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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 6 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 345 414 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.36% 16.25% 14.63%
As % of the General category 47.33% 53.91% 47.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 265 183
Average daily rate £424 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £220 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 21
Average hourly rate £22.75 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.87% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £16.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.27 £47.33 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +10.00%
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
729 768 717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.35% 30.15% 30.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 469 363
Average daily rate £425 £415 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 47 66
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +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 8 February 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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the East of England region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 136 £375 -10.71% 36
Hertfordshire -7 68 £463 +11.78% 39
Cambridgeshire -4 63 £425 +9.67% 57
Norfolk +11 45 £400 +6.66% 6
Bedfordshire -2 27 £400 -5.88% 18
Suffolk -7 8 £450 -3.74% 3
East Anglia +4 1 - -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 156 (20.63%) SQL
2 120 (15.87%) Project Management
3 107 (14.15%) Windows
4 103 (13.62%) Microsoft
4 103 (13.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 96 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
6 81 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
7 77 (10.19%) Oracle
8 74 (9.79%) SQL Server
8 74 (9.79%) MS Excel
9 73 (9.66%) Banking
10 68 (8.99%) PRINCE2
10 68 (8.99%) ITIL
11 63 (8.33%) MS Office
11 63 (8.33%) .NET
12 61 (8.07%) Active Directory
13 58 (7.67%) SAP
14 53 (7.01%) Telecoms
14 53 (7.01%) Degree
15 51 (6.75%) Data Warehouse
16 48 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 46 (6.08%) Citrix
17 46 (6.08%) Retail
17 46 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
18 44 (5.82%) Windows 7
19 42 (5.56%) Incident Management
19 42 (5.56%) C#
19 42 (5.56%) Change Management
20 41 (5.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 40 (5.29%) Manufacturing

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 30 (3.97%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.32%) MS Project Server
3 9 (1.19%) IIS
4 7 (0.93%) Apache
4 7 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (0.93%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.66%) ArchestrA
5 5 (0.66%) CMS
5 5 (0.66%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (0.53%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.26%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.26%) JBoss
8 2 (0.26%) Moodle
8 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 74 (9.79%) MS Excel
2 63 (8.33%) MS Office
3 30 (3.97%) MS Project
4 9 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.66%) AutoCAD
6 5 (0.66%) SOLIDWORKS
6 5 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.26%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.13%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 11 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.32%) Cognos Planning
2 10 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (1.19%) CODA-Financials
3 9 (1.19%) SAP CO
3 9 (1.19%) SAP FI
3 9 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (1.06%) SAP BPC
4 8 (1.06%) SAP FI/CO
5 7 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (0.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.40%) Primavera
7 3 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.66%) Office 365
3 4 (0.53%) IaaS
4 3 (0.40%) IBM PureFlex
5 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.26%) PaaS
5 2 (0.26%) SaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.63%) Firewall
2 21 (2.78%) DNS
3 17 (2.25%) WAN
4 12 (1.59%) DHCP
4 12 (1.59%) SAN
5 11 (1.46%) Network Security
6 10 (1.32%) Internet
6 10 (1.32%) LAN
7 9 (1.19%) FTP
8 8 (1.06%) TCP/IP
9 6 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (0.79%) LDAP
9 6 (0.79%) NetScaler
10 5 (0.66%) SSL
11 4 (0.53%) ATM
11 4 (0.53%) BIG-IP
11 4 (0.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 4 (0.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (0.53%) HTTP
11 4 (0.53%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (9.79%) SQL Server
2 51 (6.75%) Data Warehouse
3 48 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 41 (5.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (3.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (1.72%) QlikView
7 12 (1.59%) Hadoop
7 12 (1.59%) Oracle Database
8 11 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
9 10 (1.32%) SAP BW
9 10 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (1.06%) Relational Database
10 8 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (0.93%) DB2
11 7 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (0.79%) Big Data
12 6 (0.79%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 20 (2.65%) JIRA
2 18 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 13 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (1.19%) HP UFT
4 9 (1.19%) Jenkins
5 7 (0.93%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.66%) ERwin
6 5 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (0.66%) Selenium
7 4 (0.53%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.53%) Hudson
7 4 (0.53%) IntelliJ
7 4 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (0.53%) Subversion
8 3 (0.40%) Maven
8 3 (0.40%) MSI
8 3 (0.40%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (0.26%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.26%) WebDriver
General
1 73 (9.66%) Banking
2 53 (7.01%) Telecoms
3 46 (6.08%) Retail
4 40 (5.29%) Manufacturing
5 20 (2.65%) Law
6 13 (1.72%) Retail Banking
7 12 (1.59%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.46%) Legal
8 11 (1.46%) Marketing
9 9 (1.19%) Electronics
10 8 (1.06%) Publishing
11 7 (0.93%) Advertising
12 6 (0.79%) Back Office
12 6 (0.79%) Local Government
13 5 (0.66%) Automotive
13 5 (0.66%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.40%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.26%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 188 (24.87%) Analyst
2 142 (18.78%) Project Manager
3 106 (14.02%) Developer
4 66 (8.73%) Business Analyst
5 48 (6.35%) Consultant
6 44 (5.82%) Architect
7 37 (4.89%) Service Analyst
8 33 (4.37%) Support Analyst
9 32 (4.23%) Applications Support
9 32 (4.23%) IT Manager
9 32 (4.23%) SQL Developer
10 31 (4.10%) .NET Developer
11 29 (3.84%) Financial Analyst
12 27 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
13 24 (3.17%) Applications Support Analyst
14 23 (3.04%) C# Developer
15 22 (2.91%) C# .NET Developer
15 22 (2.91%) IT Project Manager
16 19 (2.51%) Senior Developer
16 19 (2.51%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (8.33%) .NET
2 32 (4.23%) ASP.NET
3 31 (4.10%) HTML
4 25 (3.31%) XML
5 21 (2.78%) CSS
5 21 (2.78%) Middleware
6 20 (2.65%) Web Services
7 18 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (2.25%) WCF
9 16 (2.12%) HTML5
10 14 (1.85%) jQuery
10 14 (1.85%) WPF
11 13 (1.72%) .NET Framework
12 11 (1.46%) MDX
13 10 (1.32%) AngularJS
14 9 (1.19%) RESTful
15 8 (1.06%) Ajax
15 8 (1.06%) Spring
16 7 (0.93%) JSON
17 6 (0.79%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 46 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (3.44%) Management Information System
3 24 (3.17%) Blackberry
3 24 (3.17%) Data Centre
4 18 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 16 (2.12%) Biology
6 14 (1.85%) Life Science
6 14 (1.85%) User Experience
7 13 (1.72%) Reinsurance
8 9 (1.19%) NHS
8 9 (1.19%) SCADA
9 7 (0.93%) Clustering
9 7 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (0.93%) PMI
10 6 (0.79%) Data Integration
10 6 (0.79%) Driving Licence
10 6 (0.79%) Social Media
11 5 (0.66%) Cryptography
11 5 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (0.66%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 107 (14.15%) Windows
2 44 (5.82%) Windows 7
3 31 (4.10%) Linux
4 23 (3.04%) Windows Server
5 18 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (2.25%) Unix
7 12 (1.59%) Windows XP
8 10 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (1.19%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.26%) Solaris
11 2 (0.26%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.13%) Android
12 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (15.87%) Project Management
2 103 (13.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 96 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
5 68 (8.99%) ITIL
5 68 (8.99%) PRINCE2
6 42 (5.56%) Change Management
6 42 (5.56%) Incident Management
7 39 (5.16%) Time Management
8 37 (4.89%) Scrum
9 35 (4.63%) Migration
10 33 (4.37%) Service Delivery
11 30 (3.97%) Programme Management
11 30 (3.97%) Risk Management
12 29 (3.84%) ERP
13 28 (3.70%) CRM
14 26 (3.44%) MVC
14 26 (3.44%) OO
14 26 (3.44%) SOA
15 25 (3.31%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 156 (20.63%) SQL
2 42 (5.56%) C#
3 37 (4.89%) Java
4 27 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 23 (3.04%) T-SQL
6 15 (1.98%) Perl
7 12 (1.59%) Python
8 11 (1.46%) PowerShell
9 10 (1.32%) C
9 10 (1.32%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.06%) Erlang
11 7 (0.93%) C++
11 7 (0.93%) PL/SQL
12 6 (0.79%) VBA
13 5 (0.66%) VBScript
14 3 (0.40%) Ada
14 3 (0.40%) PHP
14 3 (0.40%) Ruby
15 2 (0.26%) ABAP
15 2 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 53 (7.01%) Degree
2 26 (3.44%) ISEB
3 16 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 15 (1.98%) PMI Certification
5 13 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (1.46%) ISTQB
6 11 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (1.32%) CCNP
7 10 (1.32%) Security Cleared
8 9 (1.19%) HNC
8 9 (1.19%) HND
8 9 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (1.06%) MCSE
9 8 (1.06%) PMP
9 8 (1.06%) SC Cleared
10 7 (0.93%) CCSA
11 6 (0.79%) ACCA
11 6 (0.79%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.17%) QA
2 21 (2.78%) SLA
3 7 (0.93%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.53%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.40%) GAAP
6 2 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.26%) TickIT
7 1 (0.13%) GMP
7 1 (0.13%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.13%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 61 (8.07%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.06%) XenApp
4 6 (0.79%) Docker
4 6 (0.79%) GPFS
4 6 (0.79%) NFS
5 4 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.53%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.26%) XenServer
7 1 (0.13%) Firmware
7 1 (0.13%) HDFS
7 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (0.13%) vCloud
7 1 (0.13%) vSphere
7 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (1.19%) Puppet
1 9 (1.19%) SCCM
2 7 (0.93%) Cisco UCCX
3 6 (0.79%) Ganglia
3 6 (0.79%) Nagios
4 4 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.53%) SCOM
4 4 (0.53%) Wonderware InTouch
5 3 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.40%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.26%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.26%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.26%) QRadar
6 2 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.26%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.13%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.13%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 103 (13.62%) Microsoft
2 77 (10.19%) Oracle
3 58 (7.67%) SAP
4 46 (6.08%) Citrix
5 26 (3.44%) HP
6 24 (3.17%) Cisco
6 24 (3.17%) IBM
7 20 (2.65%) Cognos
8 19 (2.51%) VMware
9 12 (1.59%) CheckPoint
10 11 (1.46%) CODA
10 11 (1.46%) DevExpress
11 9 (1.19%) Hyperion
11 9 (1.19%) MuleSoft
11 9 (1.19%) Remedy
11 9 (1.19%) WorldPay
12 8 (1.06%) JD Edwards
12 8 (1.06%) Red Hat
13 6 (0.79%) Adobe
13 6 (0.79%) AppSense
Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge
Cambridge Assessment
Rate: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Rate: £18 - 20 per hour
Posted: 18 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Rate: £15 - 18 per hour
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greythorn
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Rate: Competitive + Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £25 - £35 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Vertical IT
Rate: COMPETITIVE RATES
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Norfolk
Cognitive Group Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Norfolk
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Brentwood
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Hertfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago