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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 3 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 4 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 16.00% 28.00% 10.00%
As % of the General category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
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£426 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.49% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -
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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
4 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 16.00% 28.00% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Average daily rate £428 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.17 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+18.11% -18.59%

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 17 October 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 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Hyperion
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
3 3 (23.08%) General Ledger
3 3 (23.08%) WFM
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (23.08%) Cash Management
3 3 (23.08%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management
3 3 (23.08%) Replication
3 3 (23.08%) Toad
3 3 (23.08%) SLA
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle FAH
4 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
4 2 (15.38%) Internet
4 2 (15.38%) Middleware
4 2 (15.38%) BCP
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Management Information System

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle General Ledger
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 Subledger Accounting
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle FAH
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (7.69%) HFM
4 1 (7.69%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Essbase
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
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 6 (46.15%) Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Hyperion Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Financials Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) HR Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Replication
1 3 (23.08%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
1 3 (23.08%) Service Management
1 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
1 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (23.08%) WFM
1 3 (23.08%) Cash Management
2 2 (15.38%) Network Management
2 2 (15.38%) BCP
2 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
2 2 (15.38%) Workflow
2 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) Benchmarking
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.69%) ACCA
1 1 (7.69%) CIMA
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Hyperion
3 1 (7.69%) Business Objects