Period
to 20 April 2019

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 April 2019 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 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 75 68
Rank change year-on-year +25 -7 +43
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 39 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.48% 1.60% 1.21%
As % of the General category 9.49% 4.66% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 7
Cheshire median daily rate £250 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.48% -13.89% +5.88%
North West median daily rate £250 £356 £456
% change year-on-year -29.82% -21.92% +14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £110.00 -

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 411 451 468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 36.63% 34.45% 43.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 314 321
Cheshire median daily rate £410 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £236
90th Percentile £563 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 12 20
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.50 £23.25 £18.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.63% +28.52% -19.60%
10th Percentile £13.45 £14.00 £13.25
90th Percentile £36.94 £37.50 £44.95
North West median hourly rate £27.50 £20.50 £26.83
% change year-on-year +34.15% -23.59% -18.70%

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 April 2019.

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 April 2019. 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 +4 38 £250 - 1
Chester +8 1 £400 +3.23% 1
Investment Banking
North West

For the 6 months to 20 April 2019, 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 39 (100.00%) Banking
2 33 (84.62%) Risk Management
3 32 (82.05%) Law
3 32 (82.05%) Wealth Management
4 19 (48.72%) Degree
5 18 (46.15%) Finance
6 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (25.64%) CISM
7 10 (25.64%) CISSP
8 9 (23.08%) ITIL
8 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (23.08%) Network Design
8 9 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (23.08%) Compliance Audit
8 9 (23.08%) Software Audit
8 9 (23.08%) Security Monitoring
9 8 (20.51%) Supplier Management
9 8 (20.51%) Service Management
10 7 (17.95%) Firewall
10 7 (17.95%) GIS
10 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Excel
10 7 (17.95%) Web Services
10 7 (17.95%) Load Balancing
10 7 (17.95%) Security Testing
10 7 (17.95%) Server Hardening
10 7 (17.95%) SDLC
10 7 (17.95%) Security Operations
11 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (15.38%) Business Transformation
11 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development

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 2 (5.13%) JBoss
1 2 (5.13%) Jetty
1 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon Glacier
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) Firewall
2 6 (15.38%) LAN
2 6 (15.38%) WAN
3 5 (12.82%) BIG-IP
3 5 (12.82%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (12.82%) Ethernet
3 5 (12.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (12.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (12.82%) Multicast
3 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
3 5 (12.82%) VPN
4 1 (2.56%) Extranet
4 1 (2.56%) SAN
4 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) GIS
2 2 (5.13%) Amazon Athena
2 2 (5.13%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
1 2 (5.13%) Gradle
1 2 (5.13%) IntelliJ
1 2 (5.13%) Maven
1 2 (5.13%) NetBeans
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 39 (100.00%) Banking
2 32 (82.05%) Law
3 18 (46.15%) Finance
4 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
5 5 (12.82%) Financial Institution
6 3 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) Analyst
1 7 (17.95%) Consultant
1 7 (17.95%) Security Consultant
2 6 (15.38%) Network Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Service Manager
2 6 (15.38%) Service Transition Manager
2 6 (15.38%) Transition Manager
3 5 (12.82%) Supplier Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Due Diligence Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Engagement Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Service Design Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Support
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Lead Security Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Security Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) Web Services
2 2 (5.13%) Java EE
2 2 (5.13%) JMS
2 2 (5.13%) JSON
2 2 (5.13%) JSP
2 2 (5.13%) REST
2 2 (5.13%) SOAP
2 2 (5.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.26%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (5.13%) Handset
4 2 (5.13%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.56%) Clustering
5 1 (2.56%) CMDB
5 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
1 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (84.62%) Risk Management
2 32 (82.05%) Wealth Management
3 9 (23.08%) Compliance Audit
3 9 (23.08%) ITIL
3 9 (23.08%) Network Design
3 9 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (23.08%) Security Monitoring
3 9 (23.08%) Software Audit
3 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (20.51%) Service Management
4 8 (20.51%) Supplier Management
5 7 (17.95%) Load Balancing
5 7 (17.95%) SDLC
5 7 (17.95%) Security Operations
5 7 (17.95%) Security Testing
5 7 (17.95%) Server Hardening
6 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (15.38%) Business Transformation
6 6 (15.38%) Information Security
6 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) Python
2 2 (5.13%) Java
2 2 (5.13%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.56%) VB
3 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (48.72%) Degree
2 10 (25.64%) CISM
2 10 (25.64%) CISSP
3 6 (15.38%) CCIE
3 6 (15.38%) CCNP
3 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.69%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 3 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.56%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (2.56%) MCSA
5 1 (2.56%) MCSE
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) BladeLogic
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Cisco
1 5 (12.82%) F5
2 2 (5.13%) MobileIron
3 1 (2.56%) EMC
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) Remedy
3 1 (2.56%) VMware