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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 6 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 347 563 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.15% 18.06% 14.63%
As % of the General category 44.09% 53.88% 43.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 308 180
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £239 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 17
Average hourly rate £36.50 £15.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.34% -49.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £7.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.94 £39.10 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +18.61%
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
787 1045 772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.82% 33.52% 34.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 555 367
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 61 77
Average hourly rate £38.75 £30.00 £32.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -8.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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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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 -2 105 £425 - 34
Bedfordshire -1 71 £445 -1.11% 10
Hertfordshire -5 70 £390 -2.56% 54
Cambridgeshire -10 48 £375 -1.63% 49
Suffolk -1 29 £450 +4.34% 4
Norfolk +5 22 £450 +57.89% 5
East Anglia -5 1 - -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 159 (20.70%) Oracle
2 138 (17.97%) SQL
3 137 (17.84%) Project Management
4 112 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
5 104 (13.54%) Microsoft
6 92 (11.98%) Windows
7 90 (11.72%) SAP
8 81 (10.55%) Banking
9 80 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 75 (9.77%) .NET
11 67 (8.72%) MS Excel
12 64 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
12 64 (8.33%) MS Office
13 62 (8.07%) Business Analysis
14 61 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
14 61 (7.94%) PRINCE2
15 58 (7.55%) SQL Server
15 58 (7.55%) Degree
16 56 (7.29%) ERP
16 56 (7.29%) Telecoms
17 55 (7.16%) E-Commerce
17 55 (7.16%) Active Directory
18 49 (6.38%) QA
19 48 (6.25%) Citrix
20 47 (6.12%) C#
21 46 (5.99%) ITIL
22 45 (5.86%) User Acceptance Testing
23 44 (5.73%) HTML
24 43 (5.60%) Scrum
25 42 (5.47%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 34 (4.43%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.08%) WebLogic
3 13 (1.69%) IIS
4 11 (1.43%) WebSphere
5 7 (0.91%) JBoss
6 6 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (0.65%) SAS
8 4 (0.52%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.52%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.52%) CMS
8 4 (0.52%) Lync
8 4 (0.52%) GlassFish
9 3 (0.39%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.39%) Node.js
9 3 (0.39%) Apache
10 2 (0.26%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.26%) CICS
10 2 (0.26%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle Self-Service HR
10 2 (0.26%) ArchestrA
Applications
1 67 (8.72%) MS Excel
2 64 (8.33%) MS Office
3 20 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (2.47%) MS Project
5 14 (1.82%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.39%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 31 (4.04%) Oracle EBS R12
2 24 (3.13%) Oracle Payables
3 23 (2.99%) Oracle Financials
4 21 (2.73%) Oracle EBS
5 18 (2.34%) Oracle General Ledger
6 17 (2.21%) Oracle Receivables
6 17 (2.21%) Agresso
7 12 (1.56%) SAP FI
7 12 (1.56%) SAP CO
7 12 (1.56%) SAP FI/CO
8 11 (1.43%) Oracle Cash Management
9 10 (1.30%) SAP ERP
10 7 (0.91%) Oracle iProcurement
10 7 (0.91%) Oracle Assets
10 7 (0.91%) Oracle 11i
11 6 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 4 (0.52%) SAP MM
12 4 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
12 4 (0.52%) SAP HCM
13 3 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.78%) SuccessFactors
1 6 (0.78%) SaaS
2 5 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.52%) IBM SmartCloud
3 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.13%) Taleo
