The first 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 30 July 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 Uxbridge 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 3 7 1
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Finance 15 12 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 14.56% 13.95% 27.50%
As % of the General category 46.88% 48.00% 58.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 25
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£400 £400 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £370 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -17.50%
General Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
32 25 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 31.07% 29.07% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 37
Average daily rate £395 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £446 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Average hourly rate £14.04 £10.16 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.18% -21.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -15.09%
Finance
London

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Uxbridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Uxbridge region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 July 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 11 (35.48%) SAP
2 10 (32.26%) Project Management
3 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
4 6 (19.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (16.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (16.13%) Logistics
5 5 (16.13%) ITIL
6 4 (12.90%) SLA
6 4 (12.90%) Degree
6 4 (12.90%) FMCG
6 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (9.68%) Marketing
7 3 (9.68%) Analytics
7 3 (9.68%) SAP Implementation
7 3 (9.68%) ACCA
7 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
7 3 (9.68%) MS Project
7 3 (9.68%) SQL
7 3 (9.68%) Change Management
7 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
7 3 (9.68%) CIMA
7 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
8 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (6.45%) Economics
8 2 (6.45%) ERP
8 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.45%) Cognos
8 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
8 2 (6.45%) SAS

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) SAS
3 1 (3.23%) Confluence
3 1 (3.23%) MS Project Server
3 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS Project
3 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (19.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (6.45%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (6.45%) SAP GRC
3 1 (3.23%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) MVNO
1 1 (3.23%) Network Security
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.23%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 5 (16.13%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (9.68%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Arabic Language
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Analyst
1 6 (19.35%) Project Manager
2 4 (12.90%) MI Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Applications Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Project Coordinator
3 3 (9.68%) Coordinator
4 2 (6.45%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Hyperion Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) Essbase Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) Supply Chain Manager
5 1 (3.23%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Project Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) FMCG
2 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.45%) Economics
4 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Project Management
2 5 (16.13%) Logistics
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL
3 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (9.68%) Analytics
4 3 (9.68%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (9.68%) Change Management
4 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.45%) ERP
5 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.45%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Time Management
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.45%) Business Analytics
5 2 (6.45%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (3.23%) Data Governance
6 1 (3.23%) Change Control
6 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) ACCA
2 3 (9.68%) CIMA
3 2 (6.45%) PMP
3 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) CISSP
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.23%) CISA
4 1 (3.23%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) SAP
2 2 (6.45%) Cognos
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Tableau
3 1 (3.23%) Aveksa
3 1 (3.23%) Varonis
3 1 (3.23%) Aquila
3 1 (3.23%) Planview
3 1 (3.23%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.23%) Hyperion
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle