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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 25 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood 43.10% 28.13% 25.00%
As % of the General category 83.33% 69.23% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 1
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£450 £430 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +79.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £49.30 - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.05%
Finance
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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 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood 51.72% 40.63% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 2
Average daily rate £450 £450 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +87.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £49.30 - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 (46.51%) Telecoms
2 17 (39.53%) Banking
3 16 (37.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (32.56%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (25.58%) Degree
6 10 (23.26%) Project Management
7 9 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (20.93%) Windows
8 8 (18.60%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (16.28%) PRINCE2
9 7 (16.28%) Oracle
9 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
9 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
9 7 (16.28%) PMI Certification
9 7 (16.28%) Data Architecture
9 7 (16.28%) Information Architecture
10 6 (13.95%) PMP
10 6 (13.95%) Migration
10 6 (13.95%) Citrix
10 6 (13.95%) SOA
10 6 (13.95%) .NET
10 6 (13.95%) ITIL
10 6 (13.95%) Linux
10 6 (13.95%) UML
11 5 (11.63%) Solaris
11 5 (11.63%) HP
11 5 (11.63%) IBM
11 5 (11.63%) VMware
11 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (9.30%) Windows 7

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) JBoss
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Office
2 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.33%) MS Project
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) DHCP
1 4 (9.30%) DNS
2 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.98%) Broadband
2 3 (6.98%) Wireless
2 3 (6.98%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) VPN
3 1 (2.33%) SAN
3 1 (2.33%) NAS
3 1 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.30%) DB2
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MSI
General
1 20 (46.51%) Telecoms
2 17 (39.53%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Automotive
4 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.33%) Front Office
5 1 (2.33%) Back Office
5 1 (2.33%) Retail
5 1 (2.33%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Architect
2 7 (16.28%) Data Architect
2 7 (16.28%) Information Architect
3 6 (13.95%) Project Manager
4 5 (11.63%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.65%) Integration Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Management Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) Tester
8 1 (2.33%) Programme Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.33%) DBA
8 1 (2.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) .NET
2 4 (9.30%) XML
3 2 (4.65%) Middleware
3 2 (4.65%) XSD
4 1 (2.33%) J2EE
4 1 (2.33%) CSS
4 1 (2.33%) JSP
4 1 (2.33%) HTML
4 1 (2.33%) XML Schema
4 1 (2.33%) Ajax
4 1 (2.33%) Java EE
4 1 (2.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Clustering
2 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.33%) PMI
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) AS400
3 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Linux
3 5 (11.63%) Solaris
4 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
4 4 (9.30%) AIX
4 4 (9.30%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.33%) UNIX
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (32.56%) Enterprise Architecture
3 10 (23.26%) Project Management
4 9 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (16.28%) PRINCE2
5 7 (16.28%) Data Architecture
5 7 (16.28%) Information Architecture
6 6 (13.95%) Migration
6 6 (13.95%) SOA
6 6 (13.95%) ITIL
6 6 (13.95%) UML
7 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.65%) Time Management
8 2 (4.65%) Test Scripting
8 2 (4.65%) User Stories
8 2 (4.65%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.65%) Workflow
8 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.65%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
1 4 (9.30%) Java
2 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) XQuery
3 1 (2.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) Degree
2 7 (16.28%) PMI Certification
3 6 (13.95%) PMP
4 2 (4.65%) MCITP
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.65%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (4.65%) MCSE
5 1 (2.33%) ISEB
5 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.98%) MetaFrame
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (6.98%) XenApp
4 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) Citrix
3 5 (11.63%) HP
3 5 (11.63%) IBM
3 5 (11.63%) VMware
4 4 (9.30%) EMC
5 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow
5 2 (4.65%) TIBCO
5 2 (4.65%) webMethods
5 2 (4.65%) Software AG
6 1 (2.33%) SAP
6 1 (2.33%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco
6 1 (2.33%) NetApp
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.33%) Red Gate
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