The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
South East / Kent
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 2 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4  
Contract jobs citing Finance 45 88 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 18.60% 26.59% 19.78%
As % of the General category 60.81% 75.86% 76.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 76 39
Median daily rate £450 £448 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.55% +19.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £180 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £9.00
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 Kent with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 74 116 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 30.58% 35.05% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 91 46
Median daily rate £400 £445 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.11% +11.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £198 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £615 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £77.00 £26.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.55% +188.17%  
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 Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Kent

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Kent

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Kent

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells -3 3 £338 +3.05%
Tonbridge +1 2 £488 -1.26%
Maidstone -6 2 - - 2
West Malling -6 1 £400 +14.28% 1
Stansted - 1 £325 -
Finance
South East

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 Kent region with a requirement for Finance.

1 33 (32.04%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (28.16%) Project Management
3 13 (12.62%) Investment Management
4 12 (11.65%) Firewall
4 12 (11.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (11.65%) HTML
4 12 (11.65%) .NET
5 10 (9.71%) Scrum
5 10 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (8.74%) User Experience
6 9 (8.74%) F5
6 9 (8.74%) Workday
6 9 (8.74%) SQL
6 9 (8.74%) CSS
6 9 (8.74%) PRINCE2
6 9 (8.74%) SLA
7 8 (7.77%) Microsoft
7 8 (7.77%) C#
7 8 (7.77%) CheckPoint
7 8 (7.77%) Windows
7 8 (7.77%) JavaScript
7 8 (7.77%) VMware
7 8 (7.77%) Network Security
7 8 (7.77%) Marketing
7 8 (7.77%) TDD
8 7 (6.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (6.80%) LINQ
8 7 (6.80%) Migration
8 7 (6.80%) Oracle
8 7 (6.80%) CISSP

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 5 (4.85%) Skype for Business
2 3 (2.91%) Apache
2 3 (2.91%) EPiServer
2 3 (2.91%) FileNet
2 3 (2.91%) IIS
2 3 (2.91%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.97%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.97%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.97%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.97%) InDesign
3 1 (0.97%) InVision
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.97%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Workday HCM
2 1 (0.97%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.97%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (4.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.65%) Firewall
2 8 (7.77%) Network Security
3 5 (4.85%) DNS
3 5 (4.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (4.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (4.85%) Skype
4 3 (2.91%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.91%) LAN
4 3 (2.91%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (2.91%) WAN
5 2 (1.94%) VPN
6 1 (0.97%) BGP
6 1 (0.97%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.97%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.97%) HTTP
6 1 (0.97%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.97%) IPsec
6 1 (0.97%) MPLS
6 1 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.97%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database
1 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database 12c
1 4 (3.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.97%) NewSQL
2 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.97%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.91%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.97%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.97%) JIRA
3 1 (0.97%) Subversion
General
1 8 (7.77%) Marketing
2 6 (5.83%) Banking
3 3 (2.91%) Advertising
3 3 (2.91%) Retail
4 2 (1.94%) Legal
4 2 (1.94%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.97%) Back Office
5 1 (0.97%) Electronics
5 1 (0.97%) Law
5 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (24.27%) Project Manager
2 19 (18.45%) Analyst
3 10 (9.71%) Business Analyst
3 10 (9.71%) Developer
4 9 (8.74%) Designer
5 7 (6.80%) .NET Developer
5 7 (6.80%) Service Analyst
6 6 (5.83%) Network Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Finance Business Analyst
7 5 (4.85%) Financial Analyst
7 5 (4.85%) Financial Business Analyst
7 5 (4.85%) IT Analyst
7 5 (4.85%) Senior Manager
7 5 (4.85%) UX Designer
7 5 (4.85%) Workday Manager
7 5 (4.85%) Workday Project Manager
8 4 (3.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Financial Services Project Manager
8 4 (3.88%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.65%) .NET
1 12 (11.65%) HTML
2 9 (8.74%) CSS
3 7 (6.80%) LINQ
4 6 (5.83%) Web Services
5 5 (4.85%) HTML5
6 4 (3.88%) .NET Framework
6 4 (3.88%) CSS3
6 4 (3.88%) Entity Framework
6 4 (3.88%) JSON
6 4 (3.88%) LINQ to SQL
6 4 (3.88%) XML
7 3 (2.91%) jQuery
7 3 (2.91%) Material Design
7 3 (2.91%) WCF
7 3 (2.91%) WPF
8 2 (1.94%) Flash
9 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.74%) User Experience
3 5 (4.85%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.88%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.91%) Clustering
5 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.91%) Social Media
5 3 (2.91%) Tandem
6 2 (1.94%) Photography
7 1 (0.97%) iSeries
7 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.97%) PMI
7 1 (0.97%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.77%) Windows
2 4 (3.88%) Linux
2 4 (3.88%) Windows Server
2 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.91%) Android
3 3 (2.91%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (32.04%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (28.16%) Project Management
3 13 (12.62%) Investment Management
4 12 (11.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (9.71%) Scrum
6 9 (8.74%) PRINCE2
7 8 (7.77%) TDD
8 7 (6.80%) Migration
8 7 (6.80%) SDLC
9 6 (5.83%) Asset Management
9 6 (5.83%) Business Analysis
9 6 (5.83%) Information Security
9 6 (5.83%) ITIL
10 5 (4.85%) Fund Management
10 5 (4.85%) Prototyping
10 5 (4.85%) Service Delivery
10 5 (4.85%) Wireframes
11 4 (3.88%) Concurrent Programming
11 4 (3.88%) IT Audit
11 4 (3.88%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.74%) SQL
2 8 (7.77%) C#
2 8 (7.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.91%) JCL
4 2 (1.94%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.97%) LINC
5 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (6.80%) CISSP
2 6 (5.83%) CISM
3 5 (4.85%) CISA
4 4 (3.88%) CompTIA Security+
4 4 (3.88%) Degree
4 4 (3.88%) MCITP
4 4 (3.88%) MCP
4 4 (3.88%) MCSA
4 4 (3.88%) MCSE
4 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.88%) Security+ Certification
5 2 (1.94%) ISEB
5 2 (1.94%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.97%) CBAP
6 1 (0.97%) PMP
6 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.74%) SLA
2 7 (6.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.88%) COBIT
4 2 (1.94%) GDPR
4 2 (1.94%) ISO 9000
4 2 (1.94%) MiFID
5 1 (0.97%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.97%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.97%) EMIR
5 1 (0.97%) FATCA
5 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.97%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.97%) UCITS
System Software
1 7 (6.80%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.85%) ProxySG
3 3 (2.91%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.88%) Nessus
2 3 (2.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.97%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 9 (8.74%) F5
1 9 (8.74%) Workday
2 8 (7.77%) CheckPoint
2 8 (7.77%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.77%) VMware
3 7 (6.80%) Oracle
4 6 (5.83%) Blue Coat
4 6 (5.83%) Citrix
5 5 (4.85%) Adobe
5 5 (4.85%) Cisco
5 5 (4.85%) Juniper
5 5 (4.85%) Palo Alto
5 5 (4.85%) SolarWinds
6 4 (3.88%) LANDesk
7 3 (2.91%) Blue Prism
7 3 (2.91%) Genesys
7 3 (2.91%) Informatica
7 3 (2.91%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.94%) Nokia
8 2 (1.94%) SAP
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