The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Reigate region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Finance 11 26 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reigate 40.74% 66.67% 23.53%
As % of the General category 73.33% 100.00% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 2
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£431 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.75 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-6.32% +1.85%
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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 Reigate region.

General Category
Reigate
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
15 26 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reigate 55.56% 66.67% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 3
Average daily rate £423 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £261 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Reigate

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Reigate

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Reigate

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Reigate

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Reigate

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Reigate region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Reigate

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Reigate

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Reigate

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reigate

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reigate 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 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
1 7 (38.89%) Solvency II
2 6 (33.33%) Data Governance
2 6 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (27.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
3 5 (27.78%) MS Visio
3 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (22.22%) Time Management
5 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) Test Management
6 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Base SAS
6 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
6 2 (11.11%) Degree
6 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (11.11%) HP
6 2 (11.11%) ISEB
6 2 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 2 (11.11%) MS Office
6 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reigate 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 (11.11%) SAS
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
1 5 (27.78%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Base SAS
1 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Electronics
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.56%) Legal
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Data Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Tester
4 3 (16.67%) Governance Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) IT Support
5 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (5.56%) SAS Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Junior Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Data Manager
6 1 (5.56%) SAS Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Manual Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
1 1 (5.56%) Spring
1 1 (5.56%) NHibernate
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) DTV
3 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Data Governance
1 6 (33.33%) Quality Management
1 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (22.22%) Time Management
3 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) Test Management
4 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Management
5 1 (5.56%) Workflow Management
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) Solvency II
2 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) TOWER Software
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle