The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 14 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 71 112 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 8.60% 15.69% 15.11%
As % of the General category 42.26% 52.58% 52.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 51 85
Average daily rate
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£321 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.68% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £300 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £10.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-1.16% -16.52%
General Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
168 213 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 20.34% 29.83% 28.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 79 121
Average daily rate £335 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £269 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 26
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 £10.50 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.95 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -16.66%
Finance
East of England

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Cambridgeshire region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Cambridgeshire region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -3 43 £400 +17.64% 37
Peterborough -8 13 £130 -67.50% 5
Huntingdon - 2 £371 -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 44 (26.67%) Oracle
2 26 (15.76%) Project Management
2 26 (15.76%) SQL
2 26 (15.76%) Windows
3 21 (12.73%) E-Commerce
3 21 (12.73%) Microsoft
4 20 (12.12%) ITIL
5 19 (11.52%) Telecoms
6 18 (10.91%) Degree
7 17 (10.30%) Linux
7 17 (10.30%) Java
8 16 (9.70%) .NET
8 16 (9.70%) UML
8 16 (9.70%) Multithreading
9 15 (9.09%) J2EE
9 15 (9.09%) WebLogic
9 15 (9.09%) Perl
10 14 (8.48%) Migration
10 14 (8.48%) Windows 7
11 13 (7.88%) Oracle Linux
11 13 (7.88%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (7.88%) C#
11 13 (7.88%) Solaris
11 13 (7.88%) UNIX
11 13 (7.88%) J2SE
11 13 (7.88%) MS Excel
11 13 (7.88%) Tomcat
11 13 (7.88%) Sun
12 12 (7.27%) Citrix
12 12 (7.27%) Internet

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 15 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 13 (7.88%) Tomcat
3 8 (4.85%) IIS
4 7 (4.24%) Lync
5 6 (3.64%) Apache
6 5 (3.03%) Lotus Domino
6 5 (3.03%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (7.88%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.06%) MS Office
3 7 (4.24%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.03%) MS Project
5 2 (1.21%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 11 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (5.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (4.24%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (2.42%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (2.42%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (2.42%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (2.42%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (1.82%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (1.82%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 3 (1.82%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 3 (1.82%) Oracle AGIS
6 3 (1.82%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (1.82%) Oracle Manufacturing
7 2 (1.21%) SAP FI
7 2 (1.21%) SAP CO
7 2 (1.21%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.61%) Line 500
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.27%) Internet
2 8 (4.85%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.24%) LAN
3 7 (4.24%) WAN
4 5 (3.03%) VPN
5 4 (2.42%) ADSL
5 4 (2.42%) Broadband
5 4 (2.42%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.82%) Network Security
6 3 (1.82%) SMTP
7 2 (1.21%) SAN
8 1 (0.61%) Multicast
8 1 (0.61%) Junos
8 1 (0.61%) Firewall
8 1 (0.61%) VLAN
8 1 (0.61%) IPv6
8 1 (0.61%) DNS
8 1 (0.61%) MPLS
8 1 (0.61%) BGP
8 1 (0.61%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 9 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (4.24%) Hadoop
3 7 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.64%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (3.64%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.64%) RavenDB
5 5 (3.03%) Big Data
6 4 (2.42%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (2.42%) Oracle OWB
6 4 (2.42%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (2.42%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.42%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (1.82%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.21%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 10 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.03%) Subversion
3 4 (2.42%) JIRA
