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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 32 26 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Contract jobs citing Banking 165 130 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.89% 6.13% 9.47%
As % of the General category 14.55% 19.82% 24.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 112 261
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £241 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £565 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £12.50 £17.98
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -30.47%
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
1134 656 1167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.59% 30.93% 39.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 775 466 762
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 29 68
Average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -38.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.16 £12.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.74 £40.90 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.46%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -3 60 £475 +3.03% 26
Bristol -18 53 £388 +1.97% 43
Gloucestershire +5 26 £425 +10.53% 18
Dorset -4 18 £355 +9.23% 2
Devon - 1 - -
Somerset - - - - 2
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 238 (68.79%) Finance
2 140 (40.46%) Retail
3 115 (33.24%) Retail Banking
4 83 (23.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 71 (20.52%) SQL
6 40 (11.56%) Microsoft
7 36 (10.40%) Project Management
7 36 (10.40%) VBA
7 36 (10.40%) Business Objects
8 34 (9.83%) MS Excel
9 33 (9.54%) Business Analysis
10 32 (9.25%) Data Modelling
11 31 (8.96%) Change Management
12 27 (7.80%) MS Visio
12 27 (7.80%) MS Project
12 27 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
12 27 (7.80%) Business Transformation
13 26 (7.51%) UML
14 25 (7.23%) Data Warehouse
15 24 (6.94%) SAP
15 24 (6.94%) GAP Analysis
16 23 (6.65%) Migration
17 22 (6.36%) Requirements Analysis
18 21 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
18 21 (6.07%) SAS
19 19 (5.49%) DSDM
19 19 (5.49%) SSADM
20 18 (5.20%) Change Control
20 18 (5.20%) PRINCE2
20 18 (5.20%) Basel II

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 21 (6.07%) SAS
2 7 (2.02%) WebSphere
2 7 (2.02%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.16%) Apache
3 4 (1.16%) CMS
4 1 (0.29%) IIS
4 1 (0.29%) JBoss
4 1 (0.29%) Confluence
4 1 (0.29%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 34 (9.83%) MS Excel
2 27 (7.80%) MS Visio
2 27 (7.80%) MS Project
3 14 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.60%) MS Office
5 2 (0.58%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.29%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.29%) BASE24
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.29%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.58%) IaaS
2 1 (0.29%) CheetahMail
2 1 (0.29%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.31%) Internet
2 5 (1.45%) Firewall
2 5 (1.45%) SAN
3 4 (1.16%) Network Security
3 4 (1.16%) SSH
3 4 (1.16%) DNS
3 4 (1.16%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.87%) Intranet
4 3 (0.87%) PuTTY
5 2 (0.58%) NAS
5 2 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.29%) LAN
6 1 (0.29%) WAN
6 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.23%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (2.89%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.89%) BusinessObjects XI
2 10 (2.89%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 9 (2.60%) MS Access
4 5 (1.45%) Essbase
5 4 (1.16%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.16%) Ingres
5 4 (1.16%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.16%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.87%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.87%) JasperReports
7 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.58%) DataStage
7 2 (0.58%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (0.58%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 6 (1.73%) Toad
2 3 (0.87%) Rational Rose
2 3 (0.87%) PHPUnit
3 2 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.29%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.29%) JIRA
General
1 238 (68.79%) Finance
2 140 (40.46%) Retail
3 115 (33.24%) Retail Banking
4 15 (4.34%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.89%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.02%) Marketing
