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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 183 154 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 44.53% 38.69% 28.65%
As % of the General category 84.33% 77.78% 58.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 124 91
Average daily rate
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£430 £411 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.55% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -17.50%
General Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
217 198 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 52.80% 49.75% 48.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 143 131
Average daily rate £435 £416 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.50% -0.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £480 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 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 £22.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -15.09%
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 30 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 30 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 (44.05%) Banking
2 87 (22.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 85 (21.52%) Retail
4 83 (21.01%) Retail Banking
5 60 (15.19%) Change Management
6 48 (12.15%) Microsoft
7 45 (11.39%) SQL
8 43 (10.89%) Project Management
9 38 (9.62%) MS Project
10 37 (9.37%) Data Modelling
10 37 (9.37%) GAP Analysis
11 35 (8.86%) PRINCE2
12 34 (8.61%) UML
13 33 (8.35%) Requirements Analysis
14 31 (7.85%) Business Analysis
15 30 (7.59%) Business Transformation
16 29 (7.34%) Windows
17 28 (7.09%) SAP
18 27 (6.84%) MS Visio
18 27 (6.84%) Telecoms
19 26 (6.58%) .NET
20 25 (6.33%) PCI DSS
21 23 (5.82%) Project Planning
21 23 (5.82%) SQL Server
21 23 (5.82%) SSADM
21 23 (5.82%) DSDM
21 23 (5.82%) Migration
22 22 (5.57%) MS Excel
22 22 (5.57%) Change Control
23 21 (5.32%) Basel III

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.29%) WebLogic
3 7 (1.77%) CMS
4 6 (1.52%) IIS
5 5 (1.27%) AquaLogic Service Bus
5 5 (1.27%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (1.27%) SAS
5 5 (1.27%) WebLogic Portal
6 4 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.01%) Apache
6 4 (1.01%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.51%) Confluence
9 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.25%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 38 (9.62%) MS Project
2 27 (6.84%) MS Visio
3 22 (5.57%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.01%) MS Office
4 4 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.51%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.25%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (1.77%) Google Analytics
1 7 (1.77%) WebTrends
2 4 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.51%) BASE24
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.25%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.25%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.25%) Agresso
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.25%) Office 365
1 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.03%) Firewall
1 8 (2.03%) Internet
2 5 (1.27%) Network Security
3 4 (1.01%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.01%) DNS
4 3 (0.76%) ATM
4 3 (0.76%) LDAP
4 3 (0.76%) Intranet
4 3 (0.76%) Extranet
5 2 (0.51%) LTE
5 2 (0.51%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
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%) SSL
6 1 (0.25%) SAN
6 1 (0.25%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.82%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.56%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (1.77%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (1.27%) MS Access
8 4 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.01%) BusinessObjects XI
8 4 (1.01%) QlikView
8 4 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.76%) OLAP
10 2 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (0.51%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 11 (2.78%) Maven
2 7 (1.77%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (1.27%) Ant
4 4 (1.01%) JDeveloper
4 4 (1.01%) Rational Rose
4 4 (1.01%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.01%) JUnit
4 4 (1.01%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.76%) Subversion
5 3 (0.76%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.76%) RequisitePro
6 2 (0.51%) MSI
6 2 (0.51%) JIRA
6 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.25%) Yeoman
7 1 (0.25%) Selenium
7 1 (0.25%) LSMW
7 1 (0.25%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 174 (44.05%) Banking
2 85 (21.52%) Retail
3 83 (21.01%) Retail Banking
4 27 (6.84%) Telecoms
5 17 (4.30%) Marketing
6 6 (1.52%) 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%) Local Government
9 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 152 (38.48%) Analyst
2 68 (17.22%) Business Analyst
3 54 (13.67%) Senior Analyst
4 52 (13.16%) Senior Business Analyst
5 39 (9.87%) Architect
6 38 (9.62%) PMO Analyst
7 33 (8.35%) Project Manager
7 33 (8.35%) Developer
7 33 (8.35%) Consultant
8 23 (5.82%) Solutions Architect
9 16 (4.05%) Programme Office Analyst
9 16 (4.05%) Programme Analyst
10 14 (3.54%) Java Developer
11 13 (3.29%) Designer
11 13 (3.29%) Programme Manager
12 11 (2.78%) Solutions Designer
12 11 (2.78%) Technical Analyst
13 10 (2.53%) Test Analyst
14 9 (2.28%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 9 (2.28%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.58%) .NET
2 14 (3.54%) Spring
3 13 (3.29%) J2EE
4 12 (3.04%) Web Services
5 10 (2.53%) jQuery
6 9 (2.28%) HTML
6 9 (2.28%) XML
7 8 (2.03%) CSS
7 8 (2.03%) JSF
8 7 (1.77%) .NET Framework
9 6 (1.52%) Spring MVC
10 5 (1.27%) REST
10 5 (1.27%) SOAP
11 4 (1.01%) Hibernate
11 4 (1.01%) XSLT
11 4 (1.01%) CSS3
11 4 (1.01%) WebCenter
11 4 (1.01%) MDX
12 3 (0.76%) Oracle Fusion
12 3 (0.76%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (2.28%) Mobile Banking
2 8 (2.03%) Mobile Payment
2 8 (2.03%) Management Information System
2 8 (2.03%) Online Banking
3 7 (1.77%) Digital Media
4 5 (1.27%) SWIFT
4 5 (1.27%) APACS
5 4 (1.01%) Clustering
6 3 (0.76%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.51%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.51%) PMI
7 2 (0.51%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (0.51%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.51%) FMCG
7 2 (0.51%) Social Media
7 2 (0.51%) Tandem
7 2 (0.51%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.25%) Animation
8 1 (0.25%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.25%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 29 (7.34%) Windows
2 12 (3.04%) Linux
3 11 (2.78%) UNIX
4 10 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.52%) 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 87 (22.03%) Stakeholder Management
2 60 (15.19%) Change Management
3 43 (10.89%) Project Management
4 37 (9.37%) Data Modelling
4 37 (9.37%) GAP Analysis
5 35 (8.86%) PRINCE2
6 34 (8.61%) UML
7 33 (8.35%) Requirements Analysis
8 31 (7.85%) Business Analysis
9 30 (7.59%) Business Transformation
10 23 (5.82%) Project Planning
10 23 (5.82%) SSADM
10 23 (5.82%) DSDM
10 23 (5.82%) Migration
11 22 (5.57%) Change Control
12 21 (5.32%) BPR
13 20 (5.06%) Analytics
14 19 (4.81%) BPMN
14 19 (4.81%) Risk Management
15 15 (3.80%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 45 (11.39%) SQL
2 17 (4.30%) Java
3 13 (3.29%) JavaScript
4 11 (2.78%) C#
5 10 (2.53%) VBA
6 7 (1.77%) PL/SQL
6 7 (1.77%) VB.NET
6 7 (1.77%) VBScript
7 6 (1.52%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.27%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.01%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.01%) XQuery
9 4 (1.01%) VB
10 2 (0.51%) C
10 2 (0.51%) VB6
11 1 (0.25%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 20 (5.06%) ISEB
2 12 (3.04%) Degree
3 11 (2.78%) ACCA
3 11 (2.78%) CIMA
4 7 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.01%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.01%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.01%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 3 (0.76%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.51%) PMP
8 2 (0.51%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.25%) CIPD
9 1 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.25%) CISSP
9 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.25%) OCP
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.33%) PCI DSS
2 21 (5.32%) Basel III
3 19 (4.81%) Solvency II
4 18 (4.56%) Basel II
5 16 (4.05%) FINREP
6 13 (3.29%) COREP
7 9 (2.28%) QA
8 8 (2.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (1.77%) FATCA
10 4 (1.01%) SLA
11 3 (0.76%) MiFID
11 3 (0.76%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.51%) CRD IV
13 1 (0.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (3.80%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.76%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.25%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.25%) vSphere
4 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.51%) SCCM
4 1 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.25%) Control-M
Vendors
1 48 (12.15%) Microsoft
2 28 (7.09%) SAP
3 13 (3.29%) Oracle
4 12 (3.04%) McAfee
5 9 (2.28%) ICL
5 9 (2.28%) Business Objects
5 9 (2.28%) Unisys
6 8 (2.03%) Cisco
7 7 (1.77%) Qualys
7 7 (1.77%) Google
8 6 (1.52%) Juniper
8 6 (1.52%) IBM
9 5 (1.27%) Niku
10 4 (1.01%) Sophos
10 4 (1.01%) HP
11 3 (0.76%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.76%) Citrix
12 2 (0.51%) Hyperion
12 2 (0.51%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.51%) Nokia
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