The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 14 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Finance 12 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 8.00% 8.59% 4.44%
As % of the General category 33.33% 30.56% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 4
Median daily rate £300 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -16.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Median hourly rate £36.75 £38.17 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +60.60%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

General Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
36 36 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 24.00% 28.13% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 8
Median daily rate £325 £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £430 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 3
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £10.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.83 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +43.23%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Portsmouth region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Finance
Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 23 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Finance.

1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.78%) SQL
2 10 (27.78%) Manufacturing
2 10 (27.78%) Programme Management
3 9 (25.00%) VMware
3 9 (25.00%) AIX
3 9 (25.00%) Linux
4 8 (22.22%) Windows
5 7 (19.44%) DB2
5 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
5 7 (19.44%) Change Control
6 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (16.67%) SWIFT
6 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (16.67%) SAN
6 6 (16.67%) Citrix
7 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
7 5 (13.89%) Change Management
7 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (13.89%) Project Planning
8 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
8 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
8 4 (11.11%) Programme Governance
9 3 (8.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.78%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS Office
2 3 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (5.56%) LDAP
2 2 (5.56%) PCoIP
2 2 (5.56%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) DB2
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) HeidiSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
1 2 (5.56%) IntelliJ
1 2 (5.56%) JUnit
1 2 (5.56%) NetBeans
1 2 (5.56%) Robot Framework
1 2 (5.56%) Selenium
1 2 (5.56%) TestNG
1 2 (5.56%) Toad
1 2 (5.56%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 10 (27.78%) Manufacturing
2 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.56%) Military
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Electronics
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) Project Manager
3 5 (13.89%) Administrator
3 5 (13.89%) PMO Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) IT Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Test Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) Designer
5 3 (8.33%) Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) Project Administrator
5 3 (8.33%) Project Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Junior
6 2 (5.56%) PMO Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Software Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
1 2 (5.56%) CakePHP
1 2 (5.56%) CSS
1 2 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) SWIFT
2 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) AIX
1 9 (25.00%) Linux
2 8 (22.22%) Windows
3 6 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) SUSE
4 1 (2.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Programme Management
2 7 (19.44%) Change Control
3 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.89%) Change Management
4 5 (13.89%) Project Planning
5 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 4 (11.11%) Programme Governance
5 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.33%) Quality Management
6 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.33%) System Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Information Management
7 2 (5.56%) RAD
7 2 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (5.56%) Scrum
7 2 (5.56%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) Ada
2 2 (5.56%) Ada 83
2 2 (5.56%) Ada 95
2 2 (5.56%) C#
2 2 (5.56%) Java
2 2 (5.56%) PHP
2 2 (5.56%) VB
3 1 (2.78%) COBOL
3 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) PMP
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) HND
2 2 (5.56%) MCTS
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (2.78%) CISSP
3 1 (2.78%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) RMADS
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.56%) NFS
3 2 (5.56%) Samba
3 2 (5.56%) VMware Server
3 2 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (5.56%) vSphere
4 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (5.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.00%) VMware
3 6 (16.67%) Citrix
4 3 (8.33%) IBM
5 2 (5.56%) HP
5 2 (5.56%) NETGEAR
5 2 (5.56%) T-Plan
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle
6 1 (2.78%) SAP