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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 431 770 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 36.93% 46.03% 32.67%
As % of the General category 70.42% 67.84% 69.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 455 228
Median daily rate £430 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £282 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £22.51 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.63 £21.53 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+0.48% +30.45%
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
612 1135 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 52.44% 67.84% 47.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 571 293
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 6
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +95.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.34%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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.

1 342 (33.50%) Banking
2 234 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 165 (16.16%) Migration
4 149 (14.59%) Retail
5 132 (12.93%) Data Centre
6 114 (11.17%) Project Management
7 110 (10.77%) SQL
7 110 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
8 107 (10.48%) Law
9 103 (10.09%) Retail Banking
10 98 (9.60%) Business Analysis
11 93 (9.11%) Unix
12 91 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
13 88 (8.62%) Windows
14 86 (8.42%) Oracle
15 82 (8.03%) MS Excel
16 80 (7.84%) Microsoft
17 66 (6.46%) Mainframe
18 63 (6.17%) Change Management
18 63 (6.17%) CA
19 61 (5.97%) Solaris
19 61 (5.97%) ITIL
20 55 (5.39%) Data Warehouse
21 53 (5.19%) ETL
22 52 (5.09%) Scrum
23 50 (4.90%) PRINCE2
24 46 (4.51%) Linux
24 46 (4.51%) MS Project
25 45 (4.41%) MS Office
26 44 (4.31%) Risk Management

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 40 (3.92%) SAS
2 18 (1.76%) SharePoint
3 16 (1.57%) CMS
4 13 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
5 12 (1.18%) MS Exchange
6 9 (0.88%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.59%) JBoss
8 5 (0.49%) CICS
9 4 (0.39%) Apache
9 4 (0.39%) GlassFish
9 4 (0.39%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.29%) Confluence
10 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.29%) IIS
11 2 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.20%) PowerExchange
12 1 (0.098%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.098%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.098%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 82 (8.03%) MS Excel
2 46 (4.51%) MS Project
3 45 (4.41%) MS Office
4 41 (4.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 37 (3.62%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
6 4 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.29%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.098%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 19 (1.86%) Markit EDM
2 7 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.49%) Primavera
4 3 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.29%) Sonata
4 3 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.20%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.098%) Capstone
6 1 (0.098%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.098%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (1.27%) PaaS
3 12 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.49%) Office 365
4 5 (0.49%) SaaS
5 4 (0.39%) IBM Blueworks
5 4 (0.39%) Lucidchart
6 3 (0.29%) IaaS
7 2 (0.20%) Bluemix
7 2 (0.20%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (0.20%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.20%) Trello
8 1 (0.098%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.098%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.098%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.55%) Firewall
2 18 (1.76%) Network Security
2 18 (1.76%) SAN
3 14 (1.37%) LAN
3 14 (1.37%) WAN
4 12 (1.18%) Internet
5 11 (1.08%) OSPF
6 10 (0.98%) BGP
6 10 (0.98%) FTP
6 10 (0.98%) MPLS
7 9 (0.88%) EIGRP
7 9 (0.88%) Wireless
8 8 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (0.78%) SSL
9 7 (0.69%) ATM
9 7 (0.69%) LDAP
9 7 (0.69%) VLAN
10 6 (0.59%) DHCP
10 6 (0.59%) DNS
10 6 (0.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (5.39%) Data Warehouse
2 30 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 19 (1.86%) Oracle Database
4 11 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (1.08%) PowerCenter
5 10 (0.98%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 10 (0.98%) Oracle BI EE
6 8 (0.78%) Big Data
6 8 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (0.69%) Hadoop
7 7 (0.69%) MS Access
7 7 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (0.59%) QlikView
9 5 (0.49%) DB2
9 5 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (0.49%) Oracle Discoverer
9 5 (0.49%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 31 (3.04%) JIRA
2 16 (1.57%) Jenkins
3 11 (1.08%) ERwin
4 9 (0.88%) MSBuild
4 9 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (0.88%) TeamCity
5 5 (0.49%) Axure RP
5 5 (0.49%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.49%) Grunt
5 5 (0.49%) Jasmine
5 5 (0.49%) Toad
6 4 (0.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 4 (0.39%) Introscope
6 4 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.29%) gulp
8 2 (0.20%) InstallShield
8 2 (0.20%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.20%) MSI
8 2 (0.20%) Selenium
9 1 (0.098%) JUnit
General
1 342 (33.50%) Banking
2 149 (14.59%) Retail
3 107 (10.48%) Law
4 103 (10.09%) Retail Banking
5 31 (3.04%) Legal
6 24 (2.35%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.08%) Marketing
8 8 (0.78%) Billing
9 7 (0.69%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.49%) International Banking
10 5 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.39%) Front Office
12 3 (0.29%) Back Office
12 3 (0.29%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.20%) Advertising
13 2 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.20%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.20%) Publishing
13 2 (0.20%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.098%) Military
Job Titles
1 293 (28.70%) Analyst
2 168 (16.45%) Project Manager
3 117 (11.46%) Business Analyst
4 84 (8.23%) Developer
5 81 (7.93%) Consultant
6 78 (7.64%) Architect
7 46 (4.51%) Financial Analyst
8 39 (3.82%) Operations Analyst
9 38 (3.72%) Administrator
10 33 (3.23%) Mainframe Analyst
10 33 (3.23%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
10 33 (3.23%) PMO Analyst
10 33 (3.23%) Senior Manager
11 31 (3.04%) Service Analyst
12 30 (2.94%) Infrastructure Manager
12 30 (2.94%) IT Manager
13 29 (2.84%) Test Analyst
14 27 (2.64%) Data Architect
15 26 (2.55%) Senior Analyst
16 25 (2.45%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.35%) CSS
2 23 (2.25%) HTML
3 21 (2.06%) Middleware
4 17 (1.67%) .NET
5 14 (1.37%) Node.js
6 11 (1.08%) React
7 10 (0.98%) Web Services
8 9 (0.88%) REST
9 8 (0.78%) hapi
9 8 (0.78%) ISPF
10 7 (0.69%) LESS
10 7 (0.69%) RESTful
11 6 (0.59%) Java EE
12 5 (0.49%) ASP.NET
12 5 (0.49%) Flash
12 5 (0.49%) RefluxJS
13 4 (0.39%) .NET Framework
13 4 (0.39%) AngularJS
13 4 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (0.39%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 132 (12.93%) Data Centre
2 91 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (6.46%) Mainframe
4 30 (2.94%) Clustering
5 29 (2.84%) Credit Risk
6 28 (2.74%) User Experience
7 18 (1.76%) PKI
8 15 (1.47%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.08%) Mobile App
10 9 (0.88%) Hedge funds
10 9 (0.88%) Tandem
11 8 (0.78%) Data Structures
11 8 (0.78%) iPad
11 8 (0.78%) iSeries
12 7 (0.69%) Computer Science
13 6 (0.59%) Virtual Team
14 5 (0.49%) Market Risk
14 5 (0.49%) Social Media
15 4 (0.39%) CMDB
15 4 (0.39%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 93 (9.11%) Unix
2 88 (8.62%) Windows
3 61 (5.97%) Solaris
4 46 (4.51%) Linux
5 29 (2.84%) Windows Server
6 24 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (1.96%) AIX
9 16 (1.57%) HPUX
10 15 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (1.18%) Windows 7
12 12 (1.18%) zOS
13 8 (0.78%) Windows 10
14 6 (0.59%) Windows 2000
15 5 (0.49%) Android
16 4 (0.39%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.29%) Data ONTAP
18 1 (0.098%) i5/OS
18 1 (0.098%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
2 165 (16.16%) Migration
3 114 (11.17%) Project Management
4 110 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
5 98 (9.60%) Business Analysis
6 63 (6.17%) Change Management
7 61 (5.97%) ITIL
8 53 (5.19%) ETL
9 52 (5.09%) Scrum
10 50 (4.90%) PRINCE2
11 44 (4.31%) Risk Management
12 43 (4.21%) Data Modelling
13 40 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
14 35 (3.43%) Software Testing
15 31 (3.04%) Data Analysis
16 30 (2.94%) Service Management
17 27 (2.64%) Data Migration
18 26 (2.55%) Asset Management
19 24 (2.35%) Analytics
19 24 (2.35%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 110 (10.77%) SQL
2 36 (3.53%) PowerShell
3 31 (3.04%) JavaScript
4 30 (2.94%) Java
5 22 (2.15%) C#
6 15 (1.47%) VBA
7 14 (1.37%) Python
8 13 (1.27%) Perl
8 13 (1.27%) Ruby
9 11 (1.08%) ES6
10 9 (0.88%) Bourne shell
10 9 (0.88%) C++
10 9 (0.88%) VBScript
11 8 (0.78%) Bash Shell
11 8 (0.78%) JCL
11 8 (0.78%) Korn
11 8 (0.78%) PL/SQL
11 8 (0.78%) T-SQL
12 6 (0.59%) C
13 5 (0.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (1.86%) Degree
2 16 (1.57%) CCNP
2 16 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 13 (1.27%) CISSP
5 12 (1.18%) CCNA
6 10 (0.98%) CCIE
7 7 (0.69%) PMP
8 6 (0.59%) ISEB
8 6 (0.59%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.49%) CISM
9 5 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.39%) APMP
10 4 (0.39%) CCSA
10 4 (0.39%) CCSE
10 4 (0.39%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.39%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.64%) QA
2 17 (1.67%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
4 11 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.78%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.69%) COBIT
7 6 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.59%) SLA
8 5 (0.49%) SEPA
9 3 (0.29%) MiFID
10 1 (0.098%) Basel III
10 1 (0.098%) COREP
10 1 (0.098%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.098%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.098%) EMIR
10 1 (0.098%) FATCA
10 1 (0.098%) FINREP
10 1 (0.098%) P3O
10 1 (0.098%) UCITS
System Software
1 33 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 27 (2.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 27 (2.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 23 (2.25%) Veritas File System
4 14 (1.37%) XenApp
5 12 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (0.98%) Docker
7 9 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (0.88%) RACF
7 9 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (0.88%) XenDesktop
8 8 (0.78%) Time Sharing Option
9 6 (0.59%) SRDF
10 4 (0.39%) ACF2
10 4 (0.39%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.29%) MetaFrame
11 3 (0.29%) NFS
11 3 (0.29%) XenServer
12 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (1.96%) SCCM
2 11 (1.08%) Tivoli
3 10 (0.98%) NetBackup
3 10 (0.98%) Puppet
4 9 (0.88%) Ansible
4 9 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (0.59%) CA Single Sign-On
7 5 (0.49%) SCOM
7 5 (0.49%) TADDM
7 5 (0.49%) TeamSite
8 4 (0.39%) CA Wily
8 4 (0.39%) FortiGate
8 4 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.39%) zSecure
9 3 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.29%) Nagios
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.29%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 86 (8.42%) Oracle
2 80 (7.84%) Microsoft
3 63 (6.17%) CA
4 40 (3.92%) Veritas
5 39 (3.82%) Teradata
6 31 (3.04%) IBM
7 28 (2.74%) Cisco
8 24 (2.35%) Sitecore
9 22 (2.15%) Citrix
10 20 (1.96%) Informatica
10 20 (1.96%) VMware
11 19 (1.86%) ServiceNow
12 17 (1.67%) CheckPoint
13 16 (1.57%) Red Hat
14 15 (1.47%) HP
14 15 (1.47%) Splunk
15 13 (1.27%) Symantec
16 12 (1.18%) Charles River
16 12 (1.18%) EMC
17 7 (0.69%) IBM Sterling
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