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 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 88 90 80
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing Banking 214 195 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.13% 2.02% 2.21%
As % of the General category 6.27% 5.72% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 97 120
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £552
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £11.72 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-10.92% -36.64%
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
3413 3410 3156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.91% 35.24% 37.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1782 1776 1477
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 130 187
Average hourly rate £20.50 £24.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.32% +8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.12 £12.99 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 April 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 21 April 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 0 97 £350 +9.37% 11
East Sussex +18 29 £463 +12.12%
Hampshire -7 21 £550 +25.71% 13
Surrey -2 20 £525 +16.66% 14
Berkshire -25 20 £375 -16.66% 40
Kent +4 8 £506 +6.57% 4
Oxfordshire -14 7 £433 - 4
Middlesex +8 3 £465 +3.33%
West Sussex -25 3 - - 1
Sussex - 2 £475 -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 339 (78.11%) Finance
2 89 (20.51%) SQL
3 66 (15.21%) Oracle
4 64 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (14.52%) Telecoms
6 60 (13.82%) Project Management
7 48 (11.06%) Java
8 43 (9.91%) MS Excel
9 42 (9.68%) HTML
10 41 (9.45%) UNIX
10 41 (9.45%) Business Analysis
11 40 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
12 38 (8.76%) SQL Server
13 36 (8.29%) Microsoft
13 36 (8.29%) Retail
14 35 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
15 33 (7.60%) Windows
16 31 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
17 30 (6.91%) PRINCE2
17 30 (6.91%) Degree
17 30 (6.91%) HTML5
18 29 (6.68%) .NET
18 29 (6.68%) JavaScript
18 29 (6.68%) Data Modelling
19 28 (6.45%) MS Office
19 28 (6.45%) CSS
19 28 (6.45%) XML
20 27 (6.22%) Investment Banking
21 26 (5.99%) jQuery
21 26 (5.99%) ITIL

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 11 (2.53%) WebSphere
2 8 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (1.84%) WebLogic
2 8 (1.84%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.84%) SAS
3 5 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (0.92%) Node.js
5 3 (0.69%) JBoss
6 2 (0.46%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.46%) IIS
6 2 (0.46%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.46%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (0.46%) JCAPS
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.23%) CMS
7 1 (0.23%) Apache
7 1 (0.23%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 43 (9.91%) MS Excel
2 28 (6.45%) MS Office
3 26 (5.99%) MS Project
4 11 (2.53%) MS Visio
4 11 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (2.07%) Photoshop
6 7 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.92%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.46%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (1.84%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.46%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.46%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.23%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.23%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.23%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.23%) Endur
4 1 (0.23%) Staffware
4 1 (0.23%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.23%) Optimost
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.23%) SAP FS
4 1 (0.23%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.15%) SaaS
2 1 (0.23%) Google Checkout
2 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.07%) Internet
2 18 (4.15%) ATM
3 15 (3.46%) DNS
4 14 (3.23%) SAN
5 8 (1.84%) LDAP
6 7 (1.61%) Intranet
6 7 (1.61%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.38%) WAN
7 6 (1.38%) LAN
7 6 (1.38%) NAS
8 4 (0.92%) Firewall
9 3 (0.69%) DAB
9 3 (0.69%) SSH
9 3 (0.69%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.69%) FTP
10 2 (0.46%) HTTP
10 2 (0.46%) ADSL
10 2 (0.46%) MPLS
10 2 (0.46%) Wireless
11 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (8.76%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 12 (2.76%) PowerCenter
5 11 (2.53%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.07%) QlikView
7 8 (1.84%) Data Mart
8 7 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (1.61%) MySQL
9 6 (1.38%) MS Access
9 6 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.38%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.92%) BusinessObjects XI
11 4 (0.92%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 4 (0.92%) DB2
11 4 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (4.61%) Xcode
2 8 (1.84%) Subversion
2 8 (1.84%) JIRA
3 6 (1.38%) Axure RP
4 5 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.15%) MSBuild
4 5 (1.15%) NUnit
5 4 (0.92%) CruiseControl
5 4 (0.92%) AdminStudio
5 4 (0.92%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (0.92%) ProC
5 4 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (0.92%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.92%) Hudson
5 4 (0.92%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (0.92%) Moq
6 3 (0.69%) ERwin
6 3 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.46%) Toad
7 2 (0.46%) Dreamweaver
General
1 339 (78.11%) Finance
2 63 (14.52%) Telecoms
3 36 (8.29%) Retail
4 27 (6.22%) Investment Banking
5 17 (3.92%) Retail Banking
6 15 (3.46%) Financial Institution
7 11 (2.53%) Marketing
8 5 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.92%) Wholesale Banking
9 4 (0.92%) Billing
10 3 (0.69%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.69%) Front Office
10 3 (0.69%) Legal
11 2 (0.46%) Back Office
11 2 (0.46%) Publishing
11 2 (0.46%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 156 (35.94%) Analyst
2 92 (21.20%) Developer
3 76 (17.51%) Business Analyst
4 55 (12.67%) Project Manager
5 27 (6.22%) Architect
6 23 (5.30%) iOS Developer
7 21 (4.84%) Data Analyst
8 15 (3.46%) Banking Business Analyst
9 14 (3.23%) Java Developer
9 14 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
9 14 (3.23%) Consultant
10 12 (2.76%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (2.76%) Financial Business Analyst
10 12 (2.76%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 12 (2.76%) Designer
11 10 (2.30%) Data Architect
11 10 (2.30%) Test Analyst
12 9 (2.07%) Senior Developer
13 8 (1.84%) Support Analyst
13 8 (1.84%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (9.68%) HTML
2 30 (6.91%) HTML5
3 29 (6.68%) .NET
4 28 (6.45%) CSS
4 28 (6.45%) XML
5 26 (5.99%) jQuery
6 21 (4.84%) iOS SDK
7 18 (4.15%) AngularJS
8 17 (3.92%) Spring
9 12 (2.76%) SOAP
10 10 (2.30%) Web Services
10 10 (2.30%) CSS3
11 9 (2.07%) J2EE
12 8 (1.84%) Struts
13 7 (1.61%) ASP.NET
13 7 (1.61%) Middleware
13 7 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (1.38%) KnockoutJS
14 6 (1.38%) Ajax
15 5 (1.15%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.99%) Mobile Banking
3 18 (4.15%) iPhone
3 18 (4.15%) iPad
4 12 (2.76%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.76%) Clustering
5 11 (2.53%) User Experience
6 9 (2.07%) Online Banking
7 8 (1.84%) Mainframe
7 8 (1.84%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.38%) HACMP
8 6 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.15%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.15%) Statistics
9 5 (1.15%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.15%) Reference Data
9 5 (1.15%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.92%) PMI
10 4 (0.92%) IBM Mainframe
11 3 (0.69%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (9.45%) UNIX
2 33 (7.60%) Windows
3 23 (5.30%) Linux
3 23 (5.30%) Apple iOS
4 15 (3.46%) Windows 7
5 14 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (3.00%) Solaris
7 9 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.15%) AIX
10 4 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.46%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.46%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.23%) zOS
12 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (13.82%) Project Management
3 41 (9.45%) Business Analysis
4 35 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (6.91%) PRINCE2
6 29 (6.68%) Data Modelling
7 26 (5.99%) ITIL
8 24 (5.53%) Scrum
9 23 (5.30%) iOS Development
10 21 (4.84%) Data Management
10 21 (4.84%) MVC
11 20 (4.61%) ETL
11 20 (4.61%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (4.61%) User Acceptance Testing
12 18 (4.15%) Analytics
13 17 (3.92%) Change Control
13 17 (3.92%) Integration Testing
14 15 (3.46%) Migration
15 14 (3.23%) Change Management
15 14 (3.23%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 89 (20.51%) SQL
2 48 (11.06%) Java
3 29 (6.68%) JavaScript
4 20 (4.61%) Objective-C
5 14 (3.23%) PL/SQL
6 13 (3.00%) Perl
7 12 (2.76%) C#
8 11 (2.53%) VB
8 11 (2.53%) VBA
9 9 (2.07%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.84%) PowerShell
11 7 (1.61%) C++
11 7 (1.61%) C
12 6 (1.38%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.15%) VBScript
14 2 (0.46%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.46%) Python
14 2 (0.46%) PHP
14 2 (0.46%) AWK
14 2 (0.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (6.91%) Degree
2 8 (1.84%) PMI Certification
3 7 (1.61%) CISSP
4 6 (1.38%) ISEB
4 6 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.15%) PMP
5 5 (1.15%) MCSE
6 4 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.69%) CISM
7 3 (0.69%) CCNA
8 2 (0.46%) MCP
8 2 (0.46%) MCSD
8 2 (0.46%) CISA
8 2 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.46%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.46%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.46%) CRISC
9 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.23%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.46%) QA
1 15 (3.46%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.84%) SLA
3 3 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.46%) COBIT
4 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.46%) COREP
4 2 (0.46%) FINREP
4 2 (0.46%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.23%) COSO
5 1 (0.23%) Basel III
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (4.84%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.07%) NFS
4 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (1.15%) XenApp
4 5 (1.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (1.15%) vSphere
5 4 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.92%) ISA Server
5 4 (0.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (0.69%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.46%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.46%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.23%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.23%) Docker
8 1 (0.23%) GPFS
8 1 (0.23%) XenServer
8 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (3.46%) SCCM
2 14 (3.23%) Control-M
3 8 (1.84%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (1.61%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.92%) OpenView
5 4 (0.92%) Puppet
5 4 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.92%) SCOM
6 2 (0.46%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.46%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.46%) WSUS
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.23%) Ansible
7 1 (0.23%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 66 (15.21%) Oracle
2 36 (8.29%) Microsoft
3 21 (4.84%) Citrix
4 19 (4.38%) Informatica
5 17 (3.92%) Adobe
6 15 (3.46%) IBM
6 15 (3.46%) VMware
7 14 (3.23%) Apple
8 13 (3.00%) Red Hat
8 13 (3.00%) Remedy
8 13 (3.00%) HP
9 12 (2.76%) SAP
10 9 (2.07%) Sun
10 9 (2.07%) Google
11 8 (1.84%) Business Objects
12 7 (1.61%) Symantec
13 6 (1.38%) Maxymiser
13 6 (1.38%) ClickTale
13 6 (1.38%) DoubleClick
13 6 (1.38%) NetApp
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Posted: 4 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
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Posted: Yesterday
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West Sussex
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Surrey
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