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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 10 24 17
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Contract jobs citing Finance 39 18 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.97% 5.17% 9.17%
As % of the General category 50.00% 26.87% 41.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 22
Average daily rate £400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £237 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £557 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.37% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%
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 67 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.95% 19.25% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 24 40
Average daily rate £425 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £538 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 10
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £38.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -

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 28 April 2016.

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 April 2016, 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 14 (19.18%) Project Management
1 14 (19.18%) SQL
1 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
1 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (17.81%) Degree
3 11 (15.07%) Oracle
3 11 (15.07%) ITIL
4 10 (13.70%) Windows
4 10 (13.70%) Linux
4 10 (13.70%) .NET
4 10 (13.70%) Legal
4 10 (13.70%) Data Centre
5 9 (12.33%) Risk Management
5 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
5 9 (12.33%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (12.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (10.96%) C#
6 8 (10.96%) Configuration Management
6 8 (10.96%) Red Hat
6 8 (10.96%) Shell Script
7 7 (9.59%) Nagios
7 7 (9.59%) MS Office
7 7 (9.59%) ETL
7 7 (9.59%) Bioinformatics
7 7 (9.59%) Software Engineering
7 7 (9.59%) JIRA
7 7 (9.59%) Biology
7 7 (9.59%) Computer Science
7 7 (9.59%) Life Science
7 7 (9.59%) Time Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 4 (5.48%) MS Project Server
1 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.11%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.37%) CMS
3 1 (1.37%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.37%) Node.js
3 1 (1.37%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 7 (9.59%) MS Office
2 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.85%) MS Project
3 2 (2.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (4.11%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (4.11%) SAP BPC
2 2 (2.74%) BASE24
3 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.22%) IaaS
2 4 (5.48%) SaaS
3 2 (2.74%) PaaS
4 1 (1.37%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) FTP
2 2 (2.74%) DNS
2 2 (2.74%) Firewall
2 2 (2.74%) IP Telephony
2 2 (2.74%) LAN
2 2 (2.74%) SAN
2 2 (2.74%) SSL
2 2 (2.74%) WAN
2 2 (2.74%) Wireless
3 1 (1.37%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.37%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
1 9 (12.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.85%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.11%) Data Mining
5 3 (4.11%) MySQL
5 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.37%) QlikView
7 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.37%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (9.59%) JIRA
2 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.37%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.37%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.37%) JUnit
3 1 (1.37%) Maven
3 1 (1.37%) NUnit
3 1 (1.37%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (13.70%) Legal
2 5 (6.85%) Banking
2 5 (6.85%) Retail
3 4 (5.48%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.11%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.11%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.74%) Marketing
6 1 (1.37%) Advertising
6 1 (1.37%) Electronics
6 1 (1.37%) Publishing
6 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (23.29%) Developer
2 12 (16.44%) Analyst
3 9 (12.33%) Project Manager
4 7 (9.59%) Administrator
4 7 (9.59%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.22%) Technologist
6 5 (6.85%) C# Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.48%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Financial Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (5.48%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (4.11%) C# WCF Developer
8 3 (4.11%) C# WPF Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.11%) WCF Developer
8 3 (4.11%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.70%) .NET
2 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.85%) CSS
3 5 (6.85%) HTML
4 4 (5.48%) HTML5
5 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (4.11%) CSS3
5 3 (4.11%) jQuery
5 3 (4.11%) WCF
5 3 (4.11%) WPF
6 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.74%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.74%) JSON
6 2 (2.74%) MDX
6 2 (2.74%) RESTful
6 2 (2.74%) Web Services
7 1 (1.37%) Apache Camel
7 1 (1.37%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.37%) D3.js
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.59%) Biology
2 7 (9.59%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.59%) Life Science
3 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.48%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.11%) CCTV
4 3 (4.11%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.74%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.74%) BYOD
5 2 (2.74%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.74%) Smartcard
5 2 (2.74%) User Experience
5 2 (2.74%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.37%) Clustering
6 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.37%) Equities
6 1 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.37%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.70%) Linux
1 10 (13.70%) Windows
2 7 (9.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.11%) Unix
3 3 (4.11%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.74%) Solaris
5 1 (1.37%) Android
5 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (19.18%) Project Management
2 11 (15.07%) ITIL
3 9 (12.33%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (12.33%) Risk Management
4 8 (10.96%) Configuration Management
5 7 (9.59%) Bioinformatics
5 7 (9.59%) ETL
5 7 (9.59%) Software Engineering
5 7 (9.59%) Time Management
6 6 (8.22%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (8.22%) PRINCE2
6 6 (8.22%) QMS
6 6 (8.22%) Quality Management
7 5 (6.85%) Analytics
7 5 (6.85%) Migration
7 5 (6.85%) Scrum
7 5 (6.85%) Service Management
7 5 (6.85%) Waterfall
8 4 (5.48%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.18%) SQL
2 8 (10.96%) C#
2 8 (10.96%) Shell Script
3 6 (8.22%) Python
4 5 (6.85%) Perl
5 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.48%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.11%) Java
7 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.74%) X++
8 1 (1.37%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.37%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.37%) C++
8 1 (1.37%) Delphi
8 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.37%) SOQL
8 1 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (17.81%) Degree
2 4 (5.48%) APMP
3 2 (2.74%) ACCA
3 2 (2.74%) CIMA
4 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) GxP
1 6 (8.22%) SLA
2 2 (2.74%) COBIT
2 2 (2.74%) GAAP
3 1 (1.37%) ISO22301
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Docker
1 5 (6.85%) GPFS
1 5 (6.85%) NFS
2 3 (4.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.74%) iptables
3 2 (2.74%) Postfix
3 2 (2.74%) Sendmail
3 2 (2.74%) vSphere
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) Nagios
1 7 (9.59%) Puppet
2 5 (6.85%) Ganglia
3 2 (2.74%) Cobbler
3 2 (2.74%) Control-M
3 2 (2.74%) OSSEC
4 1 (1.37%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.37%) SCCM
4 1 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.07%) Oracle
3 8 (10.96%) Red Hat
4 6 (8.22%) HP
4 6 (8.22%) SAP
5 5 (6.85%) IBM
5 5 (6.85%) Remedy
5 5 (6.85%) WorldPay
6 3 (4.11%) BMC
6 3 (4.11%) Cisco
6 3 (4.11%) Citrix
6 3 (4.11%) DevExpress
6 3 (4.11%) ServiceNow
6 3 (4.11%) VMware
7 2 (2.74%) EMC
7 2 (2.74%) JD Edwards
7 2 (2.74%) LogRhythm
7 2 (2.74%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.74%) Splunk
7 2 (2.74%) TippingPoint
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