The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 4 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 1 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 14.29% 21.05% 24.14%
As % of the General category 50.00% 44.44% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £325 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +21.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.59% +34.84%
Finance
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Home Counties region.

General Category
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 28.57% 47.37% 55.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 9
Median daily rate £325 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +3.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-10.90% +12.24%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Home Counties region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Home Counties region with a requirement for Finance.

1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (25.00%) PMI
2 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Data Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Data Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Data Migration Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Data Migration Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) ERP Architect
1 1 (25.00%) ERP Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Migration Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Migration Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Project Planner
1 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Test Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
1 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) Line Management
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Presales
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) SAP