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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 236 192 235
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +43
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 3 46 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.032% 0.55% 0.18%
As % of the General category 0.091% 1.47% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 25 16
Average daily rate £750 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £396
% change year-on-year
- +7.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -41.00%
General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3284 3119 3983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.17% 37.17% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1732 1456 1748
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 181 206
Average hourly rate £24.50 £21.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.29% -22.72%
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 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
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
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 24 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
Berkshire -13 1 £750 -
Hampshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 2
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (100.00%) Banking
2 12 (75.00%) Finance
3 6 (37.50%) Investment Management
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Workflow
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (18.75%) Change Management
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
6 2 (12.50%) ETL
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (12.50%) BPR
6 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Legal
6 2 (12.50%) Retail
7 1 (6.25%) VB6
7 1 (6.25%) Data Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (6.25%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
4 1 (6.25%) PowerCenter
4 1 (6.25%) OLAP
4 1 (6.25%) Data Mart
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
1 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
General
1 16 (100.00%) Banking
2 12 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Legal
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Business Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Business Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.25%) Murex Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Data Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Payments Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Informatica Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) WinForms
1 1 (6.25%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Investment Management
2 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
3 3 (18.75%) Workflow
3 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) ETL
4 2 (12.50%) BPR
4 2 (12.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Change Control
5 1 (6.25%) Master Data Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Management
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VB
3 1 (6.25%) VB6
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.25%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) Sybase
1 1 (6.25%) Murex
1 1 (6.25%) Informatica
1 1 (6.25%) Actimize
1 1 (6.25%) Norkom