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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 57 51 88
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +37
Contract jobs citing Banking 60 61 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.34% 2.78% 1.14%
As % of the General category 7.87% 8.45% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 37 9
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£425 £400 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £171 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £488 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £10.97 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -40.70%
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
762 722 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.77% 32.95% 30.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 335 228
Average daily rate £400 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 54 86
Average hourly rate £29.00 £17.46 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.14% -47.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.89 £41.09 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

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 27 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 27 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 0 47 £410 +36.66% 9
Coventry -8 4 £450 +5.88% 1
Warwickshire -4 1 £650 - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 87 (62.14%) Finance
2 35 (25.00%) Retail
3 28 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 27 (19.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (10.71%) UNIX
5 15 (10.71%) Windows
5 15 (10.71%) Linux
6 14 (10.00%) Investment Banking
7 13 (9.29%) Business Analysis
7 13 (9.29%) MS Office
8 12 (8.57%) PRINCE2
8 12 (8.57%) Microsoft
8 12 (8.57%) Project Management
9 11 (7.86%) ITIL
9 11 (7.86%) Firewall
10 10 (7.14%) VMware
10 10 (7.14%) Cisco
10 10 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (7.14%) SAN
11 9 (6.43%) ISTQB
11 9 (6.43%) WebSphere
11 9 (6.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (5.71%) CCNP
12 8 (5.71%) CCNA
12 8 (5.71%) Java
13 7 (5.00%) MS Excel
13 7 (5.00%) TCP/IP
13 7 (5.00%) Change Management
13 7 (5.00%) Risk Management
13 7 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 4 (2.86%) IBM Notes
2 4 (2.86%) SAS
2 4 (2.86%) Node.js
3 3 (2.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.71%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (9.29%) MS Office
2 7 (5.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.86%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) VisionPLUS
1 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.86%) Firewall
2 10 (7.14%) SAN
3 7 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (4.29%) LAN
4 6 (4.29%) WAN
4 6 (4.29%) NAS
5 3 (2.14%) ATM
6 2 (1.43%) VPN
6 2 (1.43%) DHCP
6 2 (1.43%) FTP
6 2 (1.43%) MPLS
6 2 (1.43%) OSPF
6 2 (1.43%) BGP
6 2 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.71%) RFID
7 1 (0.71%) SSH
7 1 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.71%) VLAN
7 1 (0.71%) NFC
7 1 (0.71%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.43%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.43%) DTS
1 2 (1.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 2 (1.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.71%) Base SAS
2 1 (0.71%) MySQL
2 1 (0.71%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (0.71%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (0.71%) Cognos Transformer
2 1 (0.71%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.71%) ERwin
General
1 87 (62.14%) Finance
2 35 (25.00%) Retail
3 28 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 14 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.57%) Back Office
6 4 (2.86%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (2.14%) Legal
8 2 (1.43%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.43%) Marketing
8 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.71%) German Language
9 1 (0.71%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.71%) Publishing
9 1 (0.71%) Electronics
9 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.71%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 48 (34.29%) Analyst
2 23 (16.43%) Business Analyst
3 17 (12.14%) Project Manager
4 14 (10.00%) Consultant
5 11 (7.86%) Developer
6 10 (7.14%) Architect
7 8 (5.71%) Data Analyst
8 5 (3.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 5 (3.57%) Network Consultant
8 5 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (3.57%) Banking Business Analyst
8 5 (3.57%) Test Leader
9 4 (2.86%) Senior Architect
9 4 (2.86%) UI Programmer
9 4 (2.86%) UI Developer
9 4 (2.86%) Senior Developer
9 4 (2.86%) Support Analyst
9 4 (2.86%) Administrator
9 4 (2.86%) Programme Manager
9 4 (2.86%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.57%) J2EE
2 4 (2.86%) Web Services
2 4 (2.86%) Spring
3 2 (1.43%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.43%) SOAP
3 2 (1.43%) .NET
4 1 (0.71%) JMS
4 1 (0.71%) JNI
4 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.71%) REST
4 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.29%) Mobile Banking
2 5 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.57%) Clustering
3 4 (2.86%) Blackberry
3 4 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.86%) Credit Risk
4 3 (2.14%) Reference Data
4 3 (2.14%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.43%) Symmetrix DMX
5 2 (1.43%) Wiki
5 2 (1.43%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.43%) PMI
6 1 (0.71%) EMV
6 1 (0.71%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.71%) DTV
6 1 (0.71%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.71%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.71%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.71%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.71%) UNIX
1 15 (10.71%) Windows
1 15 (10.71%) Linux
2 9 (6.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (2.86%) Solaris
4 4 (2.86%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.86%) AIX
4 4 (2.86%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.14%) HPUX
5 3 (2.14%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.43%) SUSE
7 1 (0.71%) Android
7 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.71%) CentOS
7 1 (0.71%) Tru64
7 1 (0.71%) OpenVMS
7 1 (0.71%) zOS
7 1 (0.71%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (19.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (9.29%) Business Analysis
3 12 (8.57%) PRINCE2
3 12 (8.57%) Project Management
4 11 (7.86%) ITIL
5 7 (5.00%) Risk Management
5 7 (5.00%) Change Management
6 6 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (4.29%) E-Discovery
6 6 (4.29%) Business Transformation
7 5 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (3.57%) Network Management
7 5 (3.57%) Time Management
7 5 (3.57%) Incident Management
7 5 (3.57%) Data Modelling
7 5 (3.57%) Process Management
7 5 (3.57%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (2.86%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.71%) Java
2 6 (4.29%) SQL
3 2 (1.43%) Perl
3 2 (1.43%) PHP
3 2 (1.43%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.43%) Korn
4 1 (0.71%) C#
4 1 (0.71%) VB
4 1 (0.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (6.43%) ISTQB
3 8 (5.71%) CCNP
3 8 (5.71%) CCNA
4 7 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (4.29%) Degree
6 5 (3.57%) MCSE
6 5 (3.57%) MCITP
6 5 (3.57%) CCDP
6 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.43%) ISEB
7 2 (1.43%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.43%) CCIE
8 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.71%) RHCE
8 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.71%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.57%) FATCA
2 4 (2.86%) QA
3 2 (1.43%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.43%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.43%) UCITS
4 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.71%) MiFID
4 1 (0.71%) P3O
4 1 (0.71%) EMIR
4 1 (0.71%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 4 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.14%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.43%) XenApp
3 2 (1.43%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (1.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (1.43%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (1.43%) Nessus
2 1 (0.71%) Puppet
2 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.71%) Control-M
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 12 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.14%) Cisco
2 10 (7.14%) VMware
3 6 (4.29%) Citrix
4 5 (3.57%) IBM
4 5 (3.57%) Cognos
5 4 (2.86%) Oracle
5 4 (2.86%) Sun
5 4 (2.86%) Lotus
5 4 (2.86%) CheckPoint
5 4 (2.86%) Symantec
5 4 (2.86%) F5
6 3 (2.14%) EMC
6 3 (2.14%) Veritas
6 3 (2.14%) SAP
7 2 (1.43%) Sybase
7 2 (1.43%) HP
7 2 (1.43%) Juniper
7 2 (1.43%) Qualys
8 1 (0.71%) Riverbed
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Orgtel
Rate: £425 - £440 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 19 days ago