The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Banking
North West / Cheshire
Rank 5 10 9
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1  
Contract jobs citing Banking 87 124 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 16.17% 12.84% 12.68%
As % of the General category 34.66% 32.29% 29.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 90 73
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £286 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £417 £420 £425
% change year-on-year -0.77% -1.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.96 £10.44 £10.44
% change year-on-year +24.16% -  

Banking is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 251 384 350
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 46.65% 39.75% 43.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 259 204
Median daily rate £400 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +0.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £259 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 31
Median hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.57% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £33.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Banking as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Banking in Cheshire

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Banking in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in Cheshire

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in Cheshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Banking in Cheshire

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Banking in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking in Cheshire

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -1 17 £403 -5.29% 6
Chester -2 17 £450 +25.00% 8
Northwich - 1 £420 -
Banking
North West

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Banking.

1 89 (60.96%) Finance
2 31 (21.23%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (16.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (16.44%) Java
4 17 (11.64%) Web Services
5 16 (10.96%) Project Management
6 15 (10.27%) Risk Management
7 14 (9.59%) ITIL
7 14 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (8.90%) Windows
8 13 (8.90%) Information Security
9 11 (7.53%) AIX
10 10 (6.85%) Linux
10 10 (6.85%) SQL
10 10 (6.85%) GIS
10 10 (6.85%) Security Management
10 10 (6.85%) Retail
10 10 (6.85%) Spring
10 10 (6.85%) Internal Audit
10 10 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (6.16%) Investment Banking
11 9 (6.16%) Retail Banking
11 9 (6.16%) Financial Institution
11 9 (6.16%) Unix
11 9 (6.16%) SOAP
11 9 (6.16%) Python
11 9 (6.16%) Microsoft
12 8 (5.48%) SharePoint
12 8 (5.48%) OO
12 8 (5.48%) J2EE

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 8 (5.48%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.74%) IIS
3 3 (2.05%) JBoss
3 3 (2.05%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.37%) SAS
4 2 (1.37%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.37%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.68%) Confluence
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (4.79%) MS Excel
1 7 (4.79%) MS Office
2 3 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.05%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.37%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.05%) Office 365
3 2 (1.37%) PaaS
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.11%) Internet
2 3 (2.05%) Firewall
2 3 (2.05%) SAN
3 2 (1.37%) ATM
3 2 (1.37%) DNS
3 2 (1.37%) HTTP
4 1 (0.68%) Anycast
4 1 (0.68%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.68%) DHCP
4 1 (0.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.68%) FTP
4 1 (0.68%) IPsec
4 1 (0.68%) NAS
4 1 (0.68%) Skype
4 1 (0.68%) SSL
4 1 (0.68%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.85%) GIS
2 5 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.42%) MongoDB
2 5 (3.42%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.37%) Big Data
4 2 (1.37%) DB2
4 2 (1.37%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.37%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.37%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.68%) MS Access
5 1 (0.68%) QlikView
5 1 (0.68%) SAS EBI
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (5.48%) Git (software)
1 8 (5.48%) JIRA
2 6 (4.11%) Gradle
3 5 (3.42%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.74%) IntelliJ
4 4 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.37%) Subversion
6 1 (0.68%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.68%) Grunt
6 1 (0.68%) gulp
6 1 (0.68%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.68%) JMeter
6 1 (0.68%) JProfiler
6 1 (0.68%) Maven
6 1 (0.68%) Selenium
6 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.68%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.68%) Toad
6 1 (0.68%) Xcode
General
1 89 (60.96%) Finance
2 10 (6.85%) Retail
3 9 (6.16%) Financial Institution
3 9 (6.16%) Investment Banking
3 9 (6.16%) Retail Banking
4 6 (4.11%) Back Office
4 6 (4.11%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Billing
5 1 (0.68%) Front Office
5 1 (0.68%) German Language
5 1 (0.68%) Law
5 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (27.40%) Analyst
2 20 (13.70%) Developer
3 18 (12.33%) Business Analyst
4 15 (10.27%) Project Manager
5 14 (9.59%) Consultant
6 12 (8.22%) Java Developer
6 12 (8.22%) Security Consultant
7 10 (6.85%) Banking Analyst
8 8 (5.48%) Administrator
8 8 (5.48%) Banking Business Analyst
8 8 (5.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 8 (5.48%) Operations Analyst
8 8 (5.48%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (4.79%) Risk Analyst
10 6 (4.11%) Technical Business Analyst
11 5 (3.42%) Architect
11 5 (3.42%) DBA
11 5 (3.42%) Linux Administrator
11 5 (3.42%) Senior Consultant
11 5 (3.42%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.64%) Web Services
2 10 (6.85%) Spring
3 9 (6.16%) SOAP
4 8 (5.48%) J2EE
5 7 (4.79%) JSON
5 7 (4.79%) RESTful
6 6 (4.11%) Middleware
7 5 (3.42%) Hibernate
7 5 (3.42%) jQuery
7 5 (3.42%) JSP
7 5 (3.42%) Servlets
8 4 (2.74%) Ajax
8 4 (2.74%) EJB
8 4 (2.74%) Struts
8 4 (2.74%) XML
9 3 (2.05%) REST
9 3 (2.05%) WSDL
10 2 (1.37%) JAXB
10 2 (1.37%) JiBX
10 2 (1.37%) POJO
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.42%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.42%) Derivative
2 5 (3.42%) OTC Derivatives
3 4 (2.74%) Replication
4 3 (2.05%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.37%) Equities
6 1 (0.68%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.68%) PMI
6 1 (0.68%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.90%) Windows
2 11 (7.53%) AIX
3 10 (6.85%) Linux
4 9 (6.16%) Unix
5 8 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (4.11%) Windows Server
7 5 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.37%) HPUX
8 2 (1.37%) Solaris
8 2 (1.37%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.23%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (16.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (10.96%) Project Management
4 15 (10.27%) Risk Management
5 14 (9.59%) ITIL
6 13 (8.90%) Information Security
7 10 (6.85%) Internal Audit
7 10 (6.85%) Security Management
8 8 (5.48%) OO
8 8 (5.48%) Service Management
9 7 (4.79%) Asset Management
9 7 (4.79%) Data Protection
9 7 (4.79%) Migration
9 7 (4.79%) Scrum
9 7 (4.79%) Security Architecture
9 7 (4.79%) Software Asset Management
9 7 (4.79%) TDD
9 7 (4.79%) Waterfall
10 6 (4.11%) Business Analysis
10 6 (4.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (16.44%) Java
2 10 (6.85%) SQL
3 9 (6.16%) Python
4 6 (4.11%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.74%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.05%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.37%) Perl
8 1 (0.68%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.68%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.68%) C
8 1 (0.68%) C++
8 1 (0.68%) COBOL
8 1 (0.68%) ES6
8 1 (0.68%) Groovy
8 1 (0.68%) JCL
8 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.68%) VB
8 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.42%) Degree
2 4 (2.74%) RHCSA
3 3 (2.05%) CISA
3 3 (2.05%) CISSP
3 3 (2.05%) CRISC
3 3 (2.05%) ISEB
4 1 (0.68%) CBAP
4 1 (0.68%) IIBA
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.74%) QA
2 3 (2.05%) SLA
3 2 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.68%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (2.05%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.05%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.68%) Docker
2 1 (0.68%) RACF
2 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.74%) SCCM
2 3 (2.05%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (2.05%) Netcool
2 3 (2.05%) WSUS
3 2 (1.37%) IBM BigFix
3 2 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.37%) SCOM
4 1 (0.68%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (6.16%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.11%) Red Hat
3 4 (2.74%) Intel Security
3 4 (2.74%) Oracle
3 4 (2.74%) Veritas
4 3 (2.05%) Citrix
4 3 (2.05%) HP
4 3 (2.05%) Remedy
4 3 (2.05%) SAP
4 3 (2.05%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.37%) Blue Coat
5 2 (1.37%) CA
5 2 (1.37%) IBM
6 1 (0.68%) Apple
6 1 (0.68%) F5
6 1 (0.68%) Fiserv
6 1 (0.68%) Lumension
6 1 (0.68%) Splunk
6 1 (0.68%) Symantec
6 1 (0.68%) Tableau
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