Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -15 +1 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 96 198 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 9.12% 15.59% 14.71%
As % of the General category 48.00% 59.64% 57.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 131 124
West Sussex median daily rate £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% -2.94%
10th Percentile £238 £260 £325
90th Percentile £543 £575 £568
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £411
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.52% +5.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
West Sussex median hourly rate £25.00 £43.00 £13.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.86% +225.14% -
South East median hourly rate £21.00 £23.72 £22.83
% change year-on-year -11.45% +3.88% +34.29%

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 200 332 310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 18.99% 26.14% 25.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 200 192
West Sussex median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £240 £262 £301
90th Percentile £508 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.18% +0.06% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 26 15
West Sussex median hourly rate £24.51 £34.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.91% +112.50% -1.48%
10th Percentile £16.93 £12.79 £9.78
90th Percentile £42.73 £44.50 £38.50
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +32.35%

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 23 November 2017.

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
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 23 November 2017. 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 -4 28 £400 - 3
Worthing -32 14 £497 +10.33% 4
Gatwick +1 13 £414 +1.85%
Horsham 0 8 £395 -14.59% 3
East Grinstead +1 2 £498 +17.06%
Selsey - 2 £303 -
Chichester - 2 £303 - 1
Shoreham-by-Sea 0 1 £325 -5.80%
Haywards Heath 0 1 - - 1
Finance
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Finance.

1 25 (26.04%) Stakeholder Management
2 23 (23.96%) Project Management
3 19 (19.79%) PRINCE2
4 18 (18.75%) Management Information System
5 17 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (16.67%) SAP
7 15 (15.63%) Migration
8 14 (14.58%) ITIL
9 13 (13.54%) Microsoft Project
9 13 (13.54%) Project Planning
9 13 (13.54%) QA
10 12 (12.50%) Degree
10 12 (12.50%) ERP
10 12 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 11 (11.46%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (11.46%) PMP
11 11 (11.46%) PMI Certification
11 11 (11.46%) Business Analysis
11 11 (11.46%) Supplier Management
11 11 (11.46%) PMO
12 10 (10.42%) HP
12 10 (10.42%) Oracle
13 9 (9.38%) Microsoft
13 9 (9.38%) Process Management
13 9 (9.38%) Critical Path Analysis
13 9 (9.38%) Resource Management
13 9 (9.38%) Change Control
14 8 (8.33%) Waterfall
14 8 (8.33%) Scenario Testing
14 8 (8.33%) Retail

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 5 (5.21%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.08%) CMS
2 2 (2.08%) Confluence
3 1 (1.04%) Apache
3 1 (1.04%) Documentum
3 1 (1.04%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.04%) IIS
3 1 (1.04%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.04%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (13.54%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.04%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (3.13%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (3.13%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.08%) SAP CO
2 2 (2.08%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.08%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.04%) Maximo
3 1 (1.04%) Primavera
3 1 (1.04%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.04%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.04%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (1.04%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.04%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.04%) BIG-IP
2 1 (1.04%) DHCP
2 1 (1.04%) DNS
2 1 (1.04%) Intranet
2 1 (1.04%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (1.04%) VPN
2 1 (1.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.29%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (7.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.13%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 3 (3.13%) MySQL
2 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.08%) Big Data
3 2 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.08%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.08%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.04%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.04%) MS Access
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Eclipse
1 4 (4.17%) Maven
1 4 (4.17%) Subversion
2 2 (2.08%) JIRA
2 2 (2.08%) Selenium
3 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.04%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.04%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.04%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (8.33%) Retail
2 7 (7.29%) Marketing
3 3 (3.13%) General Ledger
3 3 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.08%) Back Office
4 2 (2.08%) Banking
4 2 (2.08%) Billing
4 2 (2.08%) Games
4 2 (2.08%) Online Betting
4 2 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.08%) Publishing
5 1 (1.04%) Electronics
5 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.04%) Law
5 1 (1.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (34.38%) Project Manager
2 31 (32.29%) Analyst
3 15 (15.63%) Business Analyst
4 9 (9.38%) Senior Manager
4 9 (9.38%) Senior Project Manager
5 8 (8.33%) IT Manager
6 7 (7.29%) Architect
6 7 (7.29%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (6.25%) Developer
7 6 (6.25%) Test Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) Financial Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) IT Project Manager
8 5 (5.21%) SAP Manager
8 5 (5.21%) Senior Business Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) Service Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Finance Project Manager
9 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Oracle Project Manager
9 4 (4.17%) Systems Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.29%) REST
2 6 (6.25%) JSON
3 5 (5.21%) .NET
3 5 (5.21%) SOAP
3 5 (5.21%) XML
4 4 (4.17%) CSS
4 4 (4.17%) Hibernate
4 4 (4.17%) HTML
4 4 (4.17%) Middleware
4 4 (4.17%) Spring
4 4 (4.17%) Web Services
4 4 (4.17%) XSLT
5 2 (2.08%) Ajax
5 2 (2.08%) CSS3
5 2 (2.08%) Django
5 2 (2.08%) HTML5
5 2 (2.08%) Play Framework
5 2 (2.08%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.04%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.04%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.21%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.17%) CCTV
5 2 (2.08%) AS400
5 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.08%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.08%) iSeries
5 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.08%) Online Games
5 2 (2.08%) PMI
5 2 (2.08%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.08%) User Experience
6 1 (1.04%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.04%) Equities
6 1 (1.04%) FMCG
6 1 (1.04%) NHS
6 1 (1.04%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.29%) Windows
2 4 (4.17%) Linux
2 4 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.13%) Unix
3 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.08%) AIX
4 2 (2.08%) Android
4 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.04%) Stakeholder Management
2 23 (23.96%) Project Management
3 19 (19.79%) PRINCE2
4 17 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (15.63%) Migration
6 14 (14.58%) ITIL
7 13 (13.54%) Project Planning
8 12 (12.50%) ERP
9 11 (11.46%) Business Analysis
9 11 (11.46%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (11.46%) Supplier Management
10 9 (9.38%) Change Control
10 9 (9.38%) Critical Path Analysis
10 9 (9.38%) Process Management
10 9 (9.38%) Resource Management
11 8 (8.33%) Requirements Management
11 8 (8.33%) Scenario Testing
11 8 (8.33%) SOA
11 8 (8.33%) Waterfall
12 7 (7.29%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.29%) C
1 7 (7.29%) SQL
2 5 (5.21%) Java
3 4 (4.17%) XPath
4 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.08%) Korn
4 2 (2.08%) PHP
4 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.08%) Ruby
4 2 (2.08%) Scala
4 2 (2.08%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.08%) VBScript
5 1 (1.04%) C#
5 1 (1.04%) Lingo
5 1 (1.04%) Python
5 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (12.50%) Degree
1 12 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 11 (11.46%) PMI Certification
2 11 (11.46%) PMP
3 4 (4.17%) ISEB
3 4 (4.17%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.04%) ACCA
5 1 (1.04%) CIMA
5 1 (1.04%) CISA
5 1 (1.04%) CISM
5 1 (1.04%) CISSP
5 1 (1.04%) ISACA
5 1 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.54%) QA
2 11 (11.46%) PMO
3 6 (6.25%) GDPR
4 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.08%) MiFID
4 2 (2.08%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.04%) COBIT
5 1 (1.04%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.17%) XenApp
2 4 (4.17%) XenDesktop
3 3 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.04%) iptables
4 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) vRealize
2 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (16.67%) SAP
2 10 (10.42%) HP
2 10 (10.42%) Oracle
3 9 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.21%) VMware
5 4 (4.17%) Citrix
5 4 (4.17%) IBM
5 4 (4.17%) Northgate
6 2 (2.08%) Cisco
6 2 (2.08%) Demandware
6 2 (2.08%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.08%) Sybase
6 2 (2.08%) Wyse
7 1 (1.04%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.04%) Huawei
7 1 (1.04%) Lotus
7 1 (1.04%) NetApp
7 1 (1.04%) Omniture
7 1 (1.04%) Planview