The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the East of England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 3 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 564 337 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.89% 14.96% 14.75%
As % of the General category 53.21% 44.40% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 188 205
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 12
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.70 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% +18.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.53 £11.00 £12.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.65 £40.25 £38.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.39 £22.77
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -14.84%
General Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1060 759 1104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 33.62% 33.70% 35.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 371 478
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £235 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 71 90
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.30 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.40 £44.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Finance
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Essex +3 193 £425 +13.33% 32
Hertfordshire +2 128 £411 +2.81% 72
Cambridgeshire -1 94 £375 -6.25% 40
Bedfordshire -1 80 £438 +7.36% 23
Suffolk 0 43 £425 -2.85% 12
Norfolk 0 20 £285 -16.17% 5
East Anglia -1 6 £323 +65.38% 2
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 192 (21.84%) SQL
2 164 (18.66%) Project Management
3 154 (17.52%) Oracle
4 127 (14.45%) Retail
5 112 (12.74%) Java
6 111 (12.63%) Windows
7 107 (12.17%) E-Commerce
8 105 (11.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 88 (10.01%) SQL Server
10 84 (9.56%) .NET
11 81 (9.22%) Linux
11 81 (9.22%) Manufacturing
12 79 (8.99%) Microsoft
13 75 (8.53%) MS Excel
14 74 (8.42%) PRINCE2
14 74 (8.42%) UNIX
15 70 (7.96%) IBM
16 69 (7.85%) Migration
17 61 (6.94%) HTML
17 61 (6.94%) Change Management
18 60 (6.83%) MS Office
19 59 (6.71%) OO
20 58 (6.60%) ITIL
20 58 (6.60%) Banking
21 55 (6.26%) J2EE
22 52 (5.92%) Active Directory
23 51 (5.80%) Solaris
24 50 (5.69%) User Acceptance Testing
25 48 (5.46%) Business Intelligence
26 47 (5.35%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 45 (5.12%) Tomcat
2 40 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 30 (3.41%) Apache
4 28 (3.19%) IIS
5 25 (2.84%) WebLogic
6 24 (2.73%) MS Exchange
7 17 (1.93%) SharePoint
8 13 (1.48%) MQSeries
8 13 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
8 13 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (0.91%) CMS
10 7 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
11 6 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (0.68%) IBM HTTP Server
12 5 (0.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 5 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.57%) Node.js
13 4 (0.46%) GlassFish
14 3 (0.34%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 75 (8.53%) MS Excel
2 60 (6.83%) MS Office
3 37 (4.21%) MS Project
4 25 (2.84%) Photoshop
5 18 (2.05%) MS Visio
6 16 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.68%) OmniGraffle
9 4 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.23%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.11%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 17 (1.93%) Oracle EBS R12
2 15 (1.71%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (1.59%) Oracle General Ledger
3 14 (1.59%) Oracle Payables
4 13 (1.48%) Oracle Financials
4 13 (1.48%) Oracle Receivables
5 10 (1.14%) Oracle Assets
6 9 (1.02%) Oracle Cash Management
7 8 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.68%) Agresso
9 5 (0.57%) Tridion
9 5 (0.57%) Oracle CRM
9 5 (0.57%) Magento
9 5 (0.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (0.46%) SAP BPC
11 3 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
11 3 (0.34%) Oracle Manufacturing
11 3 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
11 3 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
11 3 (0.34%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.48%) SaaS
2 5 (0.57%) IBM SmartCloud
3 3 (0.34%) Office 365
4 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.11%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.30%) Internet
2 21 (2.39%) SAN
3 20 (2.28%) Firewall
4 13 (1.48%) HTTP
5 10 (1.14%) Network Security
6 9 (1.02%) DNS
7 8 (0.91%) LAN
7 8 (0.91%) FTP
8 7 (0.80%) LDAP
8 7 (0.80%) WAN
8 7 (0.80%) VPN
9 6 (0.68%) DHCP
9 6 (0.68%) Intranet
10 5 (0.57%) SMTP
10 5 (0.57%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.46%) IP Telephony
11 4 (0.46%) VoIP
12 3 (0.34%) MPLS
12 3 (0.34%) OSPF
12 3 (0.34%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (10.01%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (2.16%) Oracle Database
7 18 (2.05%) DB2
8 16 (1.82%) Relational Database
9 15 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
10 14 (1.59%) RDBMS
11 11 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (1.14%) MySQL
13 9 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
14 8 (0.91%) Oracle ODI
15 7 (0.80%) JasperReports
15 7 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
16 6 (0.68%) RavenDB
16 6 (0.68%) SAP BW
17 5 (0.57%) Data Mart
17 5 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 40 (4.55%) Subversion
2 20 (2.28%) Git (software)
3 18 (2.05%) Ant
3 18 (2.05%) Visual Studio
4 12 (1.37%) QuickTest Pro
5 11 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (1.14%) Eclipse
7 9 (1.02%) JUnit
8 7 (0.80%) NUnit
8 7 (0.80%) SoapUI
9 6 (0.68%) Axure RP
9 6 (0.68%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.68%) JIRA
9 6 (0.68%) Log4j
10 5 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (0.57%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 5 (0.57%) Selenium
10 5 (0.57%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
11 4 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
General
1 127 (14.45%) Retail
2 81 (9.22%) Manufacturing
3 58 (6.60%) Banking
4 47 (5.35%) Telecoms
5 31 (3.53%) Marketing
6 20 (2.28%) Back Office
7 14 (1.59%) Legal
7 14 (1.59%) Financial Institution
8 13 (1.48%) Law
9 12 (1.37%) Advertising
10 8 (0.91%) General Ledger
11 6 (0.68%) Automotive
11 6 (0.68%) Billing
11 6 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.57%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.57%) French Language
13 4 (0.46%) Games
14 3 (0.34%) Local Government
15 2 (0.23%) German Language
15 2 (0.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 232 (26.39%) Analyst
2 147 (16.72%) Project Manager
3 128 (14.56%) Developer
4 116 (13.20%) Business Analyst
5 67 (7.62%) Architect
6 44 (5.01%) Consultant
7 29 (3.30%) Java Developer
8 25 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
9 23 (2.62%) Test Analyst
10 22 (2.50%) .NET Developer
11 21 (2.39%) Support Analyst
11 21 (2.39%) Programme Manager
12 19 (2.16%) Administrator
13 18 (2.05%) Infrastructure Manager
14 17 (1.93%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 16 (1.82%) Front-End Developer
16 15 (1.71%) Senior Analyst
16 15 (1.71%) Data Analyst
16 15 (1.71%) C# Developer
17 14 (1.59%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (9.56%) .NET
2 61 (6.94%) HTML
3 55 (6.26%) J2EE
4 46 (5.23%) CSS
5 43 (4.89%) XML
6 33 (3.75%) Web Services
7 31 (3.53%) HTML5
8 30 (3.41%) XHTML
9 29 (3.30%) ASP.NET
10 26 (2.96%) CSS3
10 26 (2.96%) JSP
11 21 (2.39%) .NET Framework
12 19 (2.16%) CGI
13 18 (2.05%) Middleware
14 17 (1.93%) WCF
15 16 (1.82%) jQuery
16 15 (1.71%) Spring
16 15 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC
17 14 (1.59%) Ajax
17 14 (1.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (2.84%) Blackberry
2 21 (2.39%) Management Information System
3 16 (1.82%) W3C
4 10 (1.14%) PKI
4 10 (1.14%) Clustering
5 8 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (0.80%) Mainframe
6 7 (0.80%) NHS
7 6 (0.68%) FMCG
7 6 (0.68%) Web 2.0
8 5 (0.57%) PMI
8 5 (0.57%) Mathematics
8 5 (0.57%) Data Integration
8 5 (0.57%) Social Media
9 4 (0.46%) Open Source
9 4 (0.46%) Data Conversion
9 4 (0.46%) Data Extraction
9 4 (0.46%) iPhone
9 4 (0.46%) Copywriting
9 4 (0.46%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 111 (12.63%) Windows
2 81 (9.22%) Linux
3 74 (8.42%) UNIX
4 51 (5.80%) Solaris
5 36 (4.10%) Windows 7
6 21 (2.39%) AIX
7 13 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.25%) Windows XP
9 10 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (0.68%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.68%) Android
12 6 (0.68%) SUSE
12 6 (0.68%) HPUX
13 5 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.23%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.23%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (18.66%) Project Management
2 107 (12.17%) E-Commerce
3 105 (11.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 74 (8.42%) PRINCE2
5 69 (7.85%) Migration
6 61 (6.94%) Change Management
7 59 (6.71%) OO
8 58 (6.60%) ITIL
9 50 (5.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 48 (5.46%) Business Intelligence
11 44 (5.01%) Agile Software Development
12 43 (4.89%) Business Analysis
13 40 (4.55%) Waterfall
14 39 (4.44%) Time Management
15 38 (4.32%) Data Migration
15 38 (4.32%) ERP
16 37 (4.21%) Change Control
17 36 (4.10%) Continuous Improvement
18 31 (3.53%) TDD
18 31 (3.53%) UML
Programming Languages
1 192 (21.84%) SQL
2 112 (12.74%) Java
3 47 (5.35%) C#
4 45 (5.12%) JavaScript
5 37 (4.21%) T-SQL
6 32 (3.64%) Perl
7 15 (1.71%) VBScript
7 15 (1.71%) VB
8 11 (1.25%) VB6
9 9 (1.02%) PL/SQL
10 8 (0.91%) PowerShell
10 8 (0.91%) PHP
10 8 (0.91%) C
11 6 (0.68%) XPath
12 5 (0.57%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.57%) Python
12 5 (0.57%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 5 (0.57%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.46%) XAML
13 4 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (4.78%) Degree
2 30 (3.41%) ISEB
3 19 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (2.16%) Security Cleared
4 18 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 15 (1.71%) PMI Certification
6 13 (1.48%) ISTQB
7 11 (1.25%) MCSE
8 10 (1.14%) SC Cleared
8 10 (1.14%) PMP
9 9 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.68%) ACCA
10 6 (0.68%) CCDP
10 6 (0.68%) CCNP
11 4 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (0.46%) MCP
11 4 (0.46%) MCSA
11 4 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.34%) CCNA
12 3 (0.34%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.23%) QA
2 9 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (0.91%) COBIT
4 7 (0.80%) SLA
4 7 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.34%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.11%) Basel II
7 1 (0.11%) GxP
System Software
1 52 (5.92%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.28%) VMware ESX
3 11 (1.25%) XenApp
4 9 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.46%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.34%) XenServer
7 3 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.23%) Sendmail
8 2 (0.23%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.23%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.11%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.11%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.11%) vSphere
9 1 (0.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 29 (3.30%) Tivoli
2 22 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
3 20 (2.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (0.91%) NetBackup
5 7 (0.80%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (0.46%) Data Guard
6 4 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.34%) Puppet
8 2 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.23%) OpenSSO
8 2 (0.23%) SCCM
8 2 (0.23%) WSUS
9 1 (0.11%) MIIS
9 1 (0.11%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 154 (17.52%) Oracle
2 79 (8.99%) Microsoft
3 70 (7.96%) IBM
4 40 (4.55%) SAP
5 38 (4.32%) HP
6 34 (3.87%) Citrix
7 32 (3.64%) VMware
8 30 (3.41%) NetApp
9 29 (3.30%) Sybase
10 26 (2.96%) Cisco
11 25 (2.84%) Sun
12 16 (1.82%) Adobe
13 15 (1.71%) Red Hat
14 9 (1.02%) CheckPoint
14 9 (1.02%) Dell
15 8 (0.91%) F5
15 8 (0.91%) JBoss
15 8 (0.91%) Business Objects
16 7 (0.80%) Juniper
17 6 (0.68%) ATG
Essex
Nakama
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable.
Posted: 22 hours ago
Norfolk
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £270 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Steria Recruitment Limited
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Kings Lynn
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Eames Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Eames Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Rate: £350 - £65000 Per Day £350 per day or £65000 pro r
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £12.50 - 14.50 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
DP Connect
Rate: £50000 per day + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Rate: £15 - 18 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Vadis People
Rate: £40000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East Anglia
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Suffolk
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Suffolk
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Ipswich
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Ipswich
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago