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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 93 60 60
Rank change year-on-year
-33 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 172 257 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.88% 2.93% 2.95%
As % of the General category 5.56% 7.94% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 180 205
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £313 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £6.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +500.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
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
3093 3238 3814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.81% 36.94% 37.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1698 1649 1610
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 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 103 130
Average hourly rate £19.00 £32.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.53% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.97 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -24.56%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +3 66 £375 +7.14% 13
Surrey -27 26 £488 +2.63% 10
Hampshire -10 25 £450 -5.26% 8
Berkshire -8 24 £375 -11.76% 50
East Sussex -19 14 £415 +9.93%
Kent -3 7 £350 -30.00%
Oxfordshire -16 7 £400 +6.66% 6
West Sussex 0 2 £304 -24.00% 1
M4 Corridor - - - -
Home Counties - - - - 1
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 276 (71.50%) Finance
2 64 (16.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 59 (15.28%) Retail
4 58 (15.03%) Project Management
5 52 (13.47%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (12.18%) MS Excel
7 46 (11.92%) Telecoms
8 43 (11.14%) Windows
9 42 (10.88%) Business Analysis
10 39 (10.10%) Retail Banking
11 37 (9.59%) UNIX
12 36 (9.33%) Java
13 33 (8.55%) Microsoft
14 32 (8.29%) PRINCE2
15 31 (8.03%) SQL
16 30 (7.77%) Oracle
17 29 (7.51%) .NET
18 27 (6.99%) HTML
19 26 (6.74%) Change Management
19 26 (6.74%) Migration
20 24 (6.22%) JavaScript
20 24 (6.22%) MS Project
21 23 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
22 21 (5.44%) XML
22 21 (5.44%) Degree
23 20 (5.18%) User Acceptance Testing
23 20 (5.18%) Active Directory
24 19 (4.92%) Financial Institution
24 19 (4.92%) MS Office
24 19 (4.92%) Investment Banking

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (4.15%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (3.37%) IIS
3 10 (2.59%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.81%) Node.js
5 5 (1.30%) Liferay
5 5 (1.30%) Apache
5 5 (1.30%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.04%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (1.04%) SAS
7 3 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.52%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.52%) CICS
8 2 (0.52%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.52%) Lync
9 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 47 (12.18%) MS Excel
2 24 (6.22%) MS Project
3 19 (4.92%) MS Office
4 16 (4.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (2.33%) MS Visio
6 8 (2.07%) Photoshop
7 7 (1.81%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.78%) SAP FI
1 3 (0.78%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.52%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.52%) Staffware
2 2 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.26%) Cordys
3 1 (0.26%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.26%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.26%) SaaS
1 1 (0.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.40%) Internet
2 12 (3.11%) SAN
2 12 (3.11%) Intranet
3 11 (2.85%) DNS
4 8 (2.07%) ATM
5 7 (1.81%) Firewall
6 5 (1.30%) LAN
6 5 (1.30%) WAN
6 5 (1.30%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.04%) VPN
7 4 (1.04%) NAS
8 3 (0.78%) OSPF
8 3 (0.78%) LDAP
8 3 (0.78%) SSL
8 3 (0.78%) DHCP
8 3 (0.78%) VLAN
9 2 (0.52%) Network Security
9 2 (0.52%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.52%) VRRP
9 2 (0.52%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.66%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (3.89%) SQL Server
3 12 (3.11%) DB2
4 8 (2.07%) QlikView
5 7 (1.81%) PowerCenter
6 6 (1.55%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.30%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.30%) Data Mart
8 4 (1.04%) MS Access
8 4 (1.04%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.52%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (0.52%) Ingres
9 2 (0.52%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.52%) MySQL
9 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.26%) Big Data
10 1 (0.26%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.26%) Informix
Development Applications
1 7 (1.81%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (1.04%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.78%) Hudson
3 3 (0.78%) Eclipse RCP
3 3 (0.78%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.78%) Maven
4 2 (0.52%) Subversion
5 1 (0.26%) TestNG
5 1 (0.26%) DbUnit
5 1 (0.26%) ProC
5 1 (0.26%) JUnit
5 1 (0.26%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.26%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.26%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.26%) Toad
5 1 (0.26%) JIRA
General
1 276 (71.50%) Finance
2 59 (15.28%) Retail
3 46 (11.92%) Telecoms
4 39 (10.10%) Retail Banking
5 19 (4.92%) Financial Institution
5 19 (4.92%) Investment Banking
6 17 (4.40%) Spanish Language
7 9 (2.33%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.81%) Automotive
8 7 (1.81%) Marketing
9 5 (1.30%) Legal
10 4 (1.04%) Back Office
11 3 (0.78%) Electronics
11 3 (0.78%) Local Government
12 2 (0.52%) Games
12 2 (0.52%) International Banking
12 2 (0.52%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.26%) Advertising
13 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 136 (35.23%) Analyst
2 80 (20.73%) Business Analyst
3 76 (19.69%) Project Manager
4 38 (9.84%) Developer
5 26 (6.74%) Consultant
6 20 (5.18%) Banking Business Analyst
6 20 (5.18%) Architect
7 11 (2.85%) Test Analyst
7 11 (2.85%) Java Developer
8 10 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (2.59%) Administrator
9 9 (2.33%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (2.07%) Programme Manager
10 8 (2.07%) Designer
11 7 (1.81%) Technical Analyst
11 7 (1.81%) Project Engineer
12 6 (1.55%) Data Analyst
12 6 (1.55%) Graphic Designer
12 6 (1.55%) Contracts Manager
12 6 (1.55%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.51%) .NET
2 27 (6.99%) HTML
3 21 (5.44%) XML
4 14 (3.63%) CSS
4 14 (3.63%) J2EE
5 13 (3.37%) jQuery
6 12 (3.11%) SOAP
7 10 (2.59%) HTML5
8 9 (2.33%) CSS3
8 9 (2.33%) ASP.NET
9 8 (2.07%) Spring
9 8 (2.07%) Middleware
10 7 (1.81%) AngularJS
10 7 (1.81%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (1.81%) Web Services
10 7 (1.81%) MooTools
11 6 (1.55%) Struts
12 5 (1.30%) XSLT
13 3 (0.78%) JFace
13 3 (0.78%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.63%) Mainframe
2 14 (3.63%) Mobile App
3 12 (3.11%) User Experience
4 10 (2.59%) Mobile Banking
5 9 (2.33%) Credit Risk
6 8 (2.07%) Clustering
6 8 (2.07%) PMI
7 6 (1.55%) W3C
7 6 (1.55%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.30%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.30%) Online Banking
8 5 (1.30%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (1.04%) Handset
9 4 (1.04%) Kindle
9 4 (1.04%) iPhone
10 3 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.78%) IVR
11 2 (0.52%) Web 2.0
11 2 (0.52%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 43 (11.14%) Windows
2 37 (9.59%) UNIX
3 17 (4.40%) Windows 7
4 16 (4.15%) Solaris
5 13 (3.37%) Linux
6 11 (2.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.81%) Android
8 7 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.55%) Windows NT
9 6 (1.55%) MVS
9 6 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.30%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.04%) Windows 2000
11 4 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.52%) SUSE
12 2 (0.52%) AIX
12 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (16.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 58 (15.03%) Project Management
3 52 (13.47%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (10.88%) Business Analysis
5 32 (8.29%) PRINCE2
6 26 (6.74%) Change Management
6 26 (6.74%) Migration
7 20 (5.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (4.66%) Waterfall
9 17 (4.40%) ITIL
10 15 (3.89%) CRM
10 15 (3.89%) Data Management
11 14 (3.63%) Scrum
11 14 (3.63%) Service Delivery
12 13 (3.37%) Systems Analysis
12 13 (3.37%) Project Planning
13 12 (3.11%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (3.11%) E-Commerce
14 10 (2.59%) Risk Management
15 9 (2.33%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 36 (9.33%) Java
2 31 (8.03%) SQL
3 24 (6.22%) JavaScript
4 13 (3.37%) Perl
4 13 (3.37%) C#
5 10 (2.59%) C
6 9 (2.33%) JCL
7 7 (1.81%) VBA
8 6 (1.55%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.04%) VBScript
9 4 (1.04%) COBOL
9 4 (1.04%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.78%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.78%) VB
10 3 (0.78%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.26%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.26%) HQL
11 1 (0.26%) XAML
11 1 (0.26%) C++
11 1 (0.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (5.44%) Degree
2 17 (4.40%) PMI Certification
3 16 (4.15%) ISEB
4 10 (2.59%) PMP
5 9 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.07%) JNCIA
6 8 (2.07%) CCNA
7 7 (1.81%) ISTQB
8 6 (1.55%) RHCE
9 5 (1.30%) MCSE
9 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.04%) CISSP
10 4 (1.04%) CISM
11 3 (0.78%) CISA
12 2 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.52%) CRISC
12 2 (0.52%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.52%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.89%) SLA
2 8 (2.07%) QA
3 7 (1.81%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.55%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.04%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.52%) EMIR
9 1 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 20 (5.18%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.33%) NFS
4 6 (1.55%) Terminal Services
5 5 (1.30%) ISA Server
5 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (1.04%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.52%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.52%) Snort
8 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.26%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.26%) vSphere
8 1 (0.26%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.26%) SRDF
8 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.26%) Samba
8 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (2.59%) SCCM
1 10 (2.59%) Control-M
1 10 (2.59%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.30%) BladeLogic
2 5 (1.30%) SCOM
3 4 (1.04%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.52%) MAINVIEW
4 2 (0.52%) Puppet
5 1 (0.26%) Legato
5 1 (0.26%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.26%) EMC TimeFinder
Vendors
1 33 (8.55%) Microsoft
2 30 (7.77%) Oracle
3 18 (4.66%) Citrix
4 13 (3.37%) SAP
4 13 (3.37%) Cisco
5 11 (2.85%) Red Hat
5 11 (2.85%) Juniper
5 11 (2.85%) IBM
5 11 (2.85%) VMware
6 9 (2.33%) Sun
7 8 (2.07%) Redknee
8 7 (1.81%) Guidewire
8 7 (1.81%) Remedy
8 7 (1.81%) Business Objects
8 7 (1.81%) Adobe
9 6 (1.55%) Informatica
9 6 (1.55%) HP
9 6 (1.55%) TIBCO
10 5 (1.30%) EMC
10 5 (1.30%) Intel
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