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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 20 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 55 94 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 7.68% 13.07% 11.67%
As % of the General category 36.91% 50.54% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 58 42
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£375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £240 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £483 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.39
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.14%
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
149 186 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 20.81% 25.87% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 88 74
Average daily rate £375 £364 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% -2.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £252 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £472 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 22
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £26.00 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
Peterborough +3 27 £375 -6.25% 10
Cambridge -8 18 £325 -12.75% 25
Huntingdon - - - -
St Neots - - - -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 44 (28.57%) .NET
2 36 (23.38%) C#
2 36 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (21.43%) SQL
4 32 (20.78%) HTML
5 30 (19.48%) JavaScript
6 27 (17.53%) Project Management
7 26 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (16.23%) MS Office
8 25 (16.23%) Microsoft
9 24 (15.58%) E-Commerce
9 24 (15.58%) CSS
9 24 (15.58%) Windows
9 24 (15.58%) TDD
9 24 (15.58%) WCF
10 23 (14.94%) Banking
10 23 (14.94%) MVC
11 22 (14.29%) Oracle
11 22 (14.29%) .NET Framework
12 21 (13.64%) Business Analysis
13 20 (12.99%) SAP
13 20 (12.99%) ITIL
14 19 (12.34%) MS Excel
15 17 (11.04%) jQuery
15 17 (11.04%) Telecoms
16 15 (9.74%) OO
16 15 (9.74%) XHTML
16 15 (9.74%) OOD
16 15 (9.74%) Multithreading
17 13 (8.44%) SOA

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 5 (3.25%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.60%) Lync
3 3 (1.95%) CMS
3 3 (1.95%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.30%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.30%) SAS
5 1 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.65%) Node.js
Applications
1 25 (16.23%) MS Office
2 19 (12.34%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.55%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.95%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.95%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.60%) SAP HCM
2 3 (1.95%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (1.30%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.30%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.30%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.30%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.65%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.65%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.90%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.25%) WAN
2 3 (1.95%) Firewall
3 1 (0.65%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.65%) DHCP
3 1 (0.65%) HTTP
3 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.65%) DNS
3 1 (0.65%) LDAP
3 1 (0.65%) ADSL
3 1 (0.65%) Broadband
3 1 (0.65%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
1 7 (4.55%) BusinessObjects XI
1 7 (4.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 5 (3.25%) Oracle OLAP
2 5 (3.25%) OLAP
3 3 (1.95%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.95%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.95%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.95%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.30%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.30%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.30%) FileMaker
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (7.79%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.49%) Jasmine
3 4 (2.60%) QUnit
3 4 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.60%) Mocha
4 3 (1.95%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.30%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.30%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.30%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.30%) Selenium
6 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.65%) NUnit
6 1 (0.65%) Moq
6 1 (0.65%) Hudson
6 1 (0.65%) SpecFlow
General
1 23 (14.94%) Banking
2 17 (11.04%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.84%) Retail
4 4 (2.60%) Marketing
5 3 (1.95%) Back Office
6 2 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.30%) Legal
6 2 (1.30%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.30%) Advertising
6 2 (1.30%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Automotive
7 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.65%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 61 (39.61%) Analyst
2 35 (22.73%) Developer
3 26 (16.88%) C# Developer
4 22 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 19 (12.34%) .NET Developer
6 16 (10.39%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (9.74%) Project Manager
8 12 (7.79%) Consultant
9 11 (7.14%) Service Analyst
9 11 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
10 9 (5.84%) Data Analyst
11 8 (5.19%) Senior Developer
11 8 (5.19%) Systems Analyst
11 8 (5.19%) Senior C# Developer
12 7 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
12 7 (4.55%) SAP Manager
12 7 (4.55%) SAP Project Manager
12 7 (4.55%) Test Analyst
13 6 (3.90%) 2nd Line Support
13 6 (3.90%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (28.57%) .NET
2 32 (20.78%) HTML
3 24 (15.58%) CSS
3 24 (15.58%) WCF
4 22 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 17 (11.04%) jQuery
6 15 (9.74%) XHTML
7 10 (6.49%) AngularJS
8 9 (5.84%) KnockoutJS
9 8 (5.19%) XML
10 5 (3.25%) ASP.NET
10 5 (3.25%) HTML5
10 5 (3.25%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (3.25%) MSMQ
10 5 (3.25%) CSS3
11 4 (2.60%) Ember.js
12 3 (1.95%) Flash
13 2 (1.30%) ODBC
13 2 (1.30%) Entity Framework
13 2 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.19%) Blackberry
2 8 (5.19%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.55%) BYOD
4 5 (3.25%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.60%) Data Extraction
5 4 (2.60%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.95%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.95%) NHS
7 2 (1.30%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.65%) PMI
8 1 (0.65%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.58%) Windows
2 8 (5.19%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.30%) CentOS
3 2 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.30%) Linux
3 2 (1.30%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.30%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (17.53%) Project Management
3 24 (15.58%) E-Commerce
3 24 (15.58%) TDD
4 23 (14.94%) MVC
5 21 (13.64%) Business Analysis
6 20 (12.99%) ITIL
7 15 (9.74%) OO
7 15 (9.74%) OOD
7 15 (9.74%) Multithreading
8 13 (8.44%) SOA
8 13 (8.44%) PRINCE2
9 12 (7.79%) ETL
10 11 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (6.49%) Waterfall
11 10 (6.49%) Scrum
11 10 (6.49%) Change Management
12 9 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (5.84%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 36 (23.38%) C#
2 33 (21.43%) SQL
3 30 (19.48%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.90%) C
5 5 (3.25%) VB
6 4 (2.60%) Java
7 2 (1.30%) VBA
8 1 (0.65%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 12 (7.79%) Degree
2 8 (5.19%) ISEB
3 6 (3.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.60%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.95%) PMP
6 2 (1.30%) ACCA
6 2 (1.30%) CIMA
6 2 (1.30%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.30%) MCP
7 1 (0.65%) HND
7 1 (0.65%) CCIE
7 1 (0.65%) CCNP
7 1 (0.65%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.55%) ISO 9001
2 6 (3.90%) SLA
3 5 (3.25%) QA
4 2 (1.30%) GAAP
5 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (7.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 25 (16.23%) Microsoft
2 22 (14.29%) Oracle
3 20 (12.99%) SAP
4 9 (5.84%) Citrix
5 8 (5.19%) Remedy
6 7 (4.55%) Business Objects
7 5 (3.25%) VMware
7 5 (3.25%) WorldPay
8 3 (1.95%) Adobe
8 3 (1.95%) Google
8 3 (1.95%) Planview
8 3 (1.95%) EPiServer
9 2 (1.30%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.65%) Polycom
10 1 (0.65%) HP
10 1 (0.65%) OutlookSoft
10 1 (0.65%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.65%) Cisco
10 1 (0.65%) Avaya
10 1 (0.65%) BMC
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