The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 7 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 188 271 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 13.73% 20.67% 16.97%
As % of the General category 44.34% 55.08% 52.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 170 129
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £50.00 £35.25 £44.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.84% -20.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £27.45 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £43.05 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.10%
Finance
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

General Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
424 492 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 30.97% 37.53% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 296 215
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 23
Average hourly rate £37.25 £30.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.15% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.10 £45.00 £45.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -29.20%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Finance
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +1 17 £375 -12.94% 12
Staines +1 12 £325 -18.75% 2
Cobham - 6 £450 -
Dorking -1 5 £321 +9.82% 2
Leatherhead -1 5 £550 +155.81% 3
Reigate -1 5 £400 +6.66% 7
Redhill -5 5 £425 +30.76% 5
Woking -12 5 £370 -13.95% 16
Camberley -6 4 £350 -17.64% 1
Tadworth - 3 £675 - 1
Weybridge -1 1 - - 1
Epsom -6 1 £248 -39.07%
Esher - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Horley - - - -
Chertsey - - - - 2
Egham - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - - 3
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 77 (18.29%) Project Management
2 72 (17.10%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (16.39%) SQL
4 68 (16.15%) Windows
5 67 (15.91%) Microsoft
6 59 (14.01%) .NET
7 58 (13.78%) Oracle
8 46 (10.93%) SAP
9 45 (10.69%) PRINCE2
10 37 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 36 (8.55%) MS Excel
11 36 (8.55%) SQL Server
11 36 (8.55%) SharePoint
12 35 (8.31%) Change Management
13 34 (8.08%) MVC
14 32 (7.60%) CRM
14 32 (7.60%) ASP.NET
14 32 (7.60%) Banking
14 32 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
15 31 (7.36%) UNIX
16 29 (6.89%) XML
16 29 (6.89%) MS Office
17 26 (6.18%) C#
17 26 (6.18%) Java
18 25 (5.94%) Degree
19 24 (5.70%) Linux
19 24 (5.70%) Business Intelligence
20 23 (5.46%) MS Project
20 23 (5.46%) Migration
20 23 (5.46%) Scrum

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 36 (8.55%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.14%) IIS
3 6 (1.43%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.43%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.19%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (1.19%) Apache
4 5 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (0.95%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.95%) CMS
5 4 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.48%) SAS
7 2 (0.48%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.48%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.24%) Drupal
8 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 36 (8.55%) MS Excel
2 29 (6.89%) MS Office
3 23 (5.46%) MS Project
4 16 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (3.56%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.71%) Open Workbench
7 3 (0.71%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.48%) SPSS
8 2 (0.48%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.24%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 14 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (2.61%) Oracle Financials
3 9 (2.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (1.90%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (1.90%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (1.90%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (1.43%) SAP FI
5 6 (1.43%) SAP CO
5 6 (1.43%) SAP CRM
5 6 (1.43%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (1.43%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.71%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.48%) Agresso
8 2 (0.48%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.48%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.95%) IaaS
1 4 (0.95%) SaaS
1 4 (0.95%) PaaS
2 3 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.48%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (0.48%) Office 365
3 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.75%) Firewall
2 10 (2.38%) SAN
3 8 (1.90%) Internet
4 6 (1.43%) LDAP
5 5 (1.19%) Intranet
6 4 (0.95%) MPLS
6 4 (0.95%) OSPF
6 4 (0.95%) NetScreen
6 4 (0.95%) DHCP
6 4 (0.95%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.95%) VPN
6 4 (0.95%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (0.95%) Network Security
6 4 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.71%) Junos
7 3 (0.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (0.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (0.71%) FTP
7 3 (0.71%) LAN
7 3 (0.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (8.55%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.09%) Relational Database
3 10 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.14%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (1.19%) SAP BW
8 4 (0.95%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.71%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.71%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.71%) MySQL
10 2 (0.48%) DB2
10 2 (0.48%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 22 (5.23%) Visual Studio
2 8 (1.90%) Toad
3 7 (1.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.19%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (0.95%) Subversion
7 3 (0.71%) QARun
7 3 (0.71%) TestDirector
8 2 (0.48%) NUnit
9 1 (0.24%) TestNG
9 1 (0.24%) DbUnit
9 1 (0.24%) JIRA
9 1 (0.24%) Selenium
9 1 (0.24%) JUnit
9 1 (0.24%) Introscope
9 1 (0.24%) JMeter
9 1 (0.24%) ProC
9 1 (0.24%) LoadRunner
General
1 32 (7.60%) Banking
2 21 (4.99%) Retail
3 19 (4.51%) Telecoms
3 19 (4.51%) Marketing
4 16 (3.80%) Manufacturing
5 13 (3.09%) Pharmaceutical
6 12 (2.85%) Legal
7 11 (2.61%) Billing
8 10 (2.38%) Financial Institution
9 9 (2.14%) Electronics
10 8 (1.90%) Aerospace
11 6 (1.43%) Automotive
11 6 (1.43%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.95%) Back Office
13 2 (0.48%) Advertising
14 1 (0.24%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.24%) German Language
14 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 106 (25.18%) Analyst
2 75 (17.81%) Developer
3 52 (12.35%) Project Manager
4 45 (10.69%) Business Analyst
5 31 (7.36%) .NET Developer
5 31 (7.36%) Consultant
6 21 (4.99%) Architect
7 14 (3.33%) VB.NET Developer
8 13 (3.09%) Support Analyst
9 12 (2.85%) Administrator
9 12 (2.85%) Tester
9 12 (2.85%) C# Developer
9 12 (2.85%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (2.61%) Programme Manager
10 11 (2.61%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (2.14%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (1.90%) Web Developer
12 8 (1.90%) C++ Developer
12 8 (1.90%) Financial Analyst
13 7 (1.66%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (14.01%) .NET
2 32 (7.60%) ASP.NET
3 29 (6.89%) XML
4 22 (5.23%) HTML
5 20 (4.75%) CSS
6 19 (4.51%) WCF
7 17 (4.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (3.33%) Spring
8 14 (3.33%) jQuery
9 13 (3.09%) WF
10 12 (2.85%) XSLT
11 11 (2.61%) Web Services
12 10 (2.38%) Middleware
12 10 (2.38%) Hibernate
13 7 (1.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (1.66%) NHibernate
14 6 (1.43%) Django
14 6 (1.43%) HTML5
15 5 (1.19%) .NET Framework
16 4 (0.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.61%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.38%) Clustering
4 9 (2.14%) FMCG
4 9 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (2.14%) DTV
5 8 (1.90%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (1.90%) Social Media
6 5 (1.19%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.95%) Client/Server
7 4 (0.95%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.71%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.71%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.48%) PMI
9 2 (0.48%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.48%) User Experience
9 2 (0.48%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.48%) Open Source
10 1 (0.24%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.24%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 68 (16.15%) Windows
2 31 (7.36%) UNIX
3 24 (5.70%) Linux
4 19 (4.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (2.14%) Solaris
7 8 (1.90%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.43%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.19%) Windows 2000
10 4 (0.95%) Android
11 3 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.71%) AIX
12 2 (0.48%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.24%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (18.29%) Project Management
2 72 (17.10%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (10.69%) PRINCE2
4 37 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (8.31%) Change Management
6 34 (8.08%) MVC
7 32 (7.60%) CRM
8 24 (5.70%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (5.46%) Migration
9 23 (5.46%) Scrum
9 23 (5.46%) Waterfall
10 20 (4.75%) Programme Management
10 20 (4.75%) Workflow
11 19 (4.51%) ITIL
12 18 (4.28%) Project Planning
12 18 (4.28%) PRINCE
13 17 (4.04%) Information Security
14 16 (3.80%) Change Control
14 16 (3.80%) E-Commerce
15 14 (3.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 69 (16.39%) SQL
2 26 (6.18%) C#
2 26 (6.18%) Java
3 20 (4.75%) JavaScript
4 16 (3.80%) VB.NET
5 11 (2.61%) PL/SQL
6 9 (2.14%) T-SQL
6 9 (2.14%) C++
7 8 (1.90%) Python
8 5 (1.19%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.19%) VBA
8 5 (1.19%) C
8 5 (1.19%) Perl
9 4 (0.95%) Ruby
10 3 (0.71%) PHP
11 2 (0.48%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.48%) VB
12 1 (0.24%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.24%) HQL
12 1 (0.24%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (5.94%) Degree
2 14 (3.33%) ISEB
3 9 (2.14%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.90%) PMI Certification
5 7 (1.66%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.43%) PMP
6 6 (1.43%) CCNP
6 6 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.95%) MCSE
7 4 (0.95%) CISSP
7 4 (0.95%) CCNA
8 3 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.71%) MCP
8 3 (0.71%) ACCA
9 2 (0.48%) CISM
9 2 (0.48%) MBA
9 2 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.09%) QA
2 7 (1.66%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.43%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.43%) Solvency II
4 4 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.71%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.71%) SLA
6 2 (0.48%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.24%) EMIR
7 1 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.24%) GxP
7 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (3.09%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.14%) VMware ESX
3 7 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.71%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.48%) vCloud
5 2 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.48%) vSphere
5 2 (0.48%) XenServer
6 1 (0.24%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.24%) Veritas File System
6 1 (0.24%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.43%) SCCM
3 5 (1.19%) SCOM
3 5 (1.19%) CA SiteMinder
4 3 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.71%) Control-M
4 3 (0.71%) Legato
5 2 (0.48%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.48%) Foglight
6 1 (0.24%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.24%) nmon
6 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 67 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 58 (13.78%) Oracle
3 46 (10.93%) SAP
4 15 (3.56%) Cisco
5 13 (3.09%) VMware
6 10 (2.38%) CheckPoint
6 10 (2.38%) CA
7 8 (1.90%) Hyperion
7 8 (1.90%) IBM
8 7 (1.66%) HP
8 7 (1.66%) Business Objects
9 6 (1.43%) JBoss
10 5 (1.19%) Cognos
10 5 (1.19%) Citrix
10 5 (1.19%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.95%) Dell
11 4 (0.95%) Avaya
11 4 (0.95%) AppSense
11 4 (0.95%) Blue Coat
11 4 (0.95%) Google
Leatherhead, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Networking People
Rate: Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Information Technology Services
Rate: £27k - 32k per year + Benefits, Bonus & Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Sanderson
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £3500.00 - £4000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
iKonnect
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Surrey
Uniting Ambition
Rate: 400 - 450
Posted: 15 days ago
Surrey
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago