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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Finance 119 145 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 22.41% 23.39% 14.53%
As % of the General category 61.66% 67.13% 44.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 77 27
Average daily rate
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£420 £384 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £170 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 12
Average hourly rate £30.55 £16.50 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.15% -58.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £39.25 £47.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
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
193 216 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 36.35% 34.84% 32.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 111 46
Average daily rate £400 £384 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £140 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 28 45
Average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £45.00 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Chelmsford +3 32 £450 +55.17% 6
Brentwood +4 30 £425 - 9
Colchester +5 9 £420 +147.05%
Basildon -9 9 £600 -7.69% 2
Southend-on-Sea +6 2 £450 +50.00% 1
Harlow -4 1 - -
Epping - 1 £185 -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 54 (24.00%) Windows
2 42 (18.67%) SQL
2 42 (18.67%) Oracle
3 38 (16.89%) Active Directory
4 37 (16.44%) Project Management
5 36 (16.00%) Citrix
6 33 (14.67%) MS Office
6 33 (14.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 32 (14.22%) Microsoft
7 32 (14.22%) Banking
8 31 (13.78%) MS Excel
9 30 (13.33%) SQL Server
10 26 (11.56%) Telecoms
11 24 (10.67%) Incident Management
12 22 (9.78%) Migration
12 22 (9.78%) Windows 7
13 21 (9.33%) ITIL
14 19 (8.44%) XML
14 19 (8.44%) Blackberry
15 18 (8.00%) Document Management
16 17 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
16 17 (7.56%) PRINCE2
17 16 (7.11%) Business Analysis
17 16 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (6.67%) Software Delivery
18 15 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
18 15 (6.67%) Change Management
18 15 (6.67%) Workflow
18 15 (6.67%) Law
19 14 (6.22%) Oracle EBS

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (4.89%) IIS
2 10 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.11%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.67%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.78%) GlassFish
5 4 (1.78%) JBoss
5 4 (1.78%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.78%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (1.33%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.89%) Oracle Self-Service HR
8 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 33 (14.67%) MS Office
2 31 (13.78%) MS Excel
3 11 (4.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (4.00%) MS Project
5 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (6.22%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (4.89%) Oracle Financials
4 8 (3.56%) Oracle General Ledger
4 8 (3.56%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (3.11%) Oracle Cash Management
5 7 (3.11%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (2.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 3 (1.33%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (1.33%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (0.89%) SunGard AvantGard
8 2 (0.89%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.89%) Agresso
8 2 (0.89%) CODA-Financials
8 2 (0.89%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Payroll
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle HRMS
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle FAH
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.78%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (0.89%) SaaS
3 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.44%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.44%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.56%) Network Security
2 6 (2.67%) DNS
2 6 (2.67%) SMS
2 6 (2.67%) DHCP
3 5 (2.22%) SAN
3 5 (2.22%) NetScaler
4 4 (1.78%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.33%) Firewall
5 3 (1.33%) LAN
5 3 (1.33%) WAN
6 2 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.89%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (0.89%) NAS
6 2 (0.89%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.89%) Internet
6 2 (0.89%) NetScreen
7 1 (0.44%) Wireless
7 1 (0.44%) LDAP
7 1 (0.44%) ATM
7 1 (0.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.44%) Relational Database
2 10 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.11%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (2.67%) MS Access
6 5 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.33%) Hyperion Smart View
8 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.33%) WebFOCUS
9 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.89%) DTS
10 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.78%) AccuRev
1 4 (1.78%) PowerBuilder
2 3 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (1.33%) ERwin
3 1 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.44%) Selenium
3 1 (0.44%) Subversion
General
1 32 (14.22%) Banking
2 26 (11.56%) Telecoms
3 15 (6.67%) Law
4 9 (4.00%) Legal
5 8 (3.56%) Local Government
6 7 (3.11%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.67%) General Ledger
8 4 (1.78%) Billing
8 4 (1.78%) Retail
8 4 (1.78%) French Language
9 3 (1.33%) Automotive
9 3 (1.33%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.33%) Marketing
10 2 (0.89%) Advertising
10 2 (0.89%) Front Office
10 2 (0.89%) Back Office
11 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 68 (30.22%) Analyst
2 29 (12.89%) Consultant
3 27 (12.00%) Project Manager
4 24 (10.67%) Business Analyst
5 23 (10.22%) Service Analyst
6 22 (9.78%) Service Desk Analyst
7 20 (8.89%) Oracle Consultant
7 20 (8.89%) Help Desk Analyst
8 19 (8.44%) Architect
8 19 (8.44%) Developer
9 14 (6.22%) Support Analyst
10 11 (4.89%) Senior Manager
11 10 (4.44%) Administrator
11 10 (4.44%) Functional Consultant
12 9 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
12 9 (4.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
12 9 (4.00%) Applications Support
13 8 (3.56%) Oracle Financials Consultant
14 7 (3.11%) Java Developer
14 7 (3.11%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.44%) XML
2 13 (5.78%) .NET
3 9 (4.00%) HTML
4 6 (2.67%) Middleware
4 6 (2.67%) J2EE
4 6 (2.67%) CSS
5 5 (2.22%) HTML5
5 5 (2.22%) Ajax
6 4 (1.78%) JSP
6 4 (1.78%) SOAP
7 2 (0.89%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.89%) Struts
7 2 (0.89%) Flash
7 2 (0.89%) JMS
8 1 (0.44%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.44%) EDI
8 1 (0.44%) ADO.NET
8 1 (0.44%) XSD
8 1 (0.44%) JAXB
8 1 (0.44%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.44%) Blackberry
2 16 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.56%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.78%) Open Source
4 4 (1.78%) Clustering
5 3 (1.33%) AS400
5 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.33%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.89%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.89%) iSeries
6 2 (0.89%) User Experience
6 2 (0.89%) Replication
7 1 (0.44%) SCORM
7 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.44%) NHS
7 1 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.44%) PMI
7 1 (0.44%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.44%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 54 (24.00%) Windows
2 22 (9.78%) Windows 7
3 13 (5.78%) Linux
4 11 (4.89%) UNIX
5 7 (3.11%) Solaris
6 6 (2.67%) Windows Vista
7 4 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.89%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.89%) AIX
9 2 (0.89%) HPUX
9 2 (0.89%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.44%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (16.44%) Project Management
2 33 (14.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (10.67%) Incident Management
4 22 (9.78%) Migration
5 21 (9.33%) ITIL
6 18 (8.00%) Document Management
7 17 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (7.56%) PRINCE2
8 16 (7.11%) Business Analysis
9 15 (6.67%) Software Delivery
9 15 (6.67%) Change Management
9 15 (6.67%) Workflow
10 13 (5.78%) Service Management
11 11 (4.89%) SOA
12 10 (4.44%) Test Scripting
12 10 (4.44%) CRM
13 9 (4.00%) Change Control
14 8 (3.56%) Enterprise Architecture
14 8 (3.56%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (3.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (18.67%) SQL
2 12 (5.33%) Java
3 10 (4.44%) VBA
4 7 (3.11%) T-SQL
5 6 (2.67%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.67%) Perl
6 5 (2.22%) C#
7 4 (1.78%) Korn
7 4 (1.78%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.78%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.33%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.33%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.89%) VBScript
9 2 (0.89%) VB
10 1 (0.44%) C
10 1 (0.44%) XQuery
10 1 (0.44%) Scala
10 1 (0.44%) XPath
10 1 (0.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (6.22%) PMP
1 14 (6.22%) Degree
2 6 (2.67%) PMI Certification
3 5 (2.22%) ISEB
3 5 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (1.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.89%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.89%) CCSP
5 2 (0.89%) CCNP
5 2 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.89%) MCP
5 2 (0.89%) MCSD
5 2 (0.89%) MCSE
5 2 (0.89%) CISA
5 2 (0.89%) CISM
6 1 (0.44%) MCSA
6 1 (0.44%) CISSP
6 1 (0.44%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.11%) SLA
2 6 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.78%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 38 (16.89%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.22%) VMware ESX
3 5 (2.22%) XenApp
4 4 (1.78%) vCloud
4 4 (1.78%) vSphere
4 4 (1.78%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.89%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.44%) Puppet
3 1 (0.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (18.67%) Oracle
2 36 (16.00%) Citrix
3 32 (14.22%) Microsoft
4 14 (6.22%) VMware
5 12 (5.33%) HP
6 11 (4.89%) IBM
7 5 (2.22%) Cognos
7 5 (2.22%) Hyperion
7 5 (2.22%) 3PAR
8 4 (1.78%) SunGard
9 3 (1.33%) CODA
9 3 (1.33%) NetApp
9 3 (1.33%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.33%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.33%) Cisco
10 2 (0.89%) Cyber-Ark
10 2 (0.89%) Ariba
10 2 (0.89%) BMC
10 2 (0.89%) Software AG
10 2 (0.89%) Juniper
Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £15 - £19 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Witham, Essex
Network ITR
Rate: 425 to 475 per day GBP
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £575 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Red10
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Red10
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 23 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 24 days ago