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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 35 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 25.74% 19.28% 24.05%
As % of the General category 83.33% 64.00% 79.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £370 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £287 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £518 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £383
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
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 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 30.88% 30.12% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 21
Average daily rate £356 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £160 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £413 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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 30 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 25 (31.25%) Windows
2 25 (31.25%) VMware
3 23 (28.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (23.75%) Citrix
5 15 (18.75%) Active Directory
5 15 (18.75%) SQL
5 15 (18.75%) Project Management
6 14 (17.50%) SharePoint
7 13 (16.25%) Visual Studio
7 13 (16.25%) vSphere
8 12 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (15.00%) XML
8 12 (15.00%) ITIL
9 11 (13.75%) VMware ESX
9 11 (13.75%) IIS
9 11 (13.75%) C#
10 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 10 (12.50%) MS Office
10 10 (12.50%) Workflow
10 10 (12.50%) SAN
10 10 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (12.50%) Banking
11 9 (11.25%) XenApp
11 9 (11.25%) XenDesktop
11 9 (11.25%) Windows 7
11 9 (11.25%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (11.25%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (11.25%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (11.25%) .NET

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 14 (17.50%) SharePoint
2 11 (13.75%) IIS
3 9 (11.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (8.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.25%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.25%) Mule
6 1 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.25%) Lync
6 1 (1.25%) FileNet
6 1 (1.25%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (12.50%) MS Office
2 7 (8.75%) MS Excel
3 5 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 5 (6.25%) MS Project
4 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.25%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.50%) SAN
2 6 (7.50%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.50%) NetScaler
3 5 (6.25%) WAN
4 3 (3.75%) DHCP
4 3 (3.75%) Internet
4 3 (3.75%) DNS
4 3 (3.75%) SSH
5 1 (1.25%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.25%) VLAN
5 1 (1.25%) Network Security
5 1 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.25%) SSL
5 1 (1.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.25%) BGP
5 1 (1.25%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.25%) Firewall
5 1 (1.25%) Wireless
5 1 (1.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.00%) SSDT
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.25%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (1.25%) Big Data
5 1 (1.25%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (16.25%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.50%) NUnit
4 1 (1.25%) MSTest
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (12.50%) Banking
2 5 (6.25%) Investment Banking
2 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.75%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.25%) Billing
4 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (23.75%) Analyst
2 12 (15.00%) Developer
3 9 (11.25%) Project Manager
4 8 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Consultant
6 6 (7.50%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) Wintel Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) CRM Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 3 (3.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Oracle Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Oracle Support Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.00%) XML
2 9 (11.25%) .NET
3 7 (8.75%) jQuery
4 5 (6.25%) HTML
4 5 (6.25%) Ajax
5 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (5.00%) JSON
5 4 (5.00%) WCF
6 3 (3.75%) CSS
6 3 (3.75%) Web Services
6 3 (3.75%) X-Windows
7 2 (2.50%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.50%) WF
7 2 (2.50%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.25%) CSS3
8 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.25%) HTML5
8 1 (1.25%) WinForms
8 1 (1.25%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.75%) User Experience
3 2 (2.50%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.25%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.25%) Social Media
4 1 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.25%) AS400
4 1 (1.25%) IVR
4 1 (1.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 25 (31.25%) Windows
2 23 (28.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (11.25%) Windows 7
4 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.25%) UNIX
6 4 (5.00%) Linux
6 4 (5.00%) AIX
6 4 (5.00%) SUSE
6 4 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.75%) Project Management
2 12 (15.00%) ITIL
3 10 (12.50%) Workflow
3 10 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (11.25%) CRM
4 9 (11.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (11.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (8.75%) PRINCE2
6 6 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (7.50%) Migration
6 6 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (6.25%) Change Management
7 5 (6.25%) Project Planning
7 5 (6.25%) Service Management
7 5 (6.25%) Security Hardening
8 4 (5.00%) Document Management
8 4 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.00%) MVC
8 4 (5.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.75%) SQL
2 11 (13.75%) C#
3 9 (11.25%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.75%) PowerShell
5 6 (7.50%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.00%) VBScript
6 4 (5.00%) VB
7 3 (3.75%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.75%) Korn
7 3 (3.75%) sed
8 2 (2.50%) AWK
8 2 (2.50%) R
8 2 (2.50%) Java
9 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.75%) MCSE
3 5 (6.25%) MCSA
4 4 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.75%) MCSM
5 3 (3.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.50%) Degree
7 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.25%) APMP
7 1 (1.25%) ISEB
7 1 (1.25%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) P3O
System Software
1 15 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 13 (16.25%) vSphere
3 12 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (13.75%) VMware ESX
5 9 (11.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (11.25%) XenApp
5 9 (11.25%) XenDesktop
6 8 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (5.00%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.25%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) BladeLogic
1 3 (3.75%) EdgeSight
2 1 (1.25%) SCCM
2 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 25 (31.25%) VMware
3 19 (23.75%) Citrix
4 8 (10.00%) Oracle
5 7 (8.75%) AppSense
6 6 (7.50%) Cisco
6 6 (7.50%) Dell
7 5 (6.25%) Avaya
8 4 (5.00%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.75%) EMC
9 3 (3.75%) NetApp
9 3 (3.75%) Kofax
10 2 (2.50%) IBM
11 1 (1.25%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.25%) BMC
11 1 (1.25%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.25%) Sourcefire
11 1 (1.25%) Sitecore
11 1 (1.25%) F5
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