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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 6 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 283 282 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.14% 10.40% 13.20%
As % of the General category 28.02% 24.04% 29.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 155 212
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £593 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 6
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £16.70 £15.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £37.25 £28.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +6.45%
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
1010 1173 1170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 39.75% 43.25% 44.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 511 558
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £221 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 25 40
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £39.50 £38.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading 0 94 £419 -1.50% 56
Bracknell +4 51 £400 - 13
Slough -2 25 £350 -12.50% 9
Newbury +15 17 £213 -50.00% 15
Maidenhead 0 14 £257 -29.24% 2
Windsor +6 9 £375 -14.28% 2
Wokingham - 5 - - 6
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance.

1 145 (23.97%) Telecoms
2 134 (22.15%) Project Management
3 103 (17.02%) SAP
4 95 (15.70%) Marketing
5 93 (15.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 80 (13.22%) PRINCE2
7 77 (12.73%) Microsoft
8 71 (11.74%) MS Excel
9 67 (11.07%) Business Intelligence
10 65 (10.74%) Agile Software Development
11 63 (10.41%) Programme Management
12 60 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
13 52 (8.60%) Degree
14 48 (7.93%) Manufacturing
15 47 (7.77%) Oracle
16 45 (7.44%) SQL
17 43 (7.11%) Digital Marketing
18 41 (6.78%) Banking
19 39 (6.45%) Electronics
19 39 (6.45%) ITIL
20 38 (6.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
21 35 (5.79%) Windows
22 33 (5.45%) SharePoint
22 33 (5.45%) Migration
23 32 (5.29%) Security Cleared
24 31 (5.12%) MS Office
24 31 (5.12%) PMI Certification
25 29 (4.79%) MS PowerPoint
25 29 (4.79%) Retail
25 29 (4.79%) SDLC

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.65%) CMS
3 8 (1.32%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.16%) IIS
4 7 (1.16%) Tomcat
5 6 (0.99%) Node.js
6 5 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.50%) Apache
8 3 (0.50%) JBoss
8 3 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.33%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.33%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.17%) Drupal
10 1 (0.17%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 71 (11.74%) MS Excel
2 31 (5.12%) MS Office
3 29 (4.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (2.98%) MS Project
5 14 (2.31%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 38 (6.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (2.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (1.82%) HFM
4 7 (1.16%) SAP BPC
5 5 (0.83%) Primavera
5 5 (0.83%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 3 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.50%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.33%) SAP PP
7 2 (0.33%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.17%) CSG Singleview
8 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.17%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.17%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.81%) SaaS
2 5 (0.83%) Office 365
2 5 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
3 4 (0.66%) Google Tag Manager
4 2 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.33%) Force.com
4 2 (0.33%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.33%) IaaS
4 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.33%) PaaS
5 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.17%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.98%) Firewall
2 8 (1.32%) HTTP
2 8 (1.32%) LAN
3 7 (1.16%) 4G
3 7 (1.16%) DNS
3 7 (1.16%) Network Security
3 7 (1.16%) SAN
3 7 (1.16%) WAN
4 6 (0.99%) 2G
4 6 (0.99%) 3G
4 6 (0.99%) SSL
4 6 (0.99%) Wireless
5 5 (0.83%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.66%) Broadband
6 4 (0.66%) DHCP
6 4 (0.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (0.66%) Internet
6 4 (0.66%) SMS
6 4 (0.66%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.98%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (1.32%) Oracle Database
4 8 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.16%) MS Access
6 6 (0.99%) DB2
7 5 (0.83%) Big Data
7 5 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.66%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.66%) Power BI
8 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.50%) DataStage
9 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (0.50%) OLAP
9 3 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.50%) SAP BW
9 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (1.49%) Selenium
2 5 (0.83%) gulp
3 4 (0.66%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.66%) JIRA
3 4 (0.66%) Maven
3 4 (0.66%) SoapUI
3 4 (0.66%) Toad
3 4 (0.66%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.50%) Artifactory
4 3 (0.50%) Axure RP
4 3 (0.50%) Checkstyle
4 3 (0.50%) Cobertura
4 3 (0.50%) FindBugs
4 3 (0.50%) HP UFT
4 3 (0.50%) Hudson
4 3 (0.50%) Liquibase
4 3 (0.50%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (0.50%) Subversion
5 2 (0.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 145 (23.97%) Telecoms
2 95 (15.70%) Marketing
3 48 (7.93%) Manufacturing
4 41 (6.78%) Banking
5 39 (6.45%) Electronics
6 29 (4.79%) Retail
7 26 (4.30%) Billing
7 26 (4.30%) Legal
8 9 (1.49%) Retail Banking
9 8 (1.32%) Advertising
10 7 (1.16%) Automotive
10 7 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.50%) Back Office
11 3 (0.50%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.33%) Front Office
12 2 (0.33%) German Language
12 2 (0.33%) Law
12 2 (0.33%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.17%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 145 (23.97%) Analyst
2 123 (20.33%) Project Manager
3 46 (7.60%) Business Analyst
3 46 (7.60%) Consultant
4 43 (7.11%) Developer
5 41 (6.78%) Financial Analyst
6 37 (6.12%) Architect
7 20 (3.31%) IT Manager
7 20 (3.31%) Programme Manager
8 19 (3.14%) Senior Manager
9 18 (2.98%) Administrator
10 16 (2.64%) Finance Manager
10 16 (2.64%) Senior Project Manager
10 16 (2.64%) Telecoms Manager
11 15 (2.48%) Data Analyst
11 15 (2.48%) PMO Analyst
12 13 (2.15%) Delivery Manager
12 13 (2.15%) Finance Business Analyst
12 13 (2.15%) Report Analyst
12 13 (2.15%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.81%) CSS
2 16 (2.64%) HTML
3 14 (2.31%) Middleware
4 13 (2.15%) .NET
5 10 (1.65%) jQuery
6 8 (1.32%) ASP.NET
6 8 (1.32%) HTML5
6 8 (1.32%) Web Services
7 7 (1.16%) CSS3
7 7 (1.16%) Flash
7 7 (1.16%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (0.99%) REST
8 6 (0.99%) Sass
8 6 (0.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (0.83%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.66%) SOAP
10 4 (0.66%) XML
11 3 (0.50%) JMS
11 3 (0.50%) SAP Basis
11 3 (0.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 60 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (3.97%) Management Information System
3 22 (3.64%) Data Centre
4 20 (3.31%) User Experience
5 10 (1.65%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.49%) PMI
7 8 (1.32%) Data Integration
7 8 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.16%) DataPower
8 7 (1.16%) Economics
9 6 (0.99%) Handset
9 6 (0.99%) Social Media
10 5 (0.83%) Derivative
10 5 (0.83%) FMCG
10 5 (0.83%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.66%) Cryptography
11 4 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.50%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.50%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.50%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 35 (5.79%) Windows
2 15 (2.48%) Linux
3 13 (2.15%) Windows Server
4 10 (1.65%) Unix
5 9 (1.49%) Windows 7
5 9 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.99%) Windows XP
7 5 (0.83%) AIX
7 5 (0.83%) Solaris
8 3 (0.50%) SUSE
9 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (22.15%) Project Management
2 93 (15.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 80 (13.22%) PRINCE2
4 67 (11.07%) Business Intelligence
5 65 (10.74%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (10.41%) Programme Management
7 43 (7.11%) Digital Marketing
8 39 (6.45%) ITIL
9 33 (5.45%) Migration
10 29 (4.79%) SDLC
11 28 (4.63%) Project Planning
12 27 (4.46%) Change Management
12 27 (4.46%) Data Analysis
13 26 (4.30%) Business Analysis
13 26 (4.30%) Change Control
14 24 (3.97%) Analytics
14 24 (3.97%) CRM
14 24 (3.97%) Risk Management
15 21 (3.47%) ERP
15 21 (3.47%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (7.44%) SQL
2 16 (2.64%) JavaScript
3 14 (2.31%) Java
4 12 (1.98%) C#
4 12 (1.98%) VBA
5 5 (0.83%) Shell Script
6 4 (0.66%) C++
6 4 (0.66%) VB
7 3 (0.50%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.50%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.33%) Apex Code
8 2 (0.33%) C
8 2 (0.33%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.33%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.17%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.17%) PHP
9 1 (0.17%) Python
9 1 (0.17%) Ruby
9 1 (0.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 52 (8.60%) Degree
2 32 (5.29%) Security Cleared
3 31 (5.12%) PMI Certification
4 26 (4.30%) SC Cleared
5 23 (3.80%) PMP
6 15 (2.48%) ACCA
7 11 (1.82%) ISEB
8 9 (1.49%) CIMA
9 8 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (0.99%) APMP
11 5 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.83%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.50%) CCNP
12 3 (0.50%) Chartered Engineer
12 3 (0.50%) HND
12 3 (0.50%) IBM Certification
12 3 (0.50%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.33%) MCIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.80%) QA
2 19 (3.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 16 (2.64%) SLA
4 11 (1.82%) Data Quality
5 9 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.66%) GAAP
6 4 (0.66%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.50%) COBIT
7 3 (0.50%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.50%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.33%) P3O
9 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.17%) FATCA
9 1 (0.17%) MiFID
9 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
System Software
1 17 (2.81%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.17%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.17%) vCloud
4 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.66%) FortiGate
3 3 (0.50%) SCCM
3 3 (0.50%) vRealize
4 2 (0.33%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.33%) SCOM
5 1 (0.17%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.17%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 103 (17.02%) SAP
2 77 (12.73%) Microsoft
3 47 (7.77%) Oracle
4 18 (2.98%) Cisco
5 13 (2.15%) VMware
6 11 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (1.49%) Hyperion
7 9 (1.49%) IBM
8 8 (1.32%) Adobe
9 7 (1.16%) CA
9 7 (1.16%) Citrix
10 6 (0.99%) ATG
10 6 (0.99%) Cognos
10 6 (0.99%) F5
10 6 (0.99%) Google
10 6 (0.99%) HP
11 5 (0.83%) Ab Initio
11 5 (0.83%) Huawei
11 5 (0.83%) hybris
11 5 (0.83%) Sitecore
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