The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 170 210 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 18.70% 23.95% 28.65%
As % of the General category 57.82% 64.62% 68.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 181 217
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £16.89 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+154.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.80 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +21.21%
Finance
South West

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

General Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
294 325 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 32.34% 37.06% 41.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 256 289
Median daily rate £350 £383 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% +5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 12
Median hourly rate £35.00 £11.78 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+197.11% -3.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £7.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.22 £28.40 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Finance
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Finance 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Finance.

1 74 (20.16%) SQL
2 61 (16.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 56 (15.26%) Banking
4 54 (14.71%) Marketing
5 52 (14.17%) Project Management
6 50 (13.62%) Business Intelligence
7 47 (12.81%) SAP
8 45 (12.26%) Telecoms
9 42 (11.44%) Programme Management
10 40 (10.90%) Security Cleared
11 38 (10.35%) Manufacturing
12 37 (10.08%) Migration
12 37 (10.08%) SC Cleared
13 36 (9.81%) Digital Marketing
14 35 (9.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 35 (9.54%) Electronics
15 33 (8.99%) Microsoft
16 31 (8.45%) Oracle
17 29 (7.90%) MS Excel
18 28 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
19 26 (7.08%) Retail
19 26 (7.08%) User Acceptance Testing
19 26 (7.08%) Windows
20 25 (6.81%) SQL Server
21 23 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
22 21 (5.72%) Management Information System
23 19 (5.18%) Risk Management
23 19 (5.18%) MS Office
23 19 (5.18%) Business Analysis
24 18 (4.90%) Cisco

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 16 (4.36%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.54%) SAS
3 7 (1.91%) CMS
4 6 (1.63%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.54%) CICS
6 2 (0.54%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 29 (7.90%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.18%) MS Office
3 7 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.36%) MS Project
5 3 (0.82%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.54%) Windchill
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.27%) Simulink
7 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 35 (9.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (4.09%) Primavera
3 12 (3.27%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (2.45%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (2.18%) Oracle Payables
6 7 (1.91%) Oracle iProcurement
7 5 (1.36%) Oracle Assets
7 5 (1.36%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (1.36%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (1.36%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 5 (1.36%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (1.36%) SAP CO
7 5 (1.36%) SAP FI
7 5 (1.36%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (1.09%) Oracle Payroll
9 3 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (0.54%) Oracle 11i
10 2 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.54%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.72%) Office 365
3 8 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.54%) IaaS
4 2 (0.54%) PaaS
4 2 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.81%) Firewall
2 7 (1.91%) Cisco ISE
2 7 (1.91%) Internet
2 7 (1.91%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (1.91%) VPN
3 6 (1.63%) DNS
4 5 (1.36%) DHCP
4 5 (1.36%) Network Security
4 5 (1.36%) Wireless
5 4 (1.09%) LAN
5 4 (1.09%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.09%) Unified Communications
5 4 (1.09%) WAN
6 3 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.82%) Cisco IPT
6 3 (0.82%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (0.82%) FWSM
6 3 (0.82%) Intranet
6 3 (0.82%) ISUP
6 3 (0.82%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.81%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.36%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.63%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.36%) Oracle Discoverer
6 5 (1.36%) QlikView
7 4 (1.09%) Base SAS
7 4 (1.09%) MS Access
7 4 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.82%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.54%) DB2
9 2 (0.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.27%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.82%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.82%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.27%) ChangeMan
4 1 (0.27%) JIRA
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.27%) ProC
4 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 56 (15.26%) Banking
2 54 (14.71%) Marketing
3 45 (12.26%) Telecoms
4 38 (10.35%) Manufacturing
5 35 (9.54%) Electronics
6 26 (7.08%) Retail
7 16 (4.36%) Retail Banking
8 8 (2.18%) General Ledger
9 5 (1.36%) Legal
10 3 (0.82%) Back Office
11 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.27%) Local Government
11 1 (0.27%) Military
11 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 118 (32.15%) Analyst
2 72 (19.62%) Developer
3 38 (10.35%) Business Analyst
4 23 (6.27%) Project Manager
5 22 (5.99%) SQL Developer
6 13 (3.54%) Financial Analyst
6 13 (3.54%) Senior Analyst
7 12 (3.27%) Architect
7 12 (3.27%) Consultant
7 12 (3.27%) Project Planner
7 12 (3.27%) Test Analyst
7 12 (3.27%) Test Manager
8 11 (3.00%) Data Analyst
8 11 (3.00%) Security Analyst
9 9 (2.45%) Analyst Developer
9 9 (2.45%) Insight Analyst
9 9 (2.45%) IT Analyst
9 9 (2.45%) Systems Analyst
10 8 (2.18%) Finance Business Analyst
10 8 (2.18%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.63%) .NET
1 17 (4.63%) HTML
2 12 (3.27%) CSS
3 11 (3.00%) AngularJS
4 7 (1.91%) ASP.NET
4 7 (1.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (1.63%) SOAP
6 5 (1.36%) CSS3
6 5 (1.36%) HTML5
7 4 (1.09%) jQuery
7 4 (1.09%) REST
7 4 (1.09%) Web Services
8 3 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (0.82%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (0.82%) JSON
8 3 (0.82%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.54%) Backbone.js
9 2 (0.54%) Ember.js
9 2 (0.54%) React
9 2 (0.54%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.72%) Management Information System
3 16 (4.36%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.18%) User Experience
5 7 (1.91%) Data Structures
5 7 (1.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.09%) Online Banking
7 3 (0.82%) Credit Risk
7 3 (0.82%) Fat Client
7 3 (0.82%) Reference Data
7 3 (0.82%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.54%) Copywriting
8 2 (0.54%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.54%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.54%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.54%) NHS
8 2 (0.54%) PKI
9 1 (0.27%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.08%) Windows
2 10 (2.72%) Linux
3 9 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (2.18%) Windows 7
4 8 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.63%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.36%) Windows 8
6 5 (1.36%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.54%) Unix
8 1 (0.27%) Android
8 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (16.62%) Stakeholder Management
2 52 (14.17%) Project Management
3 50 (13.62%) Business Intelligence
4 42 (11.44%) Programme Management
5 37 (10.08%) Migration
6 36 (9.81%) Digital Marketing
7 28 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (7.08%) User Acceptance Testing
9 19 (5.18%) Business Analysis
9 19 (5.18%) Risk Management
10 18 (4.90%) Service Delivery
11 17 (4.63%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 17 (4.63%) Data Analysis
12 15 (4.09%) Data Migration
13 14 (3.81%) ETL
13 14 (3.81%) ITIL
13 14 (3.81%) PRINCE2
13 14 (3.81%) Process Improvement
13 14 (3.81%) Risk Analysis
14 13 (3.54%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (20.16%) SQL
2 15 (4.09%) VBA
3 12 (3.27%) C#
4 10 (2.72%) PowerShell
5 9 (2.45%) JavaScript
6 8 (2.18%) Java
7 7 (1.91%) T-SQL
7 7 (1.91%) VB
8 6 (1.63%) PL/SQL
8 6 (1.63%) VBScript
9 5 (1.36%) C
10 4 (1.09%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.54%) C++
11 2 (0.54%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.27%) ABAP
12 1 (0.27%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.27%) COBOL
12 1 (0.27%) JCL
12 1 (0.27%) Python
12 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (10.90%) Security Cleared
2 37 (10.08%) SC Cleared
3 16 (4.36%) Degree
4 10 (2.72%) CISSP
5 7 (1.91%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.36%) ISEB
7 4 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.82%) ACCA
8 3 (0.82%) CIMA
9 2 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.54%) CIPD
9 2 (0.54%) CISA
9 2 (0.54%) CISM
9 2 (0.54%) CISMP
10 1 (0.27%) APMP
10 1 (0.27%) CRISC
10 1 (0.27%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.27%) ISSAP
10 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.27%) QA
2 9 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.45%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.91%) SLA
4 6 (1.63%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.27%) COBIT
6 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (3.27%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.63%) XenApp
4 5 (1.36%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.36%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.09%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.27%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.27%) Docker
7 1 (0.27%) Firmware
7 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (1.91%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (1.36%) TeamSite
3 4 (1.09%) SCCM
4 3 (0.82%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 47 (12.81%) SAP
2 33 (8.99%) Microsoft
3 31 (8.45%) Oracle
4 18 (4.90%) Cisco
5 16 (4.36%) VMware
6 15 (4.09%) Teradata
7 9 (2.45%) CheckPoint
8 7 (1.91%) ArcSight
8 7 (1.91%) Cyber-Ark
8 7 (1.91%) Forcepoint
9 6 (1.63%) IBM
9 6 (1.63%) Nokia
10 4 (1.09%) Ericsson
10 4 (1.09%) HP
10 4 (1.09%) Intel Security
10 4 (1.09%) Nokia Networks
11 3 (0.82%) Dell
11 3 (0.82%) F5
11 3 (0.82%) SolarWinds
11 3 (0.82%) Talend
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