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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 236 234 205
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -29
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 18 6 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.067% 0.47%
As % of the General category 0.56% 0.19% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 22
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£538 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £500 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £710 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00
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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
3195 3129 2841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.24% 34.95% 34.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1651 1659 1317
Average daily rate £400 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 132 174
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.92 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 May 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 22 May 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 +14 10 £600 +20.00% 6
East Sussex - 4 £488 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £550 -
Kent +4 1 - -
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 32 (100.00%) Banking
2 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 15 (46.88%) SQL
3 12 (37.50%) Data Modelling
4 11 (34.38%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
4 11 (34.38%) Logical Data Model
5 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (28.13%) Oracle
6 9 (28.13%) XML
7 8 (25.00%) Data Governance
7 8 (25.00%) Data Architecture
8 7 (21.88%) Physical Data Model
8 7 (21.88%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (21.88%) .NET
8 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
9 6 (18.75%) CSS
9 6 (18.75%) Investment Management
10 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
10 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
10 5 (15.63%) C#
10 5 (15.63%) ETL
11 4 (12.50%) Clustering
11 4 (12.50%) TDD
11 4 (12.50%) Data Management
11 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
11 4 (12.50%) SAS
11 4 (12.50%) XML Schema

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (12.50%) SAS
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.13%) JBoss
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Eagle PACE
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (12.50%) QlikView
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (9.38%) Base SAS
4 3 (9.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 3 (9.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 3 (9.38%) Data Mining
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (6.25%) Big Data
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (9.38%) Hudson
1 3 (9.38%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (9.38%) Moq
1 3 (9.38%) MSBuild
1 3 (9.38%) ERwin
1 3 (9.38%) CruiseControl
1 3 (9.38%) Subversion
1 3 (9.38%) NUnit
2 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle APEX
General
1 32 (100.00%) Banking
2 15 (46.88%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.13%) Front Office
4 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Architect
3 7 (21.88%) Data Architect
4 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
5 4 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
5 4 (12.50%) SQL DBA
5 4 (12.50%) DBA
5 4 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) XML
2 7 (21.88%) .NET
3 6 (18.75%) CSS
4 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
5 4 (12.50%) XML Schema
5 4 (12.50%) XSD
5 4 (12.50%) jQuery
6 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (9.38%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (9.38%) XSLT
6 3 (9.38%) Web Services
6 3 (9.38%) Ajax
7 2 (6.25%) HTML
7 2 (6.25%) Apache Thrift
7 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (6.25%) HTML5
7 2 (6.25%) Silverlight
7 2 (6.25%) XACML
8 1 (3.13%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Clustering
2 3 (9.38%) Data Integration
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Replication
3 2 (6.25%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.13%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.13%) Market Risk
4 1 (3.13%) Derivative
4 1 (3.13%) SWIFT
4 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.13%) Equities
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.13%) UNIX
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 11 (34.38%) Logical Data Model
3 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (25.00%) Data Governance
4 8 (25.00%) Data Architecture
5 7 (21.88%) Physical Data Model
5 7 (21.88%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (18.75%) Investment Management
7 5 (15.63%) ETL
8 4 (12.50%) TDD
8 4 (12.50%) Data Management
8 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 4 (12.50%) OO
8 4 (12.50%) Database Mirroring
9 3 (9.38%) Dimensional Modelling
9 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (9.38%) Database Tuning
9 3 (9.38%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (9.38%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.63%) C#
4 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.25%) Python
5 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.13%) Java
6 1 (3.13%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) VB
6 1 (3.13%) VBA
6 1 (3.13%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.13%) ISO 9000
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) Informatica
3 3 (9.38%) Business Objects
4 2 (6.25%) Telerik
4 2 (6.25%) Sun
5 1 (3.13%) Rogue Wave
5 1 (3.13%) Vermilion
5 1 (3.13%) Charles River
5 1 (3.13%) NetApp
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.13%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.13%) EMC
5 1 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.13%) Teradata
5 1 (3.13%) VMware