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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Institution
Rank 324 205 214
Rank change year-on-year
-119 +9
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 300 511 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.99% 0.90%
As % of the General category 1.42% 2.42% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 259 300
Average daily rate
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£450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £254 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £600 £636
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 4
Average hourly rate £9.17 £9.90 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.37% -60.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.89 £8.74 £19.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £125.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.13 £9.88 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-7.51% -64.09%

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
21157 21159 20450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.35% 41.00% 41.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 13773 13366 12040
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 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 477 570 781
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £21.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +0.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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
England -118 295 £450 - 132
London -66 236 £475 +5.55% 114
City of London -5 86 £475 +5.55% 46
South East -31 19 £408 +16.23% 4
North West -15 10 £325 +6.16% 7
South West -26 9 £371 -4.80% 2
Manchester -4 6 £450 +200.00% 2
Yorkshire -6 6 £400 +6.66%
West Yorkshire -7 6 £400 +6.66%
East of England -15 6 £425 +240.00% 4
Surrey -5 5 £425 -10.52% 3
Buckinghamshire -16 5 £288 -
Berkshire +4 4 £450 +200.00%
Cambridgeshire -8 4 £425 +240.00%
Bristol -13 4 £351 -6.33% 1
Scotland -17 4 £339 -3.21% 2
Leeds - 4 £388 -
Canary Wharf +2 3 £450 -10.00%
East Midlands -12 3 - - 1
West Midlands -18 3 £345 -13.75%
Milton Keynes -18 3 - -
Edinburgh -25 3 £375 +7.14% 1
Reading +18 2 £350 +133.50%
Birmingham -3 2 £340 -35.23%
Hampshire -20 2 £295 -5.60% 1
Romford - 2 £650 -
Wiltshire - 2 £489 -
Swindon - 2 £489 -
Docklands, London +11 1 - - 2
Knutsford +2 1 - -

Financial Institution
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 759 (100.00%) Finance
2 280 (36.89%) Banking
3 152 (20.03%) SQL
4 128 (16.86%) UNIX
5 119 (15.68%) Hedge funds
6 111 (14.62%) Investment Banking
6 111 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
7 110 (14.49%) Linux
8 103 (13.57%) Windows
9 101 (13.31%) Oracle
10 95 (12.52%) Analytical Skills
11 94 (12.38%) Microsoft
12 91 (11.99%) Java
13 74 (9.75%) Project Management
14 71 (9.35%) MS Excel
15 67 (8.83%) Front Office
16 59 (7.77%) Migration
17 56 (7.38%) Business Analysis
18 53 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
19 52 (6.85%) User Acceptance Testing
20 50 (6.59%) MS Office
21 49 (6.46%) XML
22 48 (6.32%) .NET
22 48 (6.32%) Management Information System
23 47 (6.19%) C#
24 46 (6.06%) Active Directory
24 46 (6.06%) Degree
25 45 (5.93%) Retail
26 43 (5.67%) ITIL
27 42 (5.53%) WebLogic

Financial Institution
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 42 (5.53%) WebLogic
2 33 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 24 (3.16%) SAS
4 21 (2.77%) CMS
4 21 (2.77%) SharePoint
5 14 (1.84%) MS Exchange
6 11 (1.45%) IIS
7 10 (1.32%) Oracle Service Bus
7 10 (1.32%) WebLogic Portal
8 9 (1.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 9 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (1.19%) Node.js
8 9 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (1.19%) Adobe CQ
9 8 (1.05%) Lync
9 8 (1.05%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (0.92%) Apache
11 6 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (0.79%) JBoss
Applications
1 71 (9.35%) MS Excel
2 50 (6.59%) MS Office
3 28 (3.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (2.24%) MS Project
5 10 (1.32%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.40%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.26%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.13%) SPSS
8 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 22 (2.90%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (1.45%) Oracle Cash Management
3 10 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (1.19%) Documaker
4 9 (1.19%) Oracle FAH
5 8 (1.05%) RMDS
6 7 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.79%) assyst
7 6 (0.79%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
8 4 (0.53%) IntelliMatch
8 4 (0.53%) Markit EDM
9 3 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.26%) Eagle PACE
10 2 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.26%) HiPortfolio
10 2 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
11 1 (0.13%) Summit
11 1 (0.13%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.79%) PaaS
3 5 (0.66%) IaaS
4 4 (0.53%) SaaS
5 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (5.53%) Firewall
2 34 (4.48%) DNS
3 31 (4.08%) TCP/IP
4 20 (2.64%) SSL
5 17 (2.24%) VPN
6 16 (2.11%) HTTP
7 15 (1.98%) WAN
8 14 (1.84%) Internet
9 12 (1.58%) Network Security
9 12 (1.58%) HTTPS
9 12 (1.58%) Intranet
9 12 (1.58%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (1.45%) SAN
11 10 (1.32%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (1.32%) NetScreen
12 9 (1.19%) DHCP
13 8 (1.05%) Multicast
13 8 (1.05%) LAN
13 8 (1.05%) BGP
13 8 (1.05%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (4.87%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.22%) Oracle Database
3 25 (3.29%) Relational Database
4 20 (2.64%) Oracle Database 11g
4 20 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (2.11%) Oracle ODI
6 14 (1.84%) Oracle Exadata
7 13 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (1.45%) Oracle BI EE
8 11 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (1.32%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 10 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (1.19%) Hadoop
11 7 (0.92%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.79%) OLAP
12 6 (0.79%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (0.66%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 34 (4.48%) JIRA
2 27 (3.56%) Maven
3 18 (2.37%) Subversion
4 12 (1.58%) TeamCity
5 11 (1.45%) Git (software)
6 10 (1.32%) Ant
7 9 (1.19%) JUnit
8 5 (0.66%) Hudson
8 5 (0.66%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.66%) Jasmine
9 4 (0.53%) Selenium
9 4 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.53%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.53%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.53%) CruiseControl
10 3 (0.40%) NUnit
10 3 (0.40%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.26%) TestComplete
11 2 (0.26%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (0.26%) Moq
General
1 759 (100.00%) Finance
2 280 (36.89%) Banking
3 111 (14.62%) Investment Banking
4 67 (8.83%) Front Office
5 45 (5.93%) Retail
6 26 (3.43%) Telecoms
7 24 (3.16%) Retail Banking
8 17 (2.24%) Legal
9 11 (1.45%) Billing
10 7 (0.92%) Marketing
11 4 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (0.53%) Back Office
11 4 (0.53%) Law
12 2 (0.26%) German Language
12 2 (0.26%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.26%) Advertising
13 1 (0.13%) Electronics
13 1 (0.13%) French Language
13 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.13%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 205 (27.01%) Analyst
2 147 (19.37%) Developer
3 73 (9.62%) Project Manager
4 64 (8.43%) Business Analyst
5 37 (4.87%) Architect
6 36 (4.74%) Consultant
7 32 (4.22%) Java Developer
8 31 (4.08%) Data Analyst
9 19 (2.50%) MI Analyst
10 18 (2.37%) Network Engineer
11 17 (2.24%) Systems Analyst
12 16 (2.11%) Support Analyst
12 16 (2.11%) Support Engineer
12 16 (2.11%) Operations Analyst
13 14 (1.84%) C++ Developer
14 13 (1.71%) Desktop Support
14 13 (1.71%) Banking Business Analyst
15 12 (1.58%) Programme Manager
15 12 (1.58%) Security Analyst
15 12 (1.58%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (6.46%) XML
2 48 (6.32%) .NET
3 40 (5.27%) HTML
4 38 (5.01%) Middleware
5 31 (4.08%) CSS
6 24 (3.16%) Web Services
7 23 (3.03%) Spring
8 21 (2.77%) SOAP
8 21 (2.77%) JMS
9 20 (2.64%) FIX Protocol
10 19 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ
10 19 (2.50%) ASP.NET
11 18 (2.37%) J2EE
12 17 (2.24%) HTML5
13 14 (1.84%) RESTful
14 13 (1.71%) REST
15 12 (1.58%) CSS3
15 12 (1.58%) Oracle Fusion
16 11 (1.45%) WebCenter
16 11 (1.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 119 (15.68%) Hedge funds
2 95 (12.52%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (6.32%) Management Information System
4 35 (4.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 34 (4.48%) Equities
6 32 (4.22%) Derivative
7 30 (3.95%) Fixed Income
8 23 (3.03%) Clustering
8 23 (3.03%) SWIFT
9 22 (2.90%) Credit Risk
10 21 (2.77%) User Experience
10 21 (2.77%) Computer Science
11 19 (2.50%) Reference Data
12 14 (1.84%) Market Risk
13 13 (1.71%) Blackberry
14 10 (1.32%) Equity Derivative
14 10 (1.32%) Oracle Exalogic
14 10 (1.32%) Mainframe
15 9 (1.19%) Credit Derivative
15 9 (1.19%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 128 (16.86%) UNIX
2 110 (14.49%) Linux
3 103 (13.57%) Windows
4 31 (4.08%) Windows 7
5 24 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (2.77%) Windows XP
7 20 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (1.45%) SUSE
9 11 (1.45%) Solaris
10 6 (0.79%) Android
11 5 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.53%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.26%) AIX
13 2 (0.26%) VMS
13 2 (0.26%) zOS
14 1 (0.13%) MVS
14 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (9.75%) Project Management
3 59 (7.77%) Migration
4 56 (7.38%) Business Analysis
5 53 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 52 (6.85%) User Acceptance Testing
7 43 (5.67%) ITIL
8 41 (5.40%) Change Management
8 41 (5.40%) Scrum
8 41 (5.40%) OO
9 40 (5.27%) Data Analysis
10 39 (5.14%) TDD
11 38 (5.01%) SOA
12 37 (4.87%) Business Intelligence
13 32 (4.22%) Data Modelling
14 29 (3.82%) Asset Management
15 28 (3.69%) Data Management
16 27 (3.56%) Information Security
16 27 (3.56%) Workflow
17 26 (3.43%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 152 (20.03%) SQL
2 91 (11.99%) Java
3 47 (6.19%) C#
4 35 (4.61%) Bash Shell
5 31 (4.08%) Python
5 31 (4.08%) JavaScript
6 30 (3.95%) Shell Script
7 24 (3.16%) Ruby
7 24 (3.16%) Perl
8 22 (2.90%) C++
9 18 (2.37%) T-SQL
9 18 (2.37%) PL/SQL
10 11 (1.45%) C
10 11 (1.45%) PowerShell
11 10 (1.32%) VBA
11 10 (1.32%) Jython
12 9 (1.19%) PHP
12 9 (1.19%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 9 (1.19%) Scala
13 6 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (6.06%) Degree
2 23 (3.03%) CISSP
3 17 (2.24%) CISM
4 15 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (1.58%) ISEB
6 11 (1.45%) CISA
6 11 (1.45%) PMI Certification
7 10 (1.32%) CCNP
7 10 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (1.19%) PMP
9 7 (0.92%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.79%) CISMP
10 6 (0.79%) CCA
11 5 (0.66%) MCSE
11 5 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.53%) JNCIS
12 4 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (0.53%) CCIE
12 4 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.40%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.16%) Data Quality
2 18 (2.37%) QA
3 14 (1.84%) SLA
4 9 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.92%) Basel III
5 7 (0.92%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.66%) COBIT
7 4 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
7 4 (0.53%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.40%) COREP
8 3 (0.40%) FINREP
9 1 (0.13%) BS7799
9 1 (0.13%) Basel II
9 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.13%) P3O
9 1 (0.13%) FATCA
9 1 (0.13%) CRD IV
System Software
1 46 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 26 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (2.64%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (0.79%) vSphere
5 6 (0.79%) XenApp
6 5 (0.66%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.66%) NFS
6 5 (0.66%) Xen
7 4 (0.53%) vCloud
8 3 (0.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 3 (0.40%) XenServer
8 3 (0.40%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.26%) HDFS
9 2 (0.26%) KVM
9 2 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.26%) RACF
9 2 (0.26%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.13%) Samba
Systems Management
1 19 (2.50%) Control-M
2 17 (2.24%) Puppet
3 16 (2.11%) Tivoli
4 13 (1.71%) NetBackup
5 12 (1.58%) SELinux
5 12 (1.58%) Backup Exec
6 11 (1.45%) SCCM
7 9 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (1.19%) Oracle Identity Management
8 7 (0.92%) SCOM
9 6 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 6 (0.79%) OpenView
10 5 (0.66%) HP SIM
11 4 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (0.40%) DameWare
12 3 (0.40%) Legato
12 3 (0.40%) Data Guard
13 2 (0.26%) WSUS
13 2 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
13 2 (0.26%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 101 (13.31%) Oracle
2 94 (12.38%) Microsoft
3 36 (4.74%) VMware
4 34 (4.48%) Remedy
5 32 (4.22%) IBM
6 28 (3.69%) HP
7 27 (3.56%) Cisco
8 24 (3.16%) Red Hat
9 22 (2.90%) Citrix
10 19 (2.50%) F5
11 18 (2.37%) Sybase
11 18 (2.37%) CheckPoint
12 17 (2.24%) Informatica
13 16 (2.11%) Veritas
14 15 (1.98%) Reuters
14 15 (1.98%) Bloomberg
15 14 (1.84%) TIBCO
16 13 (1.71%) NetApp
16 13 (1.71%) 29West
17 12 (1.58%) Tableau
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
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Rate: £350 to £400 p/day
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