The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Hemel Hempstead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 10 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Finance 7 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 6.80% 11.58% 16.00%
As % of the General category 20.59% 26.19% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £413 £638
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £383 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £443 £786
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.26 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.86% -5.71%
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Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Hemel Hempstead region.

General Category
Hemel Hempstead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
34 42 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 33.01% 44.21% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 9
Average daily rate £250 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £364 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £781
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £12.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Hemel Hempstead region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Hemel Hempstead region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Hemel Hempstead region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Hemel Hempstead

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Hemel Hempstead region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead 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 7 (41.18%) SAP
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) ERP
3 4 (23.53%) SAP BW
3 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) SAP BPC
3 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
3 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) SDLC
4 3 (17.65%) Target Operating Model
4 3 (17.65%) Change Management
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) GSM
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle
5 2 (11.76%) ABAP
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) Windows
5 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (11.76%) ISEB
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 2 (11.76%) Process Management
5 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
5 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.76%) Legal
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead 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 1 (5.88%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) SAP BPC
2 1 (5.88%) SAP ERP
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) GSM
2 1 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SAP BW
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Billing
3 1 (5.88%) Local Government
3 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) ABAP Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Basis Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) MI Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) SAP BPC Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Commercial Manager
4 1 (5.88%) SAP BW Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Solaris
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ERP
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
3 3 (17.65%) SDLC
3 3 (17.65%) Target Operating Model
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) Process Management
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Management
4 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Software Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Business Development
5 1 (5.88%) Use Case
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) ABAP
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) ISEB
4 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) WSUS
1 1 (5.88%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) SAP
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) ReadSoft
3 1 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) IBM