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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 352 357 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.14% 13.95% 9.87%
As % of the General category 33.49% 27.98% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 158 158
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £25.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -30.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
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
1051 1276 1547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 42.23% 49.84% 50.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 504 466
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 22
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.70% +12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 22 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
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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 -1 111 £400 -2.73% 52
Slough +1 66 £400 -4.76% 23
Bracknell -1 21 £370 -0.67% 13
Newbury -1 14 £387 +23.84% 10
Maidenhead -1 10 £356 +71.68% 6
Wokingham -1 1 - - 3
Windsor - - - - 3
Hungerford - - - - 2
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 203 (29.12%) Telecoms
2 131 (18.79%) Project Management
3 95 (13.63%) Marketing
4 93 (13.34%) PRINCE2
5 89 (12.77%) SAP
5 89 (12.77%) Microsoft
6 85 (12.20%) MS Excel
7 81 (11.62%) Oracle
8 79 (11.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 68 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
10 64 (9.18%) MS Office
11 63 (9.04%) CRM
12 62 (8.90%) Migration
12 62 (8.90%) Programme Management
13 60 (8.61%) SQL
14 54 (7.75%) Windows
15 53 (7.60%) Degree
16 49 (7.03%) Digital Marketing
17 46 (6.60%) ITIL
17 46 (6.60%) MS Project
18 44 (6.31%) Manufacturing
19 42 (6.03%) .NET
20 41 (5.88%) Banking
21 40 (5.74%) Billing
22 39 (5.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
22 39 (5.60%) Electronics
23 38 (5.45%) SQL Server
23 38 (5.45%) DTV
24 37 (5.31%) Business Analysis
24 37 (5.31%) Agile Software Development

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 31 (4.45%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.72%) WebSphere
3 11 (1.58%) IBM Notes
4 7 (1.00%) WebLogic
4 7 (1.00%) CMS
5 5 (0.72%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.72%) IIS
6 4 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.57%) Confluence
7 3 (0.43%) Lync
7 3 (0.43%) WordPress
7 3 (0.43%) Drupal
7 3 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.43%) Apache
8 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.29%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.29%) Commerce Server
8 2 (0.29%) SAP Portal
8 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.14%) Liferay
Applications
1 85 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 64 (9.18%) MS Office
3 46 (6.60%) MS Project
4 37 (5.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (3.44%) MS Visio
6 8 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.43%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.43%) InDesign
8 1 (0.14%) SPSS
8 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 39 (5.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (1.15%) HFM
3 8 (1.15%) SAP FI
3 8 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.86%) Agresso
4 6 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.72%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.72%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 5 (0.72%) SAP CO
5 5 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.57%) JDE OneWorld
6 4 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.43%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 3 (0.43%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.57%) SaaS
1 4 (0.57%) Force.com
2 3 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.15%) DNS
1 15 (2.15%) Firewall
2 12 (1.72%) LAN
2 12 (1.72%) WAN
3 11 (1.58%) 4G
3 11 (1.58%) 3G
4 9 (1.29%) LTE
4 9 (1.29%) Internet
5 8 (1.15%) Wireless
5 8 (1.15%) Network Security
6 6 (0.86%) 2G
6 6 (0.86%) SSL
7 5 (0.72%) SAN
7 5 (0.72%) Intranet
7 5 (0.72%) MPLS
8 4 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.57%) Broadband
8 4 (0.57%) HTTP
8 4 (0.57%) VPN
8 4 (0.57%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (2.73%) QlikView
4 17 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
6 11 (1.58%) Relational Database
7 10 (1.43%) MS Access
8 9 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (1.15%) Data Mining
9 8 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (1.00%) Hyperion Smart View
10 7 (1.00%) MySQL
11 5 (0.72%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (0.72%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.72%) DB2
12 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (0.57%) DataStage
13 3 (0.43%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (1.29%) JIRA
2 8 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.00%) Eclipse
4 6 (0.86%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.86%) TestDirector
5 4 (0.57%) Ant
5 4 (0.57%) Hudson
6 3 (0.43%) GDB
6 3 (0.43%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.43%) Eclipse RCP
6 3 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.43%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.43%) LSMW
6 3 (0.43%) Subversion
6 3 (0.43%) Maven
7 2 (0.29%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.29%) ERwin
7 2 (0.29%) Selenium
8 1 (0.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.14%) JProfiler
General
1 203 (29.12%) Telecoms
2 95 (13.63%) Marketing
3 44 (6.31%) Manufacturing
4 41 (5.88%) Banking
5 40 (5.74%) Billing
6 39 (5.60%) Electronics
7 35 (5.02%) Retail
8 32 (4.59%) Legal
9 11 (1.58%) French Language
9 11 (1.58%) Law
10 10 (1.43%) Back Office
10 10 (1.43%) General Ledger
10 10 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (1.15%) German Language
12 7 (1.00%) Italian Language
12 7 (1.00%) Spanish Language
12 7 (1.00%) Publishing
13 3 (0.43%) Local Government
13 3 (0.43%) Games
14 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 170 (24.39%) Analyst
2 126 (18.08%) Project Manager
3 71 (10.19%) Business Analyst
4 66 (9.47%) Consultant
5 48 (6.89%) Developer
