The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail 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 Retail Banking over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 100 104 97
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 28 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.91% 0.89% 1.03%
As % of the General category 2.59% 2.64% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 19
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£450 £423 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +12.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £341 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £493 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £396 £370
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Retail 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
1080 910 744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 35.03% 33.74% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 475 370
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 46 62
Average hourly rate £18.13 £30.00 £17.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.56% +75.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £9.05 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £43.10 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Retail 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 Retail Banking across the North West region.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail Banking across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Retail 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 Retail Banking across the North West region.

Retail Banking Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Retail 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 Retail Banking within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
Cheshire +5 17 £450 +9.09% 5
Manchester -1 7 £525 +10.46% 11
Retail Banking
England

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Retail 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 Retail Banking.

1 54 (100.00%) Banking
1 54 (100.00%) Retail
2 45 (83.33%) Finance
3 18 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (20.37%) Project Management
5 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (14.81%) Migration
7 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
8 6 (11.11%) SQL
9 5 (9.26%) SAS
9 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
10 4 (7.41%) Base SAS
10 4 (7.41%) Release Management
10 4 (7.41%) Mainframe
11 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
11 3 (5.56%) PMP
11 3 (5.56%) PMI Certification
11 3 (5.56%) CICS
11 3 (5.56%) IBM
11 3 (5.56%) MS Visio
11 3 (5.56%) Java
11 3 (5.56%) DB2
11 3 (5.56%) .NET
11 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
11 3 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
11 3 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
11 3 (5.56%) Business Analysis
11 3 (5.56%) TOGAF
11 3 (5.56%) Incident Management
11 3 (5.56%) Programme Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Retail 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 Retail Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.26%) SAS
2 3 (5.56%) CICS
3 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.85%) IIS
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.70%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Summit
1 1 (1.85%) Temenos T24
1 1 (1.85%) Finacle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) Base SAS
2 3 (5.56%) DB2
3 2 (3.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (1.85%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.85%) OLAP
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 54 (100.00%) Banking
1 54 (100.00%) Retail
2 45 (83.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Analyst
2 14 (25.93%) Business Analyst
3 13 (24.07%) Project Manager
4 12 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (20.37%) Senior Business Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Architect
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Manager
6 5 (9.26%) Financial Business Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Designer
7 4 (7.41%) Programme Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (5.56%) Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.56%) SAS Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Implementation Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) .NET
2 2 (3.70%) JNDI
2 2 (3.70%) J2EE
2 2 (3.70%) JMS
2 2 (3.70%) JDBC
2 2 (3.70%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.41%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (3.70%) PMI
5 1 (1.85%) Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (20.37%) Project Management
3 8 (14.81%) Migration
4 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
5 4 (7.41%) Release Management
6 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (5.56%) Business Analysis
6 3 (5.56%) TOGAF
6 3 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.56%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.70%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (3.70%) Data Analysis
7 2 (3.70%) Supplier Management
7 2 (3.70%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (3.70%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) SQL
2 3 (5.56%) Java
3 2 (3.70%) SAS Macro
4 1 (1.85%) PL/1
4 1 (1.85%) COBOL
4 1 (1.85%) VBA
4 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) PMP
1 3 (5.56%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.85%) MCSE
2 1 (1.85%) MCTS
2 1 (1.85%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (1.85%) SAP
3 1 (1.85%) Avaloq
3 1 (1.85%) Teradata
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