The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment 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 Investment Banking over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 133 104 115
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +11
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 6 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.42% 0.56%
As % of the General category 0.58% 1.18% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 12
Average daily rate
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£363 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £363 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £392
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+821.05% -13.63%
General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1026 764 1318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.84% 35.52% 43.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 501 916
Average daily rate £388 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 26 62
Average hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.96% -52.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.75 £19.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £46.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Investment 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 Investment Banking across the South West region.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Investment 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 Investment Banking across the South West region.

Investment Banking Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Investment 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 Investment Banking within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 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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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
Dorset +5 2 £93 -78.97%
Somerset - - - -
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking.

1 6 (100.00%) Banking
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Conversion
4 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) SunGard GMI
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) AS400
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Teradata
4 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Trillium
4 1 (16.67%) SunGard
4 1 (16.67%) DataStage
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Business Objects

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SunGard GMI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (16.67%) DataStage
General
1 6 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) MI Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) UAT Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Database Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Conversion
1 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
1 1 (16.67%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Teradata
1 1 (16.67%) Trillium
1 1 (16.67%) SunGard
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
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