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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 107 93 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 66.05% 55.03% 52.22%
As % of the General category 87.70% 68.89% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 85 64
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£354 £396 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.73% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £293 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £478 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
- +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+19.69% -
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
122 135 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 75.31% 79.88% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 123 90
Average daily rate £350 £396 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £300 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £505 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.37 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -5.04%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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.

1 104 (56.83%) Banking
2 78 (42.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 67 (36.61%) Retail
4 35 (19.13%) Project Management
5 28 (15.30%) Retail Banking
6 23 (12.57%) SAS
7 19 (10.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 19 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (9.84%) ETL
9 17 (9.29%) Migration
10 15 (8.20%) AIX
11 13 (7.10%) OLAP
11 13 (7.10%) WebSphere
11 13 (7.10%) Credit Risk
12 12 (6.56%) OLAP Cube
13 11 (6.01%) MS Project
13 11 (6.01%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (5.46%) SAP
14 10 (5.46%) SQL
14 10 (5.46%) Oracle
14 10 (5.46%) PRINCE2
14 10 (5.46%) Windows
14 10 (5.46%) Business Analysis
15 9 (4.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 9 (4.92%) Data Migration
15 9 (4.92%) Change Management
15 9 (4.92%) UNIX
15 9 (4.92%) IBM
16 8 (4.37%) MS Excel
16 8 (4.37%) DB2

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 (12.57%) SAS
2 13 (7.10%) WebSphere
3 7 (3.83%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (6.01%) MS Project
2 8 (4.37%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.28%) MS Office
5 5 (2.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.64%) SAP Payroll
2 2 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.09%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.55%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.55%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Office 365
1 1 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.73%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.19%) DHCP
3 3 (1.64%) BIG-IP
3 3 (1.64%) DNS
3 3 (1.64%) SAN
3 3 (1.64%) Internet
4 2 (1.09%) Extranet
4 2 (1.09%) Firewall
4 2 (1.09%) LAN
4 2 (1.09%) Intranet
4 2 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (1.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.55%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 13 (7.10%) OLAP
3 12 (6.56%) OLAP Cube
4 8 (4.37%) DB2
5 6 (3.28%) SQL Server
6 5 (2.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (2.73%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.19%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 4 (2.19%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 4 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.09%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.09%) DataStage
8 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.55%) IDMS
9 1 (0.55%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (2.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (2.19%) ClearCase
2 4 (2.19%) ClearQuest
General
1 104 (56.83%) Banking
2 67 (36.61%) Retail
3 28 (15.30%) Retail Banking
4 7 (3.83%) Legal
5 6 (3.28%) Law
6 4 (2.19%) Marketing
7 3 (1.64%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.09%) Electronics
8 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.55%) Publishing
9 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (31.15%) Analyst
2 52 (28.42%) Project Manager
3 38 (20.77%) Business Analyst
4 23 (12.57%) Banking Business Analyst
5 16 (8.74%) Developer
6 13 (7.10%) Administrator
7 12 (6.56%) Lead Project Manager
8 10 (5.46%) SAS Consultant
8 10 (5.46%) Consultant
9 7 (3.83%) Test Analyst
9 7 (3.83%) SAS Developer
10 6 (3.28%) PMO Analyst
11 5 (2.73%) Implementation Manager
11 5 (2.73%) SAS Analyst
11 5 (2.73%) WebSphere Administrator
12 4 (2.19%) Junior
12 4 (2.19%) Junior Project Manager
12 4 (2.19%) Data Manager
12 4 (2.19%) Data Centre Manager
12 4 (2.19%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (2.19%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (1.09%) Middleware
4 1 (0.55%) WinForms
4 1 (0.55%) .NET
4 1 (0.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.10%) Credit Risk
3 8 (4.37%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.83%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.73%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.64%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (1.64%) Clustering
6 3 (1.64%) IVR
7 2 (1.09%) DTV
7 2 (1.09%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.55%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.55%) DataPower
8 1 (0.55%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.55%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.20%) AIX
2 10 (5.46%) Windows
3 9 (4.92%) UNIX
4 6 (3.28%) Linux
5 4 (2.19%) Windows 2000
5 4 (2.19%) zOS
5 4 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (42.62%) Stakeholder Management
2 35 (19.13%) Project Management
3 18 (9.84%) ETL
4 17 (9.29%) Migration
5 11 (6.01%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (5.46%) PRINCE2
6 10 (5.46%) Business Analysis
7 9 (4.92%) Change Management
7 9 (4.92%) Data Migration
8 7 (3.83%) Test Scripting
8 7 (3.83%) Change Control
8 7 (3.83%) Validation
8 7 (3.83%) Service Delivery
9 6 (3.28%) Data Management
10 5 (2.73%) Data Analysis
10 5 (2.73%) Requirements Management
10 5 (2.73%) Programme Management
10 5 (2.73%) BPMN
10 5 (2.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (2.73%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.46%) SQL
2 4 (2.19%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.09%) VBA
4 1 (0.55%) C#
4 1 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (3.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (2.73%) ISEB
3 4 (2.19%) APMP
4 3 (1.64%) Degree
5 2 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.09%) CCNP
6 1 (0.55%) CCNA
6 1 (0.55%) CCDP
6 1 (0.55%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.64%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) SLA
2 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.55%) XenApp
2 1 (0.55%) XenServer
2 1 (0.55%) vSphere
2 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.55%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (5.46%) Oracle
1 10 (5.46%) SAP
2 9 (4.92%) IBM
3 7 (3.83%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.73%) VMware
5 4 (2.19%) F5
6 3 (1.64%) Cisco
7 1 (0.55%) Pega
7 1 (0.55%) Veeam
7 1 (0.55%) Citrix
7 1 (0.55%) Informatica
7 1 (0.55%) BT
7 1 (0.55%) Zerto
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £455.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £259 - £356 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago
Halifax
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago