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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 16 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom 51.61% 50.00% 50.00%
As % of the General category 88.89% 85.71% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Average daily rate £388 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +4.76%
Finance
Surrey

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
18 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom 58.06% 58.33% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 3
Average daily rate £388 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% +16.27%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Epsom

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Epsom region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram 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 14 February 2016, 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 (26.67%) ISEB
2 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 6 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (20.00%) HP
3 6 (20.00%) Project Management
3 6 (20.00%) ITIL
3 6 (20.00%) Linux
4 5 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 5 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
4 5 (16.67%) Matrix Management
4 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (16.67%) Test Management
4 5 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (16.67%) LAN
4 5 (16.67%) WAN
4 5 (16.67%) Windows
4 5 (16.67%) BCP
4 5 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 5 (16.67%) QA
4 5 (16.67%) Banking
4 5 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 4 (13.33%) Change Management
5 4 (13.33%) Service Management
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Epsom by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) CMS
1 1 (3.33%) Node.js
1 1 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (3.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) LAN
1 5 (16.67%) WAN
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (10.00%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) Internet
2 3 (10.00%) IPsec
2 3 (10.00%) NAS
2 3 (10.00%) Network Security
2 3 (10.00%) SAN
2 3 (10.00%) SSL
2 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.00%) VPN
3 2 (6.67%) FTP
3 2 (6.67%) SSH
4 1 (3.33%) DHCP
4 1 (3.33%) DNS
4 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Selenium
1 2 (6.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.33%) Grunt
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) TestNG
General
1 5 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) IT Analyst
4 7 (23.33%) Business Analyst
5 6 (20.00%) Business IT Analyst
5 6 (20.00%) Finance Business Analyst
5 6 (20.00%) IT Business Analyst
5 6 (20.00%) Test Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) IT Manager
6 5 (16.67%) Service Analyst
7 4 (13.33%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (13.33%) IT Services Manager
7 4 (13.33%) QA Analyst
7 4 (13.33%) QA Test Analyst
7 4 (13.33%) Tester
7 4 (13.33%) UAT Analyst
7 4 (13.33%) UAT Test Analyst
8 3 (10.00%) OAT Analyst
8 3 (10.00%) OAT Test Analyst
8 3 (10.00%) Project Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
1 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (6.67%) HTML
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) Ajax
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) CSS3
2 1 (3.33%) HTML5
2 1 (3.33%) jQuery
2 1 (3.33%) JSON
2 1 (3.33%) LESS
2 1 (3.33%) Sass
2 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) EMC VNX
1 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (10.00%) SecurID
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Windows
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.00%) Solaris
4 3 (10.00%) Unix
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 6 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (20.00%) ITIL
2 6 (20.00%) Project Management
3 5 (16.67%) BCP
3 5 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 5 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 5 (16.67%) Matrix Management
3 5 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 5 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 5 (16.67%) Test Management
3 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (13.33%) Change Management
4 4 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (13.33%) Service Management
5 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (10.00%) PDM
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.33%) NCDA
2 1 (3.33%) NCIE
2 1 (3.33%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
2 3 (10.00%) SLA
3 1 (3.33%) CRD IV
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) NFS
2 2 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (6.67%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (6.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) HP
2 3 (10.00%) Blue Coat
2 3 (10.00%) Brocade
2 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco
2 3 (10.00%) EMC
2 3 (10.00%) Juniper
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (10.00%) SunGard
2 3 (10.00%) Symantec
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Sun
3 2 (6.67%) Veritas
4 1 (3.33%) EPiServer
4 1 (3.33%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.33%) LANDesk
4 1 (3.33%) NetApp
4 1 (3.33%) Sitecore