The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 16 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 19.51% 12.80% 10.17%
As % of the General category 69.57% 32.65% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 2
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£369 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £250 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £423
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 £18.00 £23.00 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +18.61%
Finance
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Solihull region.

General Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
23 49 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 28.05% 39.20% 40.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 5
Average daily rate £363 £310 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.93% +7.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £393 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 (28.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (20.00%) Project Management
3 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (16.00%) CRM
4 4 (16.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.00%) MS Office
4 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (12.00%) Logistics
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (12.00%) PRINCE
5 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (12.00%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.00%) C
6 2 (8.00%) MS Project
6 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.00%) Time Management
6 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (8.00%) 2G
7 1 (4.00%) Workflow

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 1 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.00%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (8.00%) MS Project
3 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) 2G
2 1 (4.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (4.00%) PBX
2 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Local Government
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Project Manager
2 7 (28.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Business Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Project Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Product Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Designer
5 1 (4.00%) Junior
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (20.00%) Project Management
1 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (16.00%) CRM
3 3 (12.00%) Logistics
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.00%) Time Management
5 1 (4.00%) Workflow
5 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.00%) WFM
5 1 (4.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.00%) Change Control
5 1 (4.00%) OpenUP
5 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.00%) B2B
5 1 (4.00%) Quality Management
5 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) PMP
3 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft