The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 11 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5  
Contract jobs citing Finance 4 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 7.27% 11.48% 21.88%
As % of the General category 36.36% 46.67% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 7
Median daily rate £388 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.72% -7.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +44.57% +18.57%  

Finance is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 11 15 10
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 20.00% 24.59% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 8
Median daily rate £381 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.04% -7.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £275 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £375 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent citing Finance as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Stoke-on-Trent

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Stoke-on-Trent

Finance
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Finance.

1 3 (37.50%) NHS
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) SAS
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) B2B
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Publishing
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Replication
3 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (12.50%) Gantt Chart
3 1 (12.50%) Contract Management

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 1 (12.50%) SAS
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Power BI
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Project Officer
1 2 (25.00%) Project Support Officer
1 2 (25.00%) Support Officer
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Database Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Major Incident Manager
2 1 (12.50%) PMO Officer
2 1 (12.50%) Report Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Reporting Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Service Transition Manager
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Database Developer
2 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) NHS
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) B2B
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Contract Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Gantt Chart
3 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft