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 2 December 2016 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 6 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 236 331 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.01% 13.15% 12.00%
As % of the General category 31.38% 35.06% 27.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 192 180
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £246 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +60.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £22.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £50.40 £127.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
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
752 944 1140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 38.27% 37.50% 42.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 434 505
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 32 19
Median hourly rate £22.50 £26.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.09% +41.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £14.70 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £45.00 £41.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.60% +12.00%

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 2 December 2016.

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 2 December 2016.

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 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 101 £425 -3.13% 22
Slough +6 31 £450 +17.64% 2
Bracknell -10 19 £370 +13.92% 4
Maidenhead 0 14 £400 -20.39% 6
Wokingham -4 7 £403 -2.42% 6
Newbury -7 7 £463 +8.82% 7
Windsor -2 6 £488 +30.00% 2
Hungerford - 1 £300 - 2
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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.

1 107 (20.94%) Telecoms
2 92 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
3 89 (17.42%) SAP
3 89 (17.42%) Analytical Skills
4 85 (16.63%) Project Management
5 83 (16.24%) Oracle
6 80 (15.66%) Marketing
7 77 (15.07%) Microsoft
8 69 (13.50%) SQL
9 68 (13.31%) Programme Management
10 59 (11.55%) MS Excel
11 58 (11.35%) Degree
12 55 (10.76%) Agile Software Development
13 53 (10.37%) Linux
14 49 (9.59%) Manufacturing
15 47 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
16 46 (9.00%) Migration
17 43 (8.41%) Electronics
17 43 (8.41%) PRINCE2
17 43 (8.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
18 42 (8.22%) Windows
18 42 (8.22%) Digital Marketing
19 40 (7.83%) Business Analysis
20 38 (7.44%) CRM
21 36 (7.05%) Data Centre
22 32 (6.26%) Data Warehouse
22 32 (6.26%) MS PowerPoint
23 31 (6.07%) Retail
23 31 (6.07%) HTML
23 31 (6.07%) Change Management

