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 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 14 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 12.73% 1.87% 9.02%
As % of the General category 56.00% 15.38% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Median daily rate £483 £350 £432
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.85% -19.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £350 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.91 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.47% +8.05%
Finance
Lancashire

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
25 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 22.73% 12.15% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 4
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Median hourly rate £30.25 £37.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.24% -11.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £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 24 May 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Preston region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 14 (56.00%) Programme Management
2 13 (52.00%) Manufacturing
3 7 (28.00%) Oracle
3 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (24.00%) Windows
4 6 (24.00%) SQL
5 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.00%) Project Management
6 4 (16.00%) MS Office
6 4 (16.00%) ClearCase
6 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.00%) Military
7 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (12.00%) ITIL
7 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
8 2 (8.00%) SOLID
8 2 (8.00%) HMVC
8 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.00%) Aerospace
8 2 (8.00%) Cognos
8 2 (8.00%) ClearQuest
8 2 (8.00%) Rational Robot
8 2 (8.00%) Adobe
8 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.00%) MS Office
3 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.00%) 3ds Max
4 1 (4.00%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (4.00%) Doxygen
4 1 (4.00%) MS Project
4 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (4.00%) PowerPivot
3 1 (4.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) ClearCase
2 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.00%) ClearQuest
3 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.00%) NetBeans
3 2 (8.00%) Rational Robot
3 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (52.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (12.00%) Military
3 2 (8.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.00%) Avionics
4 1 (4.00%) Multimedia
4 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Developer
2 3 (12.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Build Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (8.00%) PHP Web Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Service Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Service Transition Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Transition Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Finance Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Finance Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Governance Manager
4 1 (4.00%) ICT Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Multimedia Developer
4 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (8.00%) CodeIgniter
1 2 (8.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (8.00%) Highcharts JS
1 2 (8.00%) jQuery
1 2 (8.00%) WinForms
1 2 (8.00%) WPF
1 2 (8.00%) XML
1 2 (8.00%) XSD
1 2 (8.00%) XSLT
2 1 (4.00%) Flash
2 1 (4.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (4.00%) Learning Management System
2 1 (4.00%) PMI
2 1 (4.00%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Programme Management
2 5 (20.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL
4 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.00%) ERP
5 2 (8.00%) HMVC
5 2 (8.00%) OO
5 2 (8.00%) OOD
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.00%) SOLID
5 2 (8.00%) TDD
5 2 (8.00%) Transition Management
5 2 (8.00%) Web Development
6 1 (4.00%) Analytics
6 1 (4.00%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (4.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) C#
2 2 (8.00%) C++
2 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.00%) PHP
2 2 (8.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) Ada
3 1 (4.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) Perl
3 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Adobe
3 2 (8.00%) Cognos
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) Autodesk
4 1 (4.00%) Capita
4 1 (4.00%) CODA
4 1 (4.00%) Concur
4 1 (4.00%) Maconomy
4 1 (4.00%) PTC
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
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