6 38 (5.45%) Architect
7 20 (2.87%) Solutions Architect
7 20 (2.87%) Designer
8 19 (2.73%) Systems Analyst
9 18 (2.58%) Data Analyst
9 18 (2.58%) PMO Analyst
10 16 (2.30%) Technical Manager
10 16 (2.30%) Administrator
10 16 (2.30%) Programme Manager
11 15 (2.15%) Coordinator
11 15 (2.15%) Business Manager
11 15 (2.15%) Delivery Manager
12 14 (2.01%) Service Manager
12 14 (2.01%) Test Analyst
12 14 (2.01%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (6.03%) .NET
2 25 (3.59%) HTML
3 16 (2.30%) Web Services
4 15 (2.15%) SOAP
5 11 (1.58%) CSS
5 11 (1.58%) XML
6 10 (1.43%) J2EE
6 10 (1.43%) Middleware
7 9 (1.29%) jQuery
8 7 (1.00%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (0.86%) ASP.NET
9 6 (0.86%) Flash
9 6 (0.86%) .NET Framework
9 6 (0.86%) JSON
10 5 (0.72%) HTML5
11 4 (0.57%) RESTful
11 4 (0.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (0.43%) JFace
12 3 (0.43%) Visualforce
12 3 (0.43%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 38 (5.45%) DTV
2 19 (2.73%) Mobile App
3 18 (2.58%) Management Information System
4 11 (1.58%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.15%) Mainframe
5 8 (1.15%) Thin Client
5 8 (1.15%) Fat Client
5 8 (1.15%) iSeries
6 6 (0.86%) Clustering
6 6 (0.86%) Data Integration
6 6 (0.86%) Open Source
6 6 (0.86%) Social Media
7 5 (0.72%) NHS
7 5 (0.72%) Client/Server
7 5 (0.72%) AS400
8 4 (0.57%) Blackberry
8 4 (0.57%) EPoS
8 4 (0.57%) Informatics
8 4 (0.57%) FMCG
8 4 (0.57%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 54 (7.75%) Windows
2 23 (3.30%) Linux
3 20 (2.87%) UNIX
4 14 (2.01%) Solaris
5 12 (1.72%) Windows 7
6 10 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.86%) AIX
8 6 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.72%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.72%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.57%) Android
11 1 (0.14%) CentOS
11 1 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (18.79%) Project Management
2 93 (13.34%) PRINCE2
3 79 (11.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 68 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
5 63 (9.04%) CRM
6 62 (8.90%) Migration
6 62 (8.90%) Programme Management
7 49 (7.03%) Digital Marketing
8 46 (6.60%) ITIL
9 37 (5.31%) Business Analysis
9 37 (5.31%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (4.02%) Service Delivery
11 27 (3.87%) ERP
12 25 (3.59%) Workflow
12 25 (3.59%) Data Analysis
13 23 (3.30%) PRINCE
13 23 (3.30%) Change Management
13 23 (3.30%) Risk Management
14 21 (3.01%) E-Commerce
15 20 (2.87%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (8.61%) SQL
2 31 (4.45%) Java
3 13 (1.87%) JavaScript
4 11 (1.58%) C#
5 10 (1.43%) C
6 9 (1.29%) Perl
7 7 (1.00%) PHP
7 7 (1.00%) PL/SQL
7 7 (1.00%) RPG
7 7 (1.00%) T-SQL
8 6 (0.86%) VBA
8 6 (0.86%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.57%) VB
9 4 (0.57%) RPG IV
10 3 (0.43%) Apex Code
10 3 (0.43%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.43%) Embedded C
10 3 (0.43%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.29%) Ruby
11 2 (0.29%) Korn
Qualifications
1 53 (7.60%) Degree
2 37 (5.31%) Security Cleared
3 24 (3.44%) SC Cleared
4 21 (3.01%) PMI Certification
5 20 (2.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 19 (2.73%) ISEB
7 18 (2.58%) PMP
8 15 (2.15%) CIMA
9 12 (1.72%) DV Cleared
10 11 (1.58%) ACCA
11 10 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (1.15%) CCNA
14 7 (1.00%) JNCIA
15 6 (0.86%) CCA
15 6 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
16 5 (0.72%) RHCE
16 5 (0.72%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.87%) QA
2 22 (3.16%) SLA
3 10 (1.43%) ISO 9001
4 8 (1.15%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.86%) COBIT
6 5 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.29%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.14%) COSO
9 1 (0.14%) BS25999
9 1 (0.14%) Basel II
9 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 11 (1.58%) NFS
1 11 (1.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (0.57%) ProxySG
2 4 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.29%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.29%) Xen
3 2 (0.29%) XenApp
3 2 (0.29%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.14%) OCFS2
4 1 (0.14%) vSphere
4 1 (0.14%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 14 (2.01%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.72%) SCCM
3 3 (0.43%) SCOrch
3 3 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (0.43%) WSUS
4 2 (0.29%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.14%) Puppet
5 1 (0.14%) YUM
5 1 (0.14%) nmon
5 1 (0.14%) Windows Storage Server
5 1 (0.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 89 (12.77%) SAP
1 89 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 81 (11.62%) Oracle
3 28 (4.02%) Citrix
3 28 (4.02%) Salesforce.com
4 27 (3.87%) HP
5 21 (3.01%) Cisco
6 19 (2.73%) IBM
6 19 (2.73%) Hyperion
7 15 (2.15%) Metastorm
8 14 (2.01%) Siebel
9 12 (1.72%) Business Objects
9 12 (1.72%) Juniper
10 11 (1.58%) Lotus
11 10 (1.43%) Red Hat
12 9 (1.29%) Sun
13 8 (1.15%) Informatica
14 7 (1.00%) Remedy
14 7 (1.00%) Redknee
15 6 (0.86%) CheckPoint
Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 30 minutes ago
Reading
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bracknell
Volt
Rate: £11.00 - £13.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Slough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £320.00 per annum + Great Company
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day + dep on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Rate: From £425 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
The Curve Group
Rate: £300 - £395 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Palm (UK) Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell
Volt
Rate: £10.00 - £14.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Austen Smythe and Associates
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago
Maidenhead
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Maidenhead
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £25000 - £33000 per annum + normal employment bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago