The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Epsom region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 20 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom 57.14% 50.00% 26.32%
As % of the General category 86.96% 100.00% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -18.91%
Finance
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Epsom region.

General Category
Epsom
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
23 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom 65.71% 50.00% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Average daily rate £350 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £300 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Epsom

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Epsom

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Epsom

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Epsom

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Epsom

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Epsom

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Epsom

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Epsom 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 8 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 6 (28.57%) Project Management
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) Oracle
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (19.05%) Sun
5 4 (19.05%) SAN
5 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
5 4 (19.05%) Symantec
5 4 (19.05%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
5 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
5 4 (19.05%) UNIX
5 4 (19.05%) Windows
5 4 (19.05%) Solaris
5 4 (19.05%) Linux
5 4 (19.05%) NetBackup
5 4 (19.05%) Asset Management
5 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (19.05%) Capacity Management
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (19.05%) NAS
6 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (14.29%) SSH

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Epsom by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Epsom 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) SAN
1 4 (19.05%) NAS
2 3 (14.29%) SSH
2 3 (14.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (14.29%) Banking
1 3 (14.29%) Automotive
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
5 2 (9.52%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) DBA
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Manager
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Delphi Developer
5 2 (9.52%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Web Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Online Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Web Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Solutions Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
3 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) UNIX
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
1 4 (19.05%) Solaris
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
1 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) Project Management
4 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
4 4 (19.05%) Asset Management
4 4 (19.05%) Capacity Management
5 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.52%) Change Management
6 2 (9.52%) System Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.76%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Change Control
7 1 (4.76%) Business Transformation
7 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.76%) Quality Management
7 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) Delphi
2 2 (9.52%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) CCA
2 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (4.76%) Veritas File System
2 1 (4.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (19.05%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) Sun
3 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
3 4 (19.05%) Symantec
4 1 (4.76%) Cognos
4 1 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) Informatica
4 1 (4.76%) Veritas