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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 19 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing Banking 94 86 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.61% 7.60% 11.27%
As % of the General category 22.38% 21.61% 31.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 53 49
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£388 £400 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £292 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-37.77% +2.27%
General Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
420 398 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.98% 35.16% 35.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 186 246
Average daily rate £375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £8.55 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.62 £18.60 £24.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
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 28 July 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 28 July 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - - - -
Banking
North West

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 109 (60.89%) Finance
2 39 (21.79%) UNIX
3 32 (17.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (17.32%) Windows
5 27 (15.08%) Retail
6 26 (14.53%) Information Security
7 23 (12.85%) Project Management
8 19 (10.61%) Linux
8 19 (10.61%) Retail Banking
9 18 (10.06%) PRINCE2
10 14 (7.82%) AIX
10 14 (7.82%) Oracle
10 14 (7.82%) Mainframe
11 13 (7.26%) Red Hat
11 13 (7.26%) Management Information System
12 12 (6.70%) Economics
13 11 (6.15%) CISSP
14 10 (5.59%) Business Analysis
14 10 (5.59%) Migration
15 9 (5.03%) PMI
15 9 (5.03%) PMI Certification
15 9 (5.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 8 (4.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 8 (4.47%) Splunk
16 8 (4.47%) CRISC
16 8 (4.47%) CISM
16 8 (4.47%) IBM
16 8 (4.47%) Microsoft
16 8 (4.47%) ITIL
16 8 (4.47%) QA

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (2.79%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.23%) SAS
3 2 (1.12%) CICS
3 2 (1.12%) MQSeries
3 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.56%) Apache
4 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.35%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.35%) MS Project
3 4 (2.23%) MS Office
4 2 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.79%) WAN
2 3 (1.68%) Internet
2 3 (1.68%) Firewall
3 2 (1.12%) LDAP
3 2 (1.12%) ATM
4 1 (0.56%) LAN
4 1 (0.56%) DNS
4 1 (0.56%) DMZ
4 1 (0.56%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.23%) Data Mining
4 4 (2.23%) QlikView
4 4 (2.23%) DB2
5 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.12%) DataStage
6 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.56%) OLAP
7 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.56%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Subversion
1 2 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.56%) Selenium
2 1 (0.56%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.56%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.56%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 109 (60.89%) Finance
2 27 (15.08%) Retail
3 19 (10.61%) Retail Banking
4 7 (3.91%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.68%) Legal
6 2 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.12%) Front Office
6 2 (1.12%) Back Office
6 2 (1.12%) Billing
7 1 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Marketing
7 1 (0.56%) Advertising
7 1 (0.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 46 (25.70%) Project Manager
2 40 (22.35%) Analyst
3 24 (13.41%) Administrator
4 20 (11.17%) Business Analyst
5 9 (5.03%) Architect
5 9 (5.03%) Developer
5 9 (5.03%) AIX Administrator
6 8 (4.47%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (4.47%) Programme Manager
7 7 (3.91%) Senior Manager
7 7 (3.91%) Risk Analyst
8 6 (3.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 6 (3.35%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (3.35%) Senior Project Manager
8 6 (3.35%) IT Project Manager
8 6 (3.35%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (2.79%) UNIX Administrator
9 5 (2.79%) Consultant
10 4 (2.23%) Test Manager
10 4 (2.23%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.35%) .NET
2 5 (2.79%) HTML
2 5 (2.79%) CSS
3 4 (2.23%) Middleware
3 4 (2.23%) jQuery
4 3 (1.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (1.68%) Web Services
4 3 (1.68%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.12%) J2EE
5 2 (1.12%) DOM
5 2 (1.12%) Regular Expression
5 2 (1.12%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.12%) WCF
5 2 (1.12%) WPF
6 1 (0.56%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.56%) HTML5
6 1 (0.56%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.82%) Mainframe
2 13 (7.26%) Management Information System
3 12 (6.70%) Economics
4 9 (5.03%) PMI
5 4 (2.23%) Online Banking
5 4 (2.23%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (2.23%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.12%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.12%) PKI
6 2 (1.12%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.12%) IVR
6 2 (1.12%) VSAM
6 2 (1.12%) Open Source
7 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.56%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.56%) Firmware
7 1 (0.56%) Statistics
7 1 (0.56%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 39 (21.79%) UNIX
2 31 (17.32%) Windows
3 19 (10.61%) Linux
4 14 (7.82%) AIX
5 9 (5.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.68%) Solaris
8 2 (1.12%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (17.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 26 (14.53%) Information Security
3 23 (12.85%) Project Management
4 18 (10.06%) PRINCE2
5 10 (5.59%) Migration
5 10 (5.59%) Business Analysis
6 8 (4.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 8 (4.47%) ITIL
7 7 (3.91%) Data Analysis
8 6 (3.35%) Risk Analysis
8 6 (3.35%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (3.35%) Risk Management
8 6 (3.35%) Change Management
8 6 (3.35%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (2.79%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (2.79%) Supplier Management
9 5 (2.79%) CRAMM
10 4 (2.23%) Data Protection
10 4 (2.23%) Change Control
10 4 (2.23%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.91%) SQL
1 7 (3.91%) Shell Script
2 4 (2.23%) C#
2 4 (2.23%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.68%) Perl
3 3 (1.68%) C
4 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.12%) COBOL
4 2 (1.12%) Java
4 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.56%) VB
5 1 (0.56%) Python
5 1 (0.56%) PHP
5 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (6.15%) CISSP
2 9 (5.03%) PMI Certification
3 8 (4.47%) CRISC
3 8 (4.47%) CISM
3 8 (4.47%) GIAC
4 7 (3.91%) PMP
5 3 (1.68%) ISEB
5 3 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.12%) CISA
6 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.56%) Degree
7 1 (0.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.47%) QA
2 7 (3.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.91%) COBIT
3 5 (2.79%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.56%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (2.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.12%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.56%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (0.56%) SCCM
1 1 (0.56%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 14 (7.82%) Oracle
2 13 (7.26%) Red Hat
3 8 (4.47%) Splunk
3 8 (4.47%) IBM
3 8 (4.47%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.91%) Cyber-Ark
5 6 (3.35%) Cisco
6 4 (2.23%) Juniper
7 3 (1.68%) CA
7 3 (1.68%) Ab Initio
7 3 (1.68%) VMware
7 3 (1.68%) Sybase
8 2 (1.12%) Intel
8 2 (1.12%) Citrix
8 2 (1.12%) HP
8 2 (1.12%) Teradata
9 1 (0.56%) Wincor Nixdorf
9 1 (0.56%) Imperva
9 1 (0.56%) F5
9 1 (0.56%) NetApp
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