The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 7 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 71 33 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 16.17% 12.31% 10.96%
As % of the General category 49.65% 43.42% 36.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 19 24
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£390 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £285 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £20.75 £24.25 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.43% -10.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £19.25 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £29.25 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +4.66%
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 Gloucestershire region.

General Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
143 76 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 32.57% 28.36% 30.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 39 50
Average daily rate £400 £395 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.39% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £525 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 23
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.81 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+189.59% -64.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -19.23%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Finance
Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 31 October 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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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
Cheltenham -5 18 £375 -3.84% 20
Gloucester -5 11 £415 +1.21% 6
Cirencester -3 3 £363 +26.08% 3
Tewkesbury - 2 - -
Stroud - - - - 1
Finance
South West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 35 (26.72%) SQL
2 28 (21.37%) Security Cleared
3 27 (20.61%) Oracle
4 26 (19.85%) Retail
5 22 (16.79%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (14.50%) Telecoms
7 17 (12.98%) DV Cleared
8 16 (12.21%) Windows
8 16 (12.21%) Business Objects
9 15 (11.45%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (11.45%) Service Delivery
9 15 (11.45%) Banking
10 14 (10.69%) Retail Banking
10 14 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (10.69%) Microsoft
11 13 (9.92%) SAS
11 13 (9.92%) PRINCE2
11 13 (9.92%) SQL Server
12 12 (9.16%) UNIX
12 12 (9.16%) Project Management
12 12 (9.16%) Programme Management
12 12 (9.16%) Marketing
13 11 (8.40%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (8.40%) SLA
13 11 (8.40%) Java
13 11 (8.40%) Web Services
13 11 (8.40%) Digital Marketing
13 11 (8.40%) Oracle BI EE
14 10 (7.63%) .NET
15 9 (6.87%) Manufacturing

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 13 (9.92%) SAS
2 6 (4.58%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.82%) JBoss
4 4 (3.05%) CMS
5 3 (2.29%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.29%) Mule
6 2 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.53%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.53%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.53%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.76%) IIS
7 1 (0.76%) Apache
7 1 (0.76%) Eucalyptus
7 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (6.11%) MS Office
2 6 (4.58%) MS Project
3 5 (3.82%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.53%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (6.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (3.05%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (3.05%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.05%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (3.05%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (3.05%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (2.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.29%) Google Analytics
3 3 (2.29%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle ASCP
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.76%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.05%) DNS
2 3 (2.29%) Firewall
2 3 (2.29%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.29%) LAN
2 3 (2.29%) WAN
2 3 (2.29%) Internet
3 1 (0.76%) MPLS
3 1 (0.76%) BGP
3 1 (0.76%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.76%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.76%) HTTP
3 1 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.45%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (9.92%) SQL Server
3 11 (8.40%) Oracle BI EE
4 8 (6.11%) Relational Database
4 8 (6.11%) DB2
5 7 (5.34%) RDBMS
6 6 (4.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (4.58%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 5 (3.82%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (3.82%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (3.05%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (2.29%) MySQL
9 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.76%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (3.05%) JUnit
2 3 (2.29%) Toad
2 3 (2.29%) Maven
2 3 (2.29%) Selenium
2 3 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.29%) WebDriver
2 3 (2.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.76%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.76%) JIRA
General
1 26 (19.85%) Retail
2 19 (14.50%) Telecoms
3 15 (11.45%) Banking
4 14 (10.69%) Retail Banking
5 12 (9.16%) Marketing
6 9 (6.87%) Manufacturing
7 8 (6.11%) Electronics
8 2 (1.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (20.61%) Developer
2 26 (19.85%) Analyst
3 13 (9.92%) Project Manager
3 13 (9.92%) Consultant
4 12 (9.16%) Business Analyst
4 12 (9.16%) Architect
5 10 (7.63%) Service Manager
6 9 (6.87%) Technical Architect
7 8 (6.11%) Java Developer
8 6 (4.58%) Oracle Consultant
8 6 (4.58%) Senior Manager
8 6 (4.58%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (3.82%) Services Delivery Manager
9 5 (3.82%) Business Developer
9 5 (3.82%) Tester
9 5 (3.82%) Delivery Manager
10 4 (3.05%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 4 (3.05%) Business Systems Analyst
10 4 (3.05%) Functional Consultant
10 4 (3.05%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.40%) Web Services
2 10 (7.63%) .NET
3 7 (5.34%) HTML
4 6 (4.58%) Hibernate
4 6 (4.58%) Spring
5 5 (3.82%) J2EE
5 5 (3.82%) CSS
6 4 (3.05%) XML
6 4 (3.05%) jQuery
7 3 (2.29%) SAML
7 3 (2.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (2.29%) Spring MVC
7 3 (2.29%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.29%) XSLT
7 3 (2.29%) JDBC
8 2 (1.53%) JSP
8 2 (1.53%) SOAP
8 2 (1.53%) Struts
8 2 (1.53%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.53%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.11%) DTV
2 7 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.05%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.29%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.53%) Economics
6 1 (0.76%) IPTV
6 1 (0.76%) Statistics
6 1 (0.76%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.76%) FMCG
6 1 (0.76%) Open Source
6 1 (0.76%) Replication
6 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.76%) NHS
6 1 (0.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.21%) Windows
2 12 (9.16%) UNIX
3 6 (4.58%) Linux
4 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.53%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.79%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (11.45%) Service Delivery
3 14 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (9.92%) PRINCE2
5 12 (9.16%) Project Management
5 12 (9.16%) Programme Management
6 11 (8.40%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (8.40%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (6.87%) Business Development
8 8 (6.11%) IT Governance
8 8 (6.11%) Migration
9 7 (5.34%) Data Analysis
10 6 (4.58%) ETL
11 5 (3.82%) ITIL
11 5 (3.82%) Business Analysis
11 5 (3.82%) Validation
11 5 (3.82%) Data Validation
12 4 (3.05%) Data Migration
12 4 (3.05%) BDD
12 4 (3.05%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 35 (26.72%) SQL
2 11 (8.40%) Java
3 8 (6.11%) PL/SQL
4 7 (5.34%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.58%) C#
5 6 (4.58%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.82%) C
7 3 (2.29%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.76%) VB6
8 1 (0.76%) Ruby
8 1 (0.76%) XPath
8 1 (0.76%) VB
8 1 (0.76%) C++
8 1 (0.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (21.37%) Security Cleared
2 17 (12.98%) DV Cleared
3 7 (5.34%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.05%) Degree
5 3 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.29%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.29%) ISEB
6 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.76%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.76%) APMP
7 1 (0.76%) CISSP
7 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.76%) HNC
7 1 (0.76%) HND
7 1 (0.76%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.40%) SLA
2 2 (1.53%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.29%) Shibboleth
2 2 (1.53%) XenApp
2 2 (1.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (20.61%) Oracle
2 16 (12.21%) Business Objects
3 14 (10.69%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.87%) SAP
5 8 (6.11%) Informatica
6 6 (4.58%) VMware
7 5 (3.82%) Teradata
8 4 (3.05%) Cisco
9 3 (2.29%) Google
10 2 (1.53%) Capita
10 2 (1.53%) IBM
10 2 (1.53%) HP
10 2 (1.53%) Citrix
11 1 (0.76%) Avaya
11 1 (0.76%) Juniper
11 1 (0.76%) Cognos
11 1 (0.76%) Sybase
11 1 (0.76%) Telerik
11 1 (0.76%) NetApp
11 1 (0.76%) Nokia
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