Period
to 17 December 2018

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 17 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 West
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 194 200
Rank change year-on-year +17 +6 +21
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 44 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.73% 0.28% 0.28%
As % of the General category 2.77% 0.86% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 13
North West median daily rate £475 £400 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -27.27% +15.79%
10th Percentile £175 £278 £363
90th Percentile £613 £445 £920
England median daily rate £600 £575 £550
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 -
% change year-on-year -11.11% - -

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 1,586 1,856 1,942
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 26.34% 32.81% 30.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 962 1,185 1,249
North West median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.13% -5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £250
90th Percentile £575 £614 £555
England median daily rate £495 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 88 79
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £22.67 £28.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.31% -19.54% -6.53%
10th Percentile £13.08 £12.00 £12.78
90th Percentile £43.45 £55.75 £56.45
England median hourly rate £24.00 £26.60 £23.68
% change year-on-year -9.76% +12.31% -5.28%

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 17 December 2018.

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 17 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
Cheshire +20 29 - - 7
Manchester -9 9 £400 - 1
Merseyside +1 6 £475 +15.15%
Investment Banking
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 West region with a requirement for Investment Banking.

1 44 (100.00%) Banking
2 31 (70.45%) Law
3 29 (65.91%) Risk Management
3 29 (65.91%) Wealth Management
4 21 (47.73%) Finance
5 10 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
7 8 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (15.91%) ITIL
8 7 (15.91%) Degree
8 7 (15.91%) Supplier Management
9 6 (13.64%) Network Design
9 6 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (13.64%) Project Planning
9 6 (13.64%) Java
9 6 (13.64%) SQL
9 6 (13.64%) CISSP
9 6 (13.64%) CISM
9 6 (13.64%) Compliance Audit
9 6 (13.64%) Software Audit
9 6 (13.64%) Security Monitoring
10 5 (11.36%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
10 5 (11.36%) SDLC
10 5 (11.36%) Scenario Testing
10 5 (11.36%) Front Office
11 4 (9.09%) Information Security
11 4 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 (6.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (6.82%) JBoss
1 3 (6.82%) Jetty
1 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (6.82%) Eikon
3 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon Glacier
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon S3
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.55%) IaaS
3 2 (4.55%) SaaS
4 1 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Firewall
2 2 (4.55%) Extranet
2 2 (4.55%) LAN
2 2 (4.55%) WAN
2 2 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon Athena
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon Redshift
1 4 (9.09%) GIS
1 4 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.27%) OLTP
3 1 (2.27%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Eclipse
1 3 (6.82%) Gradle
1 3 (6.82%) IntelliJ
1 3 (6.82%) Maven
1 3 (6.82%) NetBeans
2 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 44 (100.00%) Banking
2 31 (70.45%) Law
3 21 (47.73%) Finance
4 5 (11.36%) Front Office
5 3 (6.82%) Billing
5 3 (6.82%) Financial Institution
6 2 (4.55%) Legal
6 2 (4.55%) Retail Banking
7 1 (2.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Developer
2 5 (11.36%) Consultant
2 5 (11.36%) Java Developer
3 4 (9.09%) Architect
3 4 (9.09%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 4 (9.09%) Security Consultant
3 4 (9.09%) Service Manager
3 4 (9.09%) Service Transition Manager
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Developer
3 4 (9.09%) Supplier Manager
3 4 (9.09%) Transition Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Business Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Service Design Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.55%) Due Diligence Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Investment Banking Project Manager
5 2 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Lead Security Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) Web Services
2 3 (6.82%) Java EE
2 3 (6.82%) JMS
2 3 (6.82%) JSON
2 3 (6.82%) JSP
2 3 (6.82%) REST
2 3 (6.82%) SOAP
2 3 (6.82%) XML
3 2 (4.55%) .NET
3 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (4.55%) Entity Framework
3 2 (4.55%) Ninject
3 2 (4.55%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.36%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (6.82%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.82%) Equities
3 3 (6.82%) Fixed Income
3 3 (6.82%) Hedge funds
4 2 (4.55%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.55%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.55%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.27%) CMDB
5 1 (2.27%) PMI
5 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (65.91%) Risk Management
1 29 (65.91%) Wealth Management
2 10 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (15.91%) ITIL
4 7 (15.91%) Supplier Management
5 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.64%) Compliance Audit
5 6 (13.64%) Network Design
5 6 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (13.64%) Project Planning
5 6 (13.64%) Security Monitoring
5 6 (13.64%) Software Audit
6 5 (11.36%) Scenario Testing
6 5 (11.36%) SDLC
7 4 (9.09%) Information Security
7 4 (9.09%) Security Operations
7 4 (9.09%) Security Testing
7 4 (9.09%) Server Hardening
8 3 (6.82%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) Java
1 6 (13.64%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) X++
3 2 (4.55%) C#
3 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Degree
2 6 (13.64%) CISM
2 6 (13.64%) CISSP
3 3 (6.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (4.55%) CCIE
4 2 (4.55%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 2 (4.55%) CCNP
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.55%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (2.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) Bloomberg
2 3 (6.82%) FactSet
2 3 (6.82%) Reuters
2 3 (6.82%) Speakerbus
2 3 (6.82%) Wallstreet Suite
3 1 (2.27%) Dell
3 1 (2.27%) McAfee
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) SAP
3 1 (2.27%) Splunk
3 1 (2.27%) Symantec
3 1 (2.27%) Trustwave