The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 183 96 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.37% 20.08% 18.14%
As % of the General category 65.12% 53.93% 53.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 49 39
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £575 £710
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 14
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +3.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.26 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.86% -5.71%
Finance
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

General Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
281 178 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 43.57% 37.24% 33.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 85 61
Average daily rate £375 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £241 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 36 23
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% +89.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Essex region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Essex region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Finance
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 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
Chelmsford 0 38 £350 -12.50% 2
Brentwood +1 26 £350 -39.13% 4
Colchester +1 15 £420 +12.00%
Basildon -8 8 £625 +66.66% 4
Harlow - 3 £325 -
Southend-on-Sea +1 1 £583 - 2
Loughton - 1 - -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 68 (21.73%) Windows
2 66 (21.09%) SQL
3 52 (16.61%) SQL Server
4 50 (15.97%) Active Directory
5 48 (15.34%) Microsoft
6 46 (14.70%) Citrix
6 46 (14.70%) Oracle
6 46 (14.70%) MS Office
7 40 (12.78%) Business Intelligence
7 40 (12.78%) Project Management
8 39 (12.46%) MS Excel
9 37 (11.82%) ITIL
10 32 (10.22%) Incident Management
11 31 (9.90%) Data Warehouse
12 30 (9.58%) Change Management
13 28 (8.95%) Stakeholder Management
13 28 (8.95%) Banking
14 27 (8.63%) Cognos
15 26 (8.31%) Telecoms
15 26 (8.31%) Migration
16 25 (7.99%) Blackberry
16 25 (7.99%) Windows 7
17 24 (7.67%) CODA
18 23 (7.35%) VBA
19 22 (7.03%) XML
20 21 (6.71%) Workflow
20 21 (6.71%) Service Management
20 21 (6.71%) Document Management
21 20 (6.39%) VMware
21 20 (6.39%) SharePoint

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 20 (6.39%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.83%) IIS
3 10 (3.19%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.92%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (1.60%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.28%) GlassFish
6 4 (1.28%) Oracle UPK
6 4 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.28%) JBoss
6 4 (1.28%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 46 (14.70%) MS Office
2 39 (12.46%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.92%) MS Project
5 3 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (3.51%) CODA-Financials
1 11 (3.51%) Oracle Financials
1 11 (3.51%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (2.56%) Hyperion Planning
2 8 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (2.24%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (1.92%) Oracle Cash Management
4 6 (1.92%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (1.92%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (1.92%) SunGard AvantGard
5 5 (1.60%) Cognos Planning
6 4 (1.28%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 3 (0.96%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.64%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle FAH
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Payroll
9 1 (0.32%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.28%) IBM SmartCloud
2 3 (0.96%) Taleo
3 2 (0.64%) SaaS
4 1 (0.32%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.11%) Network Security
2 12 (3.83%) DHCP
2 12 (3.83%) DNS
3 8 (2.56%) SAN
3 8 (2.56%) Firewall
3 8 (2.56%) NetScaler
4 6 (1.92%) SMS
5 5 (1.60%) LDAP
6 4 (1.28%) LAN
6 4 (1.28%) WAN
6 4 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.96%) Intranet
7 3 (0.96%) Internet
7 3 (0.96%) NetScreen
7 3 (0.96%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.64%) NAS
8 2 (0.64%) HTTP
8 2 (0.64%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (16.61%) SQL Server
2 31 (9.90%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (6.07%) Crystal Reports
4 17 (5.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (5.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (4.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (3.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (3.51%) MS Access
9 10 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (3.19%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (2.88%) Relational Database
11 8 (2.56%) Hyperion Smart View
12 7 (2.24%) DTS
13 6 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (1.60%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 5 (1.60%) SQL Server 2000
15 3 (0.96%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
16 2 (0.64%) Neo4j
16 2 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.28%) PowerBuilder
2 4 (1.28%) ERwin
3 3 (0.96%) MSI
3 3 (0.96%) AdminStudio
3 3 (0.96%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (0.96%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.96%) Wise Package Studio
3 3 (0.96%) AccuRev
4 2 (0.64%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.64%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.32%) Subversion
5 1 (0.32%) JIRA
5 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 28 (8.95%) Banking
