The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Brentwood region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 14 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood 30.43% 22.86% 16.67%
As % of the General category 60.87% 57.14% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
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£525 £445 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.97% +11.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £30.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.66% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £32.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £39.10 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -17.50%
General Category
Brentwood
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
23 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood 50.00% 40.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 4
Average daily rate £240 £398 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.62% +16.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £306 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £498 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 3
Average hourly rate £30.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.66% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £26.25 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £39.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Finance
Essex

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014, 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 13 (39.39%) Java
1 13 (39.39%) Oracle
2 11 (33.33%) SQL
3 9 (27.27%) Windows
3 9 (27.27%) IBM
3 9 (27.27%) Project Management
3 9 (27.27%) Banking
4 8 (24.24%) Linux
4 8 (24.24%) WebLogic
5 7 (21.21%) MS Office
5 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
5 7 (21.21%) Data Analysis
6 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
7 5 (15.15%) Business Analysis
7 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
7 5 (15.15%) UNIX
7 5 (15.15%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (15.15%) .NET
7 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
7 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (12.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (12.12%) Middleware
8 4 (12.12%) XML
8 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
8 4 (12.12%) WebFOCUS
8 4 (12.12%) VMware
9 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (9.09%) Teradata

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 8 (24.24%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.09%) MQSeries
3 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.06%) IIS
3 2 (6.06%) Apache
3 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.03%) CICS
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Office
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (9.09%) Magento
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) SAN
2 1 (3.03%) CTI
2 1 (3.03%) NAS
2 1 (3.03%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (12.12%) WebFOCUS
3 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (9.09%) DB2
4 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.03%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Lombardi
General
1 9 (27.27%) Banking
2 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
4 3 (9.09%) Marketing
5 2 (6.06%) Retail
6 1 (3.03%) German Language
6 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
6 1 (3.03%) Automotive
6 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Systems Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Business Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Support Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Provisioning Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Integration Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.06%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Business Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Support Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) .NET
2 4 (12.12%) XML
2 4 (12.12%) Middleware
3 3 (9.09%) J2EE
4 1 (3.03%) COM+
4 1 (3.03%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.06%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.03%) AS400
3 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.03%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Linux
3 5 (15.15%) UNIX
4 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) zOS
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.03%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Project Management
2 7 (21.21%) Data Analysis
3 5 (15.15%) Business Analysis
3 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
4 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.09%) CRM
5 3 (9.09%) SOA
5 3 (9.09%) ITIL
5 3 (9.09%) OO
5 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (9.09%) Use Case
5 3 (9.09%) Release Management
6 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.06%) Change Control
6 2 (6.06%) Business Transformation
6 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) Java
2 11 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) PHP
4 2 (6.06%) VBA
4 2 (6.06%) JCL
4 2 (6.06%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) RACF
3 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Oracle
2 9 (27.27%) IBM
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.12%) VMware
5 3 (9.09%) Teradata
5 3 (9.09%) JD Edwards
5 3 (9.09%) SAP
6 2 (6.06%) JBoss
6 2 (6.06%) webMethods
6 2 (6.06%) Software AG
6 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.03%) BMC
7 1 (3.03%) NetApp
7 1 (3.03%) Syncsort
7 1 (3.03%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco
7 1 (3.03%) HP
7 1 (3.03%) Citrix
7 1 (3.03%) Avaya
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