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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 16 6 15
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Contract jobs citing Finance 7 35 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 6.93% 14.64% 5.42%
As % of the General category 63.64% 68.63% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 3
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£310 £400 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.66%
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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
11 51 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 10.89% 21.34% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 24 10
Average daily rate £310 £400 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £15.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -24.56%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen 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 9 (32.14%) Windows
1 9 (32.14%) Degree
2 8 (28.57%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 7 (25.00%) Data Mapping
3 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (25.00%) ITIL
3 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (25.00%) VPN
3 7 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (25.00%) Firewall
3 7 (25.00%) VMware
4 6 (21.43%) ERP
4 6 (21.43%) .NET
4 6 (21.43%) OOP
4 6 (21.43%) OO
5 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
5 5 (17.86%) ISO 9001
6 4 (14.29%) Intranet
6 4 (14.29%) IBM Notes
6 4 (14.29%) Lotus
6 4 (14.29%) C#
6 4 (14.29%) HTML
6 4 (14.29%) Java
6 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 4 (14.29%) SAP
6 4 (14.29%) CSS
6 4 (14.29%) Web Services
6 4 (14.29%) XML
6 4 (14.29%) XSLT

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen 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 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
2 4 (14.29%) IBM Notes
2 4 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (7.14%) SAP PM
2 2 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (25.00%) VPN
1 7 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (14.29%) Intranet
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
3 1 (3.57%) Wireless
3 1 (3.57%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (10.71%) Advertising
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Billing
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Consultant
2 6 (21.43%) Technical Consultant
2 6 (21.43%) Data Consultant
3 5 (17.86%) Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Administrator
4 4 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Junior Service Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Functional Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Business Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Project Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) IT Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) PMO Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) .NET
2 4 (14.29%) HTML
2 4 (14.29%) CSS
2 4 (14.29%) Web Services
2 4 (14.29%) XML
2 4 (14.29%) XSLT
2 4 (14.29%) CAML
2 4 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.29%) Kindle
3 2 (7.14%) PMI
3 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.57%) CCTV
4 1 (3.57%) iPad
4 1 (3.57%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Data Mapping
1 7 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) ERP
2 6 (21.43%) OOP
2 6 (21.43%) OO
3 4 (14.29%) Document Management
4 3 (10.71%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.14%) Financial Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Security Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.57%) Fund Management
6 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Cash Management
6 1 (3.57%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (3.57%) CRM
6 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.57%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) C#
1 4 (14.29%) Java
1 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Degree
2 7 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.14%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) ISO 9001
2 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) VMware
2 4 (14.29%) Lotus
2 4 (14.29%) SAP
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) JD Edwards
4 2 (7.14%) JBoss
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
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