The 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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 23 12 26
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +14
Contract jobs citing Finance 22 31 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 7.10% 12.50% 3.55%
As % of the General category 32.35% 41.33% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £270 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% +54.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £175 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £31.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -18.91%
Finance
South West

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

General Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
68 75 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 21.94% 30.24% 19.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 55 23
Average daily rate £413 £294 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.30% +13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £183 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £703 £389 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Average hourly rate £36.40 £31.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.48% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £21.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+24.70% -15.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 January 2015. 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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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 -4 9 £326 +27.64%
Bath -4 6 £350 +16.66% 7
Street -4 3 £400 -
Yeovil - 1 - -
Clevedon - - - -
Finance
South West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 23 (38.33%) SAP
2 14 (23.33%) Programme Management
2 14 (23.33%) SQL
2 14 (23.33%) Marketing
3 13 (21.67%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (21.67%) Telecoms
3 13 (21.67%) Manufacturing
4 12 (20.00%) DTV
4 12 (20.00%) Electronics
4 12 (20.00%) .NET
4 12 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 12 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
5 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
5 11 (18.33%) E-Commerce
6 10 (16.67%) Requirements Management
7 9 (15.00%) SC Cleared
7 9 (15.00%) Project Management
8 8 (13.33%) SharePoint
8 8 (13.33%) C#
8 8 (13.33%) Change Control
9 7 (11.67%) Retail
10 6 (10.00%) Business Analysis
10 6 (10.00%) MS Office
10 6 (10.00%) ITIL
10 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
11 5 (8.33%) Windows
11 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
11 5 (8.33%) Java
11 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
11 5 (8.33%) InfoPath

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 8 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.67%) CMS
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Office
2 5 (8.33%) InfoPath
3 4 (6.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (3.33%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.33%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.67%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.67%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.67%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) VoIP
2 2 (3.33%) SAN
3 1 (1.67%) Firewall
3 1 (1.67%) Fast Ethernet
3 1 (1.67%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (1.67%) Network Security
3 1 (1.67%) NAS
3 1 (1.67%) WAN
3 1 (1.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.67%) DNS
3 1 (1.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.67%) MySQL
4 1 (1.67%) DB2
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.67%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.67%) HBase
4 1 (1.67%) Big Data
4 1 (1.67%) Voldemort
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.67%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.67%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.67%) JDeveloper
2 1 (1.67%) JIRA
2 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (23.33%) Marketing
2 13 (21.67%) Manufacturing
2 13 (21.67%) Telecoms
3 12 (20.00%) Electronics
4 7 (11.67%) Retail
5 3 (5.00%) Back Office
6 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 16 (26.67%) Analyst
2 13 (21.67%) Business Analyst
3 12 (20.00%) Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Architect
5 4 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (5.00%) SAP Business Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Payments Business Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Designer
7 2 (3.33%) Database Developer
7 2 (3.33%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.00%) .NET
2 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.00%) CSS
3 3 (5.00%) Web Services
3 3 (5.00%) J2EE
3 3 (5.00%) HTML
4 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (3.33%) jQuery
4 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.33%) HTML5
4 2 (3.33%) CSS3
4 2 (3.33%) Spring
5 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.67%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.67%) XML
5 1 (1.67%) XSL
5 1 (1.67%) XSLT
5 1 (1.67%) Spring Batch
5 1 (1.67%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) DTV
2 3 (5.00%) GIS
3 2 (3.33%) Clustering
3 2 (3.33%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.67%) NHS
4 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.67%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.67%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.67%) Linux
4 1 (1.67%) OS/400
4 1 (1.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.33%) Programme Management
2 13 (21.67%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 11 (18.33%) E-Commerce
5 10 (16.67%) Requirements Management
6 9 (15.00%) Project Management
7 8 (13.33%) Change Control
8 6 (10.00%) ITIL
8 6 (10.00%) Business Analysis
9 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (8.33%) Information Assurance
9 5 (8.33%) Unit Testing
10 4 (6.67%) Migration
10 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (6.67%) Workflow
10 4 (6.67%) SOA
11 3 (5.00%) ETL
11 3 (5.00%) UML
11 3 (5.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.33%) SQL
2 8 (13.33%) C#
3 5 (8.33%) Java
4 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.33%) C
6 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.67%) Python
7 1 (1.67%) Ada
7 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.67%) RPG IV
7 1 (1.67%) VB
7 1 (1.67%) RPG
7 1 (1.67%) C++
7 1 (1.67%) Perl
7 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (3.33%) MCSE
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.33%) MOS
3 2 (3.33%) MCITP
4 1 (1.67%) CCNP
4 1 (1.67%) CCNA
4 1 (1.67%) ISEB
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.67%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) SCOM
2 1 (1.67%) Puppet
2 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (38.33%) SAP
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.33%) hybris
4 4 (6.67%) Oracle
5 3 (5.00%) Cisco
6 2 (3.33%) Citrix
7 1 (1.67%) Informatica
7 1 (1.67%) VMware
7 1 (1.67%) Tableau
7 1 (1.67%) Rackspace
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