The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Financial Institution 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 Financial Institution over the 3 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Institution
Rank 140 105 108
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +3
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 8 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.55% 0.78%
As % of the General category 0.75% 1.73% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 20
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£368 £390 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +4.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £375 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £414 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.13 £9.88 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-7.51% -64.09%
Financial Institution
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
1069 750 948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.20% 31.86% 35.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 528 601
Average daily rate £413 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 25 58
Average hourly rate £28.50 £32.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% -12.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.92 £13.40 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.60 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.39% +2.22%

Financial Institution
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Financial Institution across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Financial Institution Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Financial Institution
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Financial Institution across the South West region.

Financial Institution Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Financial Institution
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Financial Institution across the South West region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Financial Institution Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Financial Institution
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Financial Institution across the South West region.

Financial Institution Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Financial Institution
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 Financial Institution within the South West region over the 3 months to 17 December 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
Bristol -15 4 £351 -6.33% 1
Wiltshire - 2 £489 -
Dorset +3 1 £288 +187.50%
Gloucestershire - - - -
Financial Institution
England

Financial Institution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Financial Institution 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 Financial Institution.

1 20 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) SAS
3 6 (30.00%) Windows
4 4 (20.00%) Banking
5 2 (10.00%) 3G
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (10.00%) Intel
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Linux
5 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (10.00%) B2C
5 2 (10.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) .NET
5 2 (10.00%) Retail
5 2 (10.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
5 2 (10.00%) Android
5 2 (10.00%) RESTful
5 2 (10.00%) Sencha
5 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Sencha Touch
5 2 (10.00%) Web Application Development
5 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (10.00%) Apache Cordova
5 2 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (10.00%) Android Development

Financial Institution
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Financial Institution 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 Financial Institution. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (40.00%) SAS
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) 3G
2 1 (5.00%) FWSM
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Intranet
General
1 20 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (10.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Programmer
1 7 (35.00%) SAS Programmer
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Messaging Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Implementation Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) VBA Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) RESTful
1 2 (10.00%) Sencha Touch
1 2 (10.00%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
1 2 (10.00%) User Experience
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Android
2 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) Scrum
1 2 (10.00%) B2C
1 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (10.00%) Web Application Development
1 2 (10.00%) Android Development
1 2 (10.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (5.00%) Test Management
2 1 (5.00%) High Availability
2 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (5.00%) Migration
2 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.00%) Data Management
2 1 (5.00%) Information Management
2 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (5.00%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C#
1 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) COREP
2 1 (5.00%) FINREP
2 1 (5.00%) FATCA
2 1 (5.00%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Intel
1 2 (10.00%) Sencha
2 1 (5.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) Teradata
2 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.00%) Bloomberg