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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 4 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 59 113 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.61% 36.81% 37.11%
As % of the General category 74.68% 77.93% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 84 47
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £295 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £468 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -20.00%
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
79 145 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 28.94% 47.23% 45.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 108 58
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £236 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £443 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 £13.87 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.61% -15.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -9.00%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 33 (27.05%) Banking
2 27 (22.13%) Microsoft
3 25 (20.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (18.03%) Project Management
4 22 (18.03%) AS400
5 19 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (14.75%) MS Excel
6 18 (14.75%) MS Office
6 18 (14.75%) Windows
7 17 (13.93%) Analytics
8 15 (12.30%) ISEB
9 14 (11.48%) SQL
10 13 (10.66%) PRINCE2
11 12 (9.84%) IBM
12 11 (9.02%) HP
12 11 (9.02%) CRM
13 10 (8.20%) Programme Management
13 10 (8.20%) Retail
13 10 (8.20%) Incident Management
13 10 (8.20%) SAS
13 10 (8.20%) Workflow
13 10 (8.20%) HP Quality Center
14 9 (7.38%) QuickTest Pro
14 9 (7.38%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (7.38%) UML
14 9 (7.38%) MS Project
14 9 (7.38%) ITIL
14 9 (7.38%) Marketing
15 8 (6.56%) Business Analysis
15 8 (6.56%) SAP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 10 (8.20%) SAS
2 6 (4.92%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.10%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.46%) IIS
4 3 (2.46%) JBoss
5 1 (0.82%) Apache
5 1 (0.82%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.82%) Mule
5 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.82%) Lync
5 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.82%) WildFly
5 1 (0.82%) CICS
5 1 (0.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (14.75%) MS Office
1 18 (14.75%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.38%) MS Project
3 5 (4.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.28%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.82%) SPSS
5 1 (0.82%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (4.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.64%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.82%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.28%) Office 365
2 1 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.64%) DMZ
1 2 (1.64%) Internet
1 2 (1.64%) Firewall
1 2 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (1.64%) VLAN
1 2 (1.64%) Network Security
2 1 (0.82%) LDAP
2 1 (0.82%) LAN
2 1 (0.82%) DHCP
2 1 (0.82%) HTTP
2 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.82%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.74%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.46%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.64%) DB2
7 1 (0.82%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.82%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.82%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.82%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.82%) QlikView
7 1 (0.82%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.82%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.82%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.82%) Big Data
7 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (7.38%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (2.46%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.82%) JUnit
3 1 (0.82%) Subversion
3 1 (0.82%) JIRA
3 1 (0.82%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.82%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
General
1 33 (27.05%) Banking
2 10 (8.20%) Retail
3 9 (7.38%) Marketing
4 6 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.10%) Electronics
5 5 (4.10%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.28%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.64%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.64%) Back Office
8 1 (0.82%) Automotive
8 1 (0.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 73 (59.84%) Analyst
2 30 (24.59%) Business Analyst
3 12 (9.84%) Test Analyst
4 11 (9.02%) Data Analyst
5 10 (8.20%) Developer
6 8 (6.56%) Support Analyst
7 7 (5.74%) Service Analyst
7 7 (5.74%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.74%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (4.92%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (4.10%) Coordinator
9 5 (4.10%) Project Coordinator
9 5 (4.10%) Lead Business Analyst
10 4 (3.28%) Senior Business Analyst
11 3 (2.46%) Administrator
11 3 (2.46%) Applications Support
11 3 (2.46%) 3rd Line Support
11 3 (2.46%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.74%) CSS
2 5 (4.10%) HTML
2 5 (4.10%) XML
3 4 (3.28%) .NET
3 4 (3.28%) jQuery
4 3 (2.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (2.46%) HTML5
4 3 (2.46%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.46%) WCF
4 3 (2.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (2.46%) Ajax
5 1 (0.82%) JSON
5 1 (0.82%) Spring MVC
5 1 (0.82%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.82%) Spring
5 1 (0.82%) J2EE
5 1 (0.82%) Web Services
5 1 (0.82%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.82%) Play Framework
5 1 (0.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.03%) AS400
2 5 (4.10%) DTV
2 5 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.28%) Credit Risk
3 4 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.46%) iSeries
5 2 (1.64%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.64%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.82%) iPad
6 1 (0.82%) User Experience
6 1 (0.82%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.75%) Windows
2 4 (3.28%) UNIX
3 3 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.46%) OS/400
4 2 (1.64%) AIX
4 2 (1.64%) Linux
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.49%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (18.03%) Project Management
3 19 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (13.93%) Analytics
5 13 (10.66%) PRINCE2
6 11 (9.02%) CRM
7 10 (8.20%) Programme Management
7 10 (8.20%) Workflow
7 10 (8.20%) Incident Management
8 9 (7.38%) UML
8 9 (7.38%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (7.38%) ITIL
9 8 (6.56%) Service Management
9 8 (6.56%) Business Analysis
9 8 (6.56%) Test Planning
10 7 (5.74%) OO
11 6 (4.92%) Change Management
11 6 (4.92%) MVC
11 6 (4.92%) Scrum
11 6 (4.92%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.48%) SQL
2 7 (5.74%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.46%) C
3 3 (2.46%) C#
3 3 (2.46%) COBOL
3 3 (2.46%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.64%) VBA
4 2 (1.64%) PHP
4 2 (1.64%) RPG
5 1 (0.82%) Perl
5 1 (0.82%) Java
5 1 (0.82%) C++
5 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.82%) Korn
5 1 (0.82%) Scala
5 1 (0.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (12.30%) ISEB
2 6 (4.92%) MCP
3 5 (4.10%) Degree
3 5 (4.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.46%) RHCE
5 2 (1.64%) PMP
5 2 (1.64%) CCA
5 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.64%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.64%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.64%) VCP4
5 2 (1.64%) VCP5
6 1 (0.82%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.82%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.82%) CISSP
6 1 (0.82%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.92%) SLA
2 1 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.82%) COBIT
2 1 (0.82%) COSO
System Software
1 4 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.64%) Nmap
4 1 (0.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (8.20%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.82%) Nagios
2 1 (0.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (22.13%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.84%) IBM
3 11 (9.02%) HP
4 8 (6.56%) SAP
5 4 (3.28%) Oracle
5 4 (3.28%) VMware
5 4 (3.28%) Casewise
6 2 (1.64%) LANDesk
6 2 (1.64%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.64%) BT
6 2 (1.64%) EMC
6 2 (1.64%) Cognos
6 2 (1.64%) Progress
7 1 (0.82%) Cisco
7 1 (0.82%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.82%) Adobe
7 1 (0.82%) Informatica
7 1 (0.82%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.82%) Dell
7 1 (0.82%) Teradata
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