The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Bolton. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 1 5 4
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1  
Contract jobs citing Finance 18 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bolton 43.90% 12.50% 14.81%
As % of the General category 94.74% 66.67% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 3
Median daily rate £363 £290 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -3.33%  
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 £30.00 £21.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year +37.93% +20.83%  

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 Bolton with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Bolton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 19 3 7
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 46.34% 18.75% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 5
Median daily rate £363 £380 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.60% +26.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.33 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.67 £30.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.57% +22.00%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bolton 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 Bolton

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Bolton

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bolton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Bolton over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Bolton

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Bolton

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Bolton region with a requirement for Finance.

1 6 (26.09%) PeopleSoft
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Change Management
2 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
3 4 (17.39%) Windows
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Office 365
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
4 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
4 3 (13.04%) Dependency Management
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Coaching
4 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
4 3 (13.04%) Unified Communications
4 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (13.04%) RightFax
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (13.04%) IronPort
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.04%) NAS
4 3 (13.04%) Degree
4 3 (13.04%) IBM

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) DNS
1 3 (13.04%) NAS
1 3 (13.04%) Unified Communications
1 3 (13.04%) VoIP
2 1 (4.35%) Intranet
2 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Ant
1 1 (4.35%) Checkstyle
1 1 (4.35%) ClearCase
1 1 (4.35%) FindBugs
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) Gradle
1 1 (4.35%) Maven
1 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Storage Specialist
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Unified Communications Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Financial Services Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) HR Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Services Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) IT Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Site Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) SOAP
1 1 (4.35%) Spring
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
1 1 (4.35%) WSDL
1 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) Handset
1 2 (8.70%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
1 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Change Management
1 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) Migration
2 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
2 4 (17.39%) Project Management
2 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity
3 3 (13.04%) Coaching
3 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
3 3 (13.04%) Dependency Management
3 3 (13.04%) Quality Management
3 3 (13.04%) Service Management
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
4 2 (8.70%) Content Management
4 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.70%) ITSM
4 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
4 2 (8.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
1 3 (13.04%) ISEB
1 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.35%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) MOM
1 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
1 6 (26.09%) PeopleSoft
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) IBM
3 3 (13.04%) Intel
3 3 (13.04%) IronPort
3 3 (13.04%) NetApp
3 3 (13.04%) RightFax
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) Verint
5 1 (4.35%) AppDynamics
5 1 (4.35%) Guidewire
5 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow