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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 499 597 694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.42% 18.73% 20.72%
As % of the General category 62.38% 61.36% 62.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 430 528
Median daily rate £400 £390 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 13
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £19.30 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £44.05 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
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
800 973 1112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.53% 30.52% 33.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 668 770
Median daily rate £388 £380 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 46 63
Median hourly rate £38.00 £42.48 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.54% +49.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.25 £27.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £52.86 £44.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +14.00%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 3 December 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
Wiltshire -2 164 £425 +9.67% 25
Bristol -1 157 £388 -0.64% 93
Gloucestershire 0 82 £406 -2.10% 48
Dorset -4 25 £400 +44.14% 25
Somerset -4 25 £420 +10.52% 20
Devon +17 17 £340 +4.61% 9
Cornwall -2 5 £300 -14.28% 1
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 207 (19.40%) Banking
2 181 (16.96%) SQL
3 155 (14.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 154 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
5 145 (13.59%) SAP
6 144 (13.50%) Project Management
7 135 (12.65%) Business Intelligence
8 127 (11.90%) Security Cleared
9 125 (11.72%) Marketing
10 123 (11.53%) Oracle
11 121 (11.34%) Programme Management
12 119 (11.15%) Telecoms
13 109 (10.22%) Microsoft
14 108 (10.12%) Manufacturing
15 104 (9.75%) Migration
15 104 (9.75%) PRINCE2
16 103 (9.65%) Retail
17 94 (8.81%) Digital Marketing
18 93 (8.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
18 93 (8.72%) Electronics
19 89 (8.34%) Java
20 87 (8.15%) .NET
21 86 (8.06%) HTML
22 81 (7.59%) SQL Server
23 77 (7.22%) Scrum
23 77 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
24 76 (7.12%) Windows
25 74 (6.94%) C#
25 74 (6.94%) SC Cleared
26 72 (6.75%) User Acceptance Testing

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 42 (3.94%) SharePoint
2 35 (3.28%) SAS
3 22 (2.06%) Apache Spark
4 19 (1.78%) CMS
5 16 (1.50%) WebSphere
6 14 (1.31%) IIS
7 11 (1.03%) Apache
8 9 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (0.84%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (0.56%) Confluence
10 6 (0.56%) MS Exchange
10 6 (0.56%) Skype for Business
10 6 (0.56%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.37%) CICS
11 4 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.37%) Mule
12 3 (0.28%) Alfresco
13 2 (0.19%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 58 (5.44%) MS Excel
2 42 (3.94%) MS Office
3 33 (3.09%) MS Project
4 20 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
6 13 (1.22%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.19%) Simulink
7 2 (0.19%) Windchill
8 1 (0.094%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.094%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.094%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 93 (8.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 30 (2.81%) Oracle EBS
3 24 (2.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 21 (1.97%) SAP CO
4 21 (1.97%) SAP FI
4 21 (1.97%) SAP FI/CO
5 18 (1.69%) Unit4 Business World
6 13 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
6 13 (1.22%) Oracle Payables
7 12 (1.12%) Oracle Receivables
7 12 (1.12%) Primavera
8 11 (1.03%) Oracle Cash Management
8 11 (1.03%) Oracle Financials
9 10 (0.94%) Oracle General Ledger
10 8 (0.75%) Oracle Assets
11 7 (0.66%) Oracle iProcurement
12 6 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
13 5 (0.47%) Oracle Internet Expenses
14 4 (0.37%) Oracle Payroll
14 4 (0.37%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.12%) Office 365
3 11 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.47%) SaaS
5 4 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.19%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.094%) IaaS
7 1 (0.094%) PaaS
7 1 (0.094%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.50%) Internet
2 15 (1.41%) Firewall
3 9 (0.84%) VPN
4 8 (0.75%) DNS
4 8 (0.75%) Intranet
4 8 (0.75%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.56%) DHCP
5 6 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (0.56%) Network Security
6 5 (0.47%) LAN
6 5 (0.47%) SAN
6 5 (0.47%) WAN
7 4 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (0.37%) Skype
8 3 (0.28%) LDAP
8 3 (0.28%) VLAN
9 2 (0.19%) ATM
9 2 (0.19%) HTTP
9 2 (0.19%) VoIP
9 2 (0.19%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (7.59%) SQL Server
2 43 (4.03%) Oracle Database
3 35 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (2.53%) Big Data
5 24 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (2.06%) Relational Database
7 18 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
9 14 (1.31%) Oracle BI EE
10 13 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (1.12%) OLAP
11 12 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
11 12 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (1.03%) Base SAS
13 8 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (0.66%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
16 5 (0.47%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 26 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 25 (2.34%) Visual Studio
3 22 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (1.59%) JIRA
5 15 (1.41%) Selenium
6 12 (1.12%) Cucumber
6 12 (1.12%) Subversion
7 10 (0.94%) Maven
8 9 (0.84%) Ant
9 8 (0.75%) WebDriver
10 7 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (0.56%) Gradle
11 6 (0.56%) Jenkins
11 6 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 5 (0.47%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.47%) ERwin
12 5 (0.47%) JUnit
12 5 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
12 5 (0.47%) Toad
General
1 207 (19.40%) Banking
2 125 (11.72%) Marketing
3 119 (11.15%) Telecoms
4 108 (10.12%) Manufacturing
5 103 (9.65%) Retail
6 93 (8.72%) Electronics
7 37 (3.47%) Retail Banking
8 16 (1.50%) General Ledger
9 13 (1.22%) Back Office
10 11 (1.03%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.03%) Legal
11 9 (0.84%) Advertising
12 5 (0.47%) Billing
12 5 (0.47%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.37%) Military
14 2 (0.19%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.19%) Local Government
15 1 (0.094%) Automotive
15 1 (0.094%) Law
Job Titles
1 255 (23.90%) Analyst
2 206 (19.31%) Developer
3 92 (8.62%) Business Analyst
4 86 (8.06%) Project Manager
5 73 (6.84%) Architect
6 72 (6.75%) Consultant
7 44 (4.12%) Java Developer
8 42 (3.94%) .NET Developer
9 34 (3.19%) Test Manager
10 32 (3.00%) Financial Analyst
10 32 (3.00%) Solutions Architect
11 30 (2.81%) Tester
12 29 (2.72%) C# Developer
13 28 (2.62%) Test Analyst
14 27 (2.53%) Senior Analyst
14 27 (2.53%) Test Leader
15 24 (2.25%) C# .NET Developer
15 24 (2.25%) SQL Developer
16 23 (2.16%) ASP.NET Developer
16 23 (2.16%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (8.15%) .NET
2 86 (8.06%) HTML
3 68 (6.37%) CSS
4 49 (4.59%) ASP.NET
5 40 (3.75%) AngularJS
6 38 (3.56%) HTML5
6 38 (3.56%) jQuery
7 34 (3.19%) JSON
7 34 (3.19%) XML
8 32 (3.00%) SOAP
9 28 (2.62%) REST
10 27 (2.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 26 (2.44%) Middleware
12 25 (2.34%) Spring
13 23 (2.16%) Web Services
14 21 (1.97%) ASP.NET MVC
14 21 (1.97%) Kafka
15 18 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web API
15 18 (1.69%) WCF
16 16 (1.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 77 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (3.66%) Management Information System
3 23 (2.16%) User Experience
4 21 (1.97%) Blockchain
5 18 (1.69%) Data Centre
6 17 (1.59%) Mainframe
7 10 (0.94%) Computer Science
7 10 (0.94%) RIA
8 9 (0.84%) Data Structures
9 8 (0.75%) W3C
10 7 (0.66%) Credit Risk
10 7 (0.66%) NHS
11 6 (0.56%) e-Learning
12 5 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (0.37%) CESG
13 4 (0.37%) Chemistry
13 4 (0.37%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.37%) Clustering
13 4 (0.37%) Fat Client
13 4 (0.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 76 (7.12%) Windows
2 26 (2.44%) Linux
3 24 (2.25%) Unix
4 23 (2.16%) Windows 7
5 17 (1.59%) Windows Server
6 14 (1.31%) Solaris
7 13 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (1.12%) Windows 10
8 12 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.84%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.66%) Android
11 6 (0.56%) AIX
12 4 (0.37%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.19%) CentOS
14 2 (0.19%) Kali Linux
14 2 (0.19%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.094%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.094%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (14.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 154 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (13.50%) Project Management
4 135 (12.65%) Business Intelligence
5 121 (11.34%) Programme Management
6 104 (9.75%) Migration
6 104 (9.75%) PRINCE2
7 94 (8.81%) Digital Marketing
8 77 (7.22%) Scrum
9 72 (6.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 59 (5.53%) Business Analysis
11 55 (5.15%) Risk Management
12 54 (5.06%) MVC
13 39 (3.66%) Change Control
13 39 (3.66%) Data Analysis
14 37 (3.47%) Cash Management
15 36 (3.37%) Process Improvement
16 35 (3.28%) ERP
17 33 (3.09%) Change Management
17 33 (3.09%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 181 (16.96%) SQL
2 89 (8.34%) Java
3 74 (6.94%) C#
4 64 (6.00%) JavaScript
5 41 (3.84%) PL/SQL
6 28 (2.62%) C
7 17 (1.59%) T-SQL
8 16 (1.50%) VBA
9 15 (1.41%) C++
10 12 (1.12%) PowerShell
11 11 (1.03%) Shell Script
12 10 (0.94%) Python
13 8 (0.75%) VB.NET
14 7 (0.66%) ABAP
14 7 (0.66%) MATLAB
14 7 (0.66%) Perl
15 6 (0.56%) VB
15 6 (0.56%) VBScript
16 4 (0.37%) ActionScript
16 4 (0.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 127 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 74 (6.94%) SC Cleared
3 45 (4.22%) Degree
4 44 (4.12%) DV Cleared
5 31 (2.91%) ISEB
6 24 (2.25%) ISTQB
7 17 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 13 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 10 (0.94%) APMP
10 9 (0.84%) CISSP
11 8 (0.75%) ACCA
11 8 (0.75%) CIMA
11 8 (0.75%) CREST Certified
11 8 (0.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 7 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
12 7 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (0.47%) CEH
14 4 (0.37%) CISM
14 4 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.37%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.03%) QA
2 31 (2.91%) PCI DSS
3 15 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.22%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.56%) MiFID
6 5 (0.47%) JSP 440
7 4 (0.37%) GxP
7 4 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.37%) SLA
8 3 (0.28%) Basel II
8 3 (0.28%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.19%) COREP
9 2 (0.19%) FINREP
9 2 (0.19%) SDET
9 2 (0.19%) SEPA
10 1 (0.094%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.094%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.094%) P3O
10 1 (0.094%) Solvency II
System Software
1 27 (2.53%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (0.56%) Docker
4 6 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (0.47%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.37%) Snort
6 4 (0.37%) XenApp
6 4 (0.37%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.28%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.19%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.19%) Firmware
8 2 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Clusterware
8 2 (0.19%) SRDF
9 1 (0.094%) Varnish
9 1 (0.094%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.094%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.094%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.094%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.75%) NetBackup
2 8 (0.75%) SCCM
2 8 (0.75%) SCOM
3 6 (0.56%) Control-M
4 4 (0.37%) Nagios
4 4 (0.37%) TeamSite
5 3 (0.28%) Endace
5 3 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.28%) Puppet
6 2 (0.19%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.19%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 2 (0.19%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.19%) Nessus
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.094%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.094%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.094%) Kibana
7 1 (0.094%) QRadar
Vendors
1 145 (13.59%) SAP
2 123 (11.53%) Oracle
3 109 (10.22%) Microsoft
4 25 (2.34%) IBM
5 22 (2.06%) Teradata
6 20 (1.87%) VMware
7 13 (1.22%) Cisco
8 12 (1.12%) Intel Security
8 12 (1.12%) Sun
9 11 (1.03%) HP
10 10 (0.94%) Sitecore
11 9 (0.84%) CheckPoint
11 9 (0.84%) Hyperion
12 8 (0.75%) Apple
12 8 (0.75%) Citrix
12 8 (0.75%) Murex
13 7 (0.66%) Qualys
13 7 (0.66%) Splunk
14 5 (0.47%) Red Hat
14 5 (0.47%) Twitter
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