Period
to 22 April 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in the North of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Investment Banking over the 6 months to 22 April 2019 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
England > North of England
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 243 256 280
Rank change year-on-year +13 +24 +26
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 67 68 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.58% 0.58% 0.27%
As % of the General category 2.21% 2.14% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 19
North of England median daily rate £400 £438 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -5.41% +8.82%
10th Percentile £175 £224 £348
90th Percentile £548 £500 £605
England median daily rate £575 £595 £575
% change year-on-year -3.28% +3.39% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
North of England median hourly rate - £110.00 -
England median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £28.35
% change year-on-year - -47.08% -71.66%

Investment 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 North of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,028 3,179 3,360
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 26.01% 26.97% 29.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,973 2,012 2,120
North of England median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £263 £256 £260
90th Percentile £588 £575 £569
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 118 138
North of England median hourly rate £22.75 £21.25 £20.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.08% +3.71% -18.06%
10th Percentile £11.58 £12.41 £11.33
90th Percentile £46.00 £49.13 £50.00
England median hourly rate £28.85 £26.22 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.05% +4.86% -5.66%

Investment Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Investment Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Investment Banking in the North of England

Investment Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Investment Banking in the North of England

Investment Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Investment Banking in the North of England over the 6 months to 22 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Investment Banking in the North of England

Investment Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Investment Banking in the North of England

Investment Banking
Contract Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Banking within the North of England region over the 6 months to 22 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West +33 54 £250 -29.82% 2
Yorkshire -27 11 £500 +5.26%
North East - 2 £240 -
Investment Banking
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Investment 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 North of England region with a requirement for Investment Banking.

1 67 (100.00%) Banking
2 34 (50.75%) Finance
2 34 (50.75%) Law
3 33 (49.25%) Risk Management
4 32 (47.76%) Wealth Management
5 22 (32.84%) Degree
6 16 (23.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (22.39%) Financial Institution
8 13 (19.40%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (19.40%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
10 11 (16.42%) ITIL
11 10 (14.93%) CISSP
11 10 (14.93%) CISM
12 9 (13.43%) Telecoms
12 9 (13.43%) Network Design
12 9 (13.43%) Penetration Testing
12 9 (13.43%) Compliance Audit
12 9 (13.43%) Software Audit
12 9 (13.43%) Security Monitoring
13 8 (11.94%) Supplier Management
13 8 (11.94%) Service Management
14 7 (10.45%) GIS
14 7 (10.45%) Firewall
14 7 (10.45%) PRINCE2
14 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Excel
14 7 (10.45%) SQL
14 7 (10.45%) Oracle
14 7 (10.45%) Web Services

Investment Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 (4.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (2.99%) JBoss
2 2 (2.99%) Jetty
2 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (4.48%) Eikon
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon Glacier
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) Firewall
2 6 (8.96%) LAN
2 6 (8.96%) WAN
3 5 (7.46%) BIG-IP
3 5 (7.46%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (7.46%) Ethernet
3 5 (7.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (7.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (7.46%) Multicast
3 5 (7.46%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.46%) VPN
4 1 (1.49%) Extranet
4 1 (1.49%) SAN
4 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) GIS
2 3 (4.48%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.48%) QlikView
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.99%) Amazon Athena
3 2 (2.99%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.99%) Power BI
4 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.99%) Gradle
1 2 (2.99%) IntelliJ
1 2 (2.99%) JIRA
1 2 (2.99%) Maven
1 2 (2.99%) NetBeans
1 2 (2.99%) ProC
2 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
General
1 67 (100.00%) Banking
2 34 (50.75%) Finance
2 34 (50.75%) Law
3 15 (22.39%) Financial Institution
4 9 (13.43%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.48%) Billing
5 3 (4.48%) Front Office
5 3 (4.48%) Private Banking
5 3 (4.48%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (16.42%) Analyst
2 9 (13.43%) Developer
3 7 (10.45%) Consultant
3 7 (10.45%) Project Manager
3 7 (10.45%) Security Consultant
4 6 (8.96%) Network Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Service Manager
4 6 (8.96%) Service Transition Manager
4 6 (8.96%) Transition Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Help Desk Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Supplier Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Implementation Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Implementation Project Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Project Implementation Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Technical Implementation Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Technical Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) Web Services
2 2 (2.99%) Java EE
2 2 (2.99%) JMS
2 2 (2.99%) JSON
2 2 (2.99%) JSP
2 2 (2.99%) REST
2 2 (2.99%) SOAP
2 2 (2.99%) XML
3 1 (1.49%) Anaconda
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.46%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.97%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (4.48%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.48%) Equities
4 3 (4.48%) Fixed Income
4 3 (4.48%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.99%) Handset
5 2 (2.99%) User Experience
5 2 (2.99%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.49%) Clustering
6 1 (1.49%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.96%) Windows
2 2 (2.99%) Solaris
2 2 (2.99%) Unix
2 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (49.25%) Risk Management
2 32 (47.76%) Wealth Management
3 16 (23.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (19.40%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (16.42%) ITIL
7 9 (13.43%) Compliance Audit
7 9 (13.43%) Network Design
7 9 (13.43%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (13.43%) Security Monitoring
7 9 (13.43%) Software Audit
8 8 (11.94%) Service Management
8 8 (11.94%) Supplier Management
9 7 (10.45%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (10.45%) Load Balancing
9 7 (10.45%) PRINCE2
9 7 (10.45%) SDLC
9 7 (10.45%) Security Operations
9 7 (10.45%) Security Testing
9 7 (10.45%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.45%) SQL
2 6 (8.96%) Python
3 4 (5.97%) X++
4 2 (2.99%) C
4 2 (2.99%) Java
4 2 (2.99%) Korn
4 2 (2.99%) Perl
4 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.49%) R
5 1 (1.49%) VB
5 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (32.84%) Degree
2 10 (14.93%) CISM
2 10 (14.93%) CISSP
3 6 (8.96%) CCIE
3 6 (8.96%) CCNP
3 6 (8.96%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (7.46%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (5.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (4.48%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 3 (4.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.99%) MOS
8 1 (1.49%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 1 (1.49%) MCSA
8 1 (1.49%) MCSE
8 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.49%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) Docker
2 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) BladeLogic
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.45%) Oracle
3 6 (8.96%) Splunk
4 5 (7.46%) Cisco
4 5 (7.46%) F5
5 3 (4.48%) Bloomberg
5 3 (4.48%) FactSet
5 3 (4.48%) Reuters
5 3 (4.48%) Speakerbus
5 3 (4.48%) Wallstreet Suite
6 2 (2.99%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.49%) EMC
7 1 (1.49%) Remedy
7 1 (1.49%) VMware