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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 5 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 1055 1456 1385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.62% 15.51% 14.02%
As % of the General category 41.82% 46.65% 41.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 837 864
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 34 29
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 £17.50 £12.00 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £43.50 £49.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.90% +30.30%
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
2523 3121 3307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.57% 33.24% 33.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1385 1664 1795
Median daily rate £413 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 105 119
Median hourly rate £27.00 £26.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% +26.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.34 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-15.12% +10.00%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 11 December 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
Berkshire -1 254 £425 +3.03% 67
Hampshire +2 195 £375 -3.84% 46
Buckinghamshire 0 175 £430 +11.68% 13
Surrey -2 152 £475 +11.76% 72
West Sussex 0 69 £425 +3.03% 16
Oxfordshire -1 64 £475 +35.71% 19
Kent +4 55 £375 +7.14% 12
East Sussex +8 29 £413 -2.82% 4
Middlesex +1 24 £473 +15.63% 2
Thames Valley +5 4 £600 - 1
Home Counties -1 1 £325 -35.00%
M4 Corridor -4 1 - -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 442 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
2 397 (16.97%) Project Management
3 321 (13.72%) Microsoft
4 299 (12.78%) SQL
5 276 (11.79%) SAP
6 266 (11.37%) Oracle
7 252 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
8 238 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 226 (9.66%) Telecoms
10 225 (9.62%) Windows
11 219 (9.36%) MS Excel
11 219 (9.36%) Banking
12 218 (9.32%) PRINCE2
13 216 (9.23%) Degree
14 212 (9.06%) Business Intelligence
15 209 (8.93%) Migration
16 206 (8.80%) Java
17 190 (8.12%) Linux
18 184 (7.86%) Security Cleared
19 183 (7.82%) ITIL
20 177 (7.56%) Marketing
21 166 (7.09%) Programme Management
22 165 (7.05%) Change Management
23 149 (6.37%) SQL Server
24 147 (6.28%) Retail
25 145 (6.20%) Business Analysis
26 141 (6.03%) MS Office
27 140 (5.98%) Scrum
28 138 (5.90%) SC Cleared
29 128 (5.47%) 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 84 (3.59%) SharePoint
2 67 (2.86%) Apache
3 55 (2.35%) WebLogic
4 48 (2.05%) WebSphere
5 37 (1.58%) IIS
6 36 (1.54%) Tomcat
7 28 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
7 28 (1.20%) CMS
8 27 (1.15%) JBoss
9 23 (0.98%) Apache Spark
10 20 (0.85%) MS Exchange
11 18 (0.77%) SAS
12 17 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
13 14 (0.60%) Confluence
14 10 (0.43%) Mule
15 9 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
15 9 (0.38%) Mule ESB
16 6 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
16 6 (0.26%) OpenStack
16 6 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 219 (9.36%) MS Excel
2 141 (6.03%) MS Office
3 106 (4.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 89 (3.80%) MS Project
5 64 (2.74%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.21%) Open Workbench
8 5 (0.21%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.17%) RoboHelp
10 3 (0.13%) InDesign
11 1 (0.043%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.043%) EngageOne
11 1 (0.043%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.043%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 83 (3.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 44 (1.88%) Oracle EBS
3 37 (1.58%) Oracle EBS R12
4 31 (1.32%) Oracle Financials
5 29 (1.24%) Oracle Receivables
6 25 (1.07%) SAP FI
7 23 (0.98%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 20 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
8 20 (0.85%) SAP CO
8 20 (0.85%) SAP ERP
9 18 (0.77%) Oracle ERP
9 18 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
9 18 (0.77%) SAP FI/CO
10 15 (0.64%) Hyperion Planning
11 14 (0.60%) HFM
12 13 (0.56%) Cognos TM1
12 13 (0.56%) SAP PSCD
13 12 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
13 12 (0.51%) SAP BPC
14 8 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 75 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (1.15%) Office 365
3 17 (0.73%) IaaS
3 17 (0.73%) PaaS
4 15 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (0.64%) SaaS
5 13 (0.56%) Amazon S3
5 13 (0.56%) GitHub
6 12 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (0.30%) Heroku
8 5 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.17%) Boomi
9 4 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
9 4 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.13%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.085%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.085%) CallidusCloud
11 2 (0.085%) FinancialForce.com
11 2 (0.085%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 64 (2.74%) Firewall
2 55 (2.35%) Internet
3 52 (2.22%) SAN
4 38 (1.62%) TCP/IP
5 32 (1.37%) SSL
6 29 (1.24%) Network Security
7 24 (1.03%) DNS
7 24 (1.03%) HTTP
7 24 (1.03%) LAN
8 23 (0.98%) VPN
9 22 (0.94%) NAS
9 22 (0.94%) WAN
10 20 (0.85%) FTP
11 18 (0.77%) Wireless
12 17 (0.73%) Intranet
12 17 (0.73%) SSH
13 12 (0.51%) IP Telephony
14 11 (0.47%) LDAP
14 11 (0.47%) Unified Communications
15 10 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (6.37%) SQL Server
2 91 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
3 53 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (2.14%) Big Data
5 45 (1.92%) MySQL
6 43 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 39 (1.67%) Hadoop
8 32 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
9 30 (1.28%) DB2
10 27 (1.15%) Oracle Database
11 26 (1.11%) HBase
11 26 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
12 24 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
12 24 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
12 24 (1.03%) SAP BW
13 22 (0.94%) Relational Database
13 22 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
14 21 (0.90%) Apache Hive
14 21 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 17 (0.73%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 68 (2.91%) JIRA
2 50 (2.14%) Git (software)
3 47 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 42 (1.79%) Jenkins
5 40 (1.71%) Selenium
6 36 (1.54%) Maven
7 29 (1.24%) Subversion
8 24 (1.03%) JUnit
9 21 (0.90%) Cucumber
10 20 (0.85%) Visual Studio
11 17 (0.73%) Gradle
12 16 (0.68%) WebDriver
13 15 (0.64%) Eclipse
13 15 (0.64%) JMeter
14 14 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
14 14 (0.60%) Toad
15 11 (0.47%) SoapUI
16 10 (0.43%) Ant
16 10 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 10 (0.43%) TeamCity
General
1 226 (9.66%) Telecoms
2 219 (9.36%) Banking
3 177 (7.56%) Marketing
4 147 (6.28%) Retail
5 116 (4.96%) Manufacturing
6 86 (3.68%) Legal
7 83 (3.55%) Electronics
8 40 (1.71%) Financial Institution
9 34 (1.45%) Back Office
10 33 (1.41%) Automotive
11 26 (1.11%) Advertising
11 26 (1.11%) General Ledger
12 21 (0.90%) Spanish Language
13 19 (0.81%) Billing
13 19 (0.81%) German Language
14 16 (0.68%) Investment Banking
14 16 (0.68%) Publishing
15 15 (0.64%) Law
16 14 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.43%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 567 (24.23%) Analyst
2 333 (14.23%) Project Manager
3 296 (12.65%) Developer
4 208 (8.89%) Business Analyst
5 168 (7.18%) Architect
6 148 (6.32%) Consultant
7 129 (5.51%) Financial Analyst
8 79 (3.38%) Service Analyst
9 75 (3.21%) Administrator
10 71 (3.03%) Java Developer
11 56 (2.39%) PMO Analyst
12 55 (2.35%) Data Analyst
12 55 (2.35%) IT Manager
13 50 (2.14%) Programme Manager
14 49 (2.09%) Finance Business Analyst
15 45 (1.92%) SQL Developer
16 42 (1.79%) Solutions Architect
17 40 (1.71%) DevOps Engineer
17 40 (1.71%) Support Analyst
18 39 (1.67%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (5.21%) HTML
2 114 (4.87%) .NET
3 108 (4.62%) Web Services
4 96 (4.10%) CSS
5 56 (2.39%) XML
6 51 (2.18%) Spring
7 49 (2.09%) AngularJS
8 47 (2.01%) jQuery
9 46 (1.97%) REST
10 41 (1.75%) SOAP
11 38 (1.62%) HTML5
12 33 (1.41%) Middleware
13 32 (1.37%) ASP.NET
14 27 (1.15%) Java EE
15 23 (0.98%) RESTful
16 19 (0.81%) JSON
17 18 (0.77%) CSS3
17 18 (0.77%) J2EE
18 17 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC
19 16 (0.68%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 252 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (4.19%) Data Centre
3 73 (3.12%) Management Information System
4 43 (1.84%) Computer Science
5 33 (1.41%) Mainframe
6 31 (1.32%) User Experience
7 24 (1.03%) Visualisation
8 23 (0.98%) PMI
9 22 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (0.85%) Virtual Team
11 19 (0.81%) Economics
12 18 (0.77%) Data Structures
13 16 (0.68%) Data Conversion
14 14 (0.60%) Clustering
15 13 (0.56%) Algorithms
15 13 (0.56%) IBM Mainframe
15 13 (0.56%) Mobile App
15 13 (0.56%) NHS
15 13 (0.56%) Statistics
16 11 (0.47%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 225 (9.62%) Windows
2 190 (8.12%) Linux
3 78 (3.33%) Unix
4 57 (2.44%) Windows Server
5 47 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 37 (1.58%) Solaris
8 35 (1.50%) Windows 7
9 29 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
11 20 (0.85%) AIX
12 15 (0.64%) Apple iOS
13 12 (0.51%) Android
14 8 (0.34%) Windows 10
14 8 (0.34%) Windows NT
14 8 (0.34%) zOS
15 7 (0.30%) MVS
15 7 (0.30%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.26%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 442 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
2 397 (16.97%) Project Management
3 238 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 218 (9.32%) PRINCE2
5 212 (9.06%) Business Intelligence
6 209 (8.93%) Migration
7 183 (7.82%) ITIL
8 166 (7.09%) Programme Management
9 165 (7.05%) Change Management
10 145 (6.20%) Business Analysis
11 140 (5.98%) Scrum
12 128 (5.47%) ERP
13 109 (4.66%) Service Management
14 102 (4.36%) Waterfall
15 93 (3.97%) Digital Marketing
16 90 (3.85%) CRM
17 85 (3.63%) Continuous Improvement
18 83 (3.55%) SDLC
19 80 (3.42%) ETL
19 80 (3.42%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 299 (12.78%) SQL
2 206 (8.80%) Java
3 120 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 92 (3.93%) C#
5 67 (2.86%) Python
6 50 (2.14%) T-SQL
7 44 (1.88%) Ruby
8 41 (1.75%) PHP
8 41 (1.75%) PL/SQL
9 38 (1.62%) C
10 33 (1.41%) PowerShell
11 28 (1.20%) Shell Script
12 27 (1.15%) Bash Shell
13 20 (0.85%) Perl
13 20 (0.85%) Scala
14 16 (0.68%) VBA
15 15 (0.64%) C++
16 14 (0.60%) Groovy
16 14 (0.60%) VB
17 12 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 216 (9.23%) Degree
2 184 (7.86%) Security Cleared
3 138 (5.90%) SC Cleared
4 59 (2.52%) PMI Certification
5 53 (2.26%) PMP
6 35 (1.50%) ISEB
7 29 (1.24%) CISSP
7 29 (1.24%) DV Cleared
7 29 (1.24%) ISTQB
7 29 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 26 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (1.07%) ACCA
10 24 (1.03%) CIMA
11 21 (0.90%) APMP
11 21 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
11 21 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 20 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
13 17 (0.73%) MCP
14 16 (0.68%) CCA
15 15 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (3.63%) SLA
2 70 (2.99%) QA
3 30 (1.28%) PCI DSS
4 24 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (0.85%) Data Quality
5 20 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 18 (0.77%) Solvency II
7 15 (0.64%) GAAP
8 12 (0.51%) COBIT
8 12 (0.51%) PA-DSS
9 9 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
10 6 (0.26%) MiFID
11 4 (0.17%) COSO
11 4 (0.17%) P3O
11 4 (0.17%) SAS 70
12 3 (0.13%) ISO 14001
12 3 (0.13%) SDET
13 2 (0.085%) Actionable Recommendations
13 2 (0.085%) GMP
14 1 (0.043%) ISO22301
System Software
1 82 (3.50%) Active Directory
2 58 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (0.94%) Hyper-V
4 19 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (0.77%) vSphere
6 15 (0.64%) XenDesktop
7 13 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 12 (0.51%) VMware ESX
9 11 (0.47%) XenApp
10 10 (0.43%) NFS
11 9 (0.38%) Veritas File System
12 7 (0.30%) XenServer
13 6 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (0.21%) Firmware
14 5 (0.21%) HDFS
15 4 (0.17%) Apache Flume
15 4 (0.17%) BitLocker
15 4 (0.17%) Docker
15 4 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
16 3 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 49 (2.09%) Puppet
2 37 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
4 21 (0.90%) SCCM
5 14 (0.60%) Tivoli
6 12 (0.51%) Ansible
7 10 (0.43%) CA Wily
7 10 (0.43%) Nessus
8 9 (0.38%) Control-M
8 9 (0.38%) SCOM
9 8 (0.34%) NetBackup
10 7 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 6 (0.26%) Amdocs OSS
11 6 (0.26%) Nexpose
11 6 (0.26%) QRadar
11 6 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 4 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
12 4 (0.17%) Netcool
12 4 (0.17%) RSA Security Analytics
12 4 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 321 (13.72%) Microsoft
2 276 (11.79%) SAP
3 266 (11.37%) Oracle
4 109 (4.66%) VMware
5 82 (3.50%) Cisco
6 65 (2.78%) IBM
7 58 (2.48%) Red Hat
8 57 (2.44%) HP
9 42 (1.79%) Citrix
10 39 (1.67%) NetApp
11 35 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
12 33 (1.41%) CheckPoint
13 31 (1.32%) Hyperion
14 25 (1.07%) Cognos
15 23 (0.98%) Informatica
15 23 (0.98%) Remedy
16 22 (0.94%) Juniper
17 21 (0.90%) ServiceNow
18 20 (0.85%) Symantec
19 18 (0.77%) NetSuite
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