The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 127 133 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.28% 21.77% 17.97%
As % of the General category 50.20% 62.74% 58.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 59 47
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £36.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.39
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.14%
Finance
West Midlands

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

General Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
253 212 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.45% 34.70% 30.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 109 85
Average daily rate £385 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £168 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 9
Average hourly rate £6.84 £23.75 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.20% -35.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 53 (20.38%) Banking
2 44 (16.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 37 (14.23%) Microsoft
4 35 (13.46%) Migration
5 33 (12.69%) Project Management
6 25 (9.62%) SQL
7 24 (9.23%) MS Excel
8 22 (8.46%) PRINCE2
9 21 (8.08%) SQL Server
9 21 (8.08%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (7.31%) ITIL
11 18 (6.92%) Programme Management
11 18 (6.92%) Data Migration
12 17 (6.54%) Windows
12 17 (6.54%) SharePoint
12 17 (6.54%) MS Office
13 16 (6.15%) Oracle
13 16 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 15 (5.77%) Security Cleared
14 15 (5.77%) E-Discovery
14 15 (5.77%) UNIX
14 15 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (5.77%) Retail
15 14 (5.38%) Change Management
15 14 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (5.38%) .NET
15 14 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (5.00%) Network Security
16 13 (5.00%) QA
16 13 (5.00%) Project Planning

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 17 (6.54%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.08%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.54%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.77%) IIS
4 2 (0.77%) Lync
5 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.38%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.38%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.38%) CICS
5 1 (0.38%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.38%) CMS
Applications
1 24 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.54%) MS Office
3 9 (3.46%) MS Project
4 4 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.38%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (2.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.15%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.15%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (1.15%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (0.77%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.77%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.77%) Eikon
4 2 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.77%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.38%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.38%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.38%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.00%) Network Security
2 9 (3.46%) SAN
3 8 (3.08%) Firewall
4 5 (1.92%) VPN
5 4 (1.54%) LAN
5 4 (1.54%) WAN
6 3 (1.15%) DHCP
6 3 (1.15%) OSPF
6 3 (1.15%) BGP
6 3 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.77%) Multicast
7 2 (0.77%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (0.77%) IPsec
7 2 (0.77%) Internet
7 2 (0.77%) FTP
7 2 (0.77%) HTTP
7 2 (0.77%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.77%) DNS
7 2 (0.77%) LDAP
8 1 (0.38%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.08%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (2.31%) QlikView
5 6 (2.31%) MySQL
5 6 (2.31%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.77%) OLAP
9 2 (0.77%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.77%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.77%) Couchbase
9 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 4 (1.54%) Lombardi
2 2 (0.77%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.38%) ERwin
3 1 (0.38%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 53 (20.38%) Banking
2 15 (5.77%) Retail
3 11 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.85%) Marketing
5 8 (3.08%) Legal
6 7 (2.69%) Electronics
7 6 (2.31%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.92%) Advertising
8 5 (1.92%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.54%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.15%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.77%) Billing
11 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.38%) Front Office
12 1 (0.38%) Back Office
12 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.38%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 56 (21.54%) Project Manager
2 53 (20.38%) Analyst
3 30 (11.54%) Developer
4 28 (10.77%) Business Analyst
5 17 (6.54%) Architect
6 10 (3.85%) Consultant
7 9 (3.46%) Technical Project Manager
7 9 (3.46%) Technical Manager
8 7 (2.69%) Change Manager
8 7 (2.69%) Programme Manager
9 6 (2.31%) Senior Manager
9 6 (2.31%) Administrator
9 6 (2.31%) Senior Project Manager
9 6 (2.31%) Systems Architect
9 6 (2.31%) PMO Analyst
10 5 (1.92%) Storage Engineer
10 5 (1.92%) Technical Architect
10 5 (1.92%) Coordinator
10 5 (1.92%) Test Leader
10 5 (1.92%) Vendor Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.38%) .NET
2 8 (3.08%) HTML
2 8 (3.08%) CSS
3 7 (2.69%) XML
4 6 (2.31%) Web Services
4 6 (2.31%) ASP.NET
4 6 (2.31%) Spring
4 6 (2.31%) jQuery
5 5 (1.92%) REST
5 5 (1.92%) Middleware
6 4 (1.54%) J2EE
6 4 (1.54%) SOAP
6 4 (1.54%) JSON
7 3 (1.15%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.15%) HTML5
7 3 (1.15%) WinForms
7 3 (1.15%) XSD
7 3 (1.15%) XSLT
8 2 (0.77%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (0.77%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.69%) Clustering
4 6 (2.31%) DTV
5 5 (1.92%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.54%) Open Source
6 4 (1.54%) PMI
7 3 (1.15%) NHS
7 3 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.77%) User Experience
8 2 (0.77%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.38%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.38%) EPoS
9 1 (0.38%) IVR
9 1 (0.38%) SCADA
9 1 (0.38%) Informatics
9 1 (0.38%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.54%) Windows
2 15 (5.77%) UNIX
3 10 (3.85%) Linux
4 8 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.69%) AIX
6 5 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.54%) Windows 2000
8 3 (1.15%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.15%) Solaris
8 3 (1.15%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.38%) CentOS
9 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (16.92%) Stakeholder Management
2 35 (13.46%) Migration
3 33 (12.69%) Project Management
4 22 (8.46%) PRINCE2
5 21 (8.08%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (7.31%) ITIL
7 18 (6.92%) Programme Management
7 18 (6.92%) Data Migration
8 15 (5.77%) E-Discovery
8 15 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (5.38%) Change Management
10 13 (5.00%) Project Planning
11 11 (4.23%) ETL
11 11 (4.23%) CRM
12 10 (3.85%) Risk Management
13 9 (3.46%) Workflow
13 9 (3.46%) Business Analysis
14 8 (3.08%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (3.08%) Dependency Management
15 7 (2.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 25 (9.62%) SQL
2 12 (4.62%) JavaScript
3 8 (3.08%) Java
4 7 (2.69%) T-SQL
5 6 (2.31%) C#
6 3 (1.15%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.15%) X++
7 2 (0.77%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.38%) COBOL
8 1 (0.38%) C
8 1 (0.38%) Perl
8 1 (0.38%) PHP
8 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.23%) SC Cleared
2 11 (4.23%) Degree
3 10 (3.85%) ISTQB
4 8 (3.08%) CCNA
4 8 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.31%) ISEB
5 6 (2.31%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.92%) PMP
6 5 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.15%) CCNP
9 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.38%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.38%) CCA
10 1 (0.38%) CISSP
10 1 (0.38%) MCP
10 1 (0.38%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.00%) QA
2 7 (2.69%) FATCA
3 3 (1.15%) P3O
3 3 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.77%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.38%) MiFID
5 1 (0.38%) EMIR
5 1 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 6 (2.31%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.77%) XenApp
3 2 (0.77%) MetaFrame
3 2 (0.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.38%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.38%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (1.15%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (14.23%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.15%) Oracle
3 12 (4.62%) Cisco
3 12 (4.62%) Citrix
4 8 (3.08%) HP
4 8 (3.08%) SAP
4 8 (3.08%) VMware
5 5 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (1.92%) F5
6 4 (1.54%) Tableau
6 4 (1.54%) Business Objects
6 4 (1.54%) GoldenSource
6 4 (1.54%) TIBCO
6 4 (1.54%) IBM
6 4 (1.54%) Akamai
7 3 (1.15%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.77%) Sun
8 2 (0.77%) Cognos
8 2 (0.77%) Reuters
8 2 (0.77%) AppSense
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