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 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 17 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing Finance 50 39 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.92% 8.53% 10.10%
As % of the General category 52.63% 46.43% 36.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 16
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£413 £400 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £207 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +3.12%
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
95 84 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.85% 18.38% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 50 31
Average daily rate £384 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £383 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 16
Average hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +9.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 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 28 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 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 18 (26.47%) SAP
3 17 (25.00%) Oracle
4 16 (23.53%) ERP
5 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (22.06%) ITIL
6 13 (19.12%) MS Office
7 11 (16.18%) Project Management
7 11 (16.18%) SQL
7 11 (16.18%) MS Excel
8 10 (14.71%) PRINCE2
8 10 (14.71%) Windows
8 10 (14.71%) Telecoms
9 9 (13.24%) Banking
10 8 (11.76%) Retail
10 8 (11.76%) Business Analysis
10 8 (11.76%) Scrum
11 7 (10.29%) MVC
11 7 (10.29%) .NET
11 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
11 7 (10.29%) SLA
11 7 (10.29%) Citrix
11 7 (10.29%) Unit Testing
11 7 (10.29%) Time Management
12 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (8.82%) Relational Database
12 6 (8.82%) WorldPay
12 6 (8.82%) WCF
12 6 (8.82%) WPF
12 6 (8.82%) .NET Framework

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (2.94%) Apache
1 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (2.94%) Apache Solr
1 2 (2.94%) Node.js
2 1 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.47%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 13 (19.12%) MS Office
2 11 (16.18%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (7.35%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (4.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (2.94%) SAP FI
4 2 (2.94%) SAP BPC
4 2 (2.94%) SAP ERP
4 2 (2.94%) SAP CRM
4 2 (2.94%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (2.94%) SAP CO
5 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.94%) GitHub
3 1 (1.47%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) Internet
2 2 (2.94%) LAN
2 2 (2.94%) WAN
2 2 (2.94%) HTTP
3 1 (1.47%) VPN
3 1 (1.47%) SMPP
3 1 (1.47%) Wireless
3 1 (1.47%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.41%) FileMaker
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.94%) SAP BW
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.41%) JIRA
3 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.47%) ANTLR
4 1 (1.47%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.47%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.47%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.47%) Selenium
4 1 (1.47%) TestComplete
4 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.47%) IntelliJ
General
1 10 (14.71%) Telecoms
2 9 (13.24%) Banking
3 8 (11.76%) Retail
4 6 (8.82%) Legal
5 5 (7.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.47%) Advertising
6 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.47%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.47%) Marketing
6 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.47%) Back Office
6 1 (1.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (23.53%) Analyst
2 14 (20.59%) Developer
3 12 (17.65%) Consultant
4 6 (8.82%) Business Analyst
5 4 (5.88%) Service Analyst
5 4 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (5.88%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (4.41%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
6 3 (4.41%) Web Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Data Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Functional Consultant
6 3 (4.41%) Applications Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (2.94%) Database Specialist
7 2 (2.94%) Architect
7 2 (2.94%) Trainer
7 2 (2.94%) Operations Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Procurement Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) .NET
2 6 (8.82%) XML
2 6 (8.82%) .NET Framework
2 6 (8.82%) WCF
2 6 (8.82%) WPF
3 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (7.35%) LINQ
3 5 (7.35%) ADO.NET
4 4 (5.88%) Web Services
4 4 (5.88%) WF
5 3 (4.41%) HTML
5 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.41%) CSS
5 3 (4.41%) ODBC
5 3 (4.41%) MSMQ
6 2 (2.94%) Middleware
6 2 (2.94%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.94%) Lucene
6 2 (2.94%) Spring
6 2 (2.94%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Blackberry
1 5 (7.35%) BYOD
2 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.88%) Life Science
2 4 (5.88%) Biology
3 3 (4.41%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.41%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.94%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.47%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.47%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.47%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.47%) Handset
5 1 (1.47%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.47%) Clustering
5 1 (1.47%) CCTV
5 1 (1.47%) Statistics
5 1 (1.47%) Streaming Music
5 1 (1.47%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.71%) Windows
2 3 (4.41%) Linux
2 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.47%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.53%) ERP
2 15 (22.06%) ITIL
2 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (16.18%) Project Management
4 10 (14.71%) PRINCE2
5 8 (11.76%) Scrum
5 8 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 7 (10.29%) MVC
6 7 (10.29%) Unit Testing
6 7 (10.29%) Time Management
7 6 (8.82%) Incident Management
8 5 (7.35%) Document Management
8 5 (7.35%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (7.35%) Service Delivery
8 5 (7.35%) Use Case
9 4 (5.88%) Business Process Improvement
9 4 (5.88%) CRM
9 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.88%) Bioinformatics
9 4 (5.88%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.18%) SQL
2 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.35%) C#
3 5 (7.35%) Java
4 3 (4.41%) Python
5 2 (2.94%) C++
5 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.47%) C
6 1 (1.47%) X++
6 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (7.35%) Degree
3 3 (4.41%) HND
3 3 (4.41%) MCSE
3 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.94%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.47%) PMP
5 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.47%) ACCA
5 1 (1.47%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) SLA
2 2 (2.94%) GAAP
2 2 (2.94%) QA
3 1 (1.47%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.94%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) SCCM
1 1 (1.47%) SCOM
1 1 (1.47%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 20 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 18 (26.47%) SAP
3 17 (25.00%) Oracle
4 7 (10.29%) Citrix
5 6 (8.82%) WorldPay
6 5 (7.35%) Remedy
7 4 (5.88%) VMware
8 2 (2.94%) Terracotta
9 1 (1.47%) OutlookSoft
9 1 (1.47%) Altiris
9 1 (1.47%) BMC
9 1 (1.47%) HP
9 1 (1.47%) Dell
9 1 (1.47%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (1.47%) Cisco
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