The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 20 16 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing Finance 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 2.36% 1.61% 4.35%
As % of the General category 25.00% 33.33% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
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£550 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.38 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.05%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Exeter region.

General Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
12 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 9.45% 4.84% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Average daily rate £425 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £201 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £385 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Exeter region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 7 (36.84%) Project Management
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle
3 5 (26.32%) MS Office
4 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (21.05%) Java
4 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
4 4 (21.05%) SOA
5 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (15.79%) .NET
5 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) OpenID
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (10.53%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) QA
6 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
6 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
6 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (10.53%) SAML

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 (10.53%) WebLogic
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Office
2 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
3 2 (10.53%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (10.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
General
1 1 (5.26%) Legal
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Architect
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
1 6 (31.58%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (26.32%) PMO Lead
3 2 (10.53%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Product Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Office Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Desktop Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) OpenID
2 2 (10.53%) SAML
2 2 (10.53%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) RESTful
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Project Management
2 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
3 4 (21.05%) SOA
4 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
5 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
5 2 (10.53%) Identity Management
6 1 (5.26%) Data Security
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
6 1 (5.26%) ERP
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) P3O
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) SAP