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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 6 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Finance 100 111 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 19.96% 18.62% 27.51%
As % of the General category 58.48% 56.35% 63.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 69 60
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£425 £475 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £350 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £660 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 22
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%
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
171 197 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 34.13% 33.05% 43.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 120 80
Average daily rate £400 £400 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 43 32
Average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% +3.03%
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 21 November 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 21 November 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 21 November 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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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 21 £170 -48.09% 1
Brentwood 0 17 £385 -9.41% 19
Basildon +7 7 £675 +25.58% 8
Chelmsford +1 5 £488 +2.63% 3
Saffron Walden - 4 £463 -
Southend-on-Sea -26 2 £413 +17.85% 2
Hockley - - - -
Loughton - - - -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 53 (26.90%) Windows
2 44 (22.34%) Project Management
3 41 (20.81%) Citrix
4 40 (20.30%) MS Office
5 37 (18.78%) Active Directory
6 36 (18.27%) MS Excel
6 36 (18.27%) Windows 7
7 31 (15.74%) ITIL
8 30 (15.23%) PRINCE2
8 30 (15.23%) Oracle
9 29 (14.72%) Blackberry
9 29 (14.72%) Document Management
10 28 (14.21%) Incident Management
11 25 (12.69%) SQL Server
11 25 (12.69%) Banking
12 24 (12.18%) SQL
13 23 (11.68%) Business Intelligence
13 23 (11.68%) Microsoft
14 22 (11.17%) Law
14 22 (11.17%) PMI Certification
15 21 (10.66%) Data Warehouse
15 21 (10.66%) Telecoms
15 21 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
16 19 (9.64%) PMP
17 18 (9.14%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (9.14%) Enterprise Architecture
18 15 (7.61%) Migration
19 14 (7.11%) Java
20 13 (6.60%) Linux
20 13 (6.60%) Technical Architecture

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 12 (6.09%) WebLogic
2 9 (4.57%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.57%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (3.55%) JBoss
4 4 (2.03%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.52%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.52%) MQSeries
5 3 (1.52%) IIS
5 3 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.02%) Apache
6 2 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.02%) Documentum
6 2 (1.02%) CICS
6 2 (1.02%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.02%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.51%) CMS
7 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 40 (20.30%) MS Office
2 36 (18.27%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.05%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (5.58%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (4.06%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (4.06%) Oracle Receivables
2 8 (4.06%) Oracle Cash Management
3 7 (3.55%) Oracle General Ledger
3 7 (3.55%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (3.55%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (3.05%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 5 (2.54%) VisionPLUS
5 5 (2.54%) BASE24
6 3 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.51%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.51%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.51%) Agresso
7 1 (0.51%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.52%) SaaS
2 1 (0.51%) Office 365
2 1 (0.51%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.58%) Firewall
2 5 (2.54%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.03%) DHCP
3 4 (2.03%) ATM
3 4 (2.03%) DNS
4 3 (1.52%) Internet
4 3 (1.52%) Wireless
4 3 (1.52%) Broadband
4 3 (1.52%) VoIP
4 3 (1.52%) VPN
5 2 (1.02%) WAN
5 2 (1.02%) LAN
5 2 (1.02%) Network Security
5 2 (1.02%) LDAP
6 1 (0.51%) SAN
6 1 (0.51%) CTI
6 1 (0.51%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.69%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.66%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (6.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (4.06%) DB2
6 6 (3.05%) WebFOCUS
6 6 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.03%) Data Mart
8 4 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.02%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.02%) EDMS
10 2 (1.02%) MySQL
10 2 (1.02%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.51%) IDMS
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Eclipse
1 3 (1.52%) NUnit
2 2 (1.02%) JIRA
2 2 (1.02%) ERwin
2 2 (1.02%) Selenium
2 2 (1.02%) SpecFlow
2 2 (1.02%) VisualVM
3 1 (0.51%) JUnit
3 1 (0.51%) MSI
3 1 (0.51%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.51%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.51%) QADirector
3 1 (0.51%) Maven
3 1 (0.51%) Lombardi
General
1 25 (12.69%) Banking
2 22 (11.17%) Law
3 21 (10.66%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.08%) Local Government
5 7 (3.55%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.55%) Automotive
6 6 (3.05%) General Ledger
7 5 (2.54%) Retail
8 3 (1.52%) Legal
8 3 (1.52%) German Language
9 2 (1.02%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.51%) Marketing
10 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.51%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 55 (27.92%) Analyst
2 40 (20.30%) Project Manager
3 28 (14.21%) Architect
4 23 (11.68%) Service Analyst
4 23 (11.68%) Service Desk Analyst
5 22 (11.17%) Help Desk Analyst
6 20 (10.15%) Developer
7 13 (6.60%) Consultant
8 10 (5.08%) Support Analyst
9 9 (4.57%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (4.06%) Information Architect
11 7 (3.55%) Oracle Consultant
12 6 (3.05%) Technical Design Architect
12 6 (3.05%) Data Architect
12 6 (3.05%) Technical Architect
12 6 (3.05%) Oracle Financials Consultant
13 5 (2.54%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 5 (2.54%) IT Support Analyst
13 5 (2.54%) Systems Analyst
13 5 (2.54%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.08%) .NET
2 9 (4.57%) J2EE
2 9 (4.57%) HTML
3 7 (3.55%) Web Services
4 6 (3.05%) XML
5 5 (2.54%) CSS
6 4 (2.03%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.03%) Java EE
6 4 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (1.52%) CSS3
7 3 (1.52%) Spring
8 2 (1.02%) Spring MVC
8 2 (1.02%) JAAS
8 2 (1.02%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.02%) Autofac
8 2 (1.02%) JPA
8 2 (1.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (1.02%) LINQ to SQL
8 2 (1.02%) Castle Windsor
8 2 (1.02%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.72%) Blackberry
2 12 (6.09%) NHS
3 11 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.06%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.55%) Mainframe
6 6 (3.05%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.54%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.03%) Data Conversion
8 4 (2.03%) Clustering
8 4 (2.03%) Tandem
9 3 (1.52%) PKI
9 3 (1.52%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.52%) PMI
10 2 (1.02%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.51%) User Experience
11 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.51%) Open Source
11 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.51%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 53 (26.90%) Windows
2 36 (18.27%) Windows 7
3 13 (6.60%) Linux
4 5 (2.54%) Windows XP
4 5 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.54%) UNIX
5 4 (2.03%) AIX
5 4 (2.03%) Solaris
6 3 (1.52%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.52%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.02%) Windows Vista
7 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.51%) SUSE
8 1 (0.51%) OpenVMS
8 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.51%) zOS
8 1 (0.51%) Android
8 1 (0.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (22.34%) Project Management
2 31 (15.74%) ITIL
3 30 (15.23%) PRINCE2
4 29 (14.72%) Document Management
5 28 (14.21%) Incident Management
6 23 (11.68%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (9.14%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (9.14%) Enterprise Architecture
9 15 (7.61%) Migration
10 13 (6.60%) Technical Architecture
11 10 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (5.08%) Unit Testing
11 10 (5.08%) Test Scripting
11 10 (5.08%) Information Security
11 10 (5.08%) CRM
12 9 (4.57%) Data Modelling
12 9 (4.57%) UML
12 9 (4.57%) Service Delivery
12 9 (4.57%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (12.18%) SQL
2 14 (7.11%) Java
3 7 (3.55%) VBA
4 5 (2.54%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.54%) C#
5 4 (2.03%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.52%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.02%) JCL
7 2 (1.02%) COBOL
7 2 (1.02%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.02%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (11.17%) PMI Certification
2 19 (9.64%) PMP
3 13 (6.60%) Degree
4 3 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (1.52%) CISSP
4 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.02%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (1.02%) MCSE
5 2 (1.02%) CISA
5 2 (1.02%) MCITP
6 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.51%) CISM
6 1 (0.51%) CEH
6 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.51%) CSSLP
6 1 (0.51%) MCSA
6 1 (0.51%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.55%) QA
2 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (0.51%) SLA
3 1 (0.51%) GAAP
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (18.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.05%) XenApp
4 3 (1.52%) MetaFrame
4 3 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.02%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.02%) RACF
5 2 (1.02%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.51%) vSphere
6 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.02%) Opsview
2 2 (1.02%) SCCM
3 1 (0.51%) SCOM
3 1 (0.51%) ZENworks
3 1 (0.51%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 41 (20.81%) Citrix
2 30 (15.23%) Oracle
3 23 (11.68%) Microsoft
4 11 (5.58%) VMware
5 9 (4.57%) IBM
6 8 (4.06%) HP
7 7 (3.55%) Lagan
8 5 (2.54%) Teradata
8 5 (2.54%) webMethods
9 4 (2.03%) EMC
9 4 (2.03%) Cisco
10 3 (1.52%) SAP
10 3 (1.52%) Software AG
10 3 (1.52%) AccuRev
11 2 (1.02%) Splunk
11 2 (1.02%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.02%) ScanSafe
11 2 (1.02%) Qualys
12 1 (0.51%) Syncsort
12 1 (0.51%) Applix
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £7.0 - £8.0 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Rate: £15 - 18 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Rate: £70000 - £95000 per day + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 18 days ago