The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 5 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 8 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 16.67% 17.02% 11.21%
As % of the General category 61.54% 61.54% 70.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 5
Median daily rate £338 £230 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.73% -42.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £29.17 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +133.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +21.21%
Finance
Scotland

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

General Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
13 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 27.08% 27.66% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 9
Median daily rate £338 £328 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% -18.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £29.17 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +37.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.67 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.55% +3.02%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for Finance.

1 13 (65.00%) ITIL
2 11 (55.00%) Oracle
3 9 (45.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Oracle Assets
4 8 (40.00%) GAP Analysis
4 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (40.00%) Project Management
5 7 (35.00%) SQL
5 7 (35.00%) Billing
5 7 (35.00%) Change Management
5 7 (35.00%) Risk Management
5 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
5 7 (35.00%) SDLC
5 7 (35.00%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (30.00%) CatOS
6 6 (30.00%) QMS
6 6 (30.00%) Release Management
6 6 (30.00%) CMDB
6 6 (30.00%) Problem Management
6 6 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (30.00%) Network Design
6 6 (30.00%) LAN
6 6 (30.00%) WAN
6 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (30.00%) MPLS
6 6 (30.00%) OSPF
6 6 (30.00%) BGP
6 6 (30.00%) MS Visio
6 6 (30.00%) Cisco

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen 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:

Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle Assets
2 7 (35.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (5.00%) BigMachines
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (5.00%) Primavera
4 1 (5.00%) SAP CO
4 1 (5.00%) SAP HCM
4 1 (5.00%) SAP HR
4 1 (5.00%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (5.00%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) BGP
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
1 6 (30.00%) LAN
1 6 (30.00%) MPLS
1 6 (30.00%) OSPF
1 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (30.00%) WAN
2 5 (25.00%) Multicast
2 5 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 7 (35.00%) Billing
2 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Consultant
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 7 (35.00%) Functional Consultant
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 6 (30.00%) Network Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
7 2 (10.00%) Finance Manager
7 2 (10.00%) Finance Project Manager
7 2 (10.00%) Finance Systems Manager
7 2 (10.00%) LAN Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) WAN Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Payroll Consultant
8 1 (5.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Senior Functional Consultant
8 1 (5.00%) Senior LAN/WAN Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Senior Oracle Financials Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) Itk
1 1 (5.00%) Swing
1 1 (5.00%) XML
1 1 (5.00%) XSL
1 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) ITIL
2 9 (45.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (40.00%) GAP Analysis
3 8 (40.00%) Project Management
4 7 (35.00%) Change Management
4 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (35.00%) Risk Management
4 7 (35.00%) SDLC
5 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (30.00%) Network Design
5 6 (30.00%) Problem Management
5 6 (30.00%) QMS
5 6 (30.00%) Release Management
6 4 (20.00%) ERP
7 3 (15.00%) Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (15.00%) Quality Management
8 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.00%) Document Management
8 1 (5.00%) PLM
8 1 (5.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco
4 5 (25.00%) Siemens
5 4 (20.00%) BT
5 4 (20.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (5.00%) SAP
6 1 (5.00%) Tableau