5 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.73%) Network Security
2 17 (2.21%) Firewall
3 14 (1.82%) WAN
4 11 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (1.43%) DNS
4 11 (1.43%) Internet
5 10 (1.30%) LAN
6 9 (1.17%) TCP/IP
7 8 (1.04%) DHCP
8 7 (0.91%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (0.78%) SAN
10 5 (0.65%) NetScaler
10 5 (0.65%) VoIP
11 4 (0.52%) SMS
11 4 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.39%) NAS
12 3 (0.39%) Structured Cabling
12 3 (0.39%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.39%) Wireless
12 3 (0.39%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (2.34%) Relational Database
5 16 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (1.95%) QlikView
7 12 (1.56%) OLAP
7 12 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (1.43%) Oracle Database
8 11 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
9 10 (1.30%) BusinessObjects XI
9 10 (1.30%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 9 (1.17%) Oracle BI EE
11 8 (1.04%) Snowflake Schema
12 7 (0.91%) Star Schema
12 7 (0.91%) Data Mining
13 6 (0.78%) SAP BW
13 6 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (2.21%) Visual Studio
2 13 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (1.30%) Jasmine
4 9 (1.17%) Oracle Forms
4 9 (1.17%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (1.04%) SpecFlow
6 6 (0.78%) LoadRunner
6 6 (0.78%) JIRA
6 6 (0.78%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.52%) ERwin
7 4 (0.52%) PowerBuilder
7 4 (0.52%) Subversion
7 4 (0.52%) Mocha
7 4 (0.52%) QUnit
7 4 (0.52%) Selenium
7 4 (0.52%) AccuRev
8 3 (0.39%) Moq
8 3 (0.39%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.39%) Maven
9 2 (0.26%) Toad
General
1 81 (10.55%) Banking
2 56 (7.29%) Telecoms
3 42 (5.47%) Retail
4 29 (3.78%) Manufacturing
5 25 (3.26%) Legal
6 16 (2.08%) Law
7 13 (1.69%) General Ledger
8 12 (1.56%) Marketing
9 7 (0.91%) Local Government
9 7 (0.91%) Automotive
9 7 (0.91%) Back Office
10 6 (0.78%) Electronics
11 5 (0.65%) Billing
11 5 (0.65%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.52%) Advertising
12 4 (0.52%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.52%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.52%) French Language
13 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 228 (29.69%) Analyst
2 103 (13.41%) Business Analyst
3 98 (12.76%) Developer
4 97 (12.63%) Project Manager
5 78 (10.16%) Architect
6 77 (10.03%) Consultant
7 32 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
8 31 (4.04%) Service Analyst
8 31 (4.04%) Service Desk Analyst
9 30 (3.91%) Senior Manager
10 28 (3.65%) C# Developer
10 28 (3.65%) Oracle Consultant
11 26 (3.39%) Senior Project Manager
12 21 (2.73%) .NET Developer
13 19 (2.47%) SAP Manager
13 19 (2.47%) Data Analyst
14 18 (2.34%) Help Desk Analyst
14 18 (2.34%) C# .NET Developer
15 17 (2.21%) Administrator
16 15 (1.95%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (9.77%) .NET
2 44 (5.73%) HTML
3 39 (5.08%) XML
4 35 (4.56%) CSS
5 30 (3.91%) .NET Framework
6 26 (3.39%) WCF
7 20 (2.60%) jQuery
8 18 (2.34%) Middleware
9 16 (2.08%) XHTML
10 14 (1.82%) J2EE
11 12 (1.56%) AngularJS
12 10 (1.30%) HTML5
13 9 (1.17%) KnockoutJS
13 9 (1.17%) ASP.NET
14 8 (1.04%) Web Services
14 8 (1.04%) SOAP
14 8 (1.04%) Spring
15 7 (0.91%) Gherkin
16 6 (0.78%) CSS3
16 6 (0.78%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 61 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (3.91%) Management Information System
3 23 (2.99%) Blackberry
4 18 (2.34%) Computer Science
5 13 (1.69%) Data Integration
6 11 (1.43%) Visualisation
7 10 (1.30%) NHS
8 8 (1.04%) Open Source
9 7 (0.91%) Data Extraction
9 7 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (0.91%) BYOD
10 6 (0.78%) PMI
10 6 (0.78%) DTV
10 6 (0.78%) User Experience
10 6 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (0.65%) Clustering
12 4 (0.52%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.52%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.52%) Credit Risk
13 3 (0.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 92 (11.98%) Windows
