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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 382 240 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 31.18% 22.99% 17.41%
As % of the General category 69.71% 62.83% 48.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 133 74
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £242 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 10
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.49 £10.20 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.55 £15.80 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.39
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -14.90%
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
548 382 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 44.73% 36.59% 36.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 191 110
Average daily rate £375 £359 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.60% +8.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £173 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 20
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +73.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.28 £11.40 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.86 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -7.35%

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 4 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 4 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 4 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 0 250 £350 -6.66% 41
High Wycombe +2 11 £369 +6.88% 13
Aylesbury +6 2 £550 +129.16% 3
Marlow - 2 £331 -
Chesham -4 1 - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - - 1
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 153 (20.70%) Banking
2 131 (17.73%) Project Management
3 111 (15.02%) Microsoft
4 103 (13.94%) MS Excel
5 100 (13.53%) SQL
6 95 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
7 94 (12.72%) Oracle
8 89 (12.04%) Windows
9 84 (11.37%) PRINCE2
10 75 (10.15%) UNIX
11 71 (9.61%) Stakeholder Management
12 68 (9.20%) Telecoms
13 61 (8.25%) SAP
14 60 (8.12%) MS Office
14 60 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
15 59 (7.98%) User Acceptance Testing
15 59 (7.98%) ITIL
16 58 (7.85%) .NET
17 57 (7.71%) Scrum
18 54 (7.31%) Business Analysis
19 49 (6.63%) Java
20 47 (6.36%) Retail
21 46 (6.22%) MS Project
21 46 (6.22%) Business Intelligence
22 45 (6.09%) C#
23 43 (5.82%) JavaScript
24 42 (5.68%) Migration
24 42 (5.68%) Security Cleared
25 41 (5.55%) HP Quality Center
25 41 (5.55%) HTML

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 36 (4.87%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
3 15 (2.03%) WebSphere
4 13 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (1.62%) CMS
6 8 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (0.95%) IIS
8 5 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (0.68%) SAS
9 3 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.41%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.27%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.27%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (0.27%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.27%) Node.js
11 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.14%) Liferay
11 1 (0.14%) JBoss
Applications
1 103 (13.94%) MS Excel
2 60 (8.12%) MS Office
3 46 (6.22%) MS Project
4 32 (4.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (2.57%) MS Visio
6 18 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.81%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.54%) OmniGraffle
8 4 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 17 (2.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (1.89%) SAP FI
3 9 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
5 6 (0.81%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.68%) SAP CRM
6 5 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.68%) Staffware
6 5 (0.68%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (0.54%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.41%) SAP CS
8 3 (0.41%) SAP BCA
9 2 (0.27%) ResourceLink
9 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.27%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (0.14%) Heroku
1 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.87%) ATM
2 14 (1.89%) Internet
3 13 (1.76%) Intranet
4 12 (1.62%) SAN
4 12 (1.62%) Firewall
5 11 (1.49%) WAN
6 10 (1.35%) LAN
7 7 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (0.95%) MPLS
7 7 (0.95%) GSM
8 6 (0.81%) ADSL
8 6 (0.81%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.81%) Ethernet
9 5 (0.68%) NAS
9 5 (0.68%) Wireless
9 5 (0.68%) VoIP
9 5 (0.68%) Broadband
10 4 (0.54%) UMTS
10 4 (0.54%) DNS
10 4 (0.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (3.65%) Relational Database
3 24 (3.25%) PowerCenter
4 19 (2.57%) Oracle Database
4 19 (2.57%) DB2
5 15 (2.03%) SAP BW
6 12 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (1.35%) MySQL
8 9 (1.22%) Data Mart
8 9 (1.22%) Data Mining
8 9 (1.22%) MS Access
8 9 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.41%) OLTP
12 2 (0.27%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 15 (2.03%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (1.76%) Xcode
3 10 (1.35%) Selenium
4 8 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (0.95%) JIRA
5 7 (0.95%) Toad
6 6 (0.81%) TeamCity
6 6 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (0.68%) eggPlant
7 5 (0.68%) ProC
8 4 (0.54%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.54%) Axure RP
9 3 (0.41%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.41%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.41%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.27%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.27%) Subversion
10 2 (0.27%) Introscope
10 2 (0.27%) Git (software)
General
1 153 (20.70%) Banking
2 68 (9.20%) Telecoms
3 47 (6.36%) Retail
4 36 (4.87%) Legal
5 33 (4.47%) Marketing
6 27 (3.65%) Spanish Language
7 26 (3.52%) Manufacturing
8 21 (2.84%) Automotive
9 19 (2.57%) Financial Institution
10 18 (2.44%) Electronics
11 9 (1.22%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.54%) Law
12 4 (0.54%) Back Office
13 3 (0.41%) Publishing
13 3 (0.41%) Billing
13 3 (0.41%) Wholesale Banking
14 2 (0.27%) German Language
15 1 (0.14%) Portuguese Language
15 1 (0.14%) Games
15 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 237 (32.07%) Analyst
2 109 (14.75%) Business Analyst
3 103 (13.94%) Project Manager
3 103 (13.94%) Developer
4 41 (5.55%) Architect
5 27 (3.65%) Test Analyst
6 25 (3.38%) Administrator
7 23 (3.11%) Financial Business Analyst
8 22 (2.98%) Test Manager
8 22 (2.98%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 21 (2.84%) .NET Developer
10 20 (2.71%) Test Leader
11 18 (2.44%) Coordinator
11 18 (2.44%) Data Analyst
12 16 (2.17%) Systems Analyst
12 16 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
13 15 (2.03%) Vendor Manager
14 14 (1.89%) Tester
14 14 (1.89%) Agile Business Analyst
15 13 (1.76%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (7.85%) .NET
2 41 (5.55%) HTML
3 31 (4.19%) jQuery
3 31 (4.19%) CSS
4 27 (3.65%) AngularJS
5 25 (3.38%) XML
5 25 (3.38%) WCF
5 25 (3.38%) KnockoutJS
5 25 (3.38%) HTML5
6 24 (3.25%) ASP.NET
7 20 (2.71%) Web Services
8 17 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (2.30%) .NET Framework
9 13 (1.76%) iOS SDK
10 11 (1.49%) NHibernate
11 10 (1.35%) Java EE
11 10 (1.35%) Backbone.js
12 9 (1.22%) CSS3
13 8 (1.08%) Middleware
14 7 (0.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 60 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.11%) Mainframe
3 19 (2.57%) DTV
4 15 (2.03%) iPad
4 15 (2.03%) iPhone
5 14 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 14 (1.89%) Clustering
6 13 (1.76%) Credit Risk
7 9 (1.22%) IBM Mainframe
7 9 (1.22%) EPoS
8 8 (1.08%) CMDB
8 8 (1.08%) Mobile Banking
8 8 (1.08%) User Experience
9 6 (0.81%) PMI
9 6 (0.81%) e-Health
9 6 (0.81%) Open Source
10 5 (0.68%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.68%) Blackberry
10 5 (0.68%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.54%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 89 (12.04%) Windows
2 75 (10.15%) UNIX
3 31 (4.19%) Windows 7
4 22 (2.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (2.71%) Apple iOS
6 19 (2.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (2.03%) Windows NT
8 14 (1.89%) Windows XP
9 11 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
9 11 (1.49%) Linux
9 11 (1.49%) Windows 2000
10 9 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.81%) Android
12 4 (0.54%) MVS
13 3 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.41%) Solaris
14 2 (0.27%) AIX
15 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (17.73%) Project Management
2 95 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (11.37%) PRINCE2
4 71 (9.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 59 (7.98%) User Acceptance Testing
5 59 (7.98%) ITIL
6 57 (7.71%) Scrum
7 54 (7.31%) Business Analysis
8 46 (6.22%) Business Intelligence
9 42 (5.68%) Migration
10 38 (5.14%) Change Management
11 36 (4.87%) Validation
11 36 (4.87%) MVC
12 34 (4.60%) Test Management
13 33 (4.47%) Waterfall
14 32 (4.33%) Test Scripting
15 28 (3.79%) Project Planning
15 28 (3.79%) Programme Management
16 27 (3.65%) Software Testing
17 26 (3.52%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (13.53%) SQL
2 49 (6.63%) Java
3 45 (6.09%) C#
4 43 (5.82%) JavaScript
5 22 (2.98%) VB
6 21 (2.84%) VBA
7 20 (2.71%) PL/SQL
8 14 (1.89%) T-SQL
9 13 (1.76%) Objective-C
9 13 (1.76%) C++
10 12 (1.62%) C
10 12 (1.62%) VBScript
10 12 (1.62%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.08%) Perl
11 8 (1.08%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.81%) COBOL
12 6 (0.81%) JCL
13 4 (0.54%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.54%) Korn
13 4 (0.54%) AWK
Qualifications
1 42 (5.68%) Security Cleared
2 38 (5.14%) ISEB
2 38 (5.14%) SC Cleared
3 35 (4.74%) Degree
4 21 (2.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 13 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 10 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.35%) VCP4
7 9 (1.22%) DV Cleared
7 9 (1.22%) PMI Certification
8 8 (1.08%) MCSE
8 8 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.81%) CCNA
9 6 (0.81%) MCP
10 5 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (0.68%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.54%) HND
11 4 (0.54%) APMP
12 3 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.74%) QA
2 29 (3.92%) SLA
3 6 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.54%) COREP
5 4 (0.54%) FINREP
6 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.27%) COBIT
7 1 (0.14%) P3O
7 1 (0.14%) Basel III
7 1 (0.14%) COSO
7 1 (0.14%) BS15000
System Software
1 32 (4.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.89%) VMware ESX
3 13 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.95%) ISA Server
5 5 (0.68%) Terminal Services
6 4 (0.54%) Firmware
7 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.14%) Samba
8 1 (0.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 41 (5.55%) HP Quality Center
2 25 (3.38%) Control-M
3 13 (1.76%) SCCM
4 11 (1.49%) Tivoli
5 8 (1.08%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 6 (0.81%) BladeLogic
6 6 (0.81%) SCOM
6 6 (0.81%) CA Spectrum
7 5 (0.68%) CA Wily
7 5 (0.68%) OVSD
8 1 (0.14%) YaST
8 1 (0.14%) WSUS
8 1 (0.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.14%) MAINVIEW
8 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.14%) OpenView
Vendors
1 111 (15.02%) Microsoft
2 94 (12.72%) Oracle
3 61 (8.25%) SAP
4 35 (4.74%) Remedy
5 26 (3.52%) IBM
6 24 (3.25%) VMware
7 19 (2.57%) Informatica
8 16 (2.17%) HP
8 16 (2.17%) Business Objects
9 14 (1.89%) Cisco
10 13 (1.76%) Adobe
11 11 (1.49%) Apple
11 11 (1.49%) Citrix
12 10 (1.35%) Intel
13 8 (1.08%) TIBCO
13 8 (1.08%) Google
14 7 (0.95%) McAfee
14 7 (0.95%) Avaya
14 7 (0.95%) CheckPoint
15 6 (0.81%) NetApp
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