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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 11 6 16
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing Finance 38 40 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 11.18% 12.74% 6.64%
As % of the General category 43.18% 37.04% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 12
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £300 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £605 £591
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £378
% change year-on-year
+3.15% +2.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -5.40%
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
88 108 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 25.88% 34.39% 28.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 90 54
Average daily rate £475 £405 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.28% -5.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £170 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £605 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 10
Average hourly rate £26.75 £21.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.70% -41.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £21.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £21.80 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.96%

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 27 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 27 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 24 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (24.44%) Banking
2 22 (24.44%) PRINCE2
3 20 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 18 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 15 (16.67%) SQL
6 14 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (14.44%) MS Project
8 12 (13.33%) ITIL
9 10 (11.11%) .NET
9 10 (11.11%) Project Management
9 10 (11.11%) Degree
10 9 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (10.00%) MS Office
10 9 (10.00%) SAP
10 9 (10.00%) MS Excel
11 8 (8.89%) GAMP
11 8 (8.89%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (8.89%) Migration
11 8 (8.89%) Software Delivery
11 8 (8.89%) Financial Modelling
11 8 (8.89%) Market Research
12 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (6.67%) JIRA
12 6 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
12 6 (6.67%) User Stories
13 5 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (5.56%) PMI Certification
13 5 (5.56%) Java
13 5 (5.56%) Service Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (3.33%) Confluence
2 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.11%) SAS
2 1 (1.11%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (14.44%) MS Project
2 9 (10.00%) MS Office
2 9 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (3.33%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.22%) SAP FS
2 2 (2.22%) Agresso
3 1 (1.11%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) Intranet
1 2 (2.22%) Extranet
2 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.33%) SAP BW
2 3 (3.33%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.11%) QlikView
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.11%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (6.67%) JIRA
2 4 (4.44%) Subversion
3 1 (1.11%) Selenium
3 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.11%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
General
1 22 (24.44%) Banking
2 20 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.89%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.22%) Retail
5 1 (1.11%) Marketing
5 1 (1.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (35.56%) Analyst
2 21 (23.33%) Project Manager
2 21 (23.33%) Business Analyst
3 7 (7.78%) Architect
4 5 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (5.56%) Administrator
4 5 (5.56%) Implementation Manager
5 4 (4.44%) Release Manager
5 4 (4.44%) Project Administrator
5 4 (4.44%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (4.44%) Consultant
6 3 (3.33%) Coordinator
6 3 (3.33%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (3.33%) Technical Manager
6 3 (3.33%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (2.22%) Requirements Analyst
7 2 (2.22%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 2 (2.22%) SAP Manager
7 2 (2.22%) Software Manager
7 2 (2.22%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.11%) .NET
2 4 (4.44%) XML
3 1 (1.11%) Middleware
3 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.22%) PMI
3 2 (2.22%) GIS
4 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.11%) Statistics
4 1 (1.11%) FMCG
4 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.33%) Windows
1 3 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (24.44%) PRINCE2
3 14 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (13.33%) ITIL
5 10 (11.11%) Project Management
6 8 (8.89%) Migration
6 8 (8.89%) Financial Modelling
6 8 (8.89%) Market Research
6 8 (8.89%) Software Delivery
7 6 (6.67%) User Stories
7 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (5.56%) Service Management
8 5 (5.56%) Scrum
9 4 (4.44%) Zachman Framework
9 4 (4.44%) TOGAF
9 4 (4.44%) CRM
9 4 (4.44%) Waterfall
9 4 (4.44%) Business Transformation
9 4 (4.44%) Business Analysis
9 4 (4.44%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.67%) SQL
2 5 (5.56%) Java
3 2 (2.22%) C#
4 1 (1.11%) C
4 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.11%) VBA
4 1 (1.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (11.11%) Degree
2 5 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.33%) ISEB
3 3 (3.33%) CAPM
4 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.22%) PMP
5 1 (1.11%) MCTS
5 1 (1.11%) MCSA
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.89%) GAMP
2 3 (3.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.00%) SAP
3 3 (3.33%) Oracle
4 2 (2.22%) Ariba
4 2 (2.22%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.11%) Pardot
5 1 (1.11%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.11%) BT
5 1 (1.11%) VMware
5 1 (1.11%) Infor
5 1 (1.11%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.11%) Sun
5 1 (1.11%) Citrix
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