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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 10 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 27.03% 13.79% 29.17%
As % of the General category 58.82% 66.67% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £400 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £400 £520
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 £17.50 £16.20 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -19.00%
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 Sussex region.

General Category
Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
17 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 45.95% 20.69% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 3
Average daily rate £400 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £400 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

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 27 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 27 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 (29.41%) ERP
2 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) SAP FI
3 3 (17.65%) Requirements Management
3 3 (17.65%) SAP ERP
3 3 (17.65%) SAP
3 3 (17.65%) SAP PSCD
3 3 (17.65%) Business Process Mapping
4 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.76%) Change Control
4 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) SAP FI-CA
4 2 (11.76%) Windows
4 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
4 2 (11.76%) XML
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.76%) ETL
4 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.88%) Web Design
5 1 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (5.88%) Clustering
5 1 (5.88%) Replication
5 1 (5.88%) Workflow
5 1 (5.88%) SAP CO

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (5.88%) SAS
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) SAP FI
1 3 (17.65%) SAP ERP
1 3 (17.65%) SAP PSCD
2 2 (11.76%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (5.88%) SAP CO
3 1 (5.88%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
1 1 (5.88%) DHCP
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
1 1 (5.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) OLAP
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) SAP FI Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Data Manager
5 1 (5.88%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (5.88%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) PKI
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ERP
2 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Requirements Management
3 3 (17.65%) Business Process Mapping
4 2 (11.76%) Change Control
4 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) ETL
4 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.88%) Web Design
5 1 (5.88%) Workflow
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.88%) Matrix Management
5 1 (5.88%) Use Case
5 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Juniper
3 1 (5.88%) Cognos
3 1 (5.88%) 3PAR