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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 6 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 391 525 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.89% 17.53% 12.47%
As % of the General category 45.62% 53.63% 35.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 285 144
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£425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £539 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 18
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £10.60 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.88 £38.95 £46.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £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
857 979 764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.44% 32.69% 34.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 515 351
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £211 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 71 86
Average hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -34.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.65 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

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 May 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 May 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 May 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 +1 134 £413 +3.12% 19
Hertfordshire -5 82 £400 +13.47% 54
Bedfordshire 0 63 £525 +23.52% 13
Cambridgeshire -7 61 £416 +7.41% 45
Suffolk -4 26 £450 - 7
Norfolk +13 24 £438 +18.24% 4
East Anglia -1 1 - -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 137 (18.36%) Oracle
2 128 (17.16%) SQL
3 121 (16.22%) Project Management
4 104 (13.94%) Microsoft
4 104 (13.94%) Agile Software Development
5 99 (13.27%) SAP
6 97 (13.00%) Windows
7 73 (9.79%) ERP
8 71 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 70 (9.38%) Banking
10 64 (8.58%) Active Directory
10 64 (8.58%) SQL Server
11 63 (8.45%) MS Office
11 63 (8.45%) MS Excel
12 60 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
13 57 (7.64%) Business Intelligence
14 56 (7.51%) ITIL
15 55 (7.37%) PRINCE2
16 54 (7.24%) Citrix
16 54 (7.24%) Business Analysis
17 53 (7.10%) .NET
18 50 (6.70%) Telecoms
18 50 (6.70%) Retail
18 50 (6.70%) Degree
19 46 (6.17%) E-Commerce
20 45 (6.03%) User Acceptance Testing
21 44 (5.90%) Change Management
22 43 (5.76%) Migration
23 41 (5.50%) CRM
23 41 (5.50%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 29 (3.89%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.88%) WebLogic
2 14 (1.88%) IIS
3 13 (1.74%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (0.54%) JBoss
4 4 (0.54%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (0.54%) CMS
4 4 (0.54%) GlassFish
5 3 (0.40%) Node.js
5 3 (0.40%) Umbraco
5 3 (0.40%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.40%) SAS
5 3 (0.40%) Apache
5 3 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.27%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.27%) CICS
6 2 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.27%) MQSeries
Applications
1 63 (8.45%) MS Office
1 63 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.14%) MS Project
2 16 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (1.34%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.40%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 26 (3.49%) Oracle Financials
2 23 (3.08%) Oracle Payables
3 20 (2.68%) Oracle EBS R12
4 16 (2.14%) Agresso
5 15 (2.01%) Oracle General Ledger
5 15 (2.01%) Oracle EBS
6 14 (1.88%) Oracle Receivables
7 11 (1.47%) SAP ERP
7 11 (1.47%) SAP FI
8 10 (1.34%) SAP CO
8 10 (1.34%) SAP FI/CO
9 8 (1.07%) Oracle ERP
9 8 (1.07%) Oracle Cash Management
10 6 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
10 6 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
10 6 (0.80%) Oracle iProcurement
10 6 (0.80%) Oracle Assets
11 4 (0.54%) SAP MM
11 4 (0.54%) SAP HCM
11 4 (0.54%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (0.80%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.54%) SaaS
3 4 (0.54%) IBM SmartCloud
4 3 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.13%) Taleo
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.35%) Network Security
2 21 (2.82%) Firewall
3 17 (2.28%) Internet
4 15 (2.01%) SAN
5 13 (1.74%) WAN
6 12 (1.61%) LAN
6 12 (1.61%) DNS
