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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Institution
Rank 284 246 226
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -20
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 434 479 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.86% 0.87%
As % of the General category 1.84% 2.23% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 236 311
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £305 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 7
Average hourly rate £21.53 £9.57 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.86% -52.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £9.57 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+124.86% -12.97%

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
23567 21477 22431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.24% 38.62% 42.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 14997 13175 13869
Average daily rate £433 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.70% -5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 646 527 595
Average hourly rate £23.75 £21.15 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.29% -3.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.00 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 28 August 2015.

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
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 28 August 2015. 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 -50 386 £475 - 134
London -29 297 £500 - 106
City of London 0 76 £525 +5.00% 35
Scotland +28 47 £400 +14.28% 6
South East -36 27 £525 +39.53% 5
Edinburgh +4 22 £405 +1.25% 5
East Midlands +2 18 £110 -58.87% 2
Yorkshire -15 17 £500 +14.28% 3
South West -3 16 £425 +30.76% 5
Glasgow +12 15 £400 +14.28% 1
Milton Keynes -11 13 £375 -11.76%
Buckinghamshire -18 13 £375 -11.76%
Leicestershire +8 11 £100 -
Derby +4 9 £110 -
Derbyshire 0 9 £110 -
Basingstoke -2 9 £541 +60.37%
Hampshire -9 9 £541 +60.37%
North West -34 8 £398 +22.30% 3
North Yorkshire - 8 £500 - 1
Harrogate - 8 £500 -
West Yorkshire -17 7 £425 -2.85% 2
Docklands, London -1 6 £500 -
Berkshire -2 5 £558 +23.88% 1
Kegworth -3 5 £110 -
Manchester -21 4 £370 -1.33% 3
Gloucestershire - 4 £438 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £488 -
Paddington - 4 £558 -
Gloucester - 4 £438 - 1
West Midlands 0 3 £200 -71.42% 5

Financial Institution
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 821 (100.00%) Finance
2 264 (32.16%) Banking
3 157 (19.12%) SQL
4 127 (15.47%) Windows
5 122 (14.86%) Oracle
6 119 (14.49%) MS Excel
7 118 (14.37%) Microsoft
8 109 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
9 102 (12.42%) Java
10 93 (11.33%) UNIX
11 91 (11.08%) SQL Server
12 88 (10.72%) Project Management
13 85 (10.35%) Agile Software Development
14 75 (9.14%) Linux
15 71 (8.65%) Front Office
16 70 (8.53%) MS Office
17 69 (8.40%) Migration
17 69 (8.40%) Hedge funds
18 66 (8.04%) Investment Banking
19 65 (7.92%) Active Directory
20 61 (7.43%) JavaScript
20 61 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
21 60 (7.31%) Business Analysis
22 59 (7.19%) .NET
23 58 (7.06%) ITIL
24 56 (6.82%) C#
25 52 (6.33%) XML
26 50 (6.09%) IBM
27 49 (5.97%) Retail
28 48 (5.85%) Asset Management

Financial Institution
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 24 (2.92%) WebSphere
2 23 (2.80%) SharePoint
3 19 (2.31%) SAS
4 17 (2.07%) MS Exchange
5 15 (1.83%) WebLogic
6 10 (1.22%) Apache
7 9 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (0.97%) CMS
8 8 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
9 7 (0.85%) JBoss
10 5 (0.61%) FileNet
10 5 (0.61%) Node.js
11 4 (0.49%) AquaLogic
11 4 (0.49%) LiveLink
12 3 (0.37%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.37%) Oracle Service Bus
13 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.24%) Drupal
Applications
1 119 (14.49%) MS Excel
2 70 (8.53%) MS Office
3 38 (4.63%) MS Project
4 24 (2.92%) MS Visio
5 15 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (1.58%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.46%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.73%) Summit
4 6 (0.73%) BASE24
4 6 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.61%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.61%) Oracle Assets
5 5 (0.61%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 4 (0.49%) Eagle PACE
6 4 (0.49%) Global PAYplus
6 4 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.37%) MultiFonds
8 2 (0.24%) SimCorp Dimension
8 2 (0.24%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.12%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.97%) PaaS
2 6 (0.73%) Office 365
3 5 (0.61%) SaaS
4 4 (0.49%) OneDrive
5 3 (0.37%) Force.com
5 3 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.12%) Taleo
7 1 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.05%) Firewall
2 23 (2.80%) ATM
3 22 (2.68%) WAN
4 19 (2.31%) LAN
5 18 (2.19%) DNS
6 17 (2.07%) Internet
7 13 (1.58%) DHCP
8 11 (1.34%) SSL
8 11 (1.34%) BGP
8 11 (1.34%) Wireless
8 11 (1.34%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (1.22%) Network Security
9 10 (1.22%) VPN
10 9 (1.10%) SAN
10 9 (1.10%) HTTP
11 8 (0.97%) TCP/IP
11 8 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (0.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 7 (0.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 7 (0.85%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (11.08%) SQL Server
2 38 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
3 37 (4.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (4.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (4.26%) Relational Database
6 27 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (2.07%) BusinessObjects
8 17 (2.07%) Oracle Database
9 15 (1.83%) RDBMS
10 13 (1.58%) OLAP
11 11 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
12 10 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (1.10%) MS Access
13 9 (1.10%) NoSQL
14 7 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
14 7 (0.85%) Big Data
14 7 (0.85%) UniData
15 5 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (1.83%) JIRA
2 14 (1.71%) Maven
3 13 (1.58%) Subversion
4 9 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (0.85%) JUnit
5 7 (0.85%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.73%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.61%) Selenium
7 5 (0.61%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.49%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.49%) Lombardi
8 4 (0.49%) VisualAge
8 4 (0.49%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 3 (0.37%) Toad
9 3 (0.37%) jMock
10 2 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.24%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.24%) Mockito
10 2 (0.24%) Xcode
10 2 (0.24%) ClearCase
General
1 821 (100.00%) Finance
2 264 (32.16%) Banking
3 71 (8.65%) Front Office
4 66 (8.04%) Investment Banking
5 49 (5.97%) Retail
6 15 (1.83%) Advertising
7 14 (1.71%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.71%) Legal
8 13 (1.58%) Retail Banking
9 10 (1.22%) Marketing
9 10 (1.22%) Back Office
10 9 (1.10%) Corporate Banking
11 6 (0.73%) General Ledger
12 5 (0.61%) Law
13 3 (0.37%) Billing
13 3 (0.37%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.24%) German Language
14 2 (0.24%) Publishing
15 1 (0.12%) Games
15 1 (0.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 237 (28.87%) Analyst
2 189 (23.02%) Developer
3 97 (11.81%) Business Analyst
4 84 (10.23%) Project Manager
5 48 (5.85%) Architect
6 47 (5.72%) Consultant
7 37 (4.51%) Java Developer
8 32 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
9 25 (3.05%) Senior Analyst
10 24 (2.92%) Administrator
10 24 (2.92%) Service Analyst
11 22 (2.68%) Senior Developer
11 22 (2.68%) Support Analyst
12 21 (2.56%) SQL Developer
13 19 (2.31%) Data Analyst
14 17 (2.07%) Support Engineer
14 17 (2.07%) Senior Business Analyst
15 16 (1.95%) Designer
16 15 (1.83%) Service Desk Analyst
17 14 (1.71%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (7.19%) .NET
2 52 (6.33%) XML
3 41 (4.99%) HTML
4 37 (4.51%) Web Services
5 30 (3.65%) Middleware
6 29 (3.53%) Spring
7 27 (3.29%) HTML5
8 25 (3.05%) CSS
9 23 (2.80%) SOAP
10 20 (2.44%) FIX Protocol
11 19 (2.31%) JMS
12 16 (1.95%) CSS3
13 14 (1.71%) AngularJS
13 14 (1.71%) J2EE
14 12 (1.46%) Hibernate
14 12 (1.46%) .NET Framework
14 12 (1.46%) Entity Framework
14 12 (1.46%) REST
15 11 (1.34%) MDX
15 11 (1.34%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 109 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (8.40%) Hedge funds
3 45 (5.48%) Data Centre
4 39 (4.75%) Fixed Income
5 35 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 35 (4.26%) Derivative
6 32 (3.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 20 (2.44%) Computer Science
8 18 (2.19%) Equities
9 13 (1.58%) CMDB
10 12 (1.46%) Credit Risk
10 12 (1.46%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 11 (1.34%) PKI
11 11 (1.34%) Mainframe
11 11 (1.34%) SWIFT
12 10 (1.22%) Data Structures
12 10 (1.22%) Blackberry
12 10 (1.22%) Market Risk
13 9 (1.10%) Reference Data
14 8 (0.97%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 127 (15.47%) Windows
2 93 (11.33%) UNIX
3 75 (9.14%) Linux
4 42 (5.12%) Windows 7
5 26 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (3.05%) Solaris
7 19 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (2.07%) Windows XP
9 12 (1.46%) AIX
10 10 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (1.10%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.97%) Android
13 6 (0.73%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.61%) zOS
15 4 (0.49%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.37%) Data ONTAP
16 3 (0.37%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
18 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (10.72%) Project Management
2 85 (10.35%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (8.40%) Migration
4 61 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 60 (7.31%) Business Analysis
6 58 (7.06%) ITIL
7 48 (5.85%) Asset Management
8 46 (5.60%) Risk Management
9 45 (5.48%) SDLC
10 41 (4.99%) Analytics
10 41 (4.99%) OO
10 41 (4.99%) Change Management
11 37 (4.51%) Information Security
12 35 (4.26%) Data Management
13 34 (4.14%) Business Intelligence
14 31 (3.78%) Data Analysis
15 30 (3.65%) User Acceptance Testing
16 26 (3.17%) Workflow
16 26 (3.17%) ETL
17 23 (2.80%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 157 (19.12%) SQL
2 102 (12.42%) Java
3 61 (7.43%) JavaScript
4 56 (6.82%) C#
5 39 (4.75%) C++
6 33 (4.02%) VBA
7 31 (3.78%) Perl
8 30 (3.65%) PL/SQL
9 29 (3.53%) T-SQL
10 24 (2.92%) PowerShell
11 20 (2.44%) Shell Script
11 20 (2.44%) Python
12 15 (1.83%) C
13 13 (1.58%) Bash Shell
14 12 (1.46%) VBScript
15 8 (0.97%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.49%) Korn
17 3 (0.37%) Scala
17 3 (0.37%) Apex Code
17 3 (0.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (4.75%) Degree
2 14 (1.71%) CISSP
3 11 (1.34%) CISA
4 9 (1.10%) CISM
4 9 (1.10%) ISEB
5 8 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.97%) PMI Certification
6 6 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (0.73%) CCSA
6 6 (0.73%) CCSE
7 5 (0.61%) PhD
8 4 (0.49%) CCIE
8 4 (0.49%) RHCE
9 3 (0.37%) MCSE
9 3 (0.37%) JNCIP
9 3 (0.37%) JNCIE
9 3 (0.37%) GCIA
9 3 (0.37%) GCIH
10 2 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.90%) SLA
2 27 (3.29%) QA
3 15 (1.83%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (1.22%) COBIT
5 8 (0.97%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.85%) EMIR
7 6 (0.73%) FATCA
7 6 (0.73%) COSO
8 5 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.37%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.12%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.12%) UCITS
11 1 (0.12%) GCP
11 1 (0.12%) MiFID
11 1 (0.12%) Basel II
11 1 (0.12%) IAS 39
11 1 (0.12%) Basel III
11 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 65 (7.92%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.85%) XenApp
3 7 (0.85%) XenDesktop
3 7 (0.85%) Terminal Services
4 4 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.37%) NFS
5 3 (0.37%) RACF
5 3 (0.37%) OCFS2
5 3 (0.37%) GlusterFS
5 3 (0.37%) GFS2
6 2 (0.24%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.24%) Squid
7 1 (0.12%) NLBS
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.12%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (3.41%) SCCM
2 13 (1.58%) Control-M
3 9 (1.10%) Puppet
4 7 (0.85%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.61%) SCOM
5 5 (0.61%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.37%) yum
7 3 (0.37%) DameWare
7 3 (0.37%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.37%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.37%) SELinux
8 2 (0.24%) zSecure
8 2 (0.24%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.24%) WSUS
9 1 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.12%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.12%) OpenSSO
9 1 (0.12%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.12%) OpenView
Vendors
1 122 (14.86%) Oracle
2 118 (14.37%) Microsoft
3 50 (6.09%) IBM
4 34 (4.14%) VMware
5 30 (3.65%) Cisco
6 29 (3.53%) Citrix
7 20 (2.44%) Remedy
8 19 (2.31%) Red Hat
8 19 (2.31%) Sybase
9 17 (2.07%) Bloomberg
10 14 (1.71%) Informatica
11 13 (1.58%) HP
12 12 (1.46%) Calypso
13 11 (1.34%) BMC
13 11 (1.34%) F5
14 9 (1.10%) OpenText
15 8 (0.97%) Altiris
15 8 (0.97%) Symantec
15 8 (0.97%) Tableau
15 8 (0.97%) CheckPoint
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Rate: £600 - £620 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Professionals in Law
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £750.00 - £830.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Banbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £425 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucester
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £420 - £460 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Mason Frank
Posted: 15 days ago