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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 12 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Finance 10 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 7.52% 4.00% 7.62%
As % of the General category 28.57% 26.67% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 6
Average daily rate £325 £416 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.92% -14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £318 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £565 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.17 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +6.45%
Finance
Hampshire

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
35 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 26.32% 15.00% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 10
Average daily rate £350 £363 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £285 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £423 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 1
Average hourly rate £28.50 £31.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £26.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.93%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram 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 13 February 2016.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (30.00%) Manufacturing
1 6 (30.00%) Programme Management
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) C#
3 4 (20.00%) MS Project
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (15.00%) C++
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) C
4 3 (15.00%) Windows
4 3 (15.00%) Linux
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.00%) MS Office
5 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (10.00%) SLA
5 2 (10.00%) Ada
5 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (10.00%) Logistics
5 2 (10.00%) Degree

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (20.00%) MS Project
3 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle AGIS
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (5.00%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) LDAP
1 1 (5.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (5.00%) Rational Rose
General
1 6 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Analyst
1 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Coordinator
2 2 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Logistics Business Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.00%) 3D Designer
3 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Business Manager
3 1 (5.00%) CAD Designer
3 1 (5.00%) CAD Draughtsman
3 1 (5.00%) Designer
3 1 (5.00%) Draughtsman
3 1 (5.00%) Finance Business Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.00%) SUSE
3 1 (5.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Programme Management
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Logistics
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (5.00%) CAD
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Coaching
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Information Management
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) C#
2 3 (15.00%) C
2 3 (15.00%) C++
3 2 (10.00%) Ada
3 2 (10.00%) Ada 83
3 2 (10.00%) Ada 95
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) VBScript
4 1 (5.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) APMP
4 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) VMware