The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Kingston Upon Thames region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 10 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 8 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 9.76% 24.39% 39.29%
As % of the General category 53.33% 71.43% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 6
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£375 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -8.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.05%
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 Kingston Upon Thames region.

General Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
15 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 18.29% 34.15% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 6
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (46.15%) Shell Script
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Apache
3 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
3 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
3 5 (38.46%) Perl
3 5 (38.46%) Open Source
3 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
3 5 (38.46%) Puppet
3 5 (38.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) Retail
6 2 (15.38%) MS Project
6 2 (15.38%) MS Office
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (7.69%) SAN
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (7.69%) Windows
7 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 1 (7.69%) SQL
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
7 1 (7.69%) Billing

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 5 (38.46%) Apache
1 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Project
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Billing
2 1 (7.69%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (7.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (38.46%) Administrator
1 5 (38.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 5 (38.46%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) DBA
2 1 (7.69%) Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Change Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.69%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (7.69%) People Management
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Business Performance Management
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Shell Script
2 5 (38.46%) Perl
2 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) VMware