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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Investment Banking
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 29 17 11
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 11 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.76% 2.25% 11.65%
As % of the General category 8.73% 6.90% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 10
Median daily rate £250 £179 £123
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.86% +45.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £112 £87
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £246 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
126 29 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 54.55% 32.58% 35.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 18 31
Median daily rate £360 £275 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% +89.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £113 £83
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Investment Banking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Banking within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
County Antrim -6 11 £250 +39.86%
Investment Banking
UK

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Investment Banking.

1 16 (100.00%) Banking
2 10 (62.50%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) QA
4 4 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (25.00%) Defect Management
5 3 (18.75%) Change Management
5 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 2 (12.50%) Sun
6 2 (12.50%) SAN
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 2 (12.50%) Linux
6 2 (12.50%) People Management
6 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (6.25%) XenApp
7 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
7 1 (6.25%) Metaprogramming
7 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
7 1 (6.25%) SWIFT
7 1 (6.25%) Parallel Processing
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
7 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Time Management

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (6.25%) MS Project
3 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (6.25%) MS Access
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
General
1 16 (100.00%) Banking
2 10 (62.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) IT Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Project Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Ab Initio Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Change Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Manager
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Equities
2 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.25%) Fixed Income
2 1 (6.25%) SWIFT
2 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) AIX
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (25.00%) Defect Management
1 4 (25.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 2 (12.50%) People Management
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Data Mapping
4 1 (6.25%) Data Validation
4 1 (6.25%) Metaprogramming
4 1 (6.25%) Parallel Processing
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
4 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.25%) Korn
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) XenApp
1 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Sun
2 1 (6.25%) Ab Initio
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Wyse