7 3 (0.87%) Back Office
7 3 (0.87%) Legal
8 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.29%) Electronics
9 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.29%) Publishing
9 1 (0.29%) Law
9 1 (0.29%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 126 (36.42%) Analyst
2 57 (16.47%) Business Analyst
3 54 (15.61%) Developer
4 46 (13.29%) Architect
5 36 (10.40%) Project Manager
6 29 (8.38%) Senior Business Analyst
6 29 (8.38%) Senior Analyst
7 19 (5.49%) PMO Analyst
8 18 (5.20%) Data Analyst
8 18 (5.20%) Solutions Architect
9 14 (4.05%) Test Analyst
10 13 (3.76%) Programme Office Analyst
10 13 (3.76%) Programme Analyst
11 11 (3.18%) MI Analyst
11 11 (3.18%) Banking Business Analyst
11 11 (3.18%) Business Objects Developer
12 9 (2.60%) Test Manager
12 9 (2.60%) Data Architect
12 9 (2.60%) Excel Developer
13 8 (2.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.31%) .NET
2 6 (1.73%) Web Services
3 5 (1.45%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.16%) HTML
5 3 (0.87%) Laravel
5 3 (0.87%) CSS
5 3 (0.87%) JDBC
5 3 (0.87%) CGI
5 3 (0.87%) Hibernate
5 3 (0.87%) DAO
6 1 (0.29%) Spring
6 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.29%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.34%) Mobile Banking
3 9 (2.60%) Online Banking
4 5 (1.45%) Reference Data
5 4 (1.16%) Clustering
6 3 (0.87%) N-Tier
6 3 (0.87%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.87%) APACS
6 3 (0.87%) Credit Risk
6 3 (0.87%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (0.87%) SWIFT
7 2 (0.58%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.58%) User Experience
7 2 (0.58%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.58%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.58%) FMCG
7 2 (0.58%) NHS
7 2 (0.58%) IPTV
8 1 (0.29%) Derivative
8 1 (0.29%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.62%) UNIX
2 11 (3.18%) Windows
3 7 (2.02%) Linux
4 4 (1.16%) VMS
5 3 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.87%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (23.99%) Stakeholder Management
2 36 (10.40%) Project Management
3 33 (9.54%) Business Analysis
4 32 (9.25%) Data Modelling
5 31 (8.96%) Change Management
6 27 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (7.80%) Business Transformation
7 26 (7.51%) UML
8 24 (6.94%) GAP Analysis
9 23 (6.65%) Migration
10 22 (6.36%) Requirements Analysis
11 19 (5.49%) SSADM
11 19 (5.49%) DSDM
12 18 (5.20%) PRINCE2
12 18 (5.20%) Change Control
13 17 (4.91%) BPR
14 16 (4.62%) BPMN
15 14 (4.05%) Risk Management
16 13 (3.76%) User Acceptance Testing
17 12 (3.47%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 71 (20.52%) SQL
2 36 (10.40%) VBA
3 6 (1.73%) T-SQL
3 6 (1.73%) C#
4 5 (1.45%) Perl
4 5 (1.45%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.16%) PHP
5 4 (1.16%) Java
5 4 (1.16%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.16%) Korn
5 4 (1.16%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.87%) VB.NET
6 3 (0.87%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.58%) VB
8 1 (0.29%) C
8 1 (0.29%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 6 (1.73%) ISEB
1 6 (1.73%) ACCA
1 6 (1.73%) CIMA
2 4 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.58%) Degree
3 2 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.29%) CRISC
4 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.29%) CISA
4 1 (0.29%) CISSP
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.20%) Basel II
2 17 (4.91%) Solvency II
3 16 (4.62%) Basel III
4 9 (2.60%) QA
5 6 (1.73%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.73%) Data Quality
6 4 (1.16%) FATCA
6 4 (1.16%) COREP
6 4 (1.16%) FINREP
7 2 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.73%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.16%) NFS
3 4 (1.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (0.87%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.87%) Puppet
3 2 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.58%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 40 (11.56%) Microsoft
2 36 (10.40%) Business Objects
3 24 (6.94%) SAP
4 16 (4.62%) Teradata
5 15 (4.34%) Oracle
6 14 (4.05%) Unisys
7 13 (3.76%) VMware
8 10 (2.89%) Cisco
9 8 (2.31%) IBM
9 8 (2.31%) EMC
9 8 (2.31%) ICL
10 7 (2.02%) Citrix
11 5 (1.45%) Hyperion
12 3 (0.87%) Juniper
12 3 (0.87%) HP
13 2 (0.58%) NetApp
13 2 (0.58%) Murex
13 2 (0.58%) Cognos
13 2 (0.58%) Niku
13 2 (0.58%) Isilon
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