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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 261 194 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 28.97% 26.91% 17.19%
As % of the General category 70.16% 72.39% 60.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 93 52
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £450 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 6
Average hourly rate £12.21 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.79% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.00 £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
Finance
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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
372 268 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 41.29% 37.17% 28.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 124 76
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £441 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 8
Average hourly rate £14.36 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £14.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £36.00 £22.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 24 December 2014.

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 December 2014, 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 (17.14%) Banking
2 89 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (15.81%) Project Management
4 79 (15.05%) Microsoft
5 70 (13.33%) Windows
6 69 (13.14%) MS Excel
7 66 (12.57%) Business Analysis
8 63 (12.00%) Oracle
9 59 (11.24%) PRINCE2
10 57 (10.86%) UNIX
11 56 (10.67%) .NET
11 56 (10.67%) Scrum
12 54 (10.29%) SAP
13 53 (10.10%) SQL
14 52 (9.90%) ITIL
15 51 (9.71%) C#
16 47 (8.95%) Stakeholder Management
16 47 (8.95%) Retail
17 42 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
18 40 (7.62%) MS Office
19 36 (6.86%) Java
19 36 (6.86%) BDD
20 35 (6.67%) Migration
21 34 (6.48%) JavaScript
22 31 (5.90%) SLA
22 31 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
23 30 (5.71%) Security Cleared
23 30 (5.71%) Automotive
23 30 (5.71%) Degree
24 29 (5.52%) TDD

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 25 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (2.29%) CMS
3 9 (1.71%) WebSphere
4 8 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (1.52%) IIS
5 5 (0.95%) SAS
6 4 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.57%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.38%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.38%) FileNet
9 1 (0.19%) CICS
9 1 (0.19%) Lync
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 69 (13.14%) MS Excel
2 40 (7.62%) MS Office
3 26 (4.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (4.38%) MS Project
5 19 (3.62%) MS Visio
6 13 (2.48%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (1.14%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.76%) OmniGraffle
8 4 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 14 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (2.29%) SAP FI
3 8 (1.52%) Staffware
4 6 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.76%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.57%) ResourceLink
6 3 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.57%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.38%) TIBCO iProcess
7 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.38%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.38%) SAP CS
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.19%) Agresso
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.19%) assyst
8 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
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 12 (2.29%) ATM
1 12 (2.29%) SAN
2 11 (2.10%) Intranet
3 9 (1.71%) Firewall
3 9 (1.71%) WAN
4 8 (1.52%) LAN
4 8 (1.52%) Internet
5 7 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (1.33%) NAS
6 5 (0.95%) Network Security
6 5 (0.95%) MPLS
6 5 (0.95%) VoIP
6 5 (0.95%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.76%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.76%) ADSL
8 3 (0.57%) LDAP
8 3 (0.57%) VLAN
8 3 (0.57%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.38%) Wireless
9 2 (0.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (3.24%) PowerCenter
2 17 (3.24%) Oracle Database
3 15 (2.86%) SQL Server
4 13 (2.48%) DB2
5 10 (1.90%) Relational Database
6 9 (1.71%) SAP BW
7 6 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.76%) MS Access
9 3 (0.57%) OLTP
9 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.38%) SAP BI
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.19%) Data Mart
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 22 (4.19%) Selenium
2 10 (1.90%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (1.90%) WebDriver
3 9 (1.71%) Toad
4 8 (1.52%) TeamCity
4 8 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.33%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (0.95%) JMeter
6 5 (0.95%) MSBuild
7 4 (0.76%) Axure RP
8 3 (0.57%) eggPlant
8 3 (0.57%) Xcode
8 3 (0.57%) JIRA
8 3 (0.57%) WatiN
9 2 (0.38%) Subversion
10 1 (0.19%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.19%) Rational Rose
General
1 90 (17.14%) Banking
2 47 (8.95%) Retail
3 30 (5.71%) Automotive
4 26 (4.95%) Manufacturing
5 24 (4.57%) Spanish Language
6 23 (4.38%) Telecoms
6 23 (4.38%) Marketing
7 15 (2.86%) Financial Institution
8 14 (2.67%) Electronics
9 13 (2.48%) Retail Banking
10 12 (2.29%) Legal
11 6 (1.14%) Back Office
12 3 (0.57%) Advertising
13 2 (0.38%) German Language
14 1 (0.19%) International Banking
14 1 (0.19%) Billing
14 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.19%) Publishing
14 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 187 (35.62%) Analyst
2 93 (17.71%) Business Analyst
3 72 (13.71%) Project Manager
4 59 (11.24%) Developer
5 24 (4.57%) Architect
6 22 (4.19%) Financial Business Analyst
7 21 (4.00%) .NET Developer
7 21 (4.00%) Agile Business Analyst
8 20 (3.81%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 20 (3.81%) Administrator
9 17 (3.24%) Test Analyst
10 16 (3.05%) C# Developer
11 14 (2.67%) Test Manager
12 13 (2.48%) C# .NET Developer
13 12 (2.29%) Solutions Architect
14 11 (2.10%) Coordinator
14 11 (2.10%) 1st Line Support
15 10 (1.90%) Support Analyst
15 10 (1.90%) Systems Analyst
15 10 (1.90%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (10.67%) .NET
2 25 (4.76%) HTML
2 25 (4.76%) jQuery
3 24 (4.57%) WCF
4 23 (4.38%) AngularJS
5 22 (4.19%) KnockoutJS
6 21 (4.00%) ASP.NET
6 21 (4.00%) CSS
7 16 (3.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (2.86%) XML
9 14 (2.67%) NHibernate
10 13 (2.48%) HTML5
10 13 (2.48%) Backbone.js
10 13 (2.48%) .NET Framework
11 9 (1.71%) Java EE
11 9 (1.71%) Web Services
11 9 (1.71%) J2EE
12 7 (1.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (1.14%) JSP
14 5 (0.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 31 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.05%) Mainframe
3 14 (2.67%) DTV
3 14 (2.67%) Credit Risk
4 13 (2.48%) User Experience
5 11 (2.10%) EPoS
6 9 (1.71%) Hedge funds
7 8 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.33%) Clustering
9 6 (1.14%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.14%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.14%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.95%) Open Source
11 4 (0.76%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.76%) PMI
11 4 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.76%) IVR
11 4 (0.76%) e-Health
12 3 (0.57%) EMC Centera
12 3 (0.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 70 (13.33%) Windows
2 57 (10.86%) UNIX
3 22 (4.19%) Windows 7
4 20 (3.81%) Windows NT
5 14 (2.67%) Windows XP
6 13 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (2.29%) Apple iOS
8 9 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (1.52%) Windows 2000
9 8 (1.52%) Android
10 6 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (0.95%) MVS
12 4 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.76%) Linux
13 2 (0.38%) zOS
13 2 (0.38%) AIX
14 1 (0.19%) HPUX
14 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (15.81%) Project Management
3 66 (12.57%) Business Analysis
4 59 (11.24%) PRINCE2
5 56 (10.67%) Scrum
6 52 (9.90%) ITIL
7 47 (8.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 42 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
9 36 (6.86%) BDD
10 35 (6.67%) Migration
11 29 (5.52%) OO
11 29 (5.52%) TDD
12 28 (5.33%) User Acceptance Testing
13 27 (5.14%) MVC
14 24 (4.57%) Waterfall
15 23 (4.38%) Change Management
16 20 (3.81%) Service Delivery
16 20 (3.81%) Service Management
16 20 (3.81%) Programme Management
16 20 (3.81%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (10.10%) SQL
2 51 (9.71%) C#
3 36 (6.86%) Java
4 34 (6.48%) JavaScript
5 17 (3.24%) VBScript
5 17 (3.24%) PowerShell
6 12 (2.29%) PL/SQL
7 10 (1.90%) VB
8 8 (1.52%) VBA
9 5 (0.95%) COBOL
10 4 (0.76%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.57%) C
11 3 (0.57%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.57%) JCL
11 3 (0.57%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.38%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.38%) C++
13 1 (0.19%) Perl
13 1 (0.19%) Korn
13 1 (0.19%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (5.71%) Degree
1 30 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 27 (5.14%) SC Cleared
3 24 (4.57%) ISEB
4 12 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 9 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (1.71%) MCSE
7 7 (1.33%) PMI Certification
8 6 (1.14%) HND
9 5 (0.95%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.76%) CCNA
11 3 (0.57%) MCP
11 3 (0.57%) HNC
11 3 (0.57%) ACCA
11 3 (0.57%) PMP
12 2 (0.38%) CIMA
12 2 (0.38%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.90%) SLA
2 25 (4.76%) QA
3 5 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.76%) COREP
4 4 (0.76%) FINREP
5 3 (0.57%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.19%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.19%) Basel II
6 1 (0.19%) BS15000
System Software
1 26 (4.95%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.10%) VMware ESX
4 7 (1.33%) Terminal Services
5 6 (1.14%) ISA Server
6 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.19%) NFS
7 1 (0.19%) Snort
7 1 (0.19%) Samba
Systems Management
1 22 (4.19%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (2.29%) Tivoli
3 10 (1.90%) Control-M
4 9 (1.71%) SCCM
5 8 (1.52%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 7 (1.33%) BladeLogic
7 6 (1.14%) SCOM
8 4 (0.76%) CA Wily
8 4 (0.76%) CA Spectrum
9 3 (0.57%) OVSD
10 2 (0.38%) MAINVIEW
11 1 (0.19%) OpenView
11 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.19%) YaST
11 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.19%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 79 (15.05%) Microsoft
2 63 (12.00%) Oracle
3 54 (10.29%) SAP
4 26 (4.95%) Remedy
5 20 (3.81%) HP
6 18 (3.43%) Citrix
6 18 (3.43%) IBM
6 18 (3.43%) VMware
7 12 (2.29%) Cisco
7 12 (2.29%) Avaya
8 11 (2.10%) Informatica
8 11 (2.10%) Intel
9 8 (1.52%) Genesys
9 8 (1.52%) Adobe
10 7 (1.33%) Business Objects
10 7 (1.33%) CheckPoint
10 7 (1.33%) F5
11 6 (1.14%) McAfee
12 5 (0.95%) NetApp
12 5 (0.95%) EMC
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