Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 4 9
Rank change year-on-year -12 +5 +3
Contract jobs citing Banking 21 61 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 9.17% 24.70% 15.11%
As % of the General category 26.92% 43.57% 33.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 53 51
Chester median daily rate £425 £432 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.62% +1.65% +18.30%
10th Percentile £233 £306 £300
90th Percentile £505 £525 £538
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £434 £425
% change year-on-year -7.83% +2.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 0
Chester median hourly rate £13.45 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.46% - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.45 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year +3.46% - -

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 78 140 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 34.06% 56.68% 44.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 111 133
Chester median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +4.92%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £475 £525 £530
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £413 £413
% change year-on-year -3.03% - -1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 16
Chester median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.70% -19.83%
10th Percentile £13.36 £13.00 £13.25
90th Percentile £38.50 £26.84 £17.75
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% - -16.86%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (33.33%) ITIL
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) Windows
4 5 (23.81%) Change Management
5 4 (19.05%) Migration
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (19.05%) HP
5 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
5 4 (19.05%) F5
5 4 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (19.05%) Blue Coat
5 4 (19.05%) ProxySG
5 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
5 4 (19.05%) Retail Banking
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
6 3 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (14.29%) Break/Fix
6 3 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (14.29%) Dell
6 3 (14.29%) Unix
6 3 (14.29%) Service Management
6 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (14.29%) ITSM
7 2 (9.52%) Project Management
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle
7 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse

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 (4.76%) SAS
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 4 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.76%) DMZ
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) NAS
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) SMS
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) DataStage
2 1 (4.76%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.76%) ER Studio
1 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.76%) JMeter
1 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Retail Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) 1st Line Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Break Fix Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Compliance Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Security Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
3 2 (9.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
3 3 (14.29%) Unix
4 2 (9.52%) Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Change Management
3 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
3 4 (19.05%) Migration
4 3 (14.29%) Break/Fix
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 3 (14.29%) ITSM
4 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (14.29%) Service Management
4 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Time Management
6 1 (4.76%) Cash Management
6 1 (4.76%) Data Governance
6 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.76%) Line Management
6 1 (4.76%) Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C#
1 1 (4.76%) Java
1 1 (4.76%) VB
1 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
1 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) MCSA
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) ProxySG
2 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Blue Coat
2 4 (19.05%) F5
2 4 (19.05%) HP
3 3 (14.29%) Dell
4 2 (9.52%) Fortinet
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) IBM
5 1 (4.76%) Juniper
5 1 (4.76%) Symantec
5 1 (4.76%) TSYS