The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 23 28 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing Banking 2 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.09% 2.69% 5.08%
As % of the General category 2.06% 5.88% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 11
Average daily rate £556 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.61% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £390 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £651 £465 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
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 Slough region.

General Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
97 136 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 52.72% 45.79% 51.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 78 75
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £189 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £30.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.66% +71.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.25 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+15.46% -5.82%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Slough region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Retail
3 3 (42.86%) Retail Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) SaaS
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) Fintech
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) PMI
5 1 (14.29%) PMP
5 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Data Conversion
5 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Android
5 1 (14.29%) iSeries
5 1 (14.29%) WCF
5 1 (14.29%) Market Risk
5 1 (14.29%) Front Office
5 1 (14.29%) OpenLink
5 1 (14.29%) Endur
5 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (14.29%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Retail
3 3 (42.86%) Retail Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) Front Office
5 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Release Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (42.86%) Fintech
2 2 (28.57%) PMI
3 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 1 (14.29%) Data Conversion
3 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
3 1 (14.29%) iSeries
3 1 (14.29%) Market Risk
3 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
3 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Data Governance
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) OOD
2 1 (14.29%) Predictive Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
3 1 (14.29%) PMP
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) OpenLink
2 1 (14.29%) Splunk