7 11 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (1.47%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.94%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (0.94%) LDAP
9 6 (0.80%) SMS
9 6 (0.80%) DHCP
10 5 (0.67%) NetScaler
10 5 (0.67%) SSH
10 5 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.54%) VoIP
12 3 (0.40%) PuTTY
12 3 (0.40%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.40%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (8.58%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (3.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 18 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (2.28%) Relational Database
7 14 (1.88%) QlikView
8 11 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
9 10 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
9 10 (1.34%) NoSQL
10 8 (1.07%) SAP BW
10 8 (1.07%) OLAP
10 8 (1.07%) MS Access
10 8 (1.07%) Data Mining
11 7 (0.94%) Oracle Database
11 7 (0.94%) MongoDB
11 7 (0.94%) Oracle BI EE
11 7 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.80%) Snowflake Schema
12 6 (0.80%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (1.61%) Visual Studio
2 11 (1.47%) Jasmine
3 10 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.94%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (0.80%) LoadRunner
5 6 (0.80%) JIRA
6 5 (0.67%) SpecFlow
6 5 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.54%) PowerBuilder
7 4 (0.54%) ERwin
7 4 (0.54%) Toad
7 4 (0.54%) Subversion
7 4 (0.54%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.54%) AccuRev
7 4 (0.54%) Maven
8 2 (0.27%) Selenium
8 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.13%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.13%) TeamCity
General
1 70 (9.38%) Banking
2 50 (6.70%) Telecoms
2 50 (6.70%) Retail
3 31 (4.16%) Manufacturing
4 27 (3.62%) Legal
5 16 (2.14%) Law
6 11 (1.47%) General Ledger
6 11 (1.47%) Marketing
6 11 (1.47%) Billing
7 8 (1.07%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.94%) Local Government
9 5 (0.67%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.67%) Back Office
10 4 (0.54%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.54%) French Language
11 3 (0.40%) Automotive
11 3 (0.40%) Advertising
11 3 (0.40%) Electronics
12 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.27%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 209 (28.02%) Analyst
2 94 (12.60%) Project Manager
3 89 (11.93%) Business Analyst
4 87 (11.66%) Developer
5 66 (8.85%) Consultant
6 64 (8.58%) Architect
7 33 (4.42%) Senior Manager
8 31 (4.16%) Solutions Architect
9 28 (3.75%) Senior Project Manager
10 26 (3.49%) Service Analyst
11 24 (3.22%) Service Desk Analyst
12 23 (3.08%) C# Developer
13 22 (2.95%) Oracle Consultant
13 22 (2.95%) Support Analyst
13 22 (2.95%) Administrator
14 18 (2.41%) Help Desk Analyst
14 18 (2.41%) .NET Developer
15 17 (2.28%) SAP Manager
16 16 (2.14%) C# .NET Developer
17 15 (2.01%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (7.10%) .NET
2 35 (4.69%) XML
3 28 (3.75%) HTML
4 25 (3.35%) CSS
5 17 (2.28%) .NET Framework
5 17 (2.28%) J2EE
6 16 (2.14%) Middleware
7 14 (1.88%) jQuery
8 11 (1.47%) Backbone.js
8 11 (1.47%) KnockoutJS
8 11 (1.47%) WCF
8 11 (1.47%) XHTML
9 9 (1.21%) AngularJS
10 8 (1.07%) Web Services
11 7 (0.94%) Spring
12 6 (0.80%) SOAP
12 6 (0.80%) JSP
12 6 (0.80%) Ajax
12 6 (0.80%) HTML5
12 6 (0.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 60 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (3.89%) Management Information System
3 23 (3.08%) Blackberry
3 23 (3.08%) Data Centre
4 15 (2.01%) Data Integration
5 11 (1.47%) Visualisation
6 9 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (1.21%) Data Extraction
6 9 (1.21%) NHS
7 8 (1.07%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.07%) User Experience
8 7 (0.94%) Clustering
9 6 (0.80%) PMI
10 5 (0.67%) BYOD
11 4 (0.54%) AS400
11 4 (0.54%) Replication
11 4 (0.54%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.54%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.54%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.40%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 97 (13.00%) Windows
2 37 (4.96%) Linux
3 27 (3.62%) UNIX
3 27 (3.62%) Windows 7
4 16 (2.14%) Solaris
5 12 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.80%) Windows Vista
9 5 (0.67%) AIX
10 4 (0.54%) zOS
11 3 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.27%) HPUX
12 2 (0.27%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.13%) Android
13 1 (0.13%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (16.22%) Project Management
