Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 2019 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
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 3 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 350 332 419
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 18.49% 22.88% 31.98%
As % of the General category 51.09% 55.70% 65.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 255 302
Wiltshire median daily rate £525 £479 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.66% +12.65% +1.19%
10th Percentile £368 £325 £282
90th Percentile £713 £650 £613
South West median daily rate £465 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +9.41% +3.03% +8.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate £26.25 £33.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.64% +235.00% +100.00%
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £32.97 £27.50
% change year-on-year -5.96% +19.87% -

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 685 596 643
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 36.19% 41.08% 49.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 421 437
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £300 £306 £284
90th Percentile £675 £625 £620
South West median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 7
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.30% +33.85% -30.11%
10th Percentile £31.25 £16.50 £11.67
90th Percentile £48.50 £47.00 £39.35
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +17.14% +27.27%

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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019. 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 -1 182 £500 +5.26% 25
Corsham +10 50 £569 +3.41% 2
Salisbury +8 18 £498 -5.24% 3
Malmesbury +1 6 - - 1
Devizes - 5 £120 - 1
Chippenham -13 3 - - 5
Marlborough +2 1 £725 +46.46%
Trowbridge - 1 £325 -
Finance
South West

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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.

1 109 (31.14%) SAP
1 109 (31.14%) Public Sector
2 108 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (30.86%) Security Cleared
3 107 (30.57%) Telecoms
4 106 (30.29%) Business Intelligence
5 103 (29.43%) Manufacturing
6 102 (29.14%) Marketing
7 101 (28.86%) Programme Management
8 98 (28.00%) Electronics
8 98 (28.00%) Digital Marketing
9 64 (18.29%) DevOps
10 62 (17.71%) SC Cleared
11 51 (14.57%) AWS
12 48 (13.71%) Azure
13 46 (13.14%) SQL
14 45 (12.86%) Ansible
15 43 (12.29%) DV Cleared
16 40 (11.43%) Project Management
17 38 (10.86%) Stakeholder Management
17 38 (10.86%) Scrum
18 37 (10.57%) OpenShift
18 37 (10.57%) Kubernetes
19 36 (10.29%) Linux
20 32 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
21 31 (8.86%) Banking
22 30 (8.57%) Terraform
23 29 (8.29%) Java
24 27 (7.71%) JavaScript
24 27 (7.71%) Docker

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 11 (3.14%) Tomcat
2 7 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.71%) Apache
3 6 (1.71%) nginx
4 2 (0.57%) ArcGIS
4 2 (0.57%) Confluence
4 2 (0.57%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.29%) Liferay
5 1 (0.29%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.43%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.29%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.86%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.29%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 51 (14.57%) AWS
2 48 (13.71%) Azure
3 37 (10.57%) OpenShift
4 14 (4.00%) Apigee
5 12 (3.43%) GCP
6 9 (2.57%) Office 365
6 9 (2.57%) Power Platform
7 7 (2.00%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (1.14%) Amazon EKS
9 3 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.57%) Azure Functions
10 2 (0.57%) Serverless
11 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.29%) NuGet
11 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.86%) Firewall
2 7 (2.00%) WAN
3 6 (1.71%) VPN
4 3 (0.86%) DMZ
4 3 (0.86%) Internet
4 3 (0.86%) LAN
4 3 (0.86%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (0.86%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.57%) Network Security
5 2 (0.57%) Skype
6 1 (0.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.29%) DHCP
6 1 (0.29%) DNS
6 1 (0.29%) MPLS
6 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.29%) VoIP
6 1 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (4.57%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.86%) Big Data
4 9 (2.57%) Power BI
5 7 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.43%) BigQuery
8 4 (1.14%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (1.14%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.86%) MySQL
9 3 (0.86%) SAP BW
9 3 (0.86%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.57%) Amazon Aurora
10 2 (0.57%) Geospatial Data
10 2 (0.57%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 22 (6.29%) Jenkins
2 17 (4.86%) JIRA
3 16 (4.57%) Git (software)
4 11 (3.14%) Cucumber
5 8 (2.29%) Gerrit
6 7 (2.00%) Selenium
7 6 (1.71%) Maven
7 6 (1.71%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (1.43%) Ant
9 4 (1.14%) Subversion
10 3 (0.86%) Artifactory
10 3 (0.86%) CircleCI
10 3 (0.86%) ERwin
10 3 (0.86%) JBehave
10 3 (0.86%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.86%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.57%) JUnit
11 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio Coded UI
12 1 (0.29%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.29%) WebDriver
General
1 109 (31.14%) Public Sector
2 107 (30.57%) Telecoms
3 103 (29.43%) Manufacturing
4 102 (29.14%) Marketing
5 98 (28.00%) Electronics
6 31 (8.86%) Banking
7 16 (4.57%) Retail
8 6 (1.71%) Automotive
9 3 (0.86%) Law
9 3 (0.86%) Legal
9 3 (0.86%) Local Government
9 3 (0.86%) Military
10 2 (0.57%) Publishing
11 1 (0.29%) Advertising
11 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (20.29%) Architect
2 45 (12.86%) Analyst
3 32 (9.14%) Developer
4 28 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
5 20 (5.71%) Coordinator
5 20 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 20 (5.71%) Project Manager
6 19 (5.43%) Data Analyst
7 15 (4.29%) Security Assurance Coordinator
8 14 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
9 12 (3.43%) Security Architect
10 10 (2.86%) Business Analyst
10 10 (2.86%) Consultant
10 10 (2.86%) Programme Manager
11 9 (2.57%) Desktop Support
11 9 (2.57%) DevSecOps Engineer
11 9 (2.57%) Network Architect
12 8 (2.29%) Administrator
12 8 (2.29%) Cloud Engineer
12 8 (2.29%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.57%) .NET
2 11 (3.14%) Web Services
3 10 (2.86%) CSS
3 10 (2.86%) Middleware
4 9 (2.57%) HTML
4 9 (2.57%) SOAP
4 9 (2.57%) XML
5 8 (2.29%) .NET Core
6 6 (1.71%) JSON
7 5 (1.43%) Hibernate
7 5 (1.43%) JSP
7 5 (1.43%) REST
7 5 (1.43%) RESTful
7 5 (1.43%) Spring
8 4 (1.14%) Kafka
8 4 (1.14%) Node.js
8 4 (1.14%) React
8 4 (1.14%) Redux
9 3 (0.86%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.86%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.43%) Cloud Native
2 12 (3.43%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (2.86%) Public Cloud
4 9 (2.57%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.29%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.00%) Data Structures
6 7 (2.00%) PKI
7 6 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.71%) User Experience
8 4 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.14%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.86%) NHS
10 2 (0.57%) Clustering
10 2 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.57%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (0.57%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.57%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.29%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (10.29%) Linux
2 24 (6.86%) Windows
3 17 (4.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (4.00%) Windows 10
5 9 (2.57%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.71%) CentOS
7 5 (1.43%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.14%) Debian
9 3 (0.86%) CoreOS
9 3 (0.86%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.86%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.57%) Android
10 2 (0.57%) Unix
11 1 (0.29%) AIX
11 1 (0.29%) Solaris
11 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (30.29%) Business Intelligence
3 101 (28.86%) Programme Management
4 98 (28.00%) Digital Marketing
5 64 (18.29%) DevOps
6 40 (11.43%) Project Management
7 38 (10.86%) Scrum
7 38 (10.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 26 (7.43%) Analytics
9 24 (6.86%) ITIL
9 24 (6.86%) Project Delivery
10 22 (6.29%) Microservices
11 20 (5.71%) Infrastructure as Code
12 19 (5.43%) ArchiMate
12 19 (5.43%) DevSecOps
13 18 (5.14%) Cloud Operations
14 17 (4.86%) Migration
14 17 (4.86%) Service Management
15 16 (4.57%) Information Security
16 14 (4.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 46 (13.14%) SQL
2 29 (8.29%) Java
3 27 (7.71%) JavaScript
4 22 (6.29%) Python
5 11 (3.14%) C
6 8 (2.29%) C#
7 7 (2.00%) C++
8 6 (1.71%) Go
8 6 (1.71%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.43%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.86%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.86%) R
10 3 (0.86%) Ruby
10 3 (0.86%) Rust
11 2 (0.57%) Java 8
11 2 (0.57%) Kotlin
11 2 (0.57%) Perl
11 2 (0.57%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.57%) VB
11 2 (0.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 108 (30.86%) Security Cleared
2 62 (17.71%) SC Cleared
3 43 (12.29%) DV Cleared
4 9 (2.57%) CISSP
4 9 (2.57%) ISEB
4 9 (2.57%) ISTQB
5 8 (2.29%) Degree
5 8 (2.29%) SANS
6 7 (2.00%) CISA
6 7 (2.00%) CISM
7 5 (1.43%) APMP
7 5 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.86%) RHCE
10 2 (0.57%) CREST Certified
10 2 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.57%) OSCP
11 1 (0.29%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.29%) JSP 440
2 17 (4.86%) RMADS
3 11 (3.14%) PMO
4 10 (2.86%) QA
5 5 (1.43%) HMG Infosec
5 5 (1.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 4 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.86%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.57%) NIST
9 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (7.71%) Docker
2 3 (0.86%) LXC
3 2 (0.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 45 (12.86%) Ansible
2 37 (10.57%) Kubernetes
3 30 (8.57%) Terraform
4 5 (1.43%) WSUS
5 4 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.86%) Grafana
6 3 (0.86%) Kibana
6 3 (0.86%) Puppet
6 3 (0.86%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (0.86%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 3 (0.86%) yum
7 2 (0.57%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.29%) Control-M
8 1 (0.29%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.29%) Salt
8 1 (0.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 109 (31.14%) SAP
2 23 (6.57%) Microsoft
3 21 (6.00%) Red Hat
4 15 (4.29%) VMware
5 12 (3.43%) Cisco
6 9 (2.57%) Google
7 8 (2.29%) Tableau
8 7 (2.00%) BiZZdesign
8 7 (2.00%) Oracle
9 5 (1.43%) CA
10 4 (1.14%) HP
10 4 (1.14%) Teradata
11 3 (0.86%) Adobe
11 3 (0.86%) Avaya
11 3 (0.86%) F5
11 3 (0.86%) IBM
11 3 (0.86%) Veracode
12 2 (0.57%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.57%) Software AG
12 2 (0.57%) Talend