The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 8 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 72 127 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 16.04% 23.74% 32.23%
As % of the General category 62.61% 69.78% 71.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 83 76
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £290 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £11.50 £27.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.18% +41.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.20 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -19.00%
Finance
Wales

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

General Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
115 182 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 25.61% 34.02% 45.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 114 99
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £446 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Average hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £27.50 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £27.50 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Finance
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Cardiff -3 52 £400 +6.66% 18
Newport +3 12 £358 +10.00% 1
Glamorgan - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Finance
Wales

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 40 (23.81%) Project Management
2 37 (22.02%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (20.24%) Banking
4 32 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 30 (17.86%) PRINCE2
6 29 (17.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (16.67%) AS400
8 25 (14.88%) ISEB
9 21 (12.50%) Windows
9 21 (12.50%) MS Office
10 20 (11.90%) SQL
10 20 (11.90%) Scrum
11 19 (11.31%) MS Excel
12 15 (8.93%) Security Cleared
12 15 (8.93%) Analytics
13 14 (8.33%) IBM
14 13 (7.74%) CRM
14 13 (7.74%) MS Project
15 12 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
16 11 (6.55%) ITIL
16 11 (6.55%) SAS
16 11 (6.55%) HP
17 10 (5.95%) UML
17 10 (5.95%) .NET
17 10 (5.95%) C#
17 10 (5.95%) Service Management
17 10 (5.95%) Incident Management
17 10 (5.95%) ISTQB
17 10 (5.95%) SC Cleared
18 9 (5.36%) Software Testing

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 11 (6.55%) SAS
2 9 (5.36%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.98%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.38%) IIS
5 2 (1.19%) JBoss
6 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.60%) Mule
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.60%) Lync
6 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.60%) WildFly
6 1 (0.60%) CICS
6 1 (0.60%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 21 (12.50%) MS Office
2 19 (11.31%) MS Excel
3 13 (7.74%) MS Project
4 5 (2.98%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.60%) SPSS
6 1 (0.60%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.19%) SAP SRM
2 2 (1.19%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.19%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (1.19%) Agresso
2 2 (1.19%) SAP R/3
2 2 (1.19%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.19%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.38%) Office 365
2 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.79%) VLAN
2 2 (1.19%) Network Security
2 2 (1.19%) DMZ
2 2 (1.19%) Internet
2 2 (1.19%) Firewall
2 2 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.60%) LDAP
3 1 (0.60%) LAN
3 1 (0.60%) VoIP
3 1 (0.60%) DHCP
3 1 (0.60%) HTTP
3 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.60%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.79%) Ingres
4 3 (1.79%) DB2
4 3 (1.79%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.19%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.60%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 1 (0.60%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.60%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.60%) QlikView
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.60%) MS Access
6 1 (0.60%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (5.36%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.57%) WebDriver
3 6 (3.57%) JIRA
3 6 (3.57%) Selenium
4 4 (2.38%) TestDirector
5 3 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.79%) Bugzilla
5 3 (1.79%) Subversion
6 2 (1.19%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.60%) JUnit
7 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.60%) Jasmine
General
1 34 (20.24%) Banking
2 9 (5.36%) Retail
3 8 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.17%) Marketing
5 4 (2.38%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.79%) Electronics
7 2 (1.19%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.19%) Front Office
7 2 (1.19%) Back Office
8 1 (0.60%) Automotive
8 1 (0.60%) Legal
Job Titles
1 80 (47.62%) Analyst
2 34 (20.24%) Business Analyst
3 25 (14.88%) Project Manager
4 14 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 11 (6.55%) Developer
6 10 (5.95%) Support Analyst
6 10 (5.95%) Data Analyst
7 9 (5.36%) Tester
8 7 (4.17%) Service Analyst
8 7 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (2.98%) Applications Support
10 5 (2.98%) Coordinator
10 5 (2.98%) Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (2.98%) Project Coordinator
11 4 (2.38%) Senior Business Analyst
11 4 (2.38%) Consultant
11 4 (2.38%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.95%) .NET
2 6 (3.57%) CSS
3 5 (2.98%) XML
4 4 (2.38%) HTML
4 4 (2.38%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (1.79%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.79%) WCF
5 3 (1.79%) jQuery
5 3 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.19%) HTML5
6 2 (1.19%) Web Services
7 1 (0.60%) JSON
7 1 (0.60%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.60%) Apache Camel
7 1 (0.60%) Play Framework
7 1 (0.60%) REST
7 1 (0.60%) CSS3
7 1 (0.60%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.60%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.67%) AS400
2 7 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.98%) iSeries
4 4 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.79%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.79%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.79%) Open Source
5 3 (1.79%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.79%) DTV
6 2 (1.19%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.19%) User Experience
7 1 (0.60%) iPhone
7 1 (0.60%) Statistics
7 1 (0.60%) Human Factors
7 1 (0.60%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.50%) Windows
2 7 (4.17%) UNIX
3 5 (2.98%) AIX
4 4 (2.38%) OS/400
5 3 (1.79%) Linux
5 3 (1.79%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.60%) pSOS
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (23.81%) Project Management
2 37 (22.02%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (17.86%) PRINCE2
4 29 (17.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (11.90%) Scrum
6 15 (8.93%) Analytics
7 13 (7.74%) CRM
8 11 (6.55%) ITIL
9 10 (5.95%) UML
9 10 (5.95%) Service Management
9 10 (5.95%) Incident Management
10 9 (5.36%) Business Analysis
10 9 (5.36%) Software Testing
10 9 (5.36%) Risk Management
10 9 (5.36%) Workflow
10 9 (5.36%) Programme Management
11 8 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (4.76%) Test Planning
12 7 (4.17%) Coaching
12 7 (4.17%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.90%) SQL
2 10 (5.95%) C#
3 6 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.98%) Shell Script
4 5 (2.98%) C
5 4 (2.38%) COBOL
6 3 (1.79%) Java
6 3 (1.79%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.79%) RPG
7 2 (1.19%) Perl
8 1 (0.60%) C++
8 1 (0.60%) Korn
8 1 (0.60%) Scala
8 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (14.88%) ISEB
2 15 (8.93%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.95%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.95%) ISTQB
4 8 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (3.57%) MCP
6 6 (3.57%) Degree
7 5 (2.98%) MAPM
7 5 (2.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.19%) CCA
8 2 (1.19%) PMP
9 1 (0.60%) CISA
9 1 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.60%) RHCE
9 1 (0.60%) CISSP
9 1 (0.60%) MCSE
9 1 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.17%) SLA
2 6 (3.57%) P3O
3 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.60%) COBIT
3 1 (0.60%) COSO
System Software
1 4 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.60%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.19%) Nmap
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 32 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.33%) IBM
3 11 (6.55%) HP
4 9 (5.36%) SAP
5 6 (3.57%) Oracle
6 4 (2.38%) Cognos
6 4 (2.38%) Casewise
7 2 (1.19%) BT
7 2 (1.19%) VMware
7 2 (1.19%) EMC
7 2 (1.19%) Progress
7 2 (1.19%) Cisco
7 2 (1.19%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.60%) Tableau
8 1 (0.60%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.60%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.60%) Adobe
8 1 (0.60%) Informatica
8 1 (0.60%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.60%) Teradata
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