The first 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 372 249 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 28.31% 24.03% 19.29%
As % of the General category 58.95% 67.48% 48.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 126 105
Average daily rate
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£363 £344 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £15.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.55% +44.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.44 £11.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.60 £19.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -17.50%
General Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
631 369 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 48.02% 35.62% 39.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 168 174
Average daily rate £368 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 19
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £38.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -15.09%
Finance
South East

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +1 270 £368 +13.07% 26
High Wycombe -6 9 £210 -44.73% 13
Amersham - 4 - -
Aylesbury 0 1 - - 2
Chesham - 1 £300 -
Gerrards Cross - - - - 1
Marlow - - - - 3
Beaconsfield - - - - 1
Buckingham - - - -
Chalfont St Giles - - - -
Princes Risborough - - - -
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 134 (19.73%) Project Management
2 127 (18.70%) Banking
3 96 (14.14%) SQL
4 94 (13.84%) PRINCE2
5 92 (13.55%) MS Excel
6 82 (12.08%) Oracle
7 77 (11.34%) Business Analysis
8 66 (9.72%) Windows
9 65 (9.57%) MS Project
9 65 (9.57%) Microsoft
10 64 (9.43%) ITIL
10 64 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 58 (8.54%) C#
12 54 (7.95%) Java
13 53 (7.81%) .NET
13 53 (7.81%) Retail
14 46 (6.77%) UNIX
14 46 (6.77%) Security Cleared
15 44 (6.48%) OO
16 43 (6.33%) Project Planning
17 42 (6.19%) Scrum
18 40 (5.89%) Agile Software Development
19 39 (5.74%) SAP
19 39 (5.74%) JavaScript
19 39 (5.74%) SC Cleared
19 39 (5.74%) BDD
20 38 (5.60%) MS Office
20 38 (5.60%) Active Directory
21 37 (5.45%) Migration
22 36 (5.30%) TDD

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 25 (3.68%) SharePoint
1 25 (3.68%) WebSphere
2 15 (2.21%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (2.06%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (1.33%) SAS
5 7 (1.03%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.59%) Lync
8 4 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.59%) Liferay
8 4 (0.59%) CMS
8 4 (0.59%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (0.59%) Apache
8 4 (0.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 3 (0.44%) CICS
10 2 (0.29%) Confluence
10 2 (0.29%) FileNet
11 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 92 (13.55%) MS Excel
2 65 (9.57%) MS Project
3 38 (5.60%) MS Office
4 20 (2.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (2.21%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (0.74%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.59%) Staffware
5 3 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.15%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.15%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.15%) AWD
7 1 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.15%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.15%) Summit
7 1 (0.15%) TIBCO iProcess
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.80%) Internet
2 13 (1.91%) Intranet
3 12 (1.77%) ATM
4 5 (0.74%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.74%) HTTP
4 5 (0.74%) Firewall
5 4 (0.59%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.59%) SAN
6 3 (0.44%) VoIP
6 3 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.29%) 4G
7 2 (0.29%) 2G
7 2 (0.29%) 3G
7 2 (0.29%) LDAP
7 2 (0.29%) Broadband
8 1 (0.15%) SSL
8 1 (0.15%) LAN
8 1 (0.15%) SDH
8 1 (0.15%) WAN
8 1 (0.15%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (3.53%) SQL Server
3 21 (3.09%) DB2
4 14 (2.06%) PowerCenter
5 9 (1.33%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (0.88%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.44%) MS Access
8 3 (0.44%) SAP BW
8 3 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.44%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.29%) Base SAS
9 2 (0.29%) SAP BI
9 2 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.29%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.15%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 24 (3.53%) Selenium
2 15 (2.21%) Visual Studio
2 15 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (2.06%) QuickTest Pro
4 13 (1.91%) WebDriver
5 11 (1.62%) SoapUI
5 11 (1.62%) PhantomJS
6 10 (1.47%) JMeter
6 10 (1.47%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.74%) Introscope
7 5 (0.74%) JIRA
8 3 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.29%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.29%) Rational Rose
10 1 (0.15%) Toad
10 1 (0.15%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.15%) MSI
10 1 (0.15%) ERwin
10 1 (0.15%) Maven
10 1 (0.15%) Subversion
General
1 127 (18.70%) Banking
2 53 (7.81%) Retail
3 35 (5.15%) Spanish Language
4 33 (4.86%) Financial Institution
4 33 (4.86%) Automotive
5 26 (3.83%) Telecoms
6 20 (2.95%) Manufacturing
7 18 (2.65%) Marketing
8 17 (2.50%) Legal
9 16 (2.36%) Retail Banking
10 10 (1.47%) Electronics
11 7 (1.03%) Back Office
12 3 (0.44%) Advertising
13 2 (0.29%) Law
13 2 (0.29%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.29%) Front Office
14 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.15%) International Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 251 (36.97%) Analyst
2 125 (18.41%) Project Manager
3 109 (16.05%) Business Analyst
4 72 (10.60%) Developer
5 35 (5.15%) Test Analyst
6 28 (4.12%) Architect
7 23 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
8 19 (2.80%) Financial Business Analyst
9 18 (2.65%) Support Analyst
9 18 (2.65%) Administrator
9 18 (2.65%) Technical Analyst
9 18 (2.65%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 17 (2.50%) Project Officer
11 16 (2.36%) Project Support Officer
12 15 (2.21%) Java Developer
12 15 (2.21%) Systems Analyst
12 15 (2.21%) Agile Business Analyst
13 13 (1.91%) Test Manager
13 13 (1.91%) Programme Manager
13 13 (1.91%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (7.81%) .NET
2 31 (4.57%) HTML
3 30 (4.42%) ASP.NET
4 23 (3.39%) J2EE
5 22 (3.24%) CSS
6 21 (3.09%) XML
7 20 (2.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (2.65%) Web Services
9 15 (2.21%) SOAP
9 15 (2.21%) JSP
10 13 (1.91%) Spring
11 12 (1.77%) jQuery
12 11 (1.62%) WCF
13 10 (1.47%) Hibernate
14 9 (1.33%) Backbone.js
14 9 (1.33%) KnockoutJS
15 8 (1.18%) Dojo
15 8 (1.18%) JSON
15 8 (1.18%) Middleware
16 6 (0.88%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (2.95%) Mainframe
2 13 (1.91%) N-Tier
3 10 (1.47%) IBM Mainframe
3 10 (1.47%) DTV
4 9 (1.33%) Blackberry
4 9 (1.33%) Credit Risk
5 8 (1.18%) Mobile App
5 8 (1.18%) Mobile Banking
6 7 (1.03%) Clustering
6 7 (1.03%) Hedge funds
7 6 (0.88%) EPoS
8 4 (0.59%) Social Media
8 4 (0.59%) CMDB
8 4 (0.59%) PMI
9 3 (0.44%) W3C
9 3 (0.44%) AS400
9 3 (0.44%) Online Banking
9 3 (0.44%) IVR
9 3 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 66 (9.72%) Windows
2 46 (6.77%) UNIX
3 21 (3.09%) Windows 7
4 15 (2.21%) Linux
5 10 (1.47%) Windows NT
6 8 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (1.18%) Windows XP
7 7 (1.03%) Android
7 7 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.03%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.88%) AIX
9 5 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (0.59%) Solaris
11 3 (0.44%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.44%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.15%) zOS
12 1 (0.15%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (19.73%) Project Management
2 94 (13.84%) PRINCE2
3 77 (11.34%) Business Analysis
4 64 (9.43%) ITIL
4 64 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 44 (6.48%) OO
6 43 (6.33%) Project Planning
7 42 (6.19%) Scrum
8 40 (5.89%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (5.74%) BDD
10 37 (5.45%) Migration
11 36 (5.30%) TDD
12 33 (4.86%) User Acceptance Testing
13 28 (4.12%) Business Intelligence
13 28 (4.12%) Waterfall
14 27 (3.98%) Change Management
15 26 (3.83%) MVC
15 26 (3.83%) Continuous Integration
16 24 (3.53%) Web Development
16 24 (3.53%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 96 (14.14%) SQL
2 58 (8.54%) C#
3 54 (7.95%) Java
4 39 (5.74%) JavaScript
5 15 (2.21%) PL/SQL
6 11 (1.62%) VB
7 9 (1.33%) VBScript
7 9 (1.33%) COBOL
8 7 (1.03%) JCL
9 5 (0.74%) C
10 4 (0.59%) TypeScript
10 4 (0.59%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.59%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.59%) C++
10 4 (0.59%) VBA
11 2 (0.29%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.29%) REXX
11 2 (0.29%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.29%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 46 (6.77%) Security Cleared
2 39 (5.74%) SC Cleared
3 35 (5.15%) ISEB
4 25 (3.68%) Degree
5 22 (3.24%) PMI Certification
6 20 (2.95%) PMP
7 19 (2.80%) DV Cleared
8 17 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 16 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 12 (1.77%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.59%) APMP
13 3 (0.44%) MCSE
13 3 (0.44%) CISA
13 3 (0.44%) CIPD
13 3 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.29%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
14 2 (0.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 2 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.12%) QA
2 21 (3.09%) SLA
3 5 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.59%) COBIT
5 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.15%) Basel II
6 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.15%) BS25999
6 1 (0.15%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.15%) FATCA
6 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 38 (5.60%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.74%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.15%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.15%) XenApp
4 1 (0.15%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 18 (2.65%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.62%) SCCM
3 6 (0.88%) CA Wily
4 5 (0.74%) Control-M
5 3 (0.44%) MAINVIEW
5 3 (0.44%) SCOM
6 2 (0.29%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.29%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.29%) TIBCO Hawk
7 1 (0.15%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.15%) WSUS
7 1 (0.15%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.15%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 82 (12.08%) Oracle
2 65 (9.57%) Microsoft
3 39 (5.74%) SAP
4 24 (3.53%) IBM
5 16 (2.36%) HP
6 13 (1.91%) Business Objects
7 11 (1.62%) VMware
8 10 (1.47%) Remedy
9 9 (1.33%) TIBCO
10 7 (1.03%) JBoss
11 6 (0.88%) MobileIron
11 6 (0.88%) BMC
12 5 (0.74%) Intel
13 4 (0.59%) FatWire
13 4 (0.59%) CheckPoint
13 4 (0.59%) NetApp
13 4 (0.59%) EMC
13 4 (0.59%) CA
13 4 (0.59%) Citrix
14 3 (0.44%) Avaya
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