The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 133 108 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.52% 16.29% 16.49%
As % of the General category 54.29% 48.43% 46.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 78 69
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £186 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £543 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £175.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -
Finance
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

General Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
245 223 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.28% 33.63% 35.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 157 120
Average daily rate £375 £370 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -6.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £150 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 11
Average hourly rate £30.00 £12.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £46.80 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.22 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+10.28% -14.55%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Birmingham region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Birmingham region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance.

1 62 (26.61%) Banking
2 40 (17.17%) ITIL
2 40 (17.17%) Microsoft
3 35 (15.02%) Project Management
3 35 (15.02%) Oracle
4 30 (12.88%) Change Management
5 28 (12.02%) Workflow
5 28 (12.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (11.59%) MS Excel
7 26 (11.16%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (8.58%) SQL
9 18 (7.73%) SharePoint
9 18 (7.73%) Migration
10 17 (7.30%) Risk Management
10 17 (7.30%) PRINCE2
10 17 (7.30%) UNIX
10 17 (7.30%) Investment Banking
10 17 (7.30%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (6.44%) QA
12 14 (6.01%) MS Office
12 14 (6.01%) Retail
13 13 (5.58%) Business Objects
13 13 (5.58%) SQL Server
13 13 (5.58%) Cisco
13 13 (5.58%) Degree
14 12 (5.15%) Resource Management
14 12 (5.15%) Business Analysis
14 12 (5.15%) Performance Management
14 12 (5.15%) Security Cleared

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (7.73%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.00%) WebLogic
3 6 (2.58%) Lync
4 5 (2.15%) Apache
4 5 (2.15%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.72%) CMS
6 3 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.86%) Confluence
7 2 (0.86%) SAS
7 2 (0.86%) WordPress
7 2 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.43%) TPMS
8 1 (0.43%) JBoss
8 1 (0.43%) SAP Portal
8 1 (0.43%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 27 (11.59%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.01%) MS Office
3 11 (4.72%) MS Project
3 11 (4.72%) MS Visio
4 7 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.00%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.58%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.72%) Agresso
3 4 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.72%) Eikon
4 3 (1.29%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (1.29%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (1.29%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (1.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 3 (1.29%) CA Clarity
4 3 (1.29%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.86%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.86%) Cognos Controller
5 2 (0.86%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.86%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.43%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.00%) Firewall
2 6 (2.58%) IMAP
2 6 (2.58%) SMTP
2 6 (2.58%) DNS
3 5 (2.15%) Wireless
4 4 (1.72%) SSL
4 4 (1.72%) LDAP
5 3 (1.29%) ATM
5 3 (1.29%) Network Security
5 3 (1.29%) Intranet
5 3 (1.29%) Internet
5 3 (1.29%) OSPF
5 3 (1.29%) BGP
6 2 (0.86%) SAN
6 2 (0.86%) CTI
6 2 (0.86%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.43%) VPN
7 1 (0.43%) Extranet
7 1 (0.43%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.58%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.86%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (2.58%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.58%) Data Mart
7 5 (2.15%) BusinessObjects XI
8 4 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.29%) Oracle Discoverer
9 3 (1.29%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 1 (0.43%) ZAP BI
11 1 (0.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.43%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (3.00%) Toad
2 2 (0.86%) PVCS
2 2 (0.86%) JIRA
3 1 (0.43%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.43%) Ant
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.43%) Maven
General
1 62 (26.61%) Banking
2 17 (7.30%) Investment Banking
3 14 (6.01%) Retail
4 8 (3.43%) Billing
4 8 (3.43%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.43%) Retail Banking
5 7 (3.00%) Legal
6 6 (2.58%) Private Banking
7 4 (1.72%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.72%) Advertising
7 4 (1.72%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.72%) Front Office
8 3 (1.29%) Law
9 2 (0.86%) Marketing
9 2 (0.86%) Electronics
10 1 (0.43%) Automotive
10 1 (0.43%) German Language
10 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 63 (27.04%) Analyst
2 31 (13.30%) Project Manager
3 28 (12.02%) Developer
4 27 (11.59%) Business Analyst
5 14 (6.01%) Administrator
6 12 (5.15%) Consultant
6 12 (5.15%) Data Analyst
7 10 (4.29%) Programme Manager
8 9 (3.86%) PMO Analyst
9 8 (3.43%) Coordinator
9 8 (3.43%) Oracle Developer
10 7 (3.00%) Architect
11 6 (2.58%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (2.58%) Project Coordinator
11 6 (2.58%) Messaging Engineer
11 6 (2.58%) Financial Analyst
12 5 (2.15%) Business Manager
12 5 (2.15%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 5 (2.15%) UNIX Administrator
13 4 (1.72%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.29%) HTML
1 10 (4.29%) .NET
2 8 (3.43%) Web Services
3 7 (3.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (3.00%) CSS
4 4 (1.72%) XMPP
5 3 (1.29%) J2EE
5 3 (1.29%) JSP
5 3 (1.29%) Silverlight
5 3 (1.29%) jQuery
5 3 (1.29%) HTML5
6 2 (0.86%) Spring
6 2 (0.86%) Servlets
6 2 (0.86%) WinForms
7 1 (0.43%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.43%) Java EE
7 1 (0.43%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.43%) WCF
7 1 (0.43%) Struts
7 1 (0.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.72%) Enterprise Storage
2 11 (4.72%) Client/Server
3 10 (4.29%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.72%) Clustering
4 4 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.29%) Reference Data
5 3 (1.29%) PMI
5 3 (1.29%) Social Media
6 2 (0.86%) iPad
6 2 (0.86%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.43%) User Experience
7 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.43%) GIS
7 1 (0.43%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.43%) DTV
7 1 (0.43%) Equities
7 1 (0.43%) Derivative
7 1 (0.43%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.30%) UNIX
2 12 (5.15%) Linux
3 9 (3.86%) Windows
3 9 (3.86%) Solaris
4 5 (2.15%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.15%) SUSE
5 3 (1.29%) AIX
5 3 (1.29%) HPUX
6 2 (0.86%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.43%) zOS
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (17.17%) ITIL
2 35 (15.02%) Project Management
3 30 (12.88%) Change Management
4 28 (12.02%) Workflow
4 28 (12.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (11.16%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (7.73%) Migration
7 17 (7.30%) Risk Management
7 17 (7.30%) PRINCE2
7 17 (7.30%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (5.15%) Performance Management
8 12 (5.15%) Business Analysis
8 12 (5.15%) Resource Management
9 11 (4.72%) Programme Management
9 11 (4.72%) E-Discovery
10 10 (4.29%) CRM
11 9 (3.86%) Incident Management
11 9 (3.86%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (3.43%) Business Transformation
12 8 (3.43%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 20 (8.58%) SQL
2 10 (4.29%) Java
3 8 (3.43%) Perl
3 8 (3.43%) PL/SQL
4 7 (3.00%) Shell Script
4 7 (3.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.15%) C#
6 4 (1.72%) C
7 3 (1.29%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.29%) VB
7 3 (1.29%) VBA
8 2 (0.86%) Tcl
8 2 (0.86%) X++
8 2 (0.86%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.43%) ABAP
9 1 (0.43%) Korn
Qualifications
1 13 (5.58%) Degree
2 12 (5.15%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.29%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.58%) ISEB
5 6 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.15%) CCNP
6 5 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (1.72%) ACCA
7 4 (1.72%) CIMA
8 3 (1.29%) PMP
8 3 (1.29%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.86%) CCAB
10 1 (0.43%) CCSA
10 1 (0.43%) ICAEW
10 1 (0.43%) CIPFA
10 1 (0.43%) RHCE
10 1 (0.43%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (0.43%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.44%) QA
2 3 (1.29%) SLA
2 3 (1.29%) P3O
3 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.43%) GAAP
3 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (3.00%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.43%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 9 (3.86%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.72%) CA SiteMinder
3 2 (0.86%) Puppet
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.43%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.43%) Nessus
4 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 40 (17.17%) Microsoft
2 35 (15.02%) Oracle
3 13 (5.58%) Business Objects
3 13 (5.58%) Cisco
4 12 (5.15%) SAP
5 11 (4.72%) IBM
6 7 (3.00%) Juniper
6 7 (3.00%) CA
7 6 (2.58%) Sun
8 5 (2.15%) Avaya
8 5 (2.15%) CheckPoint
8 5 (2.15%) Remedy
9 4 (1.72%) Reuters
9 4 (1.72%) Verint
9 4 (1.72%) HP
9 4 (1.72%) Cognos
10 3 (1.29%) Sybase
10 3 (1.29%) Hyperion
10 3 (1.29%) Nintex
10 3 (1.29%) Blue Coat
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