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 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 1240 1376 1391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.81% 14.81% 15.47%
As % of the General category 43.99% 42.89% 44.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 806 858 802
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £287 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
- +0.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 33
Median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £9.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £41.20 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.94%
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 South East region.

General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2819 3208 3117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.40% 34.54% 34.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1609 1727 1645
Median daily rate £410 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £263 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 94 119
Median hourly rate £21.18 £21.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% +2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.81 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.76%

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 28 June 2016.

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 28 June 2016.

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 28 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Buckinghamshire -1 244 £413 +10.20% 51
Berkshire -5 228 £425 +3.03% 112
Surrey -1 206 £450 +7.14% 90
Hampshire -4 178 £378 -6.53% 93
West Sussex -1 105 £413 - 20
Oxfordshire +9 103 £364 -19.11% 26
Kent +4 83 £450 +20.00% 17
East Sussex -4 38 £418 +4.37% 12
Middlesex -1 17 £440 -0.84% 2
M4 Corridor -5 3 £600 -
Sussex -4 1 - - 2
Thames Valley - 1 £520 -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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.

1 437 (16.15%) Agile Software Development
2 430 (15.89%) Project Management
3 364 (13.45%) Banking
4 349 (12.90%) SQL
5 303 (11.20%) Microsoft
6 285 (10.53%) Oracle
7 282 (10.42%) SAP
8 274 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 269 (9.94%) Windows
10 264 (9.76%) PRINCE2
11 245 (9.05%) ITIL
12 242 (8.94%) Java
13 231 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
14 230 (8.50%) Telecoms
15 216 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
16 214 (7.91%) Linux
17 211 (7.80%) MS Excel
18 199 (7.35%) Degree
19 198 (7.32%) Migration
20 192 (7.10%) SQL Server
21 173 (6.39%) Security Cleared
22 162 (5.99%) Unix
23 158 (5.84%) .NET
23 158 (5.84%) Business Analysis
24 154 (5.69%) Active Directory
25 146 (5.40%) Change Management
26 142 (5.25%) Programme Management
27 139 (5.14%) MS Office
28 134 (4.95%) JavaScript
29 131 (4.84%) HTML

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
1 103 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 51 (1.88%) MS Exchange
3 48 (1.77%) WebSphere
4 47 (1.74%) SAS
5 44 (1.63%) IIS
6 39 (1.44%) Apache
7 26 (0.96%) WebLogic
8 24 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
9 19 (0.70%) Confluence
9 19 (0.70%) MQSeries
10 18 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
10 18 (0.67%) Skype for Business
11 17 (0.63%) CMS
11 17 (0.63%) OpenStack
12 15 (0.55%) JBoss
12 15 (0.55%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.26%) Apache Spark
13 7 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 211 (7.80%) MS Excel
2 139 (5.14%) MS Office
3 109 (4.03%) MS Project
4 76 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 43 (1.59%) MS Visio
6 20 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.074%) DOC1
7 2 (0.074%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.074%) QuarkXPress
7 2 (0.074%) SPSS
8 1 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.037%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.037%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.037%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 83 (3.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 34 (1.26%) SAP FI
3 27 (1.00%) SAP ERP
4 26 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
5 24 (0.89%) HFM
6 22 (0.81%) SAP CO
7 21 (0.78%) BusinessWorks
7 21 (0.78%) SAP FI/CO
8 18 (0.67%) SAP PSCD
9 17 (0.63%) Hyperion Planning
9 17 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
9 17 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
9 17 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
10 16 (0.59%) SAP BPC
11 15 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
11 15 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
12 13 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
13 12 (0.44%) Oracle Assets
13 12 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
14 11 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 46 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (1.33%) Office 365
4 31 (1.15%) SaaS
5 26 (0.96%) PaaS
6 20 (0.74%) Heroku
7 12 (0.44%) Boomi
8 9 (0.33%) Mimecast
9 8 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (0.30%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 8 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
10 6 (0.22%) OneDrive
10 6 (0.22%) Yammer
11 5 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.11%) AWS OpsWorks
12 3 (0.11%) CloudFront
12 3 (0.11%) FinancialForce.com
12 3 (0.11%) IaaS
13 2 (0.074%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 99 (3.66%) Firewall
2 85 (3.14%) SAN
3 80 (2.96%) WAN
4 78 (2.88%) LAN
5 59 (2.18%) TCP/IP
6 55 (2.03%) Internet
7 49 (1.81%) DNS
8 46 (1.70%) VPN
9 36 (1.33%) Wireless
10 34 (1.26%) NAS
11 32 (1.18%) LDAP
11 32 (1.18%) SSL
12 31 (1.15%) DHCP
13 28 (1.03%) Network Security
14 25 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
15 24 (0.89%) Cisco Nexus
16 23 (0.85%) FTP
16 23 (0.85%) VoIP
17 21 (0.78%) MPLS
18 19 (0.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (7.10%) SQL Server
2 110 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
3 65 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 58 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 48 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
6 46 (1.70%) Oracle Database
7 45 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
8 41 (1.52%) Oracle BI EE
9 38 (1.40%) Big Data
10 26 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
10 26 (0.96%) QlikView
11 25 (0.92%) DB2
12 23 (0.85%) NoSQL
12 23 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
12 23 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
13 22 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 21 (0.78%) Hadoop
14 21 (0.78%) MongoDB
15 20 (0.74%) Relational Database
16 18 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 62 (2.29%) JIRA
2 52 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 49 (1.81%) Selenium
4 43 (1.59%) Maven
5 41 (1.52%) Jenkins
6 27 (1.00%) HP UFT
7 26 (0.96%) Git (software)
8 23 (0.85%) SoapUI
9 22 (0.81%) JUnit
9 22 (0.81%) WebDriver
10 21 (0.78%) Cucumber
10 21 (0.78%) Subversion
11 19 (0.70%) Ant
12 17 (0.63%) Eclipse
12 17 (0.63%) Hudson
13 16 (0.59%) JMeter
14 15 (0.55%) Visual Studio
15 14 (0.52%) Gradle
15 14 (0.52%) NUnit
16 13 (0.48%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 364 (13.45%) Banking
2 230 (8.50%) Telecoms
3 130 (4.80%) Marketing
4 119 (4.40%) Retail
5 102 (3.77%) Manufacturing
6 86 (3.18%) Electronics
7 81 (2.99%) Legal
8 38 (1.40%) Investment Banking
9 36 (1.33%) Spanish Language
10 33 (1.22%) Billing
11 29 (1.07%) Back Office
12 25 (0.92%) Front Office
13 24 (0.89%) Financial Institution
14 23 (0.85%) Automotive
15 22 (0.81%) General Ledger
15 22 (0.81%) Retail Banking
16 19 (0.70%) Law
17 16 (0.59%) Advertising
18 13 (0.48%) Local Government
18 13 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 735 (27.16%) Analyst
2 398 (14.71%) Project Manager
3 313 (11.57%) Developer
4 271 (10.01%) Business Analyst
5 169 (6.25%) Consultant
6 151 (5.58%) Architect
7 146 (5.40%) Financial Analyst
8 125 (4.62%) Service Analyst
9 110 (4.07%) Test Analyst
10 107 (3.95%) Administrator
11 101 (3.73%) IT Manager
12 70 (2.59%) Java Developer
13 64 (2.37%) Finance Business Analyst
14 63 (2.33%) Data Analyst
15 59 (2.18%) Senior Manager
16 57 (2.11%) Support Analyst
17 56 (2.07%) Infrastructure Manager
18 53 (1.96%) Programme Manager
19 50 (1.85%) IT Project Manager
20 49 (1.81%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (5.84%) .NET
2 131 (4.84%) HTML
3 105 (3.88%) Web Services
4 104 (3.84%) CSS
5 82 (3.03%) XML
6 64 (2.37%) ASP.NET
7 62 (2.29%) SOAP
8 55 (2.03%) Spring
9 54 (2.00%) REST
10 53 (1.96%) AngularJS
11 46 (1.70%) HTML5
12 45 (1.66%) jQuery
13 44 (1.63%) ASP.NET MVC
14 38 (1.40%) JMS
15 31 (1.15%) Java EE
15 31 (1.15%) Middleware
16 26 (0.96%) CSS3
17 24 (0.89%) RabbitMQ
17 24 (0.89%) WebSphere MQ
18 21 (0.78%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 216 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (3.66%) Data Centre
3 76 (2.81%) Management Information System
4 45 (1.66%) Clustering
5 43 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 43 (1.59%) Mainframe
6 31 (1.15%) Visualisation
7 27 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
8 25 (0.92%) AS400
9 21 (0.78%) Mathematics
9 21 (0.78%) Statistics
9 21 (0.78%) User Experience
10 19 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 19 (0.70%) Virtual Team
11 18 (0.67%) Blackberry
11 18 (0.67%) Credit Risk
12 17 (0.63%) Algorithms
13 16 (0.59%) Fintech
13 16 (0.59%) Hedge funds
13 16 (0.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 269 (9.94%) Windows
2 214 (7.91%) Linux
3 162 (5.99%) Unix
4 80 (2.96%) Windows Server
5 65 (2.40%) Solaris
6 56 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 54 (2.00%) Windows 7
8 48 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 44 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 43 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 40 (1.48%) AIX
12 22 (0.81%) Android
13 14 (0.52%) zOS
14 13 (0.48%) MVS
15 12 (0.44%) Windows XP
16 11 (0.41%) Apple iOS
17 10 (0.37%) Data ONTAP
18 8 (0.30%) CentOS
19 5 (0.18%) Windows 10
19 5 (0.18%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 437 (16.15%) Agile Software Development
2 430 (15.89%) Project Management
3 274 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 264 (9.76%) PRINCE2
5 245 (9.05%) ITIL
6 231 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
7 198 (7.32%) Migration
8 158 (5.84%) Business Analysis
9 146 (5.40%) Change Management
10 142 (5.25%) Programme Management
11 111 (4.10%) Service Management
12 108 (3.99%) SDLC
13 105 (3.88%) User Acceptance Testing
14 101 (3.73%) CRM
15 96 (3.55%) Scrum
15 96 (3.55%) Service Delivery
16 95 (3.51%) ETL
16 95 (3.51%) Waterfall
17 92 (3.40%) ERP
18 91 (3.36%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 349 (12.90%) SQL
2 242 (8.94%) Java
3 134 (4.95%) JavaScript
4 119 (4.40%) C#
5 74 (2.73%) Python
6 66 (2.44%) T-SQL
7 59 (2.18%) Perl
8 58 (2.14%) PowerShell
9 55 (2.03%) C
10 44 (1.63%) PL/SQL
11 43 (1.59%) Shell Script
12 42 (1.55%) Ruby
13 37 (1.37%) VB
14 33 (1.22%) PHP
15 24 (0.89%) Bash Shell
16 22 (0.81%) C++
16 22 (0.81%) Go
17 21 (0.78%) VBA
18 15 (0.55%) Groovy
18 15 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 199 (7.35%) Degree
2 173 (6.39%) Security Cleared
3 126 (4.66%) SC Cleared
4 103 (3.81%) ISEB
5 74 (2.73%) ISTQB
6 63 (2.33%) PMI Certification
7 56 (2.07%) PMP
8 52 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
9 41 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 35 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
11 34 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 33 (1.22%) DV Cleared
13 30 (1.11%) ACCA
13 30 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 28 (1.03%) CIMA
15 27 (1.00%) CCNP
16 26 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
17 24 (0.89%) CCNA
18 21 (0.78%) CISSP
19 20 (0.74%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (3.36%) QA
2 72 (2.66%) SLA
3 53 (1.96%) Data Quality
4 26 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 20 (0.74%) PCI DSS
6 16 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (0.52%) COBIT
8 13 (0.48%) Solvency II
9 12 (0.44%) MiFID
10 11 (0.41%) FATCA
11 10 (0.37%) GxP
12 7 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
13 6 (0.22%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 6 (0.22%) GAAP
13 6 (0.22%) PMBOK
14 4 (0.15%) ISO 9000
14 4 (0.15%) ISO 9001
14 4 (0.15%) UCITS
15 3 (0.11%) COSO
15 3 (0.11%) SAS 70
System Software
1 154 (5.69%) Active Directory
2 79 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (1.22%) vSphere
4 28 (1.03%) VMware ESX
4 28 (1.03%) XenApp
5 25 (0.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 21 (0.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 20 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (0.63%) Docker
9 16 (0.59%) XenDesktop
10 15 (0.55%) Hyper-V
10 15 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
11 12 (0.44%) NFS
11 12 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
12 9 (0.33%) Firmware
13 8 (0.30%) XenServer
14 6 (0.22%) Veritas File System
15 5 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 5 (0.18%) HDFS
15 5 (0.18%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 48 (1.77%) Puppet
2 41 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
3 29 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (1.03%) SCCM
5 20 (0.74%) NetBackup
6 19 (0.70%) SCOM
7 17 (0.63%) Control-M
8 13 (0.48%) Kubernetes
9 12 (0.44%) Backup Exec
10 11 (0.41%) Ansible
10 11 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
11 10 (0.37%) HP SIM
11 10 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 9 (0.33%) CA Wily
12 9 (0.33%) Legato
13 7 (0.26%) Nagios
13 7 (0.26%) WSUS
14 6 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
14 6 (0.22%) Cisco UCCE
14 6 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 303 (11.20%) Microsoft
2 285 (10.53%) Oracle
3 282 (10.42%) SAP
4 122 (4.51%) Cisco
5 119 (4.40%) VMware
6 103 (3.81%) HP
7 83 (3.07%) IBM
8 57 (2.11%) Citrix
9 52 (1.92%) Hyperion
10 45 (1.66%) EMC
11 43 (1.59%) Red Hat
12 42 (1.55%) NetApp
12 42 (1.55%) Veritas
13 40 (1.48%) CheckPoint
14 37 (1.37%) Juniper
15 33 (1.22%) Informatica
15 33 (1.22%) Remedy
16 31 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
17 30 (1.11%) Cognos
18 28 (1.03%) Symantec
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