The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 27 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 196 307 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.14% 10.55% 10.48%
As % of the General category 19.60% 29.86% 29.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 185 177
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£400 £396 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £292 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £10.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +15.38%
Banking
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

General Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1000 1028 1166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.31% 35.31% 35.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 509 635
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 57 52
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £22.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -22.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Banking
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 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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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
Manchester -5 93 £388 -3.12% 45
Cheshire -8 81 £410 +3.47% 14
Merseyside -17 2 £260 -25.71% 1
Cumbria - - - -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

1 264 (64.39%) Finance
2 84 (20.49%) Stakeholder Management
3 71 (17.32%) Project Management
4 63 (15.37%) Windows
5 57 (13.90%) UNIX
6 56 (13.66%) Retail
7 48 (11.71%) Information Security
8 44 (10.73%) Retail Banking
9 36 (8.78%) PRINCE2
10 35 (8.54%) Linux
11 34 (8.29%) Migration
12 29 (7.07%) Microsoft
13 28 (6.83%) Telecoms
13 28 (6.83%) Change Management
14 27 (6.59%) AIX
15 26 (6.34%) Management Information System
16 24 (5.85%) Windows Server 2008
17 23 (5.61%) Mainframe
17 23 (5.61%) MS Excel
17 23 (5.61%) Oracle
17 23 (5.61%) SQL Server
18 22 (5.37%) SQL
18 22 (5.37%) ITIL
18 22 (5.37%) Cyber-Ark
19 20 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
20 19 (4.63%) Red Hat
20 19 (4.63%) User Acceptance Testing
20 19 (4.63%) Splunk
21 18 (4.39%) Business Analysis
21 18 (4.39%) PMI Certification

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 11 (2.68%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.44%) SAS
2 10 (2.44%) IIS
3 8 (1.95%) CICS
4 7 (1.71%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (1.46%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.46%) Apache
6 5 (1.22%) CMS
6 5 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.73%) MQSeries
8 3 (0.73%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.73%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.24%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 23 (5.61%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.41%) MS Project
3 8 (1.95%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.95%) MS Office
4 7 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) PeopleSoft Financials
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.15%) Firewall
2 9 (2.20%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.22%) Internet
4 4 (0.98%) WAN
4 4 (0.98%) FTP
4 4 (0.98%) ATM
4 4 (0.98%) DNS
5 2 (0.49%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.49%) Wireless
5 2 (0.49%) VPN
5 2 (0.49%) SAN
5 2 (0.49%) LDAP
6 1 (0.24%) LAN
6 1 (0.24%) PSTN
6 1 (0.24%) VoIP
6 1 (0.24%) DMZ
6 1 (0.24%) H.323
6 1 (0.24%) MGW
6 1 (0.24%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.61%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (2.68%) DB2
4 9 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.46%) QlikView
5 6 (1.46%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 5 (1.22%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.98%) Data Mining
7 4 (0.98%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.73%) MS Access
9 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.49%) Base SAS
9 2 (0.49%) DataStage
9 2 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.24%) OLAP
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.24%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 3 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.49%) Moq
2 2 (0.49%) Subversion
2 2 (0.49%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.24%) WebLogic Workshop
3 1 (0.24%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.24%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.24%) Selenium
General
1 264 (64.39%) Finance
2 56 (13.66%) Retail
3 44 (10.73%) Retail Banking
4 28 (6.83%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.20%) Legal
6 6 (1.46%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.46%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.22%) Billing
8 4 (0.98%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.49%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.49%) Advertising
9 2 (0.49%) Front Office
9 2 (0.49%) Back Office
10 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.24%) Law
10 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 95 (23.17%) Analyst
2 90 (21.95%) Project Manager
3 40 (9.76%) Administrator
4 38 (9.27%) Business Analyst
5 23 (5.61%) Consultant
6 21 (5.12%) Architect
7 20 (4.88%) Developer
8 17 (4.15%) Security Consultant
9 15 (3.66%) AIX Administrator
10 14 (3.41%) Senior Analyst
10 14 (3.41%) Senior Manager
11 13 (3.17%) Programme Manager
12 12 (2.93%) PMO Analyst
12 12 (2.93%) Test Manager
13 11 (2.68%) Senior Project Manager
14 10 (2.44%) Linux Administrator
14 10 (2.44%) Senior Business Analyst
15 9 (2.20%) Support Engineer
15 9 (2.20%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 9 (2.20%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.39%) .NET
2 16 (3.90%) Middleware
3 12 (2.93%) HTML
4 9 (2.20%) CSS
5 6 (1.46%) jQuery
5 6 (1.46%) J2EE
6 5 (1.22%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.98%) .NET Framework
7 4 (0.98%) JNDI
7 4 (0.98%) JDBC
7 4 (0.98%) JSP
7 4 (0.98%) Web Services
7 4 (0.98%) JMS
8 3 (0.73%) Spring
8 3 (0.73%) Application Packaging
8 3 (0.73%) WCF
8 3 (0.73%) YUI
8 3 (0.73%) Regular Expression
8 3 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (0.73%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.34%) Management Information System
2 23 (5.61%) Mainframe
3 14 (3.41%) PMI
4 12 (2.93%) Economics
5 9 (2.20%) IBM Mainframe
6 7 (1.71%) Online Banking
7 6 (1.46%) IVR
7 6 (1.46%) GIS
8 4 (0.98%) Reference Data
8 4 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.73%) Clustering
9 3 (0.73%) VSAM
9 3 (0.73%) CMDB
9 3 (0.73%) Statistics
9 3 (0.73%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.49%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.49%) Open Source
10 2 (0.49%) LPAR
10 2 (0.49%) PKI
10 2 (0.49%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 63 (15.37%) Windows
2 57 (13.90%) UNIX
3 35 (8.54%) Linux
4 27 (6.59%) AIX
5 24 (5.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.46%) Solaris
10 4 (0.98%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.49%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.49%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (20.49%) Stakeholder Management
2 71 (17.32%) Project Management
3 48 (11.71%) Information Security
4 36 (8.78%) PRINCE2
5 34 (8.29%) Migration
6 28 (6.83%) Change Management
7 22 (5.37%) ITIL
8 19 (4.63%) User Acceptance Testing
9 18 (4.39%) Business Analysis
10 17 (4.15%) Risk Management
10 17 (4.15%) Supplier Management
11 16 (3.90%) Data Analysis
12 13 (3.17%) Validation
12 13 (3.17%) Data Migration
12 13 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (2.68%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (2.68%) Change Control
14 10 (2.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 10 (2.44%) Waterfall
14 10 (2.44%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (5.37%) SQL
2 11 (2.68%) Java
2 11 (2.68%) Shell Script
3 10 (2.44%) JavaScript
4 7 (1.71%) Perl
4 7 (1.71%) C#
5 6 (1.46%) PowerShell
6 4 (0.98%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.73%) C
7 3 (0.73%) COBOL
7 3 (0.73%) VB
8 2 (0.49%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.49%) PHP
9 1 (0.24%) Python
9 1 (0.24%) JCL
9 1 (0.24%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 18 (4.39%) PMI Certification
2 16 (3.90%) CISSP
2 16 (3.90%) PMP
3 11 (2.68%) ISEB
4 10 (2.44%) GIAC
4 10 (2.44%) CISM
5 9 (2.20%) CRISC
6 7 (1.71%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (1.22%) Degree
9 4 (0.98%) CISA
9 4 (0.98%) MCSE
10 3 (0.73%) MCTS
10 3 (0.73%) MCITP
10 3 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.49%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.68%) QA
2 10 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.20%) COBIT
4 7 (1.71%) SLA
5 6 (1.46%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.24%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (3.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.98%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (0.49%) PowerHA
3 2 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.49%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.49%) GPFS
4 1 (0.24%) RHEV
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (1.46%) BladeLogic
1 6 (1.46%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.98%) SCCM
3 3 (0.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (0.73%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.24%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 29 (7.07%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.61%) Oracle
3 22 (5.37%) Cyber-Ark
4 19 (4.63%) Red Hat
4 19 (4.63%) Splunk
5 16 (3.90%) IBM
6 9 (2.20%) Cisco
7 8 (1.95%) Tumbleweed
7 8 (1.95%) HP
7 8 (1.95%) TIBCO
8 7 (1.71%) Avaya
9 6 (1.46%) Symantec
10 5 (1.22%) CA
10 5 (1.22%) Ab Initio
11 4 (0.98%) VocaLink
11 4 (0.98%) Verint
11 4 (0.98%) SolarWinds
11 4 (0.98%) Teradata
11 4 (0.98%) Juniper
11 4 (0.98%) Citrix
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