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 28 August 2015 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 4 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 490 491 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.71% 15.65% 15.61%
As % of the General category 51.91% 49.75% 48.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 293 168
Average daily rate
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£414 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.43% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £222 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £525 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 23 32
Average hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.33 £16.50 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.23 £36.65 £45.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.26 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.86% -5.71%
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
944 987 761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.27% 31.46% 32.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 553 354
Average daily rate £400 £400 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 84 66
Average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £16.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +86.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Essex +2 183 £375 -6.25% 21
Hertfordshire -3 116 £475 +23.37% 42
Cambridgeshire +3 103 £419 +19.64% 41
Bedfordshire -2 38 £425 - 6
Suffolk +1 29 £450 -2.70% 1
Norfolk +10 16 £344 -24.03% 3
East Anglia +1 7 £575 +23.65%
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 141 (16.10%) SQL
2 140 (15.98%) Project Management
3 134 (15.30%) Oracle
4 125 (14.27%) Windows
5 122 (13.93%) Microsoft
6 111 (12.67%) Agile Software Development
7 87 (9.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 86 (9.82%) MS Office
9 84 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
10 82 (9.36%) SAP
11 81 (9.25%) SQL Server
12 79 (9.02%) Java
13 76 (8.68%) ITIL
13 76 (8.68%) MS Excel
13 76 (8.68%) Active Directory
14 72 (8.22%) ERP
15 71 (8.11%) Citrix
16 68 (7.76%) Banking
17 66 (7.53%) Telecoms
18 64 (7.31%) Change Management
18 64 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
19 61 (6.96%) .NET
20 58 (6.62%) PRINCE2
20 58 (6.62%) Migration
21 55 (6.28%) Data Warehouse
22 54 (6.16%) E-Commerce
23 51 (5.82%) Retail
24 47 (5.37%) VMware
24 47 (5.37%) JavaScript
25 44 (5.02%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 35 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 27 (3.08%) WebSphere
3 16 (1.83%) IIS
4 10 (1.14%) MS Exchange
4 10 (1.14%) Apache
5 9 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (0.91%) WebLogic
7 7 (0.80%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (0.80%) WebSphere Process Server
7 7 (0.80%) WebSphere Portal
8 6 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (0.68%) ArchestrA
9 5 (0.57%) CMS
10 4 (0.46%) JBoss
10 4 (0.46%) GlassFish
10 4 (0.46%) Oracle UPK
10 4 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.34%) Node.js
11 3 (0.34%) Moodle
Applications
1 86 (9.82%) MS Office
2 76 (8.68%) MS Excel
3 18 (2.05%) MS Visio
4 17 (1.94%) MS Project
5 14 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.34%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 23 (2.63%) Oracle Financials
2 21 (2.40%) Oracle Payables
3 20 (2.28%) Agresso
4 19 (2.17%) Oracle Receivables
4 19 (2.17%) Oracle General Ledger
5 18 (2.05%) Oracle EBS R12
6 14 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
7 12 (1.37%) Oracle Assets
8 11 (1.26%) Oracle Cash Management
8 11 (1.26%) CODA-Financials
8 11 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
9 10 (1.14%) Oracle ERP
10 9 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
11 8 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 8 (0.91%) SAP FI
11 8 (0.91%) Hyperion Planning
12 7 (0.80%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 7 (0.80%) Cognos Planning
12 7 (0.80%) SAP FI/CO
12 7 (0.80%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.46%) SaaS
3 4 (0.46%) Office 365
3 4 (0.46%) IBM SmartCloud
4 3 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (0.34%) Taleo
5 2 (0.23%) GitHub
5 2 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.34%) Firewall
2 26 (2.97%) Network Security
3 25 (2.85%) Internet
4 19 (2.17%) DNS
4 19 (2.17%) SAN
5 16 (1.83%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (1.60%) LDAP
7 13 (1.48%) LAN
7 13 (1.48%) SSL
8 12 (1.37%) WAN
8 12 (1.37%) DHCP
8 12 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (1.26%) TCP/IP
10 8 (0.91%) SSH
10 8 (0.91%) NetScaler
11 7 (0.80%) Intranet
12 6 (0.68%) SMS
12 6 (0.68%) VoIP
12 6 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (0.68%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (9.25%) SQL Server
2 55 (6.28%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (3.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 28 (3.20%) Crystal Reports
5 27 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (2.17%) Relational Database
7 17 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 15 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (1.71%) MongoDB
9 14 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
10 13 (1.48%) NoSQL
10 13 (1.48%) Oracle Database
11 11 (1.26%) MS Access
11 11 (1.26%) OLAP
12 10 (1.14%) DTS
13 9 (1.03%) Data Mining
13 9 (1.03%) SAP BW
14 8 (0.91%) Hyperion Smart View
14 8 (0.91%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 16 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (1.60%) JIRA
3 12 (1.37%) Jasmine
4 8 (0.91%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.80%) Visual Studio
5 7 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (0.80%) Toad
6 5 (0.57%) Eclipse
6 5 (0.57%) Subversion
7 4 (0.46%) PowerBuilder
7 4 (0.46%) ERwin
8 3 (0.34%) MSI
8 3 (0.34%) AdminStudio
8 3 (0.34%) AccuRev
8 3 (0.34%) Selenium
8 3 (0.34%) Wise Package Studio
9 2 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.23%) Maven
9 2 (0.23%) IntelliJ
General
1 68 (7.76%) Banking
2 66 (7.53%) Telecoms
3 51 (5.82%) Retail
4 34 (3.88%) Manufacturing
5 26 (2.97%) Legal
6 19 (2.17%) Law
7 16 (1.83%) Marketing
8 14 (1.60%) General Ledger
9 13 (1.48%) Billing
10 8 (0.91%) Publishing
10 8 (0.91%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.91%) Electronics
11 7 (0.80%) Advertising
12 6 (0.68%) Local Government
13 4 (0.46%) Back Office
13 4 (0.46%) Automotive
14 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.34%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.23%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 222 (25.34%) Analyst
2 128 (14.61%) Developer
3 113 (12.90%) Project Manager
4 89 (10.16%) Business Analyst
5 76 (8.68%) Consultant
6 60 (6.85%) Architect
7 51 (5.82%) Support Analyst
8 37 (4.22%) Applications Support
9 36 (4.11%) Systems Analyst
9 36 (4.11%) Java Developer
10 30 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
10 30 (3.42%) Systems Support
11 27 (3.08%) Service Analyst
11 27 (3.08%) Applications Support Analyst
12 24 (2.74%) Service Desk Analyst
13 23 (2.63%) Systems Support Analyst
14 20 (2.28%) IT Project Manager
14 20 (2.28%) Administrator
14 20 (2.28%) Oracle Consultant
15 19 (2.17%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (6.96%) .NET
2 41 (4.68%) XML
3 31 (3.54%) CSS
4 30 (3.42%) Web Services
5 26 (2.97%) HTML
6 24 (2.74%) J2EE
7 22 (2.51%) Middleware
8 21 (2.40%) JSP
9 19 (2.17%) Spring
10 15 (1.71%) .NET Framework
11 13 (1.48%) Backbone.js
11 13 (1.48%) KnockoutJS
12 12 (1.37%) SOAP
13 11 (1.26%) SAML
13 11 (1.26%) JSTL
13 11 (1.26%) WCF
13 11 (1.26%) AngularJS
14 10 (1.14%) WebSphere MQ
15 9 (1.03%) Hibernate
15 9 (1.03%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 64 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (4.79%) Data Centre
3 29 (3.31%) Blackberry
4 23 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 16 (1.83%) Data Integration
6 14 (1.60%) Clustering
7 9 (1.03%) EFT
7 9 (1.03%) Data Structures
8 8 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (0.91%) DTV
8 8 (0.91%) SCADA
9 7 (0.80%) Life Science
10 6 (0.68%) FMCG
10 6 (0.68%) HP Storage
10 6 (0.68%) Biology
10 6 (0.68%) PKI
11 5 (0.57%) Computer Science
11 5 (0.57%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.57%) Statistics
11 5 (0.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 125 (14.27%) Windows
2 44 (5.02%) Linux
3 34 (3.88%) Windows 7
4 23 (2.63%) UNIX
5 17 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (1.26%) Windows 8
8 9 (1.03%) Windows XP
9 8 (0.91%) Solaris
10 6 (0.68%) Android
10 6 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.34%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.11%) zOS
13 1 (0.11%) OS/400
13 1 (0.11%) AIX
13 1 (0.11%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (15.98%) Project Management
2 111 (12.67%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (9.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 84 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
5 76 (8.68%) ITIL
6 72 (8.22%) ERP
7 64 (7.31%) Change Management
8 58 (6.62%) PRINCE2
8 58 (6.62%) Migration
9 54 (6.16%) E-Commerce
10 44 (5.02%) Incident Management
11 42 (4.79%) CRM
12 38 (4.34%) Service Management
13 37 (4.22%) User Acceptance Testing
13 37 (4.22%) Waterfall
14 36 (4.11%) Business Analysis
15 30 (3.42%) Workflow
15 30 (3.42%) Continuous Improvement
16 29 (3.31%) Scrum
17 28 (3.20%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 141 (16.10%) SQL
2 79 (9.02%) Java
3 47 (5.37%) JavaScript
4 40 (4.57%) C#
5 34 (3.88%) VBA
6 19 (2.17%) T-SQL
7 18 (2.05%) PowerShell
8 13 (1.48%) Python
9 11 (1.26%) Perl
10 10 (1.14%) PL/SQL
10 10 (1.14%) C
11 9 (1.03%) VB
12 6 (0.68%) C++
13 4 (0.46%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.46%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.46%) Ruby
13 4 (0.46%) Korn
14 3 (0.34%) Scala
14 3 (0.34%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
14 3 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (4.34%) Degree
2 20 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (1.83%) ISEB
4 15 (1.71%) CCNP
4 15 (1.71%) Security Cleared
5 13 (1.48%) PMP
6 12 (1.37%) MCSE
6 12 (1.37%) SC Cleared
7 11 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (1.03%) PMI Certification
9 7 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.68%) CISA
10 6 (0.68%) CISM
10 6 (0.68%) HND
10 6 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (0.57%) CISSP
11 5 (0.57%) OCA
11 5 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.54%) SLA
2 23 (2.63%) QA
3 8 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.46%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.46%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.34%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.23%) GMP
7 1 (0.11%) GLP
7 1 (0.11%) GCP
7 1 (0.11%) GAAP
7 1 (0.11%) TickIT
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.11%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.11%) P3O
System Software
1 76 (8.68%) Active Directory
2 28 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.94%) VMware ESX
4 12 (1.37%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.03%) XenApp
6 7 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (0.80%) vSphere
7 4 (0.46%) Xen
7 4 (0.46%) vCloud
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.23%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.11%) ACF2
9 1 (0.11%) HDFS
9 1 (0.11%) NFS
9 1 (0.11%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.11%) RACF
9 1 (0.11%) XenServer
9 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 18 (2.05%) SCCM
2 10 (1.14%) SCOM
3 8 (0.91%) Tivoli
4 7 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (0.68%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 6 (0.68%) CA Single Sign-On
6 5 (0.57%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.23%) Nessus
7 2 (0.23%) Puppet
7 2 (0.23%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.11%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (0.11%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.11%) WSUS
8 1 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.11%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 134 (15.30%) Oracle
2 122 (13.93%) Microsoft
3 82 (9.36%) SAP
4 71 (8.11%) Citrix
5 47 (5.37%) VMware
6 39 (4.45%) HP
7 35 (4.00%) IBM
8 34 (3.88%) Cognos
9 33 (3.77%) Cisco
10 24 (2.74%) CODA
11 21 (2.40%) PeopleSoft
12 16 (1.83%) Symantec
13 14 (1.60%) Cyber-Ark
14 13 (1.48%) SunGard
15 11 (1.26%) Juniper
15 11 (1.26%) MuleSoft
15 11 (1.26%) F5
16 10 (1.14%) Hyperion
16 10 (1.14%) Dell
17 9 (1.03%) Thunderhead
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