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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 8 6 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing Finance 10 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 8.26% 11.32% 3.33%
As % of the General category 41.67% 66.67% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 4
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£372 £438 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.97% +1.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £340 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
Finance
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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
24 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 19.83% 16.98% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 5
Average daily rate £400 £500 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +14.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £305 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014, 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%) Resource Management
2 3 (21.43%) DB2
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) CISM
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) MS Project
3 2 (14.29%) C
3 2 (14.29%) VB
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) CISSP
3 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
3 2 (14.29%) SaaS
3 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 2 (14.29%) SABSA
3 2 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (7.14%) BODI
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) IT Governance
4 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (7.14%) Degree

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 2 (14.29%) MS Project
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Broadband
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) MS Access
2 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (7.14%) BODI
2 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (7.14%) Xcelsius
2 1 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Programmer
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Project Leader
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Business Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Project Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Business Objects Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Project Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Programmer
3 1 (7.14%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.14%) Smart Meter
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) SWIFT
2 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (7.14%) SCADA
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) EMV
2 1 (7.14%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Resource Management
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 2 (14.29%) SABSA
3 2 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.14%) SIEM
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C
1 2 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (7.14%) Tcl
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CISSP
1 2 (14.29%) CISM
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) PMP
2 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Cognos
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Tableau
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