Period
to 13 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 13 December 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 156 184 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 23.96% 25.92% 18.75%
As % of the General category 70.59% 73.90% 58.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 134 124
Sheffield median daily rate £431 £495 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.79% +23.55% -10.56%
10th Percentile £293 £316 £295
90th Percentile £638 £615 £550
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £488 £388
% change year-on-year -12.82% +25.81% -8.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Sheffield median hourly rate £20.50 - £13.00
10th Percentile £14.53 - £12.38
90th Percentile £24.78 - £32.47
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.50 - £14.74

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 Sheffield with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 221 249 306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 33.95% 35.07% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 161 197
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £293 £269 £296
90th Percentile £573 £588 £568
South Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -6.11% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 10
Sheffield median hourly rate £13.50 - £13.50
10th Percentile £9.14 - £11.60
90th Percentile £36.00 - £36.21
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £12.63 £14.37
% change year-on-year +10.89% -12.14% +15.05%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Sheffield

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Sheffield

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Sheffield over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Sheffield

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Sheffield

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Sheffield over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Finance in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Finance.

1 45 (28.85%) Change Management
2 43 (27.56%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 35 (22.44%) Cybersecurity
4 35 (22.44%) Financial Institution
5 31 (19.87%) SQL
6 30 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (17.95%) Banking
8 25 (16.03%) Microsoft
9 19 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (11.54%) Hadoop
11 17 (10.90%) Microsoft Azure
11 17 (10.90%) DevOps
11 17 (10.90%) SQL Server
11 17 (10.90%) NetApp
11 17 (10.90%) Project Management
12 16 (10.26%) Oracle
12 16 (10.26%) Windows
13 15 (9.62%) .NET
13 15 (9.62%) NAS
14 14 (8.97%) Cisco
15 13 (8.33%) EMC
15 13 (8.33%) SAS
15 13 (8.33%) SAN
15 13 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 13 (8.33%) Data Analysis
15 13 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (8.33%) VMware
16 12 (7.69%) MVC
16 12 (7.69%) Python

