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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 5 3 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing Finance 19 54 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 22.35% 31.95% 11.03%
As % of the General category 65.52% 75.00% 44.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 46 7
Average daily rate £413 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £143 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £26.50 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +10.00%
Finance
Cambridgeshire

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
29 72 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 34.12% 42.60% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 55 19
Average daily rate £400 £400 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £110 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.21% +15.55%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016, 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 12 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (17.74%) ISEB
3 10 (16.13%) Business Analysis
4 9 (14.52%) SQL
4 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
4 9 (14.52%) Windows
4 9 (14.52%) Banking
4 9 (14.52%) Project Management
5 8 (12.90%) MS Excel
5 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
6 7 (11.29%) .NET
6 7 (11.29%) ITIL
6 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
6 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (11.29%) MDX
6 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (9.68%) Test Scripting
7 6 (9.68%) DevOps
7 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (9.68%) PRINCE2
7 6 (9.68%) MS Office
7 6 (9.68%) Oracle
7 6 (9.68%) Java
7 6 (9.68%) Web Services
8 5 (8.06%) EAI
8 5 (8.06%) OO

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (4.84%) Apache
2 2 (3.23%) IIS
2 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.61%) CMS
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.68%) MS Office
3 4 (6.45%) MS Project
3 4 (6.45%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (3.23%) Acrobat
6 1 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Cognos TM1
1 3 (4.84%) Primavera
2 2 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.61%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) LAN
1 4 (6.45%) WAN
2 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.61%) DNS
3 1 (1.61%) FTP
3 1 (1.61%) NAS
3 1 (1.61%) PABX
3 1 (1.61%) SAN
3 1 (1.61%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.84%) OLAP
3 3 (4.84%) OLAP Cube
3 3 (4.84%) OLTP
4 2 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.23%) QlikView
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
1 5 (8.06%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.45%) Hudson
3 1 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 9 (14.52%) Banking
2 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.84%) Retail
4 2 (3.23%) Publishing
5 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Legal
5 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (38.71%) Analyst
2 13 (20.97%) Business Analyst
3 7 (11.29%) Consultant
3 7 (11.29%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.68%) Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Financial Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Java Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Architect
6 4 (6.45%) Contracts Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Architect
6 4 (6.45%) Project Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Systems Test Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Financial Business Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) .NET
1 7 (11.29%) MDX
2 6 (9.68%) Web Services
3 5 (8.06%) Middleware
3 5 (8.06%) Spring
3 5 (8.06%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (4.84%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (4.84%) Apache Camel
4 3 (4.84%) Apache CXF
5 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.61%) CSS
5 1 (1.61%) CSS3
5 1 (1.61%) HTML
5 1 (1.61%) HTML5
5 1 (1.61%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.45%) PMI
3 3 (4.84%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.84%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.23%) BYOD
5 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.61%) FMCG
5 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.52%) Windows
2 5 (8.06%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.23%) Unix
4 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (16.13%) Business Analysis
3 9 (14.52%) Project Management
4 7 (11.29%) ITIL
5 6 (9.68%) DevOps
5 6 (9.68%) PRINCE2
5 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (9.68%) Test Scripting
6 5 (8.06%) Change Control
6 5 (8.06%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (8.06%) EAI
6 5 (8.06%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (8.06%) OO
7 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.45%) Defect Management
7 4 (6.45%) Lean Six Sigma
7 4 (6.45%) SDLC
7 4 (6.45%) Six Sigma
7 4 (6.45%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.52%) SQL
2 6 (9.68%) Java
3 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) ISEB
2 5 (8.06%) ISTQB
3 4 (6.45%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.84%) Degree
5 1 (1.61%) APMP
5 1 (1.61%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.61%) MCP
5 1 (1.61%) MCSE
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) QA
2 4 (6.45%) ISO 9001
2 4 (6.45%) SLA
3 1 (1.61%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle
3 5 (8.06%) MuleSoft
4 4 (6.45%) IBM
4 4 (6.45%) LANDesk
5 3 (4.84%) Cognos
6 2 (3.23%) Adobe
6 2 (3.23%) Avaya
6 2 (3.23%) Hyperion
6 2 (3.23%) JD Edwards
6 2 (3.23%) SAP
6 2 (3.23%) Tableau
7 1 (1.61%) BMC
7 1 (1.61%) Citrix
7 1 (1.61%) Fiserv
7 1 (1.61%) HP
7 1 (1.61%) Sage
7 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.61%) VMware