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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Institution
Rank 294 255 225
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -30
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 396 439 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.83% 0.85%
As % of the General category 1.79% 2.15% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 227 254
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Average hourly rate £10.30 £9.94 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.62% -44.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.30 £9.94 £11.38
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -12.61%

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
22180 20430 21265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.72% 38.60% 43.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14229 12729 12946
Average daily rate £425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £605 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 559 634
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.80 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £42.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -62 345 £450 -5.26% 156
London -64 250 £475 - 101
City of London -3 85 £475 - 57
Scotland +25 41 £375 +15.38% 12
South East -15 31 £400 +6.52% 5
East Midlands +15 25 £115 - 5
Edinburgh +5 18 £369 +13.46% 6
Leicestershire +16 17 £105 -
Glasgow +11 14 £375 +1.69% 3
Milton Keynes -3 12 £375 -9.09% 2
Buckinghamshire -3 12 £375 -9.09% 2
South West -3 12 £423 +12.66% 11
Yorkshire -15 11 £388 -8.82% 14
Basingstoke +12 10 £400 +50.94%
Hampshire +5 10 £400 +33.33%
Berkshire - 8 £488 - 1
South Yorkshire - 8 £413 -
Bristol +2 7 £423 -0.58% 3
Derbyshire 0 7 £115 - 3
Derby -1 7 £115 - 3
Sheffield - 7 - -
East of England +2 5 £438 +35.03% 2
West Midlands +2 4 £325 - 4
North West -20 4 £325 -17.72% 14
Slough - 4 £481 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £438 - 2
Gloucester - 4 £438 - 2
West Yorkshire -21 3 £363 -14.70% 8
Kegworth -7 2 £105 -
Manchester -7 2 - - 3

Financial Institution
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 791 (100.00%) Finance
2 242 (30.59%) Banking
3 159 (20.10%) SQL
4 131 (16.56%) MS Excel
5 126 (15.93%) Windows
6 114 (14.41%) Microsoft
7 108 (13.65%) Analytical Skills
8 103 (13.02%) UNIX
9 100 (12.64%) Java
10 94 (11.88%) Agile Software Development
11 92 (11.63%) Project Management
12 88 (11.13%) Oracle
13 82 (10.37%) Linux
14 74 (9.36%) SQL Server
15 72 (9.10%) MS Office
16 69 (8.72%) Investment Banking
17 67 (8.47%) ITIL
18 65 (8.22%) Front Office
19 62 (7.84%) Active Directory
19 62 (7.84%) Hedge funds
20 56 (7.08%) Business Analysis
21 55 (6.95%) XML
21 55 (6.95%) Migration
22 52 (6.57%) JavaScript
23 51 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
24 50 (6.32%) HTML
25 49 (6.19%) IBM
26 48 (6.07%) .NET
27 45 (5.69%) Degree
27 45 (5.69%) SDLC

Financial Institution
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 31 (3.92%) WebSphere
2 25 (3.16%) SharePoint
3 24 (3.03%) WebLogic
4 20 (2.53%) SAS
5 18 (2.28%) JBoss
6 15 (1.90%) MS Exchange
6 15 (1.90%) Tomcat
7 10 (1.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (1.26%) FileNet
8 9 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (1.01%) Node.js
10 7 (0.88%) CMS
10 7 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.51%) WebSphere Process Server
12 4 (0.51%) AquaLogic
12 4 (0.51%) Apache
12 4 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.38%) LiveLink
13 3 (0.38%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 131 (16.56%) MS Excel
2 72 (9.10%) MS Office
3 44 (5.56%) MS Project
4 23 (2.91%) MS Visio
4 23 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.25%) SPSS
7 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 14 (1.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 12 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (1.01%) Summit
5 7 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
6 6 (0.76%) BASE24
7 4 (0.51%) Markit EDM
8 3 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.38%) RMDS
8 3 (0.38%) assyst
8 3 (0.38%) Eagle PACE
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.25%) thinkFolio
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle FAH
