The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 421 342 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.40% 28.01% 22.87%
As % of the General category 66.09% 60.42% 64.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 199 139
Average daily rate
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£380 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £210 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 9
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -68.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.83 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+38.36% -5.71%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

General Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
637 566 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 45.99% 46.36% 35.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 293 180
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 17
Average hourly rate £40.52 £12.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+237.66% -70.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £10.03 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £23.20 £44.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Milton Keynes 0 317 £375 - 18
High Wycombe +4 25 £478 +93.90% 6
Aylesbury - 1 £269 - 2
Buckingham - 1 - -
Bletchley - 1 - -
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

1 145 (20.83%) Project Management
2 134 (19.25%) Banking
3 102 (14.66%) Oracle
4 99 (14.22%) Agile Software Development
5 98 (14.08%) PRINCE2
6 92 (13.22%) Windows
7 82 (11.78%) MS Excel
8 81 (11.64%) SQL
9 80 (11.49%) ITIL
9 80 (11.49%) Microsoft
10 77 (11.06%) UNIX
11 75 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 62 (8.91%) Telecoms
13 59 (8.48%) Migration
14 56 (8.05%) Data Centre
15 55 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
16 53 (7.61%) SQL Server
16 53 (7.61%) MS Project
17 51 (7.33%) Business Intelligence
17 51 (7.33%) Change Management
18 50 (7.18%) MS Office
19 49 (7.04%) DB2
20 48 (6.90%) Security Cleared
21 47 (6.75%) User Acceptance Testing
21 47 (6.75%) Waterfall
22 45 (6.47%) Programme Management
23 44 (6.32%) .NET
24 41 (5.89%) Java
24 41 (5.89%) Linux
24 41 (5.89%) Business Analysis

