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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 7 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 68 121 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.70% 19.15% 16.30%
As % of the General category 27.31% 50.42% 40.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 56 50
Average daily rate £475 £415 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.45% -5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £264 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £575 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £36.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +217.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +4.76%
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
249 240 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 42.86% 37.97% 40.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 108 133
Average daily rate £425 £390 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 16
Average hourly rate £30.00 £13.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -58.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £10.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.26 £36.50 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% +16.27%

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 14 February 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
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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 10 £475 -40.62% 11
Welwyn Garden City +5 4 - - 2
Borehamwood +1 4 £150 -
Royston 0 4 - - 2
Hemel Hempstead -2 3 £625 +127.27% 6
Stevenage -5 3 £500 +94.17% 3
Rickmansworth -10 2 - -
Cheshunt - 1 - -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 28 (17.95%) SQL
2 24 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 22 (14.10%) Manufacturing
4 21 (13.46%) Oracle
5 19 (12.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (10.90%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (10.26%) Change Management
8 15 (9.62%) Retail
8 15 (9.62%) MS Office
8 15 (9.62%) Windows
9 13 (8.33%) ITIL
9 13 (8.33%) SAP
9 13 (8.33%) MS Excel
9 13 (8.33%) Project Management
9 13 (8.33%) Line Management
10 12 (7.69%) SQL Server
10 12 (7.69%) Risk Management
11 11 (7.05%) .NET
11 11 (7.05%) PRINCE2
12 10 (6.41%) Java
12 10 (6.41%) JavaScript
12 10 (6.41%) CRM
12 10 (6.41%) ERP
12 10 (6.41%) MS Project
12 10 (6.41%) Telecoms
12 10 (6.41%) Service Delivery
12 10 (6.41%) JIRA
13 9 (5.77%) Time Management
13 9 (5.77%) Migration
13 9 (5.77%) Data Warehouse

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 8 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.49%) MS Project Server
3 5 (3.21%) ArchestrA
3 5 (3.21%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (1.92%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.28%) CMS
6 1 (0.64%) Apache
6 1 (0.64%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (9.62%) MS Office
2 13 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 10 (6.41%) MS Project
4 6 (3.85%) AutoCAD
4 6 (3.85%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.92%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.92%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.28%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.64%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.64%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.64%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.64%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.64%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.28%) Office 365
2 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.21%) DNS
1 5 (3.21%) Firewall
2 4 (2.56%) BIG-IP
2 4 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 4 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (2.56%) MPLS
3 3 (1.92%) ATM
4 2 (1.28%) Broadband
4 2 (1.28%) Internet
4 2 (1.28%) LAN
4 2 (1.28%) LDAP
4 2 (1.28%) PuTTY
4 2 (1.28%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (1.28%) SAN
4 2 (1.28%) SSH
4 2 (1.28%) Telnet
5 1 (0.64%) SSL
5 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.28%) SAP BI
6 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.64%) Mnesia
7 1 (0.64%) MySQL
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.64%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (6.41%) JIRA
2 8 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.92%) Maven
3 3 (1.92%) Selenium
4 2 (1.28%) Ant
4 2 (1.28%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.28%) ClearQuest
4 2 (1.28%) ERwin
4 2 (1.28%) Gradle
4 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.28%) Toad
4 2 (1.28%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.64%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.64%) Subversion
5 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (14.10%) Manufacturing
2 15 (9.62%) Retail
3 10 (6.41%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.13%) Banking
5 5 (3.21%) Back Office
6 3 (1.92%) Advertising
7 2 (1.28%) Legal
7 2 (1.28%) Local Government
7 2 (1.28%) Marketing
7 2 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.64%) Electronics
8 1 (0.64%) Front Office
8 1 (0.64%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.64%) Law
8 1 (0.64%) Publishing
8 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (21.15%) Project Manager
2 26 (16.67%) Analyst
3 24 (15.38%) Developer
4 12 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 8 (5.13%) Architect
5 8 (5.13%) Financial Analyst
6 7 (4.49%) Data Architect
6 7 (4.49%) Digital Project Manager
6 7 (4.49%) Erlang Developer
6 7 (4.49%) IT Manager
7 6 (3.85%) CAD Engineer
7 6 (3.85%) Finance Business Analyst
7 6 (3.85%) SAP Manager
7 6 (3.85%) Senior Manager
7 6 (3.85%) Senior Project Manager
8 5 (3.21%) Consultant
8 5 (3.21%) Data Warehouse Architect
8 5 (3.21%) IT Support
8 5 (3.21%) Life and Pensions Project Manager
8 5 (3.21%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.05%) .NET
2 9 (5.77%) ASP.NET
3 8 (5.13%) CSS
4 7 (4.49%) HTML
5 5 (3.21%) Ajax
5 5 (3.21%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (3.21%) jQuery
5 5 (3.21%) XML
6 4 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 4 (2.56%) HTML5
6 4 (2.56%) JSON
7 3 (1.92%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 3 (1.92%) DHTML
7 3 (1.92%) SOAP
7 3 (1.92%) XSLT
8 2 (1.28%) J2EE
8 2 (1.28%) X-Windows
9 1 (0.64%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.21%) NHS
2 5 (3.21%) SCADA
3 3 (1.92%) Blackberry
3 3 (1.92%) iPhone
3 3 (1.92%) iSeries
4 2 (1.28%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.28%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.28%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.28%) FMCG
4 2 (1.28%) Replication
5 1 (0.64%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.64%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (0.64%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.64%) iPad
5 1 (0.64%) Life Science
5 1 (0.64%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.64%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.62%) Windows
2 5 (3.21%) Linux
3 4 (2.56%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.92%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.28%) Solaris
5 2 (1.28%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (12.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (10.90%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (10.26%) Change Management
4 13 (8.33%) ITIL
4 13 (8.33%) Line Management
4 13 (8.33%) Project Management
5 12 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 11 (7.05%) PRINCE2
7 10 (6.41%) CRM
7 10 (6.41%) ERP
7 10 (6.41%) Service Delivery
8 9 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (5.77%) Migration
8 9 (5.77%) Time Management
9 7 (4.49%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (3.85%) CAD
10 6 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (3.85%) ETL
10 6 (3.85%) MVC
11 5 (3.21%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (17.95%) SQL
2 10 (6.41%) Java
2 10 (6.41%) JavaScript
3 9 (5.77%) C#
4 8 (5.13%) Erlang
4 8 (5.13%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.92%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.92%) VBScript
6 1 (0.64%) Perl
6 1 (0.64%) PHP
6 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.64%) SystemTap
6 1 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (3.85%) Degree
2 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.92%) ISEB
3 3 (1.92%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.92%) MCSE
3 3 (1.92%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.28%) ACCA
4 2 (1.28%) APMP
4 2 (1.28%) CIMA
4 2 (1.28%) OCA
4 2 (1.28%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.64%) MCDST
5 1 (0.64%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.64%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.28%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.28%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.28%) QA
1 2 (1.28%) SLA
2 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (4.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.64%) Firmware
2 1 (0.64%) vCloud
2 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.56%) Wonderware InTouch
2 2 (1.28%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (1.28%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.28%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.64%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 21 (13.46%) Oracle
3 13 (8.33%) SAP
4 8 (5.13%) Cisco
5 6 (3.85%) JD Edwards
6 5 (3.21%) Allen-Bradley
6 5 (3.21%) F5
6 5 (3.21%) JDA
6 5 (3.21%) Remedy
6 5 (3.21%) Wonderware
7 4 (2.56%) Blue Coat
7 4 (2.56%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.56%) IBM
7 4 (2.56%) Rockwell
8 3 (1.92%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.28%) Avaya
9 2 (1.28%) Cognos
9 2 (1.28%) Cyber-Ark
9 2 (1.28%) Symantec
10 1 (0.64%) Huawei
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