The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Docklands, London region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 40 100 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 33.61% 43.29% 40.74%
As % of the General category 52.63% 58.48% 69.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 85 66
Average daily rate
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£550 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £650 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -17.50%
General Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
76 171 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 63.87% 74.03% 58.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 140 97
Average daily rate £550 £520 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -15.09%
Finance
London

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Docklands, London region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Docklands, London region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 42 (37.50%) Banking
2 19 (16.96%) Investment Banking
3 18 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (16.07%) Project Management
4 15 (13.39%) Oracle
4 15 (13.39%) Change Management
4 15 (13.39%) Degree
5 14 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 14 (12.50%) Windows
6 13 (11.61%) UNIX
7 12 (10.71%) ITIL
7 12 (10.71%) Information Security
8 11 (9.82%) Management Information System
9 10 (8.93%) SQL
9 10 (8.93%) Use Case
10 9 (8.04%) RUP
10 9 (8.04%) Active Directory
11 8 (7.14%) SAN
11 8 (7.14%) Data Mining
11 8 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (7.14%) Lync
12 7 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (6.25%) Business Analysis
12 7 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (6.25%) Service Management
13 6 (5.36%) PMI Certification
13 6 (5.36%) UML
13 6 (5.36%) Economics
13 6 (5.36%) Programme Management
13 6 (5.36%) GAP Analysis

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 8 (7.14%) Lync
2 5 (4.46%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (3.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.79%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.89%) FileNet
5 1 (0.89%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.89%) Documentum
5 1 (0.89%) SAS
5 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.89%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (3.57%) MS Project
2 3 (2.68%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.68%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.79%) MS Office
3 2 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.89%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.89%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.89%) RoboHelp
4 1 (0.89%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) SAP GRC
1 2 (1.79%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.89%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.68%) SaaS
2 1 (0.89%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.14%) SAN
2 4 (3.57%) DNS
2 4 (3.57%) WAN
3 3 (2.68%) Firewall
4 2 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.79%) NAS
4 2 (1.79%) H.323
4 2 (1.79%) MPLS
4 2 (1.79%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.79%) LAN
4 2 (1.79%) PBX
4 2 (1.79%) VoIP
4 2 (1.79%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.89%) Wireless
5 1 (0.89%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.89%) DHCP
5 1 (0.89%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.14%) Data Mining
2 5 (4.46%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.68%) DB2
3 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.79%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (1.79%) Cognos Report Studio
4 2 (1.79%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.89%) Essbase
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.89%) OLAP
5 1 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.89%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.89%) DecisionStream
5 1 (0.89%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (1.79%) JIRA
2 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.89%) Toad
General
1 42 (37.50%) Banking
2 19 (16.96%) Investment Banking
3 5 (4.46%) Front Office
4 4 (3.57%) Legal
4 4 (3.57%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.79%) Retail
5 2 (1.79%) Wholesale Banking
5 2 (1.79%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.79%) International Banking
6 1 (0.89%) Back Office
6 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.89%) Billing
6 1 (0.89%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (23.21%) Project Manager
2 22 (19.64%) Analyst
3 15 (13.39%) Business Analyst
4 9 (8.04%) Architect
5 8 (7.14%) Developer
5 8 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
6 6 (5.36%) Consultant
7 5 (4.46%) Senior Project Manager
7 5 (4.46%) Senior Manager
8 4 (3.57%) Programme Manager
8 4 (3.57%) Business Manager
8 4 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (2.68%) IT Auditor
9 3 (2.68%) Risk Analyst
9 3 (2.68%) UML Business Analyst
9 3 (2.68%) Auditor
10 2 (1.79%) Information Risk Manager
10 2 (1.79%) Voice Engineer
10 2 (1.79%) PMO Lead
10 2 (1.79%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.68%) Web Services
1 3 (2.68%) Middleware
2 2 (1.79%) WSDL
2 2 (1.79%) JMS
2 2 (1.79%) HTML
2 2 (1.79%) XML
2 2 (1.79%) CSS
3 1 (0.89%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.89%) WPF
3 1 (0.89%) .NET
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.89%) HTML5
3 1 (0.89%) MapReduce
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.82%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.36%) Economics
3 5 (4.46%) Mathematics
3 5 (4.46%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.46%) Credit Risk
3 5 (4.46%) PMI
4 4 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (3.57%) Derivative
4 4 (3.57%) Statistics
5 3 (2.68%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.79%) Clustering
6 2 (1.79%) Equities
7 1 (0.89%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.89%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.89%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (0.89%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.89%) Wiki
7 1 (0.89%) CMDB
7 1 (0.89%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.50%) Windows
2 13 (11.61%) UNIX
3 3 (2.68%) Linux
4 2 (1.79%) Solaris
5 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
1 18 (16.07%) Project Management
2 15 (13.39%) Change Management
3 14 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 12 (10.71%) ITIL
4 12 (10.71%) Information Security
5 10 (8.93%) Use Case
6 9 (8.04%) RUP
7 8 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 7 (6.25%) Service Management
9 6 (5.36%) UML
9 6 (5.36%) Programme Management
9 6 (5.36%) GAP Analysis
9 6 (5.36%) Risk Management
9 6 (5.36%) Migration
10 5 (4.46%) Validation
10 5 (4.46%) Data Modelling
10 5 (4.46%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.93%) SQL
2 4 (3.57%) R
2 4 (3.57%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.68%) VBA
3 3 (2.68%) Java
3 3 (2.68%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.68%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.79%) C
4 2 (1.79%) C#
4 2 (1.79%) VB
5 1 (0.89%) Python
5 1 (0.89%) Perl
5 1 (0.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (13.39%) Degree
2 7 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (5.36%) PMI Certification
4 4 (3.57%) PMP
4 4 (3.57%) ISEB
5 3 (2.68%) GIAC
5 3 (2.68%) CISSP
5 3 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.68%) CISA
6 2 (1.79%) CRISC
6 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.79%) MCSE
7 1 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.89%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.57%) QA
2 2 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.89%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.89%) Basel III
System Software
1 9 (8.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.89%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (0.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.89%) WSUS
1 1 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (0.89%) ARCserve
1 1 (0.89%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.89%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (0.89%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (0.89%) Control-M
1 1 (0.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (0.89%) SCCM
1 1 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.89%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (13.39%) Oracle
2 5 (4.46%) IBM
3 4 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.68%) CheckPoint
4 3 (2.68%) Avaya
4 3 (2.68%) Cisco
5 2 (1.79%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.79%) Juniper
5 2 (1.79%) CA
5 2 (1.79%) Symantec
5 2 (1.79%) Citrix
5 2 (1.79%) HP
5 2 (1.79%) EMC
5 2 (1.79%) Cognos
5 2 (1.79%) Sybase
5 2 (1.79%) SAP
5 2 (1.79%) Fortinet
5 2 (1.79%) VMware
6 1 (0.89%) Blue Coat
6 1 (0.89%) JBoss