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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 54 49 71
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +22
Contract jobs citing Banking 77 74 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.02% 3.17% 1.79%
As % of the General category 9.82% 9.64% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 38 19
Average daily rate
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£420 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £263 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £14.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -19.44%
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
784 768 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.76% 32.86% 31.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 323 230
Average daily rate £385 £375 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £517 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 71 59
Average hourly rate £29.82 £31.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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
Birmingham -4 54 £383 -15.00% 12
Coventry +13 11 £415 +3.75% 6
Wolverhampton 0 2 £413 +13.15% 1
Warwickshire -1 2 - - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £535 - 2
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 79 (62.20%) Finance
2 31 (24.41%) Retail
3 19 (14.96%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (14.96%) Retail Banking
4 17 (13.39%) Project Management
5 14 (11.02%) Firewall
6 12 (9.45%) Windows
6 12 (9.45%) Cisco
6 12 (9.45%) Investment Banking
7 11 (8.66%) CheckPoint
8 10 (7.87%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (7.87%) VMware
9 9 (7.09%) ISTQB
9 9 (7.09%) Linux
10 8 (6.30%) UNIX
10 8 (6.30%) Business Analysis
10 8 (6.30%) Change Management
10 8 (6.30%) Clustering
11 7 (5.51%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (5.51%) MS Excel
11 7 (5.51%) ITIL
11 7 (5.51%) SAN
11 7 (5.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (5.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (4.72%) F5
12 6 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (4.72%) Juniper
12 6 (4.72%) SQL
12 6 (4.72%) Microsoft
12 6 (4.72%) CCNP

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (3.94%) WebSphere
1 5 (3.94%) SAS
2 4 (3.15%) Node.js
3 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.79%) CMS
4 1 (0.79%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (5.51%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.94%) MS Office
3 4 (3.15%) MS Project
3 4 (3.15%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.79%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.79%) Exstream
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.02%) Firewall
2 7 (5.51%) SAN
3 5 (3.94%) Network Security
3 5 (3.94%) LAN
3 5 (3.94%) WAN
3 5 (3.94%) BGP
3 5 (3.94%) OSPF
4 4 (3.15%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.36%) VPN
5 3 (2.36%) DHCP
5 3 (2.36%) MPLS
5 3 (2.36%) Junos
6 2 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.57%) NAS
6 2 (1.57%) FTP
7 1 (0.79%) SSH
7 1 (0.79%) VLAN
7 1 (0.79%) NFC
7 1 (0.79%) SSL
7 1 (0.79%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (0.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (0.79%) SAS Enterprise Miner
1 1 (0.79%) MySQL
1 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.79%) DTS
1 1 (0.79%) MS Access
1 1 (0.79%) SAP BW
1 1 (0.79%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.79%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) ERwin
General
1 79 (62.20%) Finance
2 31 (24.41%) Retail
3 19 (14.96%) Retail Banking
4 12 (9.45%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.94%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (3.15%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.36%) Legal
8 2 (1.57%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.79%) Publishing
9 1 (0.79%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.79%) Marketing
9 1 (0.79%) German Language
9 1 (0.79%) Electronics
9 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (32.28%) Analyst
2 26 (20.47%) Business Analyst
3 21 (16.54%) Project Manager
4 11 (8.66%) Architect
5 10 (7.87%) Banking Business Analyst
6 9 (7.09%) Developer
7 8 (6.30%) Consultant
8 6 (4.72%) Senior Manager
8 6 (4.72%) Senior Business Analyst
8 6 (4.72%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (4.72%) MI Analyst
9 5 (3.94%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.94%) Test Leader
10 4 (3.15%) UI Programmer
10 4 (3.15%) Payments Business Analyst
10 4 (3.15%) Senior Architect
10 4 (3.15%) UI Developer
10 4 (3.15%) Programme Manager
10 4 (3.15%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.15%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.94%) J2EE
2 4 (3.15%) Web Services
2 4 (3.15%) Spring
3 1 (0.79%) JNI
3 1 (0.79%) .NET
3 1 (0.79%) SOAP
3 1 (0.79%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.30%) Clustering
2 5 (3.94%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (3.15%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.36%) Credit Risk
4 3 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.57%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.57%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.79%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.79%) PKI
6 1 (0.79%) Wiki
6 1 (0.79%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.79%) EMV
6 1 (0.79%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.79%) DTV
6 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.79%) Symmetrix DMX
6 1 (0.79%) User Experience
6 1 (0.79%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.45%) Windows
2 9 (7.09%) Linux
3 8 (6.30%) UNIX
4 7 (5.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.94%) Windows 2000
7 3 (2.36%) Solaris
7 3 (2.36%) AIX
8 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.57%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.57%) HPUX
9 1 (0.79%) SUSE
9 1 (0.79%) OpenVMS
9 1 (0.79%) zOS
9 1 (0.79%) MVS
9 1 (0.79%) Tru64
9 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.79%) CentOS
9 1 (0.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.96%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (13.39%) Project Management
3 8 (6.30%) Business Analysis
3 8 (6.30%) Change Management
4 7 (5.51%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (5.51%) ITIL
5 5 (3.94%) Time Management
5 5 (3.94%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (3.94%) PRINCE2
6 4 (3.15%) Web Application Development
6 4 (3.15%) Business Transformation
6 4 (3.15%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.15%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (2.36%) Data Analysis
7 3 (2.36%) Data Management
7 3 (2.36%) Programme Management
7 3 (2.36%) Software Testing
7 3 (2.36%) Security Testing
7 3 (2.36%) E-Commerce
7 3 (2.36%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.72%) SQL
2 5 (3.94%) Java
3 2 (1.57%) PHP
4 1 (0.79%) Korn
4 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.79%) Perl
4 1 (0.79%) ABAP
4 1 (0.79%) Python
4 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (7.87%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (7.09%) ISTQB
3 7 (5.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (4.72%) CCNP
5 5 (3.94%) CCNA
6 4 (3.15%) Degree
7 3 (2.36%) CCSA
7 3 (2.36%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.36%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.36%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (2.36%) CCIE
8 2 (1.57%) ISEB
8 2 (1.57%) CCSE
9 1 (0.79%) MCITP
9 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.79%) PMP
9 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.79%) CCDP
9 1 (0.79%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.15%) FATCA
2 2 (1.57%) SLA
2 2 (1.57%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.57%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.57%) XenApp
3 2 (1.57%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.79%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (1.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.79%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (9.45%) Cisco
2 11 (8.66%) CheckPoint
3 10 (7.87%) VMware
4 6 (4.72%) F5
4 6 (4.72%) Juniper
4 6 (4.72%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.94%) HP
6 4 (3.15%) SAP
6 4 (3.15%) Oracle
6 4 (3.15%) IBM
7 3 (2.36%) Sun
8 2 (1.57%) Riverbed
8 2 (1.57%) Informatica
8 2 (1.57%) Veritas
8 2 (1.57%) EMC
8 2 (1.57%) Citrix
8 2 (1.57%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.79%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.79%) Brocade
9 1 (0.79%) DataFlux
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