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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 5 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 72 130 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 17.69% 22.93% 20.59%
As % of the General category 50.70% 52.63% 61.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 67 62
Median daily rate £450 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £263 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £535 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 22
Median hourly rate £29.38 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.60% +15.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
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
142 247 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 34.89% 43.56% 33.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 118 91
Median daily rate £450 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 41 33
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.70 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +14.00%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 3 December 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
Basildon +9 9 £450 - 2
Chelmsford -2 6 £375 +7.14% 7
Witham - 4 £483 -
Southend-on-Sea +6 3 £388 -26.19% 1
Brentwood -4 2 £375 -11.76% 4
Colchester -5 2 £178 -
Harlow - 1 £450 -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 44 (24.72%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (23.03%) Oracle
3 35 (19.66%) Windows
4 33 (18.54%) SAP
5 30 (16.85%) Project Management
5 30 (16.85%) Manufacturing
6 29 (16.29%) MS Excel
7 27 (15.17%) Marketing
8 25 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (14.04%) Programme Management
9 24 (13.48%) PRINCE2
9 24 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (13.48%) Active Directory
9 24 (13.48%) User Acceptance Testing
10 23 (12.92%) Degree
10 23 (12.92%) QA
10 23 (12.92%) MS Office
11 21 (11.80%) Telecoms
12 20 (11.24%) Electronics
12 20 (11.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 20 (11.24%) SQL
12 20 (11.24%) Digital Marketing
13 19 (10.67%) Microsoft
13 19 (10.67%) Scrum
14 17 (9.55%) SQL Server
14 17 (9.55%) Release Management
14 17 (9.55%) Test Management
15 16 (8.99%) Web Services
15 16 (8.99%) SOA
15 16 (8.99%) Regression Testing

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 5 (2.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (1.69%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.12%) Apache
3 2 (1.12%) Mule
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (1.12%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.56%) Documentum
4 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.56%) IIS
4 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 29 (16.29%) MS Excel
2 23 (12.92%) MS Office
3 14 (7.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (4.49%) MS Project
5 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (11.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (6.18%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (5.62%) Hyperion Planning
4 8 (4.49%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (2.25%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (2.25%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (2.25%) SAP CO
5 4 (2.25%) SAP FI
5 4 (2.25%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (1.69%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (1.69%) Summit
7 2 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle AGIS
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.69%) Office 365
3 2 (1.12%) Yammer
4 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.62%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.93%) Internet
3 5 (2.81%) Firewall
4 4 (2.25%) iSCSI
4 4 (2.25%) SAN
4 4 (2.25%) VLAN
5 3 (1.69%) LAN
5 3 (1.69%) WAN
6 2 (1.12%) VPN
6 2 (1.12%) Wireless
6 2 (1.12%) Wireless Security
6 2 (1.12%) WLAN
7 1 (0.56%) HTTP
7 1 (0.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.55%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.18%) Essbase
3 8 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.93%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.93%) Oracle ODI
5 6 (3.37%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (3.37%) Oracle Discoverer
5 6 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.81%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.25%) DB2
8 3 (1.69%) Big Data
8 3 (1.69%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.69%) QlikView
9 2 (1.12%) GIS
10 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.56%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (3.37%) SoapUI
2 3 (1.69%) AccuRev
2 3 (1.69%) JIRA
3 2 (1.12%) Maven
4 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (16.85%) Manufacturing
2 27 (15.17%) Marketing
3 21 (11.80%) Telecoms
4 20 (11.24%) Electronics
5 10 (5.62%) Law
6 9 (5.06%) Banking
7 8 (4.49%) Legal
8 6 (3.37%) Automotive
8 6 (3.37%) Billing
9 5 (2.81%) Retail
10 3 (1.69%) Back Office
11 2 (1.12%) Local Government
12 1 (0.56%) Advertising
12 1 (0.56%) French Language
12 1 (0.56%) Publishing
12 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (32.02%) Analyst
2 31 (17.42%) Project Manager
3 19 (10.67%) Consultant
4 17 (9.55%) Developer
5 15 (8.43%) Test Analyst
6 13 (7.30%) Financial Analyst
7 12 (6.74%) Architect
7 12 (6.74%) Senior Analyst
7 12 (6.74%) Service Analyst
8 11 (6.18%) IT Manager
9 10 (5.62%) Help Desk Analyst
9 10 (5.62%) Service Desk Analyst
10 9 (5.06%) IT Analyst
10 9 (5.06%) Senior Test Analyst
11 8 (4.49%) HR Analyst
11 8 (4.49%) Hyperion Consultant
11 8 (4.49%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
11 8 (4.49%) IT Project Manager
11 8 (4.49%) Technical Architect
12 7 (3.93%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.99%) Web Services
2 13 (7.30%) SOAP
3 12 (6.74%) .NET
4 6 (3.37%) RESTful
5 5 (2.81%) Middleware
6 4 (2.25%) J2EE
6 4 (2.25%) JSON
7 3 (1.69%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.69%) COM
7 3 (1.69%) HTML
7 3 (1.69%) Play Framework
7 3 (1.69%) REST
7 3 (1.69%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (1.69%) Swagger
7 3 (1.69%) XSLT
8 2 (1.12%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.12%) Apache Camel
8 2 (1.12%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.12%) JAX-WS
8 2 (1.12%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.62%) Blackberry
3 5 (2.81%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.25%) Data Integration
4 4 (2.25%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.25%) Statistics
5 3 (1.69%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.69%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.12%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.12%) NHS
6 2 (1.12%) PMI
6 2 (1.12%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.56%) CMDB
7 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.56%) Fintech
7 1 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.56%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.56%) Social Media
7 1 (0.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 35 (19.66%) Windows
2 13 (7.30%) Windows 7
3 11 (6.18%) Windows Server
4 7 (3.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (3.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.37%) AIX
5 6 (3.37%) Solaris
5 6 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.81%) Linux
7 3 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.69%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.12%) CentOS
8 2 (1.12%) Fedora
9 1 (0.56%) MVS
9 1 (0.56%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (24.72%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (16.85%) Project Management
3 25 (14.04%) Programme Management
3 25 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (13.48%) PRINCE2
4 24 (13.48%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (11.24%) Digital Marketing
6 19 (10.67%) Scrum
7 17 (9.55%) Release Management
7 17 (9.55%) Test Management
8 16 (8.99%) Regression Testing
8 16 (8.99%) SOA
9 15 (8.43%) Change Management
9 15 (8.43%) Document Management
9 15 (8.43%) Migration
10 14 (7.87%) ITIL
10 14 (7.87%) TDD
11 13 (7.30%) Coaching
11 13 (7.30%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.24%) SQL
2 14 (7.87%) Java
3 5 (2.81%) ABAP
3 5 (2.81%) Ruby
4 4 (2.25%) C#
5 3 (1.69%) Perl
5 3 (1.69%) XPath
6 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.12%) C
6 2 (1.12%) PHP
6 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.12%) Python
6 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.12%) VBA
7 1 (0.56%) COBOL
7 1 (0.56%) VB
7 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.56%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 23 (12.92%) Degree
2 10 (5.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.81%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.81%) PMP
5 4 (2.25%) CISSP
5 4 (2.25%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.69%) ISEB
7 2 (1.12%) CISA
7 2 (1.12%) CISM
7 2 (1.12%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.12%) MAPM
7 2 (1.12%) MCP
7 2 (1.12%) MCSE
7 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.56%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.92%) QA
2 4 (2.25%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.12%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (13.48%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.37%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (2.81%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.56%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.37%) Control-M
2 3 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.69%) Puppet
3 2 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (23.03%) Oracle
2 33 (18.54%) SAP
3 19 (10.67%) Microsoft
4 15 (8.43%) Citrix
5 11 (6.18%) Hyperion
6 8 (4.49%) Dell
7 7 (3.93%) VMware
8 3 (1.69%) Infor
8 3 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.12%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (1.12%) Cisco
9 2 (1.12%) CODA
9 2 (1.12%) EMC
9 2 (1.12%) IBM
9 2 (1.12%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.12%) Sage
9 2 (1.12%) WSO2
10 1 (0.56%) Adobe
10 1 (0.56%) Cognos
10 1 (0.56%) SunGard
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