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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 10 24
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +14
Contract jobs citing Finance 18 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 21.43% 11.36% 1.80%
As % of the General category 75.00% 52.63% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 0
Median daily rate £425 £495 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.08% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £30.52 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.89% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
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
24 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 28.57% 21.59% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 1
Median daily rate £288 £489 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.24% +15.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £30.52 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.89% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -

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 27 July 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 27 July 2016.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 12 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 11 (36.67%) Manufacturing
3 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
4 7 (23.33%) Migration
5 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (20.00%) SAP
5 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (16.67%) Project Planning
6 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 5 (16.67%) Oracle
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.67%) HP
6 5 (16.67%) AIX
6 5 (16.67%) Solaris
7 4 (13.33%) SQL
7 4 (13.33%) ITIL
7 4 (13.33%) MS Office
7 4 (13.33%) Project Management
7 4 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (10.00%) WSUS
8 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
8 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
8 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (10.00%) ClearQuest
8 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.00%) VMware
8 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (10.00%) Windows

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 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.33%) MS Office
2 4 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.33%) 3ds Max
3 1 (3.33%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (3.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.33%) MS Project
3 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.67%) MySQL
1 2 (6.67%) SAP BW
1 2 (6.67%) SAP HANA
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (10.00%) ClearQuest
2 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) NetBeans
General
1 11 (36.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.33%) Military
3 1 (3.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (10.00%) Analyst
2 3 (10.00%) Architect
2 3 (10.00%) Build Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) AIX Architect
3 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) PHP Developer
3 2 (6.67%) PHP Web Developer
3 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Service Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Service Transition Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Storage Architect
3 2 (6.67%) Transition Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Consultant
4 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (3.33%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
1 2 (6.67%) Highcharts JS
1 2 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.33%) Flash
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) HTML5
2 1 (3.33%) Silverlight
2 1 (3.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Replication
2 2 (6.67%) RIA
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.33%) Learning Management System
3 1 (3.33%) PMI
3 1 (3.33%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) AIX
1 5 (16.67%) Solaris
2 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 7 (23.33%) Migration
3 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 4 (13.33%) ITIL
5 4 (13.33%) Project Management
6 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.67%) Analytics
7 2 (6.67%) Change Management
7 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.67%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (6.67%) ETL
7 2 (6.67%) HMVC
7 2 (6.67%) Kanban
7 2 (6.67%) Product Management
7 2 (6.67%) Transition Management
7 2 (6.67%) Web Development
8 1 (3.33%) Programme Governance
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.67%) PHP
2 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (6.67%) Python
2 2 (6.67%) VB
3 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) SAP
2 5 (16.67%) HP
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) Cognos
3 3 (10.00%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) Adobe
4 2 (6.67%) CODA
4 2 (6.67%) Concur
4 2 (6.67%) Maconomy
4 2 (6.67%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.33%) Autodesk
5 1 (3.33%) PTC