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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 73 64 61
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing Banking 10 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.97% 1.21% 1.45%
As % of the General category 2.67% 4.29% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 10
Average daily rate £488 £350 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -17.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £213 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £407 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £423 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.36% +5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.82 £10.44 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.98% -22.66%
Banking
Berkshire

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
375 280 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 36.44% 28.20% 36.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 110 155
Average daily rate £388 £410 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.48% +11.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £243 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £625 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Average hourly rate £15.75 £19.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.10% -7.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) ITSM
3 6 (18.75%) Investment Banking
3 6 (18.75%) Automation Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Analytics
4 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
4 5 (15.63%) Project Management
5 4 (12.50%) Windows
5 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
6 3 (9.38%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (9.38%) Firewall
6 3 (9.38%) Information Security
6 3 (9.38%) Unix
6 3 (9.38%) SQL
6 3 (9.38%) Linux
7 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
7 2 (6.25%) CRM
7 2 (6.25%) Service Management
7 2 (6.25%) CMS
7 2 (6.25%) Advertising
7 2 (6.25%) Publishing
7 2 (6.25%) Pay per click
7 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Web Analytics
7 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (6.25%) CMS
1 2 (6.25%) Drupal
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) AdWords
1 2 (6.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Firewall
2 2 (6.25%) Network Security
2 2 (6.25%) VLAN
3 1 (3.13%) LAN
3 1 (3.13%) VPN
3 1 (3.13%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) TestDirector
General
1 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Investment Banking
3 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.25%) Advertising
4 2 (6.25%) Marketing
4 2 (6.25%) Publishing
4 2 (6.25%) Retail
5 1 (3.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Programme Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Security Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) CRM Trainer
5 2 (6.25%) Digital Marketing Executive
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
5 2 (6.25%) IT Trainer
5 2 (6.25%) Marketing Executive
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Trainer
5 2 (6.25%) PPC Executive
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.13%) Grid Computing
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) Unix
3 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.13%) AIX
4 1 (3.13%) Solaris
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) ITSM
2 6 (18.75%) Automation Testing
3 5 (15.63%) Analytics
3 5 (15.63%) Project Management
4 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Information Security
5 3 (9.38%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (6.25%) Case Management
6 2 (6.25%) CRM
6 2 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (6.25%) Information Assurance
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 2 (6.25%) Investment Management
6 2 (6.25%) Security Architecture
6 2 (6.25%) Security Hardening
6 2 (6.25%) Service Management
6 2 (6.25%) SIEM
6 2 (6.25%) V-Model
6 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
1 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (3.13%) CISSP
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (3.13%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Facebook
2 2 (6.25%) Google
2 2 (6.25%) iManage
2 2 (6.25%) Marketo
2 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.13%) 3PAR
3 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.13%) HP
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) NetApp
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) VMware