The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 4 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 75 78 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.58% 34.67% 28.64%
As % of the General category 75.76% 76.47% 75.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 57 46
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £284 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £410 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
Finance
South Wales

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

General Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
99 102 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 31.13% 45.33% 38.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 78 61
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £270 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.87 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.19% -4.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 41 (28.08%) Banking
2 35 (23.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (21.92%) Microsoft
4 29 (19.86%) Project Management
5 25 (17.12%) SQL
6 22 (15.07%) MS Office
6 22 (15.07%) AS400
7 21 (14.38%) MS Excel
8 20 (13.70%) Analytics
9 18 (12.33%) Windows
10 17 (11.64%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (10.96%) ISEB
12 15 (10.27%) PRINCE2
13 14 (9.59%) Retail
14 13 (8.90%) SQL Server
14 13 (8.90%) SAS
15 12 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (8.22%) MS Project
16 11 (7.53%) UML
16 11 (7.53%) CRM
16 11 (7.53%) Incident Management
16 11 (7.53%) Test Planning
17 10 (6.85%) Business Analysis
17 10 (6.85%) Workflow
17 10 (6.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 10 (6.85%) IBM
17 10 (6.85%) SAP
18 9 (6.16%) Service Management
18 9 (6.16%) ITIL
18 9 (6.16%) HP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 13 (8.90%) SAS
2 7 (4.79%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.11%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.74%) IIS
5 2 (1.37%) Apache
5 2 (1.37%) Lync
6 1 (0.68%) nginx
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.68%) CICS
6 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.68%) JBoss
6 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (15.07%) MS Office
2 21 (14.38%) MS Excel
3 12 (8.22%) MS Project
4 7 (4.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (3.42%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.68%) SPSS
6 1 (0.68%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (3.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.05%) Agresso
3 2 (1.37%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.42%) Office 365
2 2 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.05%) VoIP
2 2 (1.37%) Network Security
2 2 (1.37%) VLAN
2 2 (1.37%) LDAP
2 2 (1.37%) Internet
2 2 (1.37%) DMZ
2 2 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.37%) Firewall
3 1 (0.68%) DHCP
3 1 (0.68%) HTTP
3 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.68%) DNS
3 1 (0.68%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.90%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (6.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.74%) Data Mining
5 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.05%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.05%) DB2
7 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.68%) Big Data
7 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.68%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.68%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.68%) MySQL
7 1 (0.68%) QlikView
7 1 (0.68%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.68%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.68%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.68%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 8 (5.48%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (2.74%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.68%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.68%) JUnit
3 1 (0.68%) JIRA
3 1 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 41 (28.08%) Banking
2 14 (9.59%) Retail
3 9 (6.16%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.48%) Marketing
5 7 (4.79%) Retail Banking
6 5 (3.42%) Electronics
6 5 (3.42%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.74%) Financial Institution
8 3 (2.05%) Back Office
9 2 (1.37%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.68%) Automotive
10 1 (0.68%) Legal
10 1 (0.68%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 84 (57.53%) Analyst
2 38 (26.03%) Business Analyst
3 13 (8.90%) Data Analyst
3 13 (8.90%) Developer
4 10 (6.85%) Project Manager
5 9 (6.16%) Test Analyst
5 9 (6.16%) Lead Business Analyst
6 7 (4.79%) Service Analyst
6 7 (4.79%) Support Analyst
6 7 (4.79%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (4.11%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (4.11%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (3.42%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (3.42%) Coordinator
8 5 (3.42%) Project Coordinator
8 5 (3.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (2.74%) MI Analyst
9 4 (2.74%) Administrator
9 4 (2.74%) Senior Business Analyst
10 3 (2.05%) VoIP Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.79%) CSS
2 6 (4.11%) .NET
2 6 (4.11%) XML
3 5 (3.42%) HTML
4 4 (2.74%) jQuery
5 3 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (2.05%) HTML5
5 3 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (2.05%) J2EE
5 3 (2.05%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.05%) Ajax
5 3 (2.05%) WCF
6 2 (1.37%) Web Services
7 1 (0.68%) Play Framework
7 1 (0.68%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.68%) REST
7 1 (0.68%) CSS3
7 1 (0.68%) XSLT
7 1 (0.68%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.07%) AS400
2 9 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.11%) Credit Risk
4 5 (3.42%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.42%) DTV
5 3 (2.05%) iSeries
5 3 (2.05%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.37%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.37%) User Experience
6 2 (1.37%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.68%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.33%) Windows
2 6 (4.11%) UNIX
3 5 (3.42%) Linux
4 4 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.05%) OS/400
6 2 (1.37%) AIX
7 1 (0.68%) Android
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.68%) CentOS
7 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.97%) Stakeholder Management
2 29 (19.86%) Project Management
3 20 (13.70%) Analytics
4 17 (11.64%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (10.27%) PRINCE2
6 12 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (7.53%) UML
7 11 (7.53%) CRM
7 11 (7.53%) Incident Management
7 11 (7.53%) Test Planning
8 10 (6.85%) Business Analysis
8 10 (6.85%) Workflow
9 9 (6.16%) Service Management
9 9 (6.16%) ITIL
9 9 (6.16%) Programme Management
10 8 (5.48%) OO
10 8 (5.48%) Change Management
11 7 (4.79%) Data Mapping
11 7 (4.79%) Migration
12 6 (4.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.12%) SQL
2 7 (4.79%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.42%) VBA
4 4 (2.74%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.05%) COBOL
5 3 (2.05%) C
5 3 (2.05%) C#
6 2 (1.37%) Perl
6 2 (1.37%) PHP
6 2 (1.37%) RPG
7 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.68%) Scala
7 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.68%) Python
7 1 (0.68%) C++
7 1 (0.68%) Java
7 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.68%) Korn
7 1 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (10.96%) ISEB
2 8 (5.48%) CCA
3 6 (4.11%) MCP
4 5 (3.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.74%) Degree
6 3 (2.05%) VCP5
6 3 (2.05%) RHCE
6 3 (2.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.37%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.37%) PMP
7 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.37%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.68%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.68%) CISA
8 1 (0.68%) CISSP
8 1 (0.68%) MCSE
8 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.74%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) COSO
2 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.68%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (2.74%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.37%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 9 (6.16%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.37%) Ansible
2 2 (1.37%) Puppet
2 2 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.68%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.68%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (21.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.85%) IBM
2 10 (6.85%) SAP
3 9 (6.16%) HP
4 5 (3.42%) Cognos
4 5 (3.42%) Oracle
4 5 (3.42%) Casewise
5 4 (2.74%) VMware
6 3 (2.05%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.05%) Google
7 2 (1.37%) LANDesk
7 2 (1.37%) Progress
7 2 (1.37%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.68%) Tableau
8 1 (0.68%) Informatica
8 1 (0.68%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.68%) Dell
8 1 (0.68%) Adobe
8 1 (0.68%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.68%) Zend
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