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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 516 640 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.05% 44.35% 33.64%
As % of the General category 67.28% 66.18% 71.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 361 261
Median daily rate £425 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £10.30 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
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
767 967 613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 56.56% 67.01% 46.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 483 324
Median daily rate £425 £375 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £290 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 11
Median hourly rate - £10.30 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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.

1 405 (35.25%) Banking
2 255 (22.19%) Stakeholder Management
3 225 (19.58%) Migration
4 163 (14.19%) Retail
5 150 (13.05%) Data Centre
6 140 (12.18%) Project Management
7 131 (11.40%) SQL
7 131 (11.40%) Oracle
8 129 (11.23%) Retail Banking
9 119 (10.36%) Unix
10 117 (10.18%) Law
11 114 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
12 99 (8.62%) Solaris
13 96 (8.36%) Windows
14 93 (8.09%) Microsoft
15 81 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
16 80 (6.96%) Business Analysis
17 79 (6.88%) MS Excel
18 77 (6.70%) Data Warehouse
19 70 (6.09%) ITIL
20 68 (5.92%) ETL
21 64 (5.57%) Veritas
21 64 (5.57%) User Acceptance Testing
22 60 (5.22%) Linux
22 60 (5.22%) Change Management
23 58 (5.05%) SAS
24 57 (4.96%) CA
25 55 (4.79%) Data Modelling
26 54 (4.70%) PRINCE2
26 54 (4.70%) SQL Server

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 58 (5.05%) SAS
2 22 (1.91%) WebSphere
3 17 (1.48%) CMS
3 17 (1.48%) MS Exchange
4 16 (1.39%) SharePoint
5 13 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
6 9 (0.78%) CICS
6 9 (0.78%) Skype for Business
7 6 (0.52%) Apache
8 5 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (0.44%) JBoss
9 4 (0.35%) GlassFish
9 4 (0.35%) IIS
9 4 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.26%) Confluence
11 2 (0.17%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.17%) iPlanet
11 2 (0.17%) PowerExchange
11 2 (0.17%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 79 (6.88%) MS Excel
2 46 (4.00%) MS Project
3 36 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 33 (2.87%) MS Visio
5 29 (2.52%) MS Office
6 4 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
6 4 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.26%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.087%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 22 (1.91%) Markit EDM
2 11 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (0.44%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 5 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.17%) Primavera
7 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.087%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.087%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.04%) PaaS
3 10 (0.87%) SaaS
4 4 (0.35%) IBM Blueworks
4 4 (0.35%) Lucidchart
5 2 (0.17%) Bluemix
5 2 (0.17%) IaaS
5 2 (0.17%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.17%) Taleo
5 2 (0.17%) Trello
6 1 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.087%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.087%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.087%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.74%) Firewall
2 15 (1.31%) SAN
3 14 (1.22%) Network Security
4 13 (1.13%) LAN
4 13 (1.13%) WAN
5 12 (1.04%) LDAP
6 9 (0.78%) Internet
6 9 (0.78%) Wireless
7 8 (0.70%) EIGRP
7 8 (0.70%) OSPF
8 7 (0.61%) BGP
8 7 (0.61%) FTP
8 7 (0.61%) MPLS
9 6 (0.52%) ATM
9 6 (0.52%) DHCP
9 6 (0.52%) DNS
9 6 (0.52%) VLAN
10 5 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (0.44%) SSL
11 4 (0.35%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (6.70%) Data Warehouse
