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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 5 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 36 55 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 16.82% 24.89% 27.96%
As % of the General category 46.15% 67.90% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 29 33
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£470 £450 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.50% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £526 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +18.61%
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
78 81 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 36.45% 36.65% 41.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 38 51
Average daily rate £476 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £320 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £551 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
Average hourly rate £28.79 £42.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.25% +57.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -3 19 £488 +8.38% 16
Poole -5 5 £600 +45.45%
Finance
South West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 18 (23.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (16.88%) Banking
3 11 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 9 (11.69%) Project Management
4 9 (11.69%) Oracle
5 8 (10.39%) Migration
5 8 (10.39%) Solvency II
6 7 (9.09%) Workflow
6 7 (9.09%) Change Management
6 7 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 7 (9.09%) SQL
6 7 (9.09%) IBM
6 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 6 (7.79%) Data Modelling
7 6 (7.79%) B2C
7 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
7 6 (7.79%) PRINCE2
7 6 (7.79%) MS Excel
7 6 (7.79%) Retail
7 6 (7.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (7.79%) Document Management
8 5 (6.49%) QA
8 5 (6.49%) Java
8 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.19%) .NET
9 4 (5.19%) MS Office
9 4 (5.19%) Cognos
9 4 (5.19%) Windows
9 4 (5.19%) Risk Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (2.60%) SAS
1 2 (2.60%) WebLogic
1 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.30%) JCAPS
2 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.30%) JBoss
2 1 (1.30%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.30%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.19%) MS Office
3 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.30%) MS Project
3 1 (1.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.30%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) FTP
2 1 (1.30%) Firewall
2 1 (1.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (2.60%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.60%) Star Schema
5 2 (2.60%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (1.30%) Cognos Query Studio
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.30%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.30%) Essbase
6 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) ERwin
2 1 (1.30%) Subversion
2 1 (1.30%) Toad
General
1 13 (16.88%) Banking
2 6 (7.79%) Retail
3 2 (2.60%) Retail Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Billing
4 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (29.87%) Analyst
2 18 (23.38%) Business Analyst
3 17 (22.08%) Project Manager
4 16 (20.78%) Architect
5 8 (10.39%) Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) Financial Business Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Data Architect
7 5 (6.49%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Manager
8 4 (5.19%) Consultant
8 4 (5.19%) Programme Manager
8 4 (5.19%) Test Manager
8 4 (5.19%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Project Manager
9 3 (3.90%) Digital Architect
9 3 (3.90%) Service Transition Manager
9 3 (3.90%) Strategy Consultant
9 3 (3.90%) Transition Manager
9 3 (3.90%) Cognos Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) .NET
2 1 (1.30%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (1.30%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.30%) EJB
2 1 (1.30%) XML
2 1 (1.30%) J2EE
2 1 (1.30%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.90%) Data Integration
2 3 (3.90%) NHS
3 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.60%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.30%) Physics
4 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.19%) Windows
2 3 (3.90%) Windows 7
2 3 (3.90%) Linux
2 3 (3.90%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.60%) Solaris
4 1 (1.30%) AIX
4 1 (1.30%) UNIX
4 1 (1.30%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 9 (11.69%) Project Management
4 8 (10.39%) Migration
5 7 (9.09%) Workflow
5 7 (9.09%) Change Management
5 7 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 6 (7.79%) Data Modelling
6 6 (7.79%) B2C
6 6 (7.79%) PRINCE2
6 6 (7.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (7.79%) Document Management
7 5 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.19%) Risk Management
8 4 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.90%) Logical Data Model
9 3 (3.90%) Change Control
9 3 (3.90%) Test Strategy
9 3 (3.90%) Transition Management
9 3 (3.90%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.09%) SQL
2 5 (6.49%) Java
3 3 (3.90%) VBA
3 3 (3.90%) VB
4 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.30%) C
4 1 (1.30%) C#
4 1 (1.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (3.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.60%) Degree
3 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.30%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.30%) HNC
3 1 (1.30%) PhD
3 1 (1.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.39%) Solvency II
2 5 (6.49%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 9 (11.69%) Oracle
2 7 (9.09%) IBM
2 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.19%) Cognos
4 2 (2.60%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.30%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.30%) Splunk
5 1 (1.30%) Tableau
5 1 (1.30%) VMware
5 1 (1.30%) Informatica
5 1 (1.30%) Lotus
5 1 (1.30%) HP
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