The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Midlands 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 7 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Finance 21 22 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 12.07% 10.00% 12.10%
As % of the General category 32.81% 50.00% 35.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 11
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£488 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £375 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £680 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £25.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -17.50%
General Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
64 44 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 36.78% 20.00% 34.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 20
Average daily rate £463 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £300 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 16
Average hourly rate £175.00 £6.50 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2592.30% -83.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -15.09%
Finance
England

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (36.84%) Oracle
2 9 (23.68%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (23.68%) SQL
3 8 (21.05%) PL/SQL
3 8 (21.05%) SAP
3 8 (21.05%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (18.42%) CRM
5 6 (15.79%) Workflow
5 6 (15.79%) Migration
5 6 (15.79%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (13.16%) SAP FI
6 5 (13.16%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
6 5 (13.16%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (13.16%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (13.16%) Data Migration
6 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
6 5 (13.16%) DV Cleared
6 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
6 5 (13.16%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (13.16%) Analytics
6 5 (13.16%) SAP CO
6 5 (13.16%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 5 (13.16%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 4 (10.53%) Informatica
7 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (10.53%) MS Visio
7 4 (10.53%) Change Management
8 3 (7.89%) Project Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 6 (15.79%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
3 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (13.16%) SAP FI
2 5 (13.16%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (13.16%) SAP CO
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (2.63%) SAP SD
5 1 (2.63%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (2.63%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (2.63%) SAP PM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.63%) PowerCenter
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.63%) DB2
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Big Data
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.63%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.63%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (5.26%) Billing
1 2 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Consultant
2 6 (15.79%) Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) SAP Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Functional Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Integration Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Developer
5 3 (7.89%) OBIEE Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Service Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (7.89%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.26%) CRM Business Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) CRM Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
1 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.63%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) UNIX
1 1 (2.63%) AIX
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) CRM
2 6 (15.79%) Workflow
2 6 (15.79%) Migration
3 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (13.16%) Data Migration
3 5 (13.16%) Analytics
4 4 (10.53%) Change Management
5 3 (7.89%) Project Management
5 3 (7.89%) Service Management
5 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.89%) ETL
5 3 (7.89%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.26%) ITIL
6 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.26%) ERP
6 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) PRINCE
7 1 (2.63%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.63%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) SQL
2 8 (21.05%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
1 5 (13.16%) DV Cleared
1 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.63%) MBA
3 1 (2.63%) ISEB
3 1 (2.63%) CCA
3 1 (2.63%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Oracle
2 8 (21.05%) SAP
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.53%) Informatica
5 2 (5.26%) Cognos
6 1 (2.63%) IBM
6 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
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