Period
to 4 March 2021

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 4 March 2021 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
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1 4 3
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 110 268 669
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Surrey 19.96% 17.55% 22.72%
As % of the General category 55.56% 52.04% 64.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 224 567
Median daily rate £575 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% - -
10th Percentile £312 £313 £339
90th Percentile £859 £650 £638
South East median daily rate £495 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.21% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £57.50 £26.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +121.15% -28.28% +90.49%
10th Percentile £27.40 £23.00 £20.08
90th Percentile £73.63 £29.00 £55.83
South East median hourly rate £25.25 £15.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +62.90% -41.51% +13.98%

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 198 515 1,032
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 35.93% 33.73% 35.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 395 794
Median daily rate £525 £460 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.13% -8.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £316 £225 £313
90th Percentile £775 £638 £638
South East median daily rate £450 £445 £450
% change year-on-year +1.12% -1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 13
Median hourly rate £44.25 £24.71 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.11% -45.10% +136.84%
10th Percentile £24.81 £13.34 £13.30
90th Percentile £65.13 £58.13 £56.75
Median hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £24.91
% change year-on-year +13.33% -9.67% +10.71%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Surrey

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Finance in Surrey.

Daily rate trend for Finance in Surrey

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Finance in Surrey over the 6 months to 4 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Finance in Surrey

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Finance in Surrey.

Hourly rate trend for Finance in Surrey

Finance
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Finance in Surrey over the 6 months to 4 March 2021.

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 4 March 2021. 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
Guildford 0 11 £488 +2.63% 25
Sunbury-on-Thames +8 10 £616 +16.23% 1
Redhill -2 10 £500 -4.76% 4
Camberley +3 5 - - 1
Reigate +1 4 £525 +16.67% 5
Dorking - 3 £550 - 2
Tadworth +2 2 £523 +12.37%
Epsom +7 1 £153 -60.65%
Farnham +5 1 £250 -28.57% 1
Staines +2 1 - - 1
Shepperton - 1 £245 -
Finance
South East

For the 6 months to 4 March 2021, 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 33 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (20.00%) Scrum
3 18 (16.36%) Risk Management
4 15 (13.64%) DevOps
5 14 (12.73%) Migration
5 14 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (12.73%) Programme Management
6 13 (11.82%) Project Management
7 12 (10.91%) SAP
7 12 (10.91%) Business Analysis
7 12 (10.91%) Investment Management
8 11 (10.00%) Python
9 10 (9.09%) SQL
9 10 (9.09%) Asset Management
9 10 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 10 (9.09%) Analytics
10 9 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (8.18%) Degree
10 9 (8.18%) JIRA
10 9 (8.18%) Change Management
11 8 (7.27%) Banking
11 8 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (7.27%) Data Modelling
11 8 (7.27%) Computer Science
11 8 (7.27%) AWS
11 8 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (6.36%) AngularJS
12 7 (6.36%) Line Management
12 7 (6.36%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (6.36%) Emotional Intelligence

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 7 (6.36%) Confluence
2 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.73%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (0.91%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.91%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.91%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.91%) SAP GRC
1 1 (0.91%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.91%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (0.91%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.27%) AWS
2 5 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (4.55%) Serverless
3 4 (3.64%) Azure
3 4 (3.64%) Microsoft 365
4 3 (2.73%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.73%) Power Platform
5 2 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.82%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (1.82%) Amazon EKS
5 2 (1.82%) Amazon GuardDuty
5 2 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.91%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.91%) Amazon Neptune
6 1 (0.91%) Apigee
6 1 (0.91%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.91%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.73%) Firewall
2 2 (1.82%) DNS
2 2 (1.82%) VPN
3 1 (0.91%) 4G
3 1 (0.91%) DHCP
3 1 (0.91%) RTP
3 1 (0.91%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.36%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.45%) Tableau
3 3 (2.73%) Power BI
3 3 (2.73%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.82%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.82%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.91%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.91%) Essbase
5 1 (0.91%) OLAP
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle Smart View
5 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.91%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (8.18%) JIRA
2 5 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.73%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.73%) Selenium
4 2 (1.82%) JUnit
5 1 (0.91%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.91%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.91%) Cypress.io
5 1 (0.91%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.91%) Postman
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.91%) webpack
General
1 8 (7.27%) Banking
2 6 (5.45%) Financial Institution
2 6 (5.45%) Marketing
3 5 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.64%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.73%) Billing
5 3 (2.73%) Electronics
5 3 (2.73%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.82%) Legal
6 2 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.82%) Retail
7 1 (0.91%) Games
7 1 (0.91%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.91%) German Language
Job Titles
1 25 (22.73%) Analyst
2 11 (10.00%) Business Analyst
2 11 (10.00%) Developer
3 10 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 9 (8.18%) Project Manager
5 8 (7.27%) Scrum Master
6 7 (6.36%) Data Analyst
6 7 (6.36%) Pensions Analyst
7 6 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (4.55%) Service Owner
8 5 (4.55%) Site Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) Workday Manager
9 3 (2.73%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (2.73%) Financial Services Project Manager
9 3 (2.73%) Pensions Business Analyst
9 3 (2.73%) Security Analyst
9 3 (2.73%) Senior Manager
9 3 (2.73%) Senior User Researcher
9 3 (2.73%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.36%) AngularJS
2 6 (5.45%) React
3 5 (4.55%) .NET
4 4 (3.64%) REST
5 3 (2.73%) .NET Core
5 3 (2.73%) HTML
5 3 (2.73%) Node.js
5 3 (2.73%) SOAP
5 3 (2.73%) Swagger
5 3 (2.73%) Web Services
6 2 (1.82%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.82%) CSS
6 2 (1.82%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.82%) JPA
6 2 (1.82%) Spring
6 2 (1.82%) Spring Boot
6 2 (1.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.91%) Highcharts JS
7 1 (0.91%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.73%) NHS
2 3 (2.73%) Public Cloud
3 2 (1.82%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.82%) iSeries
4 1 (0.91%) FMCG
4 1 (0.91%) Life Science
4 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.91%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.91%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.91%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.55%) Windows
2 2 (1.82%) Linux
2 2 (1.82%) Windows 10
2 2 (1.82%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.91%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (20.00%) Scrum
3 18 (16.36%) Risk Management
4 15 (13.64%) DevOps
5 14 (12.73%) Migration
5 14 (12.73%) Programme Management
5 14 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (11.82%) Project Management
7 12 (10.91%) Business Analysis
7 12 (10.91%) Investment Management
8 10 (9.09%) Analytics
8 10 (9.09%) Asset Management
8 10 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 9 (8.18%) Change Management
10 8 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (7.27%) Computer Science
10 8 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (7.27%) Data Modelling
11 7 (6.36%) Line Management
11 7 (6.36%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.00%) Python
2 10 (9.09%) SQL
3 6 (5.45%) C#
3 6 (5.45%) Java
4 5 (4.55%) Java 8
4 5 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.64%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.82%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.91%) SPARQL
7 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (8.18%) Degree
2 4 (3.64%) PhD
3 3 (2.73%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.73%) PMP
4 1 (0.91%) ICAEW
4 1 (0.91%) MBA
4 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.91%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) PMO
2 1 (0.91%) AIFMD
2 1 (0.91%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.91%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (0.91%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.91%) Dublin Core
2 1 (0.91%) GDPR
2 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.91%) MiFID
2 1 (0.91%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.91%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) SLA
2 1 (0.91%) UCITS
System Software
1 6 (5.45%) Docker
2 2 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) Foglight
1 5 (4.55%) Terraform
2 4 (3.64%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.82%) Control-M
3 2 (1.82%) Grafana
3 2 (1.82%) Kibana
3 2 (1.82%) Prometheus
3 2 (1.82%) Puppet
3 2 (1.82%) SCOM
3 2 (1.82%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.91%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (10.91%) SAP
2 7 (6.36%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.36%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (4.55%) Workday
4 4 (3.64%) Guidewire
5 2 (1.82%) VMware
6 1 (0.91%) Adobe
6 1 (0.91%) CA
6 1 (0.91%) Citrix
6 1 (0.91%) Google
6 1 (0.91%) hybris
6 1 (0.91%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.91%) IBM
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle
6 1 (0.91%) PagerDuty
6 1 (0.91%) Reuters
6 1 (0.91%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.91%) SunGard