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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 360 257 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 27.67% 24.57% 17.36%
As % of the General category 62.83% 61.63% 57.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 128 67
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 8
Average hourly rate £12.42 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.34% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £14.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.90 £15.00 £26.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
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
573 417 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 44.04% 39.87% 30.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 207 102
Average daily rate £360 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £206 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 25 12
Average hourly rate £12.42 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.20% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £35.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £21.94
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +4.84%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 22 December 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 0 264 £350 +7.69% 26
High Wycombe +5 11 £341 +36.50% 10
Amersham +2 6 £575 - 1
Aylesbury -3 1 £265 +45.20% 2
Chesham - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Iver - - - -
Marlow - - - - 2
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 133 (18.84%) Banking
2 113 (16.01%) Project Management
3 104 (14.73%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (12.32%) Microsoft
5 82 (11.61%) SQL
6 80 (11.33%) Oracle
7 79 (11.19%) Windows
8 77 (10.91%) PRINCE2
9 75 (10.62%) MS Excel
10 71 (10.06%) Business Analysis
11 66 (9.35%) UNIX
12 63 (8.92%) .NET
12 63 (8.92%) Scrum
13 61 (8.64%) SAP
14 60 (8.50%) Retail
15 59 (8.36%) C#
16 57 (8.07%) Java
17 55 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
18 54 (7.65%) ITIL
19 51 (7.22%) QA
20 48 (6.80%) Telecoms
20 48 (6.80%) User Acceptance Testing
21 45 (6.37%) JavaScript
22 43 (6.09%) Business Intelligence
23 42 (5.95%) MS Office
23 42 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
24 41 (5.81%) Migration
24 41 (5.81%) BDD
25 40 (5.67%) ISEB
26 38 (5.38%) OO

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 31 (4.39%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.12%) CMS
3 13 (1.84%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (1.70%) WebSphere
4 12 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (1.13%) SAS
5 8 (1.13%) IIS
6 4 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.42%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.28%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.28%) FileNet
8 2 (0.28%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.14%) Node.js
9 1 (0.14%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.14%) Lync
Applications
1 75 (10.62%) MS Excel
2 42 (5.95%) MS Office
3 32 (4.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (4.25%) MS Project
5 20 (2.83%) MS Visio
6 14 (1.98%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.85%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.57%) OmniGraffle
8 4 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 14 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (1.84%) SAP FI
3 8 (1.13%) Staffware
4 6 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.85%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.71%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.42%) SAP CS
7 3 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.42%) ResourceLink
8 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.28%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.28%) TIBCO iProcess
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.14%) SaaS
1 1 (0.14%) PaaS
1 1 (0.14%) Heroku
1 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.12%) Intranet
2 13 (1.84%) Internet
3 12 (1.70%) ATM
3 12 (1.70%) SAN
4 9 (1.27%) WAN
4 9 (1.27%) Firewall
5 8 (1.13%) LAN
6 7 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (0.99%) NAS
7 5 (0.71%) MPLS
7 5 (0.71%) Network Security
7 5 (0.71%) VoIP
7 5 (0.71%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.57%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.57%) ADSL
9 3 (0.42%) LDAP
9 3 (0.42%) Broadband
9 3 (0.42%) VLAN
9 3 (0.42%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.28%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (3.40%) PowerCenter
2 23 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (3.12%) SQL Server
4 19 (2.69%) Oracle Database
5 16 (2.27%) DB2
6 11 (1.56%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.27%) SAP BW
8 7 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (0.85%) Data Mining
10 5 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (0.71%) MS Access
10 5 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.42%) OLTP
12 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.28%) Data Mart
13 2 (0.28%) MySQL
13 2 (0.28%) SAP BI
14 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 30 (4.25%) Selenium
2 20 (2.83%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (1.56%) WebDriver
4 9 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (1.27%) Toad
5 8 (1.13%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.13%) TeamCity
5 8 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (0.99%) Eclipse
7 6 (0.85%) JIRA
7 6 (0.85%) JMeter
8 5 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (0.71%) MSBuild
9 4 (0.57%) Axure RP
9 4 (0.57%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.57%) Xcode
9 4 (0.57%) Subversion
10 3 (0.42%) WatiN
11 2 (0.28%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.28%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 133 (18.84%) Banking
2 60 (8.50%) Retail
3 48 (6.80%) Telecoms
4 34 (4.82%) Automotive
4 34 (4.82%) Marketing
5 31 (4.39%) Spanish Language
6 27 (3.82%) Legal
6 27 (3.82%) Manufacturing
7 21 (2.97%) Financial Institution
8 16 (2.27%) Electronics
9 15 (2.12%) Retail Banking
10 6 (0.85%) Back Office
11 4 (0.57%) Law
12 3 (0.42%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.42%) Advertising
13 2 (0.28%) German Language
14 1 (0.14%) Portuguese Language
14 1 (0.14%) International Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Publishing
14 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 247 (34.99%) Analyst
2 116 (16.43%) Business Analyst
3 98 (13.88%) Project Manager
4 85 (12.04%) Developer
5 30 (4.25%) Test Manager
6 25 (3.54%) Test Analyst
7 24 (3.40%) Architect
7 24 (3.40%) Administrator
7 24 (3.40%) Financial Business Analyst
7 24 (3.40%) Agile Business Analyst
8 23 (3.26%) .NET Developer
9 22 (3.12%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 19 (2.69%) Tester
11 18 (2.55%) C# Developer
12 15 (2.12%) Coordinator
13 14 (1.98%) C# .NET Developer
14 13 (1.84%) Support Analyst
15 12 (1.70%) Systems Analyst
15 12 (1.70%) Solutions Architect
16 11 (1.56%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (8.92%) .NET
2 36 (5.10%) HTML
3 31 (4.39%) jQuery
4 28 (3.97%) CSS
5 26 (3.68%) AngularJS
6 25 (3.54%) WCF
7 23 (3.26%) ASP.NET
7 23 (3.26%) KnockoutJS
8 20 (2.83%) HTML5
9 18 (2.55%) XML
10 17 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (1.98%) NHibernate
11 14 (1.98%) Backbone.js
12 13 (1.84%) .NET Framework
13 12 (1.70%) J2EE
13 12 (1.70%) Web Services
14 11 (1.56%) Java EE
15 10 (1.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 7 (0.99%) JSP
17 6 (0.85%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 42 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (2.55%) Mainframe
2 18 (2.55%) Credit Risk
3 16 (2.27%) DTV
4 14 (1.98%) User Experience
5 11 (1.56%) EPoS
5 11 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.27%) Hedge funds
7 7 (0.99%) Open Source
7 7 (0.99%) Clustering
7 7 (0.99%) Mobile Banking
8 6 (0.85%) N-Tier
8 6 (0.85%) PMI
8 6 (0.85%) Blackberry
8 6 (0.85%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.57%) IVR
9 4 (0.57%) e-Health
10 3 (0.42%) EMC Centera
10 3 (0.42%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 79 (11.19%) Windows
2 66 (9.35%) UNIX
3 22 (3.12%) Windows NT
3 22 (3.12%) Windows 7
4 15 (2.12%) Windows XP
5 13 (1.84%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.13%) Android
7 8 (1.13%) Windows 2000
7 8 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (0.85%) Linux
9 5 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (0.71%) MVS
10 4 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.28%) zOS
11 2 (0.28%) AIX
12 1 (0.14%) HPUX
12 1 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (16.01%) Project Management
2 104 (14.73%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (10.91%) PRINCE2
4 71 (10.06%) Business Analysis
5 63 (8.92%) Scrum
6 55 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 54 (7.65%) ITIL
8 48 (6.80%) User Acceptance Testing
9 43 (6.09%) Business Intelligence
10 41 (5.81%) Migration
10 41 (5.81%) BDD
11 38 (5.38%) OO
12 34 (4.82%) TDD
13 30 (4.25%) Change Management
13 30 (4.25%) MVC
14 29 (4.11%) Test Management
14 29 (4.11%) Integration Testing
15 27 (3.82%) Waterfall
16 25 (3.54%) Line Management
17 24 (3.40%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (11.61%) SQL
2 59 (8.36%) C#
3 57 (8.07%) Java
4 45 (6.37%) JavaScript
5 18 (2.55%) VBScript
6 17 (2.41%) PowerShell
7 16 (2.27%) PL/SQL
8 12 (1.70%) C++
8 12 (1.70%) VB
9 11 (1.56%) VBA
10 7 (0.99%) T-SQL
10 7 (0.99%) COBOL
10 7 (0.99%) C
11 4 (0.57%) Perl
11 4 (0.57%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.57%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.57%) JCL
11 4 (0.57%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.28%) AWK
13 1 (0.14%) Korn
Qualifications
1 40 (5.67%) ISEB
2 34 (4.82%) Security Cleared
3 32 (4.53%) Degree
4 31 (4.39%) SC Cleared
5 16 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 12 (1.70%) ISTQB
6 12 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (1.56%) PMI Certification
8 9 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (1.27%) MCSE
8 9 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.85%) HND
10 5 (0.71%) PMP
11 4 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.57%) CCNA
12 3 (0.42%) MCP
12 3 (0.42%) HNC
12 3 (0.42%) ACCA
12 3 (0.42%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (7.22%) QA
2 32 (4.53%) SLA
3 5 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.57%) COREP
4 4 (0.57%) FINREP
5 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.14%) P3O
6 1 (0.14%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.14%) Basel II
6 1 (0.14%) BS15000
System Software
1 29 (4.11%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.56%) VMware ESX
4 7 (0.99%) Terminal Services
5 5 (0.71%) ISA Server
5 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.14%) NFS
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.14%) Snort
6 1 (0.14%) Samba
6 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 33 (4.67%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (2.12%) Control-M
3 12 (1.70%) Tivoli
4 9 (1.27%) SCCM
5 8 (1.13%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 7 (0.99%) BladeLogic
7 6 (0.85%) SCOM
8 4 (0.57%) CA Wily
8 4 (0.57%) CA Spectrum
9 3 (0.42%) OVSD
10 2 (0.28%) MAINVIEW
11 1 (0.14%) OpenView
11 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.14%) YaST
11 1 (0.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 1 (0.14%) cPanel
Vendors
1 87 (12.32%) Microsoft
2 80 (11.33%) Oracle
3 61 (8.64%) SAP
4 29 (4.11%) Remedy
5 21 (2.97%) IBM
6 20 (2.83%) VMware
7 19 (2.69%) Citrix
7 19 (2.69%) HP
8 14 (1.98%) Informatica
9 13 (1.84%) Adobe
10 12 (1.70%) Avaya
10 12 (1.70%) Cisco
11 11 (1.56%) Intel
12 8 (1.13%) Genesys
12 8 (1.13%) Business Objects
12 8 (1.13%) Google
13 7 (0.99%) F5
13 7 (0.99%) CheckPoint
14 6 (0.85%) McAfee
14 6 (0.85%) Maxymiser
Milton Keynes
People Source
Rate: £500.00 - £501.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes Village
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £380 - 400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Parity Resources
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputAppoint
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £270 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
FCO Services
Rate: Competitive plus excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: Up to £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £35000 - £40000 per annum + car
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago