The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 302 138 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 25.17% 16.55% 22.31%
As % of the General category 64.95% 53.49% 55.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 76 127
Average daily rate £350 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £194 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 8
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 £27.50 £27.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.39 £22.77
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -14.84%
General Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
465 258 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 38.75% 30.94% 40.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 125 222
Average daily rate £350 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £198 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 9
Average hourly rate £12.00 £19.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £14.00 £10.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.35 £22.50 £48.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Finance
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +3 243 £350 +21.73% 22
High Wycombe +4 7 £180 - 5
Amersham +3 5 £250 -
Marlow - 1 £125 -
Aylesbury - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Chesham - - - - 2
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 127 (22.84%) Project Management
2 108 (19.42%) Banking
3 82 (14.75%) Business Analysis
4 80 (14.39%) PRINCE2
5 77 (13.85%) MS Excel
6 72 (12.95%) Oracle
7 59 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 47 (8.45%) SQL
8 47 (8.45%) MS Project
9 45 (8.09%) Microsoft
10 43 (7.73%) Windows
11 41 (7.37%) UNIX
12 40 (7.19%) Project Planning
13 38 (6.83%) ITIL
13 38 (6.83%) C#
14 37 (6.65%) Migration
14 37 (6.65%) Agile Software Development
15 35 (6.29%) Automotive
15 35 (6.29%) .NET
16 34 (6.12%) JavaScript
17 31 (5.58%) Java
17 31 (5.58%) Security Cleared
18 28 (5.04%) QA
18 28 (5.04%) MS Office
18 28 (5.04%) Active Directory
19 27 (4.86%) HTML
19 27 (4.86%) SC Cleared
20 26 (4.68%) Spanish Language
20 26 (4.68%) Retail
21 25 (4.50%) Telecoms

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.80%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.44%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.54%) Lync
8 3 (0.54%) SAS
8 3 (0.54%) CICS
8 3 (0.54%) MQSeries
8 3 (0.54%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.54%) CMS
8 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.36%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.36%) Confluence
10 1 (0.18%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 77 (13.85%) MS Excel
2 47 (8.45%) MS Project
3 28 (5.04%) MS Office
4 17 (3.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.62%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.16%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.54%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.54%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.36%) Staffware
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.18%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
5 1 (0.18%) TIBCO iProcess
5 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.52%) ATM
2 13 (2.34%) Internet
3 10 (1.80%) Intranet
4 6 (1.08%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (0.90%) SAN
6 3 (0.54%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.54%) LAN
6 3 (0.54%) WAN
6 3 (0.54%) Firewall
6 3 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.36%) MPLS
7 2 (0.36%) LDAP
7 2 (0.36%) HTTP
7 2 (0.36%) VoIP
7 2 (0.36%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.18%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.18%) SSL
8 1 (0.18%) VPN
8 1 (0.18%) DNS
8 1 (0.18%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (3.60%) SQL Server
3 17 (3.06%) PowerCenter
4 11 (1.98%) DB2
5 9 (1.62%) MS Access
6 4 (0.72%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.54%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.54%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.36%) Easytrieve
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.18%) MySQL
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.18%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 17 (3.06%) Selenium
2 16 (2.88%) QuickTest Pro
3 15 (2.70%) Visual Studio
4 11 (1.98%) PhantomJS
4 11 (1.98%) SoapUI
4 11 (1.98%) WebDriver
4 11 (1.98%) JMeter
4 11 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.08%) JIRA
6 4 (0.72%) Bugzilla
7 3 (0.54%) Introscope
8 2 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.18%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.18%) Rational Rose
9 1 (0.18%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.18%) MSI
9 1 (0.18%) ERwin
9 1 (0.18%) Subversion
General
1 108 (19.42%) Banking
2 35 (6.29%) Automotive
3 26 (4.68%) Spanish Language
3 26 (4.68%) Retail
4 25 (4.50%) Telecoms
5 23 (4.14%) Financial Institution
6 21 (3.78%) Legal
7 15 (2.70%) Retail Banking
8 11 (1.98%) Marketing
9 6 (1.08%) Law
10 5 (0.90%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.54%) Electronics
12 2 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.18%) Advertising
13 1 (0.18%) Publishing
13 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 220 (39.57%) Analyst
2 118 (21.22%) Project Manager
2 118 (21.22%) Business Analyst
3 60 (10.79%) Developer
4 28 (5.04%) Test Analyst
5 19 (3.42%) JavaScript Developer
5 19 (3.42%) Financial Business Analyst
6 18 (3.24%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 18 (3.24%) Architect
7 16 (2.88%) Administrator
8 15 (2.70%) Consultant
9 12 (2.16%) C# Developer
10 11 (1.98%) Support Analyst
10 11 (1.98%) Project Officer
11 10 (1.80%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (1.62%) Change Manager
12 9 (1.62%) Data Analyst
12 9 (1.62%) Project Support Officer
13 8 (1.44%) Technical Analyst
13 8 (1.44%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (6.29%) .NET
2 27 (4.86%) HTML
3 23 (4.14%) J2EE
4 21 (3.78%) CSS
5 19 (3.42%) Ajax
6 17 (3.06%) ASP.NET
7 15 (2.70%) JSON
8 14 (2.52%) Dojo
8 14 (2.52%) jQuery
8 14 (2.52%) SOAP
8 14 (2.52%) XML
9 13 (2.34%) DOM
10 12 (2.16%) Backbone.js
10 12 (2.16%) KnockoutJS
11 11 (1.98%) HTML5
12 9 (1.62%) AngularJS
13 7 (1.26%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (1.26%) Web Services
13 7 (1.26%) NHibernate
13 7 (1.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (1.98%) Mainframe
2 8 (1.44%) EPoS
3 7 (1.26%) Mobile Banking
3 7 (1.26%) Clustering
4 6 (1.08%) Management Information System
5 4 (0.72%) Credit Risk
5 4 (0.72%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (0.72%) Blackberry
5 4 (0.72%) NHS
5 4 (0.72%) HACMP
5 4 (0.72%) Social Media
6 3 (0.54%) Hedge funds
6 3 (0.54%) DTV
6 3 (0.54%) Informatics
6 3 (0.54%) CMDB
6 3 (0.54%) Statistics
7 2 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.36%) LPAR
7 2 (0.36%) PMI
7 2 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 43 (7.73%) Windows
2 41 (7.37%) UNIX
3 15 (2.70%) Windows 7
4 12 (2.16%) Linux
5 8 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.08%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.90%) AIX
9 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.36%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.36%) zOS
10 2 (0.36%) MVS
11 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.18%) Solaris
11 1 (0.18%) pSOS
11 1 (0.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (22.84%) Project Management
2 82 (14.75%) Business Analysis
3 80 (14.39%) PRINCE2
4 59 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 40 (7.19%) Project Planning
6 38 (6.83%) ITIL
7 37 (6.65%) Migration
7 37 (6.65%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (3.78%) Scrum
8 21 (3.78%) User Acceptance Testing
9 19 (3.42%) Change Management
10 18 (3.24%) OO
10 18 (3.24%) Waterfall
11 17 (3.06%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (3.06%) Systems Analysis
11 17 (3.06%) TDD
12 16 (2.88%) Logistics
13 14 (2.52%) Software Testing
13 14 (2.52%) Incident Management
13 14 (2.52%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 47 (8.45%) SQL
2 38 (6.83%) C#
3 34 (6.12%) JavaScript
4 31 (5.58%) Java
5 8 (1.44%) VB
6 7 (1.26%) JCL
7 6 (1.08%) PL/SQL
8 5 (0.90%) VBA
8 5 (0.90%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.72%) VBScript
9 4 (0.72%) Perl
9 4 (0.72%) C++
9 4 (0.72%) REXX
9 4 (0.72%) TypeScript
10 3 (0.54%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.54%) COBOL
11 2 (0.36%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.36%) AWK
11 2 (0.36%) Assembly Language
11 2 (0.36%) sed
Qualifications
1 31 (5.58%) Security Cleared
2 27 (4.86%) SC Cleared
3 24 (4.32%) Degree
4 20 (3.60%) PMP
4 20 (3.60%) PMI Certification
5 17 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 17 (3.06%) DV Cleared
6 16 (2.88%) ISEB
7 10 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.90%) MCSE
9 5 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.72%) APMP
11 3 (0.54%) MCP
11 3 (0.54%) ACCA
11 3 (0.54%) CISA
11 3 (0.54%) VCDX
12 2 (0.36%) CIPD
12 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.36%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.04%) QA
2 20 (3.60%) SLA
3 3 (0.54%) COBIT
4 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.18%) FATCA
5 1 (0.18%) GAAP
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.18%) BS25999
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (5.04%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.54%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.36%) RACF
Systems Management
1 16 (2.88%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.62%) SCCM
3 5 (0.90%) Control-M
4 3 (0.54%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.36%) MAINVIEW
6 1 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.18%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.18%) SCOM
6 1 (0.18%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 72 (12.95%) Oracle
2 45 (8.09%) Microsoft
3 20 (3.60%) SAP
4 12 (2.16%) IBM
5 9 (1.62%) Remedy
5 9 (1.62%) VMware
5 9 (1.62%) Norkom
6 7 (1.26%) Business Objects
7 6 (1.08%) BMC
7 6 (1.08%) CA
8 5 (0.90%) ServiceNow
8 5 (0.90%) Informatica
8 5 (0.90%) CheckPoint
9 4 (0.72%) FatWire
9 4 (0.72%) Citrix
9 4 (0.72%) HP
10 3 (0.54%) EMC
10 3 (0.54%) Lotus
11 2 (0.36%) Actimize
11 2 (0.36%) Red Hat
Milton Keynes
Vital Solutions
Rate: £0 - £480 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive rates
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitve Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £230 - £235.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Applitracker
Rate: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Applitracker
Rate: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago