The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 61 83 86
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +3
Contract jobs citing Banking 268 212 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.13% 2.22% 2.08%
As % of the General category 8.80% 6.53% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 119 107
Average daily rate £450 £415 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £185.00 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1750.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £10.44 £10.97
% change year-on-year
+31.70% -4.83%
Banking
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3046 3245 3063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.58% 34.01% 35.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1659 1699 1547
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 87 147
Average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.10 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the South East region.

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Banking
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire +16 147 £425 +17.24% 11
Surrey -18 33 £525 +7.69% 22
Berkshire +14 31 £438 +2.94% 29
Hampshire +8 19 £525 -3.44% 13
East Sussex +12 11 £342 -14.50% 1
West Sussex +12 8 £419 +4.68% 3
Oxfordshire +8 8 £505 +15.09% 14
Kent -7 8 £480 +15.66% 1
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 339 (58.15%) Finance
2 94 (16.12%) Oracle
3 91 (15.61%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (15.27%) SQL
5 76 (13.04%) Retail
6 69 (11.84%) Unix
7 66 (11.32%) Windows
8 61 (10.46%) Business Analysis
9 60 (10.29%) Java
10 57 (9.78%) Microsoft
10 57 (9.78%) Project Management
11 52 (8.92%) Investment Banking
12 51 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 51 (8.75%) SQL Server
12 51 (8.75%) MS Excel
13 45 (7.72%) Retail Banking
14 44 (7.55%) .NET
14 44 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
15 42 (7.20%) JavaScript
16 40 (6.86%) Linux
17 39 (6.69%) HTML
17 39 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
18 37 (6.35%) Data Quality
19 35 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
20 34 (5.83%) C#
20 34 (5.83%) Migration
21 29 (4.97%) Change Management
21 29 (4.97%) User Acceptance Testing
22 28 (4.80%) CSS
22 28 (4.80%) BusinessObjects

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 27 (4.63%) SAS
2 21 (3.60%) WebSphere
3 20 (3.43%) SharePoint
4 14 (2.40%) IIS
5 9 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.03%) Node.js
7 5 (0.86%) Apache
7 5 (0.86%) CMS
8 4 (0.69%) CICS
9 3 (0.51%) JBoss
9 3 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.34%) Confluence
10 2 (0.34%) Documentum
10 2 (0.34%) Drupal
10 2 (0.34%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.34%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 51 (8.75%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (3.26%) MS Office
4 12 (2.06%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.20%) MS Project
6 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (1.20%) Eagle PACE
2 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.34%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.34%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.34%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.17%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.17%) HFM
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.17%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (0.17%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.17%) SAP FI-AR
3 1 (0.17%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.17%) Staffware
3 1 (0.17%) Unica
3 1 (0.17%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.89%) SaaS
2 5 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.69%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.51%) PaaS
5 2 (0.34%) AdWords
5 2 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.34%) Heroku
5 2 (0.34%) Office 365
6 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.09%) ATM
1 18 (3.09%) Firewall
2 16 (2.74%) SAN
3 15 (2.57%) Internet
4 14 (2.40%) NAS
5 10 (1.72%) LDAP
5 10 (1.72%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.54%) HTTP
6 9 (1.54%) SSH
7 7 (1.20%) Network Security
7 7 (1.20%) SMTP
8 5 (0.86%) FTP
9 4 (0.69%) DNS
9 4 (0.69%) Intranet
9 4 (0.69%) LAN
9 4 (0.69%) SSL
10 3 (0.51%) BGP
10 3 (0.51%) DHCP
10 3 (0.51%) OSPF
10 3 (0.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (4.80%) BusinessObjects
4 24 (4.12%) DB2
5 20 (3.43%) PowerCenter
6 19 (3.26%) Big Data
7 12 (2.06%) Hadoop
7 12 (2.06%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 10 (1.72%) Relational Database
9 9 (1.54%) BusinessObjects XI
9 9 (1.54%) Oracle Database
9 9 (1.54%) QlikView
9 9 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.37%) Qlik Sense
11 7 (1.20%) Base SAS
12 6 (1.03%) Data Mart
12 6 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (2.92%) Selenium
2 13 (2.23%) Visual Studio
3 11 (1.89%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.72%) Eclipse
4 10 (1.72%) HP UFT
5 7 (1.20%) Android Studio
6 6 (1.03%) Rational Rose
6 6 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.86%) Cucumber
7 5 (0.86%) Grunt
7 5 (0.86%) Moq
7 5 (0.86%) NUnit
8 4 (0.69%) Bower
8 4 (0.69%) ReSharper
8 4 (0.69%) Subversion
8 4 (0.69%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.51%) gulp
9 3 (0.51%) JIRA
10 2 (0.34%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 339 (58.15%) Finance
2 76 (13.04%) Retail
3 52 (8.92%) Investment Banking
4 45 (7.72%) Retail Banking
5 24 (4.12%) Spanish Language
6 19 (3.26%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.40%) Corporate Banking
8 6 (1.03%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.03%) Front Office
9 5 (0.86%) General Ledger
9 5 (0.86%) Private Banking
10 4 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.69%) Wholesale Banking
11 3 (0.51%) Billing
11 3 (0.51%) Marketing
11 3 (0.51%) Publishing
12 2 (0.34%) Advertising
12 2 (0.34%) Legal
12 2 (0.34%) Local Government
12 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 198 (33.96%) Analyst
2 107 (18.35%) Business Analyst
3 100 (17.15%) Developer
4 75 (12.86%) Project Manager
5 62 (10.63%) Banking Analyst
6 40 (6.86%) Banking Project Manager
7 39 (6.69%) Banking Business Analyst
8 37 (6.35%) Architect
9 35 (6.00%) Financial Analyst
10 31 (5.32%) Consultant
11 25 (4.29%) Data Business Analyst
12 23 (3.95%) Data Analyst
13 22 (3.77%) .NET Developer
14 21 (3.60%) Test Analyst
15 18 (3.09%) C# Developer
16 17 (2.92%) Finance Business Analyst
16 17 (2.92%) Senior Analyst
17 16 (2.74%) Administrator
18 15 (2.57%) Senior Business Analyst
18 15 (2.57%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (7.55%) .NET
2 39 (6.69%) HTML
3 28 (4.80%) CSS
4 26 (4.46%) AngularJS
4 26 (4.46%) SOAP
5 24 (4.12%) ASP.NET
6 20 (3.43%) HTML5
6 20 (3.43%) XML
7 18 (3.09%) jQuery
8 15 (2.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (2.57%) REST
9 14 (2.40%) Web Services
10 12 (2.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (1.89%) Android SDK
12 10 (1.72%) Spring
13 9 (1.54%) J2EE
14 8 (1.37%) Apache Thrift
14 8 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 8 (1.37%) Middleware
14 8 (1.37%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 39 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.77%) Mainframe
3 17 (2.92%) Credit Risk
3 17 (2.92%) Data Centre
4 16 (2.74%) Mobile Banking
5 15 (2.57%) Mobile App
6 13 (2.23%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.06%) PKI
8 10 (1.72%) CESG
8 10 (1.72%) CESG CLAS
8 10 (1.72%) Mobile Payment
9 9 (1.54%) User Experience
10 8 (1.37%) Blockchain
11 7 (1.20%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.20%) Reference Data
12 6 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.86%) Computer Science
13 5 (0.86%) EMC VNX
13 5 (0.86%) Market Risk
13 5 (0.86%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 69 (11.84%) Unix
2 66 (11.32%) Windows
3 40 (6.86%) Linux
4 16 (2.74%) Android
4 16 (2.74%) Solaris
5 13 (2.23%) Apple iOS
6 12 (2.06%) Windows 7
6 12 (2.06%) Windows Server
7 9 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.37%) MVS
8 8 (1.37%) Windows NT
8 8 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.20%) zOS
10 6 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.86%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.51%) AIX
14 1 (0.17%) HPUX
14 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (15.61%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (10.46%) Business Analysis
3 57 (9.78%) Project Management
4 51 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 44 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
6 34 (5.83%) Migration
7 29 (4.97%) Change Management
7 29 (4.97%) User Acceptance Testing
8 27 (4.63%) Asset Management
8 27 (4.63%) Data Analysis
9 24 (4.12%) GAP Analysis
9 24 (4.12%) PRINCE2
9 24 (4.12%) Risk Management
10 23 (3.95%) Analytics
10 23 (3.95%) Scrum
11 22 (3.77%) Information Security
12 21 (3.60%) Test Scripting
13 19 (3.26%) ETL
13 19 (3.26%) MVC
14 18 (3.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 89 (15.27%) SQL
2 60 (10.29%) Java
3 42 (7.20%) JavaScript
4 34 (5.83%) C#
5 15 (2.57%) PowerShell
5 15 (2.57%) Python
6 13 (2.23%) COBOL
7 8 (1.37%) JCL
7 8 (1.37%) Perl
8 7 (1.20%) PL/SQL
8 7 (1.20%) VB
9 5 (0.86%) C++
9 5 (0.86%) PHP
9 5 (0.86%) T-SQL
9 5 (0.86%) VBA
10 4 (0.69%) Assembly Language
10 4 (0.69%) CLIST
10 4 (0.69%) REXX
10 4 (0.69%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.51%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (2.57%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (2.40%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.23%) CCNA
3 13 (2.23%) CISSP
3 13 (2.23%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.06%) CISM
4 12 (2.06%) Degree
5 11 (1.89%) MCP
5 11 (1.89%) MCSE
5 11 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.72%) CESG Certified Professional
6 10 (1.72%) CLAS
6 10 (1.72%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.20%) ISEB
8 6 (1.03%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.86%) CCNP
9 5 (0.86%) PMP
10 3 (0.51%) ACCA
10 3 (0.51%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.35%) Data Quality
2 23 (3.95%) SLA
3 7 (1.20%) ISO 9000
4 6 (1.03%) QA
5 5 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.69%) FATCA
7 3 (0.51%) Basel II
7 3 (0.51%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.34%) GAAP
8 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.34%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.17%) MiFID
9 1 (0.17%) SEPA
System Software
1 23 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.20%) RHEV
4 4 (0.69%) vSphere
5 3 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.51%) Time Sharing Option
5 3 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (0.51%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.34%) NDS
6 2 (0.34%) NFS
6 2 (0.34%) Novell eDirectory
6 2 (0.34%) Veritas File System
6 2 (0.34%) XenServer
7 1 (0.17%) Docker
7 1 (0.17%) Firmware
7 1 (0.17%) UAG
7 1 (0.17%) vCloud
7 1 (0.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (3.43%) Control-M
2 10 (1.72%) SCCM
3 7 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.69%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.51%) SCOM
6 2 (0.34%) MAINVIEW
6 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.34%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.34%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (0.34%) vRealize
6 2 (0.34%) WSUS
7 1 (0.17%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.17%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.17%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.17%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.17%) OpenView
7 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 94 (16.12%) Oracle
2 57 (9.78%) Microsoft
3 20 (3.43%) Informatica
4 19 (3.26%) SAP
5 17 (2.92%) Red Hat
6 16 (2.74%) IBM
7 15 (2.57%) Remedy
8 14 (2.40%) EMC
9 13 (2.23%) Google
10 12 (2.06%) VMware
11 11 (1.89%) Brocade
11 11 (1.89%) HP
11 11 (1.89%) Sun
12 8 (1.37%) Facebook
12 8 (1.37%) Guidewire
13 7 (1.20%) Vermilion
14 6 (1.03%) Adobe
14 6 (1.03%) Cisco
14 6 (1.03%) Thunderhead
15 5 (0.86%) Citrix
Camberley, Surrey
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £25,000 - £30,000 pro rata (9 Month
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £350.00 - £385.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £375.00 - £380.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £413.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Camberley
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Slough
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Tadworth
iKas International
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 22 days ago