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 27 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 19 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 44.19% 37.50% 35.29%
As % of the General category 90.48% 75.00% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 6
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £400 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.26 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.86% -5.71%
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
21 4 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 48.84% 50.00% 64.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 7
Average daily rate £500 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £400 £562
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.82
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.14%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 23 (63.89%) Degree
2 17 (47.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (36.11%) Project Management
5 7 (19.44%) Business Analysis
6 6 (16.67%) IIBA
6 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 6 (16.67%) ISEB
7 5 (13.89%) PRINCE
7 5 (13.89%) Oracle
7 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
7 5 (13.89%) Law
7 5 (13.89%) Financial Modelling
7 5 (13.89%) Line Management
7 5 (13.89%) Supplier Management
8 4 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
8 4 (11.11%) Financial Institution
8 4 (11.11%) VPN
8 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 3 (8.33%) HTTP
9 3 (8.33%) SSL
9 3 (8.33%) Cisco
9 3 (8.33%) Middleware
9 3 (8.33%) Hyperion
9 3 (8.33%) UNIX
9 3 (8.33%) DB2
9 3 (8.33%) C++
9 3 (8.33%) Java
9 3 (8.33%) .NET
9 3 (8.33%) SOAP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Paddington by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (8.33%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.78%) CA PPM
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) VPN
2 3 (8.33%) SSL
2 3 (8.33%) Firewall
2 3 (8.33%) SSH
2 3 (8.33%) HTTP
3 2 (5.56%) ATM
3 2 (5.56%) NFC
3 2 (5.56%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.78%) SDH
4 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) DB2
General
1 5 (13.89%) Law
2 4 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Billing
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Procurement Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Security Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Cyber Security Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Portfolio Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Design Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Procurement Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Project Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Telecoms Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Functional Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) .NET
1 3 (8.33%) SOAP
1 3 (8.33%) Middleware
1 3 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.33%) PKI
3 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.33%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.56%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (5.56%) Economics
4 2 (5.56%) EMV
5 1 (2.78%) Copywriting
5 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) UNIX
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (36.11%) Project Management
3 7 (19.44%) Business Analysis
4 5 (13.89%) Supplier Management
4 5 (13.89%) Financial Modelling
4 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
4 5 (13.89%) PRINCE
4 5 (13.89%) Line Management
5 4 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
6 3 (8.33%) Cyber Security
6 3 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Information Security
6 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.33%) Identity Management
6 3 (8.33%) Data Security
6 3 (8.33%) SDLC
6 3 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) C++
1 3 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (63.89%) Degree
2 6 (16.67%) IIBA
2 6 (16.67%) ISEB
3 3 (8.33%) ACCA
3 3 (8.33%) CIMA
4 1 (2.78%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Server
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) Hyperion
3 3 (8.33%) Cisco
3 3 (8.33%) F5
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.56%) VMware
4 2 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (2.78%) Ariba
5 1 (2.78%) Cognos
5 1 (2.78%) MicroStrategy