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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 5 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Finance 51 60 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 13.97% 18.02% 14.06%
As % of the General category 63.75% 63.83% 43.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 42 31
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£450 £511 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.98% +46.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £450 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.25 £9.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
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
80 94 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 21.92% 28.23% 32.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 72 59
Average daily rate £450 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 12
Average hourly rate £13.89 £10.78 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.90% -60.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014, 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 29 (30.21%) Stakeholder Management
2 23 (23.96%) PRINCE2
3 18 (18.75%) Banking
4 17 (17.71%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (17.71%) Project Management
4 17 (17.71%) Telecoms
5 15 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (13.54%) SQL
7 12 (12.50%) SAP
7 12 (12.50%) User Stories
8 11 (11.46%) Degree
9 9 (9.38%) Mobile App
9 9 (9.38%) Migration
10 8 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (8.33%) Waterfall
11 7 (7.29%) Guidewire
11 7 (7.29%) Base SAS
11 7 (7.29%) PMI
11 7 (7.29%) PMI Certification
11 7 (7.29%) SAS
12 6 (6.25%) ERP
12 6 (6.25%) Windows
12 6 (6.25%) ITIL
12 6 (6.25%) QA
13 5 (5.21%) Requirements Management
13 5 (5.21%) Requirements Analysis
13 5 (5.21%) Data Migration
13 5 (5.21%) Android
13 5 (5.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (5.21%) Blackberry

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 7 (7.29%) SAS
2 4 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.17%) Confluence
3 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.08%) IIS
5 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.08%) MS Project
3 2 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.17%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.08%) Agresso
2 2 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.13%) Firewall
2 2 (2.08%) LAN
2 2 (2.08%) WAN
3 1 (1.04%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.04%) Network Security
3 1 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.04%) Wireless
3 1 (1.04%) IPsec
3 1 (1.04%) SSL
3 1 (1.04%) SAN
3 1 (1.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.29%) Base SAS
2 4 (4.17%) SAP BW
2 4 (4.17%) SAP BI
3 2 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.08%) QlikView
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.04%) BODI
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.04%) Xcelsius
4 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.04%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.17%) JIRA
2 1 (1.04%) Subversion
2 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (18.75%) Banking
2 17 (17.71%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.17%) French Language
3 4 (4.17%) Retail
4 2 (2.08%) Law
4 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.08%) Electronics
4 2 (2.08%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (33.33%) Analyst
2 23 (23.96%) Project Manager
3 16 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 9 (9.38%) Lead Business Analyst
5 8 (8.33%) Developer
6 7 (7.29%) Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (6.25%) Programme Manager
7 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 6 (6.25%) Consultant
8 5 (5.21%) SAS Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Mobility Consultant
9 4 (4.17%) IT Programme Manager
9 4 (4.17%) PMO Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Requirements Analyst
10 3 (3.13%) Infrastructure Designer
10 3 (3.13%) IT Project Manager
10 3 (3.13%) Designer
10 3 (3.13%) Architect
10 3 (3.13%) Analyst Programmer
10 3 (3.13%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.13%) .NET
2 2 (2.08%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.08%) XML
3 1 (1.04%) jQuery
3 1 (1.04%) CSS3
3 1 (1.04%) XSLT
3 1 (1.04%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.38%) Mobile App
2 7 (7.29%) PMI
3 5 (5.21%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.17%) Handset
4 4 (4.17%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.17%) iPhone
5 3 (3.13%) AS400
6 2 (2.08%) Clustering
6 2 (2.08%) DTV
6 2 (2.08%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.04%) iSeries
7 1 (1.04%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.04%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.04%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.25%) Windows
2 5 (5.21%) Android
3 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.08%) AIX
4 2 (2.08%) Linux
5 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.21%) Stakeholder Management
2 23 (23.96%) PRINCE2
3 17 (17.71%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (17.71%) Project Management
4 15 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (12.50%) User Stories
6 9 (9.38%) Migration
7 8 (8.33%) Waterfall
8 6 (6.25%) ERP
8 6 (6.25%) ITIL
9 5 (5.21%) Requirements Management
9 5 (5.21%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (5.21%) Data Migration
9 5 (5.21%) PRINCE
10 4 (4.17%) Service Management
10 4 (4.17%) Business Analysis
11 3 (3.13%) Data Analysis
11 3 (3.13%) Wealth Management
11 3 (3.13%) Budget Control
11 3 (3.13%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.54%) SQL
2 2 (2.08%) C#
2 2 (2.08%) SAS Macro
3 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (11.46%) Degree
2 8 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 7 (7.29%) PMI Certification
4 5 (5.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.13%) VCP5
6 3 (3.13%) MCSE
6 3 (3.13%) CCNP
6 3 (3.13%) CCNA
6 3 (3.13%) ISEB
6 3 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.04%) MCTS
7 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.04%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.04%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.04%) SCOM
1 1 (1.04%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (12.50%) SAP
2 7 (7.29%) Guidewire
3 5 (5.21%) VMware
4 4 (4.17%) Oracle
4 4 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.13%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.13%) Cisco
5 3 (3.13%) Intel
6 2 (2.08%) Veritas
6 2 (2.08%) Citrix
6 2 (2.08%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.04%) Capita
7 1 (1.04%) IronPort
7 1 (1.04%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.04%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.04%) Websense
7 1 (1.04%) HP
7 1 (1.04%) Sun
7 1 (1.04%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.04%) Avaya
Southampton
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £385 - £407 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £30 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Southampton
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 days ago