The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 4 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 27 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 25.23% - 4.35%
As % of the General category 93.10% - 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£270 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -
Finance
Scotland

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

General Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
29 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 27.10% 2.04% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Average daily rate £270 £325 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% -38.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Renfrewshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Paisley - 23 - -
Erskine - 4 £270 -
Finance
Scotland

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance.

1 38 (88.37%) Data Centre
2 13 (30.23%) Law
3 9 (20.93%) Project Management
3 9 (20.93%) Oracle
4 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
4 8 (18.60%) Migration
4 8 (18.60%) Change Control
5 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
6 6 (13.95%) ITIL
6 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (11.63%) Service Management
7 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
7 5 (11.63%) UNIX
8 4 (9.30%) Windows
8 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
9 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
9 3 (6.98%) Clustering
9 3 (6.98%) Solaris
9 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
9 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
9 3 (6.98%) Java
9 3 (6.98%) .NET
9 3 (6.98%) MS Project
9 3 (6.98%) PMI
9 3 (6.98%) PMI Certification
9 3 (6.98%) Veritas
9 3 (6.98%) MS Project Server
9 3 (6.98%) Degree
9 3 (6.98%) Banking
9 3 (6.98%) Business Continuity

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.98%) MS Project Server
2 3 (6.98%) Lync
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Project
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) InfoPath
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
1 1 (2.33%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) ClearCase
1 2 (4.65%) Subversion
1 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (30.23%) Law
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Project Manager
2 13 (30.23%) Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Business Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Financial Business Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Programme Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Junior
5 4 (9.30%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Development Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Development Project Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Junior Business Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.98%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Project Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Solaris Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Voice Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 38 (88.37%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.98%) Clustering
3 3 (6.98%) PMI
4 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) UNIX
2 4 (9.30%) Windows
3 3 (6.98%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Project Management
2 8 (18.60%) Migration
2 8 (18.60%) Change Control
3 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (13.95%) ITIL
4 5 (11.63%) Service Management
5 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.98%) Business Continuity
5 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.65%) Critical Success Factor
6 2 (4.65%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.65%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (4.65%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.65%) Release Management
6 2 (4.65%) Test Management
7 1 (2.33%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.33%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.33%) ITIL V2
7 1 (2.33%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) Java
2 2 (4.65%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) VBA
2 2 (4.65%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) PMI Certification
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
1 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) ISEB
2 2 (4.65%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (6.98%) Veritas File System
2 3 (6.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.33%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Oracle
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.98%) Veritas
3 3 (6.98%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.65%) EMC
4 2 (4.65%) Citrix
5 1 (2.33%) Avaya
5 1 (2.33%) Cadence
5 1 (2.33%) Serena
5 1 (2.33%) FrontRange
5 1 (2.33%) HP
5 1 (2.33%) SAP
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco