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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 86 65 58
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -7
Contract jobs citing Banking 178 227 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.95% 2.57% 2.92%
As % of the General category 5.74% 6.86% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 156 207
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£400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £307 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +62.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £21.25 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-18.82% +10.38%
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
3101 3310 3869
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.90% 37.41% 38.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1702 1670 1667
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 £225 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 113 150
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.21% +11.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £15.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.97 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 27 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 27 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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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 +10 70 £373 +14.61% 11
Hampshire -8 25 £513 - 9
Berkshire +6 21 £438 +25.00% 30
East Sussex -8 21 £396 -8.17% 2
Surrey -24 21 £500 +5.26% 5
Kent -3 10 £350 -17.64%
Oxfordshire -21 7 £400 -5.88% 3
West Sussex 0 3 £320 -20.00% 3
M4 Corridor - - - -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 290 (73.60%) Finance
2 68 (17.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 65 (16.50%) Retail
3 65 (16.50%) Project Management
4 49 (12.44%) MS Excel
5 47 (11.93%) Telecoms
5 47 (11.93%) Business Analysis
6 42 (10.66%) Retail Banking
7 40 (10.15%) Windows
8 36 (9.14%) Java
9 35 (8.88%) PRINCE2
10 33 (8.38%) .NET
11 32 (8.12%) Oracle
11 32 (8.12%) Microsoft
12 31 (7.87%) UNIX
13 27 (6.85%) Change Management
14 26 (6.60%) SQL
15 25 (6.35%) HTML
15 25 (6.35%) MS Project
16 24 (6.09%) Degree
17 23 (5.84%) Migration
18 22 (5.58%) User Acceptance Testing
19 20 (5.08%) MS Office
20 19 (4.82%) ISEB
20 19 (4.82%) PMI Certification
20 19 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
20 19 (4.82%) BizTalk Server
20 19 (4.82%) Spanish Language
21 18 (4.57%) Financial Institution
21 18 (4.57%) JavaScript

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 19 (4.82%) BizTalk Server
2 15 (3.81%) WebSphere
3 11 (2.79%) IIS
4 5 (1.27%) Apache
4 5 (1.27%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.27%) Liferay
5 4 (1.02%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (1.02%) SAS
6 2 (0.51%) CICS
6 2 (0.51%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.25%) Lync
7 1 (0.25%) Node.js
7 1 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 49 (12.44%) MS Excel
2 25 (6.35%) MS Project
3 20 (5.08%) MS Office
4 15 (3.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (2.28%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.25%) SPSS
7 1 (0.25%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.02%) SAP FI
2 3 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (0.76%) SAP CO
2 3 (0.76%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.51%) Staffware
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle BRM
4 1 (0.25%) Cordys
4 1 (0.25%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.25%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.31%) Internet
2 12 (3.05%) Intranet
3 8 (2.03%) ATM
3 8 (2.03%) DNS
4 6 (1.52%) SAN
4 6 (1.52%) Firewall
5 5 (1.27%) LAN
5 5 (1.27%) WAN
6 4 (1.02%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.76%) VPN
7 3 (0.76%) LDAP
7 3 (0.76%) OSPF
7 3 (0.76%) NAS
8 2 (0.51%) VLAN
8 2 (0.51%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.51%) Network Security
8 2 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.51%) HSRP
8 2 (0.51%) VRRP
8 2 (0.51%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (4.06%) SQL Server
3 12 (3.05%) DB2
4 7 (1.78%) QlikView
5 6 (1.52%) PowerCenter
5 6 (1.52%) Data Mart
6 5 (1.27%) SAP BW
7 4 (1.02%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.02%) MS Access
7 4 (1.02%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.76%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (0.51%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.51%) MySQL
9 2 (0.51%) Ingres
9 2 (0.51%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.51%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 4 (1.02%) Visual Studio
1 4 (1.02%) Eclipse
2 3 (0.76%) Hudson
2 3 (0.76%) Eclipse RCP
2 3 (0.76%) Maven
3 2 (0.51%) Rational Rose
3 2 (0.51%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.51%) Subversion
4 1 (0.25%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.25%) ERwin
4 1 (0.25%) ProC
4 1 (0.25%) Ant
4 1 (0.25%) JUnit
4 1 (0.25%) JIRA
4 1 (0.25%) TestNG
4 1 (0.25%) DbUnit
4 1 (0.25%) Toad
4 1 (0.25%) Dreamweaver
General
1 290 (73.60%) Finance
2 65 (16.50%) Retail
3 47 (11.93%) Telecoms
4 42 (10.66%) Retail Banking
5 19 (4.82%) Spanish Language
6 18 (4.57%) Financial Institution
7 16 (4.06%) Investment Banking
8 9 (2.28%) Marketing
9 7 (1.78%) Automotive
9 7 (1.78%) Legal
9 7 (1.78%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.76%) Back Office
10 3 (0.76%) Electronics
10 3 (0.76%) Local Government
11 2 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.51%) International Banking
11 2 (0.51%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.25%) Billing
12 1 (0.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 143 (36.29%) Analyst
2 84 (21.32%) Business Analyst
3 79 (20.05%) Project Manager
4 45 (11.42%) Developer
5 27 (6.85%) Consultant
6 20 (5.08%) Banking Business Analyst
7 17 (4.31%) Architect
8 12 (3.05%) Test Analyst
9 11 (2.79%) Java Developer
10 10 (2.54%) Administrator
10 10 (2.54%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (2.28%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (2.03%) Programme Manager
13 7 (1.78%) Technical Analyst
13 7 (1.78%) Project Engineer
14 6 (1.52%) Financial Business Analyst
14 6 (1.52%) Analyst Programmer
14 6 (1.52%) Programmer
14 6 (1.52%) Support Analyst
14 6 (1.52%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (8.38%) .NET
2 25 (6.35%) HTML
3 17 (4.31%) XML
4 14 (3.55%) J2EE
5 11 (2.79%) SOAP
6 10 (2.54%) ASP.NET
6 10 (2.54%) Spring
7 9 (2.28%) Middleware
7 9 (2.28%) CSS
7 9 (2.28%) Web Services
8 8 (2.03%) jQuery
9 7 (1.78%) XSLT
10 6 (1.52%) Struts
11 5 (1.27%) JSP
12 4 (1.02%) HTML5
13 3 (0.76%) JFace
13 3 (0.76%) Silverlight
13 3 (0.76%) CSS3
13 3 (0.76%) EJB
13 3 (0.76%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.30%) Mainframe
2 11 (2.79%) Mobile App
3 9 (2.28%) Mobile Banking
3 9 (2.28%) Credit Risk
4 8 (2.03%) PMI
5 6 (1.52%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.27%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (1.27%) Clustering
7 4 (1.02%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.02%) Handset
7 4 (1.02%) Kindle
7 4 (1.02%) FMCG
7 4 (1.02%) iPhone
8 3 (0.76%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.76%) NHS
8 3 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.76%) IVR
8 3 (0.76%) IPTV
8 3 (0.76%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.51%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 40 (10.15%) Windows
2 31 (7.87%) UNIX
3 17 (4.31%) Windows 7
4 11 (2.79%) Solaris
5 10 (2.54%) Linux
6 8 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.52%) Android
7 6 (1.52%) MVS
8 5 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.27%) Windows NT
9 4 (1.02%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.76%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.51%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.51%) Windows Phone 8
11 2 (0.51%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (17.26%) Stakeholder Management
2 65 (16.50%) Project Management
3 47 (11.93%) Business Analysis
4 35 (8.88%) PRINCE2
5 27 (6.85%) Change Management
6 23 (5.84%) Migration
7 22 (5.58%) User Acceptance Testing
8 17 (4.31%) ITIL
9 16 (4.06%) CRM
9 16 (4.06%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (3.81%) Systems Analysis
10 15 (3.81%) Project Planning
11 14 (3.55%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (3.55%) Service Delivery
11 14 (3.55%) Waterfall
12 13 (3.30%) Data Management
12 13 (3.30%) Scrum
13 11 (2.79%) E-Commerce
13 11 (2.79%) Use Case
14 10 (2.54%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (9.14%) Java
2 26 (6.60%) SQL
3 18 (4.57%) JavaScript
4 16 (4.06%) C#
5 10 (2.54%) C
6 9 (2.28%) Perl
6 9 (2.28%) VBA
7 8 (2.03%) JCL
8 7 (1.78%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.02%) VB
9 4 (1.02%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.76%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.76%) COBOL
11 2 (0.51%) C++
11 2 (0.51%) VBScript
11 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.25%) HQL
12 1 (0.25%) Python
12 1 (0.25%) REXX
Qualifications
1 24 (6.09%) Degree
2 19 (4.82%) ISEB
2 19 (4.82%) PMI Certification
3 12 (3.05%) PMP
4 8 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.78%) CCNA
5 7 (1.78%) JNCIA
5 7 (1.78%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.27%) RHCE
7 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.02%) MCSE
7 4 (1.02%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.02%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.76%) CISM
8 3 (0.76%) CISSP
9 2 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.51%) CISA
9 2 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.06%) SLA
2 10 (2.54%) QA
3 6 (1.52%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.52%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.51%) COBIT
6 2 (0.51%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.51%) EMIR
7 1 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.25%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 16 (4.06%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.78%) NFS
4 5 (1.27%) Terminal Services
5 4 (1.02%) ISA Server
5 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (0.76%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.51%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.51%) Snort
8 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.25%) vSphere
8 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (2.54%) Control-M
1 10 (2.54%) SCCM
1 10 (2.54%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.02%) SCOM
2 4 (1.02%) BladeLogic
3 2 (0.51%) MAINVIEW
4 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 32 (8.12%) Oracle
1 32 (8.12%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.06%) SAP
3 15 (3.81%) Citrix
4 11 (2.79%) Cisco
5 10 (2.54%) IBM
5 10 (2.54%) Juniper
6 9 (2.28%) VMware
7 8 (2.03%) Red Hat
7 8 (2.03%) Remedy
7 8 (2.03%) Business Objects
8 7 (1.78%) Sun
8 7 (1.78%) Redknee
8 7 (1.78%) Guidewire
9 6 (1.52%) TIBCO
10 5 (1.27%) Informatica
10 5 (1.27%) HP
11 4 (1.02%) Intel
11 4 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.76%) Metastorm
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