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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 5 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing Finance 23 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 19.49% 11.94% 7.23%
As % of the General category 58.97% 50.00% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 1
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£340 £475 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.42% +90.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -9.09%
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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
39 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 33.05% 23.88% 26.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 5
Average daily rate £340 £475 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.42% +15.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £14.38 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+178.26% -61.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -27.19%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 12 (31.58%) Oracle
2 10 (26.32%) Oracle BI EE
2 10 (26.32%) Security Cleared
3 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (21.05%) SQL
4 8 (21.05%) Marketing
5 7 (18.42%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2
6 6 (15.79%) Informatica
7 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (13.16%) PL/SQL
7 5 (13.16%) RDBMS
7 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (13.16%) Validation
7 5 (13.16%) Data Validation
7 5 (13.16%) Digital Media
7 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database
7 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
8 4 (10.53%) Analytics
8 4 (10.53%) DV Cleared
8 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
8 4 (10.53%) SEO
8 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (10.53%) CMS
8 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
8 4 (10.53%) Google Analytics
8 4 (10.53%) Pay per click
8 4 (10.53%) Google
8 4 (10.53%) Web Services
8 4 (10.53%) Linux

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (10.53%) CMS
2 3 (7.89%) SAS
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Project
1 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) WebTrends
1 4 (10.53%) Google Analytics
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (7.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle ASCP
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) MPLS
1 1 (2.63%) BGP
1 1 (2.63%) EIGRP
1 1 (2.63%) Firewall
1 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database
2 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (13.16%) RDBMS
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Maven
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (21.05%) Marketing
2 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.89%) Electronics
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Consultant
3 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle Consultant
3 4 (10.53%) PPC Specialist
3 4 (10.53%) PPC Manager
3 4 (10.53%) PPC Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) PPC Executive
4 3 (7.89%) SAS Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Network Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Web Services
2 3 (7.89%) jQuery
2 3 (7.89%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) J2EE
2 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
2 3 (7.89%) Spring
3 2 (5.26%) Java EE
3 2 (5.26%) HTML
3 2 (5.26%) RESTful
3 2 (5.26%) SOAP
4 1 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.63%) XSD
4 1 (2.63%) XSLT
4 1 (2.63%) DHTML
4 1 (2.63%) CSS
4 1 (2.63%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Digital Media
2 3 (7.89%) DTV
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Economics
3 1 (2.63%) IPTV
3 1 (2.63%) FMCG
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) UNIX
3 2 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (18.42%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 5 (13.16%) Validation
4 5 (13.16%) Data Validation
5 4 (10.53%) Analytics
5 4 (10.53%) Pay per click
5 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.53%) SEO
5 4 (10.53%) ETL
5 4 (10.53%) Project Management
6 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
6 3 (7.89%) TDD
6 3 (7.89%) Data Transformation
7 2 (5.26%) Network Design
7 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.26%) Change Management
7 2 (5.26%) ITIL
7 2 (5.26%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) PL/SQL
3 3 (7.89%) C#
3 3 (7.89%) Java
3 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) CCNA
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Oracle
2 6 (15.79%) Informatica
3 4 (10.53%) Google
4 3 (7.89%) Business Objects
4 3 (7.89%) SAP
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) Juniper
5 1 (2.63%) JBoss
5 1 (2.63%) Sybase
5 1 (2.63%) Nokia
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
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