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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 1281 1488 1428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.39% 15.57% 15.97%
As % of the General category 45.60% 44.55% 44.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 956 845
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £526 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 25 31
Median hourly rate £18.00 £22.83 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.15% +52.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £51.30 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +15.15%
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
2809 3340 3177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.57% 34.94% 35.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1582 1886 1691
Median daily rate £405 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 101 109
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -3 271 £425 +6.25% 100
Buckinghamshire -1 230 £425 +9.67% 51
Surrey +1 223 £450 +9.09% 85
Hampshire -5 168 £375 -6.25% 63
West Sussex +1 112 £400 - 32
Oxfordshire +12 107 £425 -2.29% 45
Kent +3 76 £400 +14.28% 17
East Sussex -7 34 £400 - 12
Middlesex -10 15 £481 +20.31% 4
M4 Corridor -7 4 £600 +9.09%
Sussex -4 2 £400 -
Home Counties 0 1 £700 -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 471 (17.12%) Agile Software Development
2 427 (15.52%) Project Management
3 351 (12.76%) Banking
4 339 (12.32%) SQL
5 324 (11.78%) Microsoft
6 280 (10.18%) Oracle
7 279 (10.14%) Windows
8 273 (9.92%) SAP
9 272 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 258 (9.38%) ITIL
11 254 (9.23%) PRINCE2
12 245 (8.91%) Java
13 240 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
14 236 (8.58%) Telecoms
15 227 (8.25%) Migration
15 227 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
16 222 (8.07%) Linux
17 220 (8.00%) MS Excel
18 219 (7.96%) Degree
19 197 (7.16%) SQL Server
20 190 (6.91%) Security Cleared
21 163 (5.93%) Business Analysis
22 156 (5.67%) Change Management
23 155 (5.63%) .NET
24 153 (5.56%) Programme Management
25 147 (5.34%) Unix
26 145 (5.27%) Active Directory
27 139 (5.05%) SC Cleared
27 139 (5.05%) MS Office
28 138 (5.02%) Marketing

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 (3.74%) SharePoint
2 55 (2.00%) MS Exchange
3 50 (1.82%) WebLogic
4 49 (1.78%) WebSphere
5 44 (1.60%) Apache
6 43 (1.56%) IIS
7 39 (1.42%) SAS
8 22 (0.80%) Tomcat
9 20 (0.73%) CMS
10 18 (0.65%) Skype for Business
11 17 (0.62%) Apache Spark
11 17 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
11 17 (0.62%) Confluence
11 17 (0.62%) MQSeries
12 16 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
13 15 (0.55%) JBoss
14 12 (0.44%) OpenStack
15 11 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
16 8 (0.29%) Apache Pig
16 8 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 220 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 139 (5.05%) MS Office
3 107 (3.89%) MS Project
4 85 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 53 (1.93%) MS Visio
6 22 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.11%) Open Workbench
7 3 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.073%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.073%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.073%) DOC1
8 2 (0.073%) QuarkXPress
8 2 (0.073%) SPSS
9 1 (0.036%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.036%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 87 (3.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 32 (1.16%) SAP FI
3 26 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
4 24 (0.87%) HFM
5 23 (0.84%) SAP ERP
6 21 (0.76%) BusinessWorks
7 18 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
7 18 (0.65%) SAP CO
7 18 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
8 17 (0.62%) Hyperion Planning
8 17 (0.62%) Oracle General Ledger
9 16 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
9 16 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
9 16 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
10 15 (0.55%) SAP PSCD
11 14 (0.51%) Cognos TM1
11 14 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
12 12 (0.44%) Oracle Assets
12 12 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
13 10 (0.36%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 59 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (1.34%) Office 365
3 32 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (1.13%) SaaS
5 20 (0.73%) PaaS
6 16 (0.58%) Heroku
7 12 (0.44%) Boomi
8 11 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.33%) Amazon S3
9 9 (0.33%) Mimecast
10 8 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
11 7 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 6 (0.22%) OneDrive
12 6 (0.22%) Yammer
13 3 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.11%) FinancialForce.com
13 3 (0.11%) IaaS
14 2 (0.073%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 2 (0.073%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 89 (3.24%) Firewall
2 87 (3.16%) SAN
3 81 (2.94%) LAN
3 81 (2.94%) WAN
4 59 (2.14%) TCP/IP
5 58 (2.11%) Internet
6 39 (1.42%) VPN
7 36 (1.31%) DNS
7 36 (1.31%) NAS
8 35 (1.27%) SSL
9 32 (1.16%) Wireless
10 31 (1.13%) Network Security
11 24 (0.87%) VoIP
12 22 (0.80%) DHCP
13 21 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
13 21 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
13 21 (0.76%) FTP
14 19 (0.69%) LDAP
15 18 (0.65%) HTTP
15 18 (0.65%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (7.16%) SQL Server
2 108 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
3 70 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 60 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 49 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 48 (1.74%) Big Data
7 46 (1.67%) Oracle BI EE
8 45 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
9 41 (1.49%) Oracle Database
10 29 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
11 26 (0.95%) Hadoop
11 26 (0.95%) MongoDB
11 26 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
11 26 (0.95%) QlikView
12 25 (0.91%) NoSQL
13 24 (0.87%) DB2
14 23 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
15 21 (0.76%) Relational Database
16 20 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
16 20 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 71 (2.58%) JIRA
2 59 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 46 (1.67%) Selenium
4 45 (1.64%) Maven
5 41 (1.49%) Jenkins
6 27 (0.98%) Git (software)
6 27 (0.98%) JUnit
7 24 (0.87%) HP UFT
7 24 (0.87%) WebDriver
8 22 (0.80%) Cucumber
9 21 (0.76%) SoapUI
10 18 (0.65%) Subversion
11 16 (0.58%) Gradle
11 16 (0.58%) JMeter
12 15 (0.55%) Ant
12 15 (0.55%) Hudson
13 14 (0.51%) NUnit
13 14 (0.51%) TestComplete
14 13 (0.47%) jMock
14 13 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 351 (12.76%) Banking
2 236 (8.58%) Telecoms
3 138 (5.02%) Marketing
4 132 (4.80%) Retail
5 108 (3.93%) Manufacturing
6 87 (3.16%) Electronics
7 84 (3.05%) Legal
8 40 (1.45%) Investment Banking
9 33 (1.20%) Financial Institution
10 32 (1.16%) Back Office
11 26 (0.95%) Spanish Language
12 25 (0.91%) Automotive
12 25 (0.91%) Front Office
13 24 (0.87%) Billing
14 22 (0.80%) General Ledger
14 22 (0.80%) Retail Banking
15 19 (0.69%) Law
16 18 (0.65%) Advertising
17 13 (0.47%) Publishing
18 11 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 745 (27.08%) Analyst
2 400 (14.54%) Project Manager
3 321 (11.67%) Developer
4 266 (9.67%) Business Analyst
5 179 (6.51%) Consultant
6 147 (5.34%) Architect
7 141 (5.13%) Financial Analyst
8 117 (4.25%) Service Analyst
9 103 (3.74%) Administrator
10 100 (3.64%) IT Manager
11 97 (3.53%) Test Analyst
12 78 (2.84%) Java Developer
13 73 (2.65%) Data Analyst
14 62 (2.25%) Infrastructure Manager
15 58 (2.11%) Finance Business Analyst
15 58 (2.11%) Support Analyst
16 57 (2.07%) Senior Manager
17 55 (2.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
18 54 (1.96%) Programme Manager
19 47 (1.71%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (5.63%) .NET
2 122 (4.43%) HTML
3 115 (4.18%) Web Services
4 93 (3.38%) CSS
5 72 (2.62%) XML
6 66 (2.40%) ASP.NET
7 60 (2.18%) REST
8 55 (2.00%) SOAP
9 52 (1.89%) AngularJS
9 52 (1.89%) jQuery
9 52 (1.89%) Spring
10 49 (1.78%) HTML5
11 44 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC
12 33 (1.20%) JMS
13 30 (1.09%) Middleware
14 27 (0.98%) CSS3
15 26 (0.95%) Java EE
15 26 (0.95%) WebSphere MQ
16 23 (0.84%) J2EE
17 22 (0.80%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 227 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
2 106 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 68 (2.47%) Management Information System
4 47 (1.71%) Computer Science
5 45 (1.64%) Clustering
6 41 (1.49%) Mainframe
7 36 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
8 32 (1.16%) Visualisation
9 29 (1.05%) User Experience
10 25 (0.91%) Statistics
11 24 (0.87%) Mathematics
12 22 (0.80%) AS400
13 21 (0.76%) Virtual Team
14 20 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 19 (0.69%) Algorithms
15 19 (0.69%) Blackberry
16 17 (0.62%) Credit Risk
16 17 (0.62%) Replication
17 16 (0.58%) Fintech
17 16 (0.58%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 279 (10.14%) Windows
2 222 (8.07%) Linux
3 147 (5.34%) Unix
4 77 (2.80%) Windows Server
5 64 (2.33%) Solaris
6 53 (1.93%) Windows 7
7 52 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 45 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 42 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 39 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
11 31 (1.13%) AIX
12 18 (0.65%) Android
13 14 (0.51%) Windows XP
14 12 (0.44%) Apple iOS
15 11 (0.40%) Data ONTAP
16 10 (0.36%) CentOS
16 10 (0.36%) MVS
16 10 (0.36%) zOS
17 8 (0.29%) Windows NT
18 5 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 471 (17.12%) Agile Software Development
2 427 (15.52%) Project Management
3 272 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 258 (9.38%) ITIL
5 254 (9.23%) PRINCE2
6 240 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
7 227 (8.25%) Migration
8 163 (5.93%) Business Analysis
9 156 (5.67%) Change Management
10 153 (5.56%) Programme Management
11 125 (4.54%) SDLC
12 113 (4.11%) Service Management
13 109 (3.96%) User Acceptance Testing
14 108 (3.93%) Scrum
15 103 (3.74%) Waterfall
16 102 (3.71%) ETL
17 101 (3.67%) CRM
18 93 (3.38%) Service Delivery
19 90 (3.27%) ERP
20 87 (3.16%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 339 (12.32%) SQL
2 245 (8.91%) Java
3 127 (4.62%) JavaScript
4 119 (4.33%) C#
5 82 (2.98%) Python
6 66 (2.40%) T-SQL
7 55 (2.00%) C
7 55 (2.00%) PowerShell
8 51 (1.85%) Shell Script
9 48 (1.74%) Perl
10 45 (1.64%) Ruby
11 32 (1.16%) PL/SQL
12 31 (1.13%) VB
13 28 (1.02%) PHP
14 21 (0.76%) Bash Shell
15 20 (0.73%) C++
15 20 (0.73%) VBA
16 17 (0.62%) Groovy
16 17 (0.62%) Scala
16 17 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 219 (7.96%) Degree
2 190 (6.91%) Security Cleared
3 139 (5.05%) SC Cleared
4 100 (3.64%) ISEB
5 75 (2.73%) ISTQB
6 53 (1.93%) PMI Certification
7 52 (1.89%) PMP
8 48 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
9 40 (1.45%) DV Cleared
10 39 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 34 (1.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 34 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
12 31 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 28 (1.02%) ACCA
14 26 (0.95%) CIMA
14 26 (0.95%) CISSP
14 26 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
15 25 (0.91%) CCNP
16 22 (0.80%) CCNA
17 20 (0.73%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (3.24%) QA
2 78 (2.84%) SLA
3 50 (1.82%) Data Quality
4 26 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 20 (0.73%) PCI DSS
6 18 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (0.51%) MiFID
7 14 (0.51%) Solvency II
8 13 (0.47%) COBIT
9 11 (0.40%) GAAP
10 10 (0.36%) FATCA
10 10 (0.36%) GxP
11 8 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
12 6 (0.22%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 5 (0.18%) PMBOK
14 4 (0.15%) UCITS
15 3 (0.11%) COSO
15 3 (0.11%) ISO 9001
15 3 (0.11%) SAS 70
16 2 (0.073%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 145 (5.27%) Active Directory
2 75 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (1.09%) vSphere
4 27 (0.98%) XenApp
5 23 (0.84%) VMware ESX
6 19 (0.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 19 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (0.58%) Hyper-V
8 15 (0.55%) XenDesktop
9 14 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 12 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
11 11 (0.40%) Docker
11 11 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
12 9 (0.33%) Firmware
12 9 (0.33%) HDFS
13 8 (0.29%) Apache Flume
13 8 (0.29%) NFS
14 6 (0.22%) XenServer
15 5 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 5 (0.18%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 50 (1.82%) Puppet
2 42 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
3 33 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (0.95%) SCCM
5 19 (0.69%) NetBackup
6 18 (0.65%) SCOM
7 16 (0.58%) Control-M
8 13 (0.47%) CA Wily
9 12 (0.44%) Ansible
9 12 (0.44%) Backup Exec
9 12 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
10 10 (0.36%) HP SIM
10 10 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 9 (0.33%) Legato
12 8 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
12 8 (0.29%) Kubernetes
13 7 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 7 (0.25%) Tivoli
14 6 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
14 6 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 324 (11.78%) Microsoft
2 280 (10.18%) Oracle
3 273 (9.92%) SAP
4 121 (4.40%) Cisco
5 114 (4.14%) VMware
6 99 (3.60%) HP
7 78 (2.84%) IBM
8 58 (2.11%) Citrix
9 53 (1.93%) Hyperion
10 43 (1.56%) EMC
10 43 (1.56%) NetApp
10 43 (1.56%) Red Hat
11 42 (1.53%) CheckPoint
12 36 (1.31%) Juniper
13 35 (1.27%) Cognos
14 34 (1.24%) Informatica
15 33 (1.20%) Remedy
16 31 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
16 31 (1.13%) Veritas
17 26 (0.95%) Symantec
South East
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cobham, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Hydrogen
Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £335 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £17 - £20 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Hydrogen
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Red10
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Latcom Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pertemps Managed Services
Rate: £11.00 - £14.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Intech 7
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day ,long term contract, great existing team
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £275 - £325 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Hursley
Rate: From £28,000 to £57,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
East Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £301 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday