The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
England / Midlands
Rank 4 4 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8  
Contract jobs citing Finance 23 32 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 19.83% 15.31% 9.21%
As % of the General category 54.76% 49.23% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 10
Median daily rate £400 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.78% +22.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £720 £550
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 £17.00
% change year-on-year +37.93% +27.94%  

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 the Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 42 65 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 36.21% 31.10% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 36 13
Median daily rate £400 £575 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.43% +35.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £850 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 the Midlands

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in the Midlands

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in the Midlands over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in the Midlands

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in the Midlands

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Finance.

1 13 (28.26%) SAP
2 10 (21.74%) Project Management
3 9 (19.57%) Oracle
3 9 (19.57%) Banking
3 9 (19.57%) Retail
4 7 (15.22%) PRINCE2
5 6 (13.04%) SAP FI
5 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
6 5 (10.87%) Internet
6 5 (10.87%) Migration
6 5 (10.87%) Change Management
6 5 (10.87%) General Ledger
6 5 (10.87%) SAP FSCM
6 5 (10.87%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (8.70%) SIEM
7 4 (8.70%) PMO
7 4 (8.70%) SAP CO
7 4 (8.70%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (8.70%) Programme Management
7 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (8.70%) ERP
8 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (6.52%) PMI
8 3 (6.52%) PMI Certification
8 3 (6.52%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
8 3 (6.52%) SQL

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (13.04%) SAP FI
2 5 (10.87%) SAP FSCM
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (8.70%) SAP CO
3 4 (8.70%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (6.52%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (4.35%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (2.17%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (2.17%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) Intranet
2 1 (2.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (2.17%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.17%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (19.57%) Banking
1 9 (19.57%) Retail
2 5 (10.87%) General Ledger
3 3 (6.52%) Automotive
3 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.35%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Consultant
1 11 (23.91%) Project Manager
2 7 (15.22%) Analyst
2 7 (15.22%) Architect
3 5 (10.87%) Business Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Oracle Project Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Agile Project Manager
5 3 (6.52%) BizTalk Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 3 (6.52%) SAP Architect
5 3 (6.52%) SAP CO Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) SAP FI Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) SAP Financial Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Accountant
6 2 (4.35%) Change Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) EDI
2 1 (2.17%) COM
2 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) PMI
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Unix
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Project Management
2 7 (15.22%) PRINCE2
3 5 (10.87%) Change Management
3 5 (10.87%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (10.87%) Migration
4 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.70%) ERP
4 4 (8.70%) Programme Management
4 4 (8.70%) SIEM
4 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.52%) PRINCE
5 3 (6.52%) Risk Management
5 3 (6.52%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (4.35%) Cash Management
6 2 (4.35%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.35%) Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (4.35%) Time Management
6 2 (4.35%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) ABAP
3 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.17%) APMP
2 1 (2.17%) CCDP
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) PMO
2 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.17%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Snort
2 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) SAP
2 9 (19.57%) Oracle
3 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco
4 2 (4.35%) Fortinet
4 2 (4.35%) Juniper
4 2 (4.35%) Splunk
5 1 (2.17%) Cognos
5 1 (2.17%) Infor
5 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.17%) Trillium
5 1 (2.17%) VMware
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