The table below looks at the statistics for FINREP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FINREP over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Reporting (FINREP)
Rank 140 112 138
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +26
Contract jobs citing FINREP 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.092% 0.033%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.06% 1.75% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
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£515 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.17% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
FINREP
England

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

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
340 114 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.04% 5.25% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 75 116
Average daily rate £413 £433 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.62% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £260 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £611
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 26
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.29% -65.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

FINREP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FINREP across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

FINREP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

FINREP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

FINREP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

FINREP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FINREP across the South West region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

FINREP Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

FINREP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FINREP within the South West region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
Dorset - - - -
FINREP
England

FINREP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing FINREP 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 FINREP.

1 14 (100.00%) Finance
2 12 (85.71%) COREP
3 10 (71.43%) FATCA
4 9 (64.29%) Business Analysis
5 8 (57.14%) CIMA
5 8 (57.14%) ACCA
5 8 (57.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
6 7 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (28.57%) Banking
8 2 (14.29%) Retail
8 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
8 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (7.14%) Basel III
9 1 (7.14%) Solvency II
9 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
9 1 (7.14%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (7.14%) Change Management
9 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
9 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
9 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (7.14%) ETL
9 1 (7.14%) SAS
9 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
9 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (7.14%) Base SAS

FINREP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing FINREP 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 FINREP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) Base SAS
General
1 14 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
4 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Senior Business Analyst
1 10 (71.43%) Senior Analyst
1 10 (71.43%) Business Analyst
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Programmer
3 1 (7.14%) SAS Programmer
3 1 (7.14%) SAS Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Business Analysis
2 7 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 7 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) ACCA
1 8 (57.14%) CIMA
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (85.71%) COREP
2 10 (71.43%) FATCA
3 8 (57.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (7.14%) Basel III
4 1 (7.14%) Solvency II