Period
to 19 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 788 647 489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 24.23% 25.60% 19.13%
As % of the General category 69.00% 67.26% 61.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 525 383
Surrey median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £350 £327 £300
90th Percentile £625 £588 £580
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -46.67% +33.33%
10th Percentile £12.10 £15.16 £23.60
90th Percentile £33.90 £23.30 £42.80
South East median hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +22.22% +5.88% -24.99%

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 1,142 962 798
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 35.12% 38.07% 31.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 842 689 541
Surrey median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +8.97%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £258
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £433 £420 £410
% change year-on-year +2.98% +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 41 25
Surrey median hourly rate £41.75 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.58% +4.00% -44.44%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.75 £11.10
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.50 £45.60
South East median hourly rate £30.50 £20.00 £22.18
% change year-on-year +52.50% -9.81% +10.88%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 +1 180 £475 +11.76% 28
Guildford -4 61 £500 +2.56% 28
Redhill 0 60 £475 +11.76% 9
Sunbury-on-Thames +2 45 £462 -11.15%
Staines -6 39 £431 -9.21% 5
Epsom -1 34 £378 -3.21%
Leatherhead +10 30 £425 +3.66% 11
Camberley -1 24 £575 +21.05% 2
Cobham +1 7 £363 -9.38%
Farnham -9 7 £350 - 5
Woking -1 6 £405 +15.71% 9
Weybridge -15 5 £525 +75.00% 2
Dorking 0 4 £600 +25.00%
Tadworth 0 3 £525 -12.50% 2
Caterham -1 1 £425 - 1
Chertsey - 1 - -
Egham - 1 £600 -
Godstone - 1 £475 - 1
Esher - 1 - -
Finance
South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 312 (39.59%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (19.92%) Scrum
3 125 (15.86%) Project Management
4 112 (14.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 107 (13.58%) Microsoft
6 102 (12.94%) Oracle
7 97 (12.31%) SQL
8 96 (12.18%) Degree
9 94 (11.93%) Linux
10 93 (11.80%) Java
11 83 (10.53%) Unix
12 78 (9.90%) Windows
13 77 (9.77%) Jenkins
14 76 (9.64%) TDD
15 74 (9.39%) SAP
16 71 (9.01%) JavaScript
17 66 (8.38%) Test Automation
18 65 (8.25%) ITIL
19 64 (8.12%) Continuous Integration
20 61 (7.74%) BDD
20 61 (7.74%) Middleware
21 60 (7.61%) RESTful
22 59 (7.49%) C#
23 55 (6.98%) Banking
24 54 (6.85%) Spring
24 54 (6.85%) Migration
24 54 (6.85%) HTML
24 54 (6.85%) SQL Server
25 52 (6.60%) E-Commerce
25 52 (6.60%) Active Directory

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 44 (5.58%) Apache
1 44 (5.58%) Apache Spark
2 21 (2.66%) GemFire
3 14 (1.78%) Cloud Foundry
3 14 (1.78%) CMS
3 14 (1.78%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.40%) Confluence
4 11 (1.40%) SAS
5 9 (1.14%) IIS
6 7 (0.89%) JBoss
7 6 (0.76%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.76%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.76%) WildFly
8 5 (0.63%) EPiServer
9 4 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.25%) WordPress
11 1 (0.13%) Documentum
11 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 47 (5.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (4.70%) MS Visio
3 34 (4.31%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (2.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (2.03%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.38%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.25%) InVision
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.13%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 12 (1.52%) PlanetPress Connect
2 11 (1.40%) SAP S/4HANA
3 10 (1.27%) SAP CO
3 10 (1.27%) SAP FI
3 10 (1.27%) SAP FI/CO
4 9 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.89%) SAP BPC
6 5 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.51%) RMDS
7 4 (0.51%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.38%) SAP IS-U
8 3 (0.38%) Sonata
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 45 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (3.81%) Office 365
4 14 (1.78%) PaaS
5 12 (1.52%) GitHub
6 9 (1.14%) IBM Blueworks
7 5 (0.63%) IaaS
8 4 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.51%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 3 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.38%) SaaS
9 3 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.25%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.25%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.13%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.13%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.44%) Firewall
1 35 (4.44%) WAN
2 29 (3.68%) LAN
3 22 (2.79%) SAN
4 18 (2.28%) Internet
4 18 (2.28%) Network Security
5 14 (1.78%) TCP/IP
5 14 (1.78%) VPN
6 13 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
7 12 (1.52%) NAS
8 11 (1.40%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (1.40%) DNS
9 9 (1.14%) DHCP
9 9 (1.14%) IPsec
9 9 (1.14%) SSL
10 8 (1.02%) SSH
11 6 (0.76%) Wireless
12 5 (0.63%) DSL
12 5 (0.63%) Intranet
13 4 (0.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (6.85%) SQL Server
2 49 (6.22%) Big Data
3 47 (5.96%) Hadoop
4 38 (4.82%) Relational Database
5 24 (3.05%) HBase
6 20 (2.54%) Oracle Database
7 15 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (1.78%) Power BI
8 14 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (1.65%) MongoDB
10 12 (1.52%) EDMS
10 12 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (1.27%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.14%) Apache Hive
12 9 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (1.02%) SAP BW
14 7 (0.89%) Redis
14 7 (0.89%) SQLPlus
15 6 (0.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 77 (9.77%) Jenkins
2 41 (5.20%) Git (software)
3 27 (3.43%) Visual Studio
4 20 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (2.41%) Selenium
6 18 (2.28%) JIRA
7 17 (2.16%) Cucumber
8 16 (2.03%) Subversion
9 13 (1.65%) TeamCity
10 10 (1.27%) JUnit
10 10 (1.27%) WebDriver
11 9 (1.14%) Protractor
12 8 (1.02%) Ranorex
12 8 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
13 7 (0.89%) Eclipse
13 7 (0.89%) IntelliJ
13 7 (0.89%) MSTest
13 7 (0.89%) ProC
14 6 (0.76%) Hudson
14 6 (0.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 55 (6.98%) Banking
2 44 (5.58%) Retail
3 22 (2.79%) Billing
4 18 (2.28%) Legal
5 16 (2.03%) Marketing
6 9 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (1.02%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.89%) Advertising
8 7 (0.89%) Back Office
8 7 (0.89%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.63%) Automotive
10 4 (0.51%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.38%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.38%) Law
12 2 (0.25%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.25%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.25%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.25%) Publishing
13 1 (0.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 192 (24.37%) Analyst
2 145 (18.40%) Developer
3 97 (12.31%) Project Manager
4 87 (11.04%) Business Analyst
5 47 (5.96%) Java Developer
6 39 (4.95%) Consultant
7 32 (4.06%) Architect
8 23 (2.92%) Big Data Developer
9 22 (2.79%) .NET Developer
9 22 (2.79%) Pensions Analyst
10 21 (2.66%) Delivery Manager
11 20 (2.54%) Test Analyst
12 19 (2.41%) Angular Developer
12 19 (2.41%) Insurance Business Analyst
12 19 (2.41%) Support Engineer
13 18 (2.28%) Django Developer
13 18 (2.28%) Tester
14 17 (2.16%) Security Analyst
14 17 (2.16%) Senior Developer
15 16 (2.03%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (7.74%) Middleware
2 60 (7.61%) RESTful
3 54 (6.85%) HTML
3 54 (6.85%) Spring
4 48 (6.09%) JSON
4 48 (6.09%) RabbitMQ
5 47 (5.96%) Kafka
6 46 (5.84%) CSS
7 45 (5.71%) .NET
8 43 (5.46%) AngularJS
9 42 (5.33%) J2EE
10 35 (4.44%) REST
11 32 (4.06%) Spring Boot
11 32 (4.06%) Web Services
12 31 (3.93%) jQuery
13 24 (3.05%) Spark Streaming
14 21 (2.66%) .NET Framework
15 20 (2.54%) Django
16 19 (2.41%) Entity Framework
17 18 (2.28%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 49 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (4.19%) Management Information System
3 22 (2.79%) Self-Motivation
4 20 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (2.41%) Data Centre
6 17 (2.16%) Virtual Team
7 16 (2.03%) Computer Science
8 15 (1.90%) User Experience
9 11 (1.40%) Fintech
10 10 (1.27%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
11 9 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
11 9 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
