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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 14 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 -8  
Contract jobs citing Finance 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 4.17% 1.41% 18.18%
As % of the General category 28.57% 14.29% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £450 - £295
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year +31.57% -3.79%  

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 7 7 11
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 14.58% 9.86% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 9
Median daily rate £450 £500 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +69.49%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (33.33%) CRISC
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Security+ Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CISA
2 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Security
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CNA
2 2 (33.33%) CNE
2 2 (33.33%) Novell Certification
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) SAS
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) B2B
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Risk 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 (16.67%) SAS
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Power BI
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Information Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Information Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Information Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Database Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Major Incident Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Report Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Reporting Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Security
1 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) B2B
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Data Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISA
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
1 2 (33.33%) CNA
1 2 (33.33%) CNE
1 2 (33.33%) CompTIA Security+
1 2 (33.33%) CRISC
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Novell Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft