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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 22 17 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 26.51% 17.89% 34.13%
As % of the General category 70.97% 62.96% 84.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 42
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £179 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £503 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
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
31 27 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 37.35% 28.42% 40.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 44
Average daily rate £350 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £197 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £473 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 13 (36.11%) Oracle
2 12 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
3 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
5 7 (19.44%) MS Visio
6 6 (16.67%) MS Office
7 5 (13.89%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (11.11%) SQL
8 4 (11.11%) MS Project
8 4 (11.11%) Project Management
8 4 (11.11%) HP
9 3 (8.33%) BCP
9 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
9 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
9 3 (8.33%) Cisco
9 3 (8.33%) Degree
9 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (5.56%) F5
10 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
10 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
10 2 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (5.56%) WCF
10 2 (5.56%) WF
10 2 (5.56%) WinForms
10 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
10 2 (5.56%) Programme Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) Apache
2 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.78%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 7 (19.44%) MS Visio
3 6 (16.67%) MS Office
4 5 (13.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (11.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (5.56%) Wireless
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
1 2 (5.56%) MPLS
2 1 (2.78%) NetScreen
2 1 (2.78%) OSPF
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) WAN
2 1 (2.78%) DHCP
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) LDAP
2 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (2.78%) Network Security
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (2.78%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.78%) HSRP
2 1 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) NUnit
1 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) Introscope
General
1 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Project Manager
2 8 (22.22%) Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) MI Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Recruitment Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) DBA
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Network Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
1 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (5.56%) WCF
1 2 (5.56%) WF
1 2 (5.56%) WinForms
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
1 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.78%) Middleware
2 1 (2.78%) XML
2 1 (2.78%) XSLT
2 1 (2.78%) HTML
2 1 (2.78%) NHibernate
2 1 (2.78%) Castle Windsor
2 1 (2.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.78%) PKI
1 1 (2.78%) Open Source
1 1 (2.78%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) UNIX
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.11%) Project Management
2 3 (8.33%) BCP
2 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
3 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
3 2 (5.56%) Change Management
3 2 (5.56%) MVC
3 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
3 2 (5.56%) Workflow
3 2 (5.56%) Scrum
3 2 (5.56%) OO
3 2 (5.56%) OOD
3 2 (5.56%) ITIL
3 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma
4 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.78%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) C#
2 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.78%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) Perl
3 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) ISEB
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.78%) CCNA
3 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Oracle
2 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.11%) HP
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco
5 2 (5.56%) F5
5 2 (5.56%) Blue Coat
5 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.78%) Websense
6 1 (2.78%) Citrix
6 1 (2.78%) Avaya
6 1 (2.78%) CA
6 1 (2.78%) JBoss
6 1 (2.78%) Cadence
6 1 (2.78%) Aruba
6 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.78%) Meraki
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