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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 218 268 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 27.01% 29.58% 19.02%
As % of the General category 62.82% 73.22% 71.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 159 47
Average daily rate
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£330 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £255 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £378
% change year-on-year
+3.15% +2.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -5.40%
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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
347 366 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 43.00% 40.40% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 212 75
Average daily rate £355 £343 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.64% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £427 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -44.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.96%

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 27 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 27 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 90 (19.74%) Banking
2 85 (18.64%) Project Management
3 75 (16.45%) MS Excel
4 73 (16.01%) SQL
4 73 (16.01%) Oracle
5 70 (15.35%) Windows
6 62 (13.60%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (12.72%) Microsoft
8 53 (11.62%) MS Office
9 48 (10.53%) UNIX
10 45 (9.87%) PRINCE2
11 44 (9.65%) ATM
12 42 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
13 41 (8.99%) ITIL
14 40 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
15 38 (8.33%) .NET
16 35 (7.68%) HTML
17 34 (7.46%) SAP
17 34 (7.46%) User Acceptance Testing
18 33 (7.24%) Windows 7
19 32 (7.02%) Migration
20 31 (6.80%) Scrum
20 31 (6.80%) Business Analysis
20 31 (6.80%) Waterfall
21 30 (6.58%) Change Management
21 30 (6.58%) SQL Server
21 30 (6.58%) Java
22 29 (6.36%) HP Quality Center
23 28 (6.14%) Financial Institution
23 28 (6.14%) MS Project

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 27 (5.92%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.29%) WebSphere
3 13 (2.85%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (1.54%) SAS
5 6 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.88%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.88%) IIS
8 3 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.22%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.22%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 75 (16.45%) MS Excel
2 53 (11.62%) MS Office
3 28 (6.14%) MS Project
4 14 (3.07%) Spreadsheet
5 12 (2.63%) MS Visio
5 12 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.44%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.22%) GIMP
7 1 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (2.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.54%) Oracle Financials
2 7 (1.54%) BusinessWorks
2 7 (1.54%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.10%) Primavera
4 5 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (1.10%) Staffware
4 5 (1.10%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.66%) SAP BCA
6 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.22%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.22%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.44%) Google Checkout
2 1 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 44 (9.65%) ATM
2 11 (2.41%) SAN
2 11 (2.41%) Internet
3 10 (2.19%) Firewall
4 8 (1.75%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.75%) LDAP
5 7 (1.54%) LAN
5 7 (1.54%) WAN
5 7 (1.54%) Intranet
6 6 (1.32%) Wireless
7 4 (0.88%) MPLS
7 4 (0.88%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.88%) ADSL
7 4 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (0.66%) CDMA
8 3 (0.66%) GSM
8 3 (0.66%) Network Security
8 3 (0.66%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.44%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.44%) APPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.04%) DB2
3 19 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 18 (3.95%) Oracle Database
5 14 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (2.85%) PowerCenter
7 12 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (1.97%) SAP BW
9 8 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (1.75%) DB2 UDB
9 8 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (1.54%) MySQL
11 6 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.10%) Data Mining
12 5 (1.10%) Data Mart
13 4 (0.88%) MS Access
13 4 (0.88%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.88%) Big Data
14 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.66%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 11 (2.41%) Xcode
1 11 (2.41%) Selenium
2 9 (1.97%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (1.75%) Visual Studio
4 7 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (1.10%) WebDriver
6 4 (0.88%) eggPlant
7 3 (0.66%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.66%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.66%) SpecFlow
7 3 (0.66%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.66%) Toad
8 2 (0.44%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.44%) ProC
8 2 (0.44%) Introscope
8 2 (0.44%) JMeter
8 2 (0.44%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.22%) QUnit
General
1 90 (19.74%) Banking
2 28 (6.14%) Financial Institution
3 24 (5.26%) Retail
4 21 (4.61%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.51%) Manufacturing
6 14 (3.07%) Automotive
7 13 (2.85%) Marketing
8 12 (2.63%) Spanish Language
9 11 (2.41%) Electronics
10 9 (1.97%) Legal
11 4 (0.88%) Billing
12 3 (0.66%) Back Office
13 2 (0.44%) Games
13 2 (0.44%) Wholesale Banking
14 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.22%) German Language
14 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 142 (31.14%) Analyst
2 72 (15.79%) Project Manager
3 56 (12.28%) Developer
4 40 (8.77%) Business Analyst
5 35 (7.68%) Architect
6 29 (6.36%) Test Analyst
7 20 (4.39%) Administrator
8 16 (3.51%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 16 (3.51%) Support Analyst
8 16 (3.51%) Infrastructure Manager
9 14 (3.07%) Coordinator
9 14 (3.07%) Test Leader
10 13 (2.85%) .NET Developer
11 12 (2.63%) Data Analyst
12 11 (2.41%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (2.41%) iOS Developer
13 10 (2.19%) Designer
13 10 (2.19%) Service Manager
14 9 (1.97%) IT Project Manager
14 9 (1.97%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (8.33%) .NET
2 35 (7.68%) HTML
3 23 (5.04%) XML
3 23 (5.04%) AngularJS
4 16 (3.51%) Web Services
4 16 (3.51%) jQuery
4 16 (3.51%) HTML5
5 15 (3.29%) WCF
5 15 (3.29%) ASP.NET
5 15 (3.29%) CSS
6 14 (3.07%) SOAP
7 13 (2.85%) KnockoutJS
8 12 (2.63%) .NET Framework
8 12 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (2.41%) iOS SDK
10 6 (1.32%) Middleware
10 6 (1.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (1.10%) NHibernate
12 4 (0.88%) Backbone.js
12 4 (0.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 15 (3.29%) iPad
3 15 (3.29%) CMDB
3 15 (3.29%) iPhone
4 14 (3.07%) Mainframe
5 13 (2.85%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.63%) Clustering
7 11 (2.41%) DTV
7 11 (2.41%) Mobile App
7 11 (2.41%) User Experience
8 9 (1.97%) IBM Mainframe
9 7 (1.54%) Mobile Banking
10 6 (1.32%) PMI
11 5 (1.10%) EPoS
12 4 (0.88%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.88%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.88%) Credit Risk
12 4 (0.88%) e-Health
12 4 (0.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 70 (15.35%) Windows
2 48 (10.53%) UNIX
3 33 (7.24%) Windows 7
4 19 (4.17%) Linux
5 18 (3.95%) Apple iOS
6 11 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (2.19%) Solaris
8 9 (1.97%) Windows XP
9 8 (1.75%) AIX
9 8 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
10 7 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (1.32%) Windows NT
12 5 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (1.10%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.88%) Android
14 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (18.64%) Project Management
2 62 (13.60%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (9.87%) PRINCE2
4 42 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 41 (8.99%) ITIL
6 34 (7.46%) User Acceptance Testing
7 32 (7.02%) Migration
8 31 (6.80%) Scrum
8 31 (6.80%) Business Analysis
8 31 (6.80%) Waterfall
9 30 (6.58%) Change Management
10 26 (5.70%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (5.70%) Test Scripting
11 23 (5.04%) MVC
12 21 (4.61%) Programme Management
13 20 (4.39%) Project Planning
14 19 (4.17%) SDLC
15 18 (3.95%) Software Testing
15 18 (3.95%) Service Management
16 17 (3.73%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 73 (16.01%) SQL
2 30 (6.58%) Java
3 27 (5.92%) C#
4 24 (5.26%) VB
5 22 (4.82%) JavaScript
6 14 (3.07%) VBScript
7 13 (2.85%) VBA
8 12 (2.63%) PL/SQL
9 11 (2.41%) T-SQL
9 11 (2.41%) Objective-C
9 11 (2.41%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.32%) C++
11 5 (1.10%) C
11 5 (1.10%) JCL
12 4 (0.88%) Korn
13 3 (0.66%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.66%) Python
13 3 (0.66%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.66%) COBOL
13 3 (0.66%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (4.82%) ISEB
2 19 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 18 (3.95%) Degree
4 16 (3.51%) SC Cleared
5 12 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (1.54%) PMI Certification
6 7 (1.54%) APMP
7 6 (1.32%) CISSP
7 6 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.10%) CCNA
8 5 (1.10%) PMP
8 5 (1.10%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.66%) MCP
11 2 (0.44%) CCNP
11 2 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.44%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.22%) CCSE
12 1 (0.22%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.61%) QA
2 19 (4.17%) SLA
3 5 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.88%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.44%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.22%) TickIT
6 1 (0.22%) Basel III
System Software
1 24 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.10%) VMware ESX
3 4 (0.88%) Firmware
4 3 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.44%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.22%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.22%) Snort
6 1 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.22%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 29 (6.36%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (2.85%) SCCM
3 12 (2.63%) Control-M
4 5 (1.10%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 5 (1.10%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.88%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.44%) SCOM
6 2 (0.44%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.22%) OVSD
7 1 (0.22%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.22%) WSUS
7 1 (0.22%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.22%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 73 (16.01%) Oracle
2 58 (12.72%) Microsoft
3 34 (7.46%) SAP
4 23 (5.04%) Remedy
5 21 (4.61%) IBM
6 15 (3.29%) HP
7 14 (3.07%) Apple
8 13 (2.85%) Informatica
8 13 (2.85%) VMware
9 12 (2.63%) Business Objects
10 11 (2.41%) Cisco
10 11 (2.41%) TIBCO
11 10 (2.19%) Brocade
12 9 (1.97%) NetApp
13 7 (1.54%) EMC
14 5 (1.10%) Citrix
14 5 (1.10%) 3PAR
14 5 (1.10%) Twitter
15 4 (0.88%) Akamai
15 4 (0.88%) CA
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Hudson IT
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Posted: 4 hours ago
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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