The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Cheltenham region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 4 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 22 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 18.33% 9.76% 13.68%
As % of the General category 50.00% 80.00% 41.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 8
Average daily rate
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£353 £312 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.16% -16.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £442 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -17.50%
General Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
44 10 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 36.67% 12.20% 32.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 15
Average daily rate £300 £312 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.69% -16.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £310 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £37.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 - £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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 10 (32.26%) Oracle
2 9 (29.03%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (29.03%) Marketing
3 8 (25.81%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
4 7 (22.58%) Digital Marketing
4 7 (22.58%) SQL
5 6 (19.35%) Informatica
6 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (16.13%) ETL
6 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (16.13%) Digital Media
6 5 (16.13%) Analytics
6 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database
7 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
7 4 (12.90%) Google
7 4 (12.90%) Pay per click
7 4 (12.90%) Google Analytics
7 4 (12.90%) Data Validation
7 4 (12.90%) RDBMS
7 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
7 4 (12.90%) Linux
7 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
7 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
7 4 (12.90%) Project Management
7 4 (12.90%) WebTrends
7 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
7 4 (12.90%) SEO
7 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
7 4 (12.90%) Validation

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (12.90%) CMS
2 3 (9.68%) SAS
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (6.45%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.23%) MS Project
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) WebTrends
1 4 (12.90%) Google Analytics
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (9.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle ASCP
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.90%) RDBMS
3 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (3.23%) OLAP
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.23%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Maven
General
1 9 (29.03%) Marketing
2 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.68%) Electronics
4 2 (6.45%) Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) PPC Specialist
3 4 (12.90%) PPC Manager
3 4 (12.90%) PPC Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) PPC Executive
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.68%) SAS Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Incident Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Applications Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Business Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Informatica Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) OBIEE Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) J2EE
1 3 (9.68%) SOAP
1 3 (9.68%) Web Services
1 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
1 3 (9.68%) Spring
1 3 (9.68%) Java EE
1 3 (9.68%) jQuery
1 3 (9.68%) RESTful
2 2 (6.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Digital Media
2 3 (9.68%) DTV
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) Economics
3 1 (3.23%) IPTV
3 1 (3.23%) FMCG
3 1 (3.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) UNIX
2 3 (9.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (22.58%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (16.13%) Analytics
3 5 (16.13%) ETL
4 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
4 4 (12.90%) Project Management
4 4 (12.90%) SEO
4 4 (12.90%) Data Validation
4 4 (12.90%) Validation
4 4 (12.90%) Pay per click
5 3 (9.68%) Data Transformation
5 3 (9.68%) Kanban
5 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.68%) Scrum
5 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
5 3 (9.68%) TDD
6 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL
6 2 (6.45%) PRINCE
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
3 3 (9.68%) Java
3 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.45%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) MCDBA
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Oracle
2 6 (19.35%) Informatica
3 4 (12.90%) Google
4 3 (9.68%) Business Objects
4 3 (9.68%) SAP
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.23%) JBoss
6 1 (3.23%) Sybase
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