2 38 (4.95%) Linux
3 28 (3.65%) Windows 7
4 26 (3.39%) UNIX
5 21 (2.73%) Solaris
6 10 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.91%) AIX
9 6 (0.78%) Windows Vista
10 5 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.52%) zOS
11 4 (0.52%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.52%) HPUX
12 3 (0.39%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.26%) VMS
13 2 (0.26%) CentOS
14 1 (0.13%) Android
14 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (17.84%) Project Management
2 112 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 64 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 62 (8.07%) Business Analysis
6 61 (7.94%) PRINCE2
7 56 (7.29%) ERP
8 55 (7.16%) E-Commerce
9 46 (5.99%) ITIL
10 45 (5.86%) User Acceptance Testing
11 43 (5.60%) Scrum
12 41 (5.34%) ETL
13 40 (5.21%) Migration
14 37 (4.82%) Change Management
15 36 (4.69%) CRM
16 35 (4.56%) SOA
17 30 (3.91%) Analytics
17 30 (3.91%) MVC
17 30 (3.91%) TDD
18 29 (3.78%) OO
Programming Languages
1 138 (17.97%) SQL
2 47 (6.12%) C#
3 41 (5.34%) JavaScript
4 38 (4.95%) Java
5 19 (2.47%) PL/SQL
6 13 (1.69%) VBA
7 12 (1.56%) VB
7 12 (1.56%) Python
8 10 (1.30%) C
8 10 (1.30%) Perl
9 9 (1.17%) T-SQL
10 7 (0.91%) PowerShell
10 7 (0.91%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.78%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.52%) VBScript
12 4 (0.52%) C++
12 4 (0.52%) Korn
13 3 (0.39%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.26%) REXX
14 2 (0.26%) JCL
Qualifications
1 58 (7.55%) Degree
2 33 (4.30%) ISEB
3 25 (3.26%) PMP
4 23 (2.99%) PMI Certification
5 20 (2.60%) Security Cleared
6 14 (1.82%) CCNP
6 14 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (1.82%) ISTQB
7 13 (1.69%) SC Cleared
8 10 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (0.78%) MCP
11 5 (0.65%) CISA
12 3 (0.39%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.39%) CISM
12 3 (0.39%) MCSD
12 3 (0.39%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (6.38%) QA
2 19 (2.47%) SLA
3 11 (1.43%) ISO 9001
4 9 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.26%) GAAP
6 2 (0.26%) ISO 8583
6 2 (0.26%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.13%) TickIT
System Software
1 55 (7.16%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.04%) vSphere
4 7 (0.91%) VMware ESX
5 6 (0.78%) XenApp
5 6 (0.78%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.52%) vCloud
7 3 (0.39%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.26%) RACF
8 2 (0.26%) ACF2
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (1.17%) BMC PATROL
2 7 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.26%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.26%) SCCM
4 2 (0.26%) SCOM
5 1 (0.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 159 (20.70%) Oracle
2 104 (13.54%) Microsoft
3 90 (11.72%) SAP
4 48 (6.25%) Citrix
5 31 (4.04%) HP
6 30 (3.91%) Cisco
7 27 (3.52%) VMware
8 17 (2.21%) IBM
9 16 (2.08%) F5
10 14 (1.82%) PeopleSoft
10 14 (1.82%) Tableau
11 13 (1.69%) Business Objects
12 12 (1.56%) BMC
13 11 (1.43%) Juniper
13 11 (1.43%) EMC
14 9 (1.17%) Planview
15 8 (1.04%) Hyperion
15 8 (1.04%) Remedy
16 7 (0.91%) Red Hat
17 6 (0.78%) NetApp
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Rate: £363.64 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Avance Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Scott-Merrick LLP
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford
Capita - ITPS
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £12.00 - £13.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 10 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Rate: £70000 - £95000 per day + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 11 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Norwich
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
East of England
Computer Futures
Rate: £270 - £370 per day + competitive
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Brentwood
The People Network
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + DoE
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