Period
to 21 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 9 29
Rank change year-on-year -17 +20 -21
Contract jobs citing Finance 19 33 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 7.69% 12.55% 4.36%
As % of the General category 23.46% 36.67% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 27 18
Staffordshire median daily rate £390 £388 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% +12.24% -13.69%
10th Percentile £360 £300 £144
90th Percentile £411 £440 £477
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £16.31 £15.25
% change year-on-year -1.89% +6.93% -49.17%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 81 90 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 32.79% 34.22% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 66 68
Staffordshire median daily rate £390 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% +10.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £351 £278 £225
90th Percentile £449 £472 £491
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Staffordshire median hourly rate - £11.18 £16.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -31.92% +32.91%
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.00 £28.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -22.81% +32.56% -16.21%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Staffordshire

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Staffordshire

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Staffordshire

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Staffordshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. 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
Tamworth -4 10 £390 +14.71%
Stoke-on-Trent -8 4 £425 +6.25% 10
Finance
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 10 (52.63%) Retail
1 10 (52.63%) Logistics
1 10 (52.63%) FMCG
2 8 (42.11%) ERP
3 6 (31.58%) Change Management
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL
5 4 (21.05%) Coaching
5 4 (21.05%) GDPR
5 4 (21.05%) Project Management
6 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
6 3 (15.79%) Supplier Management
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (15.79%) Marketing
6 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (15.79%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (15.79%) User Experience
6 3 (15.79%) UX Design
6 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) e-Learning
6 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
6 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
7 2 (10.53%) Windows
7 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
7 2 (10.53%) CMS
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Management

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 2 (10.53%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.26%) NetSuite
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) OLAP
2 1 (5.26%) OLTP
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Power BI
2 1 (5.26%) QlikView
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (52.63%) Retail
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Project Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Business Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Business Process Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) GDPR Business Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Process Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Web Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Web Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) ERP Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) ERP Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) ERP Manager
5 1 (5.26%) ERP Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) GDPR Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Logistics Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Logistics Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Report Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Supply Chain Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) FMCG
2 3 (15.79%) e-Learning
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.79%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) CMDB
3 1 (5.26%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Logistics
2 8 (42.11%) ERP
3 6 (31.58%) Change Management
4 4 (21.05%) Coaching
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (15.79%) Supplier Management
5 3 (15.79%) UX Design
6 2 (10.53%) Decision-Making
6 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Proactive Management
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (5.26%) Data Privacy
7 1 (5.26%) Open Source
7 1 (5.26%) Software Asset Management
7 1 (5.26%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CCNA
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.26%) MCSA
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) PMP
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) GDPR
2 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
3 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) vCenter Server
1 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Altiris
3 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.26%) EMC
3 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
3 1 (5.26%) JD Edwards
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.26%) Snow
3 1 (5.26%) Sophos