The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 16 12 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing Finance 56 22 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.95% 9.28% 14.15%
As % of the General category 64.37% 56.41% 61.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 10 12
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£380 £365 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +32.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £503 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
Finance
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

General Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
87 39 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 15.45% 16.46% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 16 26
Average daily rate £375 £311 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.57% +24.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £172 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £505 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £39.00 £20.00 £11.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.00% +76.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Tyne and Wear region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Tyne and Wear region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +2 55 £378 -12.71% 9
Sunderland - 1 £500 -
Gateshead - - - - 1
North Shields - - - - 1
Finance
North East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance.

1 43 (45.74%) Oracle
2 35 (37.23%) Security Cleared
3 30 (31.91%) Java
4 25 (26.60%) SC Cleared
5 23 (24.47%) HP
6 22 (23.40%) ITIL
7 21 (22.34%) Linux
8 20 (21.28%) SQL
8 20 (21.28%) Oracle Database
9 19 (20.21%) Project Management
10 17 (18.09%) WebLogic
10 17 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (17.02%) AquaLogic
11 16 (17.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (17.02%) SOA
11 16 (17.02%) Red Hat
11 16 (17.02%) Middleware
12 15 (15.96%) OpenView
12 15 (15.96%) Oracle EBS
12 15 (15.96%) Oracle EBS R12
12 15 (15.96%) Problem Management
13 14 (14.89%) Oracle Applications
13 14 (14.89%) PL/SQL
14 13 (13.83%) Java EE
14 13 (13.83%) Oracle General Ledger
14 13 (13.83%) Oracle Payables
14 13 (13.83%) Oracle Receivables
15 12 (12.77%) J2EE
15 12 (12.77%) SLA
15 12 (12.77%) Change Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (18.09%) WebLogic
2 16 (17.02%) AquaLogic
3 9 (9.57%) Oracle Workflow
4 8 (8.51%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.32%) JBoss
6 2 (2.13%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.13%) SAS
7 1 (1.06%) CMS
7 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (4.26%) MS Project
3 3 (3.19%) MS Office
4 2 (2.13%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.06%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (15.96%) Oracle EBS
1 15 (15.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (14.89%) Oracle Applications
3 13 (13.83%) Oracle General Ledger
3 13 (13.83%) Oracle Payables
3 13 (13.83%) Oracle Receivables
4 7 (7.45%) Oracle Financials
5 6 (6.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (3.19%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (3.19%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (3.19%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 3 (3.19%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.45%) SAN
2 4 (4.26%) LDAP
3 2 (2.13%) 2G
4 1 (1.06%) Telnet
4 1 (1.06%) Extranet
4 1 (1.06%) Firewall
4 1 (1.06%) FTP
4 1 (1.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.28%) Oracle Database
2 8 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.51%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (5.32%) RDBMS
3 5 (5.32%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 5 (5.32%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.26%) BusinessObjects XI
4 4 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.19%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (2.13%) Base SAS
6 2 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.06%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (1.06%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 6 (6.38%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (4.26%) Selenium
2 4 (4.26%) Ant
3 3 (3.19%) StarTeam
4 2 (2.13%) Toad
5 1 (1.06%) JUnit
5 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (11.70%) Manufacturing
1 11 (11.70%) General Ledger
2 7 (7.45%) Marketing
3 6 (6.38%) Electronics
3 6 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.19%) Billing
5 2 (2.13%) Military
5 2 (2.13%) Back Office
6 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (19.15%) Developer
2 16 (17.02%) Analyst
3 14 (14.89%) Consultant
4 9 (9.57%) Oracle Consultant
5 8 (8.51%) Java Developer
5 8 (8.51%) Administrator
6 6 (6.38%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.26%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (4.26%) Change Manager
7 4 (4.26%) Oracle Financials Consultant
7 4 (4.26%) DBA
8 3 (3.19%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Coordinator
8 3 (3.19%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (3.19%) Service Manager
9 2 (2.13%) Environment Analyst
9 2 (2.13%) E-Business Consultant
9 2 (2.13%) UNIX Consultant
9 2 (2.13%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.02%) Middleware
2 13 (13.83%) Java EE
3 12 (12.77%) J2EE
4 11 (11.70%) SOAP
5 9 (9.57%) Web Services
6 8 (8.51%) XML
7 5 (5.32%) JPA
8 4 (4.26%) Play Framework
8 4 (4.26%) JNDI
8 4 (4.26%) JMS
8 4 (4.26%) JDBC
9 3 (3.19%) HTML
10 2 (2.13%) jQuery
10 2 (2.13%) JSON
10 2 (2.13%) REST
10 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET
10 2 (2.13%) CSS
10 2 (2.13%) .NET
11 1 (1.06%) ODBC
11 1 (1.06%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.38%) DTV
3 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.19%) Clustering
4 1 (1.06%) NHS
4 1 (1.06%) Statistics
4 1 (1.06%) Social Media
4 1 (1.06%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.34%) Linux
2 16 (17.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (10.64%) UNIX
4 2 (2.13%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (2.13%) Windows
4 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.06%) Solaris
5 1 (1.06%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.40%) ITIL
2 19 (20.21%) Project Management
3 17 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (17.02%) SOA
5 15 (15.96%) Problem Management
6 12 (12.77%) Change Management
7 10 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (10.64%) Service Management
8 9 (9.57%) Workflow
8 9 (9.57%) Programme Management
9 8 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (8.51%) Regression Testing
9 8 (8.51%) Configuration Management
10 7 (7.45%) Migration
10 7 (7.45%) Test Scripting
11 6 (6.38%) Mentoring
11 6 (6.38%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (6.38%) Network Management
11 6 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (6.38%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (31.91%) Java
2 20 (21.28%) SQL
3 14 (14.89%) PL/SQL
4 6 (6.38%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.26%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 2 (2.13%) Perl
6 2 (2.13%) C
6 2 (2.13%) C#
7 1 (1.06%) COBOL
7 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (37.23%) Security Cleared
2 25 (26.60%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.70%) ISEB
4 8 (8.51%) APMP
5 4 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.19%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 3 (3.19%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.13%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.06%) CCNA
8 1 (1.06%) SAS Certification
8 1 (1.06%) PMP
8 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.06%) OCP
8 1 (1.06%) OCA
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (1.06%) OCAJ
8 1 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.77%) SLA
2 7 (7.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (15.96%) OpenView
2 2 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.13%) Netcool
2 2 (2.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.06%) WMI
3 1 (1.06%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 43 (45.74%) Oracle
2 23 (24.47%) HP
3 16 (17.02%) Red Hat
4 7 (7.45%) Informatica
5 6 (6.38%) Splunk
5 6 (6.38%) SAP
6 5 (5.32%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.26%) Business Objects
8 2 (2.13%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.13%) NetApp
9 1 (1.06%) Borland
9 1 (1.06%) Cisco
9 1 (1.06%) Serena
9 1 (1.06%) EnterpriseDB