The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 11 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Finance 2 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 4.65% 4.35% 15.66%
As % of the General category 25.00% 25.00% 61.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
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£351 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 - £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.10%
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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 Gatwick region.

General Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
8 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 18.60% 17.39% 25.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 6
Average daily rate £394 £408 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.37% +20.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £400 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £425 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -29.20%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 5 (71.43%) MS Office
1 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
1 5 (71.43%) MS Visio
2 4 (57.14%) MS Project
3 3 (42.86%) Financial Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
3 3 (42.86%) Time Management
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (14.29%) Information Security
5 1 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (14.29%) MCP
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) McAfee
5 1 (14.29%) OpenEdge
5 1 (14.29%) Progress 4GL
5 1 (14.29%) Progress
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) CCNA
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) CISSP
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 (14.29%) OpenEdge
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Office
1 5 (71.43%) MS Visio
2 4 (57.14%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Programme Office Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Programme Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Office Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Financial Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
2 3 (42.86%) Time Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (14.29%) Transition Management
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) People Management
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Progress 4GL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCP
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (14.29%) CEH
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) McAfee
1 1 (14.29%) Progress
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Qualys