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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 9 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing Finance 8 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 11.11% 14.29% 5.41%
As % of the General category 53.33% 50.00% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
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£479 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.39
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.14%
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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
15 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 20.83% 28.57% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 0
Average daily rate £448 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+98.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (35.71%) ERP
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (21.43%) Time Management
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (21.43%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (21.43%) Visualisation
5 3 (21.43%) SAP
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (14.29%) ETL
6 2 (14.29%) CRM
6 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 2 (14.29%) MS Project
6 2 (14.29%) MS Office
6 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 2 (14.29%) Tableau
6 2 (14.29%) QlikView
6 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Project
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (14.29%) QlikView
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) Snowflake Schema
3 1 (7.14%) Star Schema
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MorphX
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) CRM Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Report Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.14%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Visualisation
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ERP
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Time Management
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) ETL
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 2 (14.29%) Coaching
4 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) SAP
4 2 (14.29%) Tableau
5 1 (7.14%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (7.14%) Baan
5 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards