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 4 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 244 241 204
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -37
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 31 10 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.11% 0.42%
As % of the General category 0.87% 0.32% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 22
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£475 £494 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% +1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £470 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £531 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £175.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +821.05%
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
3565 3108 3246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 36.00% 33.75% 37.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2059 1724 1661
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 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 85 104
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 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 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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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 +2 13 - -
East Sussex - 10 £475 -
Berkshire - 2 £375 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £450 -
Kent - 2 £419 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Sussex - 1 £500 -
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 49 (100.00%) Banking
2 34 (69.39%) Finance
3 17 (34.69%) SQL Server
4 16 (32.65%) Data Modelling
5 15 (30.61%) Data Governance
6 14 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (26.53%) Oracle
8 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (24.49%) Data Quality
9 11 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (20.41%) .NET
10 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET
10 10 (20.41%) CSS
10 10 (20.41%) C#
10 10 (20.41%) HTML
10 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
10 10 (20.41%) HTML5
10 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (20.41%) AngularJS
10 10 (20.41%) Relational Database
11 9 (18.37%) Jenkins
11 9 (18.37%) SOA
11 9 (18.37%) Data Mining
11 9 (18.37%) Data Management
11 9 (18.37%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (18.37%) Investment Management
12 8 (16.33%) Silverlight
12 8 (16.33%) Informatica
12 8 (16.33%) Python
12 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 5 (10.20%) SAS
2 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.04%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.04%) JBoss
2 1 (2.04%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Eagle PACE
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) SAN
1 5 (10.20%) NAS
2 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.16%) Firewall
2 4 (8.16%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.69%) SQL Server
2 14 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (20.41%) Relational Database
4 9 (18.37%) Data Mining
5 3 (6.12%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 3 (6.12%) Base SAS
5 3 (6.12%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.08%) Big Data
6 2 (4.08%) PowerCenter
6 2 (4.08%) QlikView
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.04%) MS Access
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.04%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.04%) Ant
2 1 (2.04%) ERwin
2 1 (2.04%) NUnit
2 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.04%) Moq
2 1 (2.04%) Hudson
2 1 (2.04%) MSBuild
General
1 49 (100.00%) Banking
2 34 (69.39%) Finance
3 3 (6.12%) Front Office
4 2 (4.08%) Retail
5 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Back Office
5 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Analyst
2 11 (22.45%) Developer
3 9 (18.37%) Architect
3 9 (18.37%) .NET Developer
4 8 (16.33%) C# Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Data Architect
4 8 (16.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Data Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Business Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Senior Data Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Data Architect
7 4 (8.16%) Storage Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.16%) Administrator
7 4 (8.16%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.16%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.16%) UNIX Administrator
7 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (8.16%) Storage Administrator
8 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) HTML
1 10 (20.41%) .NET
1 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET
1 10 (20.41%) CSS
1 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET MVC
1 10 (20.41%) HTML5
1 10 (20.41%) AngularJS
2 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 8 (16.33%) Apache Thrift
2 8 (16.33%) XACML
2 8 (16.33%) Silverlight
3 4 (8.16%) XML
3 4 (8.16%) XML Schema
4 2 (4.08%) NHibernate
4 2 (4.08%) jQuery
4 2 (4.08%) CSS3
5 1 (2.04%) Spring Web Flow
5 1 (2.04%) Spring
5 1 (2.04%) Swing
5 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Reference Data
2 4 (8.16%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.08%) Derivative
4 1 (2.04%) Spread Betting
4 1 (2.04%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.04%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.04%) GIS
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.04%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.04%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) UNIX
1 4 (8.16%) Solaris
1 4 (8.16%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Data Modelling
2 15 (30.61%) Data Governance
3 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (18.37%) SOA
5 9 (18.37%) Data Management
5 9 (18.37%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (18.37%) Investment Management
6 7 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 7 (14.29%) Asset Management
7 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (12.24%) Data Architecture
7 6 (12.24%) Logical Data Model
8 5 (10.20%) Physical Data Model
8 5 (10.20%) Data Mapping
8 5 (10.20%) ETL
9 4 (8.16%) Migration
9 4 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (6.12%) MVC
10 3 (6.12%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) C#
1 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
2 8 (16.33%) Python
3 4 (8.16%) SQL
4 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.04%) VB
5 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) CISSP
2 1 (2.04%) CISM
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.49%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.04%) ISO 9000
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) RHEV
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Oracle
2 8 (16.33%) Informatica
2 8 (16.33%) Telerik
3 6 (12.24%) Teradata
4 5 (10.20%) EMC
5 4 (8.16%) Brocade
5 4 (8.16%) Sun
5 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.04%) Reuters
6 1 (2.04%) Charles River
6 1 (2.04%) VMware
6 1 (2.04%) NetApp
6 1 (2.04%) Tableau
6 1 (2.04%) Vermilion