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 October 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 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 4 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Finance 90 124 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 21.48% 23.62% 18.20%
As % of the General category 55.56% 52.10% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 61 52
Median daily rate £420 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.48% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 15
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +15.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.65 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.25% +21.21%
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
162 238 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 38.66% 45.33% 36.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 108 83
Median daily rate £375 £365 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 40 35
Median hourly rate £31.50 £34.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.70 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £29.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-30.50% +12.38%

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 October 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 October 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 October 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
Chelmsford +1 20 £375 +7.14% 2
Basildon +7 7 £353 - 2
Southend-on-Sea -2 5 £470 -19.31%
Colchester -2 4 - - 1
Brentwood -2 3 - - 10
Witham - 3 £575 -
Harlow 0 1 £375 +15.38%
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 59 (29.06%) Windows
2 46 (22.66%) Oracle
3 44 (21.67%) Active Directory
4 43 (21.18%) MS Excel
5 39 (19.21%) MS Office
6 36 (17.73%) Citrix
7 34 (16.75%) Document Management
8 33 (16.26%) SQL
8 33 (16.26%) Windows 7
9 32 (15.76%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (14.78%) Incident Management
10 30 (14.78%) Law
10 30 (14.78%) Blackberry
11 26 (12.81%) Project Management
11 26 (12.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 24 (11.82%) User Acceptance Testing
13 23 (11.33%) Degree
13 23 (11.33%) QA
14 19 (9.36%) Microsoft
15 18 (8.87%) Release Management
15 18 (8.87%) PRINCE2
15 18 (8.87%) SQL Server
16 17 (8.37%) .NET
16 17 (8.37%) Hyperion
16 17 (8.37%) Manufacturing
16 17 (8.37%) Essbase
16 17 (8.37%) Test Management
16 17 (8.37%) Performance Tuning
17 16 (7.88%) Hyperion Planning
17 16 (7.88%) 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 6 (2.96%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.46%) Apache
2 5 (2.46%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.97%) IIS
3 4 (1.97%) JBoss
3 4 (1.97%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.48%) GlassFish
5 2 (0.99%) Documentum
5 2 (0.99%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 43 (21.18%) MS Excel
2 39 (19.21%) MS Office
3 9 (4.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (3.45%) MS Project
5 2 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (7.88%) Hyperion Planning
2 13 (6.40%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (4.93%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (4.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (2.96%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (1.97%) CODA-Financials
6 4 (1.97%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (1.97%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (1.97%) Oracle AGIS
6 4 (1.97%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (1.97%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (1.97%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 4 (1.97%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (1.97%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 4 (1.97%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (1.97%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (1.48%) Summit
8 2 (0.99%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.99%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.48%) IBM Cloud
2 3 (1.48%) IBM SmartCloud
2 3 (1.48%) Office 365
3 2 (0.99%) Yammer
4 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.43%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.45%) Firewall
2 7 (3.45%) Internet
3 4 (1.97%) iSCSI
3 4 (1.97%) SAN
3 4 (1.97%) VLAN
4 3 (1.48%) LDAP
5 2 (0.99%) LAN
5 2 (0.99%) WAN
5 2 (0.99%) WLAN
6 1 (0.49%) HTTP
6 1 (0.49%) NAS
6 1 (0.49%) SSL
6 1 (0.49%) VPN
6 1 (0.49%) Wireless
6 1 (0.49%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.87%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.37%) Essbase
3 9 (4.43%) Oracle ODI
4 8 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.96%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.96%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (2.96%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (2.96%) Oracle Discoverer
5 6 (2.96%) QlikView
5 6 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.48%) Big Data
8 3 (1.48%) DB2
8 3 (1.48%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.99%) GIS
9 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (1.48%) SoapUI
1 3 (1.48%) VisualVM
2 2 (0.99%) JIRA
3 1 (0.49%) AccuRev
3 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.49%) Subversion
3 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (14.78%) Law
2 17 (8.37%) Manufacturing
3 13 (6.40%) Marketing
4 9 (4.43%) Electronics
4 9 (4.43%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.94%) Banking
6 6 (2.96%) Billing
6 6 (2.96%) Retail
7 5 (2.46%) Automotive
7 5 (2.46%) Back Office
7 5 (2.46%) Legal
8 2 (0.99%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.99%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.99%) German Language
8 2 (0.99%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.49%) French Language
9 1 (0.49%) Local Government
9 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 79 (38.92%) Analyst
2 34 (16.75%) Service Analyst
3 33 (16.26%) Project Manager
4 30 (14.78%) Help Desk Analyst
4 30 (14.78%) Service Desk Analyst
5 27 (13.30%) Consultant
6 22 (10.84%) Developer
7 19 (9.36%) IT Analyst
7 19 (9.36%) Test Analyst
8 16 (7.88%) Financial Analyst
9 14 (6.90%) Hyperion Consultant
9 14 (6.90%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
10 11 (5.42%) IT Manager
11 10 (4.93%) Senior Analyst
12 9 (4.43%) Business Analyst
12 9 (4.43%) IT Project Manager
12 9 (4.43%) Senior Test Analyst
13 8 (3.94%) Architect
13 8 (3.94%) HR Analyst
13 8 (3.94%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.37%) .NET
2 14 (6.90%) SOAP
2 14 (6.90%) Web Services
3 8 (3.94%) AngularJS
4 7 (3.45%) HTML
4 7 (3.45%) REST
5 6 (2.96%) XML
6 4 (1.97%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.97%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.97%) COM
6 4 (1.97%) CSS
6 4 (1.97%) Hibernate
6 4 (1.97%) Spring
7 3 (1.48%) COM+
8 2 (0.99%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (0.99%) Middleware
9 1 (0.49%) Autofac
9 1 (0.49%) AutoMapper
9 1 (0.49%) JMS
9 1 (0.49%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.78%) Blackberry
2 11 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.96%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.46%) Statistics
5 4 (1.97%) Data Extraction
5 4 (1.97%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.48%) DataPower
6 3 (1.48%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.48%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.99%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.99%) NHS
7 2 (0.99%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.49%) CMDB
8 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.49%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.49%) PMI
8 1 (0.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 59 (29.06%) Windows
2 33 (16.26%) Windows 7
3 15 (7.39%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.94%) Linux
5 7 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.96%) AIX
6 6 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.96%) Solaris
6 6 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.99%) CentOS
7 2 (0.99%) Fedora
7 2 (0.99%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (16.75%) Document Management
2 32 (15.76%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (14.78%) Incident Management
4 26 (12.81%) Project Management
4 26 (12.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (11.82%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (8.87%) PRINCE2
6 18 (8.87%) Release Management
7 17 (8.37%) Performance Tuning
7 17 (8.37%) Test Management
8 16 (7.88%) Regression Testing
9 14 (6.90%) Change Management
9 14 (6.90%) ITIL
10 13 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (6.40%) Programme Management
11 12 (5.91%) Scrum
11 12 (5.91%) Time Management
12 11 (5.42%) Data Analysis
12 11 (5.42%) Migration
12 11 (5.42%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (16.26%) SQL
2 13 (6.40%) Java
3 7 (3.45%) C#
4 3 (1.48%) Perl
4 3 (1.48%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.99%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.99%) C
5 2 (0.99%) PHP
5 2 (0.99%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.99%) Python
5 2 (0.99%) Ruby
5 2 (0.99%) VB
5 2 (0.99%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.99%) VBA
6 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (11.33%) Degree
2 6 (2.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.46%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.97%) PMP
5 3 (1.48%) CISSP
5 3 (1.48%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.99%) ISEB
6 2 (0.99%) MAPM
6 2 (0.99%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.49%) CISA
7 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.49%) CISM
7 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.33%) QA
2 6 (2.96%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (21.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.96%) Hyper-V
2 6 (2.96%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (2.96%) Control-M
2 3 (1.48%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
2 3 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.48%) Opsview
2 3 (1.48%) Puppet
3 2 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (22.66%) Oracle
2 36 (17.73%) Citrix
3 19 (9.36%) Microsoft
4 17 (8.37%) Hyperion
5 16 (7.88%) SAP
6 8 (3.94%) Dell
6 8 (3.94%) VMware
7 5 (2.46%) IBM
7 5 (2.46%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.97%) CODA
8 4 (1.97%) Infor
8 4 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.48%) Cognos
9 3 (1.48%) Software AG
9 3 (1.48%) Splunk
9 3 (1.48%) webMethods
10 2 (0.99%) Sage
11 1 (0.49%) MKS
11 1 (0.49%) NetApp
11 1 (0.49%) Novell
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