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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
South East / Berkshire
Rank 5 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 265 276 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.73% 11.36% 11.90%
As % of the General category 34.87% 29.55% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 150 177
Median daily rate £431 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £236 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 8
Median hourly rate £27.00 £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.85% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.60 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.70 £29.70 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +66.66%

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
760 934 1141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 39.38% 38.44% 43.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 399 523
Median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 33 25
Median hourly rate £30.00 £18.50 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.16% +8.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.10 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +27.27%

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 January 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 January 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 January 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 +3 123 £438 +4.51% 24
Bracknell -6 23 £370 -10.62% 4
Slough +5 21 £450 +30.43% 4
Maidenhead +1 21 £388 +53.01% 5
Newbury 0 12 £463 +42.30% 9
Wokingham -1 6 £403 - 9
Windsor -4 3 £488 +16.41% 1
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (21.48%) Telecoms
2 86 (16.80%) Project Management
2 86 (16.80%) Analytical Skills
3 85 (16.60%) SAP
4 84 (16.41%) Microsoft
5 77 (15.04%) Business Intelligence
5 77 (15.04%) Oracle
6 75 (14.65%) Marketing
7 70 (13.67%) MS Excel
8 69 (13.48%) SQL
8 69 (13.48%) Degree
9 65 (12.70%) Programme Management
10 56 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 52 (10.16%) Agile Software Development
12 50 (9.77%) PRINCE2
13 45 (8.79%) Manufacturing
14 43 (8.40%) Linux
15 39 (7.62%) CRM
15 39 (7.62%) Business Analysis
15 39 (7.62%) Digital Marketing
16 38 (7.42%) Data Centre
16 38 (7.42%) Migration
17 37 (7.23%) Change Management
18 36 (7.03%) SQL Server
18 36 (7.03%) Electronics
18 36 (7.03%) MS PowerPoint
18 36 (7.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
19 35 (6.84%) Windows
20 34 (6.64%) ETL
21 33 (6.45%) Java

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%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.13%) Apache
3 10 (1.95%) IIS
4 8 (1.56%) SAS
5 7 (1.37%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.78%) JBoss
7 3 (0.59%) CMS
7 3 (0.59%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.39%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.20%) Mule
9 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 70 (13.67%) MS Excel
2 36 (7.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 29 (5.66%) MS Office
4 21 (4.10%) MS Project
5 7 (1.37%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 36 (7.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (2.34%) Oracle Financials
3 11 (2.15%) HFM
4 10 (1.95%) Oracle EBS R12
5 9 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (1.76%) Oracle Receivables
6 7 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (1.37%) Oracle ERP
6 7 (1.37%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (1.17%) Hyperion Planning
8 5 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.98%) Sonata
9 4 (0.78%) Cognos TM1
9 4 (0.78%) Oracle General Ledger
9 4 (0.78%) Oracle Retail
9 4 (0.78%) Unit4 Business World
10 3 (0.59%) Workday HCM
11 2 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
11 2 (0.39%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.56%) Office 365
3 6 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.98%) IaaS
4 5 (0.98%) PaaS
5 3 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.39%) CallidusCloud
6 2 (0.39%) GitHub
7 1 (0.20%) Boomi
7 1 (0.20%) SaaS
7 1 (0.20%) Taleo
7 1 (0.20%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.73%) TCP/IP
2 13 (2.54%) Internet
3 12 (2.34%) HTTP
4 11 (2.15%) FTP
5 10 (1.95%) SAN
6 9 (1.76%) Firewall
6 9 (1.76%) LTE
6 9 (1.76%) SSL
7 8 (1.56%) Radio Access Network
8 7 (1.37%) DNS
8 7 (1.37%) LAN
8 7 (1.37%) LDAP
8 7 (1.37%) Network Security
9 6 (1.17%) GSM
9 6 (1.17%) HSPA
9 6 (1.17%) Unified Communications
9 6 (1.17%) WCDMA
10 5 (0.98%) HTTPS
10 5 (0.98%) WAN
11 4 (0.78%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (7.03%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.49%) MySQL
3 22 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (2.34%) Big Data
5 12 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (1.76%) Hadoop
7 9 (1.76%) HBase
7 9 (1.76%) MS Access
8 8 (1.56%) NoSQL
9 7 (1.37%) Apache Hive
9 7 (1.37%) Impala
9 7 (1.37%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (1.37%) Oracle ODI
9 7 (1.37%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (1.37%) Sqoop
10 6 (1.17%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 9 (1.76%) Git (software)
1 9 (1.76%) Subversion
2 8 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.17%) Android Studio
3 6 (1.17%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (1.17%) Toad
3 6 (1.17%) Xcode
4 5 (0.98%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.98%) Maven
4 5 (0.98%) Selenium
5 4 (0.78%) JMeter
5 4 (0.78%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.59%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.59%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.59%) JIRA
6 3 (0.59%) JUnit
6 3 (0.59%) LoadRunner
6 3 (0.59%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.39%) JBehave
7 2 (0.39%) MSTest
General
1 110 (21.48%) Telecoms
2 75 (14.65%) Marketing
3 45 (8.79%) Manufacturing
4 36 (7.03%) Electronics
5 33 (6.45%) Retail
6 29 (5.66%) Legal
7 26 (5.08%) Banking
8 10 (1.95%) Law
9 7 (1.37%) General Ledger
9 7 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.37%) Publishing
10 6 (1.17%) Billing
10 6 (1.17%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.17%) Mandarin Language
10 6 (1.17%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.78%) Back Office
12 3 (0.59%) Advertising
12 3 (0.59%) German Language
13 1 (0.20%) Local Government
13 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 133 (25.98%) Analyst
2 60 (11.72%) Project Manager
3 47 (9.18%) Developer
4 45 (8.79%) Architect
5 44 (8.59%) Business Analyst
6 43 (8.40%) Financial Analyst
7 41 (8.01%) Consultant
8 23 (4.49%) Data Analyst
9 19 (3.71%) Solutions Architect
10 17 (3.32%) Administrator
10 17 (3.32%) Finance Business Analyst
10 17 (3.32%) SQL Developer
11 16 (3.13%) Programme Manager
12 13 (2.54%) Coordinator
13 12 (2.34%) C# Developer
13 12 (2.34%) IT Manager
13 12 (2.34%) Senior Analyst
14 11 (2.15%) Infrastructure Manager
14 11 (2.15%) Marketing Manager
14 11 (2.15%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (6.25%) HTML
2 29 (5.66%) .NET
3 27 (5.27%) CSS
4 16 (3.13%) Web Services
5 12 (2.34%) XML
6 11 (2.15%) REST
6 11 (2.15%) SOAP
7 10 (1.95%) RESTful
8 7 (1.37%) AngularJS
8 7 (1.37%) JSON
9 6 (1.17%) Laravel
10 5 (0.98%) HTML5
10 5 (0.98%) Java EE
11 4 (0.78%) CSS3
11 4 (0.78%) LAMP
11 4 (0.78%) Spring
11 4 (0.78%) WCF
12 3 (0.59%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (0.59%) React
12 3 (0.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 86 (16.80%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (7.42%) Data Centre
3 12 (2.34%) Economics
4 7 (1.37%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.17%) Data Extraction
5 6 (1.17%) PMI
5 6 (1.17%) Visualisation
6 5 (0.98%) Driving Licence
7 4 (0.78%) Data Integration
7 4 (0.78%) Mainframe
7 4 (0.78%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.59%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.59%) FMCG
8 3 (0.59%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (0.59%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.59%) Social Media
9 2 (0.39%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (8.40%) Linux
2 35 (6.84%) Windows
3 11 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (2.15%) Unix
4 8 (1.56%) Solaris
4 8 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.37%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.17%) Android
7 5 (0.98%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.78%) AIX
8 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.39%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.39%) Debian
9 2 (0.39%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.39%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.20%) SUSE
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (16.80%) Project Management
2 77 (15.04%) Business Intelligence
3 65 (12.70%) Programme Management
4 56 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 52 (10.16%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (9.77%) PRINCE2
7 39 (7.62%) Business Analysis
7 39 (7.62%) CRM
7 39 (7.62%) Digital Marketing
8 38 (7.42%) Migration
9 37 (7.23%) Change Management
10 34 (6.64%) ETL
11 31 (6.05%) Analytics
12 30 (5.86%) ERP
13 29 (5.66%) Workflow
14 22 (4.30%) Service Management
15 21 (4.10%) SDLC
16 20 (3.91%) Continuous Improvement
16 20 (3.91%) Mentoring
17 19 (3.71%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 69 (13.48%) SQL
2 33 (6.45%) Java
3 25 (4.88%) C#
3 25 (4.88%) JavaScript
4 13 (2.54%) PHP
4 13 (2.54%) T-SQL
5 11 (2.15%) Bash Shell
5 11 (2.15%) C
6 8 (1.56%) Apex Code
6 8 (1.56%) Python
7 7 (1.37%) Scala
8 6 (1.17%) Apple Swift
8 6 (1.17%) Objective-C
8 6 (1.17%) PL/SQL
9 5 (0.98%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.98%) VBA
10 3 (0.59%) Perl
11 2 (0.39%) Ruby
11 2 (0.39%) VB
11 2 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 69 (13.48%) Degree
2 32 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 29 (5.66%) PMI Certification
4 25 (4.88%) PMP
5 23 (4.49%) CIMA
5 23 (4.49%) SC Cleared
6 22 (4.30%) ACCA
7 9 (1.76%) MBA
8 8 (1.56%) HND
9 6 (1.17%) APMP
10 5 (0.98%) AAT
10 5 (0.98%) CAPM
10 5 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (0.78%) CCIE
11 4 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.59%) CCNP
12 3 (0.59%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.59%) ISEB
13 2 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.91%) QA
2 15 (2.93%) SLA
3 11 (2.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (1.95%) GAAP
5 8 (1.56%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.59%) GMP
6 3 (0.59%) P3O
7 2 (0.39%) COBIT
8 1 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.20%) COREP
8 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.20%) FINREP
8 1 (0.20%) IAS 39
8 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (3.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.56%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.56%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.37%) HDFS
3 7 (1.37%) VMware ESX
4 6 (1.17%) vSphere
5 2 (0.39%) Xen
6 1 (0.20%) Docker
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (1.37%) Oozie
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
4 1 (0.20%) Ansible
4 1 (0.20%) Puppet
4 1 (0.20%) SCSM
4 1 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.20%) ThinApp
4 1 (0.20%) TrustSec
4 1 (0.20%) vRealize
Vendors
1 85 (16.60%) SAP
2 84 (16.41%) Microsoft
3 77 (15.04%) Oracle
4 27 (5.27%) VMware
5 25 (4.88%) Cisco
5 25 (4.88%) IBM
6 20 (3.91%) HP
7 16 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (2.93%) NetApp
9 13 (2.54%) Red Hat
10 12 (2.34%) Hyperion
11 10 (1.95%) NetSuite
12 8 (1.56%) Cognos
12 8 (1.56%) EMC
13 7 (1.37%) CheckPoint
13 7 (1.37%) Google
13 7 (1.37%) Workday
14 6 (1.17%) Apple
14 6 (1.17%) Palo Alto
15 5 (0.98%) JD Edwards
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