The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 9 - 5
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 6.06% - 12.00%
As % of the General category 50.00% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£366 - £241
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 - £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.39
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -14.90%
Finance
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

General Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
4 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 12.12% 9.52% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 8
Average daily rate £363 £420 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% +42.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £380 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £524 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £13.80 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.86 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -7.35%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Bedford region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Bedford region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance.

1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle 11i
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) Legal
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
4 2 (15.38%) SLA
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Hyperion
5 1 (7.69%) SAP FI
5 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (7.69%) Business Objects
5 1 (7.69%) SAP
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Cognos
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) FMCG
5 1 (7.69%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.69%) Degree

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle 11i
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (7.69%) SAP FI
2 1 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (7.69%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.69%) QlikView
General
1 3 (23.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Consultant
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Business Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.69%) E-Business Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Business Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Business Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) FMCG
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) Hyperion
2 1 (7.69%) Business Objects
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Cognos
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago