The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 27 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing Banking 207 197 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.25% 8.47% 10.28%
As % of the General category 19.03% 23.94% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 177 323
Average daily rate £420 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £300 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £528 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £384
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.72 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-36.64% -26.00%
General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1088 823 1497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.85% 35.38% 41.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 561 987
Average daily rate £400 £368 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £496 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 27 93
Average hourly rate £34.25 £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £15.00 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £41.70 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Banking
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +2 98 £438 +6.70% 13
Bristol -12 64 £396 +13.14% 37
Dorset -14 14 £425 +2.40% 9
Gloucestershire +6 12 £396 +2.19% 9
Somerset -6 4 - - 5
Devon - - - -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 251 (71.71%) Finance
2 129 (36.86%) Retail
3 119 (34.00%) Retail Banking
4 99 (28.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 47 (13.43%) SQL
6 43 (12.29%) Change Management
7 41 (11.71%) PRINCE2
7 41 (11.71%) Project Management
8 40 (11.43%) Microsoft
9 34 (9.71%) MS Excel
10 33 (9.43%) MS Project
11 27 (7.71%) VBA
12 26 (7.43%) Data Warehouse
13 23 (6.57%) SAP
13 23 (6.57%) GAP Analysis
13 23 (6.57%) Change Control
14 22 (6.29%) Telecoms
15 19 (5.43%) SQL Server
15 19 (5.43%) Data Modelling
16 17 (4.86%) UML
16 17 (4.86%) Windows
16 17 (4.86%) ISEB
17 16 (4.57%) SharePoint
17 16 (4.57%) MS PowerPoint
17 16 (4.57%) Basel III
18 15 (4.29%) Business Transformation
18 15 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
19 14 (4.00%) SAS
19 14 (4.00%) Business Objects
19 14 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (4.57%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.00%) SAS
3 6 (1.71%) CMS
4 4 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.86%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.86%) IIS
6 2 (0.57%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.29%) AquaLogic Service Bus
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.29%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.29%) Content Management Server
7 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 34 (9.71%) MS Excel
2 33 (9.43%) MS Project
3 16 (4.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (3.71%) MS Office
4 13 (3.71%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.43%) InfoPath
5 5 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.29%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.29%) SPSS
6 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) SAP SD
1 2 (0.57%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.29%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.29%) SAP SCM
2 1 (0.29%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.29%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Retail
2 1 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.29%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.29%) SAP SEM
2 1 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.29%) SAP APO
2 1 (0.29%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.29%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.29%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (0.29%) PeopleSoft Financials
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.00%) Internet
2 3 (0.86%) Intranet
3 2 (0.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.57%) DNS
3 2 (0.57%) ATM
3 2 (0.57%) Firewall
3 2 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.29%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.29%) Network Security
4 1 (0.29%) SAN
4 1 (0.29%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.43%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (5.43%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (2.29%) MS Access
5 6 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.86%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.86%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.57%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.57%) Base SAS
8 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.57%) BODI
9 1 (0.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.29%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (0.86%) LSMW
2 1 (0.29%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (0.29%) JIRA
2 1 (0.29%) Selenium
2 1 (0.29%) Apache Continuum
2 1 (0.29%) Subversion
2 1 (0.29%) WinRunner
2 1 (0.29%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.29%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.29%) Toad
General
1 251 (71.71%) Finance
2 129 (36.86%) Retail
3 119 (34.00%) Retail Banking
4 22 (6.29%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.00%) Marketing
6 8 (2.29%) Legal
7 5 (1.43%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.14%) Wholesale Banking
9 3 (0.86%) Publishing
10 2 (0.57%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 124 (35.43%) Analyst
2 70 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 67 (19.14%) Project Manager
4 30 (8.57%) Architect
5 28 (8.00%) PMO Analyst
6 25 (7.14%) Developer
7 17 (4.86%) Senior Business Analyst
7 17 (4.86%) Senior Analyst
8 15 (4.29%) Consultant
9 14 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (3.43%) Programme Office Analyst
10 12 (3.43%) Banking Business Analyst
10 12 (3.43%) Programme Analyst
11 11 (3.14%) Designer
12 10 (2.86%) Lead Architect
13 9 (2.57%) Business Manager
13 9 (2.57%) Enterprise Architect
14 8 (2.29%) Solutions Designer
15 7 (2.00%) Data Analyst
15 7 (2.00%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.43%) .NET
2 8 (2.29%) Web Services
3 6 (1.71%) XML
4 2 (0.57%) HTML
5 1 (0.29%) REST
5 1 (0.29%) MDX
5 1 (0.29%) GWT
5 1 (0.29%) jQuery
5 1 (0.29%) Spring
5 1 (0.29%) JTA
5 1 (0.29%) JAX-RPC
5 1 (0.29%) JTS
5 1 (0.29%) J2EE
5 1 (0.29%) SOAP
5 1 (0.29%) Struts
5 1 (0.29%) XSLT
5 1 (0.29%) CGI
5 1 (0.29%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (2.29%) Mobile Banking
2 7 (2.00%) Online Banking
3 5 (1.43%) SWIFT
4 4 (1.14%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (0.86%) Smartphone
5 3 (0.86%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.57%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.57%) Replication
6 2 (0.57%) APACS
6 2 (0.57%) Clustering
6 2 (0.57%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.57%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.29%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.29%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.29%) Statistics
7 1 (0.29%) IPTV
7 1 (0.29%) Animation
7 1 (0.29%) Podcast
7 1 (0.29%) CMDB
7 1 (0.29%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.86%) Windows
2 10 (2.86%) UNIX
3 7 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.43%) Linux
5 3 (0.86%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.29%) Solaris
6 1 (0.29%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (28.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 43 (12.29%) Change Management
3 41 (11.71%) PRINCE2
3 41 (11.71%) Project Management
4 23 (6.57%) GAP Analysis
4 23 (6.57%) Change Control
5 19 (5.43%) Data Modelling
6 17 (4.86%) UML
7 15 (4.29%) Business Transformation
7 15 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 14 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 13 (3.71%) SSADM
9 13 (3.71%) DSDM
9 13 (3.71%) Business Analysis
10 12 (3.43%) BPR
10 12 (3.43%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (3.14%) Use Case
11 11 (3.14%) ITIL
12 10 (2.86%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 47 (13.43%) SQL
2 27 (7.71%) VBA
3 7 (2.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.43%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.43%) C#
5 4 (1.14%) C
5 4 (1.14%) Java
6 3 (0.86%) PL/SQL
6 3 (0.86%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.57%) Perl
7 2 (0.57%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.29%) sed
8 1 (0.29%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.29%) AWK
8 1 (0.29%) C++
8 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (4.86%) ISEB
2 6 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (1.43%) Degree
4 4 (1.14%) ACCA
4 4 (1.14%) CIMA
5 3 (0.86%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.57%) PMP
6 2 (0.57%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.57%) APMP
6 2 (0.57%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.57%) Basel III
2 13 (3.71%) Basel II
3 11 (3.14%) Solvency II
4 8 (2.29%) QA
5 7 (2.00%) FINREP
6 6 (1.71%) COREP
7 4 (1.14%) PCI DSS
7 4 (1.14%) CRD IV
8 3 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.57%) SLA
9 2 (0.57%) FATCA
9 2 (0.57%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (0.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.29%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.29%) XenApp
3 1 (0.29%) XenServer
3 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.29%) vSphere
3 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.86%) SCCM
3 2 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.57%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.57%) WSUS
4 1 (0.29%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 40 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.57%) SAP
3 14 (4.00%) Business Objects
4 12 (3.43%) Oracle
5 6 (1.71%) Unisys
5 6 (1.71%) ICL
6 5 (1.43%) Teradata
7 4 (1.14%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.86%) VMware
8 3 (0.86%) Niku
8 3 (0.86%) HP
9 2 (0.57%) Cognos
9 2 (0.57%) Cisco
9 2 (0.57%) Trillium
9 2 (0.57%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.57%) CA
10 1 (0.29%) FalconStor
10 1 (0.29%) Actimize
10 1 (0.29%) GoldenSource
10 1 (0.29%) AppSense
Bristol
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Rate: £200 - £260 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £200 - £205 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Bristol
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Rate: £450 - £900 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
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Rate: £430 - £451 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
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Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Gloucestershire
Huxley Associates
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £500 per day
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Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £425.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
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Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
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Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £425.00 - £475.00 per annum
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Orgtel
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