The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Financial
Scotland / Aberdeen
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11  
Contract jobs citing Finance 10 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 27.78% 50.00% 8.22%
As % of the General category 100.00% 100.00% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Median daily rate £366 £465 £228
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.23% +104.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £433 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £517 £306
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.32% +1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £46.00 £29.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +58.15%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +73.68% +5.55%  

Finance is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Aberdeen
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 10 12 7
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 27.78% 50.00% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Median daily rate £358 £445 £203
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.66% +119.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £425 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £511 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £46.00 £29.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +58.15%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% +14.28%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen citing Finance as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Aberdeen

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Finance in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Aberdeen

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Aberdeen over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Aberdeen

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for Finance.

1 16 (44.44%) HTML
1 16 (44.44%) Project Management
2 15 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 14 (38.89%) Cisco
3 14 (38.89%) MS Visio
3 14 (38.89%) LAN
3 14 (38.89%) WAN
3 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 14 (38.89%) CSS
3 14 (38.89%) ITIL
3 14 (38.89%) Configuration Management
3 14 (38.89%) CMDB
3 14 (38.89%) Problem Management
3 14 (38.89%) Release Management
3 14 (38.89%) QMS
4 12 (33.33%) jQuery
4 12 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 11 (30.56%) CatOS
5 11 (30.56%) Cisco IOS
5 11 (30.56%) Network Design
5 11 (30.56%) MPLS
5 11 (30.56%) OSPF
5 11 (30.56%) BGP
6 10 (27.78%) Quality Management
6 10 (27.78%) Wireless
6 10 (27.78%) Apache
6 10 (27.78%) Linux
6 10 (27.78%) Multicast
7 7 (19.44%) C
7 7 (19.44%) HP

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 10 (27.78%) Apache
2 4 (11.11%) CMS
3 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (38.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 14 (38.89%) LAN
2 14 (38.89%) WAN
3 11 (30.56%) BGP
3 11 (30.56%) Cisco IOS
3 11 (30.56%) MPLS
3 11 (30.56%) OSPF
4 10 (27.78%) Multicast
4 10 (27.78%) Wireless
5 5 (13.89%) Network Security
6 4 (11.11%) Firewall
7 3 (8.33%) NetScreen
7 3 (8.33%) VPN
8 2 (5.56%) PABX
8 2 (5.56%) VSAT
9 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.33%) Marketing
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Web Manager
2 13 (36.11%) Network Engineer
3 12 (33.33%) Production Manager
3 12 (33.33%) Web Production Manager
4 5 (13.89%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Project Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Network Support
6 3 (8.33%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Development Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Implementation Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Web Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) HTML
2 14 (38.89%) CSS
3 12 (33.33%) jQuery
3 12 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) CMDB
2 2 (5.56%) IPTV
2 2 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) CatOS
2 10 (27.78%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Project Management
2 14 (38.89%) Configuration Management
2 14 (38.89%) ITIL
2 14 (38.89%) Problem Management
2 14 (38.89%) QMS
2 14 (38.89%) Release Management
3 11 (30.56%) Network Design
4 10 (27.78%) Quality Management
5 6 (16.67%) Analytics
6 4 (11.11%) Web Development
7 3 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (8.33%) Fault Management
7 3 (8.33%) OO
7 3 (8.33%) OOP
7 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.56%) IT Strategy
8 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.56%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 7 (19.44%) C
3 3 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.33%) CCSP
2 3 (8.33%) CISSP
3 1 (2.78%) CCNP
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) MCSE
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Cisco
2 7 (19.44%) BT
2 7 (19.44%) HP
2 7 (19.44%) Siemens
3 4 (11.11%) OpenText
4 3 (8.33%) Google
4 3 (8.33%) Juniper
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle
5 1 (2.78%) Veritas
5 1 (2.78%) VMware