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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 7 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 73 69 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 11.97% 14.08% 8.59%
As % of the General category 57.03% 57.98% 39.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 50 8
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£375 £245 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.06% -42.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £27.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- -19.51%
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
128 119 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 20.98% 24.29% 21.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 69 23
Average daily rate £355 £250 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.00% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £193 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £386 £655
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.50 £13.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.18% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £9.73 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.85 £28.00 £20.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +2 47 £360 +56.25% 24
Durham +2 12 £400 +29.03% 2
Northumberland - - - -
Teesside - - - -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 62 (36.05%) Oracle
2 46 (26.74%) SQL
3 41 (23.84%) Security Cleared
4 33 (19.19%) Java
4 33 (19.19%) ITIL
5 32 (18.60%) SC Cleared
6 28 (16.28%) Microsoft
7 24 (13.95%) Linux
8 22 (12.79%) HP
8 22 (12.79%) Oracle EBS
9 21 (12.21%) Oracle EBS R12
9 21 (12.21%) Oracle Database
10 20 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 20 (11.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (11.63%) jQuery
10 20 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (11.63%) Oracle Reports
10 20 (11.63%) SOA
10 20 (11.63%) JavaScript
10 20 (11.63%) SQL Server
10 20 (11.63%) Project Management
11 19 (11.05%) Middleware
11 19 (11.05%) Change Management
11 19 (11.05%) WebLogic
11 19 (11.05%) Web Development
11 19 (11.05%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (11.05%) Oracle Payables
11 19 (11.05%) Oracle Receivables
11 19 (11.05%) Oracle General Ledger
12 18 (10.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 19 (11.05%) WebLogic
2 18 (10.47%) AquaLogic
3 15 (8.72%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (3.49%) JBoss
5 5 (2.91%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.74%) SAS
7 2 (1.16%) Lync
8 1 (0.58%) CMS
8 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.23%) MS Office
3 7 (4.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.49%) MS Project
5 3 (1.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (12.79%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (12.21%) Oracle EBS R12
3 19 (11.05%) Oracle Payables
3 19 (11.05%) Oracle Receivables
3 19 (11.05%) Oracle General Ledger
4 16 (9.30%) Oracle Applications
5 14 (8.14%) Oracle Financials
6 7 (4.07%) SAP FI
6 7 (4.07%) SAP FI/CO
6 7 (4.07%) SAP CO
7 6 (3.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (3.49%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 6 (3.49%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 4 (2.33%) Oracle 11i
9 3 (1.74%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 3 (1.74%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (1.74%) Oracle Assets
10 2 (1.16%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (1.16%) SAP R/3
11 1 (0.58%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.07%) SAN
2 6 (3.49%) LDAP
3 2 (1.16%) 2G
4 1 (0.58%) FTP
4 1 (0.58%) Telnet
4 1 (0.58%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.21%) Oracle Database
2 20 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.63%) Oracle Reports
2 20 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 20 (11.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (10.47%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 10 (5.81%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 7 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.49%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.49%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.33%) Oracle OWB
7 4 (2.33%) Oracle Discoverer
7 4 (2.33%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (1.74%) Base SAS
9 2 (1.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (1.16%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (4.07%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (3.49%) Ant
3 3 (1.74%) StarTeam
4 2 (1.16%) JIRA
4 2 (1.16%) Selenium
5 1 (0.58%) JUnit
5 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.58%) Toad
General
1 18 (10.47%) Banking
2 15 (8.72%) General Ledger
3 13 (7.56%) Manufacturing
4 10 (5.81%) Back Office
5 7 (4.07%) Marketing
6 6 (3.49%) Billing
7 4 (2.33%) Electronics
7 4 (2.33%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.16%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.16%) Retail
9 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.58%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 46 (26.74%) Developer
2 30 (17.44%) Project Manager
3 29 (16.86%) Analyst
4 17 (9.88%) Consultant
5 16 (9.30%) SQL Developer
6 14 (8.14%) Business Analyst
7 10 (5.81%) Oracle Developer
8 8 (4.65%) Administrator
8 8 (4.65%) Oracle Consultant
9 7 (4.07%) VBA Developer
9 7 (4.07%) .NET Developer
9 7 (4.07%) Coordinator
10 5 (2.91%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 5 (2.91%) Service Manager
10 5 (2.91%) Java Developer
10 5 (2.91%) SAP Consultant
11 4 (2.33%) Oracle Financials Consultant
11 4 (2.33%) SQL Server Developer
11 4 (2.33%) Change Manager
11 4 (2.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.63%) jQuery
2 19 (11.05%) Middleware
3 17 (9.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 14 (8.14%) Java EE
4 14 (8.14%) J2EE
4 14 (8.14%) SOAP
5 11 (6.40%) Web Services
5 11 (6.40%) .NET
6 9 (5.23%) XML
7 7 (4.07%) JPA
8 6 (3.49%) JDBC
8 6 (3.49%) JMS
8 6 (3.49%) JNDI
9 5 (2.91%) ASP.NET
10 4 (2.33%) HTML
10 4 (2.33%) Ajax
11 3 (1.74%) CSS
11 3 (1.74%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 3 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.91%) Clustering
2 5 (2.91%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.33%) DTV
4 3 (1.74%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.74%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.74%) NHS
5 2 (1.16%) Social Media
6 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.58%) Statistics
6 1 (0.58%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.95%) Linux
2 18 (10.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (6.98%) UNIX
4 2 (1.16%) VME
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.58%) Android
5 1 (0.58%) Windows
5 1 (0.58%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (19.19%) ITIL
2 20 (11.63%) SOA
2 20 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (11.63%) Project Management
3 19 (11.05%) Change Management
3 19 (11.05%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (11.05%) Web Development
4 17 (9.88%) Problem Management
4 17 (9.88%) Workflow
5 16 (9.30%) Business Analysis
5 16 (9.30%) Reverse Engineering
6 14 (8.14%) PRINCE2
7 13 (7.56%) Regression Testing
8 11 (6.40%) Service Management
8 11 (6.40%) Test Scripting
9 10 (5.81%) Risk Management
9 10 (5.81%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (5.23%) Configuration Management
10 9 (5.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 9 (5.23%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 46 (26.74%) SQL
2 33 (19.19%) Java
3 20 (11.63%) JavaScript
4 18 (10.47%) PL/SQL
4 18 (10.47%) VBA
5 8 (4.65%) Shell Script
6 6 (3.49%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 5 (2.91%) C#
8 3 (1.74%) ABAP
9 2 (1.16%) C
9 2 (1.16%) COBOL
10 1 (0.58%) Perl
Qualifications
1 41 (23.84%) Security Cleared
2 32 (18.60%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.07%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (2.91%) ISEB
4 5 (2.91%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (1.16%) VCP4
5 2 (1.16%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.16%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.16%) OCAJ
5 2 (1.16%) OCP
5 2 (1.16%) OCA
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.58%) SAS Certification
6 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.58%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.88%) SLA
2 7 (4.07%) QA
3 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.58%) GxP
System Software
1 3 (1.74%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (9.30%) OpenView
2 2 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.58%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (0.58%) WMI
Vendors
1 62 (36.05%) Oracle
2 28 (16.28%) Microsoft
3 22 (12.79%) HP
4 18 (10.47%) Red Hat
5 14 (8.14%) SAP
6 9 (5.23%) Informatica
7 6 (3.49%) CheckPoint
7 6 (3.49%) Splunk
8 4 (2.33%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.16%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.16%) EnterpriseDB
10 1 (0.58%) Serena
10 1 (0.58%) Cisco
10 1 (0.58%) Borland
10 1 (0.58%) Cerner
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