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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 3 7 1
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Finance 104 93 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 20.31% 16.20% 27.12%
As % of the General category 61.18% 53.76% 63.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 52 61
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£425 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £281 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 14
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
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
170 173 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 33.20% 30.14% 43.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 96 80
Average daily rate £400 £400 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £508 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 34 22
Average hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% +27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
Colchester +3 23 £250 -23.66% 6
Brentwood 0 13 £425 - 11
Basildon +2 12 £600 +33.33% 4
Chelmsford +5 7 £400 -15.78% 3
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £413 -
Hockley - - - -
Loughton - - - -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 46 (24.21%) Windows
2 44 (23.16%) Project Management
3 42 (22.11%) MS Office
4 40 (21.05%) Citrix
5 37 (19.47%) Active Directory
5 37 (19.47%) MS Excel
6 36 (18.95%) Windows 7
7 32 (16.84%) PRINCE2
7 32 (16.84%) Blackberry
8 31 (16.32%) Document Management
9 30 (15.79%) Incident Management
10 26 (13.68%) Banking
10 26 (13.68%) Telecoms
10 26 (13.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (13.68%) Microsoft
10 26 (13.68%) ITIL
10 26 (13.68%) Oracle
11 24 (12.63%) Law
12 22 (11.58%) SQL
12 22 (11.58%) PMI Certification
13 19 (10.00%) PMP
13 19 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (9.47%) SQL Server
15 17 (8.95%) Data Warehouse
16 16 (8.42%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
18 14 (7.37%) Business Analysis
18 14 (7.37%) Migration
19 13 (6.84%) Workflow

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 10 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.68%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (3.68%) WebLogic
3 6 (3.16%) JBoss
4 5 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.05%) Documentum
6 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.53%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.53%) CMS
7 1 (0.53%) CICS
7 1 (0.53%) Apache
7 1 (0.53%) IIS
Applications
1 42 (22.11%) MS Office
2 37 (19.47%) MS Excel
3 13 (6.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (6.84%) MS Project
4 7 (3.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (5.79%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (4.21%) Oracle Cash Management
2 8 (4.21%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (3.68%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (3.16%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (2.63%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (2.63%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (2.63%) BASE24
5 5 (2.63%) VisionPLUS
6 4 (2.11%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 3 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.53%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.53%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.21%) Firewall
2 5 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.11%) DHCP
3 4 (2.11%) DNS
3 4 (2.11%) ATM
3 4 (2.11%) VoIP
4 3 (1.58%) Wireless
4 3 (1.58%) Broadband
4 3 (1.58%) VPN
5 2 (1.05%) LDAP
5 2 (1.05%) SAN
5 2 (1.05%) Internet
6 1 (0.53%) Network Security
6 1 (0.53%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.47%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.95%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (6.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (4.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.63%) DB2
5 5 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.11%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.58%) Data Mart
8 2 (1.05%) MySQL
8 2 (1.05%) EDMS
8 2 (1.05%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.05%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (1.05%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.53%) IDMS
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (1.58%) NUnit
1 3 (1.58%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.05%) ERwin
2 2 (1.05%) SpecFlow
2 2 (1.05%) Selenium
3 1 (0.53%) JIRA
3 1 (0.53%) VisualVM
3 1 (0.53%) Maven
3 1 (0.53%) MSI
3 1 (0.53%) JUnit
General
1 26 (13.68%) Banking
1 26 (13.68%) Telecoms
2 24 (12.63%) Law
3 6 (3.16%) Local Government
3 6 (3.16%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.63%) Automotive
5 4 (2.11%) General Ledger
5 4 (2.11%) Legal
6 3 (1.58%) German Language
6 3 (1.58%) Retail
7 2 (1.05%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.53%) Electronics
8 1 (0.53%) Advertising
8 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (26.84%) Analyst
2 40 (21.05%) Project Manager
3 25 (13.16%) Service Analyst
3 25 (13.16%) Service Desk Analyst
4 24 (12.63%) Help Desk Analyst
5 21 (11.05%) Architect
6 19 (10.00%) Developer
7 15 (7.89%) Consultant
8 10 (5.26%) Business Analyst
9 8 (4.21%) Coordinator
9 8 (4.21%) Information Architect
9 8 (4.21%) Support Analyst
10 7 (3.68%) Oracle Consultant
11 6 (3.16%) Data Architect
11 6 (3.16%) Project Coordinator
12 5 (2.63%) PMO Analyst
12 5 (2.63%) IT Support
12 5 (2.63%) IT Support Analyst
12 5 (2.63%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 5 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.26%) .NET
2 9 (4.74%) HTML
3 7 (3.68%) XML
4 6 (3.16%) J2EE
5 5 (2.63%) CSS
5 5 (2.63%) Web Services
6 4 (2.11%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (2.11%) Java EE
7 3 (1.58%) CSS3
7 3 (1.58%) Spring
8 2 (1.05%) JAAS
8 2 (1.05%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (1.05%) LINQ to SQL
8 2 (1.05%) Castle Windsor
8 2 (1.05%) Autofac
8 2 (1.05%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.05%) Spring MVC
8 2 (1.05%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.84%) Blackberry
2 16 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.16%) NHS
4 5 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.63%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.11%) Tandem
5 4 (2.11%) Clustering
5 4 (2.11%) Data Conversion
6 3 (1.58%) PMI
7 2 (1.05%) PKI
8 1 (0.53%) User Experience
8 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.53%) iSeries
8 1 (0.53%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.53%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.53%) AS400
8 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 46 (24.21%) Windows
2 36 (18.95%) Windows 7
3 11 (5.79%) Linux
4 5 (2.63%) Solaris
4 5 (2.63%) Windows XP
4 5 (2.63%) UNIX
4 5 (2.63%) AIX
5 3 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.58%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.58%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.53%) Android
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.53%) OpenVMS
7 1 (0.53%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (23.16%) Project Management
2 32 (16.84%) PRINCE2
3 31 (16.32%) Document Management
4 30 (15.79%) Incident Management
5 26 (13.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (13.68%) ITIL
6 19 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (8.42%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
9 14 (7.37%) Business Analysis
9 14 (7.37%) Migration
10 13 (6.84%) Workflow
10 13 (6.84%) Change Control
11 11 (5.79%) Wealth Management
12 10 (5.26%) UML
13 9 (4.74%) Data Modelling
14 8 (4.21%) CRM
14 8 (4.21%) Change Management
14 8 (4.21%) Information Security
14 8 (4.21%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.58%) SQL
2 11 (5.79%) Java
3 5 (2.63%) C#
3 5 (2.63%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.63%) VBA
4 4 (2.11%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.58%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.58%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (11.58%) PMI Certification
2 19 (10.00%) PMP
3 10 (5.26%) Degree
4 5 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.05%) MCSE
6 2 (1.05%) MCSA
6 2 (1.05%) CISSP
6 2 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.05%) MCITP
6 2 (1.05%) CISA
7 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.58%) QA
2 2 (1.05%) SLA
2 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.53%) GAAP
System Software
1 37 (19.47%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.11%) XenApp
4 3 (1.58%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (1.58%) MetaFrame
5 2 (1.05%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.53%) vSphere
6 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.53%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.05%) SCCM
2 1 (0.53%) SCOM
2 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.53%) Opsview
2 1 (0.53%) ZENworks
2 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 40 (21.05%) Citrix
2 26 (13.68%) Microsoft
2 26 (13.68%) Oracle
3 10 (5.26%) HP
4 8 (4.21%) VMware
5 7 (3.68%) IBM
6 5 (2.63%) Lagan
7 4 (2.11%) EMC
7 4 (2.11%) webMethods
8 3 (1.58%) AccuRev
8 3 (1.58%) SunGard
8 3 (1.58%) Software AG
9 2 (1.05%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.05%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.53%) Splunk
10 1 (0.53%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.53%) FatWire
10 1 (0.53%) Applix
10 1 (0.53%) Adobe
10 1 (0.53%) Dell
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