The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Southampton region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 3 19 3
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -16
Contract jobs citing Finance 67 14 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 17.54% 5.22% 15.93%
As % of the General category 47.86% 15.56% 50.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 11 26
Average daily rate £425 £513 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% +24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £323 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £600 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.39 £22.77
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -14.84%
General Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
140 90 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 36.65% 33.58% 31.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 65 49
Average daily rate £365 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £256 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +220.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Finance
Hampshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 32 (26.02%) Telecoms
2 26 (21.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 26 (21.14%) Banking
3 19 (15.45%) Migration
4 14 (11.38%) Project Management
4 14 (11.38%) Degree
5 13 (10.57%) QA
6 11 (8.94%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (7.32%) ISEB
7 9 (7.32%) SQL
7 9 (7.32%) PRINCE2
7 9 (7.32%) Business Analysis
8 8 (6.50%) Wealth Management
9 7 (5.69%) Release Management
9 7 (5.69%) Waterfall
9 7 (5.69%) Mobile App
9 7 (5.69%) MS Excel
9 7 (5.69%) .NET
9 7 (5.69%) MS Project
9 7 (5.69%) Microsoft
9 7 (5.69%) Thunderhead
10 6 (4.88%) Risk Management
10 6 (4.88%) Service Management
10 6 (4.88%) ERP
10 6 (4.88%) C
10 6 (4.88%) User Stories
10 6 (4.88%) Marketing
11 5 (4.07%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (4.07%) Budget Control
11 5 (4.07%) C#

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (2.44%) IIS
2 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.81%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (5.69%) MS Excel
1 7 (5.69%) MS Project
2 3 (2.44%) MS Office
3 2 (1.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.81%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) SAP BPC
1 2 (1.63%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) IaaS
1 1 (0.81%) SaaS
1 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.44%) Network Security
2 1 (0.81%) LAN
2 1 (0.81%) WAN
2 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.63%) Big Data
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.81%) QlikView
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Subversion
2 1 (0.81%) Selenium
2 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (26.02%) Telecoms
2 26 (21.14%) Banking
3 6 (4.88%) Marketing
4 3 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.63%) Electronics
5 2 (1.63%) French Language
5 2 (1.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (34.96%) Analyst
2 32 (26.02%) Business Analyst
3 23 (18.70%) Project Manager
4 11 (8.94%) Architect
5 8 (6.50%) Lead Business Analyst
6 6 (4.88%) Senior Project Manager
6 6 (4.88%) Release Manager
6 6 (4.88%) Coordinator
6 6 (4.88%) Senior Manager
6 6 (4.88%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 5 (4.07%) Portfolio Manager
7 5 (4.07%) Developer
8 4 (3.25%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (3.25%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (3.25%) Test Manager
8 4 (3.25%) Consultant
8 4 (3.25%) Designer
9 3 (2.44%) Programme Manager
9 3 (2.44%) Trainer
9 3 (2.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.69%) .NET
2 4 (3.25%) XML
3 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.63%) CSS
3 2 (1.63%) jQuery
4 1 (0.81%) Ajax
4 1 (0.81%) CSS3
4 1 (0.81%) Flash
4 1 (0.81%) XSLT
4 1 (0.81%) HTML
4 1 (0.81%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.69%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.07%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.44%) E-Learning
4 2 (1.63%) NHS
4 2 (1.63%) DTV
5 1 (0.81%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.81%) RIA
5 1 (0.81%) IPTV
5 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.81%) iSeries
5 1 (0.81%) iPhone
5 1 (0.81%) FMCG
5 1 (0.81%) PMI
5 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.81%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.81%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.25%) Windows
2 2 (1.63%) Linux
2 2 (1.63%) Android
2 2 (1.63%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (15.45%) Migration
3 14 (11.38%) Project Management
4 11 (8.94%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (7.32%) PRINCE2
5 9 (7.32%) Business Analysis
6 8 (6.50%) Wealth Management
7 7 (5.69%) Release Management
7 7 (5.69%) Waterfall
8 6 (4.88%) Risk Management
8 6 (4.88%) Service Management
8 6 (4.88%) ERP
8 6 (4.88%) User Stories
9 5 (4.07%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (4.07%) Budget Control
9 5 (4.07%) Workflow
9 5 (4.07%) Scrum
10 4 (3.25%) Programme Management
10 4 (3.25%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (3.25%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.32%) SQL
2 6 (4.88%) C
3 5 (4.07%) C#
4 3 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (11.38%) Degree
2 9 (7.32%) ISEB
3 5 (4.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.44%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.81%) VCP5
5 1 (0.81%) MCSE
5 1 (0.81%) CCNP
5 1 (0.81%) CCNA
5 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.57%) QA
2 2 (1.63%) SLA
2 2 (1.63%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (5.69%) Microsoft
1 7 (5.69%) Thunderhead
2 4 (3.25%) SAP
3 3 (2.44%) Guidewire
3 3 (2.44%) Sitecore
3 3 (2.44%) TIBCO
4 2 (1.63%) Informatica
4 2 (1.63%) IBM
4 2 (1.63%) Oracle
4 2 (1.63%) Cognos
4 2 (1.63%) Netezza
5 1 (0.81%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.81%) Adobe
5 1 (0.81%) Intel
5 1 (0.81%) Borland
5 1 (0.81%) VMware
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