Period
to 22 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Finance Manager was £519 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

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
England > South East
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 362 332 364
Rank change year-on-year -30 +32 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Finance Manager 27 39 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.24% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.25% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 20
South East median daily rate £519 £438 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.57% -12.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £414 £363 £410
90th Percentile £658 £588 £625
England median daily rate £531 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £41.00 - -
England median hourly rate £41.00 - £39.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15,539 15,376 15,881
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.39% 94.67% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,304 9,130 9,500
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.90%
10th Percentile £254 £241 £231
90th Percentile £580 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 652 631 779
South East median hourly rate £20.04 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.32% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +4.11%

Finance Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Finance Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Finance Manager in the South East

Finance Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance Manager in the South East

Finance Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance Manager in the South East over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance Manager in the South East

Finance Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance Manager in the South East

Finance Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance Manager within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +9 14 £510 +13.33% 4
Berkshire -9 10 £510 +3.29% 1
Surrey -19 9 £600 +20.00%
Buckinghamshire +9 3 £425 -8.11% 2
Hampshire -17 3 £513 +20.59%
Oxfordshire +2 1 £435 +8.75% 1
West Sussex -8 1 £500 +5.26%
Finance Manager
England

Finance Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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 South East region featuring Finance Manager in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Finance
2 10 (37.04%) SAP
3 8 (29.63%) PMO
4 7 (25.93%) PRINCE2
4 7 (25.93%) Oracle
4 7 (25.93%) ERP
5 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (18.52%) Project Management
7 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (14.81%) PRINCE
7 4 (14.81%) Legal
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (14.81%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (14.81%) Process Improvement
8 3 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (11.11%) Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (11.11%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (11.11%) Record to Report
8 3 (11.11%) Accounts Payable
8 3 (11.11%) Accounts Receivable
8 3 (11.11%) Content Development
8 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (11.11%) Change Management
8 3 (11.11%) General Ledger
9 2 (7.41%) Retail
9 2 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 2 (7.41%) Scrum

Finance Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (3.70%) Confluence
1 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Assets
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (3.70%) NetSuite
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (3.70%) SAP ERP
3 1 (3.70%) SAP HR
3 1 (3.70%) SAP Retail
3 1 (3.70%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) IaaS
1 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) GitLab
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 27 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Legal
3 3 (11.11%) General Ledger
4 2 (7.41%) Retail
4 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.70%) Advertising
5 1 (3.70%) Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Italian Language
5 1 (3.70%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.70%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) ERP
1 7 (25.93%) PRINCE2
2 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (18.52%) Project Management
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (14.81%) PRINCE
4 4 (14.81%) Process Improvement
5 3 (11.11%) Accounts Payable
5 3 (11.11%) Accounts Receivable
5 3 (11.11%) Change Management
5 3 (11.11%) Content Development
5 3 (11.11%) Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (11.11%) Record to Report
6 2 (7.41%) Coaching
6 2 (7.41%) Microservices
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.41%) Software Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ACCA
2 1 (3.70%) CIMA
2 1 (3.70%) CIPFA
2 1 (3.70%) PMP
2 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) PMO
2 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) SAP
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Niku
4 1 (3.70%) Anaplan