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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 367 239 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 28.36% 23.76% 19.38%
As % of the General category 58.91% 68.68% 48.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 120 108
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £450 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 1
Average hourly rate £13.25 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -20.00%
General Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
623 348 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 48.15% 34.59% 39.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 154 182
Average daily rate £365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 15 17
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -26.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £38.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
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 24 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 24 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 24 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 +1 265 £364 +11.06% 32
High Wycombe -1 10 £225 -40.00% 8
Amersham - 4 - -
Aylesbury -1 1 - - 2
Chesham - 1 £300 -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Marlow - - - - 2
Beaconsfield - - - - 2
Buckingham - - - -
Chalfont St Giles - - - -
Princes Risborough - - - -
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 132 (19.97%) Project Management
2 126 (19.06%) Banking
3 97 (14.67%) SQL
4 91 (13.77%) PRINCE2
5 87 (13.16%) MS Excel
6 82 (12.41%) Oracle
7 75 (11.35%) Business Analysis
8 64 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 63 (9.53%) ITIL
10 62 (9.38%) Windows
10 62 (9.38%) Microsoft
11 61 (9.23%) MS Project
12 56 (8.47%) C#
13 53 (8.02%) Java
14 51 (7.72%) .NET
15 50 (7.56%) Retail
16 46 (6.96%) UNIX
17 44 (6.66%) OO
18 42 (6.35%) Security Cleared
19 41 (6.20%) Scrum
19 41 (6.20%) Project Planning
20 40 (6.05%) JavaScript
21 39 (5.90%) SAP
21 39 (5.90%) Agile Software Development
22 38 (5.75%) BDD
23 36 (5.45%) TDD
24 35 (5.30%) Migration
24 35 (5.30%) Spanish Language
24 35 (5.30%) MS Office
24 35 (5.30%) Active Directory

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (3.78%) WebSphere
2 21 (3.18%) SharePoint
3 16 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (2.12%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (1.21%) SAS
6 7 (1.06%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.61%) Apache
9 4 (0.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (0.61%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (0.61%) CMS
9 4 (0.61%) Lync
9 4 (0.61%) Liferay
9 4 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.45%) CICS
11 2 (0.30%) FileNet
11 2 (0.30%) Confluence
12 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 87 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 61 (9.23%) MS Project
3 35 (5.30%) MS Office
4 20 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (2.27%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (1.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (1.21%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.76%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.61%) Staffware
5 3 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.15%) TIBCO iProcess
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
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%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.87%) Internet
2 13 (1.97%) Intranet
3 12 (1.82%) ATM
4 5 (0.76%) Firewall
4 5 (0.76%) HTTP
4 5 (0.76%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.61%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.45%) SAN
6 3 (0.45%) VoIP
7 2 (0.30%) Broadband
7 2 (0.30%) LDAP
7 2 (0.30%) 2G
7 2 (0.30%) 3G
7 2 (0.30%) 4G
8 1 (0.15%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.15%) NAS
8 1 (0.15%) Network Security
8 1 (0.15%) SSL
8 1 (0.15%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
1 24 (3.63%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.18%) DB2
3 14 (2.12%) PowerCenter
4 9 (1.36%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (0.91%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.61%) MS Access
8 3 (0.45%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.45%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.30%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.30%) SAP BI
9 2 (0.30%) Base SAS
9 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 24 (3.63%) Selenium
2 15 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (2.27%) Visual Studio
3 14 (2.12%) QuickTest Pro
4 13 (1.97%) WebDriver
5 11 (1.66%) SoapUI
5 11 (1.66%) PhantomJS
6 10 (1.51%) Eclipse
6 10 (1.51%) JMeter
7 5 (0.76%) Introscope
8 4 (0.61%) JIRA
9 3 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.30%) Rational Rose
10 2 (0.30%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.15%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.15%) Hudson
11 1 (0.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 126 (19.06%) Banking
2 50 (7.56%) Retail
3 35 (5.30%) Spanish Language
4 32 (4.84%) Financial Institution
5 31 (4.69%) Automotive
6 29 (4.39%) Telecoms
7 20 (3.03%) Legal
7 20 (3.03%) Manufacturing
8 18 (2.72%) Marketing
9 16 (2.42%) Retail Banking
10 10 (1.51%) Electronics
11 5 (0.76%) Back Office
12 3 (0.45%) Advertising
12 3 (0.45%) Law
13 2 (0.30%) Front Office
14 1 (0.15%) International Banking
14 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Publishing
14 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 247 (37.37%) Analyst
