The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the M4 Corridor region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 6 1 13
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs citing Finance 2 24 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 12.50% 58.54% 1.47%
As % of the General category 40.00% 72.73% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -20.00%
General Category
M4 Corridor
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
5 33 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 31.25% 80.49% 72.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 3
Average daily rate £500 £500 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Finance
South East

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the M4 Corridor region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the M4 Corridor region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

Finance
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) SAP FI
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the M4 Corridor 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SAP FI
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
2 2 (66.67%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (66.67%) SAP FI Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Financials Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Consultant
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle