The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Tonbridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tonbridge 50.00% 60.00% 57.14%
As % of the General category 80.00% 75.00% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
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£450 £475 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -7.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.83 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+38.36% -5.71%
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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 Tonbridge region.

General Category
Tonbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tonbridge 62.50% 80.00% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate £450 £275 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -46.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Tonbridge

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Tonbridge

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Tonbridge

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Tonbridge

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Tonbridge

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Tonbridge

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tonbridge

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tonbridge 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 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Veritas
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) LDAP
2 2 (33.33%) NFS
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Sun
2 2 (33.33%) OpenView
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Dell
2 2 (33.33%) HACMP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Tonbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tonbridge 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LDAP
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) ScrumMaster
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Commercial Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) HACMP
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Document Management
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (16.67%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) NFS
1 2 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) OpenView
1 2 (33.33%) Control-M
1 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
1 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) Sun
1 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) Dell
1 2 (33.33%) Veritas
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Progress