The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Banking
Rank 138 136 134
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 10 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.51% 0.28%
As % of the General category 1.09% 1.40% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 6
Median daily rate £550 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £410 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £483 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £450 £430
% change year-on-year
-1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.25 -
Investment 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
921 1503 1089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 28.95% 36.18% 33.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 618 945 631
Median daily rate £406 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 69 48
Median hourly rate £14.00 £21.75 £17.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.63% +27.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-10.90% +12.24%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Investment Banking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Investment 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 Investment Banking across the North West region.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the North West region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Investment 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 Investment Banking across the North West region.

Investment Banking Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Investment Banking
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Banking within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +5 6 £438 -7.89% 1
Manchester 0 3 £550 +15.18%
Merseyside +1 1 £550 +15.78%
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Investment Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Investment Banking.

1 19 (100.00%) Banking
2 14 (73.68%) Finance
3 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Cash Management
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.79%) Citrix
5 3 (15.79%) Intel Security
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Front Office
5 3 (15.79%) Back Office
5 3 (15.79%) SCCM
5 3 (15.79%) WSUS
5 3 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Data Quality
5 3 (15.79%) Software Deployment
5 3 (15.79%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (15.79%) SDLC
5 3 (15.79%) XenDesktop
6 2 (10.53%) Retail
6 2 (10.53%) Blue Coat
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) Equities
6 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (10.53%) International Banking
6 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.53%) BPR
6 2 (10.53%) Windows
6 2 (10.53%) Python
6 2 (10.53%) SQL

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
General
1 19 (100.00%) Banking
2 14 (73.68%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) Back Office
3 3 (15.79%) Front Office
4 2 (10.53%) International Banking
4 2 (10.53%) Retail
5 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Banking Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Excel Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Programme Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Python Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Application Development Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Application Development Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.26%) FX Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Graduate Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Middle Office Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) LESS
1 1 (5.26%) React
1 1 (5.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Equities
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
2 4 (21.05%) Cash Management
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) SDLC
3 3 (15.79%) Software Deployment
4 2 (10.53%) BPR
4 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Application Discovery
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Front End Development
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Python
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
1 2 (10.53%) VBA
2 1 (5.26%) C++
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
1 3 (15.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Citrix
2 3 (15.79%) Intel Security
3 2 (10.53%) Blue Coat