The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 11 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 Somerset 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 34 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 17 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.43% 7.33% 7.27%
As % of the General category 21.52% 25.00% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 6
Average daily rate
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£363 £399 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +38.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £424 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.16% -12.13%
General Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
79 56 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 20.57% 29.32% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 26 26
Average daily rate £325 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £184 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.12% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.84 £11.10 £19.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £18.90 £24.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Finance
South West

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
Taunton -24 8 £375 -5.95%
Bath -3 5 £325 +85.71% 14
Yeovil - 1 - -
Templecombe - - - -
Wells - - - -
Frome - - - - 1
Shepton Mallet - - - - 1
Street - - - -
Finance
South West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 13 (28.26%) SAP
1 13 (28.26%) Change Control
2 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
3 10 (21.74%) Project Management
3 10 (21.74%) PRINCE2
3 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
4 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
5 7 (15.22%) Scrum
5 7 (15.22%) Oracle
5 7 (15.22%) SQL
5 7 (15.22%) Business Transformation
5 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
6 6 (13.04%) Use Case
6 6 (13.04%) ERP
6 6 (13.04%) Asset Management
7 5 (10.87%) Change Management
7 5 (10.87%) MS Exchange
7 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
7 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (10.87%) Citrix
7 5 (10.87%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (10.87%) .NET
7 5 (10.87%) XML
7 5 (10.87%) Windows
7 5 (10.87%) UML
7 5 (10.87%) MCSE
7 5 (10.87%) CRM
7 5 (10.87%) Degree
7 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2003

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 5 (10.87%) MS Exchange
1 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (6.52%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.52%) CMS
2 3 (6.52%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.52%) MQSeries
2 3 (6.52%) Escenic
2 3 (6.52%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (6.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (4.35%) Summit
4 1 (2.17%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) DHCP
1 3 (6.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.52%) MySQL
4 3 (6.52%) Hadoop
4 3 (6.52%) Big Data
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Selenium
1 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.87%) Marketing
3 4 (8.70%) Legal
3 4 (8.70%) Banking
4 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.52%) Electronics
5 2 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Analyst
2 14 (30.43%) Project Manager
3 9 (19.57%) Business Analyst
4 8 (17.39%) Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Business Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Administrator
6 4 (8.70%) Business Project Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Developer Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Java Programmer
7 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Programmer
7 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Programmer
7 3 (6.52%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) XML
1 5 (10.87%) .NET
2 4 (8.70%) HTML
2 4 (8.70%) CSS
2 4 (8.70%) jQuery
2 4 (8.70%) HTML5
2 4 (8.70%) CSS3
3 3 (6.52%) Struts
3 3 (6.52%) EJB
3 3 (6.52%) J2EE
3 3 (6.52%) Java RMI
3 3 (6.52%) LAMP
3 3 (6.52%) Hibernate
3 3 (6.52%) Spring
3 3 (6.52%) JSF
3 3 (6.52%) Ajax
3 3 (6.52%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (4.35%) Web Services
5 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) DTV
1 3 (6.52%) GIS
1 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) CMDB
3 1 (2.17%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Change Control
2 10 (21.74%) PRINCE2
2 10 (21.74%) Project Management
3 7 (15.22%) Scrum
3 7 (15.22%) Business Transformation
4 6 (13.04%) Use Case
4 6 (13.04%) Asset Management
4 6 (13.04%) ERP
5 5 (10.87%) CRM
5 5 (10.87%) UML
5 5 (10.87%) Change Management
6 4 (8.70%) ITIL
6 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.70%) Migration
6 4 (8.70%) Logistics
6 4 (8.70%) SWOT Analysis
6 4 (8.70%) SAP Implementation
6 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (8.70%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
2 4 (8.70%) C#
2 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.52%) Java
3 3 (6.52%) Scala
4 1 (2.17%) C
4 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.87%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (10.87%) Degree
3 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (10.87%) MCSE
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (8.70%) ISEB
5 3 (6.52%) MCP
5 3 (6.52%) CCNA
5 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) ISO 14001
2 2 (4.35%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) SCOM
2 1 (2.17%) SCSM
2 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) SAP
2 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.22%) Oracle
4 5 (10.87%) Citrix
5 3 (6.52%) JBoss
6 2 (4.35%) Cisco
7 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
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