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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 8 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 73 91 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.03% 23.58% 15.32%
As % of the General category 71.57% 74.59% 52.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 39 34
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£379 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £700 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.06 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
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
102 122 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 16.80% 31.61% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 57 62
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £700 £599
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 13
Average hourly rate £16.25 £11.00 £12.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% -12.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.25 £6.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £24.75 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 22 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 22 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 -15 38 £377 +9.60% 14
Durham +15 29 £353 +28.18% 1
Northumberland - - - - 1
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 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 40 (27.21%) Oracle
2 34 (23.13%) SQL
2 34 (23.13%) Security Cleared
3 29 (19.73%) Oracle EBS
4 28 (19.05%) Project Management
5 27 (18.37%) Microsoft
6 23 (15.65%) Oracle EBS R12
7 22 (14.97%) SC Cleared
8 20 (13.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (13.61%) MS Excel
8 20 (13.61%) Oracle General Ledger
8 20 (13.61%) Oracle Receivables
8 20 (13.61%) Oracle Payables
9 19 (12.93%) Oracle Applications
9 19 (12.93%) General Ledger
10 18 (12.24%) Oracle Forms
10 18 (12.24%) XML
11 17 (11.56%) C#
11 17 (11.56%) Java
12 16 (10.88%) SQL Server
12 16 (10.88%) .NET
12 16 (10.88%) SharePoint
12 16 (10.88%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (10.88%) Workflow
12 16 (10.88%) Manufacturing
12 16 (10.88%) Migration
13 15 (10.20%) Oracle Workflow
13 15 (10.20%) PRINCE2
13 15 (10.20%) PL/SQL
13 15 (10.20%) Regression Testing

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 16 (10.88%) SharePoint
2 15 (10.20%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (5.44%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (3.40%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.36%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (1.36%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.36%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.36%) Oracle UPK
6 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.68%) CMS
6 1 (0.68%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (13.61%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.80%) MS Office
3 9 (6.12%) MS Project
4 7 (4.76%) InfoPath
5 6 (4.08%) MS Visio
6 5 (3.40%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.68%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 29 (19.73%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (15.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 20 (13.61%) Oracle General Ledger
3 20 (13.61%) Oracle Receivables
3 20 (13.61%) Oracle Payables
4 19 (12.93%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (5.44%) Oracle iProcurement
5 8 (5.44%) Oracle Financials
5 8 (5.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (2.72%) Oracle CRM
6 4 (2.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (2.72%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (2.72%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (1.36%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (1.36%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 2 (1.36%) HFM
8 2 (1.36%) Oracle Payroll
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.12%) HTTP
2 7 (4.76%) Extranet
3 3 (2.04%) IP Telephony
3 3 (2.04%) Wireless
4 2 (1.36%) SAN
4 2 (1.36%) DNS
4 2 (1.36%) LDAP
4 2 (1.36%) DHCP
4 2 (1.36%) NAS
5 1 (0.68%) LTE
5 1 (0.68%) GSM
5 1 (0.68%) UMTS
5 1 (0.68%) WAN
5 1 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.88%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.84%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (6.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (5.44%) Oracle Database
4 8 (5.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 7 (4.76%) Oracle Discoverer
5 7 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (4.08%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.08%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.72%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.36%) MySQL
9 2 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle OWB
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.68%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 18 (12.24%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (4.76%) Selenium
3 5 (3.40%) JIRA
4 2 (1.36%) Subversion
4 2 (1.36%) PHPUnit
4 2 (1.36%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.68%) Toad
5 1 (0.68%) ERwin
General
1 19 (12.93%) General Ledger
2 16 (10.88%) Manufacturing
3 14 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.80%) Marketing
5 9 (6.12%) Banking
6 8 (5.44%) Electronics
7 2 (1.36%) Retail
7 2 (1.36%) Military
8 1 (0.68%) Advertising
8 1 (0.68%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 43 (29.25%) Analyst
2 37 (25.17%) Developer
3 18 (12.24%) Project Manager
4 12 (8.16%) Business Analyst
5 9 (6.12%) Java Developer
6 8 (5.44%) Oracle Developer
6 8 (5.44%) SharePoint Developer
7 7 (4.76%) Consultant
7 7 (4.76%) Programmer
8 6 (4.08%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.08%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (4.08%) Oracle Analyst
9 5 (3.40%) PMO Analyst
9 5 (3.40%) Project Analyst
9 5 (3.40%) Test Analyst
10 4 (2.72%) Applications Developer
10 4 (2.72%) Applications Support
10 4 (2.72%) Oracle Consultant
10 4 (2.72%) Project Support Analyst
10 4 (2.72%) Oracle Financials Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.24%) XML
2 16 (10.88%) .NET
3 14 (9.52%) ASP.NET
4 11 (7.48%) jQuery
5 9 (6.12%) Web Services
5 9 (6.12%) REST
6 6 (4.08%) Play Framework
6 6 (4.08%) HTML
7 3 (2.04%) JSON
7 3 (2.04%) Spring
7 3 (2.04%) CSS
7 3 (2.04%) J2EE
7 3 (2.04%) Middleware
8 2 (1.36%) SOAP
8 2 (1.36%) GWT
8 2 (1.36%) Symfony
8 2 (1.36%) MooTools
8 2 (1.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.36%) YAML
9 1 (0.68%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.44%) DTV
2 4 (2.72%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.04%) Open Source
4 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.68%) NHS
4 1 (0.68%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.16%) UNIX
2 6 (4.08%) Windows
3 3 (2.04%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.36%) Solaris
4 2 (1.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.05%) Project Management
2 20 (13.61%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (10.88%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (10.88%) Workflow
3 16 (10.88%) Migration
4 15 (10.20%) PRINCE2
4 15 (10.20%) Regression Testing
5 14 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (8.16%) CRM
6 12 (8.16%) ITIL
6 12 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (8.16%) Programme Management
6 12 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (7.48%) Problem Management
8 10 (6.80%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (5.44%) Service Delivery
9 8 (5.44%) Change Management
9 8 (5.44%) Data Management
10 7 (4.76%) Data Analysis
10 7 (4.76%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (23.13%) SQL
2 17 (11.56%) C#
2 17 (11.56%) Java
3 15 (10.20%) PL/SQL
4 11 (7.48%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.44%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.04%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.04%) VBA
7 2 (1.36%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.36%) VB
7 2 (1.36%) C++
7 2 (1.36%) PHP
7 2 (1.36%) Python
7 2 (1.36%) PHP5
7 2 (1.36%) Ruby
8 1 (0.68%) Perl
8 1 (0.68%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (23.13%) Security Cleared
2 22 (14.97%) SC Cleared
3 12 (8.16%) ISEB
4 11 (7.48%) Degree
5 7 (4.76%) APMP
6 5 (3.40%) ISTQB
6 5 (3.40%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.04%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.36%) PMP
8 2 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.68%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.68%) MCP
9 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.16%) QA
2 10 (6.80%) SLA
3 4 (2.72%) ISO 14001
4 3 (2.04%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.36%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.36%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (1.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (1.36%) Veritas File System
1 2 (1.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.36%) Netcool
1 2 (1.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 40 (27.21%) Oracle
2 27 (18.37%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.48%) SAP
4 10 (6.80%) HP
5 2 (1.36%) Sun
5 2 (1.36%) NetApp
5 2 (1.36%) Veritas
6 1 (0.68%) TSYS
6 1 (0.68%) Cisco
6 1 (0.68%) Hyperion
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