The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 15 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 10 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.65% 11.52% 12.92%
As % of the General category 30.30% 31.88% 44.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 9
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£438 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £386 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £534 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Middlesex region.

General Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
33 69 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 18.64% 36.13% 29.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 35 20
Average daily rate £450 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £430 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £613 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 7
Average hourly rate £45.50 £37.00 £17.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.97% +106.24%
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 Middlesex

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 10 (27.03%) SAP
2 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
3 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (16.22%) Project Management
5 5 (13.51%) Programme Management
5 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
5 5 (13.51%) Banking
6 4 (10.81%) Procure-to-pay
6 4 (10.81%) Front Office
7 3 (8.11%) SAP CO
7 3 (8.11%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (8.11%) Legal
7 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.11%) Change Management
7 3 (8.11%) ERP
7 3 (8.11%) SAP FI
7 3 (8.11%) Progress
7 3 (8.11%) MS Project
7 3 (8.11%) Migration
7 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (5.41%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.41%) General Ledger
8 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
8 2 (5.41%) SAP SRM
8 2 (5.41%) Coaching
8 2 (5.41%) MS Office
8 2 (5.41%) VBA
8 2 (5.41%) SQL

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Project
2 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.41%) MS Office
4 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) SAP CO
1 3 (8.11%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (8.11%) SAP FI
2 2 (5.41%) SAP SRM
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle AGIS
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (2.70%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (2.70%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 5 (13.51%) Banking
2 4 (10.81%) Front Office
3 3 (8.11%) Legal
4 2 (5.41%) General Ledger
4 2 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.70%) Marketing
5 1 (2.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Analyst
2 11 (29.73%) Business Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Financial Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Financial Business Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) SAP Business Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Performance Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) PMO Manager
5 2 (5.41%) PMO Lead
5 2 (5.41%) Coordinator
5 2 (5.41%) Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Project Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) BAPI
1 1 (2.70%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) AS400
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) PMI
3 1 (2.70%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (16.22%) Project Management
3 5 (13.51%) Programme Management
3 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
4 4 (10.81%) Procure-to-pay
5 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.11%) Change Management
5 3 (8.11%) ERP
5 3 (8.11%) Migration
5 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.41%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.41%) Coaching
6 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.41%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Information Security
7 1 (2.70%) PRINCE
7 1 (2.70%) CRM
7 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.70%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) VBA
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) ABAP
2 1 (2.70%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) ACCA
1 2 (5.41%) CIMA
2 1 (2.70%) CISA
2 1 (2.70%) CISM
2 1 (2.70%) CISSP
2 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) SAP
2 3 (8.11%) Progress
3 2 (5.41%) Primavera
3 2 (5.41%) Ariba
3 2 (5.41%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.70%) ReadSoft
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle