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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 270 173 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 31.80% 23.01% 25.13%
As % of the General category 73.37% 69.48% 68.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 89 98
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +10.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £274 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £41.49 £12.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.07% +224.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £13.20 £11.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £51.28 £14.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -10.25%
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
368 249 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 43.35% 33.11% 36.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 118 139
Average daily rate £375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 7
Average hourly rate £12.00 £43.74 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.56% +249.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.98 £21.60 £11.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £47.10 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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.

1 101 (18.88%) Project Management
2 93 (17.38%) Banking
3 84 (15.70%) MS Excel
4 82 (15.33%) PRINCE2
5 77 (14.39%) Oracle
6 75 (14.02%) SQL
7 68 (12.71%) Microsoft
7 68 (12.71%) Business Analysis
8 60 (11.21%) Windows
9 59 (11.03%) ITIL
9 59 (11.03%) .NET
10 56 (10.47%) C#
11 52 (9.72%) MS Project
12 51 (9.53%) Java
13 44 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
14 43 (8.04%) Scrum
15 42 (7.85%) Security Cleared
16 41 (7.66%) MS Office
17 40 (7.48%) SAP
17 40 (7.48%) OO
18 39 (7.29%) UNIX
18 39 (7.29%) Retail
18 39 (7.29%) SC Cleared
18 39 (7.29%) BDD
19 38 (7.10%) TDD
19 38 (7.10%) Project Planning
20 36 (6.73%) Agile Software Development
21 35 (6.54%) JavaScript
22 34 (6.36%) Active Directory
23 33 (6.17%) ASP.NET

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (4.67%) SharePoint
2 22 (4.11%) WebSphere
3 14 (2.62%) WebSphere Application Server
4 13 (2.43%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (1.31%) SAS
6 6 (1.12%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.75%) Liferay
7 4 (0.75%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (0.75%) Apache
7 4 (0.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (0.56%) IIS
8 3 (0.56%) CMS
8 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.56%) Lync
8 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.37%) FileNet
10 1 (0.19%) CICS
10 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 84 (15.70%) MS Excel
2 52 (9.72%) MS Project
3 41 (7.66%) MS Office
4 20 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (2.62%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 12 (2.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (1.68%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.75%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.75%) Staffware
5 3 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.19%) Agresso
7 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.19%) TIBCO iProcess
7 1 (0.19%) AWD
7 1 (0.19%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.36%) Internet
2 13 (2.43%) Intranet
3 8 (1.50%) ATM
4 7 (1.31%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.12%) Firewall
5 6 (1.12%) SAN
6 5 (0.93%) HTTP
7 4 (0.75%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.56%) VoIP
8 3 (0.56%) LDAP
8 3 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.56%) NAS
9 2 (0.37%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.37%) Network Security
9 2 (0.37%) WAN
9 2 (0.37%) Broadband
9 2 (0.37%) LAN
10 1 (0.19%) SMS
10 1 (0.19%) SSL
10 1 (0.19%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.55%) SQL Server
1 19 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (3.18%) DB2
3 16 (2.99%) PowerCenter
4 13 (2.43%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.12%) SAP BW
6 5 (0.93%) MS Access
7 4 (0.75%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.75%) SAP BI
8 3 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.19%) OLTP
10 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.19%) Informix
10 1 (0.19%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 21 (3.93%) Selenium
2 13 (2.43%) WebDriver
3 11 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (1.87%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.31%) Eclipse
5 7 (1.31%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (1.31%) JMeter
6 5 (0.93%) Introscope
6 5 (0.93%) SoapUI
6 5 (0.93%) PhantomJS
7 4 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (0.75%) MSBuild
7 4 (0.75%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.56%) Toad
8 3 (0.56%) JIRA
9 2 (0.37%) WatiN
9 2 (0.37%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.37%) Rational Rose
10 1 (0.19%) ERwin
General
1 93 (17.38%) Banking
2 39 (7.29%) Retail
3 31 (5.79%) Automotive
4 29 (5.42%) Spanish Language
5 27 (5.05%) Financial Institution
6 20 (3.74%) Manufacturing
7 18 (3.36%) Telecoms
8 14 (2.62%) Marketing
9 13 (2.43%) Retail Banking
10 12 (2.24%) Electronics
11 10 (1.87%) Legal
12 6 (1.12%) Back Office
13 4 (0.75%) Advertising
14 2 (0.37%) Front Office
15 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.19%) Publishing
15 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.19%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 191 (35.70%) Analyst
2 95 (17.76%) Project Manager
3 93 (17.38%) Business Analyst
