The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
England / South East
Rank 5 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 1029 1237 1320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.13% 15.08% 14.32%
As % of the General category 42.68% 43.59% 43.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 736 799
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £239 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 22
Median hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £10.95 £9.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £36.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- +66.66%

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

General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2411 2838 3065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.10% 34.59% 33.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1280 1508 1667
Median daily rate £415 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 113 93
Median hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +40.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +34.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the South East region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the South East region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the South East region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Finance
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the South East region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Finance
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the South East region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +2 266 £425 +6.25% 68
Buckinghamshire -1 199 £415 +10.66% 32
Hampshire 0 163 £363 -7.05% 61
Surrey -2 152 £475 +11.76% 90
Oxfordshire +13 65 £475 +39.19% 41
West Sussex -5 51 £430 +4.12% 16
Kent -2 49 £406 +16.07% 19
East Sussex +7 30 £425 +6.25% 8
Middlesex +9 24 £484 +37.01%
Home Counties 0 2 £275 -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Finance.

1 408 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 399 (18.11%) Project Management
3 318 (14.43%) Microsoft
4 278 (12.62%) SQL
5 272 (12.35%) Oracle
6 261 (11.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 252 (11.44%) SAP
8 231 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
9 223 (10.12%) MS Excel
10 219 (9.94%) Degree
11 215 (9.76%) Telecoms
12 212 (9.62%) PRINCE2
13 203 (9.21%) Banking
14 196 (8.90%) Windows
15 184 (8.35%) Java
16 183 (8.31%) Business Intelligence
17 172 (7.81%) Security Cleared
18 165 (7.49%) Migration
18 165 (7.49%) Change Management
19 162 (7.35%) Marketing
20 160 (7.26%) Linux
21 146 (6.63%) Programme Management
21 146 (6.63%) ITIL
22 143 (6.49%) SQL Server
23 141 (6.40%) Scrum
24 136 (6.17%) MS Office
25 132 (5.99%) Retail
26 129 (5.86%) Business Analysis
27 127 (5.76%) SC Cleared
28 124 (5.63%) ERP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 83 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 46 (2.09%) Apache
3 32 (1.45%) IIS
4 26 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
4 26 (1.18%) WebSphere
5 24 (1.09%) CMS
5 24 (1.09%) WebLogic
6 23 (1.04%) Apache Spark
6 23 (1.04%) JBoss
6 23 (1.04%) Tomcat
7 21 (0.95%) SAS
8 16 (0.73%) MS Exchange
9 15 (0.68%) Confluence
10 10 (0.45%) Mule
11 9 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
11 9 (0.41%) Mule ESB
12 8 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.32%) OpenStack
14 6 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 223 (10.12%) MS Excel
2 136 (6.17%) MS Office
3 111 (5.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 98 (4.45%) MS Project
5 59 (2.68%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.36%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.23%) Open Workbench
10 4 (0.18%) RoboHelp
11 3 (0.14%) InDesign
12 1 (0.045%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.045%) InVision
12 1 (0.045%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.045%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 67 (3.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 48 (2.18%) Oracle EBS
3 41 (1.86%) Oracle EBS R12
4 33 (1.50%) Oracle Financials
5 30 (1.36%) Oracle Receivables
6 24 (1.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 20 (0.91%) Oracle ERP
7 20 (0.91%) SAP FI
8 18 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
8 18 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
8 18 (0.82%) SAP ERP
9 17 (0.77%) SAP CO
10 16 (0.73%) Hyperion Planning
11 15 (0.68%) HFM
11 15 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
12 14 (0.64%) SAP PSCD
13 12 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
14 10 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
15 9 (0.41%) SAP PS
15 9 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 46 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (1.09%) PaaS
4 22 (1.00%) Office 365
5 21 (0.95%) IaaS
6 14 (0.64%) SaaS
7 13 (0.59%) GitHub
8 8 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.32%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (0.32%) Boomi
9 7 (0.32%) Heroku
10 3 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.091%) CallidusCloud
11 2 (0.091%) FinancialForce.com
11 2 (0.091%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.091%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.045%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.045%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 65 (2.95%) Firewall
2 41 (1.86%) Internet
2 41 (1.86%) SAN
3 32 (1.45%) TCP/IP
4 28 (1.27%) Network Security
5 23 (1.04%) DNS
5 23 (1.04%) FTP
5 23 (1.04%) SSL
5 23 (1.04%) WAN
6 22 (1.00%) HTTP
7 20 (0.91%) LAN
8 18 (0.82%) NAS
9 17 (0.77%) VPN
10 15 (0.68%) Intranet
10 15 (0.68%) Wireless
11 14 (0.64%) SSH
12 13 (0.59%) LDAP
13 11 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (0.50%) IP Telephony
14 10 (0.45%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (6.49%) SQL Server
2 87 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
3 55 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 52 (2.36%) Big Data
5 44 (2.00%) Hadoop
6 43 (1.95%) MySQL
7 39 (1.77%) DB2
8 38 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 35 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
10 33 (1.50%) Relational Database
11 32 (1.45%) Oracle Database
12 25 (1.13%) SAP BW
13 24 (1.09%) HBase
13 24 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
14 23 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
15 22 (1.00%) SAP Data Services
16 20 (0.91%) Apache Hive
16 20 (0.91%) NoSQL
16 20 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
17 18 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 53 (2.41%) Git (software)
1 53 (2.41%) JIRA
2 43 (1.95%) Jenkins
3 41 (1.86%) Selenium
4 37 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 29 (1.32%) Subversion
6 27 (1.23%) Maven
7 19 (0.86%) Cucumber
7 19 (0.86%) JUnit
8 18 (0.82%) Visual Studio
9 16 (0.73%) Gradle
10 15 (0.68%) WebDriver
11 14 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
12 13 (0.59%) JMeter
12 13 (0.59%) TeamCity
13 12 (0.54%) Eclipse
14 10 (0.45%) Ant
14 10 (0.45%) SoapUI
15 9 (0.41%) Android Studio
15 9 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 215 (9.76%) Telecoms
2 203 (9.21%) Banking
3 162 (7.35%) Marketing
4 132 (5.99%) Retail
5 102 (4.63%) Manufacturing
6 92 (4.18%) Legal
7 69 (3.13%) Electronics
8 41 (1.86%) Financial Institution
9 32 (1.45%) Back Office
10 31 (1.41%) Automotive
11 28 (1.27%) Advertising
12 27 (1.23%) General Ledger
13 24 (1.09%) Spanish Language
14 20 (0.91%) German Language
15 18 (0.82%) Publishing
16 17 (0.77%) Billing
17 16 (0.73%) Law
17 16 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
18 10 (0.45%) Investment Banking
19 8 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 528 (23.97%) Analyst
2 332 (15.07%) Project Manager
3 280 (12.71%) Developer
4 202 (9.17%) Business Analyst
5 147 (6.67%) Architect
6 133 (6.04%) Consultant
7 115 (5.22%) Financial Analyst
8 71 (3.22%) Administrator
9 60 (2.72%) Java Developer
10 54 (2.45%) Service Analyst
11 49 (2.22%) Finance Business Analyst
12 48 (2.18%) Data Analyst
12 48 (2.18%) SQL Developer
13 47 (2.13%) IT Manager
14 44 (2.00%) PMO Analyst
15 43 (1.95%) Programme Manager
16 41 (1.86%) Test Analyst
17 40 (1.82%) Designer
18 39 (1.77%) Infrastructure Manager
18 39 (1.77%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (5.58%) HTML
2 112 (5.08%) .NET
3 101 (4.58%) CSS
4 94 (4.27%) Web Services
5 51 (2.32%) Spring
6 48 (2.18%) AngularJS
7 47 (2.13%) XML
8 43 (1.95%) jQuery
8 43 (1.95%) REST
9 40 (1.82%) SOAP
10 35 (1.59%) HTML5
11 30 (1.36%) Middleware
12 29 (1.32%) Java EE
13 28 (1.27%) RESTful
14 27 (1.23%) ASP.NET
15 22 (1.00%) CSS3
16 16 (0.73%) .NET Framework
17 15 (0.68%) J2EE
18 14 (0.64%) Ajax
18 14 (0.64%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 231 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (3.81%) Data Centre
3 69 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 40 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 35 (1.59%) User Experience
6 32 (1.45%) Visualisation
7 27 (1.23%) Mainframe
8 24 (1.09%) Mobile App
9 23 (1.04%) PMI
10 20 (0.91%) Economics
11 17 (0.77%) Data Structures
11 17 (0.77%) Virtual Team
12 16 (0.73%) Data Conversion
12 16 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
13 13 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 12 (0.54%) Fat Client
14 12 (0.54%) Statistics
14 12 (0.54%) Thin Client
15 11 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
15 11 (0.50%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 196 (8.90%) Windows
2 160 (7.26%) Linux
3 76 (3.45%) Unix
4 50 (2.27%) Windows Server
5 47 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (1.82%) Windows 7
7 39 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 32 (1.45%) Solaris
9 29 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 24 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
11 22 (1.00%) AIX
11 22 (1.00%) Android
12 20 (0.91%) Apple iOS
13 10 (0.45%) Windows 10
14 8 (0.36%) zOS
15 7 (0.32%) MVS
15 7 (0.32%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.27%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.27%) Windows NT
17 4 (0.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 408 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 399 (18.11%) Project Management
3 261 (11.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 212 (9.62%) PRINCE2
5 183 (8.31%) Business Intelligence
6 165 (7.49%) Change Management
6 165 (7.49%) Migration
7 146 (6.63%) ITIL
7 146 (6.63%) Programme Management
8 141 (6.40%) Scrum
9 129 (5.86%) Business Analysis
10 124 (5.63%) ERP
11 95 (4.31%) Service Management
12 92 (4.18%) CRM
13 88 (3.99%) Waterfall
14 81 (3.68%) Analytics
15 78 (3.54%) Mentoring
16 77 (3.50%) Digital Marketing
16 77 (3.50%) ETL
17 75 (3.40%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 278 (12.62%) SQL
2 184 (8.35%) Java
3 114 (5.17%) JavaScript
4 92 (4.18%) C#
5 48 (2.18%) PL/SQL
6 47 (2.13%) T-SQL
7 43 (1.95%) Python
8 42 (1.91%) PHP
9 37 (1.68%) C
10 25 (1.13%) PowerShell
11 24 (1.09%) Ruby
12 23 (1.04%) Shell Script
13 22 (1.00%) Bash Shell
14 18 (0.82%) Perl
14 18 (0.82%) Scala
15 15 (0.68%) VBA
16 14 (0.64%) Groovy
16 14 (0.64%) VB
17 12 (0.54%) Apex Code
18 11 (0.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 219 (9.94%) Degree
2 172 (7.81%) Security Cleared
3 127 (5.76%) SC Cleared
4 61 (2.77%) PMI Certification
5 52 (2.36%) PMP
6 30 (1.36%) ISEB
6 30 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 28 (1.27%) ACCA
8 26 (1.18%) CIMA
8 26 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (1.04%) CISSP
10 23 (1.04%) DV Cleared
10 23 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 21 (0.95%) APMP
12 19 (0.86%) MCP
13 18 (0.82%) ISTQB
14 16 (0.73%) CCA
15 15 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
15 15 (0.68%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (3.54%) QA
2 64 (2.91%) SLA
3 27 (1.23%) PCI DSS
4 25 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 22 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (0.91%) Data Quality
7 17 (0.77%) GAAP
8 11 (0.50%) PA-DSS
9 10 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
10 9 (0.41%) Solvency II
11 8 (0.36%) COBIT
12 6 (0.27%) P3O
13 5 (0.23%) MiFID
14 4 (0.18%) SDET
15 3 (0.14%) GMP
16 2 (0.091%) Actionable Recommendations
16 2 (0.091%) COSO
16 2 (0.091%) ISO22301
16 2 (0.091%) SAS 70
17 1 (0.045%) GDPR
System Software
1 85 (3.86%) Active Directory
2 48 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (1.00%) Hyper-V
4 19 (0.86%) XenDesktop
5 18 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (0.82%) vSphere
6 14 (0.64%) XenApp
7 13 (0.59%) VMware ESX
8 11 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 11 (0.50%) Veritas File System
9 10 (0.45%) NFS
10 8 (0.36%) Docker
11 7 (0.32%) HDFS
11 7 (0.32%) XenServer
12 5 (0.23%) Firmware
12 5 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.18%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.14%) Apache Flume
15 2 (0.091%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 25 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
2 24 (1.09%) Puppet
3 20 (0.91%) SCCM
4 19 (0.86%) Tivoli
5 16 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (0.59%) Nessus
7 9 (0.41%) NetBackup
8 8 (0.36%) Ansible
8 8 (0.36%) WSUS
9 7 (0.32%) CA Wily
9 7 (0.32%) Oozie
10 6 (0.27%) Amdocs OSS
10 6 (0.27%) Control-M
10 6 (0.27%) SCOM
10 6 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (0.23%) Nexpose
12 4 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
12 4 (0.18%) Nagios
12 4 (0.18%) Netcool
12 4 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 318 (14.43%) Microsoft
2 272 (12.35%) Oracle
3 252 (11.44%) SAP
4 107 (4.86%) VMware
5 78 (3.54%) Cisco
6 61 (2.77%) HP
6 61 (2.77%) IBM
7 52 (2.36%) Red Hat
8 50 (2.27%) Citrix
9 45 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
10 39 (1.77%) CheckPoint
11 35 (1.59%) NetApp
12 33 (1.50%) Hyperion
13 25 (1.13%) Cognos
14 24 (1.09%) F5
15 21 (0.95%) Juniper
15 21 (0.95%) Remedy
16 20 (0.91%) Symantec
17 19 (0.86%) Avaya
18 17 (0.77%) Adobe
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Rate: Up to £275 per day
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Experis Ltd
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Berkshire
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Surrey
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
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Rate: From £14 to £19 per hour
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Senitor Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Coal IT Services
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South East
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Oxfordshire
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £Competitive day rate
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Coal IT Services
Rate: £450 per day
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Redhill, Surrey
LEXSTRA
Rate: £650 - £651 per day
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Experis Ltd
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Clearwater People Solutions
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Hydrogen Group
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Surrey
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
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Harvey Nash plc
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Kent
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