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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 5 6 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +17
Contract jobs citing Finance 9 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 16.36% 11.21% 2.13%
As % of the General category 45.00% 44.83% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £368 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.99% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £43.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.70% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +21.21%
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
20 29 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 36.36% 25.00% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 1
Median daily rate £215 £450 £530
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.22% -15.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 £33.76 £82.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.36% -58.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +14.28%

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
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 30 September 2016.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 9 (36.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (32.00%) SAP
2 8 (32.00%) Migration
3 6 (24.00%) Programme Management
3 6 (24.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (20.00%) HP
4 5 (20.00%) AIX
4 5 (20.00%) Solaris
4 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (16.00%) Cognos
5 4 (16.00%) MS Office
5 4 (16.00%) SQL
5 4 (16.00%) SAP HANA
5 4 (16.00%) RIA
6 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (12.00%) Project Management
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) VB
6 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.00%) CODA
7 2 (8.00%) SAP BW
7 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (8.00%) ClearCase
7 2 (8.00%) .NET

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 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) 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 Creative Suite
4 1 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (4.00%) ResourceLink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SAP HANA
2 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (8.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (8.00%) SAP BW
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (4.00%) ClearQuest
2 1 (4.00%) Rational Robot
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (24.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.00%) Military
2 1 (4.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Developer
2 3 (12.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Architect
3 2 (8.00%) AIX Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Cognos Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Storage Architect
4 1 (4.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Build Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (4.00%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Designer
4 1 (4.00%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Finance Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Product Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) SAP Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) WPF
2 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (4.00%) Flash
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) HTML5
2 1 (4.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (4.00%) WinForms
2 1 (4.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) XSD
2 1 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) AIX
1 5 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (32.00%) Migration
3 6 (24.00%) Programme Management
4 5 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
6 2 (8.00%) Analytics
6 2 (8.00%) Change Management
6 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (8.00%) ETL
6 2 (8.00%) Kanban
6 2 (8.00%) Product Management
7 1 (4.00%) Coaching
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.00%) Data Entry
7 1 (4.00%) Programme Governance
7 1 (4.00%) Scrum
7 1 (4.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) VB
3 2 (8.00%) C#
3 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) SAP
2 5 (20.00%) HP
3 4 (16.00%) Cognos
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.00%) CODA
5 2 (8.00%) Concur
5 2 (8.00%) Maconomy
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle
5 2 (8.00%) ServiceNow
6 1 (4.00%) Adobe
6 1 (4.00%) Autodesk
6 1 (4.00%) VMware
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