The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 10 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 16 69 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 11.94% 28.75% 25.22%
As % of the General category 39.02% 72.63% 65.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 12
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£320 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £288 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £695 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
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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 Peterborough region.

General Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
41 95 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 30.60% 39.58% 38.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 35 22
Average daily rate £318 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.06% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £217 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £547 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +157.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £20.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+23.17% -29.31%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Project Management
3 9 (31.03%) Degree
4 7 (24.14%) SQL
5 5 (17.24%) Lotus Domino
5 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
5 5 (17.24%) Client/Server
5 5 (17.24%) LAN
5 5 (17.24%) WAN
5 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
5 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
6 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
6 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
6 4 (13.79%) Unisys
6 4 (13.79%) UML
6 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
6 4 (13.79%) .NET
6 4 (13.79%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (10.34%) MS Office
7 3 (10.34%) C#
7 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
7 3 (10.34%) Legal
7 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
7 3 (10.34%) Avaya
7 3 (10.34%) WCF
7 3 (10.34%) Lync
7 3 (10.34%) Video Conferencing

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 5 (17.24%) Lotus Domino
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) Lync
3 2 (6.90%) Apache
3 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.90%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) MS Project
3 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) LAN
1 5 (17.24%) WAN
2 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.90%) Internet
3 2 (6.90%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Legal
3 2 (6.90%) Back Office
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst Programmer
3 4 (13.79%) Programmer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Programmer
4 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.90%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Deskside Support
6 1 (3.45%) Procurement Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) WCF
3 2 (6.90%) jQuery
3 2 (6.90%) XHTML
3 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.90%) CSS
3 2 (6.90%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) Flash
4 1 (3.45%) J2EE
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.45%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Client/Server
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (6.90%) FMCG
3 2 (6.90%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.45%) PMI
4 1 (3.45%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Project Management
2 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
3 4 (13.79%) UML
3 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
4 2 (6.90%) Multithreading
4 2 (6.90%) System Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) OO
4 2 (6.90%) OOD
4 2 (6.90%) MVC
4 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.90%) Scrum
5 1 (3.45%) Document Management
5 1 (3.45%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
3 3 (10.34%) C#
4 2 (6.90%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) PMP
2 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Unisys
3 3 (10.34%) Avaya
4 2 (6.90%) Wall Street Systems
4 2 (6.90%) Citrix
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 2 (6.90%) Cognos
5 1 (3.45%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) Polycom
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