Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 4 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 175 161 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 25.81% 18.09% 16.29%
As % of the General category 74.79% 60.75% 65.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 114 118
Sheffield median daily rate £455 £407 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.93% -9.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £318 £286 £271
90th Percentile £615 £525 £656
South Yorkshire median daily rate £455 £400 £449
% change year-on-year +13.75% -10.86% +19.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - £13.00 -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £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 234 265 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 34.51% 29.78% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 174 159
Sheffield median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +21.43%
10th Percentile £268 £291 £261
90th Percentile £575 £559 £600
South Yorkshire median daily rate £439 £407 £425
% change year-on-year +7.93% -4.35% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 5
Sheffield median hourly rate - £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.14% +13.13%
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £14.37 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +2.64% +13.13%

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 16 January 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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Finance.

1 88 (50.29%) Banking
2 60 (34.29%) Investment Management
3 51 (29.14%) Cybersecurity
4 50 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (25.14%) Investment Banking
6 42 (24.00%) Security Operations
7 35 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 35 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (13.14%) Client/Server
9 22 (12.57%) Management Information System
10 21 (12.00%) SMS
11 20 (11.43%) Java
11 20 (11.43%) SQL
11 20 (11.43%) Unix
12 19 (10.86%) Windows
12 19 (10.86%) Linux
12 19 (10.86%) Financial Institution
13 18 (10.29%) Data Modelling
13 18 (10.29%) Information Security
14 17 (9.71%) Business Analysis
14 17 (9.71%) Collaborative Working
15 16 (9.14%) SIEM
15 16 (9.14%) Incident Management
15 16 (9.14%) CISSP
15 16 (9.14%) SQL Server
15 16 (9.14%) Red Hat
16 15 (8.57%) Oracle
16 15 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
17 14 (8.00%) Migration
17 14 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing

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 8 (4.57%) SAS
2 7 (4.00%) Apache ServiceMix
3 6 (3.43%) JBoss
4 4 (2.29%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.29%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.71%) Confluence
6 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.14%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.57%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.57%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.29%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.29%) Oracle iProcurement
1 4 (2.29%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.86%) OpenDNS
2 4 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.57%) CloudBees
4 1 (0.57%) FinancialForce
4 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.00%) SMS
2 12 (6.86%) DNS
3 10 (5.71%) Firewall
4 7 (4.00%) SAN
5 6 (3.43%) Internet
5 6 (3.43%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.86%) NAS
7 4 (2.29%) DHCP
7 4 (2.29%) NetScaler
7 4 (2.29%) SMTP
8 2 (1.14%) Intranet
8 2 (1.14%) Skype
9 1 (0.57%) HTTP
9 1 (0.57%) LAN
9 1 (0.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.14%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.86%) Hadoop
3 11 (6.29%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (4.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (4.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 7 (4.00%) Power BI
6 6 (3.43%) Apache Hive
6 6 (3.43%) Big Data
7 5 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (2.86%) Data Lake
7 5 (2.86%) DB2
7 5 (2.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.86%) HBase
7 5 (2.86%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.86%) Pentaho
7 5 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.29%) Maltego
8 4 (2.29%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (4.57%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.00%) Cucumber
2 7 (4.00%) JUnit
2 7 (4.00%) Maven
3 5 (2.86%) ERwin
4 3 (1.71%) JIRA
5 2 (1.14%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 88 (50.29%) Banking
2 44 (25.14%) Investment Banking
3 19 (10.86%) Financial Institution
4 10 (5.71%) Marketing
5 6 (3.43%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.86%) Retail Banking
7 4 (2.29%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.71%) Advertising
8 3 (1.71%) Electronics
8 3 (1.71%) Games
8 3 (1.71%) Online Betting
8 3 (1.71%) Retail
9 2 (1.14%) Law
9 2 (1.14%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.57%) Automotive
10 1 (0.57%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.57%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.57%) German Language
10 1 (0.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 53 (30.29%) Analyst
2 33 (18.86%) Developer
3 26 (14.86%) Business Analyst
4 21 (12.00%) Project Manager
5 18 (10.29%) Security Analyst
6 13 (7.43%) Java Developer
6 13 (7.43%) Senior Analyst
7 12 (6.86%) Security Manager
8 11 (6.29%) Architect
8 11 (6.29%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 11 (6.29%) SOC Analyst
9 10 (5.71%) IT Analyst
10 9 (5.14%) Administrator
10 9 (5.14%) Cybersecurity Manager
10 9 (5.14%) IT Security Analyst
10 9 (5.14%) Security Project Manager
11 8 (4.57%) Consultant
11 8 (4.57%) IT Manager
12 7 (4.00%) IT Business Analyst
12 7 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.57%) RESTful
2 7 (4.00%) .NET
2 7 (4.00%) Apache Camel
2 7 (4.00%) Spring
3 6 (3.43%) jQuery
3 6 (3.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (3.43%) Web Services
4 5 (2.86%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 5 (2.86%) HTML
4 5 (2.86%) Razor View Engine
4 5 (2.86%) XML
5 4 (2.29%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (1.71%) CSS
6 3 (1.71%) Java EE
6 3 (1.71%) Regular Expression
7 2 (1.14%) CSS3
7 2 (1.14%) HTML5
7 2 (1.14%) Keras
7 2 (1.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 35 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (13.14%) Client/Server
3 22 (12.57%) Management Information System
4 10 (5.71%) Data Centre
5 8 (4.57%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (4.57%) User Experience
5 8 (4.57%) Virtual Team
6 7 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (2.86%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.14%) Blog
8 2 (1.14%) Clustering
8 2 (1.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.43%) Unix
2 19 (10.86%) Linux
2 19 (10.86%) Windows
3 7 (4.00%) Solaris
4 6 (3.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.86%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.29%) SUSE
6 4 (2.29%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.29%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.71%) MVS
7 3 (1.71%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.57%) AIX
8 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (34.29%) Investment Management
2 51 (29.14%) Cybersecurity
3 50 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (24.00%) Security Operations
5 35 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (10.29%) Data Modelling
6 18 (10.29%) Information Security
7 17 (9.71%) Business Analysis
7 17 (9.71%) Collaborative Working
8 16 (9.14%) Incident Management
8 16 (9.14%) SIEM
9 15 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (8.00%) Migration
10 14 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (6.86%) PRINCE2
11 12 (6.86%) Test Automation
11 12 (6.86%) Test Scripting
12 11 (6.29%) Project Management
12 11 (6.29%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (6.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.43%) Java
1 20 (11.43%) SQL
2 13 (7.43%) Python
3 9 (5.14%) Shell Script
4 8 (4.57%) Perl
5 5 (2.86%) C#
6 4 (2.29%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.29%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.29%) PHP
7 3 (1.71%) C++
7 3 (1.71%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.14%) R
8 2 (1.14%) Ruby
9 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.57%) Scala
9 1 (0.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (9.14%) CISSP
2 12 (6.86%) Degree
3 9 (5.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (4.57%) CISM
4 8 (4.57%) CRISC
5 6 (3.43%) PMP
6 5 (2.86%) CEH
7 2 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.57%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.57%) CCNP
8 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.71%) QA
2 5 (2.86%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.29%) PMO
4 3 (1.71%) GCP
5 2 (1.14%) Basel II
5 2 (1.14%) COREP
5 2 (1.14%) IFRS
5 2 (1.14%) IFRS 9
5 2 (1.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (4.57%) XenApp
1 8 (4.57%) XenDesktop
2 4 (2.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (2.29%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (2.29%) Terminal Server
2 4 (2.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.29%) XenServer
3 2 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.57%) Docker
4 1 (0.57%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (4.00%) CSIRT
2 6 (3.43%) QRadar
3 5 (2.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (2.29%) EdgeSight
5 2 (1.14%) Ansible
6 1 (0.57%) Ambari
6 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 16 (9.14%) Red Hat
2 15 (8.57%) Oracle
3 12 (6.86%) Symantec
4 9 (5.14%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.57%) Citrix
6 6 (3.43%) Tableau
7 5 (2.86%) CA
7 5 (2.86%) Cisco
7 5 (2.86%) EMC
7 5 (2.86%) IBM
7 5 (2.86%) Informatica
7 5 (2.86%) Intel
7 5 (2.86%) Sybase
8 4 (2.29%) HP
8 4 (2.29%) Ivanti
8 4 (2.29%) Veritas
8 4 (2.29%) VMware
9 3 (1.71%) SAP
10 2 (1.14%) Varonis
11 1 (0.57%) MuleSoft