Period
to

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 2 July 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
England > East of England
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 8 11 10
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 -5
Contract jobs citing Finance 297 174 219
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 11.84% 8.65% 10.77%
As % of the General category 20.18% 17.83% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 101 145
10th Percentile £301 £250 £260
25th Percentile £413 £358 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - -10.00%
75th Percentile £625 £535 £525
90th Percentile £685 £638 £588
England median daily rate £575 £533 £520
% change year-on-year +7.98% +2.40% +3.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 5
10th Percentile £12.50 - £15.95
25th Percentile £16.75 £11.25 £16.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £27.50
Median % change year-on-year +150.00% -49.09% +37.50%
75th Percentile £38.75 £19.06 £28.75
90th Percentile £59.41 £21.70 £29.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £17.70 £24.63
% change year-on-year +97.74% -28.12% +23.13%

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 1,472 976 954
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 58.69% 48.53% 46.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 776 466 545
10th Percentile £189 £153 £200
25th Percentile £350 £272 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% - -5.56%
75th Percentile £582 £537 £519
90th Percentile £675 £606 £588
England median daily rate £550 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 342 202 83
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.25 £12.60
25th Percentile £13.41 £12.50 £14.38
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year -3.13% -3.03% +3.13%
75th Percentile £39.89 £24.69 £34.65
90th Percentile £56.00 £48.60 £57.50
England median hourly rate £23.91 £20.94 £20.00
% change year-on-year +14.21% +4.68% -

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 2 July 2022.

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 2 July 2022.

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 2 July 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
Bedfordshire +5 87 £500 - 10
Hertfordshire -1 87 £475 +5.56% 31
Cambridgeshire -6 52 £500 +42.86% 25
Essex +4 32 £575 +15.00% 13
Suffolk +1 25 £550 +41.39% 2
Norfolk +7 12 £481 -6.78% 5
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 East of England region with a requirement for Finance.

1 92 (30.98%) Social Skills
2 74 (24.92%) Project Management
3 61 (20.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 54 (18.18%) Agile
5 43 (14.48%) Retail
5 43 (14.48%) Azure
6 42 (14.14%) Analytics
7 39 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
8 37 (12.46%) Internal Audit
8 37 (12.46%) Migration
8 37 (12.46%) Oracle
9 36 (12.12%) Performance Improvement
10 33 (11.11%) ERP
11 29 (9.76%) Microsoft
12 24 (8.08%) DevOps
12 24 (8.08%) Requirements Gathering
13 22 (7.41%) Project Delivery
13 22 (7.41%) SAP
13 22 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
13 22 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
14 21 (7.07%) SQL
14 21 (7.07%) Legal
14 21 (7.07%) Change Management
14 21 (7.07%) Business Case
15 20 (6.73%) Public Sector
15 20 (6.73%) Scrum
15 20 (6.73%) Microsoft Excel
16 19 (6.40%) PRINCE2
16 19 (6.40%) JIRA
16 19 (6.40%) PMO

