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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 5 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 487 374 554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.55% 15.47% 17.74%
As % of the General category 49.54% 48.51% 48.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 170 317
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 39
Average hourly rate £19.75 £16.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.43% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £10.55 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £45.90 £39.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -9.09%
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
983 771 1133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 31.39% 31.90% 36.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 360 602
Average daily rate £400 £394 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 67 79
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.61% -49.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.01 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Hertfordshire +4 177 £385 -9.41% 70
Essex 0 93 £400 -5.88% 29
Bedfordshire -1 82 £425 -8.10% 18
Cambridgeshire -9 75 £350 -12.50% 50
Suffolk 0 30 £463 -0.53% 10
Norfolk -9 18 £453 +81.00% 1
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 250 (24.70%) SQL
2 198 (19.57%) Oracle
3 183 (18.08%) Project Management
4 126 (12.45%) Windows
5 118 (11.66%) Java
6 114 (11.26%) Retail
7 113 (11.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 113 (11.17%) SQL Server
8 102 (10.08%) Microsoft
9 96 (9.49%) E-Commerce
10 93 (9.19%) User Acceptance Testing
11 89 (8.79%) MS Excel
12 86 (8.50%) .NET
12 86 (8.50%) PRINCE2
13 85 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
14 78 (7.71%) ITIL
15 75 (7.41%) UNIX
16 73 (7.21%) Data Warehouse
16 73 (7.21%) Migration
17 70 (6.92%) Telecoms
18 69 (6.82%) XML
19 68 (6.72%) Linux
19 68 (6.72%) Banking
20 67 (6.62%) SAP
21 66 (6.52%) Degree
22 64 (6.32%) J2EE
22 64 (6.32%) HTML
22 64 (6.32%) Manufacturing
23 63 (6.23%) MS Office
24 60 (5.93%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 52 (5.14%) WebLogic
2 46 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 43 (4.25%) Tomcat
4 28 (2.77%) IIS
4 28 (2.77%) Apache
5 26 (2.57%) WebSphere
6 24 (2.37%) MS Exchange
7 23 (2.27%) MQSeries
8 14 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (1.28%) SAS
10 9 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (0.79%) GlassFish
11 8 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (0.79%) CMS
12 7 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
12 7 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (0.69%) Lync
12 7 (0.69%) Adobe CQ
13 5 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 89 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 63 (6.23%) MS Office
3 24 (2.37%) MS Project
4 22 (2.17%) MS Visio
5 18 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (1.28%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.59%) SPSS
9 5 (0.49%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.20%) RoboHelp
11 2 (0.20%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.099%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 38 (3.75%) Oracle Payables
2 36 (3.56%) Oracle General Ledger
3 34 (3.36%) Oracle Receivables
4 23 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 23 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
5 22 (2.17%) Agresso
6 20 (1.98%) Oracle Financials
6 20 (1.98%) Oracle Assets
7 17 (1.68%) Oracle Cash Management
8 8 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
8 8 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (0.59%) VisionPLUS
10 6 (0.59%) BASE24
10 6 (0.59%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 5 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
11 5 (0.49%) SAP CO
11 5 (0.49%) SAP FI
12 4 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
12 4 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.09%) IBM SmartCloud
2 10 (0.99%) SaaS
3 7 (0.69%) Office 365
3 7 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.099%) Taleo
5 1 (0.099%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.099%) IaaS
5 1 (0.099%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.67%) Internet
2 20 (1.98%) Firewall
3 19 (1.88%) LAN
4 18 (1.78%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.28%) SAN
5 13 (1.28%) WAN
6 11 (1.09%) Network Security
7 10 (0.99%) HTTP
8 9 (0.89%) VPN
9 8 (0.79%) ATM
10 7 (0.69%) IP Telephony
10 7 (0.69%) VoIP
11 6 (0.59%) Broadband
11 6 (0.59%) DNS
12 5 (0.49%) ADSL
12 5 (0.49%) FTP
13 4 (0.40%) HTTPS
14 3 (0.30%) SMTP
14 3 (0.30%) DHCP
15 2 (0.20%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (11.17%) SQL Server
2 73 (7.21%) Data Warehouse
3 50 (4.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 42 (4.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 28 (2.77%) Oracle Database
7 19 (1.88%) Relational Database
8 18 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (1.68%) Data Mart
9 17 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
9 17 (1.68%) DB2
9 17 (1.68%) RDBMS
10 16 (1.58%) MySQL
10 16 (1.58%) NoSQL
11 14 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
13 10 (0.99%) Oracle ODI
14 8 (0.79%) Hadoop
14 8 (0.79%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 23 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 21 (2.08%) Eclipse
3 19 (1.88%) Subversion
4 18 (1.78%) JUnit
5 17 (1.68%) Ant
6 16 (1.58%) QuickTest Pro
7 11 (1.09%) Maven
7 11 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (0.89%) Visual Studio
8 9 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
9 8 (0.79%) Log4j
9 8 (0.79%) JIRA
10 7 (0.69%) LoadRunner
11 6 (0.59%) SoapUI
11 6 (0.59%) Selenium
12 5 (0.49%) Mockito
12 5 (0.49%) Axure RP
12 5 (0.49%) IntelliJ
13 4 (0.40%) VisualVM
14 3 (0.30%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 114 (11.26%) Retail
2 70 (6.92%) Telecoms
3 68 (6.72%) Banking
4 64 (6.32%) Manufacturing
5 28 (2.77%) Marketing
6 27 (2.67%) Legal
7 21 (2.08%) General Ledger
8 19 (1.88%) Back Office
9 17 (1.68%) Law
10 15 (1.48%) Financial Institution
11 13 (1.28%) Local Government
12 10 (0.99%) Advertising
13 8 (0.79%) Automotive
14 6 (0.59%) Billing
15 5 (0.49%) Games
15 5 (0.49%) French Language
15 5 (0.49%) German Language
16 4 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.20%) Electronics
17 2 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 284 (28.06%) Analyst
2 160 (15.81%) Developer
3 135 (13.34%) Project Manager
4 131 (12.94%) Business Analyst
5 105 (10.38%) Architect
6 40 (3.95%) Consultant
7 38 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
8 36 (3.56%) Test Analyst
9 34 (3.36%) Systems Analyst
10 33 (3.26%) Senior Analyst
11 29 (2.87%) Support Analyst
11 29 (2.87%) Service Analyst
11 29 (2.87%) Java Developer
11 29 (2.87%) Service Desk Analyst
12 23 (2.27%) .NET Developer
13 21 (2.08%) Data Analyst
13 21 (2.08%) Technical Architect
13 21 (2.08%) Tester
14 18 (1.78%) IT Project Manager
14 18 (1.78%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (8.50%) .NET
2 69 (6.82%) XML
3 64 (6.32%) HTML
3 64 (6.32%) J2EE
4 51 (5.04%) Web Services
5 38 (3.75%) CSS
6 30 (2.96%) Spring
7 26 (2.57%) ASP.NET
7 26 (2.57%) jQuery
8 23 (2.27%) Hibernate
8 23 (2.27%) WCF
9 22 (2.17%) JSP
10 19 (1.88%) HTML5
11 18 (1.78%) J2SE
11 18 (1.78%) Middleware
12 16 (1.58%) XHTML
12 16 (1.58%) Ajax
12 16 (1.58%) SOAP
12 16 (1.58%) JSON
13 13 (1.28%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 32 (3.16%) Blackberry
2 30 (2.96%) Management Information System
3 19 (1.88%) Data Integration
4 18 (1.78%) NHS
5 16 (1.58%) Computer Science
6 15 (1.48%) Mathematics
6 15 (1.48%) Mainframe
7 12 (1.19%) Clustering
7 12 (1.19%) PMI
8 10 (0.99%) FMCG
8 10 (0.99%) Open Source
9 9 (0.89%) Client/Server
9 9 (0.89%) Replication
9 9 (0.89%) PKI
9 9 (0.89%) Smartphone
10 8 (0.79%) Web 2.0
10 8 (0.79%) W3C
10 8 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
10 8 (0.79%) Data Conversion
11 7 (0.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 126 (12.45%) Windows
2 75 (7.41%) UNIX
3 68 (6.72%) Linux
4 47 (4.64%) Windows 7
5 38 (3.75%) Solaris
6 23 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (1.78%) Oracle Linux
8 14 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (1.09%) Apple iOS
10 10 (0.99%) Android
10 10 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.79%) HPUX
12 6 (0.59%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.40%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.30%) AIX
15 3 (0.30%) SUSE
15 3 (0.30%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.099%) OpenVMS
16 1 (0.099%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (18.08%) Project Management
