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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 26 19 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs citing Banking 88 91 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.41% 7.56% 12.13%
As % of the General category 18.64% 21.56% 29.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 47 40
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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 £280 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £17.00 £17.86
% change year-on-year
-35.29% -4.81%
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
472 422 590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.38% 35.08% 40.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 193 278
Average daily rate £385 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 28
Average hourly rate £12.77 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.02% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £12.30 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.58 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.35 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+36.75% -29.20%

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 30 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 30 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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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 - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Banking
North West

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 121 (64.36%) Finance
2 40 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 33 (17.55%) UNIX
4 31 (16.49%) Windows
5 28 (14.89%) Project Management
6 26 (13.83%) Retail
7 25 (13.30%) Information Security
8 24 (12.77%) PRINCE2
9 20 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (9.57%) Linux
10 18 (9.57%) Retail Banking
11 16 (8.51%) Mainframe
12 15 (7.98%) Oracle
12 15 (7.98%) AIX
13 14 (7.45%) Red Hat
14 13 (6.91%) SQL
14 13 (6.91%) Migration
14 13 (6.91%) Management Information System
15 12 (6.38%) CISSP
16 11 (5.85%) Economics
17 10 (5.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 10 (5.32%) CISM
17 10 (5.32%) PMI Certification
17 10 (5.32%) SQL Server
17 10 (5.32%) IBM
17 10 (5.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 9 (4.79%) ITIL
18 9 (4.79%) PMI
18 9 (4.79%) COBIT
18 9 (4.79%) Agile Software Development

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (2.66%) SAS
1 5 (2.66%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.60%) CICS
3 2 (1.06%) MQSeries
3 2 (1.06%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.06%) IIS
4 1 (0.53%) Apache
4 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (3.72%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.19%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.19%) MS Project
3 2 (1.06%) MS Office
3 2 (1.06%) 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 (2.66%) Internet
2 3 (1.60%) NetScaler
3 2 (1.06%) Firewall
3 2 (1.06%) ATM
3 2 (1.06%) LAN
3 2 (1.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.06%) SAN
4 1 (0.53%) DMZ
4 1 (0.53%) DNS
4 1 (0.53%) FTP
4 1 (0.53%) HTTP
4 1 (0.53%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.66%) DB2
3 5 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.13%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.60%) QlikView
5 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.06%) DataStage
6 2 (1.06%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.53%) OLAP
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.53%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Subversion
1 2 (1.06%) 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
1 121 (64.36%) Finance
2 26 (13.83%) Retail
3 18 (9.57%) Retail Banking
4 8 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.19%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.60%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.06%) Marketing
8 2 (1.06%) Billing
8 2 (1.06%) Front Office
8 2 (1.06%) Back Office
8 2 (1.06%) Legal
8 2 (1.06%) Advertising
9 1 (0.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 48 (25.53%) Project Manager
2 45 (23.94%) Analyst
3 25 (13.30%) Business Analyst
4 24 (12.77%) Administrator
5 13 (6.91%) Senior Analyst
6 12 (6.38%) Developer
7 10 (5.32%) Architect
7 10 (5.32%) Senior Business Analyst
8 9 (4.79%) Senior Project Manager
8 9 (4.79%) Senior Manager
8 9 (4.79%) Linux Administrator
8 9 (4.79%) AIX Administrator
9 7 (3.72%) IT Project Manager
10 6 (3.19%) Infrastructure Manager
10 6 (3.19%) Risk Analyst
10 6 (3.19%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 6 (3.19%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.19%) Test Manager
10 6 (3.19%) Consultant
11 5 (2.66%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.19%) .NET
2 4 (2.13%) CSS
2 4 (2.13%) HTML
3 3 (1.60%) jQuery
3 3 (1.60%) Web Services
4 2 (1.06%) DOM
4 2 (1.06%) Middleware
4 2 (1.06%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.06%) J2EE
4 2 (1.06%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.06%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.06%) WCF
4 2 (1.06%) WPF
5 1 (0.53%) Servlets
5 1 (0.53%) SOAP
5 1 (0.53%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.51%) Mainframe
3 13 (6.91%) Management Information System
4 11 (5.85%) Economics
5 9 (4.79%) PMI
6 6 (3.19%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (2.66%) Online Banking
8 4 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.06%) Open Source
9 2 (1.06%) VSAM
10 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.53%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.53%) Clustering
10 1 (0.53%) IVR
10 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.53%) FMCG
10 1 (0.53%) DataPower
10 1 (0.53%) PKI
10 1 (0.53%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 33 (17.55%) UNIX
2 31 (16.49%) Windows
3 18 (9.57%) Linux
4 15 (7.98%) AIX
5 10 (5.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.06%) Solaris
9 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
2 28 (14.89%) Project Management
3 25 (13.30%) Information Security
4 24 (12.77%) PRINCE2
5 13 (6.91%) Migration
6 9 (4.79%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (4.79%) ITIL
7 8 (4.26%) Change Management
7 8 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (4.26%) Data Migration
8 7 (3.72%) Risk Analysis
8 7 (3.72%) Business Analysis
8 7 (3.72%) Supplier Management
8 7 (3.72%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (3.19%) Data Analysis
9 6 (3.19%) CRAMM
9 6 (3.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (2.66%) Release Management
10 5 (2.66%) Six Sigma
10 5 (2.66%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.91%) SQL
2 7 (3.72%) Shell Script
3 3 (1.60%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.60%) Perl
3 3 (1.60%) C
3 3 (1.60%) C#
3 3 (1.60%) COBOL
4 2 (1.06%) Java
4 2 (1.06%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.06%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.06%) VBA
4 2 (1.06%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.53%) SAS Macro
5 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (6.38%) CISSP
2 10 (5.32%) PMI Certification
2 10 (5.32%) CISM
3 8 (4.26%) PMP
4 7 (3.72%) GIAC
4 7 (3.72%) CRISC
5 5 (2.66%) ISEB
6 3 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.60%) Degree
6 3 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.53%) MCTS
8 1 (0.53%) MCITP
8 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.53%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.53%) CIMA
8 1 (0.53%) ACCA
8 1 (0.53%) CISA
8 1 (0.53%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (4.79%) COBIT
3 6 (3.19%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.66%) QA
5 1 (0.53%) WCAG
5 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.06%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.53%) XenApp
3 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.53%) RHEV
3 1 (0.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.06%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.53%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.53%) SCCM
3 1 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 15 (7.98%) Oracle
2 14 (7.45%) Red Hat
3 10 (5.32%) IBM
4 7 (3.72%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.72%) Splunk
4 7 (3.72%) Cyber-Ark
5 5 (2.66%) Citrix
6 4 (2.13%) VMware
6 4 (2.13%) HP
7 3 (1.60%) Sybase
7 3 (1.60%) Cisco
7 3 (1.60%) Intel
7 3 (1.60%) CA
8 2 (1.06%) Teradata
8 2 (1.06%) Symantec
8 2 (1.06%) 3PAR
9 1 (0.53%) F5
9 1 (0.53%) McAfee
9 1 (0.53%) Wincor Nixdorf
9 1 (0.53%) Imperva
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