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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 4 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 18 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 16.22% 8.26% 12.33%
As % of the General category 36.73% 37.50% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 8
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£375 £463 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £364 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £600 £533
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 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%
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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
49 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 44.14% 22.02% 28.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 14
Average daily rate £295 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.79% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £190 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £550 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.09 - £30.00
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
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 21 November 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 21 November 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 19 (63.33%) SAP
2 7 (23.33%) Change Management
3 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 5 (16.67%) Logistics
4 4 (13.33%) Retail
4 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (13.33%) Mainframe
4 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 4 (13.33%) Remedy
4 4 (13.33%) Project Management
4 4 (13.33%) FMCG
4 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (13.33%) ServiceNow
5 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (10.00%) ACCA
5 3 (10.00%) EPoS
5 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.00%) CIMA
6 2 (6.67%) Service Management
6 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
6 2 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Release Management
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
6 2 (6.67%) Demand Management
7 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) Analytics
7 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (3.33%) Cyber Security

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project Server
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.33%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) OLAP
1 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.33%) SAP BW
General
1 4 (13.33%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Service Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) MI Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Project Coordinator
4 3 (10.00%) Project Leader
4 3 (10.00%) Coordinator
5 2 (6.67%) Junior
5 2 (6.67%) Project Planner
5 2 (6.67%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Project Support Coordinator
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Project Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Supply Chain Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Project Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) SAP FI Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Mainframe
1 4 (13.33%) FMCG
2 3 (10.00%) EPoS
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Change Management
2 5 (16.67%) Logistics
3 4 (13.33%) Project Management
3 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Release Management
5 2 (6.67%) Service Management
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.67%) Demand Management
6 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Analytics
6 1 (3.33%) Cyber Security
6 1 (3.33%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.33%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (3.33%) Data Governance
6 1 (3.33%) Change Control
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) ABAP
1 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) ACCA
1 3 (10.00%) CIMA
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (3.33%) GCP
1 1 (3.33%) GMP
1 1 (3.33%) GxP
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
1 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) SAP
2 4 (13.33%) Remedy
2 4 (13.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.33%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.33%) Aquila
3 1 (3.33%) Planview
3 1 (3.33%) Tableau
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Manugistics
3 1 (3.33%) JD Edwards