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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 2 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs citing Finance 73 42 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 27.14% 22.83% 10.19%
As % of the General category 70.19% 68.85% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 32 12
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £291 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £473 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £7.50 - £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.75 £16.89
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.01%
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 61 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 38.66% 33.15% 21.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 46 24
Average daily rate £475 £375 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £284 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £78.75 £12.50 £44.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+530.00% -72.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 37 (29.84%) Banking
2 20 (16.13%) Project Management
2 20 (16.13%) Business Analysis
3 16 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (12.90%) Retail
4 13 (10.48%) Data Analysis
4 13 (10.48%) SQL
4 13 (10.48%) ETL
5 12 (9.68%) Java
5 12 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (8.87%) Manufacturing
6 11 (8.87%) SAP
7 10 (8.06%) Linux
7 10 (8.06%) Data Integration
8 9 (7.26%) Financial Institution
8 9 (7.26%) UNIX
8 9 (7.26%) SQL Server
8 9 (7.26%) Software Delivery
9 8 (6.45%) Windows
9 8 (6.45%) Change Management
9 8 (6.45%) Data Architecture
10 7 (5.65%) QA
10 7 (5.65%) HTML5
10 7 (5.65%) CSS3
10 7 (5.65%) Analytics
10 7 (5.65%) Software Engineering
10 7 (5.65%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (5.65%) GoldenSource
10 7 (5.65%) Ab Initio
10 7 (5.65%) CSS

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 3 (2.42%) SAS
2 2 (1.61%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle BPEL
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.81%) Lync
3 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.42%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.84%) BASE24
2 3 (2.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.81%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.65%) ATM
2 4 (3.23%) HTTP
3 2 (1.61%) SAN
3 2 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.81%) Wireless
4 1 (0.81%) Internet
4 1 (0.81%) Firewall
4 1 (0.81%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.81%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.03%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.23%) DB2
3 4 (3.23%) DataStage
4 3 (2.42%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.42%) CouchDB
4 3 (2.42%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.42%) Big Data
4 3 (2.42%) Couchbase
4 3 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.61%) Sybase IQ
5 2 (1.61%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.81%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.81%) OLAP
6 1 (0.81%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (0.81%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.81%) ClearCase
1 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.81%) Toad
1 1 (0.81%) ERwin
1 1 (0.81%) Maven
1 1 (0.81%) Rational Application Developer
1 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 37 (29.84%) Banking
2 16 (12.90%) Retail
3 11 (8.87%) Manufacturing
4 9 (7.26%) Financial Institution
5 6 (4.84%) Retail Banking
6 4 (3.23%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.42%) Marketing
7 3 (2.42%) Electronics
8 2 (1.61%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.61%) Local Government
9 1 (0.81%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (30.65%) Analyst
2 24 (19.35%) Business Analyst
3 22 (17.74%) Developer
4 17 (13.71%) Project Manager
5 12 (9.68%) Consultant
6 10 (8.06%) Data Analyst
7 7 (5.65%) SAP Consultant
7 7 (5.65%) Ab Initio Developer
8 6 (4.84%) Change Manager
8 6 (4.84%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.03%) Business Change Manager
9 5 (4.03%) Senior Business Analyst
9 5 (4.03%) DBA
9 5 (4.03%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.03%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (4.03%) Change Analyst
9 5 (4.03%) Business Manager
9 5 (4.03%) Business Change Analyst
9 5 (4.03%) Business Data Analyst
10 4 (3.23%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.65%) CSS
1 7 (5.65%) HTML
1 7 (5.65%) Middleware
1 7 (5.65%) HTML5
1 7 (5.65%) CSS3
2 4 (3.23%) Spring
3 3 (2.42%) Spring MVC
3 3 (2.42%) .NET
3 3 (2.42%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.81%) JAX-RS
4 1 (0.81%) J2EE
4 1 (0.81%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.81%) SOAP
4 1 (0.81%) Web Services
4 1 (0.81%) XML
4 1 (0.81%) WCF
4 1 (0.81%) Silverlight
4 1 (0.81%) JAX-WS
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.81%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.06%) Data Integration
3 7 (5.65%) Performance Metrics
4 6 (4.84%) Credit Risk
5 5 (4.03%) Reference Data
5 5 (4.03%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.42%) DTV
6 3 (2.42%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.42%) Replication
7 2 (1.61%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.61%) User Experience
8 1 (0.81%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.81%) Life Science
8 1 (0.81%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.81%) iPhone
8 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.81%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.06%) Linux
2 9 (7.26%) UNIX
3 8 (6.45%) Windows
4 4 (3.23%) Solaris
4 4 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.13%) Project Management
1 20 (16.13%) Business Analysis
2 16 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (10.48%) Data Analysis
3 13 (10.48%) ETL
4 9 (7.26%) Software Delivery
5 8 (6.45%) Change Management
5 8 (6.45%) Data Architecture
6 7 (5.65%) Analytics
6 7 (5.65%) Software Engineering
6 7 (5.65%) Systems Analysis
6 7 (5.65%) SDLC
7 6 (4.84%) Data Management
7 6 (4.84%) PRINCE2
7 6 (4.84%) Mentoring
8 5 (4.03%) Capacity Management
8 5 (4.03%) Requirements Management
8 5 (4.03%) Project Planning
8 5 (4.03%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (4.03%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.48%) SQL
2 12 (9.68%) Java
3 7 (5.65%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.42%) VB
4 3 (2.42%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.42%) JCL
5 1 (0.81%) SAS Macro
5 1 (0.81%) RPG/400
5 1 (0.81%) RPG
5 1 (0.81%) C
5 1 (0.81%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (4.84%) Degree
2 5 (4.03%) ISEB
3 2 (1.61%) CBAP
4 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.81%) SSCP
4 1 (0.81%) CIMA
4 1 (0.81%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.65%) QA
2 2 (1.61%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) Control-M
2 2 (1.61%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (8.87%) SAP
2 7 (5.65%) Ab Initio
2 7 (5.65%) GoldenSource
3 6 (4.84%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.23%) IBM
4 4 (3.23%) Oracle
4 4 (3.23%) HP
4 4 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.42%) CA
5 3 (2.42%) Sybase
6 2 (1.61%) Cisco
6 2 (1.61%) Sun
7 1 (0.81%) Progress
7 1 (0.81%) Informatica
7 1 (0.81%) Sage
7 1 (0.81%) MKS
7 1 (0.81%) VocaLink
7 1 (0.81%) VMware
7 1 (0.81%) Teradata
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