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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing Finance 105 92 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.53% 17.04% 21.77%
As % of the General category 69.54% 60.13% 65.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 47 30
Average daily rate
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£415 £425 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +26.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 17
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
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
151 153 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 35.28% 28.33% 33.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 69 39
Average daily rate £425 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 22
Average hourly rate £18.50 £24.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.48% +48.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 27 January 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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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
Brentwood +1 26 £450 +7.78% 17
Colchester 0 22 £250 -33.33% 2
Basildon +3 12 £600 +23.07% 10
Chelmsford +2 10 £160 -65.40% 1
Harlow - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - - 3
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 57 (27.67%) Windows
2 52 (25.24%) MS Office
3 49 (23.79%) Citrix
4 47 (22.82%) Active Directory
4 47 (22.82%) MS Excel
5 44 (21.36%) Project Management
5 44 (21.36%) Windows 7
6 38 (18.45%) Blackberry
7 37 (17.96%) Document Management
8 36 (17.48%) Incident Management
9 35 (16.99%) Stakeholder Management
10 33 (16.02%) PRINCE2
11 32 (15.53%) Banking
12 30 (14.56%) Telecoms
13 29 (14.08%) Law
14 27 (13.11%) SQL
14 27 (13.11%) Microsoft
15 26 (12.62%) Oracle
16 25 (12.14%) ITIL
17 23 (11.17%) PMI Certification
18 22 (10.68%) Business Intelligence
19 21 (10.19%) PMP
20 19 (9.22%) SQL Server
21 18 (8.74%) Data Warehouse
21 18 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
22 17 (8.25%) Business Analysis
22 17 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
23 16 (7.77%) Enterprise Architecture
24 15 (7.28%) Migration
25 14 (6.80%) Linux

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 7 (3.40%) SharePoint
1 7 (3.40%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.43%) JBoss
3 4 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.46%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.97%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.97%) Documentum
5 2 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.49%) CICS
6 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 52 (25.24%) MS Office
2 47 (22.82%) MS Excel
3 11 (5.34%) MS Project
3 11 (5.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.88%) Oracle EBS R12
1 8 (3.88%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (3.40%) Oracle Receivables
2 7 (3.40%) Oracle Cash Management
3 6 (2.91%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (2.43%) VisionPLUS
4 5 (2.43%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (1.94%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (1.94%) BASE24
6 3 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (1.46%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (0.97%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.97%) Agresso
8 1 (0.49%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.43%) Firewall
1 5 (2.43%) DHCP
1 5 (2.43%) TCP/IP
1 5 (2.43%) DNS
2 4 (1.94%) ATM
3 3 (1.46%) Wireless
3 3 (1.46%) SAN
3 3 (1.46%) Broadband
3 3 (1.46%) VoIP
3 3 (1.46%) VPN
3 3 (1.46%) Network Security
4 2 (0.97%) LDAP
4 2 (0.97%) Internet
5 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.49%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.49%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.22%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.74%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.91%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (2.43%) DB2
6 5 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.94%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.46%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (0.97%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.97%) MySQL
9 2 (0.97%) MS Access
9 2 (0.97%) EDMS
10 1 (0.49%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.49%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 3 (1.46%) NUnit
1 3 (1.46%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.97%) SpecFlow
2 2 (0.97%) Selenium
2 2 (0.97%) ERwin
3 1 (0.49%) MSI
3 1 (0.49%) JIRA
General
1 32 (15.53%) Banking
2 30 (14.56%) Telecoms
3 29 (14.08%) Law
4 7 (3.40%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.91%) Legal
5 6 (2.91%) Automotive
6 5 (2.43%) General Ledger
7 4 (1.94%) Retail
8 3 (1.46%) Local Government
9 2 (0.97%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.97%) German Language
9 2 (0.97%) Front Office
9 2 (0.97%) Back Office
9 2 (0.97%) Advertising
10 1 (0.49%) Electronics
10 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.49%) Marketing
10 1 (0.49%) French Language
Job Titles
1 64 (31.07%) Analyst
2 41 (19.90%) Project Manager
3 33 (16.02%) Service Desk Analyst
3 33 (16.02%) Service Analyst
4 31 (15.05%) Help Desk Analyst
5 23 (11.17%) Architect
6 20 (9.71%) Developer
7 14 (6.80%) Consultant
8 13 (6.31%) Business Analyst
9 10 (4.85%) Information Architect
9 10 (4.85%) Support Analyst
10 8 (3.88%) Coordinator
11 7 (3.40%) Senior Manager
11 7 (3.40%) Data Architect
11 7 (3.40%) Oracle Consultant
12 6 (2.91%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 6 (2.91%) Project Coordinator
13 5 (2.43%) Senior Project Manager
