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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 11 August 2022 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
11 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 30 24 27
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3 -16
Contract jobs citing Finance 46 37 20
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.96% 5.98% 5.24%
As % of the General category 10.34% 10.66% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 15
10th Percentile £313 £153 £314
25th Percentile £363 £190 £407
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £296 £500
Median % change year-on-year +68.78% -40.75% +11.42%
75th Percentile £591 £498 £566
90th Percentile £717 £589 £588
East of England median daily rate £500 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +17.65% -3.41% -7.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £12.50 £11.25 -
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 -
Median % change year-on-year +13.04% - -
75th Percentile £13.50 £14.50 -
90th Percentile - £19.75 -
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 -
% change year-on-year +150.00% - -

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

All General Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 445 347 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 57.64% 56.06% 45.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 138 100
10th Percentile £185 £136 £249
25th Percentile £309 £187 £322
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £345 £440
Median % change year-on-year +30.43% -21.59% -2.22%
75th Percentile £550 £498 £553
90th Percentile £628 £575 £651
East of England median daily rate £494 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +16.24% - -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 160 21
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.25 £13.00
25th Percentile £13.41 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £15.00
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% -10.00% -3.23%
75th Percentile £20.56 £16.31 £16.50
90th Percentile £22.00 £20.00 £24.00
East of England median hourly rate £19.66 £15.00 £19.65
% change year-on-year +31.03% -23.66% +24.60%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Finance as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Cambridgeshire

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Finance in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Finance in Cambridgeshire

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Finance in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 11 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Finance in Cambridgeshire

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Finance in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for Finance in Cambridgeshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 11 August 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Cambridge -1 30 £500 +96.08% 31
Peterborough -16 8 £550 +62.96% 19
Finance
East of England

For the 6 months to 11 August 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 19 (41.30%) Social Skills
2 17 (36.96%) Project Management
3 12 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (21.74%) SAP
5 9 (19.57%) ERP
5 9 (19.57%) Agile
6 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (13.04%) Migration
7 6 (13.04%) Degree
7 6 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (10.87%) DevOps
8 5 (10.87%) Matrix Organization
8 5 (10.87%) Collaborative Working
8 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.87%) Legal
8 5 (10.87%) Scrum
8 5 (10.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 5 (10.87%) JIRA
8 5 (10.87%) Data Analysis
8 5 (10.87%) CRM
8 5 (10.87%) Python
8 5 (10.87%) Business Case
9 4 (8.70%) NIST
9 4 (8.70%) Data Pipeline
9 4 (8.70%) Project Delivery
9 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Project
9 4 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (8.70%) Internet
9 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.35%) SAP CO
1 2 (4.35%) SAP FI
1 2 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (4.35%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (2.17%) Bankmaster
2 1 (2.17%) NetSuite
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (2.17%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.17%) SAP MDG
2 1 (2.17%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) SaaS
2 3 (6.52%) Mimecast
3 2 (4.35%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (2.17%) AWS
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (2.17%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) LAN
2 1 (2.17%) MPLS
2 1 (2.17%) SD-WAN
2 1 (2.17%) VoIP
2 1 (2.17%) WAN
2 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.17%) Wireless
2 1 (2.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.17%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) JIRA
General
1 19 (41.30%) Social Skills
2 12 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.87%) Legal
4 4 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (4.35%) Law
5 2 (4.35%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (4.35%) Marketing
5 2 (4.35%) Public Sector
6 1 (2.17%) Billing
6 1 (2.17%) Electronics
6 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.17%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (2.17%) Swedish Language
6 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Analyst
2 8 (17.39%) Project Manager
3 6 (13.04%) Business Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Financial Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) CRM Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Finance Systems Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Head of Information
5 3 (6.52%) Head of Information Security
5 3 (6.52%) Head of Security
5 3 (6.52%) Manual Test Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Project Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Risk Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) Django
2 2 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Data Structures
1 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.35%) CMDB
2 2 (4.35%) Credit Risk
2 2 (4.35%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.17%) Biotechnology
3 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.17%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.17%) Life Science
3 1 (2.17%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.17%) NHS
3 1 (2.17%) Social Media
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
1 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Project Management
2 9 (19.57%) Agile
2 9 (19.57%) ERP
3 6 (13.04%) Migration
3 6 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (10.87%) Business Case
4 5 (10.87%) Collaborative Working
4 5 (10.87%) CRM
4 5 (10.87%) Data Analysis
4 5 (10.87%) DevOps
4 5 (10.87%) Matrix Organization
4 5 (10.87%) Scrum
4 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (8.70%) Coaching
5 4 (8.70%) Data Pipeline
5 4 (8.70%) Information Security
5 4 (8.70%) Project Delivery
5 4 (8.70%) Scenario Testing
5 4 (8.70%) Security Monitoring
5 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) Python
2 2 (4.35%) ABAP
2 2 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) CISSP
2 3 (6.52%) ISACA
3 2 (4.35%) ISEB
3 2 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.17%) CCDP
4 1 (2.17%) CCNA
4 1 (2.17%) CCNP
4 1 (2.17%) CISA
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.17%) PhD
4 1 (2.17%) QiCA
4 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) NIST
1 4 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (6.52%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.35%) GDPR
4 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.17%) GxP
4 1 (2.17%) P3O
4 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.17%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.17%) Observium
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) SAP
2 4 (8.70%) Palo Alto
3 3 (6.52%) FireEye
3 3 (6.52%) Proofpoint
3 3 (6.52%) Symantec
3 3 (6.52%) Workday
3 3 (6.52%) Zscaler
4 2 (4.35%) MuleSoft
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle
4 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco
5 1 (2.17%) Citrix
5 1 (2.17%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.17%) Infoblox
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds