The first 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 10 July 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Institution
Rank 131 81 50
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -31
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 7 27 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% 1.29% 3.24%
As % of the General category 0.77% 3.64% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 26 91
Average daily rate
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£375 £374 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £295 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £448 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £378
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.94 £11.38 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-12.61% -5.20%
General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
915 742 1316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.39% 35.43% 43.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 475 927
Average daily rate £388 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 26 59
Average hourly rate £33.67 £17.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.18% -42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £12.75 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.65 £42.50 £41.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Financial Institution
England

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
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 10 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 5 £425 - 1
Dorset +6 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £350 - 3
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Somerset - - - -
Financial Institution
England

Financial Institution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 14 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) ISEB
2 3 (21.43%) CISSP
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Security Management
3 2 (14.29%) AS400
3 2 (14.29%) Content Management
3 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (7.14%) JPA
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
1 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Ant
1 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) Maven
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Security Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Security Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
4 1 (7.14%) WebLogic Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) J2EE
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) WSDL
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) LAMP
1 1 (7.14%) Spring
1 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.14%) jQuery
1 1 (7.14%) JAX-WS
1 1 (7.14%) JPA
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
1 2 (14.29%) AS400
1 2 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Information Security
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Security Management
2 2 (14.29%) Content Management
2 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Android Development
3 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Test Management
3 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
1 3 (21.43%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) IBM
1 2 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft