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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 18 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood 43.90% 63.64% 32.00%
As % of the General category 94.74% 93.33% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 4
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£475 £550 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £425 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £605 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
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
19 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood 46.34% 68.18% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 7
Average daily rate £500 £450 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +25.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £425 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £51.50 £37.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.33% +3.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 (41.94%) Telecoms
2 11 (35.48%) Banking
2 11 (35.48%) Windows
3 9 (29.03%) IBM
3 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
4 8 (25.81%) ITIL
4 8 (25.81%) Linux
4 8 (25.81%) Oracle
4 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (25.81%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (25.81%) Project Management
5 7 (22.58%) DB2
5 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
6 6 (19.35%) Citrix
6 6 (19.35%) MS Office
6 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
6 6 (19.35%) VMware
6 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (16.13%) Java
7 5 (16.13%) HP
8 4 (12.90%) EMC
8 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
8 4 (12.90%) SOA
8 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
8 4 (12.90%) DNS
8 4 (12.90%) DHCP
8 4 (12.90%) .NET
8 4 (12.90%) UML

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.68%) MQSeries
3 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.23%) JBoss
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Office
2 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.45%) MS Project
4 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (3.23%) Magento
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) DNS
1 4 (12.90%) DHCP
2 3 (9.68%) Wireless
2 3 (9.68%) Firewall
2 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.68%) Broadband
3 1 (3.23%) VPN
3 1 (3.23%) FTP
3 1 (3.23%) SAN
3 1 (3.23%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) DB2
2 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.90%) WebFOCUS
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MSI
1 1 (3.23%) Lombardi
General
1 13 (41.94%) Telecoms
2 11 (35.48%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.68%) Retail
4 2 (6.45%) German Language
5 1 (3.23%) Automotive
5 1 (3.23%) Legal
5 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Architect
1 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 3 (9.68%) Data Architect
2 3 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (9.68%) Information Architect
2 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
2 3 (9.68%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (9.68%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Integration Architect
3 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
4 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow Consultant
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (3.23%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) .NET
2 3 (9.68%) J2EE
3 1 (3.23%) ISPF
3 1 (3.23%) XML
3 1 (3.23%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Clustering
1 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.68%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.45%) PMI
3 2 (6.45%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.45%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Linux
3 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
3 4 (12.90%) AIX
3 4 (12.90%) Solaris
3 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.23%) SUSE
6 1 (3.23%) zOS
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) ITIL
1 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
1 8 (25.81%) Enterprise Architecture
1 8 (25.81%) Project Management
2 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (12.90%) SOA
3 4 (12.90%) UML
3 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
3 4 (12.90%) Migration
4 3 (9.68%) Information Architecture
4 3 (9.68%) Release Management
4 3 (9.68%) Data Architecture
4 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.45%) Workflow
5 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.45%) Time Management
5 2 (6.45%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) VBA
2 2 (6.45%) COBOL
2 2 (6.45%) JCL
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.45%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (6.45%) MCSE
3 2 (6.45%) MCITP
3 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.23%) PMP
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.68%) XenApp
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (9.68%) MetaFrame
4 2 (6.45%) RACF
4 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.23%) vSphere
5 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) IBM
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) Oracle
3 6 (19.35%) Citrix
3 6 (19.35%) VMware
4 5 (16.13%) HP
5 4 (12.90%) EMC
6 3 (9.68%) webMethods
6 3 (9.68%) Teradata
6 3 (9.68%) Software AG
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco
7 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
8 1 (3.23%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.23%) Syncsort
8 1 (3.23%) SAP
8 1 (3.23%) Avaya
8 1 (3.23%) JD Edwards