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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 4 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 275 368 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.90% 14.29% 14.27%
As % of the General category 33.37% 33.85% 33.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 261 180
Median daily rate £423 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £229 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.76% +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.76 £21.51 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+1.15% +30.37%
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
824 1087 1069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 35.66% 42.20% 42.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 588 473
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 27 19
Median hourly rate £19.61 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.95% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.00 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.80 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.80% +11.11%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 0 115 £465 +3.33% 40
Bracknell -7 29 £335 +4.68% 9
Slough -2 28 £363 +11.53% 10
Maidenhead +4 12 £413 +65.00% 4
Newbury -10 9 £375 -3.22% 7
Wokingham -11 3 £400 -13.51% 9
Hungerford +1 1 £275 -25.17%
Windsor -2 1 - -
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 92 (18.04%) Telecoms
2 86 (16.86%) SAP
3 75 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
4 72 (14.12%) Project Management
5 67 (13.14%) Analytical Skills
6 63 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
7 60 (11.76%) SQL
7 60 (11.76%) Oracle
8 55 (10.78%) Marketing
9 53 (10.39%) Degree
10 50 (9.80%) Microsoft
11 44 (8.63%) Programme Management
12 41 (8.04%) Linux
13 39 (7.65%) Manufacturing
13 39 (7.65%) Migration
14 37 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
15 35 (6.86%) Windows
16 33 (6.47%) MS Excel
17 31 (6.08%) PRINCE2
17 31 (6.08%) HTML
17 31 (6.08%) Electronics
17 31 (6.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
18 30 (5.88%) Business Analysis
18 30 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
19 29 (5.69%) Java
19 29 (5.69%) .NET
19 29 (5.69%) CRM
19 29 (5.69%) Data Warehouse
20 28 (5.49%) ITIL
20 28 (5.49%) Oracle BI EE

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 15 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (1.76%) Apache
3 9 (1.76%) WebLogic
4 8 (1.57%) JBoss
5 7 (1.37%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.98%) SAS
7 4 (0.78%) IIS
7 4 (0.78%) MQSeries
8 3 (0.59%) CMS
8 3 (0.59%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.39%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.39%) MQSI
9 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.20%) Content Management Server
10 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.20%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 33 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.51%) MS Office
3 20 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (2.55%) MS Project
5 4 (0.78%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (6.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (2.16%) Cognos TM1
2 11 (2.16%) Oracle Financials
3 9 (1.76%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (1.57%) HFM
4 8 (1.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (1.57%) Oracle Receivables
5 6 (1.18%) SAP BPC
5 6 (1.18%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.98%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (0.98%) SAP CO
6 5 (0.98%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 4 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.59%) Hyperion Planning
8 3 (0.59%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.39%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.57%) SaaS
2 4 (0.78%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.59%) FinancialForce.com
3 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.39%) Boomi
4 2 (0.39%) GitHub
4 2 (0.39%) Office 365
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.20%) Taleo
5 1 (0.20%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.75%) Firewall
2 9 (1.76%) Network Security
3 8 (1.57%) HTTP
3 8 (1.57%) Unified Communications
4 7 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.37%) VoIP
4 7 (1.37%) VPN
4 7 (1.37%) WAN
5 6 (1.18%) Internet
5 6 (1.18%) LAN
5 6 (1.18%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (0.98%) FTP
6 5 (0.98%) MPLS
6 5 (0.98%) SSL
7 4 (0.78%) BGP
7 4 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.59%) DNS
8 3 (0.59%) OSPF
8 3 (0.59%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.69%) Data Warehouse
2 28 (5.49%) Oracle BI EE
3 23 (4.51%) SQL Server
4 12 (2.35%) MySQL
5 11 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.37%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.18%) Oracle ODI
9 6 (1.18%) SAP BW
10 5 (0.98%) Big Data
10 5 (0.98%) Redis
11 4 (0.78%) Data Mart
11 4 (0.78%) DataStage
11 4 (0.78%) HBase
11 4 (0.78%) OLAP
11 4 (0.78%) QlikView
11 4 (0.78%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.59%) Essbase
12 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (1.76%) MSTest
3 8 (1.57%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (1.18%) Subversion
4 6 (1.18%) Toad
5 5 (0.98%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.78%) Eclipse
6 4 (0.78%) Maven
6 4 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (0.78%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.59%) JUnit
7 3 (0.59%) Selenium
8 2 (0.39%) AppScan
8 2 (0.39%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.39%) JIRA
8 2 (0.39%) Metasploit
8 2 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.20%) JBehave
9 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
General
1 92 (18.04%) Telecoms
2 55 (10.78%) Marketing
3 39 (7.65%) Manufacturing
4 31 (6.08%) Electronics
5 27 (5.29%) Legal
6 26 (5.10%) Retail
7 20 (3.92%) Banking
8 12 (2.35%) Billing
9 11 (2.16%) Law
10 6 (1.18%) General Ledger
11 5 (0.98%) Automotive
12 3 (0.59%) Front Office
12 3 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.59%) Publishing
13 2 (0.39%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.39%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.20%) Back Office
14 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.20%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.20%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 110 (21.57%) Analyst
