The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Hove region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 4 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 5 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hove 25.00% 16.33% 31.58%
As % of the General category 55.56% 72.73% 63.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 11
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£320 £396 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.19% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £376 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £428 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.66%
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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 Hove region.

General Category
Hove
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
9 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hove 45.00% 22.45% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 17
Average daily rate £344 £388 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.34% -11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £375 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.93 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -24.56%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Hove

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Hove

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Hove

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Hove

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Hove

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Hove region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Hove

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Hove

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Hove

Finance
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Hove

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hove 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 7 (63.64%) Banking
2 6 (54.55%) Retail
2 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (45.45%) Retail Banking
4 4 (36.36%) Resource Management
5 3 (27.27%) Billing
5 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (27.27%) SAP
6 2 (18.18%) B2C
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) Change Management
7 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
7 1 (9.09%) Workflow
7 1 (9.09%) MS Project
7 1 (9.09%) MS Office
7 1 (9.09%) Windows
7 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
7 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (9.09%) QA
7 1 (9.09%) Use Case
7 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 1 (9.09%) Change Control
7 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Hove by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hove 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 1 (9.09%) MS Project
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 7 (63.64%) Banking
2 6 (54.55%) Retail
3 5 (45.45%) Retail Banking
4 3 (27.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) PMO Assistant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (36.36%) Resource Management
3 2 (18.18%) B2C
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft