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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 18 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 16.07% 5.17% 9.38%
As % of the General category 58.06% 17.65% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
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£425 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.83 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+38.36% -5.71%
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
31 17 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 27.68% 29.31% 39.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 7
Average daily rate £400 £275 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -17.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £272 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 10 (34.48%) Project Management
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 9 (31.03%) PRINCE2
3 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
3 6 (20.69%) MS Project
3 6 (20.69%) MS Office
4 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
4 5 (17.24%) Quality Management
4 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
4 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (17.24%) Programme Management
5 4 (13.79%) Degree
5 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
5 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (10.34%) QMS
6 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
6 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (10.34%) People Management
6 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (10.34%) PVCS
7 2 (6.90%) SQL
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle
7 2 (6.90%) LAN
7 2 (6.90%) WAN
7 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.90%) PMI
7 2 (6.90%) PMI Certification
7 2 (6.90%) PRINCE
7 2 (6.90%) Internet
7 2 (6.90%) MS Visio

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.45%) SAS
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Project
1 6 (20.69%) MS Office
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) LAN
1 2 (6.90%) WAN
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
1 2 (6.90%) 4G
2 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) PVCS
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Project Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Project Coordinator
2 4 (13.79%) Coordinator
3 2 (6.90%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Programme Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Developer
3 2 (6.90%) Administrator
3 2 (6.90%) Project Administrator
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Tester
4 1 (3.45%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (3.45%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Network Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Sales Manager
4 1 (3.45%) QA Tester
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Release Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Change Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (3.45%) Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (6.90%) PMI
2 2 (6.90%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Project Management
2 9 (31.03%) PRINCE2
3 5 (17.24%) Quality Management
3 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (17.24%) Programme Management
3 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
4 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
5 3 (10.34%) QMS
5 3 (10.34%) People Management
6 2 (6.90%) SDLC
6 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.90%) Business Development
6 2 (6.90%) Time Management
6 2 (6.90%) Change Control
6 2 (6.90%) Analytics
6 2 (6.90%) Campaign Management
6 2 (6.90%) Workflow
6 2 (6.90%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (6.90%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) Cognos
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) BT