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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 14 15 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing Finance 3 7 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 7.50% 6.67% 14.54%
As % of the General category 37.50% 53.85% 67.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 15
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£450 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -22.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.83 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+38.36% -5.71%
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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
8 13 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 20.00% 12.38% 21.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 26
Average daily rate £438 £293 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.57% -24.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £225 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £318 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £382
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%

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 3 September 2015, 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 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) LDAP
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) MCSE
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Teamcenter
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) PLM
5 2 (20.00%) CAD
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (20.00%) ERP
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) Information Management
5 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (10.00%) Taxonomies
6 1 (10.00%) FRx
6 1 (10.00%) X++
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (10.00%) Time Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (10.00%) PowerPivot
3 1 (10.00%) MS Project
3 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Teamcenter
2 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (10.00%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Project Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Project Officer
3 1 (10.00%) Report Developer
3 1 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) XSL
2 1 (10.00%) XSLT
2 1 (10.00%) Swing
2 1 (10.00%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) ERP
2 2 (20.00%) Information Management
2 2 (20.00%) PLM
2 2 (20.00%) CAD
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Document Management
3 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) VBA
1 1 (10.00%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) MCSE
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Tableau
3 1 (10.00%) Siemens