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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 104 92 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 66.67% 52.27% 48.90%
As % of the General category 88.14% 68.66% 76.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 83 62
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£356 £396 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% +4.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £280 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £475 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.83 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+38.36% -5.71%
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
118 134 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 75.64% 76.14% 63.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 121 86
Average daily rate £356 £396 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £480 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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.

1 108 (58.70%) Banking
2 81 (44.02%) Stakeholder Management
3 65 (35.33%) Retail
4 33 (17.93%) Project Management
5 29 (15.76%) Retail Banking
6 23 (12.50%) SAS
7 21 (11.41%) AIX
8 20 (10.87%) Migration
9 19 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (9.24%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 17 (9.24%) WebSphere
11 16 (8.70%) ETL
12 14 (7.61%) Windows
12 14 (7.61%) Credit Risk
13 12 (6.52%) MS Project
13 12 (6.52%) Oracle
14 11 (5.98%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 11 (5.98%) Business Analysis
15 10 (5.43%) Data Migration
15 10 (5.43%) DB2
15 10 (5.43%) OLAP
15 10 (5.43%) UNIX
15 10 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (5.43%) IBM
16 9 (4.89%) SQL
16 9 (4.89%) MS Excel
16 9 (4.89%) Mainframe
16 9 (4.89%) OLAP Cube
16 9 (4.89%) Data Centre
17 8 (4.35%) Change Control

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (12.50%) SAS
2 17 (9.24%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (6.52%) MS Project
2 9 (4.89%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.72%) MS Office
5 3 (1.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) SAP Payroll
1 2 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.54%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.54%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.72%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.17%) DHCP
3 3 (1.63%) DNS
3 3 (1.63%) SAN
3 3 (1.63%) BIG-IP
4 2 (1.09%) LAN
4 2 (1.09%) Intranet
4 2 (1.09%) Internet
4 2 (1.09%) Extranet
4 2 (1.09%) Firewall
4 2 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (1.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.54%) WebEx
5 1 (0.54%) WAN
5 1 (0.54%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.24%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 10 (5.43%) DB2
2 10 (5.43%) OLAP
3 9 (4.89%) OLAP Cube
4 5 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.72%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.17%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 4 (2.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 4 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.09%) DataStage
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.54%) IDMS
7 1 (0.54%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (2.72%) ClearCase
1 5 (2.72%) ClearQuest
2 4 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 108 (58.70%) Banking
2 65 (35.33%) Retail
3 29 (15.76%) Retail Banking
4 7 (3.80%) Law
4 7 (3.80%) Legal
5 4 (2.17%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.63%) Marketing
7 2 (1.09%) Electronics
7 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.54%) Publishing
8 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (30.43%) Analyst
2 52 (28.26%) Project Manager
3 37 (20.11%) Business Analyst
4 24 (13.04%) Banking Business Analyst
5 18 (9.78%) Administrator
5 18 (9.78%) Developer
6 13 (7.07%) Lead Project Manager
7 9 (4.89%) SAS Developer
8 8 (4.35%) WebSphere Administrator
8 8 (4.35%) Consultant
9 7 (3.80%) SAS Consultant
10 6 (3.26%) PMO Analyst
10 6 (3.26%) Implementation Manager
10 6 (3.26%) SAS Analyst
10 6 (3.26%) Test Analyst
11 5 (2.72%) Data Centre Manager
11 5 (2.72%) Data Manager
11 5 (2.72%) Test Leader
11 5 (2.72%) Data Centre Project Manager
12 4 (2.17%) Business Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.98%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 8 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (1.09%) Middleware
4 1 (0.54%) WinForms
4 1 (0.54%) .NET
4 1 (0.54%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.61%) Credit Risk
3 9 (4.89%) Mainframe
3 9 (4.89%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.72%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.63%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (1.63%) Clustering
5 3 (1.63%) IVR
6 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.09%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.09%) DTV
7 1 (0.54%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.54%) DataPower
7 1 (0.54%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.41%) AIX
2 14 (7.61%) Windows
3 10 (5.43%) UNIX
4 8 (4.35%) Linux
4 8 (4.35%) zOS
5 4 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.17%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (44.02%) Stakeholder Management
2 33 (17.93%) Project Management
3 20 (10.87%) Migration
4 16 (8.70%) ETL
5 11 (5.98%) Business Analysis
6 10 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (5.43%) Data Migration
7 8 (4.35%) Change Control
7 8 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 7 (3.80%) Change Management
8 7 (3.80%) PRINCE2
9 6 (3.26%) Test Scripting
10 5 (2.72%) Resource Management
10 5 (2.72%) BPMN
10 5 (2.72%) Data Analysis
10 5 (2.72%) Project Planning
10 5 (2.72%) Validation
10 5 (2.72%) Data Management
11 4 (2.17%) Programme Management
11 4 (2.17%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.89%) SQL
2 3 (1.63%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.54%) VB
3 1 (0.54%) VBA
3 1 (0.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (2.17%) ISEB
1 4 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 4 (2.17%) APMP
2 3 (1.63%) Degree
3 2 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.09%) CCNP
4 1 (0.54%) CCNA
4 1 (0.54%) CCDP
4 1 (0.54%) CCIE
4 1 (0.54%) IBM Certification
4 1 (0.54%) IBM WebSphere Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.09%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) SLA
2 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.54%) XenApp
2 1 (0.54%) XenServer
2 1 (0.54%) vSphere
2 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.54%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (6.52%) Oracle
2 10 (5.43%) IBM
3 8 (4.35%) SAP
4 7 (3.80%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.72%) VMware
6 4 (2.17%) F5
7 3 (1.63%) Cisco
8 1 (0.54%) Pega
8 1 (0.54%) Veeam
8 1 (0.54%) Citrix
8 1 (0.54%) Informatica
8 1 (0.54%) BT
8 1 (0.54%) Zerto
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