The 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 18 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 74 74 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 9.38% 9.78% 10.75%
As % of the General category 50.00% 42.29% 39.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 43 34
Average daily rate
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£420 £325 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £163 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £383
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
Finance
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

General Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
148 175 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 18.76% 23.12% 27.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 89 68
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £205 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £450 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 19
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £20.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £45.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 -9 38 £413 +3.12% 30
Peterborough +6 15 £450 +50.00% 7
Huntingdon 0 2 - -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 28 (21.05%) .NET
1 28 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (18.80%) C#
2 25 (18.80%) SAP
3 23 (17.29%) Microsoft
4 22 (16.54%) Project Management
5 21 (15.79%) MVC
5 21 (15.79%) E-Commerce
6 19 (14.29%) MS Office
7 18 (13.53%) SQL
7 18 (13.53%) Banking
7 18 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (12.78%) Business Analysis
8 17 (12.78%) Oracle
8 17 (12.78%) ITIL
9 16 (12.03%) JavaScript
9 16 (12.03%) TDD
10 15 (11.28%) PRINCE2
11 14 (10.53%) ERP
12 13 (9.77%) MS Excel
12 13 (9.77%) KnockoutJS
12 13 (9.77%) Jasmine
13 12 (9.02%) NoSQL
13 12 (9.02%) Retail
14 11 (8.27%) Scrum
14 11 (8.27%) Telecoms
14 11 (8.27%) Windows
14 11 (8.27%) HTML
14 11 (8.27%) Backbone.js
15 10 (7.52%) Active Directory

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 3 (2.26%) CMS
1 3 (2.26%) Umbraco
2 2 (1.50%) Node.js
2 2 (1.50%) IIS
3 1 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.75%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.75%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 19 (14.29%) MS Office
2 13 (9.77%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.01%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.26%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.75%) MS Project
6 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.51%) Oracle ERP
1 6 (4.51%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.01%) SAP HCM
3 3 (2.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.50%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.50%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.75%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.75%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.75%) Agresso
5 1 (0.75%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (4.51%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (2.26%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.50%) LAN
1 2 (1.50%) WAN
1 2 (1.50%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.50%) SAN
2 1 (0.75%) Internet
2 1 (0.75%) SMPP
2 1 (0.75%) Wireless
2 1 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.75%) VPN
2 1 (0.75%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.02%) NoSQL
2 9 (6.77%) MongoDB
3 8 (6.02%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (6.02%) RavenDB
4 7 (5.26%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.01%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.26%) FileMaker
6 3 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.26%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.50%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.50%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.75%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.75%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (9.77%) Jasmine
2 4 (3.01%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.75%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 18 (13.53%) Banking
2 12 (9.02%) Retail
3 11 (8.27%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.26%) Legal
5 4 (3.01%) Marketing
6 3 (2.26%) Advertising
7 2 (1.50%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.50%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.75%) Back Office
8 1 (0.75%) Electronics
8 1 (0.75%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 29 (21.80%) Analyst
2 27 (20.30%) Developer
3 20 (15.04%) C# Developer
4 16 (12.03%) Consultant
5 15 (11.28%) .NET Developer
5 15 (11.28%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (9.02%) Project Manager
6 12 (9.02%) Business Analyst
7 7 (5.26%) SAP Project Manager
7 7 (5.26%) SAP Manager
8 6 (4.51%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (4.51%) Service Analyst
8 6 (4.51%) Administrator
9 4 (3.01%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.01%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (3.01%) SAP Consultant
9 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Consultant
9 4 (3.01%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (3.01%) ScrumMaster
9 4 (3.01%) Dynamics AX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.05%) .NET
2 13 (9.77%) KnockoutJS
3 11 (8.27%) HTML
3 11 (8.27%) Backbone.js
4 10 (7.52%) .NET Framework
5 9 (6.77%) WCF
5 9 (6.77%) CSS
5 9 (6.77%) AngularJS
6 8 (6.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (5.26%) XML
8 6 (4.51%) jQuery
9 5 (3.76%) XHTML
10 4 (3.01%) ADO.NET
10 4 (3.01%) WPF
10 4 (3.01%) LINQ
11 3 (2.26%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (2.26%) WF
11 3 (2.26%) ODBC
11 3 (2.26%) Flash
11 3 (2.26%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.51%) BYOD
2 6 (4.51%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.26%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.26%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.26%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.50%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.75%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.75%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.75%) DTV
5 1 (0.75%) Handset
5 1 (0.75%) Clustering
5 1 (0.75%) Statistics
5 1 (0.75%) Streaming Music
5 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.75%) NHS
5 1 (0.75%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.27%) Windows
2 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.26%) Linux
4 2 (1.50%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (16.54%) Project Management
3 21 (15.79%) MVC
3 21 (15.79%) E-Commerce
4 17 (12.78%) ITIL
4 17 (12.78%) Business Analysis
5 16 (12.03%) TDD
6 15 (11.28%) PRINCE2
7 14 (10.53%) ERP
8 11 (8.27%) Scrum
9 9 (6.77%) Incident Management
9 9 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (6.02%) Multithreading
11 7 (5.26%) Unit Testing
11 7 (5.26%) Change Management
11 7 (5.26%) OO
12 6 (4.51%) OOD
12 6 (4.51%) Migration
12 6 (4.51%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (18.80%) C#
2 18 (13.53%) SQL
3 16 (12.03%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.26%) Java
5 2 (1.50%) RPG
6 1 (0.75%) C
6 1 (0.75%) C++
6 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.75%) ABAP
6 1 (0.75%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (4.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (3.76%) MCSE
2 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (2.26%) Degree
4 2 (1.50%) HND
4 2 (1.50%) ISEB
4 2 (1.50%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.50%) PMP
4 2 (1.50%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.50%) ACCA
4 2 (1.50%) CIMA
5 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.75%) CCIE
5 1 (0.75%) CCNP
5 1 (0.75%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.02%) SLA
2 3 (2.26%) QA
3 2 (1.50%) GAAP
4 1 (0.75%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (7.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.01%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.26%) SCOM
2 1 (0.75%) XenMobile
2 1 (0.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (18.80%) SAP
2 23 (17.29%) Microsoft
3 17 (12.78%) Oracle
4 9 (6.77%) Citrix
5 6 (4.51%) VMware
6 5 (3.76%) Remedy
6 5 (3.76%) WorldPay
7 3 (2.26%) EPiServer
7 3 (2.26%) Google
7 3 (2.26%) Adobe
7 3 (2.26%) HP
7 3 (2.26%) Dell
8 2 (1.50%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.50%) Symantec
9 1 (0.75%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.75%) Planview
9 1 (0.75%) OutlookSoft
9 1 (0.75%) Altiris
9 1 (0.75%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.75%) Cisco
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