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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 9 4
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5  
Contract jobs citing Finance 94 74 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 17.80% 11.94% 18.96%
As % of the General category 64.38% 64.91% 65.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 37 65
Median daily rate £425 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% -3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £227 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £520 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +2.99% +0.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £15.45 £27.50 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.81% +20.35%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +44.57% +18.57%  

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 West Sussex with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 146 114 149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 27.65% 18.39% 28.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 54 98
Median daily rate £413 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £230 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 8
Median hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.45% -45.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £17.00 £11.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -10.56% +25.00%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +4 23 £413 +0.60% 10
Gatwick - 21 £468 - 3
Worthing +12 12 £300 -36.84% 2
East Grinstead - 10 £436 -
Horsham +6 1 £625 - 2
Billingshurst - 1 - -
Haywards Heath - 1 £438 -
Finance
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 34 (22.37%) SAP
1 34 (22.37%) Business Analysis
2 32 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (20.39%) SQL
4 29 (19.08%) Oracle
4 29 (19.08%) Degree
5 25 (16.45%) Data Management
6 24 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (15.79%) Web Services
6 24 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 23 (15.13%) Relational Database
8 22 (14.47%) SDLC
9 21 (13.82%) CRM
9 21 (13.82%) XML
10 20 (13.16%) General Ledger
11 18 (11.84%) SQL Server
11 18 (11.84%) ERP
11 18 (11.84%) Master Data Management
12 17 (11.18%) Data Analysis
12 17 (11.18%) Telecoms
13 16 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
13 16 (10.53%) Python
13 16 (10.53%) OOD
13 16 (10.53%) OO
13 16 (10.53%) ITIL
13 16 (10.53%) Test Management
14 15 (9.87%) SAP ERP
14 15 (9.87%) PRINCE2
14 15 (9.87%) Data Modelling
14 15 (9.87%) Project Management

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 4 (2.63%) CMS
2 3 (1.97%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.32%) Documentum
3 2 (1.32%) FileNet
4 1 (0.66%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (7.89%) MS Project
2 11 (7.24%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.61%) MS Office
4 4 (2.63%) Open Workbench
5 2 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (9.87%) SAP ERP
2 14 (9.21%) SAP PSCD
3 5 (3.29%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (3.29%) Oracle Assets
3 5 (3.29%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (3.29%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (3.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 5 (3.29%) Oracle iProcurement
3 5 (3.29%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (3.29%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (3.29%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 4 (2.63%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 4 (2.63%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.32%) Maximo
5 2 (1.32%) Sage 50
5 2 (1.32%) SAP FI
5 2 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.66%) Line 500
6 1 (0.66%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.32%) SaaS
2 1 (0.66%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.63%) Firewall
2 3 (1.97%) LAN
2 3 (1.97%) VPN
2 3 (1.97%) WAN
3 2 (1.32%) MPLS
4 1 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.66%) DHCP
4 1 (0.66%) DNS
4 1 (0.66%) Internet
4 1 (0.66%) SAN
4 1 (0.66%) SNMP
4 1 (0.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.13%) Relational Database
2 18 (11.84%) SQL Server
3 16 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
4 14 (9.21%) SAP BW
4 14 (9.21%) SAP Data Services
5 8 (5.26%) DB2
6 6 (3.95%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.29%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.63%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.63%) Power BI
9 3 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.32%) Big Data
10 2 (1.32%) Couchbase
10 2 (1.32%) OLTP
10 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.32%) QlikView
10 2 (1.32%) Redis
10 2 (1.32%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (3.29%) Octopus Deploy
1 5 (3.29%) TeamCity
2 4 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.97%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.66%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.66%) NUnit
5 1 (0.66%) Rational DOORS
General
1 20 (13.16%) General Ledger
2 17 (11.18%) Telecoms
3 11 (7.24%) Marketing
4 10 (6.58%) Back Office
4 10 (6.58%) Banking
5 3 (1.97%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.32%) Electronics
6 2 (1.32%) Legal
6 2 (1.32%) Retail
7 1 (0.66%) Advertising
7 1 (0.66%) Automotive
7 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.66%) Games
7 1 (0.66%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.66%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (27.63%) Analyst
2 30 (19.74%) Project Manager
3 23 (15.13%) Systems Analyst
4 18 (11.84%) Consultant
5 16 (10.53%) Insurance Systems Analyst
5 16 (10.53%) Oracle Analyst
5 16 (10.53%) Pensions Analyst
6 14 (9.21%) Architect
7 13 (8.55%) Developer
8 11 (7.24%) Business Analyst
8 11 (7.24%) Data Architect
9 9 (5.92%) SAP Consultant
10 7 (4.61%) IT Manager
10 7 (4.61%) Oracle Consultant
11 6 (3.95%) .NET Developer
12 5 (3.29%) Functional Consultant
12 5 (3.29%) Oracle Functional Consultant
12 5 (3.29%) SAP Manager
13 4 (2.63%) Administrator
13 4 (2.63%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.79%) Web Services
2 21 (13.82%) XML
3 14 (9.21%) SAP XI
4 9 (5.92%) SOAP
5 8 (5.26%) HTML
6 7 (4.61%) CSS
7 6 (3.95%) .NET
7 6 (3.95%) REST
8 5 (3.29%) jQuery
9 4 (2.63%) AngularJS
9 4 (2.63%) HTML5
9 4 (2.63%) XSD
10 3 (1.97%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.97%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (1.97%) Entity Framework
11 2 (1.32%) .NET Core
11 2 (1.32%) JSON
11 2 (1.32%) React
11 2 (1.32%) Sass
11 2 (1.32%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.58%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.92%) Data Centre
4 8 (5.26%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.63%) iSeries
6 3 (1.97%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.97%) PMI
6 3 (1.97%) Reinsurance
7 2 (1.32%) AS400
8 1 (0.66%) BYOD
8 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.66%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.66%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.66%) Fintech
8 1 (0.66%) Online Games
8 1 (0.66%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.26%) Unix
1 8 (5.26%) Windows
2 7 (4.61%) Linux
3 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.97%) AIX
4 3 (1.97%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.37%) Business Analysis
2 25 (16.45%) Data Management
3 24 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (14.47%) SDLC
5 21 (13.82%) CRM
6 18 (11.84%) ERP
6 18 (11.84%) Master Data Management
7 17 (11.18%) Data Analysis
8 16 (10.53%) ITIL
8 16 (10.53%) OO
8 16 (10.53%) OOD
8 16 (10.53%) Test Management
9 15 (9.87%) Data Modelling
9 15 (9.87%) PRINCE2
9 15 (9.87%) Project Management
10 14 (9.21%) Revenue Management
10 14 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (7.89%) Change Management
12 10 (6.58%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (20.39%) SQL
2 16 (10.53%) Python
3 10 (6.58%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.95%) C#
4 6 (3.95%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.97%) C
5 3 (1.97%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.32%) Java
6 2 (1.32%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.66%) Korn
7 1 (0.66%) PHP
7 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (19.08%) Degree
2 14 (9.21%) CCA
3 9 (5.92%) PMI Certification
4 6 (3.95%) PMP
4 6 (3.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.66%) ACCA
6 1 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.66%) CCNP
6 1 (0.66%) CIMA
6 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.66%) CISM
6 1 (0.66%) CISSP
6 1 (0.66%) ISEB
6 1 (0.66%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.55%) PMO
2 9 (5.92%) GDPR
3 7 (4.61%) QA
4 4 (2.63%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.63%) SLA
5 2 (1.32%) PMBOK
5 2 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.32%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.66%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.66%) GAAP
6 1 (0.66%) IFRS
6 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.97%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.97%) XenApp
2 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.32%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.66%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (1.32%) SCCM
1 2 (1.32%) WSUS
2 1 (0.66%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.66%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (0.66%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.66%) SCOM
2 1 (0.66%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (22.37%) SAP
2 29 (19.08%) Oracle
3 24 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 14 (9.21%) webMethods
5 9 (5.92%) Cognos
6 8 (5.26%) IBM
7 6 (3.95%) HP
8 5 (3.29%) Hyperion
9 4 (2.63%) Netezza
9 4 (2.63%) Teradata
10 3 (1.97%) Cisco
10 3 (1.97%) Citrix
10 3 (1.97%) VMware
10 3 (1.97%) WorldPay
11 2 (1.32%) Informatica
11 2 (1.32%) MapR
11 2 (1.32%) OpenText
11 2 (1.32%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.32%) Sage
11 2 (1.32%) Symantec
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £475 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
TekSkills
Posted: 16 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £415.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + DOE
Posted: 6 days ago