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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 42 33 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 20.00% 18.75% 33.74%
As % of the General category 51.22% 50.00% 72.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 37
Average daily rate
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£363 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £300 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £676 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
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
82 66 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 39.05% 37.50% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 34 46
Average daily rate £363 £376 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.65% +0.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £100 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £500 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £9.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +254.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 -2 22 £375 -16.66% 11
Poole +2 7 £525 +425.25% 1
Finance
South West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (18.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (16.48%) E-Commerce
4 14 (15.38%) SQL
4 14 (15.38%) Oracle
5 12 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (13.19%) Project Management
6 10 (10.99%) Waterfall
7 9 (9.89%) Business Analysis
7 9 (9.89%) Migration
8 8 (8.79%) Banking
8 8 (8.79%) Essbase
8 8 (8.79%) B2C
8 8 (8.79%) Java
8 8 (8.79%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (7.69%) PL/SQL
9 7 (7.69%) MS Office
9 7 (7.69%) Microsoft
10 6 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (6.59%) Hyperion
10 6 (6.59%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (5.49%) Solvency II
11 5 (5.49%) MS Excel
11 5 (5.49%) Cognos
11 5 (5.49%) PRINCE2
11 5 (5.49%) .NET
12 4 (4.40%) Change Management
12 4 (4.40%) VBA

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.10%) SAS
2 1 (1.10%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.10%) CICS
2 1 (1.10%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.10%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (7.69%) MS Office
2 5 (5.49%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (4.40%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (4.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.10%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) SAN
2 1 (1.10%) FTP
2 1 (1.10%) Internet
2 1 (1.10%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.79%) Essbase
2 7 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (2.20%) OLAP
5 2 (2.20%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.10%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.10%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.10%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.10%) ERwin
General
1 8 (8.79%) Banking
2 3 (3.30%) Retail
3 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (45.05%) Analyst
2 28 (30.77%) Business Analyst
3 19 (20.88%) Developer
4 9 (9.89%) Architect
5 7 (7.69%) Consultant
6 6 (6.59%) Applications Support
6 6 (6.59%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.59%) Financial Business Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) PMO Lead
7 5 (5.49%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.40%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Essbase Developer
8 4 (4.40%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Strategy Consultant
9 3 (3.30%) Digital Architect
9 3 (3.30%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.49%) .NET
2 3 (3.30%) Spring
3 2 (2.20%) J2EE
4 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.10%) jQuery
4 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (1.10%) J2SE
4 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.10%) CSS
4 1 (1.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.30%) NHS
2 3 (3.30%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.10%) Derivative
3 1 (1.10%) iSeries
3 1 (1.10%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.10%) Equities
3 1 (1.10%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.10%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.40%) Windows
2 3 (3.30%) Windows 7
2 3 (3.30%) Windows XP
2 3 (3.30%) UNIX
3 2 (2.20%) Linux
4 1 (1.10%) zOS
4 1 (1.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (16.48%) E-Commerce
4 12 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (13.19%) Project Management
5 10 (10.99%) Waterfall
6 9 (9.89%) Business Analysis
6 9 (9.89%) Migration
7 8 (8.79%) B2C
7 8 (8.79%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (6.59%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (5.49%) PRINCE2
10 4 (4.40%) Change Management
10 4 (4.40%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (3.30%) Problem Management
11 3 (3.30%) Use Case
11 3 (3.30%) User Stories
11 3 (3.30%) RAD
11 3 (3.30%) ITIL
11 3 (3.30%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.38%) SQL
2 8 (8.79%) Java
3 7 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 4 (4.40%) VBA
5 3 (3.30%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.20%) Perl
7 1 (1.10%) RPG/400
7 1 (1.10%) RPG IV
7 1 (1.10%) RPG
7 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.10%) VB
7 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.10%) C
7 1 (1.10%) C#
7 1 (1.10%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.10%) Degree
1 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (1.10%) ISEB
1 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.10%) HNC
1 1 (1.10%) CIMA
1 1 (1.10%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) Solvency II
2 2 (2.20%) QA
3 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.10%) COBIT
3 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.10%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (2.20%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 14 (15.38%) Oracle
2 7 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.59%) Hyperion
4 5 (5.49%) Cognos
5 3 (3.30%) IBM
6 2 (2.20%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.10%) Planview
7 1 (1.10%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.10%) CA
7 1 (1.10%) Informatica
7 1 (1.10%) Lotus
7 1 (1.10%) Sun
7 1 (1.10%) Sybase
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