The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 90 27 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 40.18% 27.84% 32.22%
As % of the General category 72.58% 71.05% 78.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 13 19
Median daily rate £373 £275 £143
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.45% +92.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £101 £82
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £27.17 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+10.43% +64.63%

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

General Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
124 38 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 55.36% 39.18% 41.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 20 26
Median daily rate £344 £288 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.65% +98.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £101 £83
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-23.66% +45.55%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

Finance
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast 0 89 £370 +34.54% 6
Finance
Northern Ireland

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Finance.

1 49 (35.77%) Banking
2 40 (29.20%) Java
3 32 (23.36%) Linux
4 30 (21.90%) Perl
4 30 (21.90%) SQL
5 28 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (17.52%) Project Management
6 24 (17.52%) KDB
6 24 (17.52%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (16.06%) Cisco
8 21 (15.33%) Unix
9 19 (13.87%) C#
9 19 (13.87%) C++
10 18 (13.14%) Network Design
11 17 (12.41%) MS PowerPoint
12 16 (11.68%) Juniper
13 15 (10.95%) Cisco Certification
13 15 (10.95%) CCNP
13 15 (10.95%) SQL Server
13 15 (10.95%) Solaris
14 14 (10.22%) Kdb+
15 13 (9.49%) Degree
15 13 (9.49%) Front Office
16 12 (8.76%) Investment Banking
16 12 (8.76%) Arista
16 12 (8.76%) Data Centre
17 11 (8.03%) Equities
17 11 (8.03%) Information Security
17 11 (8.03%) Python
17 11 (8.03%) Windows

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim 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 6 (4.38%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.92%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.19%) SAS
4 1 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 17 (12.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (7.30%) MS Excel
3 9 (6.57%) MS Project
4 7 (5.11%) MS Office
5 4 (2.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.73%) IaaS
1 1 (0.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.92%) BGP
1 4 (2.92%) DHCP
1 4 (2.92%) DNS
1 4 (2.92%) DWDM
1 4 (2.92%) EIGRP
1 4 (2.92%) Firewall
1 4 (2.92%) MPLS
1 4 (2.92%) OSPF
1 4 (2.92%) SSL
1 4 (2.92%) Structured Cabling
1 4 (2.92%) VPN
1 4 (2.92%) Wireless
2 2 (1.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.52%) KDB
2 15 (10.95%) SQL Server
3 14 (10.22%) Kdb+
4 7 (5.11%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.65%) RDBMS
5 5 (3.65%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.19%) DB2
6 3 (2.19%) QlikView
7 2 (1.46%) Sybase IQ
8 1 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.73%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.73%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 9 (6.57%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.19%) Cucumber
2 3 (2.19%) LoadRunner
2 3 (2.19%) Selenium
3 1 (0.73%) CppUnit
3 1 (0.73%) JUnit
3 1 (0.73%) MSI
3 1 (0.73%) NUnit
3 1 (0.73%) TestNG
General
1 49 (35.77%) Banking
2 13 (9.49%) Front Office
3 12 (8.76%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.92%) Retail
4 4 (2.92%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.19%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.73%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (45.99%) Developer
2 27 (19.71%) Analyst
3 24 (17.52%) KDB Developer
4 21 (15.33%) Senior Developer
5 17 (12.41%) Java Developer
6 15 (10.95%) Senior Java Developer
7 12 (8.76%) Lead Developer
7 12 (8.76%) Network Engineer
8 11 (8.03%) C++ Developer
9 9 (6.57%) Banking Analyst
9 9 (6.57%) Test Analyst
10 7 (5.11%) Business Analyst
11 6 (4.38%) Project Manager
12 5 (3.65%) Technical Developer
12 5 (3.65%) Technical Leader
13 4 (2.92%) Blue Coat Engineer
13 4 (2.92%) Change Manager
13 4 (2.92%) Data Analyst
13 4 (2.92%) IT Analyst
13 4 (2.92%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.92%) .NET
1 4 (2.92%) ASP.NET
1 4 (2.92%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (2.92%) HTML
2 3 (2.19%) JMS
2 3 (2.19%) Web Services
2 3 (2.19%) XML
3 2 (1.46%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (1.46%) jQuery
3 2 (1.46%) SOAP
3 2 (1.46%) WCF
3 2 (1.46%) WPF
4 1 (0.73%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.73%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.52%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.76%) Data Centre
3 11 (8.03%) Equities
4 8 (5.84%) Mathematics
5 7 (5.11%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (5.11%) Equity Derivative
5 7 (5.11%) Fixed Income
6 5 (3.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (2.92%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.92%) RSA SecurID
7 4 (2.92%) Thin Client
8 3 (2.19%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.46%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.73%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.73%) Index Arbitrage
10 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (23.36%) Linux
2 21 (15.33%) Unix
3 15 (10.95%) Solaris
4 11 (8.03%) Windows
5 2 (1.46%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.73%) AIX
6 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (17.52%) Project Management
3 18 (13.14%) Network Design
4 11 (8.03%) Information Security
5 10 (7.30%) Analytics
5 10 (7.30%) Manual Testing
5 10 (7.30%) TDD
6 9 (6.57%) BDD
6 9 (6.57%) Multithreading
7 8 (5.84%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (5.84%) OOD
7 8 (5.84%) UML
8 7 (5.11%) Change Management
8 7 (5.11%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (5.11%) Integration Testing
8 7 (5.11%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (5.11%) Unit Testing
9 6 (4.38%) Data Validation
9 6 (4.38%) Defect Management
9 6 (4.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 40 (29.20%) Java
2 30 (21.90%) Perl
2 30 (21.90%) SQL
3 19 (13.87%) C#
3 19 (13.87%) C++
4 11 (8.03%) Python
5 7 (5.11%) C
5 7 (5.11%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.65%) Korn
7 3 (2.19%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.19%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.19%) VBScript
8 1 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (10.95%) CCNP
1 15 (10.95%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (9.49%) Degree
3 9 (6.57%) CCIE
4 6 (4.38%) PMP
5 4 (2.92%) JNCIE
5 4 (2.92%) JNCIP
6 3 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.46%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.30%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.92%) ProxySG
1 4 (2.92%) Virtual Desktop
1 4 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (2.92%) XenApp
1 4 (2.92%) XenDesktop
2 2 (1.46%) SRDF
3 1 (0.73%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.73%) Docker
3 1 (0.73%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.92%) FortiGate
1 4 (2.92%) Nagios
2 2 (1.46%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.73%) AppManager
3 1 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.73%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 22 (16.06%) Cisco
2 16 (11.68%) Juniper
3 12 (8.76%) Arista
4 9 (6.57%) Avaya
5 7 (5.11%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.65%) HP
7 4 (2.92%) AppSense
7 4 (2.92%) Aruba
7 4 (2.92%) Blue Coat
7 4 (2.92%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.92%) Citrix
7 4 (2.92%) Fortinet
7 4 (2.92%) IronPort
7 4 (2.92%) Oracle
7 4 (2.92%) Radware
7 4 (2.92%) Riverbed
7 4 (2.92%) SevOne
7 4 (2.92%) Sourcefire
7 4 (2.92%) VMware
7 4 (2.92%) Wyse
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