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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 185 130 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 44.47% 35.04% 57.05%
As % of the General category 78.72% 78.79% 85.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 107 166
Average daily rate
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£470 £410 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.63% -1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £16.35 £19.70
% change year-on-year
+2.44% -16.98%
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
235 165 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 56.49% 44.47% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 127 188
Average daily rate £473 £410 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.24% +6.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £310 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.86 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -5.52%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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.

1 166 (40.10%) Banking
2 127 (30.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 88 (21.26%) Retail
4 75 (18.12%) Retail Banking
5 48 (11.59%) Data Modelling
6 47 (11.35%) Change Management
7 45 (10.87%) Telecoms
8 44 (10.63%) Business Transformation
9 42 (10.14%) SAS
10 39 (9.42%) Microsoft
11 35 (8.45%) GAP Analysis
11 35 (8.45%) Base SAS
11 35 (8.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 34 (8.21%) Project Management
13 30 (7.25%) Requirements Analysis
14 29 (7.00%) ITIL
14 29 (7.00%) PRINCE2
15 28 (6.76%) Business Analysis
16 27 (6.52%) Migration
17 26 (6.28%) Change Control
17 26 (6.28%) Mobile Banking
17 26 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
18 24 (5.80%) UML
18 24 (5.80%) Information Management
19 23 (5.56%) SAP
20 21 (5.07%) MS Visio
20 21 (5.07%) PCI DSS
20 21 (5.07%) Data Architecture
21 20 (4.83%) ETL
21 20 (4.83%) SAS Data Integration Studio

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 42 (10.14%) SAS
2 14 (3.38%) WebSphere
3 10 (2.42%) CMS
4 8 (1.93%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.97%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.72%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (0.72%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.72%) IIS
6 3 (0.72%) Apache
6 3 (0.72%) iPlanet
6 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.48%) Lync
8 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.24%) Mule
8 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 21 (5.07%) MS Visio
2 16 (3.86%) MS Project
3 11 (2.66%) MS Office
4 9 (2.17%) MS Excel
5 8 (1.93%) Photoshop
6 7 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.72%) SPSS
8 2 (0.48%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.69%) BASE24
2 6 (1.45%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.72%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.48%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 2 (0.48%) VisionPLUS
4 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.48%) Findur
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.24%) Agresso
5 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.48%) Office 365
2 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.35%) Internet
2 10 (2.42%) Network Security
3 8 (1.93%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.93%) Firewall
4 7 (1.69%) LAN
4 7 (1.69%) DHCP
4 7 (1.69%) DNS
5 6 (1.45%) WAN
6 5 (1.21%) ATM
7 3 (0.72%) SMTP
7 3 (0.72%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.48%) H.323
8 2 (0.48%) IPsec
8 2 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.48%) LTE
8 2 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.48%) VPN
8 2 (0.48%) 3G
8 2 (0.48%) MPLS
8 2 (0.48%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (8.45%) Base SAS
1 35 (8.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 20 (4.83%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 6 (1.45%) IBM InfoSphere
3 6 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (0.97%) Big Data
4 4 (0.97%) NonStop SQL
5 3 (0.72%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.24%) DB2
6 1 (0.24%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.24%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.72%) Visual Studio
1 3 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (0.72%) MSI
1 3 (0.72%) Git (software)
1 3 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (0.72%) Axure RP
1 3 (0.72%) Hudson
1 3 (0.72%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.24%) Ant
2 1 (0.24%) JUnit
2 1 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.24%) TestDirector
General
1 166 (40.10%) Banking
2 88 (21.26%) Retail
3 75 (18.12%) Retail Banking
4 45 (10.87%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.66%) Marketing
6 6 (1.45%) Back Office
7 3 (0.72%) Electronics
7 3 (0.72%) Legal
7 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.48%) Publishing
8 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.48%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Billing
9 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 120 (28.99%) Analyst
2 68 (16.43%) Architect
3 61 (14.73%) Business Analyst
