The 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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 7 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 83 39 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 13.41% 10.05% 7.91%
As % of the General category 61.94% 51.32% 37.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 26 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £175 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £26.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +73.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.07%
Finance
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

General Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
134 76 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 21.65% 19.59% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 41 21
Average daily rate £375 £307 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+191.66% -12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £10.58 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.85 £28.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 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
Tyne and Wear +2 38 £416 +116.07% 16
Durham +5 27 £375 +20.96% 3
Northumberland - - - - 2
Teesside - - - -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 48 (29.45%) Oracle
2 42 (25.77%) SQL
3 37 (22.70%) Security Cleared
4 30 (18.40%) Java
5 29 (17.79%) Project Management
6 28 (17.18%) Microsoft
7 27 (16.56%) SC Cleared
8 26 (15.95%) ITIL
9 24 (14.72%) JavaScript
9 24 (14.72%) Linux
10 22 (13.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 22 (13.50%) jQuery
11 21 (12.88%) Change Management
12 20 (12.27%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (12.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 20 (12.27%) SQL Server
12 20 (12.27%) HP
13 19 (11.66%) Web Development
13 19 (11.66%) Oracle Database
14 18 (11.04%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 18 (11.04%) Middleware
14 18 (11.04%) VBA
14 18 (11.04%) SOA
15 17 (10.43%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (10.43%) WebLogic
15 17 (10.43%) Banking
15 17 (10.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 16 (9.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 16 (9.82%) Oracle EBS R12
16 16 (9.82%) Reverse Engineering

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 17 (10.43%) WebLogic
2 16 (9.82%) AquaLogic
3 10 (6.13%) SharePoint
3 10 (6.13%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (3.68%) JBoss
5 3 (1.84%) CMS
5 3 (1.84%) SAS
5 3 (1.84%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.61%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (6.75%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.91%) MS Office
3 7 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.68%) MS Project
5 4 (2.45%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (9.82%) Oracle EBS R12
1 16 (9.82%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (8.59%) Oracle General Ledger
2 14 (8.59%) Oracle Payables
2 14 (8.59%) Oracle Receivables
3 11 (6.75%) Oracle Applications
4 9 (5.52%) Oracle Financials
5 7 (4.29%) SAP FI/CO
5 7 (4.29%) SAP CO
5 7 (4.29%) SAP FI
6 6 (3.68%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 6 (3.68%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 6 (3.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (2.45%) Oracle 11i
8 3 (1.84%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (1.84%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (1.84%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 2 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (1.23%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.52%) SAN
2 6 (3.68%) LDAP
3 2 (1.23%) NAS
3 2 (1.23%) Extranet
3 2 (1.23%) DNS
3 2 (1.23%) HTTP
3 2 (1.23%) DHCP
3 2 (1.23%) 2G
4 1 (0.61%) FTP
4 1 (0.61%) Firewall
4 1 (0.61%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 20 (12.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 20 (12.27%) SQL Server
3 19 (11.66%) Oracle Database
4 18 (11.04%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 10 (6.13%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (3.68%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 6 (3.68%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.68%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.45%) BusinessObjects XI
8 4 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.45%) Oracle Discoverer
9 3 (1.84%) Oracle OWB
9 3 (1.84%) Base SAS
10 2 (1.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 2 (1.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.61%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.45%) Ant
2 3 (1.84%) StarTeam
2 3 (1.84%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.23%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.23%) Selenium
4 1 (0.61%) Toad
4 1 (0.61%) JUnit
General
1 17 (10.43%) Banking
2 14 (8.59%) Manufacturing
3 11 (6.75%) General Ledger
4 10 (6.13%) Back Office
4 10 (6.13%) Marketing
5 7 (4.29%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.68%) Billing
7 4 (2.45%) Electronics
8 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.61%) Military
8 1 (0.61%) Retail
8 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (26.38%) Developer
2 26 (15.95%) Analyst
3 25 (15.34%) Project Manager
4 18 (11.04%) Consultant
5 16 (9.82%) SQL Developer
6 9 (5.52%) Business Analyst
7 8 (4.91%) Administrator
7 8 (4.91%) Oracle Consultant
8 7 (4.29%) VBA Developer
9 6 (3.68%) Coordinator
9 6 (3.68%) .NET Developer
10 5 (3.07%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 5 (3.07%) SAP Consultant
10 5 (3.07%) Service Manager
10 5 (3.07%) Change Manager
10 5 (3.07%) Java Developer
10 5 (3.07%) Oracle Developer
11 4 (2.45%) Senior Manager
11 4 (2.45%) Architect
11 4 (2.45%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (13.50%) jQuery
2 18 (11.04%) Middleware
3 17 (10.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 14 (8.59%) Java EE
5 13 (7.98%) .NET
5 13 (7.98%) J2EE
6 12 (7.36%) SOAP
7 11 (6.75%) Web Services
8 6 (3.68%) JPA
8 6 (3.68%) XML
9 5 (3.07%) ASP.NET
9 5 (3.07%) HTML
10 4 (2.45%) CSS
10 4 (2.45%) JDBC
10 4 (2.45%) JMS
10 4 (2.45%) JNDI
11 3 (1.84%) HTML5
11 3 (1.84%) REST
12 2 (1.23%) CSS3
12 2 (1.23%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.45%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.45%) DTV
3 3 (1.84%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.84%) Clustering
4 2 (1.23%) Social Media
5 1 (0.61%) Statistics
5 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.72%) Linux
2 16 (9.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (6.13%) UNIX
4 3 (1.84%) Solaris
5 2 (1.23%) VME
5 2 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.61%) Windows
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (17.79%) Project Management
2 26 (15.95%) ITIL
3 21 (12.88%) Change Management
4 20 (12.27%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (11.66%) Web Development
6 18 (11.04%) SOA
7 17 (10.43%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (9.82%) Reverse Engineering
8 16 (9.82%) PRINCE2
9 12 (7.36%) Business Analysis
9 12 (7.36%) Problem Management
10 11 (6.75%) Workflow
11 10 (6.13%) Service Management
11 10 (6.13%) Risk Management
11 10 (6.13%) Programme Management
12 9 (5.52%) Test Scripting
13 8 (4.91%) Six Sigma
13 8 (4.91%) Regression Testing
13 8 (4.91%) Project Planning
13 8 (4.91%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (25.77%) SQL
2 30 (18.40%) Java
3 24 (14.72%) JavaScript
4 18 (11.04%) VBA
5 12 (7.36%) PL/SQL
6 8 (4.91%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.07%) C#
8 4 (2.45%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 3 (1.84%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.84%) ABAP
10 2 (1.23%) Perl
10 2 (1.23%) C
10 2 (1.23%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 37 (22.70%) Security Cleared
2 27 (16.56%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.75%) ISEB
4 8 (4.91%) APMP
5 5 (3.07%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 3 (1.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.84%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.23%) OCP
7 2 (1.23%) OCA
7 2 (1.23%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (1.23%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.23%) OCAJ
8 1 (0.61%) Degree
8 1 (0.61%) CCNA
8 1 (0.61%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.61%) PMP
8 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.36%) SLA
2 5 (3.07%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.61%) GxP
3 1 (0.61%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.84%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (1.23%) Veritas File System
2 2 (1.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (9.20%) OpenView
2 2 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.61%) WMI
3 1 (0.61%) Netcool
3 1 (0.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.61%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 48 (29.45%) Oracle
2 28 (17.18%) Microsoft
3 20 (12.27%) HP
4 16 (9.82%) Red Hat
5 14 (8.59%) SAP
6 7 (4.29%) Informatica
7 6 (3.68%) Splunk
8 4 (2.45%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.45%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.23%) EnterpriseDB
9 2 (1.23%) Veritas
9 2 (1.23%) Sun
10 1 (0.61%) Serena
10 1 (0.61%) RedDot
10 1 (0.61%) Open Text
10 1 (0.61%) Borland
10 1 (0.61%) NetApp
10 1 (0.61%) Cisco
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