2 104 (13.94%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (9.79%) ERP
4 71 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 57 (7.64%) Business Intelligence
6 56 (7.51%) ITIL
7 55 (7.37%) PRINCE2
8 54 (7.24%) Business Analysis
9 46 (6.17%) E-Commerce
10 45 (6.03%) User Acceptance Testing
11 44 (5.90%) Change Management
12 43 (5.76%) Migration
13 41 (5.50%) CRM
14 37 (4.96%) Scrum
15 34 (4.56%) Incident Management
16 29 (3.89%) Analytics
17 28 (3.75%) ETL
17 28 (3.75%) Service Management
18 27 (3.62%) MVC
18 27 (3.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 128 (17.16%) SQL
2 39 (5.23%) Java
3 38 (5.09%) C#
4 32 (4.29%) JavaScript
5 21 (2.82%) VBA
6 13 (1.74%) T-SQL
7 11 (1.47%) Python
7 11 (1.47%) PL/SQL
7 11 (1.47%) Perl
8 8 (1.07%) PowerShell
9 7 (0.94%) VB
10 6 (0.80%) C
11 5 (0.67%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.54%) Korn
12 4 (0.54%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.40%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.40%) ABAP
14 2 (0.27%) REXX
14 2 (0.27%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.27%) JCL
Qualifications
1 50 (6.70%) Degree
2 25 (3.35%) Security Cleared
3 24 (3.22%) ISEB
4 18 (2.41%) SC Cleared
5 17 (2.28%) PMP
6 14 (1.88%) PMI Certification
6 14 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (1.88%) CCNP
7 12 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (1.34%) ISTQB
9 9 (1.21%) MCSE
10 8 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 7 (0.94%) CISA
12 6 (0.80%) CISM
13 5 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.67%) CISSP
14 3 (0.40%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.40%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.50%) QA
2 27 (3.62%) SLA
3 11 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.80%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.54%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.27%) GAAP
7 2 (0.27%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.27%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.13%) TickIT
System Software
1 64 (8.58%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.61%) VMware ESX
4 7 (0.94%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.80%) vSphere
6 5 (0.67%) XenApp
7 4 (0.54%) Xen
7 4 (0.54%) vCloud
8 3 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.40%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.27%) RACF
9 2 (0.27%) ACF2
10 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (0.94%) BMC PATROL
2 6 (0.80%) Tivoli
2 6 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.67%) SCCM
3 5 (0.67%) SCOM
4 4 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (0.54%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.40%) CA Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.40%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (0.27%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.13%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.13%) Puppet
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.13%) Nessus
7 1 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.13%) Novell Identity Manager
Vendors
1 137 (18.36%) Oracle
2 104 (13.94%) Microsoft
3 99 (13.27%) SAP
4 54 (7.24%) Citrix
5 33 (4.42%) HP
5 33 (4.42%) VMware
6 28 (3.75%) Cisco
7 22 (2.95%) IBM
8 14 (1.88%) F5
8 14 (1.88%) Tableau
9 13 (1.74%) Symantec
10 12 (1.61%) PeopleSoft
11 11 (1.47%) Juniper
12 10 (1.34%) EMC
12 10 (1.34%) Hyperion
12 10 (1.34%) Cyber-Ark
13 9 (1.21%) Cognos
13 9 (1.21%) BMC
14 8 (1.07%) Red Hat
14 8 (1.07%) Business Objects
Essex
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Corporate Project Solutions
Rate: £375 - £475 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
East of England
Computer Futures
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: Yesterday
Ware, Hertfordshire
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £400 - £450 per week
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Red10
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: From £28,000 to £42,000 per annum Good Bonus Potential + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Norwich
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £300 per day + Non negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Luton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Essex
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per hour
Posted: 20 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 21 days ago