Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 3 12
Rank change year-on-year -13 +9 -8
Contract jobs citing Banking 14 50 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 7.49% 24.04% 10.77%
As % of the General category 20.90% 43.10% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 47 24
Chester median daily rate £350 £375 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -18.92% -2.63%
10th Percentile £120 £115 £351
90th Percentile £462 £525 £591
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £420 £425
% change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Chester median hourly rate £13.45 £13.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.46% -25.71% -
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.45 £13.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.46% -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 67 116 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 35.83% 55.77% 41.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 93 82
Chester median daily rate £350 £375 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -7.98% -9.44%
10th Percentile £156 £226 £215
90th Percentile £457 £523 £537
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 14
Chester median hourly rate £13.75 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.79% - -37.78%
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.00 £13.25
90th Percentile £16.63 £35.00 £16.60
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% - -37.78%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) HP
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (21.43%) Break/Fix
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
3 3 (21.43%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (21.43%) Retail Banking
3 3 (21.43%) Dell
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
4 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
5 1 (7.14%) KYC
5 1 (7.14%) Proactive Management
5 1 (7.14%) ER Studio
5 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Cash Management
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (7.14%) Cucumber

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 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (7.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
2 1 (7.14%) DataStage
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.14%) ER Studio
1 1 (7.14%) ERwin
1 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) JMeter
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Retail Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) 1st Line Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Hardware Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Break Fix Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Documentation Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) IT Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) SAS Developer
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Data Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Strategy Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 2 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (21.43%) Break/Fix
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
4 1 (7.14%) Cash Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Data Governance
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) KYC
4 1 (7.14%) Line Management
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) C#
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) VB
1 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
1 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.14%) MCSA
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) HP
2 3 (21.43%) Dell
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.14%) IBM