The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Westminster region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 6 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 9 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Westminster 17.31% 9.09% 10.00%
As % of the General category 56.25% 66.67% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Average daily rate £388 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +6.45%
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 Westminster region.

General Category
Westminster
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
16 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Westminster 30.77% 13.64% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 1
Average daily rate £425 £488 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +21.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £26.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.93%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Westminster region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Westminster

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Westminster region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Westminster

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Westminster

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Westminster region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Westminster

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Westminster

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Westminster region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Westminster

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Westminster

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Westminster 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 3 (33.33%) SQL
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) MCP
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) MS Project
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) MCDST
2 2 (22.22%) XenApp
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Online Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) MSTest
3 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 1 (11.11%) Tableau

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Westminster by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Westminster 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 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Project
3 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) Neo4j
2 1 (11.11%) QlikView
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MSTest
1 1 (11.11%) NUnit
General
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Designer
1 2 (22.22%) Desktop Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
1 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Support Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Project Officer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Support Officer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Digital Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Life Science
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Online Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCDST
1 2 (22.22%) MCP
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Tableau