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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 49 26 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 34.03% 22.61% 37.61%
As % of the General category 87.50% 66.67% 81.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 20 36
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£450 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £323 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £693 £530 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.10
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -0.58%
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
56 39 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 38.89% 33.91% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 31 40
Average daily rate £450 £401 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £310 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £530 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 23 (31.51%) PRINCE2
2 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
3 17 (23.29%) MS Project
3 17 (23.29%) Project Management
4 16 (21.92%) MS Excel
5 12 (16.44%) SharePoint
5 12 (16.44%) MS Office
5 12 (16.44%) Project Planning
6 10 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (13.70%) .NET
6 10 (13.70%) MS Visio
7 9 (12.33%) Portfolio Management
8 8 (10.96%) MS PowerPoint
8 8 (10.96%) ISEB
9 7 (9.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (9.59%) MS Project Server
9 7 (9.59%) Degree
9 7 (9.59%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (9.59%) P3O
9 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (8.22%) APMP
10 6 (8.22%) Open Source
10 6 (8.22%) Banking
10 6 (8.22%) XML
10 6 (8.22%) JBoss
10 6 (8.22%) SQL
11 5 (6.85%) JavaScript
11 5 (6.85%) C#
11 5 (6.85%) Visual Studio
11 5 (6.85%) SQL Server

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 12 (16.44%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.59%) MS Project Server
3 6 (8.22%) JBoss
4 3 (4.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (4.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.74%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.37%) SAS
6 1 (1.37%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.37%) IIS
6 1 (1.37%) Apache
6 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.37%) CMS
6 1 (1.37%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (23.29%) MS Project
2 16 (21.92%) MS Excel
3 12 (16.44%) MS Office
4 10 (13.70%) MS Visio
5 8 (10.96%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.37%) SPSS
6 1 (1.37%) Acrobat
6 1 (1.37%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) AMQP
2 2 (2.74%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (2.74%) Wireless
2 2 (2.74%) Firewall
2 2 (2.74%) MPLS
2 2 (2.74%) VoIP
3 1 (1.37%) LAN
3 1 (1.37%) WAN
3 1 (1.37%) DHCP
3 1 (1.37%) DNS
3 1 (1.37%) LDAP
3 1 (1.37%) OSPF
3 1 (1.37%) NetScreen
3 1 (1.37%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (1.37%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.37%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (1.37%) Network Security
3 1 (1.37%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.37%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.48%) PerformancePoint
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.74%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.37%) Big Data
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.11%) NUnit
3 1 (1.37%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.37%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.37%) Introscope
3 1 (1.37%) MSTest
3 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (8.22%) Banking
2 3 (4.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.74%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.74%) Front Office
4 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (28.77%) Analyst
2 14 (19.18%) Project Manager
3 8 (10.96%) PMO Analyst
4 7 (9.59%) Architect
5 6 (8.22%) Digital Architect
5 6 (8.22%) Programme Office Support
5 6 (8.22%) Business Analyst
5 6 (8.22%) Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Senior Architect
6 5 (6.85%) Senior Digital Architect
7 3 (4.11%) Consultant
7 3 (4.11%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (2.74%) VoIP Project Manager
8 2 (2.74%) Programme Support Officer
8 2 (2.74%) MI Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (2.74%) Senior Technical Architect
8 2 (2.74%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (2.74%) Technical Architect
8 2 (2.74%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.70%) .NET
2 6 (8.22%) XML
3 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.85%) Java EE
4 3 (4.11%) HTML
4 3 (4.11%) jQuery
5 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.74%) WCF
5 2 (2.74%) WF
5 2 (2.74%) WinForms
6 1 (1.37%) XML Schema
6 1 (1.37%) Middleware
6 1 (1.37%) XSLT
6 1 (1.37%) CSS
6 1 (1.37%) XML Messaging
6 1 (1.37%) NHibernate
6 1 (1.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.37%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.22%) Open Source
3 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.37%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.37%) PKI
3 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.48%) Windows
2 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.37%) UNIX
2 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.51%) PRINCE2
2 17 (23.29%) Project Management
3 12 (16.44%) Project Planning
4 10 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (12.33%) Portfolio Management
6 7 (9.59%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (6.85%) ITIL
7 5 (6.85%) Change Management
7 5 (6.85%) Workflow
7 5 (6.85%) Migration
7 5 (6.85%) Resource Management
8 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (5.48%) Data Migration
8 4 (5.48%) Risk Management
8 4 (5.48%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.48%) OO
9 3 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.11%) MVC
9 3 (4.11%) Data Analysis
9 3 (4.11%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.22%) SQL
2 5 (6.85%) JavaScript
2 5 (6.85%) C#
3 3 (4.11%) C
3 3 (4.11%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.74%) Java
5 1 (1.37%) C++
5 1 (1.37%) VBA
5 1 (1.37%) Perl
5 1 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) ISEB
2 7 (9.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 7 (9.59%) Degree
3 6 (8.22%) APMP
4 5 (6.85%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (4.11%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (4.11%) APMG
6 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.74%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.37%) CCNA
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.37%) PMP
7 1 (1.37%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.37%) CBAP
7 1 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) P3O
2 4 (5.48%) QA
3 2 (2.74%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.37%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (1.37%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.85%) HP
3 3 (4.11%) Cisco
4 2 (2.74%) F5
4 2 (2.74%) Blue Coat
4 2 (2.74%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.37%) Cognos
5 1 (1.37%) CA
5 1 (1.37%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.37%) SAP
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle
5 1 (1.37%) Websense
5 1 (1.37%) Aruba
5 1 (1.37%) Meraki
5 1 (1.37%) ServiceNow
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