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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 73 78 83
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing Banking 230 200 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.46% 2.23% 2.24%
As % of the General category 7.20% 6.39% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 105 116
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£425 £409 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.91% -2.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £14.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -19.44%
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
3195 3129 2841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.24% 34.95% 34.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1651 1659 1317
Average daily rate £400 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 132 174
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.92 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +3 102 £370 +13.84% 11
East Sussex +15 35 £450 - 1
Surrey +7 27 £550 +22.22% 15
Berkshire -17 23 £400 -15.78% 35
Hampshire 0 17 £547 +18.27% 19
West Sussex -17 8 £400 +400.00%
Kent +6 7 £513 +28.12% 1
Oxfordshire -21 6 £320 -20.00% 13
Middlesex +8 3 £465 -15.45% 1
Sussex - 2 £425 - 1
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 343 (76.91%) Finance
2 103 (23.09%) SQL
3 76 (17.04%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (16.59%) Telecoms
5 65 (14.57%) Oracle
6 63 (14.13%) Project Management
7 51 (11.43%) Java
8 46 (10.31%) MS Excel
9 44 (9.87%) HTML
10 40 (8.97%) UNIX
11 38 (8.52%) Windows
11 38 (8.52%) Data Warehouse
11 38 (8.52%) Retail
12 37 (8.30%) .NET
12 37 (8.30%) SQL Server
13 36 (8.07%) Business Analysis
14 35 (7.85%) Data Modelling
15 34 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
16 33 (7.40%) Microsoft
16 33 (7.40%) XML
17 32 (7.17%) Investment Banking
18 31 (6.95%) PRINCE2
19 30 (6.73%) MS Office
20 29 (6.50%) Scrum
21 28 (6.28%) Linux
21 28 (6.28%) Mobile Banking
22 27 (6.05%) MS Project
22 27 (6.05%) Informatica
22 27 (6.05%) Data Management
23 26 (5.83%) ITIL

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 13 (2.91%) SAS
2 12 (2.69%) WebSphere
3 8 (1.79%) WebLogic
3 8 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.12%) Node.js
4 5 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.67%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.45%) CMS
6 2 (0.45%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.45%) JCAPS
7 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.22%) JBoss
7 1 (0.22%) IIS
Applications
1 46 (10.31%) MS Excel
2 30 (6.73%) MS Office
3 27 (6.05%) MS Project
4 13 (2.91%) MS Visio
5 9 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.67%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.45%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.22%) GIMP
8 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.67%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.45%) Staffware
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.22%) Optimost
4 1 (0.22%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.22%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.22%) Endur
4 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.22%) SAP FS
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.12%) SaaS
2 2 (0.45%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.45%) Google Checkout
2 2 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.22%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.48%) Internet
2 16 (3.59%) ATM
3 15 (3.36%) LDAP
4 14 (3.14%) DNS
5 13 (2.91%) SAN
6 6 (1.35%) LAN
6 6 (1.35%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.35%) WAN
6 6 (1.35%) NAS
7 5 (1.12%) Intranet
7 5 (1.12%) FTP
7 5 (1.12%) SSH
8 4 (0.90%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.67%) Wireless
9 3 (0.67%) Firewall
9 3 (0.67%) MPLS
9 3 (0.67%) DAB
9 3 (0.67%) ADSL
10 2 (0.45%) SSL
11 1 (0.22%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (8.52%) Data Warehouse
2 37 (8.30%) SQL Server
3 14 (3.14%) Oracle Database
4 12 (2.69%) DB2
4 12 (2.69%) PowerCenter
5 11 (2.47%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.47%) DB2 UDB
6 10 (2.24%) QlikView
7 8 (1.79%) Data Mart
8 7 (1.57%) MySQL
8 7 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.12%) Base SAS
10 5 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.90%) BusinessObjects XI
11 4 (0.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 4 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.90%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 20 (4.48%) Xcode
2 8 (1.79%) JIRA
2 8 (1.79%) Subversion
3 6 (1.35%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.35%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.12%) Axure RP
4 5 (1.12%) ERwin
5 4 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (0.90%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (0.90%) AdminStudio
5 4 (0.90%) Hudson
6 3 (0.67%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (0.67%) Moq
6 3 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.67%) MSBuild
6 3 (0.67%) ProC
6 3 (0.67%) NUnit
6 3 (0.67%) CruiseControl
6 3 (0.67%) Selenium
General
1 343 (76.91%) Finance
2 74 (16.59%) Telecoms
3 38 (8.52%) Retail
4 32 (7.17%) Investment Banking
5 18 (4.04%) Financial Institution
6 15 (3.36%) Retail Banking
7 7 (1.57%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.12%) Back Office
8 5 (1.12%) Billing
8 5 (1.12%) Marketing
9 4 (0.90%) Wholesale Banking
10 3 (0.67%) Legal
11 2 (0.45%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.45%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.45%) Publishing
11 2 (0.45%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 141 (31.61%) Analyst
2 96 (21.52%) Developer
3 65 (14.57%) Business Analyst
4 59 (13.23%) Project Manager
5 29 (6.50%) Architect
6 26 (5.83%) iOS Developer
7 22 (4.93%) Data Analyst
8 18 (4.04%) Systems Analyst
