The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 7 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Finance 24 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 19.35% 17.24% 6.82%
As % of the General category 63.16% 55.56% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 3
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£375 £420 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £468 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%
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Gloucestershire

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

General Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
38 18 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 30.65% 31.03% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 7
Average daily rate £375 £450 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +25.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 10
Average hourly rate £40.50 £12.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+217.64% -64.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £12.75 £38.80
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 Cheltenham

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 13 (28.26%) SQL
2 12 (26.09%) Oracle
2 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
3 11 (23.91%) Oracle BI EE
4 9 (19.57%) PRINCE2
4 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
6 7 (15.22%) HTML
6 7 (15.22%) DV Cleared
7 6 (13.04%) Data Validation
7 6 (13.04%) Oracle Database
7 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
7 6 (13.04%) Informatica
7 6 (13.04%) RDBMS
7 6 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (13.04%) C#
7 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
7 6 (13.04%) PL/SQL
7 6 (13.04%) .NET
7 6 (13.04%) Web Services
7 6 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (13.04%) Validation
7 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.87%) Migration
8 5 (10.87%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (10.87%) Marketing
8 5 (10.87%) MS Project
8 5 (10.87%) Project Governance
9 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 3 (6.52%) SAS
2 2 (4.35%) CMS
2 2 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.17%) Eucalyptus
3 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Project
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (6.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (4.35%) WebTrends
2 2 (4.35%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle ASCP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) LAN
1 1 (2.17%) WAN
1 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.17%) DNS
1 1 (2.17%) Internet
1 1 (2.17%) MPLS
1 1 (2.17%) BGP
1 1 (2.17%) EIGRP
1 1 (2.17%) Firewall
1 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) Oracle BI EE
2 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 6 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (13.04%) RDBMS
3 6 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (13.04%) Oracle Database
3 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Maven
1 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.87%) Marketing
2 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.52%) Electronics
3 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Developer
2 11 (23.91%) Consultant
3 7 (15.22%) Senior Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Oracle Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.52%) OBIEE Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Change Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) SAS Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Network Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Business Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) HTML
2 6 (13.04%) .NET
2 6 (13.04%) Web Services
3 3 (6.52%) XML
3 3 (6.52%) XSD
3 3 (6.52%) XSLT
3 3 (6.52%) Hibernate
3 3 (6.52%) Spring
3 3 (6.52%) J2EE
3 3 (6.52%) CSS
3 3 (6.52%) Spring MVC
3 3 (6.52%) WCF
3 3 (6.52%) jQuery
3 3 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (6.52%) DHTML
4 2 (4.35%) LINQ
5 1 (2.17%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) DTV
1 3 (6.52%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.35%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.17%) Replication
3 1 (2.17%) Economics
3 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) UNIX
2 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) PRINCE2
1 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (13.04%) Validation
2 6 (13.04%) Data Validation
3 5 (10.87%) Project Governance
3 5 (10.87%) Migration
3 5 (10.87%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (6.52%) BDD
4 3 (6.52%) Data Transformation
4 3 (6.52%) Programme Management
4 3 (6.52%) TDD
4 3 (6.52%) MVC
4 3 (6.52%) PRINCE
4 3 (6.52%) Project Management
4 3 (6.52%) ITIL
4 3 (6.52%) ETL
5 2 (4.35%) SEO
5 2 (4.35%) Change Management
5 2 (4.35%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) SQL
2 6 (13.04%) C#
2 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
2 6 (13.04%) PL/SQL
3 3 (6.52%) C++
3 3 (6.52%) Java
4 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.22%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) CCNA
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.17%) XenApp
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Oracle
2 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.04%) Informatica
4 4 (8.70%) Cisco
5 3 (6.52%) Business Objects
5 3 (6.52%) SAP
6 2 (4.35%) Google
7 1 (2.17%) NetApp
7 1 (2.17%) Nokia
7 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.17%) VMware
7 1 (2.17%) HP
7 1 (2.17%) Citrix
7 1 (2.17%) Juniper
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