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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 272 242 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 30.09% 28.07% 17.84%
As % of the General category 70.10% 72.67% 71.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 128 55
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.75 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-6.32% +1.85%
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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
388 333 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 42.92% 38.63% 24.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 178 83
Average daily rate £350 £350 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £251 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015, 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 99 (20.20%) Banking
2 87 (17.76%) Project Management
3 85 (17.35%) MS Excel
4 79 (16.12%) Windows
5 74 (15.10%) Oracle
6 73 (14.90%) SQL
7 69 (14.08%) Microsoft
8 58 (11.84%) UNIX
9 57 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
10 53 (10.82%) MS Office
11 49 (10.00%) ITIL
12 48 (9.80%) PRINCE2
13 45 (9.18%) ATM
13 45 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
14 44 (8.98%) Stakeholder Management
15 39 (7.96%) .NET
16 38 (7.76%) SAP
17 37 (7.55%) HTML
18 35 (7.14%) SQL Server
18 35 (7.14%) Windows 7
19 34 (6.94%) Change Management
19 34 (6.94%) Scrum
20 33 (6.73%) Migration
21 32 (6.53%) Business Analysis
21 32 (6.53%) User Acceptance Testing
21 32 (6.53%) MS Project
22 31 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
22 31 (6.33%) Retail
23 30 (6.12%) C#
24 29 (5.92%) Java

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 29 (5.92%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.06%) WebSphere
3 14 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (1.63%) IIS
5 7 (1.43%) SAS
6 6 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.82%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.20%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 85 (17.35%) MS Excel
2 53 (10.82%) MS Office
3 32 (6.53%) MS Project
4 16 (3.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (3.06%) Spreadsheet
6 13 (2.65%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.61%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 11 (2.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (1.84%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (1.43%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (1.22%) Staffware
4 6 (1.22%) BusinessWorks
5 5 (1.02%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (1.02%) Primavera
5 5 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.61%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.61%) SAP BCA
7 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.41%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.41%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.20%) HFM
8 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.41%) Google Checkout
2 1 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 45 (9.18%) ATM
2 12 (2.45%) SAN
3 9 (1.84%) Internet
3 9 (1.84%) Firewall
4 8 (1.63%) LAN
4 8 (1.63%) WAN
5 7 (1.43%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.02%) LDAP
6 5 (1.02%) Intranet
6 5 (1.02%) Wireless
7 4 (0.82%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (0.61%) Network Security
8 3 (0.61%) VLAN
8 3 (0.61%) ADSL
8 3 (0.61%) HTTP
8 3 (0.61%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.61%) CDMA
8 3 (0.61%) GSM
8 3 (0.61%) MPLS
8 3 (0.61%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.08%) Oracle Database
3 19 (3.88%) Relational Database
4 18 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (3.27%) DB2
6 13 (2.65%) PowerCenter
7 10 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (1.84%) SAP BW
9 8 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.43%) MySQL
11 6 (1.22%) DB2 UDB
12 5 (1.02%) Data Mart
12 5 (1.02%) Data Mining
12 5 (1.02%) MS Access
13 4 (0.82%) Big Data
13 4 (0.82%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (0.82%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 11 (2.24%) Selenium
1 11 (2.24%) Xcode
2 9 (1.84%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (1.43%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (1.22%) Toad
5 5 (1.02%) WebDriver
5 5 (1.02%) eggPlant
6 3 (0.61%) ProC
6 3 (0.61%) SpecFlow
6 3 (0.61%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.61%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.61%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.41%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.41%) Introscope
7 2 (0.41%) JMeter
7 2 (0.41%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.20%) JIRA
General
1 99 (20.20%) Banking
2 31 (6.33%) Retail
3 28 (5.71%) Financial Institution
4 26 (5.31%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.88%) Manufacturing
6 15 (3.06%) Marketing
6 15 (3.06%) Spanish Language
6 15 (3.06%) Automotive
7 11 (2.24%) Electronics
8 10 (2.04%) Legal
9 4 (0.82%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.82%) Billing
10 3 (0.61%) Back Office
11 2 (0.41%) Wholesale Banking
11 2 (0.41%) German Language
12 1 (0.20%) Games
12 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 162 (33.06%) Analyst
2 73 (14.90%) Project Manager
3 60 (12.24%) Developer
4 52 (10.61%) Business Analyst
5 39 (7.96%) Architect
6 30 (6.12%) Test Analyst
7 19 (3.88%) Administrator
8 17 (3.47%) Support Analyst
9 15 (3.06%) Test Leader
10 14 (2.86%) Coordinator
11 13 (2.65%) Data Analyst
11 13 (2.65%) .NET Developer
