The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 7 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 129 122 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.86% 24.16% 20.24%
As % of the General category 66.49% 67.40% 68.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 84 72
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £295 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.07%
Finance
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

General Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
194 181 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 28.36% 35.84% 29.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 120 104
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £16.25 £12.66 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.35% -12.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -3 101 £375 - 37
West Wales +9 21 £504 +41.43%
North Wales - - - - 3
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 55 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (22.27%) Project Management
3 48 (21.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 42 (19.09%) PRINCE2
4 42 (19.09%) Banking
5 35 (15.91%) Microsoft
6 33 (15.00%) SQL
7 27 (12.27%) Security Cleared
8 24 (10.91%) ISEB
9 23 (10.45%) MS Project
9 23 (10.45%) MS Office
9 23 (10.45%) MS Excel
10 22 (10.00%) Windows
10 22 (10.00%) AS400
11 20 (9.09%) Analytics
12 19 (8.64%) Risk Management
12 19 (8.64%) Service Delivery
13 18 (8.18%) Service Management
13 18 (8.18%) Scrum
13 18 (8.18%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (8.18%) SAP
13 18 (8.18%) ITIL
13 18 (8.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 18 (8.18%) SC Cleared
14 17 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (7.27%) SQL Server
15 16 (7.27%) Retail
16 15 (6.82%) Telecoms
17 14 (6.36%) CRM
18 13 (5.91%) SAS

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 (5.91%) SAS
2 11 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.73%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.82%) IIS
5 3 (1.36%) OpenROAD
6 2 (0.91%) Apache
6 2 (0.91%) Lync
7 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.45%) nginx
7 1 (0.45%) JBoss
7 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.45%) CICS
Applications
1 23 (10.45%) MS Project
1 23 (10.45%) MS Office
1 23 (10.45%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.45%) SPSS
4 1 (0.45%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.45%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (3.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.36%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (1.36%) Agresso
2 3 (1.36%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.36%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.36%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.91%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.91%) SAP SRM
3 2 (0.91%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.27%) Office 365
2 4 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.91%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.82%) VoIP
2 3 (1.36%) VLAN
3 2 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.91%) Firewall
3 2 (0.91%) Internet
3 2 (0.91%) DMZ
3 2 (0.91%) LDAP
3 2 (0.91%) Network Security
4 1 (0.45%) DHCP
4 1 (0.45%) HTTP
4 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.45%) DNS
4 1 (0.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (4.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.73%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.82%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.36%) Ingres
7 3 (1.36%) DB2
7 3 (1.36%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.36%) DataStage
8 2 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.45%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.45%) Big Data
9 1 (0.45%) QlikView
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.45%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 8 (3.64%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (3.18%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.18%) Selenium
2 7 (3.18%) JIRA
2 7 (3.18%) WebDriver
3 4 (1.82%) Subversion
3 4 (1.82%) Bugzilla
3 4 (1.82%) TestDirector
3 4 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.36%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (0.45%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.45%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.45%) JUnit
General
1 42 (19.09%) Banking
2 16 (7.27%) Retail
3 15 (6.82%) Telecoms
4 12 (5.45%) Marketing
5 8 (3.64%) Manufacturing
6 7 (3.18%) Retail Banking
6 7 (3.18%) Electronics
7 4 (1.82%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.36%) Back Office
9 2 (0.91%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.45%) Automotive
10 1 (0.45%) Legal
10 1 (0.45%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 95 (43.18%) Analyst
2 45 (20.45%) Business Analyst
3 37 (16.82%) Project Manager
4 16 (7.27%) Developer
5 13 (5.91%) Data Analyst
6 11 (5.00%) Test Analyst
7 9 (4.09%) Lead Business Analyst
7 9 (4.09%) Consultant
8 8 (3.64%) Tester
9 7 (3.18%) Architect
9 7 (3.18%) Service Manager
9 7 (3.18%) Support Analyst
9 7 (3.18%) Service Analyst
9 7 (3.18%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (2.73%) Delivery Manager
10 6 (2.73%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (2.73%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (2.73%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (2.27%) Coordinator
11 5 (2.27%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.45%) .NET
2 7 (3.18%) CSS
3 6 (2.73%) XML
4 5 (2.27%) .NET Framework
4 5 (2.27%) HTML
5 4 (1.82%) jQuery
6 3 (1.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (1.36%) WCF
6 3 (1.36%) Ajax
6 3 (1.36%) HTML5
6 3 (1.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (1.36%) J2EE
6 3 (1.36%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.91%) Web Services
8 1 (0.45%) Play Framework
8 1 (0.45%) REST
8 1 (0.45%) CSS3
8 1 (0.45%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (0.45%) JSON
8 1 (0.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.00%) AS400
2 17 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.18%) DTV
4 6 (2.73%) Credit Risk
5 5 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.82%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.82%) Open Source
7 3 (1.36%) User Experience
7 3 (1.36%) Statistics
7 3 (1.36%) iSeries
7 3 (1.36%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.36%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.91%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.45%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.45%) Human Factors
9 1 (0.45%) iPhone
9 1 (0.45%) EPoS
9 1 (0.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.00%) Windows
2 10 (4.55%) Linux
2 10 (4.55%) UNIX
3 6 (2.73%) AIX
3 6 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (2.27%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.36%) CentOS
5 3 (1.36%) OS/400
6 2 (0.91%) Fedora
7 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.45%) Android
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.45%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (22.27%) Project Management
3 48 (21.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 42 (19.09%) PRINCE2
5 20 (9.09%) Analytics
6 19 (8.64%) Risk Management
6 19 (8.64%) Service Delivery
7 18 (8.18%) Service Management
7 18 (8.18%) Scrum
7 18 (8.18%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (8.18%) ITIL
8 14 (6.36%) CRM
9 12 (5.45%) Programme Management
9 12 (5.45%) Business Analysis
10 11 (5.00%) Incident Management
10 11 (5.00%) Test Planning
10 11 (5.00%) UML
10 11 (5.00%) Change Management
11 10 (4.55%) Workflow
11 10 (4.55%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (15.00%) SQL
2 9 (4.09%) C#
3 7 (3.18%) C
3 7 (3.18%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.27%) VBA
4 5 (2.27%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.82%) PHP
6 3 (1.36%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.36%) Python
6 3 (1.36%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.36%) Java
6 3 (1.36%) Perl
6 3 (1.36%) COBOL
6 3 (1.36%) Ruby
7 2 (0.91%) RPG
7 2 (0.91%) Korn
8 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.45%) Scala
8 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (12.27%) Security Cleared
2 24 (10.91%) ISEB
3 18 (8.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 18 (8.18%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.64%) CCA
5 7 (3.18%) ISTQB
5 7 (3.18%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (2.73%) MCP
7 5 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.82%) Degree
9 3 (1.36%) VCP5
9 3 (1.36%) MAPM
9 3 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.36%) RHCE
9 3 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.91%) PMP
11 1 (0.45%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.45%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.00%) SLA
2 4 (1.82%) P3O
3 1 (0.45%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) COBIT
3 1 (0.45%) COSO
3 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.91%) Nmap
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 12 (5.45%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.82%) Puppet
3 2 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.91%) Ansible
4 1 (0.45%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 35 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.18%) SAP
3 13 (5.91%) IBM
4 9 (4.09%) Oracle
4 9 (4.09%) HP
5 7 (3.18%) Cognos
6 6 (2.73%) VMware
7 5 (2.27%) Casewise
7 5 (2.27%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.36%) Google
9 2 (0.91%) Progress
9 2 (0.91%) Fujitsu
9 2 (0.91%) LANDesk
9 2 (0.91%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.45%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.45%) Tableau
10 1 (0.45%) Zend
10 1 (0.45%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.45%) Informatica
10 1 (0.45%) Cisco
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