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 24 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 9 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs citing Banking 159 88 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.64% 6.32% 8.00%
As % of the General category 23.14% 19.17% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 44 36
Average daily rate
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£450 £424 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.13% +16.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £521 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £14.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £11.72 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.92% -38.31%
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
687 459 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.66% 32.95% 34.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 256 153
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £195 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 21
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.75 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% +31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £9.13 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £80.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

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 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 157 (69.78%) Finance
2 49 (21.78%) Project Management
3 38 (16.89%) Retail
4 34 (15.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (11.11%) Retail Banking
6 24 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (9.33%) Mainframe
8 20 (8.89%) PRINCE2
9 19 (8.44%) UNIX
9 19 (8.44%) SQL
10 17 (7.56%) Oracle
11 16 (7.11%) IBM
12 15 (6.67%) Windows
13 14 (6.22%) Business Analysis
13 14 (6.22%) Migration
14 12 (5.33%) Programme Management
14 12 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (4.44%) Citrix
15 10 (4.44%) MS Office
15 10 (4.44%) J2EE
15 10 (4.44%) Microsoft
15 10 (4.44%) Matrix Management
15 10 (4.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 9 (4.00%) Risk Management
17 8 (3.56%) Telecoms
17 8 (3.56%) Service Delivery
17 8 (3.56%) SAS
17 8 (3.56%) Java
17 8 (3.56%) MS PowerPoint
18 7 (3.11%) Data Analysis

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (3.56%) SAS
2 5 (2.22%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.33%) CICS
4 2 (0.89%) CMS
5 1 (0.44%) AquaLogic
5 1 (0.44%) JBoss
5 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.44%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (4.44%) MS Office
2 8 (3.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (3.11%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.78%) MS Project
5 1 (0.44%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 4 (1.78%) Oracle BPM
1 4 (1.78%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.44%) Summit
2 1 (0.44%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
2 1 (0.44%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.44%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.44%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.44%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.89%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.22%) LAN
2 3 (1.33%) Intranet
2 3 (1.33%) SAN
2 3 (1.33%) NetScaler
3 2 (0.89%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.89%) VoIP
3 2 (0.89%) WAN
4 1 (0.44%) DHCP
4 1 (0.44%) SMS
4 1 (0.44%) ATM
4 1 (0.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.67%) Base SAS
2 5 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 4 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.33%) MS Access
4 3 (1.33%) DB2
5 2 (0.89%) DataStage
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.44%) OLAP
6 1 (0.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (2.22%) Lombardi
2 2 (0.89%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.44%) JIRA
3 1 (0.44%) Selenium
3 1 (0.44%) JBehave
3 1 (0.44%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.44%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.44%) Calabash
3 1 (0.44%) Appium
General
1 157 (69.78%) Finance
2 38 (16.89%) Retail
3 25 (11.11%) Retail Banking
4 8 (3.56%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.22%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.78%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (0.89%) Legal
7 2 (0.89%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.89%) Marketing
7 2 (0.89%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Billing
8 1 (0.44%) French Language
8 1 (0.44%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Law
8 1 (0.44%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 58 (25.78%) Project Manager
2 55 (24.44%) Analyst
3 30 (13.33%) Architect
4 29 (12.89%) Business Analyst
5 15 (6.67%) Developer
6 14 (6.22%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (4.89%) Banking Business Analyst
7 11 (4.89%) Senior Manager
8 10 (4.44%) Consultant
9 9 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
9 9 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 8 (3.56%) Programme Manager
10 8 (3.56%) Test Analyst
10 8 (3.56%) Senior Project Manager
11 6 (2.67%) Test Manager
11 6 (2.67%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (2.22%) Implementation Manager
12 5 (2.22%) PMO Analyst
12 5 (2.22%) Test Leader
13 4 (1.78%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.44%) J2EE
2 6 (2.67%) Middleware
3 4 (1.78%) XML
3 4 (1.78%) Spring
3 4 (1.78%) XML Messaging
4 2 (0.89%) .NET
4 2 (0.89%) SOAP
4 2 (0.89%) Web Services
5 1 (0.44%) JSON
5 1 (0.44%) WCF
5 1 (0.44%) ISPF
5 1 (0.44%) Ajax
5 1 (0.44%) DOM
5 1 (0.44%) CSS
5 1 (0.44%) HTML
5 1 (0.44%) jQuery
5 1 (0.44%) RESTful
5 1 (0.44%) HTML5
5 1 (0.44%) OSGi
5 1 (0.44%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.33%) Mainframe
2 12 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.11%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (2.67%) Credit Risk
5 4 (1.78%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.89%) BYOD
6 2 (0.89%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (0.89%) VSAM
6 2 (0.89%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.44%) IVR
7 1 (0.44%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.44%) Statistics
7 1 (0.44%) EFT
7 1 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.44%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.44%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.44%) UNIX
2 15 (6.67%) Windows
3 4 (1.78%) AIX
4 3 (1.33%) Linux
4 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.89%) Solaris
5 2 (0.89%) zOS
6 1 (0.44%) Android
6 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (21.78%) Project Management
2 34 (15.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (8.89%) PRINCE2
5 14 (6.22%) Business Analysis
5 14 (6.22%) Migration
6 12 (5.33%) Programme Management
7 10 (4.44%) Matrix Management
7 10 (4.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 9 (4.00%) Risk Management
9 8 (3.56%) Service Delivery
10 7 (3.11%) Data Analysis
10 7 (3.11%) ITIL
10 7 (3.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (2.67%) Line Management
11 6 (2.67%) Test Scripting
11 6 (2.67%) ETL
11 6 (2.67%) Change Management
11 6 (2.67%) Configuration Management
12 5 (2.22%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.44%) SQL
2 8 (3.56%) Java
3 3 (1.33%) Korn
3 3 (1.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (1.33%) VBA
3 3 (1.33%) COBOL
3 3 (1.33%) C-shell
4 2 (0.89%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.89%) REXX
5 1 (0.44%) JCL
5 1 (0.44%) Assembly Language
5 1 (0.44%) VB
5 1 (0.44%) ABAP
5 1 (0.44%) C
5 1 (0.44%) C#
5 1 (0.44%) Caml Language
5 1 (0.44%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 7 (3.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (2.22%) Degree
2 5 (2.22%) ISTQB
2 5 (2.22%) ISEB
3 4 (1.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (1.78%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (0.89%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.44%) CISSP
5 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.22%) QA
2 3 (1.33%) SLA
3 2 (0.89%) FATCA
4 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.44%) GxP
System Software
1 4 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.44%) RACF
4 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (3.11%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.78%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.89%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.44%) SCCM
4 1 (0.44%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 17 (7.56%) Oracle
2 16 (7.11%) IBM
3 10 (4.44%) Citrix
3 10 (4.44%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.22%) Pega
5 4 (1.78%) Sybase
5 4 (1.78%) HP
5 4 (1.78%) TIBCO
5 4 (1.78%) VMware
6 3 (1.33%) Teradata
6 3 (1.33%) Symantec
6 3 (1.33%) Cisco
6 3 (1.33%) 3PAR
7 2 (0.89%) SAP
8 1 (0.44%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.44%) IronPort
8 1 (0.44%) Actimize
8 1 (0.44%) Websense
8 1 (0.44%) Remedy
8 1 (0.44%) CODA
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