The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Financial
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 12 5
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7  
Contract jobs citing Finance 14 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 11.20% 7.64% 12.50%
As % of the General category 43.75% 24.49% 40.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 12
Median daily rate £484 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.62% +7.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £270 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £475 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £20.75 £17.75
% change year-on-year +44.57% +16.90%  

Finance is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 32 49 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 25.60% 31.21% 30.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 27
Median daily rate £433 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.12% -1.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £242 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +20.00%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex citing Finance as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Middlesex

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Finance in Middlesex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Middlesex

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Middlesex over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Middlesex

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Middlesex region with a requirement for Finance.

1 21 (50.00%) Legal
2 13 (30.95%) Security Cleared
3 12 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (28.57%) Oracle
3 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 11 (26.19%) Java
4 11 (26.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
5 10 (23.81%) Windows
6 9 (21.43%) MVC
6 9 (21.43%) CSS
6 9 (21.43%) Web Services
6 9 (21.43%) SharePoint
6 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 9 (21.43%) MySQL
6 9 (21.43%) HTML
6 9 (21.43%) Mule
6 9 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 9 (21.43%) Spring
6 9 (21.43%) Java EE
6 9 (21.43%) Mule ESB
7 8 (19.05%) Cisco
7 8 (19.05%) VMware
8 7 (16.67%) Sophos
8 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 7 (16.67%) Dell
8 7 (16.67%) Citrix
8 7 (16.67%) SAP

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (21.43%) Mule
1 9 (21.43%) Mule ESB
1 9 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) JBoss
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (26.19%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Maximo
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.38%) Primavera
1 1 (2.38%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.38%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.38%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
1 1 (2.38%) Intranet
1 1 (2.38%) MPLS
1 1 (2.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.43%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) JIRA
1 2 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 21 (50.00%) Legal
2 2 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.38%) Back Office
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Analyst
2 9 (21.43%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Service Manager
4 7 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Desktop Support
4 7 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (7.14%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
6 2 (4.76%) Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Master Data Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Process Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) SCCM Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) Software Tester
6 2 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) CSS
1 9 (21.43%) HTML
1 9 (21.43%) Java EE
1 9 (21.43%) Spring
1 9 (21.43%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.76%) PMI
3 1 (2.38%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Windows
2 9 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (21.43%) MVC
4 7 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 7 (16.67%) Demand Management
4 7 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 4 (9.52%) Change Management
6 3 (7.14%) Performance Testing
6 3 (7.14%) Process Improvement
6 3 (7.14%) Project Management
6 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.14%) Time Management
7 2 (4.76%) Data Management
7 2 (4.76%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.76%) Security Testing
7 2 (4.76%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.76%) Supplier Management
7 2 (4.76%) Test Scripting
7 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) Java
2 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) WSUS
2 2 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 12 (28.57%) Oracle
2 8 (19.05%) Cisco
2 8 (19.05%) VMware
3 7 (16.67%) Citrix
3 7 (16.67%) Dell
3 7 (16.67%) SAP
3 7 (16.67%) Sophos
4 2 (4.76%) Adobe
4 2 (4.76%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.38%) Concur
5 1 (2.38%) IBM
5 1 (2.38%) Informatica
5 1 (2.38%) OpenText