The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 5 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 81 54 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 15.64% 15.47% 19.84%
As % of the General category 54.73% 54.00% 66.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 36 54
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£400 £394 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £33.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.26 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.86% -5.71%
Finance
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

General Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
148 100 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 28.57% 28.65% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 69 75
Average daily rate £400 £375 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.25 £12.50 £33.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -62.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £12.50 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.24 £12.50 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the South Yorkshire region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the South Yorkshire region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -2 66 £413 +3.12% 12
Barnsley +3 4 £315 +48.23%
Doncaster - 2 £438 - 3
Finance
Yorkshire

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 41 (24.70%) Banking
2 31 (18.67%) Project Management
3 27 (16.27%) SQL
4 22 (13.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (12.65%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (11.45%) SQL Server
6 19 (11.45%) Windows
7 18 (10.84%) Java
7 18 (10.84%) Business Analysis
8 17 (10.24%) Data Modelling
8 17 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (9.64%) Linux
9 16 (9.64%) Oracle
10 15 (9.04%) SAP
10 15 (9.04%) Kimball Methodology
11 14 (8.43%) Manufacturing
11 14 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (7.83%) ETL
12 13 (7.83%) PL/SQL
12 13 (7.83%) SDLC
13 12 (7.23%) Microsoft
14 11 (6.63%) Retail
14 11 (6.63%) Data Analysis
14 11 (6.63%) Oracle Forms
14 11 (6.63%) Data Centre
14 11 (6.63%) Inmon Methodology
14 11 (6.63%) Oracle ODI
15 10 (6.02%) Oracle APEX
15 10 (6.02%) HP
15 10 (6.02%) JavaScript

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 8 (4.82%) SAS
2 3 (1.81%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.20%) IIS
3 2 (1.20%) Confluence
4 1 (0.60%) Lync
4 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle BPEL
4 1 (0.60%) JBoss
4 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (4.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.01%) MS Office
3 3 (1.81%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.61%) BASE24
2 4 (2.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.20%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.60%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.60%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.20%) Office 365
2 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.22%) ATM
1 7 (4.22%) SAN
2 4 (2.41%) DNS
3 2 (1.20%) NAS
3 2 (1.20%) Firewall
3 2 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.20%) DHCP
4 1 (0.60%) HTTP
4 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.60%) Wireless
4 1 (0.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.65%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (11.45%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.63%) Oracle ODI
4 8 (4.82%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (4.22%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.41%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.81%) Big Data
8 3 (1.81%) DB2
8 3 (1.81%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.20%) Sybase IQ
9 2 (1.20%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.60%) DataStage
10 1 (0.60%) OLAP
10 1 (0.60%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.60%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.60%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (6.63%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (6.02%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (1.81%) Selenium
3 3 (1.81%) JIRA
4 2 (1.20%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.20%) ERwin
4 2 (1.20%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.60%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.60%) TestNG
5 1 (0.60%) TeamCity
General
1 41 (24.70%) Banking
2 14 (8.43%) Manufacturing
3 11 (6.63%) Retail
4 8 (4.82%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.01%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.01%) Legal
5 5 (3.01%) Retail Banking
5 5 (3.01%) Marketing
6 4 (2.41%) Electronics
7 2 (1.20%) Billing
7 2 (1.20%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.20%) Local Government
8 1 (0.60%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 48 (28.92%) Analyst
2 28 (16.87%) Developer
3 25 (15.06%) Business Analyst
4 20 (12.05%) Project Manager
5 15 (9.04%) Consultant
5 15 (9.04%) Data Analyst
6 12 (7.23%) Oracle Developer
7 8 (4.82%) SAP Consultant
7 8 (4.82%) Architect
8 6 (3.61%) DBA
8 6 (3.61%) Senior Business Analyst
8 6 (3.61%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (3.61%) Business Data Analyst
9 5 (3.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (3.01%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (3.01%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.01%) Administrator
10 4 (2.41%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (2.41%) Software Developer
10 4 (2.41%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.42%) HTML
2 8 (4.82%) CSS
2 8 (4.82%) HTML5
2 8 (4.82%) CSS3
3 4 (2.41%) .NET
3 4 (2.41%) Middleware
4 3 (1.81%) Web Services
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.60%) XML
6 1 (0.60%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.60%) Spring
6 1 (0.60%) MDX
6 1 (0.60%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.63%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.22%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.22%) Data Integration
4 5 (3.01%) Performance Metrics
5 4 (2.41%) User Experience
5 4 (2.41%) Credit Risk
5 4 (2.41%) DTV
5 4 (2.41%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.81%) Replication
6 3 (1.81%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.20%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.20%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.60%) Social Media
8 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.60%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.60%) iPhone
8 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.60%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.45%) Windows
2 16 (9.64%) Linux
3 8 (4.82%) UNIX
4 6 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.41%) Solaris
6 3 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.20%) SUSE
7 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.60%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.67%) Project Management
2 22 (13.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (10.84%) Business Analysis
4 17 (10.24%) Data Modelling
5 15 (9.04%) Kimball Methodology
6 14 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (7.83%) ETL
7 13 (7.83%) SDLC
8 11 (6.63%) Inmon Methodology
8 11 (6.63%) Data Analysis
9 10 (6.02%) Change Management
10 9 (5.42%) PRINCE2
10 9 (5.42%) Data Architecture
11 8 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (4.82%) ITIL
11 8 (4.82%) Physical Data Model
12 7 (4.22%) Logical Data Model
12 7 (4.22%) Analytics
12 7 (4.22%) Software Engineering
12 7 (4.22%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.27%) SQL
2 18 (10.84%) Java
3 13 (7.83%) PL/SQL
4 10 (6.02%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.22%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.41%) JCL
7 3 (1.81%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.20%) Python
9 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.60%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.60%) R
9 1 (0.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.60%) VBScript
9 1 (0.60%) RPG
9 1 (0.60%) Perl
9 1 (0.60%) C#
9 1 (0.60%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (6.02%) Degree
2 7 (4.22%) ISEB
3 4 (2.41%) PMP
3 4 (2.41%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.81%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.20%) CBAP
5 2 (1.20%) MCITP
5 2 (1.20%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.20%) MCP
5 2 (1.20%) MCSE
6 1 (0.60%) CCNP
6 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.60%) CIMA
6 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.60%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.01%) Basel II
1 5 (3.01%) COREP
2 4 (2.41%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.81%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.41%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.81%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (1.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.60%) vSphere
4 1 (0.60%) vCloud
4 1 (0.60%) Firmware
4 1 (0.60%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.60%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.81%) SCCM
2 2 (1.20%) SCVMM
2 2 (1.20%) Control-M
2 2 (1.20%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.60%) Pingdom
3 1 (0.60%) Nagios
3 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (9.64%) Oracle
2 15 (9.04%) SAP
3 12 (7.23%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.02%) HP
5 9 (5.42%) Red Hat
6 8 (4.82%) GoldenSource
7 7 (4.22%) Cognos
8 6 (3.61%) IBM
9 5 (3.01%) Cisco
9 5 (3.01%) VMware
10 4 (2.41%) CA
11 3 (1.81%) Informatica
12 2 (1.20%) Veritas
12 2 (1.20%) Sybase
12 2 (1.20%) EMC
12 2 (1.20%) Sun
12 2 (1.20%) Ab Initio
13 1 (0.60%) VocaLink
13 1 (0.60%) F5
13 1 (0.60%) Tableau
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