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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 8 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing Finance 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 11.11% 35.71% 10.71%
As % of the General category 75.00% 62.50% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate £380 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +10.00%
Finance
Manchester

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
4 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 14.81% 57.14% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
Average daily rate £380 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.21% +15.55%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton 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 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) AIX
2 2 (25.00%) HPUX
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) MDX
3 1 (12.50%) QlikView
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Feature Driven Development
3 1 (12.50%) PowerPivot
3 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Cognos
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) PowerPivot
2 1 (12.50%) QlikView
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
1 2 (25.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) AIX Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) AIX Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Business Change Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) CRM Manager
3 1 (12.50%) CRM Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Services Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Report Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Service Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) AIX
1 2 (25.00%) HPUX
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) Feature Driven Development
2 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) HP
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft