Period
to 17 December 2018

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 17 December 2018 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 399 343 333
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 21.82% 27.86% 25.85%
As % of the General category 63.54% 63.05% 66.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 272 253
Wiltshire median daily rate £525 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £295 £268
90th Percentile £700 £575 £575
South West median daily rate £440 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £5.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.82% +450.00% -74.36%
South West median hourly rate £36.30 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +32.00% - -

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 628 544 498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 34.34% 44.19% 38.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 401 379
Wiltshire median daily rate £488 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% +6.06% +3.13%
10th Percentile £308 £295 £261
90th Percentile £686 £613 £575
South West median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 6
Wiltshire median hourly rate £28.15 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.35% -21.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £13.00 £17.25 £8.36
90th Percentile £44.38 £41.25 £77.50
South West median hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +11.43% - -15.13%

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 17 December 2018.

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
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 17 December 2018. 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 0 247 £500 +14.29% 21
Salisbury - 27 £538 - 4
Corsham -14 26 £550 +23.60%
Malmesbury -9 2 £218 -43.87%
Chippenham -4 1 £425 +51.11% 5
Trowbridge -9 1 £463 - 2
Finance
South West

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 105 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (24.31%) Security Cleared
3 93 (23.31%) SAP
4 81 (20.30%) Business Intelligence
5 78 (19.55%) Manufacturing
6 76 (19.05%) Telecoms
6 76 (19.05%) Programme Management
6 76 (19.05%) Marketing
7 75 (18.80%) Banking
8 73 (18.30%) Digital Marketing
8 73 (18.30%) Electronics
9 69 (17.29%) SC Cleared
10 54 (13.53%) Stakeholder Management
11 50 (12.53%) SQL
12 46 (11.53%) Microsoft
13 45 (11.28%) Windows
14 44 (11.03%) Java
15 41 (10.28%) Linux
16 40 (10.03%) Amazon AWS
17 37 (9.27%) .NET
17 37 (9.27%) DevOps
18 36 (9.02%) Docker
18 36 (9.02%) Microservices
18 36 (9.02%) Scrum
19 33 (8.27%) Kubernetes
20 31 (7.77%) SQL Server
21 30 (7.52%) DV Cleared
21 30 (7.52%) TOGAF
21 30 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
22 29 (7.27%) JSP 440

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 17 (4.26%) Confluence
2 15 (3.76%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (1.25%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.00%) CMS
5 4 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.75%) Apache
6 3 (0.75%) IIS
6 3 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.75%) SAS
6 3 (0.75%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.50%) Site Server
8 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.25%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.25%) FileNet
8 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (3.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.26%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.01%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (0.75%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.25%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 40 (10.03%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (5.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.51%) Office 365
4 9 (2.26%) Apigee
5 8 (2.01%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (2.01%) Sauce Labs
6 7 (1.75%) OpenShift
7 4 (1.00%) GitHub
8 3 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.75%) IaaS
8 3 (0.75%) PaaS
9 2 (0.50%) Azure Functions
9 2 (0.50%) npm
9 2 (0.50%) NuGet
9 2 (0.50%) Serverless
10 1 (0.25%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.51%) Firewall
2 9 (2.26%) VPN
3 5 (1.25%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.00%) Network Security
5 3 (0.75%) HTTP
5 3 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (0.75%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (0.75%) SMS
5 3 (0.75%) SSH
5 3 (0.75%) WAN
6 2 (0.50%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.50%) Internet
6 2 (0.50%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.50%) MPLS
6 2 (0.50%) SMTP
6 2 (0.50%) Telnet
7 1 (0.25%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.25%) NAS
7 1 (0.25%) Skype
7 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.77%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.01%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (1.75%) Power BI
3 7 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (1.25%) Big Data
5 5 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.00%) DB2
6 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.75%) Base SAS
7 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (0.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (0.50%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.50%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.50%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (0.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (5.01%) JIRA
2 19 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 15 (3.76%) Jenkins
3 15 (3.76%) Selenium
4 13 (3.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (3.01%) WebDriver
6 11 (2.76%) Cucumber
7 7 (1.75%) Bitbucket
8 6 (1.50%) JMeter
9 5 (1.25%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (1.25%) WebStorm
10 4 (1.00%) Gatling
10 4 (1.00%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.75%) MSI
11 3 (0.75%) SonarQube
11 3 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.50%) ERwin
12 2 (0.50%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 78 (19.55%) Manufacturing
2 76 (19.05%) Marketing
2 76 (19.05%) Telecoms
3 75 (18.80%) Banking
4 73 (18.30%) Electronics
5 15 (3.76%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.01%) Military
6 8 (2.01%) Retail
6 8 (2.01%) Retail Banking
7 6 (1.50%) Law
8 4 (1.00%) Automotive
8 4 (1.00%) Legal
9 3 (0.75%) Billing
9 3 (0.75%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 115 (28.82%) Architect
2 46 (11.53%) Developer
3 43 (10.78%) Solutions Architect
4 30 (7.52%) Analyst
5 24 (6.02%) Consultant
6 23 (5.76%) Applications Architect
7 20 (5.01%) Technical Architect
8 16 (4.01%) Project Manager
9 15 (3.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 15 (3.76%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 12 (3.01%) Coordinator
10 12 (3.01%) Financial Analyst
11 11 (2.76%) Business Analyst
11 11 (2.76%) Delivery Manager
11 11 (2.76%) Performance Architect
12 10 (2.51%) .NET Architect
12 10 (2.51%) Designer
12 10 (2.51%) Security Assurance Coordinator
12 10 (2.51%) Test Manager
13 9 (2.26%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (9.27%) .NET
2 29 (7.27%) REST
3 27 (6.77%) Middleware
4 26 (6.52%) Web Services
5 22 (5.51%) XML
6 21 (5.26%) SOAP
7 19 (4.76%) JSON
8 18 (4.51%) .NET Framework
9 17 (4.26%) JSP
10 16 (4.01%) React
11 13 (3.26%) .NET Core
12 12 (3.01%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (3.01%) HTML
12 12 (3.01%) Redux
13 10 (2.51%) AngularJS
13 10 (2.51%) HTML5
14 9 (2.26%) CSS
15 8 (2.01%) ASP.NET
15 8 (2.01%) Node.js
16 6 (1.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.26%) DataPower
3 8 (2.01%) Mainframe
3 8 (2.01%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.01%) User Experience
4 7 (1.75%) Data Centre
4 7 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.50%) Fintech
6 5 (1.25%) NHS
6 5 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (0.75%) Clustering
7 3 (0.75%) CMDB
7 3 (0.75%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (0.50%) EMC VNX
8 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.50%) Robotics
8 2 (0.50%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.25%) iPad
9 1 (0.25%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 45 (11.28%) Windows
2 41 (10.28%) Linux
3 21 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 15 (3.76%) Unix
4 15 (3.76%) Windows 10
5 11 (2.76%) Windows 7
6 9 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.01%) AIX
8 5 (1.25%) CoreOS
8 5 (1.25%) Debian
9 4 (1.00%) zOS
10 3 (0.75%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.75%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.50%) CentOS
11 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (20.30%) Business Intelligence
3 76 (19.05%) Programme Management
4 73 (18.30%) Digital Marketing
5 54 (13.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 37 (9.27%) DevOps
7 36 (9.02%) Microservices
7 36 (9.02%) Scrum
8 30 (7.52%) TOGAF
9 28 (7.02%) Problem-Solving
10 27 (6.77%) Test Automation
11 26 (6.52%) Migration
12 24 (6.02%) Technical Architecture
13 21 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
14 20 (5.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 20 (5.01%) Project Management
15 18 (4.51%) Information Security
15 18 (4.51%) Service Management
16 17 (4.26%) IT Strategy
17 16 (4.01%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 50 (12.53%) SQL
2 44 (11.03%) Java
3 28 (7.02%) C#
3 28 (7.02%) PowerShell
4 26 (6.52%) Python
5 20 (5.01%) JavaScript
6 16 (4.01%) C
6 16 (4.01%) C++
7 8 (2.01%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.00%) Groovy
8 4 (1.00%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.75%) Ruby
9 3 (0.75%) SAS Macro
9 3 (0.75%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.75%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.50%) Go
10 2 (0.50%) VBScript
11 1 (0.25%) R
11 1 (0.25%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 97 (24.31%) Security Cleared
2 69 (17.29%) SC Cleared
3 30 (7.52%) DV Cleared
4 10 (2.51%) Degree
5 8 (2.01%) ISEB
5 8 (2.01%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.50%) CISSP
7 3 (0.75%) GIAC
7 3 (0.75%) ISACA
7 3 (0.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 3 (0.75%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (0.50%) APMP
8 2 (0.50%) CCNA
8 2 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.50%) PMP
9 1 (0.25%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.25%) CIMA
9 1 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.25%) ICAEW
9 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.27%) JSP 440
2 16 (4.01%) HMG Infosec
2 16 (4.01%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 15 (3.76%) QA
4 11 (2.76%) RMADS
5 9 (2.26%) PMO
6 5 (1.25%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.75%) COBIT
7 3 (0.75%) GDPR
8 2 (0.50%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.25%) PSD2
9 1 (0.25%) SLA
9 1 (0.25%) Solvency II
System Software
1 36 (9.02%) Docker
2 9 (2.26%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.75%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.25%) Firmware
6 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 33 (8.27%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.75%) Ansible
4 5 (1.25%) Puppet
4 5 (1.25%) Terraform
5 4 (1.00%) HP ALM
5 4 (1.00%) SCCM
6 3 (0.75%) FortiGate
6 3 (0.75%) OSSEC
6 3 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.50%) Grafana
7 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.50%) WSUS
8 1 (0.25%) Consul
8 1 (0.25%) Kibana
8 1 (0.25%) logstash
8 1 (0.25%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 93 (23.31%) SAP
2 46 (11.53%) Microsoft
3 17 (4.26%) IBM
4 13 (3.26%) Oracle
5 10 (2.51%) VMware
6 8 (2.01%) Red Hat
7 7 (1.75%) CheckPoint
7 7 (1.75%) Splunk
8 6 (1.50%) Atlassian
8 6 (1.50%) Veracode
9 5 (1.25%) HP
9 5 (1.25%) Unisys
10 4 (1.00%) Cisco
10 4 (1.00%) Pega
11 3 (0.75%) AppDynamics
11 3 (0.75%) DataFlux
11 3 (0.75%) Dell
11 3 (0.75%) LogRhythm
12 2 (0.50%) CyberArk
12 2 (0.50%) ServiceNow