Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 82 93
Rank change year-on-year +15 +11 0
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 28 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.25% 0.90% 0.44%
As % of the General category 7.78% 2.27% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 3
Cheshire median daily rate - £369 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.71% -7.89%
North West median daily rate £475 £400 £538
% change year-on-year +18.75% -25.58% +13.16%
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 360 529 478
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 28.94% 39.57% 34.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 389 330
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £272 £262 £236
90th Percentile £538 £525 £550
North West median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.13% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 15 19
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -37.78%
10th Percentile £13.29 £9.97 £13.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £35.00 £33.75
North West median hourly rate £23.50 £23.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +2.15% -11.54% -14.81%

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 12 December 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 +16 28 - - 6
Investment Banking
North West

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 28 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 28 (100.00%) Law
1 28 (100.00%) Banking
1 28 (100.00%) Wealth Management
2 14 (50.00%) Finance
3 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 7 (25.00%) Degree
3 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (21.43%) Compliance Audit
4 6 (21.43%) Software Audit
4 6 (21.43%) Security Monitoring
4 6 (21.43%) Network Design
4 6 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Project Planning
4 6 (21.43%) CISM
4 6 (21.43%) ITIL
4 6 (21.43%) CISSP
5 5 (17.86%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (17.86%) Scenario Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (17.86%) SDLC
6 4 (14.29%) Amazon Glacier
6 4 (14.29%) Server Hardening
6 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 4 (14.29%) Security Operations
6 4 (14.29%) Amazon Athena
6 4 (14.29%) Java
6 4 (14.29%) SQL
6 4 (14.29%) Web Services

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 (10.71%) JBoss
1 3 (10.71%) Jetty
1 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon Glacier
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon S3
2 2 (7.14%) IaaS
2 2 (7.14%) SaaS
3 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) Extranet
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) WAN
2 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon Athena
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
1 4 (14.29%) GIS
1 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.57%) OLTP
2 1 (3.57%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
1 3 (10.71%) Gradle
1 3 (10.71%) IntelliJ
1 3 (10.71%) Maven
1 3 (10.71%) NetBeans
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 28 (100.00%) Banking
1 28 (100.00%) Law
2 14 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (10.71%) Billing
4 2 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (14.29%) Architect
1 4 (14.29%) Consultant
1 4 (14.29%) Developer
1 4 (14.29%) Security Consultant
1 4 (14.29%) Service Manager
1 4 (14.29%) Service Transition Manager
1 4 (14.29%) Supplier Manager
1 4 (14.29%) Transition Manager
2 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
2 3 (10.71%) Service Design Manager
2 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Due Diligence Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Lead Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Lead Java Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Lead Security Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Security Architect
3 2 (7.14%) Security Solutions Architect
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Web Services
2 3 (10.71%) Java EE
2 3 (10.71%) JMS
2 3 (10.71%) JSON
2 3 (10.71%) JSP
2 3 (10.71%) REST
2 3 (10.71%) SOAP
2 3 (10.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.86%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.14%) Virtual Team
5 1 (3.57%) CMDB
5 1 (3.57%) PMI
5 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Unix
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 28 (100.00%) Wealth Management
2 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 6 (21.43%) Compliance Audit
3 6 (21.43%) ITIL
3 6 (21.43%) Network Design
3 6 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (21.43%) Project Planning
3 6 (21.43%) Security Monitoring
3 6 (21.43%) Software Audit
4 5 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (17.86%) Scenario Testing
4 5 (17.86%) SDLC
5 4 (14.29%) Information Security
5 4 (14.29%) Security Operations
5 4 (14.29%) Security Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Server Hardening
6 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.71%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) Java
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
2 6 (21.43%) CISM
2 6 (21.43%) CISSP
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (7.14%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 1 (3.57%) CCIE
5 1 (3.57%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (3.57%) CCNP
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (3.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Dell
2 1 (3.57%) McAfee
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Splunk
2 1 (3.57%) Symantec
2 1 (3.57%) Trustwave