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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 6 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 469 392 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.11% 16.58% 17.44%
As % of the General category 46.48% 52.20% 46.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 184 317
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £272 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 35 43
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -49.20%
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
1009 751 1162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 32.51% 31.77% 37.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 364 604
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 67 88
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -49.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £12.01 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.58%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 16 September 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 0 184 £391 -7.94% 58
Essex -3 88 £400 -5.88% 46
Cambridgeshire -8 75 £323 -19.37% 63
Bedfordshire -5 65 £425 -8.10% 8
Suffolk +5 26 £475 +11.76% 5
Norfolk -10 20 £451 +80.50% 4
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 238 (24.09%) SQL
2 194 (19.64%) Oracle
3 181 (18.32%) Project Management
4 139 (14.07%) Windows
5 128 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
6 116 (11.74%) Java
7 113 (11.44%) SQL Server
8 109 (11.03%) Microsoft
9 106 (10.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 105 (10.63%) MS Excel
11 103 (10.43%) Retail
12 86 (8.70%) .NET
13 83 (8.40%) PRINCE2
13 83 (8.40%) E-Commerce
14 82 (8.30%) Business Intelligence
14 82 (8.30%) ITIL
15 81 (8.20%) User Acceptance Testing
16 76 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
16 76 (7.69%) Telecoms
17 73 (7.39%) UNIX
17 73 (7.39%) MS Office
18 72 (7.29%) Linux
18 72 (7.29%) Migration
19 71 (7.19%) Degree
20 67 (6.78%) HTML
20 67 (6.78%) Citrix
21 65 (6.58%) SAP
22 64 (6.48%) Banking
23 63 (6.38%) XML
23 63 (6.38%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 53 (5.36%) WebLogic
2 50 (5.06%) SharePoint
3 43 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 30 (3.04%) Apache
5 28 (2.83%) MS Exchange
6 26 (2.63%) IIS
7 20 (2.02%) WebSphere
8 19 (1.92%) MQSeries
9 16 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2010
10 14 (1.42%) SAS
11 13 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
13 11 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
14 9 (0.91%) CMS
15 8 (0.81%) GlassFish
16 7 (0.71%) Lync
16 7 (0.71%) Adobe CQ
17 6 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
18 5 (0.51%) Lotus Domino
19 4 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 105 (10.63%) MS Excel
2 73 (7.39%) MS Office
3 23 (2.33%) MS Project
4 20 (2.02%) MS Visio
5 17 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (1.32%) Photoshop
7 11 (1.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.61%) OmniGraffle
8 6 (0.61%) SPSS
9 5 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.20%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.10%) Simulink
11 1 (0.10%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 38 (3.85%) Oracle Payables
2 36 (3.64%) Oracle General Ledger
3 35 (3.54%) Oracle Receivables
4 25 (2.53%) Oracle EBS
5 24 (2.43%) Oracle EBS R12
6 21 (2.13%) Agresso
7 20 (2.02%) Oracle Financials
8 19 (1.92%) Oracle Cash Management
8 19 (1.92%) Oracle Assets
9 11 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
10 9 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
11 7 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
12 6 (0.61%) BASE24
12 6 (0.61%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 5 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
13 5 (0.51%) SAP CO
13 5 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
13 5 (0.51%) SAP FI
14 4 (0.40%) Oracle HRMS
14 4 (0.40%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.21%) SaaS
2 11 (1.11%) IBM SmartCloud
3 7 (0.71%) Office 365
4 6 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.10%) Taleo
7 1 (0.10%) IaaS
7 1 (0.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.73%) Internet
2 21 (2.13%) TCP/IP
2 21 (2.13%) Firewall
3 20 (2.02%) LAN
4 14 (1.42%) WAN
5 12 (1.21%) SAN
6 8 (0.81%) ATM
6 8 (0.81%) Broadband
6 8 (0.81%) VPN
6 8 (0.81%) DNS
6 8 (0.81%) HTTP
7 7 (0.71%) IP Telephony
7 7 (0.71%) VoIP
8 6 (0.61%) Network Security
9 5 (0.51%) DHCP
9 5 (0.51%) FTP
9 5 (0.51%) ADSL
10 4 (0.40%) Wireless
11 3 (0.30%) LDAP
11 3 (0.30%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (11.44%) SQL Server
2 76 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 46 (4.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (2.83%) Oracle Database
6 20 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (2.02%) MySQL
7 17 (1.72%) Data Mart
7 17 (1.72%) NoSQL
7 17 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (1.72%) Relational Database
8 16 (1.62%) DB2
8 16 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
9 15 (1.52%) RDBMS
10 13 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (1.01%) Oracle ODI
12 9 (0.91%) Hadoop
12 9 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
13 8 (0.81%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 25 (2.53%) Git (software)
2 22 (2.23%) Eclipse
3 21 (2.13%) Subversion
4 19 (1.92%) JUnit
5 18 (1.82%) Ant
6 12 (1.21%) QuickTest Pro
6 12 (1.21%) Maven
7 11 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
7 11 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (1.01%) JIRA
9 9 (0.91%) Visual Studio
9 9 (0.91%) Selenium
10 7 (0.71%) LoadRunner
10 7 (0.71%) Log4j
11 6 (0.61%) IntelliJ
11 6 (0.61%) Mockito
11 6 (0.61%) Axure RP
12 4 (0.40%) VisualVM
12 4 (0.40%) NUnit
13 3 (0.30%) CruiseControl
General
1 103 (10.43%) Retail
2 76 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 64 (6.48%) Banking
4 60 (6.07%) Manufacturing
5 28 (2.83%) Legal
6 27 (2.73%) Marketing
7 22 (2.23%) General Ledger
8 21 (2.13%) Law
9 14 (1.42%) Financial Institution
10 13 (1.32%) Local Government
11 12 (1.21%) Advertising
12 10 (1.01%) Back Office
13 8 (0.81%) Automotive
14 7 (0.71%) Billing
15 5 (0.51%) French Language
15 5 (0.51%) German Language
16 4 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.30%) Electronics
17 3 (0.30%) Games
18 2 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 274 (27.73%) Analyst
2 159 (16.09%) Developer
3 130 (13.16%) Project Manager
4 118 (11.94%) Business Analyst
5 99 (10.02%) Architect
6 47 (4.76%) Consultant
7 41 (4.15%) Solutions Architect
8 35 (3.54%) Service Analyst
8 35 (3.54%) Service Desk Analyst
9 34 (3.44%) Systems Analyst
10 33 (3.34%) Test Analyst
11 31 (3.14%) Senior Analyst
12 30 (3.04%) Support Analyst
12 30 (3.04%) Java Developer
13 24 (2.43%) Technical Architect
14 20 (2.02%) Data Analyst
15 19 (1.92%) .NET Developer
15 19 (1.92%) Tester
16 18 (1.82%) Delivery Manager
17 17 (1.72%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (8.70%) .NET
2 67 (6.78%) HTML
3 63 (6.38%) XML
4 59 (5.97%) J2EE
5 53 (5.36%) Web Services
6 43 (4.35%) CSS
7 32 (3.24%) Spring
8 27 (2.73%) ASP.NET
8 27 (2.73%) jQuery
9 23 (2.33%) Hibernate
10 20 (2.02%) JSP
11 18 (1.82%) SOAP
11 18 (1.82%) J2SE
11 18 (1.82%) Middleware
11 18 (1.82%) WCF
11 18 (1.82%) HTML5
12 17 (1.72%) JSON
12 17 (1.72%) Ajax
13 16 (1.62%) .NET Framework
14 15 (1.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 44 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (4.15%) Blackberry
3 29 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 24 (2.43%) User Experience
5 19 (1.92%) NHS
6 17 (1.72%) Mathematics
6 17 (1.72%) Computer Science
6 17 (1.72%) Data Integration
7 15 (1.52%) Clustering
7 15 (1.52%) Mainframe
8 13 (1.32%) PMI
9 11 (1.11%) FMCG
10 10 (1.01%) Open Source
10 10 (1.01%) Replication
11 9 (0.91%) Client/Server
11 9 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (0.91%) Smartphone
11 9 (0.91%) PKI
12 8 (0.81%) Data Conversion
13 7 (0.71%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 139 (14.07%) Windows
2 73 (7.39%) UNIX
3 72 (7.29%) Linux
4 59 (5.97%) Windows 7
5 39 (3.95%) Solaris
6 24 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (1.82%) Oracle Linux
8 12 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (1.11%) Apple iOS
10 10 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.91%) Android
12 8 (0.81%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.71%) Windows XP
13 7 (0.71%) HPUX
14 6 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.40%) AIX
16 3 (0.30%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.10%) SUSE
17 1 (0.10%) OpenVMS
17 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (18.32%) Project Management
2 128 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (10.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 83 (8.40%) PRINCE2
4 83 (8.40%) E-Commerce
5 82 (8.30%) Business Intelligence
5 82 (8.30%) ITIL
6 81 (8.20%) User Acceptance Testing
7 72 (7.29%) Migration
8 55 (5.57%) Change Management
9 51 (5.16%) ETL
9 51 (5.16%) Waterfall
10 48 (4.86%) UML
11 46 (4.66%) ERP
12 42 (4.25%) Scrum
13 40 (4.05%) Enterprise Architecture
13 40 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
14 39 (3.95%) Risk Management
15 36 (3.64%) MVC
15 36 (3.64%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 238 (24.09%) SQL
2 116 (11.74%) Java
3 57 (5.77%) JavaScript
4 48 (4.86%) C#
5 41 (4.15%) T-SQL
6 31 (3.14%) PL/SQL
7 28 (2.83%) Perl
8 17 (1.72%) Python
9 12 (1.21%) VB
10 10 (1.01%) PHP
10 10 (1.01%) PowerShell
11 7 (0.71%) VBA
11 7 (0.71%) XPath
12 6 (0.61%) VB6
12 6 (0.61%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.61%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.40%) C++
13 4 (0.40%) XAML
13 4 (0.40%) Ruby
13 4 (0.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 71 (7.19%) Degree
2 40 (4.05%) ISEB
3 26 (2.63%) ISTQB
4 24 (2.43%) Security Cleared
5 23 (2.33%) PMI Certification
6 18 (1.82%) SC Cleared
7 15 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 14 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (1.11%) PMP
10 10 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 9 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 8 (0.81%) Sun Certification
12 8 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.61%) ACCA
13 6 (0.61%) MCSE
13 6 (0.61%) MCSA
14 4 (0.40%) CISSP
14 4 (0.40%) CIMA
15 3 (0.30%) MCP
16 2 (0.20%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.86%) QA
2 19 (1.92%) SLA
3 7 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.61%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.51%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.20%) GAAP
8 1 (0.10%) COBIT
8 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 63 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 24 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.81%) Hyper-V
3 8 (0.81%) XenApp
4 5 (0.51%) Terminal Services
4 5 (0.51%) ISA Server
5 3 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 3 (0.30%) MetaFrame
6 2 (0.20%) RACF
6 2 (0.20%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.20%) Sendmail
6 2 (0.20%) vSphere
6 2 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.20%) KVM
7 1 (0.10%) vCloud
7 1 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 30 (3.04%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.71%) SCCM
3 6 (0.61%) SCOM
3 6 (0.61%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (0.40%) Opsview
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (0.30%) Puppet
5 3 (0.30%) OpenSSO
6 2 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.10%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.10%) OPNET
7 1 (0.10%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.10%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 194 (19.64%) Oracle
2 109 (11.03%) Microsoft
3 67 (6.78%) Citrix
4 65 (6.58%) SAP
5 45 (4.55%) HP
6 40 (4.05%) IBM
6 40 (4.05%) VMware
7 27 (2.73%) Sun
8 24 (2.43%) Sybase
9 18 (1.82%) Cisco
9 18 (1.82%) Teradata
10 17 (1.72%) Remedy
10 17 (1.72%) Atlassian
11 14 (1.42%) Splunk
12 13 (1.32%) JBoss
12 13 (1.32%) Hyperion
13 12 (1.21%) webMethods
14 9 (0.91%) JD Edwards
14 9 (0.91%) BMC
14 9 (0.91%) PeopleSoft
Essex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Brentwood
Real Staffing
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour + competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £325 to £375 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Brentwood
Real Staffing
Rate: £120 - £130 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Rate: £380 - £425 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge
Huxley Associates
Rate: £175 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Rate: £400 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
The People Network
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Rate: £15 - 18 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Eames Consulting
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 5 days ago
Norwich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Norwich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago