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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 12 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Finance 39 28 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.32% 8.31% 13.00%
As % of the General category 48.15% 35.00% 44.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 48
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£188 £340 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.85% -11.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £228 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £422 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -
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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
81 80 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.43% 23.74% 29.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 35 71
Average daily rate £285 £300 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -22.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £424 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 20
Average hourly rate £20.00 £45.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.04% +13.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £11.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £56.25 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 33 (43.42%) ITIL
2 24 (31.58%) Remedy
3 22 (28.95%) MS Excel
4 21 (27.63%) Microsoft
4 21 (27.63%) Citrix
4 21 (27.63%) Oracle
5 20 (26.32%) Blackberry
6 19 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (25.00%) Linux
7 16 (21.05%) SQL
7 16 (21.05%) Java
7 16 (21.05%) Active Directory
8 15 (19.74%) E-Commerce
8 15 (19.74%) Perl
9 14 (18.42%) WebLogic
9 14 (18.42%) Service Management
10 13 (17.11%) J2EE
10 13 (17.11%) UML
10 13 (17.11%) UNIX
10 13 (17.11%) Windows
10 13 (17.11%) Solaris
10 13 (17.11%) J2SE
10 13 (17.11%) Tomcat
10 13 (17.11%) Sun
10 13 (17.11%) Atlassian
10 13 (17.11%) Multithreading
10 13 (17.11%) Oracle Linux
11 12 (15.79%) Windows 7
11 12 (15.79%) Remedy ITSM
11 12 (15.79%) Incident Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 14 (18.42%) WebLogic
2 13 (17.11%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.89%) IIS
4 5 (6.58%) MS Exchange
4 5 (6.58%) Apache
5 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.32%) JBoss
Applications
1 22 (28.95%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.84%) MS Office
3 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (15.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.32%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.32%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.32%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.53%) Internet
2 7 (9.21%) ADSL
2 7 (9.21%) Broadband
3 3 (3.95%) VPN
3 3 (3.95%) Network Security
4 2 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (2.63%) LAN
4 2 (2.63%) WAN
4 2 (2.63%) SMTP
5 1 (1.32%) DHCP
5 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.32%) MPLS
5 1 (1.32%) BGP
5 1 (1.32%) Firewall
5 1 (1.32%) Wireless
5 1 (1.32%) TETRA
5 1 (1.32%) VLAN
5 1 (1.32%) Junos
5 1 (1.32%) Multicast
5 1 (1.32%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) SQL Server
1 6 (7.89%) Oracle Exadata
2 5 (6.58%) Big Data
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.58%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 12 (15.79%) Advertising
2 10 (13.16%) Banking
2 10 (13.16%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 36 (47.37%) Analyst
2 20 (26.32%) Service Analyst
2 20 (26.32%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (13.16%) Developer
4 7 (9.21%) Design Engineer
4 7 (9.21%) Principal Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Support Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) Architect
6 5 (6.58%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Services Delivery Manager
6 5 (6.58%) Service Manager
6 5 (6.58%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (6.58%) Python Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Java Architect
6 5 (6.58%) Python/Django Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.26%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.11%) J2EE
1 13 (17.11%) J2SE
2 8 (10.53%) .NET
3 7 (9.21%) jQuery
4 6 (7.89%) Web Services
5 5 (6.58%) Django
5 5 (6.58%) D3.js
5 5 (6.58%) SVG
6 4 (5.26%) CGI
6 4 (5.26%) HTML
7 3 (3.95%) XML
8 2 (2.63%) OAuth
8 2 (2.63%) OpenID
8 2 (2.63%) HTML5
8 2 (2.63%) CSS3
8 2 (2.63%) CSS
9 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.32%) WCF
9 1 (1.32%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.32%) Blackberry
2 6 (7.89%) Clustering
2 6 (7.89%) CCTV
2 6 (7.89%) Open Source
3 5 (6.58%) Visualisation
3 5 (6.58%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.26%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.63%) PMI
5 2 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.32%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.32%) CMDB
6 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.00%) Linux
2 13 (17.11%) UNIX
2 13 (17.11%) Windows
2 13 (17.11%) Solaris
2 13 (17.11%) Oracle Linux
3 12 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.95%) Android
5 2 (2.63%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.63%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (43.42%) ITIL
2 19 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (19.74%) E-Commerce
4 14 (18.42%) Service Management
5 13 (17.11%) UML
5 13 (17.11%) Multithreading
6 12 (15.79%) Incident Management
7 9 (11.84%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (10.53%) Scrum
8 8 (10.53%) Project Management
9 7 (9.21%) Change Management
10 6 (7.89%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (7.89%) OO
10 6 (7.89%) Knowledge Management
10 6 (7.89%) Load Balancing
11 5 (6.58%) Web Development
11 5 (6.58%) Performance Testing
11 5 (6.58%) Unit Testing
11 5 (6.58%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.05%) Java
1 16 (21.05%) SQL
2 15 (19.74%) Perl
3 7 (9.21%) JavaScript
3 7 (9.21%) Python
4 6 (7.89%) C#
5 4 (5.26%) PHP
6 3 (3.95%) C++
7 2 (2.63%) Tcl
7 2 (2.63%) C
8 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (11.84%) Degree
2 6 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (5.26%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.63%) PMP
4 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) HNC
5 1 (1.32%) HND
5 1 (1.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.47%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.32%) GAAP
3 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 16 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) OpenSSO
2 1 (1.32%) OPNET
Vendors
1 24 (31.58%) Remedy
2 21 (27.63%) Microsoft
2 21 (27.63%) Oracle
2 21 (27.63%) Citrix
3 13 (17.11%) Sun
3 13 (17.11%) Atlassian
4 12 (15.79%) VMware
4 12 (15.79%) BMC
5 8 (10.53%) Cisco
5 8 (10.53%) HP
6 5 (6.58%) Splunk
7 4 (5.26%) Sybase
8 2 (2.63%) Dell
8 2 (2.63%) Planview
8 2 (2.63%) Polycom
8 2 (2.63%) MobileIron
8 2 (2.63%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.32%) NEC
9 1 (1.32%) SAP
9 1 (1.32%) Juniper
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