The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the South East region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 75 64 58
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs citing Banking 202 233 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.20% 2.75% 2.72%
As % of the General category 6.24% 7.44% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 153 193
Average daily rate
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£415 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £316 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +2.27%
General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3237 3131 3922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.27% 37.01% 39.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1714 1559 1694
Average daily rate £375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 124 157
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.70% -1.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.00 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -16.66%
Banking
England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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
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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 +5 89 £350 +0.07% 19
Berkshire -1 27 £450 +25.00% 39
Hampshire -1 25 £513 +5.12% 10
Surrey -16 22 £500 +8.10% 6
East Sussex -4 16 £396 -9.48% 5
Kent +3 12 £338 -20.58% 1
Oxfordshire -31 7 £400 -5.88% 2
West Sussex -3 2 £334 -26.99% 3
Middlesex -8 1 £650 +108.00%
M4 Corridor - - - -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 300 (74.44%) Finance
2 70 (17.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 65 (16.13%) Project Management
4 64 (15.88%) Retail
5 52 (12.90%) Telecoms
6 48 (11.91%) MS Excel
7 44 (10.92%) Business Analysis
8 39 (9.68%) Retail Banking
8 39 (9.68%) PRINCE2
9 34 (8.44%) Oracle
10 32 (7.94%) Java
10 32 (7.94%) Windows
11 31 (7.69%) .NET
12 28 (6.95%) Microsoft
13 27 (6.70%) MS Project
13 27 (6.70%) User Acceptance Testing
14 25 (6.20%) HTML
14 25 (6.20%) UNIX
15 24 (5.96%) SQL
15 24 (5.96%) Change Management
15 24 (5.96%) Migration
16 23 (5.71%) ISEB
17 22 (5.46%) Degree
18 21 (5.21%) PMI Certification
18 21 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
19 20 (4.96%) Financial Institution
19 20 (4.96%) Project Planning
20 19 (4.71%) Spanish Language
20 19 (4.71%) Internet
21 18 (4.47%) XML

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 18 (4.47%) WebSphere
2 14 (3.47%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (1.24%) Apache
3 5 (1.24%) IIS
3 5 (1.24%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.24%) Liferay
4 4 (0.99%) SAS
4 4 (0.99%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (0.74%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.50%) CICS
7 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.25%) Lync
7 1 (0.25%) Node.js
7 1 (0.25%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 48 (11.91%) MS Excel
2 27 (6.70%) MS Project
3 17 (4.22%) MS Office
4 14 (3.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (2.23%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.25%) SPSS
6 1 (0.25%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.74%) SAP FI
1 3 (0.74%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.50%) Staffware
2 2 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.50%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.25%) Cordys
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle BRM
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.25%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.25%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.71%) Internet
2 11 (2.73%) Intranet
3 10 (2.48%) ATM
4 6 (1.49%) Firewall
5 5 (1.24%) LAN
5 5 (1.24%) WAN
5 5 (1.24%) LDAP
6 4 (0.99%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.99%) DNS
7 3 (0.74%) VPN
7 3 (0.74%) SAN
7 3 (0.74%) OSPF
8 2 (0.50%) HSRP
8 2 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.50%) Network Security
8 2 (0.50%) BGP
8 2 (0.50%) VRRP
8 2 (0.50%) VLAN
8 2 (0.50%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (3.72%) SQL Server
3 12 (2.98%) DB2
4 6 (1.49%) SAP BW
4 6 (1.49%) Data Mart
5 5 (1.24%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.99%) PowerCenter
6 4 (0.99%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.74%) QlikView
7 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.74%) MS Access
7 3 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.74%) DataStage
7 3 (0.74%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (0.50%) Ingres
8 2 (0.50%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.50%) MySQL
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (0.74%) Maven
1 3 (0.74%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.50%) Eclipse RCP
2 2 (0.50%) Hudson
2 2 (0.50%) DbUnit
2 2 (0.50%) TestNG
2 2 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (0.50%) Rational Rose
2 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.50%) Subversion
3 1 (0.25%) JIRA
3 1 (0.25%) Ant
3 1 (0.25%) JUnit
3 1 (0.25%) Toad
3 1 (0.25%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.25%) ProC
3 1 (0.25%) ERwin
3 1 (0.25%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.25%) Mockito
3 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
General
1 300 (74.44%) Finance
2 64 (15.88%) Retail
3 52 (12.90%) Telecoms
4 39 (9.68%) Retail Banking
5 20 (4.96%) Financial Institution
6 19 (4.71%) Spanish Language
7 16 (3.97%) Investment Banking
8 13 (3.23%) Marketing
9 10 (2.48%) Legal
10 9 (2.23%) Manufacturing
10 9 (2.23%) Automotive
11 5 (1.24%) Electronics
12 4 (0.99%) Advertising
13 3 (0.74%) Local Government
13 3 (0.74%) Back Office
14 2 (0.50%) International Banking
