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 4 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 7 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 46 81 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.23% 15.91% 15.90%
As % of the General category 31.08% 46.02% 47.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 53 16
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £322 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £48.37 £13.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+272.03% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.02 £12.20 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.71 £13.00 £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -1.16%
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
148 176 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 39.36% 34.58% 33.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 117 39
Average daily rate £414 £425 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.64% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £350 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.00 £12.01
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -6 19 £438 +1.15% 5
Bedford +4 4 £450 -6.49% 3
Dunstable -3 3 £425 -5.55%
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 33 (29.20%) ERP
2 25 (22.12%) Oracle
3 24 (21.24%) SAP
4 20 (17.70%) Project Management
5 16 (14.16%) Retail
6 15 (13.27%) Agresso
6 15 (13.27%) E-Commerce
7 14 (12.39%) SQL
8 13 (11.50%) PRINCE2
9 12 (10.62%) Cisco
10 11 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (9.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 10 (8.85%) CCNP
11 10 (8.85%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (7.96%) Microsoft
12 9 (7.96%) ETL
12 9 (7.96%) MS Excel
12 9 (7.96%) CRM
12 9 (7.96%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (7.96%) Oracle General Ledger
13 8 (7.08%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (7.08%) Degree
13 8 (7.08%) F5
13 8 (7.08%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (7.08%) Data Centre
13 8 (7.08%) OLAP
13 8 (7.08%) Juniper
13 8 (7.08%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (6.19%) Oracle Assets
14 7 (6.19%) Waterfall

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 2 (1.77%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (1.77%) MQSeries
1 2 (1.77%) CICS
1 2 (1.77%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.88%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (7.96%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.31%) MS Office
3 5 (4.42%) MS Project
4 3 (2.65%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.65%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (13.27%) Agresso
2 9 (7.96%) Oracle General Ledger
3 7 (6.19%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (6.19%) Oracle Receivables
3 7 (6.19%) Oracle Assets
4 5 (4.42%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (4.42%) SAP FI
5 4 (3.54%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (3.54%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (3.54%) SAP CO
6 3 (2.65%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (1.77%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (1.77%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.88%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) SaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.96%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (7.08%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (2.65%) IP Telephony
3 3 (2.65%) VoIP
3 3 (2.65%) Firewall
4 2 (1.77%) WAN
4 2 (1.77%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.77%) LAN
5 1 (0.88%) Wireless
5 1 (0.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.08%) OLAP
2 5 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.54%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.65%) SAP BW
4 3 (2.65%) SAP BI
4 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.65%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.65%) DTS
4 3 (2.65%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.65%) BusinessObjects XI
4 3 (2.65%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.65%) OLAP Cube
4 3 (2.65%) Lumira
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.88%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (0.88%) VectorCAST
2 1 (0.88%) HP UFT
General
1 16 (14.16%) Retail
2 5 (4.42%) Banking
3 4 (3.54%) General Ledger
3 4 (3.54%) Legal
4 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Publishing
5 1 (0.88%) Games
5 1 (0.88%) Billing
5 1 (0.88%) Back Office
5 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 29 (25.66%) Analyst
2 24 (21.24%) Architect
3 22 (19.47%) Solutions Architect
4 13 (11.50%) Business Analyst
5 12 (10.62%) Developer
6 10 (8.85%) Project Manager
7 7 (6.19%) Network Specialist
8 5 (4.42%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.54%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.54%) Trainer
9 4 (3.54%) Data Architect
10 3 (2.65%) Network Engineer
10 3 (2.65%) Senior Project Manager
10 3 (2.65%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (2.65%) Senior Manager
10 3 (2.65%) SAP Support
10 3 (2.65%) SAP Trainer
10 3 (2.65%) Business Objects Developer
10 3 (2.65%) Systems Architect
10 3 (2.65%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.65%) XML
2 2 (1.77%) Middleware
2 2 (1.77%) ISPF
2 2 (1.77%) J2EE
2 2 (1.77%) EJB
2 2 (1.77%) CSS
2 2 (1.77%) JSP
2 2 (1.77%) Servlets
2 2 (1.77%) SOAP
2 2 (1.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.08%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.54%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.65%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.65%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.65%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.65%) Statistics
5 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.77%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.77%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.88%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (0.88%) PMI
6 1 (0.88%) Celerra
6 1 (0.88%) Symmetrix DMX
6 1 (0.88%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.88%) EMC Centera
6 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.77%) zOS
1 2 (1.77%) UNIX
2 1 (0.88%) Windows
2 1 (0.88%) Linux
2 1 (0.88%) VxWorks
2 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.88%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (29.20%) ERP
2 20 (17.70%) Project Management
3 15 (13.27%) E-Commerce
4 13 (11.50%) PRINCE2
5 11 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (9.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 9 (7.96%) ETL
6 9 (7.96%) CRM
7 8 (7.08%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (7.08%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (6.19%) Waterfall
8 7 (6.19%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (5.31%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (5.31%) Data Modelling
9 6 (5.31%) Change Management
9 6 (5.31%) Demand Forecasting
9 6 (5.31%) Procure-to-pay
10 5 (4.42%) ITIL
10 5 (4.42%) Service Delivery
11 4 (3.54%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.39%) SQL
2 5 (4.42%) PL/SQL
3 3 (2.65%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
4 2 (1.77%) CLIST
4 2 (1.77%) COBOL
4 2 (1.77%) Java
4 2 (1.77%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.77%) Assembly Language
4 2 (1.77%) REXX
4 2 (1.77%) JCL
5 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.88%) Ada
5 1 (0.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (8.85%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (8.85%) CCNP
2 8 (7.08%) Degree
3 2 (1.77%) CCNA
3 2 (1.77%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.77%) ACCA
4 1 (0.88%) CIMA
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.88%) PMP
4 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 1 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.19%) QA
2 3 (2.65%) SLA
3 2 (1.77%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.88%) TickIT
4 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.88%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (22.12%) Oracle
2 24 (21.24%) SAP
3 12 (10.62%) Cisco
4 9 (7.96%) Microsoft
5 8 (7.08%) Juniper
5 8 (7.08%) F5
6 5 (4.42%) Citrix
7 3 (2.65%) VMware
8 2 (1.77%) Pega
8 2 (1.77%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.77%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.77%) Sun
8 2 (1.77%) IBM
8 2 (1.77%) Cognos
9 1 (0.88%) EMC
9 1 (0.88%) Adobe
9 1 (0.88%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.88%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.88%) JDA
9 1 (0.88%) NetApp
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