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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 66 55 71
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Contract jobs citing Banking 50 59 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.18% 2.70% 1.63%
As % of the General category 6.99% 8.32% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 40 10
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£425 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £482 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £10.97 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -33.51%
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
715 709 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.20% 32.48% 29.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 336 222
Average daily rate £390 £365 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 49 73
Average hourly rate £29.00 £31.25 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.20% -5.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £8.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +5 38 £418 +30.46% 9
Coventry -16 2 £488 +14.70% 4
Warwickshire -4 1 £650 - 2
Worcestershire - - - -
Solihull - - - - 1
Shropshire - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - - 2
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 88 (62.86%) Finance
2 34 (24.29%) Retail
3 28 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 25 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (13.57%) UNIX
6 18 (12.86%) Windows
6 18 (12.86%) Linux
7 14 (10.00%) MS Office
8 13 (9.29%) PRINCE2
8 13 (9.29%) Investment Banking
9 12 (8.57%) Business Analysis
9 12 (8.57%) Project Management
9 12 (8.57%) ITIL
9 12 (8.57%) Microsoft
10 11 (7.86%) Cisco
11 10 (7.14%) Java
12 9 (6.43%) WebSphere
12 9 (6.43%) Firewall
13 8 (5.71%) Change Management
13 8 (5.71%) VMware
13 8 (5.71%) CCNA
13 8 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (5.71%) SAN
13 8 (5.71%) Oracle
13 8 (5.71%) TCP/IP
13 8 (5.71%) Windows 7
14 7 (5.00%) MS Excel
14 7 (5.00%) SQL
14 7 (5.00%) Citrix
14 7 (5.00%) Risk Management

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 9 (6.43%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.57%) IBM Notes
3 4 (2.86%) SAS
3 4 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.86%) Node.js
4 3 (2.14%) Lync
5 2 (1.43%) CMS
5 2 (1.43%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.71%) JBoss
Applications
1 14 (10.00%) MS Office
2 7 (5.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.57%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.43%) MS Project
6 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.14%) Eikon
2 1 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.71%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.71%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.43%) Firewall
2 8 (5.71%) SAN
2 8 (5.71%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.29%) NAS
4 5 (3.57%) LAN
4 5 (3.57%) WAN
5 3 (2.14%) ATM
6 2 (1.43%) FTP
6 2 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.71%) NFC
7 1 (0.71%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.71%) HTTP
7 1 (0.71%) SSL
7 1 (0.71%) VPN
7 1 (0.71%) RFID
7 1 (0.71%) SSH
7 1 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.71%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.43%) DTS
2 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (1.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (1.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.71%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (0.71%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (0.71%) Cognos Transformer
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.71%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 1 (0.71%) Base SAS
3 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.71%) MySQL
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
General
1 88 (62.86%) Finance
2 34 (24.29%) Retail
3 28 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 13 (9.29%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.29%) Back Office
6 3 (2.14%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.43%) Publishing
7 2 (1.43%) Legal
7 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.43%) Marketing
7 2 (1.43%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.71%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Electronics
8 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.71%) Front Office
8 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 49 (35.00%) Analyst
2 25 (17.86%) Business Analyst
3 15 (10.71%) Project Manager
4 13 (9.29%) Developer
5 10 (7.14%) Architect
5 10 (7.14%) Consultant
6 8 (5.71%) Data Analyst
7 5 (3.57%) Test Leader
7 5 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (3.57%) Support Analyst
7 5 (3.57%) Administrator
7 5 (3.57%) Programme Manager
7 5 (3.57%) Desktop Support
7 5 (3.57%) Network Consultant
7 5 (3.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 5 (3.57%) Desktop Analyst
7 5 (3.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 5 (3.57%) UNIX Administrator
8 4 (2.86%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 4 (2.86%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.29%) J2EE
2 4 (2.86%) Spring
2 4 (2.86%) Web Services
3 3 (2.14%) XMPP
4 2 (1.43%) .NET
4 2 (1.43%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.43%) SOAP
5 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.71%) REST
5 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (0.71%) JMS
5 1 (0.71%) JSP
5 1 (0.71%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.29%) Mobile Banking
2 5 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 4 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.86%) Credit Risk
4 3 (2.14%) Wiki
4 3 (2.14%) Reference Data
4 3 (2.14%) Symmetrix DMX
4 3 (2.14%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.14%) Clustering
5 2 (1.43%) Replication
5 2 (1.43%) PMI
5 2 (1.43%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.71%) User Experience
6 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.71%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.71%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.71%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.57%) UNIX
2 18 (12.86%) Windows
2 18 (12.86%) Linux
3 8 (5.71%) Windows 7
4 6 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.57%) Windows XP
5 5 (3.57%) Solaris
6 4 (2.86%) AIX
6 4 (2.86%) HPUX
7 3 (2.14%) SUSE
8 1 (0.71%) Android
8 1 (0.71%) CentOS
8 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.71%) OpenVMS
8 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.71%) zOS
8 1 (0.71%) MVS
8 1 (0.71%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (9.29%) PRINCE2
3 12 (8.57%) Business Analysis
3 12 (8.57%) Project Management
3 12 (8.57%) ITIL
4 8 (5.71%) Change Management
5 7 (5.00%) Risk Management
6 6 (4.29%) Migration
6 6 (4.29%) Incident Management
6 6 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (4.29%) Business Transformation
7 5 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (3.57%) E-Discovery
7 5 (3.57%) Network Management
7 5 (3.57%) Process Management
7 5 (3.57%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.86%) Data Analysis
8 4 (2.86%) Data Modelling
8 4 (2.86%) Time Management
8 4 (2.86%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.14%) Java
2 7 (5.00%) SQL
3 4 (2.86%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.14%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.14%) Korn
5 2 (1.43%) Perl
5 2 (1.43%) PHP
6 1 (0.71%) Python
6 1 (0.71%) C
6 1 (0.71%) C#
6 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (5.71%) CCNA
1 8 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (4.29%) ISTQB
2 6 (4.29%) Degree
2 6 (4.29%) CCNP
2 6 (4.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (3.57%) MCSE
3 5 (3.57%) CCDP
3 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.57%) MCITP
4 2 (1.43%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.43%) VCP4
4 2 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.71%) PMP
5 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.71%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.57%) FATCA
2 4 (2.86%) QA
3 2 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.43%) UCITS
3 2 (1.43%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.71%) EMIR
4 1 (0.71%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.71%) P3O
4 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.71%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (2.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (1.43%) XenApp
3 2 (1.43%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.43%) KVM
4 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.43%) Nessus
1 2 (1.43%) Puppet
2 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.71%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.86%) Cisco
3 8 (5.71%) VMware
3 8 (5.71%) Oracle
4 7 (5.00%) Citrix
5 5 (3.57%) IBM
5 5 (3.57%) Sun
5 5 (3.57%) Cognos
5 5 (3.57%) Lotus
5 5 (3.57%) Symantec
6 4 (2.86%) Veritas
6 4 (2.86%) EMC
7 3 (2.14%) SAP
7 3 (2.14%) Reuters
8 2 (1.43%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.43%) Avaya
8 2 (1.43%) Sybase
8 2 (1.43%) F5
8 2 (1.43%) Qualys
8 2 (1.43%) Verint
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