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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing Finance 99 91 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.76% 11.18% 19.11%
As % of the General category 35.11% 39.57% 42.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 48 46
Median daily rate £425 £410 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +13.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £307 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
- +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
- +7.04%
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
282 230 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 44.90% 28.26% 44.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 95 125
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £291 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 22 20
Median hourly rate £25.00 £32.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.66% +55.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £14.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £38.25 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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
Hemel Hempstead +8 20 £435 +0.34% 4
Watford +10 18 £444 +14.51% 15
Welwyn Garden City +2 17 £425 +12.62% 1
Hitchin 0 2 £363 +16.93% 1
Rickmansworth -1 2 £325 -39.53% 1
St Albans -1 2 - - 2
Welwyn - 2 £450 -
Stevenage +3 1 £500 - 1
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 49 (24.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 40 (20.20%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (19.19%) Project Management
4 34 (17.17%) Oracle
5 28 (14.14%) SQL
6 26 (13.13%) Retail
7 22 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 18 (9.09%) PRINCE2
9 17 (8.59%) Microsoft
10 16 (8.08%) ERP
10 16 (8.08%) Scrum
10 16 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (7.07%) SDLC
11 14 (7.07%) Management Information System
11 14 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (6.57%) MS Excel
12 13 (6.57%) ITIL
12 13 (6.57%) F5
12 13 (6.57%) Business Analysis
13 12 (6.06%) BIG-IP
13 12 (6.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 12 (6.06%) SQL Server
13 12 (6.06%) DNS
13 12 (6.06%) Telecoms
13 12 (6.06%) Banking
14 11 (5.56%) Workflow
14 11 (5.56%) ATM
14 11 (5.56%) HTML
14 11 (5.56%) Windows
14 11 (5.56%) CSS

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 6 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.02%) CMS
2 4 (2.02%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.52%) Apache
3 3 (1.52%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.01%) DNN
4 2 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.01%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.51%) CICS
5 1 (0.51%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.51%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (3.03%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.53%) AutoCAD
4 5 (2.53%) FrameMaker
4 5 (2.53%) MS Project
4 5 (2.53%) SOLIDWORKS
5 3 (1.52%) MS Office
6 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.53%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.02%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (1.52%) Hyperion Planning
3 3 (1.52%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (1.52%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.01%) HFM
4 2 (1.01%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.01%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.01%) Primavera
4 2 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.51%) Lawson
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.51%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.06%) BIG-IP
1 12 (6.06%) DNS
1 12 (6.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 11 (5.56%) ATM
2 11 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 8 (4.04%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (4.04%) MPLS
4 6 (3.03%) Firewall
5 3 (1.52%) Internet
5 3 (1.52%) Network Security
6 2 (1.01%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.51%) HTTP
7 1 (0.51%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.53%) MySQL
3 4 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.01%) Essbase
5 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.01%) QlikView
5 2 (1.01%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.01%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.51%) DataStage
6 1 (0.51%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Ant
1 2 (1.01%) ClearCase
1 2 (1.01%) ClearQuest
1 2 (1.01%) Gradle
1 2 (1.01%) JIRA
1 2 (1.01%) Maven
1 2 (1.01%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.51%) ERwin
2 1 (0.51%) Selenium
2 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (13.13%) Retail
2 12 (6.06%) Banking
2 12 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.05%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.54%) Back Office
5 6 (3.03%) Billing
6 5 (2.53%) Advertising
6 5 (2.53%) Front Office
6 5 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.53%) Publishing
7 4 (2.02%) Law
7 4 (2.02%) Marketing
8 3 (1.52%) Local Government
9 2 (1.01%) Electronics
9 2 (1.01%) Legal
10 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.51%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 48 (24.24%) Analyst
2 35 (17.68%) Project Manager
3 26 (13.13%) Consultant
3 26 (13.13%) Developer
4 25 (12.63%) Business Analyst
5 16 (8.08%) Architect
6 11 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
7 10 (5.05%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (4.55%) Senior Business Analyst
9 7 (3.54%) Business Systems Analyst
9 7 (3.54%) Service Analyst
10 6 (3.03%) Financial Analyst
10 6 (3.03%) IT Manager
10 6 (3.03%) Oracle Developer
10 6 (3.03%) Senior Manager
10 6 (3.03%) Senior Project Manager
11 5 (2.53%) IT Project Manager
11 5 (2.53%) Java Developer
11 5 (2.53%) PMO Manager
11 5 (2.53%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.56%) CSS
1 11 (5.56%) HTML
1 11 (5.56%) Web Services
2 10 (5.05%) .NET
3 6 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 5 (2.53%) Hibernate
4 5 (2.53%) HTML5
4 5 (2.53%) J2EE
4 5 (2.53%) jQuery
4 5 (2.53%) Spring
5 4 (2.02%) Ajax
5 4 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 4 (2.02%) JSON
5 4 (2.02%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 3 (1.52%) RESTful
6 3 (1.52%) XML
7 2 (1.01%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.07%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.04%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.53%) EPoS
4 5 (2.53%) FMCG
5 4 (2.02%) User Experience
6 3 (1.52%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (1.52%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.01%) Clustering
7 2 (1.01%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.01%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.01%) IVR
7 2 (1.01%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.01%) PMI
7 2 (1.01%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.51%) CMDB
8 1 (0.51%) Copywriting
8 1 (0.51%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.56%) Windows
2 8 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (2.53%) Linux
4 4 (2.02%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.01%) Solaris
6 1 (0.51%) Unix
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (24.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 40 (20.20%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (19.19%) Project Management
4 18 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 16 (8.08%) ERP
5 16 (8.08%) Scrum
6 14 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (7.07%) SDLC
7 13 (6.57%) Business Analysis
7 13 (6.57%) ITIL
8 11 (5.56%) Workflow
9 10 (5.05%) CRM
9 10 (5.05%) Migration
9 10 (5.05%) TDD
10 9 (4.55%) Change Management
10 9 (4.55%) Coaching
10 9 (4.55%) Risk Management
10 9 (4.55%) Service Delivery
11 8 (4.04%) Change Control
11 8 (4.04%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 28 (14.14%) SQL
2 10 (5.05%) Java
2 10 (5.05%) JavaScript
3 7 (3.54%) C#
4 6 (3.03%) PL/SQL
4 6 (3.03%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.53%) Ruby
6 4 (2.02%) PHP
7 2 (1.01%) Erlang
7 2 (1.01%) Perl
8 1 (0.51%) AWK
8 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.51%) C
8 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.53%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.02%) Degree
3 4 (2.02%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (1.52%) CISA
4 3 (1.52%) CISM
4 3 (1.52%) CISSP
5 2 (1.01%) APMP
5 2 (1.01%) CCIE
5 2 (1.01%) CCNA
5 2 (1.01%) CCNP
5 2 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.01%) CRISC
5 2 (1.01%) ISEB
5 2 (1.01%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.01%) PMP
6 1 (0.51%) ACCA
6 1 (0.51%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.51%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.52%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.01%) GCP
2 2 (1.01%) GLP
2 2 (1.01%) GMP
2 2 (1.01%) GxP
2 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.01%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.01%) SLA
3 1 (0.51%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.51%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (2.53%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.52%) vSphere
3 2 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.51%) Firmware
4 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.52%) SCCM
2 2 (1.01%) Puppet
2 2 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.51%) Ansible
3 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.51%) Salt
3 1 (0.51%) vRealize
Vendors
1 34 (17.17%) Oracle
2 17 (8.59%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.57%) F5
4 9 (4.55%) Cisco
5 8 (4.04%) Blue Coat
5 8 (4.04%) CheckPoint
6 7 (3.54%) SAP
7 5 (2.53%) hybris
7 5 (2.53%) IBM
8 4 (2.02%) Hyperion
8 4 (2.02%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.02%) VMware
9 3 (1.52%) Lotus
10 2 (1.01%) JDA
10 2 (1.01%) Pega
10 2 (1.01%) Sage
11 1 (0.51%) IFS
11 1 (0.51%) NGA Human Resources
11 1 (0.51%) Sun
11 1 (0.51%) Sybase
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