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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 5 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 40 50 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 17.24% 21.55% 32.42%
As % of the General category 49.38% 61.73% 67.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 22 34
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£455 £438 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -8.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £314 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £500 £696
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.20 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -19.00%
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
81 81 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 34.91% 34.91% 48.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 35 49
Average daily rate £475 £413 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £200 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
Average hourly rate £25.54 £28.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.38% +5.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+3.06% -20.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 March 2015.

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
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -2 19 £475 +5.61% 4
Poole -7 6 £575 +39.39% 3
Weymouth - - - -
Finance
South West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 20 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (15.00%) Banking
3 11 (13.75%) E-Commerce
4 10 (12.50%) Migration
5 9 (11.25%) Project Management
5 9 (11.25%) Oracle
6 8 (10.00%) SQL
6 8 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (10.00%) Solvency II
7 7 (8.75%) Workflow
7 7 (8.75%) Change Management
7 7 (8.75%) Programme Management
7 7 (8.75%) IBM
7 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
8 6 (7.50%) Data Modelling
8 6 (7.50%) B2C
8 6 (7.50%) Java
8 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
8 6 (7.50%) Document Management
9 5 (6.25%) QA
9 5 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (6.25%) Retail
9 5 (6.25%) PRINCE2
9 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
9 5 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (5.00%) Cognos
10 4 (5.00%) Windows
10 4 (5.00%) MS Office
10 4 (5.00%) .NET

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
1 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.50%) SAS
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.25%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.25%) JCAPS
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.25%) JBoss
2 1 (1.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.25%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) FTP
2 1 (1.25%) Firewall
2 1 (1.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (2.50%) Star Schema
5 2 (2.50%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.50%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.25%) Essbase
6 1 (1.25%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.25%) Cognos Query Studio
6 1 (1.25%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) ERwin
2 1 (1.25%) Subversion
2 1 (1.25%) Toad
2 1 (1.25%) PowerBuilder
General
1 12 (15.00%) Banking
2 5 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (2.50%) Retail Banking
3 2 (2.50%) Marketing
4 1 (1.25%) Billing
4 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (33.75%) Analyst
2 19 (23.75%) Business Analyst
3 16 (20.00%) Architect
3 16 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 8 (10.00%) Developer
5 6 (7.50%) Financial Business Analyst
5 6 (7.50%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) Data Architect
6 5 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.00%) Senior Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Test Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Programme Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Consultant
7 4 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Cognos Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Strategy Consultant
8 3 (3.75%) Digital Architect
8 3 (3.75%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.50%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (1.25%) J2EE
2 1 (1.25%) EJB
2 1 (1.25%) XML
2 1 (1.25%) JMS
2 1 (1.25%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.25%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.75%) NHS
1 3 (3.75%) Data Integration
1 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.50%) SWIFT
2 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.25%) Physics
3 1 (1.25%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.00%) Windows
2 3 (3.75%) Linux
2 3 (3.75%) Windows XP
2 3 (3.75%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.50%) UNIX
3 2 (2.50%) Solaris
4 1 (1.25%) AIX
4 1 (1.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (13.75%) E-Commerce
3 10 (12.50%) Migration
4 9 (11.25%) Project Management
5 8 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (8.75%) Programme Management
6 7 (8.75%) Change Management
6 7 (8.75%) Workflow
7 6 (7.50%) B2C
7 6 (7.50%) Data Modelling
7 6 (7.50%) Document Management
8 5 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.25%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.00%) Risk Management
10 3 (3.75%) Service Management
10 3 (3.75%) ITIL
10 3 (3.75%) SOA
10 3 (3.75%) TOGAF
10 3 (3.75%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.00%) SQL
2 6 (7.50%) Java
3 2 (2.50%) VB
3 2 (2.50%) VBA
4 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.25%) C#
4 1 (1.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.50%) Degree
3 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.25%) HNC
3 1 (1.25%) PhD
3 1 (1.25%) ISEB
3 1 (1.25%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) Solvency II
2 5 (6.25%) QA
3 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 9 (11.25%) Oracle
2 7 (8.75%) IBM
2 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.00%) Cognos
4 2 (2.50%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.25%) Sybase
5 1 (1.25%) Sun
5 1 (1.25%) HP
5 1 (1.25%) Informatica
5 1 (1.25%) Lotus
5 1 (1.25%) VMware
5 1 (1.25%) Splunk
5 1 (1.25%) Tableau
Poole, Dorset
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £650.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £18000.00 - £18300.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago