The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 5 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 9.09% 25.00% 28.57%
As % of the General category 66.67% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
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£305 £525 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.90% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £505 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £545 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%
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West Midlands

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

General Category
Walsall
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 13.64% 25.00% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate £325 £525 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% +35.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Walsall

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Walsall

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Walsall 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 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (30.77%) Hyperion
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (23.08%) General Ledger
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) WFM
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (23.08%) Cash Management
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle FAH
4 3 (23.08%) Toad
4 3 (23.08%) SLA
5 2 (15.38%) Internet
5 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (15.38%) Replication
5 2 (15.38%) Workflow
5 2 (15.38%) Service Management
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (15.38%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (15.38%) Data Migration

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Walsall 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 2 (15.38%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle FAH
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (7.69%) HFM
4 1 (7.69%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (7.69%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Toad
General
1 3 (23.08%) General Ledger
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Hyperion Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Financials Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Data Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) HR Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Replication
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (23.08%) WFM
1 3 (23.08%) Cash Management
2 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Service Management
2 2 (15.38%) Workflow
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) BCP
3 1 (7.69%) Benchmarking
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.69%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
2 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ACCA
1 1 (7.69%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Hyperion
3 1 (7.69%) Business Objects