The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 213 141 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 29.38% 25.68% 23.18%
As % of the General category 69.61% 69.12% 54.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 118 145
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -9.09%
Finance
South West

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

General Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
306 204 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 42.21% 37.16% 42.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 145 227
Average daily rate £425 £420 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +9.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 11
Average hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.58%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
Swindon 0 184 £425 +1.19% 15
Salisbury -13 7 £310 +3.33% 2
Chippenham +4 1 - - 6
Trowbridge - - - - 1
Finance
South West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

1 152 (33.85%) Banking
2 80 (17.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 73 (16.26%) Retail
4 70 (15.59%) Retail Banking
5 66 (14.70%) Project Management
6 57 (12.69%) Change Management
7 52 (11.58%) Microsoft
8 48 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
9 38 (8.46%) Data Modelling
10 37 (8.24%) Windows
11 36 (8.02%) SAP
12 33 (7.35%) Business Transformation
12 33 (7.35%) GAP Analysis
13 32 (7.13%) MS Project
13 32 (7.13%) SQL
13 32 (7.13%) PCI DSS
14 31 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
14 31 (6.90%) UML
15 30 (6.68%) Telecoms
16 28 (6.24%) PRINCE2
16 28 (6.24%) Business Analysis
17 26 (5.79%) MS Visio
17 26 (5.79%) Risk Management
18 25 (5.57%) Change Control
19 23 (5.12%) MS Excel
19 23 (5.12%) UNIX
19 23 (5.12%) .NET
20 21 (4.68%) Linux
20 21 (4.68%) DSDM
20 21 (4.68%) SSADM

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 20 (4.45%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.23%) SAS
3 8 (1.78%) CMS
4 4 (0.89%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.89%) IIS
5 3 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.45%) Lync
7 1 (0.22%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 32 (7.13%) MS Project
2 26 (5.79%) MS Visio
3 23 (5.12%) MS Excel
4 8 (1.78%) MS Office
5 5 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.45%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.22%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 8 (1.78%) WebTrends
1 8 (1.78%) Google Analytics
2 6 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.11%) SAP GRC
4 4 (0.89%) BASE24
5 3 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.45%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 2 (0.45%) Agresso
6 2 (0.45%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.22%) SAP FI-CA
7 1 (0.22%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.22%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.01%) Firewall
2 13 (2.90%) TCP/IP
3 12 (2.67%) Internet
4 10 (2.23%) DNS
5 8 (1.78%) DHCP
6 7 (1.56%) LTE
6 7 (1.56%) Network Security
7 5 (1.11%) WCDMA
8 4 (0.89%) ATM
8 4 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.67%) Extranet
9 3 (0.67%) LAN
10 2 (0.45%) SAN
10 2 (0.45%) Intranet
10 2 (0.45%) Radio Access Network
11 1 (0.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (0.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 1 (0.22%) SMS
11 1 (0.22%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.56%) SQL Server
1 16 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.11%) Base SAS
6 5 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (0.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 3 (0.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (0.45%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (0.45%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.45%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.45%) OLAP
9 2 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.22%) MS Access
10 1 (0.22%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 7 (1.56%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (0.67%) RequisitePro
2 3 (0.67%) MSI
2 3 (0.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.67%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.22%) Yeoman
3 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 152 (33.85%) Banking
2 73 (16.26%) Retail
3 70 (15.59%) Retail Banking
4 30 (6.68%) Telecoms
5 18 (4.01%) Marketing
6 7 (1.56%) Back Office
6 7 (1.56%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.34%) Legal
8 2 (0.45%) Electronics
9 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.22%) Front Office
9 1 (0.22%) Advertising
9 1 (0.22%) Publishing
9 1 (0.22%) Military
9 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 164 (36.53%) Analyst
2 73 (16.26%) Business Analyst
3 47 (10.47%) Senior Analyst
4 44 (9.80%) Project Manager
5 43 (9.58%) Architect
5 43 (9.58%) Senior Business Analyst
6 36 (8.02%) Consultant
6 36 (8.02%) PMO Analyst
7 23 (5.12%) Solutions Architect
8 19 (4.23%) Developer
9 15 (3.34%) Programme Manager
10 13 (2.90%) Test Analyst
10 13 (2.90%) Programme Office Analyst
10 13 (2.90%) Programme Analyst
11 11 (2.45%) Designer
12 10 (2.23%) Test Manager
12 10 (2.23%) Data Analyst
12 10 (2.23%) Technical Analyst
13 8 (1.78%) Solutions Designer
13 8 (1.78%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.12%) .NET
2 7 (1.56%) Web Services
2 7 (1.56%) .NET Framework
3 3 (0.67%) XML
4 2 (0.45%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.45%) HTML
5 1 (0.22%) RESTful
5 1 (0.22%) REST
5 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.22%) Flash
5 1 (0.22%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.22%) WinForms
5 1 (0.22%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.22%) JSON
5 1 (0.22%) MDX
5 1 (0.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.45%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.00%) Mobile Banking
4 8 (1.78%) Digital Media
5 5 (1.11%) Mobile Payment
5 5 (1.11%) User Experience
5 5 (1.11%) Online Banking
6 4 (0.89%) APACS
6 4 (0.89%) SWIFT
6 4 (0.89%) Tandem
7 3 (0.67%) Social Media
7 3 (0.67%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.45%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.45%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.45%) FMCG
8 2 (0.45%) Clustering
8 2 (0.45%) PMI
8 2 (0.45%) DTV
9 1 (0.22%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 37 (8.24%) Windows
2 23 (5.12%) UNIX
3 21 (4.68%) Linux
4 10 (2.23%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.67%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.45%) AIX
8 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.22%) pSOS
9 1 (0.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (17.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 66 (14.70%) Project Management
3 57 (12.69%) Change Management
4 38 (8.46%) Data Modelling
5 33 (7.35%) GAP Analysis
5 33 (7.35%) Business Transformation
6 31 (6.90%) UML
6 31 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
7 28 (6.24%) Business Analysis
7 28 (6.24%) PRINCE2
8 26 (5.79%) Risk Management
9 25 (5.57%) Change Control
10 21 (4.68%) Analytics
10 21 (4.68%) SSADM
10 21 (4.68%) DSDM
10 21 (4.68%) Project Planning
10 21 (4.68%) Migration
11 20 (4.45%) ITIL
11 20 (4.45%) BPR
11 20 (4.45%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 32 (7.13%) SQL
2 13 (2.90%) VB
3 9 (2.00%) C#
4 7 (1.56%) VB.NET
4 7 (1.56%) VBScript
5 6 (1.34%) Perl
6 5 (1.11%) C
6 5 (1.11%) PowerShell
7 4 (0.89%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.67%) COBOL
8 3 (0.67%) VBA
9 2 (0.45%) Java
9 2 (0.45%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.22%) Python
10 1 (0.22%) VB6
10 1 (0.22%) Ruby
10 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (4.45%) ISEB
2 15 (3.34%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.12%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.12%) Degree
4 12 (2.67%) ACCA
4 12 (2.67%) CIMA
5 6 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.89%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.89%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.89%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 3 (0.67%) CISSP
8 2 (0.45%) CIPD
8 2 (0.45%) PMP
9 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.22%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.22%) MBA
9 1 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.13%) PCI DSS
2 17 (3.79%) Solvency II
3 16 (3.56%) Basel III
4 15 (3.34%) Basel II
5 12 (2.67%) FINREP
6 8 (1.78%) QA
6 8 (1.78%) FATCA
6 8 (1.78%) COREP
7 7 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (1.34%) SLA
9 5 (1.11%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.67%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.67%) MiFID
11 2 (0.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (2.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (0.67%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.22%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (2.45%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 52 (11.58%) Microsoft
2 36 (8.02%) SAP
3 12 (2.67%) McAfee
4 11 (2.45%) Cisco
4 11 (2.45%) IBM
5 10 (2.23%) Business Objects
6 9 (2.00%) Oracle
6 9 (2.00%) Unisys
7 8 (1.78%) Google
8 7 (1.56%) Qualys
8 7 (1.56%) Infoblox
8 7 (1.56%) PeopleSoft
8 7 (1.56%) HP
8 7 (1.56%) Juniper
8 7 (1.56%) Hyperion
9 6 (1.34%) ICL
9 6 (1.34%) Citrix
10 4 (0.89%) VMware
10 4 (0.89%) Sophos
11 3 (0.67%) Niku
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