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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 12 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 77 140 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 9.03% 18.30% 16.41%
As % of the General category 45.56% 56.91% 55.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 67 89
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£350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 2
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
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
169 246 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 19.81% 32.16% 29.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 103 121
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £258 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 26
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.50 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% -9.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £10.50 £16.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Cambridge -10 44 £425 +25.00% 45
Peterborough -8 14 £318 -21.11% 8
Huntingdon - 2 £371 -
St Neots - 1 £300 -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 43 (25.44%) Oracle
2 31 (18.34%) SQL
3 29 (17.16%) Project Management
4 28 (16.57%) Windows
5 23 (13.61%) Microsoft
5 23 (13.61%) Java
6 22 (13.02%) Linux
6 22 (13.02%) UML
6 22 (13.02%) ITIL
6 22 (13.02%) E-Commerce
7 21 (12.43%) Multithreading
8 20 (11.83%) WebLogic
8 20 (11.83%) Perl
8 20 (11.83%) J2EE
9 19 (11.24%) MS Excel
9 19 (11.24%) Degree
10 18 (10.65%) Oracle Linux
10 18 (10.65%) Tomcat
10 18 (10.65%) UNIX
10 18 (10.65%) J2SE
10 18 (10.65%) Solaris
10 18 (10.65%) Sun
10 18 (10.65%) Telecoms
11 17 (10.06%) Atlassian
12 15 (8.88%) Citrix
12 15 (8.88%) .NET
13 14 (8.28%) Internet
13 14 (8.28%) Scrum
13 14 (8.28%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (8.28%) Git (software)

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 20 (11.83%) WebLogic
2 18 (10.65%) Tomcat
3 8 (4.73%) Apache
3 8 (4.73%) IIS
4 7 (4.14%) Lync
5 6 (3.55%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.96%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.96%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.59%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (11.24%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.92%) MS Office
3 9 (5.33%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.37%) MS Project
5 2 (1.18%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 11 (6.51%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (4.73%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (4.73%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (2.96%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (2.96%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (2.96%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (2.96%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (2.37%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (2.37%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (1.78%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (1.78%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 3 (1.78%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 3 (1.78%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 3 (1.78%) Oracle AGIS
6 2 (1.18%) SAP FI
6 2 (1.18%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (1.18%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.59%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.59%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.28%) Internet
2 9 (5.33%) WAN
2 9 (5.33%) LAN
3 8 (4.73%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.96%) ADSL
4 5 (2.96%) Broadband
4 5 (2.96%) VPN
5 4 (2.37%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.78%) SMTP
6 3 (1.78%) Network Security
7 2 (1.18%) SAN
7 2 (1.18%) VoIP
8 1 (0.59%) VLAN
8 1 (0.59%) TETRA
8 1 (0.59%) Firewall
8 1 (0.59%) Wireless
8 1 (0.59%) DHCP
8 1 (0.59%) IPv6
8 1 (0.59%) DNS
8 1 (0.59%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (4.73%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (4.14%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (4.14%) Hadoop
4 6 (3.55%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (3.55%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.55%) RavenDB
5 5 (2.96%) Big Data
6 4 (2.37%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (2.37%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.78%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (1.18%) Spotfire
8 2 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.59%) Cognos Powerplay
9 1 (0.59%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 1 (0.59%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 14 (8.28%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.37%) JIRA