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 18 (3.52%) Apache
2 13 (2.54%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.35%) IIS
4 10 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (1.76%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.37%) JBoss
6 7 (1.37%) SAS
7 3 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.59%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.59%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.59%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.20%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.20%) Mule
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 59 (11.55%) MS Excel
2 32 (6.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 27 (5.28%) MS Office
4 19 (3.72%) MS Project
5 9 (1.76%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 43 (8.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (2.15%) Cognos TM1
3 10 (1.96%) HFM
3 10 (1.96%) Oracle Financials
4 9 (1.76%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (1.76%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (1.37%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (1.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 6 (1.17%) Hyperion Planning
6 6 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (1.17%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.78%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.78%) Oracle Retail
8 4 (0.78%) SAP BPC
9 3 (0.59%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.59%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.59%) Sonata
9 3 (0.59%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (1.17%) Office 365
2 4 (0.78%) SaaS
3 3 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.39%) CallidusCloud
4 2 (0.39%) GitHub
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.20%) Boomi
5 1 (0.20%) IaaS
5 1 (0.20%) PaaS
5 1 (0.20%) Taleo
5 1 (0.20%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 13 (2.54%) HTTP
2 13 (2.54%) Internet
3 12 (2.35%) FTP
3 12 (2.35%) Unified Communications
4 10 (1.96%) Firewall
4 10 (1.96%) SAN
4 10 (1.96%) SSL
5 9 (1.76%) Network Security
6 8 (1.57%) DNS
6 8 (1.57%) Radio Access Network
7 7 (1.37%) LAN
8 6 (1.17%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.98%) SSH
9 5 (0.98%) Telnet
9 5 (0.98%) WAN
10 4 (0.78%) Skype
10 4 (0.78%) VoIP
11 3 (0.59%) 3G
11 3 (0.59%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (6.26%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (5.28%) SQL Server
3 18 (3.52%) MySQL
4 17 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
5 14 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.37%) Oracle ODI
8 7 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.17%) Data Mart
9 6 (1.17%) DataStage
9 6 (1.17%) MS Access
9 6 (1.17%) Power BI
9 6 (1.17%) SAP BW
9 6 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.98%) Big Data
10 5 (0.98%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.78%) QlikView
11 4 (0.78%) Redis
11 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (1.76%) Toad
3 8 (1.57%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.37%) MSTest
4 7 (1.37%) Selenium
5 6 (1.17%) Maven
5 6 (1.17%) Subversion
6 5 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.78%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.78%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.78%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.78%) JUnit
7 4 (0.78%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.59%) JIRA
8 3 (0.59%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.39%) Ant
9 2 (0.39%) JBehave
9 2 (0.39%) JMeter
9 2 (0.39%) MSI
9 2 (0.39%) TeamCity
General
1 107 (20.94%) Telecoms
2 80 (15.66%) Marketing
3 49 (9.59%) Manufacturing
4 43 (8.41%) Electronics
5 31 (6.07%) Retail
6 28 (5.48%) Legal
7 23 (4.50%) Banking
8 15 (2.94%) Law
9 7 (1.37%) Mandarin Language
10 6 (1.17%) General Ledger
10 6 (1.17%) Spanish Language
11 5 (0.98%) Billing
12 3 (0.59%) Advertising
13 2 (0.39%) Automotive
13 2 (0.39%) Back Office
13 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.39%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.20%) Front Office
14 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 120 (23.48%) Analyst
2 62 (12.13%) Project Manager
3 58 (11.35%) Consultant
4 44 (8.61%) Business Analyst
5 40 (7.83%) Architect
6 39 (7.63%) Developer
7 30 (5.87%) Financial Analyst
8 20 (3.91%) Administrator
9 19 (3.72%) Data Analyst
10 16 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
11 13 (2.54%) IT Manager
11 13 (2.54%) Programme Manager
12 11 (2.15%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 11 (2.15%) Oracle Consultant
13 10 (1.96%) Coordinator
13 10 (1.96%) Finance Business Analyst
13 10 (1.96%) Senior Analyst
14 9 (1.76%) IT Project Manager
14 9 (1.76%) Senior Business Analyst
15 8 (1.57%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.07%) HTML
2 27 (5.28%) .NET
3 21 (4.11%) CSS
4 19 (3.72%) Web Services
5 16 (3.13%) REST
6 15 (2.94%) SOAP
7 14 (2.74%) XML
8 11 (2.15%) JSON
9 8 (1.57%) AngularJS
10 7 (1.37%) Spring
11 6 (1.17%) HTML5
12 5 (0.98%) ASP.NET
12 5 (0.98%) Hibernate
12 5 (0.98%) Java EE
12 5 (0.98%) LAMP
13 4 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (0.78%) jQuery
13 4 (0.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (0.59%) Apache Camel
14 3 (0.59%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 89 (17.42%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (7.05%) Data Centre
3 11 (2.15%) Economics
4 8 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (1.57%) PMI
5 6 (1.17%) Algorithms
5 6 (1.17%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.17%) Driving Licence
5 6 (1.17%) Management Information System
6 5 (0.98%) Virtual Team
7 4 (0.78%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.59%) Data Extraction
8 3 (0.59%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.59%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (0.59%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.59%) Social Media
9 2 (0.39%) Life Science
9 2 (0.39%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.39%) User Experience
9 2 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 53 (10.37%) Linux
2 42 (8.22%) Windows
3 16 (3.13%) Unix
4 12 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.57%) Windows Server
7 7 (1.37%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.98%) Solaris
9 4 (0.78%) AIX
9 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.39%) Android
10 2 (0.39%) Debian
10 2 (0.39%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.20%) SUSE
11 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
2 85 (16.63%) Project Management
3 68 (13.31%) Programme Management
4 55 (10.76%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 46 (9.00%) Migration
7 43 (8.41%) PRINCE2
8 42 (8.22%) Digital Marketing
9 40 (7.83%) Business Analysis
10 38 (7.44%) CRM
11 31 (6.07%) Change Management
12 29 (5.68%) Data Management
12 29 (5.68%) ETL
13 28 (5.48%) SDLC
14 24 (4.70%) Analytics
14 24 (4.70%) Workflow
15 23 (4.50%) ERP
15 23 (4.50%) ITIL
15 23 (4.50%) User Acceptance Testing
16 22 (4.31%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 69 (13.50%) SQL
2 26 (5.09%) Java
3 21 (4.11%) C#
4 20 (3.91%) JavaScript
5 12 (2.35%) Bash Shell
6 11 (2.15%) Shell Script
7 10 (1.96%) C
7 10 (1.96%) T-SQL
8 9 (1.76%) PHP
9 6 (1.17%) Python
10 3 (0.59%) VBA
11 2 (0.39%) ABAP
11 2 (0.39%) C++
11 2 (0.39%) XPath
12 1 (0.20%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.20%) Perl
12 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.20%) Ruby
12 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.20%) X++
Qualifications
1 58 (11.35%) Degree
2 30 (5.87%) PMI Certification
3 26 (5.09%) PMP
4 25 (4.89%) Security Cleared
5 19 (3.72%) SC Cleared
6 18 (3.52%) ACCA
7 17 (3.33%) CIMA
8 8 (1.57%) MBA
9 6 (1.17%) DV Cleared
9 6 (1.17%) HND
10 5 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.98%) CAPM
10 5 (0.98%) CCIE
10 5 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (0.78%) AAT
11 4 (0.78%) CCNP
11 4 (0.78%) ISEB
11 4 (0.78%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.94%) SLA
2 7 (1.37%) QA
3 5 (0.98%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.98%) GAAP
4 3 (0.59%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.39%) COBIT
5 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.20%) COREP
6 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.20%) FINREP
6 1 (0.20%) GMP
6 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (3.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.37%) Hyper-V
2 7 (1.37%) VMware ESX
3 5 (0.98%) vSphere
4 3 (0.59%) Xen
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (1.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (1.17%) Tivoli
2 6 (1.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.39%) Amdocs OSS
3 2 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.39%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.20%) OPNET
4 1 (0.20%) QRadar
4 1 (0.20%) SCCM
4 1 (0.20%) SCSM
4 1 (0.20%) ThinApp
4 1 (0.20%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 89 (17.42%) SAP
2 83 (16.24%) Oracle
3 77 (15.07%) Microsoft
4 28 (5.48%) IBM
5 26 (5.09%) Cisco
6 24 (4.70%) VMware
7 18 (3.52%) Cognos
7 18 (3.52%) HP
8 15 (2.94%) NetApp
9 14 (2.74%) Informatica
9 14 (2.74%) Red Hat
10 13 (2.54%) Hyperion
10 13 (2.54%) JD Edwards
11 11 (2.15%) NetSuite
12 9 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (1.57%) EMC
14 7 (1.37%) Google
15 6 (1.17%) CheckPoint
15 6 (1.17%) Palo Alto
15 6 (1.17%) Teradata
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