Period
to 21 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Investment Banking over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 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.

Investment Banking
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 80 103
Rank change year-on-year -1 +23 -6
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 10 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.77% 0.86% 0.25%
As % of the General category 2.56% 1.87% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £350 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -20.00% -7.89%
10th Percentile £413 £249 £397
90th Percentile £438 £446 £456
North West median daily rate £425 £350 £438
% change year-on-year +21.43% -20.00% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £19.50 -

Investment Banking is in the General Skills category. The following 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.

All General Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 391 589 544
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 29.98% 45.80% 34.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 416 373
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -5.88%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £250
90th Percentile £530 £525 £548
North West median daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 28 21
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -19.26%
10th Percentile £13.45 £12.81 £13.25
90th Percentile £41.25 £33.00 £33.75
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £21.89 £23.92
% change year-on-year +8.04% -8.50% -21.62%

Investment Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Investment Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Investment Banking in Cheshire

Investment Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Investment Banking in Cheshire

Investment 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 Investment Banking within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -6 9 - - 3
Chester -6 1 £425 +21.43%
Investment Banking
North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Investment Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Investment Banking.

1 10 (100.00%) Banking
2 9 (90.00%) Wealth Management
2 9 (90.00%) Law
2 9 (90.00%) Risk Management
3 8 (80.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (30.00%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (20.00%) Records Management
6 2 (20.00%) Amazon Athena
6 2 (20.00%) Amazon Glacier
6 2 (20.00%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (20.00%) IaaS
6 2 (20.00%) Change Management
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) Unix
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (20.00%) Amazon S3
6 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (20.00%) SaaS
6 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking

Investment Banking
Co-occurring 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 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (10.00%) JBoss
1 1 (10.00%) Jetty
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon Glacier
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (20.00%) IaaS
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Extranet
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) NAS
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon Athena
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) OLTP
2 1 (10.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (10.00%) Gradle
1 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
1 1 (10.00%) NetBeans
General
1 10 (100.00%) Banking
2 9 (90.00%) Law
3 8 (80.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Architect
1 2 (20.00%) Developer
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Lead Java Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Product Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Java EE
1 1 (10.00%) JMS
1 1 (10.00%) JSON
1 1 (10.00%) JSP
1 1 (10.00%) REST
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) PMI
3 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Risk Management
1 9 (90.00%) Wealth Management
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Records Management
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Organisational Awareness
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (10.00%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCIE
1 1 (10.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) McAfee
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Splunk
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec
2 1 (10.00%) Trustwave