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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 11 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 220 294 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.33% 11.94% 15.06%
As % of the General category 25.00% 27.10% 37.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 202 186
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £221 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
Median hourly rate £16.00 £42.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.35% +73.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £36.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £48.50 £36.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-1.29% -3.75%
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
880 1085 1017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.34% 44.07% 40.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 510 442
Median daily rate £385 £376 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +0.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 20 16
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £38.20 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.38 £22.67 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.54% -9.34%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 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 -3 94 £425 - 44
Slough -1 23 £450 +12.50% 22
Maidenhead +8 20 £400 -3.03% 6
Bracknell -4 19 £343 -14.37% 5
Newbury -12 6 £500 +25.00% 6
Wokingham -2 3 - - 10
Hungerford +2 1 £275 -33.73% 3
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 91 (18.65%) Telecoms
2 86 (17.62%) SAP
3 82 (16.80%) Project Management
4 62 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
5 56 (11.48%) SQL
6 55 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 50 (10.25%) Oracle
9 49 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
10 48 (9.84%) Microsoft
11 45 (9.22%) Marketing
12 42 (8.61%) Degree
13 41 (8.40%) Programme Management
14 38 (7.79%) ITIL
15 36 (7.38%) Manufacturing
16 35 (7.17%) MS Excel
17 33 (6.76%) PRINCE2
18 32 (6.56%) Banking
19 30 (6.15%) Migration
19 30 (6.15%) Electronics
20 29 (5.94%) CRM
21 28 (5.74%) Java
21 28 (5.74%) Hyperion
21 28 (5.74%) User Acceptance Testing
22 27 (5.53%) Digital Marketing
22 27 (5.53%) SDLC
22 27 (5.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
23 26 (5.33%) ERP
24 25 (5.12%) Cisco
25 24 (4.92%) ETL

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 22 (4.51%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.84%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (1.43%) JBoss
4 4 (0.82%) IIS
4 4 (0.82%) MQSeries
4 4 (0.82%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.61%) CMS
5 3 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.61%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.41%) MQSI
6 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.20%) Apache
7 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.20%) SAS
7 1 (0.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 35 (7.17%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.89%) MS Office
3 18 (3.69%) MS Project
4 12 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 27 (5.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (2.66%) HFM
3 5 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.02%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (1.02%) SAP BPC
3 5 (1.02%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.82%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.61%) Hyperion Planning
5 3 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.61%) Primavera
5 3 (0.61%) SAP MM
5 3 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.41%) Infor SunSystems
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.41%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.25%) SaaS
2 5 (1.02%) Office 365
3 3 (0.61%) FinancialForce.com
3 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.20%) Boomi
5 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.20%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.66%) Firewall
2 9 (1.84%) WAN
3 8 (1.64%) LAN
3 8 (1.64%) VoIP
3 8 (1.64%) VPN
4 7 (1.43%) Network Security
5 6 (1.23%) Internet
6 5 (1.02%) 3G
6 5 (1.02%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (1.02%) MPLS
6 5 (1.02%) Wireless
7 4 (0.82%) SAN
8 3 (0.61%) BGP
8 3 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.61%) PBX
8 3 (0.61%) SSL
8 3 (0.61%) WLAN
9 2 (0.41%) 4G
9 2 (0.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (0.41%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.51%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.10%) Oracle BI EE
3 18 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (2.46%) BusinessObjects
4 12 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.43%) Oracle ODI
7 6 (1.23%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.23%) QlikView
8 5 (1.02%) Power BI
8 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (0.82%) Big Data
9 4 (0.82%) MySQL
9 4 (0.82%) SAP BW
10 3 (0.61%) Data Mart
10 3 (0.61%) DataStage
10 3 (0.61%) Essbase
10 3 (0.61%) MS Access
10 3 (0.61%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (1.84%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.02%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.02%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.02%) Subversion
4 4 (0.82%) Maven
4 4 (0.82%) Selenium
4 4 (0.82%) SoapUI
4 4 (0.82%) Toad
5 3 (0.61%) Artifactory
5 3 (0.61%) Checkstyle
5 3 (0.61%) Cobertura
5 3 (0.61%) FindBugs
5 3 (0.61%) Hudson
5 3 (0.61%) Liquibase
5 3 (0.61%) MSTest
6 2 (0.41%) AppScan
6 2 (0.41%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.41%) Metasploit
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
General
1 91 (18.65%) Telecoms
2 45 (9.22%) Marketing
3 36 (7.38%) Manufacturing
4 32 (6.56%) Banking
5 30 (6.15%) Electronics
6 23 (4.71%) Retail
7 22 (4.51%) Billing
8 20 (4.10%) Legal
9 8 (1.64%) Law
10 7 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.82%) Automotive
11 4 (0.82%) Front Office
11 4 (0.82%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.61%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.41%) Advertising
13 2 (0.41%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.41%) Publishing
13 2 (0.41%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.20%) French Language
14 1 (0.20%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 109 (22.34%) Analyst
2 82 (16.80%) Project Manager
3 48 (9.84%) Business Analyst
4 45 (9.22%) Consultant
5 37 (7.58%) IT Manager
6 35 (7.17%) Architect
7 32 (6.56%) Developer
8 18 (3.69%) Administrator
9 17 (3.48%) IT Project Manager
10 16 (3.28%) Financial Analyst
11 14 (2.87%) Designer
12 11 (2.25%) Project Analyst
12 11 (2.25%) Senior Manager
12 11 (2.25%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (2.05%) Solutions Designer
14 9 (1.84%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 9 (1.84%) Infrastructure Manager
14 9 (1.84%) Integration Architect
14 9 (1.84%) Programme Manager
14 9 (1.84%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.51%) .NET
2 20 (4.10%) HTML
3 19 (3.89%) Web Services
4 18 (3.69%) XML
5 12 (2.46%) REST
6 10 (2.05%) SOAP
7 9 (1.84%) CSS
8 7 (1.43%) ASP.NET
8 7 (1.43%) JSON
8 7 (1.43%) Spring
9 6 (1.23%) Struts
10 5 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (1.02%) jQuery
10 5 (1.02%) Velocity
11 4 (0.82%) AngularJS
11 4 (0.82%) Middleware
12 3 (0.61%) Ajax
12 3 (0.61%) COM
12 3 (0.61%) Hibernate
12 3 (0.61%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.51%) Data Centre
3 10 (2.05%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.43%) FMCG
5 6 (1.23%) Algorithms
5 6 (1.23%) EMC VNX
6 5 (1.02%) Virtual Team
7 4 (0.82%) Data Integration
7 4 (0.82%) e-Learning
7 4 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.61%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.61%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.61%) Fintech
8 3 (0.61%) Health Informatics
8 3 (0.61%) Informatics
8 3 (0.61%) Replication
8 3 (0.61%) User Experience
9 2 (0.41%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.41%) IVR
9 2 (0.41%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 24 (4.92%) Windows
2 17 (3.48%) Linux
3 7 (1.43%) Windows 7
4 6 (1.23%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.02%) Android
5 5 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.82%) CentOS
6 4 (0.82%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.61%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.61%) Unix
8 2 (0.41%) AIX
8 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (16.80%) Project Management
2 62 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
3 55 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 41 (8.40%) Programme Management
6 38 (7.79%) ITIL
7 33 (6.76%) PRINCE2
8 30 (6.15%) Migration
9 29 (5.94%) CRM
10 28 (5.74%) User Acceptance Testing
11 27 (5.53%) Digital Marketing
11 27 (5.53%) SDLC
12 26 (5.33%) ERP
13 24 (4.92%) Business Analysis
13 24 (4.92%) ETL
14 21 (4.30%) Change Management
14 21 (4.30%) Service Management
15 20 (4.10%) Data Modelling
16 18 (3.69%) Systems Analysis
17 16 (3.28%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 56 (11.48%) SQL
2 28 (5.74%) Java
3 13 (2.66%) JavaScript
4 11 (2.25%) C
4 11 (2.25%) Python
5 9 (1.84%) C#
6 6 (1.23%) C++
7 5 (1.02%) Perl
7 5 (1.02%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.02%) VBA
8 3 (0.61%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.61%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.41%) ABAP
9 2 (0.41%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.41%) PHP
10 1 (0.20%) Groovy
10 1 (0.20%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.20%) Ruby
10 1 (0.20%) VB
10 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (8.61%) Degree
2 21 (4.30%) ACCA
3 16 (3.28%) CIMA
3 16 (3.28%) Security Cleared
4 15 (3.07%) PMI Certification
5 14 (2.87%) PMP
6 11 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (2.25%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.64%) CCNP
8 7 (1.43%) CCNA
9 5 (1.02%) CISA
10 4 (0.82%) CISSP
10 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.61%) HND
11 3 (0.61%) ISEB
11 3 (0.61%) MCITP
12 2 (0.41%) CEH
12 2 (0.41%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.41%) JNCIP
12 2 (0.41%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.89%) Data Quality
2 13 (2.66%) SLA
3 12 (2.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (1.84%) GxP
5 7 (1.43%) QA
6 5 (1.02%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 4 (0.82%) GAAP
7 4 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.41%) COBIT
8 2 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.20%) RMADS
System Software
1 20 (4.10%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.43%) vSphere
4 4 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.41%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.41%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.20%) KVM
7 1 (0.20%) RHEV
7 1 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (1.43%) Puppet
2 5 (1.02%) OPNET
3 4 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.82%) Nagios
3 4 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.61%) SCCM
5 2 (0.41%) Ansible
5 2 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.41%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.41%) Nessus
6 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.20%) Control-M
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 86 (17.62%) SAP
2 50 (10.25%) Oracle
3 48 (9.84%) Microsoft
4 28 (5.74%) Hyperion
5 25 (5.12%) Cisco
6 14 (2.87%) HP
6 14 (2.87%) VMware
7 13 (2.66%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (1.84%) EMC
8 9 (1.84%) Remedy
9 8 (1.64%) Cognos
10 7 (1.43%) JD Edwards
11 5 (1.02%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.02%) IBM
11 5 (1.02%) Juniper
11 5 (1.02%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.02%) Riverbed
11 5 (1.02%) SolarWinds
12 4 (0.82%) NetSuite
12 4 (0.82%) Tufin
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