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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 197 206 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 23.45% 22.27% 20.62%
As % of the General category 73.51% 70.79% 68.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 162 139
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £18.82 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.79% -1.25%
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
268 291 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 31.90% 31.46% 30.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 213 192
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £478 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 11
Median hourly rate £22.75 £32.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.90% +25.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £18.82 £16.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £34.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.16%

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 25 June 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 81 (19.24%) Stakeholder Management
2 77 (18.29%) Banking
3 70 (16.63%) SQL
4 69 (16.39%) Business Intelligence
5 67 (15.91%) Telecoms
6 60 (14.25%) SAP
7 58 (13.78%) Marketing
8 57 (13.54%) Project Management
9 55 (13.06%) Programme Management
10 51 (12.11%) Digital Marketing
11 50 (11.88%) Agile Software Development
12 48 (11.40%) Manufacturing
13 47 (11.16%) Electronics
13 47 (11.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 46 (10.93%) Microsoft
15 39 (9.26%) Oracle
16 37 (8.79%) MS Excel
17 36 (8.55%) Migration
18 34 (8.08%) Windows
19 30 (7.13%) ITIL
19 30 (7.13%) Security Cleared
20 29 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
20 29 (6.89%) Data Warehouse
21 28 (6.65%) SQL Server
22 27 (6.41%) VMware
22 27 (6.41%) Service Delivery
22 27 (6.41%) Data Centre
23 26 (6.18%) Cisco
24 24 (5.70%) SC Cleared
25 23 (5.46%) Business Analysis

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 21 (4.99%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.43%) SAS
2 6 (1.43%) Skype for Business
3 3 (0.71%) CMS
3 3 (0.71%) Confluence
3 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (0.71%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.48%) Apache
4 2 (0.48%) NetWeaver
4 2 (0.48%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.24%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 37 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 23 (5.46%) MS Office
3 9 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (2.14%) MS Project
4 8 (1.90%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.48%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 47 (11.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (3.09%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (2.85%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (1.66%) Oracle iProcurement
4 7 (1.66%) Oracle Payables
4 7 (1.66%) Primavera
5 4 (0.95%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.95%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (0.95%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 4 (0.95%) Oracle Payroll
5 4 (0.95%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.48%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle SCM
8 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.24%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.14%) Office 365
3 7 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.48%) IaaS
4 2 (0.48%) PaaS
4 2 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.23%) Firewall
2 13 (3.09%) Network Security
3 9 (2.14%) LDAP
4 8 (1.90%) VPN
5 6 (1.43%) DNS
5 6 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (1.43%) LAN
5 6 (1.43%) WAN
5 6 (1.43%) Wireless
6 5 (1.19%) Cisco ISE
6 5 (1.19%) DHCP
6 5 (1.19%) Internet
6 5 (1.19%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (0.95%) FWSM
7 4 (0.95%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (0.71%) IP Telephony
8 3 (0.71%) ISUP
8 3 (0.71%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.89%) Data Warehouse
2 28 (6.65%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.14%) Oracle Database
3 9 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (1.90%) Big Data
5 7 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.43%) MS Access
6 6 (1.43%) QlikView
7 5 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.95%) Oracle Discoverer
9 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.48%) Base SAS
10 2 (0.48%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 1 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.24%) MySQL
11 1 (0.24%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (1.90%) JIRA
2 3 (0.71%) Axure RP
2 3 (0.71%) Cucumber
2 3 (0.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.71%) JUnit
2 3 (0.71%) Mockito
2 3 (0.71%) PhantomJS
2 3 (0.71%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (0.71%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.24%) ERwin
3 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.24%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.24%) Selenium
3 1 (0.24%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.24%) WebDriver
General
1 77 (18.29%) Banking
2 67 (15.91%) Telecoms
3 58 (13.78%) Marketing
4 48 (11.40%) Manufacturing
5 47 (11.16%) Electronics
6 20 (4.75%) Retail
7 15 (3.56%) Retail Banking
8 7 (1.66%) Back Office
8 7 (1.66%) General Ledger
9 6 (1.43%) Legal
10 4 (0.95%) Publishing
11 3 (0.71%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.48%) Advertising
12 2 (0.48%) Billing
13 1 (0.24%) Automotive
13 1 (0.24%) German Language
13 1 (0.24%) Law
13 1 (0.24%) Military
13 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 151 (35.87%) Analyst
2 65 (15.44%) Developer
3 55 (13.06%) Business Analyst
4 39 (9.26%) Project Manager
5 30 (7.13%) SQL Developer
6 26 (6.18%) Consultant
7 24 (5.70%) Financial Analyst
8 21 (4.99%) Architect
9 19 (4.51%) Data Analyst
10 17 (4.04%) Security Analyst
10 17 (4.04%) Test Analyst
11 16 (3.80%) Banking Analyst
12 15 (3.56%) Service Analyst
12 15 (3.56%) VBA Developer
13 14 (3.33%) Access Developer
13 14 (3.33%) Access VBA Developer
14 13 (3.09%) Designer
14 13 (3.09%) IT Manager
15 12 (2.85%) Cisco Network Analyst
15 12 (2.85%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.33%) .NET
1 14 (3.33%) HTML
2 10 (2.38%) AngularJS
2 10 (2.38%) CSS
3 7 (1.66%) jQuery
4 5 (1.19%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (0.95%) RESTful
5 4 (0.95%) Spring
6 3 (0.71%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (0.71%) JSON
6 3 (0.71%) React
7 2 (0.48%) Express
7 2 (0.48%) MDX
7 2 (0.48%) Node.js
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.48%) SAP Business Workflow
7 2 (0.48%) Spring Boot
7 2 (0.48%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.41%) Data Centre
3 23 (5.46%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.85%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.38%) User Experience
6 9 (2.14%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.43%) Fat Client
7 6 (1.43%) Reference Data
7 6 (1.43%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (1.19%) Economics
9 3 (0.71%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.71%) Data Extraction
9 3 (0.71%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.71%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.48%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.48%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.48%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.48%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.48%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 34 (8.08%) Windows
2 21 (4.99%) Linux
3 13 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (2.85%) Windows 7
5 10 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.43%) Windows Server
9 5 (1.19%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.19%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.48%) Android
10 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.48%) Unix
11 1 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (19.24%) Stakeholder Management
2 69 (16.39%) Business Intelligence
3 57 (13.54%) Project Management
4 55 (13.06%) Programme Management
5 51 (12.11%) Digital Marketing
6 50 (11.88%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (8.55%) Migration
8 30 (7.13%) ITIL
9 27 (6.41%) Service Delivery
10 23 (5.46%) Business Analysis
11 22 (5.23%) User Acceptance Testing
12 19 (4.51%) PRINCE2
13 18 (4.28%) Process Improvement
14 17 (4.04%) Change Management
15 16 (3.80%) Data Migration
16 15 (3.56%) Data Analysis
16 15 (3.56%) Risk Management
16 15 (3.56%) Validation
17 14 (3.33%) Data Management
17 14 (3.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 70 (16.63%) SQL
2 19 (4.51%) VBA
3 11 (2.61%) JavaScript
4 8 (1.90%) PL/SQL
4 8 (1.90%) PowerShell
5 7 (1.66%) Java
6 6 (1.43%) C#
6 6 (1.43%) VB
7 4 (0.95%) T-SQL
7 4 (0.95%) VBScript
8 2 (0.48%) Perl
8 2 (0.48%) Python
8 2 (0.48%) Ruby
8 2 (0.48%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.24%) ABAP
9 1 (0.24%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.24%) C
9 1 (0.24%) PHP
9 1 (0.24%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 30 (7.13%) Security Cleared
2 24 (5.70%) SC Cleared
3 20 (4.75%) Degree
4 9 (2.14%) CISSP
5 8 (1.90%) ISEB
6 5 (1.19%) CIMA
6 5 (1.19%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.95%) ACCA
7 4 (0.95%) APMP
7 4 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (0.95%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 3 (0.71%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.48%) CIPD
9 2 (0.48%) CISA
9 2 (0.48%) CISM
9 2 (0.48%) CISMP
9 2 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.48%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.24%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.28%) SLA
2 12 (2.85%) QA
3 8 (1.90%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.19%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.24%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.24%) SDET
6 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (4.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (4.75%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.61%) XenApp
4 10 (2.38%) XenDesktop
5 7 (1.66%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.19%) Firmware
6 5 (1.19%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (2.38%) SCCM
2 7 (1.66%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.19%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (0.95%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.71%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.48%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 60 (14.25%) SAP
2 46 (10.93%) Microsoft
3 39 (9.26%) Oracle
4 27 (6.41%) VMware
5 26 (6.18%) Cisco
6 20 (4.75%) Teradata
7 17 (4.04%) CheckPoint
8 15 (3.56%) Nokia
9 11 (2.61%) F5
10 9 (2.14%) HP
10 9 (2.14%) IBM
11 8 (1.90%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.19%) AppSense
12 5 (1.19%) ArcSight
12 5 (1.19%) Cyber-Ark
12 5 (1.19%) Forcepoint
12 5 (1.19%) Intel Security
12 5 (1.19%) IronPort
12 5 (1.19%) Wyse
13 4 (0.95%) Nokia Networks
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