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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 24 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 13 57 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.53% 16.76% 14.37%
As % of the General category 27.66% 65.52% 51.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 37 32
Median daily rate £326 £325 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.38% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £306 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £530 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £27.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +15.15%
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
47 87 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 20.00% 25.59% 28.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 60 65
Median daily rate £360 £350 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £542 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +3.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £32.50 £13.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.92% +133.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 July 2016.

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 23 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Finance.

1 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 9 (22.50%) Linux
3 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
4 8 (20.00%) Project Management
5 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
5 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
5 7 (17.50%) Project Planning
6 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (15.00%) Guidewire
6 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
6 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (15.00%) Thunderhead
6 6 (15.00%) Banking
7 5 (12.50%) Scrum
7 5 (12.50%) C
7 5 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 5 (12.50%) SDLC
7 5 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 5 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 5 (12.50%) ISTQB
7 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (12.50%) Test Planning
8 4 (10.00%) Project Governance
8 4 (10.00%) HP
8 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (10.00%) SQL
8 4 (10.00%) ITIL

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 2 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (7.50%) MS Office
3 3 (7.50%) MS Project
4 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.50%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) DNS
2 2 (5.00%) Firewall
2 2 (5.00%) IPsec
2 2 (5.00%) Network Security
2 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.00%) VPN
2 2 (5.00%) WAN
3 1 (2.50%) BGP
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.50%) FabricPath
3 1 (2.50%) IPv4
3 1 (2.50%) IPv6
3 1 (2.50%) LAN
3 1 (2.50%) MPLS
3 1 (2.50%) OSPF
3 1 (2.50%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (2.50%) SAN
3 1 (2.50%) SSL
3 1 (2.50%) TRILL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
2 6 (15.00%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) Project Manager
2 5 (12.50%) Coordinator
2 5 (12.50%) PMO Coordinator
2 5 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 4 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 3 (7.50%) Performance Test Leader
4 3 (7.50%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (5.00%) Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Financial Services Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Service Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Support Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) .NET
1 3 (7.50%) RESTful
1 3 (7.50%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Clustering
1 2 (5.00%) iSeries
2 1 (2.50%) AS400
2 1 (2.50%) CLARiiON
2 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.50%) Replication
2 1 (2.50%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) OS/400
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (20.00%) Project Management
3 7 (17.50%) Project Planning
4 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 5 (12.50%) Scrum
5 5 (12.50%) SDLC
5 5 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 5 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (10.00%) ITIL
6 4 (10.00%) Project Governance
7 3 (7.50%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Budget Control
8 2 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (5.00%) Dependency Management
8 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 2 (5.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.50%) C
2 5 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 4 (10.00%) SQL
4 3 (7.50%) Java
4 3 (7.50%) VB
5 1 (2.50%) C#
5 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) Lisp
5 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 5 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (7.50%) ISEB
4 2 (5.00%) CAPM
4 2 (5.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.50%) CCNA
5 1 (2.50%) CCNP
5 1 (2.50%) CCSA
5 1 (2.50%) CCSE
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.50%) MCSE
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) ISO 9001
1 3 (7.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.50%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) ISA Server
2 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Guidewire
2 6 (15.00%) Thunderhead
3 4 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco
4 2 (5.00%) IBM
4 2 (5.00%) Juniper
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle
4 2 (5.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.50%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.50%) Capita
5 1 (2.50%) Forcepoint
5 1 (2.50%) IronPort
5 1 (2.50%) NetApp
5 1 (2.50%) Nokia
5 1 (2.50%) Sage
5 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.50%) SAP
5 1 (2.50%) Symantec