The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 31 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 Milton Keynes 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 270 171 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 30.13% 23.98% 20.00%
As % of the General category 71.43% 71.25% 59.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 77 70
Average daily rate
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£368 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £443 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 1
Average hourly rate £13.25 £22.50 £11.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.11% +103.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -17.50%
General Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
378 240 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 42.19% 33.66% 33.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 106 112
Average daily rate £368 £334 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.11% +11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £25.60 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Finance
Buckinghamshire

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Milton Keynes region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Milton Keynes region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

1 109 (21.25%) Project Management
2 96 (18.71%) Banking
3 84 (16.37%) MS Excel
4 81 (15.79%) PRINCE2
5 69 (13.45%) SQL
6 68 (13.26%) Oracle
7 67 (13.06%) Business Analysis
8 61 (11.89%) Microsoft
9 60 (11.70%) MS Project
10 57 (11.11%) Windows
11 56 (10.92%) ITIL
11 56 (10.92%) C#
12 51 (9.94%) .NET
13 44 (8.58%) Security Cleared
14 43 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
15 42 (8.19%) Java
15 42 (8.19%) Project Planning
16 41 (7.99%) OO
17 38 (7.41%) Scrum
18 37 (7.21%) Retail
18 37 (7.21%) SC Cleared
18 37 (7.21%) BDD
19 36 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
20 35 (6.82%) TDD
20 35 (6.82%) JavaScript
20 35 (6.82%) Active Directory
21 34 (6.63%) MS Office
21 34 (6.63%) Migration
22 33 (6.43%) SAP
22 33 (6.43%) UNIX

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 24 (4.68%) SharePoint
2 22 (4.29%) WebSphere
3 14 (2.73%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (1.36%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.17%) SAS
6 6 (1.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.78%) Liferay
8 4 (0.78%) Lync
8 4 (0.78%) Apache
8 4 (0.78%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.39%) FileNet
10 1 (0.19%) CMS
10 1 (0.19%) CICS
10 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.19%) IIS
Applications
1 84 (16.37%) MS Excel
2 60 (11.70%) MS Project
3 34 (6.63%) MS Office
4 17 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (2.92%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 11 (2.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.97%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.78%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.78%) Staffware
5 3 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.19%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.19%) AWD
7 1 (0.19%) TIBCO iProcess
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.92%) Internet
2 10 (1.95%) Intranet
3 8 (1.56%) ATM
4 5 (0.97%) HTTP
4 5 (0.97%) Firewall
4 5 (0.97%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.78%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.58%) LDAP
6 3 (0.58%) SAN
6 3 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.58%) VoIP
7 2 (0.39%) Broadband
8 1 (0.19%) LAN
8 1 (0.19%) SDH
8 1 (0.19%) WAN
8 1 (0.19%) SNMP
8 1 (0.19%) Network Security
8 1 (0.19%) NAS
8 1 (0.19%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.19%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.48%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (3.12%) DB2
4 11 (2.14%) PowerCenter
5 7 (1.36%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.78%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.58%) SAP BW
8 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.58%) MS Access
9 2 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.39%) SAP BI
9 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.19%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.19%) DB2 UDB
10 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 15 (2.92%) Selenium
2 14 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (2.73%) Visual Studio
3 12 (2.34%) WebDriver
4 11 (2.14%) SoapUI
4 11 (2.14%) PhantomJS
5 9 (1.75%) JMeter
6 7 (1.36%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.97%) Introscope
8 3 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.58%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.39%) Rational Rose
10 1 (0.19%) Toad
10 1 (0.19%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.19%) ERwin
10 1 (0.19%) MSI
10 1 (0.19%) JIRA
10 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
General
1 96 (18.71%) Banking
2 37 (7.21%) Retail
3 28 (5.46%) Financial Institution
3 28 (5.46%) Automotive
4 27 (5.26%) Spanish Language
5 20 (3.90%) Telecoms
6 19 (3.70%) Manufacturing
7 16 (3.12%) Marketing
8 12 (2.34%) Retail Banking
9 11 (2.14%) Electronics
10 8 (1.56%) Legal
11 6 (1.17%) Back Office
12 3 (0.58%) Advertising
13 2 (0.39%) Front Office
14 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.19%) International Banking
14 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 192 (37.43%) Analyst
2 91 (17.74%) Project Manager
3 89 (17.35%) Business Analyst
4 59 (11.50%) Developer
5 26 (5.07%) Test Analyst
6 18 (3.51%) Financial Business Analyst
7 17 (3.31%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 16 (3.12%) Project Officer
8 16 (3.12%) Support Analyst
8 16 (3.12%) Administrator
9 15 (2.92%) Project Support Officer
10 14 (2.73%) Systems Analyst
10 14 (2.73%) Agile Business Analyst
11 13 (2.53%) Technical Analyst
12 11 (2.14%) Help Desk Support
12 11 (2.14%) Coordinator
12 11 (2.14%) Development Manager
12 11 (2.14%) Java Developer
13 9 (1.75%) Change Manager
13 9 (1.75%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (9.94%) .NET
2 30 (5.85%) ASP.NET
3 24 (4.68%) HTML
4 21 (4.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 20 (3.90%) J2EE
6 18 (3.51%) CSS
7 15 (2.92%) SOAP
7 15 (2.92%) Web Services
8 14 (2.73%) JSP
9 12 (2.34%) XML
9 12 (2.34%) Spring
10 11 (2.14%) WCF
10 11 (2.14%) jQuery
11 10 (1.95%) Hibernate
11 10 (1.95%) Backbone.js
11 10 (1.95%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (1.56%) Dojo
13 7 (1.36%) JSON
13 7 (1.36%) NHibernate
14 6 (1.17%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (2.53%) N-Tier
2 12 (2.34%) Mainframe
3 11 (2.14%) DTV
4 9 (1.75%) Blackberry
5 7 (1.36%) Credit Risk
5 7 (1.36%) Hedge funds
6 6 (1.17%) IBM Mainframe
6 6 (1.17%) EPoS
6 6 (1.17%) Clustering
7 5 (0.97%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (0.78%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.58%) AS400
9 3 (0.58%) PMI
9 3 (0.58%) W3C
10 2 (0.39%) Chip and PIN
10 2 (0.39%) Tandem
10 2 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.39%) Social Media
10 2 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.39%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 57 (11.11%) Windows
2 33 (6.43%) UNIX
3 19 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 13 (2.53%) Linux
5 8 (1.56%) Windows NT
5 8 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.36%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.36%) Android
6 7 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.36%) Windows XP
7 5 (0.97%) AIX
7 5 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (0.78%) Solaris
9 3 (0.58%) Windows 2000
9 3 (0.58%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.39%) zOS
11 1 (0.19%) MVS
11 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (21.25%) Project Management
2 81 (15.79%) PRINCE2
3 67 (13.06%) Business Analysis
4 56 (10.92%) ITIL
5 43 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 42 (8.19%) Project Planning
7 41 (7.99%) OO
8 38 (7.41%) Scrum
9 37 (7.21%) BDD
10 36 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
11 35 (6.82%) TDD
12 34 (6.63%) Migration
13 26 (5.07%) MVC
13 26 (5.07%) User Acceptance Testing
14 25 (4.87%) Waterfall
15 24 (4.68%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
16 23 (4.48%) Web Development
17 22 (4.29%) Programme Management
17 22 (4.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (13.45%) SQL
2 56 (10.92%) C#
3 42 (8.19%) Java
4 35 (6.82%) JavaScript
5 14 (2.73%) PL/SQL
6 9 (1.75%) VB
7 7 (1.36%) VBScript
8 5 (0.97%) JCL
9 4 (0.78%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.78%) TypeScript
9 4 (0.78%) C
9 4 (0.78%) COBOL
10 3 (0.58%) VBA
10 3 (0.58%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.39%) REXX
11 2 (0.39%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.39%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.19%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 1 (0.19%) Jython
12 1 (0.19%) Korn
Qualifications
1 44 (8.58%) Security Cleared
2 37 (7.21%) SC Cleared
3 22 (4.29%) ISEB
4 19 (3.70%) Degree
5 18 (3.51%) PMI Certification
5 18 (3.51%) DV Cleared
6 17 (3.31%) PMP
7 14 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 11 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.17%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.58%) APMP
10 3 (0.58%) MCSE
11 2 (0.39%) MCP
11 2 (0.39%) CISA
11 2 (0.39%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
11 2 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.19%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.51%) SLA
2 14 (2.73%) QA
3 3 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.39%) COBIT
5 1 (0.19%) Basel II
5 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.19%) BS25999
5 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.19%) FATCA
5 1 (0.19%) CRD IV
System Software
1 35 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.78%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.19%) XenApp
4 1 (0.19%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 12 (2.34%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.95%) SCCM
3 6 (1.17%) CA Wily
4 3 (0.58%) SCOM
4 3 (0.58%) MAINVIEW
4 3 (0.58%) Control-M
5 2 (0.39%) TIBCO Hawk
5 2 (0.39%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.39%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (0.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.19%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.19%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.19%) WSUS
6 1 (0.19%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 68 (13.26%) Oracle
2 61 (11.89%) Microsoft
3 33 (6.43%) SAP
4 17 (3.31%) IBM
5 13 (2.53%) HP
6 10 (1.95%) Remedy
7 8 (1.56%) VMware
8 7 (1.36%) JBoss
8 7 (1.36%) Business Objects
9 6 (1.17%) MobileIron
10 5 (0.97%) Intel
10 5 (0.97%) TIBCO
11 4 (0.78%) CheckPoint
11 4 (0.78%) FatWire
11 4 (0.78%) Citrix
11 4 (0.78%) NetApp
12 3 (0.58%) ILOG
12 3 (0.58%) Avaya
12 3 (0.58%) Genesys
12 3 (0.58%) BMC
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £435 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £315 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 23 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £215.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago