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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 2 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 +21
Contract jobs citing Finance 45 50 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 21.74% 20.58% 4.63%
As % of the General category 60.81% 64.10% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 43 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £495 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £33.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
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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
74 78 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 35.75% 32.10% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 56 22
Average daily rate £375 £396 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% +21.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £290 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £33.30 £8.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.46% +293.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014, 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 (25.56%) Banking
2 18 (20.00%) Oracle
3 15 (16.67%) SQL
4 13 (14.44%) Ab Initio
5 12 (13.33%) UNIX
5 12 (13.33%) Linux
5 12 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (13.33%) Oracle Database
6 11 (12.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (12.22%) ETL
7 10 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 10 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 9 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (10.00%) Windows
8 9 (10.00%) Data Management
9 8 (8.89%) Analytics
9 8 (8.89%) Java
9 8 (8.89%) Informatica
10 7 (7.78%) Data Security
10 7 (7.78%) Data Quality
11 6 (6.67%) Data Analytics
11 6 (6.67%) Release Management
11 6 (6.67%) QA
11 6 (6.67%) DB2
12 5 (5.56%) SAP
12 5 (5.56%) CSS
12 5 (5.56%) JavaScript
12 5 (5.56%) HTML
12 5 (5.56%) Solaris
12 5 (5.56%) MS Visio

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 3 (3.33%) SAS
2 2 (2.22%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.11%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.11%) SAP Retail
3 1 (1.11%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 11 (12.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.67%) DB2
5 5 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.44%) QlikView
7 3 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.33%) Data Mining
7 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (2.22%) DataStage
9 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Eclipse
1 5 (5.56%) Maven
2 1 (1.11%) Toad
2 1 (1.11%) Build Forge
2 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (25.56%) Banking
2 2 (2.22%) Billing
2 2 (2.22%) Private Banking
2 2 (2.22%) Marketing
2 2 (2.22%) Mandarin Language
2 2 (2.22%) Cantonese Language
2 2 (2.22%) Spanish Language
2 2 (2.22%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.11%) Electronics
3 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (26.67%) Analyst
2 16 (17.78%) Developer
3 14 (15.56%) DBA
4 10 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 10 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 10 (11.11%) Administrator
5 6 (6.67%) Consultant
5 6 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
5 6 (6.67%) Ab Initio Developer
6 5 (5.56%) SQL DBA
6 5 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.44%) Data Manager
7 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (4.44%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.33%) Architect
8 3 (3.33%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Oracle Consultant
8 3 (3.33%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (3.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.56%) CSS
1 5 (5.56%) HTML
1 5 (5.56%) Java EE
1 5 (5.56%) Spring
2 4 (4.44%) Spring Integration
2 4 (4.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (4.44%) Ajax
2 4 (4.44%) jQuery
2 4 (4.44%) Spring MVC
2 4 (4.44%) Hibernate
3 3 (3.33%) Middleware
4 2 (2.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (2.22%) Web Services
4 2 (2.22%) XML
5 1 (1.11%) .NET
5 1 (1.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.44%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.22%) Data Integration
2 2 (2.22%) iSeries
2 2 (2.22%) Clustering
3 1 (1.11%) DTV
3 1 (1.11%) Replication
3 1 (1.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.33%) UNIX
1 12 (13.33%) Linux
2 9 (10.00%) Windows
3 5 (5.56%) Solaris
3 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.44%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.44%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.33%) AIX
5 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (12.22%) ETL
3 10 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 9 (10.00%) Data Management
5 8 (8.89%) Analytics
6 7 (7.78%) Data Security
7 6 (6.67%) Data Analytics
7 6 (6.67%) Release Management
8 5 (5.56%) Change Management
8 5 (5.56%) Data Analysis
8 5 (5.56%) Waterfall
9 4 (4.44%) Data Governance
9 4 (4.44%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (4.44%) Logistics
9 4 (4.44%) Business Analysis
9 4 (4.44%) MVC
9 4 (4.44%) Migration
10 3 (3.33%) ITIL
10 3 (3.33%) Validation
10 3 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.67%) SQL
2 8 (8.89%) Java
3 5 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.22%) Perl
5 1 (1.11%) PHP
5 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.11%) ABAP
5 1 (1.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (3.33%) PMP
1 3 (3.33%) PMI Certification
1 3 (3.33%) CCAB
1 3 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (2.22%) ISEB
3 1 (1.11%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.11%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) Data Quality
2 6 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) Data Guard
2 4 (4.44%) Control-M
3 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 18 (20.00%) Oracle
2 13 (14.44%) Ab Initio
3 9 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.89%) Informatica
5 5 (5.56%) SAP
5 5 (5.56%) Trillium
6 4 (4.44%) Twitter
6 4 (4.44%) BMC
6 4 (4.44%) Cognos
7 3 (3.33%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.33%) IBM
7 3 (3.33%) HP
8 2 (2.22%) Palantir
8 2 (2.22%) Norkom
8 2 (2.22%) Mantas
8 2 (2.22%) Actimize
9 1 (1.11%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.11%) Teradata
9 1 (1.11%) MKS
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