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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 5 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 67 62 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 22.56% 22.79% 20.36%
As % of the General category 84.81% 55.36% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 50 40
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £9.00 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -
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
79 112 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 26.60% 41.18% 38.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 82 54
Average daily rate £350 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Average hourly rate £39.77 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 31 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 31 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 +1 4 £310 - 2
Tonbridge -2 4 £450 +38.46%
Tunbridge Wells -6 4 £350 -12.50% 4
Maidstone -7 3 £350 - 1
Dartford +2 2 £215 -28.33%
Dover - 2 £300 -
Canterbury - 2 £475 -
Chatham - 2 £475 - 2
Rochester - 1 - -
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 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 27 (23.48%) .NET
2 24 (20.87%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (17.39%) C#
3 20 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 19 (16.52%) HTML
4 19 (16.52%) ASP.NET
5 18 (15.65%) Microsoft
5 18 (15.65%) CSS
5 18 (15.65%) AngularJS
6 17 (14.78%) Project Management
7 15 (13.04%) Scrum
7 15 (13.04%) Marketing
7 15 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (12.17%) TDD
9 13 (11.30%) Banking
9 13 (11.30%) Migration
10 12 (10.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (10.43%) OO
10 12 (10.43%) SharePoint
10 12 (10.43%) TCP/IP
10 12 (10.43%) HTML5
10 12 (10.43%) CSS3
11 11 (9.57%) SQL
11 11 (9.57%) Information Security
12 10 (8.70%) UNIX
12 10 (8.70%) Windows
12 10 (8.70%) Linux
12 10 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
12 10 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (7.83%) Oracle

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 12 (10.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.74%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.74%) Lync
2 2 (1.74%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.87%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (6.96%) MS Office
2 3 (2.61%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.74%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Sentinel
1 2 (1.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.87%) Endur
2 1 (0.87%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.61%) PaaS
1 3 (2.61%) Office 365
2 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.43%) TCP/IP
2 9 (7.83%) Firewall
3 8 (6.96%) DNS
3 8 (6.96%) LDAP
4 5 (4.35%) SAN
4 5 (4.35%) Network Security
5 3 (2.61%) VPN
5 3 (2.61%) LAN
5 3 (2.61%) WAN
5 3 (2.61%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (1.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (1.74%) DHCP
6 2 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.74%) Wireless
6 2 (1.74%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.74%) Internet
7 1 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.87%) VLAN
7 1 (0.87%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.48%) MySQL
2 4 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.74%) Ingres
3 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.74%) Big Data
3 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.87%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (0.87%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (0.87%) OLAP
4 1 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.87%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.87%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Visual Studio
1 4 (3.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.74%) Oracle APEX
General
1 15 (13.04%) Marketing
2 13 (11.30%) Banking
3 6 (5.22%) Law
4 5 (4.35%) Retail
5 3 (2.61%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.61%) Advertising
5 3 (2.61%) Electronics
6 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.74%) Front Office
6 2 (1.74%) Back Office
6 2 (1.74%) Legal
6 2 (1.74%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.87%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (26.09%) Developer
2 28 (24.35%) Analyst
3 19 (16.52%) Project Manager
4 18 (15.65%) .NET Developer
5 16 (13.91%) C# Developer
6 15 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (7.83%) Business Analyst
8 6 (5.22%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (4.35%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.48%) IT Project Manager
10 4 (3.48%) Project Analyst
10 4 (3.48%) Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (3.48%) Consultant
10 4 (3.48%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 4 (3.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (2.61%) PMO Analyst
11 3 (2.61%) Security Analyst
11 3 (2.61%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (23.48%) .NET
2 19 (16.52%) HTML
2 19 (16.52%) ASP.NET
3 18 (15.65%) CSS
3 18 (15.65%) AngularJS
4 15 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (10.43%) HTML5
5 12 (10.43%) CSS3
6 10 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (5.22%) jQuery
7 6 (5.22%) Classic ASP
8 5 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 5 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 3 (2.61%) Web Services
10 2 (1.74%) Hibernate
10 2 (1.74%) Spring
10 2 (1.74%) Java EE
10 2 (1.74%) JSON
10 2 (1.74%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.22%) HACMP
2 6 (5.22%) Clustering
3 5 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.74%) PKI
4 2 (1.74%) DTV
4 2 (1.74%) NHS
5 1 (0.87%) PMI
5 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.87%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.87%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.87%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.87%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.70%) UNIX
1 10 (8.70%) Windows
1 10 (8.70%) Linux
2 8 (6.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.48%) AIX
3 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.61%) Solaris
4 3 (2.61%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.87%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (14.78%) Project Management
3 15 (13.04%) Scrum
4 14 (12.17%) TDD
5 13 (11.30%) Migration
6 12 (10.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (10.43%) OO
7 11 (9.57%) Information Security
8 8 (6.96%) Risk Management
9 7 (6.09%) MVC
9 7 (6.09%) Asset Management
10 6 (5.22%) Business Analysis
11 5 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (4.35%) Investment Management
11 5 (4.35%) ITIL
11 5 (4.35%) PRINCE2
12 4 (3.48%) ETL
12 4 (3.48%) Service Delivery
12 4 (3.48%) Data Security
12 4 (3.48%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.39%) C#
1 20 (17.39%) JavaScript
2 11 (9.57%) SQL
3 6 (5.22%) Perl
4 5 (4.35%) Python
5 3 (2.61%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.61%) VBA
6 2 (1.74%) VBScript
6 2 (1.74%) Java
6 2 (1.74%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.74%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.87%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (0.87%) Ada
7 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.87%) SAS Macro
7 1 (0.87%) C
7 1 (0.87%) C++
7 1 (0.87%) VB
7 1 (0.87%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (5.22%) ISEB
2 4 (3.48%) CISSP
2 4 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (3.48%) PMP
2 4 (3.48%) PMI Certification
2 4 (3.48%) CISM
3 3 (2.61%) Degree
4 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.74%) MCSE
4 2 (1.74%) CCIE
4 2 (1.74%) CCNA
5 1 (0.87%) MCSA
5 1 (0.87%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.87%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.87%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.87%) CCSA
5 1 (0.87%) CCSE
5 1 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.87%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.22%) SLA
3 5 (4.35%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.74%) Solvency II
4 2 (1.74%) Basel II
5 1 (0.87%) QA
5 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.87%) DO-178B
System Software
1 7 (6.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (5.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 6 (5.22%) NFS
2 6 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.35%) XenApp
3 5 (4.35%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.48%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.74%) vSphere
5 2 (1.74%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.87%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (6.96%) Puppet
2 6 (5.22%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.35%) SCCM
4 4 (3.48%) OpenView
4 4 (3.48%) Control-M
4 4 (3.48%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.74%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.74%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.87%) Nessus
Vendors
1 18 (15.65%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.83%) Oracle
3 8 (6.96%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.09%) Veritas
4 7 (6.09%) Cisco
4 7 (6.09%) VMware
5 5 (4.35%) HP
5 5 (4.35%) Citrix
5 5 (4.35%) CheckPoint
6 4 (3.48%) Dell
6 4 (3.48%) Sun
6 4 (3.48%) IBM
7 3 (2.61%) Juniper
7 3 (2.61%) NetScout
7 3 (2.61%) SolarWinds
7 3 (2.61%) F5
7 3 (2.61%) Lancope
8 2 (1.74%) Aruba
8 2 (1.74%) Splunk
8 2 (1.74%) Blue Coat
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