The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Leicestershire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 13 22 10
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs citing Finance 40 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 11.24% 5.88% 9.73%
As % of the General category 40.40% 23.21% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 7 12
Average daily rate £275 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £279 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £446 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £20.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.39 £22.77
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -14.84%
General Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
99 56 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 27.81% 25.34% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 27 37
Average daily rate £325 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £20.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.39% -21.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.19 £14.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.80 £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Finance
East Midlands

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +4 22 £275 -5.17% 2
Hinckley - 1 - -
Lutterworth - - - -
Finance
East Midlands

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 14 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.71%) Project Management
2 11 (15.71%) SQL
2 11 (15.71%) Change Management
2 11 (15.71%) Migration
3 10 (14.29%) Marketing
4 9 (12.86%) SQL Server
4 9 (12.86%) SAP
4 9 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (11.43%) Telecoms
5 8 (11.43%) Manufacturing
5 8 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (11.43%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 7 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (8.57%) DTV
7 6 (8.57%) MS Office
7 6 (8.57%) .NET
7 6 (8.57%) Electronics
7 6 (8.57%) Data Analysis
7 6 (8.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (8.57%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (7.14%) Degree
8 5 (7.14%) C#
8 5 (7.14%) Web Services
8 5 (7.14%) MS Visio
9 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (5.71%) Windows
9 4 (5.71%) T-SQL

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 1 (1.43%) CMS
1 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (11.43%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (8.57%) MS Office
4 5 (7.14%) MS Visio
5 3 (4.29%) MS Project
6 1 (1.43%) Open Workbench
6 1 (1.43%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 6 (8.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (4.29%) Agresso
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.43%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (1.43%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) LAN
2 1 (1.43%) WAN
2 1 (1.43%) HTTP
2 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.29%) OLAP
4 2 (2.86%) MS Access
4 2 (2.86%) Cognos Impromptu
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.43%) MySQL
5 1 (1.43%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.43%) Selenium
1 1 (1.43%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 10 (14.29%) Marketing
2 8 (11.43%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.43%) Manufacturing
3 6 (8.57%) Electronics
4 3 (4.29%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.86%) Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Back Office
6 1 (1.43%) International Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Local Government
6 1 (1.43%) Publishing
6 1 (1.43%) Legal
6 1 (1.43%) Retail
6 1 (1.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (34.29%) Analyst
2 11 (15.71%) Developer
3 10 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 9 (12.86%) Data Analyst
5 6 (8.57%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Service Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Applications Support
6 4 (5.71%) Consultant
6 4 (5.71%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Applications Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.29%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Oracle Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) Support Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Architect
8 2 (2.86%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) Junior
8 2 (2.86%) Business Project Manager
8 2 (2.86%) SQL Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Oracle Financials Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) .NET
2 5 (7.14%) Web Services
3 3 (4.29%) MDX
3 3 (4.29%) HTML
3 3 (4.29%) CSS
4 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.86%) WCF
4 2 (2.86%) WPF
5 1 (1.43%) RESTful
5 1 (1.43%) Velocity
5 1 (1.43%) ADO
5 1 (1.43%) JDBC
5 1 (1.43%) SOAP
5 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) DTV
2 4 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.29%) Data Conversion
4 2 (2.86%) Statistics
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) Windows
1 4 (5.71%) Android
1 4 (5.71%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.71%) Project Management
1 11 (15.71%) Change Management
1 11 (15.71%) Migration
2 9 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 7 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (8.57%) Data Analysis
4 6 (8.57%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (5.71%) Android Development
5 4 (5.71%) iOS Development
6 3 (4.29%) Waterfall
6 3 (4.29%) Project Planning
6 3 (4.29%) Logistics
6 3 (4.29%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.29%) MVC
6 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.29%) CRM
7 2 (2.86%) ERP
7 2 (2.86%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.71%) SQL
2 5 (7.14%) C#
3 4 (5.71%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.86%) Python
5 2 (2.86%) Java
5 2 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.43%) VBA
6 1 (1.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) SLA
2 2 (2.86%) QA
3 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.43%) TickIT
3 1 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) vCloud
1 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.43%) vSphere
1 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.86%) SAP
3 4 (5.71%) Oracle
4 2 (2.86%) Cognos
5 1 (1.43%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.43%) PlateSpin
5 1 (1.43%) Northgate
5 1 (1.43%) Capita
5 1 (1.43%) VMware
5 1 (1.43%) HP
5 1 (1.43%) Citrix
5 1 (1.43%) Sage