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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 5 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 58 49 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 20.94% 20.08% 24.10%
As % of the General category 80.56% 50.00% 62.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 41 41
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £575 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £384
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £9.00 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +6.06%
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
72 98 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 25.99% 40.16% 38.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 71 55
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £553 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 10
Average hourly rate £39.77 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
- -3.05%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 4 £310 - 2
Tonbridge -3 3 £450 +31.38%
Maidstone -5 3 £350 - 2
Chatham - 2 £475 - 2
Dover - 2 £300 -
Tunbridge Wells -9 1 £375 -13.79% 5
Rochester - 1 - -
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 28 (24.78%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (19.47%) .NET
3 18 (15.93%) JavaScript
3 18 (15.93%) Scrum
4 17 (15.04%) C#
4 17 (15.04%) Microsoft
5 16 (14.16%) HTML
5 16 (14.16%) ASP.NET
5 16 (14.16%) CSS
6 15 (13.27%) AngularJS
7 14 (12.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (12.39%) TDD
8 13 (11.50%) Marketing
8 13 (11.50%) Migration
9 12 (10.62%) Firewall
9 12 (10.62%) Banking
9 12 (10.62%) Project Management
10 11 (9.73%) HTML5
10 11 (9.73%) CSS3
10 11 (9.73%) OO
10 11 (9.73%) SharePoint
10 11 (9.73%) TCP/IP
10 11 (9.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (8.85%) UNIX
11 10 (8.85%) Linux
11 10 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (7.96%) KnockoutJS
12 9 (7.96%) ISEB
12 9 (7.96%) Windows
12 9 (7.96%) SQL

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 (9.73%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.77%) IBM Notes
2 2 (1.77%) Lync
3 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.88%) SAS
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (7.08%) MS Office
2 6 (5.31%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.65%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) Endur
2 1 (0.88%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.88%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.65%) Office 365
2 2 (1.77%) PaaS
3 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.62%) Firewall
2 11 (9.73%) TCP/IP
3 8 (7.08%) LDAP
3 8 (7.08%) DNS
4 6 (5.31%) VPN
4 6 (5.31%) LAN
4 6 (5.31%) WAN
5 5 (4.42%) Network Security
6 4 (3.54%) SAN
7 3 (2.65%) Internet
7 3 (2.65%) Wireshark
8 2 (1.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (1.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (1.77%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.77%) Wireless
8 2 (1.77%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.77%) DHCP
9 1 (0.88%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.88%) FTP
9 1 (0.88%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.54%) MySQL
1 4 (3.54%) SQL Server
1 4 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.77%) Big Data
3 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (0.88%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (0.88%) Ingres
4 1 (0.88%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.88%) OLAP
4 1 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (2.65%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.77%) Oracle APEX
General
1 13 (11.50%) Marketing
2 12 (10.62%) Banking
3 8 (7.08%) Retail
4 5 (4.42%) Advertising
5 4 (3.54%) Law
6 3 (2.65%) Electronics
6 3 (2.65%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.65%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.77%) Front Office
7 2 (1.77%) Back Office
8 1 (0.88%) Legal
8 1 (0.88%) Publishing
8 1 (0.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 31 (27.43%) Analyst
2 27 (23.89%) Developer
3 17 (15.04%) Project Manager
4 15 (13.27%) .NET Developer
5 13 (11.50%) C# Developer
6 12 (10.62%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (8.85%) Business Analyst
8 7 (6.19%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.42%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Consultant
10 4 (3.54%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 4 (3.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.54%) Project Analyst
10 4 (3.54%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 4 (3.54%) Infrastructure Manager
11 3 (2.65%) Service Desk Analyst
11 3 (2.65%) Security Engineer
11 3 (2.65%) UNIX Engineer
11 3 (2.65%) IT Business Analyst
11 3 (2.65%) Business IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (19.47%) .NET
2 16 (14.16%) ASP.NET
2 16 (14.16%) CSS
2 16 (14.16%) HTML
3 15 (13.27%) AngularJS
4 14 (12.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (9.73%) HTML5
5 11 (9.73%) CSS3
6 9 (7.96%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (5.31%) jQuery
7 6 (5.31%) Classic ASP
8 5 (4.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 4 (3.54%) Web Services
10 3 (2.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (2.65%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 2 (1.77%) XML
11 2 (1.77%) Hibernate
11 2 (1.77%) Spring
11 2 (1.77%) Java EE
11 2 (1.77%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.31%) HACMP
2 6 (5.31%) Clustering
3 2 (1.77%) DTV
3 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.77%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (0.88%) PMI
4 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.88%) PKI
4 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.88%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.88%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.85%) UNIX
1 10 (8.85%) Linux
2 9 (7.96%) Windows
3 8 (7.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.54%) AIX
5 3 (2.65%) Solaris
6 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.77%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.77%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.78%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (15.93%) Scrum
3 14 (12.39%) TDD
4 13 (11.50%) Migration
5 12 (10.62%) Project Management
6 11 (9.73%) OO
6 11 (9.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (7.08%) MVC
8 7 (6.19%) PRINCE2
8 7 (6.19%) Business Analysis
8 7 (6.19%) Information Security
8 7 (6.19%) Waterfall
9 6 (5.31%) CRM
9 6 (5.31%) Risk Management
9 6 (5.31%) Asset Management
10 5 (4.42%) Manual Testing
10 5 (4.42%) Investment Management
10 5 (4.42%) Data Migration
11 4 (3.54%) System Testing
11 4 (3.54%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.93%) JavaScript
2 17 (15.04%) C#
3 9 (7.96%) SQL
4 6 (5.31%) Perl
5 5 (4.42%) Python
6 3 (2.65%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.77%) VBScript
7 2 (1.77%) Java
7 2 (1.77%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.77%) VBA
8 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.88%) Ada
8 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.88%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.88%) C
8 1 (0.88%) C++
8 1 (0.88%) VB
8 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (7.96%) ISEB
2 4 (3.54%) MCSE
2 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.54%) PMP
2 4 (3.54%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.65%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.77%) Degree
4 2 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.77%) CISM
4 2 (1.77%) CCIE
4 2 (1.77%) CISSP
5 1 (0.88%) CCNA
5 1 (0.88%) CCSA
5 1 (0.88%) CCSE
5 1 (0.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.88%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) SLA
2 5 (4.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.42%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.77%) Solvency II
3 2 (1.77%) Basel II
4 1 (0.88%) QA
4 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.88%) DO-178B
System Software
1 7 (6.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (5.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 6 (5.31%) NFS
2 6 (5.31%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.54%) XenApp
5 3 (2.65%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.88%) XenServer
7 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (7.08%) Puppet
2 6 (5.31%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.54%) SCCM
3 4 (3.54%) OpenView
3 4 (3.54%) Control-M
3 4 (3.54%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.77%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.88%) Nessus
5 1 (0.88%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 17 (15.04%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.08%) Oracle
2 8 (7.08%) Red Hat
3 7 (6.19%) Veritas
4 6 (5.31%) Cisco
4 6 (5.31%) VMware
5 5 (4.42%) Citrix
5 5 (4.42%) CheckPoint
6 4 (3.54%) IBM
6 4 (3.54%) Sun
6 4 (3.54%) HP
6 4 (3.54%) Dell
7 3 (2.65%) Juniper
7 3 (2.65%) NetScout
7 3 (2.65%) SolarWinds
7 3 (2.65%) F5
7 3 (2.65%) Lancope
8 2 (1.77%) Aruba
8 2 (1.77%) Splunk
8 2 (1.77%) Blue Coat
Kent
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
First Point
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Kent
First Point
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 27 days ago