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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 4 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 426 439 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.96% 14.69% 16.43%
As % of the General category 49.31% 49.38% 53.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 252 278
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 29 25
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.40 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.85 £43.00 £38.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
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
864 889 911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.39% 29.74% 30.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 503 493
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £265 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 73 85
Median hourly rate £19.00 £32.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.53% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £14.95 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -2 113 £450 +14.28% 9
Hertfordshire +1 96 £425 +0.71% 47
Cambridgeshire +12 76 £450 +9.09% 41
Suffolk +6 59 £500 +11.11% 10
Norfolk +12 46 £425 +21.42% 4
Bedfordshire -5 29 £425 -2.85% 15
East Anglia 0 3 £600 -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Finance.

1 152 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (17.09%) Project Management
3 138 (16.85%) Windows
4 125 (15.26%) SQL
4 125 (15.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 104 (12.70%) MS Excel
6 100 (12.21%) Microsoft
7 85 (10.38%) Active Directory
7 85 (10.38%) Oracle
8 76 (9.28%) MS Office
9 73 (8.91%) Scrum
10 71 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
11 69 (8.42%) SQL Server
12 68 (8.30%) .NET
13 67 (8.18%) PRINCE2
14 63 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
15 60 (7.33%) Windows 7
16 59 (7.20%) Document Management
17 58 (7.08%) ITIL
17 58 (7.08%) Incident Management
18 57 (6.96%) Citrix
19 55 (6.72%) Web Services
20 51 (6.23%) Law
21 50 (6.11%) ERP
22 49 (5.98%) Banking
23 48 (5.86%) Degree
23 48 (5.86%) Business Analysis
24 47 (5.74%) C#
24 47 (5.74%) Blackberry
24 47 (5.74%) Windows Server

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (3.05%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.81%) IIS
3 19 (2.32%) MS Exchange
4 12 (1.47%) SAS
5 8 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (0.85%) CMS
6 7 (0.85%) IBM Notes
6 7 (0.85%) WebLogic
7 6 (0.73%) Documentum
8 5 (0.61%) Apache
8 5 (0.61%) JBoss
8 5 (0.61%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.49%) NetWeaver
9 4 (0.49%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.37%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.37%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.24%) DNN
11 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 104 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 76 (9.28%) MS Office
3 25 (3.05%) MS Project
4 21 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (2.20%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.61%) FrameMaker
7 4 (0.49%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.49%) SOLIDWORKS
7 4 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.37%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.12%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 18 (2.20%) Hyperion Planning
2 14 (1.71%) SAP ERP
3 11 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (1.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (1.34%) SAP CRM
4 10 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
5 7 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.73%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (0.73%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (0.73%) Primavera
7 5 (0.61%) Cognos TM1
7 5 (0.61%) HFM
7 5 (0.61%) Oracle Assets
7 5 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
8 4 (0.49%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.85%) IaaS
2 7 (0.85%) Office 365
2 7 (0.85%) SaaS
3 6 (0.73%) IBM Blueworks
4 3 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (0.37%) IBM SmartCloud
5 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.24%) PaaS
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.12%) Force.com
6 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.17%) DNS
2 25 (3.05%) Firewall
3 13 (1.59%) Internet
3 13 (1.59%) SAN
4 12 (1.47%) ATM
4 12 (1.47%) BIG-IP
4 12 (1.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 11 (1.34%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 10 (1.22%) WAN
7 9 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (1.10%) MPLS
8 8 (0.98%) LAN
9 7 (0.85%) Network Security
10 5 (0.61%) DHCP
10 5 (0.61%) NAS
11 4 (0.49%) Intranet
12 3 (0.37%) LDAP
12 3 (0.37%) SMTP
12 3 (0.37%) SSL
12 3 (0.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (8.42%) SQL Server
2 39 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (1.95%) QlikView
6 15 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
6 15 (1.83%) Essbase
7 10 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (0.98%) DB2
9 8 (0.98%) Hadoop
9 8 (0.98%) MySQL
10 7 (0.85%) Data Mart
10 7 (0.85%) Oracle ODI
11 6 (0.73%) Relational Database
12 5 (0.61%) Big Data
12 5 (0.61%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (1.71%) JIRA
2 7 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (0.85%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.49%) HP UFT
4 3 (0.37%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.37%) Subversion
4 3 (0.37%) VisualVM
5 2 (0.24%) Ant
5 2 (0.24%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.24%) ClearQuest
5 2 (0.24%) ERwin
5 2 (0.24%) Gradle
5 2 (0.24%) Maven
5 2 (0.24%) NUnit
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.24%) Selenium
5 2 (0.24%) Xcode
6 1 (0.12%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 51 (6.23%) Law
2 49 (5.98%) Banking
3 46 (5.62%) Retail
4 40 (4.88%) Manufacturing
5 35 (4.27%) Legal
6 31 (3.79%) Marketing
7 24 (2.93%) Telecoms
8 18 (2.20%) Financial Institution
9 16 (1.95%) Automotive
10 15 (1.83%) Back Office
11 11 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (1.34%) Publishing
12 10 (1.22%) General Ledger
13 9 (1.10%) Advertising
13 9 (1.10%) Billing
14 8 (0.98%) Electronics
15 7 (0.85%) German Language
15 7 (0.85%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.73%) Front Office
17 3 (0.37%) French Language
Job Titles
1 241 (29.43%) Analyst
2 126 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 104 (12.70%) Developer
4 88 (10.74%) Business Analyst
5 82 (10.01%) Consultant
6 68 (8.30%) Service Analyst
7 61 (7.45%) Architect
8 55 (6.72%) Service Desk Analyst
9 45 (5.49%) Help Desk Analyst
10 33 (4.03%) IT Manager
11 29 (3.54%) Support Analyst
12 28 (3.42%) IT Analyst
13 27 (3.30%) Senior Analyst
14 26 (3.17%) .NET Developer
14 26 (3.17%) Financial Analyst
15 25 (3.05%) C# Developer
15 25 (3.05%) SQL Developer
16 24 (2.93%) IT Project Manager
16 24 (2.93%) Java Developer
17 23 (2.81%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (8.30%) .NET
2 55 (6.72%) Web Services
3 41 (5.01%) HTML
4 30 (3.66%) SOAP
5 27 (3.30%) AngularJS
6 25 (3.05%) ASP.NET
7 23 (2.81%) XML
8 20 (2.44%) .NET Framework
9 19 (2.32%) CSS
9 19 (2.32%) REST
10 12 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (1.47%) KnockoutJS
10 12 (1.47%) WCF
11 11 (1.34%) HTML5
11 11 (1.34%) Silverlight
12 10 (1.22%) Hibernate
12 10 (1.22%) Spring
13 9 (1.10%) jQuery
14 8 (0.98%) Middleware
14 8 (0.98%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 71 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (5.74%) Blackberry
3 32 (3.91%) Data Centre
4 30 (3.66%) Management Information System
5 26 (3.17%) Mobile App
6 12 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.10%) Data Integration
8 7 (0.85%) Client/Server
8 7 (0.85%) Computer Science
8 7 (0.85%) User Experience
8 7 (0.85%) Visualisation
9 6 (0.73%) CMDB
9 6 (0.73%) EPoS
9 6 (0.73%) Hedge funds
9 6 (0.73%) Reinsurance
9 6 (0.73%) Statistics
10 5 (0.61%) Data Extraction
10 5 (0.61%) FMCG
10 5 (0.61%) Learning Management System
10 5 (0.61%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 138 (16.85%) Windows
2 60 (7.33%) Windows 7
3 47 (5.74%) Windows Server
4 20 (2.44%) Linux
5 19 (2.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.22%) Unix
8 8 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.61%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.49%) Solaris
10 4 (0.49%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.37%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.24%) Android
