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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 126 204 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 32.90% 48.00% 33.64%
As % of the General category 77.78% 80.95% 74.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 173 91
Average daily rate £400 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £316 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £23.22 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +6.45%
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
162 252 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 42.30% 59.29% 45.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 201 110
Average daily rate £400 £480 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +13.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £328 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £576 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £122.50 £23.22 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+427.56% -3.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 52 (19.40%) Stakeholder Management
2 43 (16.04%) Banking
3 40 (14.93%) SQL
4 35 (13.06%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (12.31%) Oracle
6 31 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (8.96%) HTML
8 23 (8.58%) Java
9 21 (7.84%) PRINCE2
9 21 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (7.46%) Spring
11 19 (7.09%) Hibernate
11 19 (7.09%) ITIL
11 19 (7.09%) CSS
11 19 (7.09%) JavaScript
11 19 (7.09%) UML
11 19 (7.09%) MS Excel
12 18 (6.72%) Project Management
12 18 (6.72%) Scrum
13 17 (6.34%) Retail
14 16 (5.97%) Linux
14 16 (5.97%) User Experience
14 16 (5.97%) Data Centre
15 15 (5.60%) Data Modelling
15 15 (5.60%) Microsoft
16 14 (5.22%) MS Visio
16 14 (5.22%) Windows
17 13 (4.85%) BPMN
17 13 (4.85%) Puppet
18 12 (4.48%) PCI DSS

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 12 (4.48%) CMS
2 7 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (2.61%) SAS
2 7 (2.61%) Skype for Business
3 6 (2.24%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.87%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.49%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.75%) Apache
7 2 (0.75%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 19 (7.09%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.22%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.99%) MS Office
4 7 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.12%) MS Project
6 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (2.99%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.75%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.75%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.37%) BASE24
5 1 (0.37%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.73%) Office 365
2 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.61%) SAN
1 7 (2.61%) Skype
2 6 (2.24%) Ethernet
3 5 (1.87%) Internet
4 4 (1.49%) Firewall
5 3 (1.12%) Network Security
5 3 (1.12%) WAN
6 2 (0.75%) BGP
6 2 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.75%) DNS
6 2 (0.75%) HTTP
6 2 (0.75%) IPsec
6 2 (0.75%) LAN
6 2 (0.75%) MPLS
6 2 (0.75%) OSPF
6 2 (0.75%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.75%) VPN
7 1 (0.37%) Multicast
7 1 (0.37%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (0.37%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.48%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (3.73%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (3.36%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.49%) Base SAS
6 4 (1.49%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.12%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 3 (1.12%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (0.75%) Big Data
8 2 (0.75%) DB2
8 2 (0.75%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.37%) MS Access
9 1 (0.37%) MySQL
9 1 (0.37%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.87%) Cucumber
1 5 (1.87%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.49%) Maven
2 4 (1.49%) Selenium
3 3 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.75%) Ant
4 2 (0.75%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.75%) JBehave
4 2 (0.75%) JDeveloper
4 2 (0.75%) JUnit
4 2 (0.75%) Mockito
4 2 (0.75%) Rational Rose
4 2 (0.75%) Subversion
5 1 (0.37%) JIRA
5 1 (0.37%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.37%) WebDriver
General
1 43 (16.04%) Banking
2 17 (6.34%) Retail
3 12 (4.48%) Marketing
4 10 (3.73%) Games
4 10 (3.73%) Retail Banking
5 7 (2.61%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.49%) Electronics
6 4 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.12%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.12%) Legal
8 2 (0.75%) Billing
9 1 (0.37%) Back Office
9 1 (0.37%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.37%) Law
9 1 (0.37%) Military
9 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 55 (20.52%) Analyst
2 39 (14.55%) Developer
3 31 (11.57%) Business Analyst
4 27 (10.07%) Architect
5 23 (8.58%) Consultant
6 21 (7.84%) Project Manager
7 20 (7.46%) Tester
8 18 (6.72%) Java Developer
9 15 (5.60%) Senior Analyst
10 13 (4.85%) Senior Business Analyst
11 12 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (3.73%) Data Analyst
12 10 (3.73%) Designer
13 9 (3.36%) Java Software Developer
14 8 (2.99%) Business Data Analyst
14 8 (2.99%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 8 (2.99%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
15 7 (2.61%) Business Architect
15 7 (2.61%) Change Manager
15 7 (2.61%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.96%) HTML
2 20 (7.46%) Spring
3 19 (7.09%) CSS
3 19 (7.09%) Hibernate
4 10 (3.73%) Middleware
5 8 (2.99%) .NET
6 6 (2.24%) jQuery
7 5 (1.87%) HTML5
8 4 (1.49%) AngularJS
8 4 (1.49%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (1.12%) Ajax
9 3 (1.12%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.12%) XML
10 2 (0.75%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.75%) Classic ASP
10 2 (0.75%) J2EE
10 2 (0.75%) SOAP
10 2 (0.75%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (0.75%) XSL
10 2 (0.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.97%) Data Centre
2 16 (5.97%) User Experience
3 6 (2.24%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.87%) DataPower
4 5 (1.87%) e-Learning
5 3 (1.12%) Learning Management System
5 3 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.12%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (0.75%) APACS
6 2 (0.75%) Copywriting
6 2 (0.75%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.75%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (0.75%) Replication
6 2 (0.75%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.37%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.37%) EPoS
7 1 (0.37%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.37%) PMI
7 1 (0.37%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.97%) Linux
2 14 (5.22%) Windows
3 10 (3.73%) Oracle Linux
4 8 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (2.61%) Unix
6 3 (1.12%) Solaris
7 2 (0.75%) AIX
8 1 (0.37%) CatOS
8 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (19.40%) Stakeholder Management
2 35 (13.06%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (7.84%) PRINCE2
4 19 (7.09%) ITIL
4 19 (7.09%) UML
5 18 (6.72%) Project Management
5 18 (6.72%) Scrum
6 15 (5.60%) Data Modelling
7 13 (4.85%) BPMN
8 11 (4.10%) Business Analysis
8 11 (4.10%) Load Balancing
8 11 (4.10%) Migration
8 11 (4.10%) TOGAF
9 10 (3.73%) Business Transformation
9 10 (3.73%) Configuration Management
9 10 (3.73%) Content Management
9 10 (3.73%) Data Analysis
9 10 (3.73%) Data Protection
9 10 (3.73%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 40 (14.93%) SQL
2 23 (8.58%) Java
3 19 (7.09%) JavaScript
4 10 (3.73%) AWK
4 10 (3.73%) Bash Shell
4 10 (3.73%) Python
4 10 (3.73%) sed
5 8 (2.99%) Perl
6 5 (1.87%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.49%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.49%) VBA
8 3 (1.12%) C#
9 2 (0.75%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.75%) XQuery
10 1 (0.37%) C
10 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (4.10%) CISSP
1 11 (4.10%) ISEB
2 9 (3.36%) Degree
2 9 (3.36%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.99%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.49%) CEH
5 4 (1.49%) CREST Certified
5 4 (1.49%) GIAC
6 3 (1.12%) CCIE
6 3 (1.12%) CCNA
6 3 (1.12%) CCNP
6 3 (1.12%) GPEN
6 3 (1.12%) GWAPT
6 3 (1.12%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.75%) CIPD
7 2 (0.75%) CISA
7 2 (0.75%) NVQ Level 3
7 2 (0.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.37%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.48%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.24%) Basel II
2 6 (2.24%) Basel III
2 6 (2.24%) Solvency II
3 4 (1.49%) COBIT
4 3 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.12%) QA
5 2 (0.75%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.75%) FATCA
5 2 (0.75%) SEPA
6 1 (0.37%) COREP
6 1 (0.37%) FINREP
6 1 (0.37%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (3.73%) Samba
2 8 (2.99%) NFS
2 8 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.61%) vSphere
4 5 (1.87%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.12%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.12%) Oracle Clusterware
6 2 (0.75%) Docker
7 1 (0.37%) Firmware
7 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (4.85%) Puppet
2 12 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (2.99%) NetBackup
4 5 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.49%) Data Guard
5 4 (1.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (1.12%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 33 (12.31%) Oracle
2 15 (5.60%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.48%) SAP
4 11 (4.10%) IBM
5 10 (3.73%) NetApp
5 10 (3.73%) Red Hat
6 8 (2.99%) VMware
7 6 (2.24%) Cisco
8 5 (1.87%) Informatica
8 5 (1.87%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.49%) HP
9 4 (1.49%) Juniper
9 4 (1.49%) Siebel
10 3 (1.12%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.12%) Teradata
11 2 (0.75%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.75%) Intel
11 2 (0.75%) Intel Security
11 2 (0.75%) Murex
11 2 (0.75%) ServiceNow
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