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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 265 187 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 32.48% 25.20% 26.82%
As % of the General category 73.20% 68.00% 70.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 91 96
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £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 9 12 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.64% +1.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.98 £13.55 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £44.97 £14.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.66%
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
362 275 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 44.36% 37.06% 38.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 124 133
Average daily rate £378 £344 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.81% +7.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 7
Average hourly rate £12.00 £42.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.76% +240.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -24.56%

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 17 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 99 (18.54%) Project Management
2 92 (17.23%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (15.73%) Banking
4 83 (15.54%) PRINCE2
5 81 (15.17%) MS Excel
6 75 (14.04%) Oracle
7 71 (13.30%) SQL
8 70 (13.11%) Microsoft
9 62 (11.61%) Windows
9 62 (11.61%) Business Analysis
10 61 (11.42%) .NET
11 59 (11.05%) ITIL
12 56 (10.49%) C#
13 50 (9.36%) MS Project
14 49 (9.18%) Java
15 48 (8.99%) Security Cleared
16 47 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
16 47 (8.80%) Scrum
17 45 (8.43%) SC Cleared
18 43 (8.05%) OO
19 40 (7.49%) JavaScript
20 39 (7.30%) MS Office
20 39 (7.30%) SAP
20 39 (7.30%) UNIX
21 38 (7.12%) TDD
21 38 (7.12%) BDD
22 37 (6.93%) Retail
22 37 (6.93%) Project Planning
23 33 (6.18%) ASP.NET
23 33 (6.18%) Business Intelligence

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 23 (4.31%) SharePoint
2 21 (3.93%) WebSphere
3 13 (2.43%) WebSphere Application Server
4 12 (2.25%) 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%) IIS
7 4 (0.75%) Apache
7 4 (0.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.56%) CMS
8 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.37%) Lync
9 2 (0.37%) FileNet
10 1 (0.19%) CICS
10 1 (0.19%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 81 (15.17%) MS Excel
2 50 (9.36%) MS Project
3 39 (7.30%) MS Office
4 19 (3.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (2.62%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 12 (2.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.75%) Staffware
3 4 (0.75%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.19%) Agresso
6 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.19%) TIBCO iProcess
6 1 (0.19%) AWD
6 1 (0.19%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.37%) Internet
2 14 (2.62%) Intranet
3 8 (1.50%) SAN
3 8 (1.50%) ATM
4 7 (1.31%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.12%) Firewall
5 6 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (0.94%) HTTP
7 4 (0.75%) NAS
7 4 (0.75%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.56%) VoIP
8 3 (0.56%) LDAP
8 3 (0.56%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.37%) Network Security
9 2 (0.37%) Wireless
9 2 (0.37%) WAN
9 2 (0.37%) Broadband
9 2 (0.37%) LAN
10 1 (0.19%) SMS
10 1 (0.19%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.56%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (3.00%) PowerCenter
4 15 (2.81%) DB2
5 13 (2.43%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.12%) SAP BW
7 5 (0.94%) MS Access
8 4 (0.75%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (0.75%) SAP BI
9 3 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.19%) OLTP
11 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.19%) Informix
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.19%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 18 (3.37%) Selenium
2 8 (1.50%) WebDriver
3 7 (1.31%) Eclipse
3 7 (1.31%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (1.12%) TeamCity
4 6 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.94%) Introscope
5 5 (0.94%) MSBuild
6 4 (0.75%) JMeter
6 4 (0.75%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.56%) Toad
7 3 (0.56%) JIRA
7 3 (0.56%) WatiN
8 2 (0.37%) Rational Rose
8 2 (0.37%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.19%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.19%) MSI
9 1 (0.19%) Rational DOORS
General
1 84 (15.73%) Banking
2 37 (6.93%) Retail
3 33 (6.18%) Automotive
4 28 (5.24%) Spanish Language
5 26 (4.87%) Financial Institution
6 20 (3.75%) Manufacturing
7 18 (3.37%) Telecoms
8 17 (3.18%) Marketing
9 12 (2.25%) Electronics
10 11 (2.06%) Retail Banking
11 9 (1.69%) 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%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.19%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 183 (34.27%) Analyst
2 95 (17.79%) Project Manager
3 91 (17.04%) Business Analyst
4 57 (10.67%) Developer
5 19 (3.56%) Administrator
5 19 (3.56%) Financial Business Analyst
6 17 (3.18%) Agile Business Analyst
6 17 (3.18%) Support Analyst
6 17 (3.18%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 16 (3.00%) .NET Developer
8 15 (2.81%) 1st Line Support
8 15 (2.81%) Project Support Officer
8 15 (2.81%) Project Officer
9 14 (2.62%) Coordinator
10 13 (2.43%) Systems Analyst
10 13 (2.43%) Test Analyst
11 11 (2.06%) Development Manager
11 11 (2.06%) Test Manager
11 11 (2.06%) Technical Analyst
11 11 (2.06%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (11.42%) .NET
2 33 (6.18%) ASP.NET
3 28 (5.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (4.49%) HTML
5 21 (3.93%) WCF
6 19 (3.56%) J2EE
6 19 (3.56%) CSS
7 17 (3.18%) Web Services
8 14 (2.62%) KnockoutJS
9 13 (2.43%) JSP
9 13 (2.43%) jQuery
9 13 (2.43%) NHibernate
9 13 (2.43%) AngularJS
9 13 (2.43%) Backbone.js
10 12 (2.25%) XML
11 10 (1.87%) Hibernate
11 10 (1.87%) Spring
12 8 (1.50%) Dojo
13 7 (1.31%) JSON
14 6 (1.12%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (2.62%) Mainframe
3 13 (2.43%) N-Tier
4 12 (2.25%) DTV
5 11 (2.06%) Hedge funds
6 10 (1.87%) EPoS
7 9 (1.69%) User Experience
8 8 (1.50%) Credit Risk
8 8 (1.50%) Clustering
8 8 (1.50%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.12%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.94%) IBM Mainframe
11 4 (0.75%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.75%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.56%) W3C
12 3 (0.56%) AS400
12 3 (0.56%) EMC Centera
13 2 (0.37%) Mobile Banking
13 2 (0.37%) Social Media
13 2 (0.37%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 62 (11.61%) Windows
2 39 (7.30%) UNIX
3 19 (3.56%) Windows 7
4 15 (2.81%) Windows NT
5 12 (2.25%) 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
8 6 (1.12%) Windows 2000
9 5 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (0.75%) AIX
11 3 (0.56%) Solaris
11 3 (0.56%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.56%) 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 99 (18.54%) Project Management
2 92 (17.23%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (15.54%) PRINCE2
4 62 (11.61%) Business Analysis
5 59 (11.05%) ITIL
6 47 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 47 (8.80%) Scrum
7 43 (8.05%) OO
8 38 (7.12%) TDD
8 38 (7.12%) BDD
9 37 (6.93%) Project Planning
10 33 (6.18%) Business Intelligence
10 33 (6.18%) Migration
10 33 (6.18%) MVC
11 28 (5.24%) Waterfall
11 28 (5.24%) User Acceptance Testing
12 26 (4.87%) Web Development
13 23 (4.31%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (4.12%) Programme Management
14 22 (4.12%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (13.30%) SQL
2 56 (10.49%) C#
3 49 (9.18%) Java
4 40 (7.49%) JavaScript
5 18 (3.37%) PL/SQL
6 12 (2.25%) VBScript
7 9 (1.69%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.12%) VB
9 5 (0.94%) C
9 5 (0.94%) COBOL
10 4 (0.75%) JCL
11 3 (0.56%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.56%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.37%) VBA
13 1 (0.19%) 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 48 (8.99%) Security Cleared
2 45 (8.43%) SC Cleared
3 27 (5.06%) Degree
4 22 (4.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 22 (4.12%) ISEB
5 14 (2.62%) DV Cleared
6 12 (2.25%) PMI Certification
7 10 (1.87%) PMP
7 10 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.12%) ISTQB
9 6 (1.12%) MCSE
9 6 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.94%) HND
11 2 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.37%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
11 2 (0.37%) AAT
11 2 (0.37%) ACCA
11 2 (0.37%) HNC
12 1 (0.19%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.68%) SLA
2 18 (3.37%) QA
3 3 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.19%) Basel II
4 1 (0.19%) BS15000
4 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.19%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 32 (5.99%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.12%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (0.75%) Terminal Services
4 4 (0.75%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.19%) Snort
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.19%) XenApp
5 1 (0.19%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 15 (2.81%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.69%) SCCM
3 6 (1.12%) CA Wily
3 6 (1.12%) SCOM
4 5 (0.94%) Control-M
5 4 (0.75%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.37%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (0.37%) MAINVIEW
6 2 (0.37%) TIBCO Hawk
6 2 (0.37%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.19%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.19%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.19%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 75 (14.04%) Oracle
2 70 (13.11%) Microsoft
3 39 (7.30%) SAP
4 20 (3.75%) HP
5 19 (3.56%) IBM
6 13 (2.43%) Citrix
7 11 (2.06%) Remedy
8 9 (1.69%) VMware
9 7 (1.31%) Genesys
9 7 (1.31%) Intel
9 7 (1.31%) Avaya
9 7 (1.31%) JBoss
9 7 (1.31%) Business Objects
9 7 (1.31%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.12%) NetApp
11 5 (0.94%) Cisco
11 5 (0.94%) EMC
11 5 (0.94%) Informatica
11 5 (0.94%) TIBCO
11 5 (0.94%) FatWire
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