The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 309 286 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 19.57% 18.09% 18.98%
As % of the General category 58.75% 60.34% 57.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 157 165
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £112 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 10
Average hourly rate £9.94 £35.00 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.60% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £9.88 £15.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £56.48 £66.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.10%
Finance
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

General Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
526 474 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 33.31% 29.98% 33.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 263 262
Average daily rate £425 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £115 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 34 22
Average hourly rate £9.94 £28.00 £62.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.50% -55.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £9.88 £15.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.57 £56.16 £66.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -29.20%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the East Midlands region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the East Midlands region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Finance
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Finance
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Northamptonshire 0 113 £450 +8.43% 23
Nottinghamshire 0 63 £416 +18.85% 23
Derbyshire +6 41 £400 +14.28% 8
Leicestershire -1 41 £363 +15.07% 12
Lincolnshire +6 8 £350 -8.19% 2
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

1 109 (18.35%) Banking
2 108 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 79 (13.30%) Project Management
4 77 (12.96%) Oracle
5 66 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (10.94%) Business Analysis
7 64 (10.77%) SQL
8 55 (9.26%) Microsoft
9 54 (9.09%) Migration
10 53 (8.92%) Retail
10 53 (8.92%) Change Management
11 48 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
12 44 (7.41%) Java
13 42 (7.07%) MS Excel
14 38 (6.40%) Oracle EBS R12
15 37 (6.23%) Risk Management
16 36 (6.06%) MS Office
17 35 (5.89%) Windows
18 33 (5.56%) Retail Banking
19 31 (5.22%) UNIX
20 30 (5.05%) SAP
20 30 (5.05%) SQL Server
21 29 (4.88%) PRINCE2
22 28 (4.71%) ITIL
22 28 (4.71%) Legal
23 27 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
23 27 (4.55%) .NET
24 26 (4.38%) ERP
24 26 (4.38%) Data Migration
25 25 (4.21%) Business Intelligence

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 21 (3.54%) SAS
2 14 (2.36%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (1.01%) CMS
5 5 (0.84%) CICS
6 4 (0.67%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.67%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.67%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.51%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (0.51%) Apache
7 3 (0.51%) Node.js
7 3 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.34%) Confluence
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.34%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.34%) IIS
8 2 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.34%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 42 (7.07%) MS Excel
2 36 (6.06%) MS Office
3 22 (3.70%) MS Visio
4 17 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.85%) MS Project
6 7 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (1.01%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.17%) SPSS
8 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 38 (6.40%) Oracle EBS R12
2 27 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (3.20%) Agresso
3 19 (3.20%) Oracle Receivables
3 19 (3.20%) Oracle Payables
3 19 (3.20%) Oracle General Ledger
4 15 (2.53%) Oracle Financials
5 14 (2.36%) Oracle Applications
6 12 (2.02%) Oracle Assets
7 11 (1.85%) Oracle iProcurement
8 9 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 8 (1.35%) Oracle 11i
10 6 (1.01%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 5 (0.84%) Oracle Cash Management
12 4 (0.67%) VisionPLUS
12 4 (0.67%) CA Clarity
12 4 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
13 3 (0.51%) SAP CO
13 3 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
13 3 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.01%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (0.34%) PaaS
2 2 (0.34%) Force.com
3 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.18%) Wireless
1 7 (1.18%) Firewall
2 5 (0.84%) SAN
2 5 (0.84%) SMS
2 5 (0.84%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (0.67%) NAS
3 4 (0.67%) HTTP
3 4 (0.67%) Internet
3 4 (0.67%) Nortel Contivity
4 3 (0.51%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.51%) ATM
5 2 (0.34%) Wireless Security
5 2 (0.34%) NFC
5 2 (0.34%) ISDN
5 2 (0.34%) VoIP
5 2 (0.34%) SSL
5 2 (0.34%) Cisco ICM
5 2 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.17%) SSH
6 1 (0.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.05%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (2.02%) DB2
4 10 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (1.52%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (1.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 7 (1.18%) Data Mart
7 7 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.18%) PowerCenter
8 6 (1.01%) Data Mining
9 5 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (0.84%) SAP BW
9 5 (0.84%) MS Access
10 4 (0.67%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.67%) MySQL
11 3 (0.51%) DataStage
11 3 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (1.68%) Jenkins
1 10 (1.68%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (1.35%) Cucumber
2 8 (1.35%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.01%) Maven
4 5 (0.84%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.67%) Calabash
5 4 (0.67%) Selenium
6 3 (0.51%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (0.51%) Yeoman
6 3 (0.51%) Bower
6 3 (0.51%) Grunt
6 3 (0.51%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.34%) Gradle
7 2 (0.34%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.34%) Hudson
7 2 (0.34%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (0.34%) Ant
7 2 (0.34%) JUnit
General
1 109 (18.35%) Banking
2 53 (8.92%) Retail
3 33 (5.56%) Retail Banking
4 28 (4.71%) Legal
5 25 (4.21%) Marketing
6 22 (3.70%) Manufacturing
7 14 (2.36%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.85%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.52%) Advertising
9 9 (1.52%) Electronics
10 6 (1.01%) International Banking
11 5 (0.84%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.67%) Front Office
12 4 (0.67%) Back Office
12 4 (0.67%) Billing
13 2 (0.34%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 186 (31.31%) Analyst
2 120 (20.20%) Business Analyst
3 84 (14.14%) Developer
4 78 (13.13%) Project Manager
5 41 (6.90%) Consultant
6 39 (6.57%) Senior Analyst
7 35 (5.89%) Senior Business Analyst
8 22 (3.70%) Java Developer
9 20 (3.37%) Architect
10 17 (2.86%) Change Manager
10 17 (2.86%) Financial Business Analyst
11 13 (2.19%) Oracle Consultant
11 13 (2.19%) Banking Business Analyst
12 12 (2.02%) Administrator
13 11 (1.85%) PMO Manager
13 11 (1.85%) Support Analyst
14 10 (1.68%) Test Manager
14 10 (1.68%) Senior Manager
15 9 (1.52%) Business Manager
15 9 (1.52%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.55%) .NET
2 18 (3.03%) CSS
2 18 (3.03%) XML
3 14 (2.36%) HTML
4 13 (2.19%) JSON
5 12 (2.02%) CSS3
5 12 (2.02%) J2EE
5 12 (2.02%) Web Services
5 12 (2.02%) Ajax
6 11 (1.85%) Sass
7 9 (1.52%) Spring
7 9 (1.52%) FIX Protocol
7 9 (1.52%) ASP.NET
8 8 (1.35%) Backbone.js
8 8 (1.35%) REST
8 8 (1.35%) LESS
8 8 (1.35%) OLE
9 7 (1.18%) Java SE
9 7 (1.18%) Hibernate
9 7 (1.18%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (3.37%) Management Information System
3 13 (2.19%) Mainframe
4 12 (2.02%) Mobile App
5 9 (1.52%) DTV
6 8 (1.35%) User Experience
6 8 (1.35%) Fixed Income
6 8 (1.35%) Credit Risk
7 7 (1.18%) PMI
8 5 (0.84%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.84%) Open Source
9 4 (0.67%) FMCG
10 3 (0.51%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.51%) NHS
10 3 (0.51%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.51%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.34%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.34%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.34%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.34%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 35 (5.89%) Windows
2 31 (5.22%) UNIX
3 15 (2.53%) Linux
4 6 (1.01%) Windows 7
5 5 (0.84%) Solaris
6 4 (0.67%) Android
6 4 (0.67%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.51%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.17%) zOS
9 1 (0.17%) HPUX
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.17%) CentOS
9 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 79 (13.30%) Project Management
3 66 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (10.94%) Business Analysis
5 54 (9.09%) Migration
6 53 (8.92%) Change Management
7 37 (6.23%) Risk Management
8 29 (4.88%) PRINCE2
9 28 (4.71%) ITIL
10 26 (4.38%) ERP
10 26 (4.38%) Data Migration
11 25 (4.21%) Business Intelligence
12 23 (3.87%) User Acceptance Testing
13 22 (3.70%) Change Control
14 21 (3.54%) Project Planning
15 19 (3.20%) OO
15 19 (3.20%) Programme Management
16 18 (3.03%) Scrum
16 18 (3.03%) Workflow
17 16 (2.69%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 64 (10.77%) SQL
2 44 (7.41%) Java
3 23 (3.87%) JavaScript
3 23 (3.87%) C#
4 16 (2.69%) C++
5 13 (2.19%) PL/SQL
6 12 (2.02%) C
7 9 (1.52%) Perl
8 8 (1.35%) VBA
9 7 (1.18%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.18%) VB
10 6 (1.01%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.01%) VBScript
10 6 (1.01%) Python
11 5 (0.84%) VB.NET
11 5 (0.84%) COBOL
11 5 (0.84%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.84%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.67%) ABAP
12 4 (0.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 23 (3.87%) Degree
2 16 (2.69%) PMI Certification
3 13 (2.19%) PMP
3 13 (2.19%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.68%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.35%) CISSP
5 8 (1.35%) CISM
6 7 (1.18%) ISEB
7 6 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.84%) CISA
8 5 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.84%) CCIE
8 5 (0.84%) CCNP
9 4 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.67%) APMP
9 4 (0.67%) CRISC
9 4 (0.67%) CIMA
9 4 (0.67%) MBA
10 3 (0.51%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.04%) QA
2 6 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (0.84%) SLA
3 5 (0.84%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.67%) P3O
5 3 (0.51%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.34%) FATCA
7 1 (0.17%) COBIT
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.17%) Basel II
7 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (2.53%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (0.67%) ProxySG
4 3 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.51%) RACF
5 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (1.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 8 (1.35%) Control-M
2 5 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.34%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.34%) Puppet
4 2 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.34%) Casper Suite
5 1 (0.17%) SCOM
5 1 (0.17%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 77 (12.96%) Oracle
2 55 (9.26%) Microsoft
3 30 (5.05%) SAP
4 16 (2.69%) HP
5 15 (2.53%) Remedy
6 11 (1.85%) VMware
7 8 (1.35%) Cisco
8 7 (1.18%) IBM
8 7 (1.18%) Adobe
9 6 (1.01%) Cognos
9 6 (1.01%) Informatica
9 6 (1.01%) Pegasus
9 6 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.84%) CheckPoint
11 4 (0.67%) Business Objects
11 4 (0.67%) Nortel
11 4 (0.67%) Teradata
11 4 (0.67%) Blue Coat
12 3 (0.51%) Citrix
12 3 (0.51%) Avaya
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