Period
to 17 June 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 17 June 2019 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 3 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 +4
Contract jobs citing Finance 154 238 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 17.74% 20.05% 15.51%
As % of the General category 67.54% 64.32% 60.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 137 111
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% - +3.03%
10th Percentile £259 £300 £281
90th Percentile £595 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
West Sussex median hourly rate £27.50 £190.00 £15.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -85.53% +1094.97% -42.18%
10th Percentile £19.25 £185.00 £15.18
90th Percentile £33.75 £195.00 £23.18
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £25.50 £24.73
% change year-on-year -29.41% +3.13% +54.53%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 228 370 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 26.27% 31.17% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 211 169
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £413 £413
10th Percentile £252 £260 £288
90th Percentile £590 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £420
% change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 12
West Sussex median hourly rate £28.96 £48.75 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.60% +138.39% -18.20%
10th Percentile £16.98 £12.43 £10.41
90th Percentile £49.50 £154.50 £52.50
South East median hourly rate £36.61 £33.14 £22.50
% change year-on-year +10.46% +47.29% -10.00%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in West Sussex

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in West Sussex

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in West Sussex over the 6 months to 17 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in West Sussex

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in West Sussex

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in West Sussex over the 6 months to 17 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Finance in West Sussex

Finance
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 17 June 2019. 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
Crawley -1 42 £413 - 7
Worthing -5 38 £375 -13.79% 7
Horsham +4 31 £450 - 5
Gatwick -16 6 £250 -47.09%
East Grinstead -7 4 £350 -5.41%
Burgess Hill +5 2 £538 +69.83% 2
Chichester - 2 £420 - 2
Bognor Regis 0 1 - -
Littlehampton - 1 £625 -
Finance
South East

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Finance.

1 26 (16.88%) Windows
2 24 (15.58%) Active Directory
2 24 (15.58%) PMO
3 23 (14.94%) SAP
4 22 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 20 (12.99%) SQL
5 20 (12.99%) Microsoft
5 20 (12.99%) Project Management
5 20 (12.99%) Migration
5 20 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (12.34%) Microsoft Excel
7 18 (11.69%) Citrix
7 18 (11.69%) Microsoft Office
7 18 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (11.04%) Change Management
8 17 (11.04%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (11.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 16 (10.39%) Degree
9 16 (10.39%) XenApp
9 16 (10.39%) XenDesktop
10 14 (9.09%) Change Control
10 14 (9.09%) .NET
10 14 (9.09%) SQL Server
11 13 (8.44%) Back Office
11 13 (8.44%) VMware
11 13 (8.44%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (8.44%) vSphere
11 13 (8.44%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (7.79%) Matrix Organization

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 6 (3.90%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.60%) Confluence
3 3 (1.95%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.95%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.30%) Apache
4 2 (1.30%) GeoServer
4 2 (1.30%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.65%) CMS
5 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.65%) FileNet
5 1 (0.65%) IIS
5 1 (0.65%) SAS
5 1 (0.65%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (12.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (11.69%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (7.14%) Open Workbench
4 4 (2.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (7.14%) SAP FI
2 9 (5.84%) SAP CO
2 9 (5.84%) SAP FI/CO
3 8 (5.19%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (2.60%) SAP PSCD
5 3 (1.95%) HFM
5 3 (1.95%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 3 (1.95%) SAP ERP
5 3 (1.95%) SAP FI-CA
6 2 (1.30%) Oracle ASCP
6 2 (1.30%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (1.30%) Primavera
6 2 (1.30%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.65%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.25%) Office 365
3 4 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.60%) SaaS
4 2 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.30%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.65%) IaaS
5 1 (0.65%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.95%) DNS
2 2 (1.30%) DHCP
3 1 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (0.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.65%) Firewall
3 1 (0.65%) SAN
3 1 (0.65%) SSL
3 1 (0.65%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.79%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (5.84%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (3.90%) DataStax
5 6 (3.90%) DTS
5 6 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (3.90%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.60%) MS Access
7 3 (1.95%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (1.30%) GIS
8 2 (1.30%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.30%) Power BI
9 1 (0.65%) DB2
9 1 (0.65%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (3.90%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.25%) JIRA
3 2 (1.30%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.30%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.30%) JMeter
3 2 (1.30%) JUnit
3 2 (1.30%) Maven
3 2 (1.30%) Mockito
3 2 (1.30%) PVCS
3 2 (1.30%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.65%) Selenium
4 1 (0.65%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (8.44%) Back Office
2 11 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 10 (6.49%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.84%) Marketing
5 7 (4.55%) Online Betting
6 5 (3.25%) Advertising
6 5 (3.25%) Electronics
6 5 (3.25%) Publishing
7 4 (2.60%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.95%) Banking
8 3 (1.95%) Legal
9 1 (0.65%) Automotive
9 1 (0.65%) Billing
9 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.65%) Games
9 1 (0.65%) Law
9 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (34.42%) Analyst
2 19 (12.34%) Consultant
3 18 (11.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 16 (10.39%) Developer
5 14 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
6 13 (8.44%) DBA
7 12 (7.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
8 11 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (6.49%) Project Manager
9 10 (6.49%) SAP Consultant
10 7 (4.55%) Production DBA
11 6 (3.90%) .NET Developer
11 6 (3.90%) Administrator
11 6 (3.90%) Architect
11 6 (3.90%) Business Analyst
11 6 (3.90%) Cassandra DBA
11 6 (3.90%) Infrastructure Support
11 6 (3.90%) SAP FI Consultant
11 6 (3.90%) SQL Server Production DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.09%) .NET
2 5 (3.25%) React
2 5 (3.25%) RESTful
3 4 (2.60%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.60%) CSS
3 4 (2.60%) HTML
3 4 (2.60%) JSON
3 4 (2.60%) SAP Fiori
3 4 (2.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (1.95%) AngularJS
4 3 (1.95%) REST
4 3 (1.95%) SAP XI
4 3 (1.95%) SOAP
4 3 (1.95%) XML
5 2 (1.30%) Apache Camel
5 2 (1.30%) Apache Commons
5 2 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.30%) JAX-RS
5 2 (1.30%) OAuth2
5 2 (1.30%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.84%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.90%) Reinsurance
6 4 (2.60%) NHS
7 3 (1.95%) User Experience
8 1 (0.65%) Online Games
8 1 (0.65%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.65%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 26 (16.88%) Windows
2 22 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.30%) AIX
5 2 (1.30%) Unix
6 1 (0.65%) Linux
6 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (12.99%) Migration
1 20 (12.99%) Project Management
1 20 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (11.04%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (11.04%) Change Management
3 17 (11.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 14 (9.09%) Change Control
5 12 (7.79%) Matrix Organization
6 11 (7.14%) ERP
6 11 (7.14%) Programme Management
7 10 (6.49%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (5.84%) Analytics
8 9 (5.84%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 9 (5.84%) Resource Allocation
9 8 (5.19%) Decision-Making
9 8 (5.19%) ETL
10 7 (4.55%) Data Analysis
10 7 (4.55%) Project Planning
11 6 (3.90%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.99%) SQL
2 12 (7.79%) C#
3 9 (5.84%) T-SQL
4 8 (5.19%) PowerShell
5 7 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.25%) Java
6 5 (3.25%) VBA
7 4 (2.60%) VBScript
8 2 (1.30%) Python
8 2 (1.30%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.65%) C
9 1 (0.65%) Korn
9 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.65%) X++
Qualifications
1 16 (10.39%) Degree
2 11 (7.14%) ISEB
3 7 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.60%) CCA
5 3 (1.95%) MBA
5 3 (1.95%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.30%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.30%) PMP
7 1 (0.65%) IIBA
7 1 (0.65%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.65%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.65%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (15.58%) PMO
2 5 (3.25%) QA
3 4 (2.60%) GDPR
4 2 (1.30%) GMP
4 2 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.30%) SEPA
5 1 (0.65%) COBIT
5 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (15.58%) Active Directory
2 16 (10.39%) XenApp
2 16 (10.39%) XenDesktop
3 13 (8.44%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (8.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (8.44%) vSphere
4 2 (1.30%) Docker
5 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (7.14%) vRealize
2 2 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.30%) WSUS
3 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (14.94%) SAP
2 20 (12.99%) Microsoft
3 18 (11.69%) Citrix
4 13 (8.44%) VMware
5 9 (5.84%) IBM
6 8 (5.19%) HP
6 8 (5.19%) Niku
7 7 (4.55%) Oracle
8 4 (2.60%) Cisco
9 3 (1.95%) webMethods
10 2 (1.30%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.30%) Symantec
11 1 (0.65%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.65%) DocuSign
11 1 (0.65%) F5
11 1 (0.65%) Planview
11 1 (0.65%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.65%) Tableau
11 1 (0.65%) Talend