The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 35 23 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 34.31% 20.00% 35.79%
As % of the General category 83.33% 57.50% 77.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 28
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £318 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £686 £499 £553
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%
Finance
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

General Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
42 40 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 41.18% 34.78% 46.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 28 35
Average daily rate £450 £394 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.21% -7.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £454 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £16.92 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £21.94
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +4.84%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 24 (30.38%) Microsoft
2 23 (29.11%) PRINCE2
3 18 (22.78%) MS Office
3 18 (22.78%) Project Planning
4 17 (21.52%) MS Project
4 17 (21.52%) Project Management
5 14 (17.72%) MS Excel
6 13 (16.46%) ITIL
7 10 (12.66%) .NET
7 10 (12.66%) SharePoint
7 10 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (12.66%) Banking
8 9 (11.39%) Service Delivery
8 9 (11.39%) Portfolio Management
9 8 (10.13%) MS Visio
9 8 (10.13%) ISEB
9 8 (10.13%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (10.13%) Service Management
10 7 (8.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (8.86%) Configuration Management
10 7 (8.86%) Degree
10 7 (8.86%) MS Project Server
10 7 (8.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (8.86%) P3O
11 6 (7.59%) SQL
11 6 (7.59%) XML
11 6 (7.59%) JBoss
11 6 (7.59%) Change Management
11 6 (7.59%) Investment Banking
11 6 (7.59%) MS PowerPoint

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 10 (12.66%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.86%) MS Project Server
3 6 (7.59%) JBoss
4 3 (3.80%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (3.80%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.53%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.27%) SAS
6 1 (1.27%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.27%) CMS
6 1 (1.27%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.27%) Apache
6 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (22.78%) MS Office
2 17 (21.52%) MS Project
3 14 (17.72%) MS Excel
4 8 (10.13%) MS Visio
5 6 (7.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.27%) SPSS
6 1 (1.27%) Acrobat
6 1 (1.27%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) AMQP
2 2 (2.53%) Firewall
2 2 (2.53%) Wireless
2 2 (2.53%) VoIP
2 2 (2.53%) MPLS
2 2 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.27%) OSPF
3 1 (1.27%) NetScreen
3 1 (1.27%) LDAP
3 1 (1.27%) LAN
3 1 (1.27%) WAN
3 1 (1.27%) DHCP
3 1 (1.27%) DNS
3 1 (1.27%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.27%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (1.27%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.27%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (1.27%) Network Security
3 1 (1.27%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.27%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.06%) PerformancePoint
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.53%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.27%) Big Data
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.27%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (1.27%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 1 (1.27%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.80%) NUnit
3 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.27%) MSTest
3 1 (1.27%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.27%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.27%) Introscope
General
1 10 (12.66%) Banking
2 6 (7.59%) Investment Banking
3 5 (6.33%) Front Office
4 3 (3.80%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.53%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (25.32%) Analyst
2 14 (17.72%) Project Manager
3 8 (10.13%) Service Manager
3 8 (10.13%) PMO Analyst
4 7 (8.86%) Developer
4 7 (8.86%) Architect
5 6 (7.59%) Business Analyst
5 6 (7.59%) Programme Office Support
5 6 (7.59%) Digital Architect
6 5 (6.33%) Senior Digital Architect
6 5 (6.33%) Senior Architect
7 3 (3.80%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (2.53%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (2.53%) ITIL Manager
8 2 (2.53%) ITIL Service Manager
8 2 (2.53%) Programme Support Officer
8 2 (2.53%) VoIP Project Manager
8 2 (2.53%) Integration Architect
8 2 (2.53%) Test Analyst
8 2 (2.53%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.66%) .NET
2 6 (7.59%) XML
3 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.33%) Java EE
4 3 (3.80%) HTML
4 3 (3.80%) jQuery
5 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.53%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.53%) WCF
5 2 (2.53%) WF
5 2 (2.53%) WinForms
6 1 (1.27%) NHibernate
6 1 (1.27%) CSS
6 1 (1.27%) XSLT
6 1 (1.27%) XML Schema
6 1 (1.27%) Middleware
6 1 (1.27%) XML Messaging
6 1 (1.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.27%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Open Source
1 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.27%) User Experience
2 1 (1.27%) PKI
2 1 (1.27%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.06%) Windows
2 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.11%) PRINCE2
2 18 (22.78%) Project Planning
3 17 (21.52%) Project Management
4 13 (16.46%) ITIL
5 10 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (11.39%) Service Delivery
6 9 (11.39%) Portfolio Management
7 8 (10.13%) Service Management
8 7 (8.86%) Configuration Management
8 7 (8.86%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (7.59%) Change Management
10 5 (6.33%) Resource Management
10 5 (6.33%) Workflow
10 5 (6.33%) Migration
10 5 (6.33%) Mentoring
11 4 (5.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (5.06%) Data Migration
11 4 (5.06%) Lean Six Sigma
11 4 (5.06%) Risk Management
11 4 (5.06%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.59%) SQL
2 5 (6.33%) C#
2 5 (6.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.80%) C
3 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.53%) Java
4 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.27%) Perl
5 1 (1.27%) C++
5 1 (1.27%) VBA
5 1 (1.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) ISEB
1 8 (10.13%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (8.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 7 (8.86%) Degree
3 6 (7.59%) APMP
4 5 (6.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (3.80%) APMG
5 3 (3.80%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (2.53%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.27%) CBAP
7 1 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.27%) PMP
7 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.27%) CCNA
7 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) P3O
2 4 (5.06%) SLA
2 4 (5.06%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.27%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.27%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (1.27%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 24 (30.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.80%) HP
2 3 (3.80%) Cisco
3 2 (2.53%) Cognos
3 2 (2.53%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.53%) Blue Coat
3 2 (2.53%) F5
4 1 (1.27%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.27%) Meraki
4 1 (1.27%) Aruba
4 1 (1.27%) Websense
4 1 (1.27%) CA
4 1 (1.27%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.27%) SAP
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