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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Finance 50 34 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 18.05% 14.29% 13.15%
As % of the General category 58.82% 68.00% 35.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 19 26
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £345 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £578 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Average hourly rate £9.00 £16.25 £11.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.61% +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
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
85 50 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 30.69% 21.01% 37.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 28 55
Average daily rate £375 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £320 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £535 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 16
Average hourly rate £24.50 £29.38 £11.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.59% +158.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.98 £6.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £35.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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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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 -1 4 £295 -15.71% 2
Dover - 4 £450 - 1
Tonbridge +2 1 - - 1
Maidstone - 1 £330 -
Folkestone - 1 - -
Chatham - 1 £120 - 1
Canterbury - - - - 1
Longfield - - - -
West Malling - - - - 1
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 31 (31.63%) Microsoft
2 26 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (23.47%) Migration
4 22 (22.45%) Windows
5 19 (19.39%) MS Office
6 18 (18.37%) .NET
7 17 (17.35%) Scrum
8 14 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 13 (13.27%) C#
9 13 (13.27%) Windows 7
10 12 (12.24%) MVC
11 11 (11.22%) ASP.NET
11 11 (11.22%) Active Directory
11 11 (11.22%) Banking
12 10 (10.20%) TDD
12 10 (10.20%) VMware
12 10 (10.20%) Citrix
12 10 (10.20%) VPN
12 10 (10.20%) SQL
12 10 (10.20%) SQL Server
12 10 (10.20%) AngularJS
13 9 (9.18%) Programme Management
13 9 (9.18%) IP Telephony
13 9 (9.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (8.16%) Digital Marketing
14 8 (8.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 8 (8.16%) Marketing
14 8 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (8.16%) Manufacturing

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 4 (4.08%) IBM Notes
1 4 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.06%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.04%) IIS
3 2 (2.04%) Lync
4 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (19.39%) MS Office
2 7 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (8.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.20%) VPN
2 9 (9.18%) IP Telephony
3 8 (8.16%) LAN
3 8 (8.16%) WAN
4 7 (7.14%) Firewall
5 2 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.04%) Internet
5 2 (2.04%) DNS
5 2 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.02%) Junos
6 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.02%) NetScreen
6 1 (1.02%) MPLS
6 1 (1.02%) OSPF
6 1 (1.02%) BGP
6 1 (1.02%) VLAN
6 1 (1.02%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.02%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (4.08%) AdminStudio
2 2 (2.04%) Selenium
2 2 (2.04%) JIRA
2 2 (2.04%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.04%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.02%) MSI
General
1 11 (11.22%) Banking
2 8 (8.16%) Marketing
2 8 (8.16%) Manufacturing
2 8 (8.16%) Electronics
2 8 (8.16%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.14%) Retail
4 6 (6.12%) Advertising
5 2 (2.04%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.04%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.02%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Legal
6 1 (1.02%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (34.69%) Analyst
2 17 (17.35%) Developer
3 13 (13.27%) .NET Developer
4 12 (12.24%) Support Analyst
5 10 (10.20%) C# Developer
5 10 (10.20%) Project Manager
6 9 (9.18%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (9.18%) Test Analyst
7 8 (8.16%) Voice Engineer
7 8 (8.16%) Help Desk Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
8 7 (7.14%) Business Analyst
9 5 (5.10%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Voice Specialist
9 5 (5.10%) Avaya Specialist
9 5 (5.10%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Deskside Support
10 4 (4.08%) Help Desk Support
10 4 (4.08%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.37%) .NET
2 11 (11.22%) ASP.NET
3 10 (10.20%) AngularJS
4 8 (8.16%) KnockoutJS
5 7 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (7.14%) CSS
6 6 (6.12%) HTML
7 5 (5.10%) HTML5
7 5 (5.10%) CSS3
7 5 (5.10%) Classic ASP
7 5 (5.10%) jQuery
7 5 (5.10%) WCF
8 4 (4.08%) Application Packaging
8 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (4.08%) Ember.js
8 4 (4.08%) RESTful
8 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (2.04%) MSMQ
9 2 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.16%) DTV
2 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.08%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.08%) iPad
2 4 (4.08%) iPhone
2 4 (4.08%) Mobile Computing
2 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.04%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (2.04%) Clustering
4 2 (2.04%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.04%) AS400
4 2 (2.04%) iSeries
5 1 (1.02%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.02%) HACMP
5 1 (1.02%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.45%) Windows
2 13 (13.27%) Windows 7
3 9 (9.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (6.12%) Windows XP
5 5 (5.10%) UNIX
6 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.08%) Apple iOS
6 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.06%) Linux
8 2 (2.04%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.04%) AIX
9 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (23.47%) Migration
3 17 (17.35%) Scrum
4 12 (12.24%) MVC
5 10 (10.20%) TDD
6 9 (9.18%) Programme Management
7 8 (8.16%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (8.16%) Project Management
7 8 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (8.16%) CRM
8 7 (7.14%) ITIL
8 7 (7.14%) Change Management
9 6 (6.12%) Service Management
9 6 (6.12%) PRINCE2
9 6 (6.12%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.12%) Waterfall
10 5 (5.10%) Data Modelling
10 5 (5.10%) OO
10 5 (5.10%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 13 (13.27%) C#
3 10 (10.20%) SQL
4 6 (6.12%) PowerShell
5 5 (5.10%) VBScript
6 3 (3.06%) C
6 3 (3.06%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.12%) ISTQB
2 5 (5.10%) ISEB
2 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.10%) MCSE
3 4 (4.08%) Degree
4 3 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.04%) ACCA
5 2 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.04%) PMP
5 2 (2.04%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.02%) CCNP
6 1 (1.02%) CCNA
6 1 (1.02%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) SLA
2 3 (3.06%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.04%) Solvency II
4 1 (1.02%) Basel II
4 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 11 (11.22%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.14%) XenApp
4 5 (5.10%) vSphere
4 5 (5.10%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (4.08%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (6.12%) SCCM
2 5 (5.10%) SCOM
3 3 (3.06%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.04%) WSUS
4 2 (2.04%) Control-M
4 2 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.02%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 31 (31.63%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.20%) VMware
2 10 (10.20%) Citrix
3 8 (8.16%) SAP
3 8 (8.16%) Avaya
4 7 (7.14%) HP
5 4 (4.08%) Lotus
6 3 (3.06%) Cisco
7 2 (2.04%) Wyse
7 2 (2.04%) Reuters
7 2 (2.04%) Bloomberg
7 2 (2.04%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.04%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.04%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.04%) Intel
7 2 (2.04%) SunGard
7 2 (2.04%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.02%) Veeam
8 1 (1.02%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.02%) ServiceNow
Tunbridge Wells
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Dover
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago