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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 9 3 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing Finance 52 63 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 12.68% 17.80% 5.67%
As % of the General category 41.27% 47.73% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 54 11
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£475 £425 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -17.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £184 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £566 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +0.56%
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
126 132 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 30.73% 37.29% 30.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 117 57
Average daily rate £525 £381 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.70% -19.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £170 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £568 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 11
Average hourly rate £26.75 £21.80 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.70% -45.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -1.88%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015, 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 23 (26.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (25.58%) Banking
3 21 (24.42%) PRINCE2
4 19 (22.09%) Telecoms
5 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
6 13 (15.12%) MS Project
6 13 (15.12%) SQL
7 11 (12.79%) Degree
8 9 (10.47%) Migration
8 9 (10.47%) MS Office
8 9 (10.47%) .NET
8 9 (10.47%) MS Excel
8 9 (10.47%) Project Management
8 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (10.47%) Software Delivery
9 8 (9.30%) Financial Modelling
9 8 (9.30%) Market Research
9 8 (9.30%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (9.30%) GAMP
9 8 (9.30%) SAP
9 8 (9.30%) ITIL
10 7 (8.14%) User Stories
11 6 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (6.98%) JIRA
11 6 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
12 5 (5.81%) Scrum
12 5 (5.81%) Java
12 5 (5.81%) Business Transformation
12 5 (5.81%) Waterfall

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 (3.49%) Confluence
2 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.16%) SAS
2 1 (1.16%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (15.12%) MS Project
2 9 (10.47%) MS Office
2 9 (10.47%) MS Excel
3 6 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (4.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (3.49%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.33%) SAP FS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) Intranet
1 2 (2.33%) Extranet
2 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.16%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.49%) SAP BW
2 3 (3.49%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.16%) QlikView
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) JIRA
2 4 (4.65%) Subversion
3 1 (1.16%) Selenium
3 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.16%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
General
1 22 (25.58%) Banking
2 19 (22.09%) Telecoms
3 8 (9.30%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (37.21%) Analyst
2 22 (25.58%) Business Analyst
3 20 (23.26%) Project Manager
4 7 (8.14%) Architect
5 5 (5.81%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (5.81%) Administrator
5 5 (5.81%) Implementation Manager
6 4 (4.65%) Release Manager
6 4 (4.65%) Project Administrator
6 4 (4.65%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Consultant
7 3 (3.49%) Coordinator
7 3 (3.49%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (3.49%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Technical Manager
8 2 (2.33%) Requirements Analyst
8 2 (2.33%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 2 (2.33%) Product Consultant
8 2 (2.33%) PMO Analyst
8 2 (2.33%) PMO Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.47%) .NET
2 4 (4.65%) XML
3 1 (1.16%) Middleware
3 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.16%) Statistics
3 1 (1.16%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.49%) Linux
2 1 (1.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (24.42%) PRINCE2
3 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (10.47%) Project Management
4 9 (10.47%) Migration
4 9 (10.47%) Software Delivery
5 8 (9.30%) Financial Modelling
5 8 (9.30%) Market Research
5 8 (9.30%) ITIL
6 7 (8.14%) User Stories
7 6 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (5.81%) Scrum
8 5 (5.81%) Business Transformation
8 5 (5.81%) Waterfall
9 4 (4.65%) Data Migration
9 4 (4.65%) Zachman Framework
9 4 (4.65%) TOGAF
9 4 (4.65%) Business Analysis
9 4 (4.65%) CRM
9 4 (4.65%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.12%) SQL
2 5 (5.81%) Java
3 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.16%) C
3 1 (1.16%) C#
3 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.16%) VBA
3 1 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (12.79%) Degree
2 4 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.49%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.49%) ISEB
3 3 (3.49%) CAPM
4 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) MCTS
5 1 (1.16%) MCSA
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.30%) GAMP
2 2 (2.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.30%) SAP
3 2 (2.33%) Guidewire
3 2 (2.33%) Ariba
4 1 (1.16%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.16%) BT
4 1 (1.16%) VMware
4 1 (1.16%) Infor
4 1 (1.16%) Sun
4 1 (1.16%) Citrix
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle
4 1 (1.16%) Business Objects
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