The first 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the West Midlands region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 53 51 36
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Contract jobs citing Banking 69 59 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.91% 3.00% 3.73%
As % of the General category 9.69% 9.58% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 47 73
Average daily rate
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£300 £430 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% +10.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £294 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £620 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £175.00 £17.00 £170.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+929.41% -90.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
712 616 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.04% 31.33% 32.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 275 334
Average daily rate £350 £390 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £269 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 54 35
Average hourly rate £33.94 £26.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.05% -17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.45 £11.75 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £49.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Banking
England

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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 +8 55 £300 -27.27% 15
Coventry -13 4 £325 -
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (61.03%) Finance
2 39 (28.68%) Investment Banking
3 25 (18.38%) Microsoft
4 24 (17.65%) Project Management
5 20 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (13.97%) Retail
7 17 (12.50%) ITIL
8 16 (11.76%) MS Excel
8 16 (11.76%) Wealth Management
9 15 (11.03%) Linux
9 15 (11.03%) UNIX
10 13 (9.56%) Change Management
10 13 (9.56%) Retail Banking
11 12 (8.82%) MS Office
11 12 (8.82%) SQL
12 11 (8.09%) HTML
12 11 (8.09%) Oracle
13 10 (7.35%) PRINCE2
13 10 (7.35%) Shell Script
13 10 (7.35%) Incident Management
13 10 (7.35%) Risk Management
14 9 (6.62%) Corporate Banking
14 9 (6.62%) Business Analysis
14 9 (6.62%) JavaScript
14 9 (6.62%) Business Transformation
15 8 (5.88%) Fund Management
15 8 (5.88%) SharePoint
15 8 (5.88%) Data Analysis
15 8 (5.88%) QA
16 7 (5.15%) Workflow

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 8 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.68%) SAS
3 4 (2.94%) OpenEdge
3 4 (2.94%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.94%) Apache
3 4 (2.94%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.74%) IIS
4 1 (0.74%) CMS
4 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.74%) TPMS
4 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.82%) MS Office
3 6 (4.41%) MS Project
4 5 (3.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.94%) Photoshop
6 3 (2.21%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.94%) CA Clarity
2 1 (0.74%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.74%) Agresso
2 1 (0.74%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.74%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.68%) Firewall
2 4 (2.94%) SSL
2 4 (2.94%) LDAP
2 4 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.21%) DNS
4 2 (1.47%) OSPF
4 2 (1.47%) BGP
4 2 (1.47%) Network Security
5 1 (0.74%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.74%) Wireless
5 1 (0.74%) IMAP
5 1 (0.74%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.21%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.74%) ReportNet
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.74%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (0.74%) Cognos Transformer
4 1 (0.74%) OLAP
4 1 (0.74%) Cognos Powerplay
4 1 (0.74%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.47%) WebSpeed
1 2 (1.47%) Subversion
2 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.74%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
General
1 83 (61.03%) Finance
2 39 (28.68%) Investment Banking
3 19 (13.97%) Retail
4 13 (9.56%) Retail Banking
5 9 (6.62%) Corporate Banking
6 7 (5.15%) Private Banking
7 5 (3.68%) Front Office
8 4 (2.94%) Games
9 3 (2.21%) Legal
10 2 (1.47%) Publishing
10 2 (1.47%) Back Office
10 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.47%) Automotive
11 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.74%) Local Government
11 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (27.94%) Analyst
2 26 (19.12%) Project Manager
3 12 (8.82%) Business Analyst
3 12 (8.82%) Developer
4 8 (5.88%) Architect
5 7 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (5.15%) Consultant
5 7 (5.15%) PMO Analyst
6 6 (4.41%) Administrator
6 6 (4.41%) Progress Developer
6 6 (4.41%) MI Analyst
7 5 (3.68%) IT Project Manager
7 5 (3.68%) Data Analyst
8 4 (2.94%) Release Manager
8 4 (2.94%) Senior Manager
8 4 (2.94%) Technical Manager
8 4 (2.94%) Web Manager
8 4 (2.94%) Banking Business Analyst
9 3 (2.21%) Web Content Manager
9 3 (2.21%) Content Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.09%) HTML
2 6 (4.41%) XML
3 4 (2.94%) JSP
3 4 (2.94%) .NET
3 4 (2.94%) Ajax
3 4 (2.94%) CGI
4 3 (2.21%) Middleware
5 2 (1.47%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.74%) CSS
6 1 (0.74%) Web Services
6 1 (0.74%) XSL
6 1 (0.74%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.74%) SAP ALE
6 1 (0.74%) WCF
6 1 (0.74%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.41%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.94%) Computer Science
2 4 (2.94%) Client/Server
2 4 (2.94%) PMI
2 4 (2.94%) Web 2.0
3 3 (2.21%) Clustering
3 3 (2.21%) Equities
4 2 (1.47%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.74%) Social Media
5 1 (0.74%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.74%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.74%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.74%) PDA
5 1 (0.74%) Derivative
5 1 (0.74%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.74%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.74%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.03%) UNIX
1 15 (11.03%) Linux
2 6 (4.41%) Windows
3 5 (3.68%) Solaris
4 4 (2.94%) SUSE
5 3 (2.21%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.47%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.47%) AIX
6 2 (1.47%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.47%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.65%) Project Management
2 20 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (12.50%) ITIL
4 16 (11.76%) Wealth Management
5 13 (9.56%) Change Management
6 10 (7.35%) PRINCE2
6 10 (7.35%) Risk Management
6 10 (7.35%) Incident Management
7 9 (6.62%) Business Analysis
7 9 (6.62%) Business Transformation
8 8 (5.88%) Data Analysis
8 8 (5.88%) Fund Management
9 7 (5.15%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (5.15%) Workflow
9 7 (5.15%) Migration
9 7 (5.15%) BCP
10 5 (3.68%) Quality Management
10 5 (3.68%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (3.68%) Resource Management
10 5 (3.68%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.82%) SQL
2 10 (7.35%) Shell Script
3 9 (6.62%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.15%) Java
5 6 (4.41%) VBA
6 4 (2.94%) PHP
6 4 (2.94%) C
6 4 (2.94%) C#
7 3 (2.21%) C++
8 2 (1.47%) Perl
9 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.74%) VB
9 1 (0.74%) ABAP
9 1 (0.74%) Progress 4GL
9 1 (0.74%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.74%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 7 (5.15%) ITIL Certification
1 7 (5.15%) Degree
2 4 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (2.94%) PMP
2 4 (2.94%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.21%) CCNP
3 3 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.74%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.74%) CCDP
4 1 (0.74%) CCA
4 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.74%) CISA
4 1 (0.74%) CISM
4 1 (0.74%) CCSE
4 1 (0.74%) JNCIS
4 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.74%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.88%) QA
2 4 (2.94%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (2.21%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.74%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 4 (2.94%) Control-M
1 4 (2.94%) CA SiteMinder
1 4 (2.94%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.47%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 25 (18.38%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.09%) Oracle
3 7 (5.15%) Sybase
3 7 (5.15%) HP
4 6 (4.41%) Business Objects
4 6 (4.41%) Progress
4 6 (4.41%) Cisco
5 5 (3.68%) Cognos
5 5 (3.68%) Sun
5 5 (3.68%) BMC
5 5 (3.68%) CheckPoint
6 4 (2.94%) CA
6 4 (2.94%) Adobe
6 4 (2.94%) SAP
7 3 (2.21%) Citrix
7 3 (2.21%) Blue Coat
7 3 (2.21%) VMware
7 3 (2.21%) Juniper
8 2 (1.47%) Teradata
8 2 (1.47%) NetApp
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