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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 10 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 15 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 8.82% 6.93% 7.45%
As % of the General category 34.88% 25.81% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +16.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £350 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £528 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £34.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- -19.51%
Finance
South East

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
43 62 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 25.29% 26.84% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 19
Average daily rate £415 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £538 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 9
Average hourly rate £45.50 £42.50 £17.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.05% +136.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 9 (25.00%) SAP
1 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
3 7 (19.44%) Project Management
4 5 (13.89%) Programme Management
5 4 (11.11%) Legal
5 4 (11.11%) Banking
5 4 (11.11%) Front Office
5 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 4 (11.11%) MS Project
6 3 (8.33%) MS Office
6 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.33%) Progress
6 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
6 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.33%) Change Management
6 3 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.33%) Procure-to-pay
7 2 (5.56%) SAP SRM
7 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.56%) Primavera
7 2 (5.56%) Migration
7 2 (5.56%) SAP CO
7 2 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (5.56%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
7 2 (5.56%) ERP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) CMS
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.78%) Confluence
2 1 (2.78%) Kentico
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.11%) MS Project
3 3 (8.33%) MS Office
3 3 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) SAP FI
1 2 (5.56%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (5.56%) SAP CO
1 2 (5.56%) SAP SRM
2 1 (2.78%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.78%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 4 (11.11%) Front Office
1 4 (11.11%) Legal
1 4 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Billing
2 1 (2.78%) General Ledger
2 1 (2.78%) Local Government
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) SAP Business Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Financial Business Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Performance Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Coordinator
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) PMO Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) PMO Lead
6 1 (2.78%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) HTML
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.78%) CSS
1 1 (2.78%) Middleware
1 1 (2.78%) BAPI
1 1 (2.78%) SAP ALE
1 1 (2.78%) jQuery
1 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) AS400
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) PMI
3 1 (2.78%) NHS
3 1 (2.78%) W3C
3 1 (2.78%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (19.44%) Project Management
3 5 (13.89%) Programme Management
4 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.33%) Change Management
5 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.33%) Procure-to-pay
6 2 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (5.56%) ERP
6 2 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) Migration
6 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.78%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.78%) SAP Implementation
7 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.78%) Information Security
7 1 (2.78%) PRINCE
7 1 (2.78%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) ABAP
2 1 (2.78%) VBA
2 1 (2.78%) C#
2 1 (2.78%) Java
2 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) CISSP
1 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.78%) ACCA
1 1 (2.78%) CISA
1 1 (2.78%) CISM
1 1 (2.78%) CIMA
1 1 (2.78%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) SAP
2 3 (8.33%) Progress
3 2 (5.56%) JD Edwards
3 2 (5.56%) Primavera
4 1 (2.78%) TOWER Software
4 1 (2.78%) Planview
4 1 (2.78%) Remedy
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) Ariba
4 1 (2.78%) Pegasus
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle
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