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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 246 189 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 29.46% 24.26% 21.04%
As % of the General category 74.55% 69.74% 68.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 104 50
Average daily rate
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£350 £366 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.43% +4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £243 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Average hourly rate £14.21 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.78 £10.20 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.64 £15.80 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -19.51%
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
330 271 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 39.52% 34.79% 30.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 139 69
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £224 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 8
Average hourly rate £14.21 £15.97 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.02% +8.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.78 £9.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.64 £33.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 93 (18.13%) Banking
2 83 (16.18%) MS Excel
3 82 (15.98%) Project Management
4 80 (15.59%) Microsoft
5 75 (14.62%) Windows
6 73 (14.23%) Oracle
7 70 (13.65%) Agile Software Development
8 69 (13.45%) SQL
9 60 (11.70%) UNIX
10 54 (10.53%) SAP
11 53 (10.33%) PRINCE2
12 51 (9.94%) ITIL
13 50 (9.75%) Scrum
13 50 (9.75%) Business Analysis
14 49 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
15 47 (9.16%) .NET
16 43 (8.38%) MS Office
17 42 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
18 41 (7.99%) Business Intelligence
19 38 (7.41%) C#
20 36 (7.02%) Migration
21 34 (6.63%) Retail
22 33 (6.43%) User Acceptance Testing
23 31 (6.04%) Java
23 31 (6.04%) ATM
24 30 (5.85%) Remedy
24 30 (5.85%) Degree
24 30 (5.85%) HP Quality Center
24 30 (5.85%) Waterfall
25 29 (5.65%) Windows 7

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 27 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (1.95%) CMS
3 10 (1.95%) WebSphere
3 10 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (1.36%) IIS
5 5 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (0.97%) SAS
5 5 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.39%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (0.39%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 83 (16.18%) MS Excel
2 43 (8.38%) MS Office
3 27 (5.26%) MS Project
4 23 (4.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (3.51%) MS Visio
6 15 (2.92%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (1.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (1.17%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.78%) OmniGraffle
8 4 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 15 (2.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (2.53%) SAP FI
3 10 (1.95%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (1.17%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.97%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.97%) Staffware
5 5 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.78%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.78%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.58%) SAP BCA
7 3 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.39%) ResourceLink
8 2 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.39%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.39%) SAP CS
9 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.19%) TIBCO iProcess
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 31 (6.04%) ATM
2 11 (2.14%) SAN
2 11 (2.14%) Firewall
3 10 (1.95%) Intranet
3 10 (1.95%) Internet
3 10 (1.95%) WAN
4 9 (1.75%) LAN
5 7 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (1.36%) MPLS
6 6 (1.17%) ADSL
6 6 (1.17%) Ethernet
7 5 (0.97%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.97%) VoIP
7 5 (0.97%) Wireless
7 5 (0.97%) NAS
8 4 (0.78%) Network Security
8 4 (0.78%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (0.58%) CDMA
9 3 (0.58%) GSM
9 3 (0.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.07%) Relational Database
3 18 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (3.12%) DB2
4 16 (3.12%) PowerCenter
4 16 (3.12%) Oracle Database
5 14 (2.73%) SAP BW
6 10 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (1.36%) MySQL
10 6 (1.17%) MS Access
11 5 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (0.97%) Data Mining
11 5 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.78%) Data Mart
12 4 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.58%) OLTP
14 2 (0.39%) Base SAS
15 1 (0.19%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 10 (1.95%) Selenium
2 9 (1.75%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (1.36%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (1.36%) Toad
3 7 (1.36%) Xcode
4 6 (1.17%) TeamCity
4 6 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (0.97%) eggPlant
6 4 (0.78%) Axure RP
7 3 (0.58%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.58%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.58%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.58%) ProC
8 2 (0.39%) Introscope
8 2 (0.39%) WatiN
8 2 (0.39%) Subversion
8 2 (0.39%) JIRA
9 1 (0.19%) Mocha
9 1 (0.19%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.19%) MSBuild
General
1 93 (18.13%) Banking
2 34 (6.63%) Retail
3 26 (5.07%) Telecoms
4 23 (4.48%) Marketing
4 23 (4.48%) Spanish Language
5 22 (4.29%) Manufacturing
6 19 (3.70%) Automotive
7 15 (2.92%) Electronics
8 13 (2.53%) Legal
8 13 (2.53%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.36%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.58%) Back Office
10 3 (0.58%) Billing
11 2 (0.39%) Publishing
11 2 (0.39%) German Language
12 1 (0.19%) Games
12 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 182 (35.48%) Analyst
2 82 (15.98%) Business Analyst
3 71 (13.84%) Project Manager
4 63 (12.28%) Developer
5 38 (7.41%) Architect
6 22 (4.29%) Test Analyst
7 21 (4.09%) Administrator
7 21 (4.09%) Financial Business Analyst
8 20 (3.90%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 18 (3.51%) Test Leader
9 18 (3.51%) .NET Developer
10 16 (3.12%) Data Analyst
11 15 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (2.53%) Coordinator
12 13 (2.53%) Agile Business Analyst
13 10 (1.95%) C# Developer
13 10 (1.95%) Support Analyst
13 10 (1.95%) Service Manager
14 9 (1.75%) Change Analyst
14 9 (1.75%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (9.16%) .NET
2 25 (4.87%) HTML
3 24 (4.68%) jQuery
4 23 (4.48%) WCF
5 22 (4.29%) XML
5 22 (4.29%) KnockoutJS
5 22 (4.29%) AngularJS
6 21 (4.09%) ASP.NET
7 20 (3.90%) CSS
8 15 (2.92%) Web Services
8 15 (2.92%) .NET Framework
8 15 (2.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (2.92%) HTML5
9 10 (1.95%) NHibernate
10 8 (1.56%) Backbone.js
11 7 (1.36%) iOS SDK
11 7 (1.36%) Java EE
12 6 (1.17%) Middleware
13 5 (0.97%) SOAP
13 5 (0.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.29%) Mainframe
3 15 (2.92%) DTV
4 14 (2.73%) Clustering
5 10 (1.95%) Management Information System
5 10 (1.95%) Credit Risk
6 9 (1.75%) iPhone
6 9 (1.75%) iPad
6 9 (1.75%) EPoS
7 8 (1.56%) IBM Mainframe
7 8 (1.56%) User Experience
8 7 (1.36%) CMDB
9 6 (1.17%) e-Health
10 5 (0.97%) Open Source
11 4 (0.78%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.78%) IVR
11 4 (0.78%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.78%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.58%) PMI
12 3 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 75 (14.62%) Windows
2 60 (11.70%) UNIX
3 29 (5.65%) Windows 7
4 19 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (3.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (2.92%) Windows NT
7 13 (2.53%) Apple iOS
8 12 (2.34%) Windows XP
9 11 (2.14%) Windows 2000
9 11 (2.14%) Windows 2000 Server
10 9 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (1.56%) Linux
12 6 (1.17%) Android
13 4 (0.78%) MVS
14 3 (0.58%) Solaris
14 3 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.39%) AIX
16 1 (0.19%) HPUX
16 1 (0.19%) SUSE
16 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (15.98%) Project Management
2 70 (13.65%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (10.33%) PRINCE2
4 51 (9.94%) ITIL
5 50 (9.75%) Scrum
5 50 (9.75%) Business Analysis
6 49 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 41 (7.99%) Business Intelligence
8 36 (7.02%) Migration
9 33 (6.43%) User Acceptance Testing
10 30 (5.85%) Waterfall
11 28 (5.46%) MVC
12 27 (5.26%) Change Management
13 23 (4.48%) Service Management
13 23 (4.48%) Programme Management
13 23 (4.48%) Software Testing
14 21 (4.09%) OO
14 21 (4.09%) Test Scripting
15 20 (3.90%) Project Planning
15 20 (3.90%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 69 (13.45%) SQL
2 38 (7.41%) C#
3 31 (6.04%) Java
4 29 (5.65%) JavaScript
5 15 (2.92%) VB
5 15 (2.92%) VBA
6 14 (2.73%) PL/SQL
7 12 (2.34%) PowerShell
8 11 (2.14%) VBScript
9 10 (1.95%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.36%) C
10 7 (1.36%) Objective-C
11 6 (1.17%) C++
12 5 (0.97%) COBOL
12 5 (0.97%) JCL
13 4 (0.78%) Korn
13 4 (0.78%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.58%) Python
14 3 (0.58%) Perl
14 3 (0.58%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 30 (5.85%) Degree
2 29 (5.65%) ISEB
3 26 (5.07%) Security Cleared
4 22 (4.29%) SC Cleared
5 12 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.36%) MCSE
7 7 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (1.17%) CCNA
8 6 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.97%) MCP
9 5 (0.97%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.78%) HND
10 4 (0.78%) VCP4
10 4 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.58%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.39%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.39%) HNC
12 2 (0.39%) PMP
12 2 (0.39%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.87%) SLA
2 22 (4.29%) QA
3 6 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.97%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.78%) COREP
5 4 (0.78%) FINREP
5 4 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.19%) BS15000
System Software
1 28 (5.46%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.73%) VMware ESX
3 11 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.97%) Terminal Services
4 5 (0.97%) ISA Server
5 4 (0.78%) Firmware
6 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.19%) NFS
7 1 (0.19%) Samba
Systems Management
1 30 (5.85%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (2.73%) Control-M
3 11 (2.14%) Tivoli
3 11 (2.14%) SCCM
4 8 (1.56%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 6 (1.17%) CA Spectrum
5 6 (1.17%) SCOM
5 6 (1.17%) BladeLogic
6 5 (0.97%) CA Wily
7 4 (0.78%) OVSD
8 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.19%) MAINVIEW
8 1 (0.19%) WSUS
8 1 (0.19%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.19%) YaST
8 1 (0.19%) OpenView
Vendors
1 80 (15.59%) Microsoft
2 73 (14.23%) Oracle
3 54 (10.53%) SAP
4 30 (5.85%) Remedy
5 22 (4.29%) VMware
5 22 (4.29%) IBM
6 14 (2.73%) HP
6 14 (2.73%) Informatica
7 13 (2.53%) Cisco
8 12 (2.34%) Business Objects
8 12 (2.34%) Citrix
9 10 (1.95%) Intel
10 8 (1.56%) Adobe
10 8 (1.56%) Apple
10 8 (1.56%) TIBCO
11 7 (1.36%) McAfee
11 7 (1.36%) Avaya
12 6 (1.17%) CA
12 6 (1.17%) F5
13 5 (0.97%) Brocade
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