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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 175 165 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 45.45% 40.64% 56.71%
As % of the General category 78.83% 82.09% 89.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 142 157
Average daily rate
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£469 £410 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.26% -1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.03% -18.25%
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
222 201 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 57.66% 49.51% 63.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 156 172
Average daily rate £470 £410 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.51% +4.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £538 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.38 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+0.55% -18.63%

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 1 April 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

1 162 (41.01%) Banking
2 124 (31.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 75 (18.99%) Retail
4 62 (15.70%) Retail Banking
5 53 (13.42%) Telecoms
6 43 (10.89%) Data Modelling
6 43 (10.89%) SAS
6 43 (10.89%) Business Transformation
7 41 (10.38%) Microsoft
7 41 (10.38%) Change Management
8 37 (9.37%) GAP Analysis
8 37 (9.37%) Project Management
9 35 (8.86%) Base SAS
10 34 (8.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 30 (7.59%) Requirements Analysis
11 30 (7.59%) Business Analysis
12 28 (7.09%) Change Control
13 26 (6.58%) Migration
14 25 (6.33%) PRINCE2
14 25 (6.33%) UML
15 23 (5.82%) MS Visio
16 22 (5.57%) ITIL
16 22 (5.57%) Windows
17 21 (5.32%) User Experience
18 20 (5.06%) ETL
18 20 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
19 19 (4.81%) BPMN
19 19 (4.81%) Solvency II
19 19 (4.81%) BPR
19 19 (4.81%) Basel II

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 43 (10.89%) SAS
2 12 (3.04%) WebSphere
3 10 (2.53%) CMS
4 9 (2.28%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.77%) IIS
6 4 (1.01%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.76%) Lync
7 3 (0.76%) WebSphere Portal
7 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.76%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.76%) Apache
7 3 (0.76%) iPlanet
8 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.25%) Mule
8 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (0.25%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (5.82%) MS Visio
2 16 (4.05%) MS Project
3 13 (3.29%) MS Office
4 12 (3.04%) MS Excel
5 8 (2.03%) Photoshop
6 7 (1.77%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (1.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.76%) SPSS
8 2 (0.51%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.77%) Google Analytics
2 5 (1.27%) BASE24
3 3 (0.76%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.51%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 2 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.51%) VisionPLUS
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.25%) Findur
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.25%) Agresso
5 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.76%) Office 365
2 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.56%) Internet
2 9 (2.28%) Firewall
3 8 (2.03%) Network Security
4 6 (1.52%) WAN
4 6 (1.52%) LAN
5 5 (1.27%) DHCP
5 5 (1.27%) DNS
6 4 (1.01%) ATM
7 3 (0.76%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (0.76%) SMTP
7 3 (0.76%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.51%) H.323
8 2 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.51%) IPsec
8 2 (0.51%) Intranet
8 2 (0.51%) 3G
8 2 (0.51%) MPLS
8 2 (0.51%) OSPF
8 2 (0.51%) BGP
8 2 (0.51%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (8.86%) Base SAS
2 34 (8.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 19 (4.81%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 6 (1.52%) SQL Server
4 6 (1.52%) IBM InfoSphere
5 5 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.76%) Big Data
7 3 (0.76%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.25%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.25%) DB2
8 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (1.52%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.76%) Hudson
3 3 (0.76%) Axure RP
3 3 (0.76%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.76%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.51%) MSI
5 1 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.25%) Ant
5 1 (0.25%) JUnit
5 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.25%) TestDirector
General
1 162 (41.01%) Banking
2 75 (18.99%) Retail
3 62 (15.70%) Retail Banking
4 53 (13.42%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.29%) Marketing
6 4 (1.01%) Back Office
7 3 (0.76%) Electronics
7 3 (0.76%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.76%) Publishing
8 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.51%) Legal
8 2 (0.51%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.25%) Billing
9 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 130 (32.91%) Analyst
2 71 (17.97%) Business Analyst
3 56 (14.18%) Architect
4 46 (11.65%) Senior Analyst
5 40 (10.13%) Senior Business Analyst
6 34 (8.61%) Project Manager
7 30 (7.59%) Developer
8 24 (6.08%) Consultant
8 24 (6.08%) Solutions Architect
9 22 (5.57%) Designer
10 21 (5.32%) Test Manager
11 15 (3.80%) Data Analyst
12 13 (3.29%) PMO Analyst
13 11 (2.78%) Business Architect
13 11 (2.78%) SAS Analyst
14 10 (2.53%) SAS Developer
15 9 (2.28%) Programme Analyst
15 9 (2.28%) Programme Office Analyst
15 9 (2.28%) Administrator
15 9 (2.28%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.54%) XML
1 14 (3.54%) HTML
2 13 (3.29%) .NET
3 12 (3.04%) CSS
4 9 (2.28%) HTML5
5 8 (2.03%) Web Services
5 8 (2.03%) CSS3
6 7 (1.77%) Middleware
7 6 (1.52%) Apache Cordova
7 6 (1.52%) RESTful
7 6 (1.52%) Sencha Touch
8 5 (1.27%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.01%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (1.01%) XSLT
9 4 (1.01%) jQuery
9 4 (1.01%) PhoneGap
9 4 (1.01%) REST
10 3 (0.76%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (0.76%) Ajax
10 3 (0.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.32%) User Experience
2 19 (4.81%) Mobile Banking
2 19 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.29%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.28%) W3C
5 7 (1.77%) Reference Data
5 7 (1.77%) Credit Risk
5 7 (1.77%) Online Banking
6 5 (1.27%) Tandem
7 3 (0.76%) DataPower
7 3 (0.76%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.76%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.76%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.51%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.51%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.51%) EMV
8 2 (0.51%) Physics
8 2 (0.51%) Statistics
8 2 (0.51%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (5.57%) Windows
2 8 (2.03%) Android
2 8 (2.03%) Apple iOS
3 7 (1.77%) Linux
4 5 (1.27%) Windows 7
4 5 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.27%) Windows XP
4 5 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (0.76%) AIX
5 3 (0.76%) Solaris
5 3 (0.76%) UNIX
5 3 (0.76%) Windows NT
5 3 (0.76%) zOS
6 2 (0.51%) Windows Vista
6 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (31.39%) Stakeholder Management
2 43 (10.89%) Data Modelling
2 43 (10.89%) Business Transformation
3 41 (10.38%) Change Management
4 37 (9.37%) GAP Analysis
4 37 (9.37%) Project Management
5 30 (7.59%) Requirements Analysis
5 30 (7.59%) Business Analysis
6 28 (7.09%) Change Control
7 26 (6.58%) Migration
8 25 (6.33%) PRINCE2
8 25 (6.33%) UML
9 22 (5.57%) ITIL
10 20 (5.06%) ETL
10 20 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (4.81%) BPMN
11 19 (4.81%) BPR
12 18 (4.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 18 (4.56%) Information Management
13 17 (4.30%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 18 (4.56%) SQL
2 12 (3.04%) C#
3 8 (2.03%) Java
3 8 (2.03%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.27%) VB.NET
5 3 (0.76%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.51%) ActionScript
6 2 (0.51%) VBA
7 1 (0.25%) Korn
7 1 (0.25%) SAS Macro
7 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.25%) VB
7 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.25%) Python
7 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.25%) Jython
Qualifications
1 18 (4.56%) Degree
2 9 (2.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 9 (2.28%) ISEB
3 8 (2.03%) ACCA
3 8 (2.03%) CIMA
4 6 (1.52%) MOS
5 4 (1.01%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.01%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.76%) HND
6 3 (0.76%) CISSP
7 2 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.51%) CCNP
7 2 (0.51%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.51%) JNCIS
7 2 (0.51%) CEH
8 1 (0.25%) APMP
8 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.25%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.81%) Solvency II
1 19 (4.81%) Basel II
2 18 (4.56%) PCI DSS
3 17 (4.30%) Basel III
4 9 (2.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (2.03%) COREP
6 7 (1.77%) FINREP
7 6 (1.52%) FATCA
8 5 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (1.27%) QA
8 5 (1.27%) SLA
9 3 (0.76%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (2.53%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (1.01%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.01%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.25%) XenApp
4 1 (0.25%) XenServer
4 1 (0.25%) vSphere
4 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (0.76%) SCVMM
2 2 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (0.51%) SCCM
3 1 (0.25%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 41 (10.38%) Microsoft
2 15 (3.80%) SAP
3 12 (3.04%) Adobe
4 11 (2.78%) Cisco
4 11 (2.78%) IBM
4 11 (2.78%) Citrix
5 8 (2.03%) Unisys
5 8 (2.03%) Google
6 7 (1.77%) Sencha
7 6 (1.52%) PeopleSoft
8 5 (1.27%) ICL
8 5 (1.27%) Omniture
8 5 (1.27%) Oracle
8 5 (1.27%) Business Objects
8 5 (1.27%) HP
8 5 (1.27%) Juniper
8 5 (1.27%) VMware
9 4 (1.01%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.76%) EMC
10 3 (0.76%) AppSense
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