The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail 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 Retail Banking over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 92 64 41
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -23
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 56 50 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.65% 2.30% 4.11%
As % of the General category 4.86% 7.44% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 49 124
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£462 £405 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.01% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £309 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £10.00 -
Retail 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
1152 672 1206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 34.03% 30.94% 39.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 474 793
Average daily rate £400 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 30 68
Average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -39.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.87 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.22 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+10.28% -14.55%

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Retail 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 Retail Banking across the South West region.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail Banking across the South West region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Retail 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 Retail Banking across the South West region.

Retail Banking Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Retail 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 Retail Banking within the South West region over the 3 months to 20 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 +2 34 £482 +1.26% 2
Bristol -35 5 £330 -13.15%
Dorset - - - -
Retail Banking
England

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Retail 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 Retail Banking.

1 113 (100.00%) Banking
1 113 (100.00%) Retail
2 94 (83.19%) Finance
3 32 (28.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (22.12%) Change Management
5 24 (21.24%) MS Project
6 23 (20.35%) Microsoft
7 14 (12.39%) SQL
7 14 (12.39%) SAP
8 13 (11.50%) Unisys
8 13 (11.50%) Change Control
8 13 (11.50%) Mobile Banking
9 9 (7.96%) UML
9 9 (7.96%) Business Transformation
10 8 (7.08%) PRINCE2
10 8 (7.08%) Data Modelling
10 8 (7.08%) Migration
10 8 (7.08%) ICL
11 7 (6.19%) WebSphere
11 7 (6.19%) Data Security
11 7 (6.19%) Process Management
11 7 (6.19%) Business Objects
11 7 (6.19%) Data Architecture
12 6 (5.31%) Lean Six Sigma
12 6 (5.31%) Data Migration
12 6 (5.31%) MS Excel
12 6 (5.31%) MS Visio
12 6 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (5.31%) Cisco
12 6 (5.31%) IBM

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

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

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.19%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.77%) CMS
3 1 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (21.24%) MS Project
2 6 (5.31%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.31%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.77%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.31%) Internet
2 1 (0.88%) Firewall
2 1 (0.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.42%) BusinessObjects XI
1 5 (4.42%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 5 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.77%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.88%) DataStage
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.88%) OLAP
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.88%) Base SAS
3 1 (0.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.88%) Xcelsius
3 1 (0.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.88%) Toad
General
1 113 (100.00%) Banking
1 113 (100.00%) Retail
2 94 (83.19%) Finance
3 2 (1.77%) Back Office
4 1 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (38.94%) Analyst
2 32 (28.32%) Architect
3 17 (15.04%) Business Analyst
4 16 (14.16%) PMO Analyst
5 14 (12.39%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (11.50%) Programme Analyst
6 13 (11.50%) Programme Office Analyst
7 12 (10.62%) Project Manager
8 10 (8.85%) Senior Business Analyst
8 10 (8.85%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (7.96%) Data Architect
9 9 (7.96%) Test Analyst
10 8 (7.08%) Solutions Designer
10 8 (7.08%) Designer
11 6 (5.31%) Consultant
11 6 (5.31%) Information Architect
12 5 (4.42%) Technical Architect
12 5 (4.42%) Test Manager
12 5 (4.42%) Developer
12 5 (4.42%) Applications Architect
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.50%) Mobile Banking
2 6 (5.31%) Online Banking
3 5 (4.42%) Reference Data
4 3 (2.65%) SWIFT
4 3 (2.65%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (2.65%) APACS
5 2 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.88%) UNIX
1 1 (0.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (28.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 25 (22.12%) Change Management
3 13 (11.50%) Change Control
4 9 (7.96%) Business Transformation
4 9 (7.96%) UML
5 8 (7.08%) PRINCE2
5 8 (7.08%) Data Modelling
5 8 (7.08%) Migration
6 7 (6.19%) Data Security
6 7 (6.19%) Process Management
6 7 (6.19%) Data Architecture
7 6 (5.31%) Data Migration
7 6 (5.31%) Six Sigma
7 6 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (5.31%) Information Management
7 6 (5.31%) Lean Six Sigma
7 6 (5.31%) Business Analysis
8 5 (4.42%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (4.42%) TOGAF
8 5 (4.42%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.39%) SQL
2 4 (3.54%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.77%) VBA
4 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (1.77%) ISEB
3 1 (0.88%) ACCA
3 1 (0.88%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) FATCA
2 2 (1.77%) COREP
2 2 (1.77%) FINREP
2 2 (1.77%) QA
3 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.88%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 4 (3.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (20.35%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.39%) SAP
3 13 (11.50%) Unisys
4 8 (7.08%) ICL
5 7 (6.19%) Business Objects
6 6 (5.31%) Cisco
6 6 (5.31%) IBM
6 6 (5.31%) Teradata
7 5 (4.42%) VMware
7 5 (4.42%) EMC
7 5 (4.42%) Citrix
8 3 (2.65%) Hyperion
8 3 (2.65%) Oracle
9 2 (1.77%) Cognos
9 2 (1.77%) Niku
9 2 (1.77%) HP
10 1 (0.88%) Murex
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £520 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 13 days ago