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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 22 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing Finance 25 37 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.76% 10.19% 5.36%
As % of the General category 32.47% 42.53% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 10
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£416 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.00% -9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £205 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £490 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
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
77 87 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.81% 23.97% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 47 35
Average daily rate £375 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £224 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 20
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 14 (35.00%) SAP
2 12 (30.00%) MS Office
3 11 (27.50%) MS Excel
4 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (25.00%) ITIL
5 9 (22.50%) Oracle
6 8 (20.00%) ERP
7 7 (17.50%) SQL
8 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
8 6 (15.00%) Citrix
8 6 (15.00%) SLA
8 6 (15.00%) Project Management
8 6 (15.00%) Incident Management
9 5 (12.50%) Blackberry
9 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
9 5 (12.50%) MS Visio
9 5 (12.50%) BYOD
10 4 (10.00%) WorldPay
10 4 (10.00%) XML
10 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (10.00%) Remedy
10 4 (10.00%) Change Management
10 4 (10.00%) Legal
10 4 (10.00%) Oracle ERP
11 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
11 3 (7.50%) Migration
11 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (7.50%) Document Management
11 3 (7.50%) Data Analysis

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (2.50%) MS Project Server
1 1 (2.50%) Node.js
1 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (30.00%) MS Office
2 11 (27.50%) MS Excel
3 5 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 2 (5.00%) MS Project
5 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (5.00%) SAP ERP
2 2 (5.00%) SAP BPC
3 1 (2.50%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (2.50%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.50%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) LAN
1 2 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (2.50%) Wireless
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) FileMaker
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
1 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.50%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (10.00%) Legal
2 2 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Analyst
2 4 (10.00%) Consultant
2 4 (10.00%) Service Analyst
2 4 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (7.50%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (7.50%) Data Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Operations Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Administrator
4 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.00%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (5.00%) DBA
4 2 (5.00%) Database Specialist
4 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) SAP BPC Consultant
4 2 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) SQL DBA
4 2 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) XML
2 3 (7.50%) ODBC
3 2 (5.00%) .NET
4 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.50%) HTML5
4 1 (2.50%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.50%) CSS3
4 1 (2.50%) WPF
4 1 (2.50%) jQuery
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.50%) CSS
4 1 (2.50%) HTML
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 5 (12.50%) BYOD
2 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.50%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) NHS
3 2 (5.00%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.50%) Handset
4 1 (2.50%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
1 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) ITIL
2 8 (20.00%) ERP
3 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (15.00%) Project Management
3 6 (15.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (10.00%) Change Management
5 3 (7.50%) Migration
5 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.50%) Document Management
5 3 (7.50%) Data Analysis
5 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.50%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.00%) Service Management
6 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) CIMA
3 1 (2.50%) ACCA
3 1 (2.50%) PMP
3 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) GAAP
3 1 (2.50%) QA
3 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) SAP
2 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (22.50%) Oracle
4 6 (15.00%) Citrix
5 4 (10.00%) WorldPay
5 4 (10.00%) Remedy
6 2 (5.00%) VMware
7 1 (2.50%) OutlookSoft
7 1 (2.50%) Altiris
7 1 (2.50%) PeopleSoft
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago