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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing Finance 128 70 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.95% 9.67% 17.96%
As % of the General category 43.39% 32.11% 41.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 28 49
Median daily rate £413 £384 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.49% -4.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £243 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £625 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -6.32%
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
295 218 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 41.37% 30.11% 43.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 102 157
Median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 13
Median hourly rate £30.00 £33.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% +59.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £24.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +15 22 £310 -20.00% 16
Hemel Hempstead +5 16 £350 +141.37% 3
Welwyn Garden City +6 15 £413 +13.43% 1
Rickmansworth -1 6 £325 -27.57% 3
Stevenage +1 4 £488 -
St Albans -2 4 £375 - 3
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 43 (21.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 35 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (15.27%) Project Management
3 31 (15.27%) SQL
3 31 (15.27%) Oracle
4 27 (13.30%) Retail
5 22 (10.84%) Microsoft
6 17 (8.37%) PRINCE2
6 17 (8.37%) Manufacturing
6 17 (8.37%) Security Cleared
7 16 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (7.39%) Banking
8 15 (7.39%) ITIL
8 15 (7.39%) MS Excel
8 15 (7.39%) ERP
9 14 (6.90%) Change Management
9 14 (6.90%) F5
10 13 (6.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 13 (6.40%) BIG-IP
10 13 (6.40%) Management Information System
10 13 (6.40%) Risk Management
10 13 (6.40%) Telecoms
10 13 (6.40%) DNS
10 13 (6.40%) Windows
11 12 (5.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 11 (5.42%) Business Analysis
13 10 (4.93%) MS Project
13 10 (4.93%) JavaScript
13 10 (4.93%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (4.43%) Java

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.46%) MS Project Server
1 5 (2.46%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.97%) ArchestrA
3 3 (1.48%) Apache
3 3 (1.48%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.99%) CMS
4 2 (0.99%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.99%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.49%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.49%) JBoss
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 15 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.93%) MS Project
3 8 (3.94%) AutoCAD
3 8 (3.94%) SOLIDWORKS
4 7 (3.45%) MS Office
5 6 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (2.96%) MS Visio
6 5 (2.46%) FrameMaker
7 2 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.48%) Hyperion Planning
1 3 (1.48%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.99%) HFM
2 2 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.99%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.99%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.99%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (0.99%) Primavera
3 1 (0.49%) Lawson
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.49%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.49%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.49%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.40%) BIG-IP
1 13 (6.40%) DNS
1 13 (6.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 12 (5.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 9 (4.43%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (4.43%) MPLS
4 7 (3.45%) ATM
5 6 (2.96%) Firewall
6 3 (1.48%) Internet
6 3 (1.48%) Network Security
7 2 (0.99%) Broadband
7 2 (0.99%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.99%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.49%) GSM
8 1 (0.49%) HTTP
8 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.49%) LAN
8 1 (0.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.99%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (0.99%) Essbase
5 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.49%) DataStage
6 1 (0.49%) MySQL
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (3.45%) JIRA
2 5 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.99%) Ant
3 2 (0.99%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.99%) ClearQuest
3 2 (0.99%) ERwin
3 2 (0.99%) Gradle
3 2 (0.99%) Maven
4 1 (0.49%) Selenium
4 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (13.30%) Retail
2 17 (8.37%) Manufacturing
3 15 (7.39%) Banking
4 13 (6.40%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.45%) Advertising
6 5 (2.46%) Billing
6 5 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.97%) Back Office
7 4 (1.97%) Law
8 3 (1.48%) Publishing
9 2 (0.99%) Legal
9 2 (0.99%) Marketing
10 1 (0.49%) Electronics
10 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.49%) Front Office
10 1 (0.49%) Local Government
10 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (20.69%) Analyst
2 39 (19.21%) Project Manager
3 27 (13.30%) Developer
4 26 (12.81%) Consultant
5 20 (9.85%) Business Analyst
6 14 (6.90%) Architect
7 11 (5.42%) Systems Analyst
8 9 (4.43%) Senior Manager
8 9 (4.43%) Senior Project Manager
9 8 (3.94%) CAD Engineer
10 7 (3.45%) Financial Analyst
11 6 (2.96%) Business Systems Analyst
11 6 (2.96%) Erlang Developer
11 6 (2.96%) Finance Business Analyst
11 6 (2.96%) IT Manager
11 6 (2.96%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (2.96%) Service Analyst
11 6 (2.96%) Technical Specialist
12 5 (2.46%) Author
12 5 (2.46%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.43%) Web Services
2 8 (3.94%) .NET
3 7 (3.45%) CSS
3 7 (3.45%) HTML
4 6 (2.96%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (2.46%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 5 (2.46%) Hibernate
5 5 (2.46%) HTML5
5 5 (2.46%) J2EE
5 5 (2.46%) jQuery
5 5 (2.46%) Spring
6 4 (1.97%) Ajax
6 4 (1.97%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 4 (1.97%) JSON
7 3 (1.48%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 3 (1.48%) RESTful
8 2 (0.99%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.99%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.99%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.40%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.94%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.46%) FMCG
5 4 (1.97%) EPoS
5 4 (1.97%) SCADA
6 3 (1.48%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.48%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.48%) iPhone
6 3 (1.48%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.99%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.99%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.99%) IVR
7 2 (0.99%) PMI
7 2 (0.99%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.49%) Clustering
8 1 (0.49%) CMDB
8 1 (0.49%) Copywriting
8 1 (0.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.40%) Windows
2 6 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (1.97%) Linux
4 3 (1.48%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.48%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.99%) Solaris
6 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (21.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 35 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (15.27%) Project Management
4 17 (8.37%) PRINCE2
5 15 (7.39%) ERP
5 15 (7.39%) ITIL
6 14 (6.90%) Change Management
7 13 (6.40%) Risk Management
8 11 (5.42%) Business Analysis
9 10 (4.93%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (3.94%) CAD
10 8 (3.94%) CRM
10 8 (3.94%) Line Management
10 8 (3.94%) Migration
10 8 (3.94%) Scrum
10 8 (3.94%) Service Delivery
10 8 (3.94%) Web Development
11 7 (3.45%) Change Control
11 7 (3.45%) Coaching
11 7 (3.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 31 (15.27%) SQL
2 10 (4.93%) JavaScript
3 9 (4.43%) Java
4 8 (3.94%) T-SQL
5 7 (3.45%) C#
6 6 (2.96%) Erlang
7 4 (1.97%) PHP
7 4 (1.97%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.99%) Perl
9 1 (0.49%) AWK
9 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.49%) C
9 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.49%) Python
9 1 (0.49%) Ruby
9 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (8.37%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.46%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.97%) Degree
3 4 (1.97%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.48%) CISA
4 3 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.99%) APMP
5 2 (0.99%) CCIE
5 2 (0.99%) CCNA
5 2 (0.99%) CCNP
5 2 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.99%) CISM
5 2 (0.99%) CISSP
5 2 (0.99%) ISEB
5 2 (0.99%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.99%) PMP
5 2 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.49%) ACCA
6 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.49%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.97%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.48%) QA
2 3 (1.48%) SLA
3 2 (0.99%) GCP
3 2 (0.99%) GLP
3 2 (0.99%) GMP
3 2 (0.99%) GxP
3 2 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.49%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (2.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.48%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.99%) vSphere
4 1 (0.49%) Firmware
4 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.97%) Wonderware InTouch
2 2 (0.99%) Puppet
2 2 (0.99%) SCCM
2 2 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.49%) Ansible
3 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.49%) Salt
3 1 (0.49%) vRealize
Vendors
1 31 (15.27%) Oracle
2 22 (10.84%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.90%) F5
4 9 (4.43%) Blue Coat
4 9 (4.43%) CheckPoint
4 9 (4.43%) Cisco
5 8 (3.94%) SAP
6 5 (2.46%) hybris
7 4 (1.97%) Allen-Bradley
7 4 (1.97%) Hyperion
7 4 (1.97%) IBM
7 4 (1.97%) JDA
7 4 (1.97%) Rockwell
7 4 (1.97%) Wonderware
8 3 (1.48%) Lotus
8 3 (1.48%) Remedy
8 3 (1.48%) VMware
9 2 (0.99%) Avaya
9 2 (0.99%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.99%) Symantec
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