The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Institution
Rank 248 217 170
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -47
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 441 425 676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.78% 0.89% 1.11%
As % of the General category 2.01% 2.08% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 262 405
Average daily rate £470 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £313 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £637 £648 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £373
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 13
Average hourly rate £12.75 £20.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.80% -18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.76 £20.20 £10.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £27.20 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £20.50 £18.64
% change year-on-year
-41.46% +10.00%
General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
21931 20429 27552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.95% 42.81% 45.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13605 12277 16315
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 600 643 827
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.54 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -49 423 £475 - 141
London -9 342 £494 -1.25% 119
City of London -12 101 £475 -1.80% 48
South East -4 31 £390 -0.63% 4
Milton Keynes -7 13 £325 +225.00%
Buckinghamshire -10 13 £325 +20.93%
Scotland -6 11 £375 +7.14% 2
Surrey -7 11 £390 +1.29% 3
East of England -28 11 £323 +31.63% 2
North West -11 9 £375 +10.29% 3
South West -34 7 £310 -20.51% 4
East Midlands -7 6 £114 -71.50% 1
Cheshire -10 6 £388 +13.97% 2
West Midlands -12 6 £400 +15.94% 2
Hampshire +7 5 £500 +17.64%
Edinburgh -31 5 £330 +10.00%
Yorkshire -22 4 £425 +6.25% 3
Bristol - 4 £288 - 2
Glasgow +12 3 £378 +7.85% 1
Birmingham -8 3 £325 -1.51% 2
West Yorkshire -19 3 £425 +19.29% 2
Lancashire - 3 £365 - 1
Northamptonshire -10 2 £500 -
Essex -25 2 £400 +63.26%
Hertfordshire - 2 £240 - 2
Knutsford +3 1 £375 +13.63%
South Yorkshire -2 1 - - 1
South Wales -17 1 £400 +2.56%
Leeds -18 1 £425 - 2
Wales -19 1 £400 +2.56%

Financial Institution
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 929 (100.00%) Finance
2 304 (32.72%) Banking
3 181 (19.48%) Windows
4 154 (16.58%) SQL
5 148 (15.93%) Microsoft
6 133 (14.32%) Hedge funds
7 128 (13.78%) Project Management
8 119 (12.81%) MS Excel
9 116 (12.49%) Oracle
10 109 (11.73%) UNIX
11 101 (10.87%) Investment Banking
12 96 (10.33%) MS Office
13 93 (10.01%) Java
14 84 (9.04%) Front Office
15 81 (8.72%) SQL Server
16 79 (8.50%) Windows 7
17 77 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
18 76 (8.18%) Linux
19 72 (7.75%) Agile Software Development
20 71 (7.64%) Active Directory
21 65 (7.00%) .NET
22 61 (6.57%) Retail
23 59 (6.35%) PRINCE2
24 58 (6.24%) Internet
25 57 (6.14%) Change Management
25 57 (6.14%) Migration
26 56 (6.03%) ITIL
27 54 (5.81%) Degree
28 53 (5.71%) C#
29 52 (5.60%) Fixed Income

Financial Institution
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 43 (4.63%) SharePoint
2 34 (3.66%) WebSphere
3 25 (2.69%) IIS
4 22 (2.37%) MS Exchange
5 20 (2.15%) WebSphere Application Server
6 16 (1.72%) CMS
7 14 (1.51%) WebLogic
7 14 (1.51%) WebSphere Process Server
8 13 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
9 11 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 11 (1.18%) TeamSite
10 10 (1.08%) SAS
11 9 (0.97%) Oracle Coherence
11 9 (0.97%) IBM Notes
12 7 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (0.75%) Joomla!
12 7 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (0.75%) Apache
13 5 (0.54%) Node.js
13 5 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 119 (12.81%) MS Excel
2 96 (10.33%) MS Office
3 43 (4.63%) MS Project
4 32 (3.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (1.83%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.43%) Mingle
8 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.11%) SPSS
9 1 (0.11%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 9 (0.97%) ION MarketView
2 7 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
2 7 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
4 5 (0.54%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 5 (0.54%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (0.54%) assyst
4 5 (0.54%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (0.43%) Summit
5 4 (0.43%) Temenos T24
5 4 (0.43%) Khalix
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle FAH
6 3 (0.32%) FLEXCUBE
6 3 (0.32%) RMDS
6 3 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.32%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.75%) Taleo
2 1 (0.11%) GitHub
2 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (6.24%) Internet
2 47 (5.06%) Firewall
3 35 (3.77%) VPN
4 28 (3.01%) WAN
4 28 (3.01%) Intranet
5 20 (2.15%) TCP/IP
6 17 (1.83%) HTTP
6 17 (1.83%) LAN
7 16 (1.72%) Multicast
8 15 (1.61%) Network Security
8 15 (1.61%) ATM
9 13 (1.40%) SAN
9 13 (1.40%) NetScreen
9 13 (1.40%) LDAP
10 10 (1.08%) SSL
11 9 (0.97%) NAS
11 9 (0.97%) DNS
11 9 (0.97%) FTP
12 8 (0.86%) VoIP
12 8 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (8.72%) SQL Server
2 38 (4.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (3.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (2.69%) DB2
6 19 (2.05%) Relational Database
7 18 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (1.61%) Oracle Database
9 9 (0.97%) MS Access
10 8 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (0.54%) DataStage
11 5 (0.54%) SQLPlus
11 5 (0.54%) Data Mining
11 5 (0.54%) MySQL
12 4 (0.43%) DTS
12 4 (0.43%) Oracle Exadata
12 4 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 21 (2.26%) Maven
2 12 (1.29%) Ant
3 10 (1.08%) Hudson
4 9 (0.97%) Subversion
5 8 (0.86%) JUnit
5 8 (0.86%) Eclipse
5 8 (0.86%) Selenium
6 7 (0.75%) jMock
6 7 (0.75%) ClearCase
7 6 (0.65%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.43%) MSI
8 4 (0.43%) InstallShield
8 4 (0.43%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.32%) JIRA
9 3 (0.32%) ClearQuest
9 3 (0.32%) AdminStudio
10 2 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.22%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.22%) Mockito
General
1 929 (100.00%) Finance
2 304 (32.72%) Banking
3 101 (10.87%) Investment Banking
4 84 (9.04%) Front Office
5 61 (6.57%) Retail
6 46 (4.95%) Back Office
7 30 (3.23%) Retail Banking
8 27 (2.91%) Legal
9 11 (1.18%) Marketing
10 10 (1.08%) Advertising
10 10 (1.08%) French Language
11 9 (0.97%) Spanish Language
12 7 (0.75%) Publishing
12 7 (0.75%) Telecoms
13 6 (0.65%) Private Banking
14 5 (0.54%) International Banking
14 5 (0.54%) Law
15 4 (0.43%) German Language
15 4 (0.43%) Billing
16 3 (0.32%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 217 (23.36%) Analyst
2 180 (19.38%) Developer
3 120 (12.92%) Project Manager
4 89 (9.58%) Business Analyst
5 63 (6.78%) Consultant
6 52 (5.60%) Architect
7 41 (4.41%) Support Engineer
8 37 (3.98%) Java Developer
9 34 (3.66%) Administrator
10 27 (2.91%) Support Analyst
11 23 (2.48%) Desktop Support
12 22 (2.37%) Solutions Architect
13 17 (1.83%) Senior Manager
13 17 (1.83%) Junior
14 16 (1.72%) Service Manager
14 16 (1.72%) Banking Business Analyst
15 15 (1.61%) Data Analyst
15 15 (1.61%) Technical Analyst
16 14 (1.51%) Desktop Engineer
16 14 (1.51%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (7.00%) .NET
2 44 (4.74%) HTML
3 36 (3.88%) CSS
4 35 (3.77%) XML
5 30 (3.23%) Spring
6 27 (2.91%) Middleware
7 26 (2.80%) ASP.NET
8 22 (2.37%) jQuery
9 21 (2.26%) Web Services
10 16 (1.72%) Hibernate
11 15 (1.61%) HTML5
12 14 (1.51%) RESTful
13 12 (1.29%) XSLT
13 12 (1.29%) WebSphere MQ
13 12 (1.29%) Oracle Fusion
13 12 (1.29%) Ajax
14 11 (1.18%) BAPI
15 10 (1.08%) JMS
15 10 (1.08%) .NET Framework
16 9 (0.97%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 133 (14.32%) Hedge funds
2 52 (5.60%) Fixed Income
3 35 (3.77%) Blackberry
4 32 (3.44%) Equities
5 31 (3.34%) Derivative
6 27 (2.91%) Management Information System
6 27 (2.91%) Computer Science
7 20 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 15 (1.61%) DataPower
9 14 (1.51%) PMI
9 14 (1.51%) Online Banking
10 10 (1.08%) Credit Risk
11 9 (0.97%) Economics
11 9 (0.97%) Mainframe
11 9 (0.97%) E-Learning
12 8 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
13 7 (0.75%) Statistics
13 7 (0.75%) Market Risk
13 7 (0.75%) AS400
14 6 (0.65%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 181 (19.48%) Windows
2 109 (11.73%) UNIX
3 79 (8.50%) Windows 7
4 76 (8.18%) Linux
5 46 (4.95%) Windows XP
6 29 (3.12%) Solaris
7 20 (2.15%) AIX
8 19 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.97%) Android
10 9 (0.97%) NetWare
11 8 (0.86%) zOS
11 8 (0.86%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.75%) Windows 2000
13 6 (0.65%) VMS
13 6 (0.65%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.32%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.32%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.32%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (13.78%) Project Management
2 77 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 72 (7.75%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (6.35%) PRINCE2
5 57 (6.14%) Change Management
5 57 (6.14%) Migration
6 56 (6.03%) ITIL
7 46 (4.95%) Risk Management
8 45 (4.84%) Service Delivery
9 44 (4.74%) Incident Management
10 41 (4.41%) Asset Management
11 39 (4.20%) User Acceptance Testing
11 39 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
12 38 (4.09%) TDD
13 36 (3.88%) Scrum
14 35 (3.77%) Business Analysis
15 30 (3.23%) Data Modelling
15 30 (3.23%) MVC
16 29 (3.12%) ETL
17 27 (2.91%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 154 (16.58%) SQL
2 93 (10.01%) Java
3 53 (5.71%) C#
4 42 (4.52%) JavaScript
5 38 (4.09%) C
6 21 (2.26%) T-SQL
7 19 (2.05%) VBA
8 18 (1.94%) Shell Script
8 18 (1.94%) PowerShell
9 17 (1.83%) PL/SQL
10 16 (1.72%) VBScript
10 16 (1.72%) C++
10 16 (1.72%) Perl
11 14 (1.51%) VB
12 9 (0.97%) VB.NET
13 7 (0.75%) Scala
13 7 (0.75%) Bash Shell
13 7 (0.75%) Python
14 6 (0.65%) PHP
15 5 (0.54%) REXX
Qualifications
1 54 (5.81%) Degree
2 28 (3.01%) PMI Certification
3 27 (2.91%) CISSP
4 23 (2.48%) ISEB
5 22 (2.37%) PMP
6 20 (2.15%) CISM
7 17 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (1.51%) JNCIS
9 13 (1.40%) Security Cleared
9 13 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 13 (1.40%) CISA
10 11 (1.18%) CCNP
11 9 (0.97%) ISTQB
12 8 (0.86%) SC Cleared
13 5 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (0.54%) CIMA
14 4 (0.43%) ACCA
14 4 (0.43%) MCITP
15 3 (0.32%) CCSE
15 3 (0.32%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.15%) QA
2 15 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (0.97%) Dodd-Frank
4 8 (0.86%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.86%) EMIR
5 7 (0.75%) Basel III
5 7 (0.75%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.65%) COREP
6 6 (0.65%) FINREP
7 5 (0.54%) CRD IV
7 5 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.43%) COBIT
9 3 (0.32%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.32%) SLA
10 2 (0.22%) MiFID
10 2 (0.22%) FATCA
11 1 (0.11%) GAAP
System Software
1 71 (7.64%) Active Directory
2 24 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (2.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (1.29%) VMware ESX
5 10 (1.08%) XenApp
6 9 (0.97%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 6 (0.65%) Veritas File System
7 6 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (0.43%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.22%) RACF
10 2 (0.22%) Cronacle
11 1 (0.11%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.11%) Nmap
11 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.11%) XenServer
11 1 (0.11%) vSphere
11 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 28 (3.01%) Tivoli
2 22 (2.37%) SCCM
3 12 (1.29%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 9 (0.97%) Oracle Identity Management
5 8 (0.86%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 7 (0.75%) Control-M
7 6 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (0.65%) SCOM
8 5 (0.54%) Puppet
8 5 (0.54%) OpenView
9 4 (0.43%) MOM
9 4 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (0.43%) WMI
10 3 (0.32%) ServiceCenter
10 3 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.32%) CA Wily
10 3 (0.32%) DameWare
11 2 (0.22%) CA SiteMinder
11 2 (0.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 1 (0.11%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 148 (15.93%) Microsoft
2 116 (12.49%) Oracle
3 44 (4.74%) Cisco
4 41 (4.41%) HP
5 38 (4.09%) Bloomberg
6 37 (3.98%) IBM
7 32 (3.44%) VMware
7 32 (3.44%) Citrix
8 31 (3.34%) Reuters
9 24 (2.58%) McAfee
10 22 (2.37%) Fidessa
10 22 (2.37%) F5
11 20 (2.15%) Juniper
12 18 (1.94%) Sybase
13 17 (1.83%) Blue Coat
14 16 (1.72%) CheckPoint
15 14 (1.51%) AppSense
15 14 (1.51%) Altiris
16 13 (1.40%) Red Hat
16 13 (1.40%) Dell
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £700 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis IT
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £500 to £550 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £500 to £550 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market rate + expenses
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North East
Harvey Nash RPO
Rate: £400 to £500
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis IT
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 260-280 Per Day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago