Period
to 7 May 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term International Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited International Banking over the 6 months to 7 May 2021 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.

International Banking
Central London > City of London
6 months to
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 133 142 234
Rank change year-on-year +9 +92 +15
Contract jobs citing International Banking 20 21 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.74% 0.60% 0.18%
As % of the General category 1.24% 1.06% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 12
10th Percentile £424 £375 £232
25th Percentile £450 £456 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £525 £488
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +7.69% +11.43%
75th Percentile £544 £703 £538
90th Percentile £569 £778 "
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £488
% change year-on-year -4.76% +7.69% +11.43%

International 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 the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,616 1,985 4,010
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 59.48% 56.62% 61.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,141 1,443 3,042
10th Percentile £363 £266 £310
25th Percentile £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £644 £609 £613
90th Percentile £719 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £547 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +9.45% -4.76% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 44 44
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.42 £11.25
25th Percentile £11.50 £12.76 £12.70
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.70 £17.66
Median % change year-on-year -14.44% +5.89% -5.05%
75th Percentile £25.38 £28.69 £21.00
90th Percentile £33.00 £42.37 £37.50
Central London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year -6.42% - +0.54%

International Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing International Banking as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for International Banking in the City of London

International Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing International Banking in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for International Banking in the City of London

International Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing International Banking in the City of London over the 6 months to 7 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for International Banking in the City of London

International Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing International Banking in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for International Banking in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 May 2021, IT contractor jobs citing International 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 City of London region with a requirement for International Banking.

1 20 (100.00%) Banking
2 14 (70.00%) Finance
3 10 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (40.00%) Identity Access Management
5 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
6 4 (20.00%) Investment Banking
6 4 (20.00%) Front Office
6 4 (20.00%) C#
6 4 (20.00%) Windows
6 4 (20.00%) FFIEC
6 4 (20.00%) NIST
6 4 (20.00%) Project Delivery
7 3 (15.00%) PnL Attribution
7 3 (15.00%) Threat Intelligence
7 3 (15.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 3 (15.00%) C++
7 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (15.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (15.00%) Information Security
7 3 (15.00%) Equities
7 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
7 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (15.00%) Azure
7 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
7 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft 365
7 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Incident Management

International Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Azure
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (5.00%) AWS
2 1 (5.00%) GCP
2 1 (5.00%) GitHub
2 1 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Intranet
2 1 (5.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (5.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2017
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2019
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) Serena SBM
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
1 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (100.00%) Banking
2 14 (70.00%) Finance
3 4 (20.00%) Front Office
3 4 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Qualitative Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Quantitative Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Quantitative Analyst Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Quantitative Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Security Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Change Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Collaboration Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) LDAP
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Equities
1 3 (15.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) BYOD
3 1 (5.00%) EMC VNX
3 1 (5.00%) iPad
3 1 (5.00%) iPhone
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (40.00%) Identity Access Management
3 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (20.00%) Project Delivery
5 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (15.00%) Information Security
5 3 (15.00%) PnL Attribution
5 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (15.00%) Threat Intelligence
5 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (10.00%) Identity Management
6 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (10.00%) SIEM
7 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.00%) ITIL
7 1 (5.00%) Migration
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) C#
2 3 (15.00%) C++
2 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) FFIEC
2 1 (5.00%) MCSA
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) NIST
2 2 (10.00%) COBIT
2 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.00%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Control-M
1 1 (5.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (5.00%) QRadar
1 1 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (5.00%) vCenter Server
1 1 (5.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Altiris
2 2 (10.00%) Citrix
2 2 (10.00%) EMC
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) BMC
3 1 (5.00%) CyberArk
3 1 (5.00%) Dell
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Ivanti
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Qualys
3 1 (5.00%) Serena
3 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.00%) Splunk
3 1 (5.00%) Sybase
3 1 (5.00%) Symantec