2 67 (13.14%) Project Manager
3 66 (12.94%) Consultant
4 46 (9.02%) Business Analyst
5 44 (8.63%) Architect
6 37 (7.25%) Developer
7 32 (6.27%) IT Manager
8 21 (4.12%) Administrator
9 18 (3.53%) Data Analyst
10 16 (3.14%) Solutions Architect
11 15 (2.94%) IT Project Manager
12 13 (2.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 13 (2.55%) Designer
12 13 (2.55%) Financial Analyst
13 10 (1.96%) Oracle Consultant
13 10 (1.96%) Programme Manager
13 10 (1.96%) Solutions Designer
14 9 (1.76%) Functional Consultant
14 9 (1.76%) Project Analyst
15 8 (1.57%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.08%) HTML
2 29 (5.69%) .NET
3 27 (5.29%) Web Services
4 20 (3.92%) SOAP
4 20 (3.92%) XML
5 18 (3.53%) REST
6 17 (3.33%) CSS
7 14 (2.75%) JSON
8 9 (1.76%) ASP.NET
9 8 (1.57%) Spring
10 7 (1.37%) AngularJS
10 7 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (1.37%) HTML5
10 7 (1.37%) jQuery
11 6 (1.18%) Velocity
12 5 (0.98%) Hibernate
12 5 (0.98%) J2EE
12 5 (0.98%) Struts
13 4 (0.78%) Java EE
13 4 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 67 (13.14%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (3.92%) Data Centre
3 10 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (1.57%) Algorithms
5 7 (1.37%) Driving Licence
5 7 (1.37%) Virtual Team
6 6 (1.18%) EMC VNX
7 5 (0.98%) Computer Science
7 5 (0.98%) Management Information System
7 5 (0.98%) User Experience
8 4 (0.78%) PMI
9 3 (0.59%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.59%) e-Learning
9 3 (0.59%) FMCG
9 3 (0.59%) Health Informatics
9 3 (0.59%) Informatics
9 3 (0.59%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.59%) Replication
10 2 (0.39%) Economics
10 2 (0.39%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 41 (8.04%) Linux
2 35 (6.86%) Windows
3 12 (2.35%) Unix
4 10 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.37%) Ubuntu
5 7 (1.37%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.98%) Android
7 5 (0.98%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.78%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.78%) CentOS
8 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.39%) AIX
9 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.20%) Debian
10 1 (0.20%) Solaris
10 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
2 72 (14.12%) Project Management
3 63 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (8.63%) Programme Management
5 39 (7.65%) Migration
6 37 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 31 (6.08%) PRINCE2
8 30 (5.88%) Business Analysis
8 30 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
9 29 (5.69%) CRM
10 28 (5.49%) ITIL
11 27 (5.29%) SDLC
12 25 (4.90%) ETL
13 24 (4.71%) Data Management
13 24 (4.71%) Data Modelling
13 24 (4.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 24 (4.71%) User Acceptance Testing
14 23 (4.51%) SOA
15 21 (4.12%) ERP
16 20 (3.92%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 60 (11.76%) SQL
2 29 (5.69%) Java
3 19 (3.73%) C#
3 19 (3.73%) JavaScript
4 14 (2.75%) C
5 13 (2.55%) Python
6 8 (1.57%) T-SQL
7 7 (1.37%) Shell Script
8 5 (0.98%) Bash Shell
8 5 (0.98%) C++
8 5 (0.98%) Perl
8 5 (0.98%) PHP
9 3 (0.59%) ABAP
10 2 (0.39%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.39%) XPath
11 1 (0.20%) Groovy
11 1 (0.20%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 53 (10.39%) Degree
2 23 (4.51%) ACCA
3 21 (4.12%) CIMA
4 17 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 13 (2.55%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.96%) PMP
7 9 (1.76%) PMI Certification
8 8 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (1.37%) CCNP
10 6 (1.18%) CISA
11 5 (0.98%) CCNA
11 5 (0.98%) CISSP
11 5 (0.98%) ISEB
11 5 (0.98%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.78%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.78%) HND
13 3 (0.59%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.59%) CCIE
13 3 (0.59%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.94%) Data Quality
2 12 (2.35%) SLA
3 10 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.18%) QA
5 5 (0.98%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 5 (0.98%) GxP
6 4 (0.78%) COBIT
7 3 (0.59%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.39%) GAAP
8 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.20%) RMADS
System Software
1 16 (3.14%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.18%) vSphere
4 3 (0.59%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.39%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.20%) KVM
6 1 (0.20%) RHEV
6 1 (0.20%) Xen
6 1 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (1.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 7 (1.37%) Puppet
2 5 (0.98%) OPNET
3 4 (0.78%) Nagios
3 4 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.59%) SCCM
5 2 (0.39%) Ansible
5 2 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.39%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.39%) Nessus
6 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.20%) Control-M
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.20%) QRadar
6 1 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.20%) ThinApp
6 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 86 (16.86%) SAP
2 60 (11.76%) Oracle
3 50 (9.80%) Microsoft
4 25 (4.90%) Hyperion
5 23 (4.51%) Cisco
6 19 (3.73%) Cognos
7 18 (3.53%) VMware
8 14 (2.75%) JD Edwards
9 12 (2.35%) HP
10 11 (2.16%) Informatica
10 11 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (1.96%) Red Hat
12 9 (1.76%) EMC
13 7 (1.37%) IBM
13 7 (1.37%) Teradata
14 6 (1.18%) NetSuite
14 6 (1.18%) Remedy
14 6 (1.18%) SolarWinds
15 5 (0.98%) Atlassian
15 5 (0.98%) Juniper
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £27 to £29 per hour
Posted: 16 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £145 - £155 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £450 to £480 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £40 to £45 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £125 - £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
V2
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day then up to £60,000 perm after 6 months
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Volt
Rate: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Slough
Robert Walters UK
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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