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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 10 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 47 51 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 11.72% 13.82% 9.22%
As % of the General category 62.67% 56.67% 44.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 38 2
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£360 £230 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -44.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £359 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £27.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- -19.51%
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
75 90 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 18.70% 24.39% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 53 11
Average daily rate £325 £240 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £364 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £38.50 £27.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.59% +54.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 +3 39 £400 +66.66% 23
Gateshead +1 2 £350 +100.00%
Sunderland -2 2 £275 -38.88% 1
North Shields - - - -
South Shields - - - -
Finance
North East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 52 (48.15%) Oracle
2 37 (34.26%) Security Cleared
3 32 (29.63%) Java
3 32 (29.63%) ITIL
4 31 (28.70%) SC Cleared
5 24 (22.22%) Linux
6 23 (21.30%) SQL
7 22 (20.37%) HP
8 20 (18.52%) Oracle Database
9 19 (17.59%) SOA
9 19 (17.59%) WebLogic
10 18 (16.67%) PL/SQL
10 18 (16.67%) Red Hat
10 18 (16.67%) Middleware
10 18 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
10 18 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (16.67%) AquaLogic
11 17 (15.74%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (15.74%) Problem Management
11 17 (15.74%) Oracle Reports
12 16 (14.81%) OpenView
12 16 (14.81%) Oracle Applications
12 16 (14.81%) Oracle EBS R12
13 15 (13.89%) Oracle General Ledger
13 15 (13.89%) Project Management
13 15 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (13.89%) Oracle Payables
13 15 (13.89%) Oracle Receivables
14 14 (12.96%) SLA
14 14 (12.96%) J2EE

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 19 (17.59%) WebLogic
2 18 (16.67%) AquaLogic
3 11 (10.19%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (5.56%) JBoss
5 4 (3.70%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.78%) SAS
7 1 (0.93%) CMS
7 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (6.48%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (5.56%) MS Office
3 5 (4.63%) MS Project
4 3 (2.78%) MS Excel
5 2 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (14.81%) Oracle Applications
2 16 (14.81%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (13.89%) Oracle Payables
3 15 (13.89%) Oracle Receivables
3 15 (13.89%) Oracle General Ledger
4 10 (9.26%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (4.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (2.78%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (2.78%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (2.78%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 3 (2.78%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (1.85%) SAP FI
7 2 (1.85%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (1.85%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.48%) SAN
2 6 (5.56%) LDAP
3 2 (1.85%) 2G
4 1 (0.93%) FTP
4 1 (0.93%) Telnet
4 1 (0.93%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.52%) Oracle Database
2 17 (15.74%) Oracle Reports
3 12 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.48%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (6.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 6 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.56%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.70%) Oracle OWB
6 4 (3.70%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (2.78%) Base SAS
8 2 (1.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (1.85%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (5.56%) Ant
3 3 (2.78%) StarTeam
4 2 (1.85%) Selenium
5 1 (0.93%) JUnit
5 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.93%) Toad
General
1 14 (12.96%) General Ledger
2 12 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.56%) Marketing
4 4 (3.70%) Billing
5 3 (2.78%) Electronics
5 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.85%) Back Office
7 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.93%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (19.44%) Developer
2 17 (15.74%) Analyst
3 15 (13.89%) Project Manager
4 13 (12.04%) Consultant
5 8 (7.41%) Administrator
6 7 (6.48%) Business Analyst
6 7 (6.48%) Oracle Consultant
7 6 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (4.63%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.63%) Coordinator
9 4 (3.70%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.70%) DBA
9 4 (3.70%) Oracle Financials Consultant
9 4 (3.70%) Service Manager
9 4 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
10 3 (2.78%) ETL Developer
10 3 (2.78%) Change Manager
10 3 (2.78%) .NET Developer
10 3 (2.78%) Oracle DBA
10 3 (2.78%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.67%) Middleware
2 14 (12.96%) J2EE
2 14 (12.96%) SOAP
2 14 (12.96%) Java EE
3 11 (10.19%) Web Services
4 9 (8.33%) XML
5 7 (6.48%) JPA
6 6 (5.56%) JDBC
6 6 (5.56%) JMS
6 6 (5.56%) JNDI
7 4 (3.70%) Ajax
7 4 (3.70%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.70%) .NET
8 3 (2.78%) HTML
8 3 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (2.78%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 2 (1.85%) Java EE 5
9 2 (1.85%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.63%) Clustering
3 3 (2.78%) DTV
3 3 (2.78%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.93%) NHS
5 1 (0.93%) Statistics
5 1 (0.93%) Informatics
5 1 (0.93%) Social Media
5 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.22%) Linux
2 18 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (11.11%) UNIX
4 2 (1.85%) VME
4 2 (1.85%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.93%) Windows
5 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.63%) ITIL
2 19 (17.59%) SOA
3 17 (15.74%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (15.74%) Problem Management
4 15 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (13.89%) Project Management
5 12 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 12 (11.11%) Workflow
6 11 (10.19%) Service Management
6 11 (10.19%) Change Management
7 10 (9.26%) Risk Management
7 10 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (8.33%) Configuration Management
9 8 (7.41%) Business Analysis
9 8 (7.41%) Test Scripting
10 7 (6.48%) Mentoring
10 7 (6.48%) High Availability
10 7 (6.48%) Data Management
10 7 (6.48%) Migration
10 7 (6.48%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 32 (29.63%) Java
2 23 (21.30%) SQL
3 18 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 8 (7.41%) Shell Script
5 6 (5.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 4 (3.70%) C#
7 2 (1.85%) COBOL
7 2 (1.85%) C
8 1 (0.93%) Perl
Qualifications
1 37 (34.26%) Security Cleared
2 31 (28.70%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.48%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (4.63%) ISEB
4 5 (4.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (1.85%) VCP4
5 2 (1.85%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.85%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.85%) OCAJ
5 2 (1.85%) OCP
5 2 (1.85%) OCA
5 2 (1.85%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.93%) SAS Certification
6 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.93%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.96%) SLA
2 7 (6.48%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (14.81%) OpenView
2 2 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.93%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (0.93%) WMI
Vendors
1 52 (48.15%) Oracle
2 22 (20.37%) HP
3 18 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 9 (8.33%) Informatica
5 7 (6.48%) SAP
5 7 (6.48%) Microsoft
6 6 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 6 (5.56%) Splunk
7 4 (3.70%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.85%) EnterpriseDB
9 1 (0.93%) Serena
9 1 (0.93%) Cisco
9 1 (0.93%) Borland
9 1 (0.93%) Cerner
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