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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 29 32 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing Banking 191 163 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.71% 5.15% 6.24%
As % of the General category 17.38% 14.83% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 146 126
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£400 £421 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.04% +6.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £17.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-26.08% -18.82%
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
1099 1099 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.86% 34.76% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 741 724 477
Average daily rate £400 £389 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% -0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 49 28
Average hourly rate £38.00 £33.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.43% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.01 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Bristol +4 89 £373 +3.61% 24
Wiltshire -13 46 £438 -2.77% 16
Dorset +8 24 £375 - 6
Gloucestershire +10 21 £444 -4.56% 12
Devon +2 5 £325 - 2
Somerset +6 3 £400 -11.11%
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 245 (71.01%) Finance
2 107 (31.01%) Stakeholder Management
3 100 (28.99%) Retail
4 70 (20.29%) Retail Banking
5 57 (16.52%) SQL
6 38 (11.01%) Data Warehouse
7 37 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
8 35 (10.14%) Project Management
8 35 (10.14%) Business Analysis
9 31 (8.99%) Telecoms
9 31 (8.99%) SAP
10 28 (8.12%) SQL Server
10 28 (8.12%) MS Excel
11 26 (7.54%) Data Modelling
11 26 (7.54%) Oracle
11 26 (7.54%) Change Management
11 26 (7.54%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (7.25%) Microsoft
12 25 (7.25%) BusinessObjects
13 24 (6.96%) Investment Banking
14 23 (6.67%) SAS
15 22 (6.38%) Teradata
15 22 (6.38%) QA
16 21 (6.09%) PRINCE2
17 19 (5.51%) MS Project
18 18 (5.22%) Business Transformation
18 18 (5.22%) MS Visio
18 18 (5.22%) Data Analysis
19 17 (4.93%) MS PowerPoint

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (6.67%) SAS
2 7 (2.03%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.87%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.87%) IIS
4 1 (0.29%) Lync
4 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 28 (8.12%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.51%) MS Project
3 18 (5.22%) MS Visio
4 17 (4.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (4.06%) MS Office
6 4 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (1.16%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.87%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.29%) InDesign
8 1 (0.29%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.87%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.29%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.29%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.16%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (0.87%) IaaS
2 3 (0.87%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.61%) Internet
2 6 (1.74%) NAS
3 3 (0.87%) SAN
3 3 (0.87%) ATM
4 2 (0.58%) Firewall
5 1 (0.29%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.29%) VLAN
5 1 (0.29%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.29%) Network Security
5 1 (0.29%) LAN
5 1 (0.29%) DHCP
5 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.29%) DNS
5 1 (0.29%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (11.01%) Data Warehouse
2 28 (8.12%) SQL Server
3 25 (7.25%) BusinessObjects
4 15 (4.35%) MS Access
5 9 (2.61%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.74%) BusinessObjects XI
7 5 (1.45%) Base SAS
8 4 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.87%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 3 (0.87%) OLAP
10 2 (0.58%) Essbase
10 2 (0.58%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.58%) Big Data
10 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 1 (0.29%) QlikView
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.16%) Selenium
1 4 (1.16%) SpecFlow
2 3 (0.87%) JUnit
2 3 (0.87%) Maven
3 2 (0.58%) JIRA
3 2 (0.58%) Toad
3 2 (0.58%) Subversion
3 2 (0.58%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.29%) ERwin
General
1 245 (71.01%) Finance
2 100 (28.99%) Retail
3 70 (20.29%) Retail Banking
4 31 (8.99%) Telecoms
5 24 (6.96%) Investment Banking
6 11 (3.19%) Marketing
7 5 (1.45%) Billing
8 4 (1.16%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.87%) Back Office
10 2 (0.58%) Legal
10 2 (0.58%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.29%) Advertising
11 1 (0.29%) Electronics
11 1 (0.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 142 (41.16%) Analyst
2 94 (27.25%) Business Analyst
3 49 (14.20%) Project Manager
4 40 (11.59%) Developer
5 37 (10.72%) Architect
6 28 (8.12%) Banking Business Analyst
7 22 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
8 21 (6.09%) Senior Business Analyst
9 19 (5.51%) Designer
10 17 (4.93%) Solutions Architect
11 16 (4.64%) Test Analyst
12 14 (4.06%) Data Analyst
13 12 (3.48%) PMO Analyst
13 12 (3.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 11 (3.19%) Consultant
15 9 (2.61%) Test Manager
15 9 (2.61%) Financial Business Analyst
15 9 (2.61%) Financial Services Business Analyst
15 9 (2.61%) Lead Business Analyst
