The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 224 112 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 49.56% 34.67% 43.50%
As % of the General category 86.82% 77.78% 75.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 101 154
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£450 £430 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +4.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £520 £549
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.69 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
Finance
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

General Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
258 144 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 57.08% 44.58% 57.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 116 184
Average daily rate £450 £430 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +6.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.69 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Swindon region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Swindon region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Finance
Hourly Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Swindon

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

1 143 (35.84%) Banking
2 121 (30.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 70 (17.54%) Retail
4 67 (16.79%) Retail Banking
5 45 (11.28%) Change Management
6 41 (10.28%) Data Modelling
7 39 (9.77%) SAS
7 39 (9.77%) Business Transformation
8 37 (9.27%) Telecoms
9 36 (9.02%) Project Management
9 36 (9.02%) Change Control
9 36 (9.02%) Base SAS
10 35 (8.77%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 32 (8.02%) SAP
11 32 (8.02%) Microsoft
12 29 (7.27%) GAP Analysis
13 28 (7.02%) Windows
14 27 (6.77%) UML
14 27 (6.77%) ITIL
14 27 (6.77%) Requirements Analysis
15 26 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
16 25 (6.27%) Risk Management
17 24 (6.02%) Mobile Banking
18 23 (5.76%) Agile Software Development
19 22 (5.51%) Data Management
19 22 (5.51%) MS Visio
19 22 (5.51%) Business Analysis
19 22 (5.51%) SAS Data Integration Studio
20 20 (5.01%) Information Management
20 20 (5.01%) ETL

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 39 (9.77%) SAS
2 11 (2.76%) WebSphere
3 7 (1.75%) CMS
4 6 (1.50%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.00%) IIS
5 4 (1.00%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.75%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (0.75%) Apache
6 3 (0.75%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.75%) iPlanet
6 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.25%) Lync
8 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (0.25%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (5.51%) MS Visio
2 16 (4.01%) MS Project
3 10 (2.51%) MS Excel
4 8 (2.01%) Photoshop
5 7 (1.75%) MS Office
5 7 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.75%) BASE24
2 5 (1.25%) SAP GRC
3 4 (1.00%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.75%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.50%) Findur
6 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.25%) VisionPLUS
6 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.25%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.25%) Agresso
6 1 (0.25%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.51%) Internet
2 11 (2.76%) Firewall
3 8 (2.01%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.01%) Network Security
3 8 (2.01%) LAN
4 7 (1.75%) DHCP
4 7 (1.75%) DNS
4 7 (1.75%) LTE
5 5 (1.25%) ATM
5 5 (1.25%) WAN
5 5 (1.25%) WCDMA
6 4 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (0.75%) SMTP
8 2 (0.50%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.50%) IPv4
8 2 (0.50%) IPv6
8 2 (0.50%) Intranet
8 2 (0.50%) 3G
8 2 (0.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (9.02%) Base SAS
2 35 (8.77%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 22 (5.51%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 12 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.50%) IBM InfoSphere
6 4 (1.00%) Big Data
6 4 (1.00%) NonStop SQL
7 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.75%) SQL Server
8 2 (0.50%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.25%) DB2
9 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.25%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (1.50%) MSI
2 4 (1.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.75%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.75%) Hudson
3 3 (0.75%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.50%) RequisitePro
5 1 (0.25%) Ant
5 1 (0.25%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.25%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.25%) TestDirector
General
1 143 (35.84%) Banking
2 70 (17.54%) Retail
3 67 (16.79%) Retail Banking
4 37 (9.27%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.51%) Marketing
6 6 (1.50%) Back Office
7 5 (1.25%) Legal
8 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.50%) Publishing
8 2 (0.50%) Electronics
8 2 (0.50%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.25%) Local Government
9 1 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 120 (30.08%) Analyst
2 56 (14.04%) Architect
3 50 (12.53%) Business Analyst
4 38 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 36 (9.02%) Consultant
6 34 (8.52%) Project Manager
7 33 (8.27%) Senior Business Analyst
8 27 (6.77%) Solutions Architect
9 25 (6.27%) Developer
10 23 (5.76%) Designer
11 18 (4.51%) PMO Analyst
12 16 (4.01%) Test Manager
13 14 (3.51%) Data Analyst
14 13 (3.26%) Test Analyst
15 11 (2.76%) SAS Developer
15 11 (2.76%) Programme Office Analyst
15 11 (2.76%) Programme Analyst
16 10 (2.51%) SAS Analyst
16 10 (2.51%) Technical Architect
16 10 (2.51%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.01%) XML
2 11 (2.76%) .NET
3 9 (2.26%) HTML
3 9 (2.26%) Web Services
4 8 (2.01%) CSS
4 8 (2.01%) HTML5
5 7 (1.75%) CSS3
6 6 (1.50%) Sencha Touch
6 6 (1.50%) Apache Cordova
6 6 (1.50%) RESTful
7 4 (1.00%) PhoneGap
7 4 (1.00%) REST
7 4 (1.00%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (0.75%) Middleware
8 3 (0.75%) LINQ
8 3 (0.75%) XSLT
8 3 (0.75%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.75%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.25%) WCF
9 1 (0.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.02%) Mobile Banking
3 13 (3.26%) User Experience
3 13 (3.26%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.26%) Online Banking
4 9 (2.26%) Tandem
5 8 (2.01%) Reference Data
6 7 (1.75%) W3C
7 3 (0.75%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.75%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.50%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.50%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.50%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.50%) DTV
8 2 (0.50%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.25%) FMCG
9 1 (0.25%) DataPower
9 1 (0.25%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (7.02%) Windows
2 12 (3.01%) Windows 7
3 10 (2.51%) Linux
4 9 (2.26%) Windows XP
4 9 (2.26%) UNIX
5 8 (2.01%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.01%) Android
6 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.75%) Windows Vista
7 3 (0.75%) zOS
7 3 (0.75%) Windows NT
7 3 (0.75%) AIX
7 3 (0.75%) Solaris
7 3 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (30.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 45 (11.28%) Change Management
3 41 (10.28%) Data Modelling
4 39 (9.77%) Business Transformation
5 36 (9.02%) Change Control
5 36 (9.02%) Project Management
6 29 (7.27%) GAP Analysis
7 27 (6.77%) ITIL
7 27 (6.77%) UML
7 27 (6.77%) Requirements Analysis
8 25 (6.27%) Risk Management
9 23 (5.76%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (5.51%) Data Management
10 22 (5.51%) Business Analysis
11 20 (5.01%) Information Management
11 20 (5.01%) ETL
12 19 (4.76%) PRINCE2
12 19 (4.76%) Migration
13 18 (4.51%) Data Analysis
13 18 (4.51%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.51%) C#
2 7 (1.75%) SQL
2 7 (1.75%) VB
3 5 (1.25%) JavaScript
3 5 (1.25%) Perl
4 4 (1.00%) Java
4 4 (1.00%) VB.NET
5 3 (0.75%) COBOL
6 2 (0.50%) VBA
7 1 (0.25%) Python
7 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.25%) Jython
7 1 (0.25%) Korn
7 1 (0.25%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (4.01%) Degree
2 14 (3.51%) ACCA
2 14 (3.51%) CIMA
3 13 (3.26%) ISEB
4 6 (1.50%) CISSP
4 6 (1.50%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.50%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.75%) HND
6 3 (0.75%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.50%) CCNP
7 2 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.50%) MOS
7 2 (0.50%) CEH
7 2 (0.50%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.25%) CIPD
8 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 18 (4.51%) Basel II
3 17 (4.26%) Solvency II
4 16 (4.01%) Basel III
5 11 (2.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (2.51%) COREP
7 9 (2.26%) FINREP
8 7 (1.75%) Data Quality
8 7 (1.75%) FATCA
8 7 (1.75%) QA
9 4 (1.00%) SLA
10 3 (0.75%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.25%) COBIT
11 1 (0.25%) MiFID
System Software
1 9 (2.26%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (1.25%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.25%) XenApp
5 1 (0.25%) XenServer
5 1 (0.25%) vSphere
5 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (2.01%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.75%) SCCM
3 5 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 32 (8.02%) SAP
1 32 (8.02%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.51%) Citrix
2 14 (3.51%) Unisys
2 14 (3.51%) IBM
3 13 (3.26%) Cisco
4 10 (2.51%) Business Objects
5 9 (2.26%) Adobe
6 8 (2.01%) HP
6 8 (2.01%) ICL
7 7 (1.75%) Sencha
7 7 (1.75%) VMware
8 6 (1.50%) EMC
8 6 (1.50%) Hyperion
8 6 (1.50%) PeopleSoft
9 5 (1.25%) McAfee
9 5 (1.25%) Google
10 4 (1.00%) Sophos
10 4 (1.00%) Juniper
11 3 (0.75%) Symantec
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