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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Banking
Rank - 107 94
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 0 6 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.25% 1.14%
As % of the General category - 0.75% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 8
Median daily rate - £217 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.67%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £175.00
Investment Banking
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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
857 804 713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.06% 33.80% 29.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 507 340
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £502 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 42 57
Median hourly rate £16.00 £31.44 £33.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.10% -7.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £15.00 £18.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.80 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Investment Banking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Investment Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Investment Banking.

1 13 (100.00%) Banking
2 10 (76.92%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (76.92%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (69.23%) Reference Data
3 9 (69.23%) Informatica
4 8 (61.54%) Finance
4 8 (61.54%) Virtual Team
5 7 (53.85%) Business Analysis
5 7 (53.85%) Degree
6 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
6 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle
8 2 (15.38%) Java
8 2 (15.38%) SQL
9 1 (7.69%) SDLC
9 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
9 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (7.69%) Cyber-Ark
9 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
9 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
9 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
9 1 (7.69%) CISSP
9 1 (7.69%) SQL Server

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) MQSeries
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 13 (100.00%) Banking
2 8 (61.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Consultant
2 7 (53.85%) Informatica Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Data Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Java Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Security Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Subject Matter Expert
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (69.23%) Reference Data
3 8 (61.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (53.85%) Business Analysis
3 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CISSP
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Informatica
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Sybase