3 3 (1.78%) Subversion
3 3 (1.78%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (1.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (10.65%) Telecoms
2 13 (7.69%) Banking
3 12 (7.10%) Back Office
3 12 (7.10%) Retail
4 8 (4.73%) Advertising
5 6 (3.55%) Marketing
6 4 (2.37%) Games
7 3 (1.78%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.78%) Legal
7 3 (1.78%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.59%) Law
Job Titles
1 52 (30.77%) Analyst
2 26 (15.38%) Developer
3 21 (12.43%) Business Analyst
4 15 (8.88%) Project Manager
5 12 (7.10%) Architect
5 12 (7.10%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (5.92%) Java Architect
7 9 (5.33%) Service Analyst
7 9 (5.33%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (4.73%) Test Analyst
8 8 (4.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 7 (4.14%) Financial Business Analyst
9 7 (4.14%) Design Engineer
9 7 (4.14%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.14%) Principal Engineer
10 5 (2.96%) Python Developer
10 5 (2.96%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (2.96%) Service Manager
10 5 (2.96%) Services Delivery Manager
10 5 (2.96%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.83%) J2EE
2 18 (10.65%) J2SE
3 15 (8.88%) .NET
4 11 (6.51%) HTML
4 11 (6.51%) jQuery
5 8 (4.73%) CGI
6 6 (3.55%) CSS
6 6 (3.55%) XML
7 5 (2.96%) Web Services
7 5 (2.96%) SVG
7 5 (2.96%) D3.js
7 5 (2.96%) Django
7 5 (2.96%) WCF
8 4 (2.37%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.78%) XHTML
9 3 (1.78%) CSS3
9 3 (1.78%) OpenID
9 3 (1.78%) HTML5
9 3 (1.78%) OAuth
10 1 (0.59%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.33%) Clustering
1 9 (5.33%) Blackberry
2 8 (4.73%) Open Source
3 7 (4.14%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (2.96%) Smartphone
4 5 (2.96%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (2.96%) Visualisation
4 5 (2.96%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.37%) Copywriting
5 4 (2.37%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.37%) CCTV
6 3 (1.78%) PMI
7 2 (1.18%) Data Conversion
7 2 (1.18%) FMCG
7 2 (1.18%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.59%) Economics
8 1 (0.59%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.59%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.59%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.57%) Windows
2 22 (13.02%) Linux
3 18 (10.65%) Oracle Linux
3 18 (10.65%) UNIX
3 18 (10.65%) Solaris
4 14 (8.28%) Windows 7
5 7 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.18%) Android
6 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (17.16%) Project Management
2 22 (13.02%) UML
2 22 (13.02%) ITIL
2 22 (13.02%) E-Commerce
3 21 (12.43%) Multithreading
4 14 (8.28%) Scrum
4 14 (8.28%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (7.10%) OO
6 11 (6.51%) Migration
6 11 (6.51%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (6.51%) Unit Testing
7 10 (5.92%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (5.92%) PRINCE2
7 10 (5.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (5.92%) Change Management
7 10 (5.92%) Incident Management
7 10 (5.92%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (5.33%) Service Management
8 9 (5.33%) OOA/OOD
8 9 (5.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 31 (18.34%) SQL
2 23 (13.61%) Java
3 20 (11.83%) Perl
4 11 (6.51%) C#
5 9 (5.33%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.55%) Python
7 4 (2.37%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.37%) PHP
8 3 (1.78%) C++
8 3 (1.78%) Tcl
9 2 (1.18%) R
9 2 (1.18%) VBA
10 1 (0.59%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (11.24%) Degree
2 10 (5.92%) ISEB
3 5 (2.96%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.18%) PMP
6 2 (1.18%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.59%) MCSE
7 1 (0.59%) HNC
7 1 (0.59%) HND
7 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.33%) SLA
2 4 (2.37%) QA
3 2 (1.18%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.59%) GAAP
System Software
1 11 (6.51%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.18%) Sendmail
3 2 (1.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.78%) OpenSSO
2 2 (1.18%) SCCM
3 1 (0.59%) OPNET
Vendors
1 43 (25.44%) Oracle
2 23 (13.61%) Microsoft
3 18 (10.65%) Sun
4 17 (10.06%) Atlassian
5 15 (8.88%) Citrix
6 13 (7.69%) VMware
6 13 (7.69%) Remedy
7 9 (5.33%) Sybase
8 8 (4.73%) BMC
9 7 (4.14%) SAP
9 7 (4.14%) Avaya
9 7 (4.14%) Cisco
10 5 (2.96%) Splunk
10 5 (2.96%) Polycom
11 4 (2.37%) HP
11 4 (2.37%) Business Objects
11 4 (2.37%) Unisys
12 3 (1.78%) Cognos
12 3 (1.78%) Planview
13 2 (1.18%) IronPort
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