The first 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Essex region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 3 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 101 77 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 20.49% 16.49% 19.08%
As % of the General category 54.30% 53.47% 55.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 23 49
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £260 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £630 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 24
Average hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -13.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -20.00%
General Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
186 144 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.73% 30.84% 34.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 43 99
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £243 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £535 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 36 28
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +30.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.40 £37.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Finance
East of England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 22 July 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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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
Colchester -2 18 £375 -11.76% 2
Chelmsford +11 13 £400 +16.78% 2
Brentwood +1 13 £525 +17.97% 4
Basildon -2 6 £425 -21.83% 2
Southend-on-Sea 0 2 - -
Saffron Walden - 1 - - 1
Waltham Abbey - - - -
Thurrock - - - -
Billericay - - - -
Braintree - - - -
Halstead - - - -
Hockley - - - - 2
Loughton - - - - 1
Purfleet - - - -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 64 (21.84%) SQL
1 64 (21.84%) Windows
2 48 (16.38%) Oracle
3 44 (15.02%) Project Management
4 35 (11.95%) MS Office
4 35 (11.95%) MS Excel
5 34 (11.60%) ITIL
5 34 (11.60%) Microsoft
6 33 (11.26%) Citrix
6 33 (11.26%) Banking
7 30 (10.24%) IBM
8 28 (9.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (8.53%) Active Directory
9 25 (8.53%) SQL Server
9 25 (8.53%) Java
10 24 (8.19%) .NET
11 23 (7.85%) Degree
12 22 (7.51%) Windows 7
12 22 (7.51%) Linux
13 21 (7.17%) Incident Management
14 20 (6.83%) VMware
14 20 (6.83%) Blackberry
15 19 (6.48%) WebLogic
15 19 (6.48%) Management Information System
16 17 (5.80%) Firewall
16 17 (5.80%) Migration
16 17 (5.80%) Business Analysis
17 16 (5.46%) Test Automation
17 16 (5.46%) PRINCE2
18 15 (5.12%) Telecoms

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 19 (6.48%) WebLogic
2 12 (4.10%) Tomcat
3 11 (3.75%) Apache
4 9 (3.07%) IIS
5 8 (2.73%) GlassFish
6 7 (2.39%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.02%) MQSeries
9 3 (1.02%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.68%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.68%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.68%) CMS
11 1 (0.34%) CICS
11 1 (0.34%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 35 (11.95%) MS Office
1 35 (11.95%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.41%) MS Project
3 7 (2.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.73%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (2.39%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (2.39%) Oracle Cash Management
3 6 (2.05%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 6 (2.05%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (2.05%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (2.05%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (2.05%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (1.37%) Magento
4 4 (1.37%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.68%) VisionPLUS
5 2 (0.68%) BASE24
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.34%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.34%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.34%) Agresso
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.75%) IBM SmartCloud
2 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.80%) Firewall
2 5 (1.71%) VoIP
3 4 (1.37%) Network Security
3 4 (1.37%) IP Telephony
3 4 (1.37%) SAN
3 4 (1.37%) WAN
3 4 (1.37%) LAN
4 3 (1.02%) ATM
4 3 (1.02%) Internet
4 3 (1.02%) LDAP
5 2 (0.68%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.68%) NAS
5 2 (0.68%) VPN
6 1 (0.34%) IPv4
6 1 (0.34%) IPv6
6 1 (0.34%) FTP
6 1 (0.34%) OSPF
6 1 (0.34%) BGP
6 1 (0.34%) CTI
6 1 (0.34%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.53%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (2.73%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (2.05%) WebFOCUS
6 5 (1.71%) Data Mart
6 5 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.37%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.37%) MS Access
8 3 (1.02%) DB2
8 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.68%) DTS
9 2 (0.68%) EDRMS
9 2 (0.68%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.34%) OLTP
10 1 (0.34%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 12 (4.10%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (1.37%) VisualVM
3 2 (0.68%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.68%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.68%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.34%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.34%) JUnit
4 1 (0.34%) Maven
4 1 (0.34%) QADirector
4 1 (0.34%) Lombardi
4 1 (0.34%) JIRA
4 1 (0.34%) Moq
4 1 (0.34%) SoapUI
General
1 33 (11.26%) Banking
2 15 (5.12%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.44%) Local Government
4 10 (3.41%) Marketing
4 10 (3.41%) Law
5 9 (3.07%) Legal
5 9 (3.07%) Retail
6 8 (2.73%) Automotive
7 6 (2.05%) General Ledger
8 5 (1.71%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.71%) French Language
9 3 (1.02%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.34%) Electronics
10 1 (0.34%) Billing
10 1 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 88 (30.03%) Analyst
2 50 (17.06%) Project Manager
3 31 (10.58%) Architect
4 22 (7.51%) Business Analyst
5 19 (6.48%) Developer
6 17 (5.80%) Service Analyst
6 17 (5.80%) Service Desk Analyst
7 15 (5.12%) Consultant
7 15 (5.12%) Solutions Architect
8 14 (4.78%) Support Analyst
9 12 (4.10%) Systems Analyst
10 10 (3.41%) Help Desk Analyst
10 10 (3.41%) Security Analyst
11 8 (2.73%) Applications Support
12 7 (2.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (2.39%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (2.39%) Oracle Consultant
12 7 (2.39%) PMO Analyst
12 7 (2.39%) Capacity Analyst
12 7 (2.39%) Capacity Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.19%) .NET
2 13 (4.44%) XML
3 8 (2.73%) .NET Framework
4 6 (2.05%) COM+
4 6 (2.05%) Middleware
5 5 (1.71%) HTML
5 5 (1.71%) JSON
6 4 (1.37%) WPF
6 4 (1.37%) Web Services
6 4 (1.37%) J2EE
7 3 (1.02%) SOAP
7 3 (1.02%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (0.68%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (0.68%) HTML5
8 2 (0.68%) LINQ
8 2 (0.68%) jQuery
8 2 (0.68%) JRules
8 2 (0.68%) CSS
9 1 (0.34%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.83%) Blackberry
2 19 (6.48%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.44%) NHS
4 9 (3.07%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.71%) PMI
6 4 (1.37%) iPhone
6 4 (1.37%) PKI
7 3 (1.02%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.02%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.68%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.68%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.34%) Replication
9 1 (0.34%) AS400
9 1 (0.34%) EMV
9 1 (0.34%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.34%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.34%) Tandem
9 1 (0.34%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 64 (21.84%) Windows
2 22 (7.51%) Windows 7
2 22 (7.51%) Linux
3 11 (3.75%) UNIX
3 11 (3.75%) Solaris
3 11 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (3.41%) AIX
5 5 (1.71%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.37%) Android
6 4 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.02%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.68%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.34%) SUSE
9 1 (0.34%) zOS
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (15.02%) Project Management
2 34 (11.60%) ITIL
3 28 (9.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (7.17%) Incident Management
5 17 (5.80%) Migration
5 17 (5.80%) Business Analysis
6 16 (5.46%) Test Automation
6 16 (5.46%) PRINCE2
7 15 (5.12%) Project Planning
8 14 (4.78%) Enterprise Architecture
8 14 (4.78%) Test Scripting
8 14 (4.78%) Service Delivery
8 14 (4.78%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (4.44%) Information Security
9 13 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
9 13 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (3.75%) CRM
10 11 (3.75%) Document Management
10 11 (3.75%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (3.41%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (21.84%) SQL
2 25 (8.53%) Java
3 13 (4.44%) VBScript
4 10 (3.41%) T-SQL
5 8 (2.73%) C#
6 5 (1.71%) VB
7 4 (1.37%) VBA
7 4 (1.37%) C
7 4 (1.37%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.37%) PHP
7 4 (1.37%) XAML
8 3 (1.02%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.68%) VB6
9 2 (0.68%) COBOL
9 2 (0.68%) JCL
10 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.34%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 23 (7.85%) Degree
2 8 (2.73%) PMI Certification
3 7 (2.39%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.71%) ISEB
4 5 (1.71%) CISSP
4 5 (1.71%) MCSA
5 4 (1.37%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.37%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.02%) PMP
7 2 (0.68%) APMP
7 2 (0.68%) GSEC
7 2 (0.68%) SSCP
7 2 (0.68%) GIAC
8 1 (0.34%) CISM
8 1 (0.34%) CIMA
8 1 (0.34%) CCNA
8 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.41%) QA
2 7 (2.39%) COBIT
3 6 (2.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.37%) SLA
5 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (8.53%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.41%) VMware ESX
3 8 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.05%) XenApp
5 5 (1.71%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.37%) Terminal Services
6 4 (1.37%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.68%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.68%) RACF
8 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.34%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.34%) XenServer
8 1 (0.34%) vSphere
8 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (4.44%) Tivoli
1 13 (4.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (2.73%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.37%) Opsview
4 2 (0.68%) Puppet
4 2 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.68%) SCCM
5 1 (0.34%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.34%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 48 (16.38%) Oracle
2 34 (11.60%) Microsoft
3 33 (11.26%) Citrix
4 30 (10.24%) IBM
5 20 (6.83%) VMware
6 14 (4.78%) NetApp
7 12 (4.10%) JBoss
7 12 (4.10%) SAP
7 12 (4.10%) webMethods
7 12 (4.10%) HP
8 6 (2.05%) Cisco
9 5 (1.71%) Teradata
9 5 (1.71%) Software AG
9 5 (1.71%) Lagan
10 4 (1.37%) Splunk
10 4 (1.37%) Qualys
10 4 (1.37%) JD Edwards
10 4 (1.37%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.37%) ScanSafe
11 3 (1.02%) BMC
Brentwood, Essex
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 1 hour ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Loughton
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 20 days ago