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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 9 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Finance 4 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 9.09% 25.93% -
As % of the General category 44.44% 87.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate £544 £540 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +10.00%
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
9 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 20.45% 29.63% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 3
Average daily rate £470 £508 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.38% +24.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £466 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £582 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
1 9 (56.25%) Project Management
1 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (43.75%) Time Management
3 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
4 5 (31.25%) ISEB
4 5 (31.25%) MS Project
4 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
4 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
5 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (25.00%) Quality Management
6 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
6 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
6 3 (18.75%) Line Management
6 3 (18.75%) Private Cloud
6 3 (18.75%) SDLC
6 3 (18.75%) Office 365
6 3 (18.75%) Business Transformation
6 3 (18.75%) User Stories
6 3 (18.75%) Law
6 3 (18.75%) CRM
6 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
6 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
6 3 (18.75%) Web Services
6 3 (18.75%) Case Management
7 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 (18.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
2 5 (31.25%) MS Project
3 2 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) QlikView
General
1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Law
3 2 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) CRM Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) CRM Business Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 3 (18.75%) PMO Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Leader
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 2 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Lead Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
3 3 (18.75%) Private Cloud
4 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (12.50%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Project Management
2 7 (43.75%) Time Management
3 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
4 4 (25.00%) Quality Management
5 3 (18.75%) Business Transformation
5 3 (18.75%) Case Management
5 3 (18.75%) CRM
5 3 (18.75%) Line Management
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
5 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
5 3 (18.75%) SDLC
5 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
5 3 (18.75%) User Stories
6 2 (12.50%) Critical Path Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 2 (12.50%) Programme Office Management
6 2 (12.50%) Records Management
6 2 (12.50%) Resource Management
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) ISEB
2 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (12.50%) CBAP
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle