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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 5 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 15 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 20.00% 11.30% 14.56%
As % of the General category 48.39% 30.23% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 15
Average daily rate
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£353 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.85% +2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.20 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -19.00%
Finance
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
31 43 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 41.33% 37.39% 24.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 27 21
Average daily rate £353 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £243 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £411 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £13.09 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

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 March 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 16 (69.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (65.22%) PRINCE2
2 15 (65.22%) Risk Management
3 12 (52.17%) Project Management
3 12 (52.17%) MS Project
3 12 (52.17%) Risk Analysis
4 11 (47.83%) QA
4 11 (47.83%) Retail
5 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
6 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
7 6 (26.09%) SAP
8 5 (21.74%) Resource Management
8 5 (21.74%) Demand Management
9 4 (17.39%) Windows
9 4 (17.39%) Coaching
9 4 (17.39%) Time Management
9 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
9 4 (17.39%) Business Development
9 4 (17.39%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (17.39%) People Management
10 3 (13.04%) Logistics
10 3 (13.04%) ServiceNow
10 3 (13.04%) ITIL
10 3 (13.04%) C
10 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
10 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (13.04%) Remedy
10 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
10 3 (13.04%) Change Management
10 3 (13.04%) Mainframe

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
Applications
1 12 (52.17%) MS Project
2 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
3 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle 11i
General
1 11 (47.83%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Billing
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Project Manager
2 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Desktop Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Service Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Coordinator
6 2 (8.70%) Project Leader
6 2 (8.70%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (8.70%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (8.70%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Junior Project Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Migration Project Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.35%) FMCG
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
1 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (65.22%) PRINCE2
2 15 (65.22%) Risk Management
3 12 (52.17%) Project Management
3 12 (52.17%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (21.74%) Resource Management
4 5 (21.74%) Demand Management
5 4 (17.39%) Coaching
5 4 (17.39%) Time Management
5 4 (17.39%) Business Development
5 4 (17.39%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (17.39%) People Management
6 3 (13.04%) Logistics
6 3 (13.04%) ITIL
6 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
6 3 (13.04%) Change Management
7 2 (8.70%) Migration
8 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (4.35%) Release Management
8 1 (4.35%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) C
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.35%) ACCA
3 1 (4.35%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (47.83%) QA
2 2 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (4.35%) SLA
3 1 (4.35%) GAAP
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) SAP
3 3 (13.04%) ServiceNow
3 3 (13.04%) Remedy
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Manugistics
4 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards