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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 285 374 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.82% 15.09% 11.58%
As % of the General category 34.80% 35.79% 28.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 263 140
Median daily rate £415 £438 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +8.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.80 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +21.21%
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
819 1045 973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.84% 42.17% 40.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 545 399
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 26 18
Median hourly rate £19.31 £21.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.20% +13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £43.50 £100.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

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 26 September 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
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 26 September 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 0 110 £470 +4.44% 33
Bracknell -7 32 £338 +5.46% 6
Slough 0 31 £363 +9.84% 12
Maidenhead -5 12 £425 -15.00% 4
Newbury -9 10 £375 -8.75% 5
Wokingham -11 4 £400 -10.61% 8
Windsor 0 1 - - 1
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 100 (19.84%) Telecoms
2 91 (18.06%) SAP
3 84 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 74 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
5 66 (13.10%) SQL
5 66 (13.10%) Project Management
6 63 (12.50%) Oracle
7 62 (12.30%) Marketing
8 61 (12.10%) Agile Software Development
9 57 (11.31%) Microsoft
10 52 (10.32%) Programme Management
11 50 (9.92%) Linux
12 47 (9.33%) Manufacturing
13 46 (9.13%) Windows
13 46 (9.13%) Degree
14 43 (8.53%) Migration
15 40 (7.94%) MS Excel
16 39 (7.74%) Electronics
16 39 (7.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 38 (7.54%) Digital Marketing
18 36 (7.14%) HTML
19 35 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
20 32 (6.35%) Retail
20 32 (6.35%) .NET
20 32 (6.35%) Data Centre
20 32 (6.35%) SDLC
21 31 (6.15%) Java
21 31 (6.15%) CRM
21 31 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
22 30 (5.95%) ITIL

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 14 (2.78%) Apache
1 14 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.18%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (1.98%) IIS
4 9 (1.79%) WebLogic
5 8 (1.59%) JBoss
6 7 (1.39%) SAS
7 6 (1.19%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.79%) MQSeries
9 3 (0.60%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.60%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.40%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.40%) CMS
10 2 (0.40%) MQSI
11 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.20%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.20%) Mule
11 1 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 40 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 26 (5.16%) MS Office
3 22 (4.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (2.38%) MS Project
5 5 (0.99%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 39 (7.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (2.18%) Cognos TM1
2 11 (2.18%) Oracle Financials
3 9 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (1.59%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (1.59%) Oracle Receivables
5 6 (1.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 6 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (1.19%) Oracle Retail
5 6 (1.19%) SAP BPC
6 5 (0.99%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (0.99%) SAP CO
6 5 (0.99%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.60%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.40%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.79%) SaaS
2 6 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.79%) Office 365
4 4 (0.79%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.60%) FinancialForce.com
6 2 (0.40%) Boomi
6 2 (0.40%) GitHub
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.20%) IaaS
7 1 (0.20%) PaaS
7 1 (0.20%) Taleo
7 1 (0.20%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.37%) Firewall
2 13 (2.58%) HTTP
2 13 (2.58%) TCP/IP
3 12 (2.38%) Network Security
4 11 (2.18%) WAN
5 10 (1.98%) FTP
5 10 (1.98%) Internet
5 10 (1.98%) SSL
6 9 (1.79%) LAN
6 9 (1.79%) Unified Communications
7 7 (1.39%) DNS
7 7 (1.39%) Radio Access Network
7 7 (1.39%) VoIP
8 6 (1.19%) VPN
9 5 (0.99%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (0.99%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.99%) MPLS
10 4 (0.79%) BGP
10 4 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (0.79%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (4.37%) SQL Server
3 18 (3.57%) MySQL
4 13 (2.58%) Oracle BI EE
5 10 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.59%) SAP BW
6 8 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (1.19%) Data Mart
8 6 (1.19%) DataStage
8 6 (1.19%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.19%) Redis
9 5 (0.99%) Big Data
9 5 (0.99%) HBase
9 5 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.79%) OLAP
11 3 (0.60%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.60%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.60%) MS Access
11 3 (0.60%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 14 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (1.59%) Toad
3 7 (1.39%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.39%) MSTest
4 6 (1.19%) Maven
4 6 (1.19%) Subversion
5 5 (0.99%) Selenium
6 4 (0.79%) Eclipse
6 4 (0.79%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.79%) JUnit
6 4 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (0.79%) SoapUI
6 4 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.60%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.60%) JIRA
8 2 (0.40%) Ant
8 2 (0.40%) FitNesse
8 2 (0.40%) JBehave
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.40%) TeamCity
General
1 100 (19.84%) Telecoms
2 62 (12.30%) Marketing
3 47 (9.33%) Manufacturing
4 39 (7.74%) Electronics
5 32 (6.35%) Retail
6 29 (5.75%) Legal
7 25 (4.96%) Banking
8 14 (2.78%) Law
9 6 (1.19%) Billing
9 6 (1.19%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.60%) Automotive
10 3 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.60%) Publishing
10 3 (0.60%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Back Office
11 1 (0.20%) Front Office
11 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Military
11 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 111 (22.02%) Analyst
2 64 (12.70%) Consultant
3 59 (11.71%) Project Manager
4 50 (9.92%) Architect
5 47 (9.33%) Business Analyst
6 36 (7.14%) Developer
7 23 (4.56%) IT Manager
8 22 (4.37%) Financial Analyst
8 22 (4.37%) Solutions Architect
9 19 (3.77%) Administrator
10 18 (3.57%) Data Analyst
11 12 (2.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 11 (2.18%) IT Project Manager
12 11 (2.18%) Network Engineer
12 11 (2.18%) Oracle Consultant
13 10 (1.98%) Designer
13 10 (1.98%) Functional Consultant
13 10 (1.98%) Senior Manager
14 9 (1.79%) Senior Project Manager
14 9 (1.79%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (7.14%) HTML
2 32 (6.35%) .NET
3 24 (4.76%) Web Services
4 22 (4.37%) XML
5 19 (3.77%) CSS
6 17 (3.37%) REST
6 17 (3.37%) SOAP
7 13 (2.58%) JSON
8 9 (1.79%) Spring
9 7 (1.39%) HTML5
10 6 (1.19%) AngularJS
10 6 (1.19%) ASP.NET
10 6 (1.19%) jQuery
10 6 (1.19%) Velocity
11 5 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (0.99%) Django
11 5 (0.99%) Hibernate
11 5 (0.99%) J2EE
11 5 (0.99%) Middleware
11 5 (0.99%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 74 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.35%) Data Centre
3 9 (1.79%) Algorithms
4 8 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 8 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (1.59%) Virtual Team
5 7 (1.39%) Driving Licence
5 7 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.19%) EMC VNX
7 5 (0.99%) PMI
7 5 (0.99%) User Experience
8 3 (0.60%) e-Learning
8 3 (0.60%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.60%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.40%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.40%) FMCG
9 2 (0.40%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (0.40%) IVR
9 2 (0.40%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 50 (9.92%) Linux
2 46 (9.13%) Windows
3 15 (2.98%) Unix
4 13 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (1.98%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.59%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.99%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.79%) AIX
9 4 (0.79%) Android
9 4 (0.79%) CentOS
9 4 (0.79%) Solaris
9 4 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.60%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.40%) Debian
11 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.20%) SUSE
12 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 66 (13.10%) Project Management
3 61 (12.10%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (10.32%) Programme Management
5 43 (8.53%) Migration
6 38 (7.54%) Digital Marketing
7 35 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 32 (6.35%) SDLC
9 31 (6.15%) CRM
10 30 (5.95%) ITIL
11 29 (5.75%) Business Analysis
11 29 (5.75%) User Acceptance Testing
12 28 (5.56%) PRINCE2
13 26 (5.16%) Data Modelling
14 23 (4.56%) SOA
15 22 (4.37%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 21 (4.17%) Change Management
17 20 (3.97%) ERP
17 20 (3.97%) ETL
17 20 (3.97%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (13.10%) SQL
2 31 (6.15%) Java
3 20 (3.97%) JavaScript
4 16 (3.17%) C#
5 10 (1.98%) Bash Shell
5 10 (1.98%) C
5 10 (1.98%) Shell Script
6 9 (1.79%) Python
7 8 (1.59%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.39%) PHP
9 3 (0.60%) ABAP
9 3 (0.60%) Perl
10 2 (0.40%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.40%) C++
10 2 (0.40%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.40%) XPath
11 1 (0.20%) Groovy
11 1 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (9.13%) Degree
2 21 (4.17%) PMI Certification
3 19 (3.77%) PMP
4 14 (2.78%) Security Cleared
5 13 (2.58%) ACCA
6 11 (2.18%) CIMA
7 10 (1.98%) SC Cleared
8 9 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.59%) CCNP
10 6 (1.19%) CCNA
11 5 (0.99%) HND
11 5 (0.99%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.79%) CAPM
12 4 (0.79%) CCIE
12 4 (0.79%) CISA
12 4 (0.79%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.79%) ISEB
13 3 (0.60%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.58%) SLA
2 9 (1.79%) Data Quality
2 9 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (0.99%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 5 (0.99%) GxP
3 5 (0.99%) QA
4 4 (0.79%) COBIT
5 3 (0.60%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.40%) GAAP
6 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 18 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (3.37%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.19%) vSphere
4 4 (0.79%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.79%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.60%) Xen
6 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (1.19%) Puppet
3 5 (0.99%) OPNET
4 4 (0.79%) Nagios
4 4 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.60%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.40%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (0.40%) SCCM
6 2 (0.40%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.20%) Amdocs OSS
7 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.20%) QRadar
7 1 (0.20%) SCSM
7 1 (0.20%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 91 (18.06%) SAP
2 63 (12.50%) Oracle
3 57 (11.31%) Microsoft
4 27 (5.36%) Cisco
5 24 (4.76%) VMware
6 18 (3.57%) Cognos
7 15 (2.98%) Red Hat
8 14 (2.78%) JD Edwards
9 13 (2.58%) HP
9 13 (2.58%) Informatica
10 10 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (1.79%) EMC
11 9 (1.79%) IBM
12 8 (1.59%) Palo Alto
13 7 (1.39%) Hyperion
13 7 (1.39%) Remedy
13 7 (1.39%) SolarWinds
13 7 (1.39%) Teradata
14 6 (1.19%) CheckPoint
14 6 (1.19%) NetSuite
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