Period
to 26 April 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Investment Banking over the 6 months to 26 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 West
6 months to
26 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 150 189 179
Rank change year-on-year +39 -10 +37
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 53 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.97% 0.52% 0.32%
As % of the General category 3.57% 1.77% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 11
North West median daily rate £250 £356 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.82% -20.83% +12.50%
10th Percentile £156 £131 £350
90th Percentile £488 £454 £575
England median daily rate £575 £580 £575
% change year-on-year -0.86% +0.87% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
North West 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 West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,485 1,697 1,743
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 27.31% 29.44% 32.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 905 1,032 1,031
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £265 £258 £225
90th Percentile £588 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 76 103
North West median hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -20.00% -24.24%
10th Percentile £13.80 £12.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £44.85 £59.50 £52.34
England median hourly rate £30.00 £26.60 £25.00
% change year-on-year +12.80% +6.38% -5.66%

Investment Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Investment Banking in the North West

Investment Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Investment Banking in the North West

Investment Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Investment Banking in the North West over the 6 months to 26 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Investment Banking in the North West

Investment Banking
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 Investment Banking in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Investment Banking in the North West

Investment Banking
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 Investment Banking within the North West region over the 6 months to 26 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
Cheshire +29 38 £250 -35.48% 1
Manchester +10 13 £313 +108.33%
Merseyside -4 2 £475 -
Investment Banking
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 West region with a requirement for Investment Banking.

1 53 (100.00%) Banking
2 33 (62.26%) Law
3 32 (60.38%) Risk Management
4 31 (58.49%) Wealth Management
5 24 (45.28%) Finance
6 22 (41.51%) Degree
7 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (20.75%) ITIL
7 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
8 10 (18.87%) CISSP
8 10 (18.87%) CISM
8 10 (18.87%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (16.98%) Compliance Audit
9 9 (16.98%) Software Audit
9 9 (16.98%) Security Monitoring
9 9 (16.98%) Telecoms
9 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (16.98%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (16.98%) Network Design
10 8 (15.09%) Financial Institution
10 8 (15.09%) Service Management
11 7 (13.21%) GIS
11 7 (13.21%) Firewall
11 7 (13.21%) Supplier Management
11 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Excel
11 7 (13.21%) Web Services
11 7 (13.21%) Security Operations
11 7 (13.21%) Server Hardening
11 7 (13.21%) SDLC

Investment Banking
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 (5.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (3.77%) JBoss
2 2 (3.77%) Jetty
2 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (5.66%) Eikon
3 1 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon Glacier
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) Firewall
2 6 (11.32%) LAN
2 6 (11.32%) WAN
3 5 (9.43%) BIG-IP
3 5 (9.43%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (9.43%) Ethernet
3 5 (9.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (9.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (9.43%) Multicast
3 5 (9.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (9.43%) VPN
4 1 (1.89%) Extranet
4 1 (1.89%) SAN
4 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) GIS
2 3 (5.66%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.66%) QlikView
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.77%) Amazon Athena
3 2 (3.77%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.77%) Power BI
4 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
1 2 (3.77%) Gradle
1 2 (3.77%) IntelliJ
1 2 (3.77%) Maven
1 2 (3.77%) NetBeans
2 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 53 (100.00%) Banking
2 33 (62.26%) Law
3 24 (45.28%) Finance
4 9 (16.98%) Telecoms
5 8 (15.09%) Financial Institution
6 3 (5.66%) Billing
6 3 (5.66%) Front Office
6 3 (5.66%) Private Banking
6 3 (5.66%) Retail Banking
7 2 (3.77%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (16.98%) Analyst
1 9 (16.98%) Developer
2 7 (13.21%) Consultant
2 7 (13.21%) Security Consultant
3 6 (11.32%) Network Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Service Manager
3 6 (11.32%) Service Transition Manager
3 6 (11.32%) Transition Manager
4 5 (9.43%) Help Desk Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Supplier Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Due Diligence Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Engagement Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Service Design Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Technical Support
6 3 (5.66%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) Web Services
2 2 (3.77%) Java EE
2 2 (3.77%) JMS
2 2 (3.77%) JSON
2 2 (3.77%) JSP
2 2 (3.77%) REST
2 2 (3.77%) SOAP
2 2 (3.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.55%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (5.66%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.66%) Equities
4 3 (5.66%) Fixed Income
4 3 (5.66%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.77%) Handset
5 2 (3.77%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.89%) Clustering
6 1 (1.89%) CMDB
6 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (60.38%) Risk Management
2 31 (58.49%) Wealth Management
3 11 (20.75%) ITIL
3 11 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (18.87%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (16.98%) Compliance Audit
5 9 (16.98%) Network Design
5 9 (16.98%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (16.98%) Security Monitoring
5 9 (16.98%) Software Audit
6 8 (15.09%) Service Management
7 7 (13.21%) Load Balancing
7 7 (13.21%) SDLC
7 7 (13.21%) Security Operations
7 7 (13.21%) Security Testing
7 7 (13.21%) Server Hardening
7 7 (13.21%) Supplier Management
8 6 (11.32%) Business Transformation
8 6 (11.32%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) Python
1 5 (9.43%) SQL
2 4 (7.55%) X++
3 2 (3.77%) Java
4 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.89%) VB
4 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (41.51%) Degree
2 10 (18.87%) CISM
2 10 (18.87%) CISSP
3 6 (11.32%) CCIE
3 6 (11.32%) CCNP
3 6 (11.32%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (9.43%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (5.66%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 3 (5.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (3.77%) MOS
7 1 (1.89%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (1.89%) MCSA
7 1 (1.89%) MCSE
7 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) BladeLogic
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.43%) Cisco
2 5 (9.43%) F5
3 3 (5.66%) Bloomberg
3 3 (5.66%) FactSet
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle
3 3 (5.66%) Reuters
3 3 (5.66%) Speakerbus
3 3 (5.66%) Wallstreet Suite
4 2 (3.77%) MobileIron
5 1 (1.89%) EMC
5 1 (1.89%) Remedy
5 1 (1.89%) VMware