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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 169 430 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.71% 30.43% 29.91%
As % of the General category 49.56% 66.05% 65.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 214 196
Median daily rate £425 £386 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.03% +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £245 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Median hourly rate £13.00 £10.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.46 £9.00 £8.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.27 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.65 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.25% +21.21%
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
341 651 541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 41.79% 46.07% 45.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 316 268
Median daily rate £425 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 18
Median hourly rate £11.00 £12.69 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.31% +5.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.50 £9.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.40 £34.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.38
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.74%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -1 123 £425 +10.38% 25
High Wycombe 0 8 £488 +1.56% 8
Buckingham -1 4 - - 1
Aylesbury -3 1 £340 +26.39% 5
Beaconsfield - 1 - - 1
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 98 (23.56%) Banking
2 73 (17.55%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (17.07%) ITIL
4 59 (14.18%) Business Intelligence
4 59 (14.18%) Project Management
5 47 (11.30%) Java
6 46 (11.06%) PRINCE2
7 45 (10.82%) SAP
8 41 (9.86%) Retail
9 40 (9.62%) Business Analysis
9 40 (9.62%) SQL
9 40 (9.62%) SLA
10 38 (9.13%) Windows
11 37 (8.89%) Unix
11 37 (8.89%) Telecoms
11 37 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
12 36 (8.65%) Programme Management
12 36 (8.65%) Security Cleared
13 34 (8.17%) SC Cleared
13 34 (8.17%) Microsoft
13 34 (8.17%) Waterfall
13 34 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
14 33 (7.93%) Service Delivery
14 33 (7.93%) Marketing
15 32 (7.69%) Oracle
16 31 (7.45%) SQL Server
16 31 (7.45%) JavaScript
16 31 (7.45%) Manufacturing
16 31 (7.45%) Degree
17 30 (7.21%) SAP Oil and Gas

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (4.81%) WebSphere
2 14 (3.37%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.13%) MQSeries
4 9 (2.16%) Apache Spark
4 9 (2.16%) CMS
5 8 (1.92%) Apache Pig
6 7 (1.68%) Apache
6 7 (1.68%) EPiServer CMS
6 7 (1.68%) IIS
6 7 (1.68%) SAS
7 6 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (1.20%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.20%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.48%) CICS
11 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.24%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.24%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.33%) MS Office
3 11 (2.64%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (2.16%) MS Project
6 2 (0.48%) SPSS
7 1 (0.24%) ProjectWise
7 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (7.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (4.09%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (1.20%) Temenos T24
4 4 (0.96%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.96%) Staffware
5 3 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.72%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.48%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.48%) IaaS
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.24%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (0.24%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.24%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.85%) Firewall
1 16 (3.85%) Internet
2 13 (3.13%) SSL
3 11 (2.64%) SAN
3 11 (2.64%) TCP/IP
4 10 (2.40%) VPN
5 8 (1.92%) ATM
6 6 (1.44%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (1.44%) DNS
6 6 (1.44%) HTTP
6 6 (1.44%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (1.44%) Wireless
7 4 (0.96%) LAN
7 4 (0.96%) Network Security
7 4 (0.96%) WAN
8 3 (0.72%) Intranet
8 3 (0.72%) LDAP
9 2 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.48%) MPLS
9 2 (0.48%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.81%) DB2
3 19 (4.57%) Big Data
4 15 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (3.61%) Hadoop
5 14 (3.37%) BusinessObjects
6 12 (2.88%) MongoDB
6 12 (2.88%) PowerCenter
7 9 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (2.16%) Apache Hive
7 9 (2.16%) Impala
7 9 (2.16%) MySQL
7 9 (2.16%) NoSQL
8 8 (1.92%) HBase
8 8 (1.92%) Sqoop
9 6 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (1.20%) SAP BI
10 5 (1.20%) SAP Data Services
11 4 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (1.44%) HP UFT
1 6 (1.44%) JIRA
2 5 (1.20%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.96%) Selenium
3 4 (0.96%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.48%) JMeter
5 2 (0.48%) Maven
5 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.48%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.24%) Ant
6 1 (0.24%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.24%) eggPlant
6 1 (0.24%) Hudson
6 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.24%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.24%) Travis CI
General
1 98 (23.56%) Banking
2 41 (9.86%) Retail
3 37 (8.89%) Telecoms
4 33 (7.93%) Marketing
5 31 (7.45%) Manufacturing
6 30 (7.21%) Electronics
7 13 (3.13%) Automotive
8 12 (2.88%) German Language
9 11 (2.64%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.92%) Spanish Language
11 5 (1.20%) General Ledger
11 5 (1.20%) Legal
12 3 (0.72%) Advertising
12 3 (0.72%) Billing
12 3 (0.72%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.48%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.48%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.48%) Law
14 1 (0.24%) French Language
Job Titles
1 117 (28.13%) Analyst
2 49 (11.78%) Business Analyst
2 49 (11.78%) Developer
2 49 (11.78%) Project Manager
3 36 (8.65%) Architect
4 31 (7.45%) Financial Analyst
5 23 (5.53%) IT Manager
6 22 (5.29%) Support Analyst
7 19 (4.57%) Finance Business Analyst
8 18 (4.33%) Banking Analyst
9 17 (4.09%) Java Developer
9 17 (4.09%) Service Analyst
10 14 (3.37%) Administrator
10 14 (3.37%) Consultant
11 13 (3.13%) Service Architect
11 13 (3.13%) Service Manager
12 12 (2.88%) Supplier Manager
13 11 (2.64%) Financial Business Analyst
13 11 (2.64%) Services Delivery Manager
14 10 (2.40%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.01%) HTML
2 24 (5.77%) SOAP
3 22 (5.29%) CSS
4 18 (4.33%) .NET
5 15 (3.61%) HTML5
5 15 (3.61%) REST
6 13 (3.13%) TIBCO EMS
7 12 (2.88%) J2EE
7 12 (2.88%) Web Services
8 11 (2.64%) ASP.NET
8 11 (2.64%) CSS3
9 9 (2.16%) Node.js
9 9 (2.16%) WebSphere MQ
10 8 (1.92%) Middleware
10 8 (1.92%) Spark Streaming
11 7 (1.68%) Java EE
11 7 (1.68%) XML
12 6 (1.44%) JNDI
12 6 (1.44%) LESS
12 6 (1.44%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.29%) Mainframe
3 13 (3.13%) Credit Risk
3 13 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.64%) IBM Mainframe
4 11 (2.64%) User Experience
5 8 (1.92%) Mobile Banking
6 7 (1.68%) Clustering
6 7 (1.68%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.44%) Blackberry
7 6 (1.44%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.44%) Performance Metrics
8 5 (1.20%) Blockchain
8 5 (1.20%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (0.96%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.72%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.72%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.72%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.48%) Cryptography
11 2 (0.48%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 38 (9.13%) Windows
2 37 (8.89%) Unix
3 23 (5.53%) Linux
4 7 (1.68%) Android
4 7 (1.68%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.44%) Windows NT
5 6 (1.44%) zOS
6 5 (1.20%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.96%) MVS
7 4 (0.96%) Solaris
8 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.72%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.48%) Debian
9 2 (0.48%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.24%) CentOS
10 1 (0.24%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (17.55%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (17.07%) ITIL
3 59 (14.18%) Business Intelligence
3 59 (14.18%) Project Management
4 46 (11.06%) PRINCE2
5 40 (9.62%) Business Analysis
6 37 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 36 (8.65%) Programme Management
8 34 (8.17%) Waterfall
9 33 (7.93%) Service Delivery
10 30 (7.21%) Digital Marketing
11 29 (6.97%) Service Management
12 26 (6.25%) Migration
12 26 (6.25%) Scrum
13 25 (6.01%) Service Design
14 24 (5.77%) Change Management
15 18 (4.33%) TOGAF
16 17 (4.09%) Continuous Improvement
16 17 (4.09%) CRM
16 17 (4.09%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (11.30%) Java
2 40 (9.62%) SQL
3 31 (7.45%) JavaScript
4 20 (4.81%) C#
4 20 (4.81%) Python
5 11 (2.64%) Perl
5 11 (2.64%) PL/SQL
5 11 (2.64%) Scala
6 9 (2.16%) Shell Script
7 8 (1.92%) VB
8 7 (1.68%) Bash Shell
8 7 (1.68%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.44%) Jython
9 6 (1.44%) Korn
10 5 (1.20%) JCL
10 5 (1.20%) PHP
11 4 (0.96%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.96%) VBScript
12 2 (0.48%) COBOL
12 2 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (8.65%) Security Cleared
2 34 (8.17%) SC Cleared
3 31 (7.45%) Degree
4 18 (4.33%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (2.88%) DV Cleared
6 10 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (1.68%) ISEB
8 6 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.20%) CISSP
9 5 (1.20%) PMP
10 4 (0.96%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.72%) APMP
11 3 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.72%) MBA
11 3 (0.72%) MCP
11 3 (0.72%) MCSE
11 3 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.48%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (9.62%) SLA
2 7 (1.68%) QA
3 6 (1.44%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.20%) COBIT
4 5 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.96%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.72%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.24%) FATCA
7 1 (0.24%) MiFID
System Software
1 20 (4.81%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.92%) Apache Flume
2 8 (1.92%) HDFS
2 8 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.72%) XenApp
4 2 (0.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (0.48%) Postfix
4 2 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.48%) vSphere
5 1 (0.24%) Docker
5 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (2.64%) Control-M
2 9 (2.16%) CA Wily
2 9 (2.16%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (1.92%) Hadoop YARN
4 6 (1.44%) Nexpose
5 4 (0.96%) SCCM
5 4 (0.96%) SCOM
6 3 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.72%) Puppet
6 3 (0.72%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.48%) Nessus
8 1 (0.24%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.24%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.24%) Mesos
Vendors
1 45 (10.82%) SAP
2 34 (8.17%) Microsoft
3 32 (7.69%) Oracle
4 22 (5.29%) IBM
5 19 (4.57%) TIBCO
6 17 (4.09%) HP
7 13 (3.13%) Axway
8 11 (2.64%) VMware
9 10 (2.40%) Juniper
10 9 (2.16%) Cisco
11 8 (1.92%) Cloudera
11 8 (1.92%) EPiServer
11 8 (1.92%) Remedy
12 7 (1.68%) Blue Coat
12 7 (1.68%) F5
12 7 (1.68%) Informatica
13 6 (1.44%) ArcSight
13 6 (1.44%) EMC
13 6 (1.44%) Intel Security
13 6 (1.44%) Sourcefire
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