12 8 (1.02%) Algorithms
12 8 (1.02%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
14 5 (0.63%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.63%) Replication
15 4 (0.51%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 94 (11.93%) Linux
2 83 (10.53%) Unix
3 78 (9.90%) Windows
4 21 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (2.28%) Solaris
5 18 (2.28%) Windows 7
6 17 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (2.03%) Windows Server
8 15 (1.90%) Windows 10
9 13 (1.65%) Apple iOS
9 13 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (1.27%) AIX
10 10 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (1.14%) Android
12 3 (0.38%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.25%) SUSE
14 1 (0.13%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (39.59%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (19.92%) Scrum
3 125 (15.86%) Project Management
4 112 (14.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 76 (9.64%) TDD
6 66 (8.38%) Test Automation
7 65 (8.25%) ITIL
8 64 (8.12%) Continuous Integration
9 61 (7.74%) BDD
10 54 (6.85%) Migration
11 52 (6.60%) E-Commerce
12 49 (6.22%) Change Management
13 47 (5.96%) ERP
13 47 (5.96%) SDLC
14 40 (5.08%) DevOps
15 38 (4.82%) Business Analysis
15 38 (4.82%) Information Security
16 36 (4.57%) Problem-Solving
16 36 (4.57%) System Testing
16 36 (4.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 97 (12.31%) SQL
2 93 (11.80%) Java
3 71 (9.01%) JavaScript
4 59 (7.49%) C#
5 37 (4.70%) Python
6 22 (2.79%) Shell Script
7 20 (2.54%) PowerShell
8 19 (2.41%) T-SQL
9 14 (1.78%) C
9 14 (1.78%) PL/SQL
10 9 (1.14%) Bash Shell
10 9 (1.14%) VBA
11 8 (1.02%) Perl
11 8 (1.02%) VB
12 7 (0.89%) Objective-C
13 5 (0.63%) Groovy
13 5 (0.63%) Java 8
13 5 (0.63%) VBScript
14 4 (0.51%) Apex Code
14 4 (0.51%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 96 (12.18%) Degree
2 19 (2.41%) CISSP
3 18 (2.28%) CISM
4 15 (1.90%) Master's Degree
5 13 (1.65%) Security Cleared
6 12 (1.52%) ISTQB
6 12 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 12 (1.52%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.27%) CISA
7 10 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (1.27%) PMP
8 7 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.63%) ISEB
10 5 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.63%) MCDST
10 5 (0.63%) MCSE
11 4 (0.51%) CISMP
11 4 (0.51%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.84%) PMO
2 32 (4.06%) GDPR
3 31 (3.93%) QA
4 26 (3.30%) SLA
5 16 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (1.65%) Data Quality
7 11 (1.40%) NIST 800
7 11 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (1.14%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 19770
10 4 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.38%) COBIT
11 3 (0.38%) MiFID
12 2 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
13 1 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.13%) GAMP
System Software
1 52 (6.60%) Active Directory
2 44 (5.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 24 (3.05%) HDFS
3 24 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (2.03%) XenDesktop
6 14 (1.78%) Hyper-V
7 9 (1.14%) XenServer
8 8 (1.02%) Virtual Desktop
9 7 (0.89%) Docker
9 7 (0.89%) XenApp
10 3 (0.38%) NFS
10 3 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.25%) Veritas File System
12 1 (0.13%) Oracle Clusterware
12 1 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 37 (4.70%) Hadoop YARN
2 19 (2.41%) SCCM
3 13 (1.65%) Ansible
4 12 (1.52%) NetBackup
5 11 (1.40%) WSUS
6 10 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.76%) Nagios
9 5 (0.63%) MIIS
10 4 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (0.51%) SCOM
11 3 (0.38%) Oracle ZFS
11 3 (0.38%) SnapMirror
11 3 (0.38%) SnapVault
12 2 (0.25%) HP ALM
12 2 (0.25%) QRadar
12 2 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.25%) TeamSite
13 1 (0.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 1 (0.13%) WMI
Vendors
1 107 (13.58%) Microsoft
2 102 (12.94%) Oracle
3 74 (9.39%) SAP
4 41 (5.20%) VMware
5 35 (4.44%) Citrix
6 17 (2.16%) CheckPoint
6 17 (2.16%) Cisco
6 17 (2.16%) IBM
7 15 (1.90%) Palo Alto
8 12 (1.52%) Aruba
8 12 (1.52%) Juniper
8 12 (1.52%) NetApp
8 12 (1.52%) Xerox
9 11 (1.40%) Cognos
9 11 (1.40%) HP
10 10 (1.27%) Qualys
10 10 (1.27%) Red Hat
11 9 (1.14%) Bloomberg
11 9 (1.14%) OpenText
11 9 (1.14%) Veritas