The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 57 55 44
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing Banking 12 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.27% 2.10% 3.21%
As % of the General category 4.38% 5.04% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 18
Average daily rate
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£369 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £229 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £513 £439
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 £12.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-13.00% -27.27%
Banking
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

General Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
274 417 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.03% 41.66% 48.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 186 137
Average daily rate £400 £389 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +11.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £513 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 22
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.86 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -7.35%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Reading region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
4 5 (26.32%) Oracle
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
5 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
5 4 (21.05%) Analytics
6 3 (15.79%) QlikView
6 3 (15.79%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
6 3 (15.79%) Data Integration
6 3 (15.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (15.79%) Project Management
6 3 (15.79%) Retail
6 3 (15.79%) DNS
6 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.79%) Informatica
6 3 (15.79%) Business Objects
6 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
7 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
7 2 (10.53%) ITIL
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Retail Banking
7 2 (10.53%) Degree
7 2 (10.53%) Line Management
7 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk
8 1 (5.26%) Use Case
8 1 (5.26%) jQuery

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (15.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Lync
2 1 (5.26%) JCAPS
2 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.26%) MQSeries
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) QlikView
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) PowerBuilder
General
1 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
3 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Retail
4 2 (10.53%) Retail Banking
5 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 1 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Business Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Wintel Specialist
3 3 (15.79%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Support Specialist
3 3 (15.79%) Wintel Support
4 2 (10.53%) Financial Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Perimeter Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) jQuery
1 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
1 1 (5.26%) HTML5
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Integration
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
1 4 (21.05%) Analytics
2 3 (15.79%) Logical Data Model
2 3 (15.79%) Project Management
2 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Line Management
4 1 (5.26%) Use Case
4 1 (5.26%) User Stories
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.26%) SIEM
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) V-Model
4 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) CRISC
2 1 (5.26%) VCP4
2 1 (5.26%) CISA
2 1 (5.26%) CISM
2 1 (5.26%) MCP
2 1 (5.26%) MCSD
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) CISSP
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Informatica
2 3 (15.79%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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