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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 14 17 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Contract jobs citing Finance 19 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 7.98% 6.41% 4.15%
As % of the General category 19.39% 18.29% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 3
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£400 £295 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.70% -30.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £221 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £379 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.75 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
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
98 82 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 41.18% 35.04% 23.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 45 26
Average daily rate £325 £352 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.67% -17.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £17.81 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 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 22 May 2015.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Bracknell

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (24.14%) Telecoms
2 13 (22.41%) MS Excel
3 11 (18.97%) Project Management
3 11 (18.97%) Marketing
4 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
4 10 (17.24%) SAP
5 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (13.79%) MS Office
6 8 (13.79%) Citrix
6 8 (13.79%) Manufacturing
7 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (12.07%) SQL
7 7 (12.07%) ITIL
7 7 (12.07%) PRINCE2
7 7 (12.07%) E-Commerce
7 7 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (10.34%) SLA
8 6 (10.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (10.34%) Service Delivery
8 6 (10.34%) Project Planning
8 6 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (10.34%) Retail
8 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
8 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
8 6 (10.34%) Fujitsu
8 6 (10.34%) Resource Management
9 5 (8.62%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (8.62%) Time Management
9 5 (8.62%) Change Control

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (8.62%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.72%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (1.72%) SAS
2 1 (1.72%) Apache
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 13 (22.41%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.79%) MS Office
3 6 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (6.90%) MS Visio
5 3 (5.17%) MS Project
6 2 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (1.72%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.45%) SAP FI
2 2 (3.45%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (3.45%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) VLAN
1 3 (5.17%) Firewall
1 3 (5.17%) CTI
1 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.45%) Broadband
2 2 (3.45%) Wireless
2 2 (3.45%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (1.72%) NAS
3 1 (1.72%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.72%) PBX
3 1 (1.72%) HTTP
3 1 (1.72%) SSL
3 1 (1.72%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) SAP BW
1 2 (3.45%) SAP BI
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.72%) Spotfire
2 1 (1.72%) QlikView
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.72%) DB2
General
1 14 (24.14%) Telecoms
2 11 (18.97%) Marketing
3 8 (13.79%) Manufacturing
4 6 (10.34%) Retail
5 5 (8.62%) Electronics
6 3 (5.17%) Banking
6 3 (5.17%) Law
7 1 (1.72%) French Language
7 1 (1.72%) Italian Language
7 1 (1.72%) Billing
7 1 (1.72%) Back Office
7 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.72%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) Analyst
2 7 (12.07%) Project Manager
3 5 (8.62%) Data Analyst
3 5 (8.62%) Consultant
4 4 (6.90%) Contracts Manager
4 4 (6.90%) Designer
5 3 (5.17%) Escalation Manager
5 3 (5.17%) IT Procurement Manager
5 3 (5.17%) Chief Technology Officer
5 3 (5.17%) Incident Manager
5 3 (5.17%) Procurement Manager
5 3 (5.17%) Service Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Architect
6 2 (3.45%) Coordinator
6 2 (3.45%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.45%) Network Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) SAP FI Consultant
6 2 (3.45%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.62%) DTV
3 2 (3.45%) IVR
3 2 (3.45%) PKI
4 1 (1.72%) Wiki
4 1 (1.72%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (1.72%) Economics
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) AIX
3 1 (1.72%) Linux
3 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) Project Management
2 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (12.07%) ITIL
2 7 (12.07%) PRINCE2
2 7 (12.07%) E-Commerce
2 7 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (10.34%) Service Delivery
3 6 (10.34%) Project Planning
3 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.34%) Resource Management
4 5 (8.62%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (8.62%) Time Management
4 5 (8.62%) Change Control
4 5 (8.62%) Data Analysis
4 5 (8.62%) Programme Management
5 4 (6.90%) Change Management
6 3 (5.17%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.17%) Matrix Management
6 3 (5.17%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.17%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) C
3 1 (1.72%) Jython
3 1 (1.72%) Python
3 1 (1.72%) Java
3 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
1 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.90%) Degree
3 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) SLA
1 6 (10.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (5.17%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
1 10 (17.24%) SAP
2 8 (13.79%) Citrix
3 6 (10.34%) Fujitsu
4 5 (8.62%) Oracle
5 3 (5.17%) Cisco
6 2 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.45%) Ariba
6 2 (3.45%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.72%) Tableau
7 1 (1.72%) VMware
7 1 (1.72%) IBM
7 1 (1.72%) Cognos
7 1 (1.72%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.72%) NetApp
7 1 (1.72%) EMC