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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 380 270 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 31.67% 24.79% 15.35%
As % of the General category 70.50% 64.29% 45.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 146 67
Average daily rate
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£363 £359 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% +10.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Average hourly rate £29.25 £12.00 £16.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.75% -29.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £14.40 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.20 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -19.00%
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
539 420 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 44.92% 38.57% 33.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 217 115
Average daily rate £363 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.83% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £234 £212
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 5 10 17
Average hourly rate £32.50 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £10.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.30 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 0 263 £325 -9.34% 25
High Wycombe +1 12 £375 +42.85% 9
Amersham +1 5 - - 1
Marlow -2 2 £331 +165.00%
Aylesbury - 2 £550 - 1
Chesham -3 1 - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - - 1
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 158 (21.73%) Banking
2 132 (18.16%) Project Management
3 107 (14.72%) MS Excel
3 107 (14.72%) Microsoft
4 98 (13.48%) SQL
5 95 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
6 94 (12.93%) Windows
7 90 (12.38%) Oracle
8 75 (10.32%) PRINCE2
9 72 (9.90%) UNIX
10 65 (8.94%) Telecoms
10 65 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 64 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
12 62 (8.53%) ITIL
13 61 (8.39%) MS Office
13 61 (8.39%) User Acceptance Testing
14 57 (7.84%) SAP
15 52 (7.15%) Scrum
16 49 (6.74%) Business Analysis
17 48 (6.60%) .NET
18 47 (6.46%) MS Project
18 47 (6.46%) Retail
19 46 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
19 46 (6.33%) ATM
20 45 (6.19%) SQL Server
20 45 (6.19%) HTML
21 44 (6.05%) HP Quality Center
22 43 (5.91%) QA
22 43 (5.91%) Java
23 42 (5.78%) JavaScript

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 37 (5.09%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.20%) WebSphere
3 14 (1.93%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (1.24%) CMS
6 7 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (0.83%) IIS
7 6 (0.83%) SAS
8 5 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.55%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.28%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (0.28%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.28%) Node.js
11 1 (0.14%) Liferay
11 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.14%) JBoss
11 1 (0.14%) MQSeries
Applications
1 107 (14.72%) MS Excel
2 61 (8.39%) MS Office
3 47 (6.46%) MS Project
4 30 (4.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (2.89%) MS Visio
6 17 (2.34%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.83%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.55%) OmniGraffle
8 4 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 15 (2.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (1.24%) SAP FI
2 9 (1.24%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.83%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.69%) Staffware
5 5 (0.69%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (0.55%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.41%) SAP BCA
7 3 (0.41%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.28%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.28%) SAP CS
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.28%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.14%) PaaS
1 1 (0.14%) Heroku
1 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 46 (6.33%) ATM
2 15 (2.06%) Internet
3 13 (1.79%) Intranet
3 13 (1.79%) Firewall
4 12 (1.65%) WAN
5 11 (1.51%) LAN
6 10 (1.38%) SAN
7 9 (1.24%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.96%) Ethernet
8 7 (0.96%) ADSL
8 7 (0.96%) GSM
8 7 (0.96%) MPLS
9 5 (0.69%) Wireless
9 5 (0.69%) Broadband
9 5 (0.69%) VoIP
9 5 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (0.55%) Network Security
10 4 (0.55%) UMTS
10 4 (0.55%) DNS
11 3 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (6.19%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.99%) Data Warehouse
2 29 (3.99%) Relational Database
3 23 (3.16%) PowerCenter
4 20 (2.75%) Oracle Database
5 16 (2.20%) SAP BW
5 16 (2.20%) DB2
6 13 (1.79%) Data Mart
7 12 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
7 12 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (1.38%) MS Access
8 10 (1.38%) Data Mining
9 9 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (1.24%) MySQL
10 8 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (0.69%) QlikView
12 5 (0.69%) BusinessObjects XI
12 5 (0.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 17 (2.34%) Xcode
2 14 (1.93%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (1.24%) Selenium
4 8 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (0.96%) Toad
5 7 (0.96%) JIRA
6 5 (0.69%) ProC
6 5 (0.69%) eggPlant
7 4 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (0.55%) Axure RP
7 4 (0.55%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.55%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.41%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.28%) PhantomJS
9 2 (0.28%) QUnit
9 2 (0.28%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.28%) Mocha
9 2 (0.28%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.28%) Introscope
General
1 158 (21.73%) Banking
2 65 (8.94%) Telecoms
3 47 (6.46%) Retail
4 34 (4.68%) Legal
5 27 (3.71%) Financial Institution
5 27 (3.71%) Marketing
6 26 (3.58%) Manufacturing
7 23 (3.16%) Automotive
7 23 (3.16%) Spanish Language
8 16 (2.20%) Electronics
9 7 (0.96%) Retail Banking
10 5 (0.69%) Back Office
11 3 (0.41%) Publishing
11 3 (0.41%) Wholesale Banking
11 3 (0.41%) Law
11 3 (0.41%) Billing
12 2 (0.28%) German Language
13 1 (0.14%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.14%) Local Government
13 1 (0.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 227 (31.22%) Analyst
2 104 (14.31%) Developer
3 101 (13.89%) Project Manager
4 91 (12.52%) Business Analyst
5 44 (6.05%) Architect
6 33 (4.54%) Test Analyst
7 25 (3.44%) Administrator
8 21 (2.89%) Test Leader
9 20 (2.75%) Data Analyst
10 19 (2.61%) Solutions Architect
10 19 (2.61%) Financial Business Analyst
10 19 (2.61%) Financial Services Business Analyst
11 18 (2.48%) Coordinator
12 17 (2.34%) Test Manager
12 17 (2.34%) .NET Developer
13 16 (2.20%) Support Analyst
13 16 (2.20%) iOS Developer
14 15 (2.06%) Vendor Manager
14 15 (2.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 15 (2.06%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (6.60%) .NET
2 45 (6.19%) HTML
3 34 (4.68%) CSS
4 31 (4.26%) AngularJS
5 30 (4.13%) jQuery
6 27 (3.71%) HTML5
7 26 (3.58%) XML
8 22 (3.03%) ASP.NET
8 22 (3.03%) WCF
9 20 (2.75%) Web Services
9 20 (2.75%) KnockoutJS
10 17 (2.34%) iOS SDK
11 16 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (2.20%) .NET Framework
12 10 (1.38%) Middleware
12 10 (1.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (1.24%) CSS3
14 8 (1.10%) Spring
14 8 (1.10%) Java EE
14 8 (1.10%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 64 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (2.89%) Mainframe
3 18 (2.48%) iPhone
3 18 (2.48%) iPad
4 17 (2.34%) DTV
5 15 (2.06%) CMDB
6 13 (1.79%) Clustering
6 13 (1.79%) Mobile Banking
6 13 (1.79%) User Experience
7 12 (1.65%) Management Information System
7 12 (1.65%) Credit Risk
8 11 (1.51%) IBM Mainframe
9 10 (1.38%) PMI
9 10 (1.38%) Mobile App
10 7 (0.96%) EPoS
10 7 (0.96%) e-Health
11 6 (0.83%) Open Source
12 5 (0.69%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.69%) Blackberry
13 4 (0.55%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 94 (12.93%) Windows
2 72 (9.90%) UNIX
3 34 (4.68%) Windows 7
4 24 (3.30%) Apple iOS
5 21 (2.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (1.79%) Windows XP
8 12 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (1.51%) Windows NT
9 11 (1.51%) Windows 2000 Server
10 10 (1.38%) Linux
11 9 (1.24%) Windows 2000
12 6 (0.83%) Android
13 4 (0.55%) Solaris
14 3 (0.41%) AIX
14 3 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.28%) MVS
16 1 (0.14%) SUSE
16 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (18.16%) Project Management
2 95 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (10.32%) PRINCE2
4 65 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 62 (8.53%) ITIL
6 61 (8.39%) User Acceptance Testing
7 52 (7.15%) Scrum
8 49 (6.74%) Business Analysis
9 46 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
10 41 (5.64%) Change Management
11 40 (5.50%) Migration
12 39 (5.36%) Waterfall
13 37 (5.09%) Validation
14 36 (4.95%) Test Scripting
15 35 (4.81%) MVC
16 33 (4.54%) Test Management
17 31 (4.26%) Project Planning
18 27 (3.71%) Software Testing
18 27 (3.71%) Programme Management
19 25 (3.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (13.48%) SQL
2 43 (5.91%) Java
3 42 (5.78%) JavaScript
4 37 (5.09%) C#
5 23 (3.16%) VBA
6 22 (3.03%) VB
7 18 (2.48%) PL/SQL
8 17 (2.34%) Objective-C
9 14 (1.93%) T-SQL
10 12 (1.65%) VBScript
11 11 (1.51%) C
11 11 (1.51%) C++
12 10 (1.38%) PowerShell
13 7 (0.96%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.83%) Perl
15 5 (0.69%) JCL
16 4 (0.55%) COBOL
16 4 (0.55%) Korn
17 3 (0.41%) AWK
17 3 (0.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 39 (5.36%) ISEB
2 38 (5.23%) Security Cleared
3 34 (4.68%) SC Cleared
4 30 (4.13%) Degree
5 15 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 13 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 13 (1.79%) PMI Certification
7 9 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (1.10%) CCNA
8 8 (1.10%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (0.96%) MCSE
10 6 (0.83%) MCP
10 6 (0.83%) PMP
11 5 (0.69%) APMP
12 4 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.55%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.28%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.91%) QA
2 21 (2.89%) SLA
3 9 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.83%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.41%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.28%) COREP
6 2 (0.28%) FINREP
6 2 (0.28%) COBIT
7 1 (0.14%) TickIT
7 1 (0.14%) P3O
7 1 (0.14%) COSO
7 1 (0.14%) Basel III
System Software
1 31 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.65%) VMware ESX
3 10 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.83%) ISA Server
5 4 (0.55%) Firmware
6 3 (0.41%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.14%) NFS
8 1 (0.14%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.14%) Samba
Systems Management
1 44 (6.05%) HP Quality Center
2 25 (3.44%) Control-M
3 16 (2.20%) SCCM
4 9 (1.24%) Tivoli
5 8 (1.10%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 7 (0.96%) CA Spectrum
7 5 (0.69%) SCOM
7 5 (0.69%) OVSD
8 4 (0.55%) BladeLogic
9 3 (0.41%) CA Wily
10 1 (0.14%) YaST
10 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.14%) WSUS
10 1 (0.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 1 (0.14%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 107 (14.72%) Microsoft
2 90 (12.38%) Oracle
3 57 (7.84%) SAP
4 35 (4.81%) Remedy
5 28 (3.85%) IBM
6 24 (3.30%) VMware
7 19 (2.61%) Cisco
7 19 (2.61%) Business Objects
8 17 (2.34%) HP
8 17 (2.34%) Informatica
9 15 (2.06%) Apple
10 13 (1.79%) Adobe
11 9 (1.24%) Citrix
11 9 (1.24%) Google
11 9 (1.24%) Brocade
12 8 (1.10%) TIBCO
12 8 (1.10%) CheckPoint
12 8 (1.10%) Intel
12 8 (1.10%) CA
13 7 (0.96%) McAfee
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