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 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 9 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Finance 69 52 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 13.75% 17.69% 12.24%
As % of the General category 49.64% 54.74% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 36 40
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£375 £395 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +6.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £455 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £19.25 £15.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.19% -54.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £15.50 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.85 £15.50 £39.22
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.07%
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
139 95 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 27.69% 32.31% 25.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 61 49
Average daily rate £380 £403 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.64% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 4 36
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £12.75 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.00 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 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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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 -1 30 £413 +10.00% 26
Gloucester -13 8 £319 -20.25% 15
Cirencester +3 7 £130 -74.00% 2
Tewkesbury - - - -
Finance
South West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 37 (26.06%) SQL
2 30 (21.13%) Security Cleared
3 29 (20.42%) Retail
4 27 (19.01%) DV Cleared
5 26 (18.31%) Windows
6 23 (16.20%) Microsoft
6 23 (16.20%) Banking
7 22 (15.49%) Oracle
8 21 (14.79%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (11.97%) Telecoms
9 17 (11.97%) Retail Banking
10 16 (11.27%) PRINCE2
11 15 (10.56%) UNIX
11 15 (10.56%) SQL Server
12 14 (9.86%) MS Office
12 14 (9.86%) Web Services
13 13 (9.15%) .NET
13 13 (9.15%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (9.15%) VMware
14 12 (8.45%) Business Objects
14 12 (8.45%) HTML
15 11 (7.75%) JavaScript
15 11 (7.75%) Project Management
15 11 (7.75%) Migration
15 11 (7.75%) Programme Management
15 11 (7.75%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (7.04%) Service Delivery
16 10 (7.04%) Java
16 10 (7.04%) XML

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 9 (6.34%) SAS
2 4 (2.82%) IIS
2 4 (2.82%) Eucalyptus
2 4 (2.82%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.11%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.11%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.41%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.41%) Mule
5 1 (0.70%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.70%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (9.86%) MS Office
2 9 (6.34%) MS Project
3 4 (2.82%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.11%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.70%) Agresso
3 1 (0.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.23%) LAN
1 6 (4.23%) WAN
2 5 (3.52%) DNS
3 4 (2.82%) Ethernet
4 3 (2.11%) Firewall
4 3 (2.11%) Internet
5 1 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.70%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.70%) MPLS
5 1 (0.70%) BGP
5 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.56%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.15%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (5.63%) DB2
4 7 (4.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (4.23%) RDBMS
5 6 (4.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 6 (4.23%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (4.23%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.82%) BusinessObjects XI
6 4 (2.82%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.11%) MySQL
7 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.70%) Cognos Query Studio
9 1 (0.70%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 1 (0.70%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 6 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.52%) Maven
3 3 (2.11%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.11%) Toad
4 2 (1.41%) JUnit
5 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.70%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.70%) Subversion
5 1 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 29 (20.42%) Retail
2 23 (16.20%) Banking
3 17 (11.97%) Telecoms
3 17 (11.97%) Retail Banking
4 8 (5.63%) Manufacturing
5 7 (4.93%) Electronics
5 7 (4.93%) Marketing
6 1 (0.70%) Legal
6 1 (0.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (27.46%) Analyst
2 25 (17.61%) Developer
3 18 (12.68%) Project Manager
3 18 (12.68%) Business Analyst
4 15 (10.56%) Architect
5 13 (9.15%) Consultant
6 11 (7.75%) Technical Architect
7 10 (7.04%) Service Manager
8 9 (6.34%) Java Developer
9 8 (5.63%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.93%) Services Delivery Manager
10 7 (4.93%) Delivery Manager
11 6 (4.23%) .NET Developer
11 6 (4.23%) Systems Analyst
12 5 (3.52%) Test Analyst
12 5 (3.52%) C# Developer
12 5 (3.52%) Project Support Officer
12 5 (3.52%) Project Officer
13 4 (2.82%) Service Desk Analyst
13 4 (2.82%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.86%) Web Services
2 13 (9.15%) .NET
3 12 (8.45%) HTML
4 10 (7.04%) XML
5 8 (5.63%) Spring
5 8 (5.63%) Hibernate
6 6 (4.23%) Spring MVC
6 6 (4.23%) CSS
7 5 (3.52%) J2EE
7 5 (3.52%) XSLT
8 4 (2.82%) WCF
8 4 (2.82%) Java EE
8 4 (2.82%) jQuery
8 4 (2.82%) LINQ
8 4 (2.82%) DHTML
8 4 (2.82%) XSD
8 4 (2.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (2.11%) SAML
9 3 (2.11%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.93%) DTV
2 4 (2.82%) Replication
2 4 (2.82%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.11%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.11%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.41%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.70%) Open Source
5 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.70%) GIS
5 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.70%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.31%) Windows
2 15 (10.56%) UNIX
3 9 (6.34%) Linux
4 8 (5.63%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.82%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.70%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (14.79%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (11.27%) PRINCE2
3 13 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (7.75%) Project Management
4 11 (7.75%) Migration
4 11 (7.75%) Programme Management
4 11 (7.75%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (7.04%) Service Delivery
6 9 (6.34%) Business Analysis
6 9 (6.34%) Business Development
7 8 (5.63%) IT Governance
8 7 (4.93%) MVC
8 7 (4.93%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (4.23%) TDD
9 6 (4.23%) Risk Management
9 6 (4.23%) Data Migration
9 6 (4.23%) BDD
9 6 (4.23%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (4.23%) Project Governance
10 5 (3.52%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 37 (26.06%) SQL
2 11 (7.75%) JavaScript
3 10 (7.04%) Java
4 9 (6.34%) C#
4 9 (6.34%) T-SQL
5 7 (4.93%) C
6 6 (4.23%) PL/SQL
7 5 (3.52%) C++
8 4 (2.82%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.70%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.70%) VBA
9 1 (0.70%) VB
9 1 (0.70%) COBOL
9 1 (0.70%) PHP
9 1 (0.70%) Python
9 1 (0.70%) VB6
9 1 (0.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (21.13%) Security Cleared
2 27 (19.01%) DV Cleared
3 5 (3.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.11%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.41%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.41%) Degree
6 2 (1.41%) ISEB
6 2 (1.41%) APMP
7 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.70%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.63%) SLA
2 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.93%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.82%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.11%) Shibboleth
4 3 (2.11%) XenApp
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (16.20%) Microsoft
2 22 (15.49%) Oracle
3 13 (9.15%) VMware
4 12 (8.45%) Business Objects
5 7 (4.93%) Cisco
5 7 (4.93%) Citrix
5 7 (4.93%) SAP
6 6 (4.23%) Teradata
7 5 (3.52%) Informatica
8 4 (2.82%) NetApp
9 3 (2.11%) IBM
10 1 (0.70%) hybris
10 1 (0.70%) RedPrairie
10 1 (0.70%) Acronis
10 1 (0.70%) Demandware
10 1 (0.70%) Wyse
10 1 (0.70%) ESRI
10 1 (0.70%) Symantec
10 1 (0.70%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.70%) Juniper
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