2 54 (4.70%) SQL Server
3 22 (1.91%) Oracle Database
4 16 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
5 15 (1.31%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 13 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (1.04%) PowerCenter
7 12 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (0.96%) MS Access
8 11 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
9 10 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (0.70%) Relational Database
12 6 (0.52%) Big Data
12 6 (0.52%) DB2
12 6 (0.52%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.44%) Data Mart
13 5 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.44%) Oracle Discoverer
14 4 (0.35%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 31 (2.70%) JIRA
2 19 (1.65%) Jenkins
3 10 (0.87%) ERwin
4 9 (0.78%) Jasmine
4 9 (0.78%) MSBuild
4 9 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (0.78%) TeamCity
5 8 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.61%) Axure RP
6 7 (0.61%) Git (software)
7 6 (0.52%) Grunt
7 6 (0.52%) gulp
8 5 (0.44%) Toad
9 4 (0.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 4 (0.35%) Introscope
10 3 (0.26%) Selenium
11 2 (0.17%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.17%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.17%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 2 (0.17%) WebDriver
General
1 405 (35.25%) Banking
2 163 (14.19%) Retail
3 129 (11.23%) Retail Banking
4 117 (10.18%) Law
5 29 (2.52%) Financial Institution
6 27 (2.35%) Legal
7 8 (0.70%) Billing
7 8 (0.70%) Front Office
8 6 (0.52%) German Language
8 6 (0.52%) Marketing
9 5 (0.44%) International Banking
10 4 (0.35%) Back Office
11 3 (0.26%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.26%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.17%) Advertising
12 2 (0.17%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.17%) Publishing
12 2 (0.17%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.087%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 290 (25.24%) Analyst
2 178 (15.49%) Project Manager
3 134 (11.66%) Business Analyst
4 104 (9.05%) Architect
5 96 (8.36%) Consultant
6 86 (7.48%) Developer
7 47 (4.09%) Infrastructure Manager
8 42 (3.66%) Financial Analyst
9 40 (3.48%) Infrastructure Architect
10 38 (3.31%) Administrator
10 38 (3.31%) Senior Manager
11 37 (3.22%) IT Manager
12 36 (3.13%) Service Analyst
12 36 (3.13%) Test Analyst
13 33 (2.87%) Programme Manager
13 33 (2.87%) Solutions Architect
14 32 (2.79%) PMO Analyst
15 30 (2.61%) Data Architect
15 30 (2.61%) Test Manager
16 28 (2.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (2.70%) Middleware
2 20 (1.74%) Web Services
3 18 (1.57%) .NET
3 18 (1.57%) CSS
4 15 (1.31%) Node.js
5 14 (1.22%) HTML
5 14 (1.22%) REST
6 12 (1.04%) hapi
6 12 (1.04%) React
6 12 (1.04%) RefluxJS
7 10 (0.87%) LESS
8 7 (0.61%) Java EE
9 6 (0.52%) OAuth
10 5 (0.44%) Flash
10 5 (0.44%) ISPF
10 5 (0.44%) RESTful
11 4 (0.35%) AngularJS
11 4 (0.35%) Hibernate
11 4 (0.35%) Struts
11 4 (0.35%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 150 (13.05%) Data Centre
2 81 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (4.44%) Clustering
3 51 (4.44%) Mainframe
4 34 (2.96%) User Experience
5 33 (2.87%) Credit Risk
6 19 (1.65%) PKI
7 18 (1.57%) Hedge funds
8 15 (1.31%) iPad
8 15 (1.31%) Management Information System
9 8 (0.70%) Data Structures
10 6 (0.52%) Computer Science
10 6 (0.52%) Market Risk
11 5 (0.44%) Blackberry
11 5 (0.44%) iSeries
11 5 (0.44%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.44%) Tandem
11 5 (0.44%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.44%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.35%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 119 (10.36%) Unix
2 99 (8.62%) Solaris
3 96 (8.36%) Windows
4 60 (5.22%) Linux
5 33 (2.87%) Windows Server
6 29 (2.52%) AIX
7 28 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (2.18%) HPUX
10 15 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (1.13%) Windows 7
