The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Preston. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Banking
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Banking 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 1.05% - -
As % of the General category 5.56% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £415 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £417 £420 £425
% change year-on-year -0.77% -1.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.96 £10.44 £10.44
% change year-on-year +24.16% -  

Banking is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Preston with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Preston
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 18 34 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 18.95% 35.05% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 11
Median daily rate £415 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.68% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £165 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £480 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 4
Median hourly rate £43.25 £38.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.81% +4.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £20.54 £26.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Preston citing Banking as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Banking in Preston

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in Preston

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Preston region with a requirement for Banking.

1 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Conceptual Models
4 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) Ajax
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) WCF
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) RESTful
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (25.00%) WinForms
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) SOAP
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) Windows

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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:

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) ATM
2 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
1 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) ATM Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Product Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (25.00%) Ajax
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (25.00%) RESTful
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (25.00%) WCF
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) WinForms
2 2 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
1 3 (37.50%) Conceptual Models
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) OOD
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
2 1 (12.50%) Brocade
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) HP