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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 22 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing Finance 1 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 1.27% 2.44% 12.70%
As % of the General category 25.00% 66.67% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
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£368 £343 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.29% -7.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.14%
Finance
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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 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 5.06% 3.66% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 10
Average daily rate £368 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.04 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-0.15% -5.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) PMP
2 3 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 3 (50.00%) Economics
2 3 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL V2
4 1 (16.67%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (16.67%) MS Project Server
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) InfoPath
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Serena
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Logistics

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project Server
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) InfoPath
2 1 (16.67%) MS Project
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Economics
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 3 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V2
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) PMP
1 3 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Serena
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) SAP