The 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 37 111 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 32.74% 42.53% 43.15%
As % of the General category 51.39% 58.42% 69.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 91 71
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£525 £550 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -9.09%
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 Docklands, London region.

General Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
72 190 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 63.72% 72.80% 62.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 164 105
Average daily rate £525 £550 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 27 (35.06%) Banking
2 13 (16.88%) Project Management
3 12 (15.58%) Oracle
3 12 (15.58%) Degree
4 11 (14.29%) UNIX
4 11 (14.29%) Windows
4 11 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (12.99%) Use Case
6 9 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (11.69%) Information Security
6 9 (11.69%) RUP
7 7 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 7 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
7 7 (9.09%) Management Information System
7 7 (9.09%) Time Management
8 6 (7.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (7.79%) Investment Banking
8 6 (7.79%) Business Analysis
8 6 (7.79%) Migration
8 6 (7.79%) UML
8 6 (7.79%) MS Excel
8 6 (7.79%) SQL
9 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
9 5 (6.49%) Web Services
9 5 (6.49%) ISEB
9 5 (6.49%) Validation
9 5 (6.49%) Front Office
9 5 (6.49%) Risk Management
9 5 (6.49%) PMI Certification

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (2.60%) Lync
1 2 (2.60%) CMS
2 1 (1.30%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.30%) Apache
2 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.30%) Documentum
2 1 (1.30%) Alfresco
2 1 (1.30%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.30%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.30%) MS Project
3 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Markit EDM
1 2 (2.60%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) SaaS
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) WAN
1 3 (3.90%) Firewall
1 3 (3.90%) SAN
2 2 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (2.60%) VoIP
2 2 (2.60%) LAN
3 1 (1.30%) InfiniBand
3 1 (1.30%) PBX
3 1 (1.30%) HTTP
3 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.30%) DNS
3 1 (1.30%) Wireless
3 1 (1.30%) H.323
3 1 (1.30%) MPLS
3 1 (1.30%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.30%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.30%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.19%) Data Mining
2 4 (5.19%) DB2
3 3 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.30%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (1.30%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.30%) MS Access
4 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.30%) IDOL
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.30%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) JUnit
1 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.30%) JIRA
1 1 (1.30%) jMock
General
1 27 (35.06%) Banking
2 6 (7.79%) Investment Banking
3 5 (6.49%) Front Office
4 4 (5.19%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.60%) Legal
6 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.30%) Back Office
6 1 (1.30%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.30%) International Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Billing
6 1 (1.30%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.30%) Cantonese Language
Job Titles
1 22 (28.57%) Analyst
2 15 (19.48%) Project Manager
3 13 (16.88%) Business Analyst
4 9 (11.69%) Developer
5 6 (7.79%) IT Project Manager
6 5 (6.49%) Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) Programme Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Architect
8 3 (3.90%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.90%) UML Business Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) PMO Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) Project Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (2.60%) Risk Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) Technical Project Leader
9 2 (2.60%) VBA Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) Integration Consultant
9 2 (2.60%) Business Manager
9 2 (2.60%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) Web Services
2 3 (3.90%) XML
3 2 (2.60%) Middleware
3 2 (2.60%) WSDL
3 2 (2.60%) JMS
3 2 (2.60%) HTML
4 1 (1.30%) CSS
4 1 (1.30%) SOAP
4 1 (1.30%) .NET
4 1 (1.30%) J2EE
4 1 (1.30%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.30%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.30%) JSON
4 1 (1.30%) Spring
4 1 (1.30%) Ext JS
4 1 (1.30%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.30%) jQuery
4 1 (1.30%) HTML5
4 1 (1.30%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.49%) Economics
3 5 (6.49%) Credit Risk
4 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.19%) PMI
5 3 (3.90%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.60%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.60%) Derivative
6 2 (2.60%) Equities
7 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.30%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.30%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.30%) Statistics
7 1 (1.30%) Telematics
7 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.30%) Wiki
7 1 (1.30%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.29%) UNIX
1 11 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (5.19%) Linux
3 1 (1.30%) AIX
3 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.88%) Project Management
2 11 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (12.99%) Use Case
4 9 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (11.69%) Information Security
4 9 (11.69%) RUP
5 7 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 7 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
5 7 (9.09%) Time Management
6 6 (7.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (7.79%) Business Analysis
6 6 (7.79%) Migration
6 6 (7.79%) UML
7 5 (6.49%) Validation
7 5 (6.49%) Risk Management
8 4 (5.19%) Supplier Management
8 4 (5.19%) Workflow
8 4 (5.19%) Data Modelling
8 4 (5.19%) ETL
8 4 (5.19%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.79%) SQL
2 4 (5.19%) Shell Script
2 4 (5.19%) Java
3 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.90%) VBA
4 2 (2.60%) Scala
4 2 (2.60%) VB
4 2 (2.60%) C
5 1 (1.30%) Python
5 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.30%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (15.58%) Degree
2 5 (6.49%) ISEB
2 5 (6.49%) PMI Certification
3 4 (5.19%) PMP
4 2 (2.60%) CFA
4 2 (2.60%) CIMA
4 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.30%) MCSE
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.30%) CISSP
5 1 (1.30%) CCNA
5 1 (1.30%) GIAC
5 1 (1.30%) CISA
5 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.30%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.30%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.30%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (1.30%) SCCM
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (15.58%) Oracle
2 4 (5.19%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (3.90%) Cognos
3 3 (3.90%) Cisco
3 3 (3.90%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.60%) Fortinet
4 2 (2.60%) Juniper
4 2 (2.60%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.60%) Avaya
4 2 (2.60%) Citrix
4 2 (2.60%) Sybase
4 2 (2.60%) SAP
5 1 (1.30%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.30%) Interwoven
5 1 (1.30%) Adobe
5 1 (1.30%) HP
5 1 (1.30%) EMC
5 1 (1.30%) Nortel
5 1 (1.30%) VMware
5 1 (1.30%) Symantec