The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 8 18 9
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing Finance 35 24 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.84% 7.32% 13.17%
As % of the General category 44.87% 36.92% 47.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 45
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£170 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £380 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £700 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.33
% change year-on-year
- -4.78%
Finance
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

General Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
78 65 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 24.15% 19.82% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 27 65
Average daily rate £268 £380 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.60% -1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £620 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 20
Average hourly rate £20.00 £45.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.04% +19.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £38.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £56.25 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -14.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Cambridge region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Cambridge region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 32 (41.56%) ITIL
2 28 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 28 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 24 (31.17%) Remedy
3 24 (31.17%) Blackberry
4 21 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 21 (27.27%) Citrix
5 19 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (20.78%) E-Commerce
7 14 (18.18%) MS Office
7 14 (18.18%) Windows
7 14 (18.18%) Linux
7 14 (18.18%) Java
7 14 (18.18%) Oracle
7 14 (18.18%) Advertising
8 13 (16.88%) SQL
8 13 (16.88%) Incident Management
9 12 (15.58%) WebLogic
9 12 (15.58%) Perl
9 12 (15.58%) Service Management
10 11 (14.29%) J2EE
10 11 (14.29%) UML
10 11 (14.29%) Solaris
10 11 (14.29%) UNIX
10 11 (14.29%) J2SE
10 11 (14.29%) Tomcat
10 11 (14.29%) Sun
10 11 (14.29%) Atlassian
10 11 (14.29%) Multithreading
10 11 (14.29%) Windows 7

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 12 (15.58%) WebLogic
2 11 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.49%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.49%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.19%) Apache
4 4 (5.19%) IIS
5 3 (3.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.30%) JBoss
6 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 14 (18.18%) MS Office
3 4 (5.19%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) ADSL
1 8 (10.39%) Broadband
2 7 (9.09%) Internet
3 2 (2.60%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (2.60%) VPN
3 2 (2.60%) LAN
3 2 (2.60%) WAN
4 1 (1.30%) LDAP
4 1 (1.30%) SMTP
4 1 (1.30%) DHCP
4 1 (1.30%) DNS
4 1 (1.30%) Firewall
4 1 (1.30%) Wireless
4 1 (1.30%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) Big Data
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.30%) Subversion
General
1 14 (18.18%) Advertising
2 7 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Electronics
4 1 (1.30%) Law
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (61.04%) Analyst
2 25 (32.47%) Service Analyst
2 25 (32.47%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (10.39%) Support Analyst
4 7 (9.09%) Design Engineer
4 7 (9.09%) Principal Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Service Manager
6 5 (6.49%) Services Delivery Manager
6 5 (6.49%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (6.49%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Architect
7 4 (5.19%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.90%) Delivery Project Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Desktop Support
8 3 (3.90%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.29%) J2EE
1 11 (14.29%) J2SE
2 6 (7.79%) Web Services
3 5 (6.49%) .NET
4 4 (5.19%) jQuery
5 3 (3.90%) HTML
5 3 (3.90%) SVG
5 3 (3.90%) D3.js
5 3 (3.90%) Django
6 2 (2.60%) CGI
6 2 (2.60%) XML
7 1 (1.30%) CSS
7 1 (1.30%) HTML5
7 1 (1.30%) CSS3
7 1 (1.30%) OAuth
7 1 (1.30%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 24 (31.17%) Blackberry
2 5 (6.49%) Clustering
2 5 (6.49%) Open Source
3 4 (5.19%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.90%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.60%) CCTV
5 2 (2.60%) PMI
6 1 (1.30%) DTV
6 1 (1.30%) NHS
6 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.30%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.18%) Windows
1 14 (18.18%) Linux
2 11 (14.29%) Solaris
2 11 (14.29%) UNIX
2 11 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 11 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
3 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (5.19%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.60%) Android
4 2 (2.60%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.30%) CentOS
5 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.56%) ITIL
2 19 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (20.78%) E-Commerce
4 13 (16.88%) Incident Management
5 12 (15.58%) Service Management
6 11 (14.29%) UML
6 11 (14.29%) Multithreading
7 9 (11.69%) Project Management
8 8 (10.39%) Change Management
9 7 (9.09%) Scrum
9 7 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
10 6 (7.79%) Portfolio Management
11 5 (6.49%) PRINCE2
11 5 (6.49%) OOA/OOD
11 5 (6.49%) OO
11 5 (6.49%) Service Delivery
11 5 (6.49%) User Stories
11 5 (6.49%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.18%) Java
2 13 (16.88%) SQL
3 12 (15.58%) Perl
4 5 (6.49%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.49%) Python
5 3 (3.90%) PHP
5 3 (3.90%) C
5 3 (3.90%) C#
5 3 (3.90%) C++
6 2 (2.60%) VBA
7 1 (1.30%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) Degree
2 5 (6.49%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.90%) PMP
3 3 (3.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.60%) ISEB
4 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.60%) MCP
5 1 (1.30%) HNC
5 1 (1.30%) HND
5 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (2.60%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.30%) QA
3 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 28 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 24 (31.17%) Remedy
3 21 (27.27%) Citrix
4 14 (18.18%) Oracle
5 11 (14.29%) Sun
5 11 (14.29%) Atlassian
6 10 (12.99%) VMware
7 9 (11.69%) BMC
8 4 (5.19%) Cisco
8 4 (5.19%) HP
9 3 (3.90%) Splunk
9 3 (3.90%) Planview
10 2 (2.60%) Polycom
10 2 (2.60%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.60%) MobileIron
10 2 (2.60%) Dell
10 2 (2.60%) Sybase
11 1 (1.30%) SAP
11 1 (1.30%) NEC
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