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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 9 7 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Finance 19 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 14.50% 13.51% 24.00%
As % of the General category 31.67% 50.00% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 15
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£375 £440 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £390 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £500 £517
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -9.09%
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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
60 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 45.80% 27.03% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 18
Average daily rate £335 £430 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.09% +4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £291 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £500 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.04 £10.16 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.18% -66.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -27.19%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 (37.93%) SAP
2 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
3 7 (24.14%) Project Management
4 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
4 6 (20.69%) Change Management
5 5 (17.24%) Retail
5 5 (17.24%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (13.79%) Marketing
6 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.34%) CIMA
7 3 (10.34%) Logistics
7 3 (10.34%) EPoS
7 3 (10.34%) ACCA
7 3 (10.34%) SQL
7 3 (10.34%) MS Project
7 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
7 3 (10.34%) FMCG
7 3 (10.34%) Degree
7 3 (10.34%) Analytics
8 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
8 2 (6.90%) Business Analytics
8 2 (6.90%) Release Management
8 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (6.90%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (6.90%) Statistical Analysis
8 2 (6.90%) Time Management
8 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
8 2 (6.90%) Waterfall

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) SAS
3 1 (3.45%) MS Project Server
3 1 (3.45%) Confluence
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Project
3 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) Network Security
2 1 (3.45%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
1 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (17.24%) Pharmaceutical
1 5 (17.24%) Retail
2 4 (13.79%) Marketing
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Arabic Language
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Project Manager
3 4 (13.79%) MI Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Project Coordinator
4 3 (10.34%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Coordinator
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Project Leader
5 2 (6.90%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Project Support Coordinator
5 2 (6.90%) Project Planner
6 1 (3.45%) Risk Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Project Leader
6 1 (3.45%) Supply Chain Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Project Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.45%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) FMCG
2 3 (10.34%) EPoS
3 2 (6.90%) Economics
4 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Project Management
2 6 (20.69%) Change Management
2 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
3 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (10.34%) Analytics
4 3 (10.34%) Logistics
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Information Security
5 2 (6.90%) Service Management
5 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.90%) Release Management
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) Time Management
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analytics
6 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.45%) TDD
6 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) ACCA
1 3 (10.34%) CIMA
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) PMP
2 2 (6.90%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.45%) CISA
3 1 (3.45%) CISM
3 1 (3.45%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (3.45%) GCP
1 1 (3.45%) GMP
1 1 (3.45%) GxP
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) SAP
2 2 (6.90%) Cognos
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Aquila
3 1 (3.45%) Planview
3 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.45%) Tableau
3 1 (3.45%) Aveksa
3 1 (3.45%) Varonis