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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 15 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 4 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 4.26% 10.00% 8.00%
As % of the General category 26.67% 55.00% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 4
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£356 £488 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £628 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.05%
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
15 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 15.96% 18.18% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 8
Average daily rate £363 £500 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +55.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £630 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £21.55 £45.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.11% +22.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £45.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £39.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 4 (28.57%) Retail
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (14.29%) ERP
3 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.14%) Legal
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) SaaS
4 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security
4 1 (7.14%) SABSA
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Back Office
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (7.14%) TOGAF

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) VoIP
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Military
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Developer
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support
3 1 (7.14%) Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Business Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (7.14%) C Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Report Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Change Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) SecurID
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (7.14%) SCADA
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.14%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Project Management
1 2 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
2 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security
2 1 (7.14%) SABSA
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
2 1 (7.14%) Data Management
2 1 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
2 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
2 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.14%) Information Security
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) CISSP
1 1 (7.14%) MCP
1 1 (7.14%) CISA
1 1 (7.14%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) COBIT
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Novell eDirectory
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) McAfee
1 1 (7.14%) SAP
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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