The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 5 2 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing Finance 106 142 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.45% 21.35% 12.19%
As % of the General category 42.40% 46.71% 29.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 72 29
Average daily rate
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£442 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.80% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £248 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £500 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £12.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +145.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £30.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £30.00 £102.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -
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 Hertfordshire region.

General Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
250 304 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 31.73% 45.71% 41.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 147 126
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 22 13
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.87% -25.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.50 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.45 £30.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Finance
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 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
Watford -11 16 £350 -6.66% 11
Welwyn Garden City +2 13 £514 +28.42% 1
Hemel Hempstead 0 11 £434 +23.85% 5
Hertford +1 6 £450 -25.00%
St Albans +2 4 £625 +108.33% 3
Hitchin +6 2 £310 -25.30%
Rickmansworth -7 2 £500 +23.07%
Stevenage -9 1 - -
Ware - 1 £425 -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 38 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (19.10%) Project Management
3 33 (18.54%) Oracle
4 31 (17.42%) Java
4 31 (17.42%) SQL
5 24 (13.48%) SAP
6 23 (12.92%) Microsoft
7 22 (12.36%) Windows
8 21 (11.80%) ERP
9 20 (11.24%) Linux
10 19 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (9.55%) Firewall
11 17 (9.55%) Change Management
11 17 (9.55%) Manufacturing
11 17 (9.55%) Retail
12 16 (8.99%) Waterfall
12 16 (8.99%) WebSphere
13 15 (8.43%) JavaScript
14 14 (7.87%) J2EE
14 14 (7.87%) Internet
14 14 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (7.87%) Telecoms
14 14 (7.87%) Data Centre
15 13 (7.30%) IBM
15 13 (7.30%) MS Excel
16 12 (6.74%) E-Commerce
16 12 (6.74%) PRINCE2
16 12 (6.74%) JSP
17 11 (6.18%) Migration
17 11 (6.18%) VMware

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 16 (8.99%) WebSphere
2 7 (3.93%) WebSphere Portal
2 7 (3.93%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (3.93%) WebSphere Process Server
3 6 (3.37%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.37%) ArchestrA
4 4 (2.25%) Apache
5 2 (1.12%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.12%) LiveLink
5 2 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.12%) Lync
5 2 (1.12%) Node.js
6 1 (0.56%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.56%) CMS
6 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (7.30%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.93%) MS Office
3 4 (2.25%) MS Project
3 4 (2.25%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (4.49%) Oracle Financials
1 8 (4.49%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (2.25%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (2.25%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.25%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.69%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (1.69%) HFM
3 3 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.69%) SAP BPC
3 3 (1.69%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (1.69%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (1.69%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (1.69%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.12%) Agresso
5 1 (0.56%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.56%) BASE24
5 1 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.56%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) Office 365
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.55%) Firewall
2 14 (7.87%) Internet
3 8 (4.49%) SSL
3 8 (4.49%) SAN
4 7 (3.93%) DNS
4 7 (3.93%) Network Security
5 6 (3.37%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.81%) LDAP
6 5 (2.81%) SSH
7 3 (1.69%) Telnet
7 3 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.69%) PuTTY
7 3 (1.69%) GSM
7 3 (1.69%) Intranet
8 2 (1.12%) LAN
8 2 (1.12%) FTP
8 2 (1.12%) NAS
8 2 (1.12%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.56%) NFC
9 1 (0.56%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.18%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.81%) QlikView
4 5 (2.81%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.81%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (2.25%) Data Mining
5 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.25%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.25%) Sybase ASE
5 4 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.69%) SAP BW
6 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.12%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.12%) Snowflake Schema
7 2 (1.12%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.56%) MySQL
8 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Toad
1 3 (1.69%) JIRA
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.12%) Subversion
3 1 (0.56%) Maven
3 1 (0.56%) JUnit
3 1 (0.56%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.56%) Selenium
3 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.56%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 17 (9.55%) Manufacturing
1 17 (9.55%) Retail
2 14 (7.87%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.37%) Legal
3 6 (3.37%) Billing
4 4 (2.25%) Marketing
4 4 (2.25%) Banking
5 3 (1.69%) Law
6 2 (1.12%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.12%) Back Office
6 2 (1.12%) Electronics
7 1 (0.56%) French Language
7 1 (0.56%) Local Government
7 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (19.10%) Analyst
2 33 (18.54%) Project Manager
3 32 (17.98%) Developer
4 19 (10.67%) Business Analyst
5 14 (7.87%) Java Developer
6 12 (6.74%) Consultant
7 9 (5.06%) Senior Manager
7 9 (5.06%) E-Commerce Project Manager
7 9 (5.06%) E-Commerce Manager
8 8 (4.49%) Senior Project Manager
9 7 (3.93%) IT Project Manager
9 7 (3.93%) Portal Developer
10 6 (3.37%) WebSphere Developer
10 6 (3.37%) WebSphere Portal Developer
10 6 (3.37%) Senior Developer
11 5 (2.81%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 5 (2.81%) Software Engineer
11 5 (2.81%) Architect
11 5 (2.81%) Infrastructure Manager
11 5 (2.81%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.87%) J2EE
2 12 (6.74%) JSP
3 10 (5.62%) CSS
3 10 (5.62%) .NET
4 8 (4.49%) Web Services
4 8 (4.49%) SAML
4 8 (4.49%) JSTL
5 7 (3.93%) Spring
6 5 (2.81%) Hibernate
7 4 (2.25%) Middleware
7 4 (2.25%) XML
8 3 (1.69%) HTML
9 2 (1.12%) LAMP
9 2 (1.12%) jQuery
9 2 (1.12%) WAMP
9 2 (1.12%) Backbone.js
9 2 (1.12%) Spine.js
9 2 (1.12%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.12%) HTML5 Boilerplate
10 1 (0.56%) Catalyst
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.87%) Data Centre
3 10 (5.62%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.37%) SCADA
4 6 (3.37%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.25%) User Experience
5 4 (2.25%) PMI
5 4 (2.25%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.69%) FMCG
6 3 (1.69%) Clustering
6 3 (1.69%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.12%) DTV
7 2 (1.12%) PKI
8 1 (0.56%) Statistics
8 1 (0.56%) Verilog
8 1 (0.56%) iSeries
8 1 (0.56%) LPAR
8 1 (0.56%) AS400
8 1 (0.56%) Replication
8 1 (0.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.36%) Windows
2 20 (11.24%) Linux
3 8 (4.49%) UNIX
4 5 (2.81%) Solaris
5 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.56%) Android
7 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.56%) OS/400
7 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (19.10%) Project Management
3 21 (11.80%) ERP
4 17 (9.55%) Change Management
5 16 (8.99%) Waterfall
6 14 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (6.74%) E-Commerce
7 12 (6.74%) PRINCE2
8 11 (6.18%) Migration
9 10 (5.62%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (5.62%) ITIL
9 10 (5.62%) CRM
10 9 (5.06%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (4.49%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (4.49%) Time Management
11 8 (4.49%) SDLC
11 8 (4.49%) Programme Management
11 8 (4.49%) ETL
12 7 (3.93%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 31 (17.42%) Java
1 31 (17.42%) SQL
2 15 (8.43%) JavaScript
3 8 (4.49%) C
4 6 (3.37%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.81%) Python
6 4 (2.25%) C#
6 4 (2.25%) Perl
7 3 (1.69%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.12%) Bourne shell
8 2 (1.12%) C-shell
8 2 (1.12%) C++
8 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.12%) VB
9 1 (0.56%) ABAP
9 1 (0.56%) VBA
9 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (6.18%) Degree
2 8 (4.49%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.25%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.69%) ISEB
4 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.12%) OCA
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.12%) CCNP
5 2 (1.12%) CCDP
5 2 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.12%) RHCE
5 2 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.12%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.56%) HP ASE
6 1 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.56%) MCSE
6 1 (0.56%) PhD
6 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.49%) QA
2 3 (1.69%) SLA
3 2 (1.12%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.56%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.56%) GCP
4 1 (0.56%) GMP
4 1 (0.56%) GLP
System Software
1 10 (5.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.81%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.69%) vSphere
4 3 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.12%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.25%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.69%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 3 (1.69%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (1.12%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.12%) SCCM
3 2 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.12%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.56%) Puppet
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.56%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.56%) SCOM
4 1 (0.56%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.56%) WSUS
4 1 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.56%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.56%) Novell Identity Manager
4 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 33 (18.54%) Oracle
2 24 (13.48%) SAP
3 23 (12.92%) Microsoft
4 13 (7.30%) IBM
5 11 (6.18%) VMware
6 10 (5.62%) HP
7 9 (5.06%) Cisco
8 7 (3.93%) Citrix
9 6 (3.37%) Red Hat
9 6 (3.37%) Wonderware
9 6 (3.37%) Tableau
9 6 (3.37%) Allen-Bradley
10 4 (2.25%) hybris
10 4 (2.25%) F5
10 4 (2.25%) Sybase
11 3 (1.69%) Sun
11 3 (1.69%) Hyperion
11 3 (1.69%) Cyber-Ark
11 3 (1.69%) EMC
12 2 (1.12%) Dell
Hertfordshire
JM
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £30 - £38 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago