The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 9 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 43 76 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.59% 17.12% 14.21%
As % of the General category 25.44% 53.15% 44.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 42 15
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£429 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £311 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £383
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £51.30 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+294.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
Finance
East of England

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

General Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
169 143 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 45.55% 32.21% 31.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 84 32
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £331 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £51.30 £13.00 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+294.61% -60.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -4 16 £450 +5.88% 8
Dunstable -5 4 £420 -30.00% 1
Bedford -2 3 £418 -13.24% 1
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 29 (26.13%) ERP
2 26 (23.42%) Oracle
3 24 (21.62%) SAP
4 19 (17.12%) Project Management
5 17 (15.32%) Retail
6 16 (14.41%) SQL
7 14 (12.61%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (12.61%) Agresso
8 13 (11.71%) E-Commerce
9 12 (10.81%) PRINCE2
10 11 (9.91%) Microsoft
11 10 (9.01%) Cisco
11 10 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (9.01%) Degree
11 10 (9.01%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 9 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (7.21%) QA
13 8 (7.21%) Oracle General Ledger
13 8 (7.21%) ETL
13 8 (7.21%) CCNP
13 8 (7.21%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (7.21%) MS Excel
13 8 (7.21%) Change Management
13 8 (7.21%) Waterfall
14 7 (6.31%) Data Centre
14 7 (6.31%) CRM
14 7 (6.31%) ITIL
14 7 (6.31%) OLAP
14 7 (6.31%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (6.31%) SQL Server Integration Services

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 3 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.80%) CICS
2 2 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (1.80%) MQSeries
2 2 (1.80%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.90%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.50%) MS Project
3 4 (3.60%) MS Office
4 3 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (12.61%) Agresso
2 8 (7.21%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (5.41%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (5.41%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (5.41%) Oracle Assets
4 5 (4.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (4.50%) SAP FI
5 4 (3.60%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (3.60%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (3.60%) SAP CO
6 3 (2.70%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (1.80%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (1.80%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.90%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) SaaS
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.31%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (2.70%) IP Telephony
3 3 (2.70%) VoIP
4 2 (1.80%) WAN
4 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.80%) LAN
5 1 (0.90%) Internet
5 1 (0.90%) Firewall
5 1 (0.90%) Wireless
5 1 (0.90%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.31%) OLAP
1 7 (6.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.60%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.70%) DTS
5 3 (2.70%) Data Mining
5 3 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.70%) SAP BW
5 3 (2.70%) SAP BI
5 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (2.70%) QlikView
5 3 (2.70%) BusinessObjects XI
5 3 (2.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.70%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (0.90%) HP UFT
1 1 (0.90%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (0.90%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (0.90%) VectorCAST
General
1 17 (15.32%) Retail
2 5 (4.50%) Legal
3 4 (3.60%) General Ledger
3 4 (3.60%) Banking
4 2 (1.80%) Back Office
5 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.90%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.90%) Games
5 1 (0.90%) Local Government
5 1 (0.90%) German Language
5 1 (0.90%) Billing
Job Titles
1 32 (28.83%) Analyst
2 24 (21.62%) Architect
3 22 (19.82%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (12.61%) Business Analyst
5 12 (10.81%) Developer
6 8 (7.21%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.50%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.50%) Network Specialist
8 4 (3.60%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (3.60%) Data Architect
8 4 (3.60%) Trainer
9 3 (2.70%) Programme Manager
9 3 (2.70%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (2.70%) Network Engineer
9 3 (2.70%) Senior Manager
9 3 (2.70%) Data Analyst
9 3 (2.70%) Senior Project Manager
9 3 (2.70%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (2.70%) Business Objects Developer
9 3 (2.70%) SAP Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.70%) XML
2 2 (1.80%) Middleware
2 2 (1.80%) ISPF
2 2 (1.80%) J2EE
2 2 (1.80%) EJB
2 2 (1.80%) CSS
2 2 (1.80%) JSP
2 2 (1.80%) Servlets
2 2 (1.80%) SOAP
2 2 (1.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.31%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.50%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.70%) Statistics
4 3 (2.70%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.70%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.70%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.80%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.80%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.80%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.90%) Symmetrix DMX
6 1 (0.90%) Celerra
6 1 (0.90%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.90%) EMC Centera
6 1 (0.90%) PMI
6 1 (0.90%) EPoS
6 1 (0.90%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.80%) zOS
1 2 (1.80%) UNIX
2 1 (0.90%) Windows
2 1 (0.90%) Linux
2 1 (0.90%) VxWorks
2 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.90%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.13%) ERP
2 19 (17.12%) Project Management
3 14 (12.61%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (11.71%) E-Commerce
5 12 (10.81%) PRINCE2
6 10 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (9.01%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 9 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (7.21%) Waterfall
8 8 (7.21%) ETL
8 8 (7.21%) Change Management
9 7 (6.31%) ITIL
9 7 (6.31%) CRM
9 7 (6.31%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (5.41%) Data Modelling
10 6 (5.41%) Service Delivery
10 6 (5.41%) Procure-to-pay
10 6 (5.41%) Demand Forecasting
11 4 (3.60%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.41%) SQL
2 5 (4.50%) PL/SQL
3 3 (2.70%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
4 2 (1.80%) COBOL
4 2 (1.80%) Java
4 2 (1.80%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.80%) Assembly Language
4 2 (1.80%) REXX
4 2 (1.80%) JCL
5 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.90%) Ada
5 1 (0.90%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (9.01%) Degree
2 8 (7.21%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (7.21%) CCNP
3 2 (1.80%) CCNA
3 2 (1.80%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.90%) ACCA
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.90%) PMP
4 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 1 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.21%) QA
2 4 (3.60%) SLA
3 1 (0.90%) TickIT
3 1 (0.90%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.90%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (23.42%) Oracle
2 24 (21.62%) SAP
3 11 (9.91%) Microsoft
4 10 (9.01%) Cisco
5 6 (5.41%) Juniper
5 6 (5.41%) F5
6 5 (4.50%) Citrix
6 5 (4.50%) Business Objects
7 4 (3.60%) VMware
8 2 (1.80%) Pega
8 2 (1.80%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.80%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.80%) Cognos
8 2 (1.80%) IBM
9 1 (0.90%) Adobe
9 1 (0.90%) EMC
9 1 (0.90%) JDA
9 1 (0.90%) NetApp
9 1 (0.90%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.90%) Tableau
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 26 days ago