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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 63 56 51
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing Banking 6 30 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.66% 2.76% 2.82%
As % of the General category 2.06% 6.94% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 24 21
Average daily rate
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£425 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £290 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.54% +3.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.22 £11.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.13% -23.33%
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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
291 432 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.12% 39.78% 51.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 215 160
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £230 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £545 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 21
Average hourly rate £27.83 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.53% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £130.85 £50.50 £26.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
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 24 December 2014, 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 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (40.00%) Analytics
3 3 (30.00%) Logical Data Model
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (30.00%) Informatica
3 3 (30.00%) Business Objects
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (30.00%) QlikView
4 2 (20.00%) SIEM
4 2 (20.00%) CRISC
4 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (20.00%) Games
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) CISSP
4 2 (20.00%) CISA
4 2 (20.00%) CISM
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Lync
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) QlikView
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) PowerBuilder
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
1 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Games
3 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Principal Security Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Principal Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) PowerBuilder Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Perimeter Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (40.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Logical Data Model
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) SIEM
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
1 2 (20.00%) CISA
1 2 (20.00%) CISM
1 2 (20.00%) CRISC
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Business Objects
2 3 (30.00%) Informatica
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
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