14 2 (0.50%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 148 (36.72%) Analyst
2 83 (20.60%) Business Analyst
3 81 (20.10%) Project Manager
4 46 (11.41%) Developer
5 24 (5.96%) Consultant
6 21 (5.21%) Banking Business Analyst
7 18 (4.47%) Architect
8 12 (2.98%) Test Analyst
9 11 (2.73%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (2.48%) Java Developer
11 9 (2.23%) Programme Manager
12 8 (1.99%) Technical Analyst
13 7 (1.74%) Data Analyst
13 7 (1.74%) IT Project Manager
13 7 (1.74%) Senior Analyst
13 7 (1.74%) Support Analyst
13 7 (1.74%) Administrator
14 6 (1.49%) Analyst Programmer
14 6 (1.49%) Programmer
14 6 (1.49%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.69%) .NET
2 25 (6.20%) HTML
3 18 (4.47%) XML
4 14 (3.47%) J2EE
5 12 (2.98%) Web Services
6 11 (2.73%) Spring
6 11 (2.73%) SOAP
6 11 (2.73%) ASP.NET
7 9 (2.23%) Middleware
8 8 (1.99%) jQuery
8 8 (1.99%) CSS
9 7 (1.74%) XSLT
10 6 (1.49%) Struts
11 4 (0.99%) HTML5
11 4 (0.99%) JSP
11 4 (0.99%) Hibernate
11 4 (0.99%) WCF
12 3 (0.74%) Silverlight
12 3 (0.74%) EJB
12 3 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (2.73%) Mainframe
1 11 (2.73%) Mobile Banking
2 9 (2.23%) PMI
2 9 (2.23%) FMCG
2 9 (2.23%) Mobile App
3 6 (1.49%) Credit Risk
3 6 (1.49%) Blackberry
4 5 (1.24%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (0.99%) Kindle
5 4 (0.99%) iPhone
5 4 (0.99%) Handset
6 3 (0.74%) Online Banking
6 3 (0.74%) IPTV
6 3 (0.74%) IVR
6 3 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (0.74%) NHS
6 3 (0.74%) Digital Media
6 3 (0.74%) New Media
6 3 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.50%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 32 (7.94%) Windows
2 25 (6.20%) UNIX
3 18 (4.47%) Windows 7
4 9 (2.23%) Solaris
5 8 (1.99%) Linux
6 6 (1.49%) Android
6 6 (1.49%) MVS
7 5 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.99%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.74%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.50%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.50%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.50%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.25%) SUSE
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.25%) AIX
11 1 (0.25%) OS/390
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (17.37%) Stakeholder Management
2 65 (16.13%) Project Management
3 44 (10.92%) Business Analysis
4 39 (9.68%) PRINCE2
5 27 (6.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 24 (5.96%) Change Management
6 24 (5.96%) Migration
7 20 (4.96%) Project Planning
8 17 (4.22%) CRM
8 17 (4.22%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (3.97%) Systems Analysis
9 16 (3.97%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (3.72%) ITIL
10 15 (3.72%) E-Commerce
11 14 (3.47%) Service Delivery
12 13 (3.23%) Waterfall
13 12 (2.98%) Scrum
14 11 (2.73%) Logistics
14 11 (2.73%) Risk Management
15 10 (2.48%) UML
Programming Languages
1 32 (7.94%) Java
2 24 (5.96%) SQL
3 17 (4.22%) JavaScript
4 16 (3.97%) C#
5 9 (2.23%) C
6 8 (1.99%) JCL
6 8 (1.99%) VBA
7 7 (1.74%) VB.NET
7 7 (1.74%) Perl
8 5 (1.24%) VB
9 3 (0.74%) COBOL
10 2 (0.50%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.50%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.25%) Python
11 1 (0.25%) VBScript
11 1 (0.25%) C++
11 1 (0.25%) REXX
11 1 (0.25%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.25%) Groovy
11 1 (0.25%) HQL
Qualifications
1 23 (5.71%) ISEB
2 22 (5.46%) Degree
3 21 (5.21%) PMI Certification
4 13 (3.23%) PMP
5 8 (1.99%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.24%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.24%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.99%) RHCE
7 4 (0.99%) CCNA
7 4 (0.99%) JNCIA
8 2 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.50%) CISM
8 2 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.50%) CISSP
8 2 (0.50%) MCSE
9 1 (0.25%) CIPD
9 1 (0.25%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.22%) SLA
2 11 (2.73%) QA
3 6 (1.49%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.99%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.99%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.74%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.50%) EMIR
6 2 (0.50%) COBIT
7 1 (0.25%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 14 (3.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.99%) NFS
3 2 (0.50%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.50%) ProxySG
3 2 (0.50%) Snort
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.25%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (2.73%) SCCM
2 10 (2.48%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (1.99%) Control-M
4 2 (0.50%) MAINVIEW
5 1 (0.25%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (8.44%) Oracle
2 28 (6.95%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.97%) SAP
4 11 (2.73%) Remedy
4 11 (2.73%) IBM
5 10 (2.48%) Business Objects
6 8 (1.99%) Cisco
7 7 (1.74%) Juniper
7 7 (1.74%) Guidewire
8 6 (1.49%) TIBCO
8 6 (1.49%) HP
8 6 (1.49%) Citrix
9 5 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.24%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.99%) Sun
10 4 (0.99%) VMware
10 4 (0.99%) Redknee
11 3 (0.74%) Actimize
11 3 (0.74%) Norkom
11 3 (0.74%) Cognos
South East
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £280 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Robert Walters
Rate: £380 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £315 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
The People Network
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Aldershot
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Southampton
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 24 days ago