The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Financial Institution 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 Financial Institution over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Institution
Rank 219 215 217
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 31 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the General category 0.91% 0.70% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 24
Average daily rate £390 £393 £138
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.63% +185.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £373
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £9.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £20.50 £18.64
% change year-on-year
-41.46% +10.00%
General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3416 3156 3992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.27% 37.71% 37.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1779 1477 1760
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 187 213
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Financial Institution
England

Financial Institution
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Financial Institution across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Financial Institution Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Financial Institution
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Financial Institution across the South East region.

Financial Institution Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Financial Institution
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Financial Institution across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Financial Institution Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Financial Institution
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Financial Institution across the South East region.

Financial Institution Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Financial Institution
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 Financial Institution within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire -10 13 £325 +20.93%
Surrey -7 11 £390 +1.29% 3
Hampshire +7 5 £500 +17.64%
Kent - 1 £325 - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Financial Institution
England

Financial Institution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Financial Institution 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 Financial Institution.

1 65 (100.00%) Finance
2 24 (36.92%) Project Management
2 24 (36.92%) MS Excel
3 21 (32.31%) Banking
4 19 (29.23%) Project Planning
4 19 (29.23%) MS Project
5 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
6 15 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (21.54%) PRINCE2
8 13 (20.00%) Windows
8 13 (20.00%) PMP
8 13 (20.00%) PMI Certification
9 11 (16.92%) Windows 7
10 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (13.85%) Logistics
11 9 (13.85%) Active Directory
11 9 (13.85%) ATM
11 9 (13.85%) C#
12 8 (12.31%) SCCM
13 7 (10.77%) QA
13 7 (10.77%) WCF
13 7 (10.77%) MS Office
13 7 (10.77%) DSDM
14 6 (9.23%) XML
14 6 (9.23%) Risk Assessment
14 6 (9.23%) Spanish Language
15 5 (7.69%) Use Case
15 5 (7.69%) System Testing
15 5 (7.69%) Incident Management
15 5 (7.69%) Cisco ASA

Financial Institution
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Financial Institution 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 Financial Institution. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
1 4 (6.15%) CMS
1 4 (6.15%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.08%) IBM Notes
2 2 (3.08%) SAS
2 2 (3.08%) FileNet
2 2 (3.08%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.54%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.54%) Apache
3 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 24 (36.92%) MS Excel
2 19 (29.23%) MS Project
3 7 (10.77%) MS Office
4 3 (4.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.54%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.85%) ATM
2 5 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (7.69%) Firewall
3 3 (4.62%) Network Security
3 3 (4.62%) HTTP
3 3 (4.62%) Internet
4 2 (3.08%) NetScreen
4 2 (3.08%) MPLS
4 2 (3.08%) OSPF
4 2 (3.08%) BGP
4 2 (3.08%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.54%) SSL
5 1 (1.54%) LAN
5 1 (1.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
1 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.62%) DB2
2 2 (3.08%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (1.54%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.54%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Selenium
2 2 (3.08%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.54%) AppScan
3 1 (1.54%) Subversion
3 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.54%) PVCS
3 1 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 65 (100.00%) Finance
2 21 (32.31%) Banking
3 6 (9.23%) Spanish Language
4 3 (4.62%) French Language
5 1 (1.54%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (38.46%) Project Manager
2 13 (20.00%) Analyst
3 9 (13.85%) Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) Senior Manager
6 4 (6.15%) Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Senior Project Manager
6 4 (6.15%) Security Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Technical Project Manager
8 2 (3.08%) Network Consultant
8 2 (3.08%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.08%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Lead Security Architect
8 2 (3.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Agile Project Manager
8 2 (3.08%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) WCF
2 6 (9.23%) XML
3 4 (6.15%) .NET
3 4 (6.15%) HTML
3 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.15%) CSS
3 4 (6.15%) WinForms
4 3 (4.62%) LINQ
4 3 (4.62%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (4.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (1.54%) Ajax
5 1 (1.54%) Middleware
5 1 (1.54%) Web Services
5 1 (1.54%) COM
5 1 (1.54%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.08%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.54%) DataPower
3 1 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.00%) Windows
2 11 (16.92%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.62%) UNIX
3 3 (4.62%) VMS
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.08%) Linux
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.54%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.92%) Project Management
2 19 (29.23%) Project Planning
3 15 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (21.54%) PRINCE2
5 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (13.85%) Logistics
7 7 (10.77%) DSDM
8 6 (9.23%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (7.69%) Use Case
9 5 (7.69%) System Testing
9 5 (7.69%) Incident Management
9 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (6.15%) Data Modelling
10 4 (6.15%) CRM
10 4 (6.15%) BPR
10 4 (6.15%) E-business
10 4 (6.15%) Change Management
10 4 (6.15%) Risk Management
10 4 (6.15%) Information Security
11 3 (4.62%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.85%) C#
2 5 (7.69%) SQL
3 4 (6.15%) T-SQL
3 4 (6.15%) Java
4 2 (3.08%) C
5 1 (1.54%) Jython
5 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (20.00%) PMP
1 13 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 5 (7.69%) CISM
2 5 (7.69%) ISEB
2 5 (7.69%) CISSP
3 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.54%) Degree
3 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) CCIE
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) QA
2 3 (4.62%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (13.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (12.31%) SCCM
2 5 (7.69%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.69%) Cisco
3 4 (6.15%) Ektron
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle
5 2 (3.08%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.08%) Lotus
5 2 (3.08%) IBM
5 2 (3.08%) F5
5 2 (3.08%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.54%) Alterian
6 1 (1.54%) Coverity
6 1 (1.54%) SAP
6 1 (1.54%) HP
6 1 (1.54%) Citrix
6 1 (1.54%) CA
6 1 (1.54%) Informatica