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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 13 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing Finance 44 23 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.16% 8.49% 18.43%
As % of the General category 59.46% 46.94% 65.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 9 40
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £266 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £440 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £51.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -9.09%
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
74 49 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 17.09% 18.08% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 15 48
Average daily rate £400 £313 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% +1.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £270 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
Average hourly rate £82.00 £15.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+446.66% -57.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lytham St Annes +7 16 £419 -6.94% 4
Preston -11 3 - - 4
Skelmersdale +2 2 - - 1
Blackpool -13 2 £540 - 1
Chorley - 2 - -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 34 (24.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 31 (22.30%) PRINCE2
3 28 (20.14%) Project Management
4 26 (18.71%) ISEB
5 25 (17.99%) Supplier Management
5 25 (17.99%) Security Cleared
6 21 (15.11%) Microsoft
7 20 (14.39%) Telecoms
8 19 (13.67%) Oracle
9 18 (12.95%) SQL Server
9 18 (12.95%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (12.95%) Business Analysis
10 17 (12.23%) ISEB Practitioner
10 17 (12.23%) Internet
11 16 (11.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 15 (10.79%) Degree
12 15 (10.79%) Validation
12 15 (10.79%) Test Strategy
13 14 (10.07%) Windows
14 13 (9.35%) Banking
14 13 (9.35%) APMP
15 12 (8.63%) UNIX
15 12 (8.63%) .NET
16 11 (7.91%) CRM
16 11 (7.91%) Marketing
17 10 (7.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 10 (7.19%) Workflow
17 10 (7.19%) Middleware
17 10 (7.19%) HP Quality Center
17 10 (7.19%) Spreadsheet

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 7 (5.04%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.32%) MQSeries
3 5 (3.60%) Escenic
3 5 (3.60%) Adobe CQ
3 5 (3.60%) WebLogic
3 5 (3.60%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.60%) CMS
4 3 (2.16%) CICS
5 2 (1.44%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (1.44%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.44%) Quickr
5 2 (1.44%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.72%) Lync
6 1 (0.72%) IIS
6 1 (0.72%) Documentum
6 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (7.19%) Spreadsheet
2 9 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.47%) MS Project
3 4 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (1.44%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (1.44%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.72%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.23%) Internet
2 3 (2.16%) SAN
3 2 (1.44%) FTP
3 2 (1.44%) Firewall
4 1 (0.72%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.72%) Wireless
4 1 (0.72%) Intranet
4 1 (0.72%) LAN
4 1 (0.72%) WLAN
4 1 (0.72%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.95%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (4.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (4.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (4.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.60%) Big Data
4 5 (3.60%) Hadoop
4 5 (3.60%) MySQL
5 4 (2.88%) Data Mart
5 4 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.88%) OLAP
6 2 (1.44%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (1.44%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.72%) Easytrieve
7 1 (0.72%) DB2
7 1 (0.72%) QlikView
7 1 (0.72%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.72%) JIRA
General
1 20 (14.39%) Telecoms
2 13 (9.35%) Banking
3 11 (7.91%) Marketing
4 8 (5.76%) Financial Institution
5 6 (4.32%) Local Government
6 2 (1.44%) Legal
7 1 (0.72%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26 (18.71%) Project Manager
2 25 (17.99%) Architect
3 19 (13.67%) Analyst
4 16 (11.51%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (7.91%) Environment Manager
6 10 (7.19%) Developer
7 9 (6.47%) Test Manager
8 8 (5.76%) Integration Manager
8 8 (5.76%) Technical Architect
9 7 (5.04%) Digital Project Manager
9 7 (5.04%) Business Analyst
9 7 (5.04%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (4.32%) Senior Programmer
10 6 (4.32%) Programmer
11 5 (3.60%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.60%) Consultant
11 5 (3.60%) DBA
11 5 (3.60%) Java Developer
11 5 (3.60%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (3.60%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.63%) .NET
2 10 (7.19%) Middleware
3 7 (5.04%) Spring
4 6 (4.32%) jQuery
4 6 (4.32%) CSS
4 6 (4.32%) HTML
5 5 (3.60%) CSS3
5 5 (3.60%) HTML5
5 5 (3.60%) EJB
5 5 (3.60%) Struts
5 5 (3.60%) XML
5 5 (3.60%) J2EE
5 5 (3.60%) Java RMI
5 5 (3.60%) LAMP
5 5 (3.60%) Hibernate
5 5 (3.60%) JSF
5 5 (3.60%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (3.60%) Ajax
6 2 (1.44%) ISPF
6 2 (1.44%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.76%) Computer Science
1 8 (5.76%) Mainframe
2 5 (3.60%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.88%) Reference Data
3 4 (2.88%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.44%) VSAM
6 1 (0.72%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.72%) Open Source
6 1 (0.72%) Social Media
6 1 (0.72%) Firmware
6 1 (0.72%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.72%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.72%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.72%) Clustering
6 1 (0.72%) CESG
6 1 (0.72%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.07%) Windows
2 12 (8.63%) UNIX
3 9 (6.47%) MVS
4 7 (5.04%) Linux
5 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.72%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (24.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 31 (22.30%) PRINCE2
3 28 (20.14%) Project Management
4 25 (17.99%) Supplier Management
5 18 (12.95%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (12.95%) Business Analysis
6 15 (10.79%) Validation
6 15 (10.79%) Test Strategy
7 11 (7.91%) CRM
8 10 (7.19%) Workflow
9 9 (6.47%) Service Delivery
9 9 (6.47%) ITIL
9 9 (6.47%) Integration Testing
10 8 (5.76%) Scrum
11 7 (5.04%) PRINCE
11 7 (5.04%) RUP
11 7 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (5.04%) Test Scripting
12 6 (4.32%) Data Analysis
12 6 (4.32%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.04%) Java
2 6 (4.32%) JavaScript
2 6 (4.32%) C#
2 6 (4.32%) SQL
2 6 (4.32%) T-SQL
3 5 (3.60%) Scala
4 4 (2.88%) JCL
5 3 (2.16%) VB
5 3 (2.16%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.44%) COBOL
6 2 (1.44%) R
7 1 (0.72%) PL/1
7 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (18.71%) ISEB
2 25 (17.99%) Security Cleared
3 17 (12.23%) ISEB Practitioner
4 16 (11.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 15 (10.79%) Degree
6 13 (9.35%) APMP
7 8 (5.76%) SC Cleared
8 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (3.60%) MCSE
9 3 (2.16%) PMP
9 3 (2.16%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.72%) CCNA
10 1 (0.72%) CISSP
10 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.32%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.60%) QA
3 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.16%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.72%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (7.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (15.11%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.67%) Oracle
3 6 (4.32%) VMware
4 5 (3.60%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (3.60%) JBoss
4 5 (3.60%) IBM
4 5 (3.60%) HP
5 4 (2.88%) VocaLink
6 3 (2.16%) Planview
7 2 (1.44%) SAP
7 2 (1.44%) Software AG
7 2 (1.44%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.44%) CA
7 2 (1.44%) Lotus
7 2 (1.44%) webMethods
8 1 (0.72%) Infor
8 1 (0.72%) Primavera
8 1 (0.72%) Adobe
8 1 (0.72%) Cisco
8 1 (0.72%) Compaq
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