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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 287 352 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 29.38% 29.75% 23.17%
As % of the General category 60.17% 66.42% 62.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 180 136
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Average hourly rate £12.69 £14.21 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% -3.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.77 £10.73 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.27 £31.05 £15.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +6.45%
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
477 530 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 48.82% 44.80% 37.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 253 196
Average daily rate £400 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £479 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 17
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -50.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £10.97 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 12 February 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
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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 211 £393 +12.14% 35
Aylesbury +1 3 £429 +61.79% 6
High Wycombe 0 3 £350 -5.08% 8
Amersham +2 2 - -
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 160 (22.73%) Banking
2 131 (18.61%) SQL
3 121 (17.19%) Oracle
4 120 (17.05%) Windows
5 116 (16.48%) Project Management
6 94 (13.35%) Agile Software Development
7 91 (12.93%) Microsoft
8 84 (11.93%) MS Excel
9 82 (11.65%) Unix
10 80 (11.36%) PRINCE2
11 78 (11.08%) ITIL
12 75 (10.65%) Java
13 67 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
14 66 (9.38%) MS Office
15 62 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
16 60 (8.52%) Migration
17 57 (8.10%) Retail
17 57 (8.10%) SQL Server
18 56 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
19 55 (7.81%) SAP
20 53 (7.53%) Incident Management
21 52 (7.39%) Linux
22 51 (7.24%) DB2
22 51 (7.24%) .NET
23 50 (7.10%) ATM
23 50 (7.10%) Spanish Language
24 49 (6.96%) Security Cleared
25 47 (6.68%) WebSphere
26 45 (6.39%) JavaScript
27 44 (6.25%) MS Project

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 47 (6.68%) WebSphere
2 34 (4.83%) SAS
3 30 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 24 (3.41%) Apache
5 15 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
7 9 (1.28%) IBM HTTP Server
8 7 (0.99%) CICS
8 7 (0.99%) IIS
9 5 (0.71%) JBoss
9 5 (0.71%) Liferay
10 4 (0.57%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.57%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.28%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.14%) Confluence
13 1 (0.14%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 84 (11.93%) MS Excel
2 66 (9.38%) MS Office
3 44 (6.25%) MS Project
4 37 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (2.98%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.71%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 25 (3.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (1.14%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (0.71%) Primavera
3 5 (0.71%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.43%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.28%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.28%) SAP R/3
5 2 (0.28%) Staffware
5 2 (0.28%) TIBCO iProcess
5 2 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.85%) SaaS
2 3 (0.43%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.14%) Office 365
3 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (7.10%) ATM
2 24 (3.41%) Firewall
3 19 (2.70%) Internet
4 15 (2.13%) HTTP
5 14 (1.99%) TCP/IP
6 13 (1.85%) Intranet
7 11 (1.56%) LAN
7 11 (1.56%) WAN
8 9 (1.28%) SSL
9 8 (1.14%) LDAP
10 6 (0.85%) SAN
11 5 (0.71%) FTP
11 5 (0.71%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.71%) SMTP
12 4 (0.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 4 (0.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 4 (0.57%) Radio Access Network
12 4 (0.57%) SMS
13 3 (0.43%) VPN
14 2 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (8.10%) SQL Server
2 51 (7.24%) DB2
3 39 (5.54%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (3.69%) BusinessObjects
5 25 (3.55%) PowerCenter
6 20 (2.84%) Oracle Database
7 16 (2.27%) Data Mining
8 15 (2.13%) Big Data
8 15 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
9 14 (1.99%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 13 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (1.56%) DB2 UDB
11 11 (1.56%) Hadoop
12 10 (1.42%) Relational Database
12 10 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (1.28%) Base SAS
13 9 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (1.14%) Data Mart
14 8 (1.14%) SAP BI
15 7 (0.99%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 22 (3.13%) Introscope
2 15 (2.13%) Eclipse
3 13 (1.85%) Visual Studio
4 10 (1.42%) Selenium
5 8 (1.14%) HP UFT
6 7 (0.99%) Android Studio
7 6 (0.85%) Git (software)
7 6 (0.85%) Grunt
7 6 (0.85%) gulp
7 6 (0.85%) webpack
8 4 (0.57%) Toad
9 3 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.43%) Rational Rose
10 2 (0.28%) ERwin
10 2 (0.28%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.14%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.14%) eggPlant
11 1 (0.14%) JIRA
11 1 (0.14%) Subversion
11 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 160 (22.73%) Banking
2 57 (8.10%) Retail
3 50 (7.10%) Spanish Language
4 44 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 27 (3.84%) Marketing
6 25 (3.55%) Electronics
6 25 (3.55%) Manufacturing
7 20 (2.84%) Retail Banking
8 10 (1.42%) Automotive
8 10 (1.42%) Legal
9 5 (0.71%) Corporate Banking
9 5 (0.71%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.71%) Law
10 4 (0.57%) Portuguese Language
11 3 (0.43%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.43%) Publishing
12 2 (0.28%) Billing
13 1 (0.14%) Local Government
13 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 240 (34.09%) Analyst
2 96 (13.64%) Project Manager
3 94 (13.35%) Developer
4 40 (5.68%) Test Analyst
5 38 (5.40%) Business Analyst
6 33 (4.69%) Architect
6 33 (4.69%) Data Analyst
7 32 (4.55%) Administrator
8 30 (4.26%) Service Manager
9 28 (3.98%) Financial Analyst
10 25 (3.55%) Delivery Manager
11 24 (3.41%) Consultant
11 24 (3.41%) SQL Analyst
12 23 (3.27%) Service Analyst
12 23 (3.27%) Services Delivery Manager
13 21 (2.98%) Support Analyst
14 18 (2.56%) IT Analyst
14 18 (2.56%) Security Analyst
15 16 (2.27%) .NET Developer
15 16 (2.27%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (7.24%) .NET
2 33 (4.69%) HTML
3 30 (4.26%) SOAP
4 27 (3.84%) XML
5 25 (3.55%) CSS
6 24 (3.41%) AngularJS
7 22 (3.13%) ASP.NET
8 18 (2.56%) jQuery
9 17 (2.41%) J2EE
10 14 (1.99%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (1.99%) HTML5
10 14 (1.99%) Web Services
11 13 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (1.70%) .NET Framework
12 12 (1.70%) Middleware
13 9 (1.28%) WCF
13 9 (1.28%) XSLT
14 8 (1.14%) Android SDK
14 8 (1.14%) TIBCO EMS
14 8 (1.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 62 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (5.68%) Data Centre
3 29 (4.12%) Statistics
4 28 (3.98%) Management Information System
5 27 (3.84%) Mainframe
6 26 (3.69%) Clustering
7 20 (2.84%) Data Structures
8 16 (2.27%) Credit Risk
9 13 (1.85%) Data Extraction
10 12 (1.70%) Mobile App
10 12 (1.70%) N-Tier
11 11 (1.56%) User Experience
12 9 (1.28%) CMDB
13 7 (0.99%) Mobile Banking
14 6 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (0.85%) HACMP
14 6 (0.85%) IBM Mainframe
15 5 (0.71%) Blackberry
15 5 (0.71%) Data Integration
15 5 (0.71%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 120 (17.05%) Windows
2 82 (11.65%) Unix
3 52 (7.39%) Linux
4 34 (4.83%) Windows 7
5 19 (2.70%) Windows Server
6 15 (2.13%) MVS
7 13 (1.85%) AIX
8 11 (1.56%) Solaris
9 10 (1.42%) Android
10 9 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (1.28%) Windows NT
10 9 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (1.14%) zOS
12 7 (0.99%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.99%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.28%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.28%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.28%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (16.48%) Project Management
2 94 (13.35%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (11.36%) PRINCE2
4 78 (11.08%) ITIL
5 67 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 60 (8.52%) Migration
7 56 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
8 53 (7.53%) Incident Management
9 42 (5.97%) Programme Management
9 42 (5.97%) Service Delivery
10 41 (5.82%) Business Analysis
11 40 (5.68%) Service Management
12 38 (5.40%) Risk Management
13 33 (4.69%) Scrum
13 33 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
14 32 (4.55%) Waterfall
15 31 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
15 31 (4.40%) People Management
16 29 (4.12%) CRM
16 29 (4.12%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 131 (18.61%) SQL
2 75 (10.65%) Java
3 45 (6.39%) JavaScript
4 42 (5.97%) C#
5 26 (3.69%) PL/SQL
6 17 (2.41%) VB
7 16 (2.27%) JCL
8 15 (2.13%) PowerShell
9 14 (1.99%) COBOL
10 13 (1.85%) Bash Shell
10 13 (1.85%) Korn
10 13 (1.85%) Perl
11 12 (1.70%) Shell Script
12 11 (1.56%) Python
13 10 (1.42%) PHP
14 7 (0.99%) Jython
14 7 (0.99%) VBA
15 6 (0.85%) ABAP
15 6 (0.85%) CoffeeScript
15 6 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (6.96%) Security Cleared
2 35 (4.97%) SC Cleared
3 24 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
4 21 (2.98%) DV Cleared
4 21 (2.98%) PMI Certification
4 21 (2.98%) PMP
5 19 (2.70%) ISEB
6 15 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 14 (1.99%) Degree
8 9 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.57%) CAPM
11 3 (0.43%) APMP
11 3 (0.43%) CISSP
12 2 (0.28%) CCNP
12 2 (0.28%) CEH
12 2 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.28%) CISM
12 2 (0.28%) GIAC
12 2 (0.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.68%) SLA
2 36 (5.11%) Data Quality
3 31 (4.40%) QA
4 8 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.99%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.71%) ISO 8583
7 5 (0.71%) SEPA
8 4 (0.57%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.57%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.43%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.14%) FATCA
10 1 (0.14%) MiFID
System Software
1 21 (2.98%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.57%) GPFS
4 3 (0.43%) Time Sharing Option
4 3 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (0.43%) Veritas File System
4 3 (0.43%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.28%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (3.98%) CA Wily
2 19 (2.70%) Control-M
3 15 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (1.56%) SCCM
5 7 (0.99%) Tivoli
6 6 (0.85%) SCOM
7 2 (0.28%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.28%) MAINVIEW
8 1 (0.14%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.14%) cPanel
8 1 (0.14%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.14%) PaperCut
8 1 (0.14%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 121 (17.19%) Oracle
2 91 (12.93%) Microsoft
3 55 (7.81%) SAP
4 38 (5.40%) IBM
5 35 (4.97%) Remedy
6 20 (2.84%) Informatica
7 18 (2.56%) CA
8 13 (1.85%) VMware
9 11 (1.56%) Intel Security
10 10 (1.42%) AppSense
10 10 (1.42%) Planview
11 9 (1.28%) FatWire
11 9 (1.28%) TIBCO
12 8 (1.14%) Intel
13 7 (0.99%) HP
13 7 (0.99%) NetApp
14 6 (0.85%) Adobe
14 6 (0.85%) Red Hat
15 4 (0.57%) Citrix
15 4 (0.57%) EMC
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £25,000 - £30,000 pro rata (9 Month
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £350.00 - £385.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 14 days ago
Milton Keynes
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 15 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £520 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 24 days ago
Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £390 - £420 per day
Posted: 25 days ago