9 16 (3.59%) Java Developer
10 13 (2.91%) Banking Business Analyst
11 12 (2.69%) Security Analyst
12 11 (2.47%) Data Architect
12 11 (2.47%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (2.47%) Financial Business Analyst
12 11 (2.47%) Financial Services Business Analyst
13 10 (2.24%) Senior Developer
13 10 (2.24%) Consultant
13 10 (2.24%) Test Analyst
13 10 (2.24%) Designer
14 9 (2.02%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (9.87%) HTML
2 37 (8.30%) .NET
3 33 (7.40%) XML
4 25 (5.61%) HTML5
5 23 (5.16%) CSS
5 23 (5.16%) iOS SDK
6 17 (3.81%) AngularJS
6 17 (3.81%) SOAP
6 17 (3.81%) jQuery
7 16 (3.59%) Spring
8 14 (3.14%) Web Services
9 9 (2.02%) Struts
9 9 (2.02%) J2EE
10 7 (1.57%) ASP.NET
11 6 (1.35%) Ajax
11 6 (1.35%) JSP
11 6 (1.35%) CSS3
12 5 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (1.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (1.12%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.28%) Mobile Banking
2 25 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (4.04%) iPad
3 18 (4.04%) iPhone
4 16 (3.59%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.47%) Online Banking
6 10 (2.24%) Clustering
6 10 (2.24%) User Experience
6 10 (2.24%) Reference Data
7 7 (1.57%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.35%) HACMP
8 6 (1.35%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.35%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.12%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.12%) Credit Risk
10 4 (0.90%) CMDB
10 4 (0.90%) PMI
10 4 (0.90%) IBM Mainframe
11 3 (0.67%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 40 (8.97%) UNIX
2 38 (8.52%) Windows
3 28 (6.28%) Linux
4 26 (5.83%) Apple iOS
5 17 (3.81%) Windows 7
6 16 (3.59%) Solaris
6 16 (3.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.12%) AIX
9 4 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.45%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (17.04%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (14.13%) Project Management
3 36 (8.07%) Business Analysis
4 35 (7.85%) Data Modelling
5 34 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 31 (6.95%) PRINCE2
7 29 (6.50%) Scrum
8 27 (6.05%) Data Management
9 26 (5.83%) ITIL
9 26 (5.83%) iOS Development
10 25 (5.61%) ETL
11 24 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
12 20 (4.48%) MVC
13 17 (3.81%) Analytics
13 17 (3.81%) Logistics
13 17 (3.81%) Project Planning
13 17 (3.81%) Migration
14 16 (3.59%) Data Analysis
14 16 (3.59%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 103 (23.09%) SQL
2 51 (11.43%) Java
3 23 (5.16%) JavaScript
4 21 (4.71%) Objective-C
5 20 (4.48%) VB
6 16 (3.59%) PowerShell
7 12 (2.69%) PL/SQL
7 12 (2.69%) Perl
7 12 (2.69%) C#
8 9 (2.02%) T-SQL
9 8 (1.79%) VBScript
9 8 (1.79%) Python
10 7 (1.57%) VBA
10 7 (1.57%) C++
10 7 (1.57%) C
11 5 (1.12%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.67%) PHP
12 3 (0.67%) Ruby
13 2 (0.45%) PHP4
13 2 (0.45%) AWK
Qualifications
1 24 (5.38%) Degree
2 15 (3.36%) CISSP
3 8 (1.79%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.35%) ISEB
5 5 (1.12%) PMP
5 5 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.67%) CISM
7 3 (0.67%) CCNA
7 3 (0.67%) MCSE
8 2 (0.45%) MCP
8 2 (0.45%) MCSD
8 2 (0.45%) CISA
8 2 (0.45%) CRISC
8 2 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.22%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.22%) CCDE
9 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.71%) Data Quality
2 17 (3.81%) QA
3 13 (2.91%) SLA
4 2 (0.45%) COBIT
4 2 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.45%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.45%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.22%) Basel III
5 1 (0.22%) COSO
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (4.48%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.79%) NFS
4 5 (1.12%) vSphere
4 5 (1.12%) XenApp
4 5 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (0.67%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (0.67%) Docker
7 2 (0.45%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.45%) GPFS
8 1 (0.22%) XenServer
8 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.22%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 16 (3.59%) SCCM
2 13 (2.91%) Control-M
3 9 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (1.79%) NetBackup
5 6 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.35%) Puppet
6 3 (0.67%) OpenView
7 2 (0.45%) WSUS
7 2 (0.45%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.45%) SCOM
8 1 (0.22%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 65 (14.57%) Oracle
2 33 (7.40%) Microsoft
3 27 (6.05%) Informatica
4 19 (4.26%) Citrix
5 16 (3.59%) VMware
5 16 (3.59%) SAP
6 14 (3.14%) Red Hat
6 14 (3.14%) Apple
7 12 (2.69%) IBM
7 12 (2.69%) HP
8 10 (2.24%) Sun
9 9 (2.02%) Remedy
9 9 (2.02%) Teradata
10 8 (1.79%) Business Objects
10 8 (1.79%) Symantec
11 7 (1.57%) NetApp
11 7 (1.57%) Adobe
12 5 (1.12%) Tekelec
12 5 (1.12%) Sandvine
12 5 (1.12%) BMC
Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £275 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Immediate start
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: Up to £42,000 per annum 12 Month Fixed Term
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: Up to £35,000 per annum 9 Months Fixed Term
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
The People Network
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxfordshire
The People Network
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Hampshire
The People Network
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Fareham
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Slough
The People Network
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Slough
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Slough
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Southampton
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 19 days ago