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 29 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
London / Westminster
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 6 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs citing Finance 6 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Westminster 12.50% 16.92% -
As % of the General category 54.55% 55.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Median daily rate £440 £434 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.37% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £20.75 £17.75
% change year-on-year +44.57% +16.90%  

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 11 20 0
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Westminster 22.92% 30.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 0
Median daily rate £400 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +20.00%  

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 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Westminster

For the 6 months to 29 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 Westminster region with a requirement for Finance.

1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) QA
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (11.11%) SCCM
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
4 1 (11.11%) CISM
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
4 1 (11.11%) Security Management
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) MS Project
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) Linux

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Head of Information
4 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planner
4 1 (11.11%) Public Sector Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (11.11%) Information Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
3 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Security Management
3 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (11.11%) CISM
4 1 (11.11%) CISSP
4 1 (11.11%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) IBM