The 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 2 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 127 136 100
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -36
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 11 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.37% 0.034% 0.55%
As % of the General category 1.19% 0.11% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 8
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£325 £93 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+251.35% -75.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £93 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £93 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00
Investment Banking
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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
924 945 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.76% 32.34% 36.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 646 476
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 58 31
Average hourly rate £34.45 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £21.30 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -3.84%

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 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
Dorset +5 5 £188 +102.70% 2
Bristol - 5 £423 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £325 -
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Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) Banking
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
5 7 (35.00%) Finance
5 7 (35.00%) Data Analysis
6 6 (30.00%) Data Modelling
7 5 (25.00%) ETL
7 5 (25.00%) MS Access
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (25.00%) Data Reconciliation
8 4 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
8 4 (20.00%) QA
8 4 (20.00%) Fund Accounting
8 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
8 4 (20.00%) Validation
8 4 (20.00%) Business Objects
8 4 (20.00%) SAP
9 3 (15.00%) Oracle
9 3 (15.00%) MS Office
10 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (10.00%) SAP XI
10 2 (10.00%) SAS
10 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
10 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects XI

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) SAS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (15.00%) MS Office
4 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) MS Access
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) Adabas
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) DB2
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 20 (100.00%) Banking
2 7 (35.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.00%) Front Office
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Business Analyst
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Business Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) SAP Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Junior Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Junior Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SAP Test Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Junior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) SAP XI
2 1 (5.00%) Java EE
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.00%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (35.00%) Data Analysis
3 6 (30.00%) Data Modelling
4 5 (25.00%) ETL
4 5 (25.00%) Data Reconciliation
5 4 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Fund Accounting
5 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) Validation
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.00%) SDLC
7 1 (5.00%) Straight-Through Processing
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (5.00%) Test Management
7 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma
7 1 (5.00%) BPR
7 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) NATURAL
2 1 (5.00%) JCL
2 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VBA
2 1 (5.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) C++
2 1 (5.00%) COBOL
2 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Business Objects
1 4 (20.00%) SAP
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.00%) Bloomberg
4 1 (5.00%) Teradata