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 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 6 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 271 330 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.29% 12.97% 14.93%
As % of the General category 31.62% 30.33% 35.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 227 178
Median daily rate £425 £406 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £209 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £42.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.58% +49.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £36.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £48.50 £37.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +15.15%
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
857 1088 1043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 35.69% 42.77% 42.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 546 450
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £219 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +3.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 24 16
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £44.90 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +2 116 £428 +0.58% 46
Bracknell -7 24 £335 +4.03% 7
Slough -4 22 £450 +51.26% 17
Maidenhead +10 16 £400 +14.28% 3
Newbury -4 10 £400 - 8
Wokingham -7 4 - - 5
Hungerford +2 1 £275 -33.73% 1
Windsor 0 1 - -
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 89 (16.89%) Telecoms
2 88 (16.70%) SAP
3 84 (15.94%) Project Management
4 72 (13.66%) Business Intelligence
5 68 (12.90%) SQL
6 63 (11.95%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
8 57 (10.82%) Oracle
9 56 (10.63%) Microsoft
10 51 (9.68%) Marketing
11 49 (9.30%) Degree
11 49 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
12 41 (7.78%) Programme Management
12 41 (7.78%) MS Excel
13 39 (7.40%) Migration
14 37 (7.02%) ITIL
15 36 (6.83%) Manufacturing
16 32 (6.07%) Linux
17 31 (5.88%) Windows
17 31 (5.88%) CRM
18 30 (5.69%) PRINCE2
18 30 (5.69%) ETL
18 30 (5.69%) Hyperion
18 30 (5.69%) Electronics
18 30 (5.69%) Retail
18 30 (5.69%) Business Analysis
18 30 (5.69%) SDLC
19 29 (5.50%) .NET
20 28 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
20 28 (5.31%) SAP Oil and Gas

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 (4.36%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.09%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (1.71%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.52%) WebLogic
5 7 (1.33%) JBoss
6 6 (1.14%) IIS
7 5 (0.95%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.76%) MQSeries
9 3 (0.57%) CMS
9 3 (0.57%) SAS
10 2 (0.38%) Apache
10 2 (0.38%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.38%) MQSI
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.19%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 41 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.55%) MS Office
3 19 (3.61%) MS Project
4 16 (3.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.14%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 28 (5.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (2.47%) HFM
3 7 (1.33%) Cognos TM1
4 6 (1.14%) SAP FI
5 5 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.95%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.95%) SAP BPC
5 5 (0.95%) SAP CO
5 5 (0.95%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.57%) Hyperion Planning
7 3 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.57%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.38%) Infor SunSystems
8 2 (0.38%) Primavera
8 2 (0.38%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.09%) SaaS
2 4 (0.76%) Office 365
3 3 (0.57%) FinancialForce.com
3 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.19%) Boomi
5 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.19%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.09%) Firewall
2 9 (1.71%) VoIP
2 9 (1.71%) WAN
3 8 (1.52%) LAN
3 8 (1.52%) Unified Communications
4 7 (1.33%) Internet
4 7 (1.33%) VPN
5 6 (1.14%) Network Security
6 5 (0.95%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (0.95%) MPLS
7 4 (0.76%) SAN
7 4 (0.76%) SSL
8 3 (0.57%) BGP
8 3 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.57%) DNS
8 3 (0.57%) HTTP
8 3 (0.57%) PBX
8 3 (0.57%) WLAN
9 2 (0.38%) PSTN
9 2 (0.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (5.12%) Oracle BI EE
2 27 (5.12%) SQL Server
3 14 (2.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
4 13 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.33%) Oracle ODI
6 6 (1.14%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.14%) Power BI
6 6 (1.14%) QlikView
6 6 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (0.95%) Big Data
8 4 (0.76%) Data Mart
8 4 (0.76%) DataStage
8 4 (0.76%) MySQL
8 4 (0.76%) OLAP
8 4 (0.76%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.76%) SAP BW
9 3 (0.57%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 10 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.33%) MSTest
2 7 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (1.14%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.14%) Toad
4 5 (0.95%) Subversion
5 4 (0.76%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.57%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.57%) JIRA
6 3 (0.57%) Selenium
6 3 (0.57%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.38%) AppScan
7 2 (0.38%) Maven
7 2 (0.38%) Metasploit
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.19%) Checkstyle
8 1 (0.19%) JUnit
8 1 (0.19%) LSMW
8 1 (0.19%) NUnit
8 1 (0.19%) ReSharper
General
1 89 (16.89%) Telecoms
2 51 (9.68%) Marketing
3 36 (6.83%) Manufacturing
4 30 (5.69%) Electronics
4 30 (5.69%) Retail
5 26 (4.93%) Banking
6 24 (4.55%) Legal
7 14 (2.66%) Billing
8 10 (1.90%) Law
9 6 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.95%) Automotive
10 5 (0.95%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.76%) Front Office
12 2 (0.38%) Advertising
12 2 (0.38%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.38%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.38%) Publishing
12 2 (0.38%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.19%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 118 (22.39%) Analyst
2 78 (14.80%) Project Manager
3 65 (12.33%) Consultant
4 51 (9.68%) Business Analyst
5 39 (7.40%) Developer
6 38 (7.21%) Architect
7 36 (6.83%) IT Manager
8 17 (3.23%) Administrator
9 16 (3.04%) IT Project Manager
10 14 (2.66%) Financial Analyst
11 13 (2.47%) Data Analyst
11 13 (2.47%) Designer
11 13 (2.47%) Finance Manager
12 12 (2.28%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 12 (2.28%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (2.09%) Project Analyst
14 10 (1.90%) Infrastructure Manager
15 9 (1.71%) Functional Consultant
15 9 (1.71%) Programme Manager
15 9 (1.71%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (5.50%) .NET
2 23 (4.36%) HTML
3 22 (4.17%) Web Services
4 18 (3.42%) XML
5 13 (2.47%) REST
5 13 (2.47%) SOAP
6 9 (1.71%) ASP.NET
6 9 (1.71%) CSS
6 9 (1.71%) JSON
7 7 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (1.14%) Spring
8 6 (1.14%) Velocity
9 5 (0.95%) AngularJS
9 5 (0.95%) Middleware
9 5 (0.95%) Struts
10 4 (0.76%) HTML5
10 4 (0.76%) J2EE
10 4 (0.76%) jQuery
11 3 (0.57%) Ajax
11 3 (0.57%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 58 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.36%) Data Centre
3 8 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (1.33%) Algorithms
4 7 (1.33%) FMCG
4 7 (1.33%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.14%) EMC VNX
6 5 (0.95%) User Experience
6 5 (0.95%) Virtual Team
7 4 (0.76%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.76%) e-Learning
7 4 (0.76%) PMI
8 3 (0.57%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.57%) Fintech
8 3 (0.57%) Health Informatics
8 3 (0.57%) Informatics
8 3 (0.57%) Replication
9 2 (0.38%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.38%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (6.07%) Linux
2 31 (5.88%) Windows
3 10 (1.90%) Unix
4 7 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.14%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.14%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.95%) Android
6 5 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.76%) CentOS
7 4 (0.76%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.57%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.38%) AIX
9 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (15.94%) Project Management
2 72 (13.66%) Business Intelligence
3 63 (11.95%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 41 (7.78%) Programme Management
6 39 (7.40%) Migration
7 37 (7.02%) ITIL
8 31 (5.88%) CRM
9 30 (5.69%) Business Analysis
9 30 (5.69%) ETL
9 30 (5.69%) PRINCE2
9 30 (5.69%) SDLC
10 28 (5.31%) User Acceptance Testing
11 27 (5.12%) Digital Marketing
11 27 (5.12%) ERP
12 23 (4.36%) Change Management
12 23 (4.36%) Data Modelling
13 21 (3.98%) Data Management
13 21 (3.98%) SOA
14 20 (3.80%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 68 (12.90%) SQL
2 27 (5.12%) Java
3 14 (2.66%) C#
3 14 (2.66%) JavaScript
4 12 (2.28%) C
4 12 (2.28%) Python
5 7 (1.33%) Shell Script
6 5 (0.95%) C++
6 5 (0.95%) Perl
6 5 (0.95%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.57%) ABAP
7 3 (0.57%) PHP
7 3 (0.57%) VBA
8 2 (0.38%) Apex Code
8 2 (0.38%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.19%) Groovy
9 1 (0.19%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.19%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (9.30%) Degree
2 21 (3.98%) ACCA
3 20 (3.80%) Security Cleared
4 16 (3.04%) CIMA
4 16 (3.04%) SC Cleared
5 13 (2.47%) PMP
6 11 (2.09%) PMI Certification
7 10 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.52%) CCNA
9 7 (1.33%) CCNP
10 5 (0.95%) CISA
10 5 (0.95%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.95%) ISEB
11 4 (0.76%) CISSP
11 4 (0.76%) HND
11 4 (0.76%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.57%) MCITP
12 3 (0.57%) MCP
12 3 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.04%) Data Quality
2 10 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (1.71%) GxP
4 8 (1.52%) QA
4 8 (1.52%) SLA
5 5 (0.95%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 4 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.38%) COBIT
7 2 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.38%) GAAP
7 2 (0.38%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.19%) RMADS
System Software
1 19 (3.61%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.33%) vSphere
4 4 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.38%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.38%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.19%) KVM
7 1 (0.19%) RHEV
7 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 7 (1.33%) Puppet
2 5 (0.95%) OPNET
3 4 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.76%) Nagios
3 4 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.57%) SCCM
5 2 (0.38%) Ansible
5 2 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.38%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.38%) Nessus
6 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.19%) Control-M
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.19%) QRadar
6 1 (0.19%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 88 (16.70%) SAP
2 57 (10.82%) Oracle
3 56 (10.63%) Microsoft
4 30 (5.69%) Hyperion
5 26 (4.93%) Cisco
6 16 (3.04%) Cognos
7 15 (2.85%) VMware
8 14 (2.66%) HP
8 14 (2.66%) JD Edwards
9 12 (2.28%) Informatica
10 11 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (1.71%) EMC
11 9 (1.71%) Remedy
12 7 (1.33%) IBM
13 6 (1.14%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.14%) SolarWinds
14 5 (0.95%) Atlassian
14 5 (0.95%) Juniper
14 5 (0.95%) NetSuite
14 5 (0.95%) Riverbed
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