The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside 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 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 20 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing Banking 23 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.64% 3.21% 7.33%
As % of the General category 25.56% 10.77% 26.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 12
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£425 £380 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £140 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £528 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-40.34% -22.22%
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 Merseyside region.

General Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
90 65 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.06% 29.82% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 40 41
Average daily rate £425 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £600 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £383 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £12.25 £32.75 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.59% +227.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the Merseyside region.

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Liverpool -3 17 £425 +11.84%
Bootle - 2 £450 -
Banking
North West

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 16 (57.14%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Windows
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
3 5 (17.86%) ITIL
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.29%) Citrix
4 4 (14.29%) Java
4 4 (14.29%) SQL
5 3 (10.71%) IBM
5 3 (10.71%) ETL
5 3 (10.71%) Project Management
5 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
5 3 (10.71%) Server Building
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.14%) HTML5
6 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.14%) REST
6 2 (7.14%) CSS3
6 2 (7.14%) FATCA
6 2 (7.14%) Open Source
6 2 (7.14%) User Experience
6 2 (7.14%) XenApp
6 2 (7.14%) RESTful
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
6 2 (7.14%) Xen
6 2 (7.14%) Matrix Management

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.57%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
1 1 (3.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.57%) DB2
4 1 (3.57%) OLAP
4 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.57%) OLTP
4 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) ERwin
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Project Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Change Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) HTML Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) PC Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Teradata Developer
6 1 (3.57%) DB2 Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Planning Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix Support Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Change Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
1 2 (7.14%) J2EE
1 2 (7.14%) CSS
1 2 (7.14%) SOAP
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
1 2 (7.14%) XML
1 2 (7.14%) Middleware
1 2 (7.14%) XML Messaging
1 2 (7.14%) RESTful
1 2 (7.14%) HTML5
1 2 (7.14%) REST
1 2 (7.14%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (7.14%) Thin Client
1 2 (7.14%) Fat Client
1 2 (7.14%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) zOS
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) ETL
2 3 (10.71%) Project Management
2 3 (10.71%) Server Building
3 2 (7.14%) PRINCE
3 2 (7.14%) Information Management
3 2 (7.14%) Open Source
3 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
3 2 (7.14%) Change Management
3 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
3 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
3 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.14%) Matrix Management
3 2 (7.14%) Multithreading
4 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.57%) Data Architecture
4 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.57%) Information Security
4 1 (3.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
1 4 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) Assembly Language
3 1 (3.57%) REXX
3 1 (3.57%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) CISSP
1 1 (3.57%) ACCA
1 1 (3.57%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) FATCA
2 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) HIPAA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.14%) XenApp
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (7.14%) Xen
3 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.57%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (3.57%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Citrix
3 3 (10.71%) IBM
4 2 (7.14%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) Sybase
4 2 (7.14%) TIBCO
4 2 (7.14%) Symantec
5 1 (3.57%) Teradata
5 1 (3.57%) Verint
5 1 (3.57%) SAP
5 1 (3.57%) Hyperion
5 1 (3.57%) Informatica