The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 31 41 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 14.69% 23.56% 15.00%
As % of the General category 30.69% 53.25% 29.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 16
Average daily rate
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£375 £360 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £260 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £165.00 £51.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +220.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.20 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -19.00%
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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 Guildford region.

General Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
101 77 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 47.87% 44.25% 50.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 35 34
Average daily rate £313 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £251 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Average hourly rate - £165.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +371.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -20.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Guildford region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Guildford region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 13 (23.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 12 (21.43%) Radio Access Network
2 12 (21.43%) PMI Certification
2 12 (21.43%) Project Management
2 12 (21.43%) SAP
2 12 (21.43%) PRINCE2
2 12 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 11 (19.64%) PMI
3 11 (19.64%) Customer Insight
4 8 (14.29%) Logistics
4 8 (14.29%) Degree
5 7 (12.50%) Business Development
5 7 (12.50%) Java
5 7 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
6 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.93%) MS Visio
7 5 (8.93%) HTML
7 5 (8.93%) SQL
7 5 (8.93%) MS Project
7 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
8 4 (7.14%) Oracle
8 4 (7.14%) ERP
8 4 (7.14%) Data Modelling
8 4 (7.14%) Data Mining
8 4 (7.14%) ETL
8 4 (7.14%) SAS
8 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
8 4 (7.14%) SPSS
8 4 (7.14%) CHAID

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 4 (7.14%) SAS
2 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.79%) IIS
4 1 (1.79%) JBoss
4 1 (1.79%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
1 5 (8.93%) MS Visio
1 5 (8.93%) MS Project
2 4 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (7.14%) SPSS
3 3 (5.36%) MS Office
4 2 (3.57%) RoboHelp
4 2 (3.57%) FrameMaker
5 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
1 1 (1.79%) PaaS
1 1 (1.79%) IaaS
1 1 (1.79%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.43%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (5.36%) Firewall
3 2 (3.57%) Wireless
4 1 (1.79%) VoIP
4 1 (1.79%) DHCP
4 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.79%) SAN
4 1 (1.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) Data Mining
2 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.57%) Redis
2 2 (3.57%) Big Data
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) RequisitePro
1 1 (1.79%) CaliberRM
1 1 (1.79%) Rational DOORS
General
1 12 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.14%) Marketing
2 4 (7.14%) Online Betting
3 1 (1.79%) Law
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Project Manager
2 9 (16.07%) Analyst
3 5 (8.93%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 4 (7.14%) Insight Analyst
4 4 (7.14%) Customer Insight Analyst
4 4 (7.14%) Customer Analyst
4 4 (7.14%) Administrator
4 4 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Logistics Manager
5 3 (5.36%) SAP Administrator
5 3 (5.36%) Senior Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Coordinator
6 2 (3.57%) Architect
6 2 (3.57%) Technical Author
6 2 (3.57%) Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Author
6 2 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.57%) Senior Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) HTML
2 3 (5.36%) CSS
2 3 (5.36%) XML
2 3 (5.36%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.57%) JRuby
3 2 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (3.57%) JMS
3 2 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.79%) jQuery
4 1 (1.79%) .NET
4 1 (1.79%) Spring
4 1 (1.79%) Sass
4 1 (1.79%) HTML5
4 1 (1.79%) Kendo UI
4 1 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) PMI
2 4 (7.14%) Data Extraction
3 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.57%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.79%) User Experience
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 12 (21.43%) PRINCE2
2 12 (21.43%) Project Management
3 11 (19.64%) Customer Insight
4 8 (14.29%) Logistics
5 7 (12.50%) Business Development
5 7 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.14%) Data Analysis
7 4 (7.14%) ERP
7 4 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 4 (7.14%) ETL
7 4 (7.14%) CHAID
7 4 (7.14%) Change Management
7 4 (7.14%) Migration
7 4 (7.14%) Data Analytics
7 4 (7.14%) Analytics
7 4 (7.14%) Customer Analytics
7 4 (7.14%) Data Architecture
7 4 (7.14%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) Java
2 5 (8.93%) SQL
3 4 (7.14%) R
4 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.57%) Ruby
6 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) PMI Certification
2 8 (14.29%) Degree
3 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) APMP
4 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) ACCA
4 1 (1.79%) CIMA
4 1 (1.79%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
1 2 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) SAP
2 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle
4 3 (5.36%) ION Trading
5 2 (3.57%) Citrix
6 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.79%) VMware
6 1 (1.79%) Twitter
6 1 (1.79%) Cognos