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 13 (8.33%) SAS
2 5 (3.21%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (1.92%) Confluence
5 2 (1.28%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.64%) CICS
6 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.64%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.85%) IaaS
3 6 (3.85%) PaaS
4 5 (3.21%) SaaS
5 3 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.28%) Office 365
7 1 (0.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.62%) NAS
2 13 (8.33%) SAN
3 5 (3.21%) SMS
3 5 (3.21%) WAN
4 4 (2.56%) LAN
4 4 (2.56%) SSH
4 4 (2.56%) SSL
5 3 (1.92%) FCoE
5 3 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (1.92%) iSCSI
5 3 (1.92%) VSAN
6 2 (1.28%) Firewall
7 1 (0.64%) ATM
7 1 (0.64%) MPLS
7 1 (0.64%) Skype
7 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.64%) VPN
7 1 (0.64%) WebEx
7 1 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.54%) Hadoop
2 17 (10.90%) SQL Server
3 13 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (7.69%) Power BI
4 12 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (4.49%) Big Data
5 7 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (4.49%) MongoDB
5 7 (4.49%) QlikView
5 7 (4.49%) Spotfire
6 6 (3.85%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.92%) HBase
8 2 (1.28%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.28%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.28%) MySQL
8 2 (1.28%) Pentaho
8 2 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.21%) JIRA
2 2 (1.28%) ERwin
2 2 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
General
1 35 (22.44%) Financial Institution
2 28 (17.95%) Banking
3 4 (2.56%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.92%) Back Office
5 2 (1.28%) Legal
6 1 (0.64%) Law
6 1 (0.64%) Marketing
6 1 (0.64%) Retail
6 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (20.51%) Analyst
2 26 (16.67%) Developer
3 16 (10.26%) Project Manager
4 15 (9.62%) Architect
5 10 (6.41%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (5.77%) Business Analyst
6 9 (5.77%) Consultant
6 9 (5.77%) Data Analyst
7 7 (4.49%) SQL Developer
8 6 (3.85%) Security Consultant
8 6 (3.85%) Systems Developer
9 5 (3.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (3.21%) NetApp Engineer
10 4 (2.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 4 (2.56%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (2.56%) NetBackup Engineer
10 4 (2.56%) Security Analyst
10 4 (2.56%) Storage Engineer
10 4 (2.56%) VMware Engineer
11 3 (1.92%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.62%) .NET
2 12 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 12 (7.69%) RESTful
3 11 (7.05%) jQuery
4 10 (6.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 10 (6.41%) Razor View Engine
4 10 (6.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (2.56%) HTML
5 4 (2.56%) ISPF
5 4 (2.56%) Middleware
6 3 (1.92%) Flash
6 3 (1.92%) Hibernate
6 3 (1.92%) Spring
6 3 (1.92%) Spring Boot
6 3 (1.92%) XML
6 3 (1.92%) XSLT
7 2 (1.28%) Express
7 2 (1.28%) Node.js
7 2 (1.28%) React
7 2 (1.28%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.77%) Cyberthreat
3 8 (5.13%) Mainframe
4 6 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (3.21%) PKI
5 5 (3.21%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.92%) Clustering
6 3 (1.92%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.92%) Robotics
6 3 (1.92%) User Experience
6 3 (1.92%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.28%) iSeries
7 2 (1.28%) NHS
7 2 (1.28%) PMI
8 1 (0.64%) EPoS
8 1 (0.64%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.64%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.64%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.26%) Windows
2 10 (6.41%) Linux
3 6 (3.85%) Unix
4 4 (2.56%) Solaris
4 4 (2.56%) zOS
5 3 (1.92%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.28%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (1.28%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (28.85%) Change Management
2 43 (27.56%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 35 (22.44%) Cybersecurity
5 30 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (10.90%) DevOps
6 17 (10.90%) Project Management
7 13 (8.33%) Data Analysis
8 12 (7.69%) Analytics
8 12 (7.69%) MVC
9 11 (7.05%) Migration
10 10 (6.41%) Visualisation
11 9 (5.77%) Data Visualisation
11 9 (5.77%) Infrastructure Management
11 9 (5.77%) Line Management
12 8 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (5.13%) Data Integration
12 8 (5.13%) Process Improvement
12 8 (5.13%) Risk Analytics
12 8 (5.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 31 (19.87%) SQL
2 12 (7.69%) Python
3 11 (7.05%) C#
3 11 (7.05%) JavaScript
4 10 (6.41%) Java
5 9 (5.77%) R
6 7 (4.49%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.56%) C
7 4 (2.56%) JCL
7 4 (2.56%) REXX
7 4 (2.56%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.28%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.28%) VB
8 2 (1.28%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.64%) COBOL
9 1 (0.64%) Java 8
9 1 (0.64%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (3.21%) CISA
1 5 (3.21%) CISM
1 5 (3.21%) CISSP
2 4 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (1.92%) APMG
3 3 (1.92%) PMP
3 3 (1.92%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.28%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.64%) CCNP
5 1 (0.64%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.64%) Degree
5 1 (0.64%) PhD
5 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.13%) QA
2 7 (4.49%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.92%) GDPR
4 2 (1.28%) PMO
5 1 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.13%) NFS
3 5 (3.21%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.21%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (3.21%) vSphere
4 4 (2.56%) ACF2
4 4 (2.56%) RACF
4 4 (2.56%) SRDF
4 4 (2.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (2.56%) Xen
5 1 (0.64%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.64%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (3.21%) NetBackup
2 4 (2.56%) PowerCLI
2 4 (2.56%) vCenter Server
3 2 (1.28%) SCCM
3 2 (1.28%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.64%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.64%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.64%) vRealize
Vendors
1 25 (16.03%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.90%) NetApp
3 16 (10.26%) Oracle
4 14 (8.97%) Cisco
5 13 (8.33%) EMC
5 13 (8.33%) VMware
6 10 (6.41%) Tableau
7 8 (5.13%) Datameer
7 8 (5.13%) Google
7 8 (5.13%) Teradata
8 7 (4.49%) IBM
9 4 (2.56%) 3PAR
9 4 (2.56%) MuleSoft
9 4 (2.56%) Veritas
10 3 (1.92%) Blue Prism
10 3 (1.92%) CA
10 3 (1.92%) CyberArk
10 3 (1.92%) Splunk
11 2 (1.28%) Dell
11 2 (1.28%) Informatica