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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 90 49 32
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -17
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 53 68 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.64% 3.07% 4.63%
As % of the General category 4.73% 9.44% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 68 142
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£435 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.98% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £315 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £515 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 -
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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
1121 720 1299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 34.74% 32.54% 41.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 477 868
Average daily rate £397 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.73% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 28 75
Average hourly rate £34.50 £16.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.97% -53.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.75 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.79 £43.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 37 £435 -1.13% 3
Bristol -23 8 £293 -27.41% 2
Gloucestershire -18 6 £465 +12.18% 3
Retail Banking
England

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 111 (100.00%) Banking
1 111 (100.00%) Retail
2 97 (87.39%) Finance
3 31 (27.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (27.03%) Change Management
5 27 (24.32%) MS Project
6 26 (23.42%) Microsoft
7 13 (11.71%) Change Control
8 11 (9.91%) SAP
8 11 (9.91%) UML
9 10 (9.01%) SQL
10 9 (8.11%) PRINCE2
11 8 (7.21%) Business Transformation
11 8 (7.21%) Mobile Banking
11 8 (7.21%) Unisys
11 8 (7.21%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (6.31%) ICL
13 6 (5.41%) Internet
13 6 (5.41%) Six Sigma
13 6 (5.41%) MS Visio
13 6 (5.41%) Online Banking
13 6 (5.41%) Lean Six Sigma
13 6 (5.41%) Information Management
14 5 (4.50%) Migration
14 5 (4.50%) Teradata
14 5 (4.50%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (4.50%) WebSphere
14 5 (4.50%) Project Planning
14 5 (4.50%) Requirements Analysis
14 5 (4.50%) Business Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (4.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.90%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (24.32%) MS Project
2 6 (5.41%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.70%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.80%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.41%) Internet
2 1 (0.90%) Firewall
2 1 (0.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.60%) BusinessObjects XI
1 4 (3.60%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.90%) DataStage
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.90%) OLAP
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.90%) Xcelsius
3 1 (0.90%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.90%) Toad
2 1 (0.90%) LSMW
General
1 111 (100.00%) Banking
1 111 (100.00%) Retail
2 97 (87.39%) Finance
3 2 (1.80%) Back Office
3 2 (1.80%) Marketing
4 1 (0.90%) Legal
4 1 (0.90%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (41.44%) Analyst
2 27 (24.32%) Architect
3 20 (18.02%) Business Analyst
4 17 (15.32%) PMO Analyst
5 13 (11.71%) Programme Analyst
5 13 (11.71%) Programme Office Analyst
6 12 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (9.91%) Project Manager
8 10 (9.01%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (9.01%) Senior Business Analyst
8 10 (9.01%) Enterprise Architect
9 9 (8.11%) Solutions Designer
9 9 (8.11%) Designer
10 8 (7.21%) Lead Architect
11 7 (6.31%) Test Analyst
12 5 (4.50%) Test Manager
12 5 (4.50%) Administrator
12 5 (4.50%) Programme Office Administrator
12 5 (4.50%) PMO Administrator
12 5 (4.50%) Programme Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.21%) Mobile Banking
2 6 (5.41%) Online Banking
3 4 (3.60%) APACS
3 4 (3.60%) SWIFT
3 4 (3.60%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (1.80%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.80%) Reference Data
4 2 (1.80%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.80%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.90%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.90%) Windows
1 1 (0.90%) AIX
1 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.93%) Stakeholder Management
2 30 (27.03%) Change Management
3 13 (11.71%) Change Control
4 11 (9.91%) UML
5 9 (8.11%) PRINCE2
6 8 (7.21%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (7.21%) Business Transformation
7 6 (5.41%) Information Management
7 6 (5.41%) Lean Six Sigma
7 6 (5.41%) Six Sigma
8 5 (4.50%) Migration
8 5 (4.50%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (4.50%) Data Security
8 5 (4.50%) Business Analysis
8 5 (4.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (4.50%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (4.50%) Project Planning
9 4 (3.60%) Data Modelling
9 4 (3.60%) Functional Testing
9 4 (3.60%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.01%) SQL
2 3 (2.70%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.80%) VBA
4 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (4.50%) ISEB
2 2 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) QA
1 2 (1.80%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.80%) FATCA
2 1 (0.90%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (23.42%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.91%) SAP
3 8 (7.21%) Unisys
4 7 (6.31%) ICL
5 5 (4.50%) Teradata
6 4 (3.60%) Niku
6 4 (3.60%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.80%) Cognos
7 2 (1.80%) HP
7 2 (1.80%) Cisco
7 2 (1.80%) IBM
7 2 (1.80%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.90%) VMware
8 1 (0.90%) EMC
8 1 (0.90%) Citrix
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle
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