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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 4 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 44 53 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.33% 19.92% 15.77%
As % of the General category 54.32% 72.60% 37.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 28
Average daily rate
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£363 £425 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £365 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £575 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 12
Average hourly rate £9.00 £16.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.61% -1.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
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
81 73 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 28.22% 27.44% 42.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 44 64
Average daily rate £338 £406 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% +38.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £324 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £525 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 35
Average hourly rate £40.00 £14.63 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.50% -11.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.33 £6.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £15.93 £34.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Folkestone +2 5 - -
Dartford 0 3 £300 -40.00%
Dover - 2 £488 -
West Malling +1 1 £350 -12.50% 1
Tonbridge 0 1 - -
Tunbridge Wells 0 1 £550 +57.14% 1
Maidstone - 1 £330 - 2
Longfield - - - -
Canterbury - - - - 1
Chatham - - - - 3
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 29 (28.71%) Microsoft
2 27 (26.73%) Migration
3 21 (20.79%) Windows
3 21 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (18.81%) .NET
5 15 (14.85%) MS Office
5 15 (14.85%) Avaya
5 15 (14.85%) Scrum
6 14 (13.86%) JavaScript
7 13 (12.87%) C#
8 12 (11.88%) Windows 7
9 11 (10.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (10.89%) ASP.NET
9 11 (10.89%) VMware
9 11 (10.89%) MVC
9 11 (10.89%) TDD
9 11 (10.89%) IP Telephony
10 10 (9.90%) Banking
10 10 (9.90%) ITIL
10 10 (9.90%) SQL Server
10 10 (9.90%) Active Directory
10 10 (9.90%) AngularJS
11 9 (8.91%) SQL
11 9 (8.91%) Service Management
12 8 (7.92%) Change Management
12 8 (7.92%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (7.92%) KnockoutJS
13 7 (6.93%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (6.93%) SCCM
13 7 (6.93%) Marketing

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (3.96%) IBM Notes
2 3 (2.97%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.98%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.98%) Lync
3 2 (1.98%) IIS
4 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (14.85%) MS Office
2 5 (4.95%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.98%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Office 365
2 1 (0.99%) IaaS
2 1 (0.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.89%) IP Telephony
2 7 (6.93%) VPN
3 6 (5.94%) LAN
3 6 (5.94%) WAN
4 5 (4.95%) Firewall
5 3 (2.97%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (2.97%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (2.97%) VoIP
5 3 (2.97%) DNS
6 2 (1.98%) Internet
6 2 (1.98%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.99%) MPLS
7 1 (0.99%) OSPF
7 1 (0.99%) BGP
7 1 (0.99%) NetScreen
7 1 (0.99%) Junos
7 1 (0.99%) VLAN
7 1 (0.99%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.99%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (3.96%) AdminStudio
2 2 (1.98%) JIRA
2 2 (1.98%) Selenium
2 2 (1.98%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.99%) MSI
General
1 10 (9.90%) Banking
2 7 (6.93%) Marketing
3 6 (5.94%) Electronics
3 6 (5.94%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.94%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.96%) Advertising
4 4 (3.96%) Retail
5 3 (2.97%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.98%) Legal
7 1 (0.99%) Games
7 1 (0.99%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.99%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (24.75%) Analyst
2 16 (15.84%) Developer
3 15 (14.85%) Voice Engineer
4 13 (12.87%) .NET Developer
5 12 (11.88%) Network Engineer
6 11 (10.89%) Project Manager
7 10 (9.90%) C# Developer
7 10 (9.90%) Voice Network Engineer
8 9 (8.91%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (7.92%) Support Analyst
10 6 (5.94%) Test Analyst
11 5 (4.95%) Business Analyst
11 5 (4.95%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.95%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (4.95%) Voice Specialist
11 5 (4.95%) Avaya Specialist
12 4 (3.96%) Deskside Support
12 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Manager
12 4 (3.96%) Senior C# Developer
12 4 (3.96%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.81%) .NET
2 11 (10.89%) ASP.NET
3 10 (9.90%) AngularJS
4 8 (7.92%) KnockoutJS
5 7 (6.93%) HTML
5 7 (6.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (5.94%) CSS
7 5 (4.95%) Classic ASP
7 5 (4.95%) HTML5
7 5 (4.95%) CSS3
7 5 (4.95%) WCF
8 4 (3.96%) jQuery
8 4 (3.96%) RESTful
8 4 (3.96%) Application Packaging
8 4 (3.96%) Ember.js
8 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (1.98%) MSMQ
10 1 (0.99%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.94%) DTV
1 6 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.95%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.96%) iPad
3 4 (3.96%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.96%) iPhone
4 3 (2.97%) Clustering
5 2 (1.98%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (1.98%) AS400
5 2 (1.98%) iSeries
5 2 (1.98%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.99%) Open Source
6 1 (0.99%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.99%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.99%) HACMP
6 1 (0.99%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.99%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.79%) Windows
2 12 (11.88%) Windows 7
3 11 (10.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (4.95%) UNIX
4 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.96%) Windows XP
5 4 (3.96%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.97%) Linux
6 3 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.98%) AIX
8 1 (0.99%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (26.73%) Migration
2 21 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (14.85%) Scrum
4 11 (10.89%) MVC
4 11 (10.89%) TDD
5 10 (9.90%) ITIL
6 9 (8.91%) Service Management
7 8 (7.92%) Change Management
8 7 (6.93%) Project Management
8 7 (6.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (6.93%) Programme Management
9 6 (5.94%) ITSM
9 6 (5.94%) PRINCE2
9 6 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.94%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (4.95%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (4.95%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (4.95%) BDD
10 5 (4.95%) E-Commerce
10 5 (4.95%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.86%) JavaScript
2 13 (12.87%) C#
3 9 (8.91%) SQL
4 6 (5.94%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.95%) VBScript
6 3 (2.97%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.97%) C
7 1 (0.99%) Python
7 1 (0.99%) Ruby
7 1 (0.99%) Java
7 1 (0.99%) Perl
7 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.95%) Degree
2 4 (3.96%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.98%) MCSE
4 2 (1.98%) CCNP
4 2 (1.98%) CCNA
4 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.98%) PMP
4 2 (1.98%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.98%) ACCA
5 1 (0.99%) ISEB
5 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.99%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) SLA
2 3 (2.97%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.99%) QA
3 1 (0.99%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (9.90%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.95%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (4.95%) XenApp
3 5 (4.95%) vSphere
4 4 (3.96%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.99%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (6.93%) SCCM
2 5 (4.95%) SCOM
3 3 (2.97%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.98%) WSUS
4 2 (1.98%) Control-M
4 2 (1.98%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.99%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 29 (28.71%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.85%) Avaya
3 11 (10.89%) VMware
4 7 (6.93%) Citrix
4 7 (6.93%) HP
5 6 (5.94%) SAP
6 4 (3.96%) Cisco
6 4 (3.96%) Lotus
6 4 (3.96%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.97%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.98%) Reuters
8 2 (1.98%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.98%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.98%) Intel
8 2 (1.98%) SunGard
8 2 (1.98%) Wyse
8 2 (1.98%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.99%) F5
9 1 (0.99%) MobileIron
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