The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Poole region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Poole region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 10 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Poole 37.04% 36.59% 59.52%
As % of the General category 58.82% 68.18% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 15
Average daily rate
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£400 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -20.00%
General Category
Poole
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
17 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Poole 62.96% 53.66% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 20
Average daily rate £375 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £375 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 £14.02 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.97% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
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Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Poole

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Poole

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Poole

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Poole region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Poole

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Poole

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Poole

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Poole 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 4 (28.57%) Project Management
1 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) PRINCE
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) VB
3 2 (14.29%) VBA
3 2 (14.29%) MS Project
3 2 (14.29%) MS Office
3 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (7.14%) Cognos
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) PMP
4 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Poole by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Poole 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.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Project
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (7.14%) Essbase
General
1 3 (21.43%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Business Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) VBA Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Excel Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Change Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Hyperion Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Business Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Business Change Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Change Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Project Management
1 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) PRINCE
2 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
1 2 (14.29%) VB
1 2 (14.29%) VBA
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PMP
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Cognos
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Hyperion
1 1 (7.14%) NetApp
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle