The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 10 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 35 38 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 10.54% 13.72% 20.85%
As % of the General category 33.98% 38.78% 68.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 30
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£375 £343 £446
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -23.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £201 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £485 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- -19.51%
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 Warwickshire region.

General Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
103 98 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 31.02% 35.38% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 44 37
Average daily rate £330 £335 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% -23.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £253 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £690
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 14 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £21.25 £20.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.48 £32.50 £29.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.43 £24.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-3.40% -10.18%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Finance
Hourly Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick -6 7 £375 +11.94% 2
Leamington Spa +3 5 £285 -32.94% 2
Stratford-upon-Avon +2 2 £625 +47.05% 1
Rugby - - - -
Finance
West Midlands

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 13 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (15.71%) MS Office
2 11 (15.71%) PRINCE2
2 11 (15.71%) Project Management
2 11 (15.71%) Degree
3 10 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (11.43%) Web Services
5 8 (11.43%) XML
6 7 (10.00%) SQL
6 7 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 7 (10.00%) Change Management
7 6 (8.57%) Automotive
7 6 (8.57%) Programme Management
7 6 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
7 6 (8.57%) PHP
7 6 (8.57%) MS Project
7 6 (8.57%) SAP
7 6 (8.57%) MongoDB
7 6 (8.57%) REST
7 6 (8.57%) JSON
7 6 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (7.14%) ITIL
8 5 (7.14%) Management Information System
9 4 (5.71%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.71%) Workflow
9 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Certification

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 (2.86%) WebLogic
1 2 (2.86%) IBM Notes
1 2 (2.86%) MTS
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.43%) CICS
2 1 (1.43%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 11 (15.71%) MS Office
2 10 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 6 (8.57%) MS Project
3 6 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Agresso
2 3 (4.29%) CA PPM
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle AGIS
3 1 (1.43%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) Intranet
1 1 (1.43%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.29%) Big Data
2 3 (4.29%) MarkLogic
2 3 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.29%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.43%) SAP BI
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.43%) DB2
4 1 (1.43%) OLAP
4 1 (1.43%) MS Access
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) PHPUnit
2 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (8.57%) Automotive
2 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing
4 1 (1.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (28.57%) Analyst
2 9 (12.86%) Project Manager
3 8 (11.43%) Developer
4 7 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 6 (8.57%) Architect
5 6 (8.57%) PHP Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Administrator
6 4 (5.71%) Programme Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Service Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) PMO Manager
7 3 (4.29%) PMO Administrator
7 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Business Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Test Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) Consultant
8 2 (2.86%) DBA
8 2 (2.86%) Coordinator
8 2 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.43%) Web Services
1 8 (11.43%) XML
2 6 (8.57%) JSON
2 6 (8.57%) REST
3 1 (1.43%) HTML
3 1 (1.43%) CSS
3 1 (1.43%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.29%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.29%) Open Source
5 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.43%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) UNIX
2 1 (1.43%) Windows
2 1 (1.43%) zOS
2 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (15.71%) PRINCE2
2 11 (15.71%) Project Management
3 7 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 7 (10.00%) Change Management
4 6 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (8.57%) Programme Management
5 5 (7.14%) ITIL
6 4 (5.71%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.71%) Workflow
6 4 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.71%) Supplier Management
6 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (5.71%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (5.71%) Web Development
6 4 (5.71%) Analytics
7 3 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.29%) Change Control
7 3 (4.29%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.00%) SQL
2 6 (8.57%) PHP
3 3 (4.29%) C
4 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.43%) C#
5 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.43%) VBA
5 1 (1.43%) XQuery
5 1 (1.43%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 11 (15.71%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) CITP
2 4 (5.71%) Chartered Engineer
2 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.43%) VCP4
3 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.43%) HNC
3 1 (1.43%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) SAP
1 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.29%) Informatica
2 3 (4.29%) Lotus
2 3 (4.29%) Netezza
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle
2 3 (4.29%) Splunk
3 2 (2.86%) Intel
4 1 (1.43%) Citrix
4 1 (1.43%) BMC
4 1 (1.43%) CA
4 1 (1.43%) RedPrairie
4 1 (1.43%) Remedy