The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 31 19 12
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Contract jobs citing Banking 167 158 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.26% 7.08% 10.46%
As % of the General category 15.03% 21.07% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 143 290
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£418 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £306 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +15.38%
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 West region.

General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1111 750 1313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 35.01% 33.60% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 736 495 881
Average daily rate £390 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 27 75
Average hourly rate £33.00 £16.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.25% -55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.75 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.16 £44.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Banking across the South West region.

Banking Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the South West region.

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Banking
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Wiltshire +11 77 £450 +2.56% 15
Bristol 0 58 £360 -9.09% 49
Dorset -13 13 £375 -2.59% 4
Gloucestershire -19 9 £465 +16.25% 15
Somerset -14 1 £450 - 1
Devon - 1 - - 3
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing 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 Banking.

1 279 (75.82%) Finance
2 132 (35.87%) Retail
3 112 (30.43%) Retail Banking
4 87 (23.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 70 (19.02%) SQL
6 48 (13.04%) Microsoft
7 42 (11.41%) Change Management
8 41 (11.14%) VBA
9 37 (10.05%) Project Management
9 37 (10.05%) MS Project
9 37 (10.05%) MS Excel
10 31 (8.42%) UML
10 31 (8.42%) MS Visio
10 31 (8.42%) Data Modelling
11 27 (7.34%) Business Objects
11 27 (7.34%) Business Transformation
12 26 (7.07%) Business Analysis
12 26 (7.07%) Data Warehouse
12 26 (7.07%) Telecoms
13 25 (6.79%) Requirements Analysis
14 24 (6.52%) GAP Analysis
15 23 (6.25%) SAP
15 23 (6.25%) PRINCE2
16 22 (5.98%) SSADM
16 22 (5.98%) DSDM
17 20 (5.43%) BPR
18 19 (5.16%) Basel II
18 19 (5.16%) MS PowerPoint
18 19 (5.16%) BPMN
18 19 (5.16%) Basel III

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing 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 Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (3.80%) SharePoint
1 14 (3.80%) SAS
2 6 (1.63%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.09%) IIS
4 3 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.54%) Apache
5 2 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.27%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.27%) CMS
Applications
1 37 (10.05%) MS Project
1 37 (10.05%) MS Excel
2 31 (8.42%) MS Visio
3 19 (5.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (2.99%) MS Office
5 4 (1.09%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.82%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.27%) SunGard GMI
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.27%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Retail
2 1 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.54%) IaaS
2 1 (0.27%) CheetahMail
2 1 (0.27%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.90%) Internet
2 6 (1.63%) Firewall
3 5 (1.36%) Network Security
4 4 (1.09%) DNS
5 3 (0.82%) Intranet
5 3 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.54%) SSH
6 2 (0.54%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.54%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.54%) NAS
7 1 (0.27%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.07%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (3.53%) SQL Server
3 12 (3.26%) MS Access
4 5 (1.36%) BusinessObjects XI
4 5 (1.36%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 4 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.54%) Ingres
7 2 (0.54%) DataStage
7 2 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.54%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.27%) Xcelsius
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.27%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 3 (0.82%) Toad
1 3 (0.82%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.27%) PHPUnit
2 1 (0.27%) Apache Continuum
2 1 (0.27%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.27%) LSMW
General
1 279 (75.82%) Finance
2 132 (35.87%) Retail
3 112 (30.43%) Retail Banking
4 26 (7.07%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.45%) Marketing
5 9 (2.45%) Legal
5 9 (2.45%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.82%) Back Office
7 2 (0.54%) Wholesale Banking
7 2 (0.54%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.27%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Electronics
8 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.27%) Publishing
8 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 144 (39.13%) Analyst
2 65 (17.66%) Business Analyst
3 43 (11.68%) Architect
4 38 (10.33%) Project Manager
4 38 (10.33%) Developer
5 33 (8.97%) Senior Business Analyst
5 33 (8.97%) Senior Analyst
6 25 (6.79%) PMO Analyst
7 20 (5.43%) Solutions Architect
8 18 (4.89%) Data Analyst
9 14 (3.80%) Test Analyst
9 14 (3.80%) MI Analyst
10 13 (3.53%) Programme Analyst
10 13 (3.53%) Programme Office Analyst
10 13 (3.53%) Enterprise Architect
11 10 (2.72%) Designer
11 10 (2.72%) Banking Business Analyst
11 10 (2.72%) Lead Architect
12 9 (2.45%) Consultant
12 9 (2.45%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.72%) .NET
2 5 (1.36%) Web Services
2 5 (1.36%) XML
3 4 (1.09%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.09%) HTML
4 1 (0.27%) GWT
4 1 (0.27%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.27%) Laravel
4 1 (0.27%) CSS
4 1 (0.27%) JDBC
4 1 (0.27%) Struts
4 1 (0.27%) Flash
4 1 (0.27%) J2SE
4 1 (0.27%) CGI
4 1 (0.27%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.27%) Spring
4 1 (0.27%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 9 (2.45%) Mobile Banking
2 8 (2.17%) Online Banking
3 5 (1.36%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (1.09%) APACS
4 4 (1.09%) Clustering
4 4 (1.09%) SWIFT
5 3 (0.82%) Data Integration
5 3 (0.82%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.54%) NHS
6 2 (0.54%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.54%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.54%) FMCG
6 2 (0.54%) Reference Data
6 2 (0.54%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.54%) Smartphone
6 2 (0.54%) IPTV
6 2 (0.54%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.54%) CMDB
7 1 (0.27%) Animation
7 1 (0.27%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 13 (3.53%) Windows
2 8 (2.17%) UNIX
3 7 (1.90%) Linux
4 5 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.82%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.54%) VMS
6 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (23.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 42 (11.41%) Change Management
3 37 (10.05%) Project Management
4 31 (8.42%) UML
4 31 (8.42%) Data Modelling
5 27 (7.34%) Business Transformation
6 26 (7.07%) Business Analysis
7 25 (6.79%) Requirements Analysis
8 24 (6.52%) GAP Analysis
9 23 (6.25%) PRINCE2
10 22 (5.98%) SSADM
10 22 (5.98%) DSDM
11 20 (5.43%) BPR
12 19 (5.16%) BPMN
13 18 (4.89%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (4.62%) Migration
14 17 (4.62%) Change Control
15 14 (3.80%) Data Analysis
16 13 (3.53%) User Acceptance Testing
17 12 (3.26%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (19.02%) SQL
2 41 (11.14%) VBA
3 7 (1.90%) C#
3 7 (1.90%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.09%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.82%) Java
5 3 (0.82%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.54%) VB
6 2 (0.54%) PHP
6 2 (0.54%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.54%) Korn
7 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.27%) C
7 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (3.80%) ISEB
2 7 (1.90%) Degree
3 6 (1.63%) CIMA
3 6 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (1.63%) ACCA
4 3 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.27%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.27%) APMP
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.16%) Basel II
1 19 (5.16%) Basel III
2 18 (4.89%) Solvency II
3 8 (2.17%) Data Quality
3 8 (2.17%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.90%) QA
5 5 (1.36%) FINREP
6 3 (0.82%) COREP
6 3 (0.82%) FATCA
7 2 (0.54%) SLA
8 1 (0.27%) COBIT
8 1 (0.27%) CRD IV
System Software
1 7 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.63%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.09%) VMware Server
4 2 (0.54%) NFS
4 2 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.27%) vSphere
5 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.27%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 48 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.34%) Business Objects
3 23 (6.25%) SAP
4 16 (4.35%) Teradata
5 10 (2.72%) Oracle
6 9 (2.45%) Unisys
6 9 (2.45%) VMware
7 8 (2.17%) Cisco
8 7 (1.90%) ICL
9 5 (1.36%) IBM
10 4 (1.09%) Niku
10 4 (1.09%) EMC
10 4 (1.09%) Hyperion
10 4 (1.09%) Juniper
11 3 (0.82%) Trillium
11 3 (0.82%) Cognos
12 2 (0.54%) JBoss
12 2 (0.54%) PeopleSoft
12 2 (0.54%) Symantec
12 2 (0.54%) NetApp
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £320.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £365.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £365 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £290 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £480 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £400 - £450 per week
Posted: 8 days ago