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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
England / Midlands
Rank 3 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Finance 24 31 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 19.51% 17.03% 10.42%
As % of the General category 64.86% 43.66% 44.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 11
Median daily rate £420 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £700 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £26.67 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+18.13% +61.60%

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
37 71 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 30.08% 39.01% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 42 15
Median daily rate £420 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £384 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £750 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +35.41%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017, 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 10 (25.00%) SAP
1 10 (25.00%) Project Management
2 9 (22.50%) Oracle
3 7 (17.50%) PRINCE2
3 7 (17.50%) Banking
4 6 (15.00%) Retail
4 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (12.50%) Internet
5 5 (12.50%) Change Management
5 5 (12.50%) Migration
5 5 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (10.00%) SIEM
6 4 (10.00%) PMO
6 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (10.00%) ERP
6 4 (10.00%) General Ledger
6 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.00%) Programme Management
7 3 (7.50%) SAP FSCM
7 3 (7.50%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (7.50%) PMI
7 3 (7.50%) PMI Certification
7 3 (7.50%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
7 3 (7.50%) SQL
7 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
7 3 (7.50%) Automotive
7 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
7 3 (7.50%) Oracle ERP

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 3 (7.50%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (7.50%) SAP FI
2 3 (7.50%) SAP FSCM
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (5.00%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (2.50%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (2.50%) SAP CO
4 1 (2.50%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (2.50%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) Intranet
2 1 (2.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (2.50%) SAP HANA
General
1 7 (17.50%) Banking
2 6 (15.00%) Retail
3 4 (10.00%) General Ledger
4 3 (7.50%) Automotive
4 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.00%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 7 (17.50%) Architect
2 7 (17.50%) Consultant
3 6 (15.00%) Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Oracle Project Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Agile Project Manager
6 3 (7.50%) BizTalk Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 3 (7.50%) SAP Architect
6 3 (7.50%) SAP Financial Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Accountant
7 2 (5.00%) Change Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Finance Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Finance Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Financial Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Project Accountant
7 2 (5.00%) Security Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) COM
1 1 (2.50%) EDI
1 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) PMI
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Unix
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Project Management
2 7 (17.50%) PRINCE2
3 5 (12.50%) Change Management
3 5 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (12.50%) Migration
4 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.00%) ERP
4 4 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 4 (10.00%) SIEM
4 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.50%) PRINCE
5 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.00%) Cash Management
6 2 (5.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.00%) E-business
6 2 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (5.00%) Six Sigma
6 2 (5.00%) Time Management
6 2 (5.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) ABAP
2 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.50%) APMP
2 1 (2.50%) CCDP
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) PMO
2 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Snort
2 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) SAP
2 9 (22.50%) Oracle
3 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco
4 2 (5.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (5.00%) Juniper
4 2 (5.00%) Splunk
5 1 (2.50%) Infor
5 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.50%) Trillium
5 1 (2.50%) VMware