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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 9 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Finance 121 60 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.37% 10.03% 12.58%
As % of the General category 54.75% 40.27% 50.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 31 68
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£375 £425 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £235 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
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
221 149 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 28.08% 24.92% 24.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 66 109
Average daily rate £366 £389 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.78% -2.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £230 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £525 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 23
Average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.10 £33.50 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.39% +2.22%

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 December 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 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Peterborough +4 50 £400 +8.47% 8
Cambridge 0 34 £170 -60.00% 27
Huntingdon - - - -
St Neots - - - -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 53 (27.32%) Microsoft
1 53 (27.32%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (25.26%) .NET
3 45 (23.20%) Windows
4 42 (21.65%) MS Excel
5 41 (21.13%) SQL
6 36 (18.56%) C#
7 35 (18.04%) ITIL
8 33 (17.01%) Oracle
9 32 (16.49%) MS Office
9 32 (16.49%) E-Commerce
10 30 (15.46%) TDD
11 29 (14.95%) Windows 7
12 28 (14.43%) HTML
12 28 (14.43%) Project Management
13 27 (13.92%) Active Directory
13 27 (13.92%) Telecoms
14 24 (12.37%) Citrix
14 24 (12.37%) Remedy
14 24 (12.37%) JavaScript
15 23 (11.86%) Blackberry
16 22 (11.34%) Multithreading
17 21 (10.82%) WCF
17 21 (10.82%) Degree
18 20 (10.31%) WAN
18 20 (10.31%) Banking
19 19 (9.79%) Java
20 18 (9.28%) CSS
21 17 (8.76%) LAN
21 17 (8.76%) MVC

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (7.73%) WebLogic
2 13 (6.70%) Lync
2 13 (6.70%) SharePoint
3 12 (6.19%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.09%) Apache
4 6 (3.09%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.06%) IIS
6 3 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.03%) SAS
7 2 (1.03%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.52%) JBoss
8 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 42 (21.65%) MS Excel
2 32 (16.49%) MS Office
3 9 (4.64%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.03%) MS Project
6 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (4.12%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.52%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.52%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.52%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.52%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) Office 365
1 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.31%) WAN
2 17 (8.76%) LAN
3 13 (6.70%) TCP/IP
4 9 (4.64%) Internet
5 7 (3.61%) ADSL
5 7 (3.61%) Broadband
6 3 (1.55%) Firewall
7 2 (1.03%) VPN
7 2 (1.03%) VoIP
7 2 (1.03%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.52%) LDAP
8 1 (0.52%) DNS
8 1 (0.52%) SMTP
8 1 (0.52%) DHCP
8 1 (0.52%) HTTP
8 1 (0.52%) Wireless
8 1 (0.52%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.19%) Crystal Reports
2 10 (5.15%) BusinessObjects XI
2 10 (5.15%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 5 (2.58%) Oracle OLAP
3 5 (2.58%) OLAP
3 5 (2.58%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (2.06%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.06%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.55%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.55%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.03%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.52%) Big Data
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (5.67%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.15%) Visual Studio
3 9 (4.64%) Jasmine
4 5 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.06%) Mocha
5 4 (2.06%) QUnit
6 2 (1.03%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.03%) Selenium
6 2 (1.03%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.03%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.52%) Hudson
7 1 (0.52%) Moq
7 1 (0.52%) NUnit
7 1 (0.52%) Subversion
General
1 27 (13.92%) Telecoms
2 20 (10.31%) Banking
3 14 (7.22%) Advertising
4 6 (3.09%) Back Office
5 5 (2.58%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.58%) Retail
6 3 (1.55%) Legal
7 2 (1.03%) Marketing
7 2 (1.03%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.52%) Automotive
8 1 (0.52%) Law
8 1 (0.52%) Electronics
8 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 84 (43.30%) Analyst
2 41 (21.13%) Developer
3 27 (13.92%) Service Analyst
3 27 (13.92%) Service Desk Analyst
4 24 (12.37%) C# Developer
5 22 (11.34%) .NET Developer
6 21 (10.82%) Business Analyst
7 19 (9.79%) Project Manager
7 19 (9.79%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (6.70%) Support Analyst
9 11 (5.67%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (5.67%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (5.15%) Senior C# Developer
10 10 (5.15%) Senior Developer
11 9 (4.64%) Senior .NET Developer
12 8 (4.12%) Data Analyst
12 8 (4.12%) Desktop Support
12 8 (4.12%) PMO Analyst
13 7 (3.61%) Principal Engineer
13 7 (3.61%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (25.26%) .NET
2 28 (14.43%) HTML
3 21 (10.82%) WCF
4 18 (9.28%) CSS
5 16 (8.25%) .NET Framework
6 14 (7.22%) jQuery
7 12 (6.19%) J2EE
7 12 (6.19%) J2SE
8 10 (5.15%) XHTML
9 9 (4.64%) KnockoutJS
9 9 (4.64%) AngularJS
10 7 (3.61%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (3.61%) ASP.NET
10 7 (3.61%) MSMQ
10 7 (3.61%) XML
11 5 (2.58%) CSS3
11 5 (2.58%) HTML5
12 4 (2.06%) Ember.js
13 3 (1.55%) CGI
14 2 (1.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.86%) Blackberry
2 16 (8.25%) Video Conferencing
2 16 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.64%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.61%) PMI
4 7 (3.61%) Smartphone
5 5 (2.58%) Open Source
5 5 (2.58%) Clustering
6 4 (2.06%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.55%) Data Extraction
8 2 (1.03%) CCTV
8 2 (1.03%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.03%) Kindle
8 2 (1.03%) FMCG
9 1 (0.52%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.52%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.52%) DTV
9 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.52%) NHS
9 1 (0.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 45 (23.20%) Windows
2 29 (14.95%) Windows 7
3 16 (8.25%) Linux
4 12 (6.19%) UNIX
4 12 (6.19%) Solaris
4 12 (6.19%) Oracle Linux
5 11 (5.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.58%) Windows XP
6 5 (2.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.03%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.03%) Android
7 2 (1.03%) CentOS
7 2 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.03%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (27.32%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (18.04%) ITIL
3 32 (16.49%) E-Commerce
4 30 (15.46%) TDD
5 28 (14.43%) Project Management
6 22 (11.34%) Multithreading
7 17 (8.76%) MVC
8 16 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (8.25%) PRINCE2
9 15 (7.73%) OO
9 15 (7.73%) SOA
9 15 (7.73%) ETL
9 15 (7.73%) Scrum
10 14 (7.22%) UML
10 14 (7.22%) Waterfall
11 13 (6.70%) Unit Testing
11 13 (6.70%) Change Management
11 13 (6.70%) Business Analysis
12 12 (6.19%) Service Management
12 12 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 41 (21.13%) SQL
2 36 (18.56%) C#
3 24 (12.37%) JavaScript
4 19 (9.79%) Java
5 13 (6.70%) Perl
6 8 (4.12%) C
7 5 (2.58%) VB
8 3 (1.55%) VBA
8 3 (1.55%) PHP
8 3 (1.55%) Python
9 2 (1.03%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.52%) C++
10 1 (0.52%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 21 (10.82%) Degree
2 10 (5.15%) PMI Certification
3 7 (3.61%) ISEB
4 5 (2.58%) PMP
5 4 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.03%) MCP
8 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.52%) HNC
8 1 (0.52%) HND
8 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.19%) ISO 9001
2 6 (3.09%) QA
3 4 (2.06%) SLA
4 2 (1.03%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (13.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) OpenSSO
1 1 (0.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (27.32%) Microsoft
2 33 (17.01%) Oracle
3 24 (12.37%) Citrix
3 24 (12.37%) Remedy
4 12 (6.19%) Sun
4 12 (6.19%) Atlassian
5 11 (5.67%) Avaya
5 11 (5.67%) VMware
6 10 (5.15%) Business Objects
7 9 (4.64%) Polycom
8 8 (4.12%) BMC
9 7 (3.61%) SAP
10 6 (3.09%) Planview
11 4 (2.06%) Cisco
11 4 (2.06%) HP
12 3 (1.55%) Sybase
13 2 (1.03%) CheckPoint
13 2 (1.03%) Dell
13 2 (1.03%) Unisys
13 2 (1.03%) Cognos
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