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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 23 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 38 40 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.19% 9.83% 6.86%
As % of the General category 43.18% 47.06% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 11
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £208 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £465 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £383
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
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
88 85 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.97% 20.88% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 50 30
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £285 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 17
Average hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
2 15 (28.30%) SAP
3 14 (26.42%) MS Office
3 14 (26.42%) ERP
4 13 (24.53%) ITIL
5 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
5 11 (20.75%) Oracle
6 9 (16.98%) SQL
7 8 (15.09%) PRINCE2
8 7 (13.21%) Windows
8 7 (13.21%) XML
8 7 (13.21%) SLA
8 7 (13.21%) Citrix
8 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
8 7 (13.21%) Incident Management
9 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (11.32%) Oracle ERP
9 6 (11.32%) Blackberry
9 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
9 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (11.32%) BYOD
10 5 (9.43%) WorldPay
10 5 (9.43%) .NET Framework
10 5 (9.43%) Unit Testing
10 5 (9.43%) Time Management
10 5 (9.43%) Project Management
10 5 (9.43%) .NET
10 5 (9.43%) Legal
10 5 (9.43%) Remedy
10 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (3.77%) Node.js
2 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.89%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 14 (26.42%) MS Office
2 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (9.43%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (5.66%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (3.77%) SAP ERP
4 2 (3.77%) SAP BPC
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) LAN
1 2 (3.77%) WAN
2 1 (1.89%) VPN
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) SMPP
2 1 (1.89%) Wireless
2 1 (1.89%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
1 3 (5.66%) FileMaker
1 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.77%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.89%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.43%) Legal
2 5 (9.43%) Retail
3 4 (7.55%) Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.89%) Advertising
5 1 (1.89%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.89%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.89%) Back Office
5 1 (1.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Analyst
2 11 (20.75%) Consultant
3 6 (11.32%) Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Service Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) SAP Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Functional Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) SAP BPC Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) SQL DBA
7 2 (3.77%) Operations Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Database Specialist
7 2 (3.77%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (3.77%) DBA
8 1 (1.89%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) XML
2 5 (9.43%) .NET
2 5 (9.43%) .NET Framework
3 4 (7.55%) WCF
3 4 (7.55%) WPF
3 4 (7.55%) ADO.NET
3 4 (7.55%) LINQ
4 3 (5.66%) ODBC
4 3 (5.66%) MSMQ
4 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (5.66%) WF
5 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.89%) CSS
6 1 (1.89%) HTML
6 1 (1.89%) jQuery
6 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.89%) HTML5
6 1 (1.89%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.89%) CSS3
6 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Blackberry
1 6 (11.32%) BYOD
2 3 (5.66%) Data Structures
2 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.77%) Data Extraction
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) NHS
4 1 (1.89%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.89%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.89%) DTV
4 1 (1.89%) Handset
4 1 (1.89%) Clustering
4 1 (1.89%) Statistics
4 1 (1.89%) Streaming Music
4 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.77%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.89%) Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) ERP
2 13 (24.53%) ITIL
3 8 (15.09%) PRINCE2
4 7 (13.21%) Incident Management
5 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.43%) Unit Testing
6 5 (9.43%) Project Management
6 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
6 5 (9.43%) Time Management
7 4 (7.55%) Scrum
7 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.55%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (5.66%) Multithreading
8 3 (5.66%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.66%) Document Management
8 3 (5.66%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.66%) Business Analysis
8 3 (5.66%) Migration
8 3 (5.66%) MVC
8 3 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.98%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) C#
2 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.89%) C
3 1 (1.89%) C++
3 1 (1.89%) Java
3 1 (1.89%) ABAP
3 1 (1.89%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (5.66%) MCSE
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.66%) Degree
3 2 (3.77%) HND
4 1 (1.89%) PMP
4 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.89%) ACCA
4 1 (1.89%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) GAAP
3 1 (1.89%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.89%) QA
3 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.77%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) SCCM
1 1 (1.89%) SCOM
1 1 (1.89%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
2 15 (28.30%) SAP
3 11 (20.75%) Oracle
4 7 (13.21%) Citrix
5 5 (9.43%) Remedy
5 5 (9.43%) WorldPay
6 3 (5.66%) VMware
7 1 (1.89%) OutlookSoft
7 1 (1.89%) Altiris
7 1 (1.89%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.89%) Dell
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Rate: Negotiable Depandant on Skills
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EMBL
Rate: 5 (monthly salary starting at £2,387.20 free of UK income tax plus mob
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EMBL
Rate: 6 (monthly salary starting at £2,670.64 free of UK income tax plus mob
Posted: 2 days ago
EBI Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Rate: 6 (monthly salary starting at £2,670.64 free of UK income tax plus mobility and other allowances where applicable)
Posted: 11 days ago
EBI Hinxton, near Cambridge
EMBL
Rate: 5 (monthly salary starting at £2,387.20 free of UK income tax plus mobility and other allowances where applicable)
Posted: 11 days ago