The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 1 August 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 North East 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 8 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 69 89 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 11.94% 25.43% 16.83%
As % of the General category 66.99% 76.07% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 41 48
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£399 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £700 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.11 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-1.16% -16.52%
General Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
103 117 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 17.82% 33.43% 29.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 60 70
Average daily rate £398 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £256 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £700 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.20 £8.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £13.70 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -16.66%
Finance
England

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the North East region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the North East region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the North East region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Finance
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the North East region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
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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
Tyne and Wear -9 36 £415 +27.69% 10
Durham +13 25 £385 +133.33% 1
Northumberland - - - - 1
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 46 (30.87%) Oracle
2 36 (24.16%) Security Cleared
3 30 (20.13%) Microsoft
3 30 (20.13%) SQL
4 28 (18.79%) Project Management
4 28 (18.79%) Oracle EBS
5 26 (17.45%) SC Cleared
6 23 (15.44%) SQL Server
7 22 (14.77%) Manufacturing
7 22 (14.77%) Oracle EBS R12
8 20 (13.42%) Oracle General Ledger
8 20 (13.42%) Oracle Payables
8 20 (13.42%) Oracle Receivables
8 20 (13.42%) Java
8 20 (13.42%) PRINCE2
9 19 (12.75%) MS Excel
9 19 (12.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (12.75%) Oracle Applications
9 19 (12.75%) General Ledger
10 18 (12.08%) Oracle Forms
11 17 (11.41%) .NET
12 16 (10.74%) C#
12 16 (10.74%) XML
12 16 (10.74%) Workflow
13 15 (10.07%) Telecoms
13 15 (10.07%) Oracle Workflow
13 15 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (10.07%) ITIL
13 15 (10.07%) UNIX
13 15 (10.07%) Regression Testing

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 15 (10.07%) Oracle Workflow
2 13 (8.72%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.70%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (3.36%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (2.68%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.01%) Tuxedo
7 2 (1.34%) Oracle UPK
7 2 (1.34%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.34%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.67%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (12.75%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.04%) MS Project
3 8 (5.37%) MS Office
4 5 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.36%) InfoPath
4 5 (3.36%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.67%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 28 (18.79%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (14.77%) Oracle EBS R12
3 20 (13.42%) Oracle General Ledger
3 20 (13.42%) Oracle Payables
3 20 (13.42%) Oracle Receivables
4 19 (12.75%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (5.37%) Oracle Financials
5 8 (5.37%) Oracle iProcurement
6 7 (4.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (3.36%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (2.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (2.68%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (2.68%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (2.68%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (1.34%) Oracle 11i
9 2 (1.34%) Oracle Payroll
9 2 (1.34%) Oracle iRecruitment
9 2 (1.34%) HFM
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.70%) HTTP
2 5 (3.36%) Extranet
3 3 (2.01%) Wireless
3 3 (2.01%) IP Telephony
3 3 (2.01%) Internet
4 2 (1.34%) Network Security
4 2 (1.34%) 4G
4 2 (1.34%) DSL
4 2 (1.34%) 3G
4 2 (1.34%) Firewall
4 2 (1.34%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.67%) DHCP
5 1 (0.67%) DNS
5 1 (0.67%) GSM
5 1 (0.67%) UMTS
5 1 (0.67%) WAN
5 1 (0.67%) LDAP
5 1 (0.67%) SAN
5 1 (0.67%) NAS
5 1 (0.67%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.44%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.40%) RDBMS
2 14 (9.40%) Relational Database
3 13 (8.72%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (6.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (5.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 7 (4.70%) Oracle Database
6 7 (4.70%) Oracle Discoverer
7 5 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (3.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.68%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.34%) MySQL
9 2 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle OWB
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.67%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 18 (12.08%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (4.70%) Selenium
3 5 (3.36%) JIRA
4 2 (1.34%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.34%) PHPUnit
4 2 (1.34%) Subversion
5 1 (0.67%) Toad
5 1 (0.67%) ERwin
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (14.77%) Manufacturing
2 19 (12.75%) General Ledger
3 15 (10.07%) Telecoms
4 11 (7.38%) Banking
5 8 (5.37%) Marketing
6 7 (4.70%) Electronics
7 4 (2.68%) Retail
8 2 (1.34%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.67%) Advertising
9 1 (0.67%) Back Office
9 1 (0.67%) Military
9 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 39 (26.17%) Analyst
2 38 (25.50%) Developer
3 24 (16.11%) Project Manager
4 13 (8.72%) Business Analyst
5 9 (6.04%) Java Developer
6 8 (5.37%) Consultant
6 8 (5.37%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (4.03%) Programmer
7 6 (4.03%) Support Analyst
7 6 (4.03%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (4.03%) Oracle Analyst
7 6 (4.03%) Microsoft Developer
8 5 (3.36%) PMO Analyst
8 5 (3.36%) SharePoint Developer
8 5 (3.36%) Project Analyst
8 5 (3.36%) Test Analyst
9 4 (2.68%) Programme Manager
9 4 (2.68%) Coordinator
9 4 (2.68%) DBA
9 4 (2.68%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.41%) .NET
2 16 (10.74%) XML
3 13 (8.72%) ASP.NET
4 8 (5.37%) jQuery
5 7 (4.70%) REST
5 7 (4.70%) Web Services
6 6 (4.03%) Middleware
7 5 (3.36%) HTML
7 5 (3.36%) Play Framework
8 4 (2.68%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (2.01%) JSON
9 3 (2.01%) Spring
10 2 (1.34%) YAML
10 2 (1.34%) CSS
10 2 (1.34%) SOAP
10 2 (1.34%) J2EE
10 2 (1.34%) GWT
10 2 (1.34%) MooTools
10 2 (1.34%) Symfony
11 1 (0.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.70%) DTV
2 4 (2.68%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.01%) PMI
3 3 (2.01%) Open Source
4 1 (0.67%) Replication
4 1 (0.67%) Clustering
4 1 (0.67%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.07%) UNIX
2 10 (6.71%) Windows
3 5 (3.36%) Linux
3 5 (3.36%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.67%) Solaris
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.79%) Project Management
2 20 (13.42%) PRINCE2
3 19 (12.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (10.74%) Workflow
5 15 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (10.07%) ITIL
5 15 (10.07%) Regression Testing
6 14 (9.40%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (9.40%) Migration
7 12 (8.05%) CRM
7 12 (8.05%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (7.38%) Problem Management
8 11 (7.38%) Integration Testing
8 11 (7.38%) Test Scripting
8 11 (7.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (6.71%) Risk Management
10 9 (6.04%) Six Sigma
11 8 (5.37%) Change Management
11 8 (5.37%) OO
11 8 (5.37%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.13%) SQL
2 20 (13.42%) Java
3 16 (10.74%) C#
4 14 (9.40%) PL/SQL
5 8 (5.37%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.36%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.36%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.01%) VBA
8 2 (1.34%) C++
8 2 (1.34%) VB
8 2 (1.34%) PHP
8 2 (1.34%) Python
8 2 (1.34%) Ruby
8 2 (1.34%) PHP5
9 1 (0.67%) C
9 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (24.16%) Security Cleared
2 26 (17.45%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.72%) Degree
4 6 (4.03%) PMI Certification
5 5 (3.36%) ISTQB
5 5 (3.36%) ISEB
5 5 (3.36%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.01%) PMP
7 2 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.67%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.67%) MCT
8 1 (0.67%) MCP
8 1 (0.67%) APMP
8 1 (0.67%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.05%) SLA
1 12 (8.05%) QA
2 3 (2.01%) ISO 14001
3 2 (1.34%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.34%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.01%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (0.67%) Veritas File System
2 1 (0.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.67%) Netcool
2 1 (0.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 46 (30.87%) Oracle
2 30 (20.13%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.71%) HP
4 9 (6.04%) SAP
5 4 (2.68%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.01%) Cisco
7 2 (1.34%) Veritas
8 1 (0.67%) VMware
8 1 (0.67%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.67%) NetApp
8 1 (0.67%) Sun
8 1 (0.67%) TSYS
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