The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 464 718 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.03% 44.71% 33.57%
As % of the General category 68.24% 65.81% 71.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 406 247
Median daily rate £425 £376 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.10% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £10.40 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +18.18%
Finance
Scotland

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

General Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
680 1091 605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 54.27% 67.93% 47.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 537 315
Median daily rate £425 £380 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -7.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £383
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 9
Median hourly rate - £10.50 £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Finance.

1 387 (34.80%) Banking
2 251 (22.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 206 (18.53%) Migration
4 160 (14.39%) Retail
5 158 (14.21%) Data Centre
6 130 (11.69%) Project Management
7 124 (11.15%) SQL
8 123 (11.06%) Retail Banking
9 120 (10.79%) Law
10 117 (10.52%) Unix
11 112 (10.07%) Oracle
12 104 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
13 93 (8.36%) Windows
14 90 (8.09%) Solaris
14 90 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
15 86 (7.73%) Business Analysis
16 85 (7.64%) Microsoft
17 81 (7.28%) MS Excel
18 71 (6.38%) ITIL
19 70 (6.29%) Data Warehouse
20 67 (6.03%) CA
20 67 (6.03%) Mainframe
21 65 (5.85%) ETL
22 64 (5.76%) Change Management
23 60 (5.40%) Veritas
24 55 (4.95%) SAS
25 54 (4.86%) Risk Management
26 52 (4.68%) Active Directory
27 51 (4.59%) Linux
28 50 (4.50%) PRINCE2

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 55 (4.95%) SAS
2 18 (1.62%) CMS
3 17 (1.53%) SharePoint
4 16 (1.44%) WebSphere
5 14 (1.26%) MS Exchange
6 13 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
7 10 (0.90%) Skype for Business
8 5 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (0.45%) CICS
8 5 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (0.45%) JBoss
9 4 (0.36%) Apache
9 4 (0.36%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.27%) Confluence
10 3 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.18%) IIS
11 2 (0.18%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.18%) PowerExchange
12 1 (0.090%) Tomcat
Applications
1 81 (7.28%) MS Excel
2 47 (4.23%) MS Project
3 40 (3.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 39 (3.51%) MS Office
5 33 (2.97%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.27%) Open Workbench
8 3 (0.27%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.090%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 18 (1.62%) Markit EDM
2 7 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.45%) Primavera
4 3 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.27%) Sonata
4 3 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.18%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.090%) Capstone
6 1 (0.090%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.090%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.08%) PaaS
4 4 (0.36%) Lucidchart
4 4 (0.36%) SaaS
5 2 (0.18%) Bluemix
5 2 (0.18%) IaaS
5 2 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
5 2 (0.18%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.18%) Trello
6 1 (0.090%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.090%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.090%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.090%) Office 365
6 1 (0.090%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.34%) Firewall
2 18 (1.62%) Network Security
2 18 (1.62%) SAN
3 16 (1.44%) LAN
3 16 (1.44%) WAN
4 12 (1.08%) Internet
4 12 (1.08%) LDAP
5 10 (0.90%) OSPF
5 10 (0.90%) Wireless
6 9 (0.81%) BGP
6 9 (0.81%) EIGRP
6 9 (0.81%) FTP
6 9 (0.81%) MPLS
7 7 (0.63%) ATM
7 7 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (0.63%) SSL
7 7 (0.63%) VLAN
8 6 (0.54%) DHCP
8 6 (0.54%) DNS
8 6 (0.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (6.29%) Data Warehouse
2 44 (3.96%) SQL Server
3 20 (1.80%) Oracle Database
4 15 (1.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 13 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
6 12 (1.08%) PowerCenter
6 12 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (0.81%) MS Access
8 9 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
8 9 (0.81%) Relational Database
9 8 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (0.45%) Data Mart
11 5 (0.45%) DB2
11 5 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (0.45%) Oracle Discoverer
11 5 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.45%) QlikView
11 5 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (2.70%) JIRA
2 17 (1.53%) Jenkins
3 10 (0.90%) ERwin
4 9 (0.81%) MSBuild
4 9 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (0.81%) TeamCity
5 7 (0.63%) Axure RP
6 6 (0.54%) Grunt
6 6 (0.54%) Jasmine
6 6 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.45%) Git (software)
7 5 (0.45%) Toad
8 4 (0.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 4 (0.36%) Introscope
9 3 (0.27%) gulp
10 2 (0.18%) InstallShield
10 2 (0.18%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.18%) MSI
10 2 (0.18%) Selenium
11 1 (0.090%) ClearQuest
General
1 387 (34.80%) Banking
2 160 (14.39%) Retail
3 123 (11.06%) Retail Banking
4 120 (10.79%) Law
5 29 (2.61%) Financial Institution
6 27 (2.43%) Legal
7 12 (1.08%) Marketing
8 9 (0.81%) Billing
9 5 (0.45%) Front Office
9 5 (0.45%) International Banking
10 4 (0.36%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.27%) Back Office
11 3 (0.27%) German Language
11 3 (0.27%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.18%) Advertising
12 2 (0.18%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.18%) Publishing
12 2 (0.18%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.090%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 294 (26.44%) Analyst
2 176 (15.83%) Project Manager
3 122 (10.97%) Business Analyst
4 96 (8.63%) Architect
5 95 (8.54%) Consultant
6 74 (6.65%) Developer
7 44 (3.96%) Financial Analyst
8 41 (3.69%) Administrator
9 39 (3.51%) Infrastructure Manager
10 36 (3.24%) Senior Manager
11 35 (3.15%) IT Manager
12 34 (3.06%) Infrastructure Architect
13 33 (2.97%) Service Analyst
14 32 (2.88%) PMO Analyst
14 32 (2.88%) Solutions Architect
15 31 (2.79%) Test Analyst
16 30 (2.70%) Data Architect
16 30 (2.70%) Operations Analyst
17 28 (2.52%) Senior Analyst
18 26 (2.34%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (2.34%) Middleware
2 18 (1.62%) .NET
3 17 (1.53%) CSS
4 16 (1.44%) HTML
4 16 (1.44%) Web Services
5 11 (0.99%) REST
6 9 (0.81%) hapi
6 9 (0.81%) Node.js
7 8 (0.72%) LESS
8 7 (0.63%) ISPF
8 7 (0.63%) Java EE
9 6 (0.54%) OAuth
9 6 (0.54%) React
9 6 (0.54%) RefluxJS
9 6 (0.54%) RESTful
10 5 (0.45%) Flash
11 4 (0.36%) Hibernate
11 4 (0.36%) Struts
12 3 (0.27%) Express
13 2 (0.18%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 158 (14.21%) Data Centre
2 90 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (6.03%) Mainframe
4 45 (4.05%) Clustering
5 34 (3.06%) Credit Risk
5 34 (3.06%) User Experience
6 21 (1.89%) PKI
7 18 (1.62%) Hedge funds
8 13 (1.17%) Management Information System
9 9 (0.81%) iPad
10 8 (0.72%) Data Structures
11 7 (0.63%) iSeries
11 7 (0.63%) Tandem
12 6 (0.54%) Computer Science
12 6 (0.54%) Market Risk
12 6 (0.54%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.54%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.45%) Blackberry
13 5 (0.45%) Social Media
14 4 (0.36%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 117 (10.52%) Unix
2 93 (8.36%) Windows
3 90 (8.09%) Solaris
4 51 (4.59%) Linux
5 30 (2.70%) Windows Server
6 27 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (2.16%) AIX
9 20 (1.80%) HPUX
10 15 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (1.17%) Windows 7
13 10 (0.90%) Windows 10
14 8 (0.72%) zOS
15 6 (0.54%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.27%) Android
16 3 (0.27%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.18%) Data ONTAP
18 1 (0.090%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (22.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 206 (18.53%) Migration
3 130 (11.69%) Project Management
4 104 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (7.73%) Business Analysis
6 71 (6.38%) ITIL
7 65 (5.85%) ETL
8 64 (5.76%) Change Management
9 54 (4.86%) Risk Management
10 50 (4.50%) Data Modelling
10 50 (4.50%) PRINCE2
11 49 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
12 47 (4.23%) Scrum
13 44 (3.96%) Data Migration
14 37 (3.33%) Service Management
15 36 (3.24%) Software Testing
16 35 (3.15%) Analytics
17 34 (3.06%) Data Analysis
18 31 (2.79%) Asset Management
19 30 (2.70%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 124 (11.15%) SQL
2 43 (3.87%) PowerShell
3 34 (3.06%) Java
4 25 (2.25%) C#
5 22 (1.98%) VBA
6 21 (1.89%) JavaScript
7 18 (1.62%) Perl
8 16 (1.44%) Ruby
9 13 (1.17%) Python
10 12 (1.08%) C++
11 10 (0.90%) PL/SQL
11 10 (0.90%) T-SQL
12 9 (0.81%) Bourne shell
12 9 (0.81%) VBScript
13 8 (0.72%) Bash Shell
13 8 (0.72%) Korn
14 7 (0.63%) JCL
15 6 (0.54%) C
15 6 (0.54%) JSX
15 6 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (1.80%) Degree
2 16 (1.44%) CCNP
2 16 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (1.26%) CISSP
4 13 (1.17%) CCNA
5 12 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 10 (0.90%) CCIE
6 10 (0.90%) ISEB
7 9 (0.81%) PMP
8 6 (0.54%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.54%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.45%) CISA
9 5 (0.45%) CISM
9 5 (0.45%) CISMP
9 5 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.45%) MCSE
9 5 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (0.45%) Security Cleared
10 4 (0.36%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.70%) QA
2 21 (1.89%) Data Quality
3 16 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.26%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (0.72%) COBIT
6 7 (0.63%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.63%) SLA
7 6 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.36%) SEPA
9 2 (0.18%) COREP
9 2 (0.18%) MiFID
10 1 (0.090%) Basel III
10 1 (0.090%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.090%) FINREP
10 1 (0.090%) P3O
System Software
1 52 (4.68%) Active Directory
2 40 (3.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 40 (3.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 36 (3.24%) Veritas File System
4 22 (1.98%) RACF
5 18 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (1.35%) XenApp
7 10 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (0.81%) Docker
8 9 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (0.81%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.63%) Time Sharing Option
10 6 (0.54%) SRDF
11 4 (0.36%) ACF2
11 4 (0.36%) Hyper-V
12 3 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.27%) MetaFrame
12 3 (0.27%) XenServer
13 2 (0.18%) NFS
13 2 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 22 (1.98%) SCCM
2 16 (1.44%) CA Single Sign-On
3 13 (1.17%) Tivoli
4 11 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (0.90%) Ansible
5 10 (0.90%) NetBackup
5 10 (0.90%) Puppet
6 9 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (0.72%) TADDM
8 7 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
8 7 (0.63%) SCOM
9 6 (0.54%) Nagios
10 5 (0.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 4 (0.36%) CA Wily
11 4 (0.36%) FortiGate
11 4 (0.36%) zSecure
12 3 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (0.27%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 112 (10.07%) Oracle
2 85 (7.64%) Microsoft
3 67 (6.03%) CA
4 60 (5.40%) Veritas
5 48 (4.32%) Teradata
6 32 (2.88%) IBM
7 28 (2.52%) Cisco
8 27 (2.43%) Informatica
9 24 (2.16%) Citrix
9 24 (2.16%) Sitecore
10 21 (1.89%) VMware
11 20 (1.80%) ServiceNow
12 19 (1.71%) HP
13 16 (1.44%) Red Hat
14 15 (1.35%) CheckPoint
14 15 (1.35%) Splunk
15 14 (1.26%) Symantec
16 13 (1.17%) Charles River
17 12 (1.08%) EMC
18 8 (0.72%) Ab Initio
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