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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 11 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 13 23 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.39% 13.45% 13.69%
As % of the General category 32.50% 46.00% 48.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 18
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£450 £363 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £301 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £371 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
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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
40 50 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 25.81% 29.24% 28.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 35
Average daily rate £463 £450 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £322 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £581 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.39% +2.22%

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 18 December 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 10 (35.71%) SAP
2 7 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (25.00%) Project Management
2 7 (25.00%) Change Management
3 6 (21.43%) Logistics
4 5 (17.86%) Manufacturing
4 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 4 (14.29%) Oracle
5 4 (14.29%) MS Office
5 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (14.29%) SAP FI
5 4 (14.29%) Migration
5 4 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 4 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (10.71%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
6 3 (10.71%) SAP Retail
6 3 (10.71%) Banking
6 3 (10.71%) Retail
6 3 (10.71%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (10.71%) SAP CO
6 3 (10.71%) PMI Certification
6 3 (10.71%) MS Project
6 3 (10.71%) ITIL
7 2 (7.14%) Business Objects
7 2 (7.14%) Windows
7 2 (7.14%) MS Excel

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Visio
1 4 (14.29%) MS Office
2 3 (10.71%) MS Project
3 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) SAP FI
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (10.71%) SAP Retail
2 3 (10.71%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (10.71%) SAP CO
3 1 (3.57%) SAP MII
3 1 (3.57%) SAP BPC
3 1 (3.57%) SAP FI-AP
3 1 (3.57%) ENOVIA
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Discoverer
General
1 5 (17.86%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
2 3 (10.71%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Legal
3 2 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 2 (7.14%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Billing
4 1 (3.57%) Front Office
4 1 (3.57%) Back Office
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) SAP Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) SAP Test Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Test Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 2 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Service Manager
4 2 (7.14%) PMO Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Team Leader
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Support
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Manager
5 1 (3.57%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) PMI
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) New Media
2 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 7 (25.00%) Project Management
1 7 (25.00%) Change Management
2 6 (21.43%) Logistics
3 4 (14.29%) Migration
3 4 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 4 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
4 3 (10.71%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) ERP
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.14%) Service Management
5 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.14%) Resource Management
5 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Business Transformation
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (10.71%) PMI Certification
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) SAP
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.57%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago