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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Banking
Rank 148 153 136
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 12 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the General category 0.88% 0.35% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Median daily rate £500 £488 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £424
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +3.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
1362 1435 998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 33.82% 36.11% 31.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 754 547
Median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 62 49
Median hourly rate £22.02 £21.25 £31.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.62% -32.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £58.20 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £24.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.76%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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
Manchester 0 5 £425 -10.52% 1
Cheshire -8 5 £425 -15.00%
Merseyside - 2 £700 -
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 26 (100.00%) Banking
2 19 (73.08%) Finance
3 8 (30.77%) Unix
3 8 (30.77%) IBM
4 7 (26.92%) Java
4 7 (26.92%) Mainframe
4 7 (26.92%) Tandem
4 7 (26.92%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (23.08%) Wealth Management
5 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 6 (23.08%) SQL
5 6 (23.08%) J2EE
6 5 (19.23%) ATM
6 5 (19.23%) COBOL
6 5 (19.23%) EMV
6 5 (19.23%) Project Governance
6 5 (19.23%) BASE24
7 4 (15.38%) Windows
8 3 (11.54%) Project Management
8 3 (11.54%) Legal
8 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
8 3 (11.54%) Change Management
9 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
9 2 (7.69%) Firewall
9 2 (7.69%) GIS
9 2 (7.69%) XML
9 2 (7.69%) Oracle
9 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
9 2 (7.69%) Microsoft

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.85%) Node.js
1 1 (3.85%) SAS
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) ATM
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) NAS
3 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) GIS
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) JUnit
1 1 (3.85%) Selenium
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 26 (100.00%) Banking
2 19 (73.08%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Legal
4 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.85%) International Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Retail
5 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Technical Support
3 5 (19.23%) Support Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Technical Support Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Applications Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Business Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Developer
5 2 (7.69%) GIS Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Programme Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Support Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Business Systems Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.85%) SAS Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) J2EE
2 2 (7.69%) Spring
2 2 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Camel
3 1 (3.85%) Java EE
3 1 (3.85%) JAXB
3 1 (3.85%) JAX-WS
3 1 (3.85%) JDBC
3 1 (3.85%) Middleware
3 1 (3.85%) POJO
3 1 (3.85%) SOAP
3 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) WSDL
3 1 (3.85%) XSD
3 1 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) IBM Mainframe
1 7 (26.92%) Mainframe
1 7 (26.92%) Tandem
2 5 (19.23%) EMV
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Cryptography
3 2 (7.69%) iPad
4 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Unix
2 4 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
1 6 (23.08%) Wealth Management
2 5 (19.23%) Project Governance
3 3 (11.54%) Change Management
3 3 (11.54%) Project Management
3 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
3 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.69%) Data Privacy
4 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.69%) Operations Management
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
4 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
4 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.85%) Kanban
5 1 (3.85%) Line Management
5 1 (3.85%) SDLC
5 1 (3.85%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) Java
2 6 (23.08%) SQL
3 5 (19.23%) COBOL
4 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) IBM
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) 3PAR
3 1 (3.85%) Charles River
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) FNZ
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) PlateSpin
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.85%) Sun