Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Preston. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 22 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
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -11 +1 +23
Contract jobs citing Finance 18 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 8.78% 17.42% 14.29%
As % of the General category 54.55% 51.11% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 10
Preston median daily rate £400 £425 £482
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -11.85% +60.72%
10th Percentile £363 £270 £287
90th Percentile £453 £438 £501
Lancashire median daily rate £433 £375 £500
% change year-on-year +15.33% -25.00% +32.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 10
Preston median hourly rate £41.50 £47.58 £38.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.77% +22.23% +45.08%
10th Percentile £16.04 £25.98 £29.10
90th Percentile £56.54 £70.86 £58.85
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.00 £43.00 £38.93
% change year-on-year - +10.47% +45.08%

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 Preston with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Preston
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 33 45 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 16.10% 34.09% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 28 22
Preston median daily rate £375 £323 £482
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.28% -33.11% +37.76%
10th Percentile £115 £95 £300
90th Percentile £438 £449 £600
Lancashire median daily rate £400 £375 £489
% change year-on-year +6.67% -23.36% +30.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 18
Preston median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +22.14% +30.45%
10th Percentile £13.68 £26.59 £15.12
90th Percentile £64.06 £66.14 £56.97
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -26.49%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Preston

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Preston

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Preston

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Preston over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Finance in Preston

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

1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) AIX
2 4 (22.22%) HPUX
2 4 (22.22%) Solaris
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) ERP
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) Windows
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.11%) DNS
4 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (11.11%) Aerospace
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 2 (11.11%) Analytics
4 2 (11.11%) Jaspersoft
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (11.11%) Validation

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston 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 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (5.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle iSupplier
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (5.56%) FileMaker
2 1 (5.56%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (5.56%) Toad
General
1 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.56%) Avionics
3 1 (5.56%) General Ledger
3 1 (5.56%) Local Government
3 1 (5.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Administrator
2 2 (11.11%) Business Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Developer
2 2 (11.11%) E-Business Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Functional Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Functional Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Cognos Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) DBA
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Financials Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (5.56%) XML
1 1 (5.56%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) AIX
1 4 (22.22%) HPUX
1 4 (22.22%) Solaris
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Migration
1 4 (22.22%) Project Management
2 3 (16.67%) ERP
2 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Analytics
3 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 2 (11.11%) SDLC
3 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 2 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (5.56%) Contract Management
4 1 (5.56%) Proactive Management
4 1 (5.56%) Prototyping
4 1 (5.56%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (5.56%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) Source to Pay
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) HND
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) MIL-STD-1553
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) Cognos
4 1 (5.56%) IFS
4 1 (5.56%) Maconomy
4 1 (5.56%) Symantec
4 1 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) webMethods