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 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 10 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 12 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 9.60% 5.36% 9.48%
As % of the General category 37.50% 31.58% 84.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Median daily rate £489 £350 £432
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.80% -19.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £350 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £350 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.33 £26.83 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.40% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% -18.88%
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
32 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 25.60% 16.96% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 4
Median daily rate £348 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.83% -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -11.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £24.25 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+15.46% -5.82%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 1 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 15 (62.50%) Programme Management
2 14 (58.33%) Manufacturing
3 8 (33.33%) Oracle
4 7 (29.17%) SQL
4 7 (29.17%) Windows
4 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
5 5 (20.83%) ClearCase
5 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.67%) Project Management
6 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
7 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
7 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.50%) WSUS
7 3 (12.50%) VMware
7 3 (12.50%) ClearQuest
7 3 (12.50%) ERP
7 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 3 (12.50%) ITIL
7 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
7 3 (12.50%) .NET
7 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 3 (12.50%) C#
8 2 (8.33%) C++
8 2 (8.33%) JavaScript

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 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (8.33%) Adobe Captivate
3 2 (8.33%) MS Office
4 1 (4.17%) Doxygen
4 1 (4.17%) MS Project
4 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (4.17%) PowerPivot
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) ClearCase
2 3 (12.50%) ClearQuest
2 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.33%) NetBeans
3 2 (8.33%) Rational Robot
3 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.17%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
General
1 14 (58.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.33%) Aerospace
2 2 (8.33%) Military
3 1 (4.17%) Avionics
3 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Build Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) PHP Developer
3 2 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Service Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Service Transition Manager
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Transition Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Architect
4 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
4 1 (4.17%) e-Learning Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Governance Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (8.33%) CodeIgniter
2 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
2 2 (8.33%) Highcharts JS
2 2 (8.33%) jQuery
2 2 (8.33%) WinForms
2 2 (8.33%) WPF
2 2 (8.33%) XML
2 2 (8.33%) XSD
2 2 (8.33%) XSLT
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Learning Management System
1 2 (8.33%) Replication
1 2 (8.33%) SCORM
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.17%) e-Learning
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Programme Management
2 4 (16.67%) Project Management
2 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.50%) ERP
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) HMVC
4 2 (8.33%) OO
4 2 (8.33%) OOD
4 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 2 (8.33%) SOLID
4 2 (8.33%) TDD
4 2 (8.33%) Transition Management
4 2 (8.33%) Web Development
5 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.17%) HOOD
5 1 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) C++
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) PHP
3 2 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) Ada
4 1 (4.17%) C
4 1 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) Perl
4 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) Adobe
5 1 (4.17%) Capita
5 1 (4.17%) Cognos
5 1 (4.17%) Infor
5 1 (4.17%) PTC
Preston, Lancashire
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