The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Financial Institution 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 Financial Institution 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
Financial Institution
Rank 138 118 115
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 10 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.33% 0.38%
As % of the General category 0.78% 1.01% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £383 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.03% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.45 £23.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-54.55% +13.58%
Financial Institution
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
1281 986 851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.90% 32.61% 36.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 558 400
Average daily rate £413 £390 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +10.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £537 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 42 51
Average hourly rate £24.38 £35.00 £20.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.35% +70.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £45.00 £50.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Financial Institution
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Financial Institution Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Financial Institution
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Financial Institution Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Financial Institution
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Financial Institution across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Financial Institution Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Financial Institution
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Financial Institution Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Financial Institution
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 Financial Institution within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 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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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 -7 5 £320 - 1
Cheshire -12 4 £475 +18.75% 6
Financial Institution
England

Financial Institution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Financial Institution 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 Financial Institution.

1 21 (100.00%) Finance
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 9 (42.86%) Project Management
3 9 (42.86%) Banking
4 6 (28.57%) MS Office
5 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
6 4 (19.05%) Oracle
6 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 3 (14.29%) UNIX
7 3 (14.29%) Windows
7 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 3 (14.29%) MS Project
7 3 (14.29%) IBM
7 3 (14.29%) Retail
7 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (14.29%) Firewall
8 2 (9.52%) Migration
8 2 (9.52%) ITSM
8 2 (9.52%) Wireless
8 2 (9.52%) VMware
8 2 (9.52%) Clustering
8 2 (9.52%) Data Management
8 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
8 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
8 2 (9.52%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
8 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000
8 2 (9.52%) ITIL

Financial Institution
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Financial Institution 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 Financial Institution. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
2 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
3 3 (14.29%) MS Project
4 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) Wireless
2 2 (9.52%) NAS
3 1 (4.76%) OSPF
3 1 (4.76%) BGP
3 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
3 1 (4.76%) IGRP
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) PBX
3 1 (4.76%) VoIP
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
General
1 21 (100.00%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Project Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Business Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Junior
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support
6 1 (4.76%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Network Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Data Structures
2 2 (9.52%) CMDB
3 1 (4.76%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) UNIX
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) ITSM
3 2 (9.52%) Data Management
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
3 2 (9.52%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.52%) Change Control
3 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Perl
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
1 2 (9.52%) VBScript
1 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.52%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) IBM
4 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) BMC
4 2 (9.52%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) Remedy
5 1 (4.76%) Sybase
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco