The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 5 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Finance 11 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 12.79% 8.89% 16.67%
As % of the General category 36.67% 34.78% 43.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 14
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£423 £475 £481
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.05% -1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £350 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £610 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.09 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
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London

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

General Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
30 23 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 34.88% 25.56% 38.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 25
Average daily rate £375 £350 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -24.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.09 £36.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.15% +92.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 18 (62.07%) SAP
2 6 (20.69%) Change Management
2 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
2 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
3 5 (17.24%) Project Management
3 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (13.79%) CIMA
4 4 (13.79%) Mainframe
4 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
4 4 (13.79%) Remedy
4 4 (13.79%) ACCA
4 4 (13.79%) Retail
4 4 (13.79%) Logistics
4 4 (13.79%) ServiceNow
5 3 (10.34%) FMCG
5 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.34%) Demand Management
5 3 (10.34%) EPoS
6 2 (6.90%) Service Management
6 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
6 2 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
6 2 (6.90%) MS Project
6 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (6.90%) QA
6 2 (6.90%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Release Management
6 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project Server
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Project
3 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (3.45%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) OLAP
1 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.45%) SAP BW
General
1 4 (13.79%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Billing
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Project Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Service Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) MI Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Project Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Coordinator
5 2 (6.90%) Junior
5 2 (6.90%) Project Planner
5 2 (6.90%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (6.90%) Project Support Coordinator
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Project Leader
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Mainframe
2 3 (10.34%) FMCG
2 3 (10.34%) EPoS
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.45%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
1 6 (20.69%) Change Management
2 5 (17.24%) Project Management
2 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (13.79%) Logistics
4 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (10.34%) Demand Management
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.90%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Release Management
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Service Management
5 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.45%) Validation
6 1 (3.45%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.45%) Web Development
6 1 (3.45%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) ABAP
1 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) ACCA
1 4 (13.79%) CIMA
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) GAAP
2 1 (3.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (3.45%) GCP
2 1 (3.45%) GMP
2 1 (3.45%) GxP
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) SAP
2 4 (13.79%) Remedy
2 4 (13.79%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.45%) Planview
3 1 (3.45%) Tableau
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Manugistics
3 1 (3.45%) JD Edwards