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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 53 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 8 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.23% - 2.70%
As % of the General category 5.23% - 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 10
Average daily rate
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£450 - £460
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £10.97 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -33.51%
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
153 101 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 23.43% 23.17% 25.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 39 56
Average daily rate £425 £388 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -15.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £252 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 7
Average hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £13.50 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £39.60 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 - 6 £450 -
Oxford - 2 £453 - 2
Witney - - - -
Faringdon - - - - 1
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Banking
South East

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 17 (80.95%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Project Management
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
4 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) Windows
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
4 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
4 4 (19.05%) Migration
5 3 (14.29%) SCCM
5 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (14.29%) VMware
5 3 (14.29%) NetApp
5 3 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 3 (14.29%) HP
5 3 (14.29%) vSphere
6 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
6 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
6 2 (9.52%) Retail
6 2 (9.52%) SCOM

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
General
1 17 (80.95%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Project Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Financial Business Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Lead Business Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) PMO Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) MI Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Deployment Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Implementation Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Spring
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.76%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) UNIX
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
2 4 (19.05%) Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.76%) Network Design
5 1 (4.76%) Web Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) Validation
5 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) TDD
5 1 (4.76%) OOD
5 1 (4.76%) OO
5 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) Groovy
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) MCSE
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.76%) VCP4
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (14.29%) vSphere
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) XenApp
2 1 (4.76%) XenServer
2 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) SCOM
3 1 (4.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
2 3 (14.29%) NetApp
2 3 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix