Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 6 18
Rank change year-on-year -1 +12 -7
Contract jobs citing Finance 49 53 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 15.71% 15.82% 6.72%
As % of the General category 56.32% 54.64% 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 26 11
Portsmouth median daily rate £380 £358 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.29% -15.88% +16.76%
10th Percentile £131 £209 £363
90th Percentile £588 £463 £698
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £422
% change year-on-year - -5.21% +12.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 1
Portsmouth median hourly rate £52.35 £48.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.05% +68.42% -50.33%
10th Percentile £44.87 £36.25 £27.75
90th Percentile £59.82 £50.32 £29.25
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.50 £46.15 £25.63
% change year-on-year -51.25% +80.10% +5.67%

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 87 97 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 27.88% 28.96% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 51 32
Portsmouth median daily rate £388 £382 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.44% -10.12% +9.68%
10th Percentile £115 £170 £330
90th Percentile £588 £513 £536
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 7
Portsmouth median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £24.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +71.03% +24.25%
10th Percentile £27.00 £31.25 £14.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £49.46 £43.40
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -30.77% +36.84% +13.10%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Portsmouth

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Portsmouth

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Portsmouth

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Portsmouth

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Finance in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Finance.

1 16 (32.65%) Middleware
2 14 (28.57%) Banking
3 12 (24.49%) SWIFT
4 11 (22.45%) VMware
4 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
5 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
5 10 (20.41%) Windows
5 10 (20.41%) WAN
5 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (18.37%) Linux
7 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 7 (14.29%) Perl
8 7 (14.29%) Korn
9 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
9 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
9 6 (12.24%) VPN
9 6 (12.24%) DNS
9 6 (12.24%) DHCP
9 6 (12.24%) Ethernet
9 6 (12.24%) LAN
9 6 (12.24%) Docker
10 5 (10.20%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (10.20%) Windows 10
10 5 (10.20%) FNZ
10 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
10 5 (10.20%) Security Monitoring

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 4 (8.16%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (2.04%) Confluence
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) SAP PS
2 1 (2.04%) Demantra
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) WAN
2 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 6 (12.24%) DHCP
3 6 (12.24%) DNS
3 6 (12.24%) Ethernet
3 6 (12.24%) LAN
3 6 (12.24%) VPN
4 5 (10.20%) Firewall
4 5 (10.20%) VoIP
5 1 (2.04%) HTTP
5 1 (2.04%) NAS
5 1 (2.04%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) DB2
3 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.04%) DTS
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (2.04%) QlikView
4 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.04%) Gradle
3 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.04%) JIRA
3 1 (2.04%) Maven
3 1 (2.04%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.04%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 14 (28.57%) Banking
2 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Automotive
4 1 (2.04%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (18.37%) Developer
2 7 (14.29%) Consultant
3 6 (12.24%) Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Applications Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Middleware Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.16%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (8.16%) Test Specialist
6 3 (6.12%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Applications Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Digital Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (6.12%) Middleware Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) SAP PS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) Middleware
2 5 (10.20%) CSS
2 5 (10.20%) HTML
3 4 (8.16%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (8.16%) RequireJS
4 3 (6.12%) CSS3
4 3 (6.12%) HTML5
4 3 (6.12%) LESS
4 3 (6.12%) Web Services
5 2 (4.08%) .NET
5 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (4.08%) jQuery
5 2 (4.08%) LINQ
5 2 (4.08%) LINQ to SQL
5 2 (4.08%) XML
6 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.04%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) SWIFT
2 4 (8.16%) User Experience
3 3 (6.12%) W3C
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.04%) Fintech
4 1 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Windows
1 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
2 9 (18.37%) Linux
3 5 (10.20%) AIX
3 5 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (10.20%) Windows 10
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.04%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (10.20%) Security Monitoring
3 4 (8.16%) Project Management
3 4 (8.16%) SDLC
4 3 (6.12%) Dependency Management
4 3 (6.12%) Front End Development
4 3 (6.12%) Migration
4 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.08%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.08%) BCP
5 2 (4.08%) Change Control
5 2 (4.08%) Change Management
5 2 (4.08%) Data Migration
5 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.08%) MVC
5 2 (4.08%) Programme Management
5 2 (4.08%) Scrum
5 2 (4.08%) Test Automation
5 2 (4.08%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) Korn
1 7 (14.29%) Perl
2 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.20%) SQL
4 3 (6.12%) CoffeeScript
5 2 (4.08%) C#
6 1 (2.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) MCITP
2 2 (4.08%) MCSE
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.08%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.04%) PMP
3 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) GDPR
1 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.04%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.24%) Docker
4 5 (10.20%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
1 11 (22.45%) VMware
2 5 (10.20%) Cisco
2 5 (10.20%) FNZ
2 5 (10.20%) IBM
2 5 (10.20%) SAP
3 2 (4.08%) Meraki
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) Veeam
4 1 (2.04%) Ariba
4 1 (2.04%) Dell
4 1 (2.04%) Juniper
4 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com