The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 30 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 70 106 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 51.85% 68.39% 52.30%
As % of the General category 82.35% 89.08% 68.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 89 82
Median daily rate £395 £356 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.95% -10.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £257 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.26 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +28.86%
Finance
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

General Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
85 119 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 62.96% 76.77% 76.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 99 120
Median daily rate £375 £356 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -10.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £259 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £459 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Finance.

1 76 (49.67%) Banking
2 59 (38.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 37 (24.18%) Retail
4 26 (16.99%) Unix
5 24 (15.69%) Project Management
6 23 (15.03%) Retail Banking
7 21 (13.73%) Windows
8 20 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (12.42%) AIX
9 19 (12.42%) SAS
9 19 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (11.11%) Business Analysis
11 15 (9.80%) Service Management
11 15 (9.80%) SDLC
12 14 (9.15%) Shell Script
12 14 (9.15%) Perl
13 13 (8.50%) Credit Risk
13 13 (8.50%) Capacity Planning
13 13 (8.50%) Translating Business Requirements
14 12 (7.84%) Configuration Management
15 11 (7.19%) SQL
16 10 (6.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 10 (6.54%) Mainframe
17 9 (5.88%) Linux
17 9 (5.88%) XML
17 9 (5.88%) ETL
17 9 (5.88%) Data Analysis
17 9 (5.88%) Data Centre
18 8 (5.23%) Waterfall
18 8 (5.23%) Data Quality

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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 19 (12.42%) SAS
2 6 (3.92%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.27%) Confluence
4 3 (1.96%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.31%) CICS
5 2 (1.31%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.65%) CMS
6 1 (0.65%) FileNet
Applications
1 5 (3.27%) MS Excel
1 5 (3.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.96%) MS Office
2 3 (1.96%) MS Project
3 2 (1.31%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.65%) Open Workbench
4 1 (0.65%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.92%) Firewall
2 4 (2.61%) BIG-IP
2 4 (2.61%) SSL
2 4 (2.61%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.96%) ATM
3 3 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (1.31%) DNS
4 2 (1.31%) Extranet
4 2 (1.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (1.31%) HTTP
4 2 (1.31%) Internet
4 2 (1.31%) Intranet
5 1 (0.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (3.27%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 4 (2.61%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.96%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 2 (1.31%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.65%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.65%) DB2
5 1 (0.65%) MS Access
5 1 (0.65%) OLAP
5 1 (0.65%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.65%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.65%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (3.27%) ClearQuest
1 5 (3.27%) JIRA
2 3 (1.96%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.31%) HP UFT
3 2 (1.31%) Ranorex
3 2 (1.31%) Selenium
3 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.31%) Testopia
General
1 76 (49.67%) Banking
2 37 (24.18%) Retail
3 23 (15.03%) Retail Banking
4 7 (4.58%) Law
5 2 (1.31%) Back Office
5 2 (1.31%) Marketing
6 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (27.45%) Analyst
2 29 (18.95%) Business Analyst
3 24 (15.69%) Project Manager
4 17 (11.11%) Administrator
5 13 (8.50%) Developer
6 12 (7.84%) Software Manager
7 11 (7.19%) Configuration Manager
7 11 (7.19%) Software Configuration Manager
8 8 (5.23%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (4.58%) Banking Project Manager
9 7 (4.58%) Development Manager
10 6 (3.92%) Architect
10 6 (3.92%) Configuration and Release Manager
10 6 (3.92%) Deployment Manager
10 6 (3.92%) Release and Configuration Manager
10 6 (3.92%) Release Manager
10 6 (3.92%) SAS Developer
10 6 (3.92%) Software Deployment Manager
11 5 (3.27%) Banking Analyst
11 5 (3.27%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.88%) XML
2 4 (2.61%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (1.96%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (1.31%) CGI
5 1 (0.65%) CSS
5 1 (0.65%) HTML
5 1 (0.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.50%) Credit Risk
3 10 (6.54%) Mainframe
4 9 (5.88%) Data Centre
5 7 (4.58%) Data Structures
6 5 (3.27%) User Experience
7 3 (1.96%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.31%) DataPower
8 2 (1.31%) Statistics
9 1 (0.65%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.65%) IVR
9 1 (0.65%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (16.99%) Unix
2 21 (13.73%) Windows
3 19 (12.42%) AIX
4 9 (5.88%) Linux
5 8 (5.23%) zOS
6 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (38.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (15.69%) Project Management
3 20 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 15 (9.80%) SDLC
5 15 (9.80%) Service Management
6 13 (8.50%) Capacity Planning
6 13 (8.50%) Translating Business Requirements
7 12 (7.84%) Configuration Management
8 9 (5.88%) Data Analysis
8 9 (5.88%) ETL
9 8 (5.23%) Data Management
9 8 (5.23%) Waterfall
10 7 (4.58%) Migration
10 7 (4.58%) PRINCE2
10 7 (4.58%) UML
11 6 (3.92%) Scrum
11 6 (3.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (3.27%) Project Governance
12 5 (3.27%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.15%) Perl
1 14 (9.15%) Shell Script
2 11 (7.19%) SQL
3 4 (2.61%) VBA
4 2 (1.31%) C#
4 2 (1.31%) COBOL
4 2 (1.31%) Java
5 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (2.61%) APMP
1 4 (2.61%) ISEB
2 2 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.65%) CISSP
3 1 (0.65%) Degree
3 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (5.23%) Data Quality
3 7 (4.58%) QA
4 2 (1.31%) FINREP
5 1 (0.65%) COREP
5 1 (0.65%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.31%) Firmware
1 2 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.27%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.96%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 8 (5.23%) Oracle
2 6 (3.92%) F5
3 5 (3.27%) IBM
3 5 (3.27%) NetIQ
4 4 (2.61%) Cisco
4 4 (2.61%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.96%) SAP
6 2 (1.31%) Teradata
6 2 (1.31%) VMware
7 1 (0.65%) Cognos
7 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
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