Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 186 220
Rank change year-on-year -4 +34 +17
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 28 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.46% 0.31% 0.25%
As % of the General category 1.67% 0.89% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 13
North West median daily rate £363 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.12% -2.94% -5.56%
10th Percentile £135 £330 £353
90th Percentile £458 £465 £940
England median daily rate £600 £575 £550
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
North West median hourly rate - £19.50 -
England median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year - -19.79% -53.25%

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 1,679 2,033 2,414
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 27.57% 35.33% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,010 1,222 1,506
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £238 £259
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £468 £450
% change year-on-year +1.50% +4.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 95 82
North West median hourly rate £23.40 £22.00 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.36% -19.27% -22.14%
10th Percentile £12.45 £11.75 £12.12
90th Percentile £43.00 £50.53 £49.57
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.06 £23.68
% change year-on-year -0.24% +5.83% +5.24%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +2 17 £425 -2.86% 4
Manchester -17 9 £400 +49.53% 7
Merseyside +19 2 £306 -25.76%
Investment Banking
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 28 (100.00%) Banking
2 20 (71.43%) Law
3 15 (53.57%) Risk Management
3 15 (53.57%) Wealth Management
4 11 (39.29%) Finance
5 8 (28.57%) Legal
6 7 (25.00%) Windows
6 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework
7 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 6 (21.43%) .NET
7 6 (21.43%) SDLC
8 5 (17.86%) Java
8 5 (17.86%) SQL
8 5 (17.86%) ITIL
8 5 (17.86%) Python
8 5 (17.86%) Migration
8 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (14.29%) Linux
9 4 (14.29%) Web Services
10 3 (10.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (10.71%) Middleware
10 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
10 3 (10.71%) CRM
10 3 (10.71%) C
10 3 (10.71%) C#
10 3 (10.71%) C++
10 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
10 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
10 3 (10.71%) Practice Management

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 (10.71%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon S3
2 3 (10.71%) OpenShift
3 2 (7.14%) IaaS
3 2 (7.14%) SaaS
4 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.57%) Office 365
4 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) NAS
1 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
1 3 (10.71%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (100.00%) Banking
2 20 (71.43%) Law
3 11 (39.29%) Finance
4 8 (28.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (10.71%) React Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Developer
4 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 2 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (7.14%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Python Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) .NET
1 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework
2 4 (14.29%) Web Services
3 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
3 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (10.71%) Entity Framework
3 3 (10.71%) Express
3 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
3 3 (10.71%) Middleware
3 3 (10.71%) Ninject
3 3 (10.71%) React
3 3 (10.71%) Spring
3 3 (10.71%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Virtual Team
2 2 (7.14%) Algorithms
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.57%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (3.57%) iPhone
3 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Unix
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Risk Management
1 15 (53.57%) Wealth Management
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) SDLC
4 5 (17.86%) ITIL
4 5 (17.86%) Migration
5 3 (10.71%) Balanced Scorecard
5 3 (10.71%) BDD
5 3 (10.71%) CRM
5 3 (10.71%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (10.71%) DevOps
5 3 (10.71%) Document Management
5 3 (10.71%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (10.71%) IT Governance
5 3 (10.71%) Loose Coupling
5 3 (10.71%) Microservices
5 3 (10.71%) Practice Management
5 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
5 3 (10.71%) TDD
5 3 (10.71%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.86%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) Python
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) C
3 3 (10.71%) C#
3 3 (10.71%) C++
3 3 (10.71%) Go
3 3 (10.71%) Groovy
3 3 (10.71%) Java 8
3 3 (10.71%) Ruby
3 3 (10.71%) TypeScript
4 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (7.14%) MOS
1 2 (7.14%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) COBIT
1 3 (10.71%) COSO
1 3 (10.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) QEMU
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (3.57%) Netcool
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
1 3 (10.71%) VMware
2 2 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (3.57%) Dell
3 1 (3.57%) EMC
3 1 (3.57%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) McAfee
3 1 (3.57%) NetApp
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
3 1 (3.57%) Snow
3 1 (3.57%) Splunk
3 1 (3.57%) Symantec
3 1 (3.57%) Trustwave