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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 4 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing Finance 104 169 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 19.81% 25.45% 14.54%
As % of the General category 55.32% 69.83% 44.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 98 27
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£425 £404 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 13
Average hourly rate £40.60 £16.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.06% -55.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.26 £7.55 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.94 £39.33 £45.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +0.56%
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
188 242 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 35.81% 36.45% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 134 45
Average daily rate £400 £384 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £144 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 43
Average hourly rate £40.60 £37.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.54% +25.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.65 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.05 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -1.88%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 6 May 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
Brentwood 0 35 £425 +6.25% 12
Chelmsford +1 22 £275 -5.17% 5
Basildon -11 10 £600 +20.00% 5
Colchester 0 3 £420 +5.00% 2
Southend-on-Sea +2 2 £438 +45.83% 3
Harlow -2 1 - -
Epping - 1 £185 -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 50 (23.92%) Windows
2 42 (20.10%) Oracle
3 37 (17.70%) Project Management
4 34 (16.27%) SQL
4 34 (16.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (15.79%) Active Directory
5 33 (15.79%) Citrix
6 32 (15.31%) Microsoft
7 31 (14.83%) Banking
8 29 (13.88%) MS Office
9 28 (13.40%) Telecoms
10 27 (12.92%) MS Excel
11 26 (12.44%) Migration
12 25 (11.96%) SQL Server
13 21 (10.05%) PRINCE2
14 18 (8.61%) XML
14 18 (8.61%) Business Analysis
14 18 (8.61%) Oracle EBS R12
14 18 (8.61%) Windows 7
15 17 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
15 17 (8.13%) PMP
16 16 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
16 16 (7.66%) Software Delivery
16 16 (7.66%) Incident Management
17 15 (7.18%) Degree
17 15 (7.18%) ITIL
17 15 (7.18%) VMware
17 15 (7.18%) Workflow
18 14 (6.70%) Oracle EBS
18 14 (6.70%) .NET

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 11 (5.26%) IIS
2 10 (4.78%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.35%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.87%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.91%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (1.91%) JBoss
5 4 (1.91%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.91%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.96%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 2 (0.96%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (13.88%) MS Office
2 27 (12.92%) MS Excel
3 12 (5.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (4.31%) MS Project
5 3 (1.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (8.61%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (6.70%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (5.26%) Oracle Financials
3 11 (5.26%) Oracle Receivables
4 10 (4.78%) Oracle Cash Management
4 10 (4.78%) Oracle General Ledger
5 8 (3.83%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (2.39%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 3 (1.44%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.96%) Agresso
8 2 (0.96%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.96%) VisionPLUS
8 2 (0.96%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (0.96%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Payroll
9 1 (0.48%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.91%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (0.96%) SaaS
3 1 (0.48%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.48%) Taleo
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.83%) Network Security
2 6 (2.87%) SMS
2 6 (2.87%) DHCP
2 6 (2.87%) DNS
3 5 (2.39%) SAN
3 5 (2.39%) NetScaler
4 4 (1.91%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.44%) WAN
5 3 (1.44%) Firewall
5 3 (1.44%) LAN
6 2 (0.96%) NetScreen
6 2 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.96%) NAS
6 2 (0.96%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.48%) Wireless
7 1 (0.48%) VLAN
7 1 (0.48%) ATM
7 1 (0.48%) VoIP
7 1 (0.48%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.96%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.31%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.83%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (3.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.35%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.91%) MS Access
7 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.44%) WebFOCUS
7 3 (1.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.96%) Hyperion Smart View
8 2 (0.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.48%) MySQL
9 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.48%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (1.91%) PowerBuilder
1 4 (1.91%) ERwin
1 4 (1.91%) AccuRev
2 3 (1.44%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.44%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.48%) Selenium
3 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 31 (14.83%) Banking
2 28 (13.40%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.74%) Law
4 9 (4.31%) Legal
5 8 (3.83%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.83%) General Ledger
6 7 (3.35%) Local Government
7 5 (2.39%) Automotive
8 4 (1.91%) Marketing
8 4 (1.91%) French Language
9 3 (1.44%) Retail
10 2 (0.96%) Billing
10 2 (0.96%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.96%) Front Office
10 2 (0.96%) Back Office
10 2 (0.96%) Advertising
11 1 (0.48%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 55 (26.32%) Analyst
2 29 (13.88%) Consultant
3 27 (12.92%) Project Manager
4 23 (11.00%) Business Analyst
5 21 (10.05%) Architect
6 20 (9.57%) Oracle Consultant
7 19 (9.09%) Developer
7 19 (9.09%) Service Analyst
7 19 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
8 17 (8.13%) Help Desk Analyst
9 10 (4.78%) Senior Manager
9 10 (4.78%) Administrator
9 10 (4.78%) Oracle Financials Consultant
10 9 (4.31%) Functional Consultant
11 8 (3.83%) Senior Project Manager
12 7 (3.35%) Java Developer
12 7 (3.35%) Applications Support
12 7 (3.35%) Information Architect
12 7 (3.35%) Coordinator
12 7 (3.35%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.61%) XML
2 14 (6.70%) .NET
3 8 (3.83%) HTML
4 6 (2.87%) J2EE
5 5 (2.39%) CSS
5 5 (2.39%) Middleware
6 4 (1.91%) Ajax
6 4 (1.91%) JSP
6 4 (1.91%) SOAP
6 4 (1.91%) HTML5
7 2 (0.96%) Struts
7 2 (0.96%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.96%) Flash
7 2 (0.96%) JMS
8 1 (0.48%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.48%) JAXB
8 1 (0.48%) EDI
8 1 (0.48%) Spring MVC
8 1 (0.48%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.48%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.70%) Blackberry
3 8 (3.83%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.91%) Clustering
5 3 (1.44%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.44%) AS400
5 3 (1.44%) Open Source
5 3 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.96%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.96%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.96%) iSeries
7 1 (0.48%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.48%) SCORM
7 1 (0.48%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.48%) Informatics
7 1 (0.48%) Replication
7 1 (0.48%) DTV
7 1 (0.48%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.48%) PMI
7 1 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 50 (23.92%) Windows
2 18 (8.61%) Windows 7
3 12 (5.74%) Linux
4 10 (4.78%) UNIX
5 7 (3.35%) Solaris
6 6 (2.87%) Windows Vista
7 4 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.96%) AIX
9 2 (0.96%) HPUX
9 2 (0.96%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.48%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.48%) Android
10 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (17.70%) Project Management
2 34 (16.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (12.44%) Migration
4 21 (10.05%) PRINCE2
5 18 (8.61%) Business Analysis
6 16 (7.66%) Incident Management
6 16 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (7.66%) Software Delivery
7 15 (7.18%) ITIL
7 15 (7.18%) Workflow
8 13 (6.22%) Document Management
8 13 (6.22%) Test Scripting
9 11 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (5.26%) Change Management
9 11 (5.26%) Cash Management
10 10 (4.78%) Change Control
10 10 (4.78%) CRM
10 10 (4.78%) SOA
10 10 (4.78%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (4.31%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (16.27%) SQL
2 10 (4.78%) Java
3 6 (2.87%) Perl
3 6 (2.87%) VBA
4 5 (2.39%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.39%) C#
4 5 (2.39%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.91%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.91%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.91%) Korn
6 3 (1.44%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.44%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.96%) VBScript
7 2 (0.96%) VB
8 1 (0.48%) C
8 1 (0.48%) XQuery
8 1 (0.48%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (8.13%) PMP
2 15 (7.18%) Degree
3 10 (4.78%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.39%) ISEB
5 3 (1.44%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.96%) CCSP
6 2 (0.96%) CCNP
6 2 (0.96%) MCP
6 2 (0.96%) MCSD
6 2 (0.96%) MCSE
6 2 (0.96%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.48%) MCSA
7 1 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.48%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.35%) SLA
2 4 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.91%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.48%) QA
3 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.87%) XenApp
4 5 (2.39%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.91%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.91%) vSphere
5 4 (1.91%) vCloud
6 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.96%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (0.48%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (20.10%) Oracle
2 33 (15.79%) Citrix
3 32 (15.31%) Microsoft
4 15 (7.18%) VMware
5 13 (6.22%) HP
6 11 (5.26%) IBM
7 5 (2.39%) 3PAR
8 4 (1.91%) Hyperion
9 3 (1.44%) NetApp
9 3 (1.44%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.44%) SunGard
9 3 (1.44%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.96%) SAP
10 2 (0.96%) Cognos
10 2 (0.96%) Cisco
10 2 (0.96%) Software AG
10 2 (0.96%) Juniper
10 2 (0.96%) Ariba
10 2 (0.96%) BMC
11 1 (0.48%) Apple
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