The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Chester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 26 June 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.

Investment Banking
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 39 34
Rank change year-on-year +21 -5  
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 4.96% 1.37% 0.47%
As % of the General category 10.00% 2.61% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Median daily rate £450 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £401
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 - -

Investment Banking is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 70 115 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 49.65% 52.51% 35.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 98 43
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 10
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Investment Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing Investment Banking as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Investment Banking in Chester

Investment Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Investment Banking in Chester

Investment Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Investment Banking in Chester over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Investment Banking in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Investment 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 Investment Banking.

1 8 (100.00%) Banking
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) IBM
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) NAS
4 3 (37.50%) vSphere
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (25.00%) Ansible
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Puppet
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Kanban
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (25.00%) Toad

Investment 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 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) NAS
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Toad
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) ProC
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 8 (100.00%) Banking
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Back Office
3 1 (12.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Database Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL Developer
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Database Developer
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Python Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) Flash
1 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) JAXB
1 1 (12.50%) JAX-WS
1 1 (12.50%) JDBC
1 1 (12.50%) JDOM
1 1 (12.50%) JiBX
1 1 (12.50%) JSON
1 1 (12.50%) POJO
1 1 (12.50%) RESTful
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Spring
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) WSDL
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) BDD
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Kanban
2 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Network Packet Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) VBScript
4 1 (12.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) BladeLogic
2 1 (12.50%) vCenter Server
2 1 (12.50%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) HP
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
3 1 (12.50%) BMC
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) VMware