The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Financial
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 13 29
Rank change year-on-year +1 +16  
Contract jobs citing Finance 30 34 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 9.97% 9.50% 7.79%
As % of the General category 38.46% 43.04% 40.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 24
Median daily rate £350 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £240 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £585 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £21.54 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.67% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £19.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +32.89% -1.29%  

Finance is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 78 79 89
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 25.91% 22.07% 19.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 32 54
Median daily rate £350 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £625 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 9
Median hourly rate £40.00 £29.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.45% -25.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Finance as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Cambridge

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Finance in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Cambridge

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Cambridge over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Cambridge

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Finance.

1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
2 11 (21.57%) Project Management
3 10 (19.61%) Windows
4 9 (17.65%) SAP
4 9 (17.65%) SQL
5 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
7 5 (9.80%) Migration
7 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2
7 5 (9.80%) Oracle
7 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (9.80%) Office 365
7 5 (9.80%) Data Centre
8 4 (7.84%) Revenue Recognition
8 4 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (7.84%) Android
8 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
8 4 (7.84%) Java
8 4 (7.84%) GAAP
8 4 (7.84%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (7.84%) Manufacturing
8 4 (7.84%) Programme Management
8 4 (7.84%) Risk Management
8 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (7.84%) IFRS
9 3 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (5.88%) Change Management
9 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.88%) Banking

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.96%) Jupyter
2 1 (1.96%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.96%) SAS
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) Smallworld
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (3.92%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (3.92%) SAP MDG
2 2 (3.92%) SAP MDM
2 2 (3.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.96%) Changepoint
3 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.96%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.96%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.96%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.96%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.96%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.80%) Office 365
3 4 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (1.96%) DHCP
1 1 (1.96%) DNS
1 1 (1.96%) Firewall
1 1 (1.96%) SAN
1 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (3.92%) Data Mining
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (3.92%) PowerCenter
2 2 (3.92%) Spotfire
3 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.96%) GIS
3 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.96%) MySQL
3 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.96%) RavenDB
3 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.96%) JIRA
2 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.84%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.84%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (5.88%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (3.92%) Electronics
4 2 (3.92%) Marketing
4 2 (3.92%) Publishing
5 1 (1.96%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Architect
2 10 (19.61%) Project Manager
3 8 (15.69%) Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Office 365 Architect
6 3 (5.88%) IT Manager
6 3 (5.88%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Administrator
7 2 (3.92%) Android Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Compliance Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Office 365 Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Project Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Security Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) XML
2 2 (3.92%) HTML
2 2 (3.92%) HTML5
2 2 (3.92%) Web Services
2 2 (3.92%) WebKit
3 1 (1.96%) Celery
3 1 (1.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.88%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.92%) BYOD
4 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.92%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.92%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.96%) Clustering
5 1 (1.96%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.96%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) PMI
5 1 (1.96%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Replication
5 1 (1.96%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) Android
3 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.92%) Linux
3 2 (3.92%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Phone
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) Project Management
2 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (9.80%) Migration
2 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2
3 4 (7.84%) Programme Management
3 4 (7.84%) Revenue Recognition
3 4 (7.84%) Risk Management
4 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.88%) Analytics
4 3 (5.88%) Change Management
4 3 (5.88%) Data Management
4 3 (5.88%) Master Data Management
4 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.92%) Android Development
5 2 (3.92%) Data Analytics
5 2 (3.92%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (3.92%) iOS Development
5 2 (3.92%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (3.92%) People Management
5 2 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.65%) SQL
2 4 (7.84%) Java
3 3 (5.88%) C++
4 2 (3.92%) C
4 2 (3.92%) Objective-C
4 2 (3.92%) Python
5 1 (1.96%) C#
5 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.96%) R
5 1 (1.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
1 2 (3.92%) MCSE
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.96%) Master's Degree
2 1 (1.96%) PMP
2 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) GAAP
1 4 (7.84%) IFRS
2 3 (5.88%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.92%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) vCloud
2 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (1.96%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.65%) SAP
3 5 (9.80%) Oracle
4 2 (3.92%) Apple
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco
4 2 (3.92%) Embarcadero
4 2 (3.92%) Informatica
4 2 (3.92%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (3.92%) Talend
4 2 (3.92%) VMware
4 2 (3.92%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.96%) Ariba
5 1 (1.96%) Citrix
5 1 (1.96%) EMC
5 1 (1.96%) NetApp
5 1 (1.96%) Planview
5 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.96%) Veritas
5 1 (1.96%) Workday
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