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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 7 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 76 89 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 46.06% 52.05% 61.11%
As % of the General category 71.03% 65.44% 75.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 76 51
Average daily rate
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£356 £353 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.99% -3.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £260 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £467 £425
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 £18.91 £19.50 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-3.02% +0.56%
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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 Halifax region.

General Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
107 136 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 64.85% 79.53% 80.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 114 65
Average daily rate £358 £380 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.78% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £288 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 7 May 2015.

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 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 82 (48.24%) Banking
2 78 (45.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 72 (42.35%) Retail
4 40 (23.53%) Project Management
5 32 (18.82%) Retail Banking
6 23 (13.53%) SAS
7 19 (11.18%) Validation
7 19 (11.18%) Migration
7 19 (11.18%) PRINCE2
8 16 (9.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 15 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (8.82%) SQL
9 15 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 14 (8.24%) ETL
10 14 (8.24%) OLAP
10 14 (8.24%) SAP
10 14 (8.24%) Requirements Management
11 13 (7.65%) Business Analysis
11 13 (7.65%) OLAP Cube
11 13 (7.65%) MS Project
11 13 (7.65%) Oracle
11 13 (7.65%) MS Visio
12 12 (7.06%) Credit Risk
13 10 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (5.88%) MS Excel
13 10 (5.88%) Microsoft
14 9 (5.29%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (5.29%) MS Office
14 9 (5.29%) Resource Management
15 8 (4.71%) SQL Server

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 23 (13.53%) SAS
2 3 (1.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.76%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.59%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (7.65%) MS Project
1 13 (7.65%) MS Visio
2 10 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 9 (5.29%) MS Office
4 7 (4.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.12%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (1.76%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.59%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.59%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.76%) DHCP
1 3 (1.76%) SAN
1 3 (1.76%) Firewall
2 2 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.59%) LAN
3 1 (0.59%) Internet
3 1 (0.59%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 14 (8.24%) OLAP
3 13 (7.65%) OLAP Cube
4 8 (4.71%) SQL Server
5 7 (4.12%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.35%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 4 (2.35%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.76%) DB2
8 3 (1.76%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.59%) DataStage
9 1 (0.59%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.59%) Essbase
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (1.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.59%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.59%) ClearCase
General
1 82 (48.24%) Banking
2 72 (42.35%) Retail
3 32 (18.82%) Retail Banking
4 6 (3.53%) General Ledger
4 6 (3.53%) Legal
5 2 (1.18%) Marketing
5 2 (1.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 55 (32.35%) Analyst
2 54 (31.76%) Project Manager
3 38 (22.35%) Business Analyst
4 20 (11.76%) Developer
5 15 (8.82%) Lead Project Manager
6 12 (7.06%) Lead Business Analyst
7 9 (5.29%) Consultant
8 8 (4.71%) Banking Business Analyst
8 8 (4.71%) SAS Consultant
9 7 (4.12%) SAS Developer
10 6 (3.53%) PMO Analyst
10 6 (3.53%) Programme Manager
11 5 (2.94%) SAS Analyst
11 5 (2.94%) Implementation Manager
11 5 (2.94%) Financial Business Analyst
11 5 (2.94%) Financial Services Business Analyst
12 4 (2.35%) Senior Project Manager
12 4 (2.35%) .NET Developer
12 4 (2.35%) Senior Manager
13 3 (1.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.94%) XML
1 5 (2.94%) .NET
2 3 (1.76%) Web Services
2 3 (1.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (0.59%) CSS
3 1 (0.59%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.06%) Credit Risk
3 5 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.35%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.35%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.76%) Clustering
6 2 (1.18%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.18%) DataPower
6 2 (1.18%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.59%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.53%) UNIX
1 6 (3.53%) AIX
2 5 (2.94%) Windows
3 4 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.76%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.59%) Linux
5 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (45.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 40 (23.53%) Project Management
3 19 (11.18%) Validation
3 19 (11.18%) Migration
3 19 (11.18%) PRINCE2
4 14 (8.24%) ETL
4 14 (8.24%) Requirements Management
5 13 (7.65%) Business Analysis
6 10 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (5.29%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (5.29%) Resource Management
8 7 (4.12%) Change Control
9 6 (3.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (3.53%) Waterfall
9 6 (3.53%) Data Architecture
9 6 (3.53%) Data Management
9 6 (3.53%) Data Analysis
9 6 (3.53%) Change Management
10 5 (2.94%) UML
10 5 (2.94%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.82%) SQL
2 7 (4.12%) VBA
3 5 (2.94%) T-SQL
4 4 (2.35%) C#
5 1 (0.59%) PL/1
5 1 (0.59%) Perl
5 1 (0.59%) VB
5 1 (0.59%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.59%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (2.94%) ISEB
3 3 (1.76%) PMP
3 3 (1.76%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.18%) Degree
4 2 (1.18%) APMP
4 2 (1.18%) CIMA
4 2 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.18%) CCNP
5 1 (0.59%) CCNA
5 1 (0.59%) CCDP
5 1 (0.59%) CCIE
5 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.35%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) SLA
2 1 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (8.24%) SAP
2 13 (7.65%) Oracle
3 10 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.35%) VMware
5 3 (1.76%) IBM
5 3 (1.76%) Imperva
6 2 (1.18%) Pega
6 2 (1.18%) F5
6 2 (1.18%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.18%) Cisco
7 1 (0.59%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.59%) Informatica
7 1 (0.59%) BT
7 1 (0.59%) Tableau
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