4 57 (10.65%) Developer
5 20 (3.74%) Administrator
6 19 (3.55%) Financial Business Analyst
7 18 (3.36%) Test Analyst
8 17 (3.18%) Support Analyst
8 17 (3.18%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 16 (2.99%) Agile Business Analyst
10 15 (2.80%) 1st Line Support
10 15 (2.80%) Project Officer
11 14 (2.62%) Project Support Officer
11 14 (2.62%) Systems Analyst
12 12 (2.24%) .NET Developer
13 11 (2.06%) Development Manager
13 11 (2.06%) Coordinator
13 11 (2.06%) Consultant
13 11 (2.06%) Java Developer
13 11 (2.06%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (11.03%) .NET
2 33 (6.17%) ASP.NET
3 26 (4.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (4.49%) HTML
5 21 (3.93%) J2EE
6 18 (3.36%) CSS
7 17 (3.18%) WCF
8 15 (2.80%) Web Services
9 14 (2.62%) XML
9 14 (2.62%) JSP
10 12 (2.24%) Spring
11 10 (1.87%) NHibernate
11 10 (1.87%) Hibernate
12 9 (1.68%) SOAP
12 9 (1.68%) jQuery
12 9 (1.68%) AngularJS
12 9 (1.68%) Backbone.js
12 9 (1.68%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (1.50%) Dojo
14 7 (1.31%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (2.62%) Mainframe
2 13 (2.43%) N-Tier
3 12 (2.24%) DTV
4 10 (1.87%) Hedge funds
4 10 (1.87%) Credit Risk
5 8 (1.50%) Clustering
5 8 (1.50%) Blackberry
5 8 (1.50%) EPoS
6 6 (1.12%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (0.75%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.75%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.56%) PMI
8 3 (0.56%) AS400
8 3 (0.56%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.56%) W3C
8 3 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.37%) Social Media
9 2 (0.37%) Statistics
9 2 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 60 (11.21%) Windows
2 39 (7.29%) UNIX
3 17 (3.18%) Windows 7
4 15 (2.80%) Windows NT
5 12 (2.24%) Linux
6 8 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.31%) Windows XP
7 7 (1.31%) Windows 2000 Server
7 7 (1.31%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.12%) Android
9 5 (0.93%) Windows 2000
9 5 (0.93%) AIX
9 5 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (0.75%) Solaris
11 3 (0.56%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.37%) zOS
13 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (18.88%) Project Management
2 82 (15.33%) PRINCE2
3 68 (12.71%) Business Analysis
4 59 (11.03%) ITIL
5 44 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 43 (8.04%) Scrum
7 40 (7.48%) OO
8 39 (7.29%) BDD
9 38 (7.10%) TDD
9 38 (7.10%) Project Planning
10 36 (6.73%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
12 30 (5.61%) Migration
13 28 (5.23%) MVC
13 28 (5.23%) Waterfall
14 27 (5.05%) User Acceptance Testing
15 24 (4.49%) Change Management
15 24 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (4.49%) Web Development
16 23 (4.30%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (14.02%) SQL
2 56 (10.47%) C#
3 51 (9.53%) Java
4 35 (6.54%) JavaScript
5 17 (3.18%) PL/SQL
6 10 (1.87%) VBScript
7 7 (1.31%) VB
8 6 (1.12%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.93%) C
9 5 (0.93%) JCL
10 4 (0.75%) COBOL
11 3 (0.56%) VBA
12 2 (0.37%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.37%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.37%) REXX
13 1 (0.19%) Python
13 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.19%) Jython
13 1 (0.19%) Korn
13 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 42 (7.85%) Security Cleared
2 39 (7.29%) SC Cleared
3 22 (4.11%) ISEB
4 21 (3.93%) Degree
5 18 (3.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 16 (2.99%) PMI Certification
7 15 (2.80%) DV Cleared
8 14 (2.62%) PMP
9 10 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (1.12%) ISTQB
11 6 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.93%) MCSE
13 3 (0.56%) HND
14 2 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.37%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
14 2 (0.37%) ACCA
15 1 (0.19%) SAS Certification
15 1 (0.19%) MCP
15 1 (0.19%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.49%) SLA
2 17 (3.18%) QA
3 3 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.19%) Basel II
4 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.19%) FATCA
4 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.19%) CRD IV
System Software
1 34 (6.36%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.12%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.56%) Terminal Services
4 3 (0.56%) ISA Server
4 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.19%) Snort
5 1 (0.19%) XenApp
5 1 (0.19%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 13 (2.43%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.50%) SCCM
3 6 (1.12%) CA Wily
4 5 (0.93%) Control-M
4 5 (0.93%) SCOM
5 4 (0.75%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.56%) MAINVIEW
7 2 (0.37%) HP UCMDB
7 2 (0.37%) TIBCO Hawk
7 2 (0.37%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.19%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.19%) WSUS
8 1 (0.19%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 1 (0.19%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 77 (14.39%) Oracle
2 68 (12.71%) Microsoft
3 40 (7.48%) SAP
4 19 (3.55%) IBM
5 16 (2.99%) HP
6 12 (2.24%) Citrix
7 10 (1.87%) Remedy
8 9 (1.68%) VMware
9 8 (1.50%) Business Objects
10 7 (1.31%) JBoss
11 6 (1.12%) CheckPoint
11 6 (1.12%) Intel
12 5 (0.93%) Genesys
12 5 (0.93%) Avaya
12 5 (0.93%) NetApp
12 5 (0.93%) TIBCO
12 5 (0.93%) FatWire
13 4 (0.75%) MobileIron
13 4 (0.75%) Informatica
13 4 (0.75%) EMC
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: 500 - 600
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago