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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 55 59 81
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +22
Contract jobs citing Banking 74 62 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.72% 2.61% 1.20%
As % of the General category 9.14% 8.04% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 33 11
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£425 £425 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £11.72 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-10.92% -36.64%
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
810 771 541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.79% 32.46% 29.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 336 236
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £201 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £499 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 62 71
Average hourly rate £29.00 £25.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.72% -31.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £10.60 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +10 58 £395 -7.05% 22
Coventry +5 7 £450 - 2
Warwickshire -7 2 - - 2
Worcestershire - - - - 2
Shropshire - - - - 2
Staffordshire - - - -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 83 (61.48%) Finance
2 33 (24.44%) Retail
3 24 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (17.78%) Retail Banking
4 17 (12.59%) Investment Banking
5 14 (10.37%) Firewall
5 14 (10.37%) Project Management
5 14 (10.37%) Windows
6 13 (9.63%) UNIX
6 13 (9.63%) Linux
7 12 (8.89%) Cisco
7 12 (8.89%) VMware
8 11 (8.15%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (7.41%) Microsoft
9 10 (7.41%) SAN
9 10 (7.41%) Business Analysis
10 9 (6.67%) ISTQB
10 9 (6.67%) Clustering
10 9 (6.67%) CheckPoint
10 9 (6.67%) CCNP
10 9 (6.67%) ITIL
10 9 (6.67%) MS Office
10 9 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (5.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (5.19%) SQL
11 7 (5.19%) PRINCE2
11 7 (5.19%) MS Excel
11 7 (5.19%) WebSphere
12 6 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (4.44%) CCNA

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 7 (5.19%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.96%) SAS
2 4 (2.96%) Node.js
3 3 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.74%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (6.67%) MS Office
2 7 (5.19%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.44%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) VisionPLUS
1 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.37%) Firewall
2 10 (7.41%) SAN
3 6 (4.44%) LAN
3 6 (4.44%) WAN
4 5 (3.70%) OSPF
4 5 (3.70%) BGP
5 4 (2.96%) NAS
6 3 (2.22%) Junos
6 3 (2.22%) Network Security
6 3 (2.22%) MPLS
6 3 (2.22%) DHCP
6 3 (2.22%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.22%) VPN
7 2 (1.48%) FTP
7 2 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.74%) HTTP
8 1 (0.74%) SSL
8 1 (0.74%) LDAP
8 1 (0.74%) ATM
8 1 (0.74%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.48%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (1.48%) DTS
1 2 (1.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 2 (1.48%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.74%) Base SAS
2 1 (0.74%) MySQL
2 1 (0.74%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (0.74%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (0.74%) Cognos Transformer
2 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.74%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) ERwin
General
1 83 (61.48%) Finance
2 33 (24.44%) Retail
3 24 (17.78%) Retail Banking
4 17 (12.59%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.96%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (2.96%) Legal
6 2 (1.48%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.48%) Marketing
6 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.74%) German Language
7 1 (0.74%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.74%) Publishing
7 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.74%) Front Office
7 1 (0.74%) Back Office
7 1 (0.74%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 42 (31.11%) Analyst
2 22 (16.30%) Business Analyst
3 18 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 12 (8.89%) Consultant
5 10 (7.41%) Developer
6 9 (6.67%) Architect
7 6 (4.44%) Senior Manager
7 6 (4.44%) Data Analyst
7 6 (4.44%) Banking Business Analyst
8 5 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (3.70%) MI Analyst
8 5 (3.70%) Test Leader
8 5 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (2.96%) Senior Project Manager
9 4 (2.96%) Senior Developer
9 4 (2.96%) Senior Business Analyst
9 4 (2.96%) Administrator
9 4 (2.96%) Programme Manager
9 4 (2.96%) UNIX Administrator
9 4 (2.96%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.70%) J2EE
2 4 (2.96%) Web Services
2 4 (2.96%) Spring
3 2 (1.48%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.48%) SOAP
3 2 (1.48%) .NET
4 1 (0.74%) JMS
4 1 (0.74%) JNI
4 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.74%) REST
4 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.67%) Clustering
2 4 (2.96%) Computer Science
2 4 (2.96%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (2.22%) Credit Risk
3 3 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.22%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.48%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (1.48%) Symmetrix DMX
4 2 (1.48%) Wiki
5 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.74%) PMI
5 1 (0.74%) EMV
5 1 (0.74%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (0.74%) DTV
5 1 (0.74%) Open Source
5 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.74%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.74%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.37%) Windows
2 13 (9.63%) UNIX
2 13 (9.63%) Linux
3 9 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (3.70%) Windows 2000
6 4 (2.96%) Solaris
6 4 (2.96%) AIX
6 4 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.22%) HPUX
8 2 (1.48%) SUSE
8 2 (1.48%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.74%) CentOS
9 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.74%) Android
9 1 (0.74%) Tru64
9 1 (0.74%) OpenVMS
9 1 (0.74%) zOS
9 1 (0.74%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (10.37%) Project Management
3 10 (7.41%) Business Analysis
4 9 (6.67%) ITIL
5 7 (5.19%) PRINCE2
6 6 (4.44%) Service Delivery
6 6 (4.44%) Change Management
6 6 (4.44%) Risk Management
6 6 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (4.44%) Time Management
7 5 (3.70%) E-Discovery
7 5 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (3.70%) Business Transformation
8 4 (2.96%) Web Application Development
8 4 (2.96%) Validation
8 4 (2.96%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (2.96%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.22%) Security Testing
9 3 (2.22%) Test Management
9 3 (2.22%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.19%) SQL
2 4 (2.96%) Java
3 2 (1.48%) Perl
3 2 (1.48%) PHP
3 2 (1.48%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.48%) Korn
4 1 (0.74%) C#
4 1 (0.74%) VB
4 1 (0.74%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (8.15%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (6.67%) CCNP
2 9 (6.67%) ISTQB
3 7 (5.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (4.44%) CCNA
5 5 (3.70%) Degree
6 3 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.22%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.22%) Check Point Certification
6 3 (2.22%) CCDP
6 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.22%) MCSE
6 3 (2.22%) CCIE
6 3 (2.22%) CCSA
6 3 (2.22%) MCITP
7 2 (1.48%) ISEB
8 1 (0.74%) RHCE
8 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.74%) PMP
8 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.70%) FATCA
2 4 (2.96%) QA
3 2 (1.48%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.48%) UCITS
4 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.74%) MiFID
4 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.74%) P3O
4 1 (0.74%) EMIR
4 1 (0.74%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 4 (2.96%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.48%) XenApp
2 2 (1.48%) XenDesktop
2 2 (1.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (1.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (1.48%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (1.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.74%) Control-M
2 1 (0.74%) Puppet
2 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 12 (8.89%) Cisco
1 12 (8.89%) VMware
2 10 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 6 (4.44%) F5
4 6 (4.44%) Juniper
5 5 (3.70%) Sun
6 4 (2.96%) IBM
6 4 (2.96%) Oracle
6 4 (2.96%) Cognos
7 3 (2.22%) SAP
7 3 (2.22%) EMC
7 3 (2.22%) Veritas
8 2 (1.48%) Citrix
8 2 (1.48%) Sybase
8 2 (1.48%) HP
8 2 (1.48%) Riverbed
8 2 (1.48%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.74%) Brocade
9 1 (0.74%) DataFlux
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