Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 209 221
Rank change year-on-year +20 +12 -21
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 17 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.30% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the General category 0.89% 0.91% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 20
North West median daily rate £400 £538 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.58% +13.16% +38.18%
10th Percentile £163 £363 £363
90th Percentile £450 £880 £513
England median daily rate £575 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £15.00 £15.85 £70.00
% change year-on-year -5.36% -77.36% +211.11%

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 1908 2087 3130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 33.46% 30.53% 36.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1209 1347 1851
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -4.76% +12.00%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £263
90th Percentile £613 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 77 122
North West median hourly rate £22.67 £25.00 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.31% -18.09% +60.63%
10th Percentile £12.04 £12.05 £12.35
90th Percentile £54.80 £54.39 £54.00
England median hourly rate £25.50 £24.50 £24.93
% change year-on-year +4.08% -1.71% +13.30%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +11 12 £350 -20.00% 17
Manchester +6 4 £268 -49.05% 4
Merseyside +4 1 £413 -25.00%
Investment Banking
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Investment Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Investment Banking.

1 17 (100.00%) Banking
2 10 (58.82%) Finance
3 7 (41.18%) Linux
4 6 (35.29%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
6 4 (23.53%) Law
6 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle
6 4 (23.53%) ITIL
6 4 (23.53%) Wealth Management
7 3 (17.65%) Regulatory Compliance
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 3 (17.65%) Java
7 3 (17.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (17.65%) Project Management
7 3 (17.65%) Unix
8 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
8 2 (11.76%) Change Management
8 2 (11.76%) Legal
8 2 (11.76%) Tivoli
8 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (11.76%) ETL
8 2 (11.76%) SAS
8 2 (11.76%) Toad
8 2 (11.76%) Citrix
8 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
8 2 (11.76%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel

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 2 (11.76%) SAS
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) NAS
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Toad
2 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
General
1 17 (100.00%) Banking
2 10 (58.82%) Finance
3 4 (23.53%) Law
4 2 (11.76%) Legal
5 1 (5.88%) Private Banking
5 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Database Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Database Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) AIX Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) iPhone
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) Unix
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.88%) AIX
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Solaris
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Wealth Management
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Regulatory Compliance
4 2 (11.76%) BDD
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Reconciliation
4 2 (11.76%) ETL
4 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Kanban
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
3 3 (17.65%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.88%) MOS
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.88%) Ansible
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Tableau
3 1 (5.88%) Veritas