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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 198 221 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 28.37% 28.12% 23.52%
As % of the General category 59.82% 70.83% 68.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 107 98
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £454 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.42 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.38% -17.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.59 £10.48 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.11 £15.28 £15.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +6.45%
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
331 312 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 47.42% 39.69% 34.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 166 126
Average daily rate £400 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 9
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.42 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.38% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.11 £10.48 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £15.28 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £26.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.93%

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 13 February 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 13 February 2016, 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.

1 119 (22.54%) Banking
2 110 (20.83%) SQL
3 106 (20.08%) Windows
4 90 (17.05%) Oracle
5 88 (16.67%) Project Management
6 82 (15.53%) Microsoft
7 80 (15.15%) MS Excel
8 69 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
9 65 (12.31%) MS Office
10 64 (12.12%) PRINCE2
11 63 (11.93%) ITIL
12 58 (10.98%) Unix
13 57 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
14 54 (10.23%) Java
15 49 (9.28%) ATM
16 47 (8.90%) SQL Server
16 47 (8.90%) SAP
17 46 (8.71%) Incident Management
18 44 (8.33%) Migration
19 43 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
19 43 (8.14%) Business Intelligence
19 43 (8.14%) Security Cleared
20 39 (7.39%) Linux
20 39 (7.39%) Service Delivery
20 39 (7.39%) Service Management
21 38 (7.20%) .NET
21 38 (7.20%) SLA
21 38 (7.20%) WebSphere
21 38 (7.20%) Retail
22 35 (6.63%) Programme Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 38 (7.20%) WebSphere
2 29 (5.49%) SAS
3 24 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 19 (3.60%) Apache
5 11 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (1.70%) IBM HTTP Server
8 6 (1.14%) CICS
8 6 (1.14%) IIS
9 5 (0.95%) Liferay
10 3 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.19%) Confluence
11 1 (0.19%) JBoss
11 1 (0.19%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 80 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 65 (12.31%) MS Office
3 31 (5.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (5.68%) MS Project
5 17 (3.22%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.95%) AutoCAD
6 5 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (3.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.95%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (0.95%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.76%) Primavera
4 3 (0.57%) SAP R/3
5 2 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.38%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.38%) Staffware
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.19%) TIBCO iProcess
Communications & Networking
1 49 (9.28%) ATM
2 22 (4.17%) Firewall
3 15 (2.84%) HTTP
4 13 (2.46%) TCP/IP
5 11 (2.08%) Internet
6 9 (1.70%) Intranet
7 8 (1.52%) SSL
8 6 (1.14%) LDAP
9 5 (0.95%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.95%) SAN
9 5 (0.95%) SMTP
10 4 (0.76%) SMS
11 3 (0.57%) FTP
12 2 (0.38%) Broadband
12 2 (0.38%) LAN
12 2 (0.38%) Reverse Proxy
12 2 (0.38%) WAN
13 1 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
13 1 (0.19%) IP Telephony
13 1 (0.19%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (8.90%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.25%) DB2
3 25 (4.73%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (3.98%) BusinessObjects
5 17 (3.22%) Oracle Database
6 14 (2.65%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 13 (2.46%) PowerCenter
8 12 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
8 12 (2.27%) Data Mining
9 11 (2.08%) DB2 UDB
9 11 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (1.89%) Relational Database
11 8 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (1.33%) Base SAS
12 7 (1.33%) Big Data
12 7 (1.33%) OLTP
12 7 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (1.14%) Data Mart
13 6 (1.14%) SAP BI
13 6 (1.14%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 22 (4.17%) Introscope
2 15 (2.84%) Eclipse
3 7 (1.33%) Android Studio
4 5 (0.95%) Toad
4 5 (0.95%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.76%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.76%) Grunt
5 4 (0.76%) gulp
5 4 (0.76%) HP UFT
5 4 (0.76%) Selenium
5 4 (0.76%) webpack
6 3 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.57%) Rational Rose
7 2 (0.38%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.19%) JIRA
8 1 (0.19%) Subversion
8 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 119 (22.54%) Banking
2 38 (7.20%) Retail
3 30 (5.68%) Telecoms
4 24 (4.55%) Spanish Language
5 22 (4.17%) Marketing
6 21 (3.98%) Electronics
6 21 (3.98%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.08%) Retail Banking
8 9 (1.70%) Automotive
9 5 (0.95%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.76%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.57%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.57%) Publishing
12 2 (0.38%) Legal
13 1 (0.19%) Billing
