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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 29 22 31
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing Banking 4 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.32% 3.64% 2.08%
As % of the General category 3.31% 6.72% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 4
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£394 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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 Slough region.

General Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
121 134 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 40.07% 54.25% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 76 75
Average daily rate £400 £420 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £208 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +194.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.43 £24.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-3.40% -10.18%

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 26 February 2015.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) DNS
2 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
3 7 (41.18%) Citrix
4 6 (35.29%) NFS
4 6 (35.29%) Java
4 6 (35.29%) Perl
4 6 (35.29%) SOAP
4 6 (35.29%) Solaris
4 6 (35.29%) Linux
4 6 (35.29%) UNIX
4 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
4 6 (35.29%) VMware
4 6 (35.29%) Redknee
4 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
5 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
6 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
6 4 (23.53%) Time Management
6 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
7 3 (17.65%) CRM
7 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (11.76%) Legal
8 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
8 2 (11.76%) DAB
8 2 (11.76%) Juniper
8 2 (11.76%) SAN
8 2 (11.76%) Retail

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) DAB
3 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.88%) VLAN
3 1 (5.88%) SSL
3 1 (5.88%) LDAP
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) MS Access
1 1 (5.88%) DTS
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 17 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Legal
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Project Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Process Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Access Developer
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) VBA Developer
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) UNIX
1 6 (35.29%) Solaris
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
1 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
2 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
2 4 (23.53%) Time Management
3 3 (17.65%) CRM
3 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Investment Management
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Revenue Management
5 1 (5.88%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
1 6 (35.29%) Perl
2 2 (11.76%) VBScript
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) VB
3 1 (5.88%) VBA
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CCNA
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.76%) RHCE
1 2 (11.76%) JNCIA
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) NFS
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Citrix
2 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
2 6 (35.29%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) Redknee
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) Sun
3 2 (11.76%) Juniper
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Dell
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow