The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 30 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 53.57% 13.33% 16.13%
As % of the General category 73.17% 40.00% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Average daily rate
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£305 £373 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% -16.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £373 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £373 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+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 Fife region.

General Category
Fife
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
41 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 73.21% 33.33% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 7
Average daily rate £288 £440 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.54% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £386 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £528 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+172.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Fife

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Fife

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Fife

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Fife region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Fife

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Fife region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Fife region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline +1 29 £305 -
Finance
Scotland

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Fife 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 40 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 13 (27.08%) Law
3 10 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (18.75%) Migration
4 9 (18.75%) Oracle
5 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 8 (16.67%) Banking
5 8 (16.67%) Change Control
6 6 (12.50%) Java
6 6 (12.50%) .NET
7 5 (10.42%) ITIL
7 5 (10.42%) UNIX
7 5 (10.42%) Project Management
7 5 (10.42%) Service Management
8 4 (8.33%) Windows
8 4 (8.33%) SQL
8 4 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (6.25%) Business Analysis
9 3 (6.25%) Test Management
9 3 (6.25%) ServiceNow
9 3 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (6.25%) Veritas File System
9 3 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (6.25%) Lync
9 3 (6.25%) MS Office
9 3 (6.25%) Solaris
9 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
9 3 (6.25%) Veritas
9 3 (6.25%) Clustering
10 2 (4.17%) Business Continuity

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Fife 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 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.25%) Lync
2 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
1 1 (2.08%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.08%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) ClearCase
1 2 (4.17%) Subversion
1 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (27.08%) Law
2 8 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (47.92%) Analyst
2 15 (31.25%) Project Manager
3 14 (29.17%) Business Analyst
4 12 (25.00%) Financial Business Analyst
4 12 (25.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 8 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Programme Manager
7 4 (8.33%) Junior
8 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (6.25%) Development Manager
8 3 (6.25%) Junior Business Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (6.25%) Development Project Manager
8 3 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Banking Business Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Business Systems Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Voice Project Manager
9 2 (4.17%) Solaris Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.17%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 40 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.25%) Clustering
3 2 (4.17%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) UNIX
2 4 (8.33%) Windows
3 3 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (18.75%) Migration
3 8 (16.67%) Change Control
4 5 (10.42%) ITIL
4 5 (10.42%) Project Management
4 5 (10.42%) Service Management
5 4 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.25%) Test Management
7 2 (4.17%) Release Management
7 2 (4.17%) Critical Success Factor
7 2 (4.17%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.17%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (4.17%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.17%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.08%) Process Management
8 1 (2.08%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (2.08%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) Java
2 4 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) ISEB
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.08%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (6.25%) Veritas File System
2 3 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.08%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Oracle
2 3 (6.25%) Veritas
2 3 (6.25%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.17%) EMC
3 2 (4.17%) Citrix
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.08%) HP
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco
4 1 (2.08%) Avaya
4 1 (2.08%) FrontRange