The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 10 18
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Contract jobs citing Finance 50 59 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 15.34% 13.02% 8.42%
As % of the General category 63.29% 72.84% 57.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 39 22
Median daily rate £390 £489 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.29% +26.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £613 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 0
Median hourly rate £55.73 £30.52 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.60% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.01 £21.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +28.78%
Finance
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

General Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
79 81 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 24.23% 17.88% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 54 33
Median daily rate £313 £482 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.18% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £318 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £42.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £23.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.47% +7.95%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Lancashire region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Lancashire region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Finance
Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +3 15 £425 -10.52% 3
Blackpool +5 13 £303 -40.09%
Chorley +1 7 £450 - 1
Blackburn - 3 £350 -
Lytham St Annes - 2 - - 1
Skelmersdale -6 1 - -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 42 (33.33%) Project Management
2 29 (23.02%) Migration
2 29 (23.02%) Security Cleared
3 28 (22.22%) Java
4 26 (20.63%) SC Cleared
5 24 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (15.08%) PL/SQL
8 18 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (13.49%) SAP
9 17 (13.49%) Windows
9 17 (13.49%) IFS
10 16 (12.70%) Oracle
11 15 (11.90%) ITIL
11 15 (11.90%) Programme Management
12 14 (11.11%) PRINCE2
12 14 (11.11%) SQL
12 14 (11.11%) Manufacturing
13 13 (10.32%) Change Management
13 13 (10.32%) Business Analysis
14 11 (8.73%) Linux
14 11 (8.73%) UML
14 11 (8.73%) Apache
15 10 (7.94%) MS Excel
15 10 (7.94%) Use Case
15 10 (7.94%) Service Design
15 10 (7.94%) Waterfall
15 10 (7.94%) Bash Shell
16 9 (7.14%) Puppet
16 9 (7.14%) Open Source

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (8.73%) Apache
2 6 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (3.17%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.59%) CMS
4 2 (1.59%) Drupal
4 2 (1.59%) FileNet
4 2 (1.59%) IIS
4 2 (1.59%) Joomla!
4 2 (1.59%) WordPress
5 1 (0.79%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.79%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 10 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.76%) MS Office
2 6 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.59%) MS Project
4 1 (0.79%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.79%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.79%) Open Workbench
4 1 (0.79%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (2.38%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (1.59%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.79%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.14%) IaaS
2 5 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.17%) Skype
2 2 (1.59%) DNS
2 2 (1.59%) Firewall
2 2 (1.59%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.59%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.79%) Internet
3 1 (0.79%) LAN
3 1 (0.79%) LDAP
3 1 (0.79%) Network Security
3 1 (0.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.35%) Qlik Sense
1 8 (6.35%) QlikView
2 7 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.17%) SAP BW
5 4 (3.17%) SAP HANA
6 3 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 3 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.59%) Big Data
7 2 (1.59%) Power BI
7 2 (1.59%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.79%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (7.14%) JIRA
2 2 (1.59%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.59%) ClearQuest
General
1 14 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 7 (5.56%) Marketing
3 6 (4.76%) Electronics
3 6 (4.76%) Retail
3 6 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.38%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.59%) Back Office
6 1 (0.79%) Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Legal
6 1 (0.79%) Military
6 1 (0.79%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 41 (32.54%) Analyst
2 21 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 16 (12.70%) Business Analyst
3 16 (12.70%) IFS Analyst
4 13 (10.32%) Developer
5 9 (7.14%) Architect
6 8 (6.35%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
7 7 (5.56%) Senior Manager
8 6 (4.76%) Portfolio Manager
8 6 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
8 6 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (4.76%) Technical Business Analyst
9 5 (3.97%) Consultant
9 5 (3.97%) Delivery Project Manager
10 4 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (3.17%) Operations Manager
10 4 (3.17%) Senior Technical Analyst
10 4 (3.17%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
10 4 (3.17%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.97%) .NET
2 4 (3.17%) Middleware
3 2 (1.59%) Flash
3 2 (1.59%) HTML
4 1 (0.79%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.79%) CSS
4 1 (0.79%) HTML5
4 1 (0.79%) Silverlight
4 1 (0.79%) Web Services
4 1 (0.79%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.76%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.17%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.17%) User Experience
4 3 (2.38%) RIA
5 2 (1.59%) Clustering
5 2 (1.59%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.59%) PMI
5 2 (1.59%) Tandem
5 2 (1.59%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.79%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.79%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.79%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.79%) PKI
6 1 (0.79%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.49%) Windows
2 11 (8.73%) Linux
3 9 (7.14%) Unix
4 6 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.97%) AIX
5 5 (3.97%) Solaris
6 4 (3.17%) VME
7 2 (1.59%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.59%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (33.33%) Project Management
2 29 (23.02%) Migration
3 24 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (11.90%) ITIL
6 15 (11.90%) Programme Management
7 14 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 13 (10.32%) Business Analysis
8 13 (10.32%) Change Management
9 11 (8.73%) UML
10 10 (7.94%) Service Design
10 10 (7.94%) Use Case
10 10 (7.94%) Waterfall
11 9 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
11 9 (7.14%) Data Analysis
11 9 (7.14%) OO
11 9 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
11 9 (7.14%) Open Source
11 9 (7.14%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.22%) Java
2 19 (15.08%) PL/SQL
3 14 (11.11%) SQL
4 10 (7.94%) Bash Shell
5 9 (7.14%) Python
6 5 (3.97%) COBOL
6 5 (3.97%) JCL
7 3 (2.38%) PHP
7 3 (2.38%) VB
8 2 (1.59%) C
8 2 (1.59%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.59%) REXX
9 1 (0.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 29 (23.02%) Security Cleared
2 26 (20.63%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.97%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (3.17%) Degree
4 4 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.59%) CISSP
6 2 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.79%) ACCA
7 1 (0.79%) APMP
7 1 (0.79%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.79%) CIMA
7 1 (0.79%) CISMP
7 1 (0.79%) CLAS
7 1 (0.79%) ISEB
7 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) QA
2 2 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.59%) GAAP
2 2 (1.59%) SLA
3 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (3.17%) VMware ESX
2 3 (2.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.59%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.59%) XenApp
3 2 (1.59%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (7.14%) Puppet
2 4 (3.17%) SCCM
3 2 (1.59%) CA Endevor
3 2 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (13.49%) IFS
1 17 (13.49%) SAP
2 16 (12.70%) Oracle
3 9 (7.14%) HP
3 9 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.14%) SaltStack
3 9 (7.14%) ServiceNow
4 7 (5.56%) Citrix
5 6 (4.76%) Cognos
5 6 (4.76%) VMware
6 3 (2.38%) CODA
6 3 (2.38%) Concur
6 3 (2.38%) Fujitsu
6 3 (2.38%) Maconomy
7 2 (1.59%) Adobe
7 2 (1.59%) AppSense
7 2 (1.59%) Ektron
7 2 (1.59%) Nintex
7 2 (1.59%) Tableau
7 2 (1.59%) Wyse
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
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