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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 60 98 68
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -30
Contract jobs citing Banking 288 179 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.91% 1.92% 2.67%
As % of the General category 8.09% 5.70% 7.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 118 166
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £253 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-26.08% -9.21%
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
3562 3140 3314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 36.00% 33.71% 37.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2056 1747 1693
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £382
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 86 108
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -41.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.35 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +12 118 £330 -10.81% 1
East Sussex +21 50 £475 +20.10% 5
Surrey +8 37 £440 -9.74% 7
Berkshire +8 31 £425 - 25
Hampshire -6 23 £450 -5.26% 2
Kent +6 14 £450 +28.57% 4
Oxfordshire -11 14 £435 +8.75% 7
West Sussex -13 5 £400 +25.00% 1
Middlesex +7 1 £413 -8.33%
Sussex - 1 £500 -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 363 (69.41%) Finance
2 84 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (15.87%) Oracle
4 76 (14.53%) Project Management
5 74 (14.15%) Retail
6 73 (13.96%) SQL
7 57 (10.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 56 (10.71%) MS Excel
9 49 (9.37%) Data Management
9 49 (9.37%) Investment Banking
10 48 (9.18%) Windows
10 48 (9.18%) Data Quality
11 47 (8.99%) Java
11 47 (8.99%) Telecoms
12 45 (8.60%) SQL Server
12 45 (8.60%) UNIX
13 41 (7.84%) Informatica
13 41 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
14 40 (7.65%) Data Warehouse
15 39 (7.46%) Linux
15 39 (7.46%) .NET
16 37 (7.07%) HTML
17 36 (6.88%) Business Analysis
18 34 (6.50%) Data Modelling
19 32 (6.12%) MS Office
20 31 (5.93%) Microsoft
21 30 (5.74%) MS Project
21 30 (5.74%) Data Analysis
21 30 (5.74%) Mobile Banking
22 28 (5.35%) Data Centre

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 19 (3.63%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.87%) SAS
3 7 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (1.34%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.15%) Node.js
5 4 (0.76%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.38%) JBoss
6 2 (0.38%) CMS
6 2 (0.38%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.38%) Lync
7 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.19%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.19%) Confluence
7 1 (0.19%) Apache
7 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.19%) IIS
Applications
1 56 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 32 (6.12%) MS Office
3 30 (5.74%) MS Project
4 21 (4.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (3.25%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) GIMP
7 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.57%) Sentinel
1 3 (0.57%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.38%) Staffware
2 2 (0.38%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.19%) HFM
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.19%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle BRM
3 1 (0.19%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.19%) Optimost
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.68%) SaaS
2 3 (0.57%) PaaS
3 2 (0.38%) Office 365
3 2 (0.38%) Google Checkout
3 2 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.19%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.97%) Internet
2 18 (3.44%) SAN
3 16 (3.06%) LDAP
4 15 (2.87%) TCP/IP
5 12 (2.29%) Firewall
6 11 (2.10%) NAS
6 11 (2.10%) ATM
7 10 (1.91%) DNS
7 10 (1.91%) SSH
8 8 (1.53%) LAN
8 8 (1.53%) WAN
8 8 (1.53%) Ethernet
9 7 (1.34%) ADSL
9 7 (1.34%) SSL
9 7 (1.34%) MPLS
10 6 (1.15%) OSPF
10 6 (1.15%) BGP
10 6 (1.15%) EIGRP
10 6 (1.15%) ICMP
10 6 (1.15%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (8.60%) SQL Server
2 40 (7.65%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (4.21%) PowerCenter
4 21 (4.02%) DB2
5 13 (2.49%) Relational Database
6 11 (2.10%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (2.10%) DB2 UDB
7 10 (1.91%) Data Mining
8 7 (1.34%) MySQL
8 7 (1.34%) QlikView
8 7 (1.34%) Big Data
9 5 (0.96%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.76%) Base SAS
10 4 (0.76%) BusinessObjects XI
11 3 (0.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 3 (0.57%) Data Mart
11 3 (0.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 12 (2.29%) Jenkins
2 10 (1.91%) HP UFT
3 8 (1.53%) JIRA
4 7 (1.34%) Selenium
5 6 (1.15%) ERwin
5 6 (1.15%) Xcode
6 5 (0.96%) Subversion
6 5 (0.96%) Axure RP
7 4 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.76%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.76%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.57%) Ant
8 3 (0.57%) JUnit
8 3 (0.57%) Maven
9 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.38%) PowerDesigner
9 2 (0.38%) Rational Rose
9 2 (0.38%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.38%) Toad
9 2 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 363 (69.41%) Finance
2 74 (14.15%) Retail
3 49 (9.37%) Investment Banking
4 47 (8.99%) Telecoms
5 26 (4.97%) Retail Banking
6 19 (3.63%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.15%) Back Office
7 6 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.15%) Private Banking
7 6 (1.15%) Spanish Language
8 5 (0.96%) Billing
8 5 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.76%) Front Office
10 3 (0.57%) Marketing
11 2 (0.38%) Legal
11 2 (0.38%) Automotive
11 2 (0.38%) Local Government
12 1 (0.19%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 174 (33.27%) Analyst
2 82 (15.68%) Project Manager
3 81 (15.49%) Developer
4 68 (13.00%) Business Analyst
5 30 (5.74%) Data Analyst
6 23 (4.40%) Architect
7 19 (3.63%) Systems Analyst
7 19 (3.63%) Senior Analyst
7 19 (3.63%) Team Leader
8 17 (3.25%) Test Analyst
8 17 (3.25%) iOS Developer
9 16 (3.06%) Consultant
9 16 (3.06%) Java Developer
10 15 (2.87%) Security Analyst
10 15 (2.87%) Administrator
10 15 (2.87%) Banking Business Analyst
11 13 (2.49%) Data Architect
12 12 (2.29%) Senior Business Analyst
12 12 (2.29%) PMO Analyst
13 11 (2.10%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (7.46%) .NET
2 37 (7.07%) HTML
3 28 (5.35%) XML
4 17 (3.25%) SOAP
4 17 (3.25%) HTML5
4 17 (3.25%) AngularJS
5 16 (3.06%) Spring
6 15 (2.87%) ASP.NET
6 15 (2.87%) CSS
7 13 (2.49%) Web Services
8 12 (2.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (2.10%) J2EE
10 10 (1.91%) Struts
10 10 (1.91%) Middleware
10 10 (1.91%) iOS SDK
11 9 (1.72%) REST
12 8 (1.53%) XACML
12 8 (1.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 8 (1.53%) Apache Thrift
12 8 (1.53%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 30 (5.74%) Mobile Banking
2 28 (5.35%) Data Centre
3 22 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (3.82%) Reference Data
5 19 (3.63%) Management Information System
6 15 (2.87%) Online Banking
6 15 (2.87%) User Experience
7 11 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (2.10%) Credit Risk
8 10 (1.91%) Clustering
9 9 (1.72%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.34%) HACMP
10 7 (1.34%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.15%) SWIFT
11 6 (1.15%) iPad
11 6 (1.15%) Computer Science
12 5 (0.96%) iPhone
13 4 (0.76%) PKI
13 4 (0.76%) Derivative
13 4 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 48 (9.18%) Windows
2 45 (8.60%) UNIX
3 39 (7.46%) Linux
4 26 (4.97%) Solaris
5 21 (4.02%) Windows 7
6 17 (3.25%) Apple iOS
7 15 (2.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.15%) SUSE
8 6 (1.15%) AIX
9 4 (0.76%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.57%) zOS
10 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.38%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.19%) Android
12 1 (0.19%) MVS
12 1 (0.19%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (14.53%) Project Management
3 57 (10.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 49 (9.37%) Data Management
5 41 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
6 36 (6.88%) Business Analysis
7 34 (6.50%) Data Modelling
8 30 (5.74%) Data Analysis
9 28 (5.35%) Migration
9 28 (5.35%) Scrum
9 28 (5.35%) PRINCE2
10 26 (4.97%) ITIL
11 25 (4.78%) GAP Analysis
12 24 (4.59%) Change Management
13 21 (4.02%) Data Governance
14 20 (3.82%) Information Security
15 19 (3.63%) Risk Management
15 19 (3.63%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (3.44%) ETL
17 17 (3.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 73 (13.96%) SQL
2 47 (8.99%) Java
3 21 (4.02%) JavaScript
4 20 (3.82%) C#
5 17 (3.25%) Python
6 15 (2.87%) VB
6 15 (2.87%) PowerShell
7 11 (2.10%) Perl
8 10 (1.91%) Shell Script
9 9 (1.72%) Objective-C
10 7 (1.34%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.15%) VBScript
11 6 (1.15%) C
12 5 (0.96%) VBA
13 4 (0.76%) COBOL
14 3 (0.57%) Ruby
15 2 (0.38%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.38%) CoffeeScript
16 1 (0.19%) Scala
16 1 (0.19%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 17 (3.25%) CISSP
1 17 (3.25%) Degree
2 11 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (1.53%) ISEB
4 5 (0.96%) CISM
4 5 (0.96%) CCNP
5 4 (0.76%) CCNA
5 4 (0.76%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.76%) CCDE
6 3 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.57%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.38%) PMP
7 2 (0.38%) CCIE
7 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.19%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.19%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (9.18%) Data Quality
2 18 (3.44%) SLA
3 13 (2.49%) QA
4 8 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.57%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.19%) COBIT
6 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (4.02%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 8 (1.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 7 (1.34%) Docker
5 7 (1.34%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (0.96%) NFS
7 4 (0.76%) RHEV
8 3 (0.57%) Veritas File System
9 2 (0.38%) GPFS
9 2 (0.38%) XenApp
9 2 (0.38%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.19%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (3.25%) NetBackup
2 16 (3.06%) Puppet
3 15 (2.87%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (2.87%) SCCM
4 12 (2.29%) Control-M
5 11 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (0.96%) Red Hat Satellite
7 5 (0.96%) Oracle ZFS
8 4 (0.76%) OpenView
9 3 (0.57%) CA Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.38%) SnapMirror
11 1 (0.19%) CA Spectrum
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.19%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.19%) MAINVIEW
11 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
11 1 (0.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 83 (15.87%) Oracle
2 41 (7.84%) Informatica
3 31 (5.93%) Microsoft
4 23 (4.40%) VMware
5 22 (4.21%) Red Hat
6 18 (3.44%) SAP
7 16 (3.06%) Symantec
8 15 (2.87%) IBM
8 15 (2.87%) Sun
8 15 (2.87%) HP
8 15 (2.87%) Teradata
9 14 (2.68%) EMC
10 12 (2.29%) Cisco
11 10 (1.91%) Veritas
12 9 (1.72%) Apple
12 9 (1.72%) Remedy
13 8 (1.53%) Brocade
13 8 (1.53%) Telerik
13 8 (1.53%) Adobe
14 7 (1.34%) PeopleSoft
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