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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 9 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 242 271 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.80% 10.71% 13.60%
As % of the General category 25.13% 25.42% 34.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 188 188
Median daily rate £430 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.52% +8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £224 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 4
Median hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -44.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £12.00 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £12.00 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +8.57%
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
963 1066 1003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 38.99% 42.13% 39.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 495 446
Median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 16 21
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -26.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £27.60 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.06 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -4.00%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -7 88 £430 +1.17% 41
Bracknell +2 27 £421 +5.12% 5
Slough 0 21 £425 +29.77% 22
Maidenhead +8 17 £400 -3.03% 6
Newbury -6 7 £500 +25.00% 9
Wokingham -3 4 £450 - 6
Hungerford - 1 £330 - 3
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 102 (19.77%) Project Management
2 98 (18.99%) Telecoms
3 92 (17.83%) SAP
4 64 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 62 (12.02%) Business Intelligence
6 57 (11.05%) Marketing
7 55 (10.66%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (10.66%) SQL
8 54 (10.47%) Oracle
9 50 (9.69%) PRINCE2
9 50 (9.69%) Programme Management
10 49 (9.50%) Microsoft
11 46 (8.91%) Degree
12 42 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
13 40 (7.75%) MS Excel
13 40 (7.75%) Manufacturing
14 36 (6.98%) ITIL
15 32 (6.20%) Electronics
16 31 (6.01%) Retail
16 31 (6.01%) Digital Marketing
17 30 (5.81%) Banking
18 29 (5.62%) Business Analysis
18 29 (5.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
18 29 (5.62%) Migration
19 28 (5.43%) SharePoint
19 28 (5.43%) SDLC
20 27 (5.23%) SQL Server
20 27 (5.23%) Legal
21 26 (5.04%) Windows
21 26 (5.04%) Hyperion

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 28 (5.43%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.94%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (1.16%) IIS
5 5 (0.97%) CMS
5 5 (0.97%) JBoss
6 4 (0.78%) MQSeries
6 4 (0.78%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.58%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.39%) MQSI
8 2 (0.39%) SAS
8 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.19%) Node.js
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 40 (7.75%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.84%) MS Office
3 14 (2.71%) MS Project
4 9 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.78%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 29 (5.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (2.91%) HFM
3 5 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.97%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.78%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.58%) Hyperion Planning
5 3 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.58%) Primavera
5 3 (0.58%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.58%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.58%) SAP MM
5 3 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.39%) Infor SunSystems
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.39%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.16%) SaaS
2 4 (0.78%) Office 365
3 3 (0.58%) FinancialForce.com
3 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.39%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.19%) Boomi
5 1 (0.19%) Force.com
5 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.19%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.19%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.33%) Firewall
2 11 (2.13%) WAN
3 10 (1.94%) LAN
4 9 (1.74%) VPN
5 8 (1.55%) VoIP
6 7 (1.36%) Network Security
7 6 (1.16%) Internet
7 6 (1.16%) Wireless
8 5 (0.97%) 3G
8 5 (0.97%) DHCP
8 5 (0.97%) DNS
8 5 (0.97%) MPLS
8 5 (0.97%) SAN
9 4 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.58%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (0.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (0.58%) PBX
10 3 (0.58%) SSL
10 3 (0.58%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.23%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.07%) Oracle BI EE
3 14 (2.71%) BusinessObjects
4 12 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (1.74%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.36%) Oracle ODI
7 7 (1.36%) QlikView
8 5 (0.97%) Power BI
8 5 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (0.78%) SAP BW
10 3 (0.58%) Big Data
10 3 (0.58%) MS Access
10 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.39%) MySQL
11 2 (0.39%) OLTP
11 2 (0.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (1.36%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (0.97%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.97%) Jenkins
2 5 (0.97%) Subversion
2 5 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.78%) Maven
3 4 (0.78%) Selenium
3 4 (0.78%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.58%) Artifactory
4 3 (0.58%) Checkstyle
4 3 (0.58%) Cobertura
4 3 (0.58%) FindBugs
4 3 (0.58%) Hudson
4 3 (0.58%) Liquibase
5 2 (0.39%) AppScan
5 2 (0.39%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.39%) JIRA
5 2 (0.39%) Metasploit
5 2 (0.39%) MSTest
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
General
1 98 (18.99%) Telecoms
2 57 (11.05%) Marketing
3 40 (7.75%) Manufacturing
4 32 (6.20%) Electronics
