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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 31 14 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 30.39% 17.28% 30.49%
As % of the General category 86.11% 58.33% 65.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 21
Average daily rate
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£425 £401 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £500 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.07%
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
36 24 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 35.29% 29.63% 46.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 32
Average daily rate £425 £401 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £470 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.92 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.40% +9.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 24 (29.27%) PRINCE2
3 19 (23.17%) Project Planning
4 18 (21.95%) Project Management
4 18 (21.95%) MS Office
5 15 (18.29%) MS Project
6 14 (17.07%) ITIL
6 14 (17.07%) Banking
7 12 (14.63%) MS Excel
8 11 (13.41%) .NET
9 10 (12.20%) Windows
9 10 (12.20%) Service Delivery
9 10 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (10.98%) Investment Banking
10 9 (10.98%) Portfolio Management
10 9 (10.98%) Service Management
11 8 (9.76%) SQL
11 8 (9.76%) ISEB
11 8 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (8.54%) MS Project Server
12 7 (8.54%) Resource Management
12 7 (8.54%) P3O
12 7 (8.54%) Active Directory
12 7 (8.54%) SharePoint
12 7 (8.54%) MS Visio
12 7 (8.54%) Change Management
12 7 (8.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (8.54%) Configuration Management
12 7 (8.54%) Mentoring

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 7 (8.54%) MS Project Server
1 7 (8.54%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.10%) JBoss
3 3 (3.66%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.66%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.66%) IIS
4 2 (2.44%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.22%) SAS
5 1 (1.22%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.22%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (21.95%) MS Office
2 15 (18.29%) MS Project
3 12 (14.63%) MS Excel
4 7 (8.54%) MS Visio
5 5 (6.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.22%) SPSS
6 1 (1.22%) Acrobat
6 1 (1.22%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) AMQP
2 3 (3.66%) NetScaler
3 2 (2.44%) SAN
3 2 (2.44%) VoIP
3 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.22%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (1.22%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.22%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (1.22%) Network Security
4 1 (1.22%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.22%) HSRP
4 1 (1.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.22%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.22%) DNS
4 1 (1.22%) WAN
4 1 (1.22%) DHCP
4 1 (1.22%) LAN
4 1 (1.22%) MPLS
4 1 (1.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.88%) PerformancePoint
3 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.44%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.22%) Big Data
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.22%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (1.22%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 1 (1.22%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.66%) NUnit
3 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.22%) MSTest
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.22%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.22%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (17.07%) Banking
2 9 (10.98%) Investment Banking
3 5 (6.10%) Front Office
4 3 (3.66%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.44%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (25.61%) Analyst
2 15 (18.29%) Project Manager
3 8 (9.76%) Service Manager
3 8 (9.76%) Developer
3 8 (9.76%) PMO Analyst
4 7 (8.54%) Architect
5 6 (7.32%) Digital Architect
5 6 (7.32%) Business Analyst
5 6 (7.32%) Programme Office Support
6 5 (6.10%) Senior Architect
6 5 (6.10%) Senior Digital Architect
7 3 (3.66%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (3.66%) Citrix Engineer
8 2 (2.44%) Technical Architect
8 2 (2.44%) Consultant
8 2 (2.44%) Test Analyst
8 2 (2.44%) Integration Architect
8 2 (2.44%) .NET Developer
8 2 (2.44%) Senior Technical Architect
8 2 (2.44%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.41%) .NET
2 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET
2 6 (7.32%) XML
3 5 (6.10%) Java EE
4 4 (4.88%) HTML
4 4 (4.88%) jQuery
5 3 (3.66%) WCF
5 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.44%) WinForms
6 2 (2.44%) CSS
6 2 (2.44%) WF
6 2 (2.44%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.22%) NHibernate
7 1 (1.22%) Castle Windsor
7 1 (1.22%) CSS3
7 1 (1.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (1.22%) HTML5
7 1 (1.22%) XML Schema
7 1 (1.22%) XSLT
7 1 (1.22%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.10%) Open Source
3 1 (1.22%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.22%) PKI
3 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.20%) Windows
2 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.66%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.44%) SUSE
4 2 (2.44%) Linux
4 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.27%) PRINCE2
2 19 (23.17%) Project Planning
3 18 (21.95%) Project Management
4 14 (17.07%) ITIL
5 10 (12.20%) Service Delivery
5 10 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (10.98%) Portfolio Management
6 9 (10.98%) Service Management
7 8 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (8.54%) Resource Management
8 7 (8.54%) Change Management
8 7 (8.54%) Configuration Management
8 7 (8.54%) Mentoring
9 6 (7.32%) Six Sigma
10 5 (6.10%) Lean Six Sigma
10 5 (6.10%) Migration
11 4 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (4.88%) MVC
11 4 (4.88%) Risk Management
11 4 (4.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.76%) SQL
2 6 (7.32%) JavaScript
2 6 (7.32%) C#
3 4 (4.88%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.88%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.66%) C
5 1 (1.22%) VBA
5 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.22%) Java
5 1 (1.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (9.76%) ISEB
1 8 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (8.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (7.32%) APMP
4 5 (6.10%) Degree
5 3 (3.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (3.66%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.66%) APMG
6 2 (2.44%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.22%) CBAP
7 1 (1.22%) CCNA
7 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.22%) PMP
7 1 (1.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.54%) P3O
2 4 (4.88%) SLA
2 4 (4.88%) QA
3 1 (1.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (8.54%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.10%) vSphere
3 3 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.66%) XenApp
3 3 (3.66%) XenDesktop
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.22%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.22%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.22%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 30 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.10%) VMware
3 3 (3.66%) Citrix
3 3 (3.66%) AppSense
4 2 (2.44%) NetApp
4 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.44%) Cisco
4 2 (2.44%) Dell
4 2 (2.44%) EMC
4 2 (2.44%) Cognos
5 1 (1.22%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.22%) F5
5 1 (1.22%) Meraki
5 1 (1.22%) HP
5 1 (1.22%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.22%) SAP
5 1 (1.22%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle
5 1 (1.22%) Websense
Croydon, Surrey
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago