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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 5 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 46 46 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 18.93% 23.00% 19.60%
As % of the General category 67.65% 61.33% 51.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 42 37
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£350 £391 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.54% +15.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £54.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.14%
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
68 75 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 27.98% 37.50% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 55 62
Average daily rate £375 £388 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +26.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £37.62 £17.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.29% -54.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.46 £17.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.52 £17.00 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.04 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-0.15% -5.50%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -2 6 £363 +7.32% 3
Folkestone +1 2 - -
Tonbridge -3 2 £488 +2.63% 2
Maidstone -4 1 - - 5
Sevenoaks - 1 £305 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £620 - 1
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 24 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (16.84%) Migration
4 15 (15.79%) Scrum
5 14 (14.74%) MS Office
6 13 (13.68%) Marketing
7 12 (12.63%) Banking
7 12 (12.63%) JavaScript
7 12 (12.63%) Windows
8 11 (11.58%) ASP.NET
8 11 (11.58%) C#
8 11 (11.58%) SQL
8 11 (11.58%) .NET
8 11 (11.58%) Retail
9 10 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (10.53%) TDD
9 10 (10.53%) Active Directory
9 10 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
9 10 (10.53%) AngularJS
10 9 (9.47%) Firewall
10 9 (9.47%) UNIX
10 9 (9.47%) CRM
10 9 (9.47%) CSS
11 8 (8.42%) Linux
11 8 (8.42%) HTML
11 8 (8.42%) MS Excel
11 8 (8.42%) Citrix
11 8 (8.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (7.37%) HTML5
12 7 (7.37%) Waterfall

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 7 (7.37%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.05%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (14.74%) MS Office
2 8 (8.42%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (7.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.11%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.05%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) SaaS
1 1 (1.05%) PaaS
1 1 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.47%) Firewall
2 7 (7.37%) LAN
2 7 (7.37%) WAN
3 6 (6.32%) LDAP
3 6 (6.32%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.32%) DNS
4 5 (5.26%) VPN
5 3 (3.16%) Network Security
6 2 (2.11%) DHCP
6 2 (2.11%) SAN
6 2 (2.11%) IP Telephony
6 2 (2.11%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.05%) Internet
7 1 (1.05%) Wireless
7 1 (1.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (1.05%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.11%) Big Data
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.11%) MySQL
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.05%) Ingres
4 1 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (4.21%) AdminStudio
2 2 (2.11%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.05%) JIRA
3 1 (1.05%) MSI
3 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (13.68%) Marketing
2 12 (12.63%) Banking
3 11 (11.58%) Retail
4 7 (7.37%) Manufacturing
4 7 (7.37%) Electronics
4 7 (7.37%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.26%) Advertising
6 3 (3.16%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.11%) Front Office
8 1 (1.05%) Publishing
8 1 (1.05%) Games
8 1 (1.05%) Back Office
8 1 (1.05%) Legal
8 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 38 (40.00%) Analyst
2 15 (15.79%) Developer
2 15 (15.79%) Project Manager
3 11 (11.58%) C# Developer
4 10 (10.53%) .NET Developer
4 10 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 10 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (8.42%) Support Analyst
5 8 (8.42%) Help Desk Analyst
5 8 (8.42%) Test Analyst
6 7 (7.37%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 7 (7.37%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (4.21%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (4.21%) Help Desk Support
8 4 (4.21%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) Quality Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) Data Quality Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.58%) ASP.NET
1 11 (11.58%) .NET
2 10 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
2 10 (10.53%) AngularJS
3 9 (9.47%) CSS
4 8 (8.42%) HTML
4 8 (8.42%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (7.37%) HTML5
5 7 (7.37%) Classic ASP
5 7 (7.37%) CSS3
6 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (4.21%) Application Packaging
8 3 (3.16%) RESTful
8 3 (3.16%) WCF
8 3 (3.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (3.16%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (3.16%) Ember.js
9 2 (2.11%) Web Services
10 1 (1.05%) jQuery
10 1 (1.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.37%) DTV
2 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.32%) Clustering
3 5 (5.26%) HACMP
4 4 (4.21%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (3.16%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.05%) PMI
7 1 (1.05%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.05%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.63%) Windows
2 9 (9.47%) UNIX
3 8 (8.42%) Linux
4 7 (7.37%) Windows 7
4 7 (7.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.16%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.11%) Solaris
7 2 (2.11%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.05%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (16.84%) Migration
3 15 (15.79%) Scrum
4 10 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (10.53%) TDD
5 9 (9.47%) CRM
6 7 (7.37%) Waterfall
6 7 (7.37%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (7.37%) Business Analysis
6 7 (7.37%) Programme Management
6 7 (7.37%) Project Management
6 7 (7.37%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (7.37%) OO
7 6 (6.32%) PRINCE2
7 6 (6.32%) E-Commerce
7 6 (6.32%) Data Modelling
8 5 (5.26%) Data Migration
8 5 (5.26%) System Testing
8 5 (5.26%) MVC
9 4 (4.21%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.63%) JavaScript
2 11 (11.58%) C#
2 11 (11.58%) SQL
3 4 (4.21%) Perl
3 4 (4.21%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.21%) VBScript
3 4 (4.21%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.16%) Python
5 2 (2.11%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (7.37%) ISEB
2 5 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.26%) MCSE
3 3 (3.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (3.16%) Degree
3 3 (3.16%) PMP
3 3 (3.16%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.11%) CCIE
4 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.05%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.05%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) SLA
2 3 (3.16%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.11%) Solvency II
3 2 (2.11%) Basel II
3 2 (2.11%) QA
3 2 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.05%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 10 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.32%) XenApp
2 6 (6.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (5.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (4.21%) NFS
4 4 (4.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (2.11%) vSphere
6 2 (2.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (5.26%) SCCM
1 5 (5.26%) Puppet
2 4 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.11%) OpenView
3 2 (2.11%) Control-M
3 2 (2.11%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.11%) WSUS
3 2 (2.11%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 19 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.42%) Citrix
3 7 (7.37%) SAP
4 6 (6.32%) Veritas
4 6 (6.32%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.26%) Oracle
6 3 (3.16%) VMware
6 3 (3.16%) Cisco
7 2 (2.11%) F5
7 2 (2.11%) IBM
7 2 (2.11%) Sun
7 2 (2.11%) HP
7 2 (2.11%) Dell
7 2 (2.11%) Wyse
7 2 (2.11%) Reuters
7 2 (2.11%) Bloomberg
7 2 (2.11%) Juniper
7 2 (2.11%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.11%) NetScout
7 2 (2.11%) SolarWinds
Kent
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 27 days ago