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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 346 246 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 29.42% 23.27% 23.76%
As % of the General category 64.43% 63.73% 59.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 133 115
Average daily rate
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£364 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £262 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £11.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +30.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.03 £13.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.15 £44.97 £14.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
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
537 386 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 45.66% 36.52% 40.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 184 170
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 £223 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 17
Average hourly rate £12.00 £42.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.76% +240.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.33 £12.85 £11.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £65.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £20.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+23.17% -29.31%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +1 265 £375 +7.14% 20
High Wycombe +1 13 £248 -38.88% 11
Amersham - 3 - - 1
Marlow -1 1 - - 2
Aylesbury - - - - 4
Beaconsfield - - - - 1
Chesham - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - - 1
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 123 (17.60%) Project Management
2 121 (17.31%) Banking
3 107 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
4 96 (13.73%) SQL
5 90 (12.88%) PRINCE2
6 87 (12.45%) MS Excel
7 86 (12.30%) Oracle
8 78 (11.16%) Microsoft
9 72 (10.30%) Windows
10 67 (9.59%) .NET
11 66 (9.44%) Java
11 66 (9.44%) Business Analysis
12 63 (9.01%) ITIL
13 62 (8.87%) C#
14 60 (8.58%) Stakeholder Management
15 55 (7.87%) Retail
16 54 (7.73%) MS Project
17 53 (7.58%) Scrum
18 51 (7.30%) OO
19 49 (7.01%) UNIX
19 49 (7.01%) Security Cleared
20 46 (6.58%) SAP
20 46 (6.58%) JavaScript
21 45 (6.44%) SC Cleared
22 42 (6.01%) MS Office
23 41 (5.87%) TDD
23 41 (5.87%) BDD
23 41 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
24 38 (5.44%) Business Intelligence
25 37 (5.29%) Migration

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 27 (3.86%) SharePoint
2 24 (3.43%) WebSphere
3 17 (2.43%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (1.86%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (1.43%) SAS
6 5 (0.72%) Apache
6 5 (0.72%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.57%) Liferay
7 4 (0.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (0.57%) IIS
7 4 (0.57%) CMS
7 4 (0.57%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.43%) CICS
9 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.29%) Lync
9 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 87 (12.45%) MS Excel
2 54 (7.73%) MS Project
3 42 (6.01%) MS Office
4 23 (3.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (2.15%) MS Visio
6 10 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 12 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (1.29%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.72%) Staffware
3 5 (0.72%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.14%) Summit
7 1 (0.14%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.14%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.14%) Agresso
7 1 (0.14%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.14%) TIBCO iProcess
7 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.14%) AWD
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.15%) Internet
2 19 (2.72%) Intranet
3 10 (1.43%) ATM
4 9 (1.29%) SAN
5 7 (1.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (0.86%) Firewall
7 5 (0.72%) HTTP
7 5 (0.72%) NAS
8 4 (0.57%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.43%) LDAP
9 3 (0.43%) VoIP
9 3 (0.43%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.29%) 4G
10 2 (0.29%) Network Security
10 2 (0.29%) WAN
10 2 (0.29%) Broadband
10 2 (0.29%) LAN
10 2 (0.29%) 3G
10 2 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (3.00%) DB2
3 20 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 20 (2.86%) PowerCenter
4 15 (2.15%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (0.86%) Relational Database
6 6 (0.86%) SAP BW
7 5 (0.72%) MS Access
8 4 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (0.57%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.57%) SAP BI
9 3 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.29%) BusinessObjects XI
10 2 (0.29%) Base SAS
10 2 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.29%) MySQL
11 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.14%) DB2 UDB
11 1 (0.14%) Informix
Development Applications
1 28 (4.01%) Selenium
2 18 (2.58%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (1.86%) Eclipse
4 9 (1.29%) WebDriver
5 7 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (0.86%) TeamCity
6 6 (0.86%) JIRA
7 5 (0.72%) Introscope
7 5 (0.72%) JMeter
7 5 (0.72%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.72%) MSBuild
8 4 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.43%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.43%) Toad
9 3 (0.43%) WatiN
10 2 (0.29%) Eclipse RCP
10 2 (0.29%) Hudson
10 2 (0.29%) Rational Rose
10 2 (0.29%) Maven
General
1 121 (17.31%) Banking
2 55 (7.87%) Retail
3 37 (5.29%) Spanish Language
4 34 (4.86%) Automotive
5 30 (4.29%) Financial Institution
6 25 (3.58%) Telecoms
7 21 (3.00%) Legal
7 21 (3.00%) Marketing
8 20 (2.86%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.86%) Electronics
10 12 (1.72%) Retail Banking
11 7 (1.00%) Back Office
12 4 (0.57%) Advertising
13 3 (0.43%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.29%) Front Office
15 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.14%) Law
15 1 (0.14%) Publishing
15 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.14%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 233 (33.33%) Analyst
2 128 (18.31%) Project Manager
3 106 (15.16%) Business Analyst
4 76 (10.87%) Developer
5 27 (3.86%) Architect
6 26 (3.72%) Administrator
7 22 (3.15%) Test Manager
8 21 (3.00%) Test Analyst
8 21 (3.00%) Solutions Architect
9 19 (2.72%) Financial Business Analyst
9 19 (2.72%) Agile Business Analyst
10 18 (2.58%) Support Analyst
10 18 (2.58%) Java Developer
11 17 (2.43%) .NET Developer
11 17 (2.43%) Financial Services Business Analyst
12 16 (2.29%) Coordinator
13 15 (2.15%) Tester
14 14 (2.00%) Programme Manager
14 14 (2.00%) 1st Line Support
14 14 (2.00%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (9.59%) .NET
2 34 (4.86%) ASP.NET
3 30 (4.29%) HTML
4 28 (4.01%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (3.29%) J2EE
6 22 (3.15%) CSS
7 21 (3.00%) WCF
8 17 (2.43%) Web Services
9 16 (2.29%) XML
10 15 (2.15%) jQuery
11 14 (2.00%) KnockoutJS
12 13 (1.86%) NHibernate
12 13 (1.86%) JSP
12 13 (1.86%) AngularJS
12 13 (1.86%) Backbone.js
13 11 (1.57%) Spring
14 10 (1.43%) Hibernate
15 8 (1.14%) Dojo
16 7 (1.00%) JSON
16 7 (1.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 41 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (3.00%) Mainframe
3 13 (1.86%) N-Tier
4 12 (1.72%) DTV
5 11 (1.57%) Hedge funds
6 10 (1.43%) User Experience
6 10 (1.43%) Credit Risk
6 10 (1.43%) EPoS
7 9 (1.29%) IBM Mainframe
8 8 (1.14%) Clustering
9 7 (1.00%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.00%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.00%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.00%) Mobile App
10 6 (0.86%) Mobile Banking
11 4 (0.57%) Online Banking
12 3 (0.43%) IVR
12 3 (0.43%) EMC Centera
12 3 (0.43%) AS400
12 3 (0.43%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 72 (10.30%) Windows
2 49 (7.01%) UNIX
3 19 (2.72%) Windows NT
3 19 (2.72%) Windows 7
4 14 (2.00%) Linux
5 9 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (1.14%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.00%) Windows 2000
7 7 (1.00%) Windows XP
7 7 (1.00%) Android
7 7 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (0.57%) AIX
10 3 (0.43%) MVS
10 3 (0.43%) Solaris
10 3 (0.43%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (17.60%) Project Management
2 107 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (12.88%) PRINCE2
4 66 (9.44%) Business Analysis
5 63 (9.01%) ITIL
6 60 (8.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 53 (7.58%) Scrum
8 51 (7.30%) OO
9 41 (5.87%) TDD
9 41 (5.87%) BDD
10 38 (5.44%) Business Intelligence
11 37 (5.29%) Migration
12 35 (5.01%) Project Planning
13 34 (4.86%) MVC
14 32 (4.58%) User Acceptance Testing
15 30 (4.29%) Waterfall
16 28 (4.01%) Change Management
17 26 (3.72%) Web Development
17 26 (3.72%) Continuous Integration
18 24 (3.43%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 96 (13.73%) SQL
2 66 (9.44%) Java
3 62 (8.87%) C#
4 46 (6.58%) JavaScript
5 21 (3.00%) PL/SQL
6 14 (2.00%) VBScript
7 11 (1.57%) COBOL
8 9 (1.29%) PowerShell
9 8 (1.14%) VB
10 7 (1.00%) JCL
11 6 (0.86%) C
11 6 (0.86%) C++
12 4 (0.57%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.43%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.43%) VBA
14 2 (0.29%) Perl
14 2 (0.29%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.14%) AWK
15 1 (0.14%) Jython
15 1 (0.14%) Korn
Qualifications
1 49 (7.01%) Security Cleared
2 45 (6.44%) SC Cleared
3 35 (5.01%) ISEB
4 33 (4.72%) Degree
5 24 (3.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 15 (2.15%) PMI Certification
7 14 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 14 (2.00%) ISTQB
8 13 (1.86%) PMP
8 13 (1.86%) DV Cleared
9 9 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.86%) MCSE
11 5 (0.72%) HND
12 3 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 2 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.29%) AAT
13 2 (0.29%) HNC
13 2 (0.29%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.01%) QA
2 28 (4.01%) SLA
3 4 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.14%) COBIT
5 1 (0.14%) BS15000
5 1 (0.14%) Basel II
5 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.14%) CRD IV
System Software
1 34 (4.86%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.14%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.72%) Terminal Services
5 4 (0.57%) ISA Server
5 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.14%) Snort
6 1 (0.14%) XenApp
6 1 (0.14%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 21 (3.00%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.29%) Control-M
2 9 (1.29%) SCCM
3 8 (1.14%) CA Wily
4 6 (0.86%) SCOM
5 5 (0.72%) BladeLogic
6 4 (0.57%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.29%) HP UCMDB
7 2 (0.29%) TIBCO Hawk
7 2 (0.29%) MAINVIEW
8 1 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.14%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 1 (0.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.14%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 86 (12.30%) Oracle
2 78 (11.16%) Microsoft
3 46 (6.58%) SAP
4 25 (3.58%) IBM
5 21 (3.00%) HP
6 13 (1.86%) VMware
6 13 (1.86%) Citrix
7 12 (1.72%) Remedy
8 11 (1.57%) Business Objects
9 9 (1.29%) TIBCO
10 8 (1.14%) Intel
10 8 (1.14%) Informatica
11 7 (1.00%) Genesys
11 7 (1.00%) CheckPoint
11 7 (1.00%) JBoss
11 7 (1.00%) Avaya
12 6 (0.86%) NetApp
13 5 (0.72%) FatWire
13 5 (0.72%) EMC
13 5 (0.72%) Cisco
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