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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 2 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 113 185 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 23.59% 28.64% 22.43%
As % of the General category 56.78% 71.71% 63.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 103 65
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £277 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £600 £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 20 20
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.45 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £42.50 £39.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
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
199 258 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 41.54% 39.94% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 154 95
Median daily rate £375 £400 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £274 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 28 39
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.30 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%

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 1 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 1 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 1 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
Colchester -6 32 £506 +22.72%
Chelmsford 0 22 £400 +14.28% 4
Brentwood -7 5 £351 -33.09% 2
Basildon -1 4 £340 -45.60% 4
Harlow +4 2 £350 -
Witham - 2 - -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 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 83 (30.97%) Windows
2 62 (23.13%) SQL
3 61 (22.76%) MS Excel
3 61 (22.76%) Active Directory
4 54 (20.15%) MS Office
5 52 (19.40%) Document Management
6 50 (18.66%) Incident Management
7 49 (18.28%) Citrix
8 47 (17.54%) Windows 7
9 46 (17.16%) Law
10 45 (16.79%) Blackberry
10 45 (16.79%) Project Management
11 43 (16.04%) SQL Server
12 38 (14.18%) .NET
13 31 (11.57%) Microsoft
13 31 (11.57%) Windows Server
14 29 (10.82%) Agile Software Development
15 27 (10.07%) Oracle
16 24 (8.96%) PRINCE2
16 24 (8.96%) Data Warehouse
17 23 (8.58%) C#
17 23 (8.58%) Degree
18 22 (8.21%) Stakeholder Management
19 21 (7.84%) Manufacturing
19 21 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
20 20 (7.46%) Web Services
20 20 (7.46%) XML
20 20 (7.46%) Banking
21 18 (6.72%) SOAP
21 18 (6.72%) HP

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 12 (4.48%) IIS
2 11 (4.10%) SAS
3 10 (3.73%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.49%) JBoss
5 3 (1.12%) Apache
5 3 (1.12%) GlassFish
5 3 (1.12%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.12%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.12%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.75%) Documentum
Applications
1 61 (22.76%) MS Excel
2 54 (20.15%) MS Office
3 7 (2.61%) MS Project
4 4 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (4.10%) Hyperion Planning
2 6 (2.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.87%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.87%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (1.12%) CODA-Financials
5 3 (1.12%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (1.12%) Oracle AGIS
5 3 (1.12%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (1.12%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (1.12%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 3 (1.12%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (1.12%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 3 (1.12%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (1.12%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (1.12%) Summit
6 1 (0.37%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.37%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.37%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.12%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.99%) Firewall
2 7 (2.61%) Internet
2 7 (2.61%) SAN
3 4 (1.49%) Intranet
4 3 (1.12%) LDAP
4 3 (1.12%) WAN
5 2 (0.75%) LAN
6 1 (0.37%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.37%) NAS
6 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.37%) VLAN
6 1 (0.37%) VoIP
6 1 (0.37%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (16.04%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.96%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (5.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (3.73%) QlikView
6 9 (3.36%) Essbase
7 7 (2.61%) Data Mart
8 6 (2.24%) Oracle ODI
8 6 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.12%) DB2
10 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.75%) Hyperion Smart View
12 1 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (1.12%) HP UFT
1 3 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (1.12%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.12%) VisualVM
2 2 (0.75%) JIRA
3 1 (0.37%) Subversion
3 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 46 (17.16%) Law
2 21 (7.84%) Manufacturing
3 20 (7.46%) Banking
4 17 (6.34%) Automotive
5 13 (4.85%) Legal
6 9 (3.36%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.61%) German Language
8 5 (1.87%) Back Office
8 5 (1.87%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.12%) Marketing
9 3 (1.12%) Retail
10 2 (0.75%) Advertising
10 2 (0.75%) Electronics
10 2 (0.75%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.75%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.37%) French Language
11 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 97 (36.19%) Analyst
2 50 (18.66%) Service Analyst
3 45 (16.79%) Help Desk Analyst
3 45 (16.79%) Service Desk Analyst
4 43 (16.04%) Developer
5 42 (15.67%) Project Manager
6 24 (8.96%) Consultant
7 22 (8.21%) IT Analyst
8 18 (6.72%) SQL Developer
9 17 (6.34%) Applications Support
9 17 (6.34%) Architect
10 16 (5.97%) Support Analyst
11 15 (5.60%) .NET Developer
12 14 (5.22%) IT Manager
13 12 (4.48%) Business Analyst
13 12 (4.48%) Hyperion Consultant
13 12 (4.48%) IT Project Manager
14 11 (4.10%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
15 10 (3.73%) C# .NET Developer
15 10 (3.73%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (14.18%) .NET
2 20 (7.46%) Web Services
2 20 (7.46%) XML
3 18 (6.72%) SOAP
4 15 (5.60%) .NET Framework
5 12 (4.48%) AngularJS
5 12 (4.48%) HTML
6 10 (3.73%) ASP.NET
7 8 (2.99%) WCF
8 7 (2.61%) REST
8 7 (2.61%) XML Messaging
9 5 (1.87%) CSS
10 4 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (1.49%) Entity Framework
10 4 (1.49%) Hibernate
10 4 (1.49%) RESTful
10 4 (1.49%) Spring
10 4 (1.49%) WPF
11 3 (1.12%) jQuery
11 3 (1.12%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 45 (16.79%) Blackberry
2 18 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.10%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.61%) Data Integration
5 5 (1.87%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.87%) Data Extraction
5 5 (1.87%) Statistics
6 4 (1.49%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.12%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.12%) DataPower
8 2 (0.75%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.75%) Life Science
8 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.37%) CMDB
9 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.37%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.37%) NHS
9 1 (0.37%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 83 (30.97%) Windows
2 47 (17.54%) Windows 7
3 31 (11.57%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.87%) Linux
5 4 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.49%) Unix
6 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (19.40%) Document Management
2 50 (18.66%) Incident Management
3 45 (16.79%) Project Management
4 29 (10.82%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (8.96%) PRINCE2
6 22 (8.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (5.97%) Change Management
9 15 (5.60%) ITIL
10 14 (5.22%) Process Improvement
11 13 (4.85%) Scrum
12 12 (4.48%) Change Control
13 11 (4.10%) Coaching
13 11 (4.10%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (4.10%) Logistics
13 11 (4.10%) MVC
13 11 (4.10%) SDLC
13 11 (4.10%) Statistical Analysis
13 11 (4.10%) Time Management
14 10 (3.73%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 62 (23.13%) SQL
2 23 (8.58%) C#
3 13 (4.85%) Java
4 7 (2.61%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.49%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.75%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.37%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.37%) C
7 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.37%) SOQL
7 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (8.58%) Degree
2 14 (5.22%) PMI Certification
2 14 (5.22%) PMP
2 14 (5.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.12%) ISEB
4 3 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.75%) CEH
5 2 (0.75%) CISM
5 2 (0.75%) CISSP
5 2 (0.75%) GSEC
5 2 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.75%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.10%) SLA
2 10 (3.73%) Data Quality
3 8 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 61 (22.76%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.24%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.12%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.12%) Opsview
3 1 (0.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (18.28%) Citrix
2 31 (11.57%) Microsoft
3 27 (10.07%) Oracle
4 18 (6.72%) HP
5 13 (4.85%) Hyperion
6 12 (4.48%) VMware
7 9 (3.36%) CheckPoint
7 9 (3.36%) Cisco
8 5 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.87%) SunGard
9 4 (1.49%) DevExpress
9 4 (1.49%) IBM
9 4 (1.49%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.49%) SAP
10 3 (1.12%) CODA
10 3 (1.12%) Infor
10 3 (1.12%) Software AG
10 3 (1.12%) Splunk
10 3 (1.12%) webMethods
11 2 (0.75%) Sage
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