The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Financial Institution in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Financial Institution over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Institution
Rank 314 221 220
Rank change year-on-year
-93 -1
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 351 477 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.92% 0.89%
As % of the General category 1.56% 2.20% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 281 309
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £251 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.78% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 1
Average hourly rate £9.15 £12.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.28% -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.10 £9.88 -
% change year-on-year
-7.84% -

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

General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
22506 21643 24134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.53% 41.93% 44.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14038 13675 14335
Average daily rate £438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 532 573 735
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.65 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.64 £44.97 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.46%

Financial Institution
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Financial Institution within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Financial Institution Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Financial Institution
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Financial Institution within the UK.

Financial Institution Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Financial Institution
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Financial Institution within the UK over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Financial Institution Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Financial Institution
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Financial Institution within the UK.

Financial Institution Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Financial Institution
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Financial Institution within the UK over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Financial Institution Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Financial Institution
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Institution within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England -85 338 £450 -1.96% 133
London -46 251 £475 -5.00% 97
City of London -11 73 £496 +1.64% 45
South East -21 30 £395 +21.53% 4
South West -30 16 £330 -12.00% 2
Bristol -20 14 £330 -12.00% 1
East of England -14 12 £250 -30.55% 5
North West -16 12 £325 +15.35% 19
East Midlands -9 8 £110 -46.73% 3
Hampshire -12 8 £325 -
Buckinghamshire -4 6 - -
Hertfordshire -17 6 £190 -47.22% 1
Manchester -12 5 £465 +210.00% 2
Cambridgeshire - 5 £425 - 3
Surrey -4 4 £488 +225.00% 4
Northern Ireland -8 4 £306 -23.43%
County Antrim -9 4 £306 -23.43%
Belfast -9 4 £306 -23.43%
Scotland -12 4 £303 -19.33% 3
Reading +11 3 £450 +5.88%
Berkshire +10 3 £450 -14.28%
West Yorkshire -7 2 £463 +23.33% 1
Birmingham -10 2 £700 +366.66%
Yorkshire -13 2 £463 +23.33% 2
West Midlands -23 2 £700 +89.18% 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £288 -
Docklands, London +7 1 - - 1
Knutsford +1 1 £325 +2.36%
Dorset -1 1 £288 +187.50%
Halifax -2 1 £450 +20.00% 1

Financial Institution
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Financial Institution 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 Financial Institution.

1 822 (100.00%) Finance
2 269 (32.73%) Banking
3 185 (22.51%) Hedge funds
4 180 (21.90%) UNIX
5 176 (21.41%) SQL
6 128 (15.57%) Windows
7 125 (15.21%) Linux
8 122 (14.84%) Microsoft
9 118 (14.36%) Oracle
10 117 (14.23%) Agile Software Development
11 110 (13.38%) Investment Banking
12 99 (12.04%) Java
13 94 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
14 79 (9.61%) Active Directory
15 76 (9.25%) Front Office
16 74 (9.00%) Project Management
17 67 (8.15%) MS Excel
18 58 (7.06%) Migration
19 57 (6.93%) Business Analysis
20 56 (6.81%) User Acceptance Testing
20 56 (6.81%) IBM
20 56 (6.81%) SQL Server
21 55 (6.69%) Remedy
21 55 (6.69%) VMware
22 54 (6.57%) HP
23 52 (6.33%) C#
24 51 (6.20%) .NET
24 51 (6.20%) Firewall
25 48 (5.84%) MS Office
25 48 (5.84%) Business Intelligence

Financial Institution
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Financial Institution 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 Financial Institution. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 45 (5.47%) WebSphere
2 44 (5.35%) WebLogic
3 39 (4.74%) SharePoint
4 23 (2.80%) SAS
5 20 (2.43%) IIS
6 17 (2.07%) CMS
7 13 (1.58%) MS Exchange
7 13 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (1.09%) Oracle Service Bus
8 9 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (1.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 9 (1.09%) WebLogic Portal
9 8 (0.97%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (0.97%) Apache
9 8 (0.97%) Adobe CQ
9 8 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (0.85%) Lync
10 7 (0.85%) Node.js
10 7 (0.85%) JBoss
Applications
1 67 (8.15%) MS Excel
2 48 (5.84%) MS Office
3 23 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (2.43%) MS Project
5 13 (1.58%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.36%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.24%) Mathematica
7 2 (0.24%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 30 (3.65%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.22%) RMDS
2 10 (1.22%) Oracle BPM
3 9 (1.09%) Documaker
3 9 (1.09%) Oracle FAH
4 6 (0.73%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 5 (0.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.49%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (0.49%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.36%) assyst
8 2 (0.24%) HiPortfolio
8 2 (0.24%) Summit
8 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.24%) Eagle PACE
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.12%) ION MarketView
9 1 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
9 1 (0.12%) Kondor+
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.43%) Amazon EC2
1 20 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.61%) PaaS
2 5 (0.61%) IaaS
3 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.24%) SaaS
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 51 (6.20%) Firewall
2 40 (4.87%) DNS
3 31 (3.77%) TCP/IP
4 27 (3.28%) SSL
5 25 (3.04%) VPN
6 24 (2.92%) HTTP
7 21 (2.55%) WAN
8 17 (2.07%) Internet
9 16 (1.95%) Multicast
10 14 (1.70%) SAN
11 13 (1.58%) HTTPS
12 12 (1.46%) NetScreen
12 12 (1.46%) Intranet
13 11 (1.34%) LAN
14 10 (1.22%) Network Security
15 9 (1.09%) FCoE
15 9 (1.09%) Fibre Channel
15 9 (1.09%) VLAN
15 9 (1.09%) iSCSI
15 9 (1.09%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (6.81%) SQL Server
2 41 (4.99%) Oracle Database
3 26 (3.16%) Relational Database
4 23 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (2.68%) Oracle Database 10g
5 22 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
6 21 (2.55%) Oracle Exadata
7 18 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (1.58%) Oracle ODI
10 11 (1.34%) Oracle BI EE
11 9 (1.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 8 (0.97%) RDBMS
12 8 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (0.85%) Sybase ASE
13 7 (0.85%) OLAP
14 6 (0.73%) QlikView
14 6 (0.73%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 45 (5.47%) JIRA
2 28 (3.41%) Maven
3 16 (1.95%) Subversion
4 13 (1.58%) TeamCity
5 12 (1.46%) Git (software)
6 9 (1.09%) Ant
6 9 (1.09%) JUnit
7 5 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.61%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.49%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.49%) CruiseControl
8 4 (0.49%) Jasmine
8 4 (0.49%) Hudson
9 3 (0.36%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.36%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (0.36%) Selenium
10 2 (0.24%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.24%) NUnit
10 2 (0.24%) TestComplete
10 2 (0.24%) Cucumber
General
1 822 (100.00%) Finance
2 269 (32.73%) Banking
3 110 (13.38%) Investment Banking
4 76 (9.25%) Front Office
5 30 (3.65%) Retail
6 20 (2.43%) Telecoms
7 15 (1.82%) Legal
8 10 (1.22%) Retail Banking
9 9 (1.09%) Billing
10 8 (0.97%) Back Office
11 7 (0.85%) Marketing
12 4 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.36%) French Language
13 3 (0.36%) German Language
14 2 (0.24%) Advertising
14 2 (0.24%) Law
14 2 (0.24%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.24%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.12%) International Banking
15 1 (0.12%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 216 (26.28%) Analyst
2 171 (20.80%) Developer
3 73 (8.88%) Business Analyst
4 62 (7.54%) Project Manager
5 39 (4.74%) Java Developer
6 38 (4.62%) Consultant
7 32 (3.89%) Operations Analyst
8 29 (3.53%) Architect
9 24 (2.92%) Data Analyst
10 23 (2.80%) Support Analyst
11 22 (2.68%) DBA
11 22 (2.68%) C++ Developer
12 20 (2.43%) Network Engineer
13 19 (2.31%) Desktop Support
14 17 (2.07%) MI Analyst
14 17 (2.07%) Linux Engineer
15 15 (1.82%) Senior Analyst
16 14 (1.70%) .NET Developer
16 14 (1.70%) Oracle DBA
17 13 (1.58%) Resourcer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (6.20%) .NET
2 42 (5.11%) XML
3 41 (4.99%) HTML
4 38 (4.62%) Middleware
5 34 (4.14%) CSS
6 27 (3.28%) Web Services
6 27 (3.28%) Spring
7 25 (3.04%) ASP.NET
7 25 (3.04%) WebSphere MQ
8 24 (2.92%) JMS
9 21 (2.55%) SOAP
10 19 (2.31%) J2EE
11 17 (2.07%) jQuery
12 15 (1.82%) HTML5
13 13 (1.58%) REST
13 13 (1.58%) RESTful
14 12 (1.46%) FIX Protocol
15 11 (1.34%) AngularJS
16 10 (1.22%) JDBC
16 10 (1.22%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 185 (22.51%) Hedge funds
2 94 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (5.72%) Management Information System
4 37 (4.50%) Equities
5 34 (4.14%) Clustering
6 31 (3.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 29 (3.53%) Fixed Income
7 29 (3.53%) Derivative
8 24 (2.92%) User Experience
9 22 (2.68%) Credit Risk
10 18 (2.19%) Blackberry
11 14 (1.70%) Market Risk
12 13 (1.58%) Tandem
13 12 (1.46%) Mainframe
13 12 (1.46%) Reference Data
13 12 (1.46%) Computer Science
13 12 (1.46%) SWIFT
14 11 (1.34%) AS400
15 10 (1.22%) Client/Server
15 10 (1.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 180 (21.90%) UNIX
2 128 (15.57%) Windows
3 125 (15.21%) Linux
4 36 (4.38%) Windows 7
5 23 (2.80%) Windows XP
5 23 (2.80%) Solaris
6 21 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (2.43%) SELinux
8 17 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (1.09%) VMS
10 7 (0.85%) SUSE
10 7 (0.85%) AIX
10 7 (0.85%) zOS
11 3 (0.36%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.36%) Android
12 2 (0.24%) HPUX
13 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (14.23%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (9.00%) Project Management
3 58 (7.06%) Migration
4 57 (6.93%) Business Analysis
5 56 (6.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 48 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
7 43 (5.23%) SOA
8 42 (5.11%) Change Management
9 41 (4.99%) TDD
10 39 (4.74%) Asset Management
10 39 (4.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 39 (4.74%) Risk Management
11 38 (4.62%) Data Analysis
11 38 (4.62%) ITIL
12 34 (4.14%) Configuration Management
13 33 (4.01%) Data Management
14 31 (3.77%) OO
14 31 (3.77%) Scrum
14 31 (3.77%) Workflow
15 29 (3.53%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 176 (21.41%) SQL
2 99 (12.04%) Java
3 52 (6.33%) C#
4 41 (4.99%) Bash Shell
5 40 (4.87%) Python
6 36 (4.38%) JavaScript
7 35 (4.26%) Ruby
8 28 (3.41%) Shell Script
8 28 (3.41%) C++
9 25 (3.04%) T-SQL
10 23 (2.80%) Perl
11 21 (2.55%) C
12 20 (2.43%) PL/SQL
13 17 (2.07%) PowerShell
14 16 (1.95%) VBA
15 14 (1.70%) VB
16 11 (1.34%) Jython
17 10 (1.22%) Scala
18 9 (1.09%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
18 9 (1.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (4.62%) Degree
2 21 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (2.31%) CISSP
4 15 (1.82%) CCNP
5 13 (1.58%) CISM
6 12 (1.46%) ISEB
7 11 (1.34%) PMI Certification
8 8 (0.97%) PMP
9 7 (0.85%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.85%) JNCIS
9 7 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (0.85%) CISA
9 7 (0.85%) CCIE
9 7 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.73%) CCA
11 5 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.49%) CCNA
13 3 (0.36%) CCSE
13 3 (0.36%) CCSA
13 3 (0.36%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.65%) SLA
2 24 (2.92%) Data Quality
3 15 (1.82%) QA
4 8 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.85%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.49%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.49%) Basel III
8 3 (0.36%) COBIT
9 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.12%) COREP
9 1 (0.12%) FINREP
9 1 (0.12%) P3O
9 1 (0.12%) FATCA
System Software
1 79 (9.61%) Active Directory
2 48 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (4.01%) Oracle RAC
4 13 (1.58%) vSphere
5 9 (1.09%) vCloud
5 9 (1.09%) NFS
6 8 (0.97%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.49%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 4 (0.49%) Xen
7 4 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.36%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.36%) SRDF
8 3 (0.36%) KVM
9 2 (0.24%) HDFS
9 2 (0.24%) RACF
9 2 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.24%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.24%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.24%) XenApp
10 1 (0.12%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 36 (4.38%) Control-M
2 31 (3.77%) NetBackup
3 24 (2.92%) Tivoli
3 24 (2.92%) Puppet
4 18 (2.19%) Backup Exec
5 15 (1.82%) SCOM
6 13 (1.58%) Data Guard
7 12 (1.46%) Nagios
7 12 (1.46%) OpenView
8 10 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (1.09%) HP SIM
9 9 (1.09%) Oracle Identity Management
9 9 (1.09%) EMC NetWorker
9 9 (1.09%) ARCserve
9 9 (1.09%) Legato
10 8 (0.97%) Tivoli NetView
10 8 (0.97%) Netcool
10 8 (0.97%) BMC PATROL
11 6 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 6 (0.73%) DameWare
Vendors
1 122 (14.84%) Microsoft
2 118 (14.36%) Oracle
3 56 (6.81%) IBM
4 55 (6.69%) Remedy
4 55 (6.69%) VMware
5 54 (6.57%) HP
6 36 (4.38%) Cisco
7 32 (3.89%) Veritas
8 29 (3.53%) F5
9 24 (2.92%) BMC
10 23 (2.80%) Citrix
11 22 (2.68%) Reuters
11 22 (2.68%) Bloomberg
11 22 (2.68%) Sybase
12 21 (2.55%) Red Hat
13 20 (2.43%) Altiris
14 18 (2.19%) EMC
15 17 (2.07%) Fidessa
16 16 (1.95%) CheckPoint
17 15 (1.82%) Tableau
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Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
QUANTICA
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £15.00 - £16.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £451 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £470 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £440 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Docklands
iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + DOE
Posted: 9 days ago