Period
to 22 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for MiFID skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MiFID over the 6 months to 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +45
Contract jobs citing MiFID 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.43% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Chester median daily rate £342 - -
Cheshire median daily rate £342 £278 -
% change year-on-year +23.24% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

MiFID is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 21 37 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 8.94% 15.61% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 31 21
Chester median daily rate £334 £343 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% -8.67% +9.65%
10th Percentile £284 £220 £210
90th Percentile £680 £488 £488
Cheshire median daily rate £334 £388 £400
% change year-on-year -13.94% -3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Chester median hourly rate - £13.00 -
Cheshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +53.85% - -13.33%

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MiFID 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 MiFID.

1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

MiFID
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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Banking Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Banking Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills