The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Hammersmith region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 10 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 37.04% 18.37% 18.75%
As % of the General category 58.82% 39.13% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
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£475 £400 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +73.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -18.91%
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 Hammersmith region.

General Category
Hammersmith
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
17 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 62.96% 46.94% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 9
Average daily rate £433 £400 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% +22.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £262 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £600 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £6.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Hammersmith

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Hammersmith

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Hammersmith

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Hammersmith

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Hammersmith

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Hammersmith region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Hammersmith

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hammersmith

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hammersmith 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 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix
3 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 4 (30.77%) MS Office
3 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
3 4 (30.77%) Apple
3 4 (30.77%) Thin Client
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Reuters
3 4 (30.77%) Bloomberg
3 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) Games
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (30.77%) XenDesktop
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Polycom
3 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 8
3 4 (30.77%) Fat Client
3 4 (30.77%) SCCM
3 4 (30.77%) Investment Management
3 4 (30.77%) vSphere
4 2 (15.38%) CCIE
4 2 (15.38%) DMZ

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hammersmith 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.

Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DMZ
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (30.77%) Games
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Billing
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Desktop Support
1 4 (30.77%) Support Technician
1 4 (30.77%) Desktop Support Technician
1 4 (30.77%) Desktop Technician
2 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Project Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Online Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) Thin Client
2 4 (30.77%) Fat Client
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
3 1 (7.69%) Online Games
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.69%) VMS
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
1 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
1 4 (30.77%) Investment Management
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Coaching
3 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance
3 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.69%) High Availability
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Security
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Web Development
3 1 (7.69%) Business Development
3 1 (7.69%) Security Management
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) CCIE
2 2 (15.38%) CISSP
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) MCTS
3 1 (7.69%) MCITP
3 1 (7.69%) GIAC
3 1 (7.69%) GCIA
3 1 (7.69%) GCIH
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Workstation
2 4 (30.77%) XenDesktop
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Citrix
1 4 (30.77%) Apple
1 4 (30.77%) Reuters
1 4 (30.77%) Bloomberg
1 4 (30.77%) VMware
1 4 (30.77%) Polycom
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.69%) TIBCO