2 113 (11.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 96 (9.49%) E-Commerce
4 93 (9.19%) User Acceptance Testing
5 86 (8.50%) PRINCE2
6 85 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
7 78 (7.71%) ITIL
8 73 (7.21%) Migration
9 60 (5.93%) Change Management
10 58 (5.73%) ETL
11 50 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
11 50 (4.94%) Waterfall
12 45 (4.45%) ERP
13 43 (4.25%) UML
13 43 (4.25%) Scrum
14 41 (4.05%) Business Analysis
15 40 (3.95%) Risk Management
15 40 (3.95%) Service Delivery
15 40 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
16 38 (3.75%) OO
Programming Languages
1 250 (24.70%) SQL
2 118 (11.66%) Java
3 55 (5.43%) JavaScript
4 44 (4.35%) C#
4 44 (4.35%) T-SQL
5 28 (2.77%) PL/SQL
6 26 (2.57%) Perl
7 12 (1.19%) Python
8 11 (1.09%) VB
9 10 (0.99%) PHP
10 8 (0.79%) XPath
11 6 (0.59%) VB6
11 6 (0.59%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.59%) VBA
11 6 (0.59%) VBScript
12 5 (0.49%) PowerShell
12 5 (0.49%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.40%) XAML
13 4 (0.40%) C++
14 3 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 66 (6.52%) Degree
2 53 (5.24%) ISEB
3 28 (2.77%) ISTQB
4 27 (2.67%) Security Cleared
5 23 (2.27%) PMI Certification
6 17 (1.68%) SC Cleared
7 16 (1.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 15 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 12 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (1.09%) PMP
11 9 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 8 (0.79%) Sun Certification
12 8 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.59%) CCDP
13 6 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.59%) MCSA
14 5 (0.49%) CCNP
14 5 (0.49%) MCSE
15 4 (0.40%) CISSP
15 4 (0.40%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (5.43%) QA
2 20 (1.98%) SLA
3 7 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.49%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.30%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.20%) GAAP
9 1 (0.099%) COBIT
System Software
1 52 (5.14%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.89%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.59%) XenApp
5 5 (0.49%) ISA Server
5 5 (0.49%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.20%) KVM
7 2 (0.20%) vSphere
7 2 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.20%) RACF
7 2 (0.20%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.099%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.099%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.099%) vCloud
8 1 (0.099%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.099%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 36 (3.56%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.69%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.49%) SCCM
4 4 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (0.40%) Opsview
5 3 (0.30%) OpenSSO
5 3 (0.30%) Puppet
6 2 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.20%) SCOM
7 1 (0.099%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.099%) OPNET
7 1 (0.099%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.099%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 198 (19.57%) Oracle
2 102 (10.08%) Microsoft
3 67 (6.62%) SAP
4 53 (5.24%) Citrix
5 50 (4.94%) HP
6 43 (4.25%) IBM
7 37 (3.66%) VMware
8 29 (2.87%) Sun
9 24 (2.37%) Sybase
10 21 (2.08%) Cisco
11 17 (1.68%) Teradata
11 17 (1.68%) Atlassian
12 14 (1.38%) Remedy
13 12 (1.19%) webMethods
13 12 (1.19%) JBoss
13 12 (1.19%) Hyperion
14 11 (1.09%) Red Hat
14 11 (1.09%) Splunk
15 10 (0.99%) PeopleSoft
16 9 (0.89%) Business Objects
Essex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Essex
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Rate: £15 - 18 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
Luton
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Rate: £400 - £425 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £500 - £630 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Rate: £15 - 18 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £265 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Clear Edge Consulting
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day + BONUS
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £220.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Peterborough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago