The first 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 24 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 Manchester 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 21 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Banking 87 77 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.34% 7.96% 7.51%
As % of the General category 19.12% 22.99% 21.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 36 43
Average daily rate £424 £365 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.02% -3.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £493 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £14.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.94% -24.00%
General Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
455 335 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.14% 34.64% 35.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 152 226
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 12
Average hourly rate £16.75 £12.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.37% -22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £6.50 £13.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £61.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Banking
North West

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 1 - -
Salford - - - -
Banking
North West

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 79 (57.66%) Finance
2 30 (21.90%) Retail
3 26 (18.98%) UNIX
3 26 (18.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (18.25%) Windows
5 22 (16.06%) Project Management
5 22 (16.06%) Retail Banking
6 19 (13.87%) Information Security
7 15 (10.95%) Mainframe
8 11 (8.03%) Business Analysis
9 10 (7.30%) Risk Management
9 10 (7.30%) ITIL
9 10 (7.30%) PRINCE2
10 9 (6.57%) SQL
10 9 (6.57%) Migration
11 8 (5.84%) QA
11 8 (5.84%) Management Information System
11 8 (5.84%) MS Office
12 7 (5.11%) SQL Server
12 7 (5.11%) Linux
12 7 (5.11%) MS Visio
12 7 (5.11%) WAN
12 7 (5.11%) Cisco
12 7 (5.11%) PMP
12 7 (5.11%) PMI Certification
12 7 (5.11%) Telecoms
12 7 (5.11%) Economics
12 7 (5.11%) Data Analysis
13 6 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (4.38%) Performance Management

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (2.92%) SAS
2 3 (2.19%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.46%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.73%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.73%) IIS
4 1 (0.73%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (5.84%) MS Office
2 7 (5.11%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.38%) MS Excel
4 5 (3.65%) MS Project
5 3 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.73%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.73%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.11%) WAN
2 4 (2.92%) Firewall
3 3 (2.19%) LAN
4 2 (1.46%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.46%) ATM
4 2 (1.46%) Internet
4 2 (1.46%) MPLS
5 1 (0.73%) OSPF
5 1 (0.73%) BGP
5 1 (0.73%) FTP
5 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.73%) VPN
5 1 (0.73%) DNS
5 1 (0.73%) DMZ
5 1 (0.73%) LDAP
5 1 (0.73%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.92%) QlikView
5 2 (1.46%) Base SAS
5 2 (1.46%) DB2
5 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.73%) OLAP
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.73%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 79 (57.66%) Finance
2 30 (21.90%) Retail
3 22 (16.06%) Retail Banking
4 7 (5.11%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.19%) Legal
6 1 (0.73%) Law
6 1 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.73%) International Banking
6 1 (0.73%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.73%) Billing
Job Titles
1 39 (28.47%) Project Manager
2 29 (21.17%) Analyst
3 20 (14.60%) Business Analyst
4 10 (7.30%) Architect
5 9 (6.57%) Senior Manager
6 8 (5.84%) Senior Project Manager
7 7 (5.11%) Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (5.11%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (5.11%) Administrator
7 7 (5.11%) Programme Manager
7 7 (5.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 6 (4.38%) Test Manager
8 6 (4.38%) Developer
9 5 (3.65%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (2.92%) Delivery Manager
10 4 (2.92%) Compliance Analyst
11 3 (2.19%) Teradata Specialist
11 3 (2.19%) Cost Analyst
11 3 (2.19%) PMO Analyst
11 3 (2.19%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.65%) Middleware
2 2 (1.46%) jQuery
2 2 (1.46%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (1.46%) HTML5
2 2 (1.46%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.46%) HTML
2 2 (1.46%) .NET
2 2 (1.46%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.46%) CSS
3 1 (0.73%) Web Services
3 1 (0.73%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.95%) Mainframe
2 8 (5.84%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.11%) Economics
4 6 (4.38%) PMI
5 4 (2.92%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (2.19%) AS400
6 3 (2.19%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.46%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.46%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.46%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.46%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.46%) Open Source
8 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.73%) DataPower
8 1 (0.73%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.73%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.73%) PKI
8 1 (0.73%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.73%) IVR
8 1 (0.73%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.98%) UNIX
2 25 (18.25%) Windows
3 7 (5.11%) Linux
4 5 (3.65%) AIX
5 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.19%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.73%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.98%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (16.06%) Project Management
3 19 (13.87%) Information Security
4 11 (8.03%) Business Analysis
5 10 (7.30%) Risk Management
5 10 (7.30%) ITIL
5 10 (7.30%) PRINCE2
6 9 (6.57%) Migration
7 7 (5.11%) Data Analysis
8 6 (4.38%) Performance Management
9 5 (3.65%) Test Strategy
9 5 (3.65%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (3.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (3.65%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (2.92%) ETL
10 4 (2.92%) Change Management
10 4 (2.92%) User Stories
10 4 (2.92%) Problem Management
11 3 (2.19%) Release Management
11 3 (2.19%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.57%) SQL
2 2 (1.46%) T-SQL
2 2 (1.46%) C#
2 2 (1.46%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.46%) Perl
3 1 (0.73%) PHP
3 1 (0.73%) Python
3 1 (0.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (5.11%) PMP
1 7 (5.11%) PMI Certification
2 5 (3.65%) CISA
2 5 (3.65%) GIAC
2 5 (3.65%) CISSP
3 3 (2.19%) ISEB
4 2 (1.46%) CRISC
4 2 (1.46%) Degree
4 2 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.73%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.73%) IIBA
5 1 (0.73%) CBAP
5 1 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.73%) MCSE
5 1 (0.73%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.84%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.73%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.73%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.73%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (0.73%) Netcool
2 1 (0.73%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (5.11%) Cisco
2 5 (3.65%) IBM
2 5 (3.65%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.65%) Oracle
2 5 (3.65%) Juniper
2 5 (3.65%) Teradata
2 5 (3.65%) Splunk
3 4 (2.92%) HP
4 3 (2.19%) Citrix
4 3 (2.19%) Ab Initio
5 2 (1.46%) Cyber-Ark
5 2 (1.46%) F5
5 2 (1.46%) Avaya
5 2 (1.46%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.46%) Intel
6 1 (0.73%) Nortel
6 1 (0.73%) JBoss
6 1 (0.73%) Adobe
6 1 (0.73%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.73%) Symantec
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