The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 70 95 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 61.40% 43.58% 29.82%
As % of the General category 80.46% 61.69% 40.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 78 77
Average daily rate
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£450 £443 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £290 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -4.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -10.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

General Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
87 154 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 76.32% 70.64% 73.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 119 180
Average daily rate £450 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £309 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -4.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Canary Wharf region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Finance
Hourly Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance.

1 29 (22.31%) Project Management
2 26 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (16.15%) Banking
3 21 (16.15%) Degree
4 18 (13.85%) PRINCE2
5 16 (12.31%) Adobe
6 15 (11.54%) SharePoint
6 15 (11.54%) Content Management
7 14 (10.77%) Marketing
7 14 (10.77%) Oracle
7 14 (10.77%) SQL
7 14 (10.77%) Internet
8 13 (10.00%) Intranet
8 13 (10.00%) Java
8 13 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 13 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 13 (10.00%) Social Media
8 13 (10.00%) Adobe CQ
9 12 (9.23%) CMS
9 12 (9.23%) Migration
10 11 (8.46%) Change Management
10 11 (8.46%) ITIL
10 11 (8.46%) MS Excel
10 11 (8.46%) Knowledge Management
11 10 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 10 (7.69%) HTML
11 10 (7.69%) MS Office
11 10 (7.69%) SAP
11 10 (7.69%) E-Commerce
12 9 (6.92%) Publishing

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 13 (10.00%) Adobe CQ
3 12 (9.23%) CMS
4 5 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.85%) SAS
5 2 (1.54%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.77%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.77%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.77%) Lync
6 1 (0.77%) GemFire
Applications
1 13 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (8.46%) MS Excel
3 10 (7.69%) MS Office
4 8 (6.15%) Photoshop
5 3 (2.31%) MS Project
6 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (3.08%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.77%) CA Clarity
3 1 (0.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.77%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.54%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.77%) Internet
2 13 (10.00%) Intranet
3 7 (5.38%) Firewall
4 4 (3.08%) Wireless
5 2 (1.54%) Network Security
5 2 (1.54%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.54%) FTP
5 2 (1.54%) HTTP
6 1 (0.77%) SNMP
6 1 (0.77%) LAN
6 1 (0.77%) WAN
6 1 (0.77%) VPN
6 1 (0.77%) SAN
6 1 (0.77%) MPLS
6 1 (0.77%) BGP
6 1 (0.77%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.77%) TETRA
6 1 (0.77%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.38%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (5.38%) Oracle Database
2 5 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.08%) Data Mining
3 4 (3.08%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (3.08%) Big Data
3 4 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.08%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (2.31%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 3 (2.31%) Base SAS
5 2 (1.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (1.54%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 2 (1.54%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.54%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.77%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (0.77%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (0.77%) Cognos Metric Studio
6 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (3.08%) JDeveloper
2 1 (0.77%) Maven
2 1 (0.77%) ReSharper
2 1 (0.77%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.77%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.77%) Ant
2 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (16.15%) Banking
2 14 (10.77%) Marketing
3 9 (6.92%) Publishing
4 7 (5.38%) Retail
5 6 (4.62%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.85%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.31%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.54%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.54%) International Banking
8 2 (1.54%) Czech Language
8 2 (1.54%) Polish Language
8 2 (1.54%) Turkish Language
9 1 (0.77%) Games
9 1 (0.77%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.77%) Front Office
9 1 (0.77%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (21.54%) Developer
2 24 (18.46%) Analyst
3 21 (16.15%) Project Manager
4 10 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 10 (7.69%) Coordinator
4 10 (7.69%) Consultant
5 7 (5.38%) Java Developer
5 7 (5.38%) Business Manager
6 6 (4.62%) Change Manager
7 5 (3.85%) Business Change Manager
7 5 (3.85%) Data Analyst
8 4 (3.08%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (3.08%) Network Engineer
8 4 (3.08%) Senior Manager
8 4 (3.08%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (3.08%) PMO Analyst
8 4 (3.08%) Content Manager
9 3 (2.31%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.31%) SQL Developer
9 3 (2.31%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.69%) HTML
2 3 (2.31%) XML
2 3 (2.31%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (2.31%) MCollective
3 2 (1.54%) Web Services
3 2 (1.54%) Hibernate
3 2 (1.54%) Spring
3 2 (1.54%) JSON
4 1 (0.77%) WCF
4 1 (0.77%) WPF
4 1 (0.77%) CSLA
4 1 (0.77%) WSDL
4 1 (0.77%) Middleware
4 1 (0.77%) .NET
4 1 (0.77%) STL
4 1 (0.77%) NHibernate
4 1 (0.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (0.77%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.00%) Social Media
2 8 (6.15%) Wiki
2 8 (6.15%) Graphic Design
3 6 (4.62%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.62%) Data Integration
4 5 (3.85%) Statistics
4 5 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.31%) PMI
5 3 (2.31%) Video Editing
5 3 (2.31%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.54%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.54%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.54%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.77%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.77%) CMDB
7 1 (0.77%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.77%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.77%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.85%) Linux
2 4 (3.08%) UNIX
2 4 (3.08%) Windows
3 2 (1.54%) Solaris
4 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.31%) Project Management
2 26 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (13.85%) PRINCE2
4 15 (11.54%) Content Management
5 12 (9.23%) Migration
6 11 (8.46%) Knowledge Management
6 11 (8.46%) Change Management
6 11 (8.46%) ITIL
7 10 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 9 (6.92%) ETL
8 9 (6.92%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (6.92%) Analytics
9 8 (6.15%) Business Analysis
10 7 (5.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (5.38%) Risk Management
10 7 (5.38%) Data Modelling
11 6 (4.62%) Configuration Management
11 6 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (4.62%) Scrum
12 5 (3.85%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.77%) SQL
2 13 (10.00%) Java
3 5 (3.85%) Ruby
3 5 (3.85%) Scala
4 4 (3.08%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.08%) Python
5 3 (2.31%) C
5 3 (2.31%) R
6 2 (1.54%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.54%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.54%) VBA
7 1 (0.77%) C#
7 1 (0.77%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (16.15%) Degree
2 9 (6.92%) PMI Certification
3 8 (6.15%) PMP
4 5 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.54%) CISSP
5 2 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.54%) CISA
6 1 (0.77%) CISM
6 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.62%) COBIT
2 2 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.77%) QA
3 1 (0.77%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 5 (3.85%) Puppet
2 4 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.08%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (2.31%) Salt
4 1 (0.77%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (0.77%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 16 (12.31%) Adobe
2 14 (10.77%) Oracle
3 13 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (7.69%) SAP
5 9 (6.92%) hybris
6 6 (4.62%) McAfee
7 5 (3.85%) Cognos
8 4 (3.08%) Radware
8 4 (3.08%) CA
8 4 (3.08%) NetIQ
8 4 (3.08%) Riverbed
9 3 (2.31%) Rackspace
9 3 (2.31%) Sybase
9 3 (2.31%) IBM
10 2 (1.54%) HP
10 2 (1.54%) Cisco
10 2 (1.54%) Aruba
10 2 (1.54%) Nortel
11 1 (0.77%) BMC
11 1 (0.77%) TSYS