Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 78 107
Rank change year-on-year -3 +29 +6
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 17 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.27% 0.99% 0.38%
As % of the General category 3.75% 1.93% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 3
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% -10.53%
10th Percentile £333 £345 £395
90th Percentile £438 £483 £445
North West median daily rate £363 £413 £425
% change year-on-year -12.12% -2.94% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £19.50 -

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 453 621 672
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 33.91% 51.32% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 434 456
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £416 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.90% +0.30% +3.75%
10th Percentile £280 £280 £250
90th Percentile £536 £517 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 25
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.50 £18.68 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.38% +33.43% -44.00%
10th Percentile £13.45 £13.00 £13.25
90th Percentile £41.50 £34.20 £35.25
North West median hourly rate £22.58 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -9.70% -7.41% -22.86%

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 14 August 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 +5 15 - - 7
Chester -6 2 £425 -5.56%
Investment Banking
North West

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 17 (100.00%) Banking
2 15 (88.24%) Wealth Management
2 15 (88.24%) Risk Management
2 15 (88.24%) Law
3 10 (58.82%) Finance
4 6 (35.29%) SDLC
5 5 (29.41%) Migration
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (23.53%) Windows
6 4 (23.53%) Linux
7 3 (17.65%) ITIL
7 3 (17.65%) Middleware
7 3 (17.65%) Python
7 3 (17.65%) C
7 3 (17.65%) C++
7 3 (17.65%) Java
7 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 3 (17.65%) .NET
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) TDD
7 3 (17.65%) Ruby
7 3 (17.65%) IT Governance
7 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
7 3 (17.65%) Groovy
7 3 (17.65%) Spring
7 3 (17.65%) COBIT
7 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
7 3 (17.65%) VMware
7 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
7 3 (17.65%) Legal

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 (17.65%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon S3
1 3 (17.65%) OpenShift
2 2 (11.76%) IaaS
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.76%) SaaS
3 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) Office 365
3 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) NAS
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
1 3 (17.65%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (100.00%) Banking
2 15 (88.24%) Law
3 10 (58.82%) Finance
4 3 (17.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Backup Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Product Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
1 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
1 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
1 3 (17.65%) Express
1 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
1 3 (17.65%) Middleware
1 3 (17.65%) Spring
1 3 (17.65%) Spring Boot
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Virtual Team
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Risk Management
1 15 (88.24%) Wealth Management
2 6 (35.29%) SDLC
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Balanced Scorecard
4 3 (17.65%) BDD
4 3 (17.65%) DevOps
4 3 (17.65%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (17.65%) IT Governance
4 3 (17.65%) IT Strategy
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) Loose Coupling
4 3 (17.65%) Microservices
4 3 (17.65%) Programme Governance
4 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
4 3 (17.65%) Remediation Plan
4 3 (17.65%) Scorecard
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C
1 3 (17.65%) C++
1 3 (17.65%) Go
1 3 (17.65%) Groovy
1 3 (17.65%) Java
1 3 (17.65%) Java 8
1 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
1 3 (17.65%) Python
1 3 (17.65%) Ruby
1 3 (17.65%) TypeScript
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) COBIT
1 3 (17.65%) COSO
1 3 (17.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) QEMU
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (5.88%) Netcool
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
1 3 (17.65%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) Dell
2 1 (5.88%) EMC
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) McAfee
2 1 (5.88%) NetApp
2 1 (5.88%) Snow
2 1 (5.88%) Splunk
2 1 (5.88%) Symantec
2 1 (5.88%) Trustwave