The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 12 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing Finance 9 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 7.89% 9.49% 17.33%
As % of the General category 42.86% 33.33% 54.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 17
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £370 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
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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 Crawley region.

General Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
21 39 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 18.42% 28.47% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 32
Average daily rate £394 £440 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.51% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £355 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £525 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Crawley region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (20.83%) Project Management
3 5 (20.83%) Citrix
3 5 (20.83%) Windows
3 5 (20.83%) Back Office
3 5 (20.83%) XenApp
3 5 (20.83%) XenDesktop
4 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.67%) VMware
4 4 (16.67%) NetScaler
4 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (12.50%) Change Management
5 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.50%) UNIX
5 3 (12.50%) ERP
5 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco
5 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 3 (12.50%) Online Betting
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (8.33%) Use Case
6 2 (8.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.33%) Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) JBoss
1 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Project
3 1 (4.17%) MS Office
3 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (8.33%) DHCP
2 2 (8.33%) DNS
2 2 (8.33%) MPLS
3 1 (4.17%) OSPF
3 1 (4.17%) NetScreen
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) Wireless
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.17%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Introscope
1 1 (4.17%) TestPartner
General
1 5 (20.83%) Back Office
2 3 (12.50%) Online Betting
2 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Publishing
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Citrix Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Citrix Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Service Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Programme Office Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Operations Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Network Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) J2EE
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
1 1 (4.17%) JSP
1 1 (4.17%) Servlets
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
1 1 (4.17%) LAMP
1 1 (4.17%) Spring
1 1 (4.17%) RESTful
1 1 (4.17%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.17%) Telematics
3 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.50%) UNIX
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Project Management
2 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 3 (12.50%) ERP
2 3 (12.50%) Change Management
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.33%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) Use Case
3 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) Web Application Development
4 1 (4.17%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (4.17%) People Management
4 1 (4.17%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
4 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) Perl
2 1 (4.17%) PHP
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) ISEB
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (4.17%) MCITP
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) XenApp
1 5 (20.83%) XenDesktop
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (4.17%) XenServer
5 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Citrix
3 4 (16.67%) VMware
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco
5 2 (8.33%) IBM
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle
5 2 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) EMC
6 1 (4.17%) CA
6 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.17%) SAP
6 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.17%) Aruba
6 1 (4.17%) F5