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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 285 364 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.99% 28.33% 16.95%
As % of the General category 59.01% 65.47% 62.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 214 66
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £450 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
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
483 556 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 40.66% 43.27% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 301 113
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 £271 £218 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 27 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 0 211 £330 -5.71% 29
High Wycombe -3 5 £388 +84.52% 6
Amersham +2 3 £285 +14.00% 1
Buckingham - 1 - -
Chesham - 1 - -
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 146 (21.99%) Banking
2 130 (19.58%) Project Management
3 103 (15.51%) SQL
4 92 (13.86%) Oracle
5 90 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
6 89 (13.40%) MS Excel
7 83 (12.50%) Windows
7 83 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 67 (10.09%) MS Office
9 64 (9.64%) PRINCE2
9 64 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 61 (9.19%) UNIX
11 60 (9.04%) Telecoms
12 58 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
13 53 (7.98%) ITIL
14 52 (7.83%) User Acceptance Testing
15 49 (7.38%) HTML
16 48 (7.23%) .NET
17 47 (7.08%) Java
18 46 (6.93%) ATM
19 45 (6.78%) Change Management
20 44 (6.63%) SQL Server
21 42 (6.33%) MS Project
22 41 (6.17%) SAP
22 41 (6.17%) Scrum
23 40 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
24 38 (5.72%) Security Cleared
25 36 (5.42%) Test Scripting
25 36 (5.42%) Business Analysis
26 35 (5.27%) Migration

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 35 (5.27%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.01%) WebSphere
3 16 (2.41%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (1.96%) SAS
5 7 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (0.75%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.60%) IIS
8 4 (0.60%) Node.js
9 3 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.15%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.15%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.15%) CMS
11 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.15%) JBoss
Applications
1 89 (13.40%) MS Excel
2 67 (10.09%) MS Office
3 42 (6.33%) MS Project
4 19 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (2.26%) Spreadsheet
6 13 (1.96%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.30%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.15%) GIMP
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (1.20%) BusinessWorks
2 8 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.75%) Staffware
4 5 (0.75%) Oracle 11i
4 5 (0.75%) Primavera
5 3 (0.45%) SAP BCA
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.30%) Google Checkout
2 1 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (6.93%) ATM
2 19 (2.86%) Internet
3 11 (1.66%) Firewall
3 11 (1.66%) SAN
4 10 (1.51%) Intranet
4 10 (1.51%) LDAP
5 9 (1.36%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.20%) WAN
6 8 (1.20%) LAN
7 7 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (0.90%) Wireless
9 5 (0.75%) GSM
10 4 (0.60%) MPLS
10 4 (0.60%) DNS
10 4 (0.60%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.60%) ADSL
11 3 (0.45%) Radio Access Network
11 3 (0.45%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (0.45%) Network Security
11 3 (0.45%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (6.63%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (3.92%) DB2
4 22 (3.31%) Oracle Database
5 21 (3.16%) Relational Database
6 18 (2.71%) PowerCenter
7 14 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
8 13 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (1.96%) Data Mart
9 10 (1.51%) SAP BW
9 10 (1.51%) DB2 UDB
9 10 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (1.36%) MS Access
10 9 (1.36%) MySQL
11 8 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (1.20%) Base SAS
12 7 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.90%) Data Mining
13 6 (0.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 18 (2.71%) Xcode
2 15 (2.26%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (1.81%) Selenium
4 9 (1.36%) JIRA
4 9 (1.36%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (0.75%) WebDriver
6 5 (0.75%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.60%) ProC
7 4 (0.60%) Toad
7 4 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.60%) eggPlant
8 3 (0.45%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.45%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.45%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.45%) Axure RP
8 3 (0.45%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.45%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.30%) Introscope
General
1 146 (21.99%) Banking
2 60 (9.04%) Telecoms
3 33 (4.97%) Retail
4 28 (4.22%) Legal
4 28 (4.22%) Financial Institution
5 22 (3.31%) Manufacturing
6 17 (2.56%) Automotive
7 15 (2.26%) Marketing
8 13 (1.96%) Spanish Language
8 13 (1.96%) Electronics
9 6 (0.90%) Law
10 5 (0.75%) Back Office
11 4 (0.60%) Billing
11 4 (0.60%) Wholesale Banking
12 3 (0.45%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.45%) Publishing
13 2 (0.30%) Games
14 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.15%) German Language
14 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 186 (28.01%) Analyst
2 102 (15.36%) Developer
3 95 (14.31%) Project Manager
4 60 (9.04%) Business Analyst
5 44 (6.63%) Architect
6 34 (5.12%) Test Analyst
7 24 (3.61%) Administrator
8 20 (3.01%) Support Analyst
8 20 (3.01%) iOS Developer
9 19 (2.86%) Infrastructure Manager
9 19 (2.86%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 17 (2.56%) Test Leader
10 17 (2.56%) Data Analyst
11 16 (2.41%) Coordinator
12 15 (2.26%) Vendor Manager
12 15 (2.26%) Solutions Architect
13 14 (2.11%) Service Manager
13 14 (2.11%) .NET Developer
14 13 (1.96%) Test Manager
15 12 (1.81%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (7.38%) HTML
2 48 (7.23%) .NET
3 30 (4.52%) XML
4 27 (4.07%) AngularJS
5 24 (3.61%) HTML5
6 23 (3.46%) CSS
7 22 (3.31%) Web Services
8 19 (2.86%) jQuery
9 18 (2.71%) iOS SDK
10 17 (2.56%) ASP.NET
11 16 (2.41%) SOAP
11 16 (2.41%) WCF
11 16 (2.41%) KnockoutJS
12 14 (2.11%) .NET Framework
12 14 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (1.51%) Spring
14 9 (1.36%) Struts
14 9 (1.36%) Middleware
15 7 (1.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (1.05%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 58 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.37%) Data Centre
3 20 (3.01%) iPhone
3 20 (3.01%) iPad
4 18 (2.71%) Mobile Banking
5 17 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.41%) CMDB
7 15 (2.26%) Mainframe
8 14 (2.11%) User Experience
9 13 (1.96%) Mobile App
9 13 (1.96%) DTV
10 12 (1.81%) Clustering
11 10 (1.51%) PMI
11 10 (1.51%) IBM Mainframe
12 8 (1.20%) Online Banking
13 6 (0.90%) Blackberry
13 6 (0.90%) Credit Risk
14 5 (0.75%) EPoS
15 4 (0.60%) NHS
15 4 (0.60%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 83 (12.50%) Windows
2 61 (9.19%) UNIX
3 34 (5.12%) Windows 7
4 28 (4.22%) Apple iOS
5 20 (3.01%) Linux
6 13 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (1.51%) Solaris
7 10 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.36%) Windows XP
9 8 (1.20%) AIX
9 8 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
9 8 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.90%) Windows NT
11 5 (0.75%) Android
11 5 (0.75%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.30%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.15%) BlackBerry OS
13 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (19.58%) Project Management
2 90 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (9.64%) PRINCE2
3 64 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 53 (7.98%) ITIL
5 52 (7.83%) User Acceptance Testing
6 45 (6.78%) Change Management
7 41 (6.17%) Scrum
8 40 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
9 36 (5.42%) Test Scripting
9 36 (5.42%) Business Analysis
10 35 (5.27%) Migration
11 34 (5.12%) Waterfall
12 31 (4.67%) MVC
12 31 (4.67%) Project Planning
13 29 (4.37%) Programme Management
14 27 (4.07%) Validation
14 27 (4.07%) SDLC
15 21 (3.16%) Test Management
15 21 (3.16%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 103 (15.51%) SQL
2 47 (7.08%) Java
3 33 (4.97%) C#
4 32 (4.82%) VB
5 29 (4.37%) JavaScript
6 20 (3.01%) Objective-C
7 16 (2.41%) VBScript
7 16 (2.41%) VBA
7 16 (2.41%) PL/SQL
8 13 (1.96%) PowerShell
8 13 (1.96%) T-SQL
9 11 (1.66%) C++
10 10 (1.51%) C
11 6 (0.90%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.75%) JCL
13 4 (0.60%) Perl
13 4 (0.60%) PHP
13 4 (0.60%) Korn
14 3 (0.45%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.45%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 38 (5.72%) Security Cleared
2 33 (4.97%) SC Cleared
3 27 (4.07%) Degree
4 26 (3.92%) ISEB
5 14 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 13 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 11 (1.66%) DV Cleared
7 11 (1.66%) PMI Certification
8 10 (1.51%) CISSP
8 10 (1.51%) APMP
9 8 (1.20%) PMP
10 6 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.75%) CCNA
12 4 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.60%) MCP
13 3 (0.45%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.30%) CISA
14 2 (0.30%) HNC
14 2 (0.30%) HND
14 2 (0.30%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.12%) QA
2 26 (3.92%) SLA
3 6 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (0.90%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.30%) COBIT
5 2 (0.30%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.15%) Basel III
6 1 (0.15%) COSO
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.15%) TickIT
System Software
1 26 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.75%) VMware ESX
3 4 (0.60%) ISA Server
3 4 (0.60%) Firmware
4 3 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.15%) HDFS
6 1 (0.15%) Snort
6 1 (0.15%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 35 (5.27%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (3.16%) Control-M
3 15 (2.26%) SCCM
4 5 (0.75%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 5 (0.75%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.60%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.30%) OVSD
6 2 (0.30%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.30%) SCOM
6 2 (0.30%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.15%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.15%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 92 (13.86%) Oracle
2 83 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 41 (6.17%) SAP
4 27 (4.07%) Remedy
5 22 (3.31%) HP
5 22 (3.31%) IBM
6 18 (2.71%) Business Objects
7 17 (2.56%) Apple
8 16 (2.41%) Informatica
8 16 (2.41%) VMware
9 15 (2.26%) Cisco
10 13 (1.96%) Brocade
11 12 (1.81%) TIBCO
12 9 (1.36%) NetApp
13 7 (1.05%) EMC
14 6 (0.90%) CheckPoint
15 5 (0.75%) Twitter
15 5 (0.75%) 3PAR
15 5 (0.75%) Citrix
15 5 (0.75%) Adobe
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