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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Institution
Rank 309 209 218
Rank change year-on-year
-100 +9
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 335 491 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.96% 0.90%
As % of the General category 1.51% 2.31% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 271 303
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £238 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £636 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.35% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 1
Average hourly rate £9.10 £9.90 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.03% -43.45%
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
22133 21284 22091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.79% 41.59% 43.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13983 13504 13020
Average daily rate £435 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £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 519 537 756
Average hourly rate £23.75 £21.00 £23.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -9.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.42 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+21.41% -14.34%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -95 326 £450 - 150
London -53 249 £475 -5.00% 115
City of London -11 82 £478 +6.11% 52
South East -30 24 £395 +163.33% 13
East of England -6 13 £260 +108.00% 1
North West -9 10 £325 +15.35% 8
South West -26 10 £351 -8.16% 8
Bristol -12 8 £368 -2.00% 5
Hertfordshire -2 7 £190 -47.22% 1
Yorkshire -3 7 £425 +13.33% 3
West Yorkshire -5 7 £425 +13.33% 3
East Midlands 0 5 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -6 5 £425 +240.00%
Manchester -9 5 £465 +210.00% 3
Surrey -16 5 £450 +200.00% 5
Hampshire -18 5 £325 - 3
Reading +15 4 £450 +200.00%
Berkshire +6 4 £450 +200.00% 1
Cardiff -16 4 £490 +226.66% 3
Scotland -19 4 £288 -23.33% 2
West Midlands -21 4 £345 +32.69%
Wales -26 4 £490 +226.66% 3
South Wales -27 4 £490 +226.66% 3
Leeds - 4 £388 - 3
Birmingham -4 3 £340 +126.66%
Buckinghamshire -13 3 £288 - 3
Halifax +4 2 £450 +20.00%
Romford - 2 £650 - 2
Stirling - 2 £303 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £288 - 1

Financial Institution
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 794 (100.00%) Finance
2 272 (34.26%) Banking
3 171 (21.54%) SQL
4 167 (21.03%) Hedge funds
5 161 (20.28%) UNIX
6 125 (15.74%) Linux
7 117 (14.74%) Microsoft
8 113 (14.23%) Windows
9 112 (14.11%) Agile Software Development
10 111 (13.98%) Oracle
11 110 (13.85%) Investment Banking
12 101 (12.72%) Java
13 93 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
14 71 (8.94%) Project Management
15 70 (8.82%) Active Directory
16 66 (8.31%) Front Office
17 63 (7.93%) MS Excel
18 60 (7.56%) Migration
19 56 (7.05%) Business Analysis
19 56 (7.05%) User Acceptance Testing
20 53 (6.68%) VMware
21 50 (6.30%) .NET
22 49 (6.17%) MS Office
22 49 (6.17%) Remedy
23 48 (6.05%) WebLogic
23 48 (6.05%) IBM
24 46 (5.79%) XML
24 46 (5.79%) HP
24 46 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
25 45 (5.67%) SQL Server

Financial Institution
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 48 (6.05%) WebLogic
2 39 (4.91%) WebSphere
3 30 (3.78%) SharePoint
4 25 (3.15%) SAS
5 16 (2.02%) CMS
6 15 (1.89%) MS Exchange
6 15 (1.89%) IIS
7 10 (1.26%) WebLogic Portal
7 10 (1.26%) Oracle Service Bus
8 9 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (1.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (1.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 9 (1.13%) Adobe CQ
9 8 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (1.01%) Lync
9 8 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (0.88%) Node.js
10 7 (0.88%) Apache
10 7 (0.88%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.76%) JBoss
Applications
1 63 (7.93%) MS Excel
2 49 (6.17%) MS Office
3 25 (3.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (2.02%) MS Project
5 12 (1.51%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.38%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.25%) Mathematica
7 2 (0.25%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 30 (3.78%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (1.39%) Oracle BPM
3 9 (1.13%) Documaker
3 9 (1.13%) Oracle FAH
3 9 (1.13%) RMDS
4 7 (0.88%) Oracle Cash Management
5 6 (0.76%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 6 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.50%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.50%) IntelliMatch
6 4 (0.50%) assyst
7 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.25%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.25%) HiPortfolio
7 2 (0.25%) Summit
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.13%) SAP MDM
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
1 20 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.01%) PaaS
3 7 (0.88%) IaaS
4 4 (0.50%) SaaS
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 44 (5.54%) DNS
1 44 (5.54%) Firewall
2 35 (4.41%) TCP/IP
3 24 (3.02%) VPN
4 22 (2.77%) SSL
5 18 (2.27%) HTTP
6 15 (1.89%) WAN
6 15 (1.89%) Internet
7 13 (1.64%) Multicast
8 12 (1.51%) SAN
8 12 (1.51%) Intranet
8 12 (1.51%) HTTPS
9 11 (1.39%) Network Security
10 10 (1.26%) NetScreen
11 9 (1.13%) FCoE
11 9 (1.13%) Fibre Channel
11 9 (1.13%) iSCSI
11 9 (1.13%) VLAN
11 9 (1.13%) SNMP
12 8 (1.01%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (5.67%) SQL Server
2 38 (4.79%) Oracle Database
3 25 (3.15%) Relational Database
4 24 (3.02%) Oracle Database 11g
5 23 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (2.64%) Oracle Exadata
7 17 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (2.02%) Oracle Database 10g
8 16 (2.02%) Oracle ODI
9 15 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
12 10 (1.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 8 (1.01%) Hadoop
14 7 (0.88%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (0.76%) Sybase ASE
15 6 (0.76%) QlikView
16 5 (0.63%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 42 (5.29%) JIRA
2 28 (3.53%) Maven
3 18 (2.27%) Subversion
4 13 (1.64%) TeamCity
5 12 (1.51%) Git (software)
6 10 (1.26%) Ant
7 9 (1.13%) JUnit
8 5 (0.63%) Hudson
8 5 (0.63%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.50%) Jasmine
9 4 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.50%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.50%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.50%) CruiseControl
9 4 (0.50%) Selenium
10 3 (0.38%) NUnit
10 3 (0.38%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (0.25%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.25%) TestComplete
11 2 (0.25%) Moq
General
1 794 (100.00%) Finance
2 272 (34.26%) Banking
3 110 (13.85%) Investment Banking
4 66 (8.31%) Front Office
5 38 (4.79%) Retail
6 27 (3.40%) Telecoms
7 18 (2.27%) Retail Banking
8 17 (2.14%) Legal
9 11 (1.39%) Billing
10 6 (0.76%) Marketing
11 5 (0.63%) Back Office
12 4 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.38%) Law
13 3 (0.38%) Advertising
14 2 (0.25%) French Language
14 2 (0.25%) German Language
14 2 (0.25%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.13%) Wholesale Banking
15 1 (0.13%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 204 (25.69%) Analyst
2 161 (20.28%) Developer
3 68 (8.56%) Project Manager
4 63 (7.93%) Business Analyst
5 37 (4.66%) Consultant
6 35 (4.41%) Architect
6 35 (4.41%) Java Developer
7 28 (3.53%) Operations Analyst
8 27 (3.40%) Data Analyst
9 18 (2.27%) Support Analyst
9 18 (2.27%) Desktop Support
9 18 (2.27%) C++ Developer
9 18 (2.27%) Linux Engineer
9 18 (2.27%) MI Analyst
10 16 (2.02%) Network Engineer
10 16 (2.02%) Support Engineer
11 15 (1.89%) DBA
12 14 (1.76%) Systems Analyst
12 14 (1.76%) .NET Developer
13 13 (1.64%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (6.30%) .NET
2 46 (5.79%) XML
3 41 (5.16%) Middleware
4 39 (4.91%) HTML
5 27 (3.40%) CSS
5 27 (3.40%) Spring
6 24 (3.02%) WebSphere MQ
7 23 (2.90%) Web Services
8 22 (2.77%) JMS
9 21 (2.64%) SOAP
10 20 (2.52%) ASP.NET
11 18 (2.27%) J2EE
12 17 (2.14%) FIX Protocol
13 14 (1.76%) HTML5
14 13 (1.64%) REST
15 12 (1.51%) RESTful
16 11 (1.39%) Oracle Fusion
16 11 (1.39%) .NET Framework
16 11 (1.39%) jQuery
16 11 (1.39%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 167 (21.03%) Hedge funds
2 93 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (5.54%) Management Information System
4 35 (4.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 31 (3.90%) Clustering
5 31 (3.90%) Equities
5 31 (3.90%) Derivative
6 27 (3.40%) Fixed Income
7 23 (2.90%) User Experience
8 21 (2.64%) Credit Risk
9 18 (2.27%) Computer Science
10 16 (2.02%) Market Risk
10 16 (2.02%) Reference Data
11 15 (1.89%) SWIFT
11 15 (1.89%) Blackberry
12 10 (1.26%) Mainframe
12 10 (1.26%) Client/Server
12 10 (1.26%) Oracle Exalogic
13 8 (1.01%) Algorithms
13 8 (1.01%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 161 (20.28%) UNIX
2 125 (15.74%) Linux
3 113 (14.23%) Windows
4 29 (3.65%) Windows 7
5 23 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (2.64%) Windows XP
7 20 (2.52%) SELinux
8 17 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (1.89%) Solaris
10 11 (1.39%) SUSE
11 6 (0.76%) VMS
12 4 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.38%) Android
14 2 (0.25%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.25%) zOS
14 2 (0.25%) AIX
15 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.13%) MVS
15 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (14.11%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (8.94%) Project Management
3 60 (7.56%) Migration
4 56 (7.05%) Business Analysis
4 56 (7.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 46 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 44 (5.54%) SOA
7 42 (5.29%) ITIL
8 40 (5.04%) TDD
9 39 (4.91%) Business Intelligence
10 38 (4.79%) Data Analysis
11 37 (4.66%) Change Management
12 34 (4.28%) Asset Management
13 33 (4.16%) Scrum
13 33 (4.16%) OO
14 31 (3.90%) Configuration Management
14 31 (3.90%) Workflow
15 30 (3.78%) Data Management
16 29 (3.65%) Data Modelling
17 28 (3.53%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 171 (21.54%) SQL
2 101 (12.72%) Java
3 45 (5.67%) C#
4 41 (5.16%) Python
4 41 (5.16%) Bash Shell
5 34 (4.28%) Ruby
6 32 (4.03%) Shell Script
7 30 (3.78%) JavaScript
8 27 (3.40%) Perl
9 25 (3.15%) C++
10 22 (2.77%) T-SQL
11 21 (2.64%) PL/SQL
12 19 (2.39%) PowerShell
13 16 (2.02%) VBA
14 15 (1.89%) VB
14 15 (1.89%) C
15 11 (1.39%) Jython
16 10 (1.26%) Scala
17 9 (1.13%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
18 8 (1.01%) PHP
Qualifications
1 44 (5.54%) Degree
2 19 (2.39%) CISSP
3 16 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (1.64%) PMI Certification
4 13 (1.64%) CISM
5 11 (1.39%) CISA
6 10 (1.26%) CCNP
6 10 (1.26%) ISEB
6 10 (1.26%) PMP
7 9 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.88%) CCA
9 6 (0.76%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.63%) CCIE
11 4 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (0.50%) JNCIS
11 4 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.38%) VCP5
12 3 (0.38%) MCITP
12 3 (0.38%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.27%) SLA
2 25 (3.15%) Data Quality
3 15 (1.89%) QA
4 9 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.88%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.76%) Basel III
7 5 (0.63%) COBIT
8 4 (0.50%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
9 3 (0.38%) COREP
9 3 (0.38%) FINREP
10 1 (0.13%) FATCA
10 1 (0.13%) P3O
10 1 (0.13%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.13%) BS7799
System Software
1 70 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 44 (5.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (3.40%) Oracle RAC
4 13 (1.64%) vSphere
5 9 (1.13%) vCloud
5 9 (1.13%) NFS
6 6 (0.76%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.63%) Xen
8 4 (0.50%) XenApp
8 4 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 3 (0.38%) XenServer
9 3 (0.38%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.38%) KVM
10 2 (0.25%) HDFS
10 2 (0.25%) RACF
10 2 (0.25%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.13%) Squid
11 1 (0.13%) Samba
Systems Management
1 33 (4.16%) Control-M
2 27 (3.40%) NetBackup
3 25 (3.15%) Puppet
4 20 (2.52%) Tivoli
5 16 (2.02%) Backup Exec
5 16 (2.02%) SCOM
6 10 (1.26%) Nagios
6 10 (1.26%) OpenView
7 9 (1.13%) EMC NetWorker
7 9 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (1.13%) HP SIM
7 9 (1.13%) Oracle Identity Management
8 7 (0.88%) Data Guard
8 7 (0.88%) SCCM
8 7 (0.88%) Legato
9 6 (0.76%) Tivoli NetView
9 6 (0.76%) Netcool
9 6 (0.76%) BMC PATROL
9 6 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (0.63%) DameWare
Vendors
1 117 (14.74%) Microsoft
2 111 (13.98%) Oracle
3 53 (6.68%) VMware
4 49 (6.17%) Remedy
5 48 (6.05%) IBM
6 46 (5.79%) HP
7 30 (3.78%) Veritas
8 29 (3.65%) Cisco
9 24 (3.02%) F5
10 23 (2.90%) Red Hat
11 21 (2.64%) BMC
11 21 (2.64%) Sybase
12 20 (2.52%) Citrix
12 20 (2.52%) Altiris
13 18 (2.27%) Bloomberg
13 18 (2.27%) Informatica
14 17 (2.14%) Reuters
15 16 (2.02%) CheckPoint
15 16 (2.02%) NetApp
16 13 (1.64%) EMC
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