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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 30 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs citing Banking 180 145 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.40% 6.42% 10.63%
As % of the General category 15.19% 19.70% 26.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 128 295
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£425 £403 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £242 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £555 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.56 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-39.64% -7.89%
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
1185 736 1273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 35.52% 32.60% 40.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 794 498 852
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 36 69
Average hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -52.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.75 £46.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -27.58%

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 September 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 September 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 +7 69 £450 -4.25% 21
Bristol +4 69 £375 -5.30% 30
Gloucestershire -5 20 £425 +7.86% 15
Dorset -9 14 £390 +11.42% 2
Devon - 2 - - 1
Somerset - 1 £450 - 2
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 265 (71.82%) Finance
2 136 (36.86%) Retail
3 112 (30.35%) Retail Banking
4 91 (24.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 73 (19.78%) SQL
6 49 (13.28%) Microsoft
7 43 (11.65%) Project Management
8 40 (10.84%) VBA
9 37 (10.03%) Change Management
10 36 (9.76%) Business Objects
11 33 (8.94%) Business Analysis
12 32 (8.67%) MS Project
12 32 (8.67%) MS Excel
13 31 (8.40%) Data Modelling
14 30 (8.13%) MS Visio
15 28 (7.59%) UML
15 28 (7.59%) Business Transformation
16 26 (7.05%) Data Warehouse
17 25 (6.78%) SAP
18 24 (6.50%) PRINCE2
18 24 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
18 24 (6.50%) GAP Analysis
18 24 (6.50%) Requirements Analysis
19 21 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
19 21 (5.69%) SSADM
19 21 (5.69%) DSDM
20 19 (5.15%) Migration
20 19 (5.15%) Teradata
20 19 (5.15%) SAS
20 19 (5.15%) BPR

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 19 (5.15%) SAS
2 9 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.63%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.81%) Apache
4 3 (0.81%) CMS
5 2 (0.54%) IIS
5 2 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.27%) TeamSite
Applications
1 32 (8.67%) MS Excel
1 32 (8.67%) MS Project
2 30 (8.13%) MS Visio
3 17 (4.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.44%) MS Office
5 3 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.81%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.27%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.27%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.54%) IaaS
2 1 (0.27%) CheetahMail
2 1 (0.27%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.63%) Internet
1 6 (1.63%) Firewall
2 5 (1.36%) Network Security
3 4 (1.08%) SAN
4 3 (0.81%) Intranet
4 3 (0.81%) SSH
4 3 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (0.81%) DNS
4 3 (0.81%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.54%) NAS
5 2 (0.54%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.27%) LAN
6 1 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.05%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (3.25%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.25%) MS Access
3 10 (2.71%) BusinessObjects XI
3 10 (2.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 4 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (1.08%) Essbase
4 4 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.08%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.81%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.81%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.81%) Ingres
6 2 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.54%) DataStage
6 2 (0.54%) JasperReports
6 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (0.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 6 (1.63%) Toad
2 3 (0.81%) Rational Rose
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.54%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.27%) Apache Continuum
General
1 265 (71.82%) Finance
2 136 (36.86%) Retail
3 112 (30.35%) Retail Banking
4 18 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.44%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.90%) Marketing
7 6 (1.63%) Legal
8 3 (0.81%) Back Office
9 2 (0.54%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.27%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Electronics
10 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.27%) Publishing
10 1 (0.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 139 (37.67%) Analyst
2 60 (16.26%) Business Analyst
3 50 (13.55%) Developer
4 41 (11.11%) Architect
5 40 (10.84%) Project Manager
6 32 (8.67%) Senior Business Analyst
6 32 (8.67%) Senior Analyst
7 21 (5.69%) PMO Analyst
8 20 (5.42%) Solutions Architect
9 19 (5.15%) Data Analyst
10 16 (4.34%) Test Analyst
11 14 (3.79%) MI Analyst
12 13 (3.52%) Banking Business Analyst
12 13 (3.52%) Programme Office Analyst
12 13 (3.52%) Programme Analyst
13 10 (2.71%) Designer
14 9 (2.44%) Test Manager
14 9 (2.44%) Solutions Designer
15 8 (2.17%) Consultant
15 8 (2.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.44%) .NET
2 6 (1.63%) Web Services
3 5 (1.36%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.08%) HTML
5 2 (0.54%) Laravel
5 2 (0.54%) CGI
5 2 (0.54%) Hibernate
5 2 (0.54%) DAO
5 2 (0.54%) CSS
5 2 (0.54%) JDBC
6 1 (0.27%) XML
6 1 (0.27%) Flash
6 1 (0.27%) J2SE
6 1 (0.27%) Spring
6 1 (0.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.98%) Mobile Banking
3 7 (1.90%) Online Banking
4 5 (1.36%) Mobile Payment
5 4 (1.08%) SWIFT
5 4 (1.08%) Credit Risk
5 4 (1.08%) APACS
6 3 (0.81%) Clustering
6 3 (0.81%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.54%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.54%) NHS
7 2 (0.54%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.54%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.54%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.54%) FMCG
7 2 (0.54%) IPTV
7 2 (0.54%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.54%) CMDB
8 1 (0.27%) User Experience
8 1 (0.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.98%) UNIX
2 10 (2.71%) Windows
3 6 (1.63%) Linux
4 3 (0.81%) VMS
4 3 (0.81%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (24.66%) Stakeholder Management
2 43 (11.65%) Project Management
3 37 (10.03%) Change Management
4 33 (8.94%) Business Analysis
5 31 (8.40%) Data Modelling
6 28 (7.59%) UML
6 28 (7.59%) Business Transformation
7 24 (6.50%) PRINCE2
7 24 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (6.50%) GAP Analysis
7 24 (6.50%) Requirements Analysis
8 21 (5.69%) SSADM
8 21 (5.69%) DSDM
9 19 (5.15%) BPR
9 19 (5.15%) Migration
10 18 (4.88%) BPMN
11 16 (4.34%) Change Control
12 14 (3.79%) Risk Management
12 14 (3.79%) ITIL
13 12 (3.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (19.78%) SQL
2 40 (10.84%) VBA
3 8 (2.17%) C#
4 5 (1.36%) T-SQL
4 5 (1.36%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.08%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.08%) Perl
6 3 (0.81%) PHP
6 3 (0.81%) Java
6 3 (0.81%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.81%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.81%) Korn
7 2 (0.54%) VB
7 2 (0.54%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.27%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.27%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (3.25%) ISEB
2 7 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (1.63%) ACCA
3 6 (1.63%) CIMA
4 4 (1.08%) Degree
5 3 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.27%) APMP
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.61%) Basel III
1 17 (4.61%) Solvency II
2 16 (4.34%) Basel II
3 8 (2.17%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.90%) QA
5 6 (1.63%) Data Quality
6 5 (1.36%) FINREP
7 4 (1.08%) FATCA
8 3 (0.81%) COREP
9 2 (0.54%) SLA
10 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.36%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.81%) NFS
3 3 (0.81%) VMware Server
3 3 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.54%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.54%) Puppet
3 1 (0.27%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 49 (13.28%) Microsoft
2 36 (9.76%) Business Objects
3 25 (6.78%) SAP
4 19 (5.15%) Teradata
5 15 (4.07%) Oracle
6 11 (2.98%) Unisys
7 10 (2.71%) VMware
8 9 (2.44%) Cisco
9 7 (1.90%) IBM
9 7 (1.90%) ICL
10 6 (1.63%) EMC
11 5 (1.36%) Citrix
11 5 (1.36%) Hyperion
12 4 (1.08%) HP
12 4 (1.08%) Juniper
13 3 (0.81%) Cognos
13 3 (0.81%) Niku
14 2 (0.54%) NetApp
14 2 (0.54%) Isilon
14 2 (0.54%) PeopleSoft
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Huxley Associates
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £375 - £451 per day
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Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Venturi
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £335 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £425 - £501 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £425 - £501 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £335 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
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Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £335 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucestershire
Orgtel
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucester
Huxley Associates
Rate: £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £345 per day
Posted: 14 days ago