The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Paddington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 15 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 33.33% 41.67% 51.72%
As % of the General category 83.33% 83.33% 78.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 7
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£450 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -
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 Paddington region.

General Category
Paddington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
18 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 40.00% 50.00% 65.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 8
Average daily rate £488 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Paddington

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Paddington

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Paddington

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Paddington

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Paddington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Paddington region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Paddington

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Paddington

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Paddington

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Paddington

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Paddington 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 19 (65.52%) Degree
2 16 (55.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (51.72%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (34.48%) Project Management
5 6 (20.69%) ISEB
5 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
6 5 (17.24%) Supplier Management
6 5 (17.24%) Financial Modelling
6 5 (17.24%) IIBA
6 5 (17.24%) PRINCE
6 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
6 5 (17.24%) Law
7 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (13.79%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (13.79%) Line Management
8 3 (10.34%) Performance Improvement
8 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
8 3 (10.34%) ACCA
8 3 (10.34%) CIMA
8 3 (10.34%) Oracle
8 3 (10.34%) Hyperion
8 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
9 2 (6.90%) Citrix
9 2 (6.90%) Windows
9 2 (6.90%) Linux
9 2 (6.90%) Apache
9 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
9 2 (6.90%) DB2
9 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Paddington by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Paddington 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 (6.90%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) Confluence
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (3.45%) CA PPM
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) ATM
1 2 (6.90%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) VPN
2 1 (3.45%) SSL
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) DB2
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JMeter
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
1 1 (3.45%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (3.45%) JProfiler
General
1 5 (17.24%) Law
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
2 1 (3.45%) Billing
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Business Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Business Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Procurement Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Portfolio Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Procurement Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Copywriter
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Financial Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Sourcing Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Cyber Security Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) SOAP
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
1 1 (3.45%) Middleware
1 1 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (51.72%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Economics
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Copywriting
4 1 (3.45%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) PKI
4 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
1 2 (6.90%) SUSE
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (34.48%) Project Management
3 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
4 5 (17.24%) Supplier Management
4 5 (17.24%) Financial Modelling
4 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
4 5 (17.24%) PRINCE
5 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.79%) Line Management
5 4 (13.79%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (10.34%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (6.90%) Resource Management
7 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.90%) Change Management
7 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.45%) Process Improvement
8 1 (3.45%) Identity Management
8 1 (3.45%) Data Security
8 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C++
1 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (65.52%) Degree
2 6 (20.69%) ISEB
3 5 (17.24%) IIBA
4 3 (10.34%) ACCA
4 3 (10.34%) CIMA
5 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.45%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Server
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) nmon
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
1 3 (10.34%) Hyperion
2 2 (6.90%) Citrix
2 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) F5
3 1 (3.45%) Splunk
3 1 (3.45%) Remedy
3 1 (3.45%) Ariba
3 1 (3.45%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (3.45%) Cognos
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) IBM