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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 14 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 41 46 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.38% 12.47% 14.04%
As % of the General category 53.25% 42.59% 45.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 53
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£425 £340 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £414 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -10.25%
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
77 108 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.75% 29.27% 31.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 42 82
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £417 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 21
Average hourly rate £32.50 £11.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+188.88% -71.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £10.75 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £97.25 £26.38 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -24.13%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014, 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 25 (31.65%) Oracle
2 22 (27.85%) ITIL
3 20 (25.32%) Linux
4 18 (22.78%) SQL
4 18 (22.78%) Java
4 18 (22.78%) Perl
5 17 (21.52%) E-Commerce
6 16 (20.25%) Solaris
6 16 (20.25%) Tomcat
6 16 (20.25%) J2SE
6 16 (20.25%) Sun
6 16 (20.25%) J2EE
6 16 (20.25%) UML
6 16 (20.25%) UNIX
6 16 (20.25%) WebLogic
6 16 (20.25%) Multithreading
6 16 (20.25%) Oracle Linux
7 15 (18.99%) Atlassian
8 13 (16.46%) Citrix
8 13 (16.46%) Remedy
9 12 (15.19%) Internet
9 12 (15.19%) MS Excel
9 12 (15.19%) Git (software)
10 11 (13.92%) Project Management
10 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
10 11 (13.92%) VMware
11 10 (12.66%) Telecoms
11 10 (12.66%) Incident Management
11 10 (12.66%) Degree
11 10 (12.66%) Banking

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 16 (20.25%) WebLogic
1 16 (20.25%) Tomcat
2 6 (7.59%) IIS
2 6 (7.59%) Apache
3 5 (6.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (15.19%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.59%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.80%) MS Project
4 2 (2.53%) MS Office
4 2 (2.53%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.27%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.27%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.27%) Agresso
3 1 (1.27%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.19%) Internet
2 5 (6.33%) ADSL
2 5 (6.33%) Broadband
2 5 (6.33%) VPN
3 4 (5.06%) HTTPS
4 3 (3.80%) SMTP
4 3 (3.80%) Network Security
5 1 (1.27%) Junos
5 1 (1.27%) Multicast
5 1 (1.27%) MPLS
5 1 (1.27%) BGP
5 1 (1.27%) Firewall
5 1 (1.27%) Wireless
5 1 (1.27%) TETRA
5 1 (1.27%) VLAN
5 1 (1.27%) DHCP
5 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.27%) IPv6
5 1 (1.27%) SAN
5 1 (1.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (6.33%) Big Data
2 4 (5.06%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (2.53%) Spotfire
3 2 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (15.19%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.06%) JIRA
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (3.80%) Subversion
General
1 10 (12.66%) Telecoms
1 10 (12.66%) Banking
2 8 (10.13%) Advertising
3 4 (5.06%) Games
3 4 (5.06%) Retail
3 4 (5.06%) Marketing
4 2 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (29.11%) Analyst
2 11 (13.92%) Developer
3 9 (11.39%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (11.39%) Service Analyst
3 9 (11.39%) Architect
4 8 (10.13%) Java Architect
5 7 (8.86%) Principal Engineer
5 7 (8.86%) Project Manager
5 7 (8.86%) Design Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Service Manager
7 5 (6.33%) Services Delivery Manager
7 5 (6.33%) Agile Business Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (6.33%) Python Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Python/Django Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Technical Writer
8 4 (5.06%) Java/J2EE Architect
8 4 (5.06%) Author
8 4 (5.06%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.25%) J2EE
1 16 (20.25%) J2SE
2 8 (10.13%) HTML
2 8 (10.13%) jQuery
3 7 (8.86%) .NET
4 6 (7.59%) XML
4 6 (7.59%) CGI
5 5 (6.33%) Web Services
5 5 (6.33%) SVG
5 5 (6.33%) Django
5 5 (6.33%) D3.js
6 3 (3.80%) CSS
6 3 (3.80%) OAuth
6 3 (3.80%) OpenID
6 3 (3.80%) HTML5
6 3 (3.80%) CSS3
7 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.27%) WCF
7 1 (1.27%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Blackberry
1 9 (11.39%) Clustering
2 8 (10.13%) Open Source
3 5 (6.33%) Visualisation
3 5 (6.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.06%) CCTV
4 4 (5.06%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.06%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.27%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.27%) CMDB
5 1 (1.27%) PMI
5 1 (1.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.32%) Linux
2 16 (20.25%) UNIX
2 16 (20.25%) Solaris
2 16 (20.25%) Oracle Linux
3 8 (10.13%) Windows
4 4 (5.06%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.53%) Android
6 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.85%) ITIL
2 17 (21.52%) E-Commerce
3 16 (20.25%) UML
3 16 (20.25%) Multithreading
4 11 (13.92%) Project Management
5 10 (12.66%) Scrum
5 10 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (12.66%) Incident Management
6 9 (11.39%) Load Balancing
6 9 (11.39%) OOA/OOD
6 9 (11.39%) OO
6 9 (11.39%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (10.13%) Service Management
7 8 (10.13%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (8.86%) Performance Testing
9 6 (7.59%) Unit Testing
9 6 (7.59%) Change Management
10 5 (6.33%) Regression Testing
10 5 (6.33%) Service Delivery
10 5 (6.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.78%) Java
1 18 (22.78%) Perl
1 18 (22.78%) SQL
2 6 (7.59%) JavaScript
2 6 (7.59%) C#
2 6 (7.59%) Python
3 4 (5.06%) PHP
4 3 (3.80%) C++
4 3 (3.80%) Tcl
5 1 (1.27%) C
5 1 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) Degree
2 4 (5.06%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.80%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.53%) PMP
5 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) HNC
5 1 (1.27%) HND
5 1 (1.27%) MCSE
5 1 (1.27%) ISEB
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.39%) SLA
2 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.27%) QA
3 1 (1.27%) GAAP
System Software
1 9 (11.39%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) OpenSSO
2 1 (1.27%) OPNET
Vendors
1 25 (31.65%) Oracle
2 16 (20.25%) Sun
3 15 (18.99%) Atlassian
4 13 (16.46%) Citrix
4 13 (16.46%) Remedy
5 11 (13.92%) VMware
5 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
6 8 (10.13%) BMC
7 7 (8.86%) Sybase
8 5 (6.33%) Cisco
8 5 (6.33%) Splunk
9 4 (5.06%) HP
9 4 (5.06%) Business Objects
10 3 (3.80%) SAP
11 1 (1.27%) JBoss
11 1 (1.27%) Hyperion
11 1 (1.27%) Juniper
11 1 (1.27%) Planview
11 1 (1.27%) NEC
11 1 (1.27%) Wyse
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