13 5 (2.43%) Administrator
13 5 (2.43%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.34%) .NET
2 10 (4.85%) XML
2 10 (4.85%) HTML
3 7 (3.40%) J2EE
4 6 (2.91%) CSS
5 4 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (1.94%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.94%) Web Services
6 3 (1.46%) Java EE
6 3 (1.46%) CSS3
7 2 (0.97%) Castle Windsor
7 2 (0.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (0.97%) LINQ to SQL
7 2 (0.97%) HTML5
7 2 (0.97%) Autofac
7 2 (0.97%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.97%) Spring MVC
7 2 (0.97%) XSD
7 2 (0.97%) Flash
7 2 (0.97%) JAAS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (18.45%) Blackberry
2 18 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.40%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.94%) Mainframe
4 4 (1.94%) Clustering
5 3 (1.46%) AS400
5 3 (1.46%) Tandem
5 3 (1.46%) NHS
5 3 (1.46%) Data Conversion
6 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.97%) iSeries
6 2 (0.97%) PMI
7 1 (0.49%) EFT
7 1 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.49%) DTV
7 1 (0.49%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.49%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.49%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.49%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 57 (27.67%) Windows
2 44 (21.36%) Windows 7
3 14 (6.80%) Linux
4 7 (3.40%) Solaris
4 7 (3.40%) UNIX
5 6 (2.91%) AIX
6 5 (2.43%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.94%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.46%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.46%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.97%) HPUX
10 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.49%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.49%) Android
10 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (21.36%) Project Management
2 37 (17.96%) Document Management
3 36 (17.48%) Incident Management
4 35 (16.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (16.02%) PRINCE2
6 25 (12.14%) ITIL
7 22 (10.68%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (8.25%) Business Analysis
8 17 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (7.77%) Enterprise Architecture
10 15 (7.28%) Migration
11 13 (6.31%) Change Control
11 13 (6.31%) Workflow
12 12 (5.83%) Service Management
13 10 (4.85%) Change Management
13 10 (4.85%) UML
13 10 (4.85%) Wealth Management
14 9 (4.37%) Information Architecture
15 8 (3.88%) Data Architecture
15 8 (3.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 27 (13.11%) SQL
2 12 (5.83%) Java
3 6 (2.91%) C#
4 5 (2.43%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.43%) VBA
5 4 (1.94%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.94%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.46%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.49%) XQuery
7 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (11.17%) PMI Certification
2 21 (10.19%) PMP
3 14 (6.80%) Degree
4 6 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.46%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.97%) MCSE
6 2 (0.97%) MCSA
6 2 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.97%) CISSP
6 2 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (0.97%) MCITP
6 2 (0.97%) CISA
7 1 (0.49%) ISEB
7 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.94%) PCI DSS
1 4 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.46%) SLA
2 3 (1.46%) QA
3 2 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.49%) GAAP
System Software
1 47 (22.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.43%) XenApp
4 3 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (1.46%) MetaFrame
5 2 (0.97%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.49%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (1.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.97%) SCCM
2 2 (0.97%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.49%) ZENworks
3 1 (0.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 49 (23.79%) Citrix
2 27 (13.11%) Microsoft
3 26 (12.62%) Oracle
4 11 (5.34%) HP
5 8 (3.88%) VMware
6 7 (3.40%) IBM
7 4 (1.94%) EMC
8 3 (1.46%) SunGard
8 3 (1.46%) NetApp
8 3 (1.46%) AccuRev
9 2 (0.97%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.97%) SAP
9 2 (0.97%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.97%) webMethods
9 2 (0.97%) BMC
9 2 (0.97%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.97%) Software AG
9 2 (0.97%) Lagan
10 1 (0.49%) Applix
10 1 (0.49%) Dell
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Explore Group
Rate: £220 - £270 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Essex
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £440 - 490 per day + .
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Rullion IT Plus
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Experis Ltd
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Logic Engagements Ltd
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Ampersand Consulting
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The People Network
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The People Network
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
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The People Network
Rate: £70000 - £95000 per day + Bonus, Pension, Medical
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The People Network
Rate: £800 - £1000 per day
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The People Network
Rate: £800 - £1000 per day
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Ampersand Consulting
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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