The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 62 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.69% 0.67% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.79% 2.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate £465 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £425 £395
% change year-on-year
-9.41% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year
+129.26% -
Miscellaneous Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
132 144 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 18.31% 24.00% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 48 85
Average daily rate £355 £374 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +24.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £187 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 26
Average hourly rate £26.75 £37.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.45 £45.00 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
East of England

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the Cambridgeshire region.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Foreign Exchange (FX)
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 Foreign Exchange (FX) within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - - - -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
East of England

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 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 Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) Use Case
3 2 (22.22%) Front Office
3 2 (22.22%) Back Office
3 2 (22.22%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (11.11%) SCVMM
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
4 1 (11.11%) Cash Management
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) VMS
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) DirectX

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 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 Foreign Exchange (FX). Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Front Office
2 2 (22.22%) Back Office
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Business Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) DirectX
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Use Case
2 2 (22.22%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (11.11%) Cash Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) VMware
1 1 (11.11%) Citrix