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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 66 81 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.10% 18.79% 20.53%
As % of the General category 34.02% 52.60% 49.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 39 21
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £378
% change year-on-year
+3.15% +2.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £20.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% -37.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -5.40%
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
194 154 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 50.26% 35.73% 41.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 86 41
Average daily rate £475 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £559 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £24.00 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -26.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £15.20 £21.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.80 £37.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.96%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 27 £550 +29.41% 5
Dunstable -7 6 £413 -13.15% 3
Bedford -4 5 £535 -0.69% 1
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 27 (25.47%) SAP
2 23 (21.70%) ERP
3 20 (18.87%) Oracle
4 17 (16.04%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (15.09%) Project Management
6 15 (14.15%) E-Commerce
6 15 (14.15%) Retail
7 13 (12.26%) Agresso
7 13 (12.26%) SQL
7 13 (12.26%) PRINCE2
7 13 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (10.38%) Microsoft
9 9 (8.49%) Cisco
9 9 (8.49%) Change Management
9 9 (8.49%) Degree
9 9 (8.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (7.55%) Waterfall
10 8 (7.55%) Procure-to-pay
10 8 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (6.60%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (6.60%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (6.60%) Oracle General Ledger
11 7 (6.60%) Programme Management
11 7 (6.60%) CCNP
11 7 (6.60%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (6.60%) Data Centre
12 6 (5.66%) F5
12 6 (5.66%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (5.66%) ETL
12 6 (5.66%) XML

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (2.83%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.89%) CICS
2 2 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (1.89%) MQSeries
2 2 (1.89%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.94%) IIS
3 1 (0.94%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (4.72%) MS Project
1 5 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.83%) MS Office
3 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (12.26%) Agresso
2 7 (6.60%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (4.72%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (4.72%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (4.72%) Oracle Assets
3 5 (4.72%) SAP FI
4 4 (3.77%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (3.77%) SAP CO
4 4 (3.77%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (2.83%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (2.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (2.83%) SAP MM
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.89%) SaaS
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.60%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (5.66%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (2.83%) Internet
4 2 (1.89%) IP Telephony
4 2 (1.89%) LAN
4 2 (1.89%) VoIP
4 2 (1.89%) WAN
4 2 (1.89%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.94%) VLAN
5 1 (0.94%) Firewall
5 1 (0.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (3.77%) OLAP
2 4 (3.77%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (2.83%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.83%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (2.83%) SAP BW
3 3 (2.83%) SAP BI
3 3 (2.83%) QlikView
3 3 (2.83%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (2.83%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 3 (2.83%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (1.89%) DB2
4 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.94%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (0.94%) Big Data
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.94%) CorVu
Development Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.94%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 15 (14.15%) Retail
2 5 (4.72%) Legal
3 4 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.77%) General Ledger
3 4 (3.77%) Banking
4 3 (2.83%) Marketing
4 3 (2.83%) Electronics
4 3 (2.83%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.89%) Games
5 2 (1.89%) Back Office
6 1 (0.94%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.94%) Billing
6 1 (0.94%) German Language
Job Titles
1 30 (28.30%) Analyst
2 26 (24.53%) Architect
3 22 (20.75%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (13.21%) Business Analyst
5 9 (8.49%) Developer
6 7 (6.60%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.72%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (4.72%) Consultant
7 5 (4.72%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.77%) Trainer
8 4 (3.77%) Programme Manager
8 4 (3.77%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (3.77%) Network Specialist
8 4 (3.77%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 3 (2.83%) SAP Support
9 3 (2.83%) SAP Developer
9 3 (2.83%) SAP Trainer
9 3 (2.83%) SAP Support Analyst
9 3 (2.83%) Senior SAP Consultant
9 3 (2.83%) Supply Chain Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.66%) XML
2 5 (4.72%) Web Services
3 3 (2.83%) Middleware
4 2 (1.89%) ISPF
4 2 (1.89%) JSON
4 2 (1.89%) REST
4 2 (1.89%) J2EE
4 2 (1.89%) EJB
4 2 (1.89%) CSS
4 2 (1.89%) JSP
4 2 (1.89%) Servlets
4 2 (1.89%) SOAP
5 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.94%) .NET
5 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.60%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.72%) Data Integration
3 4 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.83%) DTV
4 3 (2.83%) Statistics
5 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.89%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.89%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.89%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.89%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.89%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.94%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.94%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.94%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.94%) EMC Centera
6 1 (0.94%) PMI
6 1 (0.94%) EPoS
6 1 (0.94%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.77%) UNIX
2 3 (2.83%) Windows
3 2 (1.89%) zOS
4 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.70%) ERP
2 17 (16.04%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (15.09%) Project Management
4 15 (14.15%) E-Commerce
5 13 (12.26%) PRINCE2
5 13 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (8.49%) Change Management
6 9 (8.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 8 (7.55%) Waterfall
7 8 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (7.55%) Procure-to-pay
8 7 (6.60%) Programme Management
8 7 (6.60%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (5.66%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (5.66%) ITIL
9 6 (5.66%) ETL
9 6 (5.66%) Service Delivery
10 5 (4.72%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (4.72%) CRM
10 5 (4.72%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.26%) SQL
2 5 (4.72%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.89%) COBOL
3 2 (1.89%) Java
3 2 (1.89%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.89%) Assembly Language
3 2 (1.89%) REXX
3 2 (1.89%) JCL
4 1 (0.94%) Ruby
4 1 (0.94%) Go
4 1 (0.94%) PHP
4 1 (0.94%) C#
4 1 (0.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (8.49%) Degree
2 7 (6.60%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (6.60%) CCNP
3 2 (1.89%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.94%) ACCA
4 1 (0.94%) CCNA
4 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.94%) PMP
4 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 1 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) QA
2 4 (3.77%) SLA
3 1 (0.94%) TickIT
3 1 (0.94%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.94%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) SCCM
1 1 (0.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (25.47%) SAP
2 20 (18.87%) Oracle
3 11 (10.38%) Microsoft
4 9 (8.49%) Cisco
5 6 (5.66%) Juniper
5 6 (5.66%) F5
6 5 (4.72%) Business Objects
7 4 (3.77%) Citrix
8 3 (2.83%) Tableau
9 2 (1.89%) Cognos
9 2 (1.89%) IBM
9 2 (1.89%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.89%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.89%) VMware
9 2 (1.89%) KANA
9 2 (1.89%) Pega
9 2 (1.89%) hybris
10 1 (0.94%) JDA
10 1 (0.94%) NetApp
10 1 (0.94%) CheckPoint
Luton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 days ago