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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
South East / Kent
Rank 3 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 49 114 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.88% 32.11% 19.86%
As % of the General category 46.23% 79.72% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 91 35
Median daily rate £475 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £180 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £177.50 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1872.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.52% +54.54%

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
106 143 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 38.69% 40.28% 32.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 114 54
Median daily rate £450 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Median hourly rate £21.78 £185.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.22% +1955.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +37.85%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone +2 4 £418 +19.28% 4
Folkestone -3 4 £350 +10.23% 1
Tunbridge Wells +2 3 £465 +14.25% 2
Chatham 0 3 £500 +177.77% 1
West Malling +1 2 £425 -15.84%
Stansted - 1 £475 -
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Finance.

1 31 (27.68%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (24.11%) Microsoft
3 25 (22.32%) Project Management
4 18 (16.07%) VMware
4 18 (16.07%) Windows
5 16 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 16 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 15 (13.39%) HTML
7 14 (12.50%) SQL
8 12 (10.71%) MCP
8 12 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (10.71%) MCSE
8 12 (10.71%) MCSA
8 12 (10.71%) Nessus
8 12 (10.71%) MCITP
8 12 (10.71%) LANDesk
8 12 (10.71%) SolarWinds
8 12 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (9.82%) Migration
9 11 (9.82%) Scrum
9 11 (9.82%) JavaScript
10 10 (8.93%) .NET
10 10 (8.93%) Oracle
10 10 (8.93%) PRINCE2
10 10 (8.93%) TDD
11 9 (8.04%) Degree
11 9 (8.04%) Web Services
11 9 (8.04%) CSS

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (5.36%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.89%) Confluence
3 1 (0.89%) FileNet
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (4.46%) MS Office
2 4 (3.57%) MS Project
3 3 (2.68%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.89%) InDesign
5 1 (0.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (1.79%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (1.79%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.89%) HFM
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.89%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.14%) PaaS
3 7 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (6.25%) Heroku
4 1 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.57%) DNS
2 3 (2.68%) HTTP
3 1 (0.89%) Firewall
3 1 (0.89%) Internet
3 1 (0.89%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.89%) LAN
3 1 (0.89%) PPP
3 1 (0.89%) VPN
3 1 (0.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (6.25%) Redis
1 7 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.36%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.79%) DB2
4 2 (1.79%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.89%) Essbase
5 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.89%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (2.68%) JIRA
1 3 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.79%) LSMW
3 1 (0.89%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.89%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.89%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.89%) Subversion
3 1 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (7.14%) Banking
2 5 (4.46%) Marketing
2 5 (4.46%) Retail
3 4 (3.57%) Advertising
4 2 (1.79%) Back Office
5 1 (0.89%) Billing
5 1 (0.89%) Electronics
5 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.89%) French Language
5 1 (0.89%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.89%) Legal
5 1 (0.89%) Local Government
5 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.89%) Military
5 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 22 (19.64%) Analyst
3 19 (16.96%) Developer
4 12 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
4 12 (10.71%) Windows Engineer
4 12 (10.71%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 10 (8.93%) Business Analyst
6 8 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
7 7 (6.25%) Architect
7 7 (6.25%) Service Analyst
8 6 (5.36%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.36%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (5.36%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 6 (5.36%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (5.36%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.36%) Senior Manager
9 5 (4.46%) C Developer
9 5 (4.46%) C++ Developer
9 5 (4.46%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.39%) HTML
2 10 (8.93%) .NET
3 9 (8.04%) CSS
3 9 (8.04%) Web Services
4 8 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (3.57%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.68%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.68%) Entity Framework
6 3 (2.68%) XML
7 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.89%) CSS3
8 1 (0.89%) HTML5
8 1 (0.89%) jQuery
8 1 (0.89%) JSON
8 1 (0.89%) LINQ
8 1 (0.89%) WCF
8 1 (0.89%) WPF
8 1 (0.89%) WSDL
8 1 (0.89%) XML Messaging
8 1 (0.89%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.57%) Fat Client
2 4 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.57%) Thin Client
3 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.89%) Digital Media
3 1 (0.89%) iSeries
3 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.89%) PMI
3 1 (0.89%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (0.89%) Social Media
3 1 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.07%) Windows
2 16 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 16 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (4.46%) Linux
4 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.57%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.68%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (22.32%) Project Management
3 16 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (9.82%) Migration
4 11 (9.82%) Scrum
5 10 (8.93%) PRINCE2
5 10 (8.93%) TDD
6 8 (7.14%) ETL
7 7 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (6.25%) Software Engineering
8 6 (5.36%) Business Analysis
8 6 (5.36%) Change Management
8 6 (5.36%) Investment Management
8 6 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (4.46%) Asset Management
9 5 (4.46%) Data Migration
9 5 (4.46%) Fund Management
9 5 (4.46%) SDLC
9 5 (4.46%) Server Patching
9 5 (4.46%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.50%) SQL
2 11 (9.82%) JavaScript
3 9 (8.04%) Java
4 7 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 7 (6.25%) C
4 7 (6.25%) Go
4 7 (6.25%) Ruby
5 6 (5.36%) C#
5 6 (5.36%) C++
5 6 (5.36%) Perl
6 5 (4.46%) COBOL
7 3 (2.68%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.79%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.89%) LINC
9 1 (0.89%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.89%) VB
9 1 (0.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (10.71%) MCITP
1 12 (10.71%) MCP
1 12 (10.71%) MCSA
1 12 (10.71%) MCSE
1 12 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (8.04%) Degree
3 3 (2.68%) APMP
3 3 (2.68%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.68%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.79%) ISEB
4 2 (1.79%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.89%) CBAP
5 1 (0.89%) CISA
5 1 (0.89%) CISM
5 1 (0.89%) CISSP
5 1 (0.89%) PMP
5 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.57%) QA
2 2 (1.79%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.89%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.89%) GDPR
3 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.14%) vSphere
3 5 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.46%) XenApp
4 4 (3.57%) BitLocker
4 4 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (3.57%) VMware ESX
4 4 (3.57%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (10.71%) Nessus
2 4 (3.57%) SCCM
2 4 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (24.11%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.07%) VMware
3 12 (10.71%) LANDesk
3 12 (10.71%) SolarWinds
4 10 (8.93%) Oracle
5 8 (7.14%) Citrix
6 4 (3.57%) Adobe
6 4 (3.57%) AppSense
6 4 (3.57%) CA
6 4 (3.57%) Cognos
6 4 (3.57%) SAP
6 4 (3.57%) Symantec
6 4 (3.57%) Wyse
7 2 (1.79%) Avaya
7 2 (1.79%) Workday
8 1 (0.89%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.89%) Informatica
8 1 (0.89%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.89%) Netezza
8 1 (0.89%) Teradata
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