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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 2 12 3
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing Finance 74 43 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.23% 9.95% 18.34%
As % of the General category 66.67% 55.84% 85.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 33 64
Median daily rate £450 £381 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% -21.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £672 £598 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £23.75 £31.40 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.36% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.66 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.62%
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
111 77 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 27.34% 17.82% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 49 69
Median daily rate £350 £375 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £252 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £590 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 7
Median hourly rate £27.00 £37.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.02% +48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £13.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £42.40 £30.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -9.00%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +1 28 £450 +13.56% 6
Preston +15 15 £478 +36.63% 3
Chorley +1 7 £460 -3.15%
Lytham St Annes - 6 £381 - 2
Burnley +8 2 - -
Accrington - 1 £350 -
Blackburn - 1 £300 -
Lancaster - 1 £550 - 1
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 64 (42.67%) Project Management
2 46 (30.67%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (24.00%) Oracle
3 36 (24.00%) Waterfall
4 34 (22.67%) Migration
5 26 (17.33%) Linux
6 24 (16.00%) Risk Management
7 22 (14.67%) Java
7 22 (14.67%) Security Cleared
8 21 (14.00%) SQL
8 21 (14.00%) Windows
9 19 (12.67%) Mainframe
9 19 (12.67%) ITIL
9 19 (12.67%) Programme Management
10 17 (11.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (11.33%) Manufacturing
10 17 (11.33%) Supplier Management
10 17 (11.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (10.67%) Agile Project Management
11 16 (10.67%) Red Hat
12 15 (10.00%) COBOL
12 15 (10.00%) SC Cleared
12 15 (10.00%) VME
13 14 (9.33%) Open Source
13 14 (9.33%) Service Design
13 14 (9.33%) Python
13 14 (9.33%) Tuxedo
13 14 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (9.33%) Micro Focus
13 14 (9.33%) Business Analysis

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 14 (9.33%) Tuxedo
2 11 (7.33%) Apache
3 6 (4.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.67%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.67%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.33%) CMS
5 2 (1.33%) Drupal
5 2 (1.33%) FileNet
5 2 (1.33%) IIS
5 2 (1.33%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.33%) SAS
5 2 (1.33%) WordPress
6 1 (0.67%) Alfresco
Applications
1 10 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (4.00%) MS Office
4 3 (2.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.33%) MS Project
5 2 (1.33%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.67%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.67%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.67%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.33%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.67%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.00%) IaaS
2 5 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.67%) Skype
2 2 (1.33%) DNS
2 2 (1.33%) Firewall
2 2 (1.33%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.33%) LDAP
2 2 (1.33%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.67%) ATM
3 1 (0.67%) GSM
3 1 (0.67%) LAN
3 1 (0.67%) RFID
3 1 (0.67%) SAN
3 1 (0.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
1 10 (6.67%) QlikView
2 8 (5.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.00%) Qlik Sense
3 6 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.67%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.33%) MySQL
6 2 (1.33%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.67%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.67%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (6.00%) JIRA
2 4 (2.67%) ClearCase
3 3 (2.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.33%) ClearQuest
4 2 (1.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.33%) NetBeans
4 2 (1.33%) Rational Robot
4 2 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.67%) ERwin
5 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.67%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 17 (11.33%) Manufacturing
2 5 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.67%) Electronics
3 4 (2.67%) Marketing
4 3 (2.00%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.00%) Law
4 3 (2.00%) Military
5 2 (1.33%) Retail
6 1 (0.67%) Avionics
6 1 (0.67%) Back Office
6 1 (0.67%) Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (27.33%) Analyst
2 23 (15.33%) Project Manager
3 22 (14.67%) Business Analyst
4 20 (13.33%) Developer
5 17 (11.33%) Delivery Manager
6 10 (6.67%) IFS Analyst
6 10 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
6 10 (6.67%) Technical Business Analyst
7 8 (5.33%) Architect
7 8 (5.33%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 8 (5.33%) Senior Business Analyst
7 8 (5.33%) Technical Manager
8 7 (4.67%) Senior Manager
8 7 (4.67%) Technical Delivery Manager
9 6 (4.00%) Digital Analyst
9 6 (4.00%) Digital Business Analyst
9 6 (4.00%) Portfolio Manager
9 6 (4.00%) Test Assurance Manager
9 6 (4.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.67%) Web Services
2 5 (3.33%) .NET
3 3 (2.00%) WPF
4 2 (1.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.33%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (1.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (1.33%) Highcharts JS
4 2 (1.33%) HTML
4 2 (1.33%) jQuery
4 2 (1.33%) WinForms
4 2 (1.33%) XML
4 2 (1.33%) XSD
4 2 (1.33%) XSLT
5 1 (0.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.67%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.67%) CSS
5 1 (0.67%) Flash
5 1 (0.67%) Middleware
5 1 (0.67%) SOAP
5 1 (0.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.67%) Mainframe
2 10 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.33%) User Experience
4 4 (2.67%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.33%) Clustering
5 2 (1.33%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.33%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.33%) PKI
5 2 (1.33%) PMI
5 2 (1.33%) Replication
5 2 (1.33%) Tandem
5 2 (1.33%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.67%) Contactless
6 1 (0.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.67%) EMV
6 1 (0.67%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.67%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.33%) Linux
2 21 (14.00%) Windows
3 17 (11.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (10.00%) VME
5 11 (7.33%) Unix
6 6 (4.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.33%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (42.67%) Project Management
2 46 (30.67%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (24.00%) Waterfall
4 34 (22.67%) Migration
5 24 (16.00%) Risk Management
6 19 (12.67%) ITIL
6 19 (12.67%) Programme Management
7 17 (11.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (11.33%) Supplier Management
8 16 (10.67%) Agile Project Management
9 14 (9.33%) Business Analysis
9 14 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (9.33%) Open Source
9 14 (9.33%) Service Design
10 13 (8.67%) Data Analysis
10 13 (8.67%) PRINCE2
11 12 (8.00%) Change Management
11 12 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 11 (7.33%) OO
13 10 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.67%) Java
2 21 (14.00%) SQL
3 15 (10.00%) COBOL
4 14 (9.33%) Python
5 12 (8.00%) PL/SQL
6 10 (6.67%) Bash Shell
7 6 (4.00%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.33%) C++
8 5 (3.33%) JCL
9 4 (2.67%) PHP
9 4 (2.67%) VBA
10 3 (2.00%) C
10 3 (2.00%) C#
10 3 (2.00%) VB
10 3 (2.00%) VBScript
11 2 (1.33%) REXX
12 1 (0.67%) Ada
12 1 (0.67%) Perl
12 1 (0.67%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (14.67%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (2.67%) CISSP
6 2 (1.33%) CISA
6 2 (1.33%) CISM
6 2 (1.33%) Degree
6 2 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.67%) APMP
7 1 (0.67%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.67%) CISMP
7 1 (0.67%) CLAS
7 1 (0.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.00%) QA
3 2 (1.33%) COBIT
3 2 (1.33%) COSO
3 2 (1.33%) GAAP
3 2 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.67%) VMware ESX
2 3 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.33%) Firmware
3 2 (1.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.33%) XenApp
3 2 (1.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (6.00%) Puppet
2 4 (2.67%) SCCM
3 3 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.33%) CA Endevor
4 2 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.33%) WSUS
5 1 (0.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 36 (24.00%) Oracle
2 16 (10.67%) Red Hat
3 14 (9.33%) Micro Focus
4 13 (8.67%) Microsoft
5 10 (6.67%) IFS
6 9 (6.00%) SaltStack
7 8 (5.33%) ServiceNow
8 7 (4.67%) VMware
9 6 (4.00%) SAP
10 5 (3.33%) Citrix
11 4 (2.67%) Cognos
12 3 (2.00%) HP
12 3 (2.00%) Informatica
13 2 (1.33%) Adobe
13 2 (1.33%) AppSense
13 2 (1.33%) CODA
13 2 (1.33%) Ektron
13 2 (1.33%) Genesys
13 2 (1.33%) Maconomy
13 2 (1.33%) Wyse
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Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
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Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
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Blackpool
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