The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 60 35 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 22.06% 17.59% 21.89%
As % of the General category 61.86% 45.45% 61.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 24 26
Median daily rate £440 £470 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £323 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £600 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £34.84 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.82% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-2.56% -13.33%
Finance
South West

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

General Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
97 77 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 35.66% 38.69% 35.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 36 37
Median daily rate £413 £470 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% +10.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 9
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.08 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.97% -29.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £25.00 £26.74
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -6.48%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Finance
Hourly Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Dorset

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +1 45 £440 -9.78% 6
Poole -4 4 £360 -37.39% 3
Weymouth - 2 - -
Finance
South West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Finance.

1 23 (20.35%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (19.47%) Banking
3 15 (13.27%) ITIL
4 14 (12.39%) MS Excel
4 14 (12.39%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (11.50%) Business Analysis
5 13 (11.50%) Microsoft
5 13 (11.50%) Project Management
6 12 (10.62%) E-Commerce
6 12 (10.62%) iPad
7 11 (9.73%) PRINCE2
7 11 (9.73%) Linux
7 11 (9.73%) Java
7 11 (9.73%) SQL
7 11 (9.73%) Oracle
8 10 (8.85%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (8.85%) Migration
8 10 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (7.96%) Telecoms
9 9 (7.96%) Programme Management
9 9 (7.96%) SharePoint
10 8 (7.08%) Unix
10 8 (7.08%) Waterfall
10 8 (7.08%) MS PowerPoint
10 8 (7.08%) SDLC
11 7 (6.19%) Windows
11 7 (6.19%) UML
11 7 (6.19%) HTML
11 7 (6.19%) MS Office
11 7 (6.19%) Data Modelling

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (7.96%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (4.42%) IIS
3 4 (3.54%) MQSeries
4 3 (2.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (2.65%) Confluence
4 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.65%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.65%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.77%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.88%) CMS
6 1 (0.88%) SAS
6 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (12.39%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (6.19%) MS Office
4 5 (4.42%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.65%) MS Project
6 1 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.88%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.42%) Firewall
2 4 (3.54%) FTP
2 4 (3.54%) HTTP
2 4 (3.54%) HTTPS
2 4 (3.54%) IPsec
2 4 (3.54%) LDAP
2 4 (3.54%) NAS
2 4 (3.54%) Network Security
2 4 (3.54%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.54%) tcpdump
2 4 (3.54%) VPN
2 4 (3.54%) Wireshark
3 2 (1.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.65%) Ingres
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.88%) QlikView
6 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (2.65%) ERwin
1 3 (2.65%) JIRA
2 1 (0.88%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
General
1 22 (19.47%) Banking
2 9 (7.96%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.42%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.54%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.65%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.65%) Legal
6 2 (1.77%) Marketing
6 2 (1.77%) Retail
7 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.88%) Law
7 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (23.89%) Analyst
2 23 (20.35%) Project Manager
3 18 (15.93%) Business Analyst
4 10 (8.85%) Architect
4 10 (8.85%) Developer
5 7 (6.19%) Digital Project Manager
5 7 (6.19%) Migration Manager
5 7 (6.19%) Migration Project Manager
6 6 (5.31%) Lead Business Analyst
6 6 (5.31%) Life and Pensions Project Manager
6 6 (5.31%) PMO Lead
6 6 (5.31%) Security Architect
7 5 (4.42%) Administrator
7 5 (4.42%) DBA
7 5 (4.42%) E-Commerce Manager
7 5 (4.42%) E-Commerce Project Manager
7 5 (4.42%) Financial Analyst
7 5 (4.42%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 5 (4.42%) Service Analyst
7 5 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.19%) HTML
2 5 (4.42%) CSS
2 5 (4.42%) jQuery
3 4 (3.54%) .NET
3 4 (3.54%) J2EE
4 3 (2.65%) Apache Sling
4 3 (2.65%) OSGi
5 2 (1.77%) RequireJS
5 2 (1.77%) Sass
6 1 (0.88%) CSS3
6 1 (0.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.62%) iPad
2 10 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.31%) Mainframe
4 5 (4.42%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.77%) iPhone
6 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.88%) PMI
7 1 (0.88%) Psychology
7 1 (0.88%) Social Media
7 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.73%) Linux
2 8 (7.08%) Unix
3 7 (6.19%) Windows
4 3 (2.65%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.77%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.35%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (13.27%) ITIL
3 14 (12.39%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (11.50%) Business Analysis
4 13 (11.50%) Project Management
5 12 (10.62%) E-Commerce
6 11 (9.73%) PRINCE2
7 10 (8.85%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (8.85%) Migration
8 9 (7.96%) Programme Management
9 8 (7.08%) SDLC
9 8 (7.08%) Waterfall
10 7 (6.19%) Data Modelling
10 7 (6.19%) UML
11 6 (5.31%) Mentoring
12 5 (4.42%) Information Security
12 5 (4.42%) Line Management
13 4 (3.54%) Load Balancing
13 4 (3.54%) Scrum
14 3 (2.65%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.73%) Java
1 11 (9.73%) SQL
2 6 (5.31%) Python
3 4 (3.54%) C
3 4 (3.54%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.54%) Perl
3 4 (3.54%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.54%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.65%) C#
5 2 (1.77%) C++
5 2 (1.77%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (4.42%) Degree
2 4 (3.54%) CISSP
2 4 (3.54%) ISEB
2 4 (3.54%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.77%) CISM
4 2 (1.77%) CRISC
4 2 (1.77%) MCDST
4 2 (1.77%) MCP
4 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.77%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.88%) APMP
5 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.88%) CISA
5 1 (0.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.42%) Data Quality
2 5 (4.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.54%) COBIT
3 4 (3.54%) QA
3 4 (3.54%) Solvency II
4 2 (1.77%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.88%) COSO
5 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.88%) SLA
5 1 (0.88%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 6 (5.31%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.54%) Samba
2 4 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (3.54%) Nagios
1 4 (3.54%) Puppet
2 3 (2.65%) SCCM
3 2 (1.77%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (11.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.73%) Oracle
3 6 (5.31%) Citrix
4 5 (4.42%) BMC
4 5 (4.42%) Planview
5 4 (3.54%) CheckPoint
5 4 (3.54%) F5
5 4 (3.54%) Guidewire
5 4 (3.54%) NetApp
5 4 (3.54%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.54%) VMware
6 3 (2.65%) Apple
6 3 (2.65%) Remedy
6 3 (2.65%) Saba
7 2 (1.77%) IBM
8 1 (0.88%) Cadence
8 1 (0.88%) Informatica
8 1 (0.88%) OpenText
8 1 (0.88%) SAP