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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 6 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 26 32 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 14.13% 16.00% 11.31%
As % of the General category 37.68% 50.00% 31.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 7
Median daily rate £500 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £348 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £19.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +15.15%
Finance
England

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
69 64 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 37.50% 32.00% 36.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 16 18
Median daily rate £500 £525 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £328 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £835 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 July 2016.

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 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Finance.

1 12 (22.22%) Risk Management
1 12 (22.22%) Automotive
1 12 (22.22%) TOGAF
2 11 (20.37%) Project Management
3 10 (18.52%) Data Management
3 10 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (16.67%) Information Management
4 9 (16.67%) SAP
5 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2
5 8 (14.81%) Programme Management
5 8 (14.81%) BT
5 8 (14.81%) Management Information System
5 8 (14.81%) IT Governance
6 5 (9.26%) Data Migration
6 5 (9.26%) Migration
6 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.26%) Oracle
7 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
7 4 (7.41%) Data Analysis
7 4 (7.41%) Logistics
7 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing
7 4 (7.41%) Quality Management
7 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (7.41%) ISTQB
7 4 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (7.41%) Data Centre
8 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.56%) Coaching
8 3 (5.56%) System Testing
8 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) CMS
2 1 (1.85%) Confluence
2 1 (1.85%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.56%) MS Office
2 2 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) SAP FI
1 3 (5.56%) SAP FI-AP
2 2 (3.70%) SAP MII
3 1 (1.85%) Primavera
3 1 (1.85%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.85%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Firewall
1 2 (3.70%) Skype
2 1 (1.85%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) LAN
2 1 (1.85%) WAN
2 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.70%) Big Data
2 2 (3.70%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (3.70%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.85%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.85%) QlikView
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 12 (22.22%) Automotive
2 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.56%) Retail
4 2 (3.70%) Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Legal
5 1 (1.85%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.85%) Publishing
5 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Architect
2 13 (24.07%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (20.37%) Enterprise Architect
4 9 (16.67%) Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 8 (14.81%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 5 (9.26%) Consultant
7 4 (7.41%) Lead Architect
7 4 (7.41%) SAP Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Administrator
8 3 (5.56%) Programme Director
8 3 (5.56%) Programme Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Project Administrator
8 3 (5.56%) SAP Architect
8 3 (5.56%) SAP FI Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) SAP Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Transformation Director
9 2 (3.70%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) EDI
2 1 (1.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.70%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) Risk Management
1 12 (22.22%) TOGAF
2 11 (20.37%) Project Management
3 10 (18.52%) Data Management
3 10 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (16.67%) Information Management
5 8 (14.81%) IT Governance
5 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2
5 8 (14.81%) Programme Management
6 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.26%) Data Migration
6 5 (9.26%) Migration
7 4 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (7.41%) Data Analysis
7 4 (7.41%) Logistics
7 4 (7.41%) Quality Management
7 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.56%) Coaching
8 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) Java
2 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.85%) C#
3 1 (1.85%) VB
3 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.56%) ISEB
3 2 (3.70%) CISA
3 2 (3.70%) CISM
3 2 (3.70%) CISSP
3 2 (3.70%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.70%) PMP
3 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.85%) Degree
4 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.85%) COBIT
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) SAP
2 8 (14.81%) BT
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle
4 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.70%) Cisco
6 1 (1.85%) Ariba
6 1 (1.85%) Dell
6 1 (1.85%) Guidewire
6 1 (1.85%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.85%) IBM
6 1 (1.85%) Kronos
6 1 (1.85%) NetApp
6 1 (1.85%) Teradata
6 1 (1.85%) Unisys
6 1 (1.85%) VMware
6 1 (1.85%) WorldPay