The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Bedford region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 10 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 9 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 11.84% 25.58% 15.15%
As % of the General category 64.29% 57.89% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 4
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£425 £210 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+102.38% -58.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £210 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £210 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -17.50%
General Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
14 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 18.42% 44.19% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 6
Average daily rate £425 £325 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £325 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £12.01 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -93.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Finance
Bedfordshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 July 2014, 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 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) SAP
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) MS Project
3 2 (20.00%) Legal
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (20.00%) Financial Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) VLAN
4 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (10.00%) Life Science
4 1 (10.00%) QA
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (10.00%) MS Office
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Agresso
1 1 (10.00%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) DMZ
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) VLAN
General
1 2 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Assistant Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Project Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (20.00%) Financial Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (10.00%) Benchmarking
4 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Primavera
3 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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Posted: 4 days ago