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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 4 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 428 376 527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.36% 13.59% 17.78%
As % of the General category 50.83% 44.44% 53.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 214 286
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £618 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 19 13
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% +19.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.85 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £41.24 £38.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +8.57%
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
842 846 977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.16% 30.57% 32.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 482 510
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 56 72
Median hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £23.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.33% +57.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.60 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £46.10 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Essex 0 129 £410 -0.60% 15
Hertfordshire +6 110 £425 +7.59% 43
Cambridgeshire +11 65 £450 +6.50% 52
Norfolk +6 48 £425 - 1
Suffolk +7 45 £500 +11.11% 8
Bedfordshire -15 22 £403 -15.26% 12
East Anglia +2 2 £600 -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 150 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (17.78%) SQL
3 134 (17.52%) Project Management
4 125 (16.34%) Windows
5 98 (12.81%) Microsoft
5 98 (12.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 92 (12.03%) MS Excel
7 76 (9.93%) Oracle
8 71 (9.28%) .NET
9 70 (9.15%) Active Directory
10 68 (8.89%) MS Office
10 68 (8.89%) Scrum
11 63 (8.24%) SQL Server
11 63 (8.24%) PRINCE2
11 63 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
12 61 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
13 60 (7.84%) ITIL
14 54 (7.06%) Windows 7
15 52 (6.80%) Incident Management
16 51 (6.67%) Degree
17 49 (6.41%) Manufacturing
17 49 (6.41%) Banking
18 48 (6.27%) Document Management
18 48 (6.27%) C#
18 48 (6.27%) Citrix
19 47 (6.14%) Web Services
20 44 (5.75%) Java
20 44 (5.75%) Windows Server
21 43 (5.62%) ERP
21 43 (5.62%) Law

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 24 (3.14%) IIS
2 21 (2.75%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.83%) MS Exchange
4 12 (1.57%) SAS
5 9 (1.18%) CMS
6 8 (1.05%) Apache
6 8 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (0.92%) IBM Notes
7 7 (0.92%) JBoss
7 7 (0.92%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.92%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.52%) Documentum
8 4 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.52%) MS Project Server
8 4 (0.52%) NetWeaver
9 3 (0.39%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.26%) ArchestrA
10 2 (0.26%) DNN
10 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 92 (12.03%) MS Excel
2 68 (8.89%) MS Office
3 23 (3.01%) MS Project
4 20 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (1.57%) MS Visio
6 8 (1.05%) AutoCAD
6 8 (1.05%) SOLIDWORKS
7 5 (0.65%) FrameMaker
8 4 (0.52%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.26%) Simulink
10 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (2.09%) Hyperion Planning
2 11 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (1.05%) SAP ERP
5 7 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (0.92%) Primavera
6 6 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.65%) HFM
7 5 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (0.65%) SAP CRM
8 4 (0.52%) Cognos TM1
8 4 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.52%) SAP BPC
9 3 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.05%) IaaS
3 6 (0.78%) Office 365
3 6 (0.78%) SaaS
4 3 (0.39%) IBM SmartCloud
5 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.26%) PaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.13%) Force.com
6 1 (0.13%) IBM PureFlex
6 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.79%) Firewall
2 24 (3.14%) DNS
3 13 (1.70%) Internet
3 13 (1.70%) WAN
4 12 (1.57%) BIG-IP
4 12 (1.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 12 (1.57%) SAN
5 11 (1.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 10 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (1.18%) ATM
7 9 (1.18%) LAN
7 9 (1.18%) Network Security
8 8 (1.05%) MPLS
9 5 (0.65%) SSL
10 4 (0.52%) Intranet
10 4 (0.52%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.52%) Wireless
11 3 (0.39%) FTP
11 3 (0.39%) HTTP
11 3 (0.39%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (1.70%) BusinessObjects
4 13 (1.70%) Essbase
5 11 (1.44%) DB2
6 10 (1.31%) Hadoop
7 9 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (1.05%) QlikView
8 8 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (0.92%) Data Mart
10 6 (0.78%) Big Data
10 6 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.65%) MySQL
11 5 (0.65%) Oracle ODI
11 5 (0.65%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.52%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (1.83%) JIRA
2 10 (1.31%) Git (software)
3 9 (1.18%) HP UFT
4 7 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.92%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.78%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.52%) Subversion
7 3 (0.39%) ERwin
7 3 (0.39%) Maven
7 3 (0.39%) VisualVM
8 2 (0.26%) Ant
8 2 (0.26%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.26%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.26%) ClearQuest
8 2 (0.26%) FogBugz
8 2 (0.26%) Gradle
8 2 (0.26%) NUnit
8 2 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.26%) Selenium
8 2 (0.26%) Xcode
General
1 49 (6.41%) Banking
1 49 (6.41%) Manufacturing
2 43 (5.62%) Law
3 37 (4.84%) Retail
4 34 (4.44%) Telecoms
5 29 (3.79%) Legal
6 22 (2.88%) Marketing
7 21 (2.75%) Financial Institution
8 16 (2.09%) Automotive
9 13 (1.70%) Publishing
10 12 (1.57%) Back Office
11 11 (1.44%) Electronics
12 9 (1.18%) Advertising
13 8 (1.05%) General Ledger
14 7 (0.92%) Billing
14 7 (0.92%) German Language
15 6 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.65%) Retail Banking
17 2 (0.26%) French Language
17 2 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 205 (26.80%) Analyst
2 121 (15.82%) Project Manager
3 100 (13.07%) Developer
4 71 (9.28%) Consultant
5 66 (8.63%) Business Analyst
6 59 (7.71%) Service Analyst
7 54 (7.06%) Architect
8 41 (5.36%) Service Desk Analyst
9 37 (4.84%) Help Desk Analyst
10 35 (4.58%) Support Analyst
11 30 (3.92%) .NET Developer
12 28 (3.66%) Applications Support
13 27 (3.53%) SQL Developer
14 26 (3.40%) C# Developer
15 25 (3.27%) IT Manager
16 24 (3.14%) Solutions Architect
17 22 (2.88%) C# .NET Developer
17 22 (2.88%) Infrastructure Manager
17 22 (2.88%) Java Developer
18 21 (2.75%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (9.28%) .NET
2 47 (6.14%) Web Services
3 38 (4.97%) HTML
4 29 (3.79%) ASP.NET
5 27 (3.53%) SOAP
6 26 (3.40%) AngularJS
6 26 (3.40%) XML
7 20 (2.61%) .NET Framework
7 20 (2.61%) CSS
8 17 (2.22%) REST
9 16 (2.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (1.96%) WCF
11 14 (1.83%) HTML5
12 13 (1.70%) RESTful
13 12 (1.57%) jQuery
13 12 (1.57%) Middleware
14 10 (1.31%) KnockoutJS
14 10 (1.31%) Spring
14 10 (1.31%) WPF
15 9 (1.18%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 61 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (5.49%) Blackberry
3 28 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 27 (3.53%) Data Centre
5 19 (2.48%) Mobile App
6 12 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.31%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.18%) Data Integration
9 8 (1.05%) Reinsurance
9 8 (1.05%) Visualisation
10 7 (0.92%) Client/Server
10 7 (0.92%) User Experience
11 6 (0.78%) Cryptography
11 6 (0.78%) Hedge funds
11 6 (0.78%) Life Science
11 6 (0.78%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.65%) CMDB
12 5 (0.65%) Data Extraction
12 5 (0.65%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.65%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 125 (16.34%) Windows
2 54 (7.06%) Windows 7
3 44 (5.75%) Windows Server
4 21 (2.75%) Linux
5 15 (1.96%) Unix
6 13 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.65%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.52%) Solaris
10 4 (0.52%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.39%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.39%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.26%) Android
13 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.13%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (17.52%) Project Management
3 98 (12.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 68 (8.89%) Scrum
5 63 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
5 63 (8.24%) PRINCE2
6 60 (7.84%) ITIL
7 52 (6.80%) Incident Management
8 48 (6.27%) Document Management
9 43 (5.62%) ERP
10 40 (5.23%) Change Management
11 35 (4.58%) Risk Management
12 34 (4.44%) ETL
13 33 (4.31%) Business Analysis
13 33 (4.31%) Change Control
14 31 (4.05%) CRM
14 31 (4.05%) SDLC
15 29 (3.79%) MVC
15 29 (3.79%) OO
16 27 (3.53%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 136 (17.78%) SQL
2 48 (6.27%) C#
3 44 (5.75%) Java
4 24 (3.14%) T-SQL
5 21 (2.75%) JavaScript
6 11 (1.44%) PL/SQL
7 8 (1.05%) C
8 7 (0.92%) Perl
8 7 (0.92%) Python
8 7 (0.92%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.65%) C++
9 5 (0.65%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.52%) Apex Code
10 4 (0.52%) PHP
11 3 (0.39%) Apple Swift
11 3 (0.39%) Erlang
11 3 (0.39%) Objective-C
11 3 (0.39%) VB
12 2 (0.26%) Ada
12 2 (0.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 51 (6.67%) Degree
2 28 (3.66%) Security Cleared
3 23 (3.01%) ISEB
4 20 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 17 (2.22%) PMI Certification
6 15 (1.96%) PMP
7 11 (1.44%) ISTQB
8 9 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.05%) CCNP
9 8 (1.05%) CISM
9 8 (1.05%) CISSP
9 8 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (1.05%) SC Cleared
10 7 (0.92%) APMP
10 7 (0.92%) CISA
10 7 (0.92%) MCP
11 6 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (0.52%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.66%) SLA
2 21 (2.75%) QA
3 13 (1.70%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.05%) GxP
5 5 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.26%) COBIT
6 2 (0.26%) GAAP
6 2 (0.26%) GCP
6 2 (0.26%) GLP
6 2 (0.26%) GMP
6 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.13%) DO-254
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.13%) SEPA
System Software
1 70 (9.15%) Active Directory
2 23 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.92%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.78%) vSphere
5 3 (0.39%) Docker
5 3 (0.39%) GPFS
5 3 (0.39%) NFS
5 3 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.26%) Firmware
6 2 (0.26%) iptables
6 2 (0.26%) Postfix
6 2 (0.26%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (1.31%) Puppet
2 6 (0.78%) SCCM
3 5 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.65%) Nagios
4 4 (0.52%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (0.52%) WSUS
5 3 (0.39%) Ganglia
5 3 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.39%) Opsview
6 2 (0.26%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.26%) Control-M
6 2 (0.26%) OSSEC
6 2 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.26%) Wonderware InTouch
7 1 (0.13%) Ansible
7 1 (0.13%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.13%) QRadar
7 1 (0.13%) Salt
7 1 (0.13%) Terraform
7 1 (0.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 98 (12.81%) Microsoft
2 76 (9.93%) Oracle
3 48 (6.27%) Citrix
4 41 (5.36%) SAP
5 29 (3.79%) HP
6 28 (3.66%) VMware
7 26 (3.40%) Cisco
8 23 (3.01%) CheckPoint
9 21 (2.75%) Hyperion
10 17 (2.22%) IBM
11 14 (1.83%) F5
12 10 (1.31%) DevExpress
12 10 (1.31%) Red Hat
13 9 (1.18%) Blue Coat
14 8 (1.05%) Cognos
14 8 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
15 7 (0.92%) Lotus
15 7 (0.92%) ServiceNow
16 6 (0.78%) JD Edwards
17 5 (0.65%) Remedy
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