The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail 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 Retail Banking over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 77 75 66
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 8 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.57% 0.72% 1.07%
As % of the General category 1.47% 2.27% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 5
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£525 £500 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +58.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £460 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
544 352 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 38.88% 31.88% 28.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 183 125
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £535 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 15
Average hourly rate £19.00 £12.96 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.60% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £8.75 £6.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.00%

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail Banking across the Manchester region.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail Banking across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Retail 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 Retail Banking.

1 17 (100.00%) Banking
1 17 (100.00%) Retail
2 15 (88.24%) Finance
3 10 (58.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (35.29%) Project Management
5 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (23.53%) Migration
7 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
7 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
7 3 (17.65%) SQL
7 3 (17.65%) Release Management
7 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
7 3 (17.65%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (5.88%) COBOL
8 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
8 1 (5.88%) .NET
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
8 1 (5.88%) DB2
8 1 (5.88%) IIS
8 1 (5.88%) SAP
8 1 (5.88%) Windows
8 1 (5.88%) MCSE
8 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
8 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.88%) ETL
8 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
8 1 (5.88%) DNS
8 1 (5.88%) IBM
8 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
8 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Retail 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 Retail Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) CICS
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Finacle
1 1 (5.88%) Temenos T24
1 1 (5.88%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) DB2
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 17 (100.00%) Banking
1 17 (100.00%) Retail
2 15 (88.24%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Senior Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Business Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) IT Programme Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Financial Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (35.29%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
4 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
4 3 (17.65%) Release Management
4 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
4 3 (17.65%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) ETL
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.88%) Matrix Management
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.88%) PDM
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) COBOL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) MCSE
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) MCTS
1 1 (5.88%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) SAP
1 1 (5.88%) IBM
1 1 (5.88%) Avaloq
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