11 13 (2.65%) Infrastructure Manager
11 13 (2.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 12 (2.45%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (2.24%) Infrastructure Architect
13 11 (2.24%) iOS Developer
14 10 (2.04%) Service Manager
15 9 (1.84%) PMO Analyst
16 8 (1.63%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (7.96%) .NET
2 37 (7.55%) HTML
3 26 (5.31%) AngularJS
4 24 (4.90%) XML
5 20 (4.08%) jQuery
6 19 (3.88%) CSS
7 18 (3.67%) WCF
8 17 (3.47%) HTML5
8 17 (3.47%) ASP.NET
9 15 (3.06%) KnockoutJS
9 15 (3.06%) Web Services
10 14 (2.86%) .NET Framework
11 13 (2.65%) SOAP
11 13 (2.65%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (2.24%) iOS SDK
13 7 (1.43%) Middleware
13 7 (1.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (1.22%) NHibernate
15 5 (1.02%) Java EE
16 4 (0.82%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 45 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.67%) Mainframe
3 15 (3.06%) iPhone
3 15 (3.06%) iPad
4 14 (2.86%) Clustering
4 14 (2.86%) CMDB
5 13 (2.65%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.24%) DTV
7 10 (2.04%) User Experience
7 10 (2.04%) IBM Mainframe
8 9 (1.84%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.63%) Credit Risk
10 7 (1.43%) N-Tier
10 7 (1.43%) Mobile Banking
11 6 (1.22%) EPoS
11 6 (1.22%) PMI
12 5 (1.02%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.82%) Open Source
13 4 (0.82%) Blackberry
14 3 (0.61%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 79 (16.12%) Windows
2 58 (11.84%) UNIX
3 35 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 18 (3.67%) Linux
4 18 (3.67%) Apple iOS
5 16 (3.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (2.86%) Windows XP
7 12 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
9 9 (1.84%) Solaris
10 8 (1.63%) Windows NT
11 7 (1.43%) Windows 2000
12 6 (1.22%) AIX
13 4 (0.82%) Android
13 4 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.20%) SUSE
14 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.20%) HPUX
14 1 (0.20%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (17.76%) Project Management
2 57 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (10.00%) ITIL
4 48 (9.80%) PRINCE2
5 44 (8.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (6.94%) Change Management
6 34 (6.94%) Scrum
7 33 (6.73%) Migration
8 32 (6.53%) Business Analysis
8 32 (6.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 31 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
10 29 (5.92%) Waterfall
11 27 (5.51%) MVC
12 26 (5.31%) Test Scripting
13 23 (4.69%) Programme Management
14 22 (4.49%) Service Management
15 21 (4.29%) Project Planning
16 18 (3.67%) Software Testing
17 17 (3.47%) Disaster Recovery
18 16 (3.27%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 73 (14.90%) SQL
2 30 (6.12%) C#
3 29 (5.92%) Java
4 23 (4.69%) JavaScript
5 21 (4.29%) VB
6 16 (3.27%) VBA
7 14 (2.86%) VBScript
7 14 (2.86%) PL/SQL
8 12 (2.45%) PowerShell
9 11 (2.24%) Objective-C
9 11 (2.24%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.43%) C
10 7 (1.43%) C++
11 4 (0.82%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.82%) Perl
11 4 (0.82%) Korn
12 3 (0.61%) Python
12 3 (0.61%) JCL
12 3 (0.61%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.41%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 23 (4.69%) ISEB
1 23 (4.69%) Security Cleared
2 22 (4.49%) Degree
3 19 (3.88%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (1.63%) PMI Certification
6 7 (1.43%) APMP
7 6 (1.22%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.02%) PMP
8 5 (1.02%) CISSP
8 5 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.02%) MCSE
9 4 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.82%) CCNA
10 3 (0.61%) MCP
11 2 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.41%) CCNP
11 2 (0.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.49%) QA
1 22 (4.49%) SLA
2 8 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.82%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.41%) PMBOK
4 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.20%) TickIT
5 1 (0.20%) Basel III
5 1 (0.20%) COREP
5 1 (0.20%) FINREP
System Software
1 26 (5.31%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.04%) VMware ESX
3 4 (0.82%) ISA Server
3 4 (0.82%) Firmware
4 2 (0.41%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.20%) Samba
5 1 (0.20%) Snort
5 1 (0.20%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.20%) NFS
5 1 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.20%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 29 (5.92%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (2.45%) Control-M
2 12 (2.45%) SCCM
3 9 (1.84%) Tivoli
4 8 (1.63%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 4 (0.82%) SCOM
6 3 (0.61%) OVSD
6 3 (0.61%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.61%) CA Wily
6 3 (0.61%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.20%) WSUS
8 1 (0.20%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.20%) YaST
8 1 (0.20%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.20%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 74 (15.10%) Oracle
2 69 (14.08%) Microsoft
3 38 (7.76%) SAP
4 26 (5.31%) Remedy
5 24 (4.90%) IBM
6 21 (4.29%) VMware
7 15 (3.06%) HP
8 14 (2.86%) Informatica
8 14 (2.86%) Apple
9 12 (2.45%) Cisco
10 10 (2.04%) TIBCO
11 9 (1.84%) Brocade
11 9 (1.84%) Business Objects
12 8 (1.63%) NetApp
13 7 (1.43%) Intel
14 6 (1.22%) EMC
15 5 (1.02%) Citrix
15 5 (1.02%) McAfee
15 5 (1.02%) CheckPoint
15 5 (1.02%) Twitter
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