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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 7 8 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Finance 43 71 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.78% 12.77% 10.75%
As % of the General category 50.59% 66.98% 60.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 56 32
Median daily rate £375 £496 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.43% +28.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £334 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £605 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.80 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +21.21%
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
85 106 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 27.24% 19.06% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 74 45
Median daily rate £375 £491 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.66% +31.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £325 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 2
Median hourly rate £47.00 £38.50 £82.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.07% -53.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £30.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +18.81%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Blackpool -7 10 £496 -3.87% 2
Preston 0 9 £368 +5.00% 4
Blackburn - 6 £363 - 2
Chorley +1 5 £465 - 2
Lytham St Annes - 2 - -
Skelmersdale -6 1 - -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 36 (30.25%) Project Management
2 31 (26.05%) Java
3 30 (25.21%) Security Cleared
4 28 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (21.85%) SC Cleared
6 23 (19.33%) Migration
7 20 (16.81%) PL/SQL
8 19 (15.97%) Oracle
8 19 (15.97%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (15.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (15.13%) SAP
10 17 (14.29%) IFS
11 15 (12.61%) SQL
11 15 (12.61%) Business Analysis
12 14 (11.76%) UML
13 13 (10.92%) Manufacturing
13 13 (10.92%) OO
13 13 (10.92%) Windows
13 13 (10.92%) Programme Management
14 12 (10.08%) Use Case
14 12 (10.08%) Service Design
14 12 (10.08%) Waterfall
15 11 (9.24%) Open Source
15 11 (9.24%) PRINCE2
15 11 (9.24%) OOA/OOD
15 11 (9.24%) Linux
16 10 (8.40%) Microsoft
16 10 (8.40%) HP
16 10 (8.40%) Python
16 10 (8.40%) MS Excel

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 10 (8.40%) Apache
2 6 (5.04%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.68%) CMS
3 2 (1.68%) Drupal
3 2 (1.68%) Joomla!
3 2 (1.68%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.68%) WordPress
4 1 (0.84%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.84%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 10 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.04%) MS Office
3 5 (4.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.84%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.84%) MS Project
4 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.84%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (5.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (2.52%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (1.68%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.84%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.84%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.84%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.40%) IaaS
2 5 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.84%) Firewall
1 1 (0.84%) Internet
1 1 (0.84%) LAN
1 1 (0.84%) Network Security
1 1 (0.84%) Softphone
1 1 (0.84%) Symposium
1 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.84%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.56%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.72%) Qlik Sense
2 8 (6.72%) QlikView
3 6 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.20%) SAP HANA
4 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.36%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.36%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.36%) SAP BW
6 3 (2.52%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.52%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 3 (2.52%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.68%) Big Data
7 2 (1.68%) Power BI
7 2 (1.68%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.84%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (8.40%) JIRA
2 3 (2.52%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.68%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.84%) Rational Robot
4 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (10.92%) Manufacturing
2 9 (7.56%) Marketing
3 8 (6.72%) Retail
4 6 (5.04%) Electronics
4 6 (5.04%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.68%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.68%) Back Office
6 1 (0.84%) Banking
6 1 (0.84%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.84%) Legal
6 1 (0.84%) Military
6 1 (0.84%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 43 (36.13%) Analyst
2 19 (15.97%) Business Analyst
3 16 (13.45%) IFS Analyst
4 14 (11.76%) Developer
4 14 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 10 (8.40%) Architect
6 9 (7.56%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (7.56%) Senior Business Analyst
7 6 (5.04%) Portfolio Manager
7 6 (5.04%) Senior Manager
7 6 (5.04%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (5.04%) Technical Business Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) Consultant
8 5 (4.20%) Financial Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) Senior Project Manager
9 4 (3.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (3.36%) Operations Manager
9 4 (3.36%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 4 (3.36%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
9 4 (3.36%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.04%) .NET
2 4 (3.36%) Middleware
3 3 (2.52%) Web Services
4 2 (1.68%) Flash
4 2 (1.68%) HTML
4 2 (1.68%) J2EE
4 2 (1.68%) WPF
5 1 (0.84%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.84%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.84%) CSS
5 1 (0.84%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.84%) HTML5
5 1 (0.84%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.84%) WinForms
5 1 (0.84%) XML
5 1 (0.84%) XSD
5 1 (0.84%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.20%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.20%) User Experience
3 4 (3.36%) RIA
4 3 (2.52%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.68%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.84%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.84%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.84%) PKI
6 1 (0.84%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.92%) Windows
2 11 (9.24%) Linux
3 10 (8.40%) Unix
4 5 (4.20%) AIX
4 5 (4.20%) Solaris
5 4 (3.36%) VME
6 3 (2.52%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.68%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.68%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.84%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (30.25%) Project Management
2 28 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (19.33%) Migration
4 19 (15.97%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (15.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (12.61%) Business Analysis
7 14 (11.76%) UML
8 13 (10.92%) OO
8 13 (10.92%) Programme Management
9 12 (10.08%) Service Design
9 12 (10.08%) Use Case
9 12 (10.08%) Waterfall
10 11 (9.24%) OOA/OOD
10 11 (9.24%) Open Source
10 11 (9.24%) PRINCE2
11 10 (8.40%) Agile Project Management
11 10 (8.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 9 (7.56%) SFIA
12 9 (7.56%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
13 8 (6.72%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.05%) Java
2 20 (16.81%) PL/SQL
3 15 (12.61%) SQL
4 10 (8.40%) Bash Shell
4 10 (8.40%) Python
5 5 (4.20%) COBOL
6 4 (3.36%) VB
7 3 (2.52%) PHP
8 2 (1.68%) C
8 2 (1.68%) C#
8 2 (1.68%) Delphi
8 2 (1.68%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.84%) JCL
9 1 (0.84%) VB6
Qualifications
1 30 (25.21%) Security Cleared
2 26 (21.85%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (3.36%) Degree
5 2 (1.68%) APMP
5 2 (1.68%) CISSP
5 2 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.84%) ACCA
6 1 (0.84%) CAPM
6 1 (0.84%) CCNA
6 1 (0.84%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.84%) CIMA
6 1 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.84%) CISMP
6 1 (0.84%) CLAS
6 1 (0.84%) ISEB
6 1 (0.84%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.84%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (2.52%) QA
2 2 (1.68%) GAAP
3 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (8.40%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (8.40%) Puppet
2 2 (1.68%) WSUS
3 1 (0.84%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (15.97%) Oracle
2 18 (15.13%) SAP
3 17 (14.29%) IFS
4 10 (8.40%) HP
4 10 (8.40%) Microsoft
4 10 (8.40%) SaltStack
5 9 (7.56%) ServiceNow
6 6 (5.04%) Cognos
7 5 (4.20%) Citrix
8 3 (2.52%) CODA
8 3 (2.52%) Concur
8 3 (2.52%) Fujitsu
8 3 (2.52%) IBM
8 3 (2.52%) Maconomy
8 3 (2.52%) Sage
9 2 (1.68%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.68%) Nintex
9 2 (1.68%) Tableau
9 2 (1.68%) VMware
10 1 (0.84%) Autodesk
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