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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 8 2 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing Finance 80 126 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.78% 18.98% 11.49%
As % of the General category 36.70% 43.15% 24.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 45 39
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£395 £353 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.05% -9.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £231 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.66 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.62% -
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
218 292 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 29.38% 43.98% 47.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 130 148
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £162 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 13
Average hourly rate £33.00 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £10.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £23.28 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -3.84%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Welwyn Garden City +9 19 £371 +64.66%
Watford -14 13 £388 +56.56% 6
Hemel Hempstead -1 10 £434 +33.38% 8
Rickmansworth +1 6 £425 +13.33% 1
St Albans +3 5 - - 10
Hertford - 4 £450 -
Stevenage -3 2 - - 1
Borehamwood - 2 £700 -
Royston - 2 £350 -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 48 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (20.97%) Oracle
3 38 (20.43%) SAP
4 35 (18.82%) ERP
5 30 (16.13%) SQL
6 26 (13.98%) Project Management
7 24 (12.90%) Microsoft
8 20 (10.75%) Manufacturing
8 20 (10.75%) QA
9 18 (9.68%) Scrum
9 18 (9.68%) Retail
10 17 (9.14%) Java
10 17 (9.14%) Linux
11 15 (8.06%) CRM
12 14 (7.53%) Oracle Financials
12 14 (7.53%) Security Cleared
13 13 (6.99%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (6.99%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (6.99%) MS Excel
13 13 (6.99%) ETL
13 13 (6.99%) HP
13 13 (6.99%) Telecoms
14 11 (5.91%) Banking
14 11 (5.91%) Cisco
14 11 (5.91%) Internet
14 11 (5.91%) E-Commerce
14 11 (5.91%) Windows
14 11 (5.91%) Analytics
15 10 (5.38%) Oracle Payables
15 10 (5.38%) Analytical Skills

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 8 (4.30%) WebLogic
2 6 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.15%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.61%) Apache
5 2 (1.08%) ArchestrA
5 2 (1.08%) Node.js
6 1 (0.54%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.54%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 13 (6.99%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.61%) MS Office
2 3 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.08%) MS Project
4 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (7.53%) Oracle Financials
2 10 (5.38%) Oracle Payables
3 9 (4.84%) SAP ERP
4 4 (2.15%) SAP FI
4 4 (2.15%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (2.15%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (2.15%) SAP CO
5 3 (1.61%) HFM
6 2 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (1.08%) SAP BPC
6 2 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.54%) BASE24
7 1 (0.54%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.54%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.54%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.54%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.91%) Internet
2 7 (3.76%) Firewall
3 6 (3.23%) Network Security
3 6 (3.23%) DNS
4 5 (2.69%) SAN
4 5 (2.69%) LDAP
4 5 (2.69%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.69%) SSH
5 3 (1.61%) Telnet
5 3 (1.61%) PuTTY
6 2 (1.08%) LAN
7 1 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.54%) 2G
7 1 (0.54%) 3G
7 1 (0.54%) WAN
7 1 (0.54%) ATM
7 1 (0.54%) GSM
7 1 (0.54%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.54%) NAS
7 1 (0.54%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (4.84%) QlikView
3 7 (3.76%) Data Mining
4 5 (2.69%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.69%) Snowflake Schema
4 5 (2.69%) Star Schema
4 5 (2.69%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.61%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.08%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.54%) MySQL
8 1 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (3.23%) JIRA
1 6 (3.23%) LoadRunner
2 5 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.15%) Maven
3 4 (2.15%) SpecFlow
4 3 (1.61%) Subversion
4 3 (1.61%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (1.61%) Toad
5 2 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.54%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.54%) LSMW
6 1 (0.54%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.54%) JUnit
6 1 (0.54%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.54%) Selenium
General
1 20 (10.75%) Manufacturing
2 18 (9.68%) Retail
3 13 (6.99%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.91%) Banking
5 6 (3.23%) Legal
6 3 (1.61%) Billing
6 3 (1.61%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.61%) Law
7 2 (1.08%) Marketing
7 2 (1.08%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (18.28%) Project Manager
2 30 (16.13%) Analyst
3 25 (13.44%) Developer
4 17 (9.14%) Consultant
5 15 (8.06%) Senior Manager
6 14 (7.53%) Senior Project Manager
7 10 (5.38%) SAP Manager
7 10 (5.38%) Architect
8 9 (4.84%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 9 (4.84%) Infrastructure Manager
8 9 (4.84%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.23%) Java Developer
10 5 (2.69%) Data Analyst
10 5 (2.69%) SAP Consultant
10 5 (2.69%) Team Leader
10 5 (2.69%) SQL Developer
10 5 (2.69%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (2.69%) Integration Manager
10 5 (2.69%) Software Engineer
10 5 (2.69%) Integration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.84%) J2EE
2 7 (3.76%) Middleware
3 6 (3.23%) Spring
4 5 (2.69%) .NET
5 4 (2.15%) Gherkin
5 4 (2.15%) XML
5 4 (2.15%) Hibernate
6 3 (1.61%) Web Services
6 3 (1.61%) Java EE
7 2 (1.08%) jQuery
7 2 (1.08%) WAMP
7 2 (1.08%) HTML5 Boilerplate
7 2 (1.08%) Spine.js
7 2 (1.08%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.08%) Backbone.js
7 2 (1.08%) HTML
7 2 (1.08%) CSS
7 2 (1.08%) LAMP
8 1 (0.54%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.54%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (5.38%) Data Centre
1 10 (5.38%) Visualisation
2 7 (3.76%) Data Integration
3 6 (3.23%) User Experience
3 6 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.69%) NHS
5 4 (2.15%) PMI
6 3 (1.61%) Clustering
6 3 (1.61%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.08%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.08%) SCADA
7 2 (1.08%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (1.08%) Replication
8 1 (0.54%) AS400
8 1 (0.54%) Verilog
8 1 (0.54%) FMCG
8 1 (0.54%) iSeries
8 1 (0.54%) LPAR
8 1 (0.54%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.14%) Linux
2 11 (5.91%) Windows
3 9 (4.84%) Solaris
4 8 (4.30%) UNIX
5 3 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.54%) OS/400
7 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (18.82%) ERP
3 26 (13.98%) Project Management
4 18 (9.68%) Scrum
5 15 (8.06%) CRM
6 13 (6.99%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (6.99%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (6.99%) ETL
7 11 (5.91%) E-Commerce
7 11 (5.91%) Analytics
8 10 (5.38%) Migration
8 10 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (4.84%) PRINCE2
9 9 (4.84%) Requirements Analysis
10 8 (4.30%) Logistics
10 8 (4.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (4.30%) Risk Management
11 7 (3.76%) Coaching
11 7 (3.76%) Waterfall
11 7 (3.76%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 30 (16.13%) SQL
2 17 (9.14%) Java
3 5 (2.69%) Shell Script
3 5 (2.69%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.69%) Python
4 4 (2.15%) Perl
4 4 (2.15%) T-SQL
4 4 (2.15%) C
5 3 (1.61%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.08%) Bourne shell
6 2 (1.08%) C-shell
6 2 (1.08%) VB
6 2 (1.08%) ABAP
6 2 (1.08%) C++
7 1 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (7.53%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.38%) Degree
3 9 (4.84%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.69%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.15%) ISEB
5 4 (2.15%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.61%) CCNP
7 2 (1.08%) Sun Certification
7 2 (1.08%) OCA
7 2 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (1.08%) CCDP
8 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.54%) CCNA
8 1 (0.54%) RHCE
8 1 (0.54%) MCSE
8 1 (0.54%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.75%) QA
2 4 (2.15%) SLA
3 3 (1.61%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.54%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.54%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (3.76%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.61%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.08%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.08%) vSphere
5 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (3.76%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (2.15%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.61%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (1.61%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.08%) SCCM
4 2 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.08%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.54%) Novell Identity Manager
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.54%) SCOM
5 1 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 39 (20.97%) Oracle
2 38 (20.43%) SAP
3 24 (12.90%) Microsoft
4 13 (6.99%) HP
5 11 (5.91%) Cisco
6 10 (5.38%) Tableau
7 8 (4.30%) F5
7 8 (4.30%) EMC
7 8 (4.30%) VMware
8 7 (3.76%) IBM
8 7 (3.76%) BMC
9 5 (2.69%) Citrix
9 5 (2.69%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.15%) Planview
11 3 (1.61%) Sun
11 3 (1.61%) Hyperion
11 3 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.61%) Cyber-Ark
12 2 (1.08%) Wonderware
12 2 (1.08%) hybris
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