3 4 (2.42%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (11.52%) Telecoms
2 12 (7.27%) Banking
3 11 (6.67%) Back Office
3 11 (6.67%) Retail
4 6 (3.64%) Marketing
4 6 (3.64%) Advertising
5 5 (3.03%) General Ledger
6 4 (2.42%) Games
6 4 (2.42%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.61%) Automotive
8 1 (0.61%) Law
8 1 (0.61%) Legal
8 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (27.27%) Analyst
2 29 (17.58%) Developer
3 19 (11.52%) Business Analyst
4 18 (10.91%) Project Manager
5 11 (6.67%) Architect
6 8 (4.85%) Test Analyst
6 8 (4.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 8 (4.85%) Java Architect
7 7 (4.24%) Service Analyst
7 7 (4.24%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (4.24%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (4.24%) Financial Business Analyst
8 6 (3.64%) C# Developer
9 5 (3.03%) Python/Django Developer
9 5 (3.03%) Agile Business Analyst
9 5 (3.03%) Support Analyst
9 5 (3.03%) Services Delivery Manager
9 5 (3.03%) Service Manager
9 5 (3.03%) Python Developer
9 5 (3.03%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.70%) .NET
2 15 (9.09%) J2EE
3 13 (7.88%) J2SE
4 11 (6.67%) jQuery
4 11 (6.67%) HTML
5 7 (4.24%) CGI
6 6 (3.64%) CSS
7 5 (3.03%) D3.js
7 5 (3.03%) Django
7 5 (3.03%) WCF
7 5 (3.03%) SVG
7 5 (3.03%) Web Services
7 5 (3.03%) XML
8 4 (2.42%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.82%) CSS3
9 3 (1.82%) HTML5
9 3 (1.82%) OpenID
9 3 (1.82%) OAuth
9 3 (1.82%) XHTML
9 3 (1.82%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.85%) Clustering
2 7 (4.24%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (4.24%) Open Source
2 7 (4.24%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.03%) Visualisation
3 5 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.03%) Smartphone
3 5 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.42%) CCTV
4 4 (2.42%) Copywriting
5 3 (1.82%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.21%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.21%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.61%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.61%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.61%) CMDB
7 1 (0.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.76%) Windows
2 17 (10.30%) Linux
3 14 (8.48%) Windows 7
4 13 (7.88%) Oracle Linux
4 13 (7.88%) Solaris
4 13 (7.88%) UNIX
5 7 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.21%) Android
6 2 (1.21%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (15.76%) Project Management
2 21 (12.73%) E-Commerce
3 20 (12.12%) ITIL
4 16 (9.70%) UML
4 16 (9.70%) Multithreading
5 14 (8.48%) Migration
6 13 (7.88%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (6.67%) Data Migration
7 11 (6.67%) OO
8 10 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (6.06%) Scrum
8 10 (6.06%) Unit Testing
9 9 (5.45%) Incident Management
9 9 (5.45%) PRINCE2
10 8 (4.85%) OOA/OOD
10 8 (4.85%) Service Management
10 8 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (4.85%) Test Strategy
10 8 (4.85%) Integration Testing
10 8 (4.85%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.76%) SQL
2 17 (10.30%) Java
3 15 (9.09%) Perl
4 13 (7.88%) C#
5 8 (4.85%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.03%) Python
7 3 (1.82%) Tcl
7 3 (1.82%) C++
7 3 (1.82%) PHP
7 3 (1.82%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.21%) VBA
8 2 (1.21%) R
9 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (10.91%) Degree
2 10 (6.06%) ISEB
3 6 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.21%) ACCA
5 2 (1.21%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.21%) CIMA
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.61%) PMP
6 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.61%) MCSE
6 1 (0.61%) HNC
6 1 (0.61%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.45%) SLA
2 4 (2.42%) QA
3 2 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.61%) GAAP
System Software
1 10 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.42%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.21%) Sendmail
4 2 (1.21%) XenApp
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (2.42%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.82%) OpenSSO
3 2 (1.21%) SCCM
4 1 (0.61%) OPNET
Vendors
1 44 (26.67%) Oracle
2 21 (12.73%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.88%) Sun
4 12 (7.27%) Citrix
4 12 (7.27%) VMware
4 12 (7.27%) Atlassian
5 11 (6.67%) Remedy
6 8 (4.85%) Sybase
7 7 (4.24%) Cisco
7 7 (4.24%) Avaya
7 7 (4.24%) BMC
7 7 (4.24%) SAP
8 5 (3.03%) Splunk
8 5 (3.03%) Polycom
9 4 (2.42%) Business Objects
9 4 (2.42%) HP
10 3 (1.82%) Unisys
11 2 (1.21%) Hyperion
11 2 (1.21%) IronPort
12 1 (0.61%) NEC
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