Period
to 19 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 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 > Surrey
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 1 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 785 667 411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 24.18% 24.88% 17.59%
As % of the General category 68.20% 65.78% 56.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 535 311
Surrey median daily rate £490 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.52% +2.22% +6.51%
10th Percentile £333 £350 £280
90th Percentile £625 £564 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +3.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 1
Surrey median hourly rate £18.75 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -9.09% +25.00%
10th Percentile £12.90 £15.24 £26.25
90th Percentile £48.60 £37.00 £28.75
South East median hourly rate £23.25 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +29.17% -10.00% -11.76%

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

All General Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,151 1,014 729
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 35.45% 37.82% 31.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 860 720 477
Surrey median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £305 £302 £231
90th Percentile £613 £555 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 38 38
Surrey median hourly rate £41.25 £23.25 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.42% -31.62% -15.62%
10th Percentile £13.90 £12.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £54.50 £47.50 £42.50
South East median hourly rate £31.75 £20.00 £21.16
% change year-on-year +58.75% -5.46% +5.78%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Surrey

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Surrey

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Surrey over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Surrey

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Surrey

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Surrey over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Finance in Surrey

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 19 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
Reigate 0 184 £475 - 25
Redhill 0 69 £475 +11.76% 6
Guildford -1 57 £500 +2.56% 25
Staines 0 37 £431 -9.21% 6
Sunbury-on-Thames -4 34 £462 -0.22% 2
Epsom 0 28 £425 +6.25% 4
Leatherhead +5 26 £450 +5.88% 8
Camberley +2 18 £575 +21.05% 5
Farnham -6 10 £323 - 2
Weybridge -9 9 £525 +110.00%
Dorking 0 6 £213 -55.73%
Woking -1 6 £404 +15.36% 15
Tadworth 0 4 £400 -21.38% 1
Cobham 0 3 £350 -17.65% 1
Caterham -1 3 £500 +17.65%
Godstone - 3 £375 -
Chertsey +2 1 - - 2
Esher - 1 £550 - 1
Finance
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Finance.

1 307 (39.11%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (17.96%) Scrum
3 123 (15.67%) Project Management
4 122 (15.54%) Microsoft
5 110 (14.01%) Stakeholder Management
6 104 (13.25%) SQL
7 95 (12.10%) Oracle
8 91 (11.59%) Degree
9 90 (11.46%) Windows
10 78 (9.94%) Microsoft Azure
11 77 (9.81%) Java
12 74 (9.43%) Linux
12 74 (9.43%) TDD
13 73 (9.30%) Unix
13 73 (9.30%) Active Directory
14 71 (9.04%) C#
14 71 (9.04%) Test Automation
15 67 (8.54%) SAP
16 65 (8.28%) .NET
17 63 (8.03%) SQL Server
18 62 (7.90%) JavaScript
19 58 (7.39%) Banking
19 58 (7.39%) Migration
20 57 (7.26%) BDD
21 55 (7.01%) HTML
22 54 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
23 53 (6.75%) CSS
24 52 (6.62%) ITIL
24 52 (6.62%) Middleware
25 51 (6.50%) Jenkins

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 38 (4.84%) Apache Spark
2 36 (4.59%) Apache
3 20 (2.55%) SharePoint
4 14 (1.78%) Confluence
5 13 (1.66%) GemFire
6 12 (1.53%) SAS
7 11 (1.40%) MS Exchange
8 10 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
8 10 (1.27%) IIS
9 8 (1.02%) EPiServer
10 7 (0.89%) CMS
10 7 (0.89%) JBoss
11 6 (0.76%) WildFly
12 4 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.51%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
14 1 (0.13%) Skype for Business
14 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 50 (6.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 44 (5.61%) MS Visio
3 34 (4.33%) Microsoft Office
4 20 (2.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (2.55%) Microsoft Project
5 15 (1.91%) InVision
6 4 (0.51%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.13%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 12 (1.53%) PlanetPress Connect
2 9 (1.15%) SAP S/4HANA
3 7 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.76%) SAP BPC
5 4 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.51%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.51%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.38%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.38%) Sonata
7 2 (0.25%) Exstream
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.13%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 78 (9.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (5.10%) Office 365
3 30 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.66%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (1.53%) IBM Blueworks
6 11 (1.40%) SaaS
7 9 (1.15%) GitHub
8 8 (1.02%) PaaS
9 7 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.64%) IaaS
11 4 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (0.51%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 3 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
13 2 (0.25%) Amazon Kinesis
13 2 (0.25%) npm
14 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 1 (0.13%) Apple Pay
14 1 (0.13%) Google Pay
14 1 (0.13%) Samsung Pay
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.46%) WAN
2 34 (4.33%) Firewall
3 30 (3.82%) LAN
4 20 (2.55%) TCP/IP
5 19 (2.42%) Network Security
6 17 (2.17%) Internet
6 17 (2.17%) SAN
7 15 (1.91%) VPN
8 11 (1.40%) DNS
8 11 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (1.27%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (1.15%) SSL
11 8 (1.02%) DHCP
11 8 (1.02%) Intranet
11 8 (1.02%) IPsec
12 7 (0.89%) Remote Desktop
12 7 (0.89%) SSH
12 7 (0.89%) VLAN
13 6 (0.76%) DSL
13 6 (0.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (8.03%) SQL Server
2 47 (5.99%) Big Data
3 42 (5.35%) Hadoop
4 20 (2.55%) Relational Database
5 18 (2.29%) HBase
5 18 (2.29%) Oracle Database
6 17 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (1.53%) EDMS
10 11 (1.40%) MySQL
11 10 (1.27%) NoSQL
11 10 (1.27%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (0.89%) MS Access
13 7 (0.89%) Power BI
14 6 (0.76%) Apache Hive
14 6 (0.76%) MongoDB
15 5 (0.64%) DataStage
15 5 (0.64%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 51 (6.50%) Jenkins
2 33 (4.20%) Git (software)
3 32 (4.08%) Visual Studio
4 23 (2.93%) JIRA
5 18 (2.29%) Axure RP
6 16 (2.04%) Selenium
7 15 (1.91%) Cucumber
8 12 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (1.27%) Ranorex
10 9 (1.15%) MSTest
10 9 (1.15%) Subversion
11 7 (0.89%) JUnit
11 7 (0.89%) WebDriver
12 6 (0.76%) Protractor
12 6 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
13 5 (0.64%) Bitbucket
13 5 (0.64%) Jasmine
13 5 (0.64%) JBehave
13 5 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 58 (7.39%) Banking
2 45 (5.73%) Retail
3 28 (3.57%) Marketing
4 25 (3.18%) Billing
5 15 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
6 14 (1.78%) Legal
7 12 (1.53%) Back Office
8 7 (0.89%) Advertising
9 5 (0.64%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.51%) Automotive
10 4 (0.51%) General Ledger
10 4 (0.51%) Law
11 3 (0.38%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.38%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.25%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.25%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.25%) Publishing
12 2 (0.25%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 194 (24.71%) Analyst
2 137 (17.45%) Developer
3 92 (11.72%) Business Analyst
4 91 (11.59%) Project Manager
5 41 (5.22%) Consultant
5 41 (5.22%) Java Developer
6 36 (4.59%) Architect
7 32 (4.08%) .NET Developer
7 32 (4.08%) Pensions Analyst
8 25 (3.18%) Administrator
9 23 (2.93%) Designer
10 22 (2.80%) Delivery Manager
11 21 (2.68%) Support Engineer
12 20 (2.55%) Financial Analyst
12 20 (2.55%) Pensions Business Analyst
13 19 (2.42%) Big Data Developer
13 19 (2.42%) Service Analyst
13 19 (2.42%) UX Designer
14 18 (2.29%) Process Analyst
14 18 (2.29%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (8.28%) .NET
2 55 (7.01%) HTML
3 53 (6.75%) CSS
4 52 (6.62%) Middleware
5 50 (6.37%) AngularJS
6 46 (5.86%) Spring
7 40 (5.10%) JSON
7 40 (5.10%) RabbitMQ
7 40 (5.10%) RESTful
8 39 (4.97%) J2EE
9 38 (4.84%) Kafka
10 33 (4.20%) .NET Framework
