The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Westminster. 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
London / Westminster
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 18 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 -  
Contract jobs citing Finance 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Westminster 9.23% 4.29% -
As % of the General category 46.15% 37.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £550 £613 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.20% -  
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 Westminster with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Westminster
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 13 8 2
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Westminster 20.00% 11.43% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 1
Median daily rate £474 £600 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.00% +207.69%  
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 Westminster

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Westminster 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 Westminster

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Westminster

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Westminster

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Westminster

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Westminster over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Westminster

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 Westminster region with a requirement for Finance.

1 3 (25.00%) NHS
1 3 (25.00%) Project Management
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
2 2 (16.67%) Capita
2 2 (16.67%) Process Management
2 2 (16.67%) E-Procurement
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (16.67%) Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) SDLC
2 2 (16.67%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (8.33%) Service Design
3 1 (8.33%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (8.33%) Data Strategy
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Westminster 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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Deployment Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Programme Director
2 2 (16.67%) Workstream Lead
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Planner
3 1 (8.33%) Public Sector Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Public Sector Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Service Design Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Service Design Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) NHS
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) E-Procurement
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Process Management
2 2 (16.67%) Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (16.67%) SDLC
2 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (8.33%) Data Strategy
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Service Design
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Capita