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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 5 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Finance 46 38 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 12.96% 12.46% 15.90%
As % of the General category 51.11% 50.00% 50.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 29
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £315 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £525 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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 £16.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-1.16% -16.52%
General Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
90 76 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 25.35% 24.92% 31.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 58 48
Average daily rate £500 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £300 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 11
Average hourly rate £13.89 £12.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.38% -55.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -16.66%
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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 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 1 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 39 (35.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (17.12%) PRINCE2
3 18 (16.22%) Banking
4 17 (15.32%) Telecoms
5 15 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (12.61%) Migration
6 14 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (11.71%) Project Management
7 13 (11.71%) SQL
8 12 (10.81%) User Stories
9 10 (9.01%) Degree
9 10 (9.01%) Mobile App
10 9 (8.11%) Waterfall
10 9 (8.11%) QA
10 9 (8.11%) SAP
11 7 (6.31%) Windows
11 7 (6.31%) SAS
11 7 (6.31%) PMI
11 7 (6.31%) PMI Certification
11 7 (6.31%) Release Management
11 7 (6.31%) Base SAS
11 7 (6.31%) Guidewire
12 6 (5.41%) Wealth Management
12 6 (5.41%) Service Management
12 6 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (5.41%) ITIL
12 6 (5.41%) C
13 5 (4.50%) VMware
13 5 (4.50%) Android
13 5 (4.50%) Requirements Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (6.31%) SAS
2 3 (2.70%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.70%) Confluence
2 3 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.80%) IIS
4 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (3.60%) MS Project
1 4 (3.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.70%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.80%) Agresso
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.80%) Firewall
2 1 (0.90%) LAN
2 1 (0.90%) WAN
2 1 (0.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.31%) Base SAS
2 3 (2.70%) SAP BI
2 3 (2.70%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.80%) QlikView
3 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.90%) MySQL
4 1 (0.90%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.90%) Xcelsius
4 1 (0.90%) BODI
Development Applications
1 3 (2.70%) JIRA
2 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.90%) Selenium
2 1 (0.90%) Subversion
General
1 18 (16.22%) Banking
2 17 (15.32%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.60%) French Language
4 3 (2.70%) Marketing
5 2 (1.80%) Retail
5 2 (1.80%) Electronics
5 2 (1.80%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.80%) Law
5 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (37.84%) Analyst
2 29 (26.13%) Business Analyst
3 23 (20.72%) Project Manager
4 11 (9.91%) Lead Business Analyst
5 7 (6.31%) Programme Manager
5 7 (6.31%) Developer
6 6 (5.41%) Consultant
6 6 (5.41%) Release Manager
7 5 (4.50%) SAS Developer
7 5 (4.50%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (4.50%) Portfolio Manager
8 4 (3.60%) PMO Analyst
8 4 (3.60%) Mobility Consultant
8 4 (3.60%) IT Programme Manager
8 4 (3.60%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (3.60%) Test Analyst
9 3 (2.70%) Architect
9 3 (2.70%) Trainer
9 3 (2.70%) Test Manager
9 3 (2.70%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.60%) .NET
2 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.80%) XML
3 1 (0.90%) XSLT
3 1 (0.90%) CSS
3 1 (0.90%) CSS3
3 1 (0.90%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.01%) Mobile App
2 7 (6.31%) PMI
3 4 (3.60%) iPhone
3 4 (3.60%) Handset
3 4 (3.60%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.60%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.70%) E-Learning
5 2 (1.80%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.80%) Clustering
5 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.80%) DTV
6 1 (0.90%) EPoS
6 1 (0.90%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.90%) iSeries
6 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.31%) Windows
2 5 (4.50%) Android
3 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.80%) AIX
4 2 (1.80%) Linux
5 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (35.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (17.12%) PRINCE2
3 15 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (12.61%) Migration
4 14 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (11.71%) Project Management
6 12 (10.81%) User Stories
7 9 (8.11%) Waterfall
8 7 (6.31%) Release Management
9 6 (5.41%) Wealth Management
9 6 (5.41%) Service Management
9 6 (5.41%) ITIL
10 5 (4.50%) Requirements Management
10 5 (4.50%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (4.50%) Business Analysis
11 4 (3.60%) Data Migration
11 4 (3.60%) Budget Control
11 4 (3.60%) ERP
11 4 (3.60%) PRINCE
12 3 (2.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.71%) SQL
2 6 (5.41%) C
3 3 (2.70%) C#
4 2 (1.80%) SAS Macro
5 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (9.01%) Degree
2 7 (6.31%) PMI Certification
3 6 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (3.60%) ISEB
5 3 (2.70%) CCNP
5 3 (2.70%) CCNA
5 3 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.70%) MCSE
5 3 (2.70%) VCP5
5 3 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.11%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (8.11%) SAP
2 7 (6.31%) Guidewire
3 5 (4.50%) VMware
4 4 (3.60%) Oracle
5 3 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.70%) Intel
6 2 (1.80%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.80%) Thunderhead
6 2 (1.80%) Veritas
6 2 (1.80%) Citrix
6 2 (1.80%) Cisco
6 2 (1.80%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.90%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.90%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.90%) Capita
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