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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 9 8 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Finance 94 70 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.04% 11.67% 9.08%
As % of the General category 50.54% 43.48% 34.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 42 44
Average daily rate £375 £400 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £214 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £550 £778
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £11.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.39 £22.77
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -14.84%
General Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
186 161 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 25.80% 26.83% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 74 104
Average daily rate £364 £374 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.74% -3.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £234 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 24
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £17.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +10 35 £373 - 30
Peterborough -6 29 £400 - 7
St Neots - - - -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 41 (23.84%) SQL
1 41 (23.84%) Oracle
2 30 (17.44%) Java
2 30 (17.44%) Project Management
3 29 (16.86%) UNIX
4 28 (16.28%) Tomcat
4 28 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (14.53%) Migration
6 24 (13.95%) Perl
7 22 (12.79%) Linux
7 22 (12.79%) Subversion
8 21 (12.21%) Sybase
9 20 (11.63%) Solaris
10 19 (11.05%) OO
10 19 (11.05%) CGI
10 19 (11.05%) Data Migration
11 16 (9.30%) PRINCE2
11 16 (9.30%) J2EE
12 15 (8.72%) Sun
12 15 (8.72%) Retail
13 14 (8.14%) Internet
13 14 (8.14%) Windows
14 13 (7.56%) Apache
14 13 (7.56%) Microsoft
14 13 (7.56%) ISEB
14 13 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (6.98%) Change Management
15 12 (6.98%) Back Office
15 12 (6.98%) Advertising
15 12 (6.98%) Active Directory

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (16.28%) Tomcat
2 13 (7.56%) Apache
3 9 (5.23%) MS Exchange
4 7 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.49%) IIS
6 5 (2.91%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.16%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.65%) MS Project
3 7 (4.07%) MS Office
3 7 (4.07%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.16%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 8 (4.65%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (4.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (4.07%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (2.91%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (2.33%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (2.33%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (2.33%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (1.74%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (1.74%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 3 (1.74%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 3 (1.74%) Oracle AGIS
5 3 (1.74%) Oracle Manufacturing
6 2 (1.16%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.58%) Line 500
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.14%) Internet
2 9 (5.23%) SAN
3 7 (4.07%) Firewall
4 6 (3.49%) FTP
5 4 (2.33%) HTTPS
5 4 (2.33%) VPN
6 2 (1.16%) SMTP
7 1 (0.58%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.58%) LAN
7 1 (0.58%) WAN
7 1 (0.58%) DHCP
7 1 (0.58%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.33%) EDMS
2 4 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.33%) Oracle OWB
2 4 (2.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.33%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (1.74%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.74%) MySQL
3 3 (1.74%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.16%) RavenDB
4 2 (1.16%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.16%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.16%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (12.79%) Subversion
2 6 (3.49%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.91%) JIRA
4 4 (2.33%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (1.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (8.72%) Retail
2 12 (6.98%) Back Office
2 12 (6.98%) Advertising
3 11 (6.40%) Banking
4 6 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.49%) Marketing
5 5 (2.91%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.91%) General Ledger
6 4 (2.33%) Games
6 4 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.16%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.16%) Publishing
7 2 (1.16%) Front Office
8 1 (0.58%) Billing
8 1 (0.58%) Automotive
8 1 (0.58%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (29.07%) Analyst
2 28 (16.28%) Developer
3 27 (15.70%) Business Analyst
4 23 (13.37%) Project Manager
5 12 (6.98%) Java Developer
5 12 (6.98%) Architect
6 11 (6.40%) Java Engineer
7 9 (5.23%) Test Analyst
8 7 (4.07%) Java Architect
8 7 (4.07%) Financial Business Analyst
8 7 (4.07%) C# Developer
8 7 (4.07%) Consultant
9 6 (3.49%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (2.91%) Wintel Engineer
10 5 (2.91%) IT Support
10 5 (2.91%) Wintel Systems Engineer
10 5 (2.91%) Support Engineer
10 5 (2.91%) .NET Developer
11 4 (2.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.05%) CGI
2 16 (9.30%) J2EE
3 12 (6.98%) .NET
4 10 (5.81%) HTML
5 8 (4.65%) J2SE
6 5 (2.91%) jQuery
6 5 (2.91%) CSS
7 4 (2.33%) XML
8 3 (1.74%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.74%) WCF
8 3 (1.74%) XHTML
9 2 (1.16%) EDI
9 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.16%) CSS3
9 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.16%) OpenID
9 2 (1.16%) HTML5
9 2 (1.16%) OAuth
10 1 (0.58%) Velocity
10 1 (0.58%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (4.07%) Clustering
3 5 (2.91%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.33%) Open Source
4 4 (2.33%) Copywriting
5 3 (1.74%) PMI
6 2 (1.16%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.16%) Replication
6 2 (1.16%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.58%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 29 (16.86%) UNIX
2 22 (12.79%) Linux
3 20 (11.63%) Solaris
4 14 (8.14%) Windows
5 8 (4.65%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.16%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.58%) Android
7 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.44%) Project Management
2 28 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (14.53%) Migration
4 19 (11.05%) OO
4 19 (11.05%) Data Migration
5 16 (9.30%) PRINCE2
6 13 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (6.98%) Change Management
8 11 (6.40%) Multithreading
8 11 (6.40%) E-Commerce
9 10 (5.81%) TDD
10 8 (4.65%) UML
10 8 (4.65%) OOA/OOD
10 8 (4.65%) Business Analysis
10 8 (4.65%) Test Strategy
10 8 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (4.65%) Test Scripting
10 8 (4.65%) Unit Testing
10 8 (4.65%) Use Case
11 7 (4.07%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 41 (23.84%) SQL
2 30 (17.44%) Java
3 24 (13.95%) Perl
4 8 (4.65%) C#
5 3 (1.74%) C
5 3 (1.74%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.16%) Tcl
6 2 (1.16%) VBA
6 2 (1.16%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.16%) PHP
6 2 (1.16%) AWK
6 2 (1.16%) Bourne shell
6 2 (1.16%) R
7 1 (0.58%) X++
7 1 (0.58%) sed
7 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.58%) C++
7 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (7.56%) ISEB
2 8 (4.65%) Degree
3 6 (3.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (2.33%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.16%) ACCA
6 2 (1.16%) CIMA
6 2 (1.16%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.58%) CISA
7 1 (0.58%) CISM
7 1 (0.58%) MCSE
7 1 (0.58%) PMP
7 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.58%) CISSP
7 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.58%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.98%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.58%) COBIT
3 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.65%) XenApp
3 4 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.16%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.58%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (4.07%) NetBackup
2 6 (3.49%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.33%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.16%) OpenSSO
5 1 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (23.84%) Oracle
2 21 (12.21%) Sybase
3 15 (8.72%) Sun
4 13 (7.56%) Microsoft
5 11 (6.40%) Cisco
6 10 (5.81%) VMware
7 7 (4.07%) NetApp
8 6 (3.49%) HP
8 6 (3.49%) CheckPoint
8 6 (3.49%) SAP
9 5 (2.91%) Atlassian
10 4 (2.33%) Citrix
10 4 (2.33%) Business Objects
11 2 (1.16%) Lotus
11 2 (1.16%) Hyperion
11 2 (1.16%) IronPort
12 1 (0.58%) Wyse
12 1 (0.58%) Cognos
12 1 (0.58%) Sage
12 1 (0.58%) IBM
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Rate: £350 - £65000 Per Day £350 per day or £65000 pro r
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £12.50 - 14.50 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge
Hudson - London
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 27 days ago