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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 5 1 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Finance 2 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 7.41% 24.00% 11.11%
As % of the General category 50.00% 46.15% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate £425 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +6.45%
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 Sussex region.

General Category
Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
4 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 14.81% 52.00% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate £425 £463 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +15.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 6 (66.67%) Office 365
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) NetApp
3 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) CMS
5 1 (11.11%) Retail
5 1 (11.11%) Billing
5 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 8

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Office 365
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 1 (11.11%) Billing
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
2 3 (33.33%) Support Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) AWS Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Architect
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Architect
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Architect
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (11.11%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) NetApp
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft