The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 23 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.64% - 2.92%
As % of the General category 1.92% - 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£400 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £14.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -19.44%
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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 Midlands region.

General Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
52 52 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 33.33% 32.10% 26.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 25
Average daily rate £550 £444 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.94% -1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £363 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Banking
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) ATM
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) ATM
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) SAS Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli