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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 9 3 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing Finance 43 61 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 11.78% 19.24% 11.08%
As % of the General category 59.72% 68.54% 37.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 49 26
Average daily rate
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£375 £523 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.22% +36.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £450 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £605 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £26.00 £12.25 £9.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.24% +23.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
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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
72 89 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 19.73% 28.08% 29.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 73 58
Average daily rate £450 £475 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 10
Average hourly rate £13.89 £10.78 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.90% -50.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £9.60 £9.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.16 £11.96 £30.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £20.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+23.17% -29.31%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 (30.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 23 (24.21%) PRINCE2
3 19 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (18.95%) Banking
5 17 (17.89%) SQL
5 17 (17.89%) Telecoms
6 16 (16.84%) Project Management
7 13 (13.68%) SAP
8 11 (11.58%) User Stories
9 10 (10.53%) Degree
10 8 (8.42%) Migration
10 8 (8.42%) Windows
10 8 (8.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (8.42%) Mobile App
11 7 (7.37%) Guidewire
11 7 (7.37%) Waterfall
11 7 (7.37%) Base SAS
11 7 (7.37%) PMI
11 7 (7.37%) PMI Certification
11 7 (7.37%) SAS
12 6 (6.32%) ERP
12 6 (6.32%) ITIL
12 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (6.32%) AS400
12 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (5.26%) Android
13 5 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (5.26%) Data Migration

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (7.37%) SAS
2 4 (4.21%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.21%) Confluence
3 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.11%) IIS
5 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.21%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.11%) MS Project
3 2 (2.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.11%) Agresso
2 2 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.16%) Firewall
2 2 (2.11%) LAN
2 2 (2.11%) WAN
3 1 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.05%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.05%) Network Security
3 1 (1.05%) Wireless
3 1 (1.05%) IPsec
3 1 (1.05%) SSL
3 1 (1.05%) SAN
3 1 (1.05%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.37%) Base SAS
2 4 (4.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.21%) SAP BI
2 4 (4.21%) SAP BW
3 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.11%) QlikView
5 1 (1.05%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.05%) Xcelsius
5 1 (1.05%) BODI
5 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.05%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.21%) JIRA
2 3 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.05%) Subversion
General
1 18 (18.95%) Banking
2 17 (17.89%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.21%) French Language
3 4 (4.21%) Retail
4 2 (2.11%) Law
4 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.11%) Electronics
4 2 (2.11%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (36.84%) Analyst
2 23 (24.21%) Project Manager
3 15 (15.79%) Business Analyst
4 9 (9.47%) Developer
5 7 (7.37%) Lead Business Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) Programme Manager
6 6 (6.32%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 6 (6.32%) Analyst Programmer
6 6 (6.32%) Programmer
6 6 (6.32%) Consultant
6 6 (6.32%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (5.26%) SAS Developer
8 4 (4.21%) PMO Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) IT Programme Manager
8 4 (4.21%) Requirements Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Mobility Consultant
9 3 (3.16%) Designer
9 3 (3.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (3.16%) Infrastructure Designer
9 3 (3.16%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.11%) XML
1 2 (2.11%) .NET
2 1 (1.05%) CSS3
2 1 (1.05%) jQuery
2 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.05%) CSS
2 1 (1.05%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.42%) Mobile App
2 7 (7.37%) PMI
3 6 (6.32%) AS400
3 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.26%) Blackberry
5 4 (4.21%) Handset
5 4 (4.21%) Mainframe
5 4 (4.21%) iPhone
6 2 (2.11%) Clustering
6 2 (2.11%) DTV
6 2 (2.11%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.05%) iSeries
7 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.05%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.05%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.42%) Windows
2 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (5.26%) Android
2 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.11%) AIX
4 2 (2.11%) Linux
5 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 23 (24.21%) PRINCE2
3 19 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (16.84%) Project Management
6 11 (11.58%) User Stories
7 8 (8.42%) Migration
8 7 (7.37%) Waterfall
9 6 (6.32%) ERP
9 6 (6.32%) ITIL
10 5 (5.26%) Data Migration
10 5 (5.26%) Requirements Management
10 5 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (5.26%) PRINCE
10 5 (5.26%) CRM
11 4 (4.21%) Business Analysis
11 4 (4.21%) Scrum
11 4 (4.21%) People Management
12 3 (3.16%) Kimball Methodology
12 3 (3.16%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.89%) SQL
2 2 (2.11%) C#
2 2 (2.11%) SAS Macro
3 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (10.53%) Degree
2 8 (8.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 7 (7.37%) PMI Certification
4 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (3.16%) VCP5
6 3 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.16%) MCTS
6 3 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.16%) ISEB
6 3 (3.16%) CCNP
6 3 (3.16%) CCNA
6 3 (3.16%) MCSE
6 3 (3.16%) MCSA
7 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) ISA Server
1 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.05%) SCOM
1 1 (1.05%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (13.68%) SAP
2 7 (7.37%) Guidewire
3 5 (5.26%) VMware
4 4 (4.21%) Oracle
4 4 (4.21%) Citrix
5 3 (3.16%) Intel
5 3 (3.16%) Cisco
5 3 (3.16%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.16%) Sun
5 3 (3.16%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.11%) Veritas
6 2 (2.11%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.05%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.05%) Capita
7 1 (1.05%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.05%) IronPort
7 1 (1.05%) Websense
7 1 (1.05%) Avaya
7 1 (1.05%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.05%) HP
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