Period
to 20 July 2017

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 20 July 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.

Investment Banking
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 108 110
Rank change year-on-year +30 +2 -22
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 11 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.89% 0.48% 0.31%
As % of the General category 1.75% 1.23% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 4
Cheshire median daily rate £438 £425 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -6.85% +86.22%
10th Percentile £345 £395 £418
90th Percentile £483 £445 £514
North West median daily rate £413 £500 £456
% change year-on-year -17.50% +9.59% +86.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £19.50 - -

Investment 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 627 731 817
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 50.89% 39.22% 42.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 500 465
Cheshire median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £275 £250 £286
90th Percentile £514 £575 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 30 46
Cheshire median hourly rate £23.25 £19.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.78% -23.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £12.83 £13.25 £13.53
90th Percentile £41.46 £36.38 £46.25
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £26.92 £31.40
% change year-on-year -7.11% -14.28% +14.18%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Investment Banking in Cheshire over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 20 July 2017. 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
Chester +19 9 £450 +5.88%
Knutsford +12 2 £394 - 1
Investment Banking
North West

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Investment Banking.

1 11 (100.00%) Banking
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) BDD
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
5 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (27.27%) Toad
6 3 (27.27%) IBM
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (27.27%) ETL
6 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 3 (27.27%) HP
6 3 (27.27%) SAN
6 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
6 3 (27.27%) vSphere
6 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (27.27%) NAS
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Kanban
7 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (18.18%) TDD

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 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) NAS
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
2 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Toad
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) JUnit
2 1 (9.09%) ProC
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 11 (100.00%) Banking
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Back Office
3 1 (9.09%) Front Office
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Administrator
2 4 (36.36%) Database Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL Developer
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Database Developer
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) AIX Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) AIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Python Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Support Officer
5 1 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) Flash
1 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
1 1 (9.09%) JAXB
1 1 (9.09%) JAX-WS
1 1 (9.09%) JDBC
1 1 (9.09%) JDOM
1 1 (9.09%) JiBX
1 1 (9.09%) JSON
1 1 (9.09%) POJO
1 1 (9.09%) RESTful
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
1 1 (9.09%) Spring
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) WSDL
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) EMC VNX
2 1 (9.09%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) AIX
4 1 (9.09%) Solaris
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) BDD
3 3 (27.27%) ETL
3 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Kanban
3 3 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) AOP
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
4 2 (18.18%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) C
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 1 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) VBScript
5 1 (9.09%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 3 (27.27%) vSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ansible
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) BladeLogic
2 1 (9.09%) vCenter Server
2 1 (9.09%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) 3PAR
4 1 (9.09%) BMC
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) Veritas
4 1 (9.09%) VMware