Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 778 680 402
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 23.40% 24.59% 18.06%
As % of the General category 67.95% 65.76% 52.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 563 296
Surrey median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £325 £363 £313
90th Percentile £625 £590 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 2
Surrey median hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £37.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -33.59% +79.26%
10th Percentile £15.50 £14.04 £28.40
90th Percentile £50.50 £43.43 £45.89
South East median hourly rate £22.25 £24.00 £23.68
% change year-on-year -7.29% +1.35% +5.24%

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 1,145 1,034 768
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 34.44% 37.40% 34.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 753 483
Surrey median daily rate £488 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +2.86% +8.36%
10th Percentile £308 £300 £250
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 36 46
Surrey median hourly rate £40.00 £18.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +122.22% -47.06% -2.86%
10th Percentile £14.10 £12.25 £11.13
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.50 £41.50
South East median hourly rate £26.83 £20.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year +34.13% -19.19% +10.00%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 0 216 £482 +1.47% 26
Guildford +1 70 £538 +7.50% 38
Redhill 0 60 £450 +5.88% 4
Staines +4 30 £350 -26.32% 8
Camberley +8 21 £550 +4.76% 1
Epsom -1 21 £475 +16.56% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames -19 18 £517 +8.84%
Leatherhead -6 17 £425 - 8
Weybridge -4 8 £525 +110.00% 2
Dorking +2 7 £215 -51.55%
Farnham -4 7 £325 -18.75% 1
Woking +5 6 £403 +0.63% 9
Esher - 5 £550 -
Tadworth 0 4 £275 -45.27%
Caterham -1 3 £500 +17.65%
Godstone - 3 £375 -
Egham - 2 £375 - 2
Chertsey -4 1 £500 +25.00%
Horley - 1 - - 1
Finance
South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 313 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (15.81%) Microsoft
3 121 (15.55%) Project Management
3 121 (15.55%) Scrum
4 116 (14.91%) SQL
5 101 (12.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 92 (11.83%) .NET
7 89 (11.44%) C#
8 87 (11.18%) Test Automation
9 84 (10.80%) Degree
10 81 (10.41%) SDLC
11 80 (10.28%) Oracle
12 75 (9.64%) Windows
13 73 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
14 69 (8.87%) TDD
15 64 (8.23%) Active Directory
16 63 (8.10%) Java
17 62 (7.97%) Migration
18 59 (7.58%) Retail
19 57 (7.33%) Linux
20 56 (7.20%) AngularJS
21 55 (7.07%) Continuous Integration
21 55 (7.07%) JavaScript
22 54 (6.94%) Unix
22 54 (6.94%) PowerShell
23 53 (6.81%) SQL Server
24 52 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
25 51 (6.56%) SAP
26 50 (6.43%) Banking
27 48 (6.17%) CSS

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 29 (3.73%) Apache Spark
2 27 (3.47%) Apache
3 16 (2.06%) SharePoint
4 13 (1.67%) Confluence
5 12 (1.54%) Cloud Foundry
5 12 (1.54%) SAS
6 10 (1.29%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.77%) EPiServer
7 6 (0.77%) GemFire
8 5 (0.64%) CMS
8 5 (0.64%) IIS
9 4 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.51%) FileNet
9 4 (0.51%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.13%) JBoss
12 1 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 43 (5.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (5.01%) MS Visio
3 35 (4.50%) Microsoft Office
4 21 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
5 20 (2.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 15 (1.93%) InVision
7 4 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.39%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.13%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 11 (1.41%) PlanetPress Connect
2 10 (1.29%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.64%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.39%) Sage X3
4 3 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.39%) Sonata
5 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.26%) Exstream
5 2 (0.26%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.26%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.26%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.26%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.26%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 73 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (5.14%) Office 365
3 31 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (1.93%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (1.80%) SaaS
6 11 (1.41%) IBM Blueworks
7 7 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.90%) npm
7 7 (0.90%) PaaS
8 4 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.39%) IaaS
10 2 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.26%) GitHub
11 1 (0.13%) Apple Pay
11 1 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.13%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.13%) Samsung Pay
11 1 (0.13%) Serverless
11 1 (0.13%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.11%) WAN
2 27 (3.47%) LAN
3 23 (2.96%) Firewall
3 23 (2.96%) TCP/IP
4 16 (2.06%) Internet
5 13 (1.67%) Intranet
6 12 (1.54%) DSL
6 12 (1.54%) SAN
7 10 (1.29%) Network Security
8 9 (1.16%) IP Telephony
8 9 (1.16%) VPN
9 7 (0.90%) DNS
9 7 (0.90%) Remote Desktop
9 7 (0.90%) VLAN
10 5 (0.64%) Wireless
11 4 (0.51%) Ethernet
11 4 (0.51%) SMTP
11 4 (0.51%) Unified Communications
11 4 (0.51%) VoIP
11 4 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (6.81%) SQL Server
2 39 (5.01%) Big Data
3 32 (4.11%) Hadoop
4 22 (2.83%) Oracle Database
4 22 (2.83%) Relational Database
5 18 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (1.93%) NoSQL
6 15 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (1.41%) EDMS
9 10 (1.29%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.03%) HBase
10 8 (1.03%) MySQL
11 7 (0.90%) MS Access
11 7 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.64%) DataStage
12 5 (0.64%) QualityStage
13 4 (0.51%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.51%) NewSQL
13 4 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 46 (5.91%) Jenkins
2 45 (5.78%) Git (software)
3 29 (3.73%) Visual Studio
4 23 (2.96%) JIRA
5 19 (2.44%) Axure RP
6 14 (1.80%) Subversion
7 12 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
8 10 (1.29%) Ranorex
8 10 (1.29%) Selenium
8 10 (1.29%) SonarQube
9 9 (1.16%) Cucumber
9 9 (1.16%) MSTest
9 9 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (0.90%) Jasmine
10 7 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (0.51%) Grunt
11 4 (0.51%) gulp
11 4 (0.51%) Protractor
11 4 (0.51%) SoapUI
11 4 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 59 (7.58%) Retail
2 50 (6.43%) Banking
3 28 (3.60%) Marketing
4 23 (2.96%) Billing
5 16 (2.06%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (1.29%) Advertising
6 10 (1.29%) Back Office
7 9 (1.16%) Legal
8 8 (1.03%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.03%) Law
9 7 (0.90%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.51%) Automotive
10 4 (0.51%) German Language
11 3 (0.39%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.39%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.26%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.26%) Electronics
12 2 (0.26%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 182 (23.39%) Analyst
2 158 (20.31%) Developer
3 94 (12.08%) Project Manager
4 89 (11.44%) Business Analyst
5 57 (7.33%) .NET Developer
6 39 (5.01%) Architect
6 39 (5.01%) Java Developer
7 35 (4.50%) C# Developer
7 35 (4.50%) Pensions Analyst
8 31 (3.98%) Consultant
9 30 (3.86%) C# .NET Developer
10 27 (3.47%) Support Engineer
11 26 (3.34%) Administrator
12 24 (3.08%) Designer
12 24 (3.08%) Scrum Master
13 22 (2.83%) Financial Analyst
13 22 (2.83%) Pensions Business Analyst
14 20 (2.57%) Desktop Support
14 20 (2.57%) Senior Developer
14 20 (2.57%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (11.83%) .NET
2 56 (7.20%) AngularJS
3 48 (6.17%) CSS
4 47 (6.04%) HTML
5 43 (5.53%) .NET Framework
6 40 (5.14%) ASP.NET
6 40 (5.14%) Spring
7 39 (5.01%) .NET Core
8 37 (4.76%) Middleware
9 35 (4.50%) Entity Framework
10 34 (4.37%) RESTful
11 32 (4.11%) J2EE
12 30 (3.86%) RabbitMQ
13 29 (3.73%) ASP.NET MVC
13 29 (3.73%) JSON
13 29 (3.73%) Kafka
14 26 (3.34%) Spring Boot
15 22 (2.83%) Angular 2
15 22 (2.83%) jQuery
15 22 (2.83%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 52 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (3.73%) User Experience
3 23 (2.96%) Data Centre
3 23 (2.96%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 18 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (1.54%) Mobile App
7 10 (1.29%) Algorithms
7 10 (1.29%) Fintech
7 10 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
8 9 (1.16%) Virtual Team
9 8 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (0.64%) N-Tier
10 5 (0.64%) PMI
11 4 (0.51%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.39%) AS400
12 3 (0.39%) NHS
12 3 (0.39%) PKI
12 3 (0.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 75 (9.64%) Windows
2 57 (7.33%) Linux
3 54 (6.94%) Unix
4 23 (2.96%) Windows 10
5 18 (2.31%) Windows 7
5 18 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.16%) Mac OS X
8 8 (1.03%) Solaris
9 6 (0.77%) Android
9 6 (0.77%) Windows Server
10 5 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.26%) AIX
11 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.13%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (15.55%) Project Management
2 121 (15.55%) Scrum
3 101 (12.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 87 (11.18%) Test Automation
5 81 (10.41%) SDLC
6 69 (8.87%) TDD
7 62 (7.97%) Migration
8 55 (7.07%) Continuous Integration
9 47 (6.04%) DevOps
10 46 (5.91%) User Acceptance Testing
11 42 (5.40%) BDD
11 42 (5.40%) MVC
12 41 (5.27%) Problem-Solving
13 40 (5.14%) ERP
13 40 (5.14%) Investment Management
14 37 (4.76%) Extreme Programming
14 37 (4.76%) Wireframes
15 35 (4.50%) Asset Management
16 34 (4.37%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 116 (14.91%) SQL
2 89 (11.44%) C#
3 63 (8.10%) Java
4 55 (7.07%) JavaScript
5 54 (6.94%) PowerShell
6 24 (3.08%) Python
6 24 (3.08%) T-SQL
7 23 (2.96%) Shell Script
8 19 (2.44%) TypeScript
9 14 (1.80%) C
10 13 (1.67%) Perl
11 12 (1.54%) Groovy
11 12 (1.54%) VBA
12 9 (1.16%) PL/SQL
13 8 (1.03%) Java 8
14 5 (0.64%) PHP
15 4 (0.51%) VB
16 3 (0.39%) C++
16 3 (0.39%) VBScript
17 2 (0.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 84 (10.80%) Degree
2 11 (1.41%) MCSE
2 11 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (1.41%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.29%) CISSP
3 10 (1.29%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.16%) CISM
4 9 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 9 (1.16%) MCSA
4 9 (1.16%) MOS
4 9 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (1.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 7 (0.90%) PMI Certification
6 6 (0.77%) CISA
7 5 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.64%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.51%) CCNA
8 4 (0.51%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (0.51%) PMP
9 2 (0.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.04%) QA
2 39 (5.01%) PMO
3 22 (2.83%) SLA
4 18 (2.31%) GDPR
5 13 (1.67%) Data Quality
5 13 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (1.03%) NIST 800
7 4 (0.51%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.26%) COBIT
9 2 (0.26%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.13%) COSO
10 1 (0.13%) IFRS
10 1 (0.13%) MiFID
10 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 64 (8.23%) Active Directory
2 30 (3.86%) Docker
3 27 (3.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 18 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (1.16%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.16%) Virtual Desktop
6 8 (1.03%) HDFS
7 4 (0.51%) XenApp
8 3 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.26%) vSphere
9 2 (0.26%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.13%) Firmware
10 1 (0.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 27 (3.47%) Hadoop YARN
2 19 (2.44%) Kubernetes
3 18 (2.31%) SCCM
4 15 (1.93%) Ansible
4 15 (1.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 12 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.03%) HP ALM
7 7 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.39%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.26%) Nagios
10 2 (0.26%) QRadar
10 2 (0.26%) SCOM
10 2 (0.26%) Terraform
10 2 (0.26%) WSUS
11 1 (0.13%) WMI
Vendors
1 123 (15.81%) Microsoft
2 80 (10.28%) Oracle
3 51 (6.56%) SAP
4 32 (4.11%) VMware
5 27 (3.47%) Citrix
6 21 (2.70%) IBM
7 18 (2.31%) Apple
8 12 (1.54%) HP
9 11 (1.41%) Avaya
9 11 (1.41%) Xerox
10 10 (1.29%) Red Hat
11 9 (1.16%) OpenText
11 9 (1.16%) Polycom
11 9 (1.16%) Sybase
11 9 (1.16%) Wyse
12 8 (1.03%) Planview
13 7 (0.90%) Cisco
13 7 (0.90%) NetApp
13 7 (0.90%) Tableau
14 6 (0.77%) BMC