Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Chester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Banking
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 10 5
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5 +9
Contract jobs citing Banking 52 36 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 24.30% 12.04% 17.59%
As % of the General category 42.28% 26.47% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 34 39
Chester median daily rate £416 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.37% - +58.33%
10th Percentile £115 £356 £309
90th Percentile £525 £573 £560
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Chester median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.71% - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year -25.71% - -

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 Chester with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 123 136 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 57.48% 45.48% 43.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 108 87
Chester median daily rate £375 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.56% +16.13%
10th Percentile £270 £230 £313
90th Percentile £518 £538 £564
Cheshire median daily rate £413 £402 £425
% change year-on-year +2.74% -5.53% +7.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 20
Chester median hourly rate £13.00 £13.75 £17.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.45% -19.92% -38.68%
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - -36.36% +15.79%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Banking in Chester

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Banking in Chester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in Chester

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in Chester over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Banking in Chester

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking in Chester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Chester region with a requirement for Banking.

1 25 (48.08%) Finance
2 13 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 12 (23.08%) HP
4 11 (21.15%) Oracle
4 11 (21.15%) Microsoft Excel
5 10 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (19.23%) SQL
5 10 (19.23%) SLA
6 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (15.38%) Investment Banking
7 8 (15.38%) IBM
7 8 (15.38%) SAS
7 8 (15.38%) Windows
7 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (15.38%) Break/Fix
8 7 (13.46%) Linux
9 6 (11.54%) ITIL
9 6 (11.54%) PL/SQL
9 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
9 6 (11.54%) DataStage
9 6 (11.54%) Tivoli
9 6 (11.54%) Project Management
9 6 (11.54%) Change Management
10 5 (9.62%) Migration
10 5 (9.62%) Shell Script
10 5 (9.62%) ETL
10 5 (9.62%) SDLC
10 5 (9.62%) Retail Banking
10 5 (9.62%) Credit Risk

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 8 (15.38%) SAS
2 4 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.92%) CMS
4 1 (1.92%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (1.92%) PegaRULES
4 1 (1.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (21.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
1 4 (7.69%) SMS
2 1 (1.92%) ATM
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) Intranet
2 1 (1.92%) LAN
2 1 (1.92%) NAS
2 1 (1.92%) SAN
2 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (11.54%) DataStage
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.77%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) FxCop
1 2 (3.85%) HP UFT
1 2 (3.85%) MSBuild
1 2 (3.85%) ReSharper
1 2 (3.85%) SoapUI
1 2 (3.85%) T4 Templates
1 2 (3.85%) Toad
1 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.92%) gulp
2 1 (1.92%) JIRA
2 1 (1.92%) JUnit
2 1 (1.92%) Subversion
2 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.92%) webpack
General
1 25 (48.08%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Investment Banking
3 5 (9.62%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Legal
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) Analyst
2 9 (17.31%) Developer
3 5 (9.62%) Data Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) Administrator
4 4 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) Break Fix Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Hardware Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Applications Support
5 3 (5.77%) Banking Business Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Consultant
5 3 (5.77%) DataStage Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Risk Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Risk Consultant
5 3 (5.77%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database Developer
6 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL Developer
6 2 (3.85%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) Web Services
2 2 (3.85%) .NET
2 2 (3.85%) ADO.NET
2 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.85%) CSS
2 2 (3.85%) CSS3
2 2 (3.85%) HTML
2 2 (3.85%) jQuery
2 2 (3.85%) WCF
3 1 (1.92%) Ajax
3 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.92%) Apache Axis
3 1 (1.92%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (1.92%) HTML5
3 1 (1.92%) ICEfaces
3 1 (1.92%) Laravel
3 1 (1.92%) RESTful
3 1 (1.92%) RichFaces
3 1 (1.92%) Sass
3 1 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.62%) Credit Risk
3 4 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.92%) DataPower
4 1 (1.92%) EPoS
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.92%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.92%) PMI
4 1 (1.92%) RIA
4 1 (1.92%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Windows
2 7 (13.46%) Linux
3 4 (7.69%) Unix
3 4 (7.69%) Windows 10
4 3 (5.77%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.38%) Break/Fix
4 6 (11.54%) Change Management
4 6 (11.54%) ITIL
4 6 (11.54%) Project Management
5 5 (9.62%) ETL
5 5 (9.62%) Migration
5 5 (9.62%) SDLC
6 4 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 4 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 4 (7.69%) Hardware Maintenance
6 4 (7.69%) ITSM
6 4 (7.69%) Proactive Monitoring
6 4 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.77%) BDD
7 3 (5.77%) Data Analysis
7 3 (5.77%) Dimensional Modelling
7 3 (5.77%) Integration Testing
7 3 (5.77%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) SQL
2 6 (11.54%) PL/SQL
3 5 (9.62%) Shell Script
4 4 (7.69%) Java
5 2 (3.85%) C#
5 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.92%) PHP
6 1 (1.92%) VBA
6 1 (1.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) MCSA
1 3 (5.77%) MCSE
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) ISEB
3 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.23%) SLA
2 4 (7.69%) COSHH
3 2 (3.85%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.85%) GDPR
3 2 (3.85%) QA
4 1 (1.92%) IFRS
4 1 (1.92%) IFRS 9
4 1 (1.92%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Firmware
2 3 (5.77%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.92%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) Tivoli
2 3 (5.77%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.92%) Ansible
3 1 (1.92%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (1.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) HP
1 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 11 (21.15%) Oracle
3 8 (15.38%) IBM
4 4 (7.69%) Dell
5 3 (5.77%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.92%) BMC
6 1 (1.92%) CA
6 1 (1.92%) Citrix
6 1 (1.92%) Perforce
6 1 (1.92%) Remedy