10 1 (0.13%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.63%) SaaS
2 4 (0.51%) PaaS
2 4 (0.51%) Office 365
2 4 (0.51%) OneDrive
3 3 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.38%) Force.com
3 3 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.25%) Taleo
5 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.13%) GitHub
5 1 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.92%) ATM
2 26 (3.29%) Internet
3 24 (3.03%) TCP/IP
4 21 (2.65%) WAN
5 20 (2.53%) SSL
6 19 (2.40%) Firewall
7 18 (2.28%) LAN
8 15 (1.90%) DNS
9 13 (1.64%) LDAP
9 13 (1.64%) BGP
10 11 (1.39%) VPN
11 9 (1.14%) DHCP
11 9 (1.14%) HTTP
11 9 (1.14%) Network Security
12 8 (1.01%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (1.01%) Intranet
12 8 (1.01%) EIGRP
12 8 (1.01%) Wireless
13 7 (0.88%) OSPF
13 7 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (9.36%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (3.41%) Relational Database
5 26 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (2.15%) RDBMS
8 14 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (1.14%) MS Access
10 9 (1.14%) NoSQL
10 9 (1.14%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
11 8 (1.01%) UniData
12 7 (0.88%) OLAP
12 7 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (0.63%) DB2
14 5 (0.63%) Big Data
15 4 (0.51%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (2.02%) JIRA
2 14 (1.77%) Subversion
2 14 (1.77%) Maven
3 11 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.88%) Selenium
5 6 (0.76%) Eclipse
6 5 (0.63%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.63%) Jasmine
6 5 (0.63%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.51%) Mockito
7 4 (0.51%) JUnit
7 4 (0.51%) Lombardi
8 3 (0.38%) Ant
8 3 (0.38%) Toad
8 3 (0.38%) HP UFT
8 3 (0.38%) JBehave
9 2 (0.25%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.25%) ERwin
9 2 (0.25%) ClearCase
General
1 791 (100.00%) Finance
2 242 (30.59%) Banking
3 69 (8.72%) Investment Banking
4 65 (8.22%) Front Office
5 41 (5.18%) Retail
6 16 (2.02%) Back Office
7 13 (1.64%) Legal
8 12 (1.52%) Advertising
8 12 (1.52%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.39%) Marketing
10 8 (1.01%) Retail Banking
11 7 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.38%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.38%) Law
13 2 (0.25%) Billing
13 2 (0.25%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.25%) German Language
13 2 (0.25%) Publishing
14 1 (0.13%) Games
14 1 (0.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 244 (30.85%) Analyst
2 164 (20.73%) Developer
3 85 (10.75%) Business Analyst
4 79 (9.99%) Project Manager
5 48 (6.07%) Architect
6 34 (4.30%) Consultant
7 29 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
8 28 (3.54%) Data Analyst
9 27 (3.41%) Service Analyst
10 25 (3.16%) Senior Analyst
11 23 (2.91%) Java Developer
12 21 (2.65%) Senior Developer
13 20 (2.53%) Administrator
14 19 (2.40%) Support Analyst
14 19 (2.40%) SQL Developer
15 16 (2.02%) Team Leader
15 16 (2.02%) Service Desk Analyst
15 16 (2.02%) Support Engineer
16 15 (1.90%) Test Analyst
16 15 (1.90%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (6.95%) XML
2 50 (6.32%) HTML
3 48 (6.07%) .NET
4 31 (3.92%) Web Services
5 30 (3.79%) HTML5
6 24 (3.03%) CSS
7 21 (2.65%) FIX Protocol
8 20 (2.53%) Middleware
9 19 (2.40%) CSS3
10 18 (2.28%) J2EE
11 17 (2.15%) Spring
12 14 (1.77%) SOAP
12 14 (1.77%) WCF
12 14 (1.77%) AngularJS
13 12 (1.52%) Entity Framework
13 12 (1.52%) .NET Framework
14 10 (1.26%) LINQ
15 8 (1.01%) WebSphere MQ
15 8 (1.01%) ASP.NET
16 7 (0.88%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 108 (13.65%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (7.84%) Hedge funds
3 43 (5.44%) Fixed Income
4 37 (4.68%) Derivative
5 36 (4.55%) Data Centre
6 34 (4.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 33 (4.17%) Management Information System
8 22 (2.78%) Equities
8 22 (2.78%) Computer Science
9 14 (1.77%) SWIFT
10 13 (1.64%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.52%) Market Risk
11 12 (1.52%) Data Structures
12 11 (1.39%) Mathematics
13 10 (1.26%) CMDB
13 10 (1.26%) Blackberry
13 10 (1.26%) Mainframe
14 9 (1.14%) PMI
14 9 (1.14%) Clustering
14 9 (1.14%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 126 (15.93%) Windows
2 103 (13.02%) UNIX
3 82 (10.37%) Linux
4 35 (4.42%) Windows 7
5 30 (3.79%) Solaris
6 26 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (2.40%) Windows XP
8 16 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (1.52%) AIX
11 6 (0.76%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.63%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.51%) Android
14 2 (0.25%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.25%) zOS
15 1 (0.13%) HPUX
15 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (11.88%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (11.63%) Project Management
3 67 (8.47%) ITIL
4 56 (7.08%) Business Analysis
5 55 (6.95%) Migration
6 51 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 45 (5.69%) SDLC
8 43 (5.44%) Data Analysis
9 41 (5.18%) Change Management
10 37 (4.68%) Asset Management
11 35 (4.42%) Analytics
12 33 (4.17%) Data Management
12 33 (4.17%) Information Security
13 32 (4.05%) OO
14 31 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
15 30 (3.79%) SOA
15 30 (3.79%) Risk Management
16 28 (3.54%) Data Modelling
17 26 (3.29%) PRINCE2
18 24 (3.03%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 159 (20.10%) SQL
2 100 (12.64%) Java
3 52 (6.57%) JavaScript
4 43 (5.44%) C#
5 29 (3.67%) VBA
6 28 (3.54%) C++
6 28 (3.54%) Perl
7 24 (3.03%) T-SQL
8 21 (2.65%) Python
9 20 (2.53%) PowerShell
10 17 (2.15%) Shell Script
10 17 (2.15%) PL/SQL
11 14 (1.77%) C
12 12 (1.52%) VBScript
12 12 (1.52%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.01%) VB
14 5 (0.63%) Korn
15 3 (0.38%) Ruby
15 3 (0.38%) Groovy
15 3 (0.38%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 45 (5.69%) Degree
2 18 (2.28%) CISSP
3 13 (1.64%) CISM
4 11 (1.39%) CISA
5 10 (1.26%) PMI Certification
6 9 (1.14%) ISEB
7 6 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.63%) CCSA
8 5 (0.63%) CCSE
9 4 (0.51%) GCIA
9 4 (0.51%) GCIH
9 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.51%) IBM Certification
10 3 (0.38%) RHCE
10 3 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.38%) PMP
10 3 (0.38%) PhD
10 3 (0.38%) CCIE
10 3 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.80%) QA
2 32 (4.05%) SLA
3 11 (1.39%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.14%) COBIT
4 9 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (1.01%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.01%) FATCA
5 8 (1.01%) EMIR
6 6 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.63%) COSO
8 2 (0.25%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.13%) MiFID
9 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.13%) Basel II
9 1 (0.13%) GCP
9 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 62 (7.84%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.88%) Terminal Services
4 5 (0.63%) vSphere
5 4 (0.51%) XenApp
6 3 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.38%) RACF
6 3 (0.38%) OCFS2
6 3 (0.38%) GlusterFS
6 3 (0.38%) GFS2
7 2 (0.25%) UAG
7 2 (0.25%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.13%) KVM
8 1 (0.13%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 22 (2.78%) SCCM
2 13 (1.64%) Control-M
3 10 (1.26%) Tivoli
4 7 (0.88%) Puppet
5 6 (0.76%) Red Hat Satellite
6 5 (0.63%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.63%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.51%) OpenView
7 4 (0.51%) CA Single Sign-On
7 4 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.38%) SCOM
8 3 (0.38%) DameWare
8 3 (0.38%) yum
8 3 (0.38%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (0.38%) SELinux
9 2 (0.25%) vMotion
9 2 (0.25%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.13%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.13%) WSUS
10 1 (0.13%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 114 (14.41%) Microsoft
2 88 (11.13%) Oracle
3 49 (6.19%) IBM
4 27 (3.41%) Citrix
5 22 (2.78%) VMware
6 21 (2.65%) Remedy
7 17 (2.15%) Cisco
8 15 (1.90%) Sybase
8 15 (1.90%) Red Hat
9 14 (1.77%) BMC
10 13 (1.64%) Bloomberg
10 13 (1.64%) Calypso
11 11 (1.39%) HP
11 11 (1.39%) Reuters
12 10 (1.26%) Business Objects
13 9 (1.14%) Symantec
13 9 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (1.14%) Cyber-Ark
14 8 (1.01%) Altiris
14 8 (1.01%) McAfee
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