The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 13 20 11
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing Finance 10 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 10.99% 3.64% 8.93%
As % of the General category 71.43% 40.00% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
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£484 £528 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.38% +11.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £390 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £666 £563
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 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
Finance
Wales

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

General Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
14 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 15.38% 9.09% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Average daily rate £484 £356 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.88% -25.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £305 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £700 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £16.72 £22.50 £6.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.68% +246.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

Finance
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swansea +8 10 £484 -8.38%
Finance
Wales

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 14 (63.64%) PRINCE2
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
4 9 (40.91%) Project Management
5 8 (36.36%) Oracle
6 6 (27.27%) MS Project
6 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (27.27%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (22.73%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
9 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 2 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (9.09%) Service Management
9 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
9 2 (9.09%) ITSM
9 2 (9.09%) ITIL
9 2 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (4.55%) C
10 1 (4.55%) SAP
10 1 (4.55%) CRM
10 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
10 1 (4.55%) ERP
10 1 (4.55%) SLA
10 1 (4.55%) Citrix
10 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (4.55%) PMP
10 1 (4.55%) JD Edwards

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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.

Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (4.55%) SAP FI
3 1 (4.55%) SAP CO
3 1 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle AGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MSI
General
1 1 (4.55%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Project Manager
2 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Applications Project Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Applications Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Junior
3 1 (4.55%) Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Applications Packager
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
3 1 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Designer
3 1 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) SAP Technical Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Apache Cordova
1 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) PRINCE2
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (40.91%) Project Management
4 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (22.73%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
7 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.09%) Service Management
7 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 2 (9.09%) ITSM
7 2 (9.09%) ITIL
8 1 (4.55%) CRM
8 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.55%) ERP
8 1 (4.55%) PRINCE
8 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
8 1 (4.55%) Scrum
8 1 (4.55%) Cash Management
8 1 (4.55%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (4.55%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
3 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.55%) PMP
5 1 (4.55%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix
2 1 (4.55%) JD Edwards