The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 2 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Contract jobs citing Finance 50 50 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 21.10% 20.49% 8.28%
As % of the General category 63.29% 63.29% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 31 11
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £183 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.38 £12.00 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -24.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -17.50%
Finance
South Yorkshire

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

General Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
79 79 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 33.33% 32.38% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 44 19
Average daily rate £375 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £215 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £12.38 £12.00 £11.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +4.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Sheffield region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 23 (23.71%) Banking
2 21 (21.65%) SQL
3 17 (17.53%) Retail
4 16 (16.49%) ETL
5 15 (15.46%) Linux
6 14 (14.43%) UNIX
6 14 (14.43%) Project Management
7 13 (13.40%) Microsoft
8 11 (11.34%) Oracle
8 11 (11.34%) SQL Server
9 10 (10.31%) Java
10 9 (9.28%) Windows
10 9 (9.28%) WebSphere
11 8 (8.25%) Data Integration
11 8 (8.25%) Migration
12 7 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (7.22%) Middleware
12 7 (7.22%) DataStage
12 7 (7.22%) HTTP
12 7 (7.22%) Relational Database
12 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (6.19%) QA
13 6 (6.19%) Spring
13 6 (6.19%) Business Analysis
13 6 (6.19%) Retail Banking
13 6 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (6.19%) VBA
13 6 (6.19%) IBM
13 6 (6.19%) Ab Initio
13 6 (6.19%) MVC

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 9 (9.28%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.12%) SAS
2 4 (4.12%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.06%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.03%) Apache
4 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.03%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.03%) IIS
4 1 (1.03%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.06%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) HTTP
2 3 (3.09%) SAN
3 2 (2.06%) NAS
3 2 (2.06%) LDAP
3 2 (2.06%) Internet
4 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.03%) Wireless
4 1 (1.03%) Firewall
4 1 (1.03%) LAN
4 1 (1.03%) WAN
4 1 (1.03%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.03%) FCoE
4 1 (1.03%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.03%) Multicast
4 1 (1.03%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.34%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.22%) DataStage
2 7 (7.22%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.15%) Couchbase
3 5 (5.15%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.15%) CouchDB
4 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (4.12%) Base SAS
4 4 (4.12%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.06%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.06%) DB2
5 2 (2.06%) OLAP
5 2 (2.06%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (2.06%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.03%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.03%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.03%) Toad
2 1 (1.03%) Maven
2 1 (1.03%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 23 (23.71%) Banking
2 17 (17.53%) Retail
3 6 (6.19%) Retail Banking
4 4 (4.12%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.06%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.06%) Advertising
5 2 (2.06%) Back Office
6 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (22.68%) Developer
2 20 (20.62%) Analyst
3 13 (13.40%) Business Analyst
3 13 (13.40%) Project Manager
4 7 (7.22%) Consultant
5 6 (6.19%) Java Developer
5 6 (6.19%) Ab Initio Developer
6 5 (5.15%) Architect
6 5 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.12%) SAS Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (4.12%) SQL Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (3.09%) Administrator
8 3 (3.09%) Programme Manager
8 3 (3.09%) Change Manager
8 3 (3.09%) Business Change Manager
8 3 (3.09%) Business Manager
8 3 (3.09%) Dynamics AX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.22%) Middleware
2 6 (6.19%) Spring
3 5 (5.15%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (5.15%) Spring MVC
4 4 (4.12%) jQuery
4 4 (4.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (4.12%) .NET
5 3 (3.09%) J2EE
5 3 (3.09%) XML
6 2 (2.06%) WCF
6 2 (2.06%) Web Services
7 1 (1.03%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.03%) Rendezvous
7 1 (1.03%) HTML
7 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.03%) SOAP
7 1 (1.03%) XSLT
7 1 (1.03%) Java EE
7 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) Data Integration
2 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.15%) Performance Metrics
4 4 (4.12%) Credit Risk
5 3 (3.09%) Reference Data
6 2 (2.06%) Data Extraction
6 2 (2.06%) FMCG
6 2 (2.06%) Online Banking
6 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.03%) NHS
7 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.03%) Life Science
7 1 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.03%) CMDB
7 1 (1.03%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.46%) Linux
2 14 (14.43%) UNIX
3 9 (9.28%) Windows
4 5 (5.15%) Solaris
5 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.49%) ETL
2 14 (14.43%) Project Management
3 8 (8.25%) Migration
4 7 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (6.19%) Business Analysis
5 6 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (6.19%) MVC
6 5 (5.15%) PRINCE2
6 5 (5.15%) ERP
6 5 (5.15%) TDD
6 5 (5.15%) ATDD
6 5 (5.15%) BDD
6 5 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (4.12%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.12%) Requirements Management
7 4 (4.12%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (4.12%) Project Planning
7 4 (4.12%) Web Development
7 4 (4.12%) Data Analysis
7 4 (4.12%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.65%) SQL
2 10 (10.31%) Java
3 6 (6.19%) VBA
4 5 (5.15%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.12%) C#
6 3 (3.09%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.09%) VB
7 2 (2.06%) SAS Macro
7 2 (2.06%) Perl
7 2 (2.06%) Jython
8 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.03%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.09%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
1 3 (3.09%) Degree
2 1 (1.03%) SSCP
2 1 (1.03%) ISEB
2 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.03%) PMP
2 1 (1.03%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.03%) CCNP
2 1 (1.03%) CCNA
2 1 (1.03%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (1.03%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.19%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.03%) SLA
3 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.03%) NFS
2 1 (1.03%) Xen
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.03%) KVM
2 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.03%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (1.03%) Control-M
1 1 (1.03%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 13 (13.40%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.34%) Oracle
3 6 (6.19%) IBM
3 6 (6.19%) Ab Initio
4 3 (3.09%) Cisco
5 2 (2.06%) HP
5 2 (2.06%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.03%) VMware
6 1 (1.03%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.03%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.03%) Sybase
6 1 (1.03%) Progress
6 1 (1.03%) EMC
6 1 (1.03%) Intel
6 1 (1.03%) Informatica
6 1 (1.03%) NetApp
6 1 (1.03%) Lotus
6 1 (1.03%) Sun
6 1 (1.03%) Teradata
6 1 (1.03%) DataSynapse
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