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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
South East / Berkshire
Rank 3 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 282 288 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.07% 11.29% 10.25%
As % of the General category 35.03% 28.71% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 179 163
Median daily rate £450 £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £539 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 9
Median hourly rate £24.45 £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.64% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £15.70 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +60.60%

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
805 1003 1220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 40.17% 39.30% 43.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 443 534
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 31
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.54% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £48.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +43.23%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 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
Reading +7 123 £450 +7.50% 20
Maidenhead +7 25 £400 +66.14% 3
Bracknell -9 24 £370 -10.30% 7
Slough 0 18 £450 +12.50% 4
Newbury -1 13 £408 +25.38% 10
Wokingham +3 2 £450 - 2
Windsor -5 2 - - 4
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 110 (20.75%) Telecoms
2 100 (18.87%) Project Management
3 89 (16.79%) Microsoft
4 88 (16.60%) Analytical Skills
5 79 (14.91%) Marketing
6 78 (14.72%) SAP
7 76 (14.34%) MS Excel
8 70 (13.21%) Oracle
9 69 (13.02%) SQL
9 69 (13.02%) Business Intelligence
10 68 (12.83%) Degree
11 64 (12.08%) Stakeholder Management
12 58 (10.94%) Programme Management
13 56 (10.57%) Agile Software Development
14 55 (10.38%) PRINCE2
15 41 (7.74%) Change Management
15 41 (7.74%) Business Analysis
16 40 (7.55%) CRM
16 40 (7.55%) ETL
17 39 (7.36%) MS PowerPoint
17 39 (7.36%) Retail
18 38 (7.17%) Java
19 37 (6.98%) Manufacturing
19 37 (6.98%) Migration
20 36 (6.79%) SQL Server
21 35 (6.60%) Linux
21 35 (6.60%) Data Centre
22 34 (6.42%) Digital Marketing
23 33 (6.23%) Analytics
23 33 (6.23%) ERP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 23 (4.34%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.26%) Apache
3 10 (1.89%) IIS
4 9 (1.70%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.32%) SAS
6 5 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (0.94%) CMS
6 5 (0.94%) JBoss
7 3 (0.57%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.38%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.38%) WordPress
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.19%) Mule
9 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 76 (14.34%) MS Excel
2 39 (7.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 29 (5.47%) MS Office
4 24 (4.53%) MS Project
5 8 (1.51%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (5.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (2.45%) HFM
3 11 (2.08%) NetSuite
4 9 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (1.32%) Hyperion Planning
5 7 (1.32%) Oracle ERP
5 7 (1.32%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (1.13%) Sonata
7 5 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.75%) Oracle Retail
8 4 (0.75%) Unit4 Business World
8 4 (0.75%) Workday HCM
9 3 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.57%) SAP MDG
10 2 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.38%) SAP CO
10 2 (0.38%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.70%) Office 365
3 8 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.13%) IaaS
4 6 (1.13%) PaaS
5 3 (0.57%) CallidusCloud
6 2 (0.38%) SaaS
6 2 (0.38%) Taleo
7 1 (0.19%) GitHub
7 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.19%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.45%) Internet
2 12 (2.26%) LTE
3 10 (1.89%) GSM
3 10 (1.89%) HSPA
3 10 (1.89%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.89%) WCDMA
4 9 (1.70%) SAN
5 8 (1.51%) Firewall
5 8 (1.51%) FTP
5 8 (1.51%) HTTP
5 8 (1.51%) Network Security
5 8 (1.51%) SSL
6 7 (1.32%) LAN
6 7 (1.32%) LDAP
6 7 (1.32%) Unified Communications
7 6 (1.13%) DNS
8 5 (0.94%) HTTPS
8 5 (0.94%) WAN
9 4 (0.75%) SSH
9 4 (0.75%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (6.79%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (3.21%) MySQL
5 14 (2.64%) Big Data
5 14 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (1.89%) Hadoop
7 10 (1.89%) HBase
7 10 (1.89%) MS Access
8 9 (1.70%) Apache Hive
8 9 (1.70%) Impala
8 9 (1.70%) NoSQL
8 9 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (1.70%) Sqoop
9 8 (1.51%) DB2
9 8 (1.51%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (1.51%) Oracle ODI
9 8 (1.51%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (1.89%) Android Studio
1 10 (1.89%) Xcode
2 8 (1.51%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.32%) Subversion
4 5 (0.94%) Toad
5 4 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (0.75%) Selenium
5 4 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.75%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.57%) JIRA
6 3 (0.57%) JMeter
6 3 (0.57%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.38%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.38%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.38%) Maven
7 2 (0.38%) MSI
8 1 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.19%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.19%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.19%) LSMW
General
1 110 (20.75%) Telecoms
2 79 (14.91%) Marketing
3 39 (7.36%) Retail
4 37 (6.98%) Manufacturing
5 29 (5.47%) Banking
5 29 (5.47%) Electronics
6 22 (4.15%) Legal
7 12 (2.26%) Publishing
8 11 (2.08%) Mandarin Language
9 9 (1.70%) Billing
9 9 (1.70%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.32%) Law
10 7 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (1.13%) German Language
11 6 (1.13%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.75%) Back Office
13 3 (0.57%) Advertising
13 3 (0.57%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 132 (24.91%) Analyst
2 66 (12.45%) Project Manager
3 49 (9.25%) Architect
4 47 (8.87%) Developer
5 44 (8.30%) Business Analyst
6 40 (7.55%) Financial Analyst
7 31 (5.85%) Consultant
8 20 (3.77%) Data Analyst
9 19 (3.58%) Solutions Architect
10 16 (3.02%) Coordinator
10 16 (3.02%) Finance Business Analyst
10 16 (3.02%) Marketing Manager
10 16 (3.02%) SQL Developer
11 15 (2.83%) Administrator
11 15 (2.83%) Programme Manager
12 14 (2.64%) IT Manager
13 12 (2.26%) Infrastructure Manager
13 12 (2.26%) Senior Analyst
14 11 (2.08%) C# Developer
14 11 (2.08%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.09%) HTML
2 26 (4.91%) .NET
3 23 (4.34%) CSS
4 10 (1.89%) Web Services
4 10 (1.89%) XML
5 9 (1.70%) RESTful
6 6 (1.13%) CSS3
6 6 (1.13%) HTML5
6 6 (1.13%) Laravel
6 6 (1.13%) REST
7 5 (0.94%) AngularJS
7 5 (0.94%) SOAP
8 4 (0.75%) Java EE
8 4 (0.75%) LAMP
9 3 (0.57%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (0.57%) JSON
9 3 (0.57%) MDX
9 3 (0.57%) Spring
9 3 (0.57%) Velocity
9 3 (0.57%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 88 (16.60%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (6.60%) Data Centre
3 6 (1.13%) Computer Science
3 6 (1.13%) Mobile App
4 5 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (0.94%) Management Information System
5 4 (0.75%) Mainframe
5 4 (0.75%) PMI
6 3 (0.57%) FMCG
6 3 (0.57%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (0.57%) Robotics
6 3 (0.57%) Social Media
6 3 (0.57%) User Experience
7 2 (0.38%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.38%) AS400
7 2 (0.38%) CMDB
7 2 (0.38%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.38%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.38%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 35 (6.60%) Linux
2 30 (5.66%) Windows
3 10 (1.89%) Android
3 10 (1.89%) Unix
4 8 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (1.51%) Solaris
5 6 (1.13%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.75%) AIX
8 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.19%) Debian
10 1 (0.19%) SUSE
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (18.87%) Project Management
2 69 (13.02%) Business Intelligence
3 64 (12.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 58 (10.94%) Programme Management
5 56 (10.57%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (10.38%) PRINCE2
7 41 (7.74%) Business Analysis
7 41 (7.74%) Change Management
8 40 (7.55%) CRM
8 40 (7.55%) ETL
9 37 (6.98%) Migration
10 34 (6.42%) Digital Marketing
11 33 (6.23%) Analytics
11 33 (6.23%) ERP
12 32 (6.04%) Workflow
13 30 (5.66%) Mentoring
14 28 (5.28%) Continuous Improvement
15 26 (4.91%) Coaching
16 22 (4.15%) SDLC
17 20 (3.77%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 69 (13.02%) SQL
2 38 (7.17%) Java
3 22 (4.15%) JavaScript
4 21 (3.96%) C#
5 12 (2.26%) PHP
6 11 (2.08%) C
6 11 (2.08%) T-SQL
7 10 (1.89%) Apple Swift
7 10 (1.89%) Objective-C
8 9 (1.70%) Scala
9 8 (1.51%) Apex Code
9 8 (1.51%) Bash Shell
9 8 (1.51%) Python
10 6 (1.13%) PL/SQL
11 5 (0.94%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.94%) VBA
12 3 (0.57%) Perl
13 2 (0.38%) Ruby
13 2 (0.38%) VB
13 2 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 68 (12.83%) Degree
2 32 (6.04%) Security Cleared
3 30 (5.66%) PMI Certification
4 26 (4.91%) PMP
5 24 (4.53%) SC Cleared
6 19 (3.58%) ACCA
6 19 (3.58%) CIMA
7 9 (1.70%) APMP
8 8 (1.51%) HND
8 8 (1.51%) MBA
9 5 (0.94%) CAPM
9 5 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.57%) AAT
11 3 (0.57%) CCIE
11 3 (0.57%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.57%) PgMP
12 2 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.72%) QA
2 14 (2.64%) IFRS
3 10 (1.89%) GAAP
4 9 (1.70%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (1.70%) SLA
5 8 (1.51%) IFRS 9
6 7 (1.32%) P3O
7 3 (0.57%) GDPR
7 3 (0.57%) GMP
8 1 (0.19%) COREP
8 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.19%) EMIR
8 1 (0.19%) FINREP
8 1 (0.19%) IAS 39
8 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.19%) ISO27005
8 1 (0.19%) MiFID
8 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 13 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.70%) HDFS
3 7 (1.32%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.32%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.13%) VMware ESX
5 5 (0.94%) vSphere
6 2 (0.38%) Xen
7 1 (0.19%) Docker
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (1.70%) Oozie
2 6 (1.13%) Tivoli
2 6 (1.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.38%) Amdocs OSS
4 2 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.19%) Ansible
5 1 (0.19%) Puppet
5 1 (0.19%) SCSM
5 1 (0.19%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.19%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (0.19%) ThinApp
5 1 (0.19%) TrustSec
5 1 (0.19%) vRealize
Vendors
1 89 (16.79%) Microsoft
2 78 (14.72%) SAP
3 70 (13.21%) Oracle
4 25 (4.72%) IBM
5 24 (4.53%) Cisco
6 22 (4.15%) VMware
7 19 (3.58%) HP
8 16 (3.02%) Salesforce.com
9 15 (2.83%) NetApp
10 13 (2.45%) Hyperion
11 10 (1.89%) Apple
11 10 (1.89%) Red Hat
12 9 (1.70%) Workday
13 7 (1.32%) CheckPoint
13 7 (1.32%) EMC
13 7 (1.32%) Google
13 7 (1.32%) MicroStrategy
14 6 (1.13%) Cloudera
14 6 (1.13%) Hortonworks
14 6 (1.13%) Palo Alto
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