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 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 84 76
Rank change year-on-year +31 -8  
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 6 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.06% 0.63% 0.30%
As % of the General category 2.15% 1.53% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £456 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.35% -15.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £429 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +0.88% -3.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 279 458 411
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 49.12% 41.45% 41.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 315 239
Median daily rate £410 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.52% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 28
Median hourly rate £20.09 £14.00 £14.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.50% -3.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £34.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.58% +16.00%  

Investment Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Investment Banking as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 28 April 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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +16 6 £456 +7.35%
Investment Banking
North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 12 (100.00%) Banking
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (25.00%) OO
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) C++
5 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (16.67%) ETL
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) SAN
5 2 (16.67%) Equities
5 2 (16.67%) IBM
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (16.67%) NAS
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) vSphere
6 1 (8.33%) JiBX
6 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
6 1 (8.33%) Network Packet Analysis

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 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) NAS
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
1 1 (8.33%) ProC
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Toad
General
1 12 (100.00%) Banking
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Back Office
3 1 (8.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Python Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Database Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Excel Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Database Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) Flash
1 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (8.33%) J2EE
1 1 (8.33%) JAXB
1 1 (8.33%) JAX-WS
1 1 (8.33%) JDBC
1 1 (8.33%) JDOM
1 1 (8.33%) JiBX
1 1 (8.33%) JSON
1 1 (8.33%) POJO
1 1 (8.33%) RESTful
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
1 1 (8.33%) Spring
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) WSDL
1 1 (8.33%) XML
1 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Equities
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) EMC VNX
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) BDD
2 2 (16.67%) ETL
2 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) AOP
3 1 (8.33%) ATDD
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Network Packet Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) VBScript
4 1 (8.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
1 1 (8.33%) BladeLogic
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) vCenter Server
1 1 (8.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) HP
1 2 (16.67%) IBM
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
2 1 (8.33%) Ab Initio
2 1 (8.33%) BMC
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) EMC
2 1 (8.33%) NetApp
2 1 (8.33%) VMware