The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Sussex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 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 / Sussex
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 7 3
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4  
Contract jobs citing Finance 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sussex 22.73% 3.85% 19.23%
As % of the General category 71.43% 14.29% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Median daily rate £438 - £413
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 - £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £19.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +32.89% -1.29%  

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

General Skills
Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 7 7 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sussex 31.82% 26.92% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 7
Median daily rate £438 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £265 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sussex citing Finance as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Sussex

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Sussex

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sussex region with a requirement for Finance.

1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) JD Edwards
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) QA
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (28.57%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 2 (28.57%) PMO
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) SLA
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (14.29%) PMP
3 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) SSADM
3 1 (14.29%) RUP
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sussex 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 2 (28.57%) JDE OneWorld
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Functional Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) JDE Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) JDE Functional Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) PMO Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Support
3 1 (14.29%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior IT Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Support Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Critical Path Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) RUP
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) SSADM
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) APMP
2 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PMP
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) PMO
1 2 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) JD Edwards
2 1 (14.29%) SAP