Programme Management
11 10 (6.13%) Microsoft
12 9 (5.52%) CISM
12 9 (5.52%) IBM
12 9 (5.52%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (5.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 8 (4.91%) WebSphere
13 8 (4.91%) COBIT
13 8 (4.91%) Red Hat
13 8 (4.91%) Data Migration
14 7 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (4.29%) Citrix
14 7 (4.29%) Linux

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (4.91%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.45%) SAS
3 2 (1.23%) CMS
3 2 (1.23%) IIS
3 2 (1.23%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.23%) MQSeries
3 2 (1.23%) CICS
4 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.61%) Apache
4 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.61%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 6 (3.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.84%) MS Office
3 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.61%) SAP R/3
1 1 (0.61%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.61%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) IBM Blueworks
1 1 (0.61%) SaaS
1 1 (0.61%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.68%) LAN
2 4 (2.45%) SAN
2 4 (2.45%) Internet
2 4 (2.45%) NetScaler
3 3 (1.84%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.23%) DNS
4 2 (1.23%) LDAP
4 2 (1.23%) VoIP
4 2 (1.23%) WAN
5 1 (0.61%) DHCP
5 1 (0.61%) FTP
5 1 (0.61%) HTTP
5 1 (0.61%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.07%) DB2
3 4 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.84%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.23%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.23%) MS Access
5 2 (1.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.61%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.61%) DataStage
6 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.61%) OLAP
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.61%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Subversion
1 2 (1.23%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.61%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 117 (71.78%) Finance
2 27 (16.56%) Retail
3 17 (10.43%) Retail Banking
4 11 (6.75%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.68%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.84%) Billing
8 2 (1.23%) Front Office
8 2 (1.23%) Back Office
8 2 (1.23%) Advertising
8 2 (1.23%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.61%) Marketing
9 1 (0.61%) French Language
9 1 (0.61%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.61%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (26.38%) Project Manager
2 35 (21.47%) Analyst
3 19 (11.66%) Business Analyst
4 14 (8.59%) Developer
5 11 (6.75%) Architect
5 11 (6.75%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (6.13%) Programme Manager
6 10 (6.13%) Senior Business Analyst
6 10 (6.13%) Administrator
7 9 (5.52%) Consultant
8 8 (4.91%) Senior Manager
9 7 (4.29%) Test Manager
9 7 (4.29%) Senior Project Manager
10 6 (3.68%) IT Project Manager
10 6 (3.68%) Infrastructure Manager
10 6 (3.68%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 6 (3.68%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.07%) Risk Analyst
12 4 (2.45%) IT Security Consultant
12 4 (2.45%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.68%) Middleware
2 4 (2.45%) .NET
3 3 (1.84%) J2EE
3 3 (1.84%) SOAP
3 3 (1.84%) Web Services
3 3 (1.84%) XML
3 3 (1.84%) Spring
3 3 (1.84%) XML Messaging
4 2 (1.23%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.23%) DOM
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.61%) HTML
5 1 (0.61%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.59%) Mainframe
1 14 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.07%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.45%) Economics
3 4 (2.45%) PMI
3 4 (2.45%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (1.84%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.23%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.61%) FMCG
6 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.61%) VSAM
6 1 (0.61%) PKI
6 1 (0.61%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.61%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.88%) Windows
2 14 (8.59%) UNIX
3 7 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (4.29%) Linux
4 6 (3.68%) AIX
4 6 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (23.31%) Stakeholder Management
2 30 (18.40%) Project Management
3 22 (13.50%) PRINCE2
4 14 (8.59%) Information Security
4 14 (8.59%) Migration
5 10 (6.13%) Programme Management
6 9 (5.52%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (4.91%) Data Migration
8 7 (4.29%) Supplier Management
8 7 (4.29%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (3.68%) Risk Management
9 6 (3.68%) Business Analysis
9 6 (3.68%) Risk Analysis
9 6 (3.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (3.68%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (3.07%) Portfolio Management
10 5 (3.07%) CRAMM
10 5 (3.07%) Release Management
10 5 (3.07%) Change Management
11 4 (2.45%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.43%) SQL
2 6 (3.68%) Java
3 3 (1.84%) Shell Script
3 3 (1.84%) C
4 2 (1.23%) COBOL
4 2 (1.23%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.23%) VBA
5 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.61%) SAS Macro
5 1 (0.61%) C#
5 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.61%) Perl
5 1 (0.61%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 11 (6.75%) CISSP
2 9 (5.52%) CISM
3 6 (3.68%) GIAC
3 6 (3.68%) CRISC
4 5 (3.07%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.45%) PMP
6 3 (1.84%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.84%) Degree
6 3 (1.84%) ISEB
7 2 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.61%) ACCA
8 1 (0.61%) CIMA
8 1 (0.61%) CISA
8 1 (0.61%) MCSE
8 1 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.61%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.91%) COBIT
3 5 (3.07%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.84%) SLA
5 1 (0.61%) FATCA
5 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.61%) GxP
System Software
1 5 (3.07%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.61%) RHEV
3 1 (0.61%) XenApp
3 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.61%) Firmware
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (3.07%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.45%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.61%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.61%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (12.27%) Oracle
2 10 (6.13%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.52%) IBM
4 8 (4.91%) Red Hat
5 7 (4.29%) Citrix
6 6 (3.68%) Sybase
6 6 (3.68%) HP
7 5 (3.07%) VMware
8 4 (2.45%) Cisco
8 4 (2.45%) TIBCO
8 4 (2.45%) Symantec
8 4 (2.45%) 3PAR
8 4 (2.45%) Cyber-Ark
9 2 (1.23%) Teradata
9 2 (1.23%) Intel
9 2 (1.23%) CA
10 1 (0.61%) Kony
10 1 (0.61%) Splunk
10 1 (0.61%) Pega
10 1 (0.61%) NetApp
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