The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Thames Valley region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
South East / Thames Valley
Rank 2 - 1
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 33.33% - 33.33%
As % of the General category 100.00% - 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £570 - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £26.67 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+18.13% +61.60%

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

General Category
Thames Valley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 33.33% 50.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £570 - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +35.41%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Thames Valley region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Thames Valley region with a requirement for Finance.

1 5 (71.43%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) SSL
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) AIX
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) SSH
3 2 (28.57%) Snort
3 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) Middleware
3 2 (28.57%) Intel Security
3 2 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) SIEM
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
4 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) Degree

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SSL
2 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (28.57%) SSH
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) FTP
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Penetration Tester
1 5 (71.43%) Tester
2 4 (57.14%) Security Penetration Tester
2 4 (57.14%) Security Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) AIX
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Solaris
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) SIEM
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
4 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Intel Security
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft