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 24 June 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.

Banking
Lancashire / Preston
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 17 -
Rank change year-on-year -18 -  
Contract jobs citing Banking 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 0.84% 0.92% -
As % of the General category 10.00% 4.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £402
% change year-on-year +0.60% +2.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £9.82 £10.44
% change year-on-year +32.45% -5.98%  

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 20 24 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 8.44% 22.02% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 7
Median daily rate £325 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.52% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £83 £253 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £477 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £27.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.40% -27.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) DMZ
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Brocade
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
2 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel

Banking
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DMZ
1 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Product Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Storage Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
2 1 (33.33%) Brocade
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) IBM