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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 62 93 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 61.39% 58.49% 63.95%
As % of the General category 77.50% 70.99% 73.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 87 74
Average daily rate £350 £400 £379
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £288 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £510 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +6.45%
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
80 131 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 79.21% 82.39% 87.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 122 101
Average daily rate £356 £400 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +13.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £288 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £510 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 10 February 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 10 February 2016, 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 60 (43.80%) Stakeholder Management
2 58 (42.34%) Banking
3 34 (24.82%) Retail
4 30 (21.90%) Project Management
5 20 (14.60%) Retail Banking
6 18 (13.14%) SAS
7 17 (12.41%) SAP
8 15 (10.95%) Migration
9 13 (9.49%) Windows
9 13 (9.49%) Credit Risk
10 12 (8.76%) Business Analysis
10 12 (8.76%) SQL Server
11 11 (8.03%) .NET
11 11 (8.03%) C#
11 11 (8.03%) AIX
11 11 (8.03%) PRINCE2
11 11 (8.03%) WCF
11 11 (8.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 11 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (7.30%) SuccessFactors
12 10 (7.30%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (7.30%) Change Management
13 9 (6.57%) Web Services
13 9 (6.57%) SAP HCM
14 8 (5.84%) Change Control
14 8 (5.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 8 (5.84%) Data Analysis
14 8 (5.84%) SQL
14 8 (5.84%) MS Project
15 7 (5.11%) MS Excel

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 18 (13.14%) SAS
2 5 (3.65%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.65%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.73%) CICS
3 1 (0.73%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 8 (5.84%) MS Project
2 7 (5.11%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.19%) MS Office
4 3 (2.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (6.57%) SAP HCM
2 6 (4.38%) SAP HR
2 6 (4.38%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.73%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.73%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.30%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.46%) LAN
1 2 (1.46%) LDAP
1 2 (1.46%) WAN
2 1 (0.73%) Firewall
2 1 (0.73%) Network Security
2 1 (0.73%) SSL
2 1 (0.73%) VPN
2 1 (0.73%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.76%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 5 (3.65%) OLAP
4 4 (2.92%) OLAP Cube
5 3 (2.19%) DB2
5 3 (2.19%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.46%) Base SAS
6 2 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.46%) MS Access
6 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.73%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.73%) IDMS
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.73%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.73%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 6 (4.38%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.46%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.46%) ClearQuest
3 2 (1.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.73%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.73%) HP UFT
General
1 58 (42.34%) Banking
2 34 (24.82%) Retail
3 20 (14.60%) Retail Banking
4 6 (4.38%) Legal
5 4 (2.92%) Law
6 2 (1.46%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 45 (32.85%) Analyst
2 40 (29.20%) Project Manager
3 29 (21.17%) Business Analyst
4 25 (18.25%) Developer
5 13 (9.49%) Banking Analyst
6 11 (8.03%) .NET Developer
6 11 (8.03%) Banking Project Manager
7 9 (6.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (6.57%) C# Developer
7 9 (6.57%) Consultant
7 9 (6.57%) SAS Developer
8 8 (5.84%) HR Analyst
8 8 (5.84%) WCF Developer
9 7 (5.11%) Administrator
9 7 (5.11%) Banking Business Analyst
9 7 (5.11%) HR Business Analyst
9 7 (5.11%) Lead Project Manager
10 6 (4.38%) Financial Analyst
10 6 (4.38%) Lead Business Analyst
10 6 (4.38%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.03%) .NET
1 11 (8.03%) WCF
2 9 (6.57%) Web Services
3 5 (3.65%) .NET Framework
3 5 (3.65%) WinForms
3 5 (3.65%) XML
4 4 (2.92%) HTML
4 4 (2.92%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (2.19%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (2.19%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (2.19%) jQuery
5 3 (2.19%) SOAP
5 3 (2.19%) XSD
5 3 (2.19%) XSLT
6 1 (0.73%) CSS
6 1 (0.73%) ISPF
6 1 (0.73%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.49%) Credit Risk
2 11 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.65%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.19%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.19%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.46%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.73%) User Experience
6 1 (0.73%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.73%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.49%) Windows
2 11 (8.03%) AIX
3 5 (3.65%) Unix
3 5 (3.65%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.65%) zOS
4 3 (2.19%) Linux
4 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (43.80%) Stakeholder Management
2 30 (21.90%) Project Management
3 15 (10.95%) Migration
4 12 (8.76%) Business Analysis
5 11 (8.03%) PRINCE2
6 10 (7.30%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (7.30%) Change Management
7 8 (5.84%) Change Control
7 8 (5.84%) Data Analysis
7 8 (5.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (4.38%) Business Transformation
8 6 (4.38%) ETL
9 5 (3.65%) Coaching
9 5 (3.65%) Data Architecture
9 5 (3.65%) Process Improvement
9 5 (3.65%) Service Delivery
10 4 (2.92%) Data Migration
10 4 (2.92%) Release Management
10 4 (2.92%) Resource Management
10 4 (2.92%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.03%) C#
2 8 (5.84%) SQL
3 3 (2.19%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.19%) XPath
4 2 (1.46%) VB
5 1 (0.73%) ABAP
5 1 (0.73%) C
5 1 (0.73%) Java
5 1 (0.73%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.73%) JCL
5 1 (0.73%) SAS Macro
5 1 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (5.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (2.19%) ISEB
3 2 (1.46%) APMP
4 1 (0.73%) CCNP
4 1 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.73%) IBM Certification
4 1 (0.73%) IBM WebSphere Certification
4 1 (0.73%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.73%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.73%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (0.73%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (0.73%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.92%) FINREP
2 2 (1.46%) QA
3 1 (0.73%) COREP
System Software
1 2 (1.46%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.73%) RACF
2 1 (0.73%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (2.19%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.73%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (0.73%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (12.41%) SAP
2 5 (3.65%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.65%) Oracle
3 2 (1.46%) Cisco
3 2 (1.46%) IBM
3 2 (1.46%) VMware
4 1 (0.73%) BT
4 1 (0.73%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.73%) Juniper
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