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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 129 119 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 29.25% 22.41% 23.24%
As % of the General category 69.35% 61.66% 67.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 64 77
Median daily rate £405 £420 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £240 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 8 11
Median hourly rate £19.00 £30.55 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.80% +85.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £47.75 £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +8.57%
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
186 193 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 42.18% 36.35% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 113 111
Median daily rate £410 £400 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £249 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 13 28
Median hourly rate £19.00 £39.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.28% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £47.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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
Colchester -5 33 £450 +7.14% 3
Chelmsford +1 17 £338 -25.00% 1
Brentwood -2 11 £240 -43.52% 1
Basildon +3 3 £340 -43.33% 3
Witham - 3 - -
Harlow +4 2 £350 -
Southend-on-Sea +3 2 £425 -5.55% 1
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 77 (30.20%) Windows
2 69 (27.06%) SQL
3 52 (20.39%) Active Directory
4 51 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 45 (17.65%) Incident Management
6 44 (17.25%) MS Office
7 42 (16.47%) SQL Server
7 42 (16.47%) Project Management
7 42 (16.47%) Document Management
8 41 (16.08%) Citrix
9 40 (15.69%) .NET
10 39 (15.29%) Windows 7
11 38 (14.90%) Blackberry
11 38 (14.90%) Law
12 34 (13.33%) Microsoft
13 32 (12.55%) Agile Software Development
14 30 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
15 29 (11.37%) Windows Server
16 25 (9.80%) C#
17 24 (9.41%) XML
17 24 (9.41%) Data Warehouse
18 23 (9.02%) PRINCE2
19 22 (8.63%) Oracle
19 22 (8.63%) Degree
20 21 (8.24%) HP
20 21 (8.24%) Banking
21 20 (7.84%) Manufacturing
21 20 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 18 (7.06%) Web Services
23 17 (6.67%) Change Management

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 12 (4.71%) IIS
2 11 (4.31%) MS Exchange
2 11 (4.31%) SAS
3 6 (2.35%) JBoss
4 5 (1.96%) Apache
4 5 (1.96%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.96%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.18%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 51 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 44 (17.25%) MS Office
3 3 (1.18%) MS Project
4 2 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.75%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.18%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (1.18%) Oracle AGIS
2 3 (1.18%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (1.18%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.18%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 3 (1.18%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (1.18%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (1.18%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 3 (1.18%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.18%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.78%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.39%) AWD
4 1 (0.39%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.39%) Summit
4 1 (0.39%) SunGard AvantGard
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.18%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.39%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.71%) Firewall
2 9 (3.53%) Internet
3 6 (2.35%) SAN
3 6 (2.35%) WAN
4 4 (1.57%) Intranet
5 3 (1.18%) LDAP
6 2 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.78%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (0.78%) HTTP
6 2 (0.78%) NetScreen
6 2 (0.78%) Network Security
6 2 (0.78%) SSL
6 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.39%) LAN
7 1 (0.39%) VoIP
7 1 (0.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (16.47%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.41%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (6.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (2.75%) Data Mart
5 7 (2.75%) DB2
6 5 (1.96%) Essbase
6 5 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (1.96%) QlikView
6 5 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.18%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.78%) Hyperion Smart View
10 1 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (3.14%) HP UFT
2 3 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.18%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.18%) VisualVM
3 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.78%) Subversion
4 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 38 (14.90%) Law
2 21 (8.24%) Banking
3 20 (7.84%) Manufacturing
4 16 (6.27%) Automotive
5 12 (4.71%) Financial Institution
6 10 (3.92%) Legal
7 9 (3.53%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.75%) German Language
9 3 (1.18%) Back Office
9 3 (1.18%) Electronics
10 2 (0.78%) Advertising
10 2 (0.78%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.78%) Marketing
10 2 (0.78%) Retail
11 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (36.08%) Analyst
2 50 (19.61%) Service Analyst
3 42 (16.47%) Developer
4 38 (14.90%) Service Desk Analyst
5 37 (14.51%) Help Desk Analyst
5 37 (14.51%) Project Manager
6 24 (9.41%) Support Analyst
7 22 (8.63%) Applications Support
8 20 (7.84%) SQL Developer
9 18 (7.06%) .NET Developer
9 18 (7.06%) IT Analyst
10 17 (6.67%) Consultant
11 15 (5.88%) Architect
12 14 (5.49%) Applications Support Analyst
13 13 (5.10%) C# .NET Developer
13 13 (5.10%) C# Developer
14 12 (4.71%) Financial Analyst
15 11 (4.31%) Business Analyst
15 11 (4.31%) IT Manager
15 11 (4.31%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (15.69%) .NET
2 24 (9.41%) XML
3 18 (7.06%) Web Services
4 16 (6.27%) SOAP
5 15 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 15 (5.88%) HTML
6 13 (5.10%) ASP.NET
7 11 (4.31%) WCF
8 10 (3.92%) AngularJS
9 8 (3.14%) RESTful
10 7 (2.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (2.75%) WPF
10 7 (2.75%) XML Messaging
11 6 (2.35%) Middleware
11 6 (2.35%) REST
12 4 (1.57%) CSS
12 4 (1.57%) Entity Framework
13 3 (1.18%) COM
13 3 (1.18%) COM+
13 3 (1.18%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.90%) Blackberry
2 17 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.92%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.75%) Data Integration
5 5 (1.96%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.57%) Data Extraction
6 4 (1.57%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.18%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.18%) DataPower
8 2 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.78%) Life Science
8 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.78%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.39%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.39%) NHS
9 1 (0.39%) Statistics
9 1 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 77 (30.20%) Windows
2 39 (15.29%) Windows 7
3 29 (11.37%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.53%) Unix
5 7 (2.75%) Linux
6 6 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.78%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (17.65%) Incident Management
2 42 (16.47%) Document Management
2 42 (16.47%) Project Management
3 32 (12.55%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (9.02%) PRINCE2
6 17 (6.67%) Change Management
7 16 (6.27%) Scrum
8 15 (5.88%) ITIL
9 14 (5.49%) MVC
10 13 (5.10%) ETL
10 13 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (4.71%) Coaching
11 12 (4.71%) Process Improvement
11 12 (4.71%) SDLC
11 12 (4.71%) Software Testing
11 12 (4.71%) Statistical Analysis
11 12 (4.71%) Wealth Management
12 11 (4.31%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (4.31%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 69 (27.06%) SQL
2 25 (9.80%) C#
3 14 (5.49%) Java
4 10 (3.92%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.57%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.78%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.39%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.39%) C
7 1 (0.39%) Perl
7 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.39%) SOQL
7 1 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (8.63%) Degree
2 16 (6.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 13 (5.10%) PMI Certification
3 13 (5.10%) PMP
4 7 (2.75%) ISEB
5 6 (2.35%) CCNP
5 6 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.57%) CCSA
7 3 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.78%) CCIE
8 2 (0.78%) CCNA
8 2 (0.78%) CCSP
8 2 (0.78%) CEH
8 2 (0.78%) CISM
8 2 (0.78%) CISSP
8 2 (0.78%) GSEC
8 2 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.78%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.71%) SLA
2 6 (2.35%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 52 (20.39%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.57%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (1.18%) Opsview
4 2 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.78%) Puppet
4 2 (0.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (16.08%) Citrix
2 34 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 22 (8.63%) Oracle
4 21 (8.24%) HP
5 15 (5.88%) Cisco
6 13 (5.10%) CheckPoint
7 10 (3.92%) VMware
8 9 (3.53%) Hyperion
9 7 (2.75%) DevExpress
10 5 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.96%) SunGard
11 4 (1.57%) IBM
11 4 (1.57%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.57%) SAP
12 3 (1.18%) Infor
12 3 (1.18%) Software AG
12 3 (1.18%) Splunk
12 3 (1.18%) webMethods
13 2 (0.78%) Juniper
13 2 (0.78%) Thunderhead
Essex
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
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Rate: £18 - 20 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
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Rate: £38 - 40 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
g2 Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £45000 - £50000 per annum + PERKS
Posted: 9 days ago
Loughton, Essex
Bank of England
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Essex
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Essex
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 22 days ago