Period
to 22 August 2018

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 22 August 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
22 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 8 9
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1 -5
Contract jobs citing Finance 232 140 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 20.17% 13.13% 12.85%
As % of the General category 67.64% 56.22% 67.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 90 126
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £413 £413
10th Percentile £300 £301 £260
90th Percentile £541 £516 £532
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
West Sussex median hourly rate £35.00 £20.45 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.15% -52.44% +330.00%
10th Percentile £31.40 £15.27 £41.50
90th Percentile £163.00 £25.00 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £22.25 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +23.61% +5.88% -24.99%

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 343 249 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 29.83% 23.36% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 155 176
West Sussex median daily rate £405 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -3.03% +0.61%
10th Percentile £288 £281 £215
90th Percentile £538 £518 £521
South East median daily rate £433 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +1.76% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 12
West Sussex median hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 £24.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.00% +2.76% +54.46%
10th Percentile £21.85 £13.50 £12.94
90th Percentile £159.00 £52.50 £44.95
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £20.00 £22.35
% change year-on-year +55.00% -10.51% +11.75%

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 22 August 2018.

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 22 August 2018.

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 22 August 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
Worthing +29 79 £435 +8.75% 2
Crawley +6 46 £413 - 14
Gatwick +12 27 £406 -10.22%
Horsham -5 11 £463 +21.31% 8
East Grinstead +2 5 £370 -12.94%
Bognor Regis - 5 - -
Haywards Heath +1 4 £234 -46.57% 2
Burgess Hill - 3 £317 - 3
Finance
South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Finance.

1 41 (17.67%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (16.81%) SAP
3 36 (15.52%) Software Delivery
4 33 (14.22%) Windows
4 33 (14.22%) Project Management
5 31 (13.36%) SQL
6 30 (12.93%) CRM
6 30 (12.93%) Degree
7 27 (11.64%) E-Commerce
7 27 (11.64%) ERP
8 26 (11.21%) Migration
8 26 (11.21%) SQL Server
9 25 (10.78%) BusinessObjects
10 24 (10.34%) Marketing
11 23 (9.91%) Active Directory
11 23 (9.91%) Telecoms
12 22 (9.48%) Microsoft
12 22 (9.48%) PRINCE2
12 22 (9.48%) QA
12 22 (9.48%) SAP PSCD
13 21 (9.05%) User Experience
14 20 (8.62%) Windows Server
14 20 (8.62%) SAP ERP
14 20 (8.62%) Revenue Management
15 19 (8.19%) General Ledger
16 18 (7.76%) SAP Data Services
16 18 (7.76%) Master Data Management
16 18 (7.76%) PMO
17 17 (7.33%) Accounts Receivable
17 17 (7.33%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 7 (3.02%) CMS
1 7 (3.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (2.16%) Oracle BPEL
2 5 (2.16%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.86%) IIS
3 2 (0.86%) SAS
3 2 (0.86%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.86%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.86%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.43%) Confluence
4 1 (0.43%) FileNet
4 1 (0.43%) JBoss
4 1 (0.43%) OpenROAD
4 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (4.31%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.16%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.43%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 22 (9.48%) SAP PSCD
2 20 (8.62%) SAP ERP
3 8 (3.45%) SAP FI
3 8 (3.45%) SAP FI-CA
4 5 (2.16%) Maximo
4 5 (2.16%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (2.16%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (2.16%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (2.16%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (2.16%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (1.29%) SAP CO
5 3 (1.29%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (1.29%) SAP PS
6 2 (0.86%) Exchequer
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.43%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.43%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.43%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.43%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.43%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.29%) PaaS
4 2 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.86%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (0.86%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (0.86%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.86%) IaaS
4 2 (0.86%) Route 53
5 1 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.43%) Office 365
5 1 (0.43%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.43%) SaaS
5 1 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.31%) Internet
2 2 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (0.86%) Network Security
2 2 (0.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.86%) VPN
3 1 (0.43%) DHCP
3 1 (0.43%) DNS
3 1 (0.43%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.43%) Firewall
3 1 (0.43%) Frame Relay
3 1 (0.43%) FTP
3 1 (0.43%) LAN
3 1 (0.43%) MPLS
3 1 (0.43%) RTP
3 1 (0.43%) Skype
3 1 (0.43%) VoIP
3 1 (0.43%) WAN
3 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.43%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.43%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 25 (10.78%) BusinessObjects
3 18 (7.76%) SAP Data Services
4 8 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.16%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.16%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (2.16%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 5 (2.16%) Oracle Discoverer
5 5 (2.16%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.72%) Big Data
6 4 (1.72%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.72%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.29%) Data Lake
7 3 (1.29%) QlikView
7 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (6.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (5.17%) Visual Studio
3 8 (3.45%) Selenium
4 6 (2.59%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.16%) JDeveloper
5 5 (2.16%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (2.16%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (1.72%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.72%) JIRA
6 4 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (1.72%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.29%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.29%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (1.29%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (0.86%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.86%) WiX
9 1 (0.43%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.43%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.43%) Subversion
9 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 24 (10.34%) Marketing
2 23 (9.91%) Telecoms
3 19 (8.19%) General Ledger
4 13 (5.60%) Retail
5 9 (3.88%) Back Office
5 9 (3.88%) Manufacturing
6 8 (3.45%) Publishing
7 7 (3.02%) Online Betting
8 6 (2.59%) Banking
9 5 (2.16%) Electronics
10 4 (1.72%) Billing
11 2 (0.86%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.86%) German Language
11 2 (0.86%) Legal
12 1 (0.43%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 54 (23.28%) Analyst
2 27 (11.64%) Consultant
3 26 (11.21%) Designer
4 24 (10.34%) Project Manager
5 23 (9.91%) Developer
6 22 (9.48%) SAP Consultant
7 16 (6.90%) Solutions Designer
8 15 (6.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 15 (6.47%) IT Manager
9 13 (5.60%) Business Analyst
10 11 (4.74%) Systems Analyst
11 10 (4.31%) IT Project Manager
12 9 (3.88%) Coordinator
12 9 (3.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (3.88%) Project Coordinator
12 9 (3.88%) SAP Manager
13 8 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
13 8 (3.45%) Infrastructure Support
13 8 (3.45%) VMware Engineer
13 8 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.33%) SAP XI
1 17 (7.33%) Web Services
2 10 (4.31%) .NET
2 10 (4.31%) REST
3 9 (3.88%) AngularJS
3 9 (3.88%) CSS
4 8 (3.45%) HTML
5 7 (3.02%) SOAP
6 6 (2.59%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (2.59%) CSS3
6 6 (2.59%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (1.72%) Ajax
7 4 (1.72%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (1.72%) Backbone.js
7 4 (1.72%) Gherkin
7 4 (1.72%) HTML5
7 4 (1.72%) RxJS
8 3 (1.29%) SailPoint
8 3 (1.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.05%) User Experience
2 12 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.17%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (4.74%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.88%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.16%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.72%) Reinsurance
7 3 (1.29%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.29%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.29%) FMCG
8 2 (0.86%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (0.86%) CCTV
8 2 (0.86%) NHS
8 2 (0.86%) Robotics
9 1 (0.43%) Clustering
9 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.43%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.22%) Windows
2 20 (8.62%) Windows Server
3 8 (3.45%) Unix
4 3 (1.29%) Linux
5 2 (0.86%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.43%) AIX
6 1 (0.43%) Solaris
6 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (17.67%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (15.52%) Software Delivery
3 33 (14.22%) Project Management
4 30 (12.93%) CRM
5 27 (11.64%) E-Commerce
5 27 (11.64%) ERP
6 26 (11.21%) Migration
7 22 (9.48%) PRINCE2
8 20 (8.62%) Revenue Management
9 18 (7.76%) Master Data Management
10 17 (7.33%) Accounts Receivable
10 17 (7.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 17 (7.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (6.90%) Accounts Payable
11 16 (6.90%) Scrum
12 15 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (6.47%) Project Planning
13 14 (6.03%) Change Management
14 13 (5.60%) Matrix Organization
15 11 (4.74%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 31 (13.36%) SQL
2 13 (5.60%) JavaScript
3 12 (5.17%) PowerShell
4 8 (3.45%) C#
5 7 (3.02%) Java
6 6 (2.59%) PL/SQL
6 6 (2.59%) VBScript
7 3 (1.29%) Java 8
7 3 (1.29%) VB
7 3 (1.29%) VBA
8 2 (0.86%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.43%) ABAP
9 1 (0.43%) C
9 1 (0.43%) C++
9 1 (0.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 30 (12.93%) Degree
2 17 (7.33%) CCA
3 15 (6.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 12 (5.17%) PMI Certification
4 12 (5.17%) PMP
5 4 (1.72%) ISEB
6 2 (0.86%) CCAB
6 2 (0.86%) CIMA
6 2 (0.86%) CIPFA
6 2 (0.86%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.43%) CCNA
7 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.43%) IIBA
7 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.48%) QA
2 18 (7.76%) PMO
3 4 (1.72%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 15288
4 3 (1.29%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.29%) SLA
5 1 (0.43%) DO-178B
System Software
1 23 (9.91%) Active Directory
2 15 (6.47%) XenApp
2 15 (6.47%) XenDesktop
3 10 (4.31%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.31%) vSphere
4 1 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (3.88%) vRealize
2 3 (1.29%) Ansible
2 3 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.43%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.43%) Puppet
3 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (16.81%) SAP
2 22 (9.48%) Microsoft
3 17 (7.33%) Citrix
3 17 (7.33%) Oracle
4 16 (6.90%) webMethods
5 11 (4.74%) IBM
6 10 (4.31%) HP
6 10 (4.31%) VMware
7 3 (1.29%) Cognos
7 3 (1.29%) Genesys
8 2 (0.86%) Automation Anywhere
8 2 (0.86%) Blue Prism
8 2 (0.86%) Capita
8 2 (0.86%) Netezza
8 2 (0.86%) Niku
8 2 (0.86%) Tableau
8 2 (0.86%) Talend
8 2 (0.86%) UiPath
9 1 (0.43%) NVIDIA
9 1 (0.43%) WSO2