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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 10 7 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing Finance 7 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 7.87% 10.17% 8.40%
As % of the General category 25.93% 46.15% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 6
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£400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £215 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £455 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -
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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
27 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 30.34% 22.03% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 16
Average daily rate £425 £400 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +20.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £458 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £26.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 31 July 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (15.38%) Scrum
1 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
1 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) SAP
1 2 (15.38%) Project Management
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (15.38%) Cash Management
1 2 (15.38%) Time Management
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) General Ledger
2 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) SDLC
2 1 (7.69%) Data Mapping
2 1 (7.69%) Mason
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Requirements Engineering
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (7.69%) IIBA
2 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
2 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
2 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Rational Rose
General
1 2 (15.38%) General Ledger
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Business Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Technician
3 1 (7.69%) AWS Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Network Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.69%) LINQ
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
1 1 (7.69%) Mason
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Human Factors
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
1 2 (15.38%) Project Management
1 2 (15.38%) Scrum
1 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
1 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (15.38%) Cash Management
1 2 (15.38%) Time Management
2 1 (7.69%) Data Mapping
2 1 (7.69%) Requirements Engineering
2 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
2 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (7.69%) SDLC
2 1 (7.69%) Network Design
2 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
2 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
2 1 (7.69%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com