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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 47 61 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 21.66% 17.58% 19.87%
As % of the General category 61.84% 46.21% 51.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 37 48
Average daily rate £388 £340 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.97% +43.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £54.70 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.39 £22.77
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -14.84%
General Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
76 132 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 35.02% 38.04% 38.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 64 72
Average daily rate £388 £308 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.01% +46.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 12
Average hourly rate £17.00 £33.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.25% +91.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Malling 0 7 £360 +2.85%
Tonbridge 0 6 £475 - 1
Tunbridge Wells -5 4 £338 +3.92% 1
Maidstone +2 2 £300 +8.10% 1
Dartford -4 1 £475 +35.71%
Folkestone - 1 £350 -
Chatham - - - -
Dover - - - -
Rochester - - - -
Sevenoaks - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - - 2
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (23.46%) Project Management
2 15 (18.52%) Oracle
3 14 (17.28%) UNIX
3 14 (17.28%) Oracle Database
4 13 (16.05%) SQL
5 12 (14.81%) PRINCE2
5 12 (14.81%) Linux
6 11 (13.58%) .NET
6 11 (13.58%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (12.35%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 9 (11.11%) C#
8 9 (11.11%) AIX
8 9 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (9.88%) Replication
9 8 (9.88%) Change Management
9 8 (9.88%) DB2
9 8 (9.88%) Red Hat
9 8 (9.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (8.64%) Business Analysis
10 7 (8.64%) MS Office
10 7 (8.64%) Windows
10 7 (8.64%) MS Excel
11 6 (7.41%) ITIL
11 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
11 6 (7.41%) Asset Management
11 6 (7.41%) TDD
11 6 (7.41%) Investment Management
12 5 (6.17%) E-Commerce
12 5 (6.17%) Advertising

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (2.47%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.23%) IIS
2 1 (1.23%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) MS Office
1 7 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.47%) MS Project
3 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.23%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) WAN
2 3 (3.70%) LAN
2 3 (3.70%) Firewall
3 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.47%) DNS
3 2 (2.47%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.23%) Intranet
4 1 (1.23%) FTP
4 1 (1.23%) HTTP
4 1 (1.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.28%) Oracle Database
2 11 (13.58%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 8 (9.88%) DB2
5 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.23%) Selenium
General
1 5 (6.17%) Advertising
2 4 (4.94%) Banking
3 3 (3.70%) Retail
4 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.47%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.23%) Law
5 1 (1.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (24.69%) Analyst
2 16 (19.75%) Project Manager
3 14 (17.28%) Business Analyst
4 13 (16.05%) DBA
5 12 (14.81%) Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Senior DBA
6 7 (8.64%) DB2 DBA
6 7 (8.64%) .NET Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Oracle DBA
7 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Oracle Team Leader
8 3 (3.70%) Financial Business Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Change Project Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Network Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.70%) Change Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Senior Oracle DBA
8 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.58%) .NET
2 3 (3.70%) WCF
2 3 (3.70%) Web Services
3 2 (2.47%) EDI
3 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (2.47%) RESTful
3 2 (2.47%) WPF
4 1 (1.23%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (1.23%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.23%) COM
4 1 (1.23%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Replication
2 2 (2.47%) Clustering
2 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.47%) AS400
3 1 (1.23%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.23%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.23%) Informatics
3 1 (1.23%) CMDB
3 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.23%) HACMP
3 1 (1.23%) NHS
3 1 (1.23%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.28%) UNIX
2 12 (14.81%) Linux
3 9 (11.11%) AIX
4 8 (9.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (8.64%) Windows
6 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.46%) Project Management
2 12 (14.81%) PRINCE2
3 10 (12.35%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (9.88%) Change Management
6 7 (8.64%) Business Analysis
7 6 (7.41%) ITIL
7 6 (7.41%) Asset Management
7 6 (7.41%) TDD
7 6 (7.41%) Investment Management
8 5 (6.17%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.17%) Validation
9 4 (4.94%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (4.94%) MVC
9 4 (4.94%) Risk Management
9 4 (4.94%) Workflow
9 4 (4.94%) Data Modelling
10 3 (3.70%) Automated Testing
10 3 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (3.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.05%) SQL
2 9 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (2.47%) VBA
3 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.23%) Java
4 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) ISEB
2 3 (3.70%) Degree
2 3 (3.70%) PMP
2 3 (3.70%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.47%) CCNP
3 2 (2.47%) CCNA
3 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.23%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.23%) OCP
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (4.94%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.23%) SRDF
3 1 (1.23%) vSphere
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (3.70%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.23%) SCCM
2 1 (1.23%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.23%) nmon
Vendors
1 15 (18.52%) Oracle
2 8 (9.88%) Red Hat
3 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.94%) Sybase
5 3 (3.70%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.70%) VMware
6 2 (2.47%) SAP
6 2 (2.47%) Intel
6 2 (2.47%) Cisco
6 2 (2.47%) IBM
6 2 (2.47%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.23%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.23%) Green Hat
7 1 (1.23%) Guidewire
7 1 (1.23%) Citrix
7 1 (1.23%) Avaya
7 1 (1.23%) EMC
7 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.23%) Thunderhead
7 1 (1.23%) Teradata
Cranbrook, Kent
Benenden Hospital Trust
Rate: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum - Pro Rata (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Enterprise Partners
Posted: 9 days ago
Kent
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £410 - £430 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £370 - £420 per annum + rolling extension
Posted: 25 days ago