The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Sheffield region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 51 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 23.39% 8.38% 5.13%
As % of the General category 73.91% 50.00% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 12 5
Average daily rate £393 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.80% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £303 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £423 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.93 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.64% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.39 £22.77
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -14.84%
General Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
69 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 31.65% 16.76% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 23 12
Average daily rate £391 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.26% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.93 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.64% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Finance
South Yorkshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 25 (25.77%) Banking
2 17 (17.53%) Oracle
3 15 (15.46%) Linux
3 15 (15.46%) Project Management
4 14 (14.43%) SQL
5 12 (12.37%) Oracle Database
6 11 (11.34%) Retail
6 11 (11.34%) UNIX
7 10 (10.31%) SQL Server
7 10 (10.31%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (10.31%) FATCA
8 9 (9.28%) Data Guard
9 8 (8.25%) Java
9 8 (8.25%) Windows
9 8 (8.25%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (8.25%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (7.22%) AIX
10 7 (7.22%) Solaris
10 7 (7.22%) DataStage
10 7 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (6.19%) Microsoft
11 6 (6.19%) Internet
11 6 (6.19%) QA
12 5 (5.15%) Online Banking
12 5 (5.15%) Retail Banking
12 5 (5.15%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (5.15%) Relational Database
12 5 (5.15%) Control-M
12 5 (5.15%) HTML

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (3.09%) WebSphere
1 3 (3.09%) CICS
2 1 (1.03%) Node.js
2 1 (1.03%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (1.03%) Apache
2 1 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (4.12%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.12%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.06%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.03%) MS Project
3 1 (1.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) SAP Retail
2 3 (3.09%) SAP ERP
2 3 (3.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (3.09%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.03%) CA Clarity
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.19%) Internet
2 3 (3.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.37%) Oracle Database
2 10 (10.31%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.31%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (7.22%) DataStage
4 5 (5.15%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.06%) DB2
6 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.03%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Maven
2 3 (3.09%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.06%) Toad
4 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.03%) Build Forge
General
1 25 (25.77%) Banking
2 11 (11.34%) Retail
3 5 (5.15%) Retail Banking
4 4 (4.12%) Billing
5 1 (1.03%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.03%) Front Office
5 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (20.62%) Analyst
2 18 (18.56%) Project Manager
3 12 (12.37%) DBA
4 10 (10.31%) Developer
5 9 (9.28%) Consultant
5 9 (9.28%) Administrator
5 9 (9.28%) Oracle DBA
6 7 (7.22%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.15%) Programme Manager
7 5 (5.15%) Change Manager
8 4 (4.12%) SAP Consultant
8 4 (4.12%) Test Manager
8 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (4.12%) Oracle Consultant
9 3 (3.09%) Cognos Administrator
9 3 (3.09%) Cognos Specialist
9 3 (3.09%) SQL DBA
9 3 (3.09%) Change Project Manager
9 3 (3.09%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.15%) HTML
2 4 (4.12%) CSS
3 3 (3.09%) Ajax
3 3 (3.09%) Spring
3 3 (3.09%) Spring MVC
3 3 (3.09%) Java EE
3 3 (3.09%) Spring Integration
3 3 (3.09%) jQuery
3 3 (3.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (3.09%) Middleware
3 3 (3.09%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.06%) Web Services
4 2 (2.06%) XML
5 1 (1.03%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (1.03%) HTML5
5 1 (1.03%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.03%) .NET
5 1 (1.03%) J2EE
5 1 (1.03%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.15%) Online Banking
2 4 (4.12%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.09%) Replication
4 2 (2.06%) Clustering
4 2 (2.06%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.06%) VSAM
5 1 (1.03%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.03%) iSeries
5 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.03%) Equities
5 1 (1.03%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.46%) Linux
2 11 (11.34%) UNIX
3 8 (8.25%) Windows
4 7 (7.22%) AIX
4 7 (7.22%) Solaris
5 3 (3.09%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.09%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.46%) Project Management
2 8 (8.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (5.15%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (5.15%) Change Management
4 5 (5.15%) Migration
5 4 (4.12%) ETL
5 4 (4.12%) Functional Testing
5 4 (4.12%) Release Management
6 3 (3.09%) Logistics
6 3 (3.09%) Data Analysis
6 3 (3.09%) Project Planning
6 3 (3.09%) Data Modelling
6 3 (3.09%) ERP
6 3 (3.09%) ITIL
6 3 (3.09%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (3.09%) MVC
7 2 (2.06%) Risk Management
7 2 (2.06%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.43%) SQL
2 8 (8.25%) Java
3 4 (4.12%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.12%) ABAP
3 4 (4.12%) Shell Script
3 4 (4.12%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.09%) COBOL
5 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.03%) Perl
5 1 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.06%) PMP
1 2 (2.06%) PMI Certification
1 2 (2.06%) Degree
2 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.31%) FATCA
2 6 (6.19%) QA
3 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.03%) Basel II
System Software
1 8 (8.25%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (4.12%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.03%) SRDF
4 1 (1.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (9.28%) Data Guard
2 5 (5.15%) Control-M
3 2 (2.06%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.03%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 17 (17.53%) Oracle
2 6 (6.19%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.12%) IBM
3 4 (4.12%) SAP
3 4 (4.12%) BMC
4 3 (3.09%) Twitter
4 3 (3.09%) Cognos
5 2 (2.06%) Ab Initio
5 2 (2.06%) Veritas
5 2 (2.06%) HP
5 2 (2.06%) EMC
5 2 (2.06%) Norkom
5 2 (2.06%) Mantas
5 2 (2.06%) Actimize
6 1 (1.03%) CA
6 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.03%) MKS
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Huxley Associates
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Sheffield
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 25 days ago