13 1 (0.19%) Front Office
13 1 (0.19%) Law
13 1 (0.19%) Local Government
13 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 190 (35.98%) Analyst
2 72 (13.64%) Developer
3 60 (11.36%) Project Manager
4 33 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 32 (6.06%) Test Analyst
6 29 (5.49%) Service Manager
7 28 (5.30%) Administrator
8 26 (4.92%) Business Analyst
9 25 (4.73%) Delivery Manager
10 23 (4.36%) Architect
10 23 (4.36%) Financial Analyst
10 23 (4.36%) Services Delivery Manager
11 22 (4.17%) SQL Analyst
12 20 (3.79%) Service Analyst
13 17 (3.22%) Support Analyst
14 14 (2.65%) Security Analyst
15 13 (2.46%) .NET Developer
15 13 (2.46%) IT Manager
15 13 (2.46%) SAP Analyst
16 12 (2.27%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (7.20%) .NET
2 30 (5.68%) SOAP
3 25 (4.73%) HTML
3 25 (4.73%) XML
4 19 (3.60%) ASP.NET
5 18 (3.41%) CSS
6 16 (3.03%) AngularJS
7 14 (2.65%) Web Services
8 13 (2.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (2.46%) HTML5
8 13 (2.46%) J2EE
9 12 (2.27%) jQuery
10 11 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (1.70%) .NET Framework
11 9 (1.70%) WCF
12 8 (1.52%) Android SDK
13 7 (1.33%) JDBC
13 7 (1.33%) JNDI
13 7 (1.33%) WebSphere MQ
14 6 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.30%) Statistics
3 26 (4.92%) Management Information System
4 24 (4.55%) Data Centre
5 22 (4.17%) Mainframe
6 20 (3.79%) Clustering
6 20 (3.79%) Data Structures
7 13 (2.46%) Data Extraction
8 12 (2.27%) Mobile App
9 11 (2.08%) N-Tier
10 9 (1.70%) User Experience
11 8 (1.52%) CMDB
11 8 (1.52%) Credit Risk
12 6 (1.14%) HACMP
13 5 (0.95%) Blackberry
13 5 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.95%) IBM Mainframe
14 4 (0.76%) Data Integration
14 4 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
14 4 (0.76%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 106 (20.08%) Windows
2 58 (10.98%) Unix
3 39 (7.39%) Linux
4 34 (6.44%) Windows 7
5 17 (3.22%) Windows Server
6 12 (2.27%) AIX
6 12 (2.27%) MVS
7 10 (1.89%) Android
8 9 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.52%) Solaris
9 8 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (1.33%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.33%) Windows NT
10 7 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (1.33%) Windows Vista
10 7 (1.33%) zOS
11 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.38%) BlackBerry OS
12 2 (0.38%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.38%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (16.67%) Project Management
2 69 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (12.12%) PRINCE2
4 63 (11.93%) ITIL
5 46 (8.71%) Incident Management
6 44 (8.33%) Migration
7 43 (8.14%) Business Intelligence
7 43 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 39 (7.39%) Service Delivery
8 39 (7.39%) Service Management
9 35 (6.63%) Programme Management
10 33 (6.25%) Risk Management
11 30 (5.68%) Waterfall
12 29 (5.49%) People Management
13 27 (5.11%) Business Analysis
13 27 (5.11%) Data Security
14 26 (4.92%) Data Analysis
15 24 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
15 24 (4.55%) Validation
16 23 (4.36%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 110 (20.83%) SQL
2 54 (10.23%) Java
3 34 (6.44%) C#
4 32 (6.06%) JavaScript
5 23 (4.36%) PL/SQL
6 15 (2.84%) VB
7 12 (2.27%) COBOL
8 11 (2.08%) Bash Shell
8 11 (2.08%) Korn
8 11 (2.08%) PowerShell
9 10 (1.89%) JCL
9 10 (1.89%) PHP
9 10 (1.89%) Python
10 8 (1.52%) Perl
10 8 (1.52%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.33%) Jython
12 6 (1.14%) ABAP
13 5 (0.95%) VBA
14 4 (0.76%) C++
14 4 (0.76%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 43 (8.14%) Security Cleared
2 31 (5.87%) SC Cleared
3 20 (3.79%) DV Cleared
4 18 (3.41%) ISEB
5 14 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (1.70%) Degree
7 9 (1.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 9 (1.70%) PMI Certification
7 9 (1.70%) PMP
8 4 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.57%) APMP
9 3 (0.57%) CAPM
9 3 (0.57%) CISSP
10 2 (0.38%) CEH
10 2 (0.38%) CISM
10 2 (0.38%) GCIA
10 2 (0.38%) GCIH
10 2 (0.38%) GIAC
10 2 (0.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.20%) SLA
2 32 (6.06%) Data Quality
3 29 (5.49%) QA
4 7 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.14%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.95%) ISO 8583
7 4 (0.76%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.76%) SEPA
8 3 (0.57%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.57%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.19%) FATCA
9 1 (0.19%) MiFID
System Software
1 16 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.76%) GPFS
4 3 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (0.57%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.38%) Time Sharing Option
5 2 (0.38%) Veritas File System
6 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 26 (4.92%) CA Wily
2 14 (2.65%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (2.08%) Control-M
3 11 (2.08%) SCCM
4 6 (1.14%) SCOM
5 5 (0.95%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.38%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.38%) MAINVIEW
7 1 (0.19%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.19%) cPanel
7 1 (0.19%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 90 (17.05%) Oracle
2 82 (15.53%) Microsoft
3 47 (8.90%) SAP
4 34 (6.44%) IBM
5 30 (5.68%) Remedy
6 17 (3.22%) CA
7 13 (2.46%) VMware
8 10 (1.89%) Informatica
9 9 (1.70%) AppSense
9 9 (1.70%) Intel Security
10 8 (1.52%) FatWire
10 8 (1.52%) Intel
11 7 (1.33%) NetApp
12 6 (1.14%) TIBCO
13 5 (0.95%) HP
14 4 (0.76%) Citrix
14 4 (0.76%) NetQoS
14 4 (0.76%) Nimsoft
14 4 (0.76%) Sitecore
15 3 (0.57%) MuleSoft
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