Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 December 2018 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 271 243 326
Rank change year-on-year -28 +83 +3
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 49 64 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.40% 0.57% 0.16%
As % of the General category 1.55% 1.88% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 17
North of England median daily rate £475 £444 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.04% -15.48% +10.53%
10th Percentile £185 £241 £363
90th Percentile £600 £526 £760
England median daily rate £600 £575 £550
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +38.46% -81.43%

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 3,167 3,400 3,962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 25.93% 30.09% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,033 2,228 2,626
North of England median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £263 £256 £259
90th Percentile £575 £588 £556
England median daily rate £498 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.74% +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 127 124
North of England median hourly rate £23.34 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.14% +16.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.75 £11.33
90th Percentile £44.70 £49.83 £42.92
England median hourly rate £24.00 £26.69 £23.75
% change year-on-year -10.08% +12.38% -5.00%

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 15 December 2018.

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 15 December 2018. 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 +22 43 £475 +18.75% 8
Yorkshire -52 6 £475 +5.56%
Investment Banking
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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 49 (100.00%) Banking
2 30 (61.22%) Law
3 28 (57.14%) Risk Management
3 28 (57.14%) Wealth Management
4 25 (51.02%) Finance
5 13 (26.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
7 9 (18.37%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (14.29%) SQL
8 7 (14.29%) Supplier Management
8 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (14.29%) Degree
9 6 (12.24%) Project Planning
9 6 (12.24%) Network Design
9 6 (12.24%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (12.24%) Financial Institution
9 6 (12.24%) CISM
9 6 (12.24%) Java
9 6 (12.24%) ITIL
9 6 (12.24%) CISSP
9 6 (12.24%) Project Management
9 6 (12.24%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (12.24%) Compliance Audit
9 6 (12.24%) Software Audit
9 6 (12.24%) Security Monitoring
10 5 (10.20%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (10.20%) Scenario Testing
10 5 (10.20%) SDLC
10 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2

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 (6.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (6.12%) JBoss
1 3 (6.12%) Jetty
1 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (6.12%) Eikon
3 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.16%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (8.16%) Amazon Glacier
1 4 (8.16%) Amazon S3
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.08%) IaaS
3 2 (4.08%) SaaS
4 1 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) Extranet
2 1 (2.04%) LAN
2 1 (2.04%) WAN
2 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) Amazon Athena
1 4 (8.16%) Amazon Redshift
1 4 (8.16%) GIS
1 4 (8.16%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.04%) OLTP
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.04%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Eclipse
1 3 (6.12%) Gradle
1 3 (6.12%) IntelliJ
1 3 (6.12%) Maven
1 3 (6.12%) NetBeans
2 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 49 (100.00%) Banking
2 30 (61.22%) Law
3 25 (51.02%) Finance
4 6 (12.24%) Financial Institution
5 5 (10.20%) Front Office
6 3 (6.12%) Billing
7 2 (4.08%) Legal
7 2 (4.08%) Retail Banking
8 1 (2.04%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Developer
2 5 (10.20%) Consultant
2 5 (10.20%) Java Developer
3 4 (8.16%) Architect
3 4 (8.16%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 4 (8.16%) Project Manager
3 4 (8.16%) Security Consultant
3 4 (8.16%) Service Manager
3 4 (8.16%) Service Transition Manager
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Developer
3 4 (8.16%) Supplier Manager
3 4 (8.16%) Transition Manager
4 3 (6.12%) Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) Business Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) Service Design Manager
4 3 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.08%) Desktop Support
5 2 (4.08%) IT Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Junior
5 2 (4.08%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) Web Services
2 3 (6.12%) Java EE
2 3 (6.12%) JMS
2 3 (6.12%) JSON
2 3 (6.12%) JSP
2 3 (6.12%) REST
2 3 (6.12%) SOAP
2 3 (6.12%) XML
3 2 (4.08%) .NET
3 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (4.08%) Entity Framework
3 2 (4.08%) Ninject
3 2 (4.08%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.12%) Blackberry
4 3 (6.12%) Data Structures
4 3 (6.12%) Equities
4 3 (6.12%) Fixed Income
4 3 (6.12%) Hedge funds
5 2 (4.08%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.08%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.08%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.04%) CMDB
6 1 (2.04%) PMI
6 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (57.14%) Risk Management
1 28 (57.14%) Wealth Management
2 13 (26.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (18.37%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 6 (12.24%) Compliance Audit
5 6 (12.24%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (12.24%) ITIL
5 6 (12.24%) Network Design
5 6 (12.24%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (12.24%) Project Management
5 6 (12.24%) Project Planning
5 6 (12.24%) Security Monitoring
5 6 (12.24%) Software Audit
6 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
6 5 (10.20%) Scenario Testing
6 5 (10.20%) SDLC
7 4 (8.16%) Information Security
7 4 (8.16%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) SQL
2 6 (12.24%) Java
3 4 (8.16%) X++
4 2 (4.08%) C#
4 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.08%) Python
5 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Degree
2 6 (12.24%) CISM
2 6 (12.24%) CISSP
3 3 (6.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (4.08%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 1 (2.04%) CCIE
5 1 (2.04%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (2.04%) CCNP
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (2.04%) GDPR
3 1 (2.04%) PMO
3 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (2.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Bloomberg
2 3 (6.12%) FactSet
2 3 (6.12%) Reuters
2 3 (6.12%) Speakerbus
2 3 (6.12%) Wallstreet Suite
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) Dell
4 1 (2.04%) McAfee
4 1 (2.04%) SAP
4 1 (2.04%) Splunk
4 1 (2.04%) Symantec
4 1 (2.04%) Trustwave