12 11 (0.96%) Windows 10
13 10 (0.87%) zOS
14 6 (0.52%) Windows 2000
15 5 (0.44%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.26%) Android
17 1 (0.087%) Fedora
17 1 (0.087%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (22.19%) Stakeholder Management
2 225 (19.58%) Migration
3 140 (12.18%) Project Management
4 114 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (6.96%) Business Analysis
6 70 (6.09%) ITIL
7 68 (5.92%) ETL
8 64 (5.57%) User Acceptance Testing
9 60 (5.22%) Change Management
10 55 (4.79%) Data Modelling
11 54 (4.70%) PRINCE2
11 54 (4.70%) Risk Management
11 54 (4.70%) Scrum
12 48 (4.18%) Data Migration
13 39 (3.39%) Service Management
14 38 (3.31%) Data Analysis
15 37 (3.22%) Software Testing
16 36 (3.13%) Analytics
17 34 (2.96%) Asset Management
18 32 (2.79%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 131 (11.40%) SQL
2 45 (3.92%) PowerShell
3 33 (2.87%) Java
4 29 (2.52%) C#
5 26 (2.26%) VBA
6 25 (2.18%) JavaScript
7 19 (1.65%) Perl
8 16 (1.39%) Ruby
9 14 (1.22%) Python
10 12 (1.04%) C++
10 12 (1.04%) T-SQL
11 10 (0.87%) PL/SQL
12 9 (0.78%) Bourne shell
12 9 (0.78%) ES6
12 9 (0.78%) VBScript
13 8 (0.70%) Bash Shell
13 8 (0.70%) Korn
14 6 (0.52%) JSX
15 5 (0.44%) C
15 5 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (2.00%) Degree
2 20 (1.74%) ISEB
3 13 (1.13%) CCNP
3 13 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (1.13%) CISSP
3 13 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (0.96%) CCNA
5 9 (0.78%) PMI Certification
5 9 (0.78%) PMP
6 8 (0.70%) CCIE
6 8 (0.70%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.44%) CISA
7 5 (0.44%) CISMP
7 5 (0.44%) MCSE
7 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.44%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.35%) CISM
8 4 (0.35%) MCP
8 4 (0.35%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.79%) QA
2 23 (2.00%) Data Quality
3 15 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (0.70%) SLA
6 7 (0.61%) COBIT
7 6 (0.52%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.17%) MiFID
8 2 (0.17%) SEPA
9 1 (0.087%) COREP
9 1 (0.087%) FATCA
9 1 (0.087%) FINREP
System Software
1 52 (4.53%) Active Directory
2 44 (3.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 44 (3.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 40 (3.48%) Veritas File System
4 22 (1.91%) RACF
5 17 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (1.22%) XenApp
7 11 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (0.78%) Docker
8 9 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (0.78%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.52%) SRDF
10 5 (0.44%) Time Sharing Option
11 4 (0.35%) ACF2
11 4 (0.35%) Hyper-V
12 3 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.26%) MetaFrame
12 3 (0.26%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.26%) XenServer
13 2 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 23 (2.00%) SCCM
2 16 (1.39%) CA Single Sign-On
3 15 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
4 13 (1.13%) Tivoli
5 10 (0.87%) Ansible
5 10 (0.87%) NetBackup
5 10 (0.87%) Puppet
6 9 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (0.70%) SCOM
7 8 (0.70%) TADDM
8 7 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (0.52%) Nagios
10 5 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 4 (0.35%) CA Wily
11 4 (0.35%) zSecure
12 3 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.26%) FortiGate
12 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (0.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 131 (11.40%) Oracle
2 93 (8.09%) Microsoft
3 64 (5.57%) Veritas
4 57 (4.96%) CA
5 46 (4.00%) Teradata
6 31 (2.70%) IBM
7 28 (2.44%) HP
7 28 (2.44%) Informatica
8 24 (2.09%) Citrix
8 24 (2.09%) ServiceNow
8 24 (2.09%) Sitecore
9 23 (2.00%) Cisco
10 21 (1.83%) VMware
11 17 (1.48%) Red Hat
12 14 (1.22%) Splunk
13 13 (1.13%) Charles River
13 13 (1.13%) Symantec
14 12 (1.04%) CheckPoint
14 12 (1.04%) EMC
15 9 (0.78%) Remedy
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