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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 9 1
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing Finance 35 10 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 33.65% 12.66% 35.21%
As % of the General category 83.33% 52.63% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 8 45
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£425 £310 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% -27.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £179 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £442 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -9.09%
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 19 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 40.38% 24.05% 42.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 16 47
Average daily rate £425 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £163 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £381 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -27.19%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.49%) Oracle
2 12 (24.49%) Oracle Financials
3 11 (22.45%) PRINCE2
3 11 (22.45%) MS Project
4 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
4 10 (20.41%) SharePoint
5 7 (14.29%) MS Office
5 7 (14.29%) Project Management
6 6 (12.24%) MS Visio
7 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.20%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (10.20%) Project Planning
7 5 (10.20%) MS Project Server
7 5 (10.20%) Visual Studio
7 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET
7 5 (10.20%) C#
7 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
7 5 (10.20%) .NET
8 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
8 4 (8.16%) XML
8 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (8.16%) HP
8 4 (8.16%) Degree
8 4 (8.16%) Risk Management
8 4 (8.16%) Workflow
8 4 (8.16%) APMP
8 4 (8.16%) P3O
8 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (6.12%) SharePoint 2013

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (20.41%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.20%) MS Project Server
3 3 (6.12%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (6.12%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.04%) ColdFusion
4 1 (2.04%) CMS
4 1 (2.04%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.04%) IIS
4 1 (2.04%) Apache
4 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (22.45%) MS Project
2 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
3 7 (14.29%) MS Office
4 6 (12.24%) MS Visio
5 5 (10.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) VoIP
1 2 (4.08%) MPLS
1 2 (4.08%) Firewall
1 2 (4.08%) Wireless
1 2 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.04%) HSRP
2 1 (2.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (2.04%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (2.04%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (2.04%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (2.04%) Network Security
2 1 (2.04%) OSPF
2 1 (2.04%) NetScreen
2 1 (2.04%) LDAP
2 1 (2.04%) LAN
2 1 (2.04%) WAN
2 1 (2.04%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) PerformancePoint
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.12%) NUnit
3 1 (2.04%) MSTest
3 1 (2.04%) Introscope
General
1 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Project Manager
2 7 (14.29%) Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Developer
3 6 (12.24%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (6.12%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (6.12%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (4.08%) MI Analyst
5 2 (4.08%) Programme Support Officer
5 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.08%) Consultant
5 2 (4.08%) VoIP Project Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Programme Office Support
6 1 (2.04%) Portfolio Analyst
6 1 (2.04%) Programme Analyst
6 1 (2.04%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.04%) Recruitment Consultant
6 1 (2.04%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.04%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.04%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) .NET
1 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET
2 4 (8.16%) XML
3 3 (6.12%) jQuery
4 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (4.08%) HTML
4 2 (4.08%) WinForms
4 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.08%) WCF
4 2 (4.08%) WF
5 1 (2.04%) NHibernate
5 1 (2.04%) XSLT
5 1 (2.04%) Middleware
5 1 (2.04%) CSS
5 1 (2.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (2.04%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.04%) PKI
2 1 (2.04%) Taxonomies
2 1 (2.04%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) PRINCE2
2 7 (14.29%) Project Management
3 5 (10.20%) Project Planning
3 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.16%) Risk Management
4 4 (8.16%) Workflow
5 3 (6.12%) ITIL
5 3 (6.12%) MVC
5 3 (6.12%) OO
5 3 (6.12%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (4.08%) TDD
6 2 (4.08%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (4.08%) Resource Management
6 2 (4.08%) OOD
6 2 (4.08%) BCP
6 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.08%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) C#
1 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.12%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.04%) C
4 1 (2.04%) Python
4 1 (2.04%) Perl
4 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
1 4 (8.16%) APMP
2 3 (6.12%) ISEB
3 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (4.08%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) APMG
4 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.04%) CCNA
4 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) P3O
2 2 (4.08%) QA
3 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.04%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (2.04%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.49%) Oracle
3 4 (8.16%) HP
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco
5 2 (4.08%) F5
5 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.08%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.04%) Aruba
6 1 (2.04%) Websense
6 1 (2.04%) CA
6 1 (2.04%) JBoss
6 1 (2.04%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.04%) Meraki
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