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 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 1 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 27 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood 52.94% 25.58% 16.67%
As % of the General category 84.38% 55.00% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 2
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£513 £240 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+113.54% -46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £228 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £428 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £383
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £42.00 £31.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -19.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
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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
32 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood 62.75% 46.51% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 4
Average daily rate £525 £238 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+121.05% -26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £417 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 11
Average hourly rate £42.00 £31.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% +12.72%
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 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 3 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 20 (28.17%) SQL Server
2 19 (26.76%) Banking
3 18 (25.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (23.94%) Telecoms
5 13 (18.31%) Project Management
6 12 (16.90%) Windows
7 11 (15.49%) SQL
7 11 (15.49%) Degree
8 9 (12.68%) Oracle
8 9 (12.68%) .NET
8 9 (12.68%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (11.27%) Migration
9 8 (11.27%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (11.27%) SOA
9 8 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (11.27%) SLA
10 7 (9.86%) SharePoint
10 7 (9.86%) PMP
10 7 (9.86%) XML
10 7 (9.86%) WebSphere
10 7 (9.86%) Test Scripting
11 6 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (8.45%) PowerShell
11 6 (8.45%) Manufacturing
11 6 (8.45%) Business Analysis
11 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (8.45%) IIS
11 6 (8.45%) IBM
11 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
11 6 (8.45%) VMware

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (9.86%) SharePoint
1 7 (9.86%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.45%) IIS
3 5 (7.04%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.63%) GlassFish
4 4 (5.63%) JBoss
4 4 (5.63%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Office
1 5 (7.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.41%) SaaS
2 1 (1.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (5.63%) Network Security
2 2 (2.82%) NAS
2 2 (2.82%) SAN
3 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.17%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.27%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.04%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.82%) WebFOCUS
5 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) PowerBuilder
2 3 (4.23%) AccuRev
3 1 (1.41%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.41%) ERwin
3 1 (1.41%) Selenium
General
1 19 (26.76%) Banking
2 17 (23.94%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.45%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.82%) Automotive
5 1 (1.41%) Front Office
5 1 (1.41%) Back Office
5 1 (1.41%) Retail
5 1 (1.41%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (22.54%) Analyst
2 14 (19.72%) Architect
3 10 (14.08%) Developer
4 9 (12.68%) Project Manager
5 8 (11.27%) Business Analyst
5 8 (11.27%) Administrator
6 5 (7.04%) Applications Support
7 4 (5.63%) Information Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Data Architect
7 4 (5.63%) DBA
7 4 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.63%) PowerBuilder Developer
8 3 (4.23%) SQL DBA
8 3 (4.23%) Integration Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.82%) Report Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Senior Manager
9 2 (2.82%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.68%) .NET
2 7 (9.86%) XML
3 4 (5.63%) Middleware
4 3 (4.23%) HTML
4 3 (4.23%) SOAP
5 2 (2.82%) J2EE
5 2 (2.82%) XML Schema
5 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.41%) HTML5
6 1 (1.41%) Ajax
6 1 (1.41%) CSS
6 1 (1.41%) JSP
6 1 (1.41%) Struts
6 1 (1.41%) XSD
6 1 (1.41%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.41%) AS400
3 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.90%) Windows
2 5 (7.04%) Linux
3 4 (5.63%) UNIX
4 3 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.35%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (18.31%) Project Management
3 9 (12.68%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (11.27%) Migration
4 8 (11.27%) SOA
4 8 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (9.86%) Test Scripting
6 6 (8.45%) Business Analysis
7 4 (5.63%) Data Architecture
7 4 (5.63%) Information Architecture
7 4 (5.63%) Business Transformation
7 4 (5.63%) Software Delivery
7 4 (5.63%) SDLC
8 3 (4.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.23%) TOGAF
8 3 (4.23%) Information Security
8 3 (4.23%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.23%) Security Testing
8 3 (4.23%) ETL
8 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.49%) SQL
2 6 (8.45%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.04%) VBA
3 5 (7.04%) T-SQL
3 5 (7.04%) Perl
4 4 (5.63%) Java
4 4 (5.63%) Korn
4 4 (5.63%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.23%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.23%) C#
6 2 (2.82%) XMLA
6 2 (2.82%) XPath
6 2 (2.82%) XQuery
7 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.41%) VBScript
7 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (15.49%) Degree
2 7 (9.86%) PMP
3 4 (5.63%) ISEB
4 2 (2.82%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) SLA
2 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.41%) P3O
3 1 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.63%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.63%) vSphere
2 4 (5.63%) vCloud
3 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (12.68%) Oracle
2 6 (8.45%) IBM
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.45%) VMware
3 5 (7.04%) Citrix
4 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.23%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.82%) Software AG
5 2 (2.82%) HP
5 2 (2.82%) Red Gate
6 1 (1.41%) Altiris
6 1 (1.41%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.41%) SAP
6 1 (1.41%) NetApp
6 1 (1.41%) webMethods