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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 1241 1669 1383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.91% 16.88% 14.81%
As % of the General category 46.34% 47.63% 43.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 1061 876
Median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.99% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 21
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £18.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -6.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.13 £65.10 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +21.21%
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
2678 3504 3148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.17% 35.43% 33.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1564 1996 1688
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 116 105
Median hourly rate £24.75 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.23 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +14.28%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -2 276 £401 -8.45% 63
Surrey +2 240 £469 +13.63% 73
Hampshire -1 217 £400 -0.62% 76
Buckinghamshire -1 164 £425 +10.38% 38
West Sussex 0 98 £425 +3.65% 22
Kent +8 84 £400 +6.66% 26
Oxfordshire -10 75 £450 +4.65% 30
East Sussex -7 38 £351 -16.34% 8
Middlesex -18 6 £425 +0.59% 5
Thames Valley - 6 £600 -
Home Counties +1 2 £520 +9.47%
Sussex 0 2 £450 -10.00%
M4 Corridor -5 2 - -
Isle of Wight - 1 - -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 468 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
2 375 (15.12%) Project Management
3 340 (13.71%) SQL
4 307 (12.38%) Microsoft
5 289 (11.65%) SAP
6 257 (10.36%) Windows
7 256 (10.32%) Banking
8 250 (10.08%) Oracle
9 249 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
10 244 (9.84%) Java
11 243 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
12 231 (9.31%) ITIL
13 223 (8.99%) PRINCE2
13 223 (8.99%) Telecoms
14 220 (8.87%) Linux
14 220 (8.87%) Degree
15 218 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
16 209 (8.43%) MS Excel
17 205 (8.27%) Migration
18 167 (6.73%) SQL Server
19 159 (6.41%) Security Cleared
20 152 (6.13%) Change Management
21 151 (6.09%) Marketing
22 148 (5.97%) Programme Management
23 144 (5.81%) Business Analysis
23 144 (5.81%) Retail
24 136 (5.48%) MS Office
25 122 (4.92%) .NET
25 122 (4.92%) HTML
25 122 (4.92%) Web Services

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 90 (3.63%) SharePoint
2 63 (2.54%) Apache
3 61 (2.46%) WebLogic
4 49 (1.98%) WebSphere
5 45 (1.81%) IIS
6 39 (1.57%) MS Exchange
7 34 (1.37%) Tomcat
8 26 (1.05%) JBoss
9 24 (0.97%) Confluence
10 23 (0.93%) CMS
11 22 (0.89%) Apache Spark
11 22 (0.89%) SAS
12 19 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
13 18 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
14 17 (0.69%) MQSeries
15 14 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
15 14 (0.56%) Skype for Business
16 8 (0.32%) Apache Pig
16 8 (0.32%) OpenStack
17 7 (0.28%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 209 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 136 (5.48%) MS Office
3 105 (4.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 73 (2.94%) MS Project
5 59 (2.38%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.16%) Open Workbench
7 4 (0.16%) RoboHelp
8 3 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.081%) DOC1
9 2 (0.081%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.081%) SPSS
10 1 (0.040%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.040%) InDesign
10 1 (0.040%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.040%) ProjectWise
10 1 (0.040%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 86 (3.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 30 (1.21%) SAP FI
3 29 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
4 23 (0.93%) SAP CO
5 22 (0.89%) SAP FI/CO
6 21 (0.85%) BusinessWorks
6 21 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
6 21 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
7 19 (0.77%) SAP ERP
8 18 (0.73%) Hyperion Planning
8 18 (0.73%) Oracle General Ledger
8 18 (0.73%) Oracle Receivables
9 17 (0.69%) Cognos TM1
9 17 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
10 15 (0.60%) HFM
10 15 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
11 13 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
11 13 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
12 12 (0.48%) SAP PSCD
13 11 (0.44%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 78 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (1.33%) Office 365
3 31 (1.25%) SaaS
4 28 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (0.81%) PaaS
6 17 (0.69%) IaaS
7 16 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
8 15 (0.60%) Heroku
9 14 (0.56%) Amazon S3
10 13 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (0.40%) Boomi
11 10 (0.40%) GitHub
12 6 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 6 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.24%) OneDrive
13 5 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
14 4 (0.16%) FinancialForce.com
14 4 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
14 4 (0.16%) Mimecast
15 3 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 83 (3.35%) Firewall
2 63 (2.54%) Internet
3 52 (2.10%) SAN
4 48 (1.94%) LAN
4 48 (1.94%) WAN
5 45 (1.81%) TCP/IP
6 40 (1.61%) SSL
7 36 (1.45%) VPN
8 31 (1.25%) Network Security
9 27 (1.09%) HTTP
10 24 (0.97%) DNS
11 23 (0.93%) FTP
12 22 (0.89%) Wireless
13 20 (0.81%) NAS
14 19 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (0.73%) Intranet
16 16 (0.65%) Cisco Nexus
16 16 (0.65%) VoIP
17 15 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
17 15 (0.60%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 98 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
3 60 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 53 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 41 (1.65%) Big Data
6 39 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 38 (1.53%) MySQL
8 34 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
8 34 (1.37%) Oracle Database
9 31 (1.25%) Hadoop
10 27 (1.09%) MongoDB
11 25 (1.01%) DB2
11 25 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
12 24 (0.97%) HBase
13 23 (0.93%) NoSQL
13 23 (0.93%) Relational Database
13 23 (0.93%) SAP BW
14 22 (0.89%) Oracle BI EE
15 21 (0.85%) Apache Hive
15 21 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 77 (3.10%) JIRA
2 59 (2.38%) Maven
3 53 (2.14%) Jenkins
4 46 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 44 (1.77%) Git (software)
5 44 (1.77%) Selenium
6 38 (1.53%) JUnit
7 30 (1.21%) Cucumber
8 26 (1.05%) Gradle
8 26 (1.05%) WebDriver
9 25 (1.01%) Subversion
10 24 (0.97%) SoapUI
11 22 (0.89%) JMeter
12 20 (0.81%) Ant
13 18 (0.73%) Hudson
14 17 (0.69%) Eclipse
14 17 (0.69%) Visual Studio
15 16 (0.65%) jMock
16 15 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
17 14 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 256 (10.32%) Banking
2 223 (8.99%) Telecoms
3 151 (6.09%) Marketing
4 144 (5.81%) Retail
5 116 (4.68%) Manufacturing
6 87 (3.51%) Electronics
7 77 (3.10%) Legal
8 43 (1.73%) Financial Institution
9 28 (1.13%) General Ledger
10 26 (1.05%) Back Office
11 24 (0.97%) Automotive
12 23 (0.93%) Investment Banking
12 23 (0.93%) Law
13 20 (0.81%) Publishing
14 19 (0.77%) Advertising
15 18 (0.73%) Billing
16 17 (0.69%) Front Office
17 12 (0.48%) German Language
18 11 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
19 10 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 631 (25.44%) Analyst
2 348 (14.03%) Project Manager
3 316 (12.74%) Developer
4 218 (8.79%) Business Analyst
5 159 (6.41%) Consultant
6 153 (6.17%) Architect
7 136 (5.48%) Financial Analyst
8 100 (4.03%) Service Analyst
9 88 (3.55%) Java Developer
10 86 (3.47%) IT Manager
11 78 (3.15%) Administrator
12 64 (2.58%) Data Analyst
13 57 (2.30%) PMO Analyst
14 56 (2.26%) Test Analyst
15 51 (2.06%) Finance Business Analyst
15 51 (2.06%) Support Analyst
16 47 (1.90%) Programme Manager
17 46 (1.85%) Solutions Architect
18 43 (1.73%) Infrastructure Manager
18 43 (1.73%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (4.92%) .NET
1 122 (4.92%) HTML
1 122 (4.92%) Web Services
2 88 (3.55%) CSS
3 75 (3.02%) REST
4 71 (2.86%) Spring
5 61 (2.46%) XML
6 52 (2.10%) SOAP
7 51 (2.06%) AngularJS
8 46 (1.85%) jQuery
9 40 (1.61%) ASP.NET
10 35 (1.41%) HTML5
10 35 (1.41%) Middleware
11 33 (1.33%) JMS
12 28 (1.13%) Java EE
13 26 (1.05%) J2EE
13 26 (1.05%) WebSphere MQ
14 24 (0.97%) Hibernate
14 24 (0.97%) RESTful
15 22 (0.89%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 249 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
2 110 (4.44%) Data Centre
3 63 (2.54%) Management Information System
4 55 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 35 (1.41%) Mainframe
5 35 (1.41%) User Experience
6 32 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
7 30 (1.21%) Visualisation
8 29 (1.17%) Virtual Team
9 23 (0.93%) Statistics
10 21 (0.85%) Algorithms
10 21 (0.85%) Clustering
10 21 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 19 (0.77%) PMI
12 17 (0.69%) Blackberry
13 15 (0.60%) Data Conversion
13 15 (0.60%) Data Structures
13 15 (0.60%) Mathematics
14 14 (0.56%) Credit Risk
14 14 (0.56%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 257 (10.36%) Windows
2 220 (8.87%) Linux
3 109 (4.40%) Unix
4 72 (2.90%) Windows Server
5 53 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 47 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 44 (1.77%) Windows 7
8 40 (1.61%) Solaris
9 30 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 29 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 27 (1.09%) AIX
12 14 (0.56%) Android
12 14 (0.56%) Apple iOS
12 14 (0.56%) Data ONTAP
13 11 (0.44%) Ubuntu
13 11 (0.44%) Windows XP
14 8 (0.32%) CentOS
15 6 (0.24%) Windows NT
15 6 (0.24%) zOS
16 5 (0.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 468 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
2 375 (15.12%) Project Management
3 243 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 231 (9.31%) ITIL
5 223 (8.99%) PRINCE2
6 218 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
7 205 (8.27%) Migration
8 152 (6.13%) Change Management
9 148 (5.97%) Programme Management
10 144 (5.81%) Business Analysis
11 122 (4.92%) Waterfall
12 113 (4.56%) Scrum
13 107 (4.31%) ERP
14 99 (3.99%) Service Management
15 98 (3.95%) SDLC
16 96 (3.87%) CRM
17 94 (3.79%) User Acceptance Testing
18 90 (3.63%) Service Delivery
19 89 (3.59%) Digital Marketing
20 88 (3.55%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 340 (13.71%) SQL
2 244 (9.84%) Java
3 121 (4.88%) JavaScript
4 96 (3.87%) C#
5 77 (3.10%) Python
6 71 (2.86%) T-SQL
7 51 (2.06%) Ruby
8 46 (1.85%) PL/SQL
9 45 (1.81%) C
10 43 (1.73%) PHP
11 39 (1.57%) Shell Script
12 32 (1.29%) PowerShell
13 31 (1.25%) Perl
14 28 (1.13%) Bash Shell
15 23 (0.93%) Groovy
16 22 (0.89%) C++
17 20 (0.81%) Scala
18 17 (0.69%) VB
19 16 (0.65%) Go
20 13 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 220 (8.87%) Degree
2 159 (6.41%) Security Cleared
3 118 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 67 (2.70%) ISEB
5 54 (2.18%) PMI Certification
6 50 (2.02%) PMP
7 49 (1.98%) ISTQB
8 30 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 29 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
9 29 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 28 (1.13%) CISSP
11 27 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
12 24 (0.97%) CIMA
12 24 (0.97%) DV Cleared
13 23 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
14 22 (0.89%) ACCA
15 17 (0.69%) CCNA
15 17 (0.69%) CCNP
15 17 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 16 (0.65%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (3.59%) SLA
2 80 (3.23%) QA
3 30 (1.21%) Data Quality
4 28 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 24 (0.97%) PCI DSS
6 21 (0.85%) COBIT
6 21 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (0.65%) MiFID
8 14 (0.56%) Solvency II
9 12 (0.48%) GAAP
10 9 (0.36%) FATCA
11 7 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
12 6 (0.24%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 6 (0.24%) GxP
12 6 (0.24%) PA-DSS
13 5 (0.20%) COSO
13 5 (0.20%) SAS 70
14 4 (0.16%) P3O
14 4 (0.16%) UCITS
15 3 (0.12%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 108 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 70 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (1.29%) vSphere
4 21 (0.85%) Hyper-V
4 21 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (0.81%) XenApp
6 18 (0.73%) VMware ESX
6 18 (0.73%) XenDesktop
7 12 (0.48%) XenServer
8 11 (0.44%) Docker
9 9 (0.36%) Firmware
10 8 (0.32%) Apache Flume
10 8 (0.32%) HDFS
10 8 (0.32%) NFS
11 6 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 6 (0.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 4 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (0.16%) Xen
13 3 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 54 (2.18%) Puppet
2 39 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
4 20 (0.81%) SCCM
5 11 (0.44%) Ansible
5 11 (0.44%) Control-M
5 11 (0.44%) SCOM
6 9 (0.36%) CA Wily
7 8 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
7 8 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
7 8 (0.32%) NetBackup
7 8 (0.32%) RSA Security Analytics
8 7 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 7 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 6 (0.24%) Backup Exec
9 6 (0.24%) HP SIM
9 6 (0.24%) Nexpose
9 6 (0.24%) QRadar
9 6 (0.24%) Tivoli
9 6 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 307 (12.38%) Microsoft
2 289 (11.65%) SAP
3 250 (10.08%) Oracle
4 114 (4.60%) VMware
5 101 (4.07%) Cisco
6 70 (2.82%) HP
7 61 (2.46%) IBM
8 55 (2.22%) Red Hat
9 52 (2.10%) Citrix
10 42 (1.69%) CheckPoint
11 34 (1.37%) Hyperion
12 32 (1.29%) Informatica
12 32 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
13 30 (1.21%) Cognos
14 28 (1.13%) NetApp
15 27 (1.09%) Remedy
16 26 (1.05%) Juniper
16 26 (1.05%) TIBCO
17 22 (0.89%) Atlassian
17 22 (0.89%) F5
Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £27000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hampshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 11 hours ago
Lyndhurst, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Highly competitive day rate
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Hydrogen Group
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Icore Tech
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + 6 month contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Eames Consulting
Rate: £45000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pertemps Managed Services
Rate: £15 - £17 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £471 - £521 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
The People Network
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Icore Tech
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Icore Tech
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + 6 month contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £460 per day
Posted: 2 days ago