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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Finance 184 110 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.66% 21.74% 14.96%
As % of the General category 71.88% 59.78% 48.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 62 16
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£375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £291 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £599 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £383
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 17
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -56.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £16.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £35.35 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.85% +6.06%
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
256 184 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 39.88% 36.36% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 97 35
Average daily rate £381 £400 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £238 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £597 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 39
Average hourly rate £19.00 £28.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £23.11
% change year-on-year
- -2.61%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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
Chelmsford 0 52 £350 -12.50% 2
Brentwood +5 25 £500 +108.33% 9
Colchester +4 18 £413 -1.49%
Basildon -6 11 £625 -3.84% 5
Southend-on-Sea -10 3 £516 -
Harlow - 3 - -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 65 (21.31%) Windows
2 61 (20.00%) SQL
3 50 (16.39%) SQL Server
3 50 (16.39%) Active Directory
4 47 (15.41%) Oracle
5 46 (15.08%) Project Management
6 42 (13.77%) MS Office
7 41 (13.44%) Citrix
7 41 (13.44%) Microsoft
8 39 (12.79%) Business Intelligence
9 38 (12.46%) MS Excel
9 38 (12.46%) Banking
10 33 (10.82%) Incident Management
11 31 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
12 30 (9.84%) ITIL
13 28 (9.18%) Data Warehouse
13 28 (9.18%) Telecoms
14 26 (8.52%) Change Management
14 26 (8.52%) Migration
15 24 (7.87%) Windows 7
16 23 (7.54%) XML
16 23 (7.54%) VBA
17 22 (7.21%) Blackberry
17 22 (7.21%) Service Management
18 19 (6.23%) Document Management
18 19 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
19 18 (5.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 18 (5.90%) Cognos
19 18 (5.90%) SharePoint
20 17 (5.57%) PRINCE2

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 18 (5.90%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.93%) IIS
3 7 (2.30%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.97%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.97%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.31%) GlassFish
6 4 (1.31%) JBoss
6 4 (1.31%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.98%) Oracle UPK
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 42 (13.77%) MS Office
2 38 (12.46%) MS Excel
3 11 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (4.92%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (3.93%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (3.61%) Oracle Financials
4 9 (2.95%) Oracle General Ledger
5 8 (2.62%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (1.97%) Oracle Cash Management
6 6 (1.97%) SunGard AvantGard
6 6 (1.97%) Hyperion Planning
6 6 (1.97%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (1.64%) CODA-Financials
8 4 (1.31%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 3 (0.98%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.98%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.98%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.66%) Oracle iProcurement
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payroll
11 1 (0.33%) Summit
11 1 (0.33%) VisionPLUS
11 1 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.31%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (0.66%) Taleo
2 2 (0.66%) SaaS
3 1 (0.33%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.28%) Network Security
2 8 (2.62%) DHCP
2 8 (2.62%) DNS
3 7 (2.30%) NetScaler
4 6 (1.97%) SMS
4 6 (1.97%) SAN
5 4 (1.31%) LAN
5 4 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.31%) WAN
5 4 (1.31%) LDAP
6 3 (0.98%) Firewall
6 3 (0.98%) Internet
7 2 (0.66%) NetScreen
7 2 (0.66%) Intranet
7 2 (0.66%) HTTP
7 2 (0.66%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.66%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.66%) NAS
8 1 (0.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.18%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (5.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (4.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (4.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (4.59%) Crystal Reports
6 11 (3.61%) MS Access
6 11 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (3.61%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (2.62%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (2.30%) DTS
10 6 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.97%) Hyperion Smart View
11 5 (1.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (1.31%) Oracle BI EE
13 3 (0.98%) WebFOCUS
13 3 (0.98%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.31%) PowerBuilder
1 4 (1.31%) ERwin
1 4 (1.31%) AccuRev
2 3 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.98%) Eclipse
2 3 (0.98%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.33%) Subversion
4 1 (0.33%) JIRA
4 1 (0.33%) Selenium
4 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
General
1 38 (12.46%) Banking
2 28 (9.18%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.92%) Law
4 10 (3.28%) Legal
5 8 (2.62%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.62%) Local Government
6 6 (1.97%) Retail
6 6 (1.97%) Automotive
7 5 (1.64%) Marketing
7 5 (1.64%) General Ledger
8 4 (1.31%) French Language
