Period
to 24 January 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 24 January 2021 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
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 18 6 6
Rank change year-on-year -12 0 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 102 422 601
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 7.06% 11.72% 13.57%
As % of the General category 21.61% 35.20% 37.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 304 462
Median daily rate £450 £425 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -16.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £209 £233 £325
90th Percentile £570 £600 £600
England median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 8
Median hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +37.50% -44.44%
10th Percentile £9.75 £15.15 £16.98
90th Percentile £30.00 £33.00 £22.50
England median hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £24.96
% change year-on-year +6.67% -9.86% +18.28%

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 the East of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 472 1,199 1,606
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.69% 33.29% 36.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 711 961
Median daily rate £400 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -6.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £175 £200 £275
90th Percentile £588 £600 £600
England median daily rate £500 £488 £490
% change year-on-year +2.56% -0.51% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 104 92
Median hourly rate £26.50 £17.25 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.62% -2.82% -45.38%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.00 £49.88
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £20.41
% change year-on-year +25.00% -2.02% -3.78%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Finance as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in the East of England

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Finance in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Finance in the East of England

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Finance in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Finance in the East of England

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Finance in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Finance in the East of England

Finance
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Finance in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Finance in the East of England

Finance
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the East of England region over the 6 months to 24 January 2021. 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
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -11 35 £460 +8.24% 54
Essex -12 27 £500 +17.65% 23
Cambridgeshire -8 17 £500 +25.00% 19
Bedfordshire -8 10 £413 +17.86% 2
Norfolk -6 7 £400 -13.51% 3
Suffolk -4 4 £375 -11.76% 3
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Finance.

1 22 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (16.67%) Migration
3 16 (15.69%) SAP
3 16 (15.69%) Project Management
4 14 (13.73%) Project Delivery
5 13 (12.75%) SQL
5 13 (12.75%) Windows
6 12 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (10.78%) Programme Management
7 11 (10.78%) Data Migration
7 11 (10.78%) Data Centre
8 10 (9.80%) Waterfall
8 10 (9.80%) SAP S/4HANA
8 10 (9.80%) Azure
8 10 (9.80%) Risk Management
8 10 (9.80%) Oracle
8 10 (9.80%) Microsoft
9 9 (8.82%) Change Management
9 9 (8.82%) Business Case
10 8 (7.84%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (7.84%) Manufacturing
10 8 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (7.84%) Microsoft Excel
11 7 (6.86%) Banking
11 7 (6.86%) Order to Cash
12 6 (5.88%) Record to Report
12 6 (5.88%) Project Governance
12 6 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (5.88%) Office 365
12 6 (5.88%) Cybersecurity

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.96%) Confluence
2 2 (1.96%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.96%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.98%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.98%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (7.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.98%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.98%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 10 (9.80%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (2.94%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (2.94%) SAP FI
2 3 (2.94%) SAP SD
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.96%) SAP GRC
3 2 (1.96%) SAP MM
3 2 (1.96%) SAP PM
3 2 (1.96%) SAP PP
3 2 (1.96%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.98%) Magento
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.98%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.98%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.80%) Azure
2 6 (5.88%) Office 365
3 5 (4.90%) Power Platform
4 3 (2.94%) SaaS
5 2 (1.96%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.98%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.98%) FinancialForce
6 1 (0.98%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.94%) Firewall
2 2 (1.96%) DNS
2 2 (1.96%) MPLS
2 2 (1.96%) SAN
2 2 (1.96%) SNMP
3 1 (0.98%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.98%) Software-Defined Radio
3 1 (0.98%) WebEx
3 1 (0.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.90%) Power BI
2 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.98%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.98%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.98%) Big Data
5 1 (0.98%) BigQuery
5 1 (0.98%) Cloudera CDH
5 1 (0.98%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.98%) Impala
5 1 (0.98%) Parquet
5 1 (0.98%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.98%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.98%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 6 (5.88%) JIRA
2 3 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.96%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.98%) GitLab
4 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.98%) MagicDraw
4 1 (0.98%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (7.84%) Manufacturing
1 8 (7.84%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (6.86%) Banking
3 6 (5.88%) Public Sector
4 5 (4.90%) Spanish Language
4 5 (4.90%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.92%) Electronics
5 4 (3.92%) Games
6 3 (2.94%) Billing
6 3 (2.94%) Portuguese Language
6 3 (2.94%) Retail
7 2 (1.96%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.96%) French Language
7 2 (1.96%) German Language
7 2 (1.96%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.96%) Marketing
8 1 (0.98%) Advertising
8 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.98%) Automotive
8 1 (0.98%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (18.63%) Analyst
2 16 (15.69%) Project Manager
3 11 (10.78%) Consultant
4 8 (7.84%) Financial Analyst
5 7 (6.86%) Developer
6 5 (4.90%) Architect
6 5 (4.90%) Business Analyst
6 5 (4.90%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (4.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 5 (4.90%) Oracle Analyst
6 5 (4.90%) Programme Manager
7 4 (3.92%) .NET Developer
7 4 (3.92%) Data Analyst
7 4 (3.92%) E-Commerce Manager
7 4 (3.92%) E-Commerce Project Manager
7 4 (3.92%) Head of IT
7 4 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (3.92%) SAP Analyst
7 4 (3.92%) Security Consultant
8 3 (2.94%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.90%) .NET
2 4 (3.92%) SOAP
3 3 (2.94%) J2EE
3 3 (2.94%) JSON
3 3 (2.94%) XML
4 2 (1.96%) EDI
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.96%) REST
5 1 (0.98%) GraphQL
5 1 (0.98%) Kafka
5 1 (0.98%) Middleware
5 1 (0.98%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (0.98%) Spring
5 1 (0.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.78%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.94%) FMCG
3 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.94%) NHS
4 2 (1.96%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.96%) PKI
4 2 (1.96%) Robotics
4 2 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.96%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.98%) CMDB
5 1 (0.98%) Cyberattack
5 1 (0.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.98%) Life Science
5 1 (0.98%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.98%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.98%) Video Editing
5 1 (0.98%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.75%) Windows
2 4 (3.92%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.96%) Unix
4 1 (0.98%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.98%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (16.67%) Migration
3 16 (15.69%) Project Management
4 14 (13.73%) Project Delivery
5 12 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (10.78%) Data Migration
6 11 (10.78%) Programme Management
7 10 (9.80%) Risk Management
7 10 (9.80%) Waterfall
8 9 (8.82%) Business Case
8 9 (8.82%) Change Management
9 8 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (6.86%) Order to Cash
11 6 (5.88%) Configuration Management
11 6 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (5.88%) Data Modelling
11 6 (5.88%) ERP
11 6 (5.88%) Project Governance
11 6 (5.88%) Record to Report
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.75%) SQL
2 6 (5.88%) Java
2 6 (5.88%) Python
3 5 (4.90%) C
3 5 (4.90%) C#
4 2 (1.96%) C++
4 2 (1.96%) Perl
4 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.98%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.98%) R
5 1 (0.98%) Scala
5 1 (0.98%) SHACL
5 1 (0.98%) SPARQL
5 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (5.88%) Degree
2 3 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.96%) MCSA
3 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.98%) CISA
4 1 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.98%) NVQ Level 4
4 1 (0.98%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) GDPR
2 2 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.98%) ITGC
3 1 (0.98%) NIST
3 1 (0.98%) NIST 800
3 1 (0.98%) PMO
3 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.96%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.98%) Docker
2 1 (0.98%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) HP ALM
1 2 (1.96%) Netcool
1 2 (1.96%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 2 (1.96%) Netcool/Webtop
1 2 (1.96%) Puppet
1 2 (1.96%) Salt
1 2 (1.96%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.98%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.98%) Oozie
Vendors
1 16 (15.69%) SAP
2 10 (9.80%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.80%) Oracle
3 6 (5.88%) IBM
4 5 (4.90%) HP
5 4 (3.92%) Splunk
6 3 (2.94%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.94%) Cisco
6 3 (2.94%) Concur
6 3 (2.94%) Dell
6 3 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.96%) Ariba
7 2 (1.96%) VMware
8 1 (0.98%) BMC
8 1 (0.98%) Capita
8 1 (0.98%) Citrix
8 1 (0.98%) Google
8 1 (0.98%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.98%) Remedy
8 1 (0.98%) Teradata