The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 9 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs citing Finance 35 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 12.11% 5.38% 6.21%
As % of the General category 25.18% 14.84% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £356 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -6.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £319 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £482 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £27.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -17.50%
Finance
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

General Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
139 128 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 48.10% 36.26% 36.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 58 35
Average daily rate £300 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £267 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 5
Average hourly rate £16.13 £15.50 £14.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% +7.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £27.88 £22.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Bracknell region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Bracknell region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

Finance
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Bracknell

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 11 (19.64%) Project Management
1 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
2 10 (17.86%) MS Office
2 10 (17.86%) Telecoms
2 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
3 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
4 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 7 (12.50%) SAP
5 7 (12.50%) ITIL
5 7 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 7 (12.50%) SQL
5 7 (12.50%) SLA
5 7 (12.50%) Marketing
5 7 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 6 (10.71%) Degree
6 6 (10.71%) Fujitsu
6 6 (10.71%) Change Control
7 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
7 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
7 5 (8.93%) Citrix
7 5 (8.93%) C
7 5 (8.93%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (8.93%) Retail
8 4 (7.14%) Oracle
8 4 (7.14%) MS Project

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) GlassFish
2 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
2 10 (17.86%) MS Office
3 5 (8.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (7.14%) MS Project
5 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Cisco ICM
1 2 (3.57%) CTI
1 2 (3.57%) Wireless
2 1 (1.79%) NFC
2 1 (1.79%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.79%) Firewall
2 1 (1.79%) SAN
2 1 (1.79%) Broadband
2 1 (1.79%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (17.86%) Telecoms
2 7 (12.50%) Marketing
2 7 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 5 (8.93%) Retail
4 3 (5.36%) Banking
4 3 (5.36%) Electronics
4 3 (5.36%) Law
5 1 (1.79%) Automotive
5 1 (1.79%) Back Office
5 1 (1.79%) Billing
5 1 (1.79%) Legal
5 1 (1.79%) French Language
5 1 (1.79%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Analyst
2 7 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 6 (10.71%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.93%) Business Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) Designer
6 3 (5.36%) Escalation Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Contracts Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Chief Technology Officer
6 3 (5.36%) Incident Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Procurement Manager
6 3 (5.36%) IT Procurement Manager
7 2 (3.57%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Integration Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Network Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Project Controller
7 2 (3.57%) Coordinator
7 2 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) Middleware
1 1 (1.79%) HTML
1 1 (1.79%) .NET
1 1 (1.79%) J2EE
1 1 (1.79%) COM
1 1 (1.79%) Web Services
1 1 (1.79%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.36%) DTV
2 3 (5.36%) PKI
3 2 (3.57%) IVR
4 1 (1.79%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.79%) EMV
4 1 (1.79%) Economics
4 1 (1.79%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) Linux
1 1 (1.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) Project Management
2 7 (12.50%) ITIL
2 7 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 6 (10.71%) Change Control
4 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
4 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
5 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.36%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (5.36%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (5.36%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.36%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (5.36%) DSDM
6 3 (5.36%) Programme Management
6 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.36%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) C
3 2 (3.57%) Java
4 1 (1.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.71%) Degree
4 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.57%) ACCA
4 2 (3.57%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) SLA
2 4 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (5.36%) QA
4 1 (1.79%) ISO 8583
4 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) SELinux
1 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.50%) SAP
3 6 (10.71%) Fujitsu
4 5 (8.93%) Citrix
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle
6 3 (5.36%) Cisco
7 2 (3.57%) Ariba
7 2 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.79%) EMC
8 1 (1.79%) Siebel
8 1 (1.79%) CODA
8 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.79%) Juniper
8 1 (1.79%) IBM