Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Financial
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 359 311 385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 28.54% 24.18% 25.36%
As % of the General category 65.27% 66.17% 68.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 238 298
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £425 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.79% -8.17%
10th Percentile £293 £275 £303
90th Percentile £600 £575 £551
South West median daily rate £403 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +3.21% -2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.50 £5.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +450.00% -75.31% +1.25%
10th Percentile £13.25 £5.00 £17.00
90th Percentile £28.75 £5.00 £34.45
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50

Finance is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 550 470 564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 43.72% 36.55% 37.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 360 402
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £290 £263 £300
90th Percentile £619 £575 £550
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 17
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.50 £33.36 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.57% +2.65% +14.04%
10th Percentile £14.88 £7.02 £16.25
90th Percentile £35.75 £77.50 £41.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £34.75 £41.12
% change year-on-year +0.72% -15.49% +44.28%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Wiltshire

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Wiltshire

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Wiltshire

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Wiltshire

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Finance in Wiltshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon 0 233 £438 +2.94% 9
Corsham +4 37 £445 -1.11% 2
Malmesbury +1 13 £388 +21.09%
Chippenham +4 2 £281 -43.47% 3
Marlborough - 2 £420 - 1
Devizes - 2 £241 -
Trowbridge +5 1 - -
Warminster - 1 £460 -
Finance
South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 83 (23.12%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (22.28%) Security Cleared
2 80 (22.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 75 (20.89%) Programme Management
3 75 (20.89%) Project Management
4 73 (20.33%) Business Intelligence
4 73 (20.33%) SAP
5 67 (18.66%) Marketing
6 66 (18.38%) Telecoms
7 59 (16.43%) Manufacturing
8 55 (15.32%) Electronics
8 55 (15.32%) Digital Marketing
9 44 (12.26%) SC Cleared
10 42 (11.70%) Banking
11 37 (10.31%) DV Cleared
12 35 (9.75%) ITIL
13 33 (9.19%) Degree
13 33 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
14 32 (8.91%) PRINCE2
14 32 (8.91%) Oracle
14 32 (8.91%) Microsoft
15 30 (8.36%) SQL
16 28 (7.80%) Data Modelling
17 27 (7.52%) Windows
17 27 (7.52%) User Acceptance Testing
18 26 (7.24%) SharePoint
18 26 (7.24%) PMO
19 25 (6.96%) DevOps
20 24 (6.69%) Change Management
21 23 (6.41%) Migration

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (7.24%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.18%) CMS
3 13 (3.62%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (2.23%) SAS
5 5 (1.39%) Apache Pig
6 4 (1.11%) Confluence
6 4 (1.11%) IIS
6 4 (1.11%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.56%) Apache
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.28%) Marvel
9 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (6.13%) Microsoft Project
2 21 (5.85%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (4.74%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (3.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (2.23%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.28%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.28%) InDesign
7 1 (0.28%) InVision
7 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (5.57%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (4.18%) Oracle EBS R12
2 15 (4.18%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.84%) Actimize
3 3 (0.84%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.84%) SAP IS-U
3 3 (0.84%) SystmOne
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.56%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.28%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.62%) Office 365
2 11 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.39%) FinancialForce
5 4 (1.11%) Serverless
6 2 (0.56%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.28%) Boomi
7 1 (0.28%) CheetahMail
7 1 (0.28%) GitHub
7 1 (0.28%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.06%) Unified Communications
2 7 (1.95%) VPN
3 6 (1.67%) Ethernet
3 6 (1.67%) ISDN
4 3 (0.84%) HTTP
4 3 (0.84%) WebEx
5 2 (0.56%) LAN
5 2 (0.56%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.56%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (0.56%) SMS
6 1 (0.28%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.28%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.28%) DHCP
6 1 (0.28%) DNS
6 1 (0.28%) Firewall
6 1 (0.28%) Internet
6 1 (0.28%) Intranet
6 1 (0.28%) Skype
6 1 (0.28%) VLAN
6 1 (0.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.13%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (3.90%) Oracle BI EE
4 9 (2.51%) Big Data
4 9 (2.51%) Hadoop
5 7 (1.95%) Star Schema
6 6 (1.67%) Oracle ODI
7 5 (1.39%) Apache Hive
7 5 (1.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 4 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.84%) Power BI
9 3 (0.84%) Snowflake Schema
9 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.56%) Base SAS
10 2 (0.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 2 (0.56%) DB2
10 2 (0.56%) Firebird
10 2 (0.56%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 10 (2.79%) JIRA
2 8 (2.23%) Selenium
3 6 (1.67%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.67%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.39%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.11%) Subversion
5 4 (1.11%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.84%) Ant
6 3 (0.84%) LoadRunner
6 3 (0.84%) Maven
6 3 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.84%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.56%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.28%) Appium
8 1 (0.28%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.28%) Gradle
8 1 (0.28%) JBehave
8 1 (0.28%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.28%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 67 (18.66%) Marketing
2 66 (18.38%) Telecoms
3 59 (16.43%) Manufacturing
4 55 (15.32%) Electronics
5 42 (11.70%) Banking
6 17 (4.74%) Retail
7 15 (4.18%) Military
8 12 (3.34%) Retail Banking
9 9 (2.51%) Legal
10 7 (1.95%) General Ledger
11 6 (1.67%) Billing
12 4 (1.11%) Automotive
13 3 (0.84%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.28%) Back Office
15 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 62 (17.27%) Analyst
2 46 (12.81%) Architect
3 39 (10.86%) Developer
3 39 (10.86%) Project Manager
4 23 (6.41%) Administrator
5 17 (4.74%) Consultant
6 15 (4.18%) Business Analyst
6 15 (4.18%) Financial Analyst
7 14 (3.90%) Functional Analyst
7 14 (3.90%) Oracle Analyst
7 14 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (3.62%) Enterprise Architect
9 12 (3.34%) Designer
10 11 (3.06%) Systems Administrator
11 10 (2.79%) PMO Analyst
12 9 (2.51%) Technical Specialist
12 9 (2.51%) Technical Support
13 8 (2.23%) Configuration Manager
13 8 (2.23%) Support Analyst
14 7 (1.95%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.90%) XML
2 11 (3.06%) HTML
3 10 (2.79%) CSS
3 10 (2.79%) Web Services
4 9 (2.51%) .NET
4 9 (2.51%) JSON
5 8 (2.23%) REST
6 6 (1.67%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.39%) Spring
8 4 (1.11%) Gherkin
8 4 (1.11%) HTML5
8 4 (1.11%) jQuery
8 4 (1.11%) Sass
9 3 (0.84%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.84%) Ajax
9 3 (0.84%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.84%) Spring Boot
9 3 (0.84%) WCF
9 3 (0.84%) WSDL
9 3 (0.84%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.13%) Management Information System
3 17 (4.74%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.62%) User Experience
5 11 (3.06%) RIA
6 6 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.39%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.39%) PMI
8 4 (1.11%) Cyber Attack
8 4 (1.11%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.11%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (0.84%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.56%) Cyber Defence
10 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.56%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.56%) NHS
10 2 (0.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 27 (7.52%) Windows
2 19 (5.29%) Linux
3 14 (3.90%) Windows Server
4 13 (3.62%) Windows 7
5 11 (3.06%) Unix
6 10 (2.79%) Apple iOS
7 9 (2.51%) Windows 10
8 7 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.56%) Solaris
10 2 (0.56%) zOS
11 1 (0.28%) AIX
11 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (23.12%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (22.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 75 (20.89%) Programme Management
3 75 (20.89%) Project Management
4 73 (20.33%) Business Intelligence
5 55 (15.32%) Digital Marketing
6 35 (9.75%) ITIL
7 32 (8.91%) PRINCE2
8 28 (7.80%) Data Modelling
9 27 (7.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 25 (6.96%) DevOps
11 24 (6.69%) Change Management
12 23 (6.41%) Collaborative Working
12 23 (6.41%) Migration
13 21 (5.85%) ETL
14 20 (5.57%) Configuration Management
14 20 (5.57%) Scrum
15 19 (5.29%) Change Control
16 18 (5.01%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 17 (4.74%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (8.36%) SQL
2 12 (3.34%) JavaScript
3 11 (3.06%) Java
4 10 (2.79%) C#
5 7 (1.95%) C
6 6 (1.67%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.39%) PL/SQL
7 5 (1.39%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.84%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.56%) Delphi
9 2 (0.56%) Ruby
9 2 (0.56%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.28%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.28%) C++
10 1 (0.28%) Perl
10 1 (0.28%) Python
10 1 (0.28%) R
10 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 80 (22.28%) Security Cleared
2 44 (12.26%) SC Cleared
3 37 (10.31%) DV Cleared
4 33 (9.19%) Degree
5 15 (4.18%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (3.34%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (2.51%) PMI Certification
7 9 (2.51%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 7 (1.95%) NVQ Level 4
9 6 (1.67%) ISTQB
9 6 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (1.39%) ISEB
10 5 (1.39%) PMP
11 3 (0.84%) APMP
11 3 (0.84%) CISSP
12 2 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.56%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 1 (0.28%) CESG Certified Professional
13 1 (0.28%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.24%) PMO
2 15 (4.18%) GDPR
3 11 (3.06%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.67%) IFRS
4 6 (1.67%) IFRS 9
4 6 (1.67%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.67%) QA
5 5 (1.39%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.39%) PSD2
6 4 (1.11%) COBIT
7 3 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.84%) MiFID
8 2 (0.56%) SEPA
9 1 (0.28%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.28%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (3.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.84%) Docker
2 3 (0.84%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.56%) RACF
3 2 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.28%) iptables
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (2.23%) Puppet
2 6 (1.67%) Ansible
3 5 (1.39%) Nagios
4 4 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.11%) WSUS
5 2 (0.56%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.56%) zSecure
6 1 (0.28%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.28%) Mesos
6 1 (0.28%) SCOM
6 1 (0.28%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 73 (20.33%) SAP
2 32 (8.91%) Microsoft
2 32 (8.91%) Oracle
3 9 (2.51%) Citrix
4 6 (1.67%) Cisco
4 6 (1.67%) Informatica
4 6 (1.67%) NetApp
4 6 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (1.67%) Sitecore
4 6 (1.67%) Unisys
5 5 (1.39%) Atlassian
5 5 (1.39%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 5 (1.39%) Teradata
6 4 (1.11%) Adobe
6 4 (1.11%) Dell KACE
6 4 (1.11%) IBM
6 4 (1.11%) McAfee
7 3 (0.84%) F5
7 3 (0.84%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.56%) Tableau