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 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 1 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 33 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood 51.56% 27.78% 16.28%
As % of the General category 91.67% 76.92% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 4
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £290 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £530 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £378
% change year-on-year
+3.15% +2.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -5.40%
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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
36 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood 56.25% 36.11% 60.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 8
Average daily rate £525 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £287 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £530 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 16
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.45%
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 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (26.67%) Banking
3 15 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 15 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (18.33%) Windows
5 10 (16.67%) SQL
5 10 (16.67%) Project Management
6 9 (15.00%) Degree
7 8 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (13.33%) Oracle
7 8 (13.33%) .NET
7 8 (13.33%) SOA
8 7 (11.67%) PMP
8 7 (11.67%) WebSphere
9 6 (10.00%) Business Analysis
9 6 (10.00%) VMware
9 6 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (10.00%) IBM
9 6 (10.00%) IIS
9 6 (10.00%) XML
9 6 (10.00%) Test Scripting
9 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
10 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
10 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (8.33%) WebLogic
10 5 (8.33%) Perl
10 5 (8.33%) VBA
10 5 (8.33%) Microsoft

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (11.67%) WebSphere
2 6 (10.00%) IIS
3 5 (8.33%) WebLogic
4 4 (6.67%) GlassFish
4 4 (6.67%) JBoss
4 4 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
2 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (3.33%) SAN
2 2 (3.33%) NAS
3 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.33%) WebFOCUS
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) PowerBuilder
2 3 (5.00%) AccuRev
3 1 (1.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.67%) ERwin
3 1 (1.67%) Selenium
General
1 16 (26.67%) Banking
2 15 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.67%) Automotive
4 1 (1.67%) Front Office
4 1 (1.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (21.67%) Architect
1 13 (21.67%) Analyst
2 9 (15.00%) Developer
3 8 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 8 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Administrator
5 5 (8.33%) Applications Support
6 4 (6.67%) PowerBuilder Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Information Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.00%) Data Architect
7 3 (5.00%) DBA
7 3 (5.00%) Integration Architect
7 3 (5.00%) SQL DBA
8 2 (3.33%) Software Delivery Project Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) .NET
2 6 (10.00%) XML
3 4 (6.67%) Middleware
4 3 (5.00%) SOAP
4 3 (5.00%) HTML
5 2 (3.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.33%) J2EE
6 1 (1.67%) CSS
6 1 (1.67%) JSP
6 1 (1.67%) XSD
6 1 (1.67%) JMS
6 1 (1.67%) XML Schema
6 1 (1.67%) HTML5
6 1 (1.67%) Struts
6 1 (1.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.67%) AS400
2 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Windows
2 4 (6.67%) Linux
2 4 (6.67%) UNIX
3 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (16.67%) Project Management
3 8 (13.33%) SOA
3 8 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (8.33%) Migration
6 4 (6.67%) Business Transformation
6 4 (6.67%) Software Delivery
7 3 (5.00%) SDLC
7 3 (5.00%) Build Automation
7 3 (5.00%) Data Architecture
7 3 (5.00%) Information Architecture
7 3 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.00%) Security Testing
7 3 (5.00%) TOGAF
7 3 (5.00%) Workflow
8 2 (3.33%) Quality Management
8 2 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.67%) SQL
2 5 (8.33%) Perl
2 5 (8.33%) VBA
2 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (6.67%) Korn
3 4 (6.67%) Java
3 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.33%) C#
4 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.67%) XPath
5 1 (1.67%) XQuery
5 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.67%) VBScript
5 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Degree
2 7 (11.67%) PMP
3 4 (6.67%) ISEB
4 2 (3.33%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.67%) vSphere
2 4 (6.67%) vCloud
3 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) Oracle
2 6 (10.00%) IBM
2 6 (10.00%) VMware
3 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.00%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.33%) HP
5 2 (3.33%) Citrix
5 2 (3.33%) Software AG
6 1 (1.67%) NetApp
6 1 (1.67%) webMethods
6 1 (1.67%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.67%) SAP
6 1 (1.67%) Altiris
6 1 (1.67%) Red Gate
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