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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 369 298 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 29.01% 24.94% 16.57%
As % of the General category 68.46% 65.49% 53.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 161 77
Average daily rate
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£355 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 9
Average hourly rate £29.25 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +0.56%
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
539 455 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 42.37% 38.08% 31.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 238 127
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £205 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 21
Average hourly rate £32.50 £12.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.00% -35.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £10.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £24.25 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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 0 266 £325 -7.14% 28
High Wycombe -3 10 £375 +108.33% 8
Amersham +1 6 £285 +14.00%
Marlow -3 2 £331 +165.00%
Aylesbury - 2 £550 -
Chesham - 1 - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 161 (22.74%) Banking
2 132 (18.64%) Project Management
3 101 (14.27%) MS Excel
4 100 (14.12%) SQL
4 100 (14.12%) Microsoft
5 94 (13.28%) Windows
6 93 (13.14%) Oracle
7 90 (12.71%) Agile Software Development
8 72 (10.17%) UNIX
9 69 (9.75%) PRINCE2
10 65 (9.18%) Telecoms
11 62 (8.76%) ITIL
12 61 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
13 60 (8.47%) MS Office
13 60 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
14 53 (7.49%) User Acceptance Testing
15 52 (7.34%) SQL Server
16 48 (6.78%) MS Project
16 48 (6.78%) ATM
16 48 (6.78%) Scrum
17 47 (6.64%) SAP
18 46 (6.50%) HTML
18 46 (6.50%) Java
18 46 (6.50%) Change Management
19 44 (6.21%) .NET
19 44 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
20 42 (5.93%) Retail
20 42 (5.93%) Business Analysis
21 40 (5.65%) JavaScript
22 39 (5.51%) Migration

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 38 (5.37%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.54%) WebSphere
3 17 (2.40%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (0.85%) SAS
5 6 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (0.85%) IIS
5 6 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (0.56%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.42%) CMS
7 3 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.42%) TIBCO EMS
7 3 (0.42%) Node.js
8 2 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.14%) JBoss
9 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.14%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.14%) Liferay
9 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 101 (14.27%) MS Excel
2 60 (8.47%) MS Office
3 48 (6.78%) MS Project
4 26 (3.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (2.40%) Spreadsheet
6 16 (2.26%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.85%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.56%) OmniGraffle
8 4 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (1.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (1.13%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (0.99%) Oracle Financials
4 7 (0.99%) BusinessWorks
4 7 (0.99%) Staffware
5 6 (0.85%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.71%) Primavera
6 5 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.71%) Oracle 11i
6 5 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.42%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.42%) SAP BCA
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.28%) ResourceLink
9 2 (0.28%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.28%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.14%) PaaS
1 1 (0.14%) Heroku
1 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (0.14%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 48 (6.78%) ATM
2 20 (2.82%) Internet
3 11 (1.55%) Intranet
3 11 (1.55%) Firewall
4 10 (1.41%) SAN
4 10 (1.41%) LAN
4 10 (1.41%) WAN
5 8 (1.13%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.99%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (0.85%) GSM
8 5 (0.71%) Wireless
9 4 (0.56%) DNS
9 4 (0.56%) MPLS
9 4 (0.56%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.56%) ADSL
9 4 (0.56%) Network Security
10 3 (0.42%) VLAN
10 3 (0.42%) DWDM
10 3 (0.42%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (0.42%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (7.34%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.66%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (3.39%) Relational Database
4 21 (2.97%) Oracle Database
4 21 (2.97%) PowerCenter
5 15 (2.12%) DB2
6 13 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
6 13 (1.84%) SAP BW
6 13 (1.84%) Data Mart
6 13 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (1.41%) MS Access
8 10 (1.41%) Data Mining
9 9 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (1.27%) MySQL
10 6 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.71%) QlikView
11 5 (0.71%) BusinessObjects XI
11 5 (0.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 5 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (2.68%) Xcode
2 14 (1.98%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (1.27%) Selenium
4 8 (1.13%) JIRA
4 8 (1.13%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (0.99%) Toad
6 5 (0.71%) ProC
6 5 (0.71%) Axure RP
6 5 (0.71%) eggPlant
7 4 (0.56%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.42%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.42%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.42%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.28%) PhantomJS
9 2 (0.28%) QUnit
9 2 (0.28%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.28%) Mocha
General
1 161 (22.74%) Banking
2 65 (9.18%) Telecoms
3 42 (5.93%) Retail
4 28 (3.95%) Financial Institution
4 28 (3.95%) Legal
5 24 (3.39%) Manufacturing
5 24 (3.39%) Marketing
6 20 (2.82%) Spanish Language
7 19 (2.68%) Automotive
8 14 (1.98%) Electronics
9 7 (0.99%) Retail Banking
10 5 (0.71%) Back Office
11 4 (0.56%) Wholesale Banking
12 3 (0.42%) Billing
12 3 (0.42%) Publishing
13 2 (0.28%) Law
13 2 (0.28%) German Language
14 1 (0.14%) Local Government
14 1 (0.14%) Games
14 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 206 (29.10%) Analyst
2 109 (15.40%) Developer
3 102 (14.41%) Project Manager
4 80 (11.30%) Business Analyst
5 45 (6.36%) Architect
6 31 (4.38%) Test Analyst
7 23 (3.25%) Administrator
8 19 (2.68%) Support Analyst
8 19 (2.68%) Data Analyst
8 19 (2.68%) Test Leader
8 19 (2.68%) iOS Developer
9 18 (2.54%) Coordinator
10 16 (2.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 16 (2.26%) Solutions Architect
10 16 (2.26%) Infrastructure Manager
11 15 (2.12%) Vendor Manager
12 14 (1.98%) Financial Business Analyst
12 14 (1.98%) Financial Services Business Analyst
12 14 (1.98%) .NET Developer
12 14 (1.98%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (6.50%) HTML
2 44 (6.21%) .NET
3 32 (4.52%) CSS
4 31 (4.38%) AngularJS
5 29 (4.10%) HTML5
6 28 (3.95%) jQuery
7 25 (3.53%) XML
8 20 (2.82%) Web Services
8 20 (2.82%) ASP.NET
9 19 (2.68%) iOS SDK
9 19 (2.68%) WCF
10 17 (2.40%) KnockoutJS
11 15 (2.12%) .NET Framework
12 14 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (1.41%) Middleware
13 10 (1.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (1.27%) CSS3
14 9 (1.27%) Spring
15 8 (1.13%) Struts
16 7 (0.99%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 61 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (2.82%) iPhone
2 20 (2.82%) iPad
3 19 (2.68%) Mainframe
4 17 (2.40%) Mobile Banking
5 15 (2.12%) User Experience
5 15 (2.12%) CMDB
6 14 (1.98%) DTV
7 13 (1.84%) Management Information System
7 13 (1.84%) Clustering
8 11 (1.55%) IBM Mainframe
8 11 (1.55%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.41%) Credit Risk
10 9 (1.27%) PMI
11 8 (1.13%) Open Source
12 7 (0.99%) N-Tier
12 7 (0.99%) Online Banking
13 6 (0.85%) EPoS
13 6 (0.85%) Blackberry
14 5 (0.71%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 94 (13.28%) Windows
2 72 (10.17%) UNIX
3 36 (5.08%) Windows 7
4 28 (3.95%) Apple iOS
5 19 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (2.12%) Linux
6 15 (2.12%) Windows XP
7 13 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
9 8 (1.13%) Windows NT
9 8 (1.13%) Solaris
10 7 (0.99%) Windows 2000
11 6 (0.85%) Android
12 5 (0.71%) AIX
13 4 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.28%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
15 1 (0.14%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (18.64%) Project Management
2 90 (12.71%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (9.75%) PRINCE2
4 62 (8.76%) ITIL
5 60 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 53 (7.49%) User Acceptance Testing
7 48 (6.78%) Scrum
8 46 (6.50%) Change Management
9 44 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
10 42 (5.93%) Business Analysis
11 39 (5.51%) Migration
12 34 (4.80%) MVC
12 34 (4.80%) Waterfall
13 32 (4.52%) Project Planning
13 32 (4.52%) Test Scripting
13 32 (4.52%) Validation
14 28 (3.95%) Programme Management
15 26 (3.67%) Service Management
16 24 (3.39%) Integration Testing
17 23 (3.25%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (14.12%) SQL
2 46 (6.50%) Java
3 40 (5.65%) JavaScript
4 32 (4.52%) C#
5 24 (3.39%) VB
6 22 (3.11%) VBA
7 20 (2.82%) Objective-C
8 19 (2.68%) PL/SQL
9 13 (1.84%) T-SQL
10 12 (1.69%) VBScript
11 10 (1.41%) C
11 10 (1.41%) C++
12 9 (1.27%) PowerShell
13 7 (0.99%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.71%) Perl
15 4 (0.56%) Python
15 4 (0.56%) Korn
16 3 (0.42%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.42%) JCL
16 3 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 38 (5.37%) Security Cleared
2 34 (4.80%) SC Cleared
3 29 (4.10%) ISEB
4 26 (3.67%) Degree
5 16 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 11 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 11 (1.55%) PMI Certification
7 9 (1.27%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.99%) APMP
8 7 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.85%) MCSE
10 5 (0.71%) MCP
10 5 (0.71%) CCNA
10 5 (0.71%) PMP
11 4 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.42%) CISSP
12 3 (0.42%) HNC
12 3 (0.42%) HND
12 3 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.08%) QA
2 20 (2.82%) SLA
3 9 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.85%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.42%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.28%) COREP
7 2 (0.28%) FINREP
7 2 (0.28%) COBIT
8 1 (0.14%) TickIT
8 1 (0.14%) P3O
8 1 (0.14%) COSO
8 1 (0.14%) Basel III
8 1 (0.14%) PMBOK
System Software
1 29 (4.10%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.41%) VMware ESX
2 10 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.85%) ISA Server
4 4 (0.56%) Firmware
5 3 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.28%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.14%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.14%) Snort
7 1 (0.14%) Samba
7 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.14%) HDFS
7 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 36 (5.08%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (2.97%) Control-M
3 15 (2.12%) SCCM
4 10 (1.41%) Tivoli
5 9 (1.27%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 4 (0.56%) CA Spectrum
6 4 (0.56%) SCOM
6 4 (0.56%) OVSD
7 3 (0.42%) BladeLogic
7 3 (0.42%) CA Wily
8 2 (0.28%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.14%) WSUS
9 1 (0.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.14%) YaST
9 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 100 (14.12%) Microsoft
2 93 (13.14%) Oracle
3 47 (6.64%) SAP
4 32 (4.52%) Remedy
5 29 (4.10%) IBM
6 24 (3.39%) VMware
7 18 (2.54%) Cisco
7 18 (2.54%) HP
8 17 (2.40%) Apple
9 16 (2.26%) Informatica
9 16 (2.26%) Business Objects
10 14 (1.98%) Adobe
11 11 (1.55%) TIBCO
11 11 (1.55%) Brocade
12 10 (1.41%) CheckPoint
13 9 (1.27%) Google
14 7 (0.99%) NetApp
14 7 (0.99%) Intel
14 7 (0.99%) McAfee
15 6 (0.85%) Citrix
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