5 31 (6.01%) Retail
6 30 (5.81%) Banking
7 27 (5.23%) Legal
8 25 (4.84%) Billing
9 8 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.36%) Automotive
11 4 (0.78%) Front Office
11 4 (0.78%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.58%) Law
12 3 (0.58%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.58%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.39%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.39%) Portuguese Language
13 2 (0.39%) Publishing
14 1 (0.19%) Advertising
14 1 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 121 (23.45%) Analyst
2 102 (19.77%) Project Manager
3 50 (9.69%) Business Analyst
4 41 (7.95%) Consultant
5 36 (6.98%) Architect
6 30 (5.81%) Developer
6 30 (5.81%) IT Manager
7 17 (3.29%) Financial Analyst
7 17 (3.29%) Senior Manager
8 15 (2.91%) IT Project Manager
9 14 (2.71%) Senior Project Manager
10 13 (2.52%) Administrator
10 13 (2.52%) Finance Manager
11 12 (2.33%) Designer
11 12 (2.33%) Programme Manager
12 11 (2.13%) Data Analyst
12 11 (2.13%) Integration Architect
12 11 (2.13%) Project Analyst
13 10 (1.94%) Solutions Architect
14 9 (1.74%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.88%) .NET
2 18 (3.49%) HTML
3 17 (3.29%) Web Services
4 13 (2.52%) XML
5 11 (2.13%) CSS
6 10 (1.94%) REST
7 9 (1.74%) ASP.NET
7 9 (1.74%) SOAP
8 7 (1.36%) jQuery
9 5 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (0.97%) COM
9 5 (0.97%) JSON
9 5 (0.97%) Middleware
9 5 (0.97%) Spring
9 5 (0.97%) Velocity
10 4 (0.78%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.78%) AngularJS
10 4 (0.78%) HTML5
10 4 (0.78%) Struts
10 4 (0.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.68%) Data Centre
3 14 (2.71%) Management Information System
4 8 (1.55%) Computer Science
4 8 (1.55%) FMCG
5 6 (1.16%) Data Integration
6 5 (0.97%) User Experience
7 4 (0.78%) PMI
8 3 (0.58%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.58%) e-Learning
8 3 (0.58%) EMC VNX
8 3 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.58%) Fintech
8 3 (0.58%) Pricing Data
9 2 (0.39%) Derivative
9 2 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.39%) Health Informatics
9 2 (0.39%) Informatics
9 2 (0.39%) IVR
9 2 (0.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (5.04%) Windows
2 10 (1.94%) Windows Server
3 9 (1.74%) Linux
3 9 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (1.16%) Windows 7
5 5 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.58%) Android
6 3 (0.58%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.58%) Unix
6 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.39%) AIX
7 2 (0.39%) CentOS
8 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.19%) Solaris
8 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (19.77%) Project Management
2 64 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
3 62 (12.02%) Business Intelligence
4 55 (10.66%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (9.69%) PRINCE2
5 50 (9.69%) Programme Management
6 36 (6.98%) ITIL
7 31 (6.01%) Digital Marketing
8 29 (5.62%) Business Analysis
8 29 (5.62%) Migration
9 28 (5.43%) SDLC
10 24 (4.65%) Data Analysis
10 24 (4.65%) ERP
11 23 (4.46%) Change Management
11 23 (4.46%) CRM
11 23 (4.46%) ETL
11 23 (4.46%) User Acceptance Testing
12 22 (4.26%) Analytics
12 22 (4.26%) Risk Management
13 21 (4.07%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 55 (10.66%) SQL
2 20 (3.88%) Java
3 14 (2.71%) JavaScript
4 10 (1.94%) C#
5 8 (1.55%) C
5 8 (1.55%) Python
6 6 (1.16%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.16%) VBA
7 4 (0.78%) C++
7 4 (0.78%) Perl
8 3 (0.58%) Apex Code
8 3 (0.58%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.58%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.39%) PHP
10 1 (0.19%) ABAP
10 1 (0.19%) Groovy
10 1 (0.19%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.19%) Ruby
10 1 (0.19%) VB
10 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 46 (8.91%) Degree
2 20 (3.88%) PMI Certification
3 19 (3.68%) ACCA
4 18 (3.49%) PMP
4 18 (3.49%) Security Cleared
5 16 (3.10%) CIMA
6 14 (2.71%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.36%) CCNP
9 6 (1.16%) CCNA
10 5 (0.97%) CISA
10 5 (0.97%) ISEB
10 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.78%) CISSP
12 3 (0.58%) MCITP
12 3 (0.58%) MCP
12 3 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.39%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.39%) JNCIS
13 2 (0.39%) MCIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.26%) Data Quality
2 21 (4.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 12 (2.33%) QA
4 11 (2.13%) SLA
5 9 (1.74%) GxP
6 5 (0.97%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 4 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.58%) GAAP
9 2 (0.39%) COBIT
9 2 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.19%) RMADS
System Software
1 23 (4.46%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.78%) vSphere
4 3 (0.58%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.19%) KVM
5 1 (0.19%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.19%) RHEV
5 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (0.78%) OPNET
1 4 (0.78%) Puppet
1 4 (0.78%) SCCM
2 2 (0.39%) Ansible
2 2 (0.39%) Nagios
2 2 (0.39%) Nessus
2 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.39%) SCOM
3 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.19%) Control-M
3 1 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.19%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 92 (17.83%) SAP
2 54 (10.47%) Oracle
3 49 (9.50%) Microsoft
4 26 (5.04%) Hyperion
5 22 (4.26%) Cisco
6 18 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (2.91%) VMware
8 11 (2.13%) HP
9 7 (1.36%) Remedy
10 6 (1.16%) PeopleSoft
11 5 (0.97%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.97%) Cognos
11 5 (0.97%) EMC
11 5 (0.97%) F5
11 5 (0.97%) JD Edwards
11 5 (0.97%) Saba
12 4 (0.78%) ATG
12 4 (0.78%) Huawei
12 4 (0.78%) Riverbed
12 4 (0.78%) SolarWinds
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