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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 86 73 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 55.13% 50.34% 56.90%
As % of the General category 83.50% 61.86% 73.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 68 71
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£356 £393 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +3.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £274 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £476 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £383
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
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
103 118 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 66.03% 81.38% 77.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 108 97
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 £266 £288 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £505 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 94 (52.81%) Banking
2 80 (44.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 74 (41.57%) Retail
4 41 (23.03%) Project Management
5 33 (18.54%) Retail Banking
6 22 (12.36%) SAS
7 17 (9.55%) ETL
7 17 (9.55%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 16 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (8.43%) Migration
10 13 (7.30%) OLAP
11 12 (6.74%) Oracle
11 12 (6.74%) SQL
11 12 (6.74%) Business Analysis
11 12 (6.74%) OLAP Cube
12 11 (6.18%) SAP
13 10 (5.62%) PRINCE2
13 10 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (5.62%) Validation
13 10 (5.62%) Change Management
13 10 (5.62%) Credit Risk
14 9 (5.06%) Data Migration
14 9 (5.06%) Requirements Management
14 9 (5.06%) MS Visio
15 8 (4.49%) MS Project
15 8 (4.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 7 (3.93%) Microsoft
16 7 (3.93%) Resource Management
16 7 (3.93%) Data Centre
16 7 (3.93%) Stakeholder Engagement

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 22 (12.36%) SAS
2 6 (3.37%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.56%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (5.06%) MS Visio
2 8 (4.49%) MS Project
3 6 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.81%) MS Office
4 5 (2.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (1.69%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.56%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.56%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.25%) Firewall
2 3 (1.69%) DHCP
2 3 (1.69%) SAN
3 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.12%) BIG-IP
3 2 (1.12%) Internet
3 2 (1.12%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.56%) LAN
4 1 (0.56%) Extranet
4 1 (0.56%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.56%) DNS
4 1 (0.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.55%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 13 (7.30%) OLAP
3 12 (6.74%) OLAP Cube
4 5 (2.81%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.81%) DB2
4 5 (2.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 5 (2.81%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.69%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.69%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.56%) IDMS
8 1 (0.56%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (1.69%) ClearCase
2 3 (1.69%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 94 (52.81%) Banking
2 74 (41.57%) Retail
3 33 (18.54%) Retail Banking
4 6 (3.37%) Legal
5 5 (2.81%) Law
6 3 (1.69%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.12%) Marketing
8 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 62 (34.83%) Project Manager
2 57 (32.02%) Analyst
3 40 (22.47%) Business Analyst
4 16 (8.99%) Developer
4 16 (8.99%) Banking Business Analyst
4 16 (8.99%) Lead Project Manager
5 10 (5.62%) Consultant
6 9 (5.06%) SAS Consultant
7 7 (3.93%) Test Analyst
7 7 (3.93%) Programme Manager
8 6 (3.37%) PMO Analyst
8 6 (3.37%) SAS Developer
9 5 (2.81%) Implementation Manager
9 5 (2.81%) SAS Analyst
9 5 (2.81%) Administrator
9 5 (2.81%) Lead Business Analyst
10 4 (2.25%) Senior Project Manager
10 4 (2.25%) Junior
10 4 (2.25%) Senior Manager
10 4 (2.25%) Business Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.37%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (1.69%) XML
3 2 (1.12%) .NET
4 1 (0.56%) CSS
4 1 (0.56%) Web Services
4 1 (0.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.62%) Credit Risk
3 7 (3.93%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.81%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.25%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.69%) Clustering
6 3 (1.69%) IVR
7 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.12%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.12%) DataPower
7 2 (1.12%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.56%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.56%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.37%) AIX
1 6 (3.37%) UNIX
2 5 (2.81%) Windows
3 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.69%) Linux
4 3 (1.69%) Windows 2000
4 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (44.94%) Stakeholder Management
2 41 (23.03%) Project Management
3 17 (9.55%) ETL
4 15 (8.43%) Migration
5 12 (6.74%) Business Analysis
6 10 (5.62%) Validation
6 10 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (5.62%) PRINCE2
6 10 (5.62%) Change Management
7 9 (5.06%) Requirements Management
7 9 (5.06%) Data Migration
8 7 (3.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (3.93%) Resource Management
9 6 (3.37%) Test Scripting
9 6 (3.37%) Change Control
10 5 (2.81%) Project Planning
10 5 (2.81%) Data Management
10 5 (2.81%) Data Analysis
10 5 (2.81%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (2.25%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.74%) SQL
2 5 (2.81%) T-SQL
2 5 (2.81%) VBA
3 2 (1.12%) C#
4 1 (0.56%) PL/1
4 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (4.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (3.37%) ISEB
3 4 (2.25%) APMP
4 3 (1.69%) Degree
5 2 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.12%) CCNP
5 2 (1.12%) CIMA
6 1 (0.56%) CCIE
6 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.56%) CCNA
6 1 (0.56%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.25%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) SLA
2 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (6.74%) Oracle
2 11 (6.18%) SAP
3 7 (3.93%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.81%) IBM
5 4 (2.25%) F5
5 4 (2.25%) VMware
6 3 (1.69%) Cisco
6 3 (1.69%) Imperva
7 2 (1.12%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.56%) Pega
8 1 (0.56%) Informatica
8 1 (0.56%) BT
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Rate: £396.00 per annum
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Rate: £342.00 per annum
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Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
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Rate: £300 - £356 per day
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Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum + Negotiable
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Rate: £350 - £420 per day + competitive
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Rate: £525 per day
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