Period
to 16 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Financial Institution in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Financial Institution over the 6 months to 16 January 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.

Financial Institution
England > North West
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 190 193 202
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9 +27
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 20 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.35% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the General category 1.32% 0.81% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 5
North West median daily rate £315 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -3.57% -22.22%
10th Percentile £113 £319 £343
90th Percentile £594 £850 £435
England median daily rate £550 £543 £475
% change year-on-year +1.38% +14.21% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
North West median hourly rate - £15.86 -
England median hourly rate £18.70 £15.86 £9.13
% change year-on-year +17.91% +73.81% -56.57%

Financial Institution 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 West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,513 1,718 1,821
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 26.76% 31.58% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 911 1,090 1,168
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - -5.04%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £261
90th Percentile £575 £606 £563
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 91 81
North West median hourly rate £26.00 £21.78 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.38% -20.80% -19.87%
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £44.10 £53.00 £51.71
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.22 £25.00
% change year-on-year -4.63% +4.86% -3.85%

Financial Institution
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Financial Institution as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Financial Institution in the North West

Financial Institution
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Financial Institution in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Financial Institution in the North West

Financial Institution
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Institution in the North West over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Financial Institution in the North West

Financial Institution
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Institution in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Financial Institution in the North West

Financial Institution
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Institution within the North West region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
Manchester -3 11 £200 -40.74% 6
Cheshire 0 3 £115 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £588 -
Financial Institution
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Financial Institution 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 West region with a requirement for Financial Institution.

1 20 (100.00%) Finance
2 12 (60.00%) Windows
3 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (45.00%) Banking
5 6 (30.00%) Unix
5 6 (30.00%) SQL
5 6 (30.00%) Migration
5 6 (30.00%) Project Management
6 5 (25.00%) SAN
6 5 (25.00%) NetApp
6 5 (25.00%) VMware
6 5 (25.00%) NFS
6 5 (25.00%) Investment Banking
6 5 (25.00%) Brocade
6 5 (25.00%) NAS
6 5 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 5 (25.00%) Data ONTAP
6 5 (25.00%) NetApp OnCommand
6 5 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 4 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (20.00%) Analytics
7 4 (20.00%) Cyberattack
7 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (20.00%) Change Management
7 4 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (15.00%) Reuters
8 3 (15.00%) Bloomberg

Financial Institution
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Eikon
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
1 5 (25.00%) NAS
1 5 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) Multicast
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) VPN
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 20 (100.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) Banking
3 5 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (15.00%) Front Office
6 2 (10.00%) Law
7 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) NAS Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) NetApp Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) SAN Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Analytics Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) EJB
1 2 (10.00%) Java EE
1 2 (10.00%) Java SE
1 2 (10.00%) JDBC
1 2 (10.00%) JSON
1 2 (10.00%) JSP
1 2 (10.00%) Servlets
1 2 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) Node.js
2 1 (5.00%) Spring
2 1 (5.00%) Swing
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) Cyberattack
3 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (15.00%) Equities
3 3 (15.00%) Fixed Income
3 3 (15.00%) Hedge funds
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) CMDB
4 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (5.00%) SWIFT
4 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Unix
3 5 (25.00%) Data ONTAP
4 2 (10.00%) Android
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.00%) Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Migration
1 6 (30.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (20.00%) Analytics
3 4 (20.00%) Change Management
3 4 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) Break/Fix
4 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Cash Management
5 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.00%) Service Management
5 2 (10.00%) Wealth Management
6 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Unified Process
6 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) Python
3 2 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CCIE
1 2 (10.00%) CCNP
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SEPA
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
1 1 (5.00%) TARGET2
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) NFS
2 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) NetApp OnCommand
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Brocade
2 5 (25.00%) NetApp
2 5 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) Bloomberg
3 3 (15.00%) FactSet
3 3 (15.00%) Reuters
3 3 (15.00%) Speakerbus
3 3 (15.00%) Wallstreet Suite
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) F5
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Sybase