Period
to 16 January 2018

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 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 198 198 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 23.91% 17.41% 15.36%
As % of the General category 74.44% 59.46% 62.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 148 138
South Yorkshire median daily rate £455 £400 £449
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.75% -10.86% +19.67%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £275
90th Percentile £615 £525 £604
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £14.74 -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year +5.19% -28.00% +44.40%

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 266 333 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 32.13% 29.29% 24.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 230 191
South Yorkshire median daily rate £439 £407 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.93% -4.35% +21.43%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £256
90th Percentile £586 £540 £600
Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +0.31% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 13
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £14.37 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.64% +13.13%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year +40.35% -5.00% -14.29%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 +2 175 £455 +11.93% 28
Doncaster +6 8 £400 +10.34% 4
Barnsley +2 1 - - 1
Rotherham - 1 £500 -
Finance
Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 91 (45.96%) Banking
2 60 (30.30%) Investment Management
3 54 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (26.26%) Cybersecurity
5 44 (22.22%) Investment Banking
6 42 (21.21%) Security Operations
7 36 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
8 35 (17.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (12.63%) Oracle
10 24 (12.12%) Linux
11 23 (11.62%) Java
11 23 (11.62%) Client/Server
12 22 (11.11%) SQL
12 22 (11.11%) Management Information System
13 21 (10.61%) Data Modelling
13 21 (10.61%) SMS
14 20 (10.10%) Unix
15 19 (9.60%) Windows
15 19 (9.60%) Red Hat
15 19 (9.60%) Financial Institution
15 19 (9.60%) Business Analysis
16 18 (9.09%) Incident Management
16 18 (9.09%) Migration
16 18 (9.09%) Information Security
17 17 (8.59%) Business Intelligence
17 17 (8.59%) Collaborative Working
18 16 (8.08%) SQL Server
18 16 (8.08%) CISSP
18 16 (8.08%) SIEM
19 14 (7.07%) User Acceptance Testing

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 8 (4.04%) SAS
2 7 (3.54%) Apache ServiceMix
3 6 (3.03%) JBoss
4 4 (2.02%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.02%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.02%) Skype for Business
4 4 (2.02%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.52%) Confluence
5 3 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.51%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.51%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (4.04%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.02%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.03%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (2.02%) Oracle iProcurement
3 3 (1.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.01%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.01%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.53%) OpenDNS
2 4 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.51%) CloudBees
4 1 (0.51%) FinancialForce
4 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
4 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%) Internet
5 6 (3.03%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.53%) NAS
7 4 (2.02%) DHCP
7 4 (2.02%) NetScaler
7 4 (2.02%) Skype
7 4 (2.02%) SMTP
8 2 (1.01%) Intranet
9 1 (0.51%) HTTP
9 1 (0.51%) LAN
9 1 (0.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.08%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.57%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (6.06%) Hadoop
4 10 (5.05%) Oracle Database
5 8 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.54%) Power BI
7 6 (3.03%) Apache Hive
7 6 (3.03%) Big Data
7 6 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
7 6 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (3.03%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (2.53%) DB2
8 5 (2.53%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.53%) HBase
8 5 (2.53%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.53%) Pentaho
8 5 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (4.04%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.54%) Cucumber
2 7 (3.54%) JUnit
2 7 (3.54%) Maven
3 5 (2.53%) ERwin
4 3 (1.52%) JIRA
5 2 (1.01%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.51%) Toad
6 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 91 (45.96%) Banking
2 44 (22.22%) Investment Banking
3 19 (9.60%) Financial Institution
4 12 (6.06%) Marketing
5 9 (4.55%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.53%) Retail Banking
7 4 (2.02%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.52%) Advertising
8 3 (1.52%) Electronics
8 3 (1.52%) Games
8 3 (1.52%) Online Betting
8 3 (1.52%) Retail
9 2 (1.01%) Law
9 2 (1.01%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.51%) Automotive
10 1 (0.51%) Back Office
10 1 (0.51%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.51%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.51%) German Language
10 1 (0.51%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (28.28%) Analyst
2 35 (17.68%) Developer
3 27 (13.64%) Business Analyst
4 25 (12.63%) Project Manager
5 18 (9.09%) Security Analyst
6 17 (8.59%) Architect
7 13 (6.57%) Administrator
7 13 (6.57%) Java Developer
7 13 (6.57%) Senior Analyst
8 12 (6.06%) Security Manager
9 11 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 11 (5.56%) SOC Analyst
10 10 (5.05%) IT Analyst
10 10 (5.05%) Linux Administrator
11 9 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Manager
11 9 (4.55%) IT Security Analyst
11 9 (4.55%) Security Project Manager
12 8 (4.04%) Consultant
12 8 (4.04%) Data Architect
12 8 (4.04%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.04%) RESTful
1 8 (4.04%) Web Services
2 7 (3.54%) .NET
2 7 (3.54%) Apache Camel
2 7 (3.54%) Spring
3 6 (3.03%) jQuery
3 6 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (2.53%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 5 (2.53%) HTML
4 5 (2.53%) Razor View Engine
4 5 (2.53%) REST
4 5 (2.53%) XML
5 4 (2.02%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (2.02%) SOAP
6 3 (1.52%) CSS
6 3 (1.52%) Java EE
6 3 (1.52%) Regular Expression
7 2 (1.01%) CSS3
7 2 (1.01%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 36 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (11.62%) Client/Server
3 22 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 10 (5.05%) Data Centre
5 9 (4.55%) Virtual Team
6 8 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (4.04%) User Experience
7 7 (3.54%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (2.53%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.01%) Blog
9 2 (1.01%) Clustering
9 2 (1.01%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.51%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.12%) Linux
2 20 (10.10%) Unix
3 19 (9.60%) Windows
4 7 (3.54%) Solaris
5 6 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.53%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.02%) SUSE
7 4 (2.02%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.02%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.52%) CentOS
8 3 (1.52%) MVS
8 3 (1.52%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.51%) AIX
9 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (30.30%) Investment Management
2 54 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (26.26%) Cybersecurity
4 42 (21.21%) Security Operations
5 35 (17.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (10.61%) Data Modelling
7 19 (9.60%) Business Analysis
8 18 (9.09%) Incident Management
8 18 (9.09%) Information Security
8 18 (9.09%) Migration
9 17 (8.59%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (8.59%) Collaborative Working
10 16 (8.08%) SIEM
11 14 (7.07%) PRINCE2
11 14 (7.07%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (6.57%) Project Management
12 13 (6.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 12 (6.06%) Test Automation
13 12 (6.06%) Test Scripting
14 11 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (11.62%) Java
2 22 (11.11%) SQL
3 13 (6.57%) Python
4 9 (4.55%) Shell Script
5 8 (4.04%) Perl
6 5 (2.53%) C#
7 4 (2.02%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.02%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.02%) PHP
8 3 (1.52%) C++
8 3 (1.52%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.01%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.01%) R
9 2 (1.01%) Ruby
10 1 (0.51%) Scala
10 1 (0.51%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (8.08%) CISSP
2 14 (7.07%) Degree
3 11 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (4.04%) CISM
4 8 (4.04%) CRISC
5 6 (3.03%) PMP
6 5 (2.53%) CEH
7 2 (1.01%) MCSD
7 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.51%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.51%) CCNP
8 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.56%) QA
2 6 (3.03%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.03%) PMO
3 3 (1.52%) GCP
4 2 (1.01%) Basel II
4 2 (1.01%) COREP
4 2 (1.01%) IFRS
4 2 (1.01%) IFRS 9
4 2 (1.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (4.04%) XenApp
1 8 (4.04%) XenDesktop
2 4 (2.02%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (2.02%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (2.02%) Terminal Server
2 4 (2.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.02%) XenServer
3 2 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.51%) Docker
4 1 (0.51%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (3.54%) CSIRT
2 6 (3.03%) QRadar
3 5 (2.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (2.02%) EdgeSight
5 3 (1.52%) Nagios
6 2 (1.01%) Ansible
7 1 (0.51%) Ambari
7 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 25 (12.63%) Oracle
2 19 (9.60%) Red Hat
3 12 (6.06%) Symantec
4 11 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.04%) Citrix
6 7 (3.54%) IBM
7 6 (3.03%) Tableau
7 6 (3.03%) VMware
8 5 (2.53%) CA
8 5 (2.53%) Cisco
8 5 (2.53%) EMC
8 5 (2.53%) Informatica
8 5 (2.53%) Intel
8 5 (2.53%) Sybase
9 4 (2.02%) HP
9 4 (2.02%) Ivanti
9 4 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.02%) SAP
9 4 (2.02%) Veritas
10 2 (1.01%) Infor