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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
South East / Kent
Rank 4 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 48 75 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 18.82% 31.12% 17.04%
As % of the General category 43.64% 81.52% 58.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 64 34
Median daily rate £413 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £180 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £185.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1955.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £27.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.72% +66.66%

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
110 92 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 43.14% 38.17% 29.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 73 52
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Median hourly rate - £185.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +655.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Kent region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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
West Malling +5 4 £425 -10.52% 3
Chatham -1 3 £500 +177.77%
Folkestone -2 3 £350 +12.90% 4
Maidstone -2 3 £415 +18.57% 2
Stansted - 3 £475 -
Sevenoaks -1 2 £380 -20.00%
Tunbridge Wells -4 1 £500 +44.92%
Dartford - 1 £120 -
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Kent region with a requirement for Finance.

1 32 (26.45%) Microsoft
2 31 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (19.01%) Project Management
4 19 (15.70%) Windows
5 18 (14.88%) SQL
5 18 (14.88%) VMware
6 17 (14.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (14.05%) Active Directory
7 16 (13.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (13.22%) Windows Server
8 14 (11.57%) Degree
9 13 (10.74%) Migration
9 13 (10.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (10.74%) MCSE
9 13 (10.74%) HTML
9 13 (10.74%) MCP
10 12 (9.92%) SolarWinds
10 12 (9.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (9.92%) .NET
10 12 (9.92%) Oracle
10 12 (9.92%) MCSA
10 12 (9.92%) LANDesk
10 12 (9.92%) MCITP
10 12 (9.92%) Nessus
11 11 (9.09%) Java
12 10 (8.26%) MS Excel
12 10 (8.26%) Scrum
13 9 (7.44%) TDD
13 9 (7.44%) Banking
13 9 (7.44%) TOGAF

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 7 (5.79%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (4.96%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.48%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.83%) Confluence
4 1 (0.83%) FileNet
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.44%) MS Office
3 7 (5.79%) MS Project
4 5 (4.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (4.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.83%) InDesign
5 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (1.65%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (1.65%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.83%) HFM
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.83%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.61%) PaaS
3 7 (5.79%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.79%) Heroku
4 1 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.96%) Internet
2 4 (3.31%) DNS
3 3 (2.48%) HTTP
4 2 (1.65%) VPN
5 1 (0.83%) 3G
5 1 (0.83%) Firewall
5 1 (0.83%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.83%) LAN
5 1 (0.83%) PPP
5 1 (0.83%) WAN
5 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.61%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.79%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (5.79%) Redis
3 6 (4.96%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.31%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.65%) DB2
7 2 (1.65%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.83%) Essbase
8 1 (0.83%) Hyperion Smart View
8 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.83%) Power BI
8 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.48%) JIRA
1 3 (2.48%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.65%) LSMW
3 1 (0.83%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.83%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.83%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.83%) Subversion
3 1 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (7.44%) Banking
2 5 (4.13%) Marketing
3 4 (3.31%) Advertising
3 4 (3.31%) Legal
3 4 (3.31%) Retail
4 2 (1.65%) Law
4 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.83%) Back Office
5 1 (0.83%) Billing
5 1 (0.83%) Electronics
5 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.83%) French Language
5 1 (0.83%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.83%) Local Government
5 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.83%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (24.79%) Project Manager
2 23 (19.01%) Analyst
3 21 (17.36%) Developer
4 13 (10.74%) Windows Engineer
5 12 (9.92%) Architect
5 12 (9.92%) Systems Engineer
5 12 (9.92%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 8 (6.61%) Business Analyst
7 7 (5.79%) Financial Analyst
7 7 (5.79%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.96%) .NET Developer
8 6 (4.96%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (4.96%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.13%) C++ Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (4.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 5 (4.13%) Server Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) Service Analyst
9 5 (4.13%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.74%) HTML
2 12 (9.92%) .NET
3 9 (7.44%) CSS
3 9 (7.44%) Web Services
4 8 (6.61%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (2.48%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.48%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.48%) Entity Framework
5 3 (2.48%) XML
6 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.83%) CSS3
7 1 (0.83%) HTML5
7 1 (0.83%) JSON
7 1 (0.83%) LINQ
7 1 (0.83%) WCF
7 1 (0.83%) WinForms
7 1 (0.83%) WPF
7 1 (0.83%) WSDL
7 1 (0.83%) XML Messaging
7 1 (0.83%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (3.31%) Fat Client
1 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
1 4 (3.31%) Thin Client
2 3 (2.48%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.48%) PMI
3 1 (0.83%) AS400
3 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.83%) Data Conversion
3 1 (0.83%) Data Integration
3 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
3 1 (0.83%) Informatics
3 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.83%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (0.83%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (0.83%) Social Media
3 1 (0.83%) Statistics
3 1 (0.83%) User Experience
3 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.70%) Windows
2 16 (13.22%) Windows Server
2 16 (13.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (9.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (4.96%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (19.01%) Project Management
3 17 (14.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (10.74%) Migration
5 10 (8.26%) Scrum
6 9 (7.44%) PRINCE2
6 9 (7.44%) TDD
6 9 (7.44%) TOGAF
7 8 (6.61%) ETL
8 7 (5.79%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (5.79%) Software Engineering
9 6 (4.96%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (4.13%) Change Management
10 5 (4.13%) Critical Success Factor
10 5 (4.13%) Incident Management
10 5 (4.13%) Matrix Management
10 5 (4.13%) Server Patching
10 5 (4.13%) Waterfall
11 4 (3.31%) E-Commerce
11 4 (3.31%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.88%) SQL
2 11 (9.09%) Java
3 9 (7.44%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.79%) Bash Shell
4 7 (5.79%) C
4 7 (5.79%) Go
4 7 (5.79%) Ruby
5 6 (4.96%) C++
5 6 (4.96%) Perl
6 5 (4.13%) C#
6 5 (4.13%) COBOL
7 3 (2.48%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.48%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.65%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.83%) RPG
9 1 (0.83%) VB
9 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (11.57%) Degree
2 13 (10.74%) MCP
2 13 (10.74%) MCSE
2 13 (10.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (9.92%) MCITP
3 12 (9.92%) MCSA
4 4 (3.31%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.48%) APMP
5 3 (2.48%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.48%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) CISA
6 1 (0.83%) CISM
6 1 (0.83%) CISSP
6 1 (0.83%) HNC
6 1 (0.83%) PMP
6 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (14.05%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.61%) vSphere
3 5 (4.13%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.13%) XenApp
4 4 (3.31%) BitLocker
4 4 (3.31%) VMware ESX
4 4 (3.31%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (9.92%) Nessus
2 4 (3.31%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.31%) SCCM
2 4 (3.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 32 (26.45%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.88%) VMware
3 12 (9.92%) LANDesk
3 12 (9.92%) Oracle
3 12 (9.92%) SolarWinds
4 8 (6.61%) Citrix
5 6 (4.96%) Avaya
6 4 (3.31%) Adobe
6 4 (3.31%) AppSense
6 4 (3.31%) CA
6 4 (3.31%) Cognos
6 4 (3.31%) SAP
6 4 (3.31%) Symantec
6 4 (3.31%) Wyse
7 3 (2.48%) iManage
8 1 (0.83%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.83%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.83%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.83%) Netezza
8 1 (0.83%) Teradata
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