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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 28 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -5
Contract jobs citing Finance 21 37 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 7.69% 19.17% 32.65%
As % of the General category 38.18% 68.52% 87.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 32 44
Median daily rate £438 £450 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £570 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.99% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +21.21%
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
55 54 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 20.15% 27.98% 37.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 35 50
Median daily rate £370 £450 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +8.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £545 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +14.28%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.53%) Java
3 12 (22.64%) ITIL
3 12 (22.64%) F5
4 10 (18.87%) Firewall
4 10 (18.87%) VPN
5 9 (16.98%) Red Hat
5 9 (16.98%) CheckPoint
5 9 (16.98%) Linux
5 9 (16.98%) Network Security
6 8 (15.09%) Guidewire
6 8 (15.09%) Puppet
6 8 (15.09%) Unix
6 8 (15.09%) Nagios
6 8 (15.09%) IPsec
7 7 (13.21%) VMware
7 7 (13.21%) J2EE
7 7 (13.21%) iPad
8 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
8 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
8 6 (11.32%) Load Balancing
8 6 (11.32%) Retail
8 6 (11.32%) Oracle
8 6 (11.32%) Perl
8 6 (11.32%) Python
8 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
8 6 (11.32%) Law
8 6 (11.32%) Migration
8 6 (11.32%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (9.43%) Data Centre

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 (9.43%) MQSeries
2 2 (3.77%) Apache
3 1 (1.89%) CMS
3 1 (1.89%) Confluence
3 1 (1.89%) IIS
3 1 (1.89%) JBoss
3 1 (1.89%) Mule ESB
3 1 (1.89%) nginx
3 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS Project
2 3 (5.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.89%) FinancialForce.com
1 1 (1.89%) GitHub
1 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.87%) Firewall
1 10 (18.87%) VPN
2 9 (16.98%) Network Security
3 8 (15.09%) IPsec
4 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
5 5 (9.43%) FTP
5 5 (9.43%) HTTP
5 5 (9.43%) HTTPS
5 5 (9.43%) LDAP
5 5 (9.43%) NAS
5 5 (9.43%) tcpdump
5 5 (9.43%) Wireshark
6 4 (7.55%) BIG-IP
6 4 (7.55%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (7.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (7.55%) Internet
6 4 (7.55%) SSL
7 2 (3.77%) DNS
7 2 (3.77%) WAN
7 2 (3.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) MySQL
1 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.89%) GIS
2 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.89%) Power BI
2 1 (1.89%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Cucumber
1 3 (5.66%) Hudson
1 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
1 3 (5.66%) Maven
1 3 (5.66%) Subversion
2 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.77%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.89%) Ant
3 1 (1.89%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.89%) Gerrit
3 1 (1.89%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.89%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.89%) Ranorex
3 1 (1.89%) Selenium
3 1 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.89%) Testopia
General
1 6 (11.32%) Law
1 6 (11.32%) Retail
2 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Local Government
3 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (20.75%) Analyst
2 5 (9.43%) Business Analyst
3 4 (7.55%) Network Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Build Manager
4 3 (5.66%) Consultant
4 3 (5.66%) Developer
4 3 (5.66%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (5.66%) Programme Manager
4 3 (5.66%) Security Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Technical Leader
4 3 (5.66%) Test Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Data Migration Lead
5 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (3.77%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle Data Migration Consultant
5 2 (3.77%) Test Programme Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) J2EE
2 2 (3.77%) CSS
2 2 (3.77%) HTML
2 2 (3.77%) Spring Integration
2 2 (3.77%) Web Services
3 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.89%) HTML5
3 1 (1.89%) Java EE
3 1 (1.89%) Java SE
3 1 (1.89%) jQuery
3 1 (1.89%) LAMP
3 1 (1.89%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.89%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.89%) RESTful
3 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) iPad
2 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.66%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.77%) Social Media
6 1 (1.89%) Clustering
6 1 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.89%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.89%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Linux
2 8 (15.09%) Unix
3 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.77%) Windows
4 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) CentOS
5 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.64%) ITIL
3 6 (11.32%) Load Balancing
3 6 (11.32%) Migration
4 5 (9.43%) Data Migration
4 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (9.43%) Waterfall
5 4 (7.55%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (7.55%) Data Modelling
5 4 (7.55%) DevOps
5 4 (7.55%) ETL
5 4 (7.55%) ITIL V3
5 4 (7.55%) Scrum
6 3 (5.66%) BDD
6 3 (5.66%) Business Analysis
6 3 (5.66%) Critical Path Analysis
6 3 (5.66%) Programme Management
6 3 (5.66%) TDD
7 2 (3.77%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (3.77%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.53%) Java
2 6 (11.32%) Perl
2 6 (11.32%) Python
3 5 (9.43%) Shell Script
3 5 (9.43%) SQL
4 4 (7.55%) PL/SQL
4 4 (7.55%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.77%) PHP
6 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.89%) C#
6 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.89%) Ruby
6 1 (1.89%) VBA
6 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
1 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.89%) CISA
2 1 (1.89%) CISM
2 1 (1.89%) CISSP
2 1 (1.89%) ECIH
2 1 (1.89%) GCIH
2 1 (1.89%) GIAC
2 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (9.43%) Samba
2 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.55%) ProxySG
4 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.89%) Docker
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.89%) vCloud
5 1 (1.89%) XenApp
5 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) Nagios
1 8 (15.09%) Puppet
2 3 (5.66%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.89%) Ansible
3 1 (1.89%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.89%) Kibana
3 1 (1.89%) logstash
3 1 (1.89%) PowerCLI
3 1 (1.89%) Rundeck
3 1 (1.89%) Salt
3 1 (1.89%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) F5
2 9 (16.98%) CheckPoint
2 9 (16.98%) Red Hat
3 8 (15.09%) Guidewire
4 7 (13.21%) VMware
5 6 (11.32%) Oracle
6 5 (9.43%) Citrix
6 5 (9.43%) NetApp
7 4 (7.55%) Blue Coat
7 4 (7.55%) Cisco
8 3 (5.66%) FireEye
8 3 (5.66%) Juniper
8 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
8 3 (5.66%) Sourcefire
9 2 (3.77%) Facebook
9 2 (3.77%) HP
9 2 (3.77%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.89%) Dell
10 1 (1.89%) Google
10 1 (1.89%) Motorola