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 40 (5.75%) SharePoint
2 23 (3.30%) WebSphere
3 22 (3.16%) SAS
4 11 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (1.15%) Apache
5 8 (1.15%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.01%) JBoss
7 6 (0.86%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.43%) IIS
10 2 (0.29%) CMS
10 2 (0.29%) Node.js
10 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.14%) Lync
11 1 (0.14%) CICS
11 1 (0.14%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.14%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 82 (11.78%) MS Excel
2 53 (7.61%) MS Project
3 50 (7.18%) MS Office
4 22 (3.16%) MS Visio
5 21 (3.02%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.29%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.14%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 20 (2.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (1.29%) BusinessWorks
3 7 (1.01%) Primavera
4 5 (0.72%) Staffware
4 5 (0.72%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.43%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.14%) TIBCO iProcess
6 1 (0.14%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.14%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.86%) SaaS
2 2 (0.29%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 39 (5.60%) ATM
2 34 (4.89%) Internet
3 16 (2.30%) SAN
4 15 (2.16%) LAN
5 14 (2.01%) Intranet
6 12 (1.72%) LDAP
6 12 (1.72%) WAN
7 11 (1.58%) TCP/IP
7 11 (1.58%) VPN
7 11 (1.58%) Firewall
8 9 (1.29%) MPLS
9 8 (1.15%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (1.01%) OSPF
10 7 (1.01%) BGP
10 7 (1.01%) BIG-IP
10 7 (1.01%) DNS
10 7 (1.01%) DHCP
11 6 (0.86%) Unified Communications
11 6 (0.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 6 (0.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (7.61%) SQL Server
2 49 (7.04%) DB2
3 29 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (3.45%) Oracle Database
5 17 (2.44%) PowerCenter
6 16 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (2.16%) DB2 UDB
7 15 (2.16%) BusinessObjects
8 12 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
9 10 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (1.44%) Base SAS
9 10 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (1.15%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 8 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (0.86%) Data Mart
12 6 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.72%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.72%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 22 (3.16%) Selenium
2 18 (2.59%) HP UFT
3 15 (2.16%) WebDriver
4 11 (1.58%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.86%) Xcode
5 6 (0.86%) Subversion
5 6 (0.86%) Cucumber
5 6 (0.86%) SpecFlow
6 5 (0.72%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.72%) LoadRunner
7 4 (0.57%) Introscope
7 4 (0.57%) JIRA
7 4 (0.57%) Axure RP
7 4 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.43%) JMeter
9 2 (0.29%) eggPlant
10 1 (0.14%) NeoLoad
10 1 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
General
1 134 (19.25%) Banking
2 62 (8.91%) Telecoms
3 38 (5.46%) Retail
4 29 (4.17%) Spanish Language
5 27 (3.88%) Manufacturing
6 26 (3.74%) Financial Institution
7 22 (3.16%) Automotive
7 22 (3.16%) Marketing
8 20 (2.87%) Electronics
9 12 (1.72%) Legal
10 6 (0.86%) Law
10 6 (0.86%) Portuguese Language
11 5 (0.72%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.29%) Local Government
12 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.29%) Publishing
12 2 (0.29%) German Language
13 1 (0.14%) Games
13 1 (0.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 216 (31.03%) Analyst
2 114 (16.38%) Project Manager
3 74 (10.63%) Developer
4 51 (7.33%) Business Analyst
5 46 (6.61%) Architect
6 34 (4.89%) Test Analyst
7 26 (3.74%) Support Analyst
8 24 (3.45%) Administrator
9 22 (3.16%) Service Manager
10 20 (2.87%) Test Manager
11 19 (2.73%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 19 (2.73%) Infrastructure Architect
11 19 (2.73%) Infrastructure Manager
12 17 (2.44%) Data Analyst
13 16 (2.30%) PMO Analyst
14 14 (2.01%) Designer
14 14 (2.01%) Programme Manager
14 14 (2.01%) Junior
15 13 (1.87%) Consultant
15 13 (1.87%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (6.32%) .NET
2 40 (5.75%) HTML
3 26 (3.74%) XML
4 20 (2.87%) AngularJS
5 19 (2.73%) SOAP
6 16 (2.30%) ASP.NET
6 16 (2.30%) J2EE
6 16 (2.30%) jQuery
7 15 (2.16%) .NET Framework
7 15 (2.16%) Web Services
8 13 (1.87%) HTML5
9 12 (1.72%) CSS
9 12 (1.72%) Middleware
9 12 (1.72%) WCF
10 10 (1.44%) Spring
11 9 (1.29%) Struts
12 8 (1.15%) JSON
13 7 (1.01%) Ajax
13 7 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (1.01%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 56 (8.05%) Data Centre
2 55 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 24 (3.45%) Clustering
4 21 (3.02%) CMDB
5 20 (2.87%) DTV
5 20 (2.87%) Mobile App
6 19 (2.73%) User Experience
7 18 (2.59%) Mobile Banking
8 13 (1.87%) Statistics
9 11 (1.58%) Mainframe
10 10 (1.44%) PMI
11 9 (1.29%) Computer Science
11 9 (1.29%) Credit Risk
11 9 (1.29%) Data Extraction
12 8 (1.15%) Data Integration
12 8 (1.15%) Online Banking
13 6 (0.86%) HACMP
13 6 (0.86%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.72%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 92 (13.22%) Windows
2 77 (11.06%) UNIX
3 41 (5.89%) Linux
4 34 (4.89%) Windows 7
5 16 (2.30%) AIX
6 14 (2.01%) Apple iOS
7 13 (1.87%) Solaris
8 11 (1.58%) MVS
9 7 (1.01%) Windows NT
9 7 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.72%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.43%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.43%) VMS
12 3 (0.43%) zOS
13 2 (0.29%) Android
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.14%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (20.83%) Project Management
2 99 (14.22%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (14.08%) PRINCE2
4 80 (11.49%) ITIL
5 75 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 59 (8.48%) Migration
7 51 (7.33%) Business Intelligence
7 51 (7.33%) Change Management
8 47 (6.75%) User Acceptance Testing
8 47 (6.75%) Waterfall
9 45 (6.47%) Programme Management
10 41 (5.89%) Business Analysis
11 32 (4.60%) Risk Management
12 31 (4.45%) Project Planning
13 28 (4.02%) Scrum
13 28 (4.02%) Service Management
14 26 (3.74%) Service Delivery
15 22 (3.16%) CRM
16 20 (2.87%) Disaster Recovery
16 20 (2.87%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 81 (11.64%) SQL
2 41 (5.89%) Java
3 37 (5.32%) C#
4 25 (3.59%) JavaScript
5 24 (3.45%) VB
6 18 (2.59%) PowerShell
7 13 (1.87%) VBScript
8 9 (1.29%) Perl
9 8 (1.15%) VBA
9 8 (1.15%) Python
9 8 (1.15%) Objective-C
10 7 (1.01%) Shell Script
10 7 (1.01%) C++
10 7 (1.01%) PL/SQL
11 6 (0.86%) COBOL
11 6 (0.86%) JCL
11 6 (0.86%) Korn
12 5 (0.72%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.57%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.57%) C
Qualifications
1 48 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 41 (5.89%) SC Cleared
3 31 (4.45%) Degree
4 23 (3.30%) ISEB
5 21 (3.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 19 (2.73%) PMI Certification
6 19 (2.73%) DV Cleared
7 18 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
8 17 (2.44%) PMP
9 14 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (1.58%) CCNP
11 9 (1.29%) CCNA
11 9 (1.29%) CISSP
11 9 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 8 (1.15%) APMP
13 5 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (0.72%) ISTQB
14 3 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
15 2 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.46%) SLA
2 28 (4.02%) QA
3 11 (1.58%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.57%) P3O
5 4 (0.57%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.29%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.14%) TickIT
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 20 (2.87%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.01%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (0.72%) Veritas File System
6 3 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.14%) HDFS
7 1 (0.14%) vSphere
7 1 (0.14%) XenApp
7 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.14%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.14%) Snort
Systems Management
1 27 (3.88%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (2.30%) SCCM
3 15 (2.16%) Control-M
4 7 (1.01%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.72%) CA Wily
5 5 (0.72%) EMC VPLEX
6 4 (0.57%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 4 (0.57%) SCOM
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.29%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.29%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.29%) MAINVIEW
7 2 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.14%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.14%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.14%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.14%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 102 (14.66%) Oracle
2 80 (11.49%) Microsoft
3 39 (5.60%) SAP
4 38 (5.46%) Remedy
5 30 (4.31%) HP
6 21 (3.02%) Cisco
7 17 (2.44%) IBM
8 16 (2.30%) VMware
9 13 (1.87%) Red Hat
10 12 (1.72%) Informatica
10 12 (1.72%) CheckPoint
10 12 (1.72%) F5
11 11 (1.58%) EMC
12 10 (1.44%) Brocade
12 10 (1.44%) 3PAR
13 9 (1.29%) Planview
13 9 (1.29%) Avaya
13 9 (1.29%) PeopleSoft
13 9 (1.29%) TIBCO
14 8 (1.15%) Apple
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