The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 4 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 358 413 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.70% 15.81% 16.30%
As % of the General category 50.85% 48.19% 49.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 244 323
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £263 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 27 24
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +15.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
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 of England region.

General Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
704 857 942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.88% 32.81% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 457 581
Median daily rate £418 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 87 69
Median hourly rate £28.94 £25.25 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.60% -21.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £13.30 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £28.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +18.75%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the East of England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Finance
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the East of England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Finance
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the East of England region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +3 101 £438 -2.77% 32
Cambridgeshire -2 76 £400 -5.88% 41
Essex -2 74 £443 +10.62% 23
Bedfordshire +11 44 £421 +2.12% 20
Suffolk +1 31 £425 -10.52% 8
Norfolk -1 22 £368 -12.38% 10
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Finance.

1 160 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (15.90%) Project Management
3 114 (15.49%) Oracle
4 103 (13.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 95 (12.91%) SQL
6 90 (12.23%) Java
7 86 (11.68%) Microsoft
8 84 (11.41%) Scrum
9 81 (11.01%) SAP
9 81 (11.01%) Windows
10 78 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
11 74 (10.05%) Business Intelligence
12 73 (9.92%) PRINCE2
13 67 (9.10%) Programme Management
14 63 (8.56%) SQL Server
14 63 (8.56%) MS Excel
15 59 (8.02%) Marketing
16 55 (7.47%) ITIL
16 55 (7.47%) Manufacturing
17 54 (7.34%) Migration
17 54 (7.34%) Web Services
18 50 (6.79%) .NET
18 50 (6.79%) Active Directory
19 49 (6.66%) HTML
20 48 (6.52%) Banking
21 47 (6.39%) TDD
21 47 (6.39%) QA
22 46 (6.25%) Degree
22 46 (6.25%) Retail
23 44 (5.98%) SharePoint

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 44 (5.98%) SharePoint
2 21 (2.85%) IIS
3 18 (2.45%) WebLogic
4 15 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (1.63%) MS Exchange
5 12 (1.63%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.22%) Apache
7 8 (1.09%) Confluence
8 7 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (0.95%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.82%) CMS
9 6 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (0.82%) Skype for Business
10 5 (0.68%) JBoss
11 3 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.41%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (0.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 63 (8.56%) MS Excel
2 38 (5.16%) MS Office
3 24 (3.26%) MS Project
4 22 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (2.31%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.14%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 30 (4.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 21 (2.85%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (1.77%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (1.63%) SAP HR
5 10 (1.36%) Hyperion Planning
5 10 (1.36%) SAP ERP
6 8 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (1.09%) Oracle Financials
7 7 (0.95%) SAP CRM
8 6 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (0.82%) SAP FI
8 6 (0.82%) Unit4 Business World
9 5 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (0.68%) Oracle Assets
9 5 (0.68%) Primavera
9 5 (0.68%) SAP CO
9 5 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
10 4 (0.54%) Oracle Cash Management
10 4 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.36%) Office 365
3 9 (1.22%) IBM Blueworks
4 7 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.82%) SaaS
6 3 (0.41%) Yammer
7 2 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.45%) DNS
2 17 (2.31%) Firewall
2 17 (2.31%) Internet
3 15 (2.04%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.09%) SAN
5 7 (0.95%) HTTP
5 7 (0.95%) VLAN
5 7 (0.95%) WAN
5 7 (0.95%) Wireless
6 6 (0.82%) ATM
6 6 (0.82%) LAN
7 5 (0.68%) FTP
7 5 (0.68%) NAS
7 5 (0.68%) WLAN
8 4 (0.54%) iSCSI
8 4 (0.54%) LDAP
8 4 (0.54%) MPLS
8 4 (0.54%) SSL
8 4 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.41%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (8.56%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (2.99%) Oracle Database
4 19 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (2.45%) Oracle Reports
6 17 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (1.77%) Big Data
8 12 (1.63%) MySQL
9 11 (1.49%) Essbase
9 11 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (1.22%) Oracle ODI
11 8 (1.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 8 (1.09%) QlikView
11 8 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (0.95%) Relational Database
13 6 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (0.82%) DB2
13 6 (0.82%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 26 (3.53%) Selenium
2 19 (2.58%) JIRA
3 18 (2.45%) Cucumber
4 17 (2.31%) WebDriver
5 13 (1.77%) Jenkins
6 12 (1.63%) JUnit
6 12 (1.63%) LSMW
6 12 (1.63%) SoapUI
7 11 (1.49%) Git (software)
8 10 (1.36%) JBehave
9 9 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (1.09%) Eclipse
10 8 (1.09%) Maven
11 7 (0.95%) Appium
12 4 (0.54%) JMeter
12 4 (0.54%) NUnit
12 4 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.54%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.41%) AccuRev
General
1 59 (8.02%) Marketing
2 55 (7.47%) Manufacturing
3 48 (6.52%) Banking
4 46 (6.25%) Retail
5 40 (5.43%) Telecoms
6 31 (4.21%) Electronics
7 24 (3.26%) Billing
8 22 (2.99%) Legal
9 12 (1.63%) General Ledger
10 11 (1.49%) Automotive
11 10 (1.36%) Back Office
12 9 (1.22%) Law
13 8 (1.09%) Advertising
13 8 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.95%) Local Government
15 6 (0.82%) Games
16 5 (0.68%) French Language
17 4 (0.54%) Front Office
18 3 (0.41%) Financial Institution
18 3 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 214 (29.08%) Analyst
2 104 (14.13%) Project Manager
3 91 (12.36%) Developer
4 81 (11.01%) Business Analyst
5 60 (8.15%) Architect
6 46 (6.25%) Consultant
7 37 (5.03%) Financial Analyst
7 37 (5.03%) Test Analyst
8 31 (4.21%) IT Manager
9 30 (4.08%) Java Developer
10 28 (3.80%) Senior Analyst
10 28 (3.80%) Service Analyst
11 27 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
12 26 (3.53%) Programme Manager
13 19 (2.58%) Service Desk Analyst
14 17 (2.31%) HR Manager
14 17 (2.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 17 (2.31%) IT Analyst
14 17 (2.31%) SQL Developer
15 16 (2.17%) Data Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (7.34%) Web Services
2 50 (6.79%) .NET
3 49 (6.66%) HTML
4 44 (5.98%) Spring
5 33 (4.48%) Hibernate
6 31 (4.21%) J2EE
6 31 (4.21%) XML
7 30 (4.08%) ASP.NET
8 23 (3.13%) Middleware
9 19 (2.58%) CSS
9 19 (2.58%) SOAP
10 16 (2.17%) AngularJS
10 16 (2.17%) Apache Flex
10 16 (2.17%) RESTful
11 12 (1.63%) BAPI
12 11 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (1.49%) XSLT
13 10 (1.36%) jQuery
14 9 (1.22%) Oracle Fusion
14 9 (1.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 78 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (3.53%) Management Information System
3 16 (2.17%) Data Centre
4 15 (2.04%) Reference Data
5 13 (1.77%) Mobile App
6 12 (1.63%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.49%) Data Integration
7 11 (1.49%) NHS
8 10 (1.36%) PMI
9 8 (1.09%) Blackberry
9 8 (1.09%) EPoS
9 8 (1.09%) Learning Management System
10 7 (0.95%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.82%) e-Learning
11 6 (0.82%) SWIFT
12 5 (0.68%) Biology
12 5 (0.68%) Blockchain
12 5 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.68%) Statistics
13 4 (0.54%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 81 (11.01%) Windows
2 32 (4.35%) Linux
3 26 (3.53%) Windows Server
4 24 (3.26%) Windows 7
5 21 (2.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (2.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (1.49%) Unix
8 9 (1.22%) AIX
8 9 (1.22%) Solaris
9 4 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (0.41%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.27%) CentOS
11 2 (0.27%) Fedora
11 2 (0.27%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.14%) Android
12 1 (0.14%) MVS
12 1 (0.14%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (15.90%) Project Management
3 103 (13.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 84 (11.41%) Scrum
5 74 (10.05%) Business Intelligence
6 73 (9.92%) PRINCE2
7 67 (9.10%) Programme Management
8 55 (7.47%) ITIL
9 54 (7.34%) Migration
10 47 (6.39%) TDD
11 43 (5.84%) User Acceptance Testing
12 42 (5.71%) Business Analysis
13 41 (5.57%) Information Security
14 38 (5.16%) Change Management
14 38 (5.16%) SOA
15 37 (5.03%) CRM
16 35 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
16 35 (4.76%) Risk Management
17 33 (4.48%) ERP
18 31 (4.21%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 95 (12.91%) SQL
2 90 (12.23%) Java
3 32 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 25 (3.40%) C#
5 19 (2.58%) C
6 18 (2.45%) PL/SQL
7 13 (1.77%) Ruby
8 9 (1.22%) PowerShell
8 9 (1.22%) Python
9 7 (0.95%) VBA
10 6 (0.82%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.82%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.68%) ABAP
12 4 (0.54%) C++
12 4 (0.54%) Perl
13 3 (0.41%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.41%) PHP
13 3 (0.41%) XPath
14 2 (0.27%) VB
15 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 46 (6.25%) Degree
2 27 (3.67%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.99%) ISEB
4 18 (2.45%) CISSP
5 16 (2.17%) CISM
5 16 (2.17%) PMI Certification
6 15 (2.04%) SC Cleared
7 13 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 11 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 10 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (1.36%) PMP
10 8 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (0.95%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.82%) MCSE
13 4 (0.54%) CBAP
13 4 (0.54%) CESG Certified Professional
13 4 (0.54%) CRISC
13 4 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.54%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.39%) QA
2 17 (2.31%) SLA
3 12 (1.63%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.68%) SEPA
5 4 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.41%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.27%) P3O
7 2 (0.27%) SDET
8 1 (0.14%) GxP
8 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 50 (6.79%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.90%) VMware ESX
4 11 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (1.22%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (0.95%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.68%) vSphere
8 3 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.27%) Snort
9 2 (0.27%) XenApp
10 1 (0.14%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (1.90%) SCCM
2 6 (0.82%) Control-M
2 6 (0.82%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.68%) Backup Exec
3 5 (0.68%) Puppet
4 4 (0.54%) OpenView
5 3 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.41%) WhatsUp Gold
5 3 (0.41%) WSUS
6 2 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.14%) Aspera SmartTrack
7 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 114 (15.49%) Oracle
2 86 (11.68%) Microsoft
3 81 (11.01%) SAP
4 31 (4.21%) VMware
5 22 (2.99%) Citrix
6 21 (2.85%) HP
7 18 (2.45%) Adobe
8 16 (2.17%) Cisco
8 16 (2.17%) Dell
8 16 (2.17%) IBM
9 14 (1.90%) Avaya
10 12 (1.63%) Hyperion
11 10 (1.36%) CheckPoint
11 10 (1.36%) Epicor
12 9 (1.22%) ServiceNow
12 9 (1.22%) Varonis
13 8 (1.09%) Workday
14 7 (0.95%) Cognos
14 7 (0.95%) Saba
14 7 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
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