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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 7 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 113 62 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.21% 9.97% 12.80%
As % of the General category 48.92% 41.89% 44.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 27 73
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£350 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £221 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
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 - £47.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.10
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -0.58%
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
231 148 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 31.09% 23.79% 28.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 56 131
Average daily rate £350 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £201 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 5 31
Average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +34.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £38.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £53.75 £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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
Peterborough +2 40 £400 +53.84% 14
Cambridge +9 35 £170 -60.00% 39
Huntingdon - - - -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 54 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (25.79%) Microsoft
3 44 (23.16%) .NET
4 41 (21.58%) E-Commerce
5 40 (21.05%) MS Excel
6 39 (20.53%) Windows
6 39 (20.53%) ITIL
7 37 (19.47%) SQL
8 32 (16.84%) C#
9 30 (15.79%) MS Office
10 29 (15.26%) Oracle
10 29 (15.26%) Windows 7
11 27 (14.21%) Project Management
12 26 (13.68%) Telecoms
12 26 (13.68%) TDD
12 26 (13.68%) Active Directory
12 26 (13.68%) Remedy
13 25 (13.16%) Citrix
14 24 (12.63%) Blackberry
15 23 (12.11%) Degree
16 22 (11.58%) HTML
17 21 (11.05%) JavaScript
18 20 (10.53%) Java
19 19 (10.00%) WAN
20 18 (9.47%) Linux
21 17 (8.95%) UML
21 17 (8.95%) LAN
21 17 (8.95%) Multithreading
22 16 (8.42%) WebLogic
22 16 (8.42%) Banking

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 16 (8.42%) WebLogic
2 13 (6.84%) Tomcat
3 12 (6.32%) Lync
3 12 (6.32%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.68%) IIS
5 6 (3.16%) Apache
5 6 (3.16%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.05%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.53%) JBoss
8 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 40 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 30 (15.79%) MS Office
3 7 (3.68%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.53%) MS Project
5 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.53%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.53%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.00%) WAN
2 17 (8.95%) LAN
3 13 (6.84%) TCP/IP
4 9 (4.74%) Internet
5 8 (4.21%) ADSL
5 8 (4.21%) Broadband
6 2 (1.05%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (1.05%) VoIP
6 2 (1.05%) VPN
7 1 (0.53%) DNS
7 1 (0.53%) DHCP
7 1 (0.53%) HTTP
7 1 (0.53%) SMTP
7 1 (0.53%) LDAP
7 1 (0.53%) TETRA
7 1 (0.53%) Wireless
7 1 (0.53%) Firewall
7 1 (0.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.84%) Crystal Reports
2 9 (4.74%) BusinessObjects XI
2 9 (4.74%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 7 (3.68%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (2.63%) OLAP
4 5 (2.63%) Oracle OLAP
5 4 (2.11%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.11%) Big Data
6 3 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.58%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.58%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.58%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (5.79%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.74%) Jasmine
3 5 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.11%) QUnit
4 4 (2.11%) Mocha
4 4 (2.11%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.58%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.05%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.05%) Selenium
6 2 (1.05%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.53%) Subversion
7 1 (0.53%) NUnit
7 1 (0.53%) Moq
7 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (13.68%) Telecoms
2 16 (8.42%) Banking
3 14 (7.37%) Advertising
4 6 (3.16%) Back Office
5 5 (2.63%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.11%) Retail
7 3 (1.58%) Legal
8 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.05%) Marketing
9 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Electronics
9 1 (0.53%) Automotive
9 1 (0.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 85 (44.74%) Analyst
2 38 (20.00%) Developer
3 27 (14.21%) Service Analyst
3 27 (14.21%) Service Desk Analyst
4 22 (11.58%) Business Analyst
5 20 (10.53%) C# Developer
6 18 (9.47%) Project Manager
6 18 (9.47%) .NET Developer
7 17 (8.95%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (6.84%) Support Analyst
8 13 (6.84%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
9 10 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
9 10 (5.26%) Senior Developer
10 9 (4.74%) Senior .NET Developer
11 8 (4.21%) Desktop Support
11 8 (4.21%) Architect
12 7 (3.68%) Design Engineer
12 7 (3.68%) Data Analyst
12 7 (3.68%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (23.16%) .NET
2 22 (11.58%) HTML
3 15 (7.89%) WCF
4 13 (6.84%) J2SE
4 13 (6.84%) J2EE
5 12 (6.32%) CSS
6 11 (5.79%) jQuery
7 10 (5.26%) .NET Framework
8 9 (4.74%) KnockoutJS
8 9 (4.74%) AngularJS
9 7 (3.68%) MSMQ
9 7 (3.68%) XML
9 7 (3.68%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (3.16%) Web Services
11 5 (2.63%) ASP.NET
11 5 (2.63%) CSS3
11 5 (2.63%) HTML5
12 4 (2.11%) D3.js
12 4 (2.11%) Ember.js
12 4 (2.11%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.63%) Blackberry
2 15 (7.89%) Video Conferencing
3 13 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.68%) PMI
5 7 (3.68%) Smartphone
6 5 (2.63%) Clustering
6 5 (2.63%) Open Source
7 4 (2.11%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.11%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.58%) CCTV
9 2 (1.05%) FMCG
9 2 (1.05%) Kindle
9 2 (1.05%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.05%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.53%) NHS
10 1 (0.53%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.53%) DTV
10 1 (0.53%) Economics
10 1 (0.53%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (20.53%) Windows
2 29 (15.26%) Windows 7
3 18 (9.47%) Linux
4 13 (6.84%) Solaris
4 13 (6.84%) UNIX
4 13 (6.84%) Oracle Linux
5 11 (5.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.63%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.05%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.05%) Android
7 2 (1.05%) CentOS
7 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.05%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (21.58%) E-Commerce
3 39 (20.53%) ITIL
4 27 (14.21%) Project Management
5 26 (13.68%) TDD
6 17 (8.95%) UML
6 17 (8.95%) Multithreading
7 15 (7.89%) Change Management
7 15 (7.89%) Waterfall
8 14 (7.37%) PRINCE2
8 14 (7.37%) ETL
9 13 (6.84%) SOA
9 13 (6.84%) Service Management
9 13 (6.84%) Incident Management
10 12 (6.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (6.32%) Scrum
11 11 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (5.79%) MVC
11 11 (5.79%) Business Analysis
11 11 (5.79%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (19.47%) SQL
2 32 (16.84%) C#
3 21 (11.05%) JavaScript
4 20 (10.53%) Java
5 14 (7.37%) Perl
6 7 (3.68%) C
7 6 (3.16%) Python
8 5 (2.63%) VB
9 4 (2.11%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.58%) PHP
10 3 (1.58%) C++
10 3 (1.58%) VBA
11 1 (0.53%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 23 (12.11%) Degree
2 10 (5.26%) PMI Certification
3 6 (3.16%) ISEB
4 5 (2.63%) PMP
5 4 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.05%) MCP
6 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.53%) HNC
7 1 (0.53%) HND
7 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.79%) ISO 9001
2 8 (4.21%) SLA
3 6 (3.16%) QA
4 2 (1.05%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (13.68%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) SCCM
1 1 (0.53%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 49 (25.79%) Microsoft
2 29 (15.26%) Oracle
3 26 (13.68%) Remedy
4 25 (13.16%) Citrix
5 13 (6.84%) Sun
5 13 (6.84%) Atlassian
6 12 (6.32%) VMware
7 11 (5.79%) Avaya
8 10 (5.26%) BMC
9 9 (4.74%) Business Objects
9 9 (4.74%) Polycom
10 6 (3.16%) Planview
11 5 (2.63%) Cisco
11 5 (2.63%) HP
12 4 (2.11%) Splunk
12 4 (2.11%) Sybase
12 4 (2.11%) SAP
12 4 (2.11%) Unisys
13 2 (1.05%) ServiceNow
13 2 (1.05%) MobileIron
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