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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 12 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 63 96 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 10.64% 13.28% 13.64%
As % of the General category 56.25% 54.55% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 72 43
Average daily rate £425 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £175 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £26.50 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +6.45%
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
112 176 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 18.92% 24.34% 28.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 114 71
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £177 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 16
Average hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +11.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £35.75 £33.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £45.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cambridge -2 26 £400 +60.00% 43
Peterborough -2 19 £413 +3.12% 2
Huntingdon - 1 £313 -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (22.78%) Project Management
2 30 (16.67%) SAP
3 29 (16.11%) PRINCE2
4 27 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 26 (14.44%) SQL
6 22 (12.22%) Oracle
6 22 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (10.56%) Windows
8 19 (10.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (10.00%) Performance Management
9 18 (10.00%) ITIL
10 16 (8.89%) SQL Server
10 16 (8.89%) Retail
10 16 (8.89%) Degree
11 14 (7.78%) Linux
11 14 (7.78%) MS Excel
12 13 (7.22%) .NET
12 13 (7.22%) Banking
12 13 (7.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (7.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (6.67%) Business Analysis
13 12 (6.67%) QA
13 12 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (6.67%) Data Centre
13 12 (6.67%) Java
13 12 (6.67%) MS Project
14 11 (6.11%) MS Office
14 11 (6.11%) ISEB

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.22%) Apache
2 4 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.67%) MS Project Server
4 2 (1.11%) CMS
4 2 (1.11%) IIS
4 2 (1.11%) Moodle
4 2 (1.11%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.56%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.56%) Node.js
5 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.67%) MS Project
3 11 (6.11%) MS Office
4 4 (2.22%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.11%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 9 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (4.44%) SAP BPC
3 4 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.67%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (1.67%) Primavera
4 3 (1.67%) SAP CO
4 3 (1.67%) SAP FI
4 3 (1.67%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (1.11%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.56%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.56%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.56%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.56%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.89%) FTP
2 4 (2.22%) LAN
2 4 (2.22%) WAN
3 2 (1.11%) Internet
3 2 (1.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.56%) DNS
4 1 (0.56%) Extranet
4 1 (0.56%) HTTP
4 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.56%) Intranet
4 1 (0.56%) NAS
4 1 (0.56%) NFC
4 1 (0.56%) PABX
4 1 (0.56%) SAN
4 1 (0.56%) Skype
4 1 (0.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (7.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (4.44%) SAP BW
6 7 (3.89%) Hadoop
6 7 (3.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 7 (3.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (2.78%) Oracle Exadata
8 4 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (2.22%) QlikView
9 3 (1.67%) OLAP
9 3 (1.67%) OLAP Cube
9 3 (1.67%) OLTP
9 3 (1.67%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.11%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (6.11%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.89%) JIRA
3 6 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.22%) Hudson
4 4 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (1.67%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.67%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.56%) JUnit
6 1 (0.56%) Lombardi
6 1 (0.56%) Maven
6 1 (0.56%) Mercurial
General
1 16 (8.89%) Retail
2 13 (7.22%) Banking
3 11 (6.11%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.78%) Legal
4 5 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.78%) Marketing
5 4 (2.22%) Electronics
6 3 (1.67%) Publishing
7 1 (0.56%) Advertising
7 1 (0.56%) Billing
7 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.56%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 37 (20.56%) Analyst
3 29 (16.11%) Developer
4 21 (11.67%) Consultant
5 16 (8.89%) Business Analyst
6 12 (6.67%) IT Manager
7 11 (6.11%) Architect
7 11 (6.11%) Financial Analyst
7 11 (6.11%) IT Project Manager
8 10 (5.56%) Applications Manager
8 10 (5.56%) Applications Project Manager
9 8 (4.44%) Administrator
9 8 (4.44%) Contracts Manager
10 7 (3.89%) Java Developer
10 7 (3.89%) SAP BPC Consultant
10 7 (3.89%) SAP Consultant
10 7 (3.89%) SAP Manager
11 6 (3.33%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.22%) .NET
2 9 (5.00%) CSS
2 9 (5.00%) HTML
2 9 (5.00%) MDX
2 9 (5.00%) Middleware
3 8 (4.44%) Web Services
4 6 (3.33%) Spring
5 5 (2.78%) HTML5
5 5 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (2.22%) Apache Camel
6 4 (2.22%) CSS3
7 3 (1.67%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (1.67%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.67%) Apache CXF
7 3 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (1.67%) jQuery
7 3 (1.67%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (1.67%) SAP PI
7 3 (1.67%) WCF
7 3 (1.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 11 (6.11%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.56%) Biology
5 9 (5.00%) Life Science
6 7 (3.89%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.22%) CCTV
7 4 (2.22%) PMI
7 4 (2.22%) Social Media
8 3 (1.67%) BYOD
8 3 (1.67%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.67%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.67%) SCADA
8 3 (1.67%) User Experience
8 3 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.67%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.11%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.56%) Windows
2 14 (7.78%) Linux
3 10 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 6 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.67%) Unix
7 2 (1.11%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (22.78%) Project Management
2 29 (16.11%) PRINCE2
3 22 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (10.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (10.00%) ITIL
6 18 (10.00%) Performance Management
7 12 (6.67%) Business Analysis
8 11 (6.11%) Coaching
9 10 (5.56%) Bioinformatics
9 10 (5.56%) ERP
9 10 (5.56%) Time Management
10 9 (5.00%) DevOps
10 9 (5.00%) Mentoring
10 9 (5.00%) OO
10 9 (5.00%) Service Management
11 8 (4.44%) Configuration Management
11 8 (4.44%) CRM
11 8 (4.44%) Risk Management
11 8 (4.44%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 26 (14.44%) SQL
2 12 (6.67%) Java
3 9 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (4.44%) Python
5 7 (3.89%) Perl
5 7 (3.89%) Shell Script
6 5 (2.78%) C
7 4 (2.22%) C#
7 4 (2.22%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.67%) Ruby
9 2 (1.11%) C++
9 2 (1.11%) PHP
9 2 (1.11%) VBA
10 1 (0.56%) Delphi
10 1 (0.56%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.56%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (8.89%) Degree
2 11 (6.11%) ISEB
3 9 (5.00%) HNC
3 9 (5.00%) HND
4 8 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (2.78%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.22%) APMP
6 4 (2.22%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.67%) ACCA
7 3 (1.67%) CIMA
8 2 (1.11%) MCSE
8 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.11%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.11%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.56%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.56%) MCP
9 1 (0.56%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.67%) QA
2 9 (5.00%) SLA
3 4 (2.22%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.67%) GAAP
4 3 (1.67%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.56%) GMP
5 1 (0.56%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.56%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 6 (3.33%) Docker
1 6 (3.33%) GPFS
1 6 (3.33%) NFS
2 5 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.56%) HDFS
4 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (3.33%) Ganglia
1 6 (3.33%) Nagios
1 6 (3.33%) Puppet
2 1 (0.56%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.56%) SCCM
2 1 (0.56%) SCOM
2 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (16.67%) SAP
2 27 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 22 (12.22%) Oracle
4 11 (6.11%) IBM
5 8 (4.44%) MuleSoft
5 8 (4.44%) WorldPay
6 7 (3.89%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.33%) Citrix
8 5 (2.78%) Adobe
8 5 (2.78%) BMC
8 5 (2.78%) HP
8 5 (2.78%) VMware
9 4 (2.22%) Cisco
9 4 (2.22%) LANDesk
9 4 (2.22%) Remedy
10 3 (1.67%) Cognos
10 3 (1.67%) DevExpress
10 3 (1.67%) hybris
10 3 (1.67%) Pega
10 3 (1.67%) Sitecore
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