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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 4 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 24 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 14.12% 10.59% 10.50%
As % of the General category 41.38% 35.06% 40.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 14
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£425 £475 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +34.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £266 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £572 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +0.56%
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
58 77 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 34.12% 30.20% 26.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 43 27
Average daily rate £375 £405 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% +24.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £243 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £572 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 6
Average hourly rate £30.75 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.64% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.35 £24.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.15 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
1 8 (21.62%) SAP
2 6 (16.22%) Banking
2 6 (16.22%) Asset Management
2 6 (16.22%) IT Asset Management
3 5 (13.51%) Legal
3 5 (13.51%) ITIL
3 5 (13.51%) SQL
4 4 (10.81%) .NET
4 4 (10.81%) C#
4 4 (10.81%) Windows
4 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
4 4 (10.81%) BMC
5 3 (8.11%) Degree
5 3 (8.11%) FMCG
5 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
5 3 (8.11%) WinForms
5 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (8.11%) ERP
5 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
5 3 (8.11%) C++
5 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
5 3 (8.11%) Project Management
5 3 (8.11%) MVC
6 2 (5.41%) Front Office
6 2 (5.41%) Service Management
6 2 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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%) CMS
2 1 (2.70%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.70%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) Kentico
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Project
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP FI-GL
1 2 (5.41%) SAP FI
1 2 (5.41%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (5.41%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.70%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.70%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 6 (16.22%) Banking
2 5 (13.51%) Legal
3 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (5.41%) Front Office
4 2 (5.41%) Billing
5 1 (2.70%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.70%) Local Government
5 1 (2.70%) Marketing
5 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Financial Business Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Functional Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Support Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Report Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) .NET
1 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
2 3 (8.11%) WinForms
2 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (2.70%) SAP ALE
3 1 (2.70%) jQuery
3 1 (2.70%) CSS
3 1 (2.70%) EDI
3 1 (2.70%) Middleware
3 1 (2.70%) BAPI
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) FMCG
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.70%) PMI
2 1 (2.70%) NHS
2 1 (2.70%) W3C
2 1 (2.70%) AS400
2 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (16.22%) Asset Management
2 6 (16.22%) IT Asset Management
3 5 (13.51%) ITIL
4 3 (8.11%) ERP
4 3 (8.11%) Project Management
4 3 (8.11%) MVC
4 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.41%) Software Asset Management
5 2 (5.41%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (5.41%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.41%) Service Management
6 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.70%) Change Management
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.70%) CRM
6 1 (2.70%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) C#
3 3 (8.11%) C++
4 1 (2.70%) Java
4 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.70%) ABAP
4 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) CISSP
2 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.70%) ACCA
2 1 (2.70%) CISA
2 1 (2.70%) CISM
2 1 (2.70%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
1 2 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) SAP
2 4 (10.81%) BMC
3 1 (2.70%) Pegasus
3 1 (2.70%) Remedy
3 1 (2.70%) TOWER Software
3 1 (2.70%) Planview
3 1 (2.70%) Ariba
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
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