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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 577 602 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.13% 19.06% 19.27%
As % of the General category 67.33% 62.58% 59.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 488 449
Median daily rate £379 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.31% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 9
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.63 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £27.50 £25.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
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
857 962 972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.42% 30.45% 32.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 677 677
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 £268 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 69 54
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £12.29 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.40 £55.00 £42.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%

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 1 July 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
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 1 July 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 +1 193 £375 - 77
Wiltshire -1 172 £420 -1.17% 21
Gloucestershire -2 64 £388 -4.61% 30
Dorset +1 63 £428 +6.87% 13
Somerset +14 23 £390 +4.00% 16
Devon +14 22 £425 +38.88% 2
Cornwall +7 1 - -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 211 (18.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 195 (17.05%) SQL
3 176 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 167 (14.60%) Project Management
5 156 (13.64%) Telecoms
6 154 (13.46%) Banking
7 150 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
7 150 (13.11%) Programme Management
8 142 (12.41%) Microsoft
8 142 (12.41%) SAP
9 135 (11.80%) Marketing
10 127 (11.10%) Manufacturing
11 123 (10.75%) Security Cleared
12 117 (10.23%) Oracle
13 113 (9.88%) Digital Marketing
14 107 (9.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 107 (9.35%) Windows
14 107 (9.35%) Electronics
15 102 (8.92%) PRINCE2
16 95 (8.30%) MS Excel
17 93 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
18 91 (7.95%) Java
19 85 (7.43%) Migration
20 77 (6.73%) SQL Server
21 72 (6.29%) ITIL
22 71 (6.21%) Degree
23 68 (5.94%) SC Cleared
24 65 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
25 64 (5.59%) Management Information System
26 59 (5.16%) SharePoint

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 59 (5.16%) SharePoint
2 27 (2.36%) SAS
3 16 (1.40%) IIS
4 14 (1.22%) CMS
4 14 (1.22%) Skype for Business
5 12 (1.05%) MS Exchange
6 10 (0.87%) Apache Spark
6 10 (0.87%) WebSphere
7 9 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (0.79%) Mule
7 9 (0.79%) Mule ESB
8 8 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (0.61%) Confluence
10 6 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (0.52%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.44%) Apache
11 5 (0.44%) MQSeries
Applications
1 95 (8.30%) MS Excel
2 54 (4.72%) MS Office
3 33 (2.88%) MS Project
4 26 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (2.01%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.87%) 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
1 107 (9.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 26 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 20 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
4 15 (1.31%) Oracle Applications
4 15 (1.31%) Unit4 Business World
5 14 (1.22%) Oracle Payables
6 11 (0.96%) Oracle Receivables
7 10 (0.87%) Oracle iProcurement
8 8 (0.70%) Primavera
9 7 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
9 7 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
10 6 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
11 5 (0.44%) Oracle Assets
11 5 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
11 5 (0.44%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 5 (0.44%) Oracle Payroll
11 5 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 5 (0.44%) SAP CO
11 5 (0.44%) SAP FI
11 5 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (1.66%) Office 365
3 15 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 7 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.44%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.35%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.35%) SaaS
9 3 (0.26%) IaaS
9 3 (0.26%) PaaS
9 3 (0.26%) Taleo
10 1 (0.087%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.087%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.93%) Firewall
2 33 (2.88%) VPN
3 24 (2.10%) WAN
4 22 (1.92%) Network Security
5 21 (1.84%) LAN
6 19 (1.66%) TCP/IP
7 17 (1.49%) Internet
8 14 (1.22%) LDAP
9 13 (1.14%) DNS
10 11 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (0.87%) DHCP
11 10 (0.87%) HTTP
11 10 (0.87%) HTTPS
12 9 (0.79%) Wireless
13 8 (0.70%) Cisco ISE
13 8 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (0.70%) IPsec
14 7 (0.61%) Skype
14 7 (0.61%) SSL
15 6 (0.52%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 65 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (2.19%) Oracle Database
4 23 (2.01%) Big Data
5 22 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (1.75%) Data Mining
7 18 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
8 15 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (0.87%) MS Access
11 10 (0.87%) Oracle Database 12c
11 10 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (0.79%) Relational Database
13 8 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (0.61%) Base SAS
15 6 (0.52%) MySQL
15 6 (0.52%) QlikView
16 5 (0.44%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 21 (1.84%) Visual Studio
2 19 (1.66%) JIRA
3 12 (1.05%) Git (software)
3 12 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (0.96%) Maven
5 10 (0.87%) Jenkins
5 10 (0.87%) Selenium
6 9 (0.79%) LoadRunner
7 8 (0.70%) Cucumber
7 8 (0.70%) ERwin
8 7 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (0.44%) Gradle
9 5 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
10 4 (0.35%) IntelliJ
10 4 (0.35%) JUnit
10 4 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.35%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.35%) Zephyr
11 3 (0.26%) Mockito
11 3 (0.26%) PhantomJS
General
1 156 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 154 (13.46%) Banking
3 135 (11.80%) Marketing
4 127 (11.10%) Manufacturing
5 107 (9.35%) Electronics
6 58 (5.07%) Retail
7 26 (2.27%) Retail Banking
8 17 (1.49%) Financial Institution
9 12 (1.05%) General Ledger
10 9 (0.79%) Back Office
10 9 (0.79%) Billing
10 9 (0.79%) Law
10 9 (0.79%) Legal
10 9 (0.79%) Military
11 8 (0.70%) Games
11 8 (0.70%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.52%) Advertising
13 4 (0.35%) Publishing
14 3 (0.26%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 323 (28.23%) Analyst
2 165 (14.42%) Developer
3 114 (9.97%) Project Manager
4 107 (9.35%) Business Analyst
5 91 (7.95%) Consultant
6 81 (7.08%) Architect
7 45 (3.93%) Test Analyst
8 42 (3.67%) Java Developer
9 39 (3.41%) SQL Developer
10 37 (3.23%) Data Analyst
11 36 (3.15%) Financial Analyst
11 36 (3.15%) PMO Analyst
12 29 (2.53%) Senior Analyst
13 28 (2.45%) Solutions Architect
14 25 (2.19%) IT Manager
14 25 (2.19%) Service Analyst
15 24 (2.10%) Designer
15 24 (2.10%) Programme Manager
15 24 (2.10%) Security Analyst
16 23 (2.01%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (4.55%) .NET
1 52 (4.55%) HTML
2 45 (3.93%) CSS
3 31 (2.71%) XML
4 30 (2.62%) Spring
5 28 (2.45%) Web Services
6 26 (2.27%) jQuery
7 24 (2.10%) JSON
8 22 (1.92%) Hibernate
8 22 (1.92%) SOAP
9 21 (1.84%) ASP.NET
10 20 (1.75%) AngularJS
10 20 (1.75%) REST
11 14 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (1.22%) Middleware
11 14 (1.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (1.14%) J2EE
13 12 (1.05%) WCF
14 10 (0.87%) Kafka
15 9 (0.79%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 93 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (5.59%) Management Information System
3 47 (4.11%) Data Centre
4 37 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 24 (2.10%) User Experience
6 17 (1.49%) iPad
7 12 (1.05%) Virtual Team
8 11 (0.96%) Mainframe
9 10 (0.87%) Blackberry
10 9 (0.79%) Blockchain
10 9 (0.79%) Mobile App
11 8 (0.70%) Reference Data
12 7 (0.61%) Fat Client
12 7 (0.61%) NHS
12 7 (0.61%) Thin Client
13 6 (0.52%) Credit Risk
13 6 (0.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 6 (0.52%) Hedge funds
13 6 (0.52%) Security Operations Centre
13 6 (0.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 107 (9.35%) Windows
2 57 (4.98%) Linux
3 29 (2.53%) Windows Server
4 27 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (2.01%) Windows 7
6 22 (1.92%) Unix
6 22 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.70%) Android
9 8 (0.70%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.70%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.52%) Solaris
11 5 (0.44%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.26%) AIX
13 2 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.17%) zOS
14 1 (0.087%) CatOS
14 1 (0.087%) CentOS
14 1 (0.087%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (18.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 176 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 167 (14.60%) Project Management
4 150 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
4 150 (13.11%) Programme Management
5 113 (9.88%) Digital Marketing
6 102 (8.92%) PRINCE2
7 85 (7.43%) Migration
8 72 (6.29%) ITIL
9 58 (5.07%) Scrum
10 53 (4.63%) Risk Management
11 50 (4.37%) Business Analysis
11 50 (4.37%) Data Analysis
12 49 (4.28%) Change Management
12 49 (4.28%) User Acceptance Testing
13 45 (3.93%) MVC
14 44 (3.85%) Service Delivery
15 39 (3.41%) Change Control
15 39 (3.41%) Data Modelling
15 39 (3.41%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 195 (17.05%) SQL
2 91 (7.95%) Java
3 46 (4.02%) JavaScript
4 40 (3.50%) C#
5 25 (2.19%) PL/SQL
6 24 (2.10%) C
6 24 (2.10%) Python
7 23 (2.01%) C++
8 21 (1.84%) VBA
9 20 (1.75%) PowerShell
10 13 (1.14%) VB
11 12 (1.05%) MATLAB
11 12 (1.05%) R
12 10 (0.87%) Shell Script
13 9 (0.79%) T-SQL
14 8 (0.70%) Perl
15 7 (0.61%) Ruby
16 5 (0.44%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.35%) PHP
17 4 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 123 (10.75%) Security Cleared
2 71 (6.21%) Degree
3 68 (5.94%) SC Cleared
4 42 (3.67%) DV Cleared
5 23 (2.01%) CISSP
5 23 (2.01%) ISEB
6 19 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (1.40%) APMP
8 15 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (1.22%) CCNA
9 14 (1.22%) ISTQB
10 12 (1.05%) PhD
11 10 (0.87%) CEH
11 10 (0.87%) GIAC
11 10 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 10 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 9 (0.79%) CCNP
12 9 (0.79%) CISM
12 9 (0.79%) PMI Certification
13 7 (0.61%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.15%) QA
2 23 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (1.92%) PCI DSS
3 22 (1.92%) SLA
4 14 (1.22%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.61%) Solvency II
6 5 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.26%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.26%) SEPA
9 2 (0.17%) Basel II
9 2 (0.17%) Basel III
9 2 (0.17%) Def Stans
9 2 (0.17%) HL7
9 2 (0.17%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.17%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.087%) COBIT
10 1 (0.087%) GAAP
10 1 (0.087%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.087%) TickIT
System Software
1 38 (3.32%) Active Directory
2 31 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (1.92%) XenApp
4 15 (1.31%) XenDesktop
5 9 (0.79%) VMware ESX
6 7 (0.61%) Firmware
6 7 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (0.52%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.44%) Samba
9 4 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.26%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.26%) Oracle Clusterware
10 3 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.17%) ACF2
11 2 (0.17%) Docker
11 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.087%) RACF
12 1 (0.087%) vSphere
12 1 (0.087%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (2.19%) SCCM
2 16 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (0.70%) Puppet
4 7 (0.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 6 (0.52%) Nagios
5 6 (0.52%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.35%) AirWatch
6 4 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.26%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.26%) zSecure
8 2 (0.17%) Cisco IPCC
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (0.17%) QRadar
8 2 (0.17%) RSA Archer
8 2 (0.17%) SCOM
8 2 (0.17%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.087%) Control-M
Vendors
1 142 (12.41%) Microsoft
1 142 (12.41%) SAP
2 117 (10.23%) Oracle
3 48 (4.20%) VMware
4 46 (4.02%) Cisco
5 28 (2.45%) Teradata
6 24 (2.10%) CheckPoint
6 24 (2.10%) Citrix
7 21 (1.84%) HP
8 18 (1.57%) F5
9 16 (1.40%) Nokia
10 15 (1.31%) Red Hat
11 14 (1.22%) IBM
12 10 (0.87%) BMC
12 10 (0.87%) NetApp
13 9 (0.79%) Hyperion
14 8 (0.70%) Forcepoint
14 8 (0.70%) Intel Security
15 7 (0.61%) Apple
15 7 (0.61%) Qualys
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