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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Finance 21 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood 43.75% 52.17% 24.24%
As % of the General category 70.00% 80.00% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 0
Average daily rate
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£575 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -9.09%
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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
30 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood 62.50% 65.22% 39.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 3
Average daily rate £575 £550 £264
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +108.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £286 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £560 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £32.00 £32.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £39.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.58%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 (40.63%) Oracle
2 12 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 11 (34.38%) Banking
3 11 (34.38%) Windows
4 10 (31.25%) Java
4 10 (31.25%) IBM
5 9 (28.13%) Linux
6 8 (25.00%) WebLogic
6 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (21.88%) DB2
7 7 (21.88%) SQL
7 7 (21.88%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (21.88%) Project Management
8 6 (18.75%) VMware
8 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (15.63%) HP
9 5 (15.63%) Citrix
9 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
9 5 (15.63%) .NET
9 5 (15.63%) MS Office
9 5 (15.63%) XML
9 5 (15.63%) ITIL
9 5 (15.63%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (12.50%) AIX
10 4 (12.50%) Solaris
10 4 (12.50%) UNIX

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
3 3 (9.38%) MQSeries
4 2 (6.25%) IIS
4 2 (6.25%) Apache
4 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.13%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Office
2 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.25%) MS Project
4 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (6.25%) Magento
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Broadband
1 3 (9.38%) DHCP
1 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
1 3 (9.38%) DNS
1 3 (9.38%) Wireless
2 2 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) SAN
3 1 (3.13%) CTI
3 1 (3.13%) VPN
3 1 (3.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) DB2
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (12.50%) WebFOCUS
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MSI
1 1 (3.13%) Lombardi
General
1 12 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 11 (34.38%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Retail
3 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.25%) Marketing
4 2 (6.25%) German Language
5 1 (3.13%) Automotive
5 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Systems Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Provisioning Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Information Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Integration Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Data Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.13%) Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
1 5 (15.63%) XML
2 4 (12.50%) Middleware
3 3 (9.38%) J2EE
4 1 (3.13%) COM+
4 1 (3.13%) XSD
4 1 (3.13%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 4 (12.50%) Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (6.25%) PMI
2 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) Linux
3 4 (12.50%) AIX
3 4 (12.50%) Solaris
3 4 (12.50%) UNIX
3 4 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.13%) zOS
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) SUSE
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Project Management
1 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (21.88%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (15.63%) ITIL
4 4 (12.50%) UML
4 4 (12.50%) SOA
5 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.38%) Release Management
5 3 (9.38%) Migration
5 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Information Architecture
6 2 (6.25%) Change Control
6 2 (6.25%) Time Management
6 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.25%) Data Architecture
6 2 (6.25%) OO
6 2 (6.25%) CRM
6 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) Java
2 7 (21.88%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) VBA
3 2 (6.25%) JCL
3 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.25%) PHP
3 2 (6.25%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.13%) MCITP
3 1 (3.13%) MCSE
3 1 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) XenApp
2 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) MetaFrame
3 2 (6.25%) RACF
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.13%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Oracle
2 10 (31.25%) IBM
3 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (18.75%) VMware
5 5 (15.63%) Citrix
5 5 (15.63%) HP
6 4 (12.50%) EMC
7 3 (9.38%) Software AG
7 3 (9.38%) Teradata
7 3 (9.38%) webMethods
8 2 (6.25%) JD Edwards
8 2 (6.25%) SAP
8 2 (6.25%) JBoss
8 2 (6.25%) Cisco
9 1 (3.13%) Avaya
9 1 (3.13%) Syncsort
9 1 (3.13%) 3PAR
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