The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 40 57 47
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Contract jobs citing Banking 84 66 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.37% 2.55% 3.26%
As % of the General category 9.94% 8.63% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 41 53
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£425 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £200 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £17.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-26.08% -13.75%
Banking
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
845 765 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.87% 29.50% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 376 280
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £507 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 54 47
Average hourly rate £31.44 £31.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.19% +23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £18.00 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+19.56% +4.54%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Banking across the West Midlands region.

Banking Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the West Midlands region.

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Banking
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
Birmingham -1 42 £373 +24.16% 17
Coventry +18 17 £450 +38.46% 4
Wolverhampton +7 3 £429 +14.40% 1
Shropshire -6 1 £450 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £500 - 2
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Banking 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 Banking.

1 107 (65.24%) Finance
2 61 (37.20%) Retail
3 38 (23.17%) Retail Banking
4 34 (20.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (18.29%) Project Management
6 27 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (9.15%) Change Management
7 15 (9.15%) ITIL
7 15 (9.15%) Investment Banking
8 12 (7.32%) Business Analysis
9 10 (6.10%) Firewall
10 9 (5.49%) PRINCE2
10 9 (5.49%) SQL
10 9 (5.49%) Windows
10 9 (5.49%) CheckPoint
10 9 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (5.49%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (5.49%) Mobile Banking
11 8 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (4.88%) Cisco
11 8 (4.88%) MS Excel
12 7 (4.27%) E-Commerce
12 7 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (4.27%) Clustering
12 7 (4.27%) Time Management
12 7 (4.27%) Migration
13 6 (3.66%) Data Validation
13 6 (3.66%) Network Security
13 6 (3.66%) Incident Management

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Banking 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 Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.66%) SAS
2 4 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.61%) CMS
4 1 (0.61%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.44%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.44%) MS Project
3 3 (1.83%) MS Office
4 2 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) SAP R/3
1 1 (0.61%) Exstream
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) SaaS
1 1 (0.61%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.10%) Firewall
2 6 (3.66%) Network Security
3 5 (3.05%) SAN
3 5 (3.05%) OSPF
3 5 (3.05%) BGP
4 3 (1.83%) DHCP
4 3 (1.83%) Junos
4 3 (1.83%) MPLS
5 2 (1.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.22%) VPN
6 1 (0.61%) LDAP
6 1 (0.61%) LAN
6 1 (0.61%) WAN
6 1 (0.61%) Internet
6 1 (0.61%) Extranet
6 1 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.61%) MS Access
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.61%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.61%) Base SAS
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.61%) Big Data
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.61%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) ERwin
General
1 107 (65.24%) Finance
2 61 (37.20%) Retail
3 38 (23.17%) Retail Banking
4 15 (9.15%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.66%) Legal
6 5 (3.05%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (1.83%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.61%) Billing
8 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.61%) Front Office
8 1 (0.61%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Marketing
8 1 (0.61%) German Language
Job Titles
1 82 (50.00%) Analyst
2 56 (34.15%) Business Analyst
3 30 (18.29%) Project Manager
4 21 (12.80%) Banking Business Analyst
5 17 (10.37%) Senior Analyst
6 14 (8.54%) Senior Business Analyst
7 12 (7.32%) Financial Business Analyst
7 12 (7.32%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 10 (6.10%) Senior Manager
8 10 (6.10%) Architect
9 7 (4.27%) Business Systems Analyst
9 7 (4.27%) Systems Analyst
9 7 (4.27%) Senior Project Manager
10 6 (3.66%) Change Manager
10 6 (3.66%) Consultant
10 6 (3.66%) MI Analyst
11 5 (3.05%) Configuration Management Analyst
11 5 (3.05%) Programme Manager
11 5 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.05%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.83%) Middleware
1 3 (1.83%) SAP PI
2 1 (0.61%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (0.61%) .NET
2 1 (0.61%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.49%) Mobile Banking
3 7 (4.27%) Clustering
4 6 (3.66%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.83%) IVR
5 3 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.83%) Social Media
5 3 (1.83%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.83%) SCADA
5 3 (1.83%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.22%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.22%) PKI
6 2 (1.22%) User Experience
6 2 (1.22%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.61%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.61%) EMV
7 1 (0.61%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.49%) Windows
2 5 (3.05%) Windows 2000
2 5 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (1.22%) UNIX
4 1 (0.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 30 (18.29%) Project Management
3 15 (9.15%) Change Management
3 15 (9.15%) ITIL
4 12 (7.32%) Business Analysis
5 9 (5.49%) PRINCE2
5 9 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (5.49%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (4.27%) Time Management
7 7 (4.27%) Migration
7 7 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (4.27%) E-Commerce
8 6 (3.66%) Validation
8 6 (3.66%) Data Validation
8 6 (3.66%) Incident Management
9 5 (3.05%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (3.05%) Configuration Management
9 5 (3.05%) Data Modelling
9 5 (3.05%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.49%) SQL
2 1 (0.61%) ABAP
2 1 (0.61%) VBA
2 1 (0.61%) Python
2 1 (0.61%) SAS Macro
2 1 (0.61%) Java
2 1 (0.61%) PHP
2 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (3.05%) CCNP
3 4 (2.44%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.83%) CCSA
4 3 (1.83%) Check Point Certification
4 3 (1.83%) CCIE
4 3 (1.83%) ISEB
4 3 (1.83%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.83%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.22%) CCNA
5 2 (1.22%) CCSE
5 2 (1.22%) Degree
6 1 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.61%) PMP
6 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.61%) CISA
6 1 (0.61%) CISM
6 1 (0.61%) PhD
6 1 (0.61%) CISSP
6 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.83%) Solvency II
2 2 (1.22%) SLA
2 2 (1.22%) QA
2 2 (1.22%) FATCA
3 1 (0.61%) COBIT
3 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (5.49%) CheckPoint
2 8 (4.88%) Cisco
3 6 (3.66%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.66%) Juniper
4 5 (3.05%) VMware
4 5 (3.05%) Oracle
4 5 (3.05%) HP
5 4 (2.44%) F5
5 4 (2.44%) SAP
6 3 (1.83%) Adobe
6 3 (1.83%) FatWire
6 3 (1.83%) Guidewire
6 3 (1.83%) MuleSoft
6 3 (1.83%) Pega
6 3 (1.83%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.83%) hybris
7 2 (1.22%) Riverbed
7 2 (1.22%) Blue Coat
7 2 (1.22%) Informatica
7 2 (1.22%) IBM
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