Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 24 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 198 222 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 23.77% 18.36% 16.04%
As % of the General category 70.46% 57.96% 57.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 162 126
South Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £388 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -7.46% +4.69%
10th Percentile £313 £285 £256
90th Percentile £615 £549 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £14.74 -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +9.23% -38.10% +40.00%

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 281 383 278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 33.73% 31.68% 27.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 259 179
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +9.14%
10th Percentile £264 £275 £213
90th Percentile £598 £550 £563
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £383
% change year-on-year - +4.58% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 22
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.63 £14.37 £13.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.14% +9.01% +5.46%
10th Percentile £10.91 £11.79 £7.52
90th Percentile £14.24 £34.59 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £15.20
% change year-on-year +20.69% -4.57% +11.77%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in South Yorkshire

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in South Yorkshire

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in South Yorkshire

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in South Yorkshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Sheffield +1 175 £500 +24.84% 16
Doncaster +4 7 £488 +36.84% 3
Barnsley +3 1 - -
Finance
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 90 (45.45%) Banking
2 60 (30.30%) Investment Management
3 46 (23.23%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (20.20%) Investment Banking
5 38 (19.19%) Cybersecurity
5 38 (19.19%) Security Operations
6 33 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 33 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (13.13%) Data Modelling
8 25 (12.63%) Linux
8 25 (12.63%) Incident Management
9 24 (12.12%) Unix
9 24 (12.12%) SQL
9 24 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
10 23 (11.62%) Oracle
11 22 (11.11%) Test Automation
12 21 (10.61%) SMS
12 21 (10.61%) Client/Server
12 21 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (10.61%) Symantec
13 20 (10.10%) Windows
13 20 (10.10%) Business Analysis
14 19 (9.60%) Migration
15 18 (9.09%) Financial Institution
15 18 (9.09%) CISSP
15 18 (9.09%) Management Information System
16 17 (8.59%) Java
16 17 (8.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 17 (8.59%) SIEM
17 16 (8.08%) SQL Server

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 10 (5.05%) SAS
2 8 (4.04%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.53%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.02%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.01%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (1.01%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.01%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.51%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (5.05%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.51%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.53%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (2.02%) Oracle iProcurement
3 3 (1.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.51%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (3.54%) OpenDNS
2 3 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.51%) CloudBees
3 1 (0.51%) FinancialForce
3 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.61%) SMS
2 12 (6.06%) DNS
3 10 (5.05%) Firewall
4 7 (3.54%) SAN
5 6 (3.03%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.53%) Internet
6 5 (2.53%) NAS
7 4 (2.02%) Skype
8 2 (1.01%) DHCP
8 2 (1.01%) HTTP
8 2 (1.01%) NetScaler
8 2 (1.01%) SMTP
9 1 (0.51%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.51%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.08%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.57%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (6.57%) Hadoop
3 9 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 8 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.54%) Apache Hive
5 7 (3.54%) Big Data
5 7 (3.54%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (3.54%) Maltego
5 7 (3.54%) Power BI
6 6 (3.03%) Data Lake
6 6 (3.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.03%) HBase
6 6 (3.03%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.03%) Pentaho
6 6 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.53%) DB2
7 5 (2.53%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (2.53%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 6 (3.03%) ERwin
2 4 (2.02%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.52%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.01%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.01%) JUnit
4 2 (1.01%) Maven
5 1 (0.51%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.51%) ProC
5 1 (0.51%) Toad
5 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 90 (45.45%) Banking
2 40 (20.20%) Investment Banking
3 18 (9.09%) Financial Institution
4 14 (7.07%) Manufacturing
4 14 (7.07%) Marketing
5 9 (4.55%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.54%) Electronics
7 3 (1.52%) Games
7 3 (1.52%) Online Betting
7 3 (1.52%) Retail
7 3 (1.52%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Automotive
8 1 (0.51%) Back Office
8 1 (0.51%) Billing
8 1 (0.51%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.51%) German Language
8 1 (0.51%) Legal
8 1 (0.51%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (26.77%) Analyst
2 35 (17.68%) Developer
3 25 (12.63%) Project Manager
4 24 (12.12%) Business Analyst
5 19 (9.60%) Architect
6 13 (6.57%) Senior Analyst
7 12 (6.06%) Administrator
7 12 (6.06%) Security Analyst
8 11 (5.56%) Incident Analyst
8 11 (5.56%) Integration Developer
9 10 (5.05%) Consultant
9 10 (5.05%) Linux Administrator
9 10 (5.05%) Technical Analyst
9 10 (5.05%) Technical Business Analyst
10 9 (4.55%) Data Architect
10 9 (4.55%) IT Manager
10 9 (4.55%) SOC Analyst
11 8 (4.04%) IT Project Manager
11 8 (4.04%) Security Specialist
12 7 (3.54%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.05%) Web Services
2 8 (4.04%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (3.54%) .NET
4 6 (3.03%) CSS
4 6 (3.03%) jQuery
4 6 (3.03%) REST
4 6 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (3.03%) XML
5 5 (2.53%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 5 (2.53%) HTML
5 5 (2.53%) Razor View Engine
6 4 (2.02%) Java EE
6 4 (2.02%) SOAP
7 3 (1.52%) Regular Expression
7 3 (1.52%) RESTful
8 2 (1.01%) Apache Camel
8 2 (1.01%) CSS3
8 2 (1.01%) React
8 2 (1.01%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (10.61%) Client/Server
3 18 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 11 (5.56%) User Experience
5 9 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (2.53%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.02%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.52%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.01%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.01%) Clustering
10 2 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.51%) BYOD
11 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.51%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.51%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.51%) iPad
11 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.51%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.51%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.63%) Linux
2 24 (12.12%) Unix
3 20 (10.10%) Windows
4 6 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (3.03%) Solaris
5 5 (2.53%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.02%) SUSE
6 4 (2.02%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.52%) CentOS
7 3 (1.52%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.52%) MVS
7 3 (1.52%) Windows NT
8 2 (1.01%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.51%) AIX
9 1 (0.51%) Android
9 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (30.30%) Investment Management
2 46 (23.23%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (19.19%) Cybersecurity
3 38 (19.19%) Security Operations
4 33 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (13.13%) Data Modelling
6 25 (12.63%) Incident Management
7 24 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
8 22 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 21 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (10.10%) Business Analysis
11 19 (9.60%) Migration
12 17 (8.59%) SIEM
12 17 (8.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 16 (8.08%) Information Security
13 16 (8.08%) Project Management
14 14 (7.07%) Validation
15 13 (6.57%) Collaborative Working
15 13 (6.57%) Test Scripting
16 12 (6.06%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 24 (12.12%) SQL
2 17 (8.59%) Java
3 16 (8.08%) Python
4 10 (5.05%) Shell Script
5 8 (4.04%) Perl
6 6 (3.03%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.53%) C#
7 5 (2.53%) PHP
7 5 (2.53%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.02%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.02%) C++
9 3 (1.52%) Ruby
10 2 (1.01%) R
11 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.51%) PROC SQL
11 1 (0.51%) SAS Macro
11 1 (0.51%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (9.09%) CISSP
2 12 (6.06%) Degree
3 8 (4.04%) CISM
3 8 (4.04%) CRISC
3 8 (4.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (3.54%) PMP
5 5 (2.53%) CEH
6 3 (1.52%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.01%) CISA
7 2 (1.01%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (1.01%) MCSD
7 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.01%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.51%) APMG
8 1 (0.51%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.56%) QA
2 7 (3.54%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.53%) PMO
4 3 (1.52%) GCP
4 3 (1.52%) IFRS
4 3 (1.52%) IFRS 9
5 2 (1.01%) Basel II
5 2 (1.01%) COREP
5 2 (1.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 4 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (2.02%) XenApp
1 4 (2.02%) XenDesktop
2 2 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.01%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (1.01%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.01%) Terminal Server
2 2 (1.01%) vCloud
2 2 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.01%) XenServer
3 1 (0.51%) Docker
3 1 (0.51%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 9 (4.55%) CSIRT
2 7 (3.54%) QRadar
3 5 (2.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (1.52%) Nagios
5 2 (1.01%) Ansible
5 2 (1.01%) EdgeSight
5 2 (1.01%) PowerCLI
5 2 (1.01%) vRealize
6 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 23 (11.62%) Oracle
2 21 (10.61%) Symantec
3 15 (7.58%) Microsoft
4 14 (7.07%) Red Hat
5 13 (6.57%) IBM
6 9 (4.55%) SAP
7 6 (3.03%) CA
7 6 (3.03%) Informatica
7 6 (3.03%) Tableau
7 6 (3.03%) VMware
8 5 (2.53%) Cisco
8 5 (2.53%) Citrix
8 5 (2.53%) EMC
8 5 (2.53%) Sybase
9 4 (2.02%) HP
9 4 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.02%) Veritas
10 3 (1.52%) Google
11 2 (1.01%) AppSense
11 2 (1.01%) Blue Coat