The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Sussex region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 5 - 5
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 6 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 15.00% - 13.51%
As % of the General category 66.67% - 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£420 - £455
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 £16.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -17.50%
General Category
Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
9 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 22.50% 10.34% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 8
Average daily rate £400 - £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Finance
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Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Sussex

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Sussex

Finance
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sussex 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 4 (50.00%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) Quality Management
2 3 (37.50%) Process Management
2 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Data Governance
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) MS Project
4 1 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
4 1 (12.50%) SAS
4 1 (12.50%) ISEB
4 1 (12.50%) ERwin
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Business Development
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sussex 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 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) ERwin
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Support Manager
2 3 (37.50%) SAP Support
2 3 (37.50%) SAP Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Quality Management
1 3 (37.50%) Process Management
1 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Business Development
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) SAP