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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 4 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 491 466 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.87% 15.23% 13.75%
As % of the General category 54.50% 50.05% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 275 144
Average daily rate
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£400 £411 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 19 31
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.88 £34.30 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -1.16%
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
901 931 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.12% 30.42% 32.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 507 340
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 86 70
Average hourly rate £20.94 £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.21% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £13.70 £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.73 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +1 194 £375 -6.25% 19
Hertfordshire -2 107 £458 +20.79% 48
Cambridgeshire +1 92 £413 +28.40% 41
Bedfordshire -3 46 £425 - 11
Suffolk -4 28 £450 - 8
Norfolk +4 22 £331 -25.56% 2
East Anglia +2 6 £575 -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 138 (16.45%) Project Management
2 137 (16.33%) Oracle
3 133 (15.85%) SQL
4 124 (14.78%) Microsoft
5 118 (14.06%) Windows
6 108 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
7 81 (9.65%) SQL Server
8 80 (9.54%) MS Office
9 79 (9.42%) SAP
10 76 (9.06%) Business Intelligence
10 76 (9.06%) ERP
10 76 (9.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 74 (8.82%) Active Directory
12 72 (8.58%) MS Excel
13 69 (8.22%) ITIL
14 66 (7.87%) Change Management
14 66 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
15 65 (7.75%) Banking
16 64 (7.63%) Citrix
17 63 (7.51%) Java
18 62 (7.39%) .NET
19 59 (7.03%) Data Warehouse
20 58 (6.91%) PRINCE2
21 57 (6.79%) Telecoms
22 55 (6.56%) Migration
23 51 (6.08%) E-Commerce
24 50 (5.96%) Retail
25 45 (5.36%) CRM
26 44 (5.24%) Linux
26 44 (5.24%) Incident Management

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 36 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.74%) WebSphere
3 17 (2.03%) IIS
4 9 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (0.95%) MS Exchange
6 7 (0.83%) WebLogic
6 7 (0.83%) Apache
6 7 (0.83%) Tomcat
6 7 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (0.83%) WebSphere Portal
6 7 (0.83%) WebSphere Process Server
7 6 (0.72%) ArchestrA
8 5 (0.60%) CMS
8 5 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.48%) JBoss
9 4 (0.48%) Oracle UPK
9 4 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.48%) Node.js
9 4 (0.48%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 80 (9.54%) MS Office
2 72 (8.58%) MS Excel
3 18 (2.15%) MS Project
4 17 (2.03%) MS Visio
5 15 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.36%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 23 (2.74%) Oracle Financials
2 22 (2.62%) Oracle Payables
3 21 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 20 (2.38%) Oracle General Ledger
5 19 (2.26%) Agresso
6 18 (2.15%) Oracle Receivables
7 14 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
7 14 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
8 12 (1.43%) Oracle Assets
9 11 (1.31%) Oracle Cash Management
10 10 (1.19%) Oracle ERP
11 9 (1.07%) SAP FI
11 9 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
12 8 (0.95%) SAP FI/CO
12 8 (0.95%) SAP CO
13 7 (0.83%) Oracle Internet Expenses
14 6 (0.72%) SAP BPC
14 6 (0.72%) Hyperion Planning
14 6 (0.72%) SunGard AvantGard
14 6 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.48%) SaaS
3 4 (0.48%) IBM SmartCloud
4 3 (0.36%) Office 365
4 3 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (0.36%) Taleo
5 2 (0.24%) GitHub
5 2 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.29%) Firewall
2 27 (3.22%) Network Security
3 22 (2.62%) Internet
4 17 (2.03%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (1.91%) SAN
6 15 (1.79%) DNS
7 12 (1.43%) TCP/IP
7 12 (1.43%) LAN
7 12 (1.43%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (1.31%) LDAP
8 11 (1.31%) WAN
8 11 (1.31%) SSL
9 8 (0.95%) DHCP
10 7 (0.83%) SSH
11 6 (0.72%) SMS
11 6 (0.72%) Intranet
11 6 (0.72%) NetScaler
12 5 (0.60%) PuTTY
12 5 (0.60%) HTTP
12 5 (0.60%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (9.65%) SQL Server
2 59 (7.03%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (3.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (3.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 22 (2.62%) Crystal Reports
7 19 (2.26%) Relational Database
8 15 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (1.67%) MongoDB
10 12 (1.43%) NoSQL
11 11 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (1.31%) OLAP
12 10 (1.19%) DTS
12 10 (1.19%) MS Access
13 9 (1.07%) SAP BW
13 9 (1.07%) Oracle Database
14 8 (0.95%) RavenDB
14 8 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
15 7 (0.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 15 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (1.55%) Jasmine
3 11 (1.31%) JIRA
4 8 (0.95%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.83%) Toad
6 6 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (0.60%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.60%) ERwin
8 4 (0.48%) HP UFT
8 4 (0.48%) PowerBuilder
8 4 (0.48%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.48%) AccuRev
9 3 (0.36%) Selenium
9 3 (0.36%) Subversion
10 2 (0.24%) AdminStudio
10 2 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.24%) Wise Package Studio
10 2 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.24%) SpecFlow
General
1 65 (7.75%) Banking
2 57 (6.79%) Telecoms
3 50 (5.96%) Retail
4 32 (3.81%) Manufacturing
5 27 (3.22%) Legal
6 18 (2.15%) Law
7 14 (1.67%) Marketing
8 12 (1.43%) Billing
9 10 (1.19%) General Ledger
9 10 (1.19%) Local Government
10 8 (0.95%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.72%) Publishing
12 5 (0.60%) Automotive
13 4 (0.48%) Back Office
13 4 (0.48%) Electronics
13 4 (0.48%) Advertising
14 3 (0.36%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.36%) French Language
15 2 (0.24%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 234 (27.89%) Analyst
2 114 (13.59%) Developer
3 96 (11.44%) Project Manager
4 93 (11.08%) Business Analyst
5 77 (9.18%) Consultant
6 60 (7.15%) Architect
7 52 (6.20%) Support Analyst
8 38 (4.53%) Applications Support
9 35 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
10 29 (3.46%) Solutions Architect
11 28 (3.34%) Service Analyst
12 26 (3.10%) Java Developer
12 26 (3.10%) Applications Support Analyst
13 25 (2.98%) Service Desk Analyst
14 23 (2.74%) Oracle Consultant
15 22 (2.62%) Systems Support Analyst
15 22 (2.62%) Systems Support
16 21 (2.50%) Senior Manager
17 20 (2.38%) IT Project Manager
18 19 (2.26%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (7.39%) .NET
2 38 (4.53%) XML
3 27 (3.22%) CSS
4 24 (2.86%) HTML
5 22 (2.62%) Web Services
6 21 (2.50%) J2EE
7 17 (2.03%) JSP
8 16 (1.91%) Middleware
9 15 (1.79%) .NET Framework
10 14 (1.67%) Spring
11 13 (1.55%) Backbone.js
11 13 (1.55%) KnockoutJS
12 11 (1.31%) AngularJS
12 11 (1.31%) SOAP
13 9 (1.07%) Hibernate
13 9 (1.07%) WCF
14 8 (0.95%) JSTL
14 8 (0.95%) HTML5
14 8 (0.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (0.95%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 66 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (4.05%) Data Centre
3 28 (3.34%) Blackberry
4 23 (2.74%) Management Information System
5 13 (1.55%) Data Integration
6 11 (1.31%) Clustering
7 9 (1.07%) EFT
7 9 (1.07%) Data Structures
8 8 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (0.95%) Computer Science
9 7 (0.83%) SCADA
9 7 (0.83%) Mainframe
10 6 (0.72%) PMI
10 6 (0.72%) PKI
10 6 (0.72%) User Experience
10 6 (0.72%) Visualisation
11 5 (0.60%) HP Storage
11 5 (0.60%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.60%) BYOD
11 5 (0.60%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 118 (14.06%) Windows
2 44 (5.24%) Linux
3 28 (3.34%) Windows 7
4 22 (2.62%) UNIX
5 13 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (0.95%) Solaris
9 7 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.83%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.60%) Android
11 4 (0.48%) zOS
11 4 (0.48%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.36%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.36%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.24%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.24%) AIX
14 1 (0.12%) OS/400
14 1 (0.12%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (16.45%) Project Management
2 108 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (9.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 76 (9.06%) Business Intelligence
3 76 (9.06%) ERP
4 69 (8.22%) ITIL
5 66 (7.87%) Change Management
6 58 (6.91%) PRINCE2
7 55 (6.56%) Migration
8 51 (6.08%) E-Commerce
9 45 (5.36%) CRM
10 44 (5.24%) Incident Management
11 43 (5.13%) Business Analysis
12 37 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
13 33 (3.93%) Waterfall
14 32 (3.81%) Service Management
15 29 (3.46%) Scrum
15 29 (3.46%) Continuous Improvement
16 27 (3.22%) MVC
16 27 (3.22%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 133 (15.85%) SQL
2 63 (7.51%) Java
3 42 (5.01%) C#
4 39 (4.65%) JavaScript
5 31 (3.69%) VBA
6 21 (2.50%) T-SQL
7 15 (1.79%) PowerShell
8 13 (1.55%) Python
9 11 (1.31%) PL/SQL
10 10 (1.19%) Perl
10 10 (1.19%) C
11 8 (0.95%) VB
12 5 (0.60%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.60%) C++
13 4 (0.48%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.48%) Korn
14 3 (0.36%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
14 3 (0.36%) XMLA
14 3 (0.36%) COBOL
15 2 (0.24%) RPG
Qualifications
1 44 (5.24%) Degree
2 21 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (2.15%) ISEB
4 17 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (1.91%) CCNP
5 16 (1.91%) Security Cleared
6 15 (1.79%) PMP
7 13 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 13 (1.55%) MCSE
8 12 (1.43%) PMI Certification
9 11 (1.31%) SC Cleared
10 7 (0.83%) CISA
10 7 (0.83%) CISM
11 6 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.60%) CISSP
13 4 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (0.48%) OCA
13 4 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
14 3 (0.36%) ACCA
14 3 (0.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.81%) SLA
2 29 (3.46%) QA
3 9 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.60%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.48%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.24%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.24%) GAAP
6 2 (0.24%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.12%) GCP
7 1 (0.12%) GMP
7 1 (0.12%) GLP
7 1 (0.12%) TickIT
7 1 (0.12%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.12%) P3O
System Software
1 74 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 26 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.79%) VMware ESX
4 12 (1.43%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.83%) vSphere
6 6 (0.72%) XenApp
7 4 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.48%) Xen
7 4 (0.48%) vCloud
8 3 (0.36%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.24%) RACF
9 2 (0.24%) ACF2
10 1 (0.12%) NFS
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 1 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 14 (1.67%) SCCM
2 8 (0.95%) SCOM
2 8 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (0.72%) Tivoli
4 5 (0.60%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 5 (0.60%) Backup Exec
4 5 (0.60%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.24%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (0.24%) Nessus
5 2 (0.24%) Puppet
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.12%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.12%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.12%) WSUS
6 1 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.12%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 137 (16.33%) Oracle
2 124 (14.78%) Microsoft
3 79 (9.42%) SAP
4 64 (7.63%) Citrix
5 41 (4.89%) VMware
6 37 (4.41%) HP
7 34 (4.05%) Cisco
8 31 (3.69%) IBM
9 24 (2.86%) Cognos
9 24 (2.86%) PeopleSoft
10 16 (1.91%) Symantec
11 15 (1.79%) CODA
12 14 (1.67%) Cyber-Ark
13 13 (1.55%) Juniper
13 13 (1.55%) F5
14 12 (1.43%) SunGard
15 11 (1.31%) Hyperion
16 9 (1.07%) Dell
16 9 (1.07%) Thunderhead
17 8 (0.95%) Red Hat
Chelmsford, Essex
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £325 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Aston Carter
Salary: £50k - £62.5k per annum + 6.5k car
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Open Link Resource Limited
Posted: 19 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Aston Carter
Rate: £50000 - £62500 per annum + 6.5k car
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Felixstowe, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Norfolk
Stott & May
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
JM
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
JM
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £375 - 425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Aerotek
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £12.00 - £14.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago