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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 9 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 87 48 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 13.30% 15.48% 13.46%
As % of the General category 60.84% 64.00% 49.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 28 38
Average daily rate £263 £425 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.23% +24.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £336 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £550 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £19.39 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.87% -22.44%
General Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
143 75 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 21.87% 24.19% 27.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 37 62
Average daily rate £263 £425 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.23% +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £343 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £550 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £15.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -47.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -9 67 £263 -38.23% 25
Durham +4 7 £250 -35.89% 3
Northumberland - - - -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 48 (36.09%) Oracle
2 36 (27.07%) Security Cleared
3 30 (22.56%) SC Cleared
4 29 (21.80%) SQL Server
5 28 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 28 (21.05%) Manufacturing
6 25 (18.80%) Project Management
6 25 (18.80%) RDBMS
6 25 (18.80%) Relational Database
7 23 (17.29%) Test Scripting
8 22 (16.54%) Integration Testing
8 22 (16.54%) Java
8 22 (16.54%) SQL
9 21 (15.79%) Degree
10 19 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (12.78%) .NET
12 16 (12.03%) PRINCE2
13 15 (11.28%) SOA
13 15 (11.28%) Telecoms
14 14 (10.53%) UNIX
14 14 (10.53%) Windows
14 14 (10.53%) ITIL
15 12 (9.02%) Oracle Financials
15 12 (9.02%) Banking
16 11 (8.27%) WebSphere
16 11 (8.27%) Oracle Fusion
16 11 (8.27%) Oracle EBS R12
16 11 (8.27%) Oracle General Ledger
16 11 (8.27%) Linux
16 11 (8.27%) MS Excel

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 11 (8.27%) WebSphere
2 10 (7.52%) Oracle Workflow
2 10 (7.52%) Tuxedo
3 6 (4.51%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.76%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.50%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.50%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (1.50%) Oracle UPK
6 1 (0.75%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (8.27%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.26%) MS Project
3 6 (4.51%) MS Office
4 4 (3.01%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (9.02%) Oracle Financials
2 11 (8.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 11 (8.27%) Oracle General Ledger
2 11 (8.27%) Oracle Payables
2 11 (8.27%) Oracle Receivables
3 10 (7.52%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (6.02%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (4.51%) Oracle iProcurement
6 5 (3.76%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (3.76%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (2.26%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (1.50%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (1.50%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.01%) DHCP
2 3 (2.26%) Internet
2 3 (2.26%) DNS
3 2 (1.50%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.50%) DSL
3 2 (1.50%) 3G
3 2 (1.50%) Firewall
3 2 (1.50%) 4G
3 2 (1.50%) Network Security
4 1 (0.75%) LTE
4 1 (0.75%) SAN
4 1 (0.75%) GSM
4 1 (0.75%) UMTS
4 1 (0.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.80%) SQL Server
2 25 (18.80%) RDBMS
2 25 (18.80%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.77%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (4.51%) Oracle Discoverer
4 6 (4.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.50%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.75%) OLAP
8 1 (0.75%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.75%) DTS
Development Applications
1 10 (7.52%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (3.76%) JIRA
3 2 (1.50%) Selenium
4 1 (0.75%) ProC
4 1 (0.75%) ERwin
4 1 (0.75%) Toad
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 28 (21.05%) Manufacturing
2 15 (11.28%) Telecoms
3 12 (9.02%) Banking
4 3 (2.26%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.26%) Marketing
4 3 (2.26%) Retail
4 3 (2.26%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.50%) Electronics
6 1 (0.75%) Military
6 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 41 (30.83%) Analyst
2 38 (28.57%) Developer
3 21 (15.79%) Project Manager
4 11 (8.27%) Business Analyst
5 9 (6.77%) SOA Developer
5 9 (6.77%) Programmer
6 8 (6.02%) Java Developer
7 7 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (3.76%) Procurement Analyst
8 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Developer
8 5 (3.76%) Project Analyst
8 5 (3.76%) Support Analyst
8 5 (3.76%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.01%) Senior Manager
9 4 (3.01%) Project Support Analyst
9 4 (3.01%) PMO Analyst
9 4 (3.01%) Senior Project Manager
10 3 (2.26%) ScrumMaster
10 3 (2.26%) Flex Developer
10 3 (2.26%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.78%) .NET
2 11 (8.27%) Oracle Fusion
2 11 (8.27%) Middleware
3 5 (3.76%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.01%) HTML
5 3 (2.26%) Java SE
5 3 (2.26%) Java EE
5 3 (2.26%) Apache Flex
5 3 (2.26%) Java EE 5
5 3 (2.26%) Flash
6 2 (1.50%) Play Framework
6 2 (1.50%) J2EE
6 2 (1.50%) GWT
7 1 (0.75%) Ajax
7 1 (0.75%) CSS
7 1 (0.75%) XML
7 1 (0.75%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.01%) PMI
2 3 (2.26%) Open Source
2 3 (2.26%) Clustering
2 3 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.50%) DTV
3 2 (1.50%) NHS
3 2 (1.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.75%) Statistics
4 1 (0.75%) Replication
4 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.53%) UNIX
1 14 (10.53%) Windows
2 11 (8.27%) Linux
3 5 (3.76%) Windows 8
3 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.01%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.75%) Solaris
5 1 (0.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.80%) Project Management
2 23 (17.29%) Test Scripting
3 22 (16.54%) Integration Testing
4 19 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (12.03%) PRINCE2
6 15 (11.28%) SOA
7 14 (10.53%) ITIL
8 11 (8.27%) RDF
8 11 (8.27%) Workflow
8 11 (8.27%) Six Sigma
9 10 (7.52%) Risk Management
9 10 (7.52%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (6.02%) OO
10 8 (6.02%) Business Analysis
10 8 (6.02%) Analytics
11 7 (5.26%) CRM
12 6 (4.51%) Migration
12 6 (4.51%) Service Delivery
12 6 (4.51%) Change Management
12 6 (4.51%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.54%) Java
1 22 (16.54%) SQL
2 10 (7.52%) PL/SQL
3 5 (3.76%) VB.NET
3 5 (3.76%) C#
4 3 (2.26%) VBA
5 2 (1.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.75%) C
6 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (27.07%) Security Cleared
2 30 (22.56%) SC Cleared
3 21 (15.79%) Degree
4 8 (6.02%) PMI Certification
5 7 (5.26%) ISEB
6 5 (3.76%) ISTQB
6 5 (3.76%) DV Cleared
6 5 (3.76%) PMP
7 3 (2.26%) OCAJ
7 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.26%) OCP
7 3 (2.26%) OCA
7 3 (2.26%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.75%) APMP
8 1 (0.75%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.75%) MCT
8 1 (0.75%) MCP
8 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.76%) SLA
2 3 (2.26%) QA
3 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.75%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (4.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 48 (36.09%) Oracle
2 28 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.27%) TIBCO
4 6 (4.51%) BT
5 3 (2.26%) CA
5 3 (2.26%) SAP
5 3 (2.26%) Cisco
6 2 (1.50%) VMware
7 1 (0.75%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.75%) Informatica
7 1 (0.75%) Veritas
7 1 (0.75%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.75%) HP
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