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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 33 25 15
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Contract jobs citing Banking 157 198 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.98% 6.59% 8.37%
As % of the General category 16.32% 20.37% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 165 150
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£405 £425 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% +7.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £256 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £533 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £20.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-49.68% -7.77%
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
962 972 717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.50% 32.37% 35.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 677 463
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 54 24
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.84 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% +39.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.29 £18.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.40 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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
Wiltshire -12 55 £425 -4.54% 18
Bristol -9 54 £400 +1.01% 54
Dorset +7 29 £345 -8.00% 9
Gloucestershire +3 9 £415 -3.48% 5
Devon - 6 £325 - 1
Somerset +12 1 £400 -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 236 (71.95%) Finance
2 93 (28.35%) Retail
3 89 (27.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 69 (21.04%) Retail Banking
5 57 (17.38%) SQL
6 52 (15.85%) Telecoms
7 44 (13.41%) Project Management
8 36 (10.98%) Data Warehouse
9 32 (9.76%) Data Modelling
10 31 (9.45%) Business Analysis
11 29 (8.84%) MS Excel
12 28 (8.54%) SAS
12 28 (8.54%) Microsoft
12 28 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
13 27 (8.23%) Oracle
13 27 (8.23%) SQL Server
14 26 (7.93%) Change Management
15 25 (7.62%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (7.32%) Business Objects
17 23 (7.01%) SAP
17 23 (7.01%) ETL
18 22 (6.71%) Investment Banking
18 22 (6.71%) Business Intelligence
18 22 (6.71%) Business Transformation
19 20 (6.10%) PRINCE2
19 20 (6.10%) MS Project
20 18 (5.49%) GAP Analysis
20 18 (5.49%) Migration
20 18 (5.49%) Solvency II
21 17 (5.18%) Target Operating Model

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 28 (8.54%) SAS
2 11 (3.35%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.91%) IIS
3 3 (0.91%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.30%) Lync
4 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.30%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 29 (8.84%) MS Excel
2 20 (6.10%) MS Project
3 14 (4.27%) MS Office
3 14 (4.27%) MS Visio
4 10 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.91%) SPSS
6 2 (0.61%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.30%) InDesign
7 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.91%) SAP HR
1 3 (0.91%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.61%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.30%) BASE24
3 1 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.30%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.30%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.52%) Google Analytics
1 5 (1.52%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (0.91%) IaaS
3 1 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.05%) SAN
2 8 (2.44%) NAS
3 7 (2.13%) Internet
4 3 (0.91%) ATM
5 2 (0.61%) Firewall
6 1 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.30%) VLAN
6 1 (0.30%) Network Security
6 1 (0.30%) LAN
6 1 (0.30%) DHCP
6 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.30%) DNS
6 1 (0.30%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.98%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (8.23%) SQL Server
3 11 (3.35%) MS Access
4 8 (2.44%) Base SAS
4 8 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 5 (1.52%) BusinessObjects XI
6 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.22%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.91%) OLAP
9 2 (0.61%) DataStage
9 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.61%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (0.61%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 1 (0.30%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (1.22%) JUnit
1 4 (1.22%) Maven
1 4 (1.22%) Selenium
1 4 (1.22%) SpecFlow
2 3 (0.91%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.61%) JIRA
4 1 (0.30%) Toad
4 1 (0.30%) ERwin
4 1 (0.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 236 (71.95%) Finance
2 93 (28.35%) Retail
3 69 (21.04%) Retail Banking
4 52 (15.85%) Telecoms
5 22 (6.71%) Investment Banking
6 10 (3.05%) Marketing
7 4 (1.22%) General Ledger
7 4 (1.22%) Billing
7 4 (1.22%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.22%) Back Office
8 3 (0.91%) Legal
9 2 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.30%) Electronics
10 1 (0.30%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 119 (36.28%) Analyst
2 78 (23.78%) Business Analyst
3 51 (15.55%) Project Manager
4 31 (9.45%) Developer
5 26 (7.93%) Architect
6 24 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
7 23 (7.01%) Senior Business Analyst
8 16 (4.88%) Test Manager
8 16 (4.88%) Designer
9 15 (4.57%) Consultant
10 12 (3.66%) Test Analyst
10 12 (3.66%) PMO Analyst
11 11 (3.35%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (3.05%) Senior Manager
12 10 (3.05%) Banking Business Analyst
12 10 (3.05%) Test Leader
13 9 (2.74%) Financial Business Analyst
13 9 (2.74%) Financial Services Business Analyst
13 9 (2.74%) Lead Business Analyst
14 7 (2.13%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.05%) .NET
2 5 (1.52%) Web Services
3 4 (1.22%) Spring
3 4 (1.22%) WCF
3 4 (1.22%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (0.91%) Middleware
4 3 (0.91%) XML
4 3 (0.91%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.61%) J2EE
5 2 (0.61%) ADO
5 2 (0.61%) SAP XI
5 2 (0.61%) HTML
5 2 (0.61%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (0.30%) Java EE
6 1 (0.30%) COM
6 1 (0.30%) XSD
6 1 (0.30%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.30%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.27%) Mobile Banking
3 8 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.44%) Reference Data
4 7 (2.13%) Online Banking
5 6 (1.83%) User Experience
6 5 (1.52%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.22%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (0.91%) iPad
9 2 (0.61%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.61%) iSeries
9 2 (0.61%) Statistics
9 2 (0.61%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.61%) PMI
9 2 (0.61%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.61%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.30%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.30%) IBM XIV
10 1 (0.30%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.30%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.88%) Windows
2 11 (3.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (3.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (2.44%) UNIX
4 6 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.52%) Linux
6 3 (0.91%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.91%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.91%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.91%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (0.61%) AIX
8 1 (0.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (27.13%) Stakeholder Management
2 44 (13.41%) Project Management
3 32 (9.76%) Data Modelling
4 31 (9.45%) Business Analysis
5 26 (7.93%) Change Management
6 25 (7.62%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (7.01%) ETL
8 22 (6.71%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (6.71%) Business Transformation
9 20 (6.10%) PRINCE2
10 18 (5.49%) GAP Analysis
10 18 (5.49%) Migration
11 17 (5.18%) Target Operating Model
12 16 (4.88%) Data Analysis
12 16 (4.88%) Requirements Analysis
13 15 (4.57%) BPR
14 14 (4.27%) BPMN
15 13 (3.96%) UML
15 13 (3.96%) SSADM
15 13 (3.96%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 57 (17.38%) SQL
2 10 (3.05%) VBA
3 9 (2.74%) Java
4 7 (2.13%) C#
5 5 (1.52%) PL/SQL
5 5 (1.52%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.91%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.91%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.91%) VBScript
6 3 (0.91%) Perl
6 3 (0.91%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.61%) RPG
7 2 (0.61%) VB
8 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.30%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.30%) C
8 1 (0.30%) C++
8 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (5.18%) ISEB
2 12 (3.66%) ISTQB
3 10 (3.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (1.52%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.22%) Degree
6 3 (0.91%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.91%) ACCA
6 3 (0.91%) PMP
7 2 (0.61%) CIMA
7 2 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.61%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.61%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.30%) AAT
8 1 (0.30%) MCITP
8 1 (0.30%) CISM
8 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.30%) HNC
8 1 (0.30%) HND
8 1 (0.30%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.49%) Solvency II
2 16 (4.88%) Basel II
3 15 (4.57%) QA
4 13 (3.96%) Basel III
5 6 (1.83%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.22%) FINREP
7 3 (0.91%) COREP
7 3 (0.91%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.61%) SLA
8 2 (0.61%) COBIT
8 2 (0.61%) FATCA
System Software
1 10 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.74%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.22%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.91%) XenApp
4 3 (0.91%) vSphere
4 3 (0.91%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.30%) Snort
5 1 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (3.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (8.54%) Microsoft
2 27 (8.23%) Oracle
3 24 (7.32%) Business Objects
4 23 (7.01%) SAP
5 12 (3.66%) Teradata
6 11 (3.35%) VMware
7 7 (2.13%) IBM
7 7 (2.13%) HP
8 6 (1.83%) Adobe
8 6 (1.83%) Unisys
9 5 (1.52%) Cisco
9 5 (1.52%) EMC
9 5 (1.52%) Omniture
9 5 (1.52%) Google
10 4 (1.22%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.22%) ICL
10 4 (1.22%) Citrix
11 3 (0.91%) Hyperion
11 3 (0.91%) NetApp
11 3 (0.91%) Symantec
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