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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 5 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 10 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom 31.25% 35.00% 33.33%
As % of the General category 83.33% 70.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
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£425 £250 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -47.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.75 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-6.32% +1.85%
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
12 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom 37.50% 50.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate £390 £300 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -50.00%
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 £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

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 1 May 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 11 (34.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (31.25%) Mobile App
3 9 (28.13%) Windows
4 7 (21.88%) Linux
4 7 (21.88%) Oracle
4 7 (21.88%) Web Services
4 7 (21.88%) ITIL
4 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.75%) SQL
6 5 (15.63%) Project Management
6 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
6 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
7 4 (12.50%) Sun
7 4 (12.50%) SAN
7 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 4 (12.50%) Symantec
7 4 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (12.50%) Service Management
7 4 (12.50%) UNIX
7 4 (12.50%) Solaris
7 4 (12.50%) Client/Server
7 4 (12.50%) NetBackup
7 4 (12.50%) Asset Management
7 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (12.50%) NAS
7 4 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (12.50%) Capacity Management
8 3 (9.38%) Capacity Planning

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Epsom by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) SAN
1 4 (12.50%) NAS
2 3 (9.38%) Network Security
2 3 (9.38%) Firewall
2 3 (9.38%) IPsec
2 3 (9.38%) SSH
2 3 (9.38%) LAN
2 3 (9.38%) WAN
2 3 (9.38%) FTP
2 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.38%) VPN
2 3 (9.38%) Internet
2 3 (9.38%) SSL
3 2 (6.25%) DNS
3 2 (6.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (3.13%) PowerCenter
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 3 (9.38%) Automotive
1 3 (9.38%) Legal
1 3 (9.38%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Analyst
2 12 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Service Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Online Business Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Services Delivery Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Security Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Financial Business Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.25%) DBA
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) Web Services
2 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (9.38%) SecurID
4 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.13%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Linux
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (12.50%) UNIX
4 4 (12.50%) Solaris
4 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (21.88%) ITIL
2 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.63%) Project Management
4 4 (12.50%) Service Management
4 4 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 4 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (12.50%) Capacity Management
5 3 (9.38%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
5 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
5 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.25%) BCP
6 2 (6.25%) Change Management
6 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.25%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) C#
2 2 (6.25%) Delphi
2 2 (6.25%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.13%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (3.13%) Veritas File System
3 1 (3.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.25%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.50%) Sun
3 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 4 (12.50%) Symantec
4 3 (9.38%) Juniper
4 3 (9.38%) Blue Coat
4 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco
5 2 (6.25%) Informatica
5 2 (6.25%) LANDesk
6 1 (3.13%) Cognos
6 1 (3.13%) SAP
6 1 (3.13%) Veritas