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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 284 354 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.95% 27.13% 21.37%
As % of the General category 59.29% 60.20% 66.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 212 92
Average daily rate
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£375 £359 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.52% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £251 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £384
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 12
Average hourly rate £15.75 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% +3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +6.06%
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
479 588 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 40.39% 45.06% 32.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 310 129
Average daily rate £390 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £21.85 £33.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
- -3.05%

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 6 July 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
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 6 July 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 +1 210 £375 +7.14% 22
High Wycombe +7 8 £463 +85.00% 5
Amersham +6 2 £285 -5.00% 1
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (21.47%) Banking
2 136 (20.00%) Project Management
3 102 (15.00%) SQL
4 98 (14.41%) Oracle
5 94 (13.82%) MS Excel
5 94 (13.82%) Agile Software Development
6 87 (12.79%) Windows
7 82 (12.06%) Microsoft
8 79 (11.62%) PRINCE2
9 76 (11.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 73 (10.74%) UNIX
11 65 (9.56%) MS Office
12 64 (9.41%) ITIL
12 64 (9.41%) Telecoms
13 58 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
14 54 (7.94%) Change Management
15 53 (7.79%) Java
16 50 (7.35%) MS Project
17 49 (7.21%) .NET
17 49 (7.21%) Migration
18 47 (6.91%) ATM
19 46 (6.76%) SQL Server
20 45 (6.62%) SAP
20 45 (6.62%) User Acceptance Testing
21 44 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
22 43 (6.32%) HTML
23 42 (6.18%) Security Cleared
23 42 (6.18%) Waterfall
24 41 (6.03%) Data Centre
25 38 (5.59%) SC Cleared

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (5.15%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.94%) WebSphere
3 15 (2.21%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (2.06%) SAS
5 6 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (0.74%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.44%) Node.js
9 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.29%) IIS
9 2 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.15%) CMS
10 1 (0.15%) JBoss
10 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.15%) Documentum
10 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.15%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.15%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.15%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 94 (13.82%) MS Excel
2 65 (9.56%) MS Office
3 50 (7.35%) MS Project
4 16 (2.35%) Spreadsheet
5 15 (2.21%) MS Visio
5 15 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.15%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 16 (2.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (1.47%) BusinessWorks
3 7 (1.03%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (0.74%) Primavera
4 5 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.59%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.44%) Staffware
6 3 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.44%) SAP BCA
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.29%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.15%) TIBCO iProcess
8 1 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.15%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.15%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.74%) SaaS
2 2 (0.29%) Google Checkout
3 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (6.91%) ATM
2 27 (3.97%) Internet
3 17 (2.50%) SAN
4 13 (1.91%) Intranet
5 12 (1.76%) LDAP
6 10 (1.47%) Firewall
7 9 (1.32%) LAN
7 9 (1.32%) WAN
7 9 (1.32%) TCP/IP
8 7 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (0.88%) Wireless
10 4 (0.59%) MPLS
10 4 (0.59%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.59%) ADSL
10 4 (0.59%) Broadband
10 4 (0.59%) Radio Access Network
11 3 (0.44%) GSM
11 3 (0.44%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (0.44%) 3G
11 3 (0.44%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.15%) DB2
3 27 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (3.68%) Oracle Database
5 22 (3.24%) PowerCenter
6 19 (2.79%) Relational Database
7 15 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (1.91%) DB2 UDB
8 13 (1.91%) Oracle Reports
9 11 (1.62%) Data Mart
10 10 (1.47%) SAP BW
10 10 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (1.32%) Base SAS
11 9 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (1.32%) MySQL
12 8 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (1.03%) MS Access
13 7 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (0.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 21 (3.09%) HP UFT
2 15 (2.21%) Xcode
2 15 (2.21%) Selenium
3 12 (1.76%) WebDriver
4 7 (1.03%) Visual Studio
4 7 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (0.88%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.74%) JIRA
7 4 (0.59%) LoadRunner
7 4 (0.59%) ProC
7 4 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.44%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.44%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.44%) Subversion
8 3 (0.44%) JMeter
9 2 (0.29%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.29%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.29%) Introscope
9 2 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 146 (21.47%) Banking
2 64 (9.41%) Telecoms
3 37 (5.44%) Retail
4 35 (5.15%) Financial Institution
5 25 (3.68%) Manufacturing
6 20 (2.94%) Automotive
6 20 (2.94%) Spanish Language
7 19 (2.79%) Legal
8 17 (2.50%) Marketing
9 16 (2.35%) Electronics
10 6 (0.88%) Law
11 4 (0.59%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.44%) Wholesale Banking
12 3 (0.44%) Billing
12 3 (0.44%) Back Office
12 3 (0.44%) Portuguese Language
13 2 (0.29%) German Language
13 2 (0.29%) Publishing
13 2 (0.29%) Games
13 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 183 (26.91%) Analyst
2 107 (15.74%) Project Manager
3 96 (14.12%) Developer
4 49 (7.21%) Business Analyst
5 40 (5.88%) Architect
6 32 (4.71%) Test Analyst
7 24 (3.53%) Administrator
8 21 (3.09%) Support Analyst
9 19 (2.79%) Test Manager
10 18 (2.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 18 (2.65%) Infrastructure Manager
11 17 (2.50%) Data Analyst
11 17 (2.50%) iOS Developer
12 16 (2.35%) Service Manager
13 14 (2.06%) Delivery Manager
13 14 (2.06%) Consultant
13 14 (2.06%) Coordinator
13 14 (2.06%) Test Leader
14 13 (1.91%) Systems Analyst
14 13 (1.91%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (7.21%) .NET
2 43 (6.32%) HTML
3 25 (3.68%) XML
4 21 (3.09%) AngularJS
5 20 (2.94%) Web Services
6 19 (2.79%) HTML5
7 18 (2.65%) .NET Framework
8 16 (2.35%) jQuery
8 16 (2.35%) SOAP
9 15 (2.21%) ASP.NET
9 15 (2.21%) CSS
9 15 (2.21%) iOS SDK
10 14 (2.06%) WCF
11 12 (1.76%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (1.62%) Spring
13 10 (1.47%) Struts
13 10 (1.47%) KnockoutJS
14 9 (1.32%) J2EE
15 8 (1.18%) Middleware
16 7 (1.03%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 58 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (6.03%) Data Centre
3 21 (3.09%) Management Information System
3 21 (3.09%) Clustering
4 19 (2.79%) CMDB
5 18 (2.65%) Mainframe
5 18 (2.65%) Mobile Banking
6 16 (2.35%) DTV
7 15 (2.21%) iPhone
7 15 (2.21%) iPad
7 15 (2.21%) Mobile App
8 12 (1.76%) User Experience
9 10 (1.47%) PMI
9 10 (1.47%) IBM Mainframe
10 8 (1.18%) Online Banking
11 7 (1.03%) Computer Science
12 6 (0.88%) Credit Risk
12 6 (0.88%) Blackberry
12 6 (0.88%) EMC VNX
13 5 (0.74%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 87 (12.79%) Windows
2 73 (10.74%) UNIX
3 36 (5.29%) Windows 7
4 27 (3.97%) Linux
5 22 (3.24%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.91%) AIX
7 11 (1.62%) Solaris
7 11 (1.62%) Windows NT
7 11 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (1.03%) Windows XP
9 7 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.74%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.44%) VMS
12 3 (0.44%) MVS
12 3 (0.44%) Android
13 2 (0.29%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (20.00%) Project Management
2 94 (13.82%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (11.62%) PRINCE2
4 76 (11.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 64 (9.41%) ITIL
6 54 (7.94%) Change Management
7 49 (7.21%) Migration
8 45 (6.62%) User Acceptance Testing
9 44 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
10 42 (6.18%) Waterfall
11 36 (5.29%) Scrum
11 36 (5.29%) Programme Management
12 35 (5.15%) Business Analysis
13 33 (4.85%) Project Planning
14 32 (4.71%) Test Scripting
15 26 (3.82%) Test Management
16 25 (3.68%) Validation
17 23 (3.38%) Service Delivery
18 22 (3.24%) Service Management
19 21 (3.09%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 102 (15.00%) SQL
2 53 (7.79%) Java
3 31 (4.56%) C#
4 29 (4.26%) VB
5 26 (3.82%) JavaScript
6 17 (2.50%) Objective-C
7 16 (2.35%) VBScript
8 15 (2.21%) PL/SQL
9 14 (2.06%) VBA
10 12 (1.76%) PowerShell
11 11 (1.62%) T-SQL
11 11 (1.62%) C++
12 10 (1.47%) C
13 9 (1.32%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.03%) JCL
14 7 (1.03%) Perl
15 6 (0.88%) COBOL
15 6 (0.88%) Korn
16 5 (0.74%) AWK
17 4 (0.59%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 42 (6.18%) Security Cleared
2 38 (5.59%) SC Cleared
3 30 (4.41%) Degree
4 26 (3.82%) ISEB
5 14 (2.06%) PMI Certification
5 14 (2.06%) DV Cleared
6 13 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 13 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 11 (1.62%) PMP
8 10 (1.47%) APMP
8 10 (1.47%) CISSP
9 9 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (1.03%) CCNA
12 4 (0.59%) MCP
12 4 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.44%) CCNP
14 2 (0.29%) CISA
14 2 (0.29%) HNC
14 2 (0.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.26%) SLA
1 29 (4.26%) QA
2 6 (0.88%) Data Quality
2 6 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.44%) P3O
4 2 (0.29%) PMBOK
4 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.29%) COBIT
5 1 (0.15%) TickIT
5 1 (0.15%) COSO
5 1 (0.15%) Basel III
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (4.12%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.62%) VMware ESX
3 6 (0.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.74%) Veritas File System
5 4 (0.59%) Firmware
6 3 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.29%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.15%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.15%) Snort
8 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.15%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 36 (5.29%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (3.38%) Control-M
3 18 (2.65%) SCCM
4 9 (1.32%) EMC VPLEX
5 6 (0.88%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.59%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 4 (0.59%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.29%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.29%) SCOM
7 2 (0.29%) CA Wily
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.29%) OVSD
8 1 (0.15%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.15%) WSUS
8 1 (0.15%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 98 (14.41%) Oracle
2 82 (12.06%) Microsoft
3 45 (6.62%) SAP
4 30 (4.41%) Remedy
5 27 (3.97%) IBM
6 23 (3.38%) HP
7 21 (3.09%) VMware
8 19 (2.79%) Business Objects
9 17 (2.50%) Informatica
10 16 (2.35%) Cisco
11 14 (2.06%) TIBCO
12 13 (1.91%) Apple
12 13 (1.91%) Brocade
13 12 (1.76%) EMC
14 10 (1.47%) 3PAR
15 9 (1.32%) PeopleSoft
15 9 (1.32%) NetApp
16 6 (0.88%) Veritas
16 6 (0.88%) CheckPoint
16 6 (0.88%) Symantec
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
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Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Negotiable
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Michael Bailey Associates
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LA International
Rate: £180 - £240 per day
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Rate: £350 - £410 per day
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Jumar Solutions
Rate: Up to £440
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