12 2 (0.24%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (17.09%) Project Management
3 125 (15.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 73 (8.91%) Scrum
5 67 (8.18%) PRINCE2
6 63 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 59 (7.20%) Document Management
8 58 (7.08%) Incident Management
8 58 (7.08%) ITIL
9 50 (6.11%) ERP
10 48 (5.86%) Business Analysis
11 40 (4.88%) CRM
12 38 (4.64%) Change Management
13 36 (4.40%) ETL
14 34 (4.15%) SDLC
15 31 (3.79%) Change Control
15 31 (3.79%) Information Security
16 30 (3.66%) User Acceptance Testing
17 29 (3.54%) Migration
18 28 (3.42%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 125 (15.26%) SQL
2 47 (5.74%) C#
3 43 (5.25%) Java
4 19 (2.32%) JavaScript
5 18 (2.20%) T-SQL
6 14 (1.71%) PL/SQL
7 12 (1.47%) C
8 6 (0.73%) Python
8 6 (0.73%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.61%) Ruby
9 5 (0.61%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.49%) Apex Code
10 4 (0.49%) C++
10 4 (0.49%) Perl
11 3 (0.37%) Apple Swift
11 3 (0.37%) Objective-C
11 3 (0.37%) PHP
11 3 (0.37%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.37%) VB
12 2 (0.24%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 48 (5.86%) Degree
2 32 (3.91%) Security Cleared
3 24 (2.93%) ISEB
4 18 (2.20%) PMI Certification
5 16 (1.95%) PMP
5 16 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 13 (1.59%) CISM
6 13 (1.59%) CISSP
7 9 (1.10%) SC Cleared
8 7 (0.85%) MCP
9 6 (0.73%) APMP
9 6 (0.73%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.61%) CISA
10 5 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (0.49%) A+ Certification
11 4 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.37%) CCIE
12 3 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.30%) SLA
2 20 (2.44%) Data Quality
3 19 (2.32%) QA
4 8 (0.98%) GxP
5 5 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.24%) COBIT
6 2 (0.24%) GAAP
6 2 (0.24%) GCP
6 2 (0.24%) GLP
6 2 (0.24%) GMP
6 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.12%) DO-254
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 85 (10.38%) Active Directory
2 25 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (1.22%) Virtual Desktop
5 9 (1.10%) VMware ESX
6 7 (0.85%) vSphere
7 5 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.37%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.24%) Docker
9 2 (0.24%) Firmware
9 2 (0.24%) GPFS
9 2 (0.24%) iptables
9 2 (0.24%) NFS
9 2 (0.24%) Postfix
9 2 (0.24%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.12%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (1.10%) Puppet
2 8 (0.98%) SCCM
3 5 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.49%) Nagios
4 4 (0.49%) WSUS
5 3 (0.37%) Opsview
6 2 (0.24%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.24%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.24%) Control-M
6 2 (0.24%) Ganglia
6 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.24%) OSSEC
6 2 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.12%) Ansible
7 1 (0.12%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.12%) QRadar
7 1 (0.12%) Salt
7 1 (0.12%) Terraform
Vendors
1 100 (12.21%) Microsoft
2 85 (10.38%) Oracle
3 57 (6.96%) Citrix
4 46 (5.62%) SAP
5 32 (3.91%) VMware
6 30 (3.66%) HP
7 26 (3.17%) Cisco
8 23 (2.81%) Hyperion
9 20 (2.44%) CheckPoint
10 17 (2.08%) IBM
11 14 (1.71%) F5
12 13 (1.59%) ServiceNow
13 9 (1.10%) Blue Coat
13 9 (1.10%) Cognos
14 8 (0.98%) Red Hat
14 8 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
15 7 (0.85%) DevExpress
15 7 (0.85%) Lotus
16 6 (0.73%) JD Edwards
16 6 (0.73%) Tableau
Wymondham, Norfolk
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: £12.50 - £13.75 per hour
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day 200-250 pd
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford
Capita plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Volt
Rate: £550.00 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: £26,133 - £29,027
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £50000 - £51000 per annum + 10% FTC allowance + Benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £180 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Essex
Ciber UK
Posted: 16 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago