The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 9 4 13
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing Finance 55 54 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 15.11% 15.93% 8.21%
As % of the General category 59.14% 50.00% 32.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 41 13
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.75 £16.89
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.01%
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Hampshire

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

General Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
93 108 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 25.55% 31.86% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 82 54
Average daily rate £400 £450 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £232 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £24.25 £13.89 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.58% +11.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 25 (24.27%) SQL
2 24 (23.30%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (23.30%) Banking
3 22 (21.36%) Microsoft
4 21 (20.39%) PRINCE2
4 21 (20.39%) Telecoms
5 19 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (16.50%) ITIL
7 14 (13.59%) MS Project
8 13 (12.62%) Degree
9 12 (11.65%) Migration
10 11 (10.68%) MS Office
10 11 (10.68%) .NET
10 11 (10.68%) Project Management
10 11 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (8.74%) User Stories
11 9 (8.74%) Business Analysis
12 8 (7.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (7.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (7.77%) Software Delivery
12 8 (7.77%) Oracle
12 8 (7.77%) SQL Server
12 8 (7.77%) SAP
12 8 (7.77%) MS Excel
13 7 (6.80%) CRM
13 7 (6.80%) Windows
13 7 (6.80%) GAMP
13 7 (6.80%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (6.80%) JIRA
13 7 (6.80%) Financial Modelling

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 3 (2.91%) Confluence
2 2 (1.94%) CMS
3 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (13.59%) MS Project
2 11 (10.68%) MS Office
3 8 (7.77%) MS Excel
4 4 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.91%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.91%) Agresso
2 3 (2.91%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.94%) SAP FS
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.97%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) Intranet
1 2 (1.94%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.77%) SQL Server
1 8 (7.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 8 (7.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (5.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.91%) SAP BW
3 3 (2.91%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.97%) MS Access
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (6.80%) JIRA
2 4 (3.88%) Subversion
3 1 (0.97%) Selenium
3 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.97%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.97%) Cucumber
General
1 24 (23.30%) Banking
2 21 (20.39%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.80%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.91%) Retail
5 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.97%) Military
6 1 (0.97%) Front Office
6 1 (0.97%) Back Office
6 1 (0.97%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (37.86%) Analyst
2 27 (26.21%) Business Analyst
3 26 (25.24%) Project Manager
4 8 (7.77%) Architect
5 7 (6.80%) DBA
6 6 (5.83%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 6 (5.83%) SQL DBA
6 6 (5.83%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (4.85%) Implementation Manager
7 5 (4.85%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.85%) Administrator
8 4 (3.88%) Project Administrator
8 4 (3.88%) Release Manager
8 4 (3.88%) Technical Project Manager
8 4 (3.88%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (3.88%) Technical Manager
8 4 (3.88%) Lead Business Analyst
9 3 (2.91%) Test Leader
9 3 (2.91%) Agile Business Analyst
10 2 (1.94%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.68%) .NET
2 4 (3.88%) XML
3 2 (1.94%) Web Services
4 1 (0.97%) Middleware
4 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.85%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.85%) PMI
3 3 (2.91%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.94%) GIS
5 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.97%) Statistics
5 1 (0.97%) NHS
5 1 (0.97%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.80%) Windows
2 3 (2.91%) Linux
3 2 (1.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.30%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (20.39%) PRINCE2
3 19 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (16.50%) ITIL
5 12 (11.65%) Migration
6 11 (10.68%) Project Management
7 9 (8.74%) Business Analysis
7 9 (8.74%) User Stories
8 8 (7.77%) Software Delivery
9 7 (6.80%) Financial Modelling
9 7 (6.80%) Market Research
9 7 (6.80%) CRM
10 6 (5.83%) Service Management
10 6 (5.83%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (4.85%) Wealth Management
11 5 (4.85%) Infrastructure Management
11 5 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (4.85%) Scrum
12 4 (3.88%) Zachman Framework
12 4 (3.88%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.27%) SQL
2 6 (5.83%) T-SQL
3 5 (4.85%) Java
4 2 (1.94%) C#
5 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.97%) VBA
5 1 (0.97%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (12.62%) Degree
2 6 (5.83%) PMI Certification
3 5 (4.85%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (4.85%) PMP
4 3 (2.91%) ISEB
5 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.97%) MCTS
6 1 (0.97%) CAPM
6 1 (0.97%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.80%) GAMP
2 3 (2.91%) SLA
3 1 (0.97%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.97%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) SCCM
1 1 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (21.36%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.77%) Oracle
2 8 (7.77%) SAP
3 2 (1.94%) Guidewire
3 2 (1.94%) Ariba
4 1 (0.97%) Retek
4 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.97%) TIBCO
4 1 (0.97%) BT
4 1 (0.97%) VMware
4 1 (0.97%) Northgate
4 1 (0.97%) Infor
4 1 (0.97%) Pardot
4 1 (0.97%) Sun
4 1 (0.97%) Intel
4 1 (0.97%) Citrix
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