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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 5 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 21.74% 68.75% 62.50%
As % of the General category 62.50% 84.62% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 7
Average daily rate
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£538 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £350 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £600 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -18.91%
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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
8 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 34.78% 81.25% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 7
Average daily rate £600 £550 £615
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -10.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £21.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+24.70% -15.00%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) ACCA
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
2 2 (28.57%) Cyber Security
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) CIMA
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Financial Institution
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Security
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) E-Procurement
3 1 (14.29%) CMS
3 1 (14.29%) Essbase
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (14.29%) B2B
3 1 (14.29%) B2C
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Hyperion

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Paddington by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (14.29%) Essbase
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (28.57%) Financial Institution
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Luxembourgish Language
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Architect
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
1 1 (14.29%) Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
1 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
1 1 (14.29%) Functional Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Support Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Copywriter
1 1 (14.29%) Security Solutions Architect
1 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security Architect
1 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Cyber Security
1 2 (28.57%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) SABSA
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) B2B
2 1 (14.29%) B2C
2 1 (14.29%) DRM
2 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
2 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Security
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) E-Procurement
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
2 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) ACCA
2 2 (28.57%) CIMA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Hyperion
2 1 (14.29%) Atlassian
2 1 (14.29%) F5