The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 25 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing Finance 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 4.26% 5.56% 5.88%
As % of the General category 100.00% 100.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
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£435 £352 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.57% -6.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Erskine region.

General Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
4 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 4.26% 5.56% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 7
Average daily rate £435 £352 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.57% -25.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £330 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £374 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Erskine region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Finance
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance.

1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) Economics
2 3 (75.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) PMP
2 3 (75.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VBA
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) MS Project
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (25.00%) MS Project Server
4 1 (25.00%) InfoPath
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project Server
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) Economics
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) PRINCE
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) PMP
1 3 (75.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft