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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 185 128 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 42.53% 35.07% 25.07%
As % of the General category 84.47% 72.32% 52.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 104 83
Average daily rate
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£430 £416 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.30% -0.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £261 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
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
219 177 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 50.34% 48.49% 47.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 126 131
Average daily rate £435 £430 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.16% +4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -19.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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.

1 163 (41.90%) Banking
2 81 (20.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 72 (18.51%) Retail
4 71 (18.25%) Retail Banking
5 55 (14.14%) Change Management
6 46 (11.83%) Project Management
7 40 (10.28%) Microsoft
8 35 (9.00%) Business Transformation
9 34 (8.74%) SQL
9 34 (8.74%) Data Modelling
10 33 (8.48%) MS Project
11 32 (8.23%) SAP
11 32 (8.23%) UML
12 31 (7.97%) Windows
12 31 (7.97%) GAP Analysis
12 31 (7.97%) Requirements Analysis
13 30 (7.71%) Telecoms
13 30 (7.71%) PRINCE2
14 28 (7.20%) PCI DSS
15 27 (6.94%) MS Visio
16 25 (6.43%) .NET
17 23 (5.91%) Business Analysis
18 22 (5.66%) Project Planning
18 22 (5.66%) Risk Management
18 22 (5.66%) SSADM
18 22 (5.66%) DSDM
19 21 (5.40%) BPR
19 21 (5.40%) Change Control
20 20 (5.14%) Analytics
21 19 (4.88%) BPMN

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 19 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.80%) SAS
3 6 (1.54%) CMS
3 6 (1.54%) WebLogic
3 6 (1.54%) IIS
4 3 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (0.77%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.51%) Confluence
5 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.51%) AquaLogic Service Bus
5 2 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (0.51%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (0.51%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.51%) Apache
6 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 33 (8.48%) MS Project
2 27 (6.94%) MS Visio
3 19 (4.88%) MS Excel
4 5 (1.29%) MS Office
5 4 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.51%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.26%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 7 (1.80%) WebTrends
1 7 (1.80%) Google Analytics
2 5 (1.29%) SAP GRC
3 3 (0.77%) BASE24
4 2 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.26%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.26%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.26%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.26%) Agresso
5 1 (0.26%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.26%) SAP FI-CA
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.26%) Office 365
1 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.83%) Firewall
2 6 (1.54%) Network Security
2 6 (1.54%) Internet
3 5 (1.29%) LTE
4 4 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (1.03%) DNS
4 4 (1.03%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.77%) LDAP
5 3 (0.77%) Extranet
5 3 (0.77%) WCDMA
5 3 (0.77%) ATM
6 2 (0.51%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.51%) Intranet
7 1 (0.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.26%) X.509
7 1 (0.26%) SAN
7 1 (0.26%) SSL
7 1 (0.26%) SMS
7 1 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.37%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.77%) Base SAS
10 2 (0.51%) QlikView
10 2 (0.51%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 2 (0.51%) BusinessObjects XI
10 2 (0.51%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.51%) MS Access
10 2 (0.51%) OLAP
11 1 (0.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 7 (1.80%) QuickTest Pro
1 7 (1.80%) Maven
2 4 (1.03%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.03%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.03%) Ant
3 3 (0.77%) Rational Rose
3 3 (0.77%) MSI
3 3 (0.77%) RequisitePro
3 3 (0.77%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.77%) Subversion
4 2 (0.51%) JIRA
4 2 (0.51%) JUnit
5 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.26%) Yeoman
5 1 (0.26%) JDeveloper
5 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.26%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.26%) Selenium
5 1 (0.26%) LSMW
General
1 163 (41.90%) Banking
2 72 (18.51%) Retail
3 71 (18.25%) Retail Banking
4 30 (7.71%) Telecoms
5 16 (4.11%) Marketing
6 5 (1.29%) Back Office
7 4 (1.03%) Legal
8 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.51%) Publishing
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 141 (36.25%) Analyst
2 56 (14.40%) Business Analyst
3 46 (11.83%) Senior Analyst
4 44 (11.31%) Senior Business Analyst
5 42 (10.80%) Architect
6 37 (9.51%) Project Manager
7 35 (9.00%) PMO Analyst
8 34 (8.74%) Consultant
9 26 (6.68%) Developer
10 23 (5.91%) Solutions Architect
11 13 (3.34%) Programme Analyst
11 13 (3.34%) Programme Office Analyst
12 12 (3.08%) Programme Manager
13 11 (2.83%) Designer
14 10 (2.57%) Test Manager
14 10 (2.57%) Test Analyst
14 10 (2.57%) Technical Analyst
15 9 (2.31%) Delivery Manager
15 9 (2.31%) Java Developer
15 9 (2.31%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.43%) .NET
2 11 (2.83%) Web Services
3 8 (2.06%) Spring
3 8 (2.06%) J2EE
4 7 (1.80%) .NET Framework
5 6 (1.54%) jQuery
5 6 (1.54%) XML
6 5 (1.29%) CSS
6 5 (1.29%) HTML
7 4 (1.03%) JSF
8 3 (0.77%) WSDL
8 3 (0.77%) CSS3
8 3 (0.77%) JAX-WS
8 3 (0.77%) Spring MVC
9 2 (0.51%) MDX
9 2 (0.51%) REST
9 2 (0.51%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.51%) SOAP
9 2 (0.51%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (2.31%) Mobile Banking
2 8 (2.06%) Management Information System
3 7 (1.80%) Digital Media
4 6 (1.54%) Online Banking
4 6 (1.54%) Mobile Payment
5 4 (1.03%) SWIFT
5 4 (1.03%) APACS
5 4 (1.03%) Clustering
6 3 (0.77%) Tandem
7 2 (0.51%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.51%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.51%) FMCG
7 2 (0.51%) Social Media
7 2 (0.51%) PMI
7 2 (0.51%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.51%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.26%) DTV
8 1 (0.26%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.26%) iPhone
8 1 (0.26%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 31 (7.97%) Windows
2 14 (3.60%) UNIX
3 12 (3.08%) Linux
4 10 (2.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (1.80%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.77%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.77%) Android
8 2 (0.51%) AIX
9 1 (0.26%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (20.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 55 (14.14%) Change Management
3 46 (11.83%) Project Management
4 35 (9.00%) Business Transformation
5 34 (8.74%) Data Modelling
6 32 (8.23%) UML
7 31 (7.97%) GAP Analysis
7 31 (7.97%) Requirements Analysis
8 30 (7.71%) PRINCE2
9 23 (5.91%) Business Analysis
10 22 (5.66%) Project Planning
10 22 (5.66%) Risk Management
10 22 (5.66%) SSADM
10 22 (5.66%) DSDM
11 21 (5.40%) BPR
11 21 (5.40%) Change Control
12 20 (5.14%) Analytics
13 19 (4.88%) BPMN
14 17 (4.37%) ITIL
14 17 (4.37%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 34 (8.74%) SQL
2 11 (2.83%) Java
3 10 (2.57%) C#
4 9 (2.31%) VB
5 7 (1.80%) VBScript
5 7 (1.80%) VB.NET
5 7 (1.80%) VBA
5 7 (1.80%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.29%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.03%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.77%) Perl
8 3 (0.77%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.51%) C
9 2 (0.51%) COBOL
10 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.26%) XQuery
10 1 (0.26%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (4.11%) ISEB
2 13 (3.34%) CIMA
2 13 (3.34%) ACCA
3 11 (2.83%) Degree
4 6 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.29%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.03%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 3 (0.77%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.77%) CISSP
7 3 (0.77%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.77%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.26%) PMP
8 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.26%) MBA
8 1 (0.26%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.26%) CIPD
8 1 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.20%) PCI DSS
2 18 (4.63%) Basel II
2 18 (4.63%) Basel III
2 18 (4.63%) Solvency II
3 12 (3.08%) FINREP
4 8 (2.06%) QA
4 8 (2.06%) FATCA
4 8 (2.06%) COREP
5 6 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (1.29%) Data Quality
7 4 (1.03%) SLA
8 3 (0.77%) MiFID
9 1 (0.26%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (3.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.03%) XenDesktop
3 3 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.26%) vSphere
4 1 (0.26%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (2.83%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.77%) SCCM
4 1 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 40 (10.28%) Microsoft
2 32 (8.23%) SAP
3 12 (3.08%) McAfee
4 11 (2.83%) IBM
5 10 (2.57%) Cisco
5 10 (2.57%) Oracle
6 9 (2.31%) Business Objects
6 9 (2.31%) Unisys
7 7 (1.80%) Juniper
7 7 (1.80%) Google
7 7 (1.80%) ICL
7 7 (1.80%) Qualys
8 6 (1.54%) Hyperion
8 6 (1.54%) Citrix
9 4 (1.03%) HP
9 4 (1.03%) Sophos
9 4 (1.03%) Niku
9 4 (1.03%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (0.77%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.77%) Cognos
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