The 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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 6 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Finance 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 11.11% 20.00% 66.67%
As % of the General category 33.33% 40.00% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
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£430 £313 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.60% +38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-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 Tunbridge Wells region.

General Category
Tunbridge Wells
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
6 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 33.33% 50.00% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Average daily rate £330 £320 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +42.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £6.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Tunbridge Wells

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Tunbridge Wells region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Security Management
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) CISSP
2 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) DSDM
3 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Ingres
3 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) CISM
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Ingres
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Risk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
1 2 (20.00%) Security Management
1 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (10.00%) System Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) DSDM
2 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CISM
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (10.00%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) Veeam