The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 9 3 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Contract jobs citing Finance 12 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 13.95% 19.48% 6.03%
As % of the General category 57.14% 50.00% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 3
Median daily rate £280 £263 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -15.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £160 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £494 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £50.00 £42.67 £26.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.19% +59.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £27.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.72% +66.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Preston region.

General Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
21 30 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 24.42% 38.96% 25.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 20
Median daily rate £284 £263 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.09% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £130 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 6
Median hourly rate £49.75 £38.00 £34.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.92% +11.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £36.60 £25.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.68 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Preston region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Preston region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Preston

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Preston region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Preston region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Preston region with a requirement for Finance.

1 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
1 7 (38.89%) Programme Management
2 6 (33.33%) Banking
2 6 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 5 (27.78%) Degree
4 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 4 (22.22%) SAP
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 3 (16.67%) XML
5 3 (16.67%) C#
5 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 3 (16.67%) RIA
5 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) WinForms
5 3 (16.67%) SAP HANA
5 3 (16.67%) SDLC
5 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
6 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
6 2 (11.11%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (11.11%) VectorCAST
6 2 (11.11%) Marketing
6 2 (11.11%) Ajax

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (5.56%) ResourceLink
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SAP HANA
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (5.56%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (11.11%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (11.11%) VectorCAST
3 1 (5.56%) ClearCase
3 1 (5.56%) Rational Robot
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
2 6 (33.33%) Banking
2 6 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.11%) Aerospace
3 2 (11.11%) Avionics
3 2 (11.11%) Marketing
3 2 (11.11%) Military
4 1 (5.56%) Electronics
4 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Cognos Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Java Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Product Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Project Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 3 (16.67%) WinForms
2 3 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (11.11%) Ajax
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (11.11%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (11.11%) RESTful
3 2 (11.11%) SOAP
3 2 (11.11%) WCF
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.56%) WPF
4 1 (5.56%) XSD
4 1 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) RIA
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Programme Management
2 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) SDLC
5 2 (11.11%) Hazard Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) HOOD
5 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) MVC
5 2 (11.11%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) OOD
5 2 (11.11%) UML
6 1 (5.56%) Data Entry
6 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.56%) SOLID
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) Ada
3 2 (11.11%) C
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) VB
4 1 (5.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
4 1 (5.56%) Brocade
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) Cognos
4 1 (5.56%) EMC
4 1 (5.56%) HP
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