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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 187 101 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 29.78% 20.49% 15.80%
As % of the General category 74.50% 54.01% 52.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 57 23
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £284 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £510 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 16
Average hourly rate £18.75 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
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
251 187 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 39.97% 37.93% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 89 42
Average daily rate £375 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £518 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 37 31
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +55.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £39.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 51 £350 -12.50% 2
Brentwood +1 22 £500 -4.76% 3
Colchester +4 19 £413 +12.24%
Basildon -4 10 £625 +47.05% 5
Harlow - 4 £325 -
Southend-on-Sea -9 2 £583 - 1
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 58 (19.73%) Windows
2 57 (19.39%) SQL
3 48 (16.33%) SQL Server
3 48 (16.33%) Active Directory
4 45 (15.31%) Project Management
5 43 (14.63%) Microsoft
5 43 (14.63%) Oracle
6 40 (13.61%) MS Office
7 38 (12.93%) Business Intelligence
8 35 (11.90%) Citrix
9 34 (11.56%) MS Excel
9 34 (11.56%) ITIL
10 32 (10.88%) Data Warehouse
11 31 (10.54%) Change Management
11 31 (10.54%) Incident Management
12 29 (9.86%) Banking
13 26 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (8.50%) Telecoms
15 24 (8.16%) Migration
16 23 (7.82%) VBA
17 22 (7.48%) XML
18 21 (7.14%) Windows 7
19 20 (6.80%) Service Management
19 20 (6.80%) Blackberry
20 19 (6.46%) Cognos
20 19 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
20 19 (6.46%) Document Management
21 18 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 18 (6.12%) .NET
21 18 (6.12%) Workflow

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 15 (5.10%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.42%) IIS
3 8 (2.72%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.04%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (1.70%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.36%) GlassFish
6 4 (1.36%) JBoss
6 4 (1.36%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.02%) Oracle UPK
8 2 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.68%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 40 (13.61%) MS Office
2 34 (11.56%) MS Excel
3 10 (3.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.04%) MS Project
5 3 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (4.08%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (3.40%) Oracle Financials
4 8 (2.72%) Oracle General Ledger
5 7 (2.38%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (2.04%) Oracle Cash Management
6 6 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (2.04%) SunGard AvantGard
6 6 (2.04%) Hyperion Planning
7 5 (1.70%) CODA-Financials
8 4 (1.36%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 3 (1.02%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (1.02%) Oracle CRM
10 2 (0.68%) Cognos TM1
10 2 (0.68%) Oracle iProcurement
10 2 (0.68%) Oracle Assets
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle Payroll
11 1 (0.34%) Summit
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.36%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (0.68%) Taleo
2 2 (0.68%) SaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.06%) Network Security
2 8 (2.72%) DHCP
2 8 (2.72%) DNS
3 6 (2.04%) SMS
3 6 (2.04%) NetScaler
4 5 (1.70%) SAN
4 5 (1.70%) Firewall
5 4 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.36%) WAN
5 4 (1.36%) LDAP
5 4 (1.36%) LAN
6 3 (1.02%) Internet
6 3 (1.02%) NetScreen
6 3 (1.02%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.68%) NAS
7 2 (0.68%) Intranet
7 2 (0.68%) HTTP
7 2 (0.68%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 32 (10.88%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (5.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 15 (5.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
6 12 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (3.40%) MS Access
7 10 (3.40%) Relational Database
8 9 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (2.38%) DTS
10 6 (2.04%) Hyperion Smart View
10 6 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 5 (1.70%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (1.36%) Oracle BI EE
13 3 (1.02%) WebFOCUS
13 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.70%) ERwin
2 4 (1.36%) PowerBuilder
2 4 (1.36%) AccuRev
3 3 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (1.02%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.02%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.34%) MSI
5 1 (0.34%) Subversion
5 1 (0.34%) JIRA
5 1 (0.34%) Selenium
5 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
General
1 29 (9.86%) Banking
2 25 (8.50%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.76%) Law
4 8 (2.72%) Legal
4 8 (2.72%) Local Government
5 7 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.04%) Retail
7 5 (1.70%) Automotive
7 5 (1.70%) Marketing
8 4 (1.36%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.36%) Billing
8 4 (1.36%) Publishing
9 3 (1.02%) General Ledger
9 3 (1.02%) French Language
10 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 105 (35.71%) Analyst
2 46 (15.65%) Support Analyst
3 34 (11.56%) Consultant
4 31 (10.54%) Project Manager
4 31 (10.54%) Applications Support
5 26 (8.84%) Business Analyst
5 26 (8.84%) Systems Analyst
6 23 (7.82%) Architect
6 23 (7.82%) Service Analyst
6 23 (7.82%) Applications Support Analyst
7 22 (7.48%) Developer
8 21 (7.14%) Systems Support
8 21 (7.14%) Systems Support Analyst
9 20 (6.80%) Oracle Consultant
9 20 (6.80%) Service Desk Analyst
10 16 (5.44%) Help Desk Analyst
11 12 (4.08%) Functional Consultant
12 10 (3.40%) Financial Analyst
13 9 (3.06%) Oracle Functional Consultant
14 8 (2.72%) Oracle Financials Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.48%) XML
2 18 (6.12%) .NET
3 9 (3.06%) HTML
4 6 (2.04%) CSS
5 5 (1.70%) J2EE
5 5 (1.70%) SOAP
5 5 (1.70%) Ajax
5 5 (1.70%) HTML5
6 4 (1.36%) MDX
6 4 (1.36%) Middleware
7 3 (1.02%) JSP
7 3 (1.02%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.68%) JSON
8 2 (0.68%) REST
8 2 (0.68%) CSS3
8 2 (0.68%) Django
8 2 (0.68%) Play Framework
8 2 (0.68%) JMS
8 2 (0.68%) XML Schema
8 2 (0.68%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.80%) Blackberry
2 19 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.06%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.04%) Clustering
4 6 (2.04%) Data Integration
5 5 (1.70%) HP Storage
6 4 (1.36%) PKI
6 4 (1.36%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.02%) Replication
7 3 (1.02%) E-Learning
7 3 (1.02%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.02%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.68%) User Experience
8 2 (0.68%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.68%) EFT
9 1 (0.34%) NHS
9 1 (0.34%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.34%) PMI
9 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 58 (19.73%) Windows
2 21 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 11 (3.74%) Linux
4 9 (3.06%) UNIX
5 4 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.36%) Solaris
5 4 (1.36%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.02%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.02%) Windows Vista
6 3 (1.02%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.34%) Android
8 1 (0.34%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (15.31%) Project Management
2 38 (12.93%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (11.56%) ITIL
4 31 (10.54%) Change Management
4 31 (10.54%) Incident Management
5 26 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (8.16%) Migration
7 20 (6.80%) Service Management
8 19 (6.46%) Document Management
9 18 (6.12%) Workflow
10 16 (5.44%) PRINCE2
11 14 (4.76%) Software Delivery
12 13 (4.42%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (4.08%) CRM
13 12 (4.08%) ITSM
14 11 (3.74%) Business Analysis
15 10 (3.40%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (3.40%) Test Scripting
16 9 (3.06%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (3.06%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 57 (19.39%) SQL
2 23 (7.82%) VBA
3 12 (4.08%) Java
4 10 (3.40%) T-SQL
5 9 (3.06%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.38%) C#
7 6 (2.04%) Perl
8 5 (1.70%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.36%) Korn
9 4 (1.36%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.02%) XMLA
10 3 (1.02%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.68%) VBScript
11 2 (0.68%) VB
11 2 (0.68%) XQuery
11 2 (0.68%) Ruby
11 2 (0.68%) XPath
11 2 (0.68%) Scala
12 1 (0.34%) PeopleCode
12 1 (0.34%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 11 (3.74%) PMP
2 10 (3.40%) Degree
3 9 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.04%) MCSE
5 4 (1.36%) ISEB
5 4 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.36%) CISA
5 4 (1.36%) CISM
6 3 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.02%) CISSP
6 3 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.02%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.02%) CCSP
6 3 (1.02%) CCNP
7 2 (0.68%) MCP
7 2 (0.68%) MCSD
7 2 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.34%) CCEA
8 1 (0.34%) CCIE
8 1 (0.34%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.08%) SLA
2 6 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.68%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.34%) P3O
4 1 (0.34%) QA
4 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 48 (16.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.72%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.04%) XenApp
5 5 (1.70%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.36%) vSphere
6 4 (1.36%) vCloud
7 2 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.34%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (2.38%) SCCM
2 4 (1.36%) SCOM
2 4 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.34%) Puppet
3 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (14.63%) Oracle
1 43 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 35 (11.90%) Citrix
3 19 (6.46%) Cognos
4 16 (5.44%) VMware
5 15 (5.10%) CODA
6 12 (4.08%) SunGard
7 11 (3.74%) IBM
8 10 (3.40%) HP
9 8 (2.72%) Thunderhead
10 7 (2.38%) Cisco
10 7 (2.38%) Hyperion
11 6 (2.04%) 3PAR
12 5 (1.70%) MicroStrategy
13 4 (1.36%) McAfee
13 4 (1.36%) ServiceNow
13 4 (1.36%) Cyber-Ark
14 3 (1.02%) Pega
14 3 (1.02%) CheckPoint
14 3 (1.02%) Juniper
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