15 9 (2.61%) Lead Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.35%) .NET
2 9 (2.61%) Web Services
3 8 (2.32%) WCF
4 4 (1.16%) HTML
4 4 (1.16%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (0.87%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.87%) SAP XI
5 3 (0.87%) Spring
6 2 (0.58%) Ajax
6 2 (0.58%) CSS
6 2 (0.58%) SOAP
6 2 (0.58%) ADO
6 2 (0.58%) MDX
7 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.29%) AppFabric
7 1 (0.29%) REST
7 1 (0.29%) PhoneGap
7 1 (0.29%) Sencha Touch
7 1 (0.29%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (0.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.19%) Mobile Banking
3 8 (2.32%) User Experience
3 8 (2.32%) Online Banking
3 8 (2.32%) Reference Data
4 4 (1.16%) SWIFT
4 4 (1.16%) Mobile App
5 3 (0.87%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (0.87%) iPad
5 3 (0.87%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (0.87%) Data Centre
5 3 (0.87%) Credit Risk
5 3 (0.87%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.58%) PMI
6 2 (0.58%) E-Learning
6 2 (0.58%) Statistics
6 2 (0.58%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.58%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.58%) Learning Management System
6 2 (0.58%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (3.77%) Windows
2 10 (2.90%) UNIX
3 7 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (2.03%) Linux
3 7 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.45%) Windows 7
4 5 (1.45%) Windows XP
5 3 (0.87%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.87%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (0.58%) AIX
6 2 (0.58%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (31.01%) Stakeholder Management
2 35 (10.14%) Business Analysis
2 35 (10.14%) Project Management
3 26 (7.54%) Change Management
3 26 (7.54%) Data Modelling
3 26 (7.54%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (6.09%) PRINCE2
6 18 (5.22%) Data Analysis
6 18 (5.22%) Business Transformation
7 16 (4.64%) GAP Analysis
8 15 (4.35%) Use Case
8 15 (4.35%) Target Operating Model
9 14 (4.06%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (4.06%) Requirements Analysis
9 14 (4.06%) UML
10 12 (3.48%) BPR
10 12 (3.48%) BPMN
11 11 (3.19%) Change Control
11 11 (3.19%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 57 (16.52%) SQL
2 14 (4.06%) VBA
3 12 (3.48%) C#
4 7 (2.03%) PowerShell
5 6 (1.74%) Java
5 6 (1.74%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.45%) VBScript
6 5 (1.45%) Perl
6 5 (1.45%) Bash Shell
6 5 (1.45%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.16%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.87%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.87%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.58%) PHP
10 1 (0.29%) RPG
Qualifications
1 15 (4.35%) ISEB
2 11 (3.19%) ISTQB
3 8 (2.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (2.03%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.45%) Degree
5 5 (1.45%) PMP
6 3 (0.87%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.58%) NVQ Level 3
7 2 (0.58%) ACCA
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.58%) CIPD
7 2 (0.58%) APMP
8 1 (0.29%) AAT
8 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.29%) CISM
8 1 (0.29%) CIMA
8 1 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.29%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.38%) QA
2 13 (3.77%) Basel II
2 13 (3.77%) Solvency II
3 11 (3.19%) Basel III
4 5 (1.45%) FINREP
4 5 (1.45%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.16%) COREP
6 2 (0.58%) FATCA
6 2 (0.58%) COBIT
6 2 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.29%) SLA
7 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.29%) MiFID
7 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (3.19%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.03%) vSphere
4 6 (1.74%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.87%) XenApp
5 3 (0.87%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.29%) Snort
7 1 (0.29%) Xen
7 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (3.19%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.29%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.29%) WSUS
2 1 (0.29%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 31 (8.99%) SAP
2 26 (7.54%) Oracle
3 25 (7.25%) Microsoft
4 22 (6.38%) Teradata
5 13 (3.77%) VMware
6 6 (1.74%) Unisys
7 5 (1.45%) HP
7 5 (1.45%) Symantec
7 5 (1.45%) ICL
8 4 (1.16%) Google
8 4 (1.16%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.16%) Adobe
8 4 (1.16%) IBM
9 3 (0.87%) Cisco
9 3 (0.87%) EMC
9 3 (0.87%) Citrix
9 3 (0.87%) BMC
9 3 (0.87%) Hyperion
9 3 (0.87%) Informatica
9 3 (0.87%) NetApp
Dorset
Square One Resources
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
NIIT Technologies
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Swindon
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Rate: £387 - £436 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £342 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Rate: £387 - £436 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £432 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £420 - £460 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Swindon
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Rate: £387 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Cornwall
Barclays
Rate: 14 hours per week (Wednesday 9.00 till 13.00,Thursday 10:00-16:00, Fri
Posted: 22 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago