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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 29.17% 23.53% 20.00%
As % of the General category 100.00% 100.00% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
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£428 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £358 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £459 £392
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%
Finance
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
7 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 29.17% 23.53% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
Average daily rate £428 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £358 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £459 £392
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 £22.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -27.19%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Walsall

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Walsall region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 September 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 4 (30.77%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
1 4 (30.77%) Hyperion
1 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
1 4 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (23.08%) WFM
2 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (23.08%) Cash Management
2 3 (23.08%) Network Management
2 3 (23.08%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (23.08%) General Ledger
2 3 (23.08%) Toad
2 3 (23.08%) SLA
2 3 (23.08%) Middleware
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Replication
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Service Management
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
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
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Workflow

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
3 2 (15.38%) 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%) 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%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Consultant
2 5 (38.46%) Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Hyperion Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Financials Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) HR Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
1 3 (23.08%) Replication
1 3 (23.08%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.69%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
1 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
2 3 (23.08%) Cash Management
2 3 (23.08%) WFM
2 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
2 3 (23.08%) Network Management
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) BCP
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Workflow
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (7.69%) Benchmarking
4 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ACCA
2 1 (7.69%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
1 4 (30.77%) Hyperion
2 1 (7.69%) Business Objects