2 26 (8.31%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.79%) Law
4 7 (2.24%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.60%) Legal
6 4 (1.28%) Automotive
6 4 (1.28%) Publishing
6 4 (1.28%) Retail
6 4 (1.28%) Billing
6 4 (1.28%) General Ledger
7 3 (0.96%) Local Government
7 3 (0.96%) Marketing
8 2 (0.64%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 99 (31.63%) Analyst
2 46 (14.70%) Support Analyst
3 34 (10.86%) Applications Support
3 34 (10.86%) Project Manager
4 33 (10.54%) Consultant
5 28 (8.95%) Systems Analyst
6 27 (8.63%) Systems Support
7 26 (8.31%) Applications Support Analyst
8 23 (7.35%) Developer
8 23 (7.35%) Systems Support Analyst
9 22 (7.03%) Architect
10 21 (6.71%) Service Analyst
11 20 (6.39%) Business Analyst
12 18 (5.75%) Service Desk Analyst
13 16 (5.11%) Oracle Consultant
14 14 (4.47%) Help Desk Analyst
15 11 (3.51%) DBA
16 10 (3.19%) Functional Consultant
16 10 (3.19%) Financial Analyst
17 9 (2.88%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.03%) XML
2 17 (5.43%) .NET
3 9 (2.88%) HTML
4 8 (2.56%) HTML5
5 6 (1.92%) CSS
5 6 (1.92%) SOAP
6 5 (1.60%) J2EE
6 5 (1.60%) Ajax
6 5 (1.60%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.28%) MDX
7 4 (1.28%) Middleware
8 3 (0.96%) Web Services
8 3 (0.96%) JSP
8 3 (0.96%) Django
8 3 (0.96%) JSON
8 3 (0.96%) Application Packaging
9 2 (0.64%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (0.64%) jQuery
9 2 (0.64%) WCF
9 2 (0.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.99%) Blackberry
2 19 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.11%) Data Centre
4 10 (3.19%) Clustering
5 8 (2.56%) Data Integration
6 6 (1.92%) HP Storage
7 5 (1.60%) Mobile Computing
8 4 (1.28%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.28%) E-Learning
8 4 (1.28%) PKI
8 4 (1.28%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.96%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.96%) Replication
9 3 (0.96%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.64%) Biology
10 2 (0.64%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.64%) Life Science
10 2 (0.64%) User Experience
10 2 (0.64%) EFT
10 2 (0.64%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 68 (21.73%) Windows
2 25 (7.99%) Windows 7
3 11 (3.51%) Windows 8
4 9 (2.88%) UNIX
5 8 (2.56%) Linux
5 8 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.92%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.60%) Android
8 4 (1.28%) Solaris
9 3 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.64%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (12.78%) Business Intelligence
1 40 (12.78%) Project Management
2 37 (11.82%) ITIL
3 32 (10.22%) Incident Management
4 30 (9.58%) Change Management
5 28 (8.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (8.31%) Migration
7 21 (6.71%) Document Management
7 21 (6.71%) Workflow
7 21 (6.71%) Service Management
8 15 (4.79%) ITSM
8 15 (4.79%) Software Delivery
9 14 (4.47%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (4.47%) PRINCE2
10 9 (2.88%) SOA
10 9 (2.88%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (2.56%) Test Scripting
11 8 (2.56%) Business Analysis
11 8 (2.56%) Wealth Management
11 8 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 66 (21.09%) SQL
2 23 (7.35%) VBA
3 13 (4.15%) Java
4 12 (3.83%) PowerShell
5 10 (3.19%) T-SQL
6 8 (2.56%) C#
7 6 (1.92%) Perl
8 5 (1.60%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.28%) VB
9 4 (1.28%) Korn
9 4 (1.28%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.96%) Scala
10 3 (0.96%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.64%) Python
11 2 (0.64%) XQuery
11 2 (0.64%) VBScript
11 2 (0.64%) XPath
11 2 (0.64%) Ruby
12 1 (0.32%) Clojure
12 1 (0.32%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 10 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (3.19%) PMP
2 8 (2.56%) Degree
3 6 (1.92%) MCSE
4 4 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (1.28%) CISA
4 4 (1.28%) CISM
4 4 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.96%) CISSP
5 3 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.96%) MCITP
5 3 (0.96%) CCSP
5 3 (0.96%) CCNP
6 2 (0.64%) ISEB
6 2 (0.64%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.32%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.32%) PgMP
7 1 (0.32%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.15%) SLA
2 6 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.64%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.64%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.32%) P3O
4 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (15.97%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.88%) Hyper-V
3 9 (2.88%) XenApp
4 8 (2.56%) VMware ESX
5 7 (2.24%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.28%) vSphere
6 4 (1.28%) vCloud
7 1 (0.32%) NFS
7 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.32%) XenServer
7 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (4.79%) SCCM
2 6 (1.92%) SCOM
3 4 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.32%) Puppet
4 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.32%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 48 (15.34%) Microsoft
2 46 (14.70%) Oracle
2 46 (14.70%) Citrix
3 27 (8.63%) Cognos
4 24 (7.67%) CODA
5 20 (6.39%) VMware
6 16 (5.11%) HP
7 14 (4.47%) IBM
8 13 (4.15%) SunGard
9 9 (2.88%) Hyperion
9 9 (2.88%) Thunderhead
10 8 (2.56%) Cisco
11 7 (2.24%) 3PAR
12 6 (1.92%) MicroStrategy
13 5 (1.60%) Dell
13 5 (1.60%) Apple
14 4 (1.28%) Symantec
14 4 (1.28%) McAfee
14 4 (1.28%) Altiris
14 4 (1.28%) ServiceNow
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