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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 9 3
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Finance 8 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 15.09% 8.11% 18.64%
As % of the General category 50.00% 60.00% 57.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 11
Median daily rate £355 £200 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.50% -52.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £200 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £200 £650
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 £27.50 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.90% +30.30%
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
16 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 30.19% 13.51% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 17
Median daily rate £360 £200 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -52.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £440 £676
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £10.81 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.34 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-15.12% +10.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 2016, 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Finance.

1 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
2 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) Identity Management
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) VMware ESX
2 4 (30.77%) Backup Exec
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) HP
2 4 (30.77%) Dell
2 4 (30.77%) Citrix
2 4 (30.77%) Avaya
2 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (30.77%) vSphere
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
2 4 (30.77%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (15.38%) Primavera
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Delivery Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Report Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) EDI
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
2 4 (30.77%) Identity Management
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Change Control
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
1 4 (30.77%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (30.77%) VMware ESX
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (30.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Backup Exec
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Avaya
1 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
1 4 (30.77%) Citrix
1 4 (30.77%) Dell
1 4 (30.77%) HP
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle