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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
England / South East
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 1157 1367 1463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.25% 15.69% 15.03%
As % of the General category 45.44% 45.29% 43.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 876 872
Median daily rate £435 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £256 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 35 23
Median hourly rate £28.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.85% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.07 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.10 £55.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £26.83 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.40% +62.60%

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
2546 3018 3352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.57% 34.64% 34.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1412 1651 1760
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 134 84
Median hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +53.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +44.44%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +4 279 £450 +12.50% 62
Surrey +2 245 £450 +7.14% 75
Buckinghamshire -4 203 £400 +6.66% 39
Hampshire -3 156 £375 -6.25% 67
Oxfordshire +6 79 £450 +10.76% 17
West Sussex -4 62 £437 +9.18% 16
Kent -1 48 £475 +18.75% 16
East Sussex +3 44 £425 +24.26% 17
Middlesex +11 16 £484 +21.00% 1
Home Counties -1 4 £388 -69.00%
Sussex +3 1 £475 +90.00% 1
Thames Valley - 1 £570 -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 426 (19.11%) Agile Software Development
2 381 (17.09%) Project Management
3 350 (15.70%) Oracle
4 331 (14.85%) Microsoft
5 319 (14.31%) SQL
6 278 (12.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 253 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
8 235 (10.54%) Degree
9 226 (10.14%) SAP
10 212 (9.51%) MS Excel
10 212 (9.51%) Banking
11 208 (9.33%) Telecoms
12 205 (9.20%) PRINCE2
13 190 (8.52%) Java
14 180 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
15 171 (7.67%) Linux
16 168 (7.54%) Marketing
17 165 (7.40%) Windows
18 164 (7.36%) Business Analysis
19 161 (7.22%) Security Cleared
20 159 (7.13%) Change Management
21 156 (7.00%) Scrum
21 156 (7.00%) Programme Management
22 153 (6.86%) PMO
23 142 (6.37%) ITIL
23 142 (6.37%) HTML
23 142 (6.37%) MS Office
24 138 (6.19%) JavaScript
25 136 (6.10%) SQL Server
26 131 (5.88%) Migration

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 85 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 38 (1.70%) Apache
3 28 (1.26%) Apache Spark
4 25 (1.12%) Tomcat
5 24 (1.08%) CMS
5 24 (1.08%) IIS
6 22 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
7 21 (0.94%) WebSphere
8 20 (0.90%) JBoss
8 20 (0.90%) SAS
9 15 (0.67%) Confluence
10 14 (0.63%) WebLogic
11 11 (0.49%) MS Exchange
12 10 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
12 10 (0.45%) Mule
13 9 (0.40%) Mule ESB
14 7 (0.31%) OpenStack
15 6 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
15 6 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 5 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 212 (9.51%) MS Excel
2 142 (6.37%) MS Office
3 97 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 89 (3.99%) MS Project
5 68 (3.05%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.45%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.18%) Open Workbench
9 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.13%) InVision
10 2 (0.090%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 67 (3.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 42 (1.88%) Oracle EBS
3 33 (1.48%) Oracle EBS R12
4 31 (1.39%) Oracle Financials
5 24 (1.08%) Oracle Receivables
6 23 (1.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 19 (0.85%) Hyperion Planning
7 19 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
8 18 (0.81%) HFM
9 17 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
10 16 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
10 16 (0.72%) SAP ERP
11 15 (0.67%) SAP FI
12 14 (0.63%) NetSuite
12 14 (0.63%) SAP CO
13 13 (0.58%) SAP PSCD
14 12 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
14 12 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
14 12 (0.54%) Unit4 Business World
15 9 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 41 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (1.12%) PaaS
4 24 (1.08%) IaaS
4 24 (1.08%) SaaS
5 23 (1.03%) Office 365
6 11 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.45%) GitHub
8 8 (0.36%) Boomi
8 8 (0.36%) Heroku
9 5 (0.22%) CloudSense
10 3 (0.13%) CallidusCloud
11 2 (0.090%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.090%) FinancialForce.com
11 2 (0.090%) Taleo
12 1 (0.045%) AWS CloudTrail
12 1 (0.045%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.045%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.045%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.045%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 61 (2.74%) Firewall
2 45 (2.02%) SAN
3 35 (1.57%) Internet
4 26 (1.17%) DNS
5 25 (1.12%) WAN
6 24 (1.08%) NAS
6 24 (1.08%) TCP/IP
7 23 (1.03%) FTP
8 20 (0.90%) LAN
9 19 (0.85%) HTTP
9 19 (0.85%) Network Security
10 18 (0.81%) LDAP
11 17 (0.76%) SSL
12 14 (0.63%) VPN
12 14 (0.63%) Wireless
13 13 (0.58%) LTE
13 13 (0.58%) SSH
14 12 (0.54%) VoIP
15 11 (0.49%) MPLS
16 10 (0.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (6.10%) SQL Server
2 94 (4.22%) Relational Database
3 85 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
4 61 (2.74%) Oracle Database
5 59 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 55 (2.47%) Big Data
7 52 (2.33%) Hadoop
8 41 (1.84%) DB2
9 32 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
9 32 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 26 (1.17%) HBase
10 26 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
11 24 (1.08%) MySQL
11 24 (1.08%) NoSQL
12 23 (1.03%) Apache Hive
12 23 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
13 21 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
13 21 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
14 20 (0.90%) SAP BW
15 17 (0.76%) Impala
Development Applications
1 63 (2.83%) Git (software)
2 53 (2.38%) JIRA
3 40 (1.79%) Jenkins
3 40 (1.79%) Selenium
4 30 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (0.90%) Subversion
6 15 (0.67%) Cucumber
6 15 (0.67%) Maven
7 14 (0.63%) Android Studio
7 14 (0.63%) TeamCity
7 14 (0.63%) Visual Studio
7 14 (0.63%) WebDriver
8 10 (0.45%) JMeter
8 10 (0.45%) JUnit
8 10 (0.45%) Xcode
9 9 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
9 9 (0.40%) Toad
10 8 (0.36%) Gradle
11 7 (0.31%) Eclipse
11 7 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
General
1 212 (9.51%) Banking
2 208 (9.33%) Telecoms
3 168 (7.54%) Marketing
4 122 (5.47%) Retail
5 95 (4.26%) Manufacturing
6 88 (3.95%) Legal
7 67 (3.01%) Electronics
8 39 (1.75%) Financial Institution
9 32 (1.44%) Back Office
10 30 (1.35%) Automotive
11 24 (1.08%) General Ledger
12 23 (1.03%) German Language
13 22 (0.99%) Advertising
14 21 (0.94%) Spanish Language
15 18 (0.81%) Billing
16 17 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
17 16 (0.72%) Publishing
18 12 (0.54%) Investment Banking
18 12 (0.54%) Law
19 11 (0.49%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 547 (24.54%) Analyst
2 306 (13.73%) Developer
3 303 (13.59%) Project Manager
4 202 (9.06%) Business Analyst
5 158 (7.09%) Architect
6 115 (5.16%) Consultant
7 109 (4.89%) Financial Analyst
8 79 (3.54%) Systems Analyst
9 68 (3.05%) Administrator
10 67 (3.01%) Oracle Analyst
11 57 (2.56%) Pensions Analyst
12 56 (2.51%) SQL Developer
13 55 (2.47%) Java Developer
14 54 (2.42%) Service Analyst
15 53 (2.38%) IT Manager
16 52 (2.33%) Finance Business Analyst
17 49 (2.20%) Designer
18 45 (2.02%) Data Analyst
19 43 (1.93%) .NET Developer
20 38 (1.70%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (6.37%) HTML
2 125 (5.61%) Web Services
3 105 (4.71%) CSS
4 102 (4.58%) .NET
5 85 (3.81%) XML
6 50 (2.24%) HTML5
6 50 (2.24%) REST
7 48 (2.15%) AngularJS
8 44 (1.97%) jQuery
9 43 (1.93%) Spring
10 35 (1.57%) Middleware
11 34 (1.53%) SOAP
12 33 (1.48%) CSS3
13 32 (1.44%) RESTful
14 26 (1.17%) Java EE
15 24 (1.08%) ASP.NET
15 24 (1.08%) Sass
16 19 (0.85%) .NET Framework
16 19 (0.85%) Ajax
17 18 (0.81%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 253 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (3.68%) Data Centre
3 61 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 42 (1.88%) User Experience
5 39 (1.75%) Mobile App
6 36 (1.62%) Computer Science
7 24 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
8 19 (0.85%) Mainframe
9 16 (0.72%) Data Structures
10 14 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
10 14 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
11 13 (0.58%) PMI
11 13 (0.58%) Virtual Team
12 12 (0.54%) Fat Client
12 12 (0.54%) NHS
12 12 (0.54%) Thin Client
13 11 (0.49%) AS400
13 11 (0.49%) iSeries
14 10 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 171 (7.67%) Linux
2 165 (7.40%) Windows
3 109 (4.89%) Unix
4 47 (2.11%) Windows Server
5 42 (1.88%) Solaris
5 42 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (1.48%) Android
8 32 (1.44%) Windows 7
9 30 (1.35%) AIX
10 20 (0.90%) Apple iOS
10 20 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (0.36%) Windows 10
11 8 (0.36%) zOS
12 6 (0.27%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.22%) HPUX
14 4 (0.18%) MVS
15 3 (0.13%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.13%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 426 (19.11%) Agile Software Development
2 381 (17.09%) Project Management
3 278 (12.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 205 (9.20%) PRINCE2
5 180 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
6 164 (7.36%) Business Analysis
7 159 (7.13%) Change Management
8 156 (7.00%) Programme Management
8 156 (7.00%) Scrum
9 142 (6.37%) ITIL
10 131 (5.88%) Migration
11 119 (5.34%) SDLC
12 108 (4.85%) Data Analysis
13 103 (4.62%) ERP
14 93 (4.17%) ETL
15 92 (4.13%) CRM
16 91 (4.08%) Mentoring
17 88 (3.95%) Analytics
17 88 (3.95%) Service Management
18 81 (3.63%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 319 (14.31%) SQL
2 190 (8.52%) Java
3 138 (6.19%) JavaScript
4 87 (3.90%) C#
5 71 (3.19%) Python
6 53 (2.38%) C
7 52 (2.33%) PL/SQL
8 44 (1.97%) T-SQL
9 37 (1.66%) Shell Script
10 36 (1.62%) PHP
11 26 (1.17%) Perl
12 21 (0.94%) Bash Shell
12 21 (0.94%) PowerShell
13 20 (0.90%) Scala
14 15 (0.67%) Ruby
15 14 (0.63%) Apple Swift
15 14 (0.63%) C++
16 13 (0.58%) Apex Code
16 13 (0.58%) VB
16 13 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 235 (10.54%) Degree
2 161 (7.22%) Security Cleared
3 129 (5.79%) SC Cleared
4 53 (2.38%) PMI Certification
5 50 (2.24%) PMP
6 32 (1.44%) ISEB
7 31 (1.39%) ACCA
7 31 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 30 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 29 (1.30%) APMP
10 28 (1.26%) CIMA
10 28 (1.26%) DV Cleared
11 23 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
11 23 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 21 (0.94%) MCP
13 20 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
14 17 (0.76%) CISSP
14 17 (0.76%) ISTQB
15 15 (0.67%) CCA
15 15 (0.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (6.86%) PMO
2 94 (4.22%) QA
3 47 (2.11%) SLA
4 31 (1.39%) PCI DSS
5 23 (1.03%) Data Quality
6 22 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 20 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 19 (0.85%) IFRS
9 13 (0.58%) PA-DSS
10 12 (0.54%) GDPR
11 11 (0.49%) GAAP
11 11 (0.49%) Solvency II
12 9 (0.40%) IFRS 9
13 8 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
13 8 (0.36%) P3O
14 6 (0.27%) COBIT
15 4 (0.18%) ISO 9000
15 4 (0.18%) SDET
16 3 (0.13%) GMP
16 3 (0.13%) ISO22301
System Software
1 79 (3.54%) Active Directory
2 44 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (0.99%) Hyper-V
4 20 (0.90%) XenDesktop
5 19 (0.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 19 (0.85%) Veritas File System
5 19 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (0.76%) vSphere
7 16 (0.72%) XenApp
8 14 (0.63%) Docker
9 12 (0.54%) VMware ESX
10 11 (0.49%) HDFS
11 10 (0.45%) NFS
12 7 (0.31%) XenServer
13 6 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (0.22%) Apache Flume
14 5 (0.22%) Firmware
14 5 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
15 4 (0.18%) BitLocker
15 4 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 20 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (0.85%) SCCM
3 17 (0.76%) NetBackup
4 16 (0.72%) Tivoli
5 14 (0.63%) Nessus
6 11 (0.49%) Oozie
6 11 (0.49%) Puppet
7 9 (0.40%) WSUS
8 8 (0.36%) Amdocs OSS
9 6 (0.27%) Netcool
9 6 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 5 (0.22%) CA Wily
10 5 (0.22%) EMC Navisphere
10 5 (0.22%) Nagios
10 5 (0.22%) SCOM
10 5 (0.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 4 (0.18%) Ansible
11 4 (0.18%) CA Spectrum
11 4 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 350 (15.70%) Oracle
2 331 (14.85%) Microsoft
3 226 (10.14%) SAP
4 107 (4.80%) VMware
5 70 (3.14%) Cisco
6 66 (2.96%) HP
7 60 (2.69%) Red Hat
8 54 (2.42%) IBM
9 49 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
10 46 (2.06%) Citrix
11 38 (1.70%) NetApp
12 36 (1.62%) Hyperion
13 33 (1.48%) CheckPoint
14 28 (1.26%) Remedy
15 27 (1.21%) Symantec
16 26 (1.17%) Cognos
17 23 (1.03%) Sun
18 22 (0.99%) F5
19 19 (0.85%) MicroStrategy
19 19 (0.85%) Veritas
Kent
Premier IT
Rate: £350 - £450 per week
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Premier Media
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Media
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: up to £450 day rate
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £403 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + dependant on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £475 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Littlehampton, West Sussex
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: £36,937 to £38,789 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £375 - £400 per day + Potentially higher
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £230 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Tadworth, Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Vadis People
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £600 per day +
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Contingency Team
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day £350 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market rates plus expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 2 days ago