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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 13 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 32 37 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 12.85% 26.24% 15.91%
As % of the General category 51.61% 84.09% 60.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 31 8
Median daily rate £393 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -5.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
62 44 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 24.90% 31.21% 26.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 33 16
Median daily rate £393 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £297 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £550 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £379
% change year-on-year
- +5.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.76%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 27 (38.57%) ITIL
2 19 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (18.57%) Guidewire
4 12 (17.14%) Linux
4 12 (17.14%) Unix
5 11 (15.71%) F5
6 10 (14.29%) Java
6 10 (14.29%) Firewall
6 10 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (12.86%) Project Management
7 9 (12.86%) VPN
7 9 (12.86%) Red Hat
8 8 (11.43%) CheckPoint
8 8 (11.43%) Nagios
8 8 (11.43%) VMware
8 8 (11.43%) Telecoms
8 8 (11.43%) Network Security
8 8 (11.43%) Puppet
8 8 (11.43%) iPad
9 7 (10.00%) ITIL V3
9 7 (10.00%) Data Centre
9 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
9 7 (10.00%) IPsec
10 6 (8.57%) Service Delivery
10 6 (8.57%) Management Information System
10 6 (8.57%) Perl
10 6 (8.57%) J2EE
10 6 (8.57%) Python
10 6 (8.57%) SC Cleared
10 6 (8.57%) Load Balancing

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 (7.14%) MQSeries
2 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.86%) CMS
3 2 (2.86%) Confluence
4 1 (1.43%) Apache
4 1 (1.43%) JBoss
4 1 (1.43%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.43%) nginx
4 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 5 (7.14%) MS Office
2 4 (5.71%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.43%) MS Project
4 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.43%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.43%) GitHub
1 1 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.29%) Firewall
2 9 (12.86%) VPN
3 8 (11.43%) Network Security
4 7 (10.00%) IPsec
5 5 (7.14%) FTP
5 5 (7.14%) HTTP
5 5 (7.14%) HTTPS
5 5 (7.14%) LDAP
5 5 (7.14%) NAS
5 5 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 5 (7.14%) tcpdump
5 5 (7.14%) Wireshark
6 4 (5.71%) Wireless
7 3 (4.29%) BIG-IP
7 3 (4.29%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (4.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (4.29%) Internet
7 3 (4.29%) SSL
8 2 (2.86%) DNS
8 2 (2.86%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.43%) MySQL
2 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.43%) Redis
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.43%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Grunt
1 2 (2.86%) gulp
2 1 (1.43%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.43%) Gerrit
2 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.43%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.43%) JIRA
2 1 (1.43%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.43%) Ranorex
2 1 (1.43%) Selenium
2 1 (1.43%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.43%) Testopia
2 1 (1.43%) TestPartner
General
1 8 (11.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.14%) Banking
3 4 (5.71%) Billing
4 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.29%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Back Office
5 1 (1.43%) French Language
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (20.00%) Analyst
2 7 (10.00%) Architect
2 7 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 5 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 5 (7.14%) IT Manager
3 5 (7.14%) Service Manager
4 4 (5.71%) Agile Project Manager
4 4 (5.71%) Network Engineer
5 3 (4.29%) Billing Analyst
5 3 (4.29%) Developer
5 3 (4.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (4.29%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (4.29%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 3 (4.29%) Integration Architect
5 3 (4.29%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (4.29%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (4.29%) Service Analyst
5 3 (4.29%) Test Manager
6 2 (2.86%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (2.86%) MI Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) J2EE
2 4 (5.71%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.86%) HTML
3 2 (2.86%) Middleware
3 2 (2.86%) Sass
3 2 (2.86%) Spring Integration
3 2 (2.86%) Web Services
4 1 (1.43%) .NET
4 1 (1.43%) CSS
4 1 (1.43%) HTML5
4 1 (1.43%) Java EE
4 1 (1.43%) Java SE
4 1 (1.43%) LAMP
4 1 (1.43%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.43%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.43%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.43%) RESTful
4 1 (1.43%) Spring
4 1 (1.43%) XML
4 1 (1.43%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) iPad
2 7 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.57%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.71%) CMDB
5 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.86%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.86%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.43%) Fintech
7 1 (1.43%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.43%) Replication
7 1 (1.43%) Social Media
7 1 (1.43%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.14%) Linux
1 12 (17.14%) Unix
2 5 (7.14%) Windows
3 3 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.43%) CentOS
5 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.57%) ITIL
2 19 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (12.86%) Project Management
5 7 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 6 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (8.57%) Load Balancing
6 6 (8.57%) Service Delivery
6 6 (8.57%) Waterfall
7 5 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 5 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (7.14%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.71%) Business Analysis
8 4 (5.71%) Change Management
8 4 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.71%) DevOps
8 4 (5.71%) Open Source
8 4 (5.71%) Service Management
8 4 (5.71%) TOGAF
8 4 (5.71%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.29%) Java
2 6 (8.57%) Perl
2 6 (8.57%) Python
3 5 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 4 (5.71%) VBA
5 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.86%) C
7 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.43%) C#
7 1 (1.43%) PHP
7 1 (1.43%) Ruby
7 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.86%) BICSI Certification
4 2 (2.86%) BICSI RCDD
4 2 (2.86%) CCNA
4 2 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.43%) CCIE
5 1 (1.43%) CCNP
5 1 (1.43%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) Degree
5 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
1 3 (4.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (7.14%) Samba
2 5 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.29%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.43%) Docker
4 1 (1.43%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (11.43%) Nagios
1 8 (11.43%) Puppet
2 4 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.43%) Ansible
3 1 (1.43%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.43%) Kibana
3 1 (1.43%) logstash
3 1 (1.43%) Rundeck
3 1 (1.43%) Salt
3 1 (1.43%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (18.57%) Guidewire
2 11 (15.71%) F5
3 9 (12.86%) Red Hat
4 8 (11.43%) CheckPoint
4 8 (11.43%) VMware
5 5 (7.14%) NetApp
6 4 (5.71%) Citrix
6 4 (5.71%) Oracle
6 4 (5.71%) ServiceNow
7 3 (4.29%) Blue Coat
7 3 (4.29%) Cisco
7 3 (4.29%) HP
7 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.86%) FireEye
8 2 (2.86%) Juniper
8 2 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.86%) Sourcefire
8 2 (2.86%) Teradata
9 1 (1.43%) Avaya
9 1 (1.43%) Motorola