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 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 8 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing Finance 102 74 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 13.14% 12.65% 17.63%
As % of the General category 62.20% 56.92% 76.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 46 33
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£363 £275 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -32.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £207 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £466 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £378
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
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
164 130 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 21.13% 22.22% 23.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 83 38
Average daily rate £325 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £178 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £466 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £34.75 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.58% +215.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%

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 26 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the North East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 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
Tyne and Wear +1 81 £360 +27.43% 15
Durham -4 11 £325 +30.00% 4
Teesside -1 2 £500 +122.22%
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 53 (30.46%) Oracle
2 38 (21.84%) SQL
3 32 (18.39%) ITIL
3 32 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (17.24%) Java
4 30 (17.24%) Microsoft
5 28 (16.09%) Security Cleared
6 25 (14.37%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (14.37%) Oracle Reports
6 25 (14.37%) SAP
7 24 (13.79%) SC Cleared
8 21 (12.07%) Project Management
8 21 (12.07%) SQL Server
9 20 (11.49%) MS Office
9 20 (11.49%) Web Services
10 18 (10.34%) Migration
10 18 (10.34%) Business Analysis
11 16 (9.20%) PL/SQL
11 16 (9.20%) Oracle Database
12 15 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (8.62%) Oracle EBS
12 15 (8.62%) Manufacturing
13 14 (8.05%) Problem Management
13 14 (8.05%) Linux
13 14 (8.05%) SLA
13 14 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (7.47%) J2EE
14 13 (7.47%) Windows
14 13 (7.47%) Workflow
15 12 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 11 (6.32%) WebLogic
1 11 (6.32%) AquaLogic
2 10 (5.75%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.15%) JBoss
4 2 (1.15%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.15%) SAS
4 2 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.15%) Lync
5 1 (0.57%) CMS
5 1 (0.57%) Confluence
5 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (11.49%) MS Office
2 11 (6.32%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.15%) MS Project
4 2 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (8.62%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (6.90%) Oracle Financials
2 12 (6.90%) Oracle Payables
2 12 (6.90%) Oracle General Ledger
3 11 (6.32%) SAP FI
4 10 (5.75%) Oracle EBS R12
5 9 (5.17%) Oracle Receivables
5 9 (5.17%) SAP FI/CO
5 9 (5.17%) SAP CO
6 8 (4.60%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (4.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (2.30%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (1.72%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 3 (1.72%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 3 (1.72%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 3 (1.72%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.57%) Agresso
10 1 (0.57%) SAP PS
10 1 (0.57%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.15%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.60%) LDAP
2 4 (2.30%) VPN
3 3 (1.72%) SAN
4 1 (0.57%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.37%) Oracle Reports
2 21 (12.07%) SQL Server
3 16 (9.20%) Oracle Database
4 12 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (6.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (4.02%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 7 (4.02%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 6 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.87%) Oracle OWB
8 5 (2.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.87%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (2.30%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.30%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (2.30%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.72%) Oracle Discoverer
11 2 (1.15%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.15%) Base SAS
11 2 (1.15%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 2 (1.15%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 2 (1.15%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 8 (4.60%) Ant
2 5 (2.87%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (2.30%) JIRA
3 4 (2.30%) Selenium
4 2 (1.15%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.15%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.57%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.57%) Toad
5 1 (0.57%) JBehave
5 1 (0.57%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (8.62%) Manufacturing
2 10 (5.75%) Banking
3 9 (5.17%) General Ledger
4 7 (4.02%) Retail
4 7 (4.02%) Marketing
5 5 (2.87%) Electronics
5 5 (2.87%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.30%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.72%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.72%) Legal
7 3 (1.72%) Billing
8 2 (1.15%) Back Office
9 1 (0.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 51 (29.31%) Analyst
2 44 (25.29%) Developer
3 30 (17.24%) Project Manager
4 24 (13.79%) Business Analyst
5 12 (6.90%) Oracle Developer
6 11 (6.32%) Architect
7 9 (5.17%) Consultant
7 9 (5.17%) Support Analyst
7 9 (5.17%) Java Developer
8 7 (4.02%) SAP Consultant
8 7 (4.02%) SQL Developer
9 6 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (3.45%) Service Analyst
9 6 (3.45%) Administrator
9 6 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (2.87%) Coordinator
10 5 (2.87%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 5 (2.87%) Informatica Developer
10 5 (2.87%) ETL Developer
10 5 (2.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.49%) Web Services
2 13 (7.47%) J2EE
3 11 (6.32%) Middleware
4 10 (5.75%) SOAP
5 8 (4.60%) JMS
5 8 (4.60%) JNDI
5 8 (4.60%) JDBC
6 7 (4.02%) Java EE
6 7 (4.02%) jQuery
7 6 (3.45%) XML
7 6 (3.45%) .NET
8 5 (2.87%) HTML
8 5 (2.87%) .NET Framework
8 5 (2.87%) Entity Framework
8 5 (2.87%) Play Framework
9 4 (2.30%) AngularJS
9 4 (2.30%) Java SE
9 4 (2.30%) Java EE 5
9 4 (2.30%) JPA
9 4 (2.30%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.60%) Clustering
3 7 (4.02%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.45%) NHS
5 5 (2.87%) DTV
5 5 (2.87%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.72%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.15%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.15%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.15%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.15%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.15%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.15%) Informatics
8 1 (0.57%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.05%) Linux
2 13 (7.47%) Windows
3 11 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (5.17%) Windows 7
5 7 (4.02%) UNIX
6 3 (1.72%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.72%) Android
7 2 (1.15%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (18.39%) ITIL
1 32 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (14.37%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (12.07%) Project Management
4 18 (10.34%) Migration
4 18 (10.34%) Business Analysis
5 15 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (8.05%) Problem Management
7 13 (7.47%) Workflow
8 12 (6.90%) SOA
9 11 (6.32%) PRINCE2
9 11 (6.32%) Service Management
9 11 (6.32%) Mentoring
10 10 (5.75%) Risk Management
11 9 (5.17%) Regression Testing
11 9 (5.17%) Six Sigma
11 9 (5.17%) Open Source
11 9 (5.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 8 (4.60%) High Availability
12 8 (4.60%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (21.84%) SQL
2 30 (17.24%) Java
3 16 (9.20%) PL/SQL
4 8 (4.60%) Shell Script
4 8 (4.60%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 6 (3.45%) C#
6 3 (1.72%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.72%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.72%) VBA
7 2 (1.15%) Ruby
7 2 (1.15%) Scala
7 2 (1.15%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.15%) COBOL
8 1 (0.57%) Perl
8 1 (0.57%) ABAP
8 1 (0.57%) C
8 1 (0.57%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (16.09%) Security Cleared
2 24 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.60%) Degree
4 5 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.87%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (2.30%) ISEB
5 4 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.30%) OCP
5 4 (2.30%) OCA
5 4 (2.30%) OCAJ
6 3 (1.72%) MCSE
7 2 (1.15%) MCP
7 2 (1.15%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.57%) IIBA
8 1 (0.57%) CBAP
8 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.05%) SLA
2 6 (3.45%) QA
3 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (5.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.45%) OpenView
2 2 (1.15%) SCCM
3 1 (0.57%) Puppet
3 1 (0.57%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.57%) WMI
Vendors
1 53 (30.46%) Oracle
2 30 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 25 (14.37%) SAP
4 12 (6.90%) HP
5 11 (6.32%) Red Hat
6 8 (4.60%) Informatica
7 5 (2.87%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.30%) Cerner
9 3 (1.72%) Splunk
10 2 (1.15%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.15%) Apple
10 2 (1.15%) Hyperion
10 2 (1.15%) Siebel
10 2 (1.15%) Symbian
10 2 (1.15%) EnterpriseDB
11 1 (0.57%) Dell
11 1 (0.57%) Borland
11 1 (0.57%) Serena
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