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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 4 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 20 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 12.20% 10.71% 13.33%
As % of the General category 40.82% 33.80% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 17
Average daily rate
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£463 £395 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.08% +9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £264 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £595 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
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
49 71 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 29.88% 31.70% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 42 34
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £236 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £572 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 £42.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.29% +40.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £20.00 £17.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £42.50 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 7 (21.88%) SAP
2 6 (18.75%) Asset Management
2 6 (18.75%) IT Asset Management
3 5 (15.63%) Legal
3 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (15.63%) ITIL
4 4 (12.50%) Windows
4 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 4 (12.50%) SQL
4 4 (12.50%) C#
4 4 (12.50%) .NET
4 4 (12.50%) BMC
4 4 (12.50%) Banking
5 3 (9.38%) Degree
5 3 (9.38%) FMCG
5 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
5 3 (9.38%) MVC
5 3 (9.38%) WinForms
5 3 (9.38%) Project Management
5 3 (9.38%) C++
6 2 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (6.25%) SLA
6 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
6 2 (6.25%) Service Management
6 2 (6.25%) SAP FI-GL
6 2 (6.25%) Software Asset Management
6 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (3.13%) CMS
1 1 (3.13%) MS Project Server
1 1 (3.13%) Kentico
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Project
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP FI-GL
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.13%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (3.13%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.13%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (3.13%) SAP CO
2 1 (3.13%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Big Data
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (15.63%) Legal
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.25%) Billing
4 1 (3.13%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.13%) Local Government
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Front Office
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Project Accountant
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Excel Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Data Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (9.38%) WinForms
3 1 (3.13%) SAP ALE
3 1 (3.13%) BAPI
3 1 (3.13%) jQuery
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (3.13%) EDI
3 1 (3.13%) Middleware
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) FMCG
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) NHS
3 1 (3.13%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Asset Management
1 6 (18.75%) IT Asset Management
2 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (15.63%) ITIL
3 3 (9.38%) MVC
3 3 (9.38%) Project Management
4 2 (6.25%) Service Management
4 2 (6.25%) Software Asset Management
4 2 (6.25%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Workflow Management
5 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.13%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (3.13%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.13%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
1 4 (12.50%) C#
2 3 (9.38%) C++
3 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.13%) ABAP
3 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) CISA
2 1 (3.13%) CISM
2 1 (3.13%) CISSP
2 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) SAP
2 4 (12.50%) BMC
3 1 (3.13%) TOWER Software
3 1 (3.13%) Planview
3 1 (3.13%) Pegasus
3 1 (3.13%) Remedy
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
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