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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 12 15 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing Finance 53 41 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.29% 8.47% 12.36%
As % of the General category 58.89% 50.62% 42.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 17
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£400 £425 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £150 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £463 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 - £11.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 - £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 - £11.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.26 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.86% -5.71%
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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
90 81 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.48% 16.74% 29.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 48 42
Average daily rate £400 £355 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £453 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +188.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £97.25 £26.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, 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 21 (26.58%) Oracle
1 21 (26.58%) SAP
2 19 (24.05%) Microsoft
3 17 (21.52%) ITIL
4 16 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (18.99%) ERP
6 14 (17.72%) SQL
7 13 (16.46%) Telecoms
8 12 (15.19%) Project Management
8 12 (15.19%) MS Office
8 12 (15.19%) Windows
8 12 (15.19%) Banking
9 11 (13.92%) MS Excel
9 11 (13.92%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (12.66%) PRINCE2
10 10 (12.66%) Retail
11 9 (11.39%) CRM
11 9 (11.39%) Scrum
12 8 (10.13%) Service Delivery
12 8 (10.13%) JavaScript
12 8 (10.13%) Business Analysis
12 8 (10.13%) Degree
12 8 (10.13%) Unit Testing
12 8 (10.13%) Time Management
13 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (8.86%) WCF
13 7 (8.86%) SLA
13 7 (8.86%) Citrix
13 7 (8.86%) MVC
13 7 (8.86%) Legal

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (3.80%) Moodle
2 2 (2.53%) Apache Solr
2 2 (2.53%) Apache
2 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.27%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.27%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (15.19%) MS Office
2 11 (13.92%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.06%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (6.33%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (3.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (3.80%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (2.53%) SAP CRM
4 2 (2.53%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (2.53%) SAP CO
4 2 (2.53%) SAP BPC
4 2 (2.53%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (2.53%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.27%) TrackWise
5 1 (1.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.53%) GitHub
3 1 (1.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) Internet
2 2 (2.53%) LAN
2 2 (2.53%) WAN
2 2 (2.53%) HTTP
3 1 (1.27%) VPN
3 1 (1.27%) SMPP
3 1 (1.27%) Wireless
3 1 (1.27%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.59%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.06%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.80%) FileMaker
3 3 (3.80%) QlikView
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.53%) SAP BW
4 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) JIRA
1 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.53%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.53%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.27%) Selenium
3 1 (1.27%) TestComplete
3 1 (1.27%) ANTLR
3 1 (1.27%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.27%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (16.46%) Telecoms
2 12 (15.19%) Banking
3 10 (12.66%) Retail
4 7 (8.86%) Legal
4 7 (8.86%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.80%) Electronics
5 3 (3.80%) Marketing
6 1 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.27%) Back Office
6 1 (1.27%) Advertising
6 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.27%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 18 (22.78%) Developer
2 15 (18.99%) Analyst
3 12 (15.19%) Consultant
4 6 (7.59%) Business Analyst
5 4 (5.06%) Architect
5 4 (5.06%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (5.06%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 3 (3.80%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
6 3 (3.80%) Senior Architect
6 3 (3.80%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) Functional Consultant
6 3 (3.80%) Service Manager
6 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (3.80%) Web Developer
6 3 (3.80%) DBA
6 3 (3.80%) Applications Developer
6 3 (3.80%) Senior Developer
6 3 (3.80%) Systems Support
6 3 (3.80%) Service Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.86%) WCF
2 6 (7.59%) WPF
2 6 (7.59%) .NET
2 6 (7.59%) XML
3 5 (6.33%) ADO.NET
3 5 (6.33%) .NET Framework
3 5 (6.33%) LINQ
3 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (5.06%) WF
4 4 (5.06%) Middleware
4 4 (5.06%) CSS
4 4 (5.06%) HTML
4 4 (5.06%) Web Services
5 3 (3.80%) ODBC
5 3 (3.80%) MSMQ
6 2 (2.53%) Servlets
6 2 (2.53%) SOAP
6 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.53%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.53%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.06%) BYOD
2 4 (5.06%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.06%) Biology
2 4 (5.06%) Life Science
3 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.80%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.80%) DTV
3 3 (3.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (3.80%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.80%) Social Media
4 2 (2.53%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.53%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (2.53%) SCADA
4 2 (2.53%) CCTV
5 1 (1.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.19%) Windows
2 5 (6.33%) Linux
3 3 (3.80%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.53%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.27%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.52%) ITIL
2 16 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (18.99%) ERP
4 12 (15.19%) Project Management
5 11 (13.92%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (12.66%) PRINCE2
7 9 (11.39%) CRM
7 9 (11.39%) Scrum
8 8 (10.13%) Business Analysis
8 8 (10.13%) Service Delivery
8 8 (10.13%) Unit Testing
8 8 (10.13%) Time Management
9 7 (8.86%) MVC
9 7 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (7.59%) Service Management
11 5 (6.33%) Change Management
11 5 (6.33%) Software Engineering
11 5 (6.33%) Incident Management
11 5 (6.33%) Document Management
11 5 (6.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.72%) SQL
2 8 (10.13%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.59%) Java
4 5 (6.33%) C#
5 3 (3.80%) VBA
5 3 (3.80%) Python
5 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.53%) Ruby
6 2 (2.53%) C++
7 1 (1.27%) C
7 1 (1.27%) X++
7 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) Degree
2 6 (7.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (3.80%) HND
3 3 (3.80%) MCSE
3 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.53%) Postgraduate
4 2 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.27%) PMP
5 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.27%) ACCA
5 1 (1.27%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) SLA
2 2 (2.53%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.27%) GAAP
3 1 (1.27%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.27%) GMP
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.53%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) SCCM
1 1 (1.27%) SCOM
1 1 (1.27%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 21 (26.58%) Oracle
1 21 (26.58%) SAP
2 19 (24.05%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.86%) Citrix
3 7 (8.86%) WorldPay
4 5 (6.33%) VMware
4 5 (6.33%) Remedy
5 2 (2.53%) FatWire
5 2 (2.53%) BMC
5 2 (2.53%) Pega
5 2 (2.53%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.53%) Terracotta
5 2 (2.53%) hybris
5 2 (2.53%) Guidewire
5 2 (2.53%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.53%) Adobe
5 2 (2.53%) HP
5 2 (2.53%) Cisco
6 1 (1.27%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.27%) Dell
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