The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Finance 341 365 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.94% 14.22% 9.92%
As % of the General category 33.01% 28.38% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 174 145
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -5.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
Finance
South East

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

General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1033 1286 1508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 42.21% 50.12% 50.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 514 440
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £381 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 20
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.70% -8.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £45.00 £85.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.11% -25.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -1 109 £400 -3.03% 39
Slough +1 66 £375 -3.22% 25
Bracknell -1 22 £390 +5.40% 7
Newbury -2 13 £425 +6.25% 14
Maidenhead 0 10 £375 +80.72% 14
Wokingham 0 1 - - 1
Windsor - - - -
Hungerford - - - - 2
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

1 200 (29.07%) Telecoms
2 127 (18.46%) Project Management
3 95 (13.81%) Marketing
4 92 (13.37%) PRINCE2
5 88 (12.79%) Microsoft
6 87 (12.65%) SAP
7 84 (12.21%) MS Excel
8 79 (11.48%) Oracle
9 74 (10.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 69 (10.03%) Business Intelligence
11 64 (9.30%) MS Office
12 62 (9.01%) CRM
12 62 (9.01%) Programme Management
13 60 (8.72%) Migration
14 59 (8.58%) Degree
15 57 (8.28%) SQL
16 54 (7.85%) Windows
17 49 (7.12%) ITIL
18 48 (6.98%) Digital Marketing
19 47 (6.83%) MS Project
20 42 (6.10%) Manufacturing
21 39 (5.67%) Banking
21 39 (5.67%) Billing
22 38 (5.52%) Electronics
22 38 (5.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
22 38 (5.52%) MS PowerPoint
23 37 (5.38%) DTV
23 37 (5.38%) SQL Server
23 37 (5.38%) .NET
24 36 (5.23%) Retail

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 30 (4.36%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.74%) WebSphere
3 11 (1.60%) IBM Notes
4 7 (1.02%) WebLogic
4 7 (1.02%) CMS
5 5 (0.73%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.58%) IIS
6 4 (0.58%) Confluence
7 3 (0.44%) Lync
7 3 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.44%) Apache
7 3 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.44%) Drupal
7 3 (0.44%) WordPress
8 2 (0.29%) SAP Portal
8 2 (0.29%) Commerce Server
8 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.29%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.15%) SAS
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 84 (12.21%) MS Excel
2 64 (9.30%) MS Office
3 47 (6.83%) MS Project
4 38 (5.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (3.78%) MS Visio
6 10 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.44%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.44%) InDesign
8 1 (0.15%) SPSS
8 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 38 (5.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (1.16%) HFM
3 8 (1.16%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (1.02%) SAP FI
5 6 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.73%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 5 (0.73%) Agresso
6 5 (0.73%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (0.58%) JDE OneWorld
7 4 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.58%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.44%) SAP SCM
8 3 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.58%) Force.com
2 3 (0.44%) SaaS
3 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.15%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.62%) DNS
1 18 (2.62%) Firewall
2 13 (1.89%) WAN
3 12 (1.74%) LAN
3 12 (1.74%) 3G
4 11 (1.60%) Network Security
4 11 (1.60%) Internet
5 10 (1.45%) 4G
6 8 (1.16%) LTE
6 8 (1.16%) Wireless
6 8 (1.16%) SSL
7 7 (1.02%) SAN
8 6 (0.87%) DHCP
8 6 (0.87%) 2G
8 6 (0.87%) NetScaler
9 5 (0.73%) Intranet
9 5 (0.73%) MPLS
10 4 (0.58%) OSPF
10 4 (0.58%) BGP
10 4 (0.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (5.38%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (2.76%) QlikView
4 16 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
6 11 (1.60%) Relational Database
7 10 (1.45%) MS Access
8 8 (1.16%) Data Mining
8 8 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.02%) Hyperion Smart View
9 7 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (1.02%) MySQL
10 6 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (0.73%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.73%) DB2
11 5 (0.73%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.44%) Firebird
13 3 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (1.31%) JIRA
2 7 (1.02%) Eclipse
3 6 (0.87%) TestDirector
3 6 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.87%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.58%) Hudson
4 4 (0.58%) Ant
5 3 (0.44%) LSMW
5 3 (0.44%) Subversion
5 3 (0.44%) Maven
5 3 (0.44%) GDB
5 3 (0.44%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.44%) Eclipse RCP
5 3 (0.44%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.29%) Selenium
6 2 (0.29%) IntelliJ
6 2 (0.29%) ERwin
7 1 (0.15%) MSI
7 1 (0.15%) Introscope
General
1 200 (29.07%) Telecoms
2 95 (13.81%) Marketing
3 42 (6.10%) Manufacturing
4 39 (5.67%) Banking
4 39 (5.67%) Billing
5 38 (5.52%) Electronics
6 36 (5.23%) Retail
7 33 (4.80%) Legal
8 11 (1.60%) Law
9 10 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (1.45%) General Ledger
10 9 (1.31%) French Language
10 9 (1.31%) Back Office
11 8 (1.16%) Publishing
12 6 (0.87%) German Language
13 5 (0.73%) Italian Language
13 5 (0.73%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.58%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.44%) Games
15 3 (0.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 169 (24.56%) Analyst
2 118 (17.15%) Project Manager
3 71 (10.32%) Business Analyst
4 67 (9.74%) Consultant
5 44 (6.40%) Developer
6 38 (5.52%) Architect
7 21 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
8 20 (2.91%) Systems Analyst
8 20 (2.91%) Designer
9 18 (2.62%) PMO Analyst
10 17 (2.47%) Programme Manager
10 17 (2.47%) Administrator
11 15 (2.18%) Data Analyst
11 15 (2.18%) Business Manager
12 14 (2.03%) Delivery Manager
12 14 (2.03%) Coordinator
12 14 (2.03%) Test Analyst
13 13 (1.89%) Service Manager
14 12 (1.74%) Technical Manager
14 12 (1.74%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (5.38%) .NET
2 21 (3.05%) HTML
3 15 (2.18%) Web Services
3 15 (2.18%) SOAP
4 11 (1.60%) Middleware
5 10 (1.45%) XML
6 9 (1.31%) J2EE
7 8 (1.16%) CSS
7 8 (1.16%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (1.02%) jQuery
9 6 (0.87%) .NET Framework
9 6 (0.87%) JSON
9 6 (0.87%) ASP.NET
9 6 (0.87%) Flash
10 5 (0.73%) HTML5
11 4 (0.58%) RESTful
12 3 (0.44%) JFace
12 3 (0.44%) Struts
12 3 (0.44%) Ajax
13 2 (0.29%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 37 (5.38%) DTV
2 20 (2.91%) Mobile App
3 17 (2.47%) Management Information System
4 12 (1.74%) Computer Science
5 11 (1.60%) Mainframe
6 9 (1.31%) iSeries
7 8 (1.16%) Fat Client
7 8 (1.16%) Thin Client
8 6 (0.87%) NHS
8 6 (0.87%) Clustering
8 6 (0.87%) Open Source
8 6 (0.87%) Data Integration
8 6 (0.87%) Social Media
9 5 (0.73%) AS400
9 5 (0.73%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.58%) EPoS
10 4 (0.58%) FMCG
10 4 (0.58%) Informatics
10 4 (0.58%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.44%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 54 (7.85%) Windows
2 23 (3.34%) Linux
3 20 (2.91%) UNIX
4 14 (2.03%) Solaris
5 12 (1.74%) Windows 7
6 10 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.87%) AIX
10 5 (0.73%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.58%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.44%) Android
13 1 (0.15%) zOS
13 1 (0.15%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (18.46%) Project Management
2 92 (13.37%) PRINCE2
3 74 (10.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 69 (10.03%) Business Intelligence
5 62 (9.01%) CRM
5 62 (9.01%) Programme Management
6 60 (8.72%) Migration
7 49 (7.12%) ITIL
8 48 (6.98%) Digital Marketing
9 36 (5.23%) Business Analysis
10 35 (5.09%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (4.07%) Service Delivery
12 26 (3.78%) Data Analysis
13 25 (3.63%) ERP
14 24 (3.49%) Change Management
15 23 (3.34%) PRINCE
15 23 (3.34%) Risk Management
16 22 (3.20%) Workflow
17 21 (3.05%) E-Commerce
17 21 (3.05%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 57 (8.28%) SQL
2 31 (4.51%) Java
3 10 (1.45%) JavaScript
3 10 (1.45%) C#
4 9 (1.31%) C
4 9 (1.31%) Perl
4 9 (1.31%) T-SQL
5 7 (1.02%) PHP
5 7 (1.02%) RPG
5 7 (1.02%) PowerShell
6 6 (0.87%) PL/SQL
6 6 (0.87%) VBA
7 4 (0.58%) VB
7 4 (0.58%) RPG IV
8 3 (0.44%) Embedded C
8 3 (0.44%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.44%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.29%) VBScript
9 2 (0.29%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 59 (8.58%) Degree
2 34 (4.94%) Security Cleared
3 22 (3.20%) SC Cleared
4 20 (2.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 20 (2.91%) PMI Certification
5 19 (2.76%) ISEB
6 18 (2.62%) PMP
7 16 (2.33%) CIMA
8 12 (1.74%) DV Cleared
8 12 (1.74%) ACCA
9 11 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 10 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (1.16%) CCNA
13 7 (1.02%) JNCIA
14 6 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 6 (0.87%) CCA
14 6 (0.87%) HND
15 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (0.73%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.63%) QA
2 20 (2.91%) SLA
3 9 (1.31%) ISO 9001
4 8 (1.16%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.87%) COBIT
6 4 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.29%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.15%) COSO
8 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 13 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.60%) NFS
3 6 (0.87%) ProxySG
3 6 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.58%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.29%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.29%) Xen
5 2 (0.29%) XenApp
5 2 (0.29%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.15%) vSphere
6 1 (0.15%) OCFS2
6 1 (0.15%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 15 (2.18%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.58%) SCCM
3 3 (0.44%) SCOrch
3 3 (0.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.29%) WSUS
4 2 (0.29%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.15%) Nagios
5 1 (0.15%) Windows Storage Server
5 1 (0.15%) YUM
5 1 (0.15%) Puppet
5 1 (0.15%) nmon
Vendors
1 88 (12.79%) Microsoft
2 87 (12.65%) SAP
3 79 (11.48%) Oracle
4 32 (4.65%) Citrix
5 27 (3.92%) HP
6 26 (3.78%) Salesforce.com
7 20 (2.91%) Cisco
8 19 (2.76%) IBM
8 19 (2.76%) Hyperion
9 14 (2.03%) Siebel
10 13 (1.89%) Business Objects
11 12 (1.74%) Metastorm
12 11 (1.60%) Juniper
12 11 (1.60%) Lotus
13 10 (1.45%) Red Hat
13 10 (1.45%) Informatica
14 9 (1.31%) Sun
15 8 (1.16%) CheckPoint
16 7 (1.02%) Remedy
16 7 (1.02%) Redknee
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