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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 66 87 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 56.90% 40.47% 33.06%
As % of the General category 77.65% 58.78% 45.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 68 96
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£450 £472 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% -7.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £265 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £26.50 £22.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.77% -4.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -9.09%
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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
85 148 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 73.28% 68.84% 72.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 108 204
Average daily rate £450 £572 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.32% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £382 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.59% +1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -4.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.82 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -24.77%

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 12 September 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 12 September 2014.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 30 (23.26%) Project Management
2 26 (20.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (16.28%) Banking
3 21 (16.28%) Degree
4 19 (14.73%) PRINCE2
5 16 (12.40%) Adobe
6 15 (11.63%) SharePoint
6 15 (11.63%) Content Management
6 15 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (10.85%) MS PowerPoint
7 14 (10.85%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (10.85%) Marketing
7 14 (10.85%) Java
7 14 (10.85%) Oracle
7 14 (10.85%) Internet
8 13 (10.08%) Intranet
8 13 (10.08%) SQL
8 13 (10.08%) Social Media
8 13 (10.08%) Adobe CQ
9 12 (9.30%) Microsoft
9 12 (9.30%) CMS
10 11 (8.53%) Migration
10 11 (8.53%) SAP
10 11 (8.53%) ITIL
10 11 (8.53%) MS Excel
10 11 (8.53%) Wiki
10 11 (8.53%) Knowledge Management
11 10 (7.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 10 (7.75%) E-Commerce
11 10 (7.75%) MS Office

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 (11.63%) SharePoint
2 13 (10.08%) Adobe CQ
3 12 (9.30%) CMS
4 6 (4.65%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.88%) SAS
6 2 (1.55%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.78%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.78%) Lync
7 1 (0.78%) GemFire
Applications
1 14 (10.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (8.53%) MS Excel
3 10 (7.75%) MS Office
4 8 (6.20%) Photoshop
5 4 (3.10%) MS Project
6 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (7.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (3.10%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.78%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.78%) CA Clarity
3 1 (0.78%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.55%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.85%) Internet
2 13 (10.08%) Intranet
3 7 (5.43%) Firewall
4 4 (3.10%) Wireless
5 3 (2.33%) Network Security
6 2 (1.55%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.55%) FTP
6 2 (1.55%) HTTP
7 1 (0.78%) SNMP
7 1 (0.78%) LAN
7 1 (0.78%) WAN
7 1 (0.78%) VPN
7 1 (0.78%) SAN
7 1 (0.78%) MPLS
7 1 (0.78%) BGP
7 1 (0.78%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.78%) TETRA
7 1 (0.78%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.43%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (5.43%) Oracle Database
2 5 (3.88%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (3.10%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.10%) Big Data
4 3 (2.33%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (2.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 3 (2.33%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.33%) Base SAS
5 2 (1.55%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (1.55%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 2 (1.55%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.78%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (0.78%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (0.78%) Cognos Metric Studio
Development Applications
1 5 (3.88%) JDeveloper
2 1 (0.78%) Maven
2 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.78%) Ant
General
1 21 (16.28%) Banking
2 14 (10.85%) Marketing
3 9 (6.98%) Publishing
4 7 (5.43%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.65%) Retail
6 5 (3.88%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.33%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.55%) Czech Language
8 2 (1.55%) Polish Language
8 2 (1.55%) Turkish Language
8 2 (1.55%) International Banking
9 1 (0.78%) Games
9 1 (0.78%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.78%) Front Office
9 1 (0.78%) Legal
9 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (20.16%) Developer
2 23 (17.83%) Project Manager
3 22 (17.05%) Analyst
4 10 (7.75%) Coordinator
4 10 (7.75%) Business Analyst
4 10 (7.75%) Consultant
5 8 (6.20%) Java Developer
6 7 (5.43%) Business Manager
7 5 (3.88%) Change Manager
7 5 (3.88%) Business Change Manager
8 4 (3.10%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (3.10%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (3.10%) Senior Manager
8 4 (3.10%) Network Engineer
8 4 (3.10%) PMO Analyst
8 4 (3.10%) Content Manager
9 3 (2.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 3 (2.33%) Architect
9 3 (2.33%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.33%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.75%) HTML
2 3 (2.33%) XML
2 3 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (2.33%) MCollective
3 2 (1.55%) Hibernate
3 2 (1.55%) Spring
3 2 (1.55%) JSON
3 2 (1.55%) Web Services
4 1 (0.78%) WSDL
4 1 (0.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.08%) Social Media
3 11 (8.53%) Wiki
4 8 (6.20%) Graphic Design
5 7 (5.43%) Management Information System
6 6 (4.65%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.65%) Data Integration
7 5 (3.88%) Statistics
8 3 (2.33%) Video Editing
8 3 (2.33%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.33%) PMI
9 2 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.55%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.55%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.55%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.78%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.78%) CMDB
10 1 (0.78%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.78%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.88%) UNIX
2 4 (3.10%) Windows
2 4 (3.10%) Linux
3 2 (1.55%) Solaris
4 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.26%) Project Management
2 26 (20.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (14.73%) PRINCE2
4 15 (11.63%) Content Management
5 14 (10.85%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (8.53%) ITIL
6 11 (8.53%) Migration
6 11 (8.53%) Knowledge Management
7 10 (7.75%) E-Commerce
7 10 (7.75%) Change Management
8 8 (6.20%) ETL
8 8 (6.20%) Business Analysis
8 8 (6.20%) Analytics
9 7 (5.43%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (5.43%) Risk Management
10 6 (4.65%) Data Modelling
10 6 (4.65%) Configuration Management
11 5 (3.88%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (3.88%) Scrum
11 5 (3.88%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.85%) Java
2 13 (10.08%) SQL
3 5 (3.88%) Ruby
3 5 (3.88%) Scala
4 4 (3.10%) Python
4 4 (3.10%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.33%) R
5 3 (2.33%) C
6 2 (1.55%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.55%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (16.28%) Degree
2 9 (6.98%) PMI Certification
3 8 (6.20%) PMP
4 5 (3.88%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.55%) CISA
5 2 (1.55%) CCNP
5 2 (1.55%) CISSP
5 2 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.55%) CCVP
6 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.78%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.65%) COBIT
2 2 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.78%) QA
3 1 (0.78%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 5 (3.88%) Puppet
2 4 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.10%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (2.33%) Salt
4 2 (1.55%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.78%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.78%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 16 (12.40%) Adobe
2 14 (10.85%) Oracle
3 12 (9.30%) Microsoft
4 11 (8.53%) SAP
5 9 (6.98%) hybris
6 6 (4.65%) McAfee
7 4 (3.10%) Radware
7 4 (3.10%) Riverbed
7 4 (3.10%) Cognos
7 4 (3.10%) Cisco
7 4 (3.10%) NetIQ
7 4 (3.10%) CA
8 3 (2.33%) IBM
8 3 (2.33%) Sybase
8 3 (2.33%) Rackspace
9 2 (1.55%) Verint
9 2 (1.55%) Aruba
9 2 (1.55%) HP
9 2 (1.55%) Nortel
10 1 (0.78%) BMC