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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 79 61 74
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +13
Contract jobs citing Banking 218 245 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.22% 2.88% 2.27%
As % of the General category 6.61% 8.20% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 189 122
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £388 £377
% change year-on-year
+7.74% +2.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £10.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -31.66%
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
3298 2988 3327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.61% 35.13% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1797 1564 1394
Average daily rate £378 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.58% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 105 178
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.23 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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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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 +6 95 £350 - 14
Surrey -5 40 £425 -14.14% 18
Berkshire -24 29 £425 +6.25% 27
Oxfordshire -17 14 £395 +12.85% 5
Hampshire -46 14 £450 -14.28% 5
East Sussex -1 13 £425 +13.33% 1
West Sussex -1 6 £425 -
Middlesex +3 3 £450 - 1
Kent -19 2 £175 -63.69% 1
M4 Corridor - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 296 (72.91%) Finance
2 67 (16.50%) Project Management
3 66 (16.26%) Retail
4 59 (14.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 57 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (11.58%) MS Excel
7 46 (11.33%) Java
8 44 (10.84%) Business Analysis
9 43 (10.59%) Telecoms
10 41 (10.10%) Retail Banking
10 41 (10.10%) SQL
10 41 (10.10%) Windows
10 41 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
11 36 (8.87%) PRINCE2
11 36 (8.87%) UNIX
11 36 (8.87%) Microsoft
12 35 (8.62%) Oracle
13 32 (7.88%) HTML
13 32 (7.88%) JavaScript
14 29 (7.14%) .NET
15 27 (6.65%) MS Office
15 27 (6.65%) Change Management
16 25 (6.16%) CSS
17 24 (5.91%) SQL Server
17 24 (5.91%) Migration
18 23 (5.67%) jQuery
18 23 (5.67%) Citrix
19 22 (5.42%) Degree
20 21 (5.17%) Adobe
20 21 (5.17%) XML

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 16 (3.94%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (2.71%) Node.js
3 10 (2.46%) IIS
4 6 (1.48%) JBoss
5 5 (1.23%) CMS
6 4 (0.99%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.74%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.74%) SAS
7 3 (0.74%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.49%) Lync
8 2 (0.49%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.49%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.49%) Apache
8 2 (0.49%) CICS
8 2 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.25%) Liferay
9 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.25%) TeamSite
Applications
1 47 (11.58%) MS Excel
2 27 (6.65%) MS Office
3 18 (4.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (4.19%) Photoshop
4 17 (4.19%) MS Project
5 13 (3.20%) MS Visio
6 11 (2.71%) Fireworks
7 5 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.49%) DOC1
8 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.49%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 12 (2.96%) SAP FI
2 6 (1.48%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.99%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.99%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.74%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.49%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (0.49%) SAP CS
5 2 (0.49%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.49%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.25%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.25%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.25%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.25%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.74%) SaaS
2 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.19%) SAN
2 15 (3.69%) Internet
3 14 (3.45%) DNS
4 10 (2.46%) TCP/IP
4 10 (2.46%) Firewall
5 8 (1.97%) LAN
5 8 (1.97%) WAN
6 7 (1.72%) ATM
6 7 (1.72%) NAS
7 5 (1.23%) Intranet
8 4 (0.99%) VPN
8 4 (0.99%) DHCP
8 4 (0.99%) LDAP
8 4 (0.99%) VLAN
8 4 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.74%) MPLS
9 3 (0.74%) OSPF
9 3 (0.74%) ADSL
9 3 (0.74%) VoIP
9 3 (0.74%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.91%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (2.96%) DB2
4 9 (2.22%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.97%) QlikView
5 8 (1.97%) PowerCenter
6 5 (1.23%) MS Access
7 4 (0.99%) MySQL
7 4 (0.99%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.99%) SAP BW
7 4 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.74%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.74%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.49%) Data Mart
9 2 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.49%) Big Data
9 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (2.71%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (0.99%) JIRA
2 4 (0.99%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.99%) Eclipse
2 4 (0.99%) Hudson
3 3 (0.74%) Maven
3 3 (0.74%) Eclipse RCP
4 2 (0.49%) MSBuild
4 2 (0.49%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.49%) Toad
4 2 (0.49%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.49%) ProC
4 2 (0.49%) NUnit
4 2 (0.49%) CruiseControl
4 2 (0.49%) Subversion
4 2 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.25%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.25%) Moq
5 1 (0.25%) Selenium
General
1 296 (72.91%) Finance
2 66 (16.26%) Retail
3 43 (10.59%) Telecoms
4 41 (10.10%) Retail Banking
5 20 (4.93%) Investment Banking
6 13 (3.20%) Spanish Language
7 11 (2.71%) Marketing
8 10 (2.46%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.48%) Automotive
10 5 (1.23%) Legal
10 5 (1.23%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.23%) Back Office
11 3 (0.74%) Advertising
12 2 (0.49%) Games
12 2 (0.49%) Electronics
12 2 (0.49%) International Banking
12 2 (0.49%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.25%) German Language
13 1 (0.25%) Front Office
13 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 168 (41.38%) Analyst
2 93 (22.91%) Business Analyst
3 66 (16.26%) Project Manager
4 39 (9.61%) Developer
5 26 (6.40%) Consultant
6 25 (6.16%) Architect
7 24 (5.91%) Banking Business Analyst
8 17 (4.19%) Designer
9 13 (3.20%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (2.96%) Test Analyst
11 11 (2.71%) Java Developer
12 10 (2.46%) Technical Analyst
12 10 (2.46%) Senior Analyst
12 10 (2.46%) Graphic Designer
12 10 (2.46%) Financial Business Analyst
12 10 (2.46%) Financial Services Business Analyst
13 9 (2.22%) Development Consultant
13 9 (2.22%) Data Analyst
14 8 (1.97%) Systems Analyst
14 8 (1.97%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (7.88%) HTML
2 29 (7.14%) .NET
3 25 (6.16%) CSS
4 23 (5.67%) jQuery
5 21 (5.17%) XML
6 19 (4.68%) HTML5
7 17 (4.19%) SOAP
8 15 (3.69%) CSS3
9 13 (3.20%) AngularJS
10 12 (2.96%) KnockoutJS
10 12 (2.96%) J2EE
10 12 (2.96%) Middleware
11 11 (2.71%) MooTools
12 9 (2.22%) Spring
13 7 (1.72%) SVG
14 6 (1.48%) Struts
14 6 (1.48%) Web Services
15 5 (1.23%) ASP.NET
16 4 (0.99%) .NET Framework
17 3 (0.74%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.19%) User Experience
3 16 (3.94%) Mainframe
4 15 (3.69%) Mobile App
5 13 (3.20%) Mobile Banking
6 11 (2.71%) Clustering
6 11 (2.71%) W3C
7 10 (2.46%) PMI
8 9 (2.22%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.22%) Credit Risk
9 7 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.48%) Online Banking
11 4 (0.99%) IVR
11 4 (0.99%) Kindle
12 3 (0.74%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.74%) FMCG
12 3 (0.74%) e-Health
13 2 (0.49%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.49%) Statistics
13 2 (0.49%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 41 (10.10%) Windows
2 36 (8.87%) UNIX
3 17 (4.19%) Solaris
4 16 (3.94%) Linux
5 12 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (2.71%) Windows 7
6 11 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.97%) Windows NT
8 8 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.72%) Windows 2000
10 5 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.99%) Android
11 4 (0.99%) AIX
11 4 (0.99%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.74%) MVS
13 2 (0.49%) SUSE
14 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (16.50%) Project Management
2 59 (14.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 57 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (10.84%) Business Analysis
5 36 (8.87%) PRINCE2
6 27 (6.65%) Change Management
7 24 (5.91%) Migration
8 20 (4.93%) User Acceptance Testing
9 19 (4.68%) CRM
9 19 (4.68%) ITIL
10 17 (4.19%) Scrum
10 17 (4.19%) Data Management
11 15 (3.69%) Waterfall
12 14 (3.45%) Integration Testing
13 13 (3.20%) Service Delivery
13 13 (3.20%) E-Commerce
14 12 (2.96%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (2.96%) Data Analysis
15 11 (2.71%) Data Modelling
15 11 (2.71%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 46 (11.33%) Java
2 41 (10.10%) SQL
3 32 (7.88%) JavaScript
4 14 (3.45%) Perl
5 12 (2.96%) C#
5 12 (2.96%) VBA
6 10 (2.46%) C
7 8 (1.97%) JCL
8 6 (1.48%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.48%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.48%) COBOL
9 5 (1.23%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.99%) VBScript
10 4 (0.99%) VB
11 3 (0.74%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.49%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.49%) PL/1
12 2 (0.49%) C++
13 1 (0.25%) PHP
13 1 (0.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (5.42%) Degree
2 15 (3.69%) PMI Certification
3 13 (3.20%) ISEB
4 12 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (2.71%) CCNA
6 8 (1.97%) JNCIA
7 7 (1.72%) PMP
7 7 (1.72%) ISTQB
8 6 (1.48%) RHCE
9 5 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.23%) MCSE
10 4 (0.99%) CISSP
10 4 (0.99%) CISM
10 4 (0.99%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.99%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.49%) CRISC
11 2 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.49%) CIMA
11 2 (0.49%) MBA
11 2 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.96%) SLA
2 11 (2.71%) QA
3 8 (1.97%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.48%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.74%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.74%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.74%) COREP
6 3 (0.74%) FINREP
7 2 (0.49%) EMIR
8 1 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 19 (4.68%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.71%) NFS
4 8 (1.97%) Terminal Services
5 7 (1.72%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.48%) ISA Server
6 6 (1.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (0.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.49%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.49%) Snort
8 2 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.25%) SRDF
9 1 (0.25%) vSphere
9 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.25%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.25%) Docker
9 1 (0.25%) HDFS
9 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.25%) Samba
9 1 (0.25%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 10 (2.46%) Control-M
2 9 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (1.97%) BladeLogic
4 6 (1.48%) NetBackup
4 6 (1.48%) SCOM
5 5 (1.23%) SCCM
6 4 (0.99%) Puppet
7 3 (0.74%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (0.49%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.49%) OpenView
9 1 (0.25%) Legato
9 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.25%) MAINVIEW
9 1 (0.25%) EMC TimeFinder
9 1 (0.25%) Ansible
9 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 36 (8.87%) Microsoft
2 35 (8.62%) Oracle
3 23 (5.67%) Citrix
4 21 (5.17%) Adobe
5 20 (4.93%) SAP
6 17 (4.19%) Cisco
7 15 (3.69%) VMware
8 13 (3.20%) Red Hat
9 12 (2.96%) Juniper
10 11 (2.71%) Sun
10 11 (2.71%) Remedy
11 10 (2.46%) IBM
12 9 (2.22%) HP
12 9 (2.22%) TIBCO
13 8 (1.97%) Intel
13 8 (1.97%) Redknee
14 7 (1.72%) Guidewire
15 6 (1.48%) Symantec
15 6 (1.48%) Google
15 6 (1.48%) F5
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