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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 7 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Finance 4 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 6.67% 5.00% 14.14%
As % of the General category 23.53% 18.75% 37.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 13
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£375 £240 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -52.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
Finance
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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 Uxbridge region.

General Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
17 16 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 28.33% 26.67% 37.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 26
Average daily rate £315 £310 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% -31.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £198 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

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 27 January 2015, 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 15 (65.22%) SAP
2 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2
3 5 (21.74%) Change Management
3 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (17.39%) Retail
4 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
4 4 (17.39%) Remedy
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) Mainframe
4 4 (17.39%) Logistics
4 4 (17.39%) ServiceNow
5 3 (13.04%) Demand Management
5 3 (13.04%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) EPoS
5 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
6 2 (8.70%) Service Management
6 2 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (8.70%) MS Project
6 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
6 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
6 2 (8.70%) Release Management
6 2 (8.70%) Resource Management
6 2 (8.70%) QA
6 2 (8.70%) FMCG
7 1 (4.35%) SaaS
7 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.35%) Change Control
7 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Project
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (4.35%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) OLAP
1 1 (4.35%) SAP BW
1 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
General
1 4 (17.39%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Billing
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Project Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Service Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Project Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Junior
5 2 (8.70%) Project Planner
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (8.70%) Coordinator
5 2 (8.70%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Project Support Coordinator
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Leader
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
6 1 (4.35%) SAP Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Mainframe
2 3 (13.04%) EPoS
3 2 (8.70%) FMCG
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2
2 5 (21.74%) Change Management
2 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) Logistics
4 3 (13.04%) Demand Management
4 3 (13.04%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.70%) Service Management
5 2 (8.70%) Release Management
5 2 (8.70%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.35%) Change Control
6 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Cyber Security
6 1 (4.35%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (4.35%) Coaching
6 1 (4.35%) People Management
6 1 (4.35%) Time Management
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ACCA
1 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (4.35%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (4.35%) GCP
2 1 (4.35%) GMP
2 1 (4.35%) GxP
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) GAAP
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) SAP
2 4 (17.39%) Remedy
2 4 (17.39%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.35%) Manugistics
3 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards