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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 160 295 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 23.95% 30.67% 31.74%
As % of the General category 57.55% 69.91% 74.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 140 162
Median daily rate £425 £383 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 6
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £12.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 - £10.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 - £13.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.01 £21.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +28.78%
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
278 422 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 41.62% 43.87% 42.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 208 198
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £287 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £515 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 7
Median hourly rate £10.24 £16.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.96% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £16.50 £10.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £16.50 £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £23.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.47% +7.95%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 August 2016.

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 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Finance.

1 84 (23.73%) Banking
2 76 (21.47%) ITIL
3 66 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (16.38%) Business Intelligence
5 57 (16.10%) Project Management
5 57 (16.10%) SAP
6 45 (12.71%) PRINCE2
7 42 (11.86%) Windows
7 42 (11.86%) Java
8 40 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 40 (11.30%) Business Analysis
9 39 (11.02%) Service Delivery
10 38 (10.73%) Waterfall
11 37 (10.45%) Retail
12 36 (10.17%) Programme Management
12 36 (10.17%) SLA
13 35 (9.89%) SQL
13 35 (9.89%) Telecoms
13 35 (9.89%) Security Cleared
14 34 (9.60%) Manufacturing
14 34 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
15 33 (9.32%) Electronics
15 33 (9.32%) Service Management
15 33 (9.32%) SC Cleared
15 33 (9.32%) Digital Marketing
15 33 (9.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 33 (9.32%) Marketing
16 29 (8.19%) Migration
17 26 (7.34%) Unix
18 25 (7.06%) Microsoft

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (5.37%) WebSphere
2 14 (3.95%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.54%) Apache
3 9 (2.54%) Skype for Business
4 7 (1.98%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (1.41%) IIS
6 5 (1.41%) SAS
7 3 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.56%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.28%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 19 (5.37%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.08%) MS Office
3 10 (2.82%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.13%) MS Project
6 1 (0.28%) ProjectWise
6 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 33 (9.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.98%) SAP FI
3 5 (1.41%) Temenos T24
4 4 (1.13%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (1.13%) Staffware
5 3 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.85%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.28%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (0.28%) AWS OpsWorks
1 1 (0.28%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.24%) SAN
2 13 (3.67%) SSL
3 12 (3.39%) Firewall
3 12 (3.39%) Internet
4 11 (3.11%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.98%) ATM
5 7 (1.98%) DNS
5 7 (1.98%) VPN
6 6 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (1.69%) HTTP
6 6 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (1.69%) Wireless
7 5 (1.41%) WAN
8 4 (1.13%) LAN
8 4 (1.13%) LDAP
8 4 (1.13%) Network Security
8 4 (1.13%) SMTP
9 3 (0.85%) Intranet
10 1 (0.28%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.28%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.21%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (3.11%) Big Data
3 11 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (2.82%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (2.26%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (2.26%) DB2
6 5 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.41%) SAP BI
6 5 (1.41%) SAP Data Services
7 4 (1.13%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (1.13%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.13%) PowerCenter
8 3 (0.85%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (0.85%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.85%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.85%) OLAP
9 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.69%) HP UFT
2 5 (1.41%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.13%) JIRA
4 3 (0.85%) Selenium
5 2 (0.56%) JMeter
5 2 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.56%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.28%) Ant
6 1 (0.28%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.28%) Hudson
6 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.28%) Maven
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.28%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.28%) Xcode
General
1 84 (23.73%) Banking
2 37 (10.45%) Retail
3 35 (9.89%) Telecoms
4 34 (9.60%) Manufacturing
5 33 (9.32%) Electronics
5 33 (9.32%) Marketing
6 12 (3.39%) Automotive
7 11 (3.11%) Spanish Language
8 8 (2.26%) German Language
9 6 (1.69%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.13%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.85%) Billing
11 3 (0.85%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.56%) Back Office
12 2 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.28%) Advertising
13 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.28%) Legal
13 1 (0.28%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 116 (32.77%) Analyst
2 56 (15.82%) Business Analyst
3 44 (12.43%) Project Manager
4 35 (9.89%) Developer
5 32 (9.04%) Financial Analyst
6 24 (6.78%) Finance Business Analyst
6 24 (6.78%) Support Analyst
7 21 (5.93%) Service Manager
8 20 (5.65%) Banking Analyst
8 20 (5.65%) IT Manager
9 19 (5.37%) Architect
9 19 (5.37%) Service Analyst
10 17 (4.80%) Data Business Analyst
11 16 (4.52%) Services Delivery Manager
12 15 (4.24%) Delivery Manager
12 15 (4.24%) Technical Analyst
13 14 (3.95%) Financial Business Analyst
13 14 (3.95%) Technical Business Analyst
14 13 (3.67%) Administrator
15 12 (3.39%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.37%) HTML
2 18 (5.08%) CSS
3 13 (3.67%) J2EE
3 13 (3.67%) SOAP
4 12 (3.39%) .NET
4 12 (3.39%) HTML5
5 10 (2.82%) Web Services
5 10 (2.82%) WebSphere MQ
6 9 (2.54%) XML
7 7 (1.98%) AngularJS
7 7 (1.98%) CSS3
7 7 (1.98%) Node.js
8 6 (1.69%) 802.1X
8 6 (1.69%) JDBC
8 6 (1.69%) JNDI
9 5 (1.41%) jQuery
9 5 (1.41%) XSLT
10 4 (1.13%) JSP
10 4 (1.13%) Laravel
10 4 (1.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.67%) Mainframe
2 13 (3.67%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.82%) User Experience
4 9 (2.54%) Credit Risk
5 7 (1.98%) Clustering
5 7 (1.98%) Mobile Banking
5 7 (1.98%) Visualisation
6 6 (1.69%) Blackberry
6 6 (1.69%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (1.41%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (1.13%) Blockchain
8 4 (1.13%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.85%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.85%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.85%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.85%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.56%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.56%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 42 (11.86%) Windows
2 26 (7.34%) Unix
3 12 (3.39%) Linux
4 8 (2.26%) Android
5 7 (1.98%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.98%) Windows NT
6 6 (1.69%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.41%) MVS
8 4 (1.13%) zOS
9 3 (0.85%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.56%) Kali Linux
10 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.28%) AIX
11 1 (0.28%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (21.47%) ITIL
2 66 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (16.38%) Business Intelligence
4 57 (16.10%) Project Management
5 45 (12.71%) PRINCE2
6 40 (11.30%) Business Analysis
6 40 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 39 (11.02%) Service Delivery
8 38 (10.73%) Waterfall
9 36 (10.17%) Programme Management
10 33 (9.32%) Digital Marketing
10 33 (9.32%) Service Management
11 29 (8.19%) Migration
12 23 (6.50%) Service Design
13 21 (5.93%) Change Management
14 17 (4.80%) Scrum
15 16 (4.52%) CRM
15 16 (4.52%) Systems Analysis
16 13 (3.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 12 (3.39%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 42 (11.86%) Java
2 35 (9.89%) SQL
3 22 (6.21%) JavaScript
4 12 (3.39%) C#
5 10 (2.82%) Python
6 8 (2.26%) PHP
6 8 (2.26%) PL/SQL
7 7 (1.98%) Bash Shell
7 7 (1.98%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.98%) VB
8 6 (1.69%) Jython
8 6 (1.69%) Korn
9 4 (1.13%) Perl
9 4 (1.13%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.85%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.85%) VBScript
11 2 (0.56%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.56%) Go
11 2 (0.56%) JCL
11 2 (0.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 35 (9.89%) Security Cleared
2 33 (9.32%) SC Cleared
3 22 (6.21%) ITIL Certification
4 17 (4.80%) Degree
5 13 (3.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 11 (3.11%) ISEB
7 10 (2.82%) DV Cleared
7 10 (2.82%) ISTQB
7 10 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.98%) MCSE
8 7 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (1.41%) CISSP
11 4 (1.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.85%) MCP
12 3 (0.85%) PMP
13 2 (0.56%) CISM
13 2 (0.56%) GCIA
13 2 (0.56%) GIAC
13 2 (0.56%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (10.17%) SLA
2 7 (1.98%) QA
2 7 (1.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.41%) COBIT
3 5 (1.41%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (5.93%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.98%) XenApp
4 6 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.28%) Docker
7 1 (0.28%) HDFS
7 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.28%) vSphere
7 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (2.82%) CA Wily
2 7 (1.98%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (1.69%) Nexpose
3 6 (1.69%) SCOM
4 4 (1.13%) Control-M
4 4 (1.13%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.56%) Nessus
6 1 (0.28%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.28%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.28%) Mesos
6 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 57 (16.10%) SAP
2 25 (7.06%) Microsoft
3 21 (5.93%) Oracle
4 19 (5.37%) IBM
5 17 (4.80%) HP
6 12 (3.39%) Remedy
6 12 (3.39%) VMware
7 10 (2.82%) Citrix
8 9 (2.54%) CommVault
8 9 (2.54%) EMC
9 8 (2.26%) Cisco
10 7 (1.98%) Blue Coat
10 7 (1.98%) F5
10 7 (1.98%) Juniper
10 7 (1.98%) NetApp
11 6 (1.69%) ArcSight
11 6 (1.69%) GFI Software
11 6 (1.69%) LogRhythm
11 6 (1.69%) Rapid7
11 6 (1.69%) TippingPoint
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