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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 111 189 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 22.89% 30.19% 19.92%
As % of the General category 56.92% 74.41% 53.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 108 53
Median daily rate £438 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £588 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 20 15
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +13.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +21.21%
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
195 254 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 40.21% 40.58% 36.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 145 85
Median daily rate £375 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £275 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 31 36
Median hourly rate £31.00 £19.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.15% -36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.67 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.55% +3.02%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Chelmsford +1 25 £418 +19.28% 2
Colchester -6 25 £506 +22.72%
Basildon -2 6 £340 -45.60% 2
Brentwood -3 5 £351 -29.75% 8
Southend-on-Sea +7 3 £470 -19.31% 2
Harlow +2 1 £300 -7.69%
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Essex region with a requirement for Finance.

1 80 (32.52%) Windows
2 59 (23.98%) MS Excel
3 58 (23.58%) Active Directory
4 53 (21.54%) MS Office
5 50 (20.33%) SQL
5 50 (20.33%) Document Management
6 46 (18.70%) Citrix
7 45 (18.29%) Incident Management
8 44 (17.89%) Windows 7
8 44 (17.89%) Project Management
9 43 (17.48%) Law
10 42 (17.07%) Blackberry
11 37 (15.04%) Oracle
12 34 (13.82%) SQL Server
13 32 (13.01%) Microsoft
14 29 (11.79%) Windows Server
15 28 (11.38%) PRINCE2
15 28 (11.38%) Agile Software Development
16 25 (10.16%) .NET
16 25 (10.16%) Manufacturing
17 23 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
18 19 (7.72%) Change Management
19 18 (7.32%) Automotive
20 17 (6.91%) SOAP
20 17 (6.91%) Degree
21 16 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
21 16 (6.50%) Web Services
21 16 (6.50%) Banking
22 15 (6.10%) Java
22 15 (6.10%) Data Warehouse

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 11 (4.47%) SAS
2 10 (4.07%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.25%) IIS
4 5 (2.03%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.63%) Apache
5 4 (1.63%) JBoss
5 4 (1.63%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.63%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.22%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.81%) Documentum
7 2 (0.81%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 59 (23.98%) MS Excel
2 53 (21.54%) MS Office
3 6 (2.44%) MS Project
4 3 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (5.69%) Hyperion Planning
2 8 (3.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (2.85%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (2.03%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (2.03%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (1.63%) CODA-Financials
6 3 (1.22%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (1.22%) Oracle AGIS
6 3 (1.22%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (1.22%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (1.22%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 3 (1.22%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (1.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 3 (1.22%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (1.22%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (1.22%) Summit
7 2 (0.81%) Cognos Planning
7 2 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.41%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.22%) IBM SmartCloud
1 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.81%) Office 365
2 2 (0.81%) Yammer
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.25%) Internet
2 7 (2.85%) Firewall
2 7 (2.85%) SAN
3 4 (1.63%) Intranet
4 3 (1.22%) LDAP
4 3 (1.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.81%) iSCSI
5 2 (0.81%) LAN
5 2 (0.81%) VLAN
5 2 (0.81%) WAN
6 1 (0.41%) NAS
6 1 (0.41%) VoIP
6 1 (0.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.82%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (4.88%) Essbase
4 10 (4.07%) QlikView
5 7 (2.85%) Data Mart
6 6 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.03%) Oracle ODI
7 5 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.81%) Big Data
9 2 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.81%) DB2
9 2 (0.81%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.81%) Hyperion Smart View
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (1.22%) VisualVM
2 2 (0.81%) JIRA
3 1 (0.41%) AccuRev
3 1 (0.41%) Subversion
3 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 43 (17.48%) Law
2 25 (10.16%) Manufacturing
3 18 (7.32%) Automotive
4 16 (6.50%) Banking
5 13 (5.28%) Legal
6 7 (2.85%) German Language
6 7 (2.85%) Marketing
7 6 (2.44%) Retail
7 6 (2.44%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.03%) Back Office
8 5 (2.03%) Electronics
8 5 (2.03%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.81%) Advertising
9 2 (0.81%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.81%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.41%) French Language
10 1 (0.41%) Local Government
10 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 90 (36.59%) Analyst
2 45 (18.29%) Service Analyst
3 42 (17.07%) Help Desk Analyst
3 42 (17.07%) Project Manager
3 42 (17.07%) Service Desk Analyst
4 28 (11.38%) Developer
5 26 (10.57%) Consultant
6 21 (8.54%) IT Analyst
7 17 (6.91%) Architect
8 13 (5.28%) Test Analyst
9 12 (4.88%) Business Analyst
9 12 (4.88%) Hyperion Consultant
9 12 (4.88%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
9 12 (4.88%) IT Manager
10 11 (4.47%) Applications Support
11 10 (4.07%) IT Project Manager
11 10 (4.07%) Support Analyst
12 9 (3.66%) SQL Developer
13 8 (3.25%) Financial Analyst
13 8 (3.25%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (10.16%) .NET
2 17 (6.91%) SOAP
3 16 (6.50%) Web Services
4 10 (4.07%) AngularJS
4 10 (4.07%) XML
5 9 (3.66%) .NET Framework
6 8 (3.25%) HTML
6 8 (3.25%) REST
7 5 (2.03%) COM
7 5 (2.03%) XML Messaging
8 4 (1.63%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.63%) CSS
8 4 (1.63%) Hibernate
8 4 (1.63%) Spring
9 3 (1.22%) COM+
9 3 (1.22%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (1.22%) Middleware
10 2 (0.81%) Entity Framework
10 2 (0.81%) Mason
10 2 (0.81%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (17.07%) Blackberry
2 16 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.47%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.85%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.85%) Data Integration
5 5 (2.03%) Statistics
6 4 (1.63%) Data Extraction
6 4 (1.63%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.22%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.22%) DataPower
8 2 (0.81%) Life Science
8 2 (0.81%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.81%) NHS
9 1 (0.41%) CMDB
9 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.41%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 80 (32.52%) Windows
2 44 (17.89%) Windows 7
3 29 (11.79%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.85%) Linux
5 5 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.81%) AIX
7 2 (0.81%) Solaris
8 1 (0.41%) CentOS
8 1 (0.41%) Fedora
8 1 (0.41%) Unix
8 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (20.33%) Document Management
2 45 (18.29%) Incident Management
3 44 (17.89%) Project Management
4 28 (11.38%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (11.38%) PRINCE2
5 23 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (7.72%) Change Management
7 14 (5.69%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (5.69%) Coaching
7 14 (5.69%) Process Improvement
7 14 (5.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (5.28%) ITIL
8 13 (5.28%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (4.88%) Change Control
10 11 (4.47%) Logistics
11 10 (4.07%) Mobile Application Development
11 10 (4.07%) Performance Management
11 10 (4.07%) PRINCE
12 9 (3.66%) Open Source
12 9 (3.66%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (20.33%) SQL
2 15 (6.10%) Java
3 14 (5.69%) C#
4 3 (1.22%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.81%) VB
5 2 (0.81%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.41%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.41%) C
6 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.41%) Perl
6 1 (0.41%) PHP
6 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.41%) Python
6 1 (0.41%) Ruby
6 1 (0.41%) SOQL
6 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (6.91%) Degree
2 14 (5.69%) PMI Certification
2 14 (5.69%) PMP
3 11 (4.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.22%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.81%) CEH
6 2 (0.81%) CISM
6 2 (0.81%) CISSP
6 2 (0.81%) GSEC
6 2 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.81%) MAPM
6 2 (0.81%) SSCP
7 1 (0.41%) ISEB
7 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.88%) QA
2 9 (3.66%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.85%) SLA
4 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 58 (23.58%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.22%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.22%) Opsview
2 2 (0.81%) Control-M
2 2 (0.81%) SCCM
2 2 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 46 (18.70%) Citrix
2 37 (15.04%) Oracle
3 32 (13.01%) Microsoft
4 14 (5.69%) Hyperion
4 14 (5.69%) VMware
5 11 (4.47%) HP
6 10 (4.07%) SAP
7 9 (3.66%) CheckPoint
7 9 (3.66%) Cisco
8 7 (2.85%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (2.03%) IBM
9 5 (2.03%) Infor
9 5 (2.03%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.03%) SunGard
10 4 (1.63%) CODA
11 3 (1.22%) Cognos
11 3 (1.22%) Software AG
11 3 (1.22%) Splunk
11 3 (1.22%) webMethods
12 2 (0.81%) Sage
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