The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 565 588 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.99% 19.43% 19.63%
As % of the General category 66.24% 63.77% 60.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 468 449
Median daily rate £389 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 6
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.15 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £28.58 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +8.57%
Finance
England

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

General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
853 922 964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.67% 30.46% 32.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 623 654
Median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 62 58
Median hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.25 £10.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.70 £44.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.06 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -4.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Finance
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Finance
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol 0 205 £375 - 53
Wiltshire -2 152 £420 -1.17% 18
Gloucestershire +5 68 £375 -7.40% 34
Dorset +3 67 £440 +10.00% 15
Somerset +9 22 £338 -20.58% 15
Devon +5 14 £425 +36.00% 3
Cornwall +8 1 - - 1
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Finance.

1 206 (17.98%) Stakeholder Management
2 200 (17.45%) SQL
3 175 (15.27%) Business Intelligence
4 165 (14.40%) Banking
5 161 (14.05%) Project Management
5 161 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
6 160 (13.96%) Telecoms
7 144 (12.57%) Programme Management
8 139 (12.13%) Microsoft
9 129 (11.26%) SAP
10 120 (10.47%) Security Cleared
11 119 (10.38%) Manufacturing
12 118 (10.30%) Marketing
13 106 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
14 105 (9.16%) PRINCE2
14 105 (9.16%) MS Excel
15 103 (8.99%) Digital Marketing
16 97 (8.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 97 (8.46%) Electronics
17 96 (8.38%) Oracle
18 89 (7.77%) Java
19 85 (7.42%) SQL Server
20 84 (7.33%) Windows
21 76 (6.63%) ITIL
22 75 (6.54%) Data Warehouse
22 75 (6.54%) Migration
23 68 (5.93%) Management Information System
24 67 (5.85%) Linux
25 63 (5.50%) Degree
26 62 (5.41%) HTML

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 58 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 20 (1.75%) SAS
3 14 (1.22%) IIS
3 14 (1.22%) WebSphere
4 12 (1.05%) MS Exchange
5 11 (0.96%) CMS
6 10 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (0.87%) Skype for Business
7 9 (0.79%) Apache
7 9 (0.79%) Tomcat
8 8 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (0.70%) Mule
8 8 (0.70%) Mule ESB
9 7 (0.61%) Confluence
10 6 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (0.52%) Node.js
11 5 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 105 (9.16%) MS Excel
2 53 (4.62%) MS Office
3 36 (3.14%) MS Project
4 27 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (2.27%) MS Visio
6 14 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.35%) SPSS
8 3 (0.26%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.087%) FrameMaker
10 1 (0.087%) Revit
Business Applications
1 97 (8.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (1.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (1.22%) Unit4 Business World
4 12 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.52%) Oracle iProcurement
6 6 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.35%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 4 (0.35%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (0.35%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.35%) SAP SRM
9 3 (0.26%) Primavera
9 3 (0.26%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 32 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (1.75%) Office 365
3 16 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.70%) Amazon S3
5 8 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 7 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (0.26%) Taleo
9 2 (0.17%) GitHub
9 2 (0.17%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.17%) IaaS
9 2 (0.17%) PaaS
9 2 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.84%) Firewall
2 31 (2.71%) VPN
3 26 (2.27%) Network Security
4 22 (1.92%) WAN
5 18 (1.57%) LAN
6 15 (1.31%) HTTP
6 15 (1.31%) LDAP
6 15 (1.31%) TCP/IP
7 14 (1.22%) Internet
8 11 (0.96%) DNS
9 10 (0.87%) HTTPS
10 9 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (0.79%) IPsec
10 9 (0.79%) Wireless
11 8 (0.70%) MPLS
12 7 (0.61%) Cisco ISE
12 7 (0.61%) DHCP
12 7 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (0.61%) SSL
13 6 (0.52%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (7.42%) SQL Server
2 75 (6.54%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (2.62%) BusinessObjects
4 23 (2.01%) Oracle Database
4 23 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (1.83%) Big Data
5 21 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (1.57%) MS Access
7 17 (1.48%) Data Mining
8 14 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (1.05%) Relational Database
10 11 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
12 8 (0.70%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.61%) Base SAS
13 7 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (0.52%) MySQL
14 6 (0.52%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 19 (1.66%) JIRA
2 15 (1.31%) Selenium
2 15 (1.31%) Visual Studio
3 14 (1.22%) Cucumber
4 13 (1.13%) Git (software)
4 13 (1.13%) Maven
5 11 (0.96%) ERwin
5 11 (0.96%) Jenkins
6 10 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (0.79%) LoadRunner
8 8 (0.70%) JUnit
9 7 (0.61%) WebDriver
10 6 (0.52%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
11 5 (0.44%) Axure RP
11 5 (0.44%) Mockito
11 5 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (0.35%) Zephyr
13 3 (0.26%) FinalBuilder
13 3 (0.26%) PhantomJS
General
1 165 (14.40%) Banking
2 160 (13.96%) Telecoms
3 119 (10.38%) Manufacturing
4 118 (10.30%) Marketing
5 97 (8.46%) Electronics
6 53 (4.62%) Retail
7 22 (1.92%) Retail Banking
8 14 (1.22%) Financial Institution
9 12 (1.05%) Billing
10 11 (0.96%) Games
10 11 (0.96%) Military
11 10 (0.87%) Legal
12 9 (0.79%) Back Office
12 9 (0.79%) Law
13 7 (0.61%) General Ledger
13 7 (0.61%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.52%) Advertising
14 6 (0.52%) Publishing
15 3 (0.26%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 330 (28.80%) Analyst
2 168 (14.66%) Developer
3 131 (11.43%) Project Manager
4 120 (10.47%) Business Analyst
5 89 (7.77%) Consultant
6 70 (6.11%) Architect
7 45 (3.93%) Test Analyst
8 43 (3.75%) Financial Analyst
9 41 (3.58%) Data Analyst
9 41 (3.58%) SQL Developer
10 39 (3.40%) Java Developer
10 39 (3.40%) PMO Analyst
11 33 (2.88%) Senior Analyst
12 32 (2.79%) Service Analyst
13 30 (2.62%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 30 (2.62%) Designer
14 25 (2.18%) IT Manager
15 23 (2.01%) Security Analyst
16 21 (1.83%) Solutions Architect
17 20 (1.75%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (5.41%) HTML
2 54 (4.71%) CSS
3 46 (4.01%) .NET
4 32 (2.79%) Spring
5 30 (2.62%) Web Services
6 27 (2.36%) Hibernate
6 27 (2.36%) XML
7 21 (1.83%) jQuery
8 20 (1.75%) AngularJS
9 19 (1.66%) ASP.NET
10 18 (1.57%) SOAP
11 17 (1.48%) JSON
12 16 (1.40%) REST
13 13 (1.13%) JPA
14 12 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (1.05%) Middleware
15 11 (0.96%) Apache Camel
15 11 (0.96%) J2EE
16 10 (0.87%) HTML5
16 10 (0.87%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 106 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (5.93%) Management Information System
3 51 (4.45%) Data Centre
4 32 (2.79%) Computer Science
5 23 (2.01%) User Experience
6 19 (1.66%) iPad
7 11 (0.96%) Blackberry
8 8 (0.70%) Mainframe
8 8 (0.70%) Mobile App
8 8 (0.70%) Reference Data
9 6 (0.52%) Data Extraction
9 6 (0.52%) Hedge funds
9 6 (0.52%) Security Operations Centre
10 5 (0.44%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (0.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (0.44%) Economics
10 5 (0.44%) e-Learning
10 5 (0.44%) Fat Client
10 5 (0.44%) PMI
10 5 (0.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 84 (7.33%) Windows
2 67 (5.85%) Linux
3 26 (2.27%) Unix
4 24 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (1.75%) Windows Server
6 19 (1.66%) Windows 7
7 17 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.61%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.52%) Android
10 5 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (0.35%) Solaris
12 3 (0.26%) AIX
12 3 (0.26%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.26%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.17%) zOS
14 1 (0.087%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (17.98%) Stakeholder Management
2 175 (15.27%) Business Intelligence
3 161 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
3 161 (14.05%) Project Management
4 144 (12.57%) Programme Management
5 105 (9.16%) PRINCE2
6 103 (8.99%) Digital Marketing
7 76 (6.63%) ITIL
8 75 (6.54%) Migration
9 62 (5.41%) Scrum
10 57 (4.97%) Data Analysis
11 55 (4.80%) Data Modelling
12 54 (4.71%) Business Analysis
13 53 (4.62%) Change Management
14 50 (4.36%) Risk Management
15 43 (3.75%) Change Control
15 43 (3.75%) Service Delivery
16 42 (3.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 38 (3.32%) MVC
18 37 (3.23%) UML
Programming Languages
1 200 (17.45%) SQL
2 89 (7.77%) Java
3 53 (4.62%) JavaScript
4 35 (3.05%) C#
5 27 (2.36%) C
5 27 (2.36%) VBA
6 24 (2.09%) Python
7 19 (1.66%) PL/SQL
8 18 (1.57%) C++
8 18 (1.57%) PowerShell
9 14 (1.22%) VB
10 11 (0.96%) Ruby
11 10 (0.87%) Perl
11 10 (0.87%) Shell Script
12 9 (0.79%) T-SQL
13 7 (0.61%) MATLAB
13 7 (0.61%) R
13 7 (0.61%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.44%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 120 (10.47%) Security Cleared
2 63 (5.50%) Degree
3 58 (5.06%) SC Cleared
4 46 (4.01%) DV Cleared
5 25 (2.18%) ISEB
6 24 (2.09%) CISSP
7 21 (1.83%) APMP
8 19 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (1.31%) ISTQB
10 14 (1.22%) CCNA
10 14 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 10 (0.87%) CCNP
12 10 (0.87%) CEH
12 10 (0.87%) CISM
12 10 (0.87%) GIAC
13 8 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 7 (0.61%) CREST Certified
14 7 (0.61%) PhD
14 7 (0.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.71%) QA
2 25 (2.18%) SLA
3 16 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (1.31%) PCI DSS
5 14 (1.22%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.79%) Solvency II
7 5 (0.44%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.35%) Basel II
8 4 (0.35%) Basel III
8 4 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (0.35%) ISO 14001
8 4 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.26%) Def Stans
10 2 (0.17%) COBIT
10 2 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.17%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.087%) COSO
11 1 (0.087%) GAAP
11 1 (0.087%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.087%) TickIT
System Software
1 41 (3.58%) Active Directory
2 26 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (1.83%) XenApp
4 13 (1.13%) XenDesktop
5 9 (0.79%) Samba
6 7 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (0.52%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.44%) Firmware
8 5 (0.44%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.35%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.26%) Docker
11 2 (0.17%) ACF2
11 2 (0.17%) NFS
12 1 (0.087%) Oracle Clusterware
12 1 (0.087%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.087%) RACF
12 1 (0.087%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.087%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (2.27%) SCCM
2 15 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (1.05%) Puppet
4 8 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 6 (0.52%) Nagios
6 4 (0.35%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.26%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.26%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (0.26%) zSecure
8 2 (0.17%) Cisco IPCC
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (0.17%) RSA Archer
8 2 (0.17%) TeamSite
8 2 (0.17%) Windows Intune
9 1 (0.087%) Control-M
9 1 (0.087%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.087%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.087%) QRadar
Vendors
1 139 (12.13%) Microsoft
2 129 (11.26%) SAP
3 96 (8.38%) Oracle
4 44 (3.84%) Cisco
5 41 (3.58%) VMware
6 27 (2.36%) CheckPoint
6 27 (2.36%) Citrix
7 23 (2.01%) Teradata
8 20 (1.75%) F5
8 20 (1.75%) Red Hat
9 19 (1.66%) HP
9 19 (1.66%) IBM
9 19 (1.66%) Nokia
10 15 (1.31%) NetApp
11 11 (0.96%) BMC
12 7 (0.61%) Forcepoint
12 7 (0.61%) Hyperion
12 7 (0.61%) Intel Security
13 6 (0.52%) Apple
13 6 (0.52%) Juniper
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Dorset
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £425 Per Day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chippenham
Capita Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £39,785 to £48,614 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
aap3
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £28,013 to £48,614 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £45,671 to £60,774 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, UK,
Axiom Software Solutions
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £288 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £750 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton
People Source Consulting
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago