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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 96 48 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 22.54% 21.43% 21.52%
As % of the General category 70.07% 63.16% 64.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 34 34
Average daily rate £450 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £236 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £500 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.38 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +10.00%
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
137 76 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 32.16% 33.93% 33.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 55 45
Average daily rate £450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.38 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.13% -55.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +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 5 February 2016.

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 February 2016, 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 50 (32.47%) Banking
2 33 (21.43%) SQL
3 32 (20.78%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (20.13%) Project Management
5 29 (18.83%) Unix
6 28 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (15.58%) SAS
8 22 (14.29%) Data Modelling
9 20 (12.99%) Linux
10 19 (12.34%) Microsoft
11 18 (11.69%) Windows
11 18 (11.69%) Oracle
11 18 (11.69%) Business Analysis
12 17 (11.04%) Analytics
13 16 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (9.74%) Migration
15 13 (8.44%) IBM
15 13 (8.44%) Java
15 13 (8.44%) Programme Management
15 13 (8.44%) Data Analysis
16 12 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (7.79%) ETL
16 12 (7.79%) SAN
16 12 (7.79%) Software Delivery
16 12 (7.79%) Data Centre
16 12 (7.79%) NAS
17 11 (7.14%) Degree
17 11 (7.14%) Data Architecture
17 11 (7.14%) MS Office
18 10 (6.49%) HP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 24 (15.58%) SAS
2 6 (3.90%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.90%) WebSphere Portal
3 4 (2.60%) Apache Pig
3 4 (2.60%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.95%) Apache
5 2 (1.30%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.30%) Confluence
5 2 (1.30%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.30%) nginx
5 2 (1.30%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.30%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.30%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.65%) FileNet
6 1 (0.65%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.65%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.65%) IIS
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 11 (7.14%) MS Office
2 7 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.90%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.60%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (1.95%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
4 1 (0.65%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.79%) NAS
1 12 (7.79%) SAN
2 7 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (1.30%) LDAP
4 1 (0.65%) ATM
4 1 (0.65%) Firewall
4 1 (0.65%) FTP
4 1 (0.65%) HTTP
4 1 (0.65%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.65%) Network Security
4 1 (0.65%) SMS
4 1 (0.65%) SNMP
4 1 (0.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.49%) Big Data
2 9 (5.84%) Apache Hive
3 8 (5.19%) Base SAS
3 8 (5.19%) Hadoop
4 6 (3.90%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.90%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.25%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.25%) SQLBase
6 4 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.60%) QlikView
7 3 (1.95%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.95%) HBase
7 3 (1.95%) Oracle Discoverer
7 3 (1.95%) Pentaho
7 3 (1.95%) Sqoop
8 2 (1.30%) GIS
8 2 (1.30%) MySQL
8 2 (1.30%) OLAP
8 2 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (2.60%) ERwin
2 3 (1.95%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.30%) JIRA
3 2 (1.30%) Maven
4 1 (0.65%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.65%) GitLab
4 1 (0.65%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.65%) JMeter
4 1 (0.65%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.65%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.65%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.65%) Selenium
General
1 50 (32.47%) Banking
2 8 (5.19%) Financial Institution
2 8 (5.19%) Retail
3 2 (1.30%) Billing
4 1 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.65%) Law
4 1 (0.65%) Legal
4 1 (0.65%) Local Government
4 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.65%) Marketing
4 1 (0.65%) Military
4 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.65%) Publishing
4 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (33.77%) Analyst
2 25 (16.23%) Business Analyst
3 16 (10.39%) Project Manager
4 14 (9.09%) Developer
5 10 (6.49%) Administrator
6 8 (5.19%) Data Analyst
7 7 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
8 6 (3.90%) IT Manager
8 6 (3.90%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (3.90%) Senior Manager
9 5 (3.25%) Architect
9 5 (3.25%) Business IT Analyst
9 5 (3.25%) IT Analyst
9 5 (3.25%) NAS Engineer
9 5 (3.25%) NetApp Engineer
9 5 (3.25%) SAN Engineer
9 5 (3.25%) SAN Storage Engineer
9 5 (3.25%) Solutions Analyst
9 5 (3.25%) Storage Engineer
9 5 (3.25%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.55%) Middleware
2 6 (3.90%) Dojo
3 4 (2.60%) CSS
3 4 (2.60%) HTML
3 4 (2.60%) HTML5
3 4 (2.60%) Web Services
3 4 (2.60%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 4 (2.60%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (1.95%) CSS3
4 3 (1.95%) D3.js
4 3 (1.95%) Drools
4 3 (1.95%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.65%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.78%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.79%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.19%) iSeries
4 7 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.55%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.60%) Data Integration
5 4 (2.60%) Performance Metrics
5 4 (2.60%) User Experience
6 3 (1.95%) NHS
7 2 (1.30%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.30%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.30%) PMI
7 2 (1.30%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.65%) Clustering
8 1 (0.65%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.65%) DataPower
8 1 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.65%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 29 (18.83%) Unix
2 20 (12.99%) Linux
3 18 (11.69%) Windows
4 9 (5.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.55%) Data ONTAP
6 6 (3.90%) Solaris
6 6 (3.90%) SUSE
7 2 (1.30%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.65%) AIX
8 1 (0.65%) CentOS
8 1 (0.65%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.65%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.13%) Project Management
2 28 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 18 (11.69%) Business Analysis
5 17 (11.04%) Analytics
6 16 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (9.74%) Migration
8 13 (8.44%) Data Analysis
8 13 (8.44%) Programme Management
9 12 (7.79%) ETL
9 12 (7.79%) Software Delivery
9 12 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (7.14%) Data Architecture
11 10 (6.49%) Anti-Money Laundering
11 10 (6.49%) Requirements Management
12 9 (5.84%) Open Source
12 9 (5.84%) PRINCE2
12 9 (5.84%) SDLC
13 8 (5.19%) Data Management
13 8 (5.19%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 33 (21.43%) SQL
2 13 (8.44%) Java
3 8 (5.19%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.90%) Perl
4 6 (3.90%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.60%) C++
5 4 (2.60%) Python
6 3 (1.95%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.30%) Jython
8 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.65%) C
8 1 (0.65%) PHP
8 1 (0.65%) PHP 5
8 1 (0.65%) R
8 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.65%) VB
8 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (7.14%) Degree
2 6 (3.90%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.60%) ISEB
3 4 (2.60%) PMP
4 3 (1.95%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.30%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.30%) MCSE
5 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.30%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.65%) CBAP
6 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.65%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.49%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.25%) QA
3 2 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.30%) FATCA
4 1 (0.65%) Basel II
4 1 (0.65%) BS25999
4 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (4.55%) NFS
2 5 (3.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (3.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (2.60%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.60%) Apache Flume
4 3 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.65%) KVM
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.65%) Varnish
5 1 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (1.95%) Control-M
1 3 (1.95%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.30%) vMotion
3 1 (0.65%) Ansible
3 1 (0.65%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.65%) Nagios
3 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.65%) Opsview
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (12.34%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.69%) Oracle
3 13 (8.44%) IBM
4 10 (6.49%) HP
4 10 (6.49%) VMware
5 9 (5.84%) Red Hat
6 7 (4.55%) Brocade
6 7 (4.55%) NetApp
7 6 (3.90%) Cognos
7 6 (3.90%) Informatica
7 6 (3.90%) Tableau
8 5 (3.25%) EMC
8 5 (3.25%) Veritas
9 4 (2.60%) Ab Initio
9 4 (2.60%) Hortonworks
10 3 (1.95%) BMC
10 3 (1.95%) CA
10 3 (1.95%) Hyperion
10 3 (1.95%) Platfora
10 3 (1.95%) Teradata
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