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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 21 2 18
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +16
Contract jobs citing Finance 28 58 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.12% 20.64% 4.48%
As % of the General category 32.18% 55.24% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 53 8
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£500 £425 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +20.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £615 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
Finance
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
87 105 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 25.22% 37.37% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 80 27
Average daily rate £525 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £231 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 14 (21.88%) PRINCE2
2 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (17.19%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (17.19%) MS Office
3 11 (17.19%) MS Excel
3 11 (17.19%) Project Management
4 9 (14.06%) Migration
5 8 (12.50%) SAP
5 8 (12.50%) SQL
5 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (10.94%) Data Migration
6 7 (10.94%) ERP
6 7 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (9.38%) MS Project
7 6 (9.38%) AS400
7 6 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (9.38%) User Stories
8 5 (7.81%) Waterfall
8 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
9 4 (6.25%) GAMP
9 4 (6.25%) CRM
9 4 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (6.25%) Agresso
9 4 (6.25%) Business Analysis
9 4 (6.25%) Banking
9 4 (6.25%) Degree
9 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
9 4 (6.25%) Scrum
9 4 (6.25%) Market Research
9 4 (6.25%) Mobile App

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 2 (3.13%) Confluence
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.56%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (17.19%) MS Office
1 11 (17.19%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.38%) MS Project
2 6 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Agresso
2 2 (3.13%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) Intranet
1 2 (3.13%) SAN
2 1 (1.56%) Network Security
2 1 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.56%) Firewall
2 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.56%) IPsec
2 1 (1.56%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.56%) VPN
2 1 (1.56%) LAN
2 1 (1.56%) WAN
2 1 (1.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) SAP BW
2 2 (3.13%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.56%) QlikView
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (4.69%) JIRA
2 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 4 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (6.25%) Banking
1 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.69%) Retail
3 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (42.19%) Analyst
2 16 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 11 (17.19%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.38%) Coordinator
4 6 (9.38%) Analyst Programmer
4 6 (9.38%) Programmer
5 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (4.69%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (4.69%) SQL Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (4.69%) Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Architect
7 2 (3.13%) Programme Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Requirements Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Lead Business Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Product Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) Middleware
1 1 (1.56%) .NET
1 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.38%) AS400
3 4 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.56%) FMCG
4 1 (1.56%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.56%) Kindle
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) Statistics
4 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.69%) Windows
2 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) PRINCE2
2 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (17.19%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (17.19%) Project Management
4 9 (14.06%) Migration
5 7 (10.94%) Data Migration
5 7 (10.94%) ERP
5 7 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (9.38%) User Stories
7 5 (7.81%) Waterfall
8 4 (6.25%) CRM
8 4 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.25%) Scrum
8 4 (6.25%) Market Research
8 4 (6.25%) Financial Modelling
9 3 (4.69%) Kimball Methodology
10 2 (3.13%) ITIL
10 2 (3.13%) Programme Management
10 2 (3.13%) Document Management
10 2 (3.13%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.56%) C
2 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Degree
1 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) CAPM
2 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) MCTS
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.69%) PMI Certification
2 3 (4.69%) MCSA
3 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) GAMP
2 1 (1.56%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) ISA Server
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) SCOM
1 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) SAP
2 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.69%) Sun
4 2 (3.13%) Business Objects
4 2 (3.13%) Citrix
5 1 (1.56%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.56%) IronPort
5 1 (1.56%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.56%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.56%) Nokia
5 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.56%) Avaya
5 1 (1.56%) Juniper
5 1 (1.56%) Websense
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle
5 1 (1.56%) HP
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco
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