The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Rickmansworth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 8 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 3 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 15.00% 28.57% 21.43%
As % of the General category 23.08% 42.11% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
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£538 £350 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% +50.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £383
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
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 Rickmansworth region.

General Category
Rickmansworth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
13 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 65.00% 67.86% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Average daily rate £538 £350 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% +50.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £10.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.09% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Rickmansworth 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 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) EMC
2 2 (16.67%) CRM
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
2 2 (16.67%) Solaris
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Law
2 2 (16.67%) Legal
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (8.33%) People Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) SSH
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) QA
3 1 (8.33%) Test Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Rickmansworth 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 (8.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
1 1 (8.33%) ATM
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) SSH
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (16.67%) Law
1 2 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Procurement Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Engagement Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Operational Risk Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) SWIFT
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
1 2 (16.67%) Solaris
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (16.67%) CRM
1 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (8.33%) Network Design
2 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Test Management
2 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (8.33%) People Management
2 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
1 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (8.33%) Bourne shell
2 1 (8.33%) C-shell
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) CCDP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 8583
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) F5
2 2 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) BMC
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Sun