The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 2 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Finance 10 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 25.64% 13.04% 33.33%
As % of the General category 83.33% 75.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 4
Median daily rate £405 £380 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.57% +26.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +63.63%

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

General Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
12 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 30.77% 17.39% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 6
Median daily rate £375 £380 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +26.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.33 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.69% +32.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Bolton

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Bolton region with a requirement for Finance.

1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) ISEB
1 4 (30.77%) Project Management
1 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
1 4 (30.77%) Quality Management
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
1 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 4 (30.77%) Dependency Management
1 4 (30.77%) Unified Communications
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) Service Management
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) VoIP
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) DSDM
3 2 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) MS Office
3 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
3 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Handset
3 2 (15.38%) ITSM
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
3 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
3 2 (15.38%) IVR
3 2 (15.38%) Programme Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) IaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Unified Communications
2 3 (23.08%) VoIP
3 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Ant
1 1 (7.69%) Checkstyle
1 1 (7.69%) ClearCase
1 1 (7.69%) FindBugs
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Gradle
1 1 (7.69%) Maven
1 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Project Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Unified Communications Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Financial Services Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Services Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Migration Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Migration Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Service Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Site Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Telephony Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Telephony Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) SOAP
1 1 (7.69%) Spring
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) WSDL
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Handset
1 2 (15.38%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Dependency Management
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
1 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
1 4 (30.77%) Project Management
1 4 (30.77%) Quality Management
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) Service Management
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
3 2 (15.38%) DSDM
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) ITSM
3 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
3 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ISEB
1 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Verint
3 1 (7.69%) AppDynamics
3 1 (7.69%) Guidewire
3 1 (7.69%) Intel
3 1 (7.69%) IronPort
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (7.69%) RightFax
3 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow