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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 21 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 26 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 9.45% 18.98% 19.05%
As % of the General category 50.00% 66.67% 64.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 8
Median daily rate £470 £369 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% +10.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
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
52 39 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 18.91% 28.47% 29.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 24 15
Median daily rate £396 £375 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% +29.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £325 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Croydon region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

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 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for Finance.

1 26 (36.11%) ITIL
2 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (18.06%) Guidewire
4 12 (16.67%) F5
5 11 (15.28%) Firewall
5 11 (15.28%) Unix
5 11 (15.28%) Linux
6 10 (13.89%) VPN
6 10 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 9 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 9 (12.50%) Project Management
7 9 (12.50%) Java
7 9 (12.50%) Network Security
7 9 (12.50%) iPad
8 8 (11.11%) Puppet
8 8 (11.11%) Data Centre
8 8 (11.11%) VMware
8 8 (11.11%) Nagios
8 8 (11.11%) IPsec
9 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
9 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
9 7 (9.72%) ITIL V3
10 6 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (8.33%) Waterfall
10 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (8.33%) SC Cleared
10 6 (8.33%) Load Balancing
10 6 (8.33%) Python

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.94%) MQSeries
2 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.78%) CMS
3 2 (2.78%) Confluence
4 1 (1.39%) Apache
4 1 (1.39%) JBoss
4 1 (1.39%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.39%) nginx
4 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.33%) MS Visio
3 5 (6.94%) MS Office
4 3 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.17%) MS Project
5 1 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.39%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.39%) FinancialForce.com
1 1 (1.39%) GitHub
1 1 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.28%) Firewall
2 10 (13.89%) VPN
3 9 (12.50%) Network Security
4 8 (11.11%) IPsec
5 5 (6.94%) FTP
5 5 (6.94%) HTTP
5 5 (6.94%) HTTPS
5 5 (6.94%) LDAP
5 5 (6.94%) NAS
5 5 (6.94%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.94%) tcpdump
5 5 (6.94%) Wireshark
6 4 (5.56%) BIG-IP
6 4 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (5.56%) Internet
6 4 (5.56%) SSL
7 3 (4.17%) Wireless
8 2 (2.78%) DNS
8 2 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.39%) MySQL
2 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.39%) Redis
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.39%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Artifactory
1 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.39%) Gerrit
1 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.39%) Grunt
1 1 (1.39%) gulp
1 1 (1.39%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.39%) JIRA
1 1 (1.39%) Mercurial
1 1 (1.39%) Ranorex
1 1 (1.39%) Selenium
1 1 (1.39%) SonarQube
1 1 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.39%) Testopia
1 1 (1.39%) TestPartner
General
1 5 (6.94%) Banking
1 5 (6.94%) Retail
1 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.56%) Billing
3 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.78%) Law
5 1 (1.39%) Back Office
5 1 (1.39%) French Language
5 1 (1.39%) Legal
5 1 (1.39%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (20.83%) Analyst
2 7 (9.72%) Architect
2 7 (9.72%) Project Manager
3 5 (6.94%) Business Analyst
3 5 (6.94%) Network Engineer
4 4 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
4 4 (5.56%) IT Manager
4 4 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (5.56%) Service Manager
5 3 (4.17%) Billing Analyst
5 3 (4.17%) Developer
5 3 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (4.17%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (4.17%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 3 (4.17%) Integration Architect
5 3 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (4.17%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (4.17%) Security Engineer
5 3 (4.17%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.33%) J2EE
2 2 (2.78%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.78%) HTML
2 2 (2.78%) Middleware
2 2 (2.78%) Spring Integration
2 2 (2.78%) Web Services
3 1 (1.39%) .NET
3 1 (1.39%) CSS
3 1 (1.39%) HTML5
3 1 (1.39%) Java EE
3 1 (1.39%) Java SE
3 1 (1.39%) LAMP
3 1 (1.39%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.39%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.39%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.39%) RESTful
3 1 (1.39%) Sass
3 1 (1.39%) XML
3 1 (1.39%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) iPad
2 8 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.56%) CMDB
5 3 (4.17%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.78%) Social Media
7 1 (1.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.39%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.39%) Fintech
7 1 (1.39%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.39%) Replication
7 1 (1.39%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.39%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.28%) Linux
1 11 (15.28%) Unix
2 5 (6.94%) Windows
3 3 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.78%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.39%) CentOS
5 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.39%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.11%) ITIL
2 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (12.50%) Project Management
5 7 (9.72%) ITIL V3
6 6 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 6 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 6 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 5 (6.94%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.94%) Migration
8 4 (5.56%) Business Continuity
8 4 (5.56%) Change Management
8 4 (5.56%) Data Modelling
8 4 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.56%) Programme Management
8 4 (5.56%) Risk Management
8 4 (5.56%) Service Management
8 4 (5.56%) TOGAF
8 4 (5.56%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.50%) Java
2 6 (8.33%) Perl
2 6 (8.33%) Python
3 5 (6.94%) Shell Script
4 4 (5.56%) VBA
5 3 (4.17%) SQL
6 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.39%) C
7 1 (1.39%) C#
7 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.39%) PHP
7 1 (1.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.78%) CCNA
4 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.39%) BICSI Certification
5 1 (1.39%) BICSI RCDD
5 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.39%) CCIE
5 1 (1.39%) CCNP
5 1 (1.39%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) Degree
5 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) SLA
3 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (6.94%) Samba
2 5 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.56%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.39%) Docker
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.39%) vCloud
4 1 (1.39%) XenApp
4 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (11.11%) Nagios
1 8 (11.11%) Puppet
2 4 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.39%) Ansible
3 1 (1.39%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.39%) Kibana
3 1 (1.39%) logstash
3 1 (1.39%) Rundeck
3 1 (1.39%) Salt
3 1 (1.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (18.06%) Guidewire
2 12 (16.67%) F5
3 9 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 9 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 8 (11.11%) VMware
5 6 (8.33%) Citrix
5 6 (8.33%) Oracle
6 5 (6.94%) NetApp
7 4 (5.56%) Blue Coat
7 4 (5.56%) Cisco
7 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.56%) ServiceNow
8 3 (4.17%) FireEye
8 3 (4.17%) HP
8 3 (4.17%) Juniper
8 3 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (4.17%) Sourcefire
9 2 (2.78%) Facebook
9 2 (2.78%) Palo Alto
9 2 (2.78%) Teradata