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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 13 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 88 162 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 16.06% 25.35% 30.06%
As % of the General category 68.22% 73.30% 80.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 102 72
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£356 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.15% +2.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £10.75 £27.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.91% +41.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.35 £27.50 £19.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £27.50 £19.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.66 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.62% -
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
129 221 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 23.54% 34.59% 37.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 150 88
Average daily rate £356 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £205 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.09% +44.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -3.84%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 -2 67 £356 -5.06% 19
Newport -17 14 £393 +36.52% 1
Glamorgan - 1 £280 -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £400 -
Finance
Wales

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 44 (24.86%) Project Management
2 41 (23.16%) Banking
3 37 (20.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (16.95%) PRINCE2
6 28 (15.82%) Microsoft
7 21 (11.86%) MS Office
8 16 (9.04%) MS Project
8 16 (9.04%) SQL
8 16 (9.04%) MS Excel
9 15 (8.47%) Business Analysis
9 15 (8.47%) Scrum
9 15 (8.47%) AS400
10 14 (7.91%) Migration
10 14 (7.91%) Retail
10 14 (7.91%) Windows
10 14 (7.91%) ISEB
11 13 (7.34%) SQL Server
12 12 (6.78%) SDLC
13 11 (6.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 10 (5.65%) IBM
14 10 (5.65%) UML
14 10 (5.65%) SAS
14 10 (5.65%) Data Migration
15 9 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (5.08%) XML
16 8 (4.52%) Risk Management
16 8 (4.52%) Degree
16 8 (4.52%) OO
16 8 (4.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 10 (5.65%) SAS
2 7 (3.95%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.95%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.39%) IIS
4 4 (2.26%) JBoss
5 1 (0.56%) Mule
5 1 (0.56%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.56%) WildFly
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.56%) Node.js
5 1 (0.56%) CICS
5 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (11.86%) MS Office
2 16 (9.04%) MS Project
2 16 (9.04%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (3.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.56%) SPSS
4 1 (0.56%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.13%) Agresso
1 2 (1.13%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.56%) OPENHousing
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.56%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.82%) Office 365
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.69%) Internet
1 3 (1.69%) VLAN
2 2 (1.13%) Firewall
2 2 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.13%) DMZ
2 2 (1.13%) Network Security
3 1 (0.56%) SAN
3 1 (0.56%) LDAP
3 1 (0.56%) LAN
3 1 (0.56%) VoIP
3 1 (0.56%) DHCP
3 1 (0.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.34%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.26%) DB2
4 3 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.69%) Ingres
5 2 (1.13%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.56%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.56%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.56%) Big Data
6 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.56%) DataStage
6 1 (0.56%) MS Access
6 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (2.82%) TestDirector
2 3 (1.69%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.13%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.13%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.56%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.56%) Hudson
4 1 (0.56%) Apache Continuum
4 1 (0.56%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.56%) ERwin
4 1 (0.56%) Toad
4 1 (0.56%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.56%) Maven
4 1 (0.56%) Subversion
General
1 41 (23.16%) Banking
2 14 (7.91%) Retail
3 5 (2.82%) Retail Banking
3 5 (2.82%) Legal
4 4 (2.26%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.69%) Marketing
5 3 (1.69%) Back Office
6 2 (1.13%) Front Office
7 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 73 (41.24%) Analyst
2 41 (23.16%) Project Manager
3 38 (21.47%) Business Analyst
4 14 (7.91%) Developer
4 14 (7.91%) Support Analyst
5 10 (5.65%) Architect
6 9 (5.08%) Applications Support
6 9 (5.08%) Applications Support Analyst
7 7 (3.95%) Financial Business Analyst
7 7 (3.95%) Data Analyst
8 6 (3.39%) Business Architect
8 6 (3.39%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 4 (2.26%) Administrator
9 4 (2.26%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (2.26%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (2.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 4 (2.26%) Tester
9 4 (2.26%) PMO Lead
10 3 (1.69%) PMO Analyst
10 3 (1.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.08%) XML
2 7 (3.95%) HTML
3 6 (3.39%) .NET
4 5 (2.82%) Web Services
4 5 (2.82%) CSS
5 4 (2.26%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.26%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.26%) jQuery
6 3 (1.69%) WCF
6 3 (1.69%) Entity Framework
7 2 (1.13%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.13%) Spring
7 2 (1.13%) SOAP
7 2 (1.13%) XHTML
7 2 (1.13%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.56%) Velocity
8 1 (0.56%) Spring MVC
8 1 (0.56%) RESTful
8 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.56%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.47%) AS400
2 9 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.95%) iSeries
4 5 (2.82%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.69%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.13%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.13%) User Experience
7 1 (0.56%) Human Factors
7 1 (0.56%) iPhone
7 1 (0.56%) Social Media
7 1 (0.56%) iPad
7 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.91%) Windows
2 7 (3.95%) UNIX
3 5 (2.82%) OS/400
3 5 (2.82%) AIX
4 4 (2.26%) Linux
5 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (24.86%) Project Management
2 37 (20.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (16.95%) PRINCE2
5 15 (8.47%) Business Analysis
5 15 (8.47%) Scrum
6 14 (7.91%) Migration
7 12 (6.78%) SDLC
8 10 (5.65%) UML
8 10 (5.65%) Data Migration
9 8 (4.52%) Risk Management
9 8 (4.52%) OO
10 7 (3.95%) Test Planning
10 7 (3.95%) Change Control
10 7 (3.95%) CRM
10 7 (3.95%) Project Planning
11 6 (3.39%) Validation
11 6 (3.39%) Data Analysis
11 6 (3.39%) Data Modelling
11 6 (3.39%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.04%) SQL
2 6 (3.39%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.82%) Shell Script
3 5 (2.82%) COBOL
3 5 (2.82%) RPG
3 5 (2.82%) C
3 5 (2.82%) C#
4 4 (2.26%) Java
5 3 (1.69%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.13%) Perl
7 1 (0.56%) RPG/400
7 1 (0.56%) RPG IV
7 1 (0.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (7.91%) ISEB
2 11 (6.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 8 (4.52%) Degree
3 8 (4.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (3.39%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.82%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.82%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.26%) MAPM
7 2 (1.13%) CCA
8 1 (0.56%) APMG
8 1 (0.56%) APMP
8 1 (0.56%) VCP5
8 1 (0.56%) CISSP
8 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.56%) RHCE
8 1 (0.56%) PMP
8 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.56%) CCNA
8 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.39%) SLA
2 4 (2.26%) P3O
3 2 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.56%) COSO
4 1 (0.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.13%) Nmap
2 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (15.82%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.65%) IBM
3 5 (2.82%) SAP
3 5 (2.82%) Casewise
4 4 (2.26%) VMware
4 4 (2.26%) Oracle
5 3 (1.69%) HP
5 3 (1.69%) Cisco
6 2 (1.13%) BT
6 2 (1.13%) Cognos
6 2 (1.13%) EMC
6 2 (1.13%) LANDesk
7 1 (0.56%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.56%) PayPal
7 1 (0.56%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.56%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.56%) Sage
7 1 (0.56%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.56%) Lotus
7 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
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