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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
South East / Kent
Rank 7 2 5
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3  
Contract jobs citing Finance 49 161 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 17.38% 34.92% 20.53%
As % of the General category 51.58% 85.19% 63.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 119 32
Median daily rate £430 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £180 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £170.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1788.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.75 £17.75
% change year-on-year +37.93% +22.53%  

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 95 189 85
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 33.69% 41.00% 32.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 144 50
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £180 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £21.78 £177.50 £37.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -87.73% +371.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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
West Malling +5 6 £425 -15.84%
Folkestone -4 4 £400 +25.98% 3
Maidstone -1 3 £418 +4.37%
Tunbridge Wells -3 3 £465 +12.72% 2
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 28 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (22.68%) Project Management
3 21 (21.65%) Microsoft
4 17 (17.53%) Windows
4 17 (17.53%) VMware
5 15 (15.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (15.46%) Active Directory
5 15 (15.46%) Windows Server
6 12 (12.37%) HTML
6 12 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (11.34%) MCSE
7 11 (11.34%) MCSA
7 11 (11.34%) MCP
7 11 (11.34%) PRINCE2
7 11 (11.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (11.34%) Nessus
7 11 (11.34%) MCITP
7 11 (11.34%) LANDesk
7 11 (11.34%) SolarWinds
7 11 (11.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (10.31%) Degree
8 10 (10.31%) Oracle
8 10 (10.31%) Migration
9 9 (9.28%) Scrum
10 8 (8.25%) .NET
10 8 (8.25%) Citrix
11 7 (7.22%) Adobe
11 7 (7.22%) CSS
12 6 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (6.19%) Change Management

Finance
Top Related 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 1 (1.03%) FileNet
1 1 (1.03%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (1.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.12%) MS Office
1 4 (4.12%) MS Project
2 3 (3.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.06%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.06%) InDesign
3 2 (2.06%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.06%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.03%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.03%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (1.03%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (1.03%) InVision
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Adobe Campaign
1 3 (3.09%) Workday HCM
2 2 (2.06%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (2.06%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) DNS
2 3 (3.09%) HTTP
3 1 (1.03%) Firewall
3 1 (1.03%) LAN
3 1 (1.03%) PPP
3 1 (1.03%) VPN
3 1 (1.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (2.06%) DB2
3 2 (2.06%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.03%) Power BI
4 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.03%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Axure RP
2 2 (2.06%) LSMW
2 2 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.03%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.03%) JIRA
3 1 (1.03%) Subversion
General
1 6 (6.19%) Marketing
2 4 (4.12%) Retail
3 3 (3.09%) Advertising
3 3 (3.09%) Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Back Office
4 1 (1.03%) Billing
4 1 (1.03%) Electronics
4 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.03%) French Language
4 1 (1.03%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.03%) Legal
4 1 (1.03%) Local Government
4 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.03%) Military
4 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (24.74%) Project Manager
2 17 (17.53%) Analyst
3 11 (11.34%) Systems Engineer
3 11 (11.34%) Windows Engineer
3 11 (11.34%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 9 (9.28%) Business Analyst
4 9 (9.28%) Developer
5 7 (7.22%) Architect
5 7 (7.22%) Designer
6 6 (6.19%) Financial Analyst
6 6 (6.19%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (6.19%) Senior Manager
6 6 (6.19%) Service Analyst
7 5 (5.15%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 5 (5.15%) Senior Project Manager
7 5 (5.15%) Server Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) UX Designer
8 4 (4.12%) Finance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.37%) HTML
2 8 (8.25%) .NET
3 7 (7.22%) CSS
4 5 (5.15%) HTML5
5 4 (4.12%) CSS3
6 3 (3.09%) LINQ
6 3 (3.09%) Web Services
7 2 (2.06%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.06%) Entity Framework
7 2 (2.06%) Flash
7 2 (2.06%) jQuery
7 2 (2.06%) Material Design
7 2 (2.06%) WCF
7 2 (2.06%) WPF
7 2 (2.06%) XML
8 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.03%) SOAP
8 1 (1.03%) WSDL
8 1 (1.03%) XML Messaging
8 1 (1.03%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.15%) User Experience
3 4 (4.12%) Fat Client
3 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.12%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.03%) iSeries
5 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.03%) PMI
5 1 (1.03%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.53%) Windows
2 15 (15.46%) Windows Server
2 15 (15.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (11.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (5.15%) Linux
4 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.12%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.06%) Android
6 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (22.68%) Project Management
3 12 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (11.34%) PRINCE2
5 10 (10.31%) Migration
6 9 (9.28%) Scrum
7 6 (6.19%) Business Analysis
7 6 (6.19%) Change Management
8 5 (5.15%) Fund Management
8 5 (5.15%) Investment Management
8 5 (5.15%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.15%) Prototyping
8 5 (5.15%) Server Patching
8 5 (5.15%) TOGAF
8 5 (5.15%) Wireframes
9 4 (4.12%) Application Virtualisation
9 4 (4.12%) Business Process Analysis
9 4 (4.12%) Data Migration
9 4 (4.12%) Performance Management
9 4 (4.12%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.19%) JavaScript
2 4 (4.12%) C#
2 4 (4.12%) SQL
3 2 (2.06%) Java
4 1 (1.03%) C
4 1 (1.03%) LINC
4 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (11.34%) MCITP
1 11 (11.34%) MCP
1 11 (11.34%) MCSA
1 11 (11.34%) MCSE
1 11 (11.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (10.31%) Degree
3 3 (3.09%) APMP
3 3 (3.09%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.09%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.06%) ISEB
4 2 (2.06%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.03%) CBAP
5 1 (1.03%) CISA
5 1 (1.03%) CISM
5 1 (1.03%) CISSP
5 1 (1.03%) PMP
5 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) ISO 9000
2 2 (2.06%) SLA
3 1 (1.03%) GDPR
3 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.03%) PMO
3 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (15.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.15%) XenApp
3 4 (4.12%) BitLocker
3 4 (4.12%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (4.12%) VMware ESX
3 4 (4.12%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (11.34%) Nessus
2 4 (4.12%) SCCM
2 4 (4.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (21.65%) Microsoft
2 17 (17.53%) VMware
3 11 (11.34%) LANDesk
3 11 (11.34%) SolarWinds
4 10 (10.31%) Oracle
5 8 (8.25%) Citrix
6 7 (7.22%) Adobe
7 5 (5.15%) SAP
7 5 (5.15%) Workday
8 4 (4.12%) AppSense
8 4 (4.12%) CA
8 4 (4.12%) Cognos
8 4 (4.12%) Symantec
8 4 (4.12%) Wyse
9 1 (1.03%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.03%) Cisco
9 1 (1.03%) IBM
9 1 (1.03%) Informatica
9 1 (1.03%) Netezza
9 1 (1.03%) Teradata
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