The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Banbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 17 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Banbury 85.00% 40.00% 36.84%
As % of the General category 94.44% 66.67% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 2
Average daily rate £365 £475 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.26% +37.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £450 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £496 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% -18.88%
Finance
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Banbury region.

General Category
Banbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
18 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Banbury 90.00% 60.00% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 2
Average daily rate £365 £450 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +32.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.25 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+15.46% -5.82%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Banbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Banbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Banbury region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Banbury

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Banbury

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Banbury region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Banbury

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Banbury

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Banbury

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Banbury

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Banbury region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance.

1 18 (60.00%) Banking
2 9 (30.00%) PRINCE2
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (23.33%) Project Management
5 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 5 (16.67%) Windows
5 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 4 (13.33%) ISEB
6 4 (13.33%) Programme Management
6 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
6 4 (13.33%) TOGAF
6 4 (13.33%) Test Planning
6 4 (13.33%) Test Management
7 3 (10.00%) Storage Virtualisation
7 3 (10.00%) IP Telephony
7 3 (10.00%) Network Design
7 3 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (10.00%) Degree
7 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.00%) Workflow
7 3 (10.00%) HP
7 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (10.00%) Firewall
7 3 (10.00%) Mainframe
7 3 (10.00%) SQL
7 3 (10.00%) LAN
7 3 (10.00%) WAN

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Banbury by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Banbury region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Firewall
1 3 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (10.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (10.00%) LAN
1 3 (10.00%) WAN
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) HP UFT
1 2 (6.67%) WinRunner
2 1 (3.33%) QARun
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) TestDirector
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (60.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Firewall Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) PMO Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (23.33%) Project Management
4 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 4 (13.33%) Programme Management
5 4 (13.33%) Test Management
5 4 (13.33%) Test Planning
5 4 (13.33%) TOGAF
6 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (10.00%) Network Design
6 3 (10.00%) Storage Virtualisation
6 3 (10.00%) Workflow
7 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Change Management
7 2 (6.67%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
7 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) ISEB
1 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) CCNA
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.67%) MCSE
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.33%) APMP
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) vSphere
2 1 (3.33%) XenApp
2 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.33%) SAP