The 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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 269 210 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 30.22% 29.54% 20.38%
As % of the General category 69.87% 74.73% 63.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 91 57
Average daily rate
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£360 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £14.00 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £15.00 £19.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.91
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +0.53%
Finance
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

General Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
385 281 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 43.26% 39.52% 32.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 128 81
Average daily rate £361 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.15% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 6
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £31.30 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

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 24 November 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 100 (18.59%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (17.10%) Project Management
3 89 (16.54%) Banking
4 81 (15.06%) Microsoft
5 73 (13.57%) MS Excel
6 68 (12.64%) Business Analysis
7 67 (12.45%) Windows
8 66 (12.27%) PRINCE2
9 63 (11.71%) ITIL
10 62 (11.52%) SQL
11 61 (11.34%) .NET
12 59 (10.97%) Scrum
13 57 (10.59%) Oracle
14 56 (10.41%) C#
15 55 (10.22%) SAP
16 51 (9.48%) UNIX
17 48 (8.92%) Stakeholder Management
18 45 (8.36%) Retail
19 44 (8.18%) BDD
20 41 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
21 39 (7.25%) MS Office
22 37 (6.88%) Java
22 37 (6.88%) OO
23 36 (6.69%) TDD
24 34 (6.32%) Migration
24 34 (6.32%) SLA
24 34 (6.32%) Security Cleared
25 33 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
25 33 (6.13%) JavaScript
26 32 (5.95%) Automotive

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 23 (4.28%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.42%) CMS
3 11 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (2.04%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (1.30%) IIS
5 5 (0.93%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.93%) SAS
6 4 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.37%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.37%) FileNet
8 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.19%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.19%) Liferay
9 1 (0.19%) Lync
Applications
1 73 (13.57%) MS Excel
2 39 (7.25%) MS Office
3 28 (5.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (4.83%) MS Project
5 23 (4.28%) MS Visio
6 13 (2.42%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.74%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 16 (2.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (2.04%) SAP FI
3 7 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (1.12%) Staffware
5 5 (0.93%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.74%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.37%) TIBCO iProcess
7 2 (0.37%) SAP CS
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.19%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.19%) AWD
8 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.19%) assyst
8 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.19%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.19%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.19%) PaaS
1 1 (0.19%) Heroku
1 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.23%) SAN
1 12 (2.23%) Intranet
2 11 (2.04%) Internet
3 10 (1.86%) Firewall
4 9 (1.67%) ATM
4 9 (1.67%) WAN
5 8 (1.49%) LAN
6 7 (1.30%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (1.30%) NAS
7 5 (0.93%) MPLS
7 5 (0.93%) VoIP
8 4 (0.74%) ADSL
8 4 (0.74%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.74%) Network Security
9 3 (0.56%) VLAN
9 3 (0.56%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (0.56%) HTTP
9 3 (0.56%) LDAP
10 2 (0.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.53%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.97%) Oracle Database
3 15 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (2.42%) DB2
5 12 (2.23%) PowerCenter
6 11 (2.04%) SAP BW
7 9 (1.67%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.56%) MS Access
11 2 (0.37%) OLTP
11 2 (0.37%) SAP BI
11 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.19%) DB2 UDB
12 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 19 (3.53%) Selenium
2 9 (1.67%) WebDriver
3 7 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (1.30%) TeamCity
3 7 (1.30%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (1.12%) Toad
5 5 (0.93%) JMeter
5 5 (0.93%) MSBuild
6 4 (0.74%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.56%) WatiN
7 3 (0.56%) JIRA
8 2 (0.37%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.37%) Introscope
8 2 (0.37%) Subversion
9 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.19%) Xcode
9 1 (0.19%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.19%) TestDirector
General
1 89 (16.54%) Banking
2 45 (8.36%) Retail
3 32 (5.95%) Automotive
4 29 (5.39%) Manufacturing
5 27 (5.02%) Telecoms
6 25 (4.65%) Marketing
7 23 (4.28%) Spanish Language
8 18 (3.35%) Financial Institution
9 16 (2.97%) Electronics
10 13 (2.42%) Retail Banking
11 11 (2.04%) Legal
12 6 (1.12%) Back Office
13 3 (0.56%) Advertising
14 2 (0.37%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.19%) International Banking
15 1 (0.19%) German Language
15 1 (0.19%) Publishing
15 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 202 (37.55%) Analyst
2 105 (19.52%) Business Analyst
3 69 (12.83%) Project Manager
4 55 (10.22%) Developer
5 26 (4.83%) Financial Business Analyst
6 25 (4.65%) Agile Business Analyst
7 24 (4.46%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 20 (3.72%) Administrator
8 20 (3.72%) .NET Developer
9 17 (3.16%) Architect
10 15 (2.79%) C# Developer
11 14 (2.60%) Test Analyst
12 13 (2.42%) Systems Analyst
13 12 (2.23%) 1st Line Support
13 12 (2.23%) C# .NET Developer
14 11 (2.04%) Resourcer
14 11 (2.04%) IT Resourcer
14 11 (2.04%) Recruitment Resourcer
14 11 (2.04%) IT Recruitment Resourcer
14 11 (2.04%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (11.34%) .NET
2 27 (5.02%) ASP.NET
3 22 (4.09%) WCF
3 22 (4.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (3.72%) HTML
5 19 (3.53%) jQuery
5 19 (3.53%) AngularJS
6 18 (3.35%) KnockoutJS
7 16 (2.97%) XML
8 14 (2.60%) CSS
9 13 (2.42%) Backbone.js
10 12 (2.23%) J2EE
10 12 (2.23%) .NET Framework
11 11 (2.04%) NHibernate
12 9 (1.67%) HTML5
13 8 (1.49%) Java EE
13 8 (1.49%) Web Services
14 6 (1.12%) JSP
14 6 (1.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 5 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.16%) Mainframe
3 16 (2.97%) DTV
4 12 (2.23%) Credit Risk
5 11 (2.04%) Hedge funds
5 11 (2.04%) N-Tier
6 10 (1.86%) EPoS
6 10 (1.86%) User Experience
7 8 (1.49%) Clustering
8 7 (1.30%) Blackberry
8 7 (1.30%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.12%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.74%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.74%) PMI
10 4 (0.74%) IVR
10 4 (0.74%) e-Health
10 4 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (0.56%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.56%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 67 (12.45%) Windows
2 51 (9.48%) UNIX
3 20 (3.72%) Windows NT
3 20 (3.72%) Windows 7
4 13 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (2.04%) Windows XP
7 8 (1.49%) Windows 2000
7 8 (1.49%) Android
7 8 (1.49%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
8 7 (1.30%) Linux
9 5 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (0.93%) MVS
10 3 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.56%) Solaris
10 3 (0.56%) AIX
11 2 (0.37%) zOS
12 1 (0.19%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (18.59%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (17.10%) Project Management
3 68 (12.64%) Business Analysis
4 66 (12.27%) PRINCE2
5 63 (11.71%) ITIL
6 59 (10.97%) Scrum
7 48 (8.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 44 (8.18%) BDD
9 41 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
10 37 (6.88%) OO
11 36 (6.69%) TDD
12 34 (6.32%) Migration
13 31 (5.76%) MVC
13 31 (5.76%) Web Development
14 29 (5.39%) Waterfall
15 27 (5.02%) Programme Management
16 26 (4.83%) Change Management
16 26 (4.83%) User Acceptance Testing
17 23 (4.28%) Service Delivery
17 23 (4.28%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (11.52%) SQL
2 56 (10.41%) C#
3 37 (6.88%) Java
4 33 (6.13%) JavaScript
5 17 (3.16%) PL/SQL
6 16 (2.97%) PowerShell
7 15 (2.79%) VBScript
8 8 (1.49%) VB
9 6 (1.12%) VBA
10 5 (0.93%) COBOL
11 4 (0.74%) JCL
12 3 (0.56%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.56%) C
12 3 (0.56%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.37%) C++
13 2 (0.37%) Python
13 2 (0.37%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.37%) Korn
13 2 (0.37%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.19%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 34 (6.32%) Security Cleared
2 31 (5.76%) Degree
3 29 (5.39%) SC Cleared
4 24 (4.46%) ISEB
5 14 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 9 (1.67%) PMI Certification
7 9 (1.67%) MCSE
8 6 (1.12%) HND
8 6 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.93%) PMP
9 5 (0.93%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.93%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.74%) CCNA
11 3 (0.56%) MCP
11 3 (0.56%) HNC
11 3 (0.56%) ACCA
11 3 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.32%) SLA
2 24 (4.46%) QA
3 4 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.74%) COREP
3 4 (0.74%) FINREP
4 3 (0.56%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.19%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.19%) Basel II
5 1 (0.19%) BS15000
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 25 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.04%) VMware ESX
4 7 (1.30%) Terminal Services
5 5 (0.93%) ISA Server
5 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.19%) NFS
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.19%) Snort
6 1 (0.19%) Samba
6 1 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (3.35%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (2.04%) Tivoli
3 8 (1.49%) Control-M
4 7 (1.30%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 7 (1.30%) BladeLogic
4 7 (1.30%) SCCM
5 6 (1.12%) SCOM
5 6 (1.12%) CA Wily
6 4 (0.74%) CA Spectrum
7 3 (0.56%) OVSD
8 2 (0.37%) HP UCMDB
8 2 (0.37%) TIBCO Hawk
8 2 (0.37%) MAINVIEW
9 1 (0.19%) OpenView
9 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.19%) YaST
9 1 (0.19%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 81 (15.06%) Microsoft
2 57 (10.59%) Oracle
3 55 (10.22%) SAP
4 22 (4.09%) Remedy
5 21 (3.90%) HP
6 19 (3.53%) IBM
7 18 (3.35%) Citrix
8 16 (2.97%) VMware
9 13 (2.42%) Cisco
10 12 (2.23%) Avaya
11 10 (1.86%) Intel
12 8 (1.49%) Genesys
13 7 (1.30%) Business Objects
13 7 (1.30%) Informatica
13 7 (1.30%) CheckPoint
13 7 (1.30%) F5
14 6 (1.12%) TIBCO
15 5 (0.93%) McAfee
15 5 (0.93%) NetApp
15 5 (0.93%) EMC
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