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 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 15 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom 53.57% 33.33% 35.00%
As % of the General category 93.75% 84.62% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate £375 £425 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £425 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £425 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% -18.88%
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
16 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom 57.14% 39.39% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate £375 £390 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.25 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+15.46% -5.82%

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 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 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Banking
2 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) ISEB
3 6 (24.00%) Asset Management
3 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (24.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (20.00%) NetApp
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (20.00%) Solaris
4 5 (20.00%) Unix
5 4 (16.00%) SAN
5 4 (16.00%) EMC
5 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (16.00%) Symantec
5 4 (16.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (16.00%) Change Management
5 4 (16.00%) Legal
5 4 (16.00%) Migration
5 4 (16.00%) NetBackup
5 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (16.00%) NCDA
5 4 (16.00%) NCIE
5 4 (16.00%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (16.00%) NAS
5 4 (16.00%) Brocade
5 4 (16.00%) NCSA

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Epsom by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (4.00%) CMS
1 1 (4.00%) Node.js
1 1 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (4.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (16.00%) NAS
1 4 (16.00%) SAN
2 3 (12.00%) DHCP
2 3 (12.00%) DNS
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (8.00%) Firewall
3 2 (8.00%) Internet
3 2 (8.00%) IPsec
3 2 (8.00%) LAN
3 2 (8.00%) Network Security
3 2 (8.00%) SSL
3 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.00%) VPN
3 2 (8.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Selenium
1 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.00%) Grunt
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) TestNG
General
1 7 (28.00%) Banking
2 4 (16.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) IT Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) Financial Analyst
4 7 (28.00%) Business Analyst
5 6 (24.00%) Business IT Analyst
5 6 (24.00%) Finance Business Analyst
5 6 (24.00%) IT Business Analyst
6 4 (16.00%) Administrator
6 4 (16.00%) Storage Administrator
6 4 (16.00%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 4 (16.00%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (12.00%) IT Support
7 3 (12.00%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
7 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
7 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
7 3 (12.00%) Tester
8 2 (8.00%) Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Network Analyst
8 2 (8.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (8.00%) HTML
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) Ajax
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) CSS3
2 1 (4.00%) HTML5
2 1 (4.00%) jQuery
2 1 (4.00%) JSON
2 1 (4.00%) LESS
2 1 (4.00%) Sass
2 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) EMC VNX
1 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (8.00%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Linux
3 5 (20.00%) Solaris
3 5 (20.00%) Unix
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (24.00%) Asset Management
1 6 (24.00%) Business Analysis
1 6 (24.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (16.00%) Change Management
2 4 (16.00%) Migration
3 3 (12.00%) ITSM
3 3 (12.00%) Service Management
3 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (8.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.00%) Computer Security
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) MVC
4 2 (8.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Test Management
4 2 (8.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) ISEB
2 4 (16.00%) NCDA
2 4 (16.00%) NCIE
2 4 (16.00%) NCSA
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) CRD IV
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (16.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) NetApp
3 4 (16.00%) Brocade
3 4 (16.00%) EMC
3 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (16.00%) Symantec
4 3 (12.00%) HP
4 3 (12.00%) LANDesk
5 2 (8.00%) Blue Coat
5 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco
5 2 (8.00%) Juniper
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle
5 2 (8.00%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.00%) EPiServer
6 1 (4.00%) Hyperion
6 1 (4.00%) Sitecore