The first 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 14 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 Middlesex 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 8 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 21 41 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 9.38% 17.52% 17.73%
As % of the General category 31.34% 52.56% 53.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 16
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£400 £431 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% +1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £279 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £550 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.19% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.70 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-1.16% -10.96%
General Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
67 78 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 29.91% 33.33% 32.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 40 31
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £504 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £27.35 £22.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £37.50 £45.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.15
% change year-on-year
- -13.95%
Finance
South East

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 14 July 2014.

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 14 July 2014, 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 17 (38.64%) SAP
2 8 (18.18%) Change Management
2 8 (18.18%) Project Management
3 6 (13.64%) ITIL
3 6 (13.64%) C
3 6 (13.64%) Aquila
3 6 (13.64%) System Testing
4 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 4 (9.09%) Web Services
5 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 4 (9.09%) SAP SRM
5 4 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (6.82%) Procure-to-pay
6 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.82%) Data Management
6 3 (6.82%) German Language
6 3 (6.82%) Performance Testing
6 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
6 3 (6.82%) CRM
6 3 (6.82%) Windows
6 3 (6.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (4.55%) IBM
7 2 (4.55%) Service Management
7 2 (4.55%) CISA
7 2 (4.55%) Active Directory

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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 (4.55%) SAS
2 1 (2.27%) IIS
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) SAP SRM
2 1 (2.27%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (2.27%) SAP GRC
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.27%) SAP MRS
2 1 (2.27%) SAP SM
2 1 (2.27%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.27%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.27%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) PaaS
1 1 (2.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) SSL
1 1 (2.27%) SAN
1 1 (2.27%) Firewall
1 1 (2.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.27%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (2.27%) JasperReports
2 1 (2.27%) Base SAS
2 1 (2.27%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.27%) Toad
1 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (6.82%) German Language
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.55%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Analyst
2 7 (15.91%) Business Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Deployment Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Applications Manager
5 3 (6.82%) SAP Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Tester
6 2 (4.55%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Junior Business Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Programme Planner
7 1 (2.27%) Support Manager
7 1 (2.27%) SAS Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Applications Support Manager
7 1 (2.27%) SAP Business Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) Web Services
2 2 (4.55%) JSP
2 2 (4.55%) J2EE
2 2 (4.55%) Hibernate
2 2 (4.55%) Spring
3 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.27%) CSS
3 1 (2.27%) DHTML
3 1 (2.27%) HTML
3 1 (2.27%) .NET
3 1 (2.27%) SOAP
3 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.27%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.27%) PMI
2 1 (2.27%) Firmware
2 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.27%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) Project Management
1 8 (18.18%) Change Management
2 6 (13.64%) ITIL
2 6 (13.64%) System Testing
3 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 4 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
4 4 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
5 3 (6.82%) Procure-to-pay
5 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.82%) Data Management
5 3 (6.82%) Performance Testing
5 3 (6.82%) CRM
6 2 (4.55%) ERP
6 2 (4.55%) Service Management
6 2 (4.55%) Information Security
6 2 (4.55%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.55%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) C
2 2 (4.55%) Java
2 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.27%) VBScript
3 1 (2.27%) VB
3 1 (2.27%) ABAP
3 1 (2.27%) SAS Macro
3 1 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) CISSP
1 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (4.55%) CISA
2 1 (2.27%) CISM
2 1 (2.27%) CRISC
2 1 (2.27%) PMP
2 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (4.55%) QA
3 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.27%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) SAP
2 6 (13.64%) Aquila
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.55%) IBM
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle
5 1 (2.27%) Sybase
5 1 (2.27%) EMC
5 1 (2.27%) Citrix
5 1 (2.27%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.27%) Symantec
5 1 (2.27%) Open Text
5 1 (2.27%) Aveksa
5 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.27%) Varonis
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