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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 2 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 107 180 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.43% 28.17% 19.58%
As % of the General category 59.44% 65.22% 53.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 94 49
Median daily rate £423 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £233 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £539 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 16
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -20.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 £38.28 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.26 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +28.86%
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
180 276 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 41.10% 43.19% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 145 85
Median daily rate £350 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £251 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 38 33
Median hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.73 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 30 August 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 24 £375 +7.14% 2
Colchester -10 14 £500 +19.04%
Basildon +2 8 £340 -45.60% 3
Southend-on-Sea +4 4 £473 -18.88% 3
Brentwood -3 4 - - 3
Harlow 0 1 £375 +15.38%
Witham - 1 £575 -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 71 (29.83%) Windows
2 53 (22.27%) MS Excel
3 51 (21.43%) Active Directory
4 48 (20.17%) MS Office
5 44 (18.49%) Document Management
6 43 (18.07%) Oracle
7 41 (17.23%) SQL
7 41 (17.23%) Citrix
7 41 (17.23%) Project Management
8 40 (16.81%) Incident Management
8 40 (16.81%) Windows 7
9 38 (15.97%) Blackberry
9 38 (15.97%) Law
10 31 (13.03%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (12.18%) SQL Server
12 28 (11.76%) Microsoft
13 27 (11.34%) PRINCE2
14 26 (10.92%) Manufacturing
14 26 (10.92%) Stakeholder Management
15 23 (9.66%) .NET
15 23 (9.66%) Windows Server
16 21 (8.82%) Change Management
17 20 (8.40%) User Acceptance Testing
18 18 (7.56%) Hyperion Planning
18 18 (7.56%) Hyperion
19 16 (6.72%) Java
19 16 (6.72%) Web Services
19 16 (6.72%) ITIL
19 16 (6.72%) Essbase
19 16 (6.72%) Banking

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 9 (3.78%) SAS
2 7 (2.94%) IIS
2 7 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.52%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.10%) Apache
4 5 (2.10%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.68%) JBoss
5 4 (1.68%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.26%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.84%) Documentum
7 2 (0.84%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 53 (22.27%) MS Excel
2 48 (20.17%) MS Office
3 8 (3.36%) MS Project
4 6 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (7.56%) Hyperion Planning
2 9 (3.78%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (3.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (2.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (2.10%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (2.10%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (1.68%) CODA-Financials
6 3 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (1.26%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (1.26%) Oracle AGIS
6 3 (1.26%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (1.26%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (1.26%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 3 (1.26%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (1.26%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 3 (1.26%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (1.26%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (1.26%) Summit
7 2 (0.84%) Cognos Planning
7 2 (0.84%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.26%) IBM Cloud
1 3 (1.26%) IBM SmartCloud
1 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.84%) Office 365
2 2 (0.84%) Yammer
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.36%) Internet
2 7 (2.94%) Firewall
3 6 (2.52%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.10%) SAN
5 4 (1.68%) Intranet
6 3 (1.26%) iSCSI
6 3 (1.26%) LDAP
6 3 (1.26%) VLAN
7 2 (0.84%) LAN
7 2 (0.84%) WAN
8 1 (0.42%) NAS
8 1 (0.42%) VoIP
8 1 (0.42%) VPN
8 1 (0.42%) Wireless
8 1 (0.42%) Wireless Security
8 1 (0.42%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.18%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.72%) Essbase
3 11 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (3.36%) Oracle ODI
5 7 (2.94%) QlikView
6 6 (2.52%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.10%) Data Mart
7 5 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.26%) Big Data
9 3 (1.26%) DB2
9 3 (1.26%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.26%) Hyperion Smart View
9 3 (1.26%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.26%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.26%) Oracle Discoverer
9 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.26%) VisualVM
2 2 (0.84%) JIRA
3 1 (0.42%) AccuRev
3 1 (0.42%) Subversion
3 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 38 (15.97%) Law
2 26 (10.92%) Manufacturing
3 16 (6.72%) Banking
4 15 (6.30%) Automotive
5 11 (4.62%) Legal
6 9 (3.78%) Marketing
7 8 (3.36%) Electronics
7 8 (3.36%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.94%) German Language
9 6 (2.52%) Retail
10 5 (2.10%) Back Office
11 3 (1.26%) Billing
11 3 (1.26%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.84%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.84%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.42%) Advertising
13 1 (0.42%) French Language
13 1 (0.42%) Local Government
13 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 88 (36.97%) Analyst
2 42 (17.65%) Service Analyst
3 38 (15.97%) Help Desk Analyst
3 38 (15.97%) Service Desk Analyst
4 37 (15.55%) Project Manager
5 31 (13.03%) Consultant
6 26 (10.92%) Developer
7 21 (8.82%) IT Analyst
8 16 (6.72%) Hyperion Consultant
8 16 (6.72%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
9 15 (6.30%) Architect
9 15 (6.30%) Test Analyst
10 13 (5.46%) IT Manager
11 12 (5.04%) Business Analyst
11 12 (5.04%) Financial Analyst
12 11 (4.62%) IT Project Manager
13 8 (3.36%) Applications Support
13 8 (3.36%) Java Developer
13 8 (3.36%) SQL Developer
14 7 (2.94%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.66%) .NET
2 16 (6.72%) Web Services
3 15 (6.30%) SOAP
4 9 (3.78%) AngularJS
4 9 (3.78%) XML
5 8 (3.36%) HTML
5 8 (3.36%) REST
6 7 (2.94%) .NET Framework
7 5 (2.10%) COM
8 4 (1.68%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.68%) CSS
8 4 (1.68%) Hibernate
8 4 (1.68%) Middleware
8 4 (1.68%) Spring
9 3 (1.26%) COM+
9 3 (1.26%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (1.26%) XML Messaging
10 2 (0.84%) WCF
11 1 (0.42%) LINQ
11 1 (0.42%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.97%) Blackberry
2 16 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.94%) Data Integration
3 7 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.52%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.10%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.10%) Statistics
6 4 (1.68%) Data Extraction
7 3 (1.26%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.26%) DataPower
7 3 (1.26%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.84%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.84%) Life Science
8 2 (0.84%) NHS
9 1 (0.42%) CMDB
9 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.42%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.42%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.42%) PMI
9 1 (0.42%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 71 (29.83%) Windows
2 40 (16.81%) Windows 7
3 23 (9.66%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.36%) Linux
5 6 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.26%) AIX
7 3 (1.26%) Solaris
7 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.84%) CentOS
8 2 (0.84%) Fedora
8 2 (0.84%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.42%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (18.49%) Document Management
2 41 (17.23%) Project Management
3 40 (16.81%) Incident Management
4 31 (13.03%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (11.34%) PRINCE2
6 26 (10.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (8.82%) Change Management
8 20 (8.40%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (6.72%) ITIL
9 16 (6.72%) Performance Tuning
10 13 (5.46%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (5.46%) Change Control
11 12 (5.04%) Coaching
11 12 (5.04%) Time Management
12 11 (4.62%) Release Management
12 11 (4.62%) Test Management
13 10 (4.20%) Process Improvement
13 10 (4.20%) Programme Management
14 9 (3.78%) Configuration Management
14 9 (3.78%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 41 (17.23%) SQL
2 16 (6.72%) Java
3 11 (4.62%) C#
4 3 (1.26%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.84%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.84%) C
5 2 (0.84%) Perl
5 2 (0.84%) PHP
5 2 (0.84%) Python
5 2 (0.84%) Ruby
5 2 (0.84%) VB
5 2 (0.84%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.42%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.42%) SOQL
6 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (6.72%) Degree
2 11 (4.62%) PMI Certification
3 10 (4.20%) PMP
4 7 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (2.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.68%) CISSP
7 3 (1.26%) CISM
7 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.26%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.84%) CEH
8 2 (0.84%) GSEC
8 2 (0.84%) ISEB
8 2 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.84%) MAPM
8 2 (0.84%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.84%) SSCP
9 1 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.42%) CISA
9 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.30%) QA
2 7 (2.94%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.68%) SLA
4 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.10%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.68%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.26%) Control-M
1 3 (1.26%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
1 3 (1.26%) Opsview
2 2 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.84%) Puppet
2 2 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (18.07%) Oracle
2 41 (17.23%) Citrix
3 28 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 18 (7.56%) Hyperion
5 14 (5.88%) SAP
6 12 (5.04%) VMware
7 9 (3.78%) HP
8 7 (2.94%) CheckPoint
8 7 (2.94%) Cisco
9 6 (2.52%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (2.10%) IBM
10 5 (2.10%) Infor
10 5 (2.10%) SunGard
11 4 (1.68%) CODA
11 4 (1.68%) Dell
12 3 (1.26%) Cognos
12 3 (1.26%) Software AG
12 3 (1.26%) Splunk
12 3 (1.26%) webMethods
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