The first 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 23 July 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 Swindon 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 193 159 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 46.06% 39.26% 29.34%
As % of the General category 83.91% 77.94% 58.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 129 88
Average daily rate
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£433 £420 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.97% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £498 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -20.00%
General Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
230 204 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 54.89% 50.37% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 150 129
Average daily rate £435 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -36.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Finance
Wiltshire

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 23 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 174 (44.27%) Banking
2 85 (21.63%) Retail
3 83 (21.12%) Retail Banking
3 83 (21.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 59 (15.01%) Change Management
5 48 (12.21%) Microsoft
6 45 (11.45%) SQL
7 43 (10.94%) Project Management
8 38 (9.67%) GAP Analysis
9 37 (9.41%) MS Project
9 37 (9.41%) PRINCE2
10 35 (8.91%) Data Modelling
11 34 (8.65%) Requirements Analysis
12 33 (8.40%) UML
13 31 (7.89%) Business Transformation
14 29 (7.38%) Business Analysis
15 28 (7.12%) Telecoms
15 28 (7.12%) Windows
15 28 (7.12%) SAP
16 27 (6.87%) MS Visio
17 26 (6.62%) .NET
18 25 (6.36%) PCI DSS
19 23 (5.85%) Project Planning
19 23 (5.85%) SQL Server
19 23 (5.85%) MS Excel
19 23 (5.85%) SSADM
19 23 (5.85%) DSDM
20 22 (5.60%) Migration
21 21 (5.34%) BPR
21 21 (5.34%) Change Control

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 20 (5.09%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.56%) WebLogic
3 8 (2.04%) CMS
4 6 (1.53%) WebLogic Portal
4 6 (1.53%) AquaLogic Service Bus
4 6 (1.53%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (1.53%) IIS
5 4 (1.02%) Apache
5 4 (1.02%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.76%) SAS
6 3 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.51%) Confluence
7 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.25%) Content Management Server
8 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 37 (9.41%) MS Project
2 27 (6.87%) MS Visio
3 23 (5.85%) MS Excel
4 5 (1.27%) MS Office
5 4 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.51%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.25%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 7 (1.78%) WebTrends
1 7 (1.78%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.51%) BASE24
4 1 (0.25%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.25%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.25%) Agresso
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.04%) Internet
1 8 (2.04%) Firewall
2 5 (1.27%) Network Security
3 4 (1.02%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.02%) DNS
4 3 (0.76%) Extranet
4 3 (0.76%) LDAP
4 3 (0.76%) ATM
4 3 (0.76%) Intranet
5 2 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.51%) LTE
5 2 (0.51%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.25%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.25%) SMS
6 1 (0.25%) X.509
6 1 (0.25%) SSL
6 1 (0.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.85%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (1.78%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (1.27%) MS Access
8 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.02%) QlikView
8 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.02%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (0.76%) OLAP
10 2 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (0.51%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 11 (2.80%) Maven
2 7 (1.78%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (1.27%) Ant
4 4 (1.02%) JUnit
4 4 (1.02%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.02%) Rational Rose
4 4 (1.02%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.02%) JDeveloper
5 3 (0.76%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.76%) Subversion
6 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.51%) JIRA
7 1 (0.25%) Selenium
7 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.25%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.25%) Yeoman
7 1 (0.25%) RequisitePro
7 1 (0.25%) MSI
7 1 (0.25%) LSMW
General
1 174 (44.27%) Banking
2 85 (21.63%) Retail
3 83 (21.12%) Retail Banking
4 28 (7.12%) Telecoms
5 16 (4.07%) Marketing
6 6 (1.53%) Back Office
7 3 (0.76%) Publishing
8 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.51%) Legal
8 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.25%) Electronics
9 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 148 (37.66%) Analyst
2 66 (16.79%) Business Analyst
3 54 (13.74%) Senior Analyst
4 52 (13.23%) Senior Business Analyst
5 39 (9.92%) Architect
6 38 (9.67%) PMO Analyst
7 33 (8.40%) Project Manager
7 33 (8.40%) Consultant
8 32 (8.14%) Developer
9 23 (5.85%) Solutions Architect
10 15 (3.82%) Programme Manager
10 15 (3.82%) Programme Office Analyst
10 15 (3.82%) Programme Analyst
11 14 (3.56%) Java Developer
12 13 (3.31%) Designer
13 11 (2.80%) Solutions Designer
13 11 (2.80%) Technical Analyst
14 10 (2.54%) Test Analyst
15 9 (2.29%) Wintel Support
15 9 (2.29%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.62%) .NET
2 15 (3.82%) Spring
3 14 (3.56%) J2EE
4 12 (3.05%) Web Services
5 10 (2.54%) jQuery
6 9 (2.29%) XML
6 9 (2.29%) HTML
7 8 (2.04%) JSF
7 8 (2.04%) CSS
8 7 (1.78%) .NET Framework
9 6 (1.53%) SOAP
9 6 (1.53%) Spring MVC
9 6 (1.53%) REST
10 4 (1.02%) CSS3
10 4 (1.02%) WebCenter
10 4 (1.02%) Hibernate
10 4 (1.02%) MDX
10 4 (1.02%) XSLT
11 3 (0.76%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (2.29%) Mobile Banking
2 8 (2.04%) Mobile Payment
2 8 (2.04%) Online Banking
3 7 (1.78%) Management Information System
3 7 (1.78%) Digital Media
4 5 (1.27%) SWIFT
4 5 (1.27%) APACS
5 4 (1.02%) Clustering
6 2 (0.51%) PMI
6 2 (0.51%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.51%) Tandem
6 2 (0.51%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (0.51%) Reference Data
6 2 (0.51%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.51%) FMCG
6 2 (0.51%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.51%) Social Media
7 1 (0.25%) iPhone
7 1 (0.25%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.25%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 28 (7.12%) Windows
2 12 (3.05%) Linux
3 11 (2.80%) UNIX
4 10 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.27%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.76%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.76%) Android
8 2 (0.51%) AIX
8 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.25%) zOS
9 1 (0.25%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (21.12%) Stakeholder Management
2 59 (15.01%) Change Management
3 43 (10.94%) Project Management
4 38 (9.67%) GAP Analysis
5 37 (9.41%) PRINCE2
6 35 (8.91%) Data Modelling
7 34 (8.65%) Requirements Analysis
8 33 (8.40%) UML
9 31 (7.89%) Business Transformation
10 29 (7.38%) Business Analysis
11 23 (5.85%) Project Planning
11 23 (5.85%) SSADM
11 23 (5.85%) DSDM
12 22 (5.60%) Migration
13 21 (5.34%) BPR
13 21 (5.34%) Change Control
14 19 (4.83%) Analytics
15 18 (4.58%) BPMN
16 17 (4.33%) Risk Management
17 14 (3.56%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 45 (11.45%) SQL
2 18 (4.58%) Java
3 13 (3.31%) JavaScript
4 11 (2.80%) C#
5 10 (2.54%) VBA
6 7 (1.78%) VB.NET
6 7 (1.78%) PL/SQL
6 7 (1.78%) VBScript
7 6 (1.53%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.27%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.02%) XQuery
9 4 (1.02%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.02%) VB
10 2 (0.51%) VB6
10 2 (0.51%) C
11 1 (0.25%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 17 (4.33%) ISEB
2 12 (3.05%) Degree
3 10 (2.54%) ACCA
3 10 (2.54%) CIMA
4 7 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.27%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.02%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 4 (1.02%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.76%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.76%) PMP
8 2 (0.51%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.25%) MBA
9 1 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.25%) CIPD
9 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.25%) CISSP
9 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.25%) OCP
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.36%) PCI DSS
2 21 (5.34%) Basel III
2 21 (5.34%) Solvency II
3 18 (4.58%) Basel II
4 16 (4.07%) FINREP
5 14 (3.56%) COREP
6 10 (2.54%) QA
7 8 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (1.78%) FATCA
9 4 (1.02%) SLA
10 3 (0.76%) MiFID
11 2 (0.51%) CRD IV
11 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (3.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.51%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.25%) vSphere
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.25%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (2.80%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.25%) Control-M
3 1 (0.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (12.21%) Microsoft
2 28 (7.12%) SAP
3 13 (3.31%) Oracle
4 12 (3.05%) McAfee
5 9 (2.29%) Unisys
5 9 (2.29%) ICL
6 8 (2.04%) Cisco
6 8 (2.04%) Business Objects
7 7 (1.78%) Google
7 7 (1.78%) Qualys
8 6 (1.53%) Juniper
9 5 (1.27%) HP
9 5 (1.27%) IBM
9 5 (1.27%) Niku
10 4 (1.02%) Sophos
10 4 (1.02%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.51%) Omniture
11 2 (0.51%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.51%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (0.51%) Citrix
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