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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 32 31 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Contract jobs citing Banking 169 168 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.43% 5.82% 9.08%
As % of the General category 16.77% 17.48% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 138 195
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£467 £409 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.25% +9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £317 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £633 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £10.97 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -40.70%
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
1008 961 872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.37% 33.26% 36.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 570 601
Average daily rate £412 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.91% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 43 33
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.25 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.41% -29.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.56 £12.77 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 84 £475 +12.28% 20
Bristol +7 58 £438 +13.26% 40
Dorset -4 9 £476 +11.88% 3
Gloucestershire -24 8 £413 +8.55% 16
Devon - 4 £375 - 3
Somerset -2 1 - -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 267 (75.00%) Finance
2 119 (33.43%) Retail
3 100 (28.09%) Retail Banking
4 97 (27.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 53 (14.89%) Telecoms
6 46 (12.92%) SQL
7 45 (12.64%) Project Management
8 38 (10.67%) Data Modelling
9 36 (10.11%) Business Transformation
10 34 (9.55%) Change Management
11 33 (9.27%) Data Warehouse
12 30 (8.43%) Microsoft
13 27 (7.58%) Mobile Banking
14 26 (7.30%) SAP
15 25 (7.02%) MS Project
15 25 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (6.74%) GAP Analysis
16 24 (6.74%) ETL
16 24 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
17 23 (6.46%) User Experience
17 23 (6.46%) Windows
18 22 (6.18%) SAS
18 22 (6.18%) Migration
18 22 (6.18%) Business Analysis
19 21 (5.90%) MS Excel
19 21 (5.90%) Business Objects
20 20 (5.62%) PRINCE2
20 20 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
20 20 (5.62%) Basel II
21 19 (5.34%) Oracle

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 22 (6.18%) SAS
2 9 (2.53%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.40%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.56%) CMS
4 2 (0.56%) IIS
5 1 (0.28%) Apache
5 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.28%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.28%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 25 (7.02%) MS Project
2 21 (5.90%) MS Excel
3 17 (4.78%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.53%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (2.53%) Photoshop
4 9 (2.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (1.97%) MS Office
6 5 (1.40%) SPSS
7 2 (0.56%) InDesign
7 2 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.56%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (1.12%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.84%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.56%) BASE24
3 2 (0.56%) SAP FI-GL
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.56%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.28%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.28%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.28%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.65%) Internet
2 9 (2.53%) SAN
3 6 (1.69%) Extranet
4 5 (1.40%) NAS
5 3 (0.84%) Firewall
5 3 (0.84%) Network Security
6 2 (0.56%) 3G
6 2 (0.56%) ATM
6 2 (0.56%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.56%) DNS
7 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.28%) DHCP
7 1 (0.28%) PPP
7 1 (0.28%) Intranet
7 1 (0.28%) SSH
7 1 (0.28%) VLAN
7 1 (0.28%) Multicast
7 1 (0.28%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.27%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (4.21%) SQL Server
3 11 (3.09%) Base SAS
4 10 (2.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 6 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.12%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 3 (0.84%) Big Data
8 3 (0.84%) OLAP
8 3 (0.84%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.56%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 2 (0.56%) MS Access
9 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.56%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.28%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 5 (1.40%) Axure RP
2 3 (0.84%) Maven
3 2 (0.56%) JUnit
3 2 (0.56%) Toad
3 2 (0.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.28%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.28%) ERwin
4 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.28%) JIRA
4 1 (0.28%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 267 (75.00%) Finance
2 119 (33.43%) Retail
3 100 (28.09%) Retail Banking
4 53 (14.89%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.65%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.53%) Marketing
7 6 (1.69%) General Ledger
8 5 (1.40%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.12%) Legal
10 2 (0.56%) Back Office
10 2 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 121 (33.99%) Analyst
2 79 (22.19%) Business Analyst
3 54 (15.17%) Project Manager
4 41 (11.52%) Architect
5 36 (10.11%) Developer
6 27 (7.58%) Senior Analyst
7 25 (7.02%) Senior Business Analyst
8 18 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
8 18 (5.06%) Designer
9 17 (4.78%) Test Manager
10 16 (4.49%) PMO Analyst
11 15 (4.21%) Consultant
12 12 (3.37%) Senior Manager
13 10 (2.81%) Delivery Manager
14 9 (2.53%) Programme Office Analyst
14 9 (2.53%) Programme Analyst
15 8 (2.25%) Banking Business Analyst
15 8 (2.25%) SAS Developer
15 8 (2.25%) Test Leader
15 8 (2.25%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.81%) HTML
1 10 (2.81%) .NET
2 9 (2.53%) XML
3 8 (2.25%) CSS
4 7 (1.97%) HTML5
4 7 (1.97%) CSS3
5 6 (1.69%) RESTful
5 6 (1.69%) Sencha Touch
5 6 (1.69%) Apache Cordova
6 4 (1.12%) REST
6 4 (1.12%) PhoneGap
6 4 (1.12%) Web Services
7 3 (0.84%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (0.84%) Spring
7 3 (0.84%) J2EE
8 2 (0.56%) JDBC
8 2 (0.56%) Middleware
9 1 (0.28%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.28%) DAO
9 1 (0.28%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.58%) Mobile Banking
2 24 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.46%) User Experience
4 8 (2.25%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.25%) Online Banking
4 8 (2.25%) Credit Risk
5 7 (1.97%) W3C
6 6 (1.69%) Reference Data
6 6 (1.69%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.12%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.84%) Tandem
8 3 (0.84%) Statistics
9 2 (0.56%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.28%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.28%) IBM XIV
10 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.28%) iSeries
10 1 (0.28%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (6.46%) Windows
2 11 (3.09%) Apple iOS
3 10 (2.81%) Android
4 8 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.69%) UNIX
6 5 (1.40%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.40%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.12%) Linux
8 2 (0.56%) Solaris
9 1 (0.28%) VMS
9 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (27.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 45 (12.64%) Project Management
3 38 (10.67%) Data Modelling
4 36 (10.11%) Business Transformation
5 34 (9.55%) Change Management
6 25 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (6.74%) GAP Analysis
7 24 (6.74%) ETL
8 22 (6.18%) Migration
8 22 (6.18%) Business Analysis
9 20 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (5.62%) PRINCE2
10 19 (5.34%) Requirements Analysis
10 19 (5.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 18 (5.06%) BPR
12 17 (4.78%) UML
12 17 (4.78%) Change Control
13 16 (4.49%) BPMN
13 16 (4.49%) SSADM
13 16 (4.49%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 46 (12.92%) SQL
2 14 (3.93%) VBA
3 7 (1.97%) C#
3 7 (1.97%) Java
4 5 (1.40%) VB
5 4 (1.12%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.84%) VB.NET
6 3 (0.84%) SAS Macro
7 2 (0.56%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.28%) C++
8 1 (0.28%) COBOL
8 1 (0.28%) Perl
8 1 (0.28%) PHP
8 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.28%) RPG
8 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.28%) NATURAL
8 1 (0.28%) JCL
8 1 (0.28%) Korn
Qualifications
1 12 (3.37%) ISEB
2 11 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 8 (2.25%) Degree
4 3 (0.84%) HND
5 2 (0.56%) ACCA
5 2 (0.56%) CISSP
5 2 (0.56%) CIMA
5 2 (0.56%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.56%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.56%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.28%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.28%) CRISC
6 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.28%) CEH
6 1 (0.28%) MCITP
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.28%) CISA
6 1 (0.28%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.62%) Basel II
2 19 (5.34%) Solvency II
3 16 (4.49%) Basel III
4 11 (3.09%) PCI DSS
5 8 (2.25%) QA
6 5 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (1.12%) Data Quality
7 4 (1.12%) COREP
8 3 (0.84%) FINREP
9 1 (0.28%) FATCA
9 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.56%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.28%) NFS
4 1 (0.28%) Xen
4 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.28%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.28%) Puppet
2 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (8.43%) Microsoft
2 26 (7.30%) SAP
3 21 (5.90%) Business Objects
4 19 (5.34%) Oracle
5 13 (3.65%) Adobe
6 10 (2.81%) Unisys
7 9 (2.53%) Cisco
7 9 (2.53%) VMware
8 7 (1.97%) Teradata
8 7 (1.97%) IBM
8 7 (1.97%) EMC
9 6 (1.69%) ICL
9 6 (1.69%) Sencha
10 5 (1.40%) HP
11 4 (1.12%) Citrix
11 4 (1.12%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.12%) Omniture
11 4 (1.12%) Google
12 2 (0.56%) Isilon
12 2 (0.56%) Juniper
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Bristol
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Rate: £387 - £436 per day
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Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
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Bristol
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Rate: £370 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
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Gloucestershire
Orgtel
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Swindon
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Swindon
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Orgtel
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