The first 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 228 196 222
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +26
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 12 38 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.45% 0.19%
As % of the General category 0.38% 1.24% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 12
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£500 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £406 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £525 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+872.22% -18.18%
General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3177 3053 3869
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.59% 36.36% 39.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1691 1482 1656
Average daily rate £368 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 138 167
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% -12.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Investment Banking
England

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 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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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 -14 5 £485 +14.11% 1
Berkshire +1 2 £550 +69.23%
Kent 0 2 £563 +32.35%
Hampshire -9 1 £475 -
West Sussex - - - -
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) Banking
2 14 (82.35%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
4 4 (23.53%) VBA
4 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) Change Management
5 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Retail
6 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
6 2 (11.76%) Information Security
6 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) SQL
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
6 2 (11.76%) MS Office
6 2 (11.76%) Windows
6 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
6 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) BPR
6 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
6 2 (11.76%) CISSP
6 2 (11.76%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Investment Management
6 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.76%) Workflow
6 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Database Security
6 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
6 2 (11.76%) CISM
7 1 (5.88%) EMIR

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Documentum
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Network Security
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) Informix
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.88%) Data Mart
General
1 17 (100.00%) Banking
2 14 (82.35%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Murex Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Data Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) PMO Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) DBA
3 1 (5.88%) Support Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
3 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
1 1 (5.88%) Derivative
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Solaris
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) Change Management
2 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security
3 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) BPR
3 2 (11.76%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Investment Management
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
3 2 (11.76%) Workflow
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Database Security
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.88%) Data Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) VBA
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) VB
3 1 (5.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CISSP
1 2 (11.76%) CISM
2 1 (5.88%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) EMIR
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Varonis
2 1 (5.88%) Actimize
2 1 (5.88%) Aveksa
2 1 (5.88%) Norkom
2 1 (5.88%) Informatica
2 1 (5.88%) Veritas
2 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.88%) Remedy
2 1 (5.88%) Murex
2 1 (5.88%) Sybase
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle