The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Shropshire 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 13 16 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Contract jobs citing Finance 8 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 6.40% 4.95% 0.83%
As % of the General category 38.10% 62.50% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
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£400 - £255
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-1.16% -16.52%
General Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
21 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 16.80% 7.92% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
Average daily rate £400 £310 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +2.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £310 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £310 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £34.32 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -16.66%
Finance
West Midlands

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 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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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
Telford +2 8 £400 - 4
Finance
West Midlands

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 9 (29.03%) MS Office
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
4 6 (19.35%) Project Management
4 6 (19.35%) Risk Management
5 5 (16.13%) Change Management
5 5 (16.13%) Resource Management
5 5 (16.13%) Big Data
6 4 (12.90%) Change Control
6 4 (12.90%) SCCM
6 4 (12.90%) BC Cleared
6 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (12.90%) Open Workbench
6 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
6 4 (12.90%) SAP
6 4 (12.90%) Windows
7 3 (9.68%) ITIL
7 3 (9.68%) Oracle
7 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
7 3 (9.68%) Business Development
7 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
7 3 (9.68%) SCOM
7 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.45%) Transition Management
8 2 (6.45%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (6.45%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 2 (6.45%) Oracle FAH
8 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 (6.45%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Documentum
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Office
2 4 (12.90%) Open Workbench
2 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle FAH
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle iProcurement
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Big Data
2 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) ClearQuest
1 1 (3.23%) MSI
1 1 (3.23%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (6.45%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Project Manager
1 9 (29.03%) Consultant
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Consultant
2 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (9.68%) Security Consultant
3 2 (6.45%) Service Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Financials Consultant
3 2 (6.45%) Architect
3 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Software Architect
4 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Programme Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Developer
4 1 (3.23%) SAP Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Security Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Project Management
1 6 (19.35%) Risk Management
2 5 (16.13%) Change Management
2 5 (16.13%) Resource Management
3 4 (12.90%) Change Control
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL
4 3 (9.68%) Business Development
4 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.45%) Transition Management
5 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.45%) Service Management
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.45%) E-business
5 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.45%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.45%) RUP
6 1 (3.23%) OO
6 1 (3.23%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) BC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.23%) CISSP
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.23%) MCSA
4 1 (3.23%) MCTS
4 1 (3.23%) MCITP
4 1 (3.23%) CISM
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) SCCM
2 3 (9.68%) SCOM
3 1 (3.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) SAP
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) EMC
5 1 (3.23%) Informatica
5 1 (3.23%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Pega
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