The 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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 6 10 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +17
Contract jobs citing Finance 30 34 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 11.90% 12.55% 4.55%
As % of the General category 40.00% 42.50% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 2
Average daily rate
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£346 £363 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.48% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £120 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £500 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £10.44 £9.90 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% -56.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.07%
Finance
East Midlands

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

General Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
75 80 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 29.76% 29.52% 21.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 32 16
Average daily rate £340 £350 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £120 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 10
Average hourly rate £10.44 £9.90 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% -60.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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
Leicester +1 15 £340 -28.42% 11
Loughborough 0 2 £425 +17.24% 1
Kegworth -5 1 £77 -
Hinckley - - - -
Lutterworth - - - -
Melton Mowbray - - - -
Finance
East Midlands

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (21.54%) Retail
2 12 (18.46%) Migration
2 12 (18.46%) Windows
3 11 (16.92%) Remedy
4 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
5 8 (12.31%) Project Management
5 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
5 8 (12.31%) Oracle
5 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
6 7 (10.77%) SQL
7 6 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.69%) VMware
8 5 (7.69%) IT Governance
8 5 (7.69%) DB2
8 5 (7.69%) UNIX
8 5 (7.69%) SAS
8 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.69%) Change Control
8 5 (7.69%) PowerShell
9 4 (6.15%) WebSphere
9 4 (6.15%) Windows 7
9 4 (6.15%) Analytics
9 4 (6.15%) MS Visio
9 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
9 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
9 4 (6.15%) VBScript
9 4 (6.15%) SAP
9 4 (6.15%) Business Analysis
9 4 (6.15%) Agile Software Development

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 5 (7.69%) SAS
2 4 (6.15%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.15%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.62%) MS Office
4 2 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.54%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (4.62%) SAP CO
1 3 (4.62%) Agresso
1 3 (4.62%) SAP FI
1 3 (4.62%) CA Clarity
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.54%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.54%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) DB2
3 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.54%) OLAP
5 1 (1.54%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.54%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (21.54%) Retail
2 4 (6.15%) Banking
2 4 (6.15%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.54%) Advertising
3 1 (1.54%) Publishing
3 1 (1.54%) International Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Marketing
3 1 (1.54%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 22 (33.85%) Analyst
2 12 (18.46%) Project Manager
3 10 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 10 (15.38%) Developer
4 5 (7.69%) Administrator
4 5 (7.69%) Architect
4 5 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 4 (6.15%) Coordinator
5 4 (6.15%) Financial Business Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Project Coordinator
5 4 (6.15%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (4.62%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) SAP Project Manager
6 3 (4.62%) MI Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) SAP Manager
6 3 (4.62%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Access Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Integration Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) IT Support
7 2 (3.08%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) HTML
1 3 (4.62%) Java EE
2 2 (3.08%) .NET
2 2 (3.08%) CSS
2 2 (3.08%) JSP
2 2 (3.08%) Struts
2 2 (3.08%) XML
2 2 (3.08%) Spring
3 1 (1.54%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.54%) XSLT
3 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.54%) HTML5
3 1 (1.54%) WCF
3 1 (1.54%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.54%) Equities
3 1 (1.54%) PKI
3 1 (1.54%) NHS
3 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.54%) Open Source
3 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.46%) Windows
2 5 (7.69%) UNIX
3 4 (6.15%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.46%) Migration
2 8 (12.31%) Project Management
3 6 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (7.69%) IT Governance
4 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (7.69%) Change Control
5 4 (6.15%) Analytics
5 4 (6.15%) Business Analysis
5 4 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.15%) Workflow
6 3 (4.62%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (4.62%) E-Commerce
6 3 (4.62%) ETL
6 3 (4.62%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (4.62%) Waterfall
6 3 (4.62%) Wealth Management
6 3 (4.62%) Resource Management
7 2 (3.08%) Data Entry
7 2 (3.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.77%) SQL
2 5 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.15%) VBScript
4 3 (4.62%) C#
4 3 (4.62%) Java
5 2 (3.08%) VBA
6 1 (1.54%) VB
6 1 (1.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) ISEB
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Control-M
1 1 (1.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) Remedy
2 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.31%) Oracle
4 5 (7.69%) VMware
5 4 (6.15%) SAP
6 2 (3.08%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.54%) Cognos
7 1 (1.54%) Informatica
7 1 (1.54%) Tableau
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