8 4 (1.31%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.31%) Billing
9 3 (0.98%) Publishing
10 2 (0.66%) Front Office
10 2 (0.66%) Back Office
11 1 (0.33%) Advertising
11 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 107 (35.08%) Analyst
2 42 (13.77%) Support Analyst
3 35 (11.48%) Consultant
4 32 (10.49%) Project Manager
5 28 (9.18%) Architect
6 27 (8.85%) Applications Support
7 26 (8.52%) Service Analyst
8 25 (8.20%) Business Analyst
9 24 (7.87%) Developer
10 23 (7.54%) Service Desk Analyst
11 22 (7.21%) Systems Analyst
12 21 (6.89%) Oracle Consultant
13 20 (6.56%) Help Desk Analyst
14 19 (6.23%) Applications Support Analyst
15 17 (5.57%) Systems Support
15 17 (5.57%) Systems Support Analyst
16 12 (3.93%) Functional Consultant
17 10 (3.28%) Senior Manager
17 10 (3.28%) Financial Analyst
18 9 (2.95%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.54%) XML
2 17 (5.57%) .NET
3 10 (3.28%) HTML
4 7 (2.30%) CSS
5 6 (1.97%) J2EE
5 6 (1.97%) Ajax
5 6 (1.97%) Middleware
5 6 (1.97%) HTML5
6 4 (1.31%) MDX
6 4 (1.31%) JSP
6 4 (1.31%) SOAP
7 2 (0.66%) Struts
7 2 (0.66%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (0.66%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.66%) JSON
7 2 (0.66%) JMS
7 2 (0.66%) XML Schema
7 2 (0.66%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.66%) REST
7 2 (0.66%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.21%) Blackberry
2 19 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.28%) Data Centre
4 6 (1.97%) HP Storage
4 6 (1.97%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.97%) Clustering
4 6 (1.97%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.31%) PKI
6 3 (0.98%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.98%) Replication
6 3 (0.98%) E-Learning
6 3 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.66%) User Experience
7 2 (0.66%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.66%) AS400
7 2 (0.66%) EFT
7 2 (0.66%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.33%) iSeries
8 1 (0.33%) CMDB
8 1 (0.33%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 65 (21.31%) Windows
2 24 (7.87%) Windows 7
3 14 (4.59%) Linux
4 11 (3.61%) UNIX
5 6 (1.97%) Solaris
5 6 (1.97%) Windows Vista
6 5 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.98%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.98%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.66%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.33%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.33%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.33%) AIX
9 1 (0.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (15.08%) Project Management
2 39 (12.79%) Business Intelligence
3 33 (10.82%) Incident Management
4 31 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (9.84%) ITIL
6 26 (8.52%) Change Management
6 26 (8.52%) Migration
7 22 (7.21%) Service Management
8 19 (6.23%) Document Management
9 17 (5.57%) PRINCE2
10 15 (4.92%) Workflow
11 14 (4.59%) Business Analysis
11 14 (4.59%) Software Delivery
12 12 (3.93%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (3.93%) ITSM
12 12 (3.93%) SOA
13 11 (3.61%) CRM
14 10 (3.28%) Test Scripting
14 10 (3.28%) Enterprise Architecture
15 9 (2.95%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 61 (20.00%) SQL
2 23 (7.54%) VBA
3 15 (4.92%) Java
4 10 (3.28%) T-SQL
5 8 (2.62%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.97%) C#
6 6 (1.97%) Perl
7 4 (1.31%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.31%) Korn
7 4 (1.31%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.31%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.98%) XMLA
9 2 (0.66%) Scala
9 2 (0.66%) VBScript
9 2 (0.66%) VB
9 2 (0.66%) XPath
9 2 (0.66%) Ruby
9 2 (0.66%) XQuery
10 1 (0.33%) PeopleCode
10 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (4.59%) Degree
2 13 (4.26%) PMP
3 7 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.64%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.64%) MCSE
4 5 (1.64%) ISEB
5 4 (1.31%) CISA
5 4 (1.31%) CISM
6 3 (0.98%) CISSP
6 3 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.98%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.66%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.66%) CCSP
7 2 (0.66%) CCNP
7 2 (0.66%) MCP
7 2 (0.66%) MCSD
8 1 (0.33%) CCIE
8 1 (0.33%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.61%) SLA
2 6 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.66%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.33%) P3O
4 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.33%) QA
4 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (16.39%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.30%) Hyper-V
3 7 (2.30%) XenApp
4 5 (1.64%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.31%) vSphere
5 4 (1.31%) vCloud
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.97%) SCCM
2 4 (1.31%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (0.98%) SCOM
4 2 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.33%) Puppet
5 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 47 (15.41%) Oracle
2 41 (13.44%) Microsoft
2 41 (13.44%) Citrix
3 18 (5.90%) Cognos
4 17 (5.57%) VMware
5 15 (4.92%) CODA
6 12 (3.93%) SunGard
7 10 (3.28%) HP
7 10 (3.28%) IBM
8 7 (2.30%) 3PAR
8 7 (2.30%) Hyperion
9 5 (1.64%) Cisco
9 5 (1.64%) Thunderhead
10 4 (1.31%) McAfee
10 4 (1.31%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.31%) Cyber-Ark
11 3 (0.98%) Pega
11 3 (0.98%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.98%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.98%) TIBCO
Essex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
IFDS
Posted: 10 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
IFDS
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Forman Computer Staff
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
The People Network
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Basildon
The People Network
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 20 days ago