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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 339 250 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 29.56% 23.65% 25.31%
As % of the General category 64.57% 63.29% 60.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 131 118
Average daily rate
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£360 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £12.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +13.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.92 £13.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £44.97 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.10%
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
525 395 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 45.77% 37.37% 42.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 188 169
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 16
Average hourly rate £12.00 £22.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +76.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.38 £13.00 £11.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £65.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -29.20%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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
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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 0 260 £375 +7.14% 20
High Wycombe -1 14 £248 -35.71% 12
Amersham - 4 - - 1
Marlow -1 1 - - 4
Aylesbury - - - - 4
Beaconsfield - - - - 1
Chesham - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 126 (18.03%) Banking
2 118 (16.88%) Project Management
3 115 (16.45%) Agile Software Development
4 96 (13.73%) SQL
5 87 (12.45%) MS Excel
6 86 (12.30%) Oracle
7 83 (11.87%) PRINCE2
7 83 (11.87%) Microsoft
8 77 (11.02%) Windows
9 71 (10.16%) .NET
10 70 (10.01%) Java
10 70 (10.01%) Business Analysis
11 64 (9.16%) C#
12 62 (8.87%) ITIL
13 58 (8.30%) Scrum
14 57 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
15 55 (7.87%) Retail
16 53 (7.58%) OO
17 52 (7.44%) MS Project
17 52 (7.44%) SAP
18 50 (7.15%) UNIX
19 48 (6.87%) Security Cleared
20 46 (6.58%) JavaScript
21 45 (6.44%) BDD
22 44 (6.29%) SC Cleared
22 44 (6.29%) MS Office
23 43 (6.15%) TDD
24 42 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
25 39 (5.58%) Business Intelligence
26 37 (5.29%) Spanish Language

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 28 (4.01%) SharePoint
2 24 (3.43%) WebSphere
3 17 (2.43%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (1.86%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (1.43%) SAS
6 8 (1.14%) CMS
7 6 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (0.72%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.72%) Apache
9 4 (0.57%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.57%) IIS
9 4 (0.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (0.57%) Liferay
10 3 (0.43%) CICS
11 2 (0.29%) FileNet
11 2 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.29%) Lync
Applications
1 87 (12.45%) MS Excel
2 52 (7.44%) MS Project
3 44 (6.29%) MS Office
4 23 (3.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (2.15%) MS Visio
6 12 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 13 (1.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (1.29%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.86%) SAP FI
4 5 (0.72%) BusinessWorks
4 5 (0.72%) Staffware
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.29%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.14%) AWD
6 1 (0.14%) TIBCO iProcess
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.14%) Agresso
6 1 (0.14%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.14%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.15%) Internet
2 19 (2.72%) Intranet
3 10 (1.43%) SAN
3 10 (1.43%) ATM
4 7 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.00%) Firewall
5 6 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (0.86%) NAS
6 5 (0.72%) HTTP
7 4 (0.57%) VoIP
7 4 (0.57%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.43%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (0.43%) Broadband
8 3 (0.43%) LAN
8 3 (0.43%) WAN
8 3 (0.43%) LDAP
9 2 (0.29%) 2G
9 2 (0.29%) 3G
9 2 (0.29%) Wireless
9 2 (0.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
1 22 (3.15%) DB2
2 20 (2.86%) PowerCenter
2 20 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 16 (2.29%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (0.86%) SAP BW
5 6 (0.86%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.57%) SAP BI
6 4 (0.57%) MS Access
6 4 (0.57%) Data Mining
6 4 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.29%) MySQL
8 2 (0.29%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (0.29%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.14%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (4.15%) Selenium
2 19 (2.72%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (1.86%) Eclipse
4 10 (1.43%) WebDriver
5 7 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.86%) JMeter
6 6 (0.86%) JIRA
6 6 (0.86%) TeamCity
6 6 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (0.72%) MSBuild
7 5 (0.72%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.72%) Introscope
8 4 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.43%) WatiN
9 3 (0.43%) Toad
9 3 (0.43%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.43%) Subversion
10 2 (0.29%) Maven
10 2 (0.29%) Rational Rose
10 2 (0.29%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 126 (18.03%) Banking
2 55 (7.87%) Retail
3 37 (5.29%) Spanish Language
4 32 (4.58%) Automotive
5 29 (4.15%) Financial Institution
5 29 (4.15%) Telecoms
6 23 (3.29%) Marketing
7 21 (3.00%) Legal
7 21 (3.00%) Manufacturing
8 14 (2.00%) Electronics
9 13 (1.86%) Retail Banking
10 7 (1.00%) Back Office
11 4 (0.57%) Advertising
12 3 (0.43%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.29%) Law
13 2 (0.29%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.29%) Front Office
14 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.14%) International Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 241 (34.48%) Analyst
2 115 (16.45%) Project Manager
3 113 (16.17%) Business Analyst
4 77 (11.02%) Developer
5 29 (4.15%) Administrator
6 27 (3.86%) Architect
7 24 (3.43%) Financial Business Analyst
7 24 (3.43%) Test Manager
8 21 (3.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 21 (3.00%) Agile Business Analyst
8 21 (3.00%) Solutions Architect
9 20 (2.86%) Test Analyst
10 19 (2.72%) Java Developer
10 19 (2.72%) .NET Developer
11 18 (2.58%) Support Analyst
12 15 (2.15%) Coordinator
12 15 (2.15%) Tester
12 15 (2.15%) Systems Analyst
13 14 (2.00%) C# Developer
13 14 (2.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (10.16%) .NET
2 32 (4.58%) ASP.NET
3 31 (4.43%) HTML
4 28 (4.01%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (3.58%) J2EE
6 22 (3.15%) WCF
7 21 (3.00%) CSS
8 17 (2.43%) Web Services
9 16 (2.29%) XML
9 16 (2.29%) jQuery
10 15 (2.15%) KnockoutJS
11 14 (2.00%) NHibernate
11 14 (2.00%) Backbone.js
11 14 (2.00%) AngularJS
12 13 (1.86%) JSP
12 13 (1.86%) Spring
13 10 (1.43%) Hibernate
13 10 (1.43%) .NET Framework
14 7 (1.00%) Dojo
14 7 (1.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (2.86%) Mainframe
3 13 (1.86%) N-Tier
3 13 (1.86%) DTV
4 11 (1.57%) Hedge funds
4 11 (1.57%) Credit Risk
4 11 (1.57%) EPoS
5 10 (1.43%) User Experience
6 9 (1.29%) Clustering
7 8 (1.14%) IBM Mainframe
7 8 (1.14%) Mobile Banking
8 7 (1.00%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.00%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.00%) Blackberry
9 6 (0.86%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.57%) Online Banking
11 3 (0.43%) W3C
11 3 (0.43%) EMC Centera
11 3 (0.43%) IVR
11 3 (0.43%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 77 (11.02%) Windows
2 50 (7.15%) UNIX
3 22 (3.15%) Windows NT
4 19 (2.72%) Windows 7
5 14 (2.00%) Linux
6 11 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (1.29%) Windows 2000
8 8 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
8 8 (1.14%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.00%) Android
9 7 (1.00%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.57%) AIX
12 3 (0.43%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.43%) Solaris
12 3 (0.43%) MVS
13 2 (0.29%) zOS
13 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (16.88%) Project Management
2 115 (16.45%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (11.87%) PRINCE2
4 70 (10.01%) Business Analysis
5 62 (8.87%) ITIL
6 58 (8.30%) Scrum
7 57 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 53 (7.58%) OO
9 45 (6.44%) BDD
10 43 (6.15%) TDD
11 39 (5.58%) Business Intelligence
12 35 (5.01%) Migration
12 35 (5.01%) MVC
13 33 (4.72%) Project Planning
13 33 (4.72%) Waterfall
14 32 (4.58%) User Acceptance Testing
15 28 (4.01%) Web Development
15 28 (4.01%) Change Management
16 26 (3.72%) Continuous Integration
17 25 (3.58%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (13.73%) SQL
2 70 (10.01%) Java
3 64 (9.16%) C#
4 46 (6.58%) JavaScript
5 22 (3.15%) PL/SQL
6 15 (2.15%) VBScript
7 13 (1.86%) COBOL
8 11 (1.57%) PowerShell
9 8 (1.14%) JCL
9 8 (1.14%) VB
10 7 (1.00%) C++
11 6 (0.86%) C
12 4 (0.57%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.43%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.29%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.29%) VBA
14 2 (0.29%) Perl
15 1 (0.14%) SELCOPY
15 1 (0.14%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.14%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 48 (6.87%) Security Cleared
2 44 (6.29%) SC Cleared
3 33 (4.72%) ISEB
4 32 (4.58%) Degree
5 19 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 14 (2.00%) ISTQB
6 14 (2.00%) PMI Certification
7 12 (1.72%) PMP
7 12 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 12 (1.72%) DV Cleared
8 10 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (1.00%) MCSE
10 6 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.72%) HND
12 2 (0.29%) ACCA
12 2 (0.29%) HNC
12 2 (0.29%) AAT
12 2 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.29%) QA
2 30 (4.29%) SLA
3 3 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.29%) COREP
4 2 (0.29%) FINREP
4 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.14%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) BS15000
5 1 (0.14%) Basel II
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 36 (5.15%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.43%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.86%) Terminal Services
5 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (0.57%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.14%) GPFS
6 1 (0.14%) XenApp
6 1 (0.14%) Snort
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 20 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.29%) SCCM
2 9 (1.29%) Control-M
3 8 (1.14%) CA Wily
4 7 (1.00%) SCOM
5 6 (0.86%) BladeLogic
6 4 (0.57%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.29%) TIBCO Hawk
7 2 (0.29%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 1 (0.14%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.14%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.14%) OpenView
8 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.14%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 86 (12.30%) Oracle
2 83 (11.87%) Microsoft
3 52 (7.44%) SAP
4 24 (3.43%) IBM
5 22 (3.15%) HP
6 15 (2.15%) VMware
7 14 (2.00%) Citrix
8 12 (1.72%) Remedy
9 11 (1.57%) Business Objects
10 10 (1.43%) Intel
11 9 (1.29%) TIBCO
12 8 (1.14%) Informatica
13 7 (1.00%) Avaya
13 7 (1.00%) JBoss
13 7 (1.00%) Genesys
14 6 (0.86%) NetApp
14 6 (0.86%) Cisco
15 5 (0.72%) EMC
15 5 (0.72%) FatWire
16 4 (0.57%) Brocade
Buckinghamshire
Proteus Europe
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Corporate Project Solutions
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: 8 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Go Partnership.
Rate: £60-70,000 PRO RATA (11 month Fixed term)
Posted: 9 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
Santander
Rate: Full-time role, day in lieu
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes
Vital Solutions
Rate: £0 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source
Rate: £380 - £410 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
High Wycombe
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £9.00 - £11.00 per hour + Career Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago