Period
to 21 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 21 February 2018 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
England > North East
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 29 5
Rank change year-on-year +20 -24 +4
Contract jobs citing Finance 161 173 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 12.80% 7.56% 15.37%
As % of the General category 65.71% 48.60% 61.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 152 215
North East median daily rate £400 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +11.76% +11.84%
10th Percentile £251 £263 £270
90th Percentile £615 £575 £619
England median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
North East median hourly rate £15.50 £33.72 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.03% -25.89% -
10th Percentile £12.98 £33.72 £29.71
90th Percentile £83.36 £33.72 £49.95
England median hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -21.82% +10.00% +42.86%

Finance is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 245 356 472
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 19.48% 15.56% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 253 295
North East median daily rate £365 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% -1.23% +11.72%
10th Percentile £244 £262 £239
90th Percentile £581 £563 £579
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 20
North East median hourly rate £16.30 £11.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.87% -31.31% -52.87%
10th Percentile £13.19 £11.33 £9.95
90th Percentile £85.63 £29.24 £46.05
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +15.69%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in the North East

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in the North East

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in the North East over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in the North East

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in the North East

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in the North East over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Finance in the North East

Finance
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the North East region over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +21 122 £450 -5.26% 42
Durham +11 35 £350 -4.76% 12
Teesside - 1 £350 -
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Finance.

1 45 (27.95%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (24.22%) Project Management
3 34 (21.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (18.01%) PRINCE2
5 25 (15.53%) ITIL
6 20 (12.42%) Banking
7 19 (11.80%) Web Services
7 19 (11.80%) Microsoft
7 19 (11.80%) Open Source
7 19 (11.80%) SFIA
8 17 (10.56%) SQL
8 17 (10.56%) Management Information System
9 16 (9.94%) Change Management
9 16 (9.94%) Risk Management
9 16 (9.94%) Oracle
10 15 (9.32%) Linux
10 15 (9.32%) Scrum
11 14 (8.70%) Waterfall
12 13 (8.07%) Resource Management
12 13 (8.07%) Test Scripting
12 13 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (7.45%) Supplier Management
13 12 (7.45%) Project Planning
13 12 (7.45%) Degree
14 11 (6.83%) Data Modelling
14 11 (6.83%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (6.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 10 (6.21%) RESTful
15 10 (6.21%) User Experience
15 10 (6.21%) Feasibility Study

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 6 (3.73%) Confluence
2 4 (2.48%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.86%) SAS
4 2 (1.24%) CMS
4 2 (1.24%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.24%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.62%) Apache
5 1 (0.62%) Drupal
5 1 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.62%) Kentico
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.62%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (5.59%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (4.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (3.11%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (3.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.73%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (3.11%) Maximo
3 4 (2.48%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.24%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (1.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.24%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.62%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.62%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.62%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.73%) Office 365
2 3 (1.86%) SaaS
3 2 (1.24%) PaaS
4 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.62%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.62%) FinancialForce
4 1 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.62%) IaaS
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.62%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.35%) SMS
2 4 (2.48%) Firewall
2 4 (2.48%) InfiniBand
3 3 (1.86%) DHCP
3 3 (1.86%) DNS
3 3 (1.86%) Internet
3 3 (1.86%) Unified Communications
3 3 (1.86%) VPN
4 2 (1.24%) Skype
5 1 (0.62%) BGP
5 1 (0.62%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.62%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.62%) Network Security
5 1 (0.62%) OSPF
5 1 (0.62%) PBX
5 1 (0.62%) PSTN
5 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.62%) WAN
5 1 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.11%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.48%) Big Data
3 4 (2.48%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.86%) Apache Hive
4 3 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.86%) Data Lake
4 3 (1.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.86%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.86%) HBase
4 3 (1.86%) Pentaho
4 3 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.24%) ActiveReports
5 2 (1.24%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (1.24%) MySQL
6 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.35%) JIRA
2 4 (2.48%) Toad
3 3 (1.86%) ERwin
4 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.62%) Subversion
General
1 20 (12.42%) Banking
2 6 (3.73%) Marketing
3 5 (3.11%) Billing
4 3 (1.86%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.86%) Retail
4 3 (1.86%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.24%) Advertising
5 2 (1.24%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.24%) Legal
5 2 (1.24%) Publishing
5 2 (1.24%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (26.09%) Analyst
2 30 (18.63%) Project Manager
3 29 (18.01%) Business Analyst
4 12 (7.45%) Technical Leader
5 9 (5.59%) Digital Analyst
5 9 (5.59%) Digital Business Analyst
5 9 (5.59%) Technical Support
6 8 (4.97%) Architect
6 8 (4.97%) Digital Project Manager
6 8 (4.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (4.35%) Developer
7 7 (4.35%) Senior Manager
7 7 (4.35%) Support Engineer
8 6 (3.73%) Consultant
8 6 (3.73%) Pensions Analyst
8 6 (3.73%) Programme Office Support
8 6 (3.73%) Senior Project Manager
8 6 (3.73%) Support Officer
8 6 (3.73%) Test Analyst
8 6 (3.73%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.80%) Web Services
2 10 (6.21%) JSON
2 10 (6.21%) RESTful
3 9 (5.59%) Middleware
4 4 (2.48%) J2EE
4 4 (2.48%) OpenMP
5 3 (1.86%) XML
6 2 (1.24%) CSS
6 2 (1.24%) HTML
6 2 (1.24%) jQuery
7 1 (0.62%) .NET
7 1 (0.62%) Ajax
7 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.62%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.62%) LINQ
7 1 (0.62%) SOAP
7 1 (0.62%) WPF
7 1 (0.62%) XForms
7 1 (0.62%) XSD
7 1 (0.62%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.56%) Management Information System
2 13 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.21%) User Experience
4 9 (5.59%) CMDB
5 8 (4.97%) Virtual Team
6 6 (3.73%) NHS
7 4 (2.48%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.48%) Grid Computing
8 3 (1.86%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.24%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.24%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.62%) FMCG
10 1 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.62%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.62%) Spread Betting
10 1 (0.62%) Tandem
10 1 (0.62%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.32%) Linux
2 8 (4.97%) Windows
3 4 (2.48%) SUSE
3 4 (2.48%) Unix
3 4 (2.48%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.86%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.24%) Solaris
5 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.62%) AIX
6 1 (0.62%) Android
6 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.62%) HPUX
6 1 (0.62%) MVS
6 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.62%) VME
6 1 (0.62%) VMS
6 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (27.95%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (24.22%) Project Management
3 34 (21.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (18.01%) PRINCE2
5 25 (15.53%) ITIL
6 19 (11.80%) Open Source
6 19 (11.80%) SFIA
7 16 (9.94%) Change Management
7 16 (9.94%) Risk Management
8 15 (9.32%) Scrum
9 14 (8.70%) Waterfall
10 13 (8.07%) Resource Management
10 13 (8.07%) Test Scripting
11 12 (7.45%) Project Planning
11 12 (7.45%) Supplier Management
12 11 (6.83%) Data Modelling
12 11 (6.83%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (6.21%) Feasibility Study
13 10 (6.21%) Programme Management
14 9 (5.59%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.56%) SQL
2 8 (4.97%) Java
3 4 (2.48%) Bash Shell
3 4 (2.48%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.86%) COBOL
5 2 (1.24%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.62%) C
6 1 (0.62%) C#
6 1 (0.62%) JCL
6 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.62%) Python
6 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (7.45%) Degree
2 11 (6.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (4.97%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.73%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (3.11%) ISEB
5 5 (3.11%) ISTQB
5 5 (3.11%) PMI Certification
5 5 (3.11%) PMP
6 3 (1.86%) APMP
6 3 (1.86%) CCDP
6 3 (1.86%) CCIE
6 3 (1.86%) CCNP
6 3 (1.86%) Chartered Engineer
6 3 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.86%) CISM
6 3 (1.86%) CISSP
6 3 (1.86%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.24%) CAPM
7 2 (1.24%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.62%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.21%) PMO
2 9 (5.59%) QA
3 6 (3.73%) Data Quality
3 6 (3.73%) SLA
4 5 (3.11%) GDPR
5 3 (1.86%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.62%) P3O
6 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (2.48%) GPFS
2 3 (1.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.62%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 1 (0.62%) RACF
3 1 (0.62%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.62%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.48%) Ansible
2 2 (1.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.24%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.62%) SCCM
3 1 (0.62%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (0.62%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (11.80%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.94%) Oracle
3 7 (4.35%) SAP
4 5 (3.11%) Cisco
4 5 (3.11%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.48%) Informatica
5 4 (2.48%) NetApp
6 3 (1.86%) CA
6 3 (1.86%) HP
6 3 (1.86%) JD Edwards
6 3 (1.86%) Snow
6 3 (1.86%) Tableau
7 2 (1.24%) Concur
7 2 (1.24%) Polycom
7 2 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.24%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.24%) ThinPrint
7 2 (1.24%) VMware
8 1 (0.62%) Google
8 1 (0.62%) Sage