The 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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 15.15% 17.39% 10.00%
As % of the General category 33.33% 66.67% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£600 £400 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -5.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £400 £505
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 £17.00 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -19.51%
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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 Sussex region.

General Category
Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
15 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 45.45% 26.09% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Average daily rate £475 £400 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £400 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Sussex region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 5 (38.46%) ERP
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) SAP
3 3 (23.08%) SAP FI
3 3 (23.08%) Requirements Management
3 3 (23.08%) SAP ERP
3 3 (23.08%) SAP PSCD
4 2 (15.38%) Business Process Mapping
4 2 (15.38%) Solvency II
4 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) SAP FI-CA
4 2 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) ETL
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Windows
5 1 (7.69%) UML
5 1 (7.69%) MCSE
5 1 (7.69%) LDAP
5 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
5 1 (7.69%) VBA
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 1 (7.69%) OLAP
5 1 (7.69%) MS Office
5 1 (7.69%) SAS
5 1 (7.69%) LAN
5 1 (7.69%) WAN

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) SAP FI
1 3 (23.08%) SAP ERP
1 3 (23.08%) SAP PSCD
2 2 (15.38%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (7.69%) SAP CO
3 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LDAP
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) SAP FI Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Data Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Replication
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) PKI
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ERP
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Requirements Management
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) ETL
4 2 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.69%) Web Design
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
5 1 (7.69%) UML
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
5 1 (7.69%) Use Case
5 1 (7.69%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Juniper
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) 3PAR