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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Institution
Rank 331 325 222
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -103
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 331 320 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.62% 0.93%
As % of the General category 1.67% 1.59% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 229 258
Average daily rate £500 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £607 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £389 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +3.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 21
Average hourly rate £20.50 £15.75 £9.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.15% +58.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.75 £9.82
% change year-on-year
- +60.46%

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
19873 20114 20062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.63% 38.84% 40.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12747 12764 12386
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 541 453 620
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.60 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.77% +0.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.90 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +18 316 £501 +11.22% 100
London +30 277 £538 +19.44% 75
City of London +23 82 £525 +16.66% 34
Scotland -7 13 £425 +11.11% 7
Yorkshire -21 10 £538 +43.33% 6
East of England +8 8 £500 +36.05% 4
South Yorkshire -1 8 £700 +100.00% 1
Sheffield -5 8 £700 +100.00% 1
Edinburgh -13 8 £475 +26.66% 7
Essex - 8 £500 - 1
South East 0 5 £239 -43.88% 6
North West -23 5 £353 -21.66% 3
East Midlands -19 4 £124 -58.66%
Hampshire +4 3 £385 +30.50%
South West +3 3 £250 -47.36% 6
Derby -7 3 £124 -
Leicestershire -10 3 £123 -59.00%
Derbyshire -13 3 £124 -
Kegworth +4 2 £123 -
Midlands +2 2 £600 -
Northern Ireland +2 2 - -
County Antrim +1 2 - -
Belfast 0 2 - -
Basingstoke -2 2 - -
Wiltshire -4 2 £263 -46.26% 2
Cheshire -6 2 £388 -
West Midlands -12 2 £325 -7.14%
Manchester -22 2 £333 -26.11% 2
Birmingham - 2 £325 -
Chippenham - 2 £263 -

Financial Institution
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
2 257 (32.49%) Banking
3 179 (22.63%) SQL
4 116 (14.66%) Windows
5 114 (14.41%) Project Management
6 111 (14.03%) Oracle
7 108 (13.65%) Hedge funds
8 96 (12.14%) Agile Software Development
9 92 (11.63%) Java
10 91 (11.50%) C#
11 86 (10.87%) Linux
12 84 (10.62%) Microsoft
13 83 (10.49%) Unix
14 81 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
15 74 (9.36%) MS Excel
16 70 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
17 63 (7.96%) HTML
18 60 (7.59%) ITIL
19 59 (7.46%) .NET
20 58 (7.33%) Investment Banking
21 57 (7.21%) Migration
22 56 (7.08%) User Acceptance Testing
23 54 (6.83%) VMware
24 53 (6.70%) JavaScript
24 53 (6.70%) SQL Server
25 52 (6.57%) Active Directory
25 52 (6.57%) Python
25 52 (6.57%) Management Information System
26 51 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
27 47 (5.94%) Front Office

Financial Institution
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 21 (2.65%) WebSphere
3 19 (2.40%) MS Exchange
4 18 (2.28%) SAS
5 16 (2.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 14 (1.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 13 (1.64%) IIS
8 12 (1.52%) WebLogic
9 11 (1.39%) CMS
10 9 (1.14%) Confluence
10 9 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (1.01%) Apache
11 8 (1.01%) Apache Spark
12 6 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (0.76%) JBoss
13 5 (0.63%) LiveLink
13 5 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (0.63%) Skype for Business
13 5 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 74 (9.36%) MS Excel
2 27 (3.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 25 (3.16%) MS Office
4 23 (2.91%) MS Project
5 14 (1.77%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.77%) Front Arena
2 8 (1.01%) Relativity
2 8 (1.01%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 7 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.51%) Documaker
5 4 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.51%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 4 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.38%) HFM
6 3 (0.38%) Maximo
7 2 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.25%) Eikon
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle FAH
8 1 (0.13%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (0.51%) PaaS
2 3 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.38%) Office 365
3 2 (0.25%) SaaS
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.13%) GitHub
4 1 (0.13%) IaaS
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.79%) HTTP
2 27 (3.41%) Firewall
3 24 (3.03%) DNS
4 20 (2.53%) NAS
5 17 (2.15%) SAN
6 15 (1.90%) NetScaler
7 12 (1.52%) VPN
8 11 (1.39%) DHCP
8 11 (1.39%) Internet
9 9 (1.14%) BGP
9 9 (1.14%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (1.01%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (0.88%) MPLS
11 7 (0.88%) OSPF
11 7 (0.88%) SSL
11 7 (0.88%) WAN
12 6 (0.76%) LAN
12 6 (0.76%) Network Security
12 6 (0.76%) SNMP
12 6 (0.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (6.70%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (4.05%) Oracle Database
4 24 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 21 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 20 (2.53%) Oracle BI EE
7 20 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (2.02%) Big Data
8 16 (2.02%) Hadoop
9 14 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
9 14 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (1.26%) QlikView
10 10 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (1.14%) NoSQL
12 7 (0.88%) MySQL
12 7 (0.88%) OLAP
12 7 (0.88%) PowerCenter
12 7 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (0.76%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 30 (3.79%) JIRA
2 17 (2.15%) Git (software)
2 17 (2.15%) Maven
3 9 (1.14%) Subversion
4 8 (1.01%) Jenkins
5 7 (0.88%) Grunt
5 7 (0.88%) Selenium
5 7 (0.88%) TeamCity
6 6 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (0.63%) JUnit
8 4 (0.51%) gulp
8 4 (0.51%) HP UFT
8 4 (0.51%) Hudson
8 4 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.38%) Ant
9 3 (0.38%) Gerrit
9 3 (0.38%) JIRA Agile
9 3 (0.38%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.25%) VisualAge
10 2 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 791 (100.00%) Finance
2 257 (32.49%) Banking
3 58 (7.33%) Investment Banking
4 47 (5.94%) Front Office
5 32 (4.05%) Retail
6 20 (2.53%) Legal
7 13 (1.64%) Back Office
8 12 (1.52%) Retail Banking
9 10 (1.26%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.01%) Marketing
11 6 (0.76%) Law
12 5 (0.63%) Billing
12 5 (0.63%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.51%) Private Banking
14 3 (0.38%) Advertising
14 3 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.38%) International Banking
14 3 (0.38%) Publishing
15 2 (0.25%) Spanish Language
16 1 (0.13%) Vietnamese Language
Job Titles
1 213 (26.93%) Developer
2 182 (23.01%) Analyst
3 78 (9.86%) Business Analyst
4 63 (7.96%) Consultant
5 60 (7.59%) Architect
6 53 (6.70%) Project Manager
7 47 (5.94%) Java Developer
8 44 (5.56%) C# Developer
9 37 (4.68%) Senior Developer
10 36 (4.55%) Banking Analyst
10 36 (4.55%) SQL Developer
11 34 (4.30%) .NET Developer
12 30 (3.79%) C# .NET Developer
13 24 (3.03%) Administrator
14 20 (2.53%) Solutions Architect
15 18 (2.28%) Banking Business Analyst
16 17 (2.15%) Banking Project Manager
17 16 (2.02%) Contracts Manager
17 16 (2.02%) Financial Analyst
17 16 (2.02%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (7.96%) HTML
2 59 (7.46%) .NET
3 38 (4.80%) CSS
3 38 (4.80%) HTML5
4 36 (4.55%) Web Services
5 33 (4.17%) XML
6 32 (4.05%) Middleware
7 28 (3.54%) Spring
8 25 (3.16%) JMS
9 24 (3.03%) AngularJS
10 22 (2.78%) ASP.NET
11 21 (2.65%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (2.28%) CSS3
13 17 (2.15%) jQuery
14 16 (2.02%) REST
15 15 (1.90%) WPF
16 14 (1.77%) JDBC
16 14 (1.77%) WebSphere MQ
17 13 (1.64%) IBM Integration Bus
17 13 (1.64%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 108 (13.65%) Hedge funds
2 81 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (6.57%) Management Information System
4 51 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 46 (5.82%) Data Centre
6 44 (5.56%) Derivative
7 41 (5.18%) Fixed Income
8 38 (4.80%) Equities
9 31 (3.92%) Clustering
10 27 (3.41%) User Experience
11 20 (2.53%) CMDB
12 19 (2.40%) Computer Science
13 18 (2.28%) Fintech
14 16 (2.02%) Credit Risk
15 15 (1.90%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 15 (1.90%) PMI
16 11 (1.39%) Market Risk
16 11 (1.39%) Mathematics
17 9 (1.14%) Blackberry
18 7 (0.88%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 116 (14.66%) Windows
2 86 (10.87%) Linux
3 83 (10.49%) Unix
4 40 (5.06%) Windows Server
5 36 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (2.91%) Windows 7
8 22 (2.78%) Solaris
9 17 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (1.14%) Apple iOS
11 9 (1.14%) Data ONTAP
12 7 (0.88%) AIX
13 6 (0.76%) Android
14 5 (0.63%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.38%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.25%) SUSE
18 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
18 1 (0.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (14.41%) Project Management
2 96 (12.14%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 60 (7.59%) ITIL
5 57 (7.21%) Migration
6 56 (7.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 47 (5.94%) Analytics
8 45 (5.69%) ITSM
9 43 (5.44%) Data Management
9 43 (5.44%) Risk Management
9 43 (5.44%) SDLC
10 42 (5.31%) Change Management
11 41 (5.18%) Service Management
12 40 (5.06%) SOA
13 39 (4.93%) Business Analysis
14 37 (4.68%) Asset Management
15 36 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
16 35 (4.42%) OO
17 31 (3.92%) PRINCE2
18 30 (3.79%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 179 (22.63%) SQL
2 92 (11.63%) Java
3 91 (11.50%) C#
4 53 (6.70%) JavaScript
5 52 (6.57%) Python
6 34 (4.30%) PowerShell
7 25 (3.16%) PL/SQL
8 24 (3.03%) C
8 24 (3.03%) Shell Script
9 22 (2.78%) C++
10 19 (2.40%) Perl
11 14 (1.77%) Bash Shell
12 13 (1.64%) VBScript
13 12 (1.52%) VBA
14 10 (1.26%) T-SQL
15 9 (1.14%) Scala
16 8 (1.01%) Ruby
17 5 (0.63%) PHP
18 4 (0.51%) MATLAB
18 4 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (5.94%) Degree
2 22 (2.78%) PMI Certification
3 18 (2.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 15 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (1.77%) CCNP
6 13 (1.64%) CISSP
7 9 (1.14%) CCNA
8 7 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.88%) PMP
9 5 (0.63%) GCIA
9 5 (0.63%) GCIH
9 5 (0.63%) MCSE
9 5 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.51%) MCITP
10 4 (0.51%) MCSA
11 3 (0.38%) ISEB
11 3 (0.38%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.25%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.31%) QA
2 22 (2.78%) Data Quality
3 16 (2.02%) SEPA
3 16 (2.02%) SLA
4 14 (1.77%) COBIT
5 10 (1.26%) PCI DSS
6 9 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.76%) MiFID
8 5 (0.63%) COSO
8 5 (0.63%) FATCA
8 5 (0.63%) SAS 70
9 4 (0.51%) EMIR
10 3 (0.38%) AIFMD
10 3 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.38%) UCITS
11 2 (0.25%) Basel III
11 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.25%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.13%) CRD IV
System Software
1 52 (6.57%) Active Directory
2 27 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.90%) XenApp
4 14 (1.77%) XenDesktop
5 10 (1.26%) NFS
6 8 (1.01%) vSphere
7 6 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.63%) GFS2
8 5 (0.63%) GlusterFS
8 5 (0.63%) OCFS2
9 4 (0.51%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.38%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.38%) vCloud
10 3 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.25%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.25%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.25%) Xen
12 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.13%) RACF
12 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 25 (3.16%) SCCM
2 20 (2.53%) SCOM
3 12 (1.52%) Control-M
4 9 (1.14%) Tivoli
5 8 (1.01%) EnCase
5 8 (1.01%) FTK
5 8 (1.01%) Puppet
6 7 (0.88%) Backup Exec
7 6 (0.76%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.63%) CFEngine
8 5 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (0.63%) RSA Security Analytics
8 5 (0.63%) SELinux
8 5 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (0.51%) BladeLogic
9 4 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.25%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.25%) Nagios
11 1 (0.13%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 111 (14.03%) Oracle
2 84 (10.62%) Microsoft
3 54 (6.83%) VMware
4 40 (5.06%) Citrix
5 34 (4.30%) Cisco
6 32 (4.05%) IBM
7 26 (3.29%) ServiceNow
8 23 (2.91%) Siebel
9 22 (2.78%) Informatica
10 15 (1.90%) HP
11 14 (1.77%) DevExpress
11 14 (1.77%) Tableau
11 14 (1.77%) Veritas
12 13 (1.64%) BMC
12 13 (1.64%) NetApp
13 12 (1.52%) Bloomberg
13 12 (1.52%) Intel Security
14 11 (1.39%) Juniper
15 10 (1.26%) AppSense
15 10 (1.26%) Sybase
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
NDK Consulting.co.uk Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £300 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Axiom Software Solutions
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
East London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London/Reading
Axiom Software Solutions
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £330 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
United Kingdom
Northern Trust Careers
Posted: 9 days ago
United Kingdom
Northern Trust Careers
Posted: 9 days ago
United Kingdom
Northern Trust Careers
Posted: 9 days ago
United Kingdom
Northern Trust Careers
Posted: 9 days ago
United Kingdom
Northern Trust Careers
Posted: 9 days ago
United Kingdom
Northern Trust Careers
Posted: 9 days ago
United Kingdom
Northern Trust Careers
Posted: 9 days ago
United Kingdom
Northern Trust Careers
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 13 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 27 days ago