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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 10 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing Finance 103 80 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.90% 15.21% 11.91%
As % of the General category 52.28% 49.08% 46.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 49 58
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£400 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -18.91%
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
197 163 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 26.59% 30.99% 25.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 83 103
Average daily rate £388 £394 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% -1.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £548 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 20
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £33.65 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.00%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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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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 +2 47 £400 +3.22% 11
Cambridge -10 26 £200 -50.06% 38
Huntingdon - - - -
St Neots - - - -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 51 (27.13%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (26.06%) .NET
3 45 (23.94%) Microsoft
4 43 (22.87%) SQL
5 40 (21.28%) Windows
6 36 (19.15%) C#
7 34 (18.09%) MS Excel
8 33 (17.55%) ITIL
8 33 (17.55%) Oracle
9 30 (15.96%) HTML
9 30 (15.96%) Project Management
9 30 (15.96%) TDD
10 29 (15.43%) MS Office
10 29 (15.43%) E-Commerce
11 26 (13.83%) Active Directory
12 25 (13.30%) JavaScript
13 23 (12.23%) Citrix
13 23 (12.23%) Windows 7
14 22 (11.70%) Multithreading
14 22 (11.70%) Banking
14 22 (11.70%) WCF
15 21 (11.17%) Telecoms
15 21 (11.17%) Remedy
16 20 (10.64%) Blackberry
16 20 (10.64%) CSS
16 20 (10.64%) PRINCE2
17 19 (10.11%) MVC
18 18 (9.57%) .NET Framework
19 17 (9.04%) Degree
20 16 (8.51%) Business Analysis

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 13 (6.91%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.32%) Tomcat
2 10 (5.32%) WebLogic
3 7 (3.72%) Lync
4 6 (3.19%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.60%) Apache
5 3 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.06%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.06%) SAS
7 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (18.09%) MS Excel
2 29 (15.43%) MS Office
3 9 (4.79%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.13%) SAP HCM
3 2 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.53%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.53%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.53%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.45%) WAN
2 10 (5.32%) LAN
3 6 (3.19%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.66%) Internet
5 4 (2.13%) ADSL
5 4 (2.13%) Broadband
6 3 (1.60%) Firewall
7 2 (1.06%) VoIP
7 2 (1.06%) VPN
7 2 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.53%) TETRA
8 1 (0.53%) Wireless
8 1 (0.53%) DNS
8 1 (0.53%) DHCP
8 1 (0.53%) HTTP
8 1 (0.53%) SMTP
8 1 (0.53%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.38%) Crystal Reports
2 11 (5.85%) BusinessObjects XI
2 11 (5.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 6 (3.19%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (2.66%) Oracle OLAP
4 5 (2.66%) OLAP
4 5 (2.66%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.60%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.60%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.06%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.06%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (5.85%) Visual Studio
2 9 (4.79%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.79%) Jasmine
3 5 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.13%) Mocha
4 4 (2.13%) QUnit
5 2 (1.06%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.06%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.06%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.06%) Selenium
6 1 (0.53%) Subversion
6 1 (0.53%) NUnit
6 1 (0.53%) Hudson
6 1 (0.53%) Moq
General
1 22 (11.70%) Banking
2 21 (11.17%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.91%) Advertising
4 6 (3.19%) Financial Institution
4 6 (3.19%) Retail
5 4 (2.13%) Back Office
6 3 (1.60%) Legal
7 2 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.53%) Marketing
8 1 (0.53%) Electronics
8 1 (0.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 83 (44.15%) Analyst
2 39 (20.74%) Developer
3 26 (13.83%) C# Developer
4 24 (12.77%) Service Analyst
4 24 (12.77%) Service Desk Analyst
5 23 (12.23%) .NET Developer
6 21 (11.17%) Business Analyst
7 20 (10.64%) C# .NET Developer
8 19 (10.11%) Project Manager
9 12 (6.38%) Support Analyst
10 10 (5.32%) Senior Developer
10 10 (5.32%) Senior C# Developer
11 9 (4.79%) Senior .NET Developer
11 9 (4.79%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (4.79%) PMO Analyst
11 9 (4.79%) Consultant
12 8 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
13 7 (3.72%) Data Analyst
13 7 (3.72%) Test Analyst
13 7 (3.72%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (26.06%) .NET
2 30 (15.96%) HTML
3 22 (11.70%) WCF
4 20 (10.64%) CSS
5 18 (9.57%) .NET Framework
6 15 (7.98%) jQuery
7 12 (6.38%) XHTML
8 10 (5.32%) J2SE
8 10 (5.32%) J2EE
9 9 (4.79%) KnockoutJS
9 9 (4.79%) AngularJS
10 8 (4.26%) XML
11 7 (3.72%) MSMQ
11 7 (3.72%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (3.19%) ASP.NET
13 5 (2.66%) CSS3
13 5 (2.66%) HTML5
14 4 (2.13%) Ember.js
15 2 (1.06%) CGI
16 1 (0.53%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.64%) Blackberry
2 16 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.32%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.72%) PMI
6 4 (2.13%) Open Source
6 4 (2.13%) Data Extraction
6 4 (2.13%) Clustering
7 3 (1.60%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.60%) NHS
8 2 (1.06%) Kindle
8 2 (1.06%) FMCG
8 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.06%) CCTV
8 2 (1.06%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.53%) Economics
9 1 (0.53%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 40 (21.28%) Windows
2 23 (12.23%) Windows 7
3 14 (7.45%) Linux
4 10 (5.32%) UNIX
4 10 (5.32%) Solaris
4 10 (5.32%) Oracle Linux
5 6 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.66%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.06%) Android
7 2 (1.06%) CentOS
7 2 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.06%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.06%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (27.13%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (17.55%) ITIL
3 30 (15.96%) Project Management
3 30 (15.96%) TDD
4 29 (15.43%) E-Commerce
5 22 (11.70%) Multithreading
6 20 (10.64%) PRINCE2
7 19 (10.11%) MVC
8 16 (8.51%) Business Analysis
8 16 (8.51%) ETL
8 16 (8.51%) OO
9 15 (7.98%) Waterfall
9 15 (7.98%) SOA
9 15 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (7.45%) Scrum
11 12 (6.38%) Change Management
11 12 (6.38%) OOD
11 12 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (5.85%) Mentoring
12 11 (5.85%) UML
Programming Languages
1 43 (22.87%) SQL
2 36 (19.15%) C#
3 25 (13.30%) JavaScript
4 14 (7.45%) Java
5 11 (5.85%) Perl
6 8 (4.26%) C
7 5 (2.66%) VB
8 3 (1.60%) PHP
8 3 (1.60%) VBA
9 2 (1.06%) Python
10 1 (0.53%) Tcl
10 1 (0.53%) ABAP
10 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (9.04%) Degree
2 10 (5.32%) PMI Certification
3 9 (4.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 8 (4.26%) ISEB
5 5 (2.66%) PMP
5 5 (2.66%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.06%) MCP
6 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.06%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.53%) CIMA
7 1 (0.53%) ACCA
7 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.91%) ISO 9001
2 4 (2.13%) SLA
3 2 (1.06%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.06%) QA
4 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (13.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) SCCM
1 1 (0.53%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 45 (23.94%) Microsoft
2 33 (17.55%) Oracle
3 23 (12.23%) Citrix
4 21 (11.17%) Remedy
5 11 (5.85%) Business Objects
5 11 (5.85%) SAP
6 10 (5.32%) Sun
6 10 (5.32%) Atlassian
7 9 (4.79%) VMware
8 6 (3.19%) BMC
8 6 (3.19%) Planview
9 4 (2.13%) Polycom
9 4 (2.13%) Avaya
9 4 (2.13%) Cisco
9 4 (2.13%) HP
10 2 (1.06%) Wall Street Systems
10 2 (1.06%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.06%) MobileIron
10 2 (1.06%) Sybase
10 2 (1.06%) Cognos
Peterborough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough
The People Network
Rate: £600 per annum + 6 months +
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £180 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough
The People Network
Rate: £600 per annum + 6 months +
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago