The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 27 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.

Banking
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 45 44
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1  
Contract jobs citing Banking 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.20% 0.90% 0.26%
As % of the General category 9.76% 3.67% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £438 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.60% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £9.82 £10.44
% change year-on-year +32.45% -5.98%  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 41 109 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 12.31% 24.66% 18.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 62 46
Median daily rate £415 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.57% -9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £213 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £520 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £27.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.40% -27.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.32 £20.50 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.40 £47.97 £47.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Banking in Lancashire

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in Lancashire

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking in Lancashire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking in Lancashire

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -18 2 £425 +13.33%
Banking
North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Banking.

1 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) DMZ
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Brocade

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DMZ
1 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) VLAN
General
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Business Solution Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Business Transformation Architect
2 2 (40.00%) IT Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Product Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Storage Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Transformation
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (20.00%) Brocade
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) IBM