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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 10 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 7.14% 7.27% 2.63%
As % of the General category 25.00% 40.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£538 £351 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.02% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.83 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+38.36% -5.71%
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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
16 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 28.57% 18.18% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 3
Average daily rate £500 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

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 September 2015.

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 September 2015, 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 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) Project Management
5 4 (26.67%) Migration
5 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 4 (26.67%) CRM
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (26.67%) DHCP
5 4 (26.67%) DNS
5 4 (26.67%) SCVMM
5 4 (26.67%) VLAN
5 4 (26.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
5 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
6 3 (20.00%) Law
6 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (20.00%) Time Management
6 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) User Stories
6 3 (20.00%) Web Services
7 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (13.33%) MS Project
7 2 (13.33%) MS Office
7 2 (13.33%) Mentoring

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Project
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DHCP
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
1 4 (26.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
General
1 3 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Server Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) CRM Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) CRM Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
1 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) CRM
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (20.00%) Time Management
3 3 (20.00%) User Stories
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) Coaching
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) VMware