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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 5 2 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Finance 52 65 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 13.51% 19.23% 12.96%
As % of the General category 61.90% 69.15% 40.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 49 29
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£425 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £430 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £560 £495
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 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -10.25%
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
84 94 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 21.82% 27.81% 32.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 75 60
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 £241 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +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 £23.00 £22.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -24.13%

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 1 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 1 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 (31.87%) Stakeholder Management
2 23 (25.27%) PRINCE2
3 18 (19.78%) Banking
4 17 (18.68%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (18.68%) Project Management
4 17 (18.68%) Telecoms
5 14 (15.38%) SQL
6 13 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (13.19%) SAP
8 11 (12.09%) Degree
9 10 (10.99%) User Stories
10 9 (9.89%) Migration
11 8 (8.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (7.69%) PMI
12 7 (7.69%) PMI Certification
12 7 (7.69%) Windows
12 7 (7.69%) SAS
12 7 (7.69%) Mobile App
12 7 (7.69%) Guidewire
12 7 (7.69%) Base SAS
13 6 (6.59%) Waterfall
13 6 (6.59%) ERP
13 6 (6.59%) ITIL
14 5 (5.49%) Blackberry
14 5 (5.49%) VMware
14 5 (5.49%) PRINCE
14 5 (5.49%) MS Excel
14 5 (5.49%) Data Migration
14 5 (5.49%) Android
14 5 (5.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (7.69%) SAS
2 4 (4.40%) Confluence
2 4 (4.40%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.20%) IIS
5 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (5.49%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.40%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.20%) MS Project
3 2 (2.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.20%) Agresso
2 2 (2.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) Firewall
2 2 (2.20%) LAN
2 2 (2.20%) WAN
3 1 (1.10%) VPN
3 1 (1.10%) SSL
3 1 (1.10%) SAN
3 1 (1.10%) Wireless
3 1 (1.10%) IPsec
3 1 (1.10%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.10%) Network Security
3 1 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.69%) Base SAS
2 4 (4.40%) SAP BW
2 4 (4.40%) SAP BI
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.20%) QlikView
4 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.10%) BODI
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.10%) Xcelsius
4 1 (1.10%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.40%) JIRA
2 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.10%) Subversion
General
1 18 (19.78%) Banking
2 17 (18.68%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.40%) Retail
3 4 (4.40%) French Language
4 2 (2.20%) Marketing
4 2 (2.20%) Law
4 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.20%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 32 (35.16%) Analyst
2 23 (25.27%) Project Manager
3 15 (16.48%) Business Analyst
4 8 (8.79%) Developer
5 7 (7.69%) Lead Business Analyst
6 6 (6.59%) Programme Manager
6 6 (6.59%) Consultant
6 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (5.49%) SAS Developer
8 4 (4.40%) Requirements Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) IT Programme Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Analyst Programmer
8 4 (4.40%) Programmer
8 4 (4.40%) PMO Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Mobility Consultant
9 3 (3.30%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Infrastructure Designer
9 3 (3.30%) Designer
9 3 (3.30%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) .NET
2 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.20%) XML
3 1 (1.10%) XSLT
3 1 (1.10%) jQuery
3 1 (1.10%) CSS3
3 1 (1.10%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) PMI
1 7 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.49%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.40%) AS400
3 4 (4.40%) Handset
3 4 (4.40%) Mainframe
3 4 (4.40%) iPhone
4 2 (2.20%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.20%) Clustering
4 2 (2.20%) DTV
5 1 (1.10%) EPoS
5 1 (1.10%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.10%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.10%) iSeries
5 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.69%) Windows
2 5 (5.49%) Android
3 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.20%) AIX
5 2 (2.20%) Linux
6 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.87%) Stakeholder Management
2 23 (25.27%) PRINCE2
3 17 (18.68%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (18.68%) Project Management
4 13 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (10.99%) User Stories
6 9 (9.89%) Migration
7 6 (6.59%) ITIL
7 6 (6.59%) ERP
7 6 (6.59%) Waterfall
8 5 (5.49%) Data Migration
8 5 (5.49%) PRINCE
8 5 (5.49%) Requirements Management
8 5 (5.49%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (4.40%) Business Analysis
10 3 (3.30%) Data Analysis
10 3 (3.30%) CRM
10 3 (3.30%) Change Management
10 3 (3.30%) Workflow
10 3 (3.30%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (2.20%) C#
2 2 (2.20%) SAS Macro
3 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (12.09%) Degree
2 8 (8.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 7 (7.69%) PMI Certification
4 5 (5.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.30%) VCP5
6 3 (3.30%) MCSE
6 3 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.30%) CCNP
6 3 (3.30%) CCNA
6 3 (3.30%) ISEB
6 3 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.10%) MCSA
8 1 (1.10%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.10%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.10%) SCOM
1 1 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (13.19%) SAP
2 7 (7.69%) Guidewire
3 5 (5.49%) VMware
4 4 (4.40%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.40%) Oracle
5 3 (3.30%) Cisco
5 3 (3.30%) Intel
5 3 (3.30%) Citrix
5 3 (3.30%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.20%) Veritas
6 2 (2.20%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.10%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.10%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.10%) Websense
7 1 (1.10%) Sun
7 1 (1.10%) HP
7 1 (1.10%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.10%) Capita
7 1 (1.10%) IronPort
7 1 (1.10%) Avaya
Southampton
The People Network
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £385 - £407 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £30 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Southampton
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 25 days ago