The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 9 7 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 7 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 11.29% 14.16% 3.13%
As % of the General category 22.58% 37.21% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 3
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£275 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £402 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.30% -5.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £175.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +821.05%
Investment Banking
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

General Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
31 43 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 50.00% 38.05% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 25
Average daily rate £175 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £265 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £413 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Investment Banking across the Northern Ireland region.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

Investment Banking
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Banking within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
County Antrim -3 6 £210 -33.33%
County Londonderry - 1 £625 -
Investment Banking
UK

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking.

1 16 (100.00%) Banking
2 7 (43.75%) Finance
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) MS Office
5 4 (25.00%) Java
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle
5 4 (25.00%) UNIX
5 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) AirWatch
6 3 (18.75%) Test Planning
6 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Vista
6 3 (18.75%) Release Management
6 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 3 (18.75%) Actimize
6 3 (18.75%) Windows
6 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
6 3 (18.75%) XSL
6 3 (18.75%) DHCP
6 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
6 3 (18.75%) DNS
6 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
6 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (18.75%) Citrix
6 3 (18.75%) Reuters
6 3 (18.75%) Bloomberg
6 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
6 3 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (12.50%) Project Management
7 2 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DHCP
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) MS Access
General
1 16 (100.00%) Banking
2 7 (43.75%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Report Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Production Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SAS Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) XSL
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (12.50%) Derivative
3 1 (6.25%) Fixed Income
3 1 (6.25%) Equities
3 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) UNIX
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Vista
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) AIX
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) Test Planning
2 3 (18.75%) Release Management
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) People Management
4 1 (6.25%) SDLC
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Machine Learning
4 1 (6.25%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) VBA
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SAS Certification
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) AirWatch
2 1 (6.25%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Citrix
2 3 (18.75%) Reuters
2 3 (18.75%) Bloomberg
2 3 (18.75%) Actimize
3 2 (12.50%) Cognos
3 2 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft