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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 2 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing Finance 75 51 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 24.12% 23.39% 8.38%
As % of the General category 72.12% 73.91% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 38 12
Average daily rate
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£421 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.18% +4.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £258 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £7.50 £12.00 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -24.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.39
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.14%
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
104 69 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 33.44% 31.65% 16.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 53 23
Average daily rate £435 £391 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% +4.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £500 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £7.50 £12.00 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -24.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 27 (22.88%) Banking
2 19 (16.10%) Project Management
2 19 (16.10%) Business Analysis
3 18 (15.25%) Retail
3 18 (15.25%) SQL
4 15 (12.71%) ETL
5 14 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (10.17%) Data Analysis
7 11 (9.32%) Microsoft
7 11 (9.32%) Linux
8 10 (8.47%) UNIX
8 10 (8.47%) SQL Server
8 10 (8.47%) Manufacturing
8 10 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (8.47%) Data Integration
9 9 (7.63%) Java
10 8 (6.78%) Middleware
10 8 (6.78%) QA
10 8 (6.78%) Performance Metrics
10 8 (6.78%) Relational Database
11 7 (5.93%) Analytics
11 7 (5.93%) Mentoring
11 7 (5.93%) Software Delivery
11 7 (5.93%) Ab Initio
11 7 (5.93%) Systems Analysis
11 7 (5.93%) Retail Banking
11 7 (5.93%) Credit Risk
11 7 (5.93%) Data Architecture
11 7 (5.93%) Change Management
11 7 (5.93%) Windows

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 6 (5.08%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.24%) SAS
3 4 (3.39%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.69%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (1.69%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (1.69%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.85%) Lync
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.85%) IIS
5 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.85%) Apache
5 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (4.24%) MS Office
2 3 (2.54%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.69%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.08%) HTTP
2 3 (2.54%) SAN
3 2 (1.69%) LDAP
3 2 (1.69%) NAS
4 1 (0.85%) FCoE
4 1 (0.85%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.85%) Multicast
4 1 (0.85%) LAN
4 1 (0.85%) WAN
4 1 (0.85%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.85%) Internet
4 1 (0.85%) Firewall
4 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.85%) Wireless
4 1 (0.85%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.78%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.24%) DataStage
5 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.39%) CouchDB
5 4 (3.39%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.39%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 4 (3.39%) Couchbase
6 3 (2.54%) Base SAS
7 2 (1.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.69%) Sybase ASE
7 2 (1.69%) Sybase IQ
7 2 (1.69%) DB2
7 2 (1.69%) OLAP
7 2 (1.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (1.69%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.85%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.85%) Toad
2 1 (0.85%) Maven
2 1 (0.85%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 27 (22.88%) Banking
2 18 (15.25%) Retail
3 10 (8.47%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.93%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.69%) Local Government
5 2 (1.69%) Advertising
5 2 (1.69%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.69%) Back Office
5 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (29.66%) Analyst
2 24 (20.34%) Business Analyst
3 20 (16.95%) Developer
4 13 (11.02%) Project Manager
5 11 (9.32%) Consultant
6 8 (6.78%) Architect
6 8 (6.78%) Data Analyst
7 7 (5.93%) Systems Analyst
7 7 (5.93%) SAP Consultant
7 7 (5.93%) Ab Initio Developer
8 6 (5.08%) Change Manager
8 6 (5.08%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (5.08%) Senior Business Analyst
9 5 (4.24%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.24%) Business Change Manager
9 5 (4.24%) Change Analyst
9 5 (4.24%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.24%) Business Manager
9 5 (4.24%) Business Change Analyst
9 5 (4.24%) Business Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.78%) Middleware
2 5 (4.24%) Spring
3 4 (3.39%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (3.39%) jQuery
3 4 (3.39%) Spring MVC
3 4 (3.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (2.54%) .NET
4 3 (2.54%) J2EE
5 2 (1.69%) XML
6 1 (0.85%) XSLT
6 1 (0.85%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.85%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.85%) SOAP
6 1 (0.85%) Web Services
6 1 (0.85%) JAX-WS
6 1 (0.85%) REST
6 1 (0.85%) JAX-RS
6 1 (0.85%) HTML
6 1 (0.85%) Java EE
6 1 (0.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.47%) Data Integration
3 8 (6.78%) Performance Metrics
4 7 (5.93%) Credit Risk
5 5 (4.24%) Reference Data
6 3 (2.54%) Data Extraction
6 3 (2.54%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.69%) Replication
8 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.85%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.85%) Life Science
8 1 (0.85%) CMDB
8 1 (0.85%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.85%) iPhone
8 1 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.85%) User Experience
8 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.32%) Linux
2 10 (8.47%) UNIX
3 7 (5.93%) Windows
4 4 (3.39%) Solaris
5 2 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.10%) Project Management
1 19 (16.10%) Business Analysis
2 15 (12.71%) ETL
3 12 (10.17%) Data Analysis
4 10 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (5.93%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (5.93%) Change Management
5 7 (5.93%) Data Architecture
5 7 (5.93%) Analytics
5 7 (5.93%) Mentoring
5 7 (5.93%) Software Delivery
6 6 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (5.08%) Migration
7 5 (4.24%) Requirements Management
7 5 (4.24%) Data Management
7 5 (4.24%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (3.39%) ERP
8 4 (3.39%) CRM
8 4 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.39%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.25%) SQL
2 9 (7.63%) Java
3 5 (4.24%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.39%) VBA
5 3 (2.54%) VB
6 2 (1.69%) Perl
6 2 (1.69%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.69%) Jython
6 2 (1.69%) SAS Macro
7 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.85%) C
7 1 (0.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (5.08%) Degree
2 4 (3.39%) ISEB
3 3 (2.54%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 1 (0.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (0.85%) IIBA
4 1 (0.85%) CBAP
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.85%) PMP
4 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.85%) SSCP
4 1 (0.85%) CIMA
4 1 (0.85%) CCNP
4 1 (0.85%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.78%) QA
2 2 (1.69%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.85%) SLA
3 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.85%) Xen
2 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.85%) SRDF
2 1 (0.85%) KVM
2 1 (0.85%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Control-M
1 1 (0.85%) SCCM
1 1 (0.85%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 11 (9.32%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.93%) SAP
2 7 (5.93%) Ab Initio
3 6 (5.08%) Oracle
3 6 (5.08%) IBM
3 6 (5.08%) GoldenSource
4 3 (2.54%) Cisco
4 3 (2.54%) Sybase
5 2 (1.69%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.69%) HP
6 1 (0.85%) EMC
6 1 (0.85%) Intel
6 1 (0.85%) Informatica
6 1 (0.85%) NetApp
6 1 (0.85%) Lotus
6 1 (0.85%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.85%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.85%) VMware
6 1 (0.85%) Teradata
6 1 (0.85%) Progress
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