The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Brentwood region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 28 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood 43.75% 34.04% 15.00%
As % of the General category 70.00% 69.57% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 1
Average daily rate
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£374 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £32.65 £28.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.60% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -17.50%
Finance
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Brentwood region.

General Category
Brentwood
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
40 23 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood 62.50% 48.94% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 1
Average daily rate £425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £32.65 £28.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.60% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.13 £28.00 £23.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.93 £28.00 £30.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Brentwood

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Brentwood

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Brentwood

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Brentwood region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Brentwood

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Brentwood

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Brentwood

Finance
Hourly Rate Histogram in Brentwood

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Brentwood region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Brentwood

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brentwood 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 14 (31.82%) Telecoms
1 14 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (27.27%) Banking
3 11 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (22.73%) Degree
5 8 (18.18%) Project Management
5 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 8 (18.18%) Windows
5 8 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (15.91%) .NET
7 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
7 6 (13.64%) PMP
7 6 (13.64%) PMI Certification
7 6 (13.64%) Data Architecture
7 6 (13.64%) Information Architecture
8 5 (11.36%) Migration
8 5 (11.36%) SOA
8 5 (11.36%) Oracle
8 5 (11.36%) Linux
9 4 (9.09%) UML
9 4 (9.09%) ITIL
9 4 (9.09%) XML
9 4 (9.09%) Java
9 4 (9.09%) SQL
9 4 (9.09%) HP
9 4 (9.09%) Citrix
9 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
9 4 (9.09%) VMware
9 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brentwood 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 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) IIS
2 1 (2.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (6.82%) MS Office
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) DNS
1 2 (4.55%) DHCP
1 2 (4.55%) SAN
1 2 (4.55%) NAS
2 1 (2.27%) Network Security
2 1 (2.27%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) Wireless
2 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.27%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 8 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.55%) DB2
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.27%) WebFOCUS
4 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) AccuRev
1 1 (2.27%) Selenium
1 1 (2.27%) MSI
1 1 (2.27%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 14 (31.82%) Telecoms
2 12 (27.27%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Automotive
4 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.27%) Front Office
5 1 (2.27%) Back Office
5 1 (2.27%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Architect
2 8 (18.18%) Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Data Architect
3 6 (13.64%) Information Architect
3 6 (13.64%) Project Manager
4 5 (11.36%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Applications Support
5 3 (6.82%) Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.82%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Test Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Integration Architect
7 1 (2.27%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Software Team Leader
7 1 (2.27%) Programme Test Manager
7 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) .NET
2 4 (9.09%) XML
3 2 (4.55%) HTML
3 2 (4.55%) Middleware
4 1 (2.27%) HTML5
4 1 (2.27%) Ajax
4 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.27%) Java EE
4 1 (2.27%) XML Schema
4 1 (2.27%) CSS
4 1 (2.27%) JSP
4 1 (2.27%) SOAP
4 1 (2.27%) XSD
4 1 (2.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Clustering
1 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.27%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Linux
3 3 (6.82%) Solaris
4 2 (4.55%) AIX
4 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (18.18%) Project Management
3 8 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
4 6 (13.64%) Data Architecture
4 6 (13.64%) Information Architecture
5 5 (11.36%) Migration
5 5 (11.36%) SOA
6 4 (9.09%) UML
6 4 (9.09%) ITIL
6 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 4 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.82%) Security Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.82%) Workflow
7 3 (6.82%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.55%) ETL
8 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) Java
1 4 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) C#
2 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.27%) XPath
3 1 (2.27%) XQuery
3 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.27%) VBScript
3 1 (2.27%) VB
3 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Degree
2 6 (13.64%) PMP
2 6 (13.64%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.55%) ISEB
3 2 (4.55%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.27%) MCITP
4 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.27%) XenApp
3 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.27%) MetaFrame
3 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.27%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) SCOM
2 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle
2 4 (9.09%) HP
2 4 (9.09%) Citrix
2 4 (9.09%) VMware
3 3 (6.82%) IBM
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.55%) EMC
4 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.55%) TIBCO
4 2 (4.55%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.27%) Red Gate
5 1 (2.27%) webMethods
5 1 (2.27%) NetApp
5 1 (2.27%) Software AG
5 1 (2.27%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.27%) SAP
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