11 32 (4.08%) REST
12 30 (3.82%) ASP.NET
13 29 (3.69%) Spring Boot
14 27 (3.44%) .NET Core
14 27 (3.44%) Entity Framework
14 27 (3.44%) jQuery
15 23 (2.93%) Web Services
16 21 (2.68%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 50 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (3.82%) User Experience
3 25 (3.18%) Data Centre
3 25 (3.18%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (2.93%) Management Information System
5 21 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (1.91%) Computer Science
7 14 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (1.78%) Virtual Team
8 11 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
9 10 (1.27%) Algorithms
10 9 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (1.02%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.02%) Fintech
11 8 (1.02%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (0.76%) N-Tier
13 5 (0.64%) PKI
13 5 (0.64%) Replication
14 4 (0.51%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 90 (11.46%) Windows
2 74 (9.43%) Linux
3 73 (9.30%) Unix
4 24 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (2.55%) Windows 10
5 20 (2.55%) Windows 7
6 15 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (1.53%) Solaris
9 11 (1.40%) Windows Server
10 7 (0.89%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.51%) Android
11 4 (0.51%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.38%) AIX
12 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.13%) SUSE
13 1 (0.13%) VMS
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (39.11%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (17.96%) Scrum
3 123 (15.67%) Project Management
4 110 (14.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 74 (9.43%) TDD
6 71 (9.04%) Test Automation
7 58 (7.39%) Migration
8 57 (7.26%) BDD
9 54 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
10 52 (6.62%) ITIL
11 49 (6.24%) Change Management
12 48 (6.11%) ERP
13 43 (5.48%) SDLC
14 42 (5.35%) User Acceptance Testing
15 41 (5.22%) Asset Management
16 40 (5.10%) Investment Management
16 40 (5.10%) Problem-Solving
16 40 (5.10%) Wireframes
17 34 (4.33%) Business Analysis
18 32 (4.08%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 104 (13.25%) SQL
2 77 (9.81%) Java
3 71 (9.04%) C#
4 62 (7.90%) JavaScript
5 41 (5.22%) PowerShell
6 29 (3.69%) Python
7 27 (3.44%) Shell Script
8 22 (2.80%) T-SQL
9 14 (1.78%) Perl
10 12 (1.53%) C
10 12 (1.53%) PL/SQL
10 12 (1.53%) VBA
11 10 (1.27%) TypeScript
12 6 (0.76%) Groovy
12 6 (0.76%) PHP
13 5 (0.64%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.64%) VB
13 5 (0.64%) VBScript
14 4 (0.51%) Apex Code
14 4 (0.51%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 91 (11.59%) Degree
2 14 (1.78%) CISM
2 14 (1.78%) CISSP
3 13 (1.66%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 12 (1.53%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.40%) PMP
6 10 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 9 (1.15%) CISA
7 9 (1.15%) Master's Degree
7 9 (1.15%) MCSE
8 8 (1.02%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.64%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.51%) CCNA
11 4 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.51%) CISMP
11 4 (0.51%) MCDST
11 4 (0.51%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.10%) PMO
2 38 (4.84%) QA
3 25 (3.18%) SLA
4 21 (2.68%) GDPR
5 16 (2.04%) Data Quality
6 14 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (1.15%) NIST 800
8 7 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 19770
8 7 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.76%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.38%) COBIT
12 1 (0.13%) GAMP
12 1 (0.13%) IFRS
12 1 (0.13%) MiFID
System Software
1 73 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 36 (4.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 26 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (2.29%) HDFS
5 12 (1.53%) Docker
6 11 (1.40%) Hyper-V
7 10 (1.27%) Virtual Desktop
8 9 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (1.02%) XenApp
9 8 (1.02%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.25%) vSphere
10 2 (0.25%) XenServer
11 1 (0.13%) NFS
11 1 (0.13%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 32 (4.08%) Hadoop YARN
2 18 (2.29%) SCCM
3 13 (1.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 11 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (1.27%) Ansible
6 9 (1.15%) NetBackup
7 7 (0.89%) HP ALM
7 7 (0.89%) Kubernetes
8 6 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.64%) Nagios
10 4 (0.51%) SCOM
10 4 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.51%) WSUS
11 2 (0.25%) Oracle ZFS
11 2 (0.25%) QRadar
12 1 (0.13%) MIIS
12 1 (0.13%) TeamSite
12 1 (0.13%) WMI
Vendors
1 122 (15.54%) Microsoft
2 95 (12.10%) Oracle
3 67 (8.54%) SAP
4 43 (5.48%) VMware
5 38 (4.84%) Citrix
6 18 (2.29%) IBM
7 14 (1.78%) CheckPoint
7 14 (1.78%) Cisco
8 13 (1.66%) Red Hat
9 12 (1.53%) HP
9 12 (1.53%) Juniper
9 12 (1.53%) Xerox
10 11 (1.40%) Aruba
10 11 (1.40%) Palo Alto
11 10 (1.27%) ServiceNow
12 9 (1.15%) Apple
12 9 (1.15%) NetApp
12 9 (1.15%) OpenText
12 9 (1.15%) Qualys
12 9 (1.15%) Sybase