Period
to 20 June 2018

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 20 June 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.

Banking
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 6 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 +3
Contract jobs citing Banking 26 49 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 11.11% 20.42% 19.23%
As % of the General category 27.66% 42.61% 35.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 38 59
Chester median daily rate £413 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £279 £350 £259
90th Percentile £552 £525 £525
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Chester median hourly rate - £13.00 -
Cheshire median hourly rate - £13.00 -

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 94 115 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 40.17% 47.92% 54.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 92 151
Chester median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £258 £227 £234
90th Percentile £556 £515 £525
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £410 £425
% change year-on-year -2.44% -3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 21
Chester median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -4.80% -24.37%
Cheshire median hourly rate £29.00 £23.25 £19.25
% change year-on-year +24.73% +20.78% +2.67%

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 20 June 2018.

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 20 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Chester region with a requirement for Banking.

1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (23.08%) Change Management
3 6 (23.08%) Migration
3 6 (23.08%) ITIL
3 6 (23.08%) Retail Banking
4 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (15.38%) Service Management
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 4 (15.38%) Blue Coat
5 4 (15.38%) ProxySG
5 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 4 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (15.38%) F5
6 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
6 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
6 3 (11.54%) ITSM
6 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (11.54%) Unix
7 2 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (7.69%) Smartphone
7 2 (7.69%) Windows 10
7 2 (7.69%) PMO
7 2 (7.69%) DataStage
7 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (7.69%) Project Management
7 2 (7.69%) Mainframe
7 2 (7.69%) Windows
7 2 (7.69%) Oracle

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 1 (3.85%) SAS
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 4 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (3.85%) DMZ
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) NAS
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) SMS
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.69%) DataStage
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.85%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) ER Studio
1 1 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Retail Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Banking Project Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Support Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) Ajax
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) CSS3
2 1 (3.85%) HTML5
2 1 (3.85%) Sass
2 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.85%) WCF
2 1 (3.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.85%) Online Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Unix
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Change Management
1 6 (23.08%) ITIL
1 6 (23.08%) Migration
2 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 4 (15.38%) Service Management
4 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
4 3 (11.54%) ITSM
5 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 2 (7.69%) MVC
5 2 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Time Management
5 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.85%) CRM
6 1 (3.85%) ETL
6 1 (3.85%) Regression Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.85%) PHP
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) VB
2 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) PMO
2 1 (3.85%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) ProxySG
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Blue Coat
1 4 (15.38%) F5
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Citrix
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) Juniper
3 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.85%) Symantec
3 1 (3.85%) TSYS
3 1 (3.85%) VMware