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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 10 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 14 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 11.02% 14.60% 8.16%
As % of the General category 23.33% 34.48% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 5
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£375 £420 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £150 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £41.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
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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
60 58 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 47.24% 42.34% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 35 10
Average daily rate £366 £350 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.64% -18.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £158 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £381 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 8
Average hourly rate £17.00 £37.50 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.66% +26.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.11% -25.00%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014, 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 16 (32.65%) Telecoms
2 12 (24.49%) Ericsson
2 12 (24.49%) NEC
2 12 (24.49%) Logistics
3 11 (22.45%) .NET
4 10 (20.41%) C#
4 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET
4 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
5 9 (18.37%) MVC
6 8 (16.33%) Supplier Management
6 8 (16.33%) Radio Access Network
7 7 (14.29%) WCF
7 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (12.24%) Project Management
9 5 (10.20%) Manufacturing
9 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
9 5 (10.20%) Java
9 5 (10.20%) Change Control
10 4 (8.16%) Windows
10 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
10 4 (8.16%) Web Services
10 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (8.16%) Hibernate
10 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
10 4 (8.16%) WPF
10 4 (8.16%) Spring
11 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (6.12%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (6.12%) Marketing
11 3 (6.12%) GWT

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.04%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Project
3 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.08%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (4.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (4.08%) SAN
3 1 (2.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.08%) MySQL
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.04%) Subversion
2 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.04%) Ant
General
1 16 (32.65%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.20%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.12%) Marketing
4 2 (4.08%) Electronics
5 1 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Developer
2 8 (16.33%) C# Developer
3 7 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Project Manager
5 5 (10.20%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.12%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (4.08%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (4.08%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Contracts Manager
8 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 2 (4.08%) IT Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
9 1 (2.04%) PMO Lead
9 1 (2.04%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) .NET
2 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET
3 7 (14.29%) WCF
3 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (8.16%) WPF
4 4 (8.16%) Web Services
4 4 (8.16%) Hibernate
4 4 (8.16%) Spring
5 3 (6.12%) XML
5 3 (6.12%) GWT
6 2 (4.08%) jQuery
6 2 (4.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (4.08%) HTML
6 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.04%) Java EE
7 1 (2.04%) Ajax
7 1 (2.04%) NHibernate
7 1 (2.04%) DAO
7 1 (2.04%) ADO.NET
7 1 (2.04%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) DTV
2 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Android
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Logistics
2 9 (18.37%) MVC
3 8 (16.33%) Supplier Management
4 6 (12.24%) Project Management
5 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
5 5 (10.20%) Change Control
6 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.12%) Cyber Security
8 2 (4.08%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (4.08%) Budget Control
8 2 (4.08%) Migration
8 2 (4.08%) Change Management
8 2 (4.08%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.08%) Programme Management
8 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.08%) Project Planning
9 1 (2.04%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.04%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.04%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) C#
2 5 (10.20%) Java
3 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.04%) SQL
4 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) SCCM
1 2 (4.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Ericsson
1 12 (24.49%) NEC
2 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.08%) Citrix
3 2 (4.08%) SAP
3 2 (4.08%) VMware
3 2 (4.08%) Planview
4 1 (2.04%) Marketo
4 1 (2.04%) IBM