The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank 13 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 6 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 8.33% 19.51% 21.88%
As % of the General category 37.50% 61.54% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 6
Median daily rate £365 £360 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% -7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £375 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £26.83 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.40% +62.60%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

General Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
16 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 22.22% 31.71% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 7
Median daily rate £375 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £340 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £440 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.33 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +44.44%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Finance.

1 3 (33.33%) SQL
1 3 (33.33%) NHS
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (11.11%) Gantt Chart
3 1 (11.11%) Contract Management
3 1 (11.11%) PMO
3 1 (11.11%) Power BI
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (11.11%) Service Design
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Publishing
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Replication

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SAS
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Power BI
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Project Officer
1 2 (22.22%) Project Support Officer
1 2 (22.22%) Support Officer
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Major Incident Manager
2 1 (11.11%) PMO Officer
2 1 (11.11%) Report Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Reporting Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Service Transition Manager
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Database Developer
2 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) NHS
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (11.11%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) B2B
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Contract Management
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Gantt Chart
3 1 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft