The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Tunbridge Wells region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Tunbridge Wells region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 7 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 4 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 17.39% 37.50% 45.45%
As % of the General category 26.67% 100.00% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Average daily rate £338 £316 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.79% +40.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.39 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+18.61% -22.44%
General Category
Tunbridge Wells
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
15 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 65.22% 37.50% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
Average daily rate £350 £316 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.75% +40.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Finance
Kent

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Tunbridge Wells

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Tunbridge Wells

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Tunbridge Wells

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Tunbridge Wells

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Tunbridge Wells

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Tunbridge Wells

Finance
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tunbridge Wells 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 (62.50%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Demand Management
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Clustering
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) CISSP
4 1 (12.50%) Intranet
4 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) .NET

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tunbridge Wells 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.

Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Intranet
General
1 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Risk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) Demand Management
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix
1 1 (12.50%) VMware