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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 156 208 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 40.21% 51.74% 42.93%
As % of the General category 75.36% 87.76% 82.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 170 130
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +37.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £18.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +11.36%
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
207 237 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 53.35% 58.96% 51.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 188 145
Average daily rate £425 £426 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.11% +1.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £552 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +37.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -8.00%

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 July 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 July 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.

1 115 (34.64%) Banking
2 69 (20.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 50 (15.06%) Retail
4 49 (14.76%) Telecoms
5 44 (13.25%) Data Modelling
6 40 (12.05%) Retail Banking
7 34 (10.24%) Microsoft
8 33 (9.94%) Business Analysis
9 32 (9.64%) Project Management
10 31 (9.34%) GAP Analysis
11 27 (8.13%) SQL
12 26 (7.83%) Requirements Analysis
13 24 (7.23%) Business Transformation
13 24 (7.23%) Change Management
14 23 (6.93%) PRINCE2
15 21 (6.33%) Migration
16 19 (5.72%) MS Project
16 19 (5.72%) Data Analysis
17 18 (5.42%) Target Operating Model
18 17 (5.12%) User Experience
18 17 (5.12%) Solvency II
18 17 (5.12%) UML
19 16 (4.82%) MS Visio
19 16 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
19 16 (4.82%) Marketing
19 16 (4.82%) BPMN
20 15 (4.52%) Use Case
20 15 (4.52%) Agile Software Development
20 15 (4.52%) Business Intelligence
21 14 (4.22%) BPR

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 13 (3.92%) SAS
2 6 (1.81%) CMS
2 6 (1.81%) WebSphere
2 6 (1.81%) IIS
2 6 (1.81%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.60%) Apache
5 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.30%) Mule
5 1 (0.30%) Liferay
5 1 (0.30%) Lync
5 1 (0.30%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 19 (5.72%) MS Project
2 16 (4.82%) MS Visio
3 10 (3.01%) MS Excel
4 9 (2.71%) MS Office
5 2 (0.60%) SPSS
5 2 (0.60%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 2 (0.60%) BASE24
1 2 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.30%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.30%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.30%) Agresso
2 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.81%) Google Analytics
2 5 (1.51%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.92%) Internet
2 8 (2.41%) Network Security
3 7 (2.11%) LAN
4 5 (1.51%) WAN
5 3 (0.90%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.90%) MPLS
5 3 (0.90%) OSPF
5 3 (0.90%) BGP
5 3 (0.90%) H.323
5 3 (0.90%) IPsec
5 3 (0.90%) VPN
5 3 (0.90%) IPv4
5 3 (0.90%) IPv6
6 2 (0.60%) Firewall
6 2 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.60%) ATM
7 1 (0.30%) ADSL
7 1 (0.30%) VoIP
7 1 (0.30%) WLAN
7 1 (0.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.81%) Base SAS
3 4 (1.20%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (0.60%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.60%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.60%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (0.30%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (0.30%) MySQL
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.30%) OLAP
6 1 (0.30%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (1.20%) JIRA
2 3 (0.90%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.90%) ERwin
3 2 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.60%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.30%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.30%) Xcode
4 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.30%) JUnit
General
1 115 (34.64%) Banking
2 50 (15.06%) Retail
3 49 (14.76%) Telecoms
4 40 (12.05%) Retail Banking
5 16 (4.82%) Marketing
6 8 (2.41%) Billing
7 3 (0.90%) Back Office
7 3 (0.90%) Electronics
7 3 (0.90%) Legal
7 3 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.60%) Publishing
9 1 (0.30%) Advertising
9 1 (0.30%) Law
9 1 (0.30%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 118 (35.54%) Analyst
2 74 (22.29%) Business Analyst
3 41 (12.35%) Senior Analyst
4 37 (11.14%) Senior Business Analyst
5 36 (10.84%) Architect
6 30 (9.04%) Designer
7 27 (8.13%) Project Manager
8 22 (6.63%) Consultant
9 20 (6.02%) Developer
10 19 (5.72%) Data Analyst
11 16 (4.82%) Test Manager
12 13 (3.92%) Digital Designer
13 12 (3.61%) PMO Analyst
14 11 (3.31%) Data Architect
15 9 (2.71%) Business Data Analyst
16 8 (2.41%) Solutions Architect
16 8 (2.41%) Test Analyst
17 7 (2.11%) Programme Manager
17 7 (2.11%) Programme Office Analyst
17 7 (2.11%) Programme Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.01%) HTML
2 8 (2.41%) CSS
2 8 (2.41%) Middleware
3 7 (2.11%) XML
4 6 (1.81%) .NET
4 6 (1.81%) jQuery
5 5 (1.51%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.51%) SOAP
6 4 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (0.90%) HTML5
7 3 (0.90%) REST
7 3 (0.90%) Flash
7 3 (0.90%) Ajax
7 3 (0.90%) J2EE
8 2 (0.60%) Web Services
8 2 (0.60%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.60%) Spring
8 2 (0.60%) JSON
8 2 (0.60%) WCF
8 2 (0.60%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.12%) User Experience
2 16 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.41%) Reference Data
4 7 (2.11%) Credit Risk
4 7 (2.11%) Online Banking
4 7 (2.11%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.11%) Mobile Banking
5 6 (1.81%) E-Learning
6 4 (1.20%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.20%) DataPower
7 3 (0.90%) iPad
7 3 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.90%) Cryptography
7 3 (0.90%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.60%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.60%) Physics
8 2 (0.60%) PKI
8 2 (0.60%) PMI
8 2 (0.60%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.71%) Windows
2 4 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (1.20%) Linux
2 4 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (0.60%) UNIX
3 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.30%) Android
4 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (20.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 44 (13.25%) Data Modelling
3 33 (9.94%) Business Analysis
4 32 (9.64%) Project Management
5 31 (9.34%) GAP Analysis
6 26 (7.83%) Requirements Analysis
7 24 (7.23%) Change Management
7 24 (7.23%) Business Transformation
8 23 (6.93%) PRINCE2
9 21 (6.33%) Migration
10 19 (5.72%) Data Analysis
11 18 (5.42%) Target Operating Model
12 17 (5.12%) UML
13 16 (4.82%) BPMN
14 15 (4.52%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (4.52%) Use Case
14 15 (4.52%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (4.22%) ITIL
15 14 (4.22%) Risk Management
15 14 (4.22%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 27 (8.13%) SQL
2 7 (2.11%) Java
2 7 (2.11%) JavaScript
3 5 (1.51%) C#
4 3 (0.90%) SAS Macro
4 3 (0.90%) PowerShell
4 3 (0.90%) ActionScript
5 2 (0.60%) VBA
6 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.30%) PHP
6 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.30%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 12 (3.61%) Degree
2 10 (3.01%) ISEB
2 10 (3.01%) ACCA
3 9 (2.71%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.71%) CIMA
3 9 (2.71%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.20%) CISM
5 4 (1.20%) MOS
6 3 (0.90%) JNCIS
6 3 (0.90%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.90%) CCNP
6 3 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.90%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.60%) AAT
7 2 (0.60%) CISSP
7 2 (0.60%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.30%) CIPD
8 1 (0.30%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.12%) Solvency II
2 13 (3.92%) FINREP
2 13 (3.92%) Basel II
2 13 (3.92%) Basel III
3 12 (3.61%) COREP
4 11 (3.31%) PCI DSS
5 10 (3.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (2.41%) FATCA
7 5 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (1.20%) QA
9 3 (0.90%) SLA
9 3 (0.90%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.60%) COBIT
11 1 (0.30%) COSO
System Software
1 5 (1.51%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (0.90%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.90%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.30%) iptables
3 1 (0.30%) Snort
3 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.90%) SCVMM
2 2 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.30%) Puppet
3 1 (0.30%) Windows Intune
3 1 (0.30%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.30%) Ganglia
3 1 (0.30%) Nagios
Vendors
1 34 (10.24%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.31%) IBM
3 10 (3.01%) SAP
4 9 (2.71%) Oracle
4 9 (2.71%) Citrix
5 7 (2.11%) Business Objects
5 7 (2.11%) Adobe
6 6 (1.81%) Unisys
6 6 (1.81%) Google
7 5 (1.51%) Omniture
7 5 (1.51%) Cisco
8 4 (1.20%) Juniper
8 4 (1.20%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.20%) ICL
9 3 (0.90%) VMware
9 3 (0.90%) AppSense
9 3 (0.90%) Splunk
9 3 (0.90%) Tandberg
9 3 (0.90%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.60%) Murex
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