Period
to 20 October 2021

The median contractor rate for a Finance Manager was £675 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Finance Manager
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 168 - 210
Rank change year-on-year - +210 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Finance Manager 11 0 18
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% - 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% - 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 12
10th Percentile £500 " £481
25th Percentile £594 " £495
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £675 - £575
75th Percentile £688 " £631
90th Percentile £720 " £766
Central London median daily rate £675 £650 £575
% change year-on-year +3.85% +13.04% -1.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 3,607 1,653 5,567
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.77% 91.88% 93.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,728 1,254 4,413
10th Percentile £350 £306 £313
25th Percentile £461 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £511 £513
Median % change year-on-year +7.58% -0.24% +2.50%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £600
90th Percentile £748 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £511 £500
% change year-on-year +7.58% +2.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 25 70
10th Percentile £13.88 £15.50 £11.70
25th Percentile £18.94 £20.00 £13.31
Median hourly rate £28.25 £35.50 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year -20.42% +82.05% +4.28%
75th Percentile £37.75 £46.00 £23.69
90th Percentile £62.05 £47.75 £49.15
Central London median hourly rate £30.25 £33.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -9.70% +63.41% +9.63%

Finance Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Finance Manager in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Finance Manager in the City of London

Finance Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Finance Manager in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Finance Manager in the City of London

Finance Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Finance Manager in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Finance Manager in the City of London

Finance Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, Finance Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region featuring Finance Manager in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Business Case
2 6 (54.55%) Project Management
3 5 (45.45%) Project Delivery
3 5 (45.45%) Influencing Skills
4 4 (36.36%) Emotional Intelligence
4 4 (36.36%) Project Governance
4 4 (36.36%) Social Skills
4 4 (36.36%) Matrix Organization
4 4 (36.36%) PMO
4 4 (36.36%) Acceptance Criteria
4 4 (36.36%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 4 (36.36%) QA
4 4 (36.36%) IaaS
4 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (36.36%) PMP
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Retail
6 1 (9.09%) Billing
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (9.09%) User Stories
6 1 (9.09%) Data Reconciliation
6 1 (9.09%) Coaching
6 1 (9.09%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (9.09%) Use Case
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing

Finance Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) IaaS
General
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Influencing Skills
3 4 (36.36%) Social Skills
4 1 (9.09%) Billing
4 1 (9.09%) Front Office
4 1 (9.09%) Law
4 1 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Business Case
1 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) Project Delivery
3 4 (36.36%) Acceptance Criteria
3 4 (36.36%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Emotional Intelligence
3 4 (36.36%) Matrix Organization
3 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
3 4 (36.36%) Project Governance
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) PMP
2 1 (9.09%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) PMO
1 4 (36.36%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) SAP