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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 347 774 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.36% 45.42% 34.03%
As % of the General category 72.14% 69.79% 68.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 441 237
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.99% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £30.50 £18.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.12% -18.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +21.21%
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
481 1109 592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 47.62% 65.08% 49.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 553 313
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 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 4
Median hourly rate £27.75 £20.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.75% +90.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +14.28%

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 September 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 September 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.

1 285 (33.02%) Banking
2 197 (22.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 129 (14.95%) Migration
4 120 (13.90%) Data Centre
5 113 (13.09%) Retail
6 105 (12.17%) SQL
7 104 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
8 97 (11.24%) Law
9 84 (9.73%) Project Management
10 81 (9.39%) Business Analysis
10 81 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
11 80 (9.27%) Windows
12 77 (8.92%) Retail Banking
13 75 (8.69%) Unix
14 72 (8.34%) Oracle
15 66 (7.65%) Microsoft
16 65 (7.53%) MS Excel
17 55 (6.37%) Mainframe
18 54 (6.26%) Change Management
19 49 (5.68%) CA
20 48 (5.56%) ITIL
21 44 (5.10%) Solaris
21 44 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
21 44 (5.10%) Scrum
22 43 (4.98%) ETL
23 42 (4.87%) MS Project
24 40 (4.63%) MS Office
25 39 (4.52%) Linux
25 39 (4.52%) Risk Management
26 37 (4.29%) 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 32 (3.71%) SAS
2 18 (2.09%) SharePoint
3 16 (1.85%) CMS
4 13 (1.51%) Sitecore CMS
5 12 (1.39%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.70%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.46%) Apache
7 4 (0.46%) CICS
7 4 (0.46%) JBoss
7 4 (0.46%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.35%) Confluence
8 3 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.35%) IIS
9 2 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.23%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.23%) PowerExchange
10 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.12%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 65 (7.53%) MS Excel
2 42 (4.87%) MS Project
3 40 (4.63%) MS Office
4 37 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 33 (3.82%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.46%) OmniGraffle
6 4 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.35%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (1.97%) Markit EDM
2 7 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.58%) Primavera
4 4 (0.46%) Sonata
5 3 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.23%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.27%) PaaS
3 10 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.81%) Office 365
5 4 (0.46%) Lucidchart
6 3 (0.35%) IaaS
6 3 (0.35%) IBM Blueworks
6 3 (0.35%) SaaS
7 2 (0.23%) Bluemix
7 2 (0.23%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (0.23%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.23%) Trello
8 1 (0.12%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.90%) Firewall
2 17 (1.97%) Network Security
2 17 (1.97%) SAN
3 15 (1.74%) LAN
4 13 (1.51%) FTP
4 13 (1.51%) Internet
4 13 (1.51%) WAN
5 10 (1.16%) OSPF
6 9 (1.04%) BGP
6 9 (1.04%) MPLS
7 8 (0.93%) EIGRP
7 8 (0.93%) Wireless
8 7 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (0.81%) SSL
8 7 (0.81%) VLAN
9 6 (0.70%) DHCP
9 6 (0.70%) DNS
9 6 (0.70%) Intranet
9 6 (0.70%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.58%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (2.67%) SQL Server
3 16 (1.85%) Oracle Database
4 10 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (1.04%) Big Data
5 9 (1.04%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 9 (1.04%) Oracle BI EE
5 9 (1.04%) PowerCenter
6 8 (0.93%) QlikView
7 7 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (0.70%) Hadoop
8 6 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.58%) DB2
9 5 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (0.58%) Oracle Discoverer
9 5 (0.58%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.46%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 24 (2.78%) JIRA
2 9 (1.04%) ERwin
2 9 (1.04%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.81%) MSBuild
3 7 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (0.81%) TeamCity
4 5 (0.58%) Axure RP
4 5 (0.58%) Toad
5 4 (0.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 4 (0.46%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.35%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.35%) gulp
6 3 (0.35%) Selenium
7 2 (0.23%) Introscope
7 2 (0.23%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.23%) Protractor
7 2 (0.23%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.23%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.12%) GitLab
8 1 (0.12%) Jasmine
General
1 285 (33.02%) Banking
2 113 (13.09%) Retail
3 97 (11.24%) Law
4 77 (8.92%) Retail Banking
5 30 (3.48%) Legal
6 13 (1.51%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.04%) Marketing
8 7 (0.81%) Billing
8 7 (0.81%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.58%) International Banking
9 5 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.23%) Advertising
10 2 (0.23%) Back Office
10 2 (0.23%) Front Office
10 2 (0.23%) Military
11 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.12%) Publishing
11 1 (0.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 249 (28.85%) Analyst
2 134 (15.53%) Project Manager
3 87 (10.08%) Business Analyst
4 84 (9.73%) Developer
5 74 (8.57%) Architect
6 72 (8.34%) Consultant
7 37 (4.29%) Financial Analyst
7 37 (4.29%) Operations Analyst
8 33 (3.82%) Administrator
9 32 (3.71%) Mainframe Analyst
9 32 (3.71%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
10 27 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
11 26 (3.01%) Data Architect
11 26 (3.01%) PMO Analyst
12 25 (2.90%) Test Analyst
13 24 (2.78%) Service Analyst
14 22 (2.55%) Infrastructure Architect
15 21 (2.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 21 (2.43%) Senior Manager
16 20 (2.32%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.32%) HTML
1 20 (2.32%) Middleware
2 19 (2.20%) CSS
3 13 (1.51%) .NET
4 11 (1.27%) ISPF
4 11 (1.27%) Node.js
5 9 (1.04%) React
6 7 (0.81%) Web Services
7 6 (0.70%) ASP.NET
7 6 (0.70%) RESTful
8 5 (0.58%) REST
9 4 (0.46%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.46%) AngularJS
9 4 (0.46%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (0.46%) hapi
10 3 (0.35%) Express
10 3 (0.35%) JSP
11 2 (0.23%) J2EE
11 2 (0.23%) Java EE
11 2 (0.23%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 120 (13.90%) Data Centre
2 81 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (6.37%) Mainframe
4 26 (3.01%) User Experience
5 24 (2.78%) Credit Risk
6 16 (1.85%) Clustering
7 14 (1.62%) PKI
8 13 (1.51%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.39%) Mobile App
10 11 (1.27%) Tandem
11 10 (1.16%) iSeries
12 9 (1.04%) Data Structures
13 5 (0.58%) Computer Science
13 5 (0.58%) Social Media
14 4 (0.46%) iPad
14 4 (0.46%) Market Risk
14 4 (0.46%) SWIFT
15 3 (0.35%) Algorithms
15 3 (0.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 3 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 80 (9.27%) Windows
2 75 (8.69%) Unix
3 44 (5.10%) Solaris
4 39 (4.52%) Linux
5 28 (3.24%) Windows Server
6 21 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (2.32%) AIX
8 19 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (1.85%) HPUX
10 14 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (1.27%) Windows 7
13 10 (1.16%) zOS
14 8 (0.93%) Windows 10
15 6 (0.70%) Windows 2000
16 5 (0.58%) Android
17 3 (0.35%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.35%) Data ONTAP
18 1 (0.12%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (22.83%) Stakeholder Management
2 129 (14.95%) Migration
3 104 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (9.73%) Project Management
5 81 (9.39%) Business Analysis
6 54 (6.26%) Change Management
7 48 (5.56%) ITIL
8 44 (5.10%) Scrum
9 43 (4.98%) ETL
10 39 (4.52%) Risk Management
11 37 (4.29%) PRINCE2
12 36 (4.17%) Data Modelling
13 28 (3.24%) User Acceptance Testing
14 27 (3.13%) Software Testing
15 26 (3.01%) Service Management
16 24 (2.78%) Data Analysis
17 21 (2.43%) Analytics
17 21 (2.43%) Asset Management
17 21 (2.43%) Data Migration
18 20 (2.32%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 105 (12.17%) SQL
2 29 (3.36%) PowerShell
3 25 (2.90%) Java
3 25 (2.90%) JavaScript
4 21 (2.43%) C#
5 11 (1.27%) JCL
6 10 (1.16%) Python
6 10 (1.16%) T-SQL
7 9 (1.04%) PL/SQL
7 9 (1.04%) VBA
7 9 (1.04%) VBScript
8 8 (0.93%) ES6
8 8 (0.93%) Perl
8 8 (0.93%) Ruby
9 7 (0.81%) Bourne shell
9 7 (0.81%) C++
10 6 (0.70%) Bash Shell
10 6 (0.70%) Korn
10 6 (0.70%) VB
11 4 (0.46%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 15 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (1.74%) Degree
2 14 (1.62%) CCNP
2 14 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 13 (1.51%) CISSP
4 11 (1.27%) CCNA
5 9 (1.04%) CCIE
5 9 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.58%) CISM
7 5 (0.58%) ISEB
7 5 (0.58%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.58%) PMP
7 5 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (0.46%) CCSA
8 4 (0.46%) CCSE
8 4 (0.46%) CISMP
8 4 (0.46%) MCSE
8 4 (0.46%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.20%) QA
2 12 (1.39%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.81%) SLA
6 6 (0.70%) FINREP
7 5 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.58%) SEPA
8 4 (0.46%) COBIT
8 4 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.23%) MiFID
10 1 (0.12%) Basel III
10 1 (0.12%) COREP
10 1 (0.12%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.12%) EMIR
10 1 (0.12%) FATCA
10 1 (0.12%) P3O
10 1 (0.12%) UCITS
System Software
1 26 (3.01%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 14 (1.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 11 (1.27%) Time Sharing Option
3 11 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (1.27%) XenApp
4 10 (1.16%) Veritas File System
5 9 (1.04%) Docker
6 7 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (0.81%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.70%) SRDF
7 6 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (0.35%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.35%) MetaFrame
8 3 (0.35%) NFS
8 3 (0.35%) XenServer
9 2 (0.23%) ACF2
9 2 (0.23%) RACF
9 2 (0.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (2.09%) SCCM
2 10 (1.16%) NetBackup
3 8 (0.93%) Ansible
3 8 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.93%) Puppet
4 7 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
5 6 (0.70%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.58%) SCOM
6 5 (0.58%) TeamSite
7 4 (0.46%) FortiGate
7 4 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 2 (0.23%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 2 (0.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 72 (8.34%) Oracle
2 66 (7.65%) Microsoft
3 49 (5.68%) CA
4 33 (3.82%) Teradata
5 29 (3.36%) IBM
6 27 (3.13%) Cisco
7 26 (3.01%) Veritas
8 24 (2.78%) Sitecore
9 18 (2.09%) Citrix
10 16 (1.85%) CheckPoint
11 15 (1.74%) Red Hat
11 15 (1.74%) VMware
12 14 (1.62%) ServiceNow
12 14 (1.62%) Splunk
13 12 (1.39%) Symantec
14 11 (1.27%) EMC
14 11 (1.27%) HP
14 11 (1.27%) Informatica
15 9 (1.04%) Charles River
16 7 (0.81%) IBM Sterling
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