The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Erskine region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 17 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Finance 4 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 5.00% 14.29% 6.67%
As % of the General category 80.00% 57.14% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
Average daily rate £335 £370 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.45% +29.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.39 £22.77
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -14.84%
General Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
5 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 6.25% 25.00% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 1
Average daily rate £343 £375 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% +31.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Finance
Renfrewshire

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 18 April 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
4 2 (28.57%) MS Project
4 2 (28.57%) MS Access
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 1 (14.29%) LAN
5 1 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (14.29%) Juniper
5 1 (14.29%) CA
5 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) McAfee
5 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
5 1 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) Crossbeam

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Project
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MS Access
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) CA
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) McAfee
2 1 (14.29%) Crossbeam
2 1 (14.29%) TippingPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Riverbed
2 1 (14.29%) F5