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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 3 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 284 232 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.79% 14.98% 17.67%
As % of the General category 54.83% 55.77% 56.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 139 164
Average daily rate
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£425 £323 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.78% -12.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £80 £60
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £493 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 13
Average hourly rate £9.55 £9.90 £21.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.46% -54.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £9.13 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.05 £33.20 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.38 £17.22
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -4.87%
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
518 416 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 30.63% 26.86% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 255 250
Average daily rate £425 £301 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.19% -22.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £70 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 36 33
Average hourly rate £9.94 £9.91 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.32% -66.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £8.63 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.78 £24.85 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 28 November 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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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
Northamptonshire -1 105 £450 +16.12% 23
Nottinghamshire +9 76 £375 +7.14% 28
Derbyshire +5 37 £347 +215.89% 6
Leicestershire +6 33 £334 +4.29% 8
Lincolnshire +1 7 £375 -25.00% 4
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 96 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
2 95 (15.97%) Banking
3 84 (14.12%) Oracle
4 75 (12.61%) Project Management
5 67 (11.26%) SQL
6 66 (11.09%) Agile Software Development
7 62 (10.42%) Microsoft
8 58 (9.75%) Retail
8 58 (9.75%) Migration
9 52 (8.74%) Change Management
10 51 (8.57%) Business Analysis
11 46 (7.73%) MS Excel
12 45 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
13 42 (7.06%) Java
13 42 (7.06%) Windows
14 38 (6.39%) MS Office
15 36 (6.05%) Legal
16 35 (5.88%) PRINCE2
17 34 (5.71%) Oracle EBS R12
18 32 (5.38%) SAP
18 32 (5.38%) JavaScript
19 31 (5.21%) ITIL
19 31 (5.21%) UNIX
19 31 (5.21%) Risk Management
19 31 (5.21%) Marketing
20 29 (4.87%) MS PowerPoint
21 28 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
21 28 (4.71%) Retail Banking
21 28 (4.71%) Oracle EBS
22 27 (4.54%) CSS

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 22 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 21 (3.53%) SAS
3 11 (1.85%) WebSphere
4 9 (1.51%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (1.18%) CICS
5 7 (1.18%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.01%) IIS
7 5 (0.84%) CMS
7 5 (0.84%) Apache
7 5 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (0.67%) JBoss
9 3 (0.50%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.34%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.34%) Confluence
10 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.34%) Node.js
10 2 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.34%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 46 (7.73%) MS Excel
2 38 (6.39%) MS Office
3 29 (4.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (3.87%) MS Visio
5 15 (2.52%) MS Project
6 11 (1.85%) Photoshop
7 6 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 34 (5.71%) Oracle EBS R12
2 28 (4.71%) Oracle EBS
3 20 (3.36%) Oracle Financials
4 17 (2.86%) Oracle Payables
4 17 (2.86%) Oracle General Ledger
4 17 (2.86%) Oracle Receivables
5 14 (2.35%) Oracle Assets
6 13 (2.18%) Oracle Applications
7 12 (2.02%) Agresso
8 10 (1.68%) Oracle iProcurement
9 9 (1.51%) Oracle 11i
10 7 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 7 (1.18%) VisionPLUS
10 7 (1.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 6 (1.01%) Oracle Cash Management
12 5 (0.84%) Oracle ERP
12 5 (0.84%) IntelliMatch
13 4 (0.67%) CA Clarity
13 4 (0.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
14 3 (0.50%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.84%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (0.34%) Force.com
2 2 (0.34%) PaaS
2 2 (0.34%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.51%) SAN
2 8 (1.34%) Internet
2 8 (1.34%) Firewall
2 8 (1.34%) Wireless
3 7 (1.18%) WAN
4 6 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (0.84%) Nortel Contivity
5 5 (0.84%) SMS
5 5 (0.84%) NAS
6 4 (0.67%) ATM
6 4 (0.67%) SSL
6 4 (0.67%) HTTP
7 3 (0.50%) Cisco ICM
7 3 (0.50%) VPN
7 3 (0.50%) ISDN
7 3 (0.50%) NFC
7 3 (0.50%) Network Security
8 2 (0.34%) Wireless Security
8 2 (0.34%) DNS
8 2 (0.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (4.54%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.35%) DB2
3 13 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 7 (1.18%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.01%) SAP BW
10 5 (0.84%) DataStage
10 5 (0.84%) PowerCenter
10 5 (0.84%) MySQL
10 5 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.67%) Pentaho
11 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.67%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.67%) MS Access
11 4 (0.67%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 11 (1.85%) Jenkins
2 10 (1.68%) Oracle Forms
3 9 (1.51%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.34%) Maven
5 7 (1.18%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.01%) Axure RP
6 6 (1.01%) Cucumber
7 5 (0.84%) ClearCase
7 5 (0.84%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.84%) Ant
7 5 (0.84%) Hudson
8 4 (0.67%) Calabash
8 4 (0.67%) JDeveloper
8 4 (0.67%) Subversion
9 3 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (0.50%) RequisitePro
9 3 (0.50%) Gradle
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.34%) Selenium
General
1 95 (15.97%) Banking
2 58 (9.75%) Retail
3 36 (6.05%) Legal
4 31 (5.21%) Marketing
5 28 (4.71%) Retail Banking
6 18 (3.03%) Manufacturing
7 14 (2.35%) Financial Institution
8 12 (2.02%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.51%) Advertising
10 7 (1.18%) Electronics
11 5 (0.84%) International Banking
11 5 (0.84%) Billing
12 4 (0.67%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.50%) Front Office
13 3 (0.50%) Back Office
14 2 (0.34%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 172 (28.91%) Analyst
2 104 (17.48%) Business Analyst
3 80 (13.45%) Developer
4 79 (13.28%) Project Manager
5 40 (6.72%) Consultant
6 33 (5.55%) Senior Analyst
7 29 (4.87%) Architect
8 28 (4.71%) Senior Business Analyst
9 19 (3.19%) Change Manager
10 15 (2.52%) Administrator
10 15 (2.52%) Support Analyst
11 14 (2.35%) Oracle Consultant
12 13 (2.18%) Financial Business Analyst
12 13 (2.18%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (1.68%) Change Project Manager
13 10 (1.68%) Business Design Analyst
13 10 (1.68%) Systems Administrator
14 9 (1.51%) Java Developer
14 9 (1.51%) Functional Consultant
14 9 (1.51%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.54%) CSS
2 25 (4.20%) .NET
3 21 (3.53%) XML
4 19 (3.19%) HTML
5 18 (3.03%) CSS3
5 18 (3.03%) JSON
6 16 (2.69%) Ajax
7 14 (2.35%) REST
7 14 (2.35%) Sass
8 13 (2.18%) LESS
8 13 (2.18%) Backbone.js
9 9 (1.51%) ASP.NET
10 8 (1.34%) jQuery
10 8 (1.34%) Spring
11 7 (1.18%) OLE
11 7 (1.18%) Middleware
11 7 (1.18%) XSLT
11 7 (1.18%) AngularJS
12 6 (1.01%) HTML5
12 6 (1.01%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 45 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.19%) Management Information System
2 19 (3.19%) Mobile App
3 15 (2.52%) User Experience
4 12 (2.02%) Mainframe
5 9 (1.51%) PMI
5 9 (1.51%) FMCG
5 9 (1.51%) Credit Risk
6 7 (1.18%) DTV
7 6 (1.01%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.01%) NHS
8 4 (0.67%) Open Source
8 4 (0.67%) VSAM
8 4 (0.67%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.50%) PKI
9 3 (0.50%) Clustering
9 3 (0.50%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.34%) iSeries
10 2 (0.34%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.34%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 42 (7.06%) Windows
2 31 (5.21%) UNIX
3 19 (3.19%) Linux
4 8 (1.34%) Android
5 7 (1.18%) Solaris
5 7 (1.18%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.84%) Windows XP
6 5 (0.84%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.17%) zOS
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.17%) HPUX
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.17%) CentOS
9 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
2 75 (12.61%) Project Management
3 66 (11.09%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (9.75%) Migration
5 52 (8.74%) Change Management
6 51 (8.57%) Business Analysis
7 35 (5.88%) PRINCE2
8 31 (5.21%) ITIL
8 31 (5.21%) Risk Management
9 28 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (4.37%) OO
11 25 (4.20%) Data Migration
12 24 (4.03%) ERP
12 24 (4.03%) Scrum
13 22 (3.70%) Change Control
14 21 (3.53%) Workflow
15 19 (3.19%) Service Management
16 18 (3.03%) Programme Management
16 18 (3.03%) Project Planning
17 17 (2.86%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 67 (11.26%) SQL
2 42 (7.06%) Java
3 32 (5.38%) JavaScript
4 24 (4.03%) C#
5 14 (2.35%) PL/SQL
6 12 (2.02%) C++
7 10 (1.68%) Perl
8 7 (1.18%) Shell Script
8 7 (1.18%) COBOL
8 7 (1.18%) C
8 7 (1.18%) VBA
9 6 (1.01%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.01%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.01%) VBScript
9 6 (1.01%) VB
9 6 (1.01%) Python
10 5 (0.84%) JCL
11 4 (0.67%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.67%) ABAP
11 4 (0.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 20 (3.36%) Degree
2 10 (1.68%) PMI Certification
3 9 (1.51%) ISEB
3 9 (1.51%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.34%) CISSP
4 8 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (1.34%) CISM
5 7 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (1.18%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.01%) CCIE
6 6 (1.01%) CCNP
6 6 (1.01%) CIMA
7 5 (0.84%) PMP
7 5 (0.84%) ACCA
8 4 (0.67%) CRISC
8 4 (0.67%) APMP
8 4 (0.67%) CISA
9 3 (0.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.53%) QA
2 7 (1.18%) SLA
3 5 (0.84%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.67%) P3O
4 4 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.50%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.34%) Basel II
7 1 (0.17%) COBIT
7 1 (0.17%) FATCA
7 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (2.69%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (0.84%) ProxySG
3 5 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.50%) RACF
4 3 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.34%) NFS
5 2 (0.34%) Firmware
6 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (1.34%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 6 (1.01%) Control-M
3 5 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.67%) ServiceCenter
5 3 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.34%) Puppet
7 1 (0.17%) MOM
7 1 (0.17%) SCCM
7 1 (0.17%) SCOM
7 1 (0.17%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 84 (14.12%) Oracle
2 62 (10.42%) Microsoft
3 32 (5.38%) SAP
4 21 (3.53%) HP
4 21 (3.53%) Remedy
5 16 (2.69%) VMware
6 13 (2.18%) Adobe
6 13 (2.18%) Cisco
6 13 (2.18%) IBM
7 9 (1.51%) Pegasus
8 6 (1.01%) CheckPoint
8 6 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.84%) Blue Coat
9 5 (0.84%) Nortel
9 5 (0.84%) Cognos
10 4 (0.67%) TSYS
10 4 (0.67%) Business Objects
10 4 (0.67%) Informatica
10 4 (0.67%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.50%) Teradata
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Nottingham
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Rate: £8.63 - £9.70 per hour
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Rate: £350.00 per day
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Rate: £400 - £410 per day
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Derby
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Rate: £375 - £400 per day
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Derby
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Rate: £350 - £375 per day
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