4 45 (10.87%) Senior Analyst
5 38 (9.18%) Senior Business Analyst
6 37 (8.94%) Project Manager
7 32 (7.73%) Consultant
8 29 (7.00%) Solutions Architect
9 26 (6.28%) Designer
10 25 (6.04%) Developer
11 22 (5.31%) Test Manager
12 14 (3.38%) Data Analyst
13 13 (3.14%) PMO Analyst
14 12 (2.90%) Business Architect
15 11 (2.66%) Test Analyst
16 10 (2.42%) Technical Architect
16 10 (2.42%) SAS Analyst
16 10 (2.42%) Business Solution Architect
17 9 (2.17%) Programme Analyst
17 9 (2.17%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.90%) XML
2 11 (2.66%) HTML
3 10 (2.42%) .NET
3 10 (2.42%) CSS
4 9 (2.17%) Web Services
4 9 (2.17%) HTML5
5 8 (1.93%) CSS3
6 6 (1.45%) Sencha Touch
6 6 (1.45%) Apache Cordova
6 6 (1.45%) RESTful
6 6 (1.45%) Middleware
7 4 (0.97%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (0.97%) PhoneGap
7 4 (0.97%) REST
8 3 (0.72%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.72%) LINQ
8 3 (0.72%) XSLT
8 3 (0.72%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.48%) J2EE
9 2 (0.48%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.28%) Mobile Banking
1 26 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.35%) User Experience
3 12 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.66%) Reference Data
5 9 (2.17%) Online Banking
6 7 (1.69%) W3C
6 7 (1.69%) Tandem
7 6 (1.45%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.72%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.72%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.72%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.48%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.48%) DataPower
9 2 (0.48%) Statistics
9 2 (0.48%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.48%) EMV
9 2 (0.48%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.48%) Physics
9 2 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.35%) Windows
2 8 (1.93%) Android
2 8 (1.93%) Apple iOS
3 7 (1.69%) Windows 7
3 7 (1.69%) Linux
3 7 (1.69%) Windows XP
4 3 (0.72%) zOS
4 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (0.72%) Windows Vista
4 3 (0.72%) Windows NT
4 3 (0.72%) AIX
4 3 (0.72%) Solaris
4 3 (0.72%) UNIX
4 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (30.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 48 (11.59%) Data Modelling
3 47 (11.35%) Change Management
4 44 (10.63%) Business Transformation
5 35 (8.45%) GAP Analysis
6 34 (8.21%) Project Management
7 30 (7.25%) Requirements Analysis
8 29 (7.00%) ITIL
8 29 (7.00%) PRINCE2
9 28 (6.76%) Business Analysis
10 27 (6.52%) Migration
11 26 (6.28%) Change Control
12 24 (5.80%) Information Management
12 24 (5.80%) UML
13 21 (5.07%) Data Architecture
14 20 (4.83%) ETL
15 19 (4.59%) Risk Management
15 19 (4.59%) BPMN
16 18 (4.35%) BPR
16 18 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (3.62%) SQL
2 9 (2.17%) C#
3 8 (1.93%) Java
4 5 (1.21%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.97%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.48%) Perl
7 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.24%) COBOL
7 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.24%) VB
7 1 (0.24%) VBA
7 1 (0.24%) Python
7 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.24%) Jython
7 1 (0.24%) Korn
7 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (4.35%) Degree
2 11 (2.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (2.17%) ACCA
3 9 (2.17%) ISEB
3 9 (2.17%) CIMA
4 6 (1.45%) MOS
5 4 (0.97%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.97%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.97%) VCP4
6 3 (0.72%) CISSP
6 3 (0.72%) HND
7 2 (0.48%) CCNP
7 2 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.48%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.48%) CEH
7 2 (0.48%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.24%) CIPD
8 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.24%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.07%) PCI DSS
2 18 (4.35%) Basel II
2 18 (4.35%) Solvency II
3 16 (3.86%) Basel III
4 13 (3.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (2.66%) COREP
6 9 (2.17%) FINREP
7 8 (1.93%) FATCA
8 5 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (1.21%) SLA
9 3 (0.72%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.72%) QA
9 3 (0.72%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.24%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (2.42%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (0.97%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.97%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.24%) vSphere
4 1 (0.24%) XenApp
4 1 (0.24%) XenServer
4 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.97%) SCCM
3 3 (0.72%) SCVMM
3 3 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 39 (9.42%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.56%) SAP
3 15 (3.62%) Citrix
4 14 (3.38%) Unisys
4 14 (3.38%) Cisco
5 12 (2.90%) IBM
6 11 (2.66%) Adobe
7 8 (1.93%) HP
7 8 (1.93%) VMware
7 8 (1.93%) ICL
8 7 (1.69%) Google
8 7 (1.69%) Sencha
8 7 (1.69%) PeopleSoft
9 6 (1.45%) EMC
10 5 (1.21%) Juniper
11 4 (0.97%) Business Objects
11 4 (0.97%) Splunk
11 4 (0.97%) Omniture
12 3 (0.72%) AppSense
12 3 (0.72%) Symantec
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