The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 57 47 36
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Contract jobs citing Banking 7 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.97% 0.75% 3.29%
As % of the General category 4.43% 3.23% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 13
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£433 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 - £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £11.72 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-10.92% -28.96%
Banking
South East

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

General Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
158 124 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 21.79% 23.18% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 61 78
Average daily rate £419 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 11
Average hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £13.50 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £37.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.66%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the Oxfordshire region.

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 April 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
Banbury +2 5 £375 -
Oxford - 2 £453 -
Faringdon - - - - 1
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Banking
South East

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing 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 Banking.

1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) NetApp
4 3 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
4 3 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
4 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) SCCM
4 3 (21.43%) vSphere
5 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) SCOM
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.14%) Firewall
6 1 (7.14%) Data Security
6 1 (7.14%) ISEB

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing 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 Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) MI Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) PMO Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Data Security
4 1 (7.14%) OOD
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design
4 1 (7.14%) Web Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) Groovy
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) vSphere
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
2 1 (7.14%) XenServer
2 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) NetApp
2 3 (21.43%) HP
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix