The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Kent region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 63 55 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 22.34% 20.00% 27.56%
As % of the General category 55.75% 50.93% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 40 39
Average daily rate
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£375 £413 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £307 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Average hourly rate - £23.75 £10.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +117.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-1.16% -16.52%
General Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
113 108 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 40.07% 39.27% 35.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 56 50
Average daily rate £360 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 8
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £10.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +88.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -16.66%
Finance
South East

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 1 August 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 1 August 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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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
Tunbridge Wells -3 8 £400 +166.66% 3
Tonbridge 0 6 £318 -38.04% 1
West Malling +4 2 £425 +21.42%
Maidstone -4 2 - - 6
Dartford - 1 £300 -
Dover - - - -
Canterbury - - - - 1
Chatham - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - -
Stansted - - - -
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 20 (18.02%) Project Management
2 19 (17.12%) Windows
3 17 (15.32%) Microsoft
4 16 (14.41%) MS Excel
5 14 (12.61%) MS Office
5 14 (12.61%) PRINCE2
5 14 (12.61%) UNIX
6 13 (11.71%) .NET
6 13 (11.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (10.81%) Banking
7 12 (10.81%) ITIL
8 11 (9.91%) Change Management
8 11 (9.91%) JavaScript
8 11 (9.91%) SharePoint
8 11 (9.91%) Migration
9 10 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (9.01%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (9.01%) Windows 7
10 9 (8.11%) Risk Management
10 9 (8.11%) Advertising
10 9 (8.11%) SQL
10 9 (8.11%) Avaya
11 8 (7.21%) HTML
11 8 (7.21%) Data Modelling
11 8 (7.21%) WAN
11 8 (7.21%) MS PowerPoint
11 8 (7.21%) Business Analysis
12 7 (6.31%) Investment Management
12 7 (6.31%) Asset Management
12 7 (6.31%) Active Directory

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (9.91%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (4.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (3.60%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.80%) IIS
5 2 (1.80%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.90%) Lync
6 1 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.90%) CMS
6 1 (0.90%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (14.41%) MS Excel
2 14 (12.61%) MS Office
3 8 (7.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (4.50%) MS Visio
5 4 (3.60%) MS Project
6 1 (0.90%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) PaaS
1 3 (2.70%) IaaS
2 2 (1.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.21%) WAN
2 6 (5.41%) Firewall
2 6 (5.41%) LAN
3 5 (4.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (4.50%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (4.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.50%) DNS
4 3 (2.70%) IP Telephony
4 3 (2.70%) VoIP
4 3 (2.70%) VPN
4 3 (2.70%) Intranet
5 2 (1.80%) Internet
5 2 (1.80%) SSL
6 1 (0.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.50%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (3.60%) RDBMS
3 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (3.60%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.80%) Ingres
5 2 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.90%) SoapUI
1 1 (0.90%) Selenium
1 1 (0.90%) Subversion
1 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (10.81%) Banking
2 9 (8.11%) Advertising
3 6 (5.41%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.70%) Retail
5 2 (1.80%) Legal
5 2 (1.80%) Marketing
5 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.90%) Law
6 1 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (23.42%) Analyst
2 19 (17.12%) Project Manager
3 14 (12.61%) Network Engineer
4 12 (10.81%) Developer
4 12 (10.81%) Business Analyst
5 8 (7.21%) DBA
5 8 (7.21%) Voice Engineer
5 8 (7.21%) Voice Network Engineer
6 6 (5.41%) Support Engineer
6 6 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 5 (4.50%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (4.50%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.50%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (4.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 5 (4.50%) Administrator
8 4 (3.60%) Consultant
8 4 (3.60%) Network Support
8 4 (3.60%) Information Analyst
8 4 (3.60%) C# Developer
8 4 (3.60%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.71%) .NET
2 8 (7.21%) HTML
3 7 (6.31%) ASP.NET
4 6 (5.41%) jQuery
5 4 (3.60%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (3.60%) Spring
6 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (2.70%) Ajax
6 3 (2.70%) WCF
6 3 (2.70%) CSS
6 3 (2.70%) Web Services
7 2 (1.80%) XML
7 2 (1.80%) XSLT
7 2 (1.80%) Ember.js
7 2 (1.80%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.80%) RESTful
7 2 (1.80%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (0.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.70%) Open Source
1 3 (2.70%) Social Network
1 3 (2.70%) Clustering
2 2 (1.80%) AS400
2 2 (1.80%) HACMP
2 2 (1.80%) NHS
2 2 (1.80%) Replication
2 2 (1.80%) CMDB
3 1 (0.90%) iPad
3 1 (0.90%) DataPower
3 1 (0.90%) iPhone
3 1 (0.90%) Data Extraction
3 1 (0.90%) Data Integration
3 1 (0.90%) Informatics
3 1 (0.90%) Firmware
3 1 (0.90%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.12%) Windows
2 14 (12.61%) UNIX
3 10 (9.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (9.01%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.50%) Solaris
4 5 (4.50%) Linux
5 4 (3.60%) AIX
5 4 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.80%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.02%) Project Management
2 14 (12.61%) PRINCE2
3 13 (11.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (10.81%) ITIL
5 11 (9.91%) Change Management
5 11 (9.91%) Migration
6 10 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (8.11%) Risk Management
8 8 (7.21%) Data Modelling
8 8 (7.21%) Business Analysis
9 7 (6.31%) Investment Management
9 7 (6.31%) Asset Management
9 7 (6.31%) E-Commerce
9 7 (6.31%) MVC
10 6 (5.41%) TDD
11 5 (4.50%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (4.50%) Scrum
11 5 (4.50%) Validation
11 5 (4.50%) GAP Analysis
11 5 (4.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.91%) JavaScript
2 9 (8.11%) SQL
3 7 (6.31%) C#
4 5 (4.50%) Perl
5 4 (3.60%) Java
5 4 (3.60%) Ruby
6 3 (2.70%) Python
7 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.80%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.80%) VBA
7 2 (1.80%) C
7 2 (1.80%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.80%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.50%) CCNP
1 5 (4.50%) CCNA
1 5 (4.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 5 (4.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (3.60%) ISEB
2 4 (3.60%) Degree
3 3 (2.70%) CISSP
3 3 (2.70%) PMP
3 3 (2.70%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.80%) OCP
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.80%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.90%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) SLA
2 3 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.80%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.90%) Basel III
4 1 (0.90%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.90%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.90%) Basel II
System Software
1 7 (6.31%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.50%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.80%) SRDF
3 2 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.90%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.90%) vSphere
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.60%) NetBackup
1 4 (3.60%) SCCM
2 3 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.80%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (15.32%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.11%) Avaya
3 7 (6.31%) Oracle
4 6 (5.41%) CheckPoint
4 6 (5.41%) VMware
5 5 (4.50%) Veeam
5 5 (4.50%) Cisco
6 4 (3.60%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.70%) SolarWinds
7 3 (2.70%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.70%) IBM
8 2 (1.80%) SAP
8 2 (1.80%) EMC
8 2 (1.80%) Intel
9 1 (0.90%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.90%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.90%) Teradata
9 1 (0.90%) Thunderhead
9 1 (0.90%) HP
9 1 (0.90%) Sybase
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