The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment 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 Investment Banking over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 111 102 93
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 8 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.55% 0.72%
As % of the General category 0.95% 1.84% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 9
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£217 £250 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.20% -45.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £172 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £402 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.30% -5.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £175.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +821.05%
Investment 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
845 760 594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.69% 29.97% 28.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 373 274
Average daily rate £400 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £213 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £504 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 55 47
Average hourly rate £31.44 £31.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.19% +23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £19.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Investment Banking across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Investment 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 Investment Banking across the West Midlands region.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Investment 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 Investment Banking across the West Midlands region.

Investment Banking Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Investment 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 Investment Banking within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 August 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 +1 8 £217 -13.20% 3
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking.

1 15 (100.00%) Banking
2 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) Firewall
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 5 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 5 (33.33%) Time Management
4 4 (26.67%) Juniper
4 4 (26.67%) OSPF
4 4 (26.67%) BGP
4 4 (26.67%) CCNP
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (20.00%) F5
6 2 (13.33%) Network Security
6 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) Riverbed
6 2 (13.33%) Junos
6 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
6 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
6 2 (13.33%) Retail
6 2 (13.33%) Blue Coat
6 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) Clustering
6 2 (13.33%) CCSA
6 2 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (13.33%) IVR
6 2 (13.33%) Finance

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) OSPF
2 4 (26.67%) BGP
3 2 (13.33%) Network Security
3 2 (13.33%) Junos
3 2 (13.33%) MPLS
General
1 15 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) IT Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Incident Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) PMO Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Process Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Change Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) IVR
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 5 (33.33%) Time Management
2 5 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
4 1 (6.67%) BPMN
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CCNP
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Check Point Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CCSA
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) CCIE
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco
1 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 4 (26.67%) Juniper
3 3 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (13.33%) Blue Coat
4 2 (13.33%) Riverbed
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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