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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 7 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 10.00% - 6.82%
As % of the General category 100.00% - 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
Finance
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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
2 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 10.00% 11.11% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Average daily rate - £425 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.39% +2.22%

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
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 18 December 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 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) QlikView
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (40.00%) Tableau
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (40.00%) Coaching
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (20.00%) Transition Management
3 1 (20.00%) People Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) QlikView
2 1 (20.00%) Snowflake Schema
2 1 (20.00%) Star Schema
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Programme Office Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Coaching
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (20.00%) Transition Management
3 1 (20.00%) People Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (20.00%) CEH
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) Tableau
3 1 (20.00%) Qualys
3 1 (20.00%) McAfee