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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 27 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 186 211 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 5.76% 7.45% 6.90%
As % of the General category 17.14% 21.27% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 119 122
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£400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.79% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £16.75 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.22 £11.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.13% -23.33%
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
1085 992 921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 33.58% 35.03% 30.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 489 465
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 55 72
Average hourly rate £17.75 £31.56 £17.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.74% +84.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.71 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.85 £43.25 £55.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -3 91 £400 +7.23% 16
Manchester +5 68 £450 -5.26% 28
Merseyside -1 10 £281 -18.18% 2
Lancashire -22 5 £425 +77.08% 1
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 252 (66.84%) Finance
2 83 (22.02%) Stakeholder Management
3 69 (18.30%) Retail
4 63 (16.71%) Project Management
5 50 (13.26%) Retail Banking
6 43 (11.41%) SQL
6 43 (11.41%) Windows
7 40 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
8 39 (10.34%) Oracle
9 35 (9.28%) Java
10 33 (8.75%) PRINCE2
11 32 (8.49%) Migration
12 30 (7.96%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (7.16%) Microsoft
13 27 (7.16%) Business Analysis
14 26 (6.90%) SQL Server
15 23 (6.10%) Mainframe
15 23 (6.10%) Change Management
16 22 (5.84%) Telecoms
16 22 (5.84%) UNIX
17 21 (5.57%) Information Security
18 19 (5.04%) XML
18 19 (5.04%) Linux
18 19 (5.04%) IBM
19 18 (4.77%) HTML
20 16 (4.24%) MS Excel
20 16 (4.24%) SOAP
20 16 (4.24%) HP
21 15 (3.98%) .NET
21 15 (3.98%) J2EE

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (3.71%) WebSphere
2 10 (2.65%) SAS
3 8 (2.12%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.86%) CICS
5 5 (1.33%) Apache
5 5 (1.33%) IIS
6 4 (1.06%) CMS
6 4 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.80%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.80%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.53%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.53%) JBoss
9 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.27%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.27%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 16 (4.24%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (2.12%) MS Office
4 6 (1.59%) MS Project
5 5 (1.33%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (0.27%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.27%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.27%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.53%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.27%) Taleo
2 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.92%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.86%) Firewall
3 6 (1.59%) SAN
3 6 (1.59%) LAN
3 6 (1.59%) HTTP
3 6 (1.59%) HTTPS
3 6 (1.59%) SSH
4 5 (1.33%) DNS
4 5 (1.33%) Internet
5 4 (1.06%) NetScaler
6 3 (0.80%) FTP
6 3 (0.80%) WAN
7 2 (0.53%) LDAP
7 2 (0.53%) VoIP
8 1 (0.27%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.27%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.27%) Network Security
8 1 (0.27%) ATM
8 1 (0.27%) DHCP
8 1 (0.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.65%) DB2
3 9 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (2.12%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.59%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.59%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.06%) Base SAS
6 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.06%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 3 (0.80%) DataStage
8 2 (0.53%) OLAP
8 2 (0.53%) MS Access
8 2 (0.53%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.27%) Big Data
9 1 (0.27%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.27%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (1.06%) JUnit
2 3 (0.80%) JIRA
2 3 (0.80%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.53%) Maven
3 2 (0.53%) Subversion
3 2 (0.53%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.27%) NUnit
4 1 (0.27%) Selenium
4 1 (0.27%) Mockito
4 1 (0.27%) Toad
4 1 (0.27%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.27%) WebLogic Workshop
4 1 (0.27%) Introscope
General
1 252 (66.84%) Finance
2 69 (18.30%) Retail
3 50 (13.26%) Retail Banking
4 22 (5.84%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.18%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.12%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.59%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.80%) Billing
9 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.53%) Front Office
10 2 (0.53%) Back Office
