The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 3 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing Banking 70 40 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.09% 12.20% 15.61%
As % of the General category 32.86% 25.00% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 37 55
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£462 £441 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.64% +21.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £351 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £574 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £399 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.56 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-39.64% -7.89%
Banking
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

General Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
213 160 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 48.97% 48.78% 52.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 126 169
Average daily rate £438 £430 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £315 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £567 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £20.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+23.17% -29.31%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Banking across the Swindon region.

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the Swindon region.

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing 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 Banking.

1 158 (93.49%) Finance
2 84 (49.70%) Retail
2 84 (49.70%) Retail Banking
3 55 (32.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (20.12%) Microsoft
5 31 (18.34%) Change Management
6 29 (17.16%) MS Project
6 29 (17.16%) UML
6 29 (17.16%) Data Modelling
7 27 (15.98%) MS Visio
7 27 (15.98%) Business Transformation
8 25 (14.79%) Requirements Analysis
9 24 (14.20%) GAP Analysis
10 22 (13.02%) SSADM
10 22 (13.02%) DSDM
10 22 (13.02%) Project Management
11 20 (11.83%) BPR
11 20 (11.83%) PRINCE2
12 19 (11.24%) BPMN
13 17 (10.06%) Basel III
13 17 (10.06%) SAP
14 16 (9.47%) Basel II
14 16 (9.47%) Telecoms
14 16 (9.47%) Solvency II
15 15 (8.88%) Change Control
16 11 (6.51%) Mobile Banking
16 11 (6.51%) Unisys
17 9 (5.33%) Business Analysis
17 9 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
17 9 (5.33%) ITIL

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing 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 Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.96%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.78%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.18%) CMS
3 2 (1.18%) IIS
4 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (17.16%) MS Project
2 27 (15.98%) MS Visio
3 7 (4.14%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.59%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.59%) MS Office
5 1 (0.59%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.59%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) PeopleSoft Financials
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.55%) Firewall
2 5 (2.96%) Internet
2 5 (2.96%) Network Security
3 3 (1.78%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.78%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Rational Rose
General
1 158 (93.49%) Finance
2 84 (49.70%) Retail
2 84 (49.70%) Retail Banking
3 16 (9.47%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.78%) Back Office
5 1 (0.59%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 68 (40.24%) Analyst
2 37 (21.89%) Business Analyst
3 31 (18.34%) Senior Business Analyst
3 31 (18.34%) Senior Analyst
4 30 (17.75%) Architect
5 21 (12.43%) Project Manager
6 18 (10.65%) PMO Analyst
7 15 (8.88%) Solutions Architect
8 14 (8.28%) Programme Office Analyst
8 14 (8.28%) Programme Analyst
9 10 (5.92%) Designer
10 9 (5.33%) Solutions Designer
10 9 (5.33%) Test Manager
11 8 (4.73%) Consultant
12 7 (4.14%) Test Analyst
13 6 (3.55%) Junior
13 6 (3.55%) Delivery Manager
13 6 (3.55%) Junior Project Manager
14 5 (2.96%) Data Modeller
14 5 (2.96%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.37%) Web Services
2 3 (1.78%) .NET
3 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.59%) Flash
3 1 (0.59%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.51%) Mobile Banking
2 5 (2.96%) Mobile Payment
2 5 (2.96%) Online Banking
3 4 (2.37%) APACS
3 4 (2.37%) SWIFT
4 3 (1.78%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.78%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.59%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.59%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.18%) Windows
1 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.59%) AIX
2 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (32.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 31 (18.34%) Change Management
3 29 (17.16%) UML
3 29 (17.16%) Data Modelling
4 27 (15.98%) Business Transformation
5 25 (14.79%) Requirements Analysis
6 24 (14.20%) GAP Analysis
7 22 (13.02%) Project Management
7 22 (13.02%) SSADM
7 22 (13.02%) DSDM
8 20 (11.83%) PRINCE2
8 20 (11.83%) BPR
9 19 (11.24%) BPMN
10 15 (8.88%) Change Control
11 9 (5.33%) Migration
11 9 (5.33%) Business Analysis
11 9 (5.33%) ITIL
11 9 (5.33%) Data Security
11 9 (5.33%) Risk Management
12 8 (4.73%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.96%) SQL
2 3 (1.78%) C#
3 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.59%) C
3 1 (0.59%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.59%) VBA
3 1 (0.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (4.14%) ISEB
2 6 (3.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (3.55%) ACCA
2 6 (3.55%) CIMA
3 3 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.06%) Basel III
2 16 (9.47%) Solvency II
2 16 (9.47%) Basel II
3 8 (4.73%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.96%) FINREP
4 5 (2.96%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.78%) FATCA
5 3 (1.78%) COREP
6 2 (1.18%) QA
7 1 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.59%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.37%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 34 (20.12%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.06%) SAP
3 11 (6.51%) Unisys
4 9 (5.33%) Cisco
5 7 (4.14%) ICL
6 6 (3.55%) IBM
7 5 (2.96%) Business Objects
7 5 (2.96%) Citrix
8 4 (2.37%) Juniper
8 4 (2.37%) Hyperion
8 4 (2.37%) HP
8 4 (2.37%) EMC
8 4 (2.37%) VMware
9 3 (1.78%) Niku
10 2 (1.18%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (1.18%) Cognos
10 2 (1.18%) Oracle
11 1 (0.59%) Adobe
11 1 (0.59%) Murex
11 1 (0.59%) Open Text
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