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 11 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (2.02%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.01%) Confluence
3 3 (1.01%) IIS
4 2 (0.67%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.34%) Apache
5 1 (0.34%) CMS
5 1 (0.34%) JBoss
5 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (6.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (4.04%) Microsoft Project
3 11 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.01%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.67%) Oracle Smart View
7 1 (0.34%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (2.02%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.02%) SAP FI
2 6 (2.02%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (1.68%) Oracle Assets
3 5 (1.68%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (1.68%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (1.68%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.35%) NetSuite
4 4 (1.35%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (1.35%) SAP CO
4 4 (1.35%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (1.01%) HFM
5 3 (1.01%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (1.01%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.67%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.67%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 43 (14.48%) Azure
2 14 (4.71%) AWS
3 13 (4.38%) Dynamics 365
3 13 (4.38%) Power Platform
4 9 (3.03%) SaaS
5 7 (2.36%) Microsoft 365
6 5 (1.68%) Azure DevOps
6 5 (1.68%) Azure Service Bus
6 5 (1.68%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 5 (1.68%) IaaS
7 4 (1.35%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 4 (1.35%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.01%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.67%) Azure Storage
9 2 (0.67%) GitHub
9 2 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.34%) Collibra
10 1 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.03%) DNS
1 9 (3.03%) Firewall
2 7 (2.36%) IPv4
3 6 (2.02%) DHCP
3 6 (2.02%) Network Security
4 4 (1.35%) Internet
4 4 (1.35%) LAN
4 4 (1.35%) WAN
4 4 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.01%) SAN
5 3 (1.01%) SD-WAN
6 2 (0.67%) MPLS
6 2 (0.67%) NAS
7 1 (0.34%) BGP
7 1 (0.34%) DWDM
7 1 (0.34%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.34%) IPv6
7 1 (0.34%) OSPF
7 1 (0.34%) UPnP
7 1 (0.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (3.03%) Power BI
2 8 (2.69%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.35%) Data Lake
4 4 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.01%) Big Data
5 3 (1.01%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.67%) GIS
6 2 (0.67%) Metadata
6 2 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.34%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.34%) Power Query
7 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.34%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 19 (6.40%) JIRA
2 10 (3.37%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.02%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.01%) Postman
4 3 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.67%) Gerrit
5 2 (0.67%) GitLab
5 2 (0.67%) JMeter
6 1 (0.34%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.34%) GDB
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.34%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.34%) Robot Framework
General
1 92 (30.98%) Social Skills
2 43 (14.48%) Retail
3 39 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (7.07%) Legal
5 20 (6.73%) Public Sector
6 12 (4.04%) Influencing Skills
7 9 (3.03%) Manufacturing
8 8 (2.69%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (2.36%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 7 (2.36%) Marketing
10 6 (2.02%) Presentation Skills
11 5 (1.68%) Organisational Skills
12 4 (1.35%) Banking
12 4 (1.35%) Games
12 4 (1.35%) Telecoms
13 3 (1.01%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.67%) Billing
14 2 (0.67%) Law
14 2 (0.67%) Local Government
15 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (23.57%) Analyst
2 54 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 36 (12.12%) Business Analyst
4 21 (7.07%) Architect
5 18 (6.06%) Consultant
5 18 (6.06%) Developer
6 17 (5.72%) Financial Analyst
7 14 (4.71%) Finance Business Analyst
7 14 (4.71%) Service Analyst
8 11 (3.70%) Service Manager
9 10 (3.37%) IT Manager
9 10 (3.37%) Project Analyst
9 10 (3.37%) Technical Architect
10 9 (3.03%) Service Desk Analyst
11 8 (2.69%) Business Manager
11 8 (2.69%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (2.69%) Support Engineer
12 7 (2.36%) Programme Manager
12 7 (2.36%) Senior Manager
12 7 (2.36%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.36%) .NET
2 4 (1.35%) Django
3 3 (1.01%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.67%) HTML
4 2 (0.67%) Kafka
4 2 (0.67%) Middleware
4 2 (0.67%) REST
4 2 (0.67%) SOAP
4 2 (0.67%) Spring
4 2 (0.67%) Spring Batch
5 1 (0.34%) .NET Core
5 1 (0.34%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.34%) CSS
5 1 (0.34%) Express
5 1 (0.34%) J2EE
5 1 (0.34%) JSON
5 1 (0.34%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.34%) RxJS
5 1 (0.34%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.39%) FMCG
2 15 (5.05%) Data Centre
3 13 (4.38%) Management Information System
4 12 (4.04%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (2.02%) Cloud Native
6 4 (1.35%) CMDB
6 4 (1.35%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.01%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (1.01%) NHS
8 2 (0.67%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.67%) IoT
8 2 (0.67%) Legacy Systems
8 2 (0.67%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.67%) User Experience
9 1 (0.34%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.34%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.34%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.34%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.38%) Windows
2 9 (3.03%) Windows Server
3 7 (2.36%) Windows 10
4 6 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.02%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (0.67%) Linux
6 1 (0.34%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (24.92%) Project Management
2 61 (20.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 54 (18.18%) Agile
4 42 (14.14%) Analytics
5 37 (12.46%) Internal Audit
5 37 (12.46%) Migration
6 36 (12.12%) Performance Improvement
7 33 (11.11%) ERP
8 24 (8.08%) DevOps
8 24 (8.08%) Requirements Gathering
9 22 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 22 (7.41%) Project Delivery
9 22 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
10 21 (7.07%) Business Case
10 21 (7.07%) Change Management
11 20 (6.73%) Scrum
12 19 (6.40%) PRINCE2
13 17 (5.72%) Service Management
14 16 (5.39%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (5.39%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 21 (7.07%) SQL
2 10 (3.37%) Python
3 7 (2.36%) Java
4 5 (1.68%) C
5 4 (1.35%) C#
5 4 (1.35%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.35%) VBA
6 3 (1.01%) Bash
6 3 (1.01%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.67%) ABAP
7 2 (0.67%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.34%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (5.72%) Degree
2 12 (4.04%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.68%) CISSP
4 5 (1.68%) ISEB
4 5 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (1.35%) CCA
5 4 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (1.35%) MCITP
5 4 (1.35%) MCP
5 4 (1.35%) MCSA
5 4 (1.35%) MCSE
5 4 (1.35%) MCTS
5 4 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.01%) APMP
6 3 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.01%) ISACA
7 2 (0.67%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.40%) PMO
2 5 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.35%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.35%) NIST
4 3 (1.01%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (1.01%) GDPR
5 2 (0.67%) IFRS
5 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.67%) QA
6 1 (0.34%) GxP
6 1 (0.34%) IFRS 17
6 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.34%) P3O
6 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (3.37%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.02%) Citrix Hypervisor
2 6 (2.02%) Hyper-V
2 6 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (2.02%) Virtual Servers
2 6 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.02%) XenApp
2 6 (2.02%) XenDesktop
3 3 (1.01%) Docker
3 3 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (2.02%) NetBackup
1 6 (2.02%) SCCM
2 4 (1.35%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.67%) Terraform
4 1 (0.34%) Ansible
4 1 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.34%) Grafana
4 1 (0.34%) HP NNM
4 1 (0.34%) Observium
4 1 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.34%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 37 (12.46%) Oracle
2 29 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 22 (7.41%) SAP
4 11 (3.70%) HP
5 10 (3.37%) Remedy
6 8 (2.69%) ServiceNow
7 7 (2.36%) Avaya
7 7 (2.36%) Citrix
7 7 (2.36%) Peregrine
7 7 (2.36%) Siemens
7 7 (2.36%) VMware
8 6 (2.02%) Ivanti
8 6 (2.02%) Shavlik
9 5 (1.68%) Cisco
9 5 (1.68%) Liquidlogic
10 4 (1.35%) Databricks
10 4 (1.35%) Dell
10 4 (1.35%) Palo Alto
10 4 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.01%) FireEye