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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 6 14 4
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing Finance 11 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 16.92% 5.38% 15.38%
As % of the General category 45.83% 14.29% 51.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 17
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£375 £270 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -40.00%
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 £17.00 £16.50 £19.39
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -14.90%
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
24 35 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 36.92% 37.63% 29.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 27
Average daily rate £323 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £177 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £388 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
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 £25.00 £23.86 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -7.35%

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 4 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 15 (50.00%) SAP
2 14 (46.67%) PRINCE2
3 12 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (36.67%) Risk Management
5 10 (33.33%) Retail
5 10 (33.33%) Project Management
6 9 (30.00%) Risk Analysis
7 8 (26.67%) QA
7 8 (26.67%) MS Project
8 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (20.00%) Demand Management
9 5 (16.67%) Resource Management
9 5 (16.67%) Change Management
10 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
10 4 (13.33%) Business Development
10 4 (13.33%) Logistics
10 4 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
10 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
10 4 (13.33%) Mainframe
10 4 (13.33%) Remedy
10 4 (13.33%) Time Management
10 4 (13.33%) ServiceNow
10 4 (13.33%) Coaching
10 4 (13.33%) People Management
11 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (10.00%) EPoS
11 3 (10.00%) C
12 2 (6.67%) Migration
12 2 (6.67%) SQL

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Project
2 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SAP BW
1 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.33%) OLAP
General
1 10 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Billing
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Project Manager
2 9 (30.00%) Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Service Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Project Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (6.67%) Junior Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Coordinator
6 2 (6.67%) Junior
6 2 (6.67%) Project Planner
6 2 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Project Support Coordinator
6 2 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Project Leader
7 1 (3.33%) Agile Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Mainframe
2 3 (10.00%) EPoS
3 2 (6.67%) FMCG
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) PRINCE2
2 12 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (36.67%) Risk Management
4 10 (33.33%) Project Management
5 9 (30.00%) Risk Analysis
6 6 (20.00%) Demand Management
7 5 (16.67%) Resource Management
7 5 (16.67%) Change Management
8 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
8 4 (13.33%) Business Development
8 4 (13.33%) Logistics
8 4 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (13.33%) Time Management
8 4 (13.33%) Coaching
8 4 (13.33%) People Management
9 2 (6.67%) Migration
9 2 (6.67%) Release Management
10 1 (3.33%) Cyber Security
10 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
10 1 (3.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) C
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.33%) ACCA
3 1 (3.33%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) QA
2 2 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.33%) GAAP
3 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) SAP
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Remedy
2 4 (13.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.33%) Manugistics
3 1 (3.33%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Business Objects