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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 15 16 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing Finance 4 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.92% 2.02% 10.71%
As % of the General category 22.22% 25.00% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 9
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£275 £475 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.10% +21.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £475 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £475 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -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 Portsmouth region.

General Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
18 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 17.65% 8.08% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 13
Average daily rate £400 £385 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £475 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
2 1 (12.50%) Human Factors
2 1 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) LINQ
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) Data Mapping
2 1 (12.50%) Mason
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
2 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) HP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Report Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Technician
2 1 (12.50%) AWS Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Project Planner
2 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 1 (12.50%) LINQ
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
1 1 (12.50%) Mason
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Human Factors
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Mapping
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com