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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Finance 335 248 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 29.59% 24.27% 12.88%
As % of the General category 65.56% 62.78% 41.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 134 46
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £457 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 8
Average hourly rate £14.21 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £11.20 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.25 £15.60 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
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
511 395 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 45.14% 38.65% 30.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 197 75
Average daily rate £364 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.92% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £179 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 14
Average hourly rate £14.21 £35.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.40% +94.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £10.10 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

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 27 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 January 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
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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 0 224 £360 +9.92% 21
High Wycombe +1 8 £375 -6.25% 10
Amersham -3 3 - -
Aylesbury +4 1 £265 +10.41% 5
Chesham - - - - 1
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 135 (19.23%) Banking
2 130 (18.52%) Project Management
3 106 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (14.39%) Microsoft
5 87 (12.39%) Oracle
6 84 (11.97%) PRINCE2
6 84 (11.97%) MS Excel
7 79 (11.25%) Windows
8 78 (11.11%) SQL
9 69 (9.83%) .NET
9 69 (9.83%) UNIX
10 63 (8.97%) Business Analysis
11 62 (8.83%) Scrum
12 61 (8.69%) C#
13 60 (8.55%) SAP
13 60 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
14 57 (8.12%) Telecoms
14 57 (8.12%) ITIL
15 54 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
16 51 (7.26%) MS Office
17 50 (7.12%) Retail
18 48 (6.84%) Java
18 48 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
19 46 (6.55%) JavaScript
19 46 (6.55%) Security Cleared
20 43 (6.13%) SC Cleared
20 43 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
21 42 (5.98%) Migration
22 41 (5.84%) SharePoint
23 39 (5.56%) MVC

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 41 (5.84%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 15 (2.14%) CMS
4 13 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (1.71%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.28%) IIS
7 6 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (0.71%) SAS
9 3 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.28%) Node.js
10 2 (0.28%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.28%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.14%) Apache
11 1 (0.14%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.14%) Confluence
11 1 (0.14%) Liferay
11 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 84 (11.97%) MS Excel
2 51 (7.26%) MS Office
3 36 (5.13%) MS Project
4 30 (4.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (2.42%) MS Visio
6 16 (2.28%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.85%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.57%) OmniGraffle
8 4 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 18 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (1.85%) SAP FI
3 8 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.85%) Google Analytics
5 6 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.85%) Staffware
6 5 (0.71%) SAP CRM
6 5 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.43%) Oracle 11i
8 3 (0.43%) SAP CS
9 2 (0.28%) ResourceLink
9 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.28%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.28%) SAP BCA
10 1 (0.14%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (0.14%) Heroku
1 1 (0.14%) SaaS
1 1 (0.14%) PaaS
1 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.42%) Intranet
2 14 (1.99%) ATM
2 14 (1.99%) Internet
3 12 (1.71%) SAN
4 10 (1.42%) WAN
4 10 (1.42%) Firewall
5 9 (1.28%) LAN
6 7 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (1.00%) NAS
7 5 (0.71%) MPLS
7 5 (0.71%) GSM
7 5 (0.71%) Broadband
7 5 (0.71%) VoIP
7 5 (0.71%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.71%) Network Security
8 4 (0.57%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (0.57%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.57%) ADSL
9 3 (0.43%) CDMA
9 3 (0.43%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (3.70%) PowerCenter
2 23 (3.28%) SQL Server
3 20 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 17 (2.42%) Relational Database
6 15 (2.14%) DB2
7 12 (1.71%) SAP BW
8 8 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.85%) MySQL
10 6 (0.85%) Data Mining
11 5 (0.71%) MS Access
12 4 (0.57%) Data Mart
12 4 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.43%) OLTP
14 2 (0.28%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (3.42%) Selenium
2 19 (2.71%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (1.57%) JIRA
4 10 (1.42%) WebDriver
4 10 (1.42%) TeamCity
4 10 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (1.28%) Toad
6 7 (1.00%) Xcode
7 6 (0.85%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.71%) JMeter
8 5 (0.71%) eggPlant
8 5 (0.71%) MSBuild
8 5 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.57%) Axure RP
9 4 (0.57%) Subversion
9 4 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.57%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.57%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.43%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.43%) Git (software)
General
1 135 (19.23%) Banking
2 57 (8.12%) Telecoms
3 50 (7.12%) Retail
4 35 (4.99%) Marketing
5 32 (4.56%) Legal
6 30 (4.27%) Spanish Language
7 27 (3.85%) Manufacturing
8 24 (3.42%) Automotive
9 20 (2.85%) Electronics
10 12 (1.71%) Retail Banking
11 10 (1.42%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.57%) Publishing
12 4 (0.57%) Back Office
12 4 (0.57%) Law
13 3 (0.43%) Wholesale Banking
14 2 (0.28%) German Language
14 2 (0.28%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.14%) Advertising
15 1 (0.14%) Billing
15 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 232 (33.05%) Analyst
2 115 (16.38%) Business Analyst
3 92 (13.11%) Project Manager
4 88 (12.54%) Developer
5 31 (4.42%) Architect
6 29 (4.13%) Administrator
6 29 (4.13%) Test Manager
7 26 (3.70%) .NET Developer
8 24 (3.42%) Financial Business Analyst
9 22 (3.13%) Test Analyst
9 22 (3.13%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 18 (2.56%) C# Developer
11 17 (2.42%) Tester
12 16 (2.28%) Agile Business Analyst
13 14 (1.99%) C# .NET Developer
13 14 (1.99%) Data Analyst
13 14 (1.99%) Systems Analyst
14 13 (1.85%) Coordinator
14 13 (1.85%) Support Analyst
14 13 (1.85%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (9.83%) .NET
2 36 (5.13%) HTML
3 32 (4.56%) jQuery
4 30 (4.27%) WCF
5 29 (4.13%) ASP.NET
5 29 (4.13%) CSS
5 29 (4.13%) KnockoutJS
5 29 (4.13%) AngularJS
6 22 (3.13%) XML
6 22 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (2.99%) HTML5
8 19 (2.71%) .NET Framework
9 17 (2.42%) Web Services
10 14 (1.99%) Backbone.js
10 14 (1.99%) NHibernate
11 10 (1.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (1.28%) Java EE
13 8 (1.14%) CSS3
13 8 (1.14%) J2EE
14 7 (1.00%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 43 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.13%) Mainframe
3 20 (2.85%) DTV
4 17 (2.42%) Credit Risk
5 12 (1.71%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.42%) Clustering
7 9 (1.28%) User Experience
7 9 (1.28%) iPad
7 9 (1.28%) iPhone
8 8 (1.14%) EPoS
9 7 (1.00%) Mobile Banking
9 7 (1.00%) Open Source
9 7 (1.00%) IBM Mainframe
10 6 (0.85%) Computer Science
11 5 (0.71%) PMI
11 5 (0.71%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.57%) e-Health
12 4 (0.57%) IVR
12 4 (0.57%) EMC Centera
12 4 (0.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 79 (11.25%) Windows
2 69 (9.83%) UNIX
3 23 (3.28%) Windows 7
4 20 (2.85%) Windows NT
5 19 (2.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (1.99%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.99%) Windows XP
7 11 (1.57%) Windows 2000
8 10 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (0.85%) Android
11 4 (0.57%) Linux
11 4 (0.57%) MVS
12 3 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.14%) zOS
13 1 (0.14%) HPUX
13 1 (0.14%) Solaris
13 1 (0.14%) SUSE
13 1 (0.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (18.52%) Project Management
2 106 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (11.97%) PRINCE2
4 63 (8.97%) Business Analysis
5 62 (8.83%) Scrum
6 60 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 57 (8.12%) ITIL
8 54 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 48 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
10 42 (5.98%) Migration
11 39 (5.56%) MVC
12 33 (4.70%) OO
12 33 (4.70%) BDD
13 32 (4.56%) Change Management
14 31 (4.42%) Test Management
15 28 (3.99%) Service Management
15 28 (3.99%) TDD
16 27 (3.85%) Programme Management
16 27 (3.85%) Test Scripting
17 25 (3.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 78 (11.11%) SQL
2 61 (8.69%) C#
3 48 (6.84%) Java
4 46 (6.55%) JavaScript
5 20 (2.85%) PL/SQL
6 17 (2.42%) VBScript
6 17 (2.42%) PowerShell
7 16 (2.28%) VB
8 13 (1.85%) T-SQL
9 12 (1.71%) VBA
10 10 (1.42%) C++
11 7 (1.00%) C
11 7 (1.00%) Objective-C
12 6 (0.85%) COBOL
13 5 (0.71%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.57%) Perl
14 4 (0.57%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.57%) JCL
15 2 (0.28%) AWK
15 2 (0.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 46 (6.55%) Security Cleared
2 43 (6.13%) SC Cleared
3 34 (4.84%) Degree
4 31 (4.42%) ISEB
5 24 (3.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 12 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (1.28%) MCSE
7 9 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (1.14%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.00%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.85%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.85%) MCP
10 6 (0.85%) HND
11 4 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.57%) CCNA
12 3 (0.43%) ACCA
12 3 (0.43%) CISSP
12 3 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.13%) QA
2 33 (4.70%) SLA
3 5 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.57%) COREP
4 4 (0.57%) FINREP
4 4 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.28%) COBIT
5 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.14%) BS15000
6 1 (0.14%) Basel II
6 1 (0.14%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.14%) P3O
6 1 (0.14%) COSO
System Software
1 28 (3.99%) Active Directory
2 16 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.99%) VMware ESX
4 9 (1.28%) ISA Server
5 7 (1.00%) Terminal Services
6 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.28%) Firmware
8 1 (0.14%) NFS
8 1 (0.14%) Samba
8 1 (0.14%) Snort
Systems Management
1 33 (4.70%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (2.42%) Control-M
3 11 (1.57%) Tivoli
4 9 (1.28%) SCCM
5 8 (1.14%) SCOM
5 8 (1.14%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 8 (1.14%) BladeLogic
6 4 (0.57%) CA Spectrum
7 3 (0.43%) OVSD
7 3 (0.43%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.14%) MAINVIEW
8 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.14%) OpenView
8 1 (0.14%) WSUS
8 1 (0.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.14%) cPanel
8 1 (0.14%) YaST
Vendors
1 101 (14.39%) Microsoft
2 87 (12.39%) Oracle
3 60 (8.55%) SAP
4 32 (4.56%) Remedy
5 22 (3.13%) IBM
5 22 (3.13%) VMware
6 20 (2.85%) HP
7 18 (2.56%) Informatica
7 18 (2.56%) Citrix
8 13 (1.85%) Adobe
8 13 (1.85%) Cisco
9 12 (1.71%) Intel
10 11 (1.57%) Business Objects
11 10 (1.42%) Avaya
12 8 (1.14%) Google
12 8 (1.14%) CheckPoint
13 7 (1.00%) F5
14 6 (0.85%) Maxymiser
14 6 (0.85%) ClickTale
14 6 (0.85%) DoubleClick
Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £275.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Vital Solutions
Rate: £0 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire
Allied Worldwide
Posted: 14 days ago
High Wycombe or Cardiff
Church International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day all inclusive
Posted: 18 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Alexander Mann Solutions
Posted: 19 days ago
Buckinghamshire
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago