Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 84 96
Rank change year-on-year +10 +12 -11
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 12 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.96% 0.62% 0.83%
As % of the General category 2.68% 1.77% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 14
Cheshire median daily rate £388 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.43% -7.89% +35.71%
10th Percentile £220 £364 £438
90th Percentile £448 £535 £513
North West median daily rate £394 £438 £475
% change year-on-year -10.00% -7.89% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 448 452 813
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 35.78% 35.01% 39.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 309 604
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £233 £236 £288
90th Percentile £540 £550 £575
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £423
% change year-on-year +1.25% -5.33% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 29
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -37.78% +22.85%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.25 £13.91
90th Percentile £34.38 £25.13 £37.75
North West median hourly rate £21.78 £22.85 £34.32
% change year-on-year -4.66% -33.44% +80.63%

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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 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
Chester +6 6 £350 -20.00% 1
Knutsford - 6 £438 - 19
Investment Banking
North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 12 (100.00%) Banking
2 9 (75.00%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Wealth Management
4 4 (33.33%) Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) Law
4 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 4 (33.33%) Unix
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) SAS
5 3 (25.00%) Tivoli
5 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) Change Management
5 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance
6 2 (16.67%) Data Reconciliation
6 2 (16.67%) Information Security
6 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel

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 3 (25.00%) SAS
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (100.00%) Banking
2 9 (75.00%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 3 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) AIX Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Operations Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Unix
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) AIX
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Wealth Management
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance
4 2 (16.67%) Data Reconciliation
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security
4 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (8.33%) Facilities Management
5 1 (8.33%) Logistics
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Veritas