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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 6 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 90 88 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 17.86% 18.18% 22.51%
As % of the General category 49.72% 54.66% 55.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 49 47
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£413 £445 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.30% +23.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £310 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £750 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 31
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -54.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -9.09%
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
181 161 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 35.91% 33.26% 40.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 77 95
Average daily rate £438 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £286 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £650 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £382 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.59% +1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 27 34
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.25 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.80 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.82 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -24.77%

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 12 September 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 12 September 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 12 September 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
Brentwood +1 23 £575 +4.54% 10
Colchester +1 18 £438 -
Basildon -5 6 £375 -30.23% 10
Chelmsford +4 3 £413 -23.25%
Billericay - - - - 1
Braintree - - - -
Halstead - - - -
Hockley - - - - 1
Loughton - - - -
Purfleet - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - - 2
Southend-on-Sea - - - - 1
Witham - - - - 2
Thurrock - - - -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 62 (26.16%) Windows
2 43 (18.14%) SQL
2 43 (18.14%) Citrix
3 39 (16.46%) Project Management
3 39 (16.46%) MS Office
4 37 (15.61%) MS Excel
5 36 (15.19%) Oracle
5 36 (15.19%) Active Directory
6 35 (14.77%) Windows 7
7 33 (13.92%) Microsoft
8 32 (13.50%) ITIL
9 31 (13.08%) Blackberry
10 30 (12.66%) SQL Server
10 30 (12.66%) Banking
11 27 (11.39%) Incident Management
12 25 (10.55%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (10.13%) Document Management
14 22 (9.28%) Java
14 22 (9.28%) .NET
15 21 (8.86%) WebLogic
16 19 (8.02%) PRINCE2
16 19 (8.02%) Migration
17 18 (7.59%) IBM
18 17 (7.17%) XML
18 17 (7.17%) VMware
18 17 (7.17%) Law
18 17 (7.17%) Telecoms
18 17 (7.17%) Agile Software Development
19 16 (6.75%) Enterprise Architecture
20 15 (6.33%) Degree

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 21 (8.86%) WebLogic
2 12 (5.06%) Tomcat
3 11 (4.64%) Apache
4 10 (4.22%) MS Exchange
5 9 (3.80%) IIS
6 8 (3.38%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (3.38%) GlassFish
7 5 (2.11%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.27%) MQSeries
9 3 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.84%) Documentum
10 2 (0.84%) CICS
10 2 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.84%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.84%) CMS
10 2 (0.84%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 39 (16.46%) MS Office
2 37 (15.61%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.53%) MS Project
3 6 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.95%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (2.95%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (2.95%) Oracle Cash Management
2 6 (2.53%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 6 (2.53%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (2.53%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (2.53%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (2.53%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (2.53%) BASE24
2 6 (2.53%) VisionPLUS
3 3 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.84%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.84%) Magento
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.42%) Agresso
5 1 (0.42%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.42%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.64%) IBM SmartCloud
2 3 (1.27%) Office 365
2 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.33%) Firewall
2 7 (2.95%) ATM
3 5 (2.11%) Internet
4 4 (1.69%) IP Telephony
4 4 (1.69%) VoIP
5 3 (1.27%) WAN
5 3 (1.27%) DHCP
5 3 (1.27%) Broadband
5 3 (1.27%) LAN
5 3 (1.27%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.27%) Wireless
5 3 (1.27%) DNS
5 3 (1.27%) Network Security
5 3 (1.27%) LDAP
6 2 (0.84%) SAN
7 1 (0.42%) CTI
7 1 (0.42%) OSPF
7 1 (0.42%) BGP
7 1 (0.42%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.42%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (4.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (4.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (4.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (3.38%) DB2
6 8 (3.38%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (2.95%) Data Mart
8 6 (2.53%) WebFOCUS
9 5 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.69%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.84%) EDMS
12 2 (0.84%) MS Access
13 1 (0.42%) OLAP
13 1 (0.42%) DTS
13 1 (0.42%) Ingres
13 1 (0.42%) OLTP
13 1 (0.42%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (1.69%) VisualVM
2 3 (1.27%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.27%) NUnit
3 2 (0.84%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.84%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.84%) SpecFlow
3 2 (0.84%) JIRA
3 2 (0.84%) Selenium
3 2 (0.84%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.42%) Moq
4 1 (0.42%) QADirector
4 1 (0.42%) ERwin
4 1 (0.42%) MSI
4 1 (0.42%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.42%) JUnit
4 1 (0.42%) Maven
4 1 (0.42%) Lombardi
General
1 30 (12.66%) Banking
2 17 (7.17%) Telecoms
2 17 (7.17%) Law
3 13 (5.49%) Local Government
4 8 (3.38%) Automotive
5 6 (2.53%) Legal
5 6 (2.53%) Retail
5 6 (2.53%) General Ledger
5 6 (2.53%) Marketing
6 5 (2.11%) French Language
7 3 (1.27%) German Language
7 3 (1.27%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.42%) Billing
Job Titles
1 70 (29.54%) Analyst
2 43 (18.14%) Project Manager
3 29 (12.24%) Architect
4 23 (9.70%) Service Analyst
4 23 (9.70%) Service Desk Analyst
5 22 (9.28%) Developer
6 17 (7.17%) Help Desk Analyst
7 13 (5.49%) Support Analyst
8 12 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (4.22%) Systems Analyst
10 9 (3.80%) Business Analyst
10 9 (3.80%) Consultant
11 7 (2.95%) Technical Architect
11 7 (2.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (2.95%) Oracle Consultant
11 7 (2.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 7 (2.95%) Technical Design Architect
12 6 (2.53%) PMO Analyst
12 6 (2.53%) Security Analyst
12 6 (2.53%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.28%) .NET
2 17 (7.17%) XML
3 12 (5.06%) HTML
4 9 (3.80%) J2EE
5 7 (2.95%) ASP.NET
5 7 (2.95%) Web Services
6 6 (2.53%) COM+
6 6 (2.53%) CSS
6 6 (2.53%) Middleware
6 6 (2.53%) .NET Framework
7 5 (2.11%) WPF
8 4 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (1.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (1.69%) JSON
9 3 (1.27%) CSS3
9 3 (1.27%) HTML5
9 3 (1.27%) LINQ
10 2 (0.84%) jQuery
10 2 (0.84%) JPA
10 2 (0.84%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.08%) Blackberry
2 14 (5.91%) NHS
3 13 (5.49%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.38%) Mainframe
4 8 (3.38%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.95%) PMI
6 6 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.11%) Data Conversion
7 5 (2.11%) Tandem
8 4 (1.69%) Clustering
8 4 (1.69%) iPhone
9 3 (1.27%) PKI
9 3 (1.27%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.84%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (0.84%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.42%) DataPower
11 1 (0.42%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 62 (26.16%) Windows
2 35 (14.77%) Windows 7
3 15 (6.33%) Linux
4 12 (5.06%) UNIX
5 9 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.11%) Solaris
6 5 (2.11%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.69%) AIX
7 4 (1.69%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.27%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.27%) Android
9 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.84%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.42%) SUSE
10 1 (0.42%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.42%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (16.46%) Project Management
2 32 (13.50%) ITIL
3 27 (11.39%) Incident Management
4 25 (10.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (10.13%) Document Management
6 19 (8.02%) Migration
6 19 (8.02%) PRINCE2
7 17 (7.17%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (6.75%) Enterprise Architecture
9 15 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (5.91%) Technical Architecture
10 14 (5.91%) Test Scripting
11 13 (5.49%) Service Delivery
12 11 (4.64%) CRM
13 10 (4.22%) Risk Management
13 10 (4.22%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (3.80%) Project Planning
14 9 (3.80%) Information Security
14 9 (3.80%) TDD
14 9 (3.80%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (18.14%) SQL
2 22 (9.28%) Java
3 12 (5.06%) C#
4 8 (3.38%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.69%) VBA
5 4 (1.69%) XAML
5 4 (1.69%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.84%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.84%) VB6
6 2 (0.84%) JCL
6 2 (0.84%) VBScript
6 2 (0.84%) VB
6 2 (0.84%) PHP
6 2 (0.84%) COBOL
7 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (6.33%) Degree
2 13 (5.49%) PMI Certification
3 6 (2.53%) ISTQB
3 6 (2.53%) PMP
4 5 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.69%) MCSA
6 3 (1.27%) CISSP
6 3 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.84%) MCSE
7 2 (0.84%) ISEB
8 1 (0.42%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.42%) CSSLP
8 1 (0.42%) ACCA
8 1 (0.42%) CISM
8 1 (0.42%) CIMA
8 1 (0.42%) CEH
8 1 (0.42%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.80%) QA
2 6 (2.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.27%) SLA
4 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (15.19%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.53%) XenApp
4 4 (1.69%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.27%) ISA Server
5 3 (1.27%) MetaFrame
5 3 (1.27%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.84%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.84%) RACF
7 1 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.69%) Opsview
2 3 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.84%) SCCM
4 1 (0.42%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.42%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 43 (18.14%) Citrix
2 36 (15.19%) Oracle
3 33 (13.92%) Microsoft
4 18 (7.59%) IBM
5 17 (7.17%) VMware
6 12 (5.06%) webMethods
6 12 (5.06%) JBoss
6 12 (5.06%) HP
7 6 (2.53%) Software AG
7 6 (2.53%) SAP
7 6 (2.53%) Cisco
7 6 (2.53%) Lagan
8 5 (2.11%) Teradata
9 4 (1.69%) Splunk
9 4 (1.69%) EMC
10 3 (1.27%) ScanSafe
10 3 (1.27%) AccuRev
10 3 (1.27%) DevExpress
10 3 (1.27%) Qualys
11 2 (0.84%) Red Hat
Essex
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Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Rate: £70000 - £90000 per day + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 12 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago