The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 3 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 57 50 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 19.39% 17.06% 21.91%
As % of the General category 53.27% 50.00% 65.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 36 40
Average daily rate
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£375 £463 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +35.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £344 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £35.05 £45.00 £90.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.11% -50.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -9.09%
Finance
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

General Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
107 100 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 36.39% 34.13% 33.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 54 59
Average daily rate £388 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £537 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Average hourly rate £35.05 £35.00 £11.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% +195.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.58%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Kent region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Kent region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Kent region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Kent region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
West Malling +4 4 £388 +3.33% 3
Folkestone +1 3 £145 -55.38%
Maidstone +1 1 £350 +12.00% 2
Dartford +1 1 £300 -44.34%
Tunbridge Wells -4 1 £400 +28.00% 2
Dover - 1 - - 1
Canterbury - - - - 1
Chatham - - - -
Stansted - - - -
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 24 (21.82%) Windows
2 20 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 19 (17.27%) Migration
4 16 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (13.64%) .NET
5 15 (13.64%) MS Office
5 15 (13.64%) Avaya
6 14 (12.73%) ITIL
6 14 (12.73%) MS Excel
7 13 (11.82%) UNIX
7 13 (11.82%) Project Management
7 13 (11.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (10.91%) Windows 7
8 12 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (10.00%) JavaScript
9 11 (10.00%) SharePoint
9 11 (10.00%) Banking
9 11 (10.00%) IP Telephony
10 10 (9.09%) VMware
11 9 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (8.18%) Advertising
12 8 (7.27%) Service Management
12 8 (7.27%) Change Management
12 8 (7.27%) SQL
12 8 (7.27%) HTML
12 8 (7.27%) SQL Server
12 8 (7.27%) PRINCE2
12 8 (7.27%) Risk Management
13 7 (6.36%) MVC
13 7 (6.36%) ASP.NET

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 11 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (3.64%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (2.73%) IIS
4 3 (2.73%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.91%) CMS
6 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.91%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.91%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (13.64%) MS Office
2 14 (12.73%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.64%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.73%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) PaaS
1 3 (2.73%) IaaS
2 2 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.00%) IP Telephony
2 7 (6.36%) WAN
3 5 (4.55%) LAN
3 5 (4.55%) VPN
3 5 (4.55%) DNS
3 5 (4.55%) Firewall
4 4 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (3.64%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (3.64%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.73%) VoIP
5 3 (2.73%) Intranet
6 2 (1.82%) Internet
6 2 (1.82%) SSL
7 1 (0.91%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.64%) RDBMS
2 4 (3.64%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.82%) Ingres
5 1 (0.91%) MS Access
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.91%) Subversion
1 1 (0.91%) Selenium
1 1 (0.91%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (10.00%) Banking
2 9 (8.18%) Advertising
3 5 (4.55%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.73%) Marketing
5 2 (1.82%) Legal
5 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.91%) Law
6 1 (0.91%) Electronics
6 1 (0.91%) Retail
6 1 (0.91%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.91%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (21.82%) Analyst
2 15 (13.64%) Project Manager
2 15 (13.64%) Voice Engineer
3 14 (12.73%) Network Engineer
4 11 (10.00%) Developer
5 10 (9.09%) Voice Network Engineer
6 9 (8.18%) Business Analyst
7 6 (5.45%) Support Analyst
7 6 (5.45%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) Administrator
8 5 (4.55%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.55%) Consultant
8 5 (4.55%) Voice Specialist
8 5 (4.55%) Avaya Specialist
9 4 (3.64%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (3.64%) DBA
9 4 (3.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 4 (3.64%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.64%) .NET
2 8 (7.27%) HTML
3 7 (6.36%) ASP.NET
4 6 (5.45%) jQuery
5 4 (3.64%) Spring
5 4 (3.64%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (2.73%) WCF
6 3 (2.73%) Ajax
6 3 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (2.73%) CSS
6 3 (2.73%) Web Services
7 2 (1.82%) XML
7 2 (1.82%) XSLT
7 2 (1.82%) RESTful
7 2 (1.82%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (1.82%) Ember.js
7 2 (1.82%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.91%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.73%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.73%) Social Network
3 3 (2.73%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.73%) iPhone
3 3 (2.73%) Open Source
3 3 (2.73%) iPad
4 2 (1.82%) HACMP
4 2 (1.82%) CMDB
4 2 (1.82%) NHS
4 2 (1.82%) AS400
4 2 (1.82%) Replication
4 2 (1.82%) Clustering
4 2 (1.82%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (1.82%) iSeries
5 1 (0.91%) Informatics
5 1 (0.91%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.91%) DTV
5 1 (0.91%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.82%) Windows
2 13 (11.82%) UNIX
2 13 (11.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (10.91%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (4.55%) Solaris
5 4 (3.64%) AIX
5 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.73%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.73%) Linux
6 3 (2.73%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.27%) Migration
2 16 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (12.73%) ITIL
4 13 (11.82%) Project Management
5 9 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (7.27%) Risk Management
6 8 (7.27%) Service Management
6 8 (7.27%) Change Management
6 8 (7.27%) PRINCE2
7 7 (6.36%) MVC
8 6 (5.45%) Scrum
8 6 (5.45%) TDD
8 6 (5.45%) Asset Management
8 6 (5.45%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.55%) Validation
9 5 (4.55%) ITSM
9 5 (4.55%) Data Modelling
10 4 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (3.64%) E-Commerce
10 4 (3.64%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (7.27%) SQL
3 7 (6.36%) C#
4 5 (4.55%) Perl
4 5 (4.55%) C
5 4 (3.64%) Java
5 4 (3.64%) Ruby
6 3 (2.73%) Python
7 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.82%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.82%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.82%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (5.45%) Degree
2 4 (3.64%) CCNP
2 4 (3.64%) CCNA
2 4 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.73%) CISSP
3 3 (2.73%) PMP
3 3 (2.73%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.82%) ACCA
4 2 (1.82%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.82%) OCP
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.91%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.91%) ISEB
5 1 (0.91%) MCP
5 1 (0.91%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) SLA
2 3 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.82%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.91%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.91%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.91%) Basel III
4 1 (0.91%) Basel II
System Software
1 7 (6.36%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.82%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.82%) SRDF
3 2 (1.82%) vSphere
3 2 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.91%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) SCOM
1 5 (4.55%) NetBackup
2 4 (3.64%) SCCM
3 2 (1.82%) Control-M
3 2 (1.82%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.91%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 20 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.64%) Avaya
3 10 (9.09%) VMware
4 6 (5.45%) Veeam
5 5 (4.55%) Oracle
6 4 (3.64%) Cisco
6 4 (3.64%) HP
6 4 (3.64%) CheckPoint
6 4 (3.64%) SolarWinds
6 4 (3.64%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.73%) SAP
7 3 (2.73%) Lotus
7 3 (2.73%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.73%) IBM
8 2 (1.82%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.82%) EMC
8 2 (1.82%) Intel
8 2 (1.82%) Citrix
8 2 (1.82%) SunGard
9 1 (0.91%) Teradata
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago