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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Finance 35 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood 42.17% 44.68% 12.90%
As % of the General category 74.47% 77.78% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £450 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +29.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £260 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £32.65 £34.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.97% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +0.56%
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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
47 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood 56.63% 57.45% 41.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 19 4
Average daily rate £425 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Average hourly rate £32.65 £34.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.97% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.13 £29.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.93 £38.80 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.66%

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 20 April 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 20 April 2015.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Brentwood

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 18 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 15 (26.32%) Banking
3 14 (24.56%) Telecoms
4 13 (22.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (19.30%) Windows
6 10 (17.54%) SQL
6 10 (17.54%) Project Management
6 10 (17.54%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (15.79%) Degree
7 9 (15.79%) .NET
8 8 (14.04%) Oracle
8 8 (14.04%) PMP
9 7 (12.28%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (12.28%) SOA
9 7 (12.28%) WebSphere
10 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (10.53%) IBM
10 6 (10.53%) IIS
10 6 (10.53%) XML
10 6 (10.53%) VMware
11 5 (8.77%) Business Analysis
11 5 (8.77%) Migration
11 5 (8.77%) WebLogic
11 5 (8.77%) PRINCE2
11 5 (8.77%) VBA
11 5 (8.77%) Perl
11 5 (8.77%) Java
11 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
11 5 (8.77%) SLA

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 7 (12.28%) WebSphere
2 6 (10.53%) IIS
3 5 (8.77%) WebLogic
3 5 (8.77%) JBoss
4 4 (7.02%) GlassFish
4 4 (7.02%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.75%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (3.51%) NAS
2 2 (3.51%) SAN
3 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.28%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.51%) WebFOCUS
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) PowerBuilder
2 3 (5.26%) AccuRev
3 1 (1.75%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.75%) ERwin
3 1 (1.75%) Selenium
General
1 15 (26.32%) Banking
2 14 (24.56%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.26%) Automotive
3 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.75%) Front Office
4 1 (1.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (22.81%) Architect
2 9 (15.79%) Developer
2 9 (15.79%) Analyst
3 8 (14.04%) Project Manager
4 6 (10.53%) Administrator
5 5 (8.77%) Applications Support
5 5 (8.77%) Business Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Data Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Information Architect
6 4 (7.02%) PowerBuilder Developer
7 3 (5.26%) SQL DBA
7 3 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.26%) DBA
7 3 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Integration Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.51%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) .NET
2 6 (10.53%) XML
3 4 (7.02%) Middleware
4 3 (5.26%) SOAP
4 3 (5.26%) HTML
5 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.51%) J2EE
6 1 (1.75%) Ajax
6 1 (1.75%) CSS
6 1 (1.75%) JSP
6 1 (1.75%) Struts
6 1 (1.75%) XSD
6 1 (1.75%) XML Schema
6 1 (1.75%) JMS
6 1 (1.75%) Java EE
6 1 (1.75%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.75%) AS400
2 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.30%) Windows
2 4 (7.02%) UNIX
2 4 (7.02%) Linux
3 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.75%) Solaris
5 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (17.54%) Project Management
2 10 (17.54%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (12.28%) SOA
4 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (8.77%) Business Analysis
5 5 (8.77%) Migration
5 5 (8.77%) PRINCE2
5 5 (8.77%) Test Scripting
6 4 (7.02%) Information Architecture
6 4 (7.02%) Data Architecture
7 3 (5.26%) UML
7 3 (5.26%) Security Testing
7 3 (5.26%) Software Delivery
7 3 (5.26%) Build Automation
7 3 (5.26%) Business Transformation
8 2 (3.51%) Server Monitoring
8 2 (3.51%) Data Transformation
8 2 (3.51%) ETL
8 2 (3.51%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) SQL
2 5 (8.77%) VBA
2 5 (8.77%) Perl
2 5 (8.77%) Java
2 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
3 4 (7.02%) T-SQL
3 4 (7.02%) Korn
4 2 (3.51%) C#
4 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.75%) VBScript
5 1 (1.75%) VB
5 1 (1.75%) XQuery
5 1 (1.75%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) Degree
2 8 (14.04%) PMP
3 5 (8.77%) PMI Certification
4 3 (5.26%) ISEB
5 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.02%) vSphere
2 4 (7.02%) vCloud
2 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Oracle
2 6 (10.53%) IBM
2 6 (10.53%) VMware
3 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.26%) TIBCO
4 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.51%) Citrix
5 2 (3.51%) HP
5 2 (3.51%) Software AG
6 1 (1.75%) Altiris
6 1 (1.75%) SAP
6 1 (1.75%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.75%) NetApp
6 1 (1.75%) webMethods
6 1 (1.75%) Red Gate
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