The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment 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 Investment Banking over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Banking
Rank 224 249 232
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -17
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 22 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the General category 0.72% 0.43% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 7
Average daily rate £525 £425 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -17.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £423
% change year-on-year
- +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Investment 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
3046 3245 3063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.58% 34.01% 35.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1659 1699 1547
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 87 147
Average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.10 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Investment 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 Investment Banking across the South East region.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the South East region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Investment 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 Investment Banking across the South East region.

Investment Banking Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Investment 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 Investment Banking within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Surrey -3 14 £525 +3.70% 1
Berkshire +10 5 £463 +8.82%
East Sussex - 2 £325 -
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking.

1 52 (100.00%) Banking
2 24 (46.15%) Finance
3 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (34.62%) Oracle
5 17 (32.69%) SQL
5 17 (32.69%) Asset Management
6 16 (30.77%) Business Analysis
7 13 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (25.00%) Python
8 12 (23.08%) Linux
8 12 (23.08%) Firewall
8 12 (23.08%) GAP Analysis
8 12 (23.08%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 11 (21.15%) Data Analysis
9 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
9 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
10 10 (19.23%) C#
10 10 (19.23%) .NET
10 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET
10 10 (19.23%) Unix
10 10 (19.23%) BPR
10 10 (19.23%) Change Management
10 10 (19.23%) MVC
11 9 (17.31%) Red Hat
11 9 (17.31%) Solaris
11 9 (17.31%) Investment Management
11 9 (17.31%) High Availability
12 8 (15.38%) Jenkins
12 8 (15.38%) AngularJS
12 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.69%) IIS
1 4 (7.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
1 1 (1.92%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.08%) Firewall
2 8 (15.38%) NAS
2 8 (15.38%) SAN
2 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 7 (13.46%) SSH
4 3 (5.77%) Network Security
5 2 (3.85%) LAN
6 1 (1.92%) BGP
6 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.92%) MPLS
6 1 (1.92%) OSPF
6 1 (1.92%) SNMP
6 1 (1.92%) SSL
6 1 (1.92%) VoIP
6 1 (1.92%) VPN
6 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database
4 4 (7.69%) Data Mining
4 4 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.92%) Essbase
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.69%) Bower
2 4 (7.69%) Grunt
2 4 (7.69%) Moq
2 4 (7.69%) NUnit
2 4 (7.69%) ReSharper
2 4 (7.69%) Selenium
2 4 (7.69%) Subversion
2 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.92%) FxCop
4 1 (1.92%) JSHint
4 1 (1.92%) NDepend
4 1 (1.92%) StyleCop
General
1 52 (100.00%) Banking
2 24 (46.15%) Finance
3 2 (3.85%) Billing
3 2 (3.85%) Front Office
4 1 (1.92%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Analyst
2 18 (34.62%) Business Analyst
3 14 (26.92%) Developer
4 8 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 8 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Data Business Analyst
5 7 (13.46%) Administrator
5 7 (13.46%) Finance Business Analyst
5 7 (13.46%) Financial Analyst
5 7 (13.46%) Storage Administrator
5 7 (13.46%) Storage Systems Administrator
5 7 (13.46%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (13.46%) Unix Administrator
5 7 (13.46%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 5 (9.62%) Financial Business Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Service Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Agile Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) .NET
1 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET
2 8 (15.38%) AngularJS
2 8 (15.38%) Apache Thrift
2 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 8 (15.38%) CSS
2 8 (15.38%) HTML
2 8 (15.38%) HTML5
2 8 (15.38%) Silverlight
3 5 (9.62%) XACML
4 4 (7.69%) Drools
4 4 (7.69%) JMS
4 4 (7.69%) jQuery
4 4 (7.69%) REST
4 4 (7.69%) Spring
4 4 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (7.69%) Web Services
5 2 (3.85%) COM
6 1 (1.92%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Client/Server
2 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Derivative
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.92%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.92%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.92%) PKI
4 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.08%) Linux
2 10 (19.23%) Unix
3 9 (17.31%) Solaris
4 8 (15.38%) Windows
5 5 (9.62%) Windows Server
6 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.92%) AIX
7 1 (1.92%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.92%) SUSE
7 1 (1.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.69%) Asset Management
3 16 (30.77%) Business Analysis
4 13 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (23.08%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 12 (23.08%) GAP Analysis
6 11 (21.15%) Data Analysis
7 10 (19.23%) BPR
7 10 (19.23%) Change Management
7 10 (19.23%) MVC
8 9 (17.31%) High Availability
8 9 (17.31%) Investment Management
9 7 (13.46%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (13.46%) DSDM
9 7 (13.46%) PRINCE2
9 7 (13.46%) SSADM
10 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (9.62%) SOA
11 5 (9.62%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (9.62%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.69%) SQL
2 13 (25.00%) Python
3 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
4 10 (19.23%) C#
5 4 (7.69%) Java
6 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) ACCA
1 1 (1.92%) CCIE
1 1 (1.92%) CCNP
1 1 (1.92%) CIMA
1 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.92%) CISSP
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
1 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) ISO 9000
2 2 (3.85%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.85%) FATCA
2 2 (3.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.92%) GAAP
3 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (13.46%) RHEV
2 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.85%) vSphere
4 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.92%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (1.92%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (1.92%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 1 (1.92%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (34.62%) Oracle
2 9 (17.31%) Red Hat
3 8 (15.38%) Sun
4 7 (13.46%) Brocade
4 7 (13.46%) EMC
4 7 (13.46%) Vermilion
5 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
6 4 (7.69%) Telerik
6 4 (7.69%) VMware
7 3 (5.77%) HP
8 2 (3.85%) 3PAR
8 2 (3.85%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.92%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.92%) Charles River
9 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.92%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.92%) NetApp
9 1 (1.92%) PlateSpin
9 1 (1.92%) Reuters
9 1 (1.92%) Verint