10 2 (0.53%) Advertising
10 2 (0.53%) Legal
11 1 (0.27%) Marketing
11 1 (0.27%) French Language
11 1 (0.27%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 94 (24.93%) Analyst
2 81 (21.49%) Project Manager
3 56 (14.85%) Business Analyst
4 43 (11.41%) Developer
5 29 (7.69%) Architect
6 22 (5.84%) Consultant
7 19 (5.04%) Senior Analyst
7 19 (5.04%) Administrator
8 18 (4.77%) Java Developer
9 17 (4.51%) Senior Business Analyst
9 17 (4.51%) Programme Manager
10 16 (4.24%) Banking Business Analyst
11 14 (3.71%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (3.45%) Senior Manager
13 12 (3.18%) Senior Project Manager
13 12 (3.18%) Test Manager
14 11 (2.92%) Security Consultant
15 10 (2.65%) Designer
16 8 (2.12%) Infrastructure Project Manager
16 8 (2.12%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.04%) XML
2 18 (4.77%) HTML
3 16 (4.24%) SOAP
4 15 (3.98%) .NET
4 15 (3.98%) J2EE
5 14 (3.71%) Middleware
5 14 (3.71%) Spring
6 12 (3.18%) JSP
7 11 (2.92%) CSS
8 9 (2.39%) JDBC
8 9 (2.39%) Web Services
9 6 (1.59%) Struts
9 6 (1.59%) RESTful
9 6 (1.59%) jQuery
10 5 (1.33%) Java EE
10 5 (1.33%) ASP.NET
11 4 (1.06%) XML Messaging
11 4 (1.06%) XSLT
11 4 (1.06%) WSDL
11 4 (1.06%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.10%) Mainframe
3 8 (2.12%) IBM Mainframe
3 8 (2.12%) Online Banking
4 6 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.59%) PMI
4 6 (1.59%) User Experience
5 4 (1.06%) Clustering
5 4 (1.06%) Economics
6 3 (0.80%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (0.80%) VSAM
6 3 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.53%) IVR
7 2 (0.53%) Biometrics
7 2 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.53%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.53%) CMDB
7 2 (0.53%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.53%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 43 (11.41%) Windows
2 22 (5.84%) UNIX
3 19 (5.04%) Linux
4 14 (3.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (3.45%) AIX
6 10 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.53%) Solaris
9 2 (0.53%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (22.02%) Stakeholder Management
2 63 (16.71%) Project Management
3 33 (8.75%) PRINCE2
4 32 (8.49%) Migration
5 30 (7.96%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (7.16%) Business Analysis
7 23 (6.10%) Change Management
8 21 (5.57%) Information Security
9 15 (3.98%) Programme Management
10 13 (3.45%) Supplier Management
10 13 (3.45%) Risk Management
11 12 (3.18%) Data Migration
12 11 (2.92%) MVC
13 10 (2.65%) Performance Tuning
14 9 (2.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 9 (2.39%) Data Analysis
14 9 (2.39%) Service Delivery
15 8 (2.12%) Validation
15 8 (2.12%) Risk Assessment
15 8 (2.12%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (11.41%) SQL
2 35 (9.28%) Java
3 10 (2.65%) JavaScript
4 9 (2.39%) Shell Script
5 7 (1.86%) PL/SQL
5 7 (1.86%) Perl
6 6 (1.59%) C#
6 6 (1.59%) XPath
7 4 (1.06%) COBOL
7 4 (1.06%) C
8 3 (0.80%) SAS Macro
8 3 (0.80%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.80%) VBA
9 2 (0.53%) JCL
9 2 (0.53%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.27%) ABAP
10 1 (0.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (3.18%) CISSP
2 11 (2.92%) PMP
3 10 (2.65%) PMI Certification
3 10 (2.65%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.39%) ISEB
4 9 (2.39%) CISM
5 6 (1.59%) GIAC
5 6 (1.59%) Degree
5 6 (1.59%) CRISC
6 4 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.80%) MCTS
7 3 (0.80%) MCITP
7 3 (0.80%) IIBA
7 3 (0.80%) CBAP
7 3 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.80%) MCSE
8 1 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (2.12%) COBIT
2 8 (2.12%) QA
3 6 (1.59%) SLA
4 5 (1.33%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.27%) FATCA
5 1 (0.27%) GxP
5 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (2.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.53%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.53%) XenApp
4 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.27%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.27%) RHEV
4 1 (0.27%) GPFS
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.27%) Firmware
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 9 (2.39%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.06%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.53%) CA SiteMinder
3 2 (0.53%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.53%) SCCM
4 1 (0.27%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.27%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.27%) MOM
Vendors
1 39 (10.34%) Oracle
2 27 (7.16%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.04%) IBM
4 16 (4.24%) HP
5 12 (3.18%) Citrix
6 11 (2.92%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.39%) Sybase
8 8 (2.12%) VMware
8 8 (2.12%) Cyber-Ark
9 6 (1.59%) TIBCO
9 6 (1.59%) Cisco
9 6 (1.59%) Sun
10 5 (1.33%) BMC
11 4 (1.06%) Teradata
11 4 (1.06%) Symantec
11 4 (1.06%) 3PAR
12 3 (0.80%) Intel
12 3 (0.80%) Informatica
12 3 (0.80%) Perforce
13 2 (0.53%) Remedy
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