The 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 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 7 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 13 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 9.42% 14.20% 13.00%
As % of the General category 37.14% 42.37% 53.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 17
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£425 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £385 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -18.91%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

General Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
35 59 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 25.36% 33.52% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 27
Average daily rate £450 £463 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £388 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.00%

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
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 23 January 2015, 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 12 (41.38%) SAP
2 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
3 6 (20.69%) Project Management
3 6 (20.69%) Change Management
3 6 (20.69%) Logistics
4 5 (17.24%) Manufacturing
4 5 (17.24%) SAP FI
5 4 (13.79%) Retail
5 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
6 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
6 3 (10.34%) SAP Retail
6 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (10.34%) SAP BPC
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (10.34%) Migration
6 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.34%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (10.34%) SAP CO
6 3 (10.34%) PMI Certification
6 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (10.34%) MS Office
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL
6 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
6 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.90%) B2B
7 2 (6.90%) Business Objects
7 2 (6.90%) MS Project

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
1 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.90%) MS Project
3 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) SAP FI
2 3 (10.34%) SAP Retail
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (10.34%) SAP BPC
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (10.34%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (10.34%) SAP CO
3 1 (3.45%) ENOVIA
3 1 (3.45%) SAP FI-AP
3 1 (3.45%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (3.45%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Discoverer
General
1 5 (17.24%) Manufacturing
2 4 (13.79%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Billing
4 1 (3.45%) Front Office
4 1 (3.45%) Back Office
4 1 (3.45%) Automotive
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Project Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) SAP Test Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) SAP Support
4 3 (10.34%) SAP Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Test Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (6.90%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Service Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Test Leader
5 2 (6.90%) PMO Manager
6 1 (3.45%) SAP Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Team Leader
6 1 (3.45%) SAP Support Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) PMI
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.45%) New Media
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
2 6 (20.69%) Project Management
2 6 (20.69%) Change Management
2 6 (20.69%) Logistics
3 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
4 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (10.34%) Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 2 (6.90%) B2B
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.90%) Workflow
5 2 (6.90%) Service Management
5 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.90%) Line Management
5 2 (6.90%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
1 1 (3.45%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) PMI Certification
1 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) SAP
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) HP
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