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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 23 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 18 33 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.17% 9.17% 6.45%
As % of the General category 26.87% 41.25% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 8
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£325 £375 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -12.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £179 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £557 £498 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £23.00 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-23.91% +18.61%
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
67 80 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.25% 22.22% 26.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 40 30
Average daily rate £375 £300 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £195 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £468 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 19
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £35.00 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.66%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
2 15 (34.88%) MS Excel
3 14 (32.56%) MS Office
4 10 (23.26%) SAP
4 10 (23.26%) ITIL
5 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
5 8 (18.60%) Citrix
6 7 (16.28%) Project Management
6 7 (16.28%) Remedy
6 7 (16.28%) Blackberry
6 7 (16.28%) SQL
7 6 (13.95%) Windows
7 6 (13.95%) MS Visio
7 6 (13.95%) BYOD
8 5 (11.63%) WorldPay
8 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.63%) Incident Management
9 4 (9.30%) Service Management
9 4 (9.30%) SLA
9 4 (9.30%) XML
9 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
10 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
10 3 (6.98%) Data Structures
10 3 (6.98%) Reverse Engineering
10 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
10 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
10 3 (6.98%) Portfolio Management
10 3 (6.98%) FileMaker
10 3 (6.98%) NHS

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 15 (34.88%) MS Excel
2 14 (32.56%) MS Office
3 6 (13.95%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP BPC
2 1 (2.33%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.33%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.33%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) LDAP
1 1 (2.33%) ADSL
1 1 (2.33%) Broadband
1 1 (2.33%) DHCP
1 1 (2.33%) DNS
1 1 (2.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.98%) RDBMS
1 3 (6.98%) FileMaker
1 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.65%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.33%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Legal
2 2 (4.65%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (4.65%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) Analyst
2 9 (20.93%) Service Analyst
2 9 (20.93%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Data Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Consultant
4 3 (6.98%) Test Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Desktop Support
4 3 (6.98%) Administrator
4 3 (6.98%) Support Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (6.98%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) SQL DBA
5 2 (4.65%) Operations Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) DBA
5 2 (4.65%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) XML
2 3 (6.98%) ODBC
3 2 (4.65%) .NET
4 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.33%) CSS
4 1 (2.33%) HTML
4 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.33%) WPF
4 1 (2.33%) jQuery
4 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.33%) HTML5
4 1 (2.33%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.33%) CSS3
4 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Blackberry
2 6 (13.95%) BYOD
3 3 (6.98%) NHS
3 3 (6.98%) Data Structures
3 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.65%) Data Extraction
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.33%) Linux
4 1 (2.33%) CentOS
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) ITIL
2 7 (16.28%) Project Management
3 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.63%) Incident Management
4 4 (9.30%) Service Management
4 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.98%) Change Management
5 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.98%) Document Management
5 3 (6.98%) Data Analysis
5 3 (6.98%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
5 3 (6.98%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.65%) Validation
6 2 (4.65%) Migration
6 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.65%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) ABAP
3 1 (2.33%) VBA
3 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) MCP
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.65%) PMP
2 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.33%) ACCA
3 1 (2.33%) CIMA
3 1 (2.33%) HND
3 1 (2.33%) ISEB
3 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) GAAP
3 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.33%) QA
3 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.26%) SAP
3 8 (18.60%) Citrix
4 7 (16.28%) Remedy
5 5 (11.63%) WorldPay
6 3 (6.98%) VMware
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle
7 1 (2.33%) BMC
7 1 (2.33%) OutlookSoft
7 1 (2.33%) Planview
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago