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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 349 244 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 28.63% 22.36% 22.77%
As % of the General category 61.66% 63.54% 55.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 133 127
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £268 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
- +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.47 £12.44 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £44.97 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
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
566 384 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 46.43% 35.20% 40.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 176 195
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 20
Average hourly rate £12.00 £34.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.21% +72.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £44.97 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -21.05%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 +1 266 £370 +12.12% 24
High Wycombe -4 10 £228 -40.90% 13
Amersham - 4 - - 1
Marlow 0 1 - - 1
Chesham - 1 £300 -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Aylesbury - - - - 5
Beaconsfield - - - -
Buckingham - - - -
Princes Risborough - - - -
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 130 (18.49%) Project Management
2 128 (18.21%) Banking
3 101 (14.37%) SQL
4 93 (13.23%) PRINCE2
5 91 (12.94%) MS Excel
6 89 (12.66%) Oracle
7 77 (10.95%) Business Analysis
8 71 (10.10%) Microsoft
9 69 (9.82%) Windows
10 66 (9.39%) ITIL
11 65 (9.25%) C#
12 63 (8.96%) Java
12 63 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
13 62 (8.82%) MS Project
14 58 (8.25%) .NET
15 56 (7.97%) Retail
16 49 (6.97%) UNIX
16 49 (6.97%) OO
17 46 (6.54%) Security Cleared
18 45 (6.40%) Agile Software Development
18 45 (6.40%) Scrum
19 44 (6.26%) SAP
19 44 (6.26%) BDD
20 43 (6.12%) SC Cleared
20 43 (6.12%) MS Office
21 41 (5.83%) Project Planning
22 40 (5.69%) TDD
22 40 (5.69%) JavaScript
23 39 (5.55%) Spanish Language
24 37 (5.26%) ISEB

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 26 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 26 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 18 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (1.99%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (1.42%) SAS
5 5 (0.71%) CMS
5 5 (0.71%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.71%) Apache
6 4 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (0.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (0.57%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (0.57%) Liferay
7 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.43%) Confluence
7 3 (0.43%) Lync
7 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.43%) CICS
8 2 (0.28%) IIS
8 2 (0.28%) FileNet
8 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 91 (12.94%) MS Excel
2 62 (8.82%) MS Project
3 43 (6.12%) MS Office
4 21 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (1.99%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 12 (1.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.71%) Staffware
3 5 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (0.71%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.14%) AWD
6 1 (0.14%) TIBCO iProcess
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.14%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.14%) Summit
6 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.14%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.14%) Agresso
6 1 (0.14%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.84%) Internet
2 14 (1.99%) Intranet
3 10 (1.42%) ATM
4 6 (0.85%) Firewall
4 6 (0.85%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.71%) HTTP
6 4 (0.57%) SAN
6 4 (0.57%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.43%) VoIP
7 3 (0.43%) LDAP
7 3 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.28%) 3G
8 2 (0.28%) Broadband
8 2 (0.28%) LAN
8 2 (0.28%) WAN
8 2 (0.28%) 2G
8 2 (0.28%) 4G
8 2 (0.28%) NAS
9 1 (0.14%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (3.13%) DB2
3 20 (2.84%) SQL Server
4 19 (2.70%) PowerCenter
5 13 (1.85%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.00%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (0.85%) SAP BW
8 4 (0.57%) SAP BI
8 4 (0.57%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.57%) MS Access
9 3 (0.43%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.28%) MySQL
10 2 (0.28%) Base SAS
10 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 32 (4.55%) Selenium
2 20 (2.84%) QuickTest Pro
3 18 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (2.42%) Visual Studio
5 16 (2.28%) WebDriver
6 13 (1.85%) JMeter
7 12 (1.71%) Eclipse
8 11 (1.56%) SoapUI
8 11 (1.56%) PhantomJS
9 7 (1.00%) JIRA
10 5 (0.71%) Introscope
11 4 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (0.43%) Subversion
13 2 (0.28%) LoadRunner
13 2 (0.28%) Rational Rose
13 2 (0.28%) Toad
13 2 (0.28%) Maven
13 2 (0.28%) Bugzilla
13 2 (0.28%) Hudson
13 2 (0.28%) Git (software)
General
1 128 (18.21%) Banking
2 56 (7.97%) Retail
3 39 (5.55%) Spanish Language
4 33 (4.69%) Financial Institution
5 32 (4.55%) Automotive
6 26 (3.70%) Telecoms
7 21 (2.99%) Manufacturing
8 20 (2.84%) Legal
9 18 (2.56%) Retail Banking
9 18 (2.56%) Marketing
10 13 (1.85%) Electronics
11 7 (1.00%) Back Office
12 4 (0.57%) Advertising
13 3 (0.43%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.28%) Front Office
15 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.14%) Publishing
15 1 (0.14%) Law
15 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.14%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 258 (36.70%) Analyst
2 127 (18.07%) Project Manager
3 110 (15.65%) Business Analyst
4 71 (10.10%) Developer
5 37 (5.26%) Test Analyst
6 27 (3.84%) Architect
7 23 (3.27%) Administrator
8 22 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
9 20 (2.84%) Financial Business Analyst
10 19 (2.70%) Support Analyst
11 18 (2.56%) Financial Services Business Analyst
12 17 (2.42%) Agile Business Analyst
12 17 (2.42%) Java Developer
12 17 (2.42%) Technical Analyst
12 17 (2.42%) Test Manager
13 16 (2.28%) Project Officer
14 15 (2.13%) Project Support Officer
14 15 (2.13%) Systems Analyst
14 15 (2.13%) Programme Manager
15 13 (1.85%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (8.25%) .NET
2 31 (4.41%) ASP.NET
3 30 (4.27%) HTML
4 24 (3.41%) J2EE
5 21 (2.99%) CSS
5 21 (2.99%) XML
5 21 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (2.28%) Web Services
6 16 (2.28%) SOAP
7 15 (2.13%) JSP
8 13 (1.85%) Spring
9 12 (1.71%) jQuery
10 11 (1.56%) WCF
11 10 (1.42%) Hibernate
12 9 (1.28%) KnockoutJS
12 9 (1.28%) Backbone.js
13 8 (1.14%) Middleware
13 8 (1.14%) JSON
13 8 (1.14%) Dojo
14 7 (1.00%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 21 (2.99%) Mainframe
2 13 (1.85%) Credit Risk
2 13 (1.85%) N-Tier
3 12 (1.71%) DTV
4 10 (1.42%) Hedge funds
4 10 (1.42%) IBM Mainframe
5 8 (1.14%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.00%) Clustering
6 7 (1.00%) Blackberry
7 6 (0.85%) EPoS
7 6 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (0.57%) PMI
8 4 (0.57%) Social Media
8 4 (0.57%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.43%) IVR
9 3 (0.43%) Online Banking
9 3 (0.43%) W3C
9 3 (0.43%) AS400
9 3 (0.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 69 (9.82%) Windows
2 49 (6.97%) UNIX
3 18 (2.56%) Windows 7
4 16 (2.28%) Windows NT
5 13 (1.85%) Linux
6 8 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (1.14%) Windows XP
7 7 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.00%) Android
7 7 (1.00%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (0.71%) AIX
10 4 (0.57%) Windows 2000
10 4 (0.57%) Solaris
11 3 (0.43%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.28%) zOS
12 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (18.49%) Project Management
2 93 (13.23%) PRINCE2
3 77 (10.95%) Business Analysis
4 66 (9.39%) ITIL
5 63 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 49 (6.97%) OO
7 45 (6.40%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (6.40%) Scrum
8 44 (6.26%) BDD
9 41 (5.83%) Project Planning
10 40 (5.69%) TDD
11 36 (5.12%) Business Intelligence
12 34 (4.84%) Migration
13 31 (4.41%) Waterfall
14 29 (4.13%) User Acceptance Testing
14 29 (4.13%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (3.84%) MVC
16 26 (3.70%) Change Management
16 26 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
17 25 (3.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 101 (14.37%) SQL
2 65 (9.25%) C#
3 63 (8.96%) Java
4 40 (5.69%) JavaScript
5 14 (1.99%) PL/SQL
6 13 (1.85%) VBScript
7 10 (1.42%) VB
8 9 (1.28%) COBOL
9 7 (1.00%) JCL
10 6 (0.85%) C
11 5 (0.71%) C++
12 4 (0.57%) VBA
13 3 (0.43%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.28%) REXX
14 2 (0.28%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.28%) PHP
14 2 (0.28%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.28%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.28%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.14%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 46 (6.54%) Security Cleared
2 43 (6.12%) SC Cleared
3 37 (5.26%) ISEB
4 26 (3.70%) Degree
5 22 (3.13%) PMI Certification
6 20 (2.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 19 (2.70%) PMP
8 17 (2.42%) DV Cleared
9 15 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 13 (1.85%) ISTQB
11 7 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.57%) MCSE
13 4 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (0.43%) HND
14 3 (0.43%) ACCA
14 3 (0.43%) CISA
15 2 (0.28%) HNC
15 2 (0.28%) CIPD
15 2 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.55%) QA
2 21 (2.99%) SLA
3 5 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.57%) COBIT
5 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) FATCA
6 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.14%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.14%) Basel II
System Software
1 35 (4.98%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.85%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.28%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.28%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.14%) XenApp
5 1 (0.14%) GPFS
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.14%) Snort
Systems Management
1 20 (2.84%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.28%) SCCM
3 6 (0.85%) Control-M
3 6 (0.85%) CA Wily
4 4 (0.57%) SCOM
5 3 (0.43%) BladeLogic
5 3 (0.43%) MAINVIEW
6 2 (0.28%) TIBCO Hawk
6 2 (0.28%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.28%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.14%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 1 (0.14%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.14%) WSUS
7 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.14%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 89 (12.66%) Oracle
2 71 (10.10%) Microsoft
3 44 (6.26%) SAP
4 24 (3.41%) IBM
5 16 (2.28%) HP
6 12 (1.71%) Business Objects
6 12 (1.71%) VMware
7 10 (1.42%) Remedy
8 9 (1.28%) Citrix
8 9 (1.28%) TIBCO
9 7 (1.00%) JBoss
10 6 (0.85%) CheckPoint
10 6 (0.85%) Intel
10 6 (0.85%) Informatica
11 4 (0.57%) NetApp
11 4 (0.57%) BMC
11 4 (0.57%) FatWire
11 4 (0.57%) MobileIron
12 3 (0.43%) Cisco
12 3 (0.43%) EMC
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