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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 9 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 31 22 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 10.44% 10.19% 14.34%
As % of the General category 21.38% 22.92% 34.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 21
Average daily rate
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£320 £390 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £221 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £440 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.83 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+38.36% -5.71%
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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
145 96 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 48.82% 44.44% 41.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 55 55
Average daily rate £322 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.13% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £107.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

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 1 September 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 17 (34.69%) Project Management
2 13 (26.53%) Programme Management
3 12 (24.49%) Telecoms
3 12 (24.49%) Change Management
3 12 (24.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (24.49%) Marketing
3 12 (24.49%) PRINCE2
4 11 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (22.45%) Project Planning
5 10 (20.41%) SAP
5 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 7 (14.29%) Electronics
6 7 (14.29%) Manufacturing
6 7 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (14.29%) DTV
6 7 (14.29%) PMI Certification
6 7 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (14.29%) Data Centre
7 6 (12.24%) Data Centre Operations
7 6 (12.24%) Windows
7 6 (12.24%) Service Delivery
8 5 (10.20%) Service Management
8 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (10.20%) Oracle
8 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
8 5 (10.20%) SLA
9 4 (8.16%) Citrix
9 4 (8.16%) PMP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) SAS
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (2.04%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.04%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (24.49%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.12%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.04%) SPSS
4 1 (2.04%) MS Project
4 1 (2.04%) MS Office
4 1 (2.04%) Open Workbench
4 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.08%) SAP FI
2 2 (4.08%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (4.08%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.04%) HFM
3 1 (2.04%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
1 4 (8.16%) Firewall
1 4 (8.16%) VLAN
2 1 (2.04%) NAS
2 1 (2.04%) Broadband
2 1 (2.04%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) SSL
2 1 (2.04%) SAN
2 1 (2.04%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) Data Mining
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.08%) SAP BW
3 2 (4.08%) SAP BI
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.04%) DB2
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.04%) Spotfire
4 1 (2.04%) QlikView
General
1 12 (24.49%) Telecoms
1 12 (24.49%) Marketing
2 7 (14.29%) Electronics
2 7 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.12%) Retail
4 2 (4.08%) Billing
5 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Analyst
2 13 (26.53%) Project Manager
3 5 (10.20%) Service Analyst
3 5 (10.20%) Service Manager
4 3 (6.12%) Architect
4 3 (6.12%) Consultant
4 3 (6.12%) Customer Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (4.08%) SAP FI Consultant
5 2 (4.08%) AIX Specialist
5 2 (4.08%) AIX Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Technical Manager
5 2 (4.08%) SAP CO Consultant
5 2 (4.08%) Portfolio Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Coordinator
5 2 (4.08%) Administrator
5 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) Application Packaging
2 3 (6.12%) Flash
3 1 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) DTV
1 7 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) PMI
4 1 (2.04%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) AIX
3 2 (4.08%) UNIX
4 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Project Management
2 13 (26.53%) Programme Management
3 12 (24.49%) PRINCE2
3 12 (24.49%) Change Management
4 11 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (22.45%) Project Planning
5 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 6 (12.24%) Service Delivery
7 6 (12.24%) Data Centre Operations
8 5 (10.20%) Service Management
8 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (8.16%) Resource Management
9 4 (8.16%) Matrix Management
9 4 (8.16%) Time Management
9 4 (8.16%) ITIL
10 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.12%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) C
3 1 (2.04%) Java
3 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.04%) Python
3 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.04%) Jython
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) PMI Certification
1 7 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (8.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) SLA
2 3 (6.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (4.08%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) SAP
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle
3 4 (8.16%) ServiceNow
3 4 (8.16%) Citrix
4 2 (4.08%) Hyperion
4 2 (4.08%) Cognos
5 1 (2.04%) IBM
5 1 (2.04%) HP
5 1 (2.04%) EMC
5 1 (2.04%) NetApp
5 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.04%) VMware
5 1 (2.04%) Google
5 1 (2.04%) Tableau