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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 9 3
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing Finance 115 76 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.91% 10.20% 18.27%
As % of the General category 40.35% 35.02% 41.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 36 48
Median daily rate £425 £389 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.32% +9.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £245 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £625 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.91 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.47% +8.05%
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
285 217 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 41.91% 29.13% 44.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 102 144
Median daily rate £425 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 19
Median hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +54.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £13.70 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £48.00 £23.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 24 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 24 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 +16 22 £368 -5.46% 11
Hemel Hempstead +4 18 £350 -19.26% 4
Welwyn Garden City +1 15 £413 +11.33% 1
Rickmansworth -2 5 £325 -23.52%
Stevenage 0 3 £488 - 1
St Albans -3 2 - - 2
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 42 (21.99%) Stakeholder Management
2 33 (17.28%) Project Management
2 33 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (15.71%) SQL
4 29 (15.18%) Oracle
5 26 (13.61%) Retail
6 19 (9.95%) Security Cleared
7 18 (9.42%) PRINCE2
8 16 (8.38%) ERP
8 16 (8.38%) Manufacturing
8 16 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (7.85%) Management Information System
9 15 (7.85%) Microsoft
10 14 (7.33%) Telecoms
11 13 (6.81%) Banking
11 13 (6.81%) ITIL
11 13 (6.81%) F5
12 12 (6.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 12 (6.28%) Business Analysis
12 12 (6.28%) DNS
12 12 (6.28%) BIG-IP
12 12 (6.28%) Risk Management
13 11 (5.76%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (5.76%) MS Excel
13 11 (5.76%) Windows
13 11 (5.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 10 (5.24%) .NET
14 10 (5.24%) JavaScript
14 10 (5.24%) CRM
14 10 (5.24%) Scrum

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 (2.62%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.09%) CMS
3 3 (1.57%) Apache
3 3 (1.57%) ArchestrA
3 3 (1.57%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.05%) DNN
4 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.05%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.52%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.52%) JBoss
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (5.76%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.19%) AutoCAD
2 8 (4.19%) SOLIDWORKS
3 7 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.14%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.62%) FrameMaker
5 5 (2.62%) MS Project
6 4 (2.09%) MS Office
7 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.09%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (1.57%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (1.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.05%) HFM
3 2 (1.05%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.05%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.05%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.05%) Primavera
3 2 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.52%) Lawson
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.52%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.52%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.52%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.28%) BIG-IP
1 12 (6.28%) DNS
1 12 (6.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 11 (5.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 9 (4.71%) ATM
4 8 (4.19%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (4.19%) MPLS
5 5 (2.62%) Firewall
6 3 (1.57%) Internet
6 3 (1.57%) Network Security
7 2 (1.05%) Broadband
7 2 (1.05%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (1.05%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.52%) GSM
8 1 (0.52%) HTTP
8 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.52%) LAN
8 1 (0.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.66%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.05%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (1.05%) Essbase
3 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.52%) DataStage
4 1 (0.52%) MySQL
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Ant
1 2 (1.05%) ClearCase
1 2 (1.05%) ClearQuest
1 2 (1.05%) ERwin
1 2 (1.05%) Gradle
1 2 (1.05%) JIRA
1 2 (1.05%) Maven
2 1 (0.52%) Selenium
2 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (13.61%) Retail
2 16 (8.38%) Manufacturing
3 14 (7.33%) Telecoms
4 13 (6.81%) Banking
5 6 (3.14%) Advertising
6 5 (2.62%) Billing
6 5 (2.62%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.62%) Publishing
7 4 (2.09%) Back Office
7 4 (2.09%) Law
7 4 (2.09%) Marketing
8 2 (1.05%) Electronics
8 2 (1.05%) Legal
8 2 (1.05%) Local Government
9 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.52%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 41 (21.47%) Analyst
2 34 (17.80%) Project Manager
3 25 (13.09%) Consultant
4 21 (10.99%) Developer
5 19 (9.95%) Business Analyst
6 12 (6.28%) Architect
6 12 (6.28%) Systems Analyst
7 8 (4.19%) CAD Engineer
7 8 (4.19%) Senior Manager
7 8 (4.19%) Senior Project Manager
8 7 (3.66%) Business Systems Analyst
8 7 (3.66%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (3.14%) IT Manager
9 6 (3.14%) Senior Business Analyst
9 6 (3.14%) Service Analyst
10 5 (2.62%) Author
10 5 (2.62%) IT Project Manager
10 5 (2.62%) Java Developer
10 5 (2.62%) Technical Author
10 5 (2.62%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.24%) .NET
2 9 (4.71%) Web Services
3 7 (3.66%) CSS
3 7 (3.66%) HTML
4 6 (3.14%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.62%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (2.62%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 5 (2.62%) Hibernate
5 5 (2.62%) HTML5
5 5 (2.62%) J2EE
5 5 (2.62%) jQuery
5 5 (2.62%) Spring
6 4 (2.09%) Ajax
6 4 (2.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 4 (2.09%) JSON
7 3 (1.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 3 (1.57%) RESTful
8 2 (1.05%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.05%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.52%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.85%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.19%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.62%) FMCG
5 4 (2.09%) EPoS
6 3 (1.57%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.57%) SCADA
6 3 (1.57%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.05%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.05%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.05%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.05%) IVR
7 2 (1.05%) NHS
7 2 (1.05%) PMI
7 2 (1.05%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.05%) User Experience
8 1 (0.52%) Clustering
8 1 (0.52%) CMDB
8 1 (0.52%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.76%) Windows
2 7 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (2.09%) Linux
4 3 (1.57%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.05%) Solaris
5 2 (1.05%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (21.99%) Stakeholder Management
2 33 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (17.28%) Project Management
3 18 (9.42%) PRINCE2
4 16 (8.38%) ERP
5 13 (6.81%) ITIL
6 12 (6.28%) Business Analysis
6 12 (6.28%) Risk Management
7 11 (5.76%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (5.24%) CRM
8 10 (5.24%) Scrum
9 8 (4.19%) CAD
9 8 (4.19%) Change Control
9 8 (4.19%) Change Management
9 8 (4.19%) Migration
9 8 (4.19%) Service Delivery
9 8 (4.19%) Web Development
10 7 (3.66%) Coaching
10 7 (3.66%) Logistics
10 7 (3.66%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 30 (15.71%) SQL
2 10 (5.24%) JavaScript
3 9 (4.71%) Java
4 7 (3.66%) C#
4 7 (3.66%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.09%) PHP
5 4 (2.09%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.57%) Erlang
7 2 (1.05%) Perl
8 1 (0.52%) AWK
8 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.52%) C
8 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.52%) Python
8 1 (0.52%) Ruby
8 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (9.95%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.62%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.09%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.57%) CISA
4 3 (1.57%) Degree
4 3 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.05%) APMP
5 2 (1.05%) CCIE
5 2 (1.05%) CCNA
5 2 (1.05%) CCNP
5 2 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.05%) CISM
5 2 (1.05%) CISSP
5 2 (1.05%) ISEB
5 2 (1.05%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.05%) PMP
5 2 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.52%) ACCA
6 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.52%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.57%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.05%) GCP
2 2 (1.05%) GLP
2 2 (1.05%) GMP
2 2 (1.05%) GxP
2 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.05%) QA
2 2 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.05%) SLA
3 1 (0.52%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.52%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (2.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.57%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.57%) vSphere
3 1 (0.52%) Firmware
3 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.57%) Wonderware InTouch
2 2 (1.05%) Puppet
2 2 (1.05%) SCCM
2 2 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.52%) Ansible
3 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.52%) Salt
3 1 (0.52%) vRealize
Vendors
1 29 (15.18%) Oracle
2 15 (7.85%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.81%) F5
4 8 (4.19%) Blue Coat
4 8 (4.19%) CheckPoint
4 8 (4.19%) Cisco
4 8 (4.19%) SAP
5 5 (2.62%) hybris
6 4 (2.09%) Hyperion
6 4 (2.09%) IBM
6 4 (2.09%) JDA
6 4 (2.09%) VMware
7 3 (1.57%) Allen-Bradley
7 3 (1.57%) Lotus
7 3 (1.57%) Rockwell
7 3 (1.57%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.57%) Wonderware
8 2 (1.05%) Pega
9 1 (0.52%) Brocade
9 1 (0.52%) NGA Human Resources
Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £475.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £200 - £210 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Stevenage
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 days ago