2 126 (19.06%) Project Manager
3 109 (16.49%) Business Analyst
4 73 (11.04%) Developer
5 34 (5.14%) Test Analyst
6 28 (4.24%) Architect
7 23 (3.48%) Solutions Architect
8 19 (2.87%) Financial Business Analyst
9 18 (2.72%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 17 (2.57%) Technical Analyst
11 16 (2.42%) Support Analyst
12 15 (2.27%) Java Developer
12 15 (2.27%) Systems Analyst
12 15 (2.27%) Administrator
13 14 (2.12%) Project Officer
13 14 (2.12%) Agile Business Analyst
14 13 (1.97%) Project Support Officer
14 13 (1.97%) Consultant
15 12 (1.82%) Test Manager
15 12 (1.82%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (7.72%) .NET
2 31 (4.69%) HTML
3 30 (4.54%) ASP.NET
4 22 (3.33%) CSS
4 22 (3.33%) J2EE
5 21 (3.18%) XML
6 20 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (2.57%) Web Services
8 15 (2.27%) JSP
8 15 (2.27%) SOAP
9 13 (1.97%) Spring
10 12 (1.82%) jQuery
11 11 (1.66%) WCF
12 10 (1.51%) Hibernate
13 9 (1.36%) Backbone.js
13 9 (1.36%) KnockoutJS
13 9 (1.36%) Middleware
14 8 (1.21%) Dojo
14 8 (1.21%) JSON
15 6 (0.91%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (2.87%) Mainframe
2 13 (1.97%) N-Tier
3 10 (1.51%) DTV
3 10 (1.51%) IBM Mainframe
4 9 (1.36%) Blackberry
5 8 (1.21%) Credit Risk
5 8 (1.21%) Mobile Banking
5 8 (1.21%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.06%) Clustering
7 6 (0.91%) Hedge funds
8 5 (0.76%) EPoS
9 4 (0.61%) PMI
9 4 (0.61%) CMDB
10 3 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.45%) Social Media
10 3 (0.45%) Online Banking
10 3 (0.45%) IVR
10 3 (0.45%) W3C
10 3 (0.45%) AS400
11 2 (0.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 62 (9.38%) Windows
2 46 (6.96%) UNIX
3 17 (2.57%) Windows 7
4 16 (2.42%) Linux
5 10 (1.51%) Windows NT
6 8 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.06%) Android
7 7 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.06%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.06%) Windows XP
8 6 (0.91%) AIX
9 5 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (0.61%) Solaris
11 3 (0.45%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.45%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.15%) MVS
12 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (19.97%) Project Management
2 91 (13.77%) PRINCE2
3 75 (11.35%) Business Analysis
4 64 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 63 (9.53%) ITIL
6 44 (6.66%) OO
7 41 (6.20%) Scrum
7 41 (6.20%) Project Planning
8 39 (5.90%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (5.75%) BDD
10 36 (5.45%) TDD
11 35 (5.30%) Migration
12 31 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
13 28 (4.24%) Business Intelligence
13 28 (4.24%) Waterfall
14 27 (4.08%) Change Management
15 26 (3.93%) MVC
15 26 (3.93%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (3.48%) Web Development
16 23 (3.48%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 97 (14.67%) SQL
2 56 (8.47%) C#
3 53 (8.02%) Java
4 40 (6.05%) JavaScript
5 15 (2.27%) PL/SQL
6 11 (1.66%) VB
7 8 (1.21%) COBOL
8 7 (1.06%) JCL
8 7 (1.06%) VBScript
9 5 (0.76%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.76%) C
10 4 (0.61%) C++
10 4 (0.61%) VBA
10 4 (0.61%) TypeScript
11 3 (0.45%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.45%) Perl
12 2 (0.30%) REXX
12 2 (0.30%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.30%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.15%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 42 (6.35%) Security Cleared
2 35 (5.30%) ISEB
2 35 (5.30%) SC Cleared
3 24 (3.63%) Degree
4 22 (3.33%) PMI Certification
5 20 (3.03%) PMP
6 19 (2.87%) DV Cleared
7 17 (2.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 16 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 12 (1.82%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.76%) APMP
12 3 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.45%) CISA
12 3 (0.45%) MCSE
13 2 (0.30%) MCP
13 2 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.30%) CIPD
13 2 (0.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.08%) QA
2 20 (3.03%) SLA
3 5 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.61%) COBIT
5 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.15%) FATCA
6 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.15%) BS25999
6 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 35 (5.30%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.76%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.15%) GPFS
4 1 (0.15%) XenApp
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.15%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (2.72%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.21%) SCCM
3 6 (0.91%) CA Wily
4 5 (0.76%) Control-M
5 3 (0.45%) SCOM
5 3 (0.45%) MAINVIEW
6 2 (0.30%) TIBCO Hawk
6 2 (0.30%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.30%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.15%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.15%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.15%) WSUS
7 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.15%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 82 (12.41%) Oracle
2 62 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 39 (5.90%) SAP
4 22 (3.33%) IBM
5 14 (2.12%) HP
6 12 (1.82%) Business Objects
7 10 (1.51%) VMware
8 9 (1.36%) TIBCO
9 8 (1.21%) Remedy
10 7 (1.06%) JBoss
11 6 (0.91%) BMC
11 6 (0.91%) MobileIron
12 5 (0.76%) Intel
13 4 (0.61%) Citrix
13 4 (0.61%) CA
13 4 (0.61%) CheckPoint
13 4 (0.61%) FatWire
14 3 (0.45%) ServiceNow
14 3 (0.45%) Norkom
14 3 (0.45%) Informatica
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