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 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 28 24 32
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing Banking 4 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.40% 4.76% 1.57%
As % of the General category 3.15% 9.77% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £17.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-26.08% -18.82%
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
127 133 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 44.41% 48.72% 43.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 72 57
Average daily rate £335 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £470 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £29.75 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 13 (92.86%) Finance
2 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
3 5 (35.71%) Service Management
4 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 3 (21.43%) CRM
5 3 (21.43%) Financial Institution
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) Billing
6 2 (14.29%) JIRA
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Retail
6 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
6 2 (14.29%) Time Management
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) REST
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
6 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (14.29%) MS Project
6 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 2 (14.29%) PMI
6 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
6 2 (14.29%) Back Office
6 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) ERP
6 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 2 (14.29%) SOA
6 2 (14.29%) C

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Project
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle BRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.14%) NetBeans
General
1 13 (92.86%) Finance
2 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
3 3 (21.43%) Billing
3 3 (21.43%) Financial Institution
4 2 (14.29%) Back Office
4 2 (14.29%) Retail
4 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Solutions Designer
1 5 (35.71%) Designer
2 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (7.14%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) PMI
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Service Management
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) CRM
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) ERP
4 2 (14.29%) SOA
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Content Management
5 1 (7.14%) Network Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Test Management
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Contact Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VBA
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.14%) ACCA
2 1 (7.14%) CIMA
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix
2 1 (7.14%) ComArch