Period
to 22 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Finance Manager was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 356 322 368
Rank change year-on-year -34 +46 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Finance Manager 27 41 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.25% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.27% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 25
South East median daily rate £513 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% -5.00% +7.53%
10th Percentile £453 £379 £391
90th Percentile £640 £538 £633
England median daily rate £513 £500 £455
% change year-on-year +2.50% +10.01% -9.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South East median hourly rate £42.00 - -
England median hourly rate £42.00 - £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 16,105 15,315 17,706
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.63% 94.60% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,546 8,839 10,710
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £243 £231
90th Percentile £585 £550 £545
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 689 734 761
South East median hourly rate £19.03 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.74% -12.50% +16.14%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.58 £10.38
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.14 £19.00
% change year-on-year +3.09% -4.53% +8.57%

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 July 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 July 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
Surrey -19 15 £550 +10.00% 1
Thames Valley -14 8 £510 +13.33% 6
Berkshire -15 5 £518 +3.50% 4
Hampshire -8 3 £513 +36.67%
Oxfordshire +5 2 £493 +23.13%
Buckinghamshire +6 1 £425 -5.56% 2
West Sussex +2 1 £513 +20.59%
Finance Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 11 (40.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (37.04%) ERP
4 9 (33.33%) Project Management
5 8 (29.63%) SAP
6 7 (25.93%) Oracle
6 7 (25.93%) Retail
7 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
7 4 (14.81%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (11.11%) Accounts Payable
8 3 (11.11%) Accounts Receivable
8 3 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (11.11%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (11.11%) Content Development
8 3 (11.11%) Microservices
8 3 (11.11%) Software Delivery
8 3 (11.11%) General Ledger
9 2 (7.41%) SAP Retail
9 2 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (7.41%) Scrum
9 2 (7.41%) ITIL
9 2 (7.41%) PMP
9 2 (7.41%) Change Management
9 2 (7.41%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (7.41%) Degree
9 2 (7.41%) QA
9 2 (7.41%) SAP ERP

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:

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
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 ERP
2 2 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (7.41%) SAP Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (3.70%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (3.70%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (3.70%) NetSuite
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (3.70%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
General
1 27 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Retail
3 3 (11.11%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.70%) Advertising
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Italian Language
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Retail Finance
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.70%) FMCG
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (37.04%) ERP
3 9 (33.33%) Project Management
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.11%) Accounts Payable
5 3 (11.11%) Accounts Receivable
5 3 (11.11%) Content Development
5 3 (11.11%) Microservices
5 3 (11.11%) Software Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) Change Management
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL
6 2 (7.41%) Process Improvement
6 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
7 1 (3.70%) CRM
7 1 (3.70%) PRINCE
7 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.70%) Service Management
7 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
1 2 (7.41%) PMP
2 1 (3.70%) ACCA
2 1 (3.70%) CIMA
2 1 (3.70%) CIPFA
2 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) PMO
1 2 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) GAAP
2 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) SAP
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) CODA
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Workday