The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 20 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing Finance 11 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 8.03% 7.69% 5.17%
As % of the General category 39.29% 33.33% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
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£424 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -9.09%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

General Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
28 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 20.44% 23.08% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 1
Average daily rate £414 £343 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.80% +80.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Taunton region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Taunton region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 12 (54.55%) Change Control
2 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (50.00%) Project Management
3 9 (40.91%) Information Assurance
4 8 (36.36%) Requirements Management
5 7 (31.82%) SAP
6 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
6 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
7 5 (22.73%) Business Transformation
7 5 (22.73%) ERP
7 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2
7 5 (22.73%) Scrum
7 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (18.18%) Asset Management
8 4 (18.18%) Logistics
8 4 (18.18%) CRM
8 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (13.64%) SAP Implementation
9 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (13.64%) Oracle
9 3 (13.64%) SQL
9 3 (13.64%) InfoPath
9 3 (13.64%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
10 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
10 2 (9.09%) MOS
10 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
10 2 (9.09%) C

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) InfoPath
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (4.55%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) IaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Project Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Business Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Business Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Change Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Business Change Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Transformation Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Business Transformation Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Change Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.55%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Business Change Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
1 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) GIS
2 1 (4.55%) CMDB
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Change Control
2 11 (50.00%) Project Management
3 9 (40.91%) Information Assurance
4 8 (36.36%) Requirements Management
5 5 (22.73%) Business Transformation
5 5 (22.73%) ERP
5 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2
5 5 (22.73%) Scrum
5 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) Asset Management
6 4 (18.18%) Logistics
6 4 (18.18%) CRM
7 3 (13.64%) SAP Implementation
8 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) ITIL
8 2 (9.09%) SOA
8 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
9 1 (4.55%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) C
2 2 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (9.09%) MOS
5 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.55%) ISEB
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.55%) MCSE
5 1 (4.55%) MCITP
5 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) SAP
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco