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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 43 50 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 17.84% 20.41% 36.51%
As % of the General category 41.75% 52.08% 78.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 32 38
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£450 £393 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -7.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £251 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £514 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.26 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.86% -5.71%
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
103 96 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 42.74% 39.18% 46.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 45 51
Average daily rate £400 £375 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £483 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 1
Average hourly rate £42.46 £41.23 £13.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.98% +199.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 30 £439 +11.78% 11
Poole +1 3 £500 +25.00% 3
Finance
South West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (19.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (18.60%) Oracle
2 16 (18.60%) Banking
3 15 (17.44%) Project Management
4 14 (16.28%) MS Excel
5 11 (12.79%) PRINCE2
6 10 (11.63%) Solvency II
7 9 (10.47%) IBM
8 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
8 8 (9.30%) MS Project
8 8 (9.30%) Service Delivery
8 8 (9.30%) Essbase
8 8 (9.30%) Business Analysis
9 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (8.14%) Migration
9 7 (8.14%) VMware
9 7 (8.14%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (8.14%) Workflow
9 7 (8.14%) Linux
9 7 (8.14%) Cognos
9 7 (8.14%) SharePoint
9 7 (8.14%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (5.81%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (5.81%) Project Planning
11 5 (5.81%) CentOS
11 5 (5.81%) Retail
11 5 (5.81%) General Ledger
11 5 (5.81%) Ubuntu

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (8.14%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.81%) Apache
3 4 (4.65%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.16%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.16%) SAS
5 1 (1.16%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.16%) JBoss
5 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.30%) MS Project
3 5 (5.81%) MS Office
3 5 (5.81%) MS Visio
4 4 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (3.49%) Hyperion Planning
1 3 (3.49%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (3.49%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.33%) Sage 1000
3 1 (1.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.16%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) SMS
1 1 (1.16%) SAN
1 1 (1.16%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.30%) Essbase
2 5 (5.81%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (5.81%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.49%) MySQL
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.33%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.33%) Star Schema
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.33%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (1.16%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (1.16%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) ERwin
1 3 (3.49%) Subversion
2 2 (2.33%) Maven
2 2 (2.33%) JUnit
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.16%) Toad
General
1 16 (18.60%) Banking
2 5 (5.81%) Retail
2 5 (5.81%) Financial Institution
2 5 (5.81%) General Ledger
3 4 (4.65%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.49%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.16%) Advertising
6 1 (1.16%) Front Office
6 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 28 (32.56%) Analyst
2 19 (22.09%) Business Analyst
3 16 (18.60%) Project Manager
4 8 (9.30%) Developer
5 7 (8.14%) Service Manager
6 6 (6.98%) Architect
6 6 (6.98%) Transition Manager
6 6 (6.98%) Service Transition Manager
7 5 (5.81%) IT Services Manager
7 5 (5.81%) Data Architect
7 5 (5.81%) Administrator
8 4 (4.65%) Consultant
8 4 (4.65%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Cognos Developer
9 3 (3.49%) PMO Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Release Manager
9 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 3 (3.49%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) JDBC
1 2 (2.33%) JSP
1 2 (2.33%) Struts
2 1 (1.16%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.65%) Data Integration
3 3 (3.49%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (3.49%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.33%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.16%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.16%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.16%) Statistics
5 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.16%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.14%) Linux
2 5 (5.81%) Ubuntu
2 5 (5.81%) CentOS
3 4 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.65%) Windows
4 2 (2.33%) AIX
4 2 (2.33%) UNIX
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (17.44%) Project Management
3 11 (12.79%) PRINCE2
4 8 (9.30%) Service Delivery
4 8 (9.30%) Business Analysis
5 7 (8.14%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (8.14%) Workflow
5 7 (8.14%) Migration
5 7 (8.14%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (5.81%) Project Planning
7 5 (5.81%) ERP
7 5 (5.81%) Data Modelling
7 5 (5.81%) Change Management
8 4 (4.65%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.65%) Service Management
8 4 (4.65%) Programme Management
8 4 (4.65%) TOGAF
8 4 (4.65%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (3.49%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.81%) Shell Script
2 4 (4.65%) SQL
3 3 (3.49%) Java
3 3 (3.49%) VBA
4 2 (2.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.33%) C
5 1 (1.16%) C#
5 1 (1.16%) VB
5 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (3.49%) PMP
1 3 (3.49%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.33%) ISEB
2 2 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.16%) RHCE
3 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.63%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.16%) XenApp
2 1 (1.16%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (18.60%) Oracle
2 9 (10.47%) IBM
3 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.14%) VMware
4 7 (8.14%) Cognos
5 5 (5.81%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.81%) Hyperion
6 4 (4.65%) NetApp
7 2 (2.33%) Sage
8 1 (1.16%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.16%) Thunderhead
8 1 (1.16%) DevExpress
8 1 (1.16%) Splunk
8 1 (1.16%) Tableau
8 1 (1.16%) SAP
8 1 (1.16%) Citrix
8 1 (1.16%) BMC
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