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 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 14 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing Finance 3 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 4.48% 11.54% 15.79%
As % of the General category 23.08% 56.25% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 3
Average daily rate £413 £510 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.06% +126.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.25 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+4.10% -20.65%
Finance
West Sussex

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
13 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 19.40% 20.51% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 3
Average daily rate £440 £479 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.09% +112.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £43.75 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.88%

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
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 29 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
1 3 (42.86%) Business Transformation
1 3 (42.86%) Private Cloud
1 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Records Management
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) Intranet
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) MS Project
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Intranet
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Lead Solutions Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Leader
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) PMO Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Private Cloud
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Transformation
1 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Records Management
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft