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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 4 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +19
Contract jobs citing Finance 43 51 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.72% 20.00% 4.68%
As % of the General category 56.58% 65.38% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 45 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £300 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £490 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.63 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
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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
76 78 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 34.86% 30.59% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 55 22
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £293 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £14.28 £9.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +46.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 (27.17%) Banking
2 22 (23.91%) Oracle
3 20 (21.74%) SQL
4 18 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (17.39%) Oracle Database
5 16 (17.39%) Ab Initio
6 15 (16.30%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (15.22%) ETL
7 14 (15.22%) UNIX
7 14 (15.22%) Linux
8 12 (13.04%) SQL Server
8 12 (13.04%) Data Management
9 10 (10.87%) Data Modelling
9 10 (10.87%) Microsoft
10 9 (9.78%) Java
10 9 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (8.70%) Windows
11 8 (8.70%) Shell Script
11 8 (8.70%) Informatica
11 8 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (7.61%) Change Management
12 7 (7.61%) Data Security
12 7 (7.61%) Data Quality
12 7 (7.61%) Analytics
13 6 (6.52%) Data Analytics
13 6 (6.52%) Release Management
13 6 (6.52%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (6.52%) Data Guard
13 6 (6.52%) MS Visio
13 6 (6.52%) Solaris

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (3.26%) SAS
1 3 (3.26%) WebSphere
1 3 (3.26%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.17%) MS Office
3 2 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.09%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.39%) Oracle Database
2 15 (16.30%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (13.04%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.52%) DB2
5 5 (5.43%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.35%) QlikView
6 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.26%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.17%) DataStage
9 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Maven
1 5 (5.43%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.09%) Toad
2 1 (1.09%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.09%) JIRA
2 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.09%) Build Forge
2 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
General
1 25 (27.17%) Banking
2 3 (3.26%) Retail
3 2 (2.17%) Private Banking
3 2 (2.17%) Marketing
3 2 (2.17%) Mandarin Language
3 2 (2.17%) Cantonese Language
3 2 (2.17%) Spanish Language
3 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.09%) Billing
4 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.09%) Electronics
4 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (27.17%) Analyst
2 19 (20.65%) Developer
3 15 (16.30%) DBA
4 12 (13.04%) Data Analyst
5 9 (9.78%) Administrator
5 9 (9.78%) Project Manager
5 9 (9.78%) Ab Initio Developer
6 7 (7.61%) Consultant
6 7 (7.61%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (5.43%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.43%) SQL DBA
8 4 (4.35%) SQL Server DBA
8 4 (4.35%) Data Manager
9 3 (3.26%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (3.26%) Oracle Consultant
9 3 (3.26%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (3.26%) Server Administrator
9 3 (3.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 3 (3.26%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.43%) CSS
1 5 (5.43%) HTML
1 5 (5.43%) Java EE
1 5 (5.43%) Spring
2 4 (4.35%) Ajax
2 4 (4.35%) jQuery
2 4 (4.35%) Spring MVC
2 4 (4.35%) Hibernate
2 4 (4.35%) Spring Integration
2 4 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (3.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (3.26%) Web Services
3 3 (3.26%) XML
3 3 (3.26%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (2.17%) Middleware
4 2 (2.17%) .NET
5 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.09%) WinForms
5 1 (1.09%) WCF
5 1 (1.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.26%) iSeries
4 2 (2.17%) Clustering
4 2 (2.17%) Statistics
4 2 (2.17%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.09%) FMCG
5 1 (1.09%) Social Media
5 1 (1.09%) Replication
5 1 (1.09%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.22%) UNIX
1 14 (15.22%) Linux
2 8 (8.70%) Windows
3 6 (6.52%) Solaris
4 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.26%) AIX
6 2 (2.17%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.17%) zOS
6 2 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.22%) ETL
2 12 (13.04%) Data Management
3 10 (10.87%) Data Modelling
4 9 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (7.61%) Change Management
6 7 (7.61%) Data Security
6 7 (7.61%) Analytics
7 6 (6.52%) Release Management
7 6 (6.52%) Data Analytics
8 5 (5.43%) Waterfall
8 5 (5.43%) MVC
8 5 (5.43%) Migration
8 5 (5.43%) Data Analysis
8 5 (5.43%) Logistics
9 4 (4.35%) Business Analysis
9 4 (4.35%) Data Governance
9 4 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (3.26%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.74%) SQL
2 9 (9.78%) Java
3 8 (8.70%) Shell Script
4 5 (5.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.26%) Perl
6 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.09%) Python
7 1 (1.09%) PHP
7 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (3.26%) CCAB
2 2 (2.17%) ISEB
2 2 (2.17%) PMP
2 2 (2.17%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.09%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.09%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) Data Quality
2 5 (5.43%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.52%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (3.26%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (6.52%) Data Guard
2 4 (4.35%) Control-M
3 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 22 (23.91%) Oracle
2 16 (17.39%) Ab Initio
3 10 (10.87%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.70%) Informatica
5 5 (5.43%) Trillium
6 4 (4.35%) SAP
6 4 (4.35%) Twitter
6 4 (4.35%) BMC
7 3 (3.26%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.26%) IBM
8 2 (2.17%) HP
8 2 (2.17%) Cognos
8 2 (2.17%) Palantir
8 2 (2.17%) Mantas
8 2 (2.17%) Actimize
8 2 (2.17%) Norkom
9 1 (1.09%) MKS
9 1 (1.09%) Teradata
9 1 (1.09%) Business Objects
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