The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 8 2 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing Finance 11 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 9.48% 19.59% 4.65%
As % of the General category 17.74% 32.20% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 4
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£406 £405 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.24% +4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £274 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £435 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.10%
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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 Newbury region.

General Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
62 59 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 53.45% 60.82% 45.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 36 34
Average daily rate £369 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.14% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £223 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -29.20%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Newbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Newbury region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Newbury region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 23 (56.10%) Telecoms
2 15 (36.59%) Project Management
3 10 (24.39%) MS Project
3 10 (24.39%) MS Office
4 9 (21.95%) SAP
4 9 (21.95%) Change Management
5 8 (19.51%) PRINCE2
5 8 (19.51%) MS Visio
6 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
6 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
7 5 (12.20%) Billing
8 4 (9.76%) ITIL
9 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (7.32%) Programme Management
9 3 (7.32%) LSMW
9 3 (7.32%) Migration
9 3 (7.32%) Service Management
9 3 (7.32%) SAP SCM
9 3 (7.32%) SAP Implementation
9 3 (7.32%) Data Migration
9 3 (7.32%) Marketing
9 3 (7.32%) User Experience
9 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (4.88%) Demand Management
10 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (4.88%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (4.88%) Functional Testing
10 2 (4.88%) Business Transformation

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 10 (24.39%) MS Project
1 10 (24.39%) MS Office
2 8 (19.51%) MS Visio
3 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
4 2 (4.88%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) SAP SCM
2 1 (2.44%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.44%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.44%) MS Access
1 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) LSMW
2 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 23 (56.10%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.20%) Billing
3 3 (7.32%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Project Manager
1 7 (17.07%) Analyst
2 4 (9.76%) Designer
3 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
3 3 (7.32%) Data Manager
3 3 (7.32%) Consultant
3 3 (7.32%) Data Migration Manager
4 2 (4.88%) ITSM Consultant
4 2 (4.88%) SAP Manager
4 2 (4.88%) Finance Project Manager
4 2 (4.88%) SAP Data Migration Manager
4 2 (4.88%) Test Leader
4 2 (4.88%) UX Designer
4 2 (4.88%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) Data Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) Programme Manager
5 1 (2.44%) Junior
5 1 (2.44%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (2.44%) Project Support Officer
5 1 (2.44%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) User Experience
1 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.44%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Project Management
2 9 (21.95%) Change Management
3 8 (19.51%) PRINCE2
4 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.76%) ITIL
6 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.32%) Programme Management
6 3 (7.32%) Migration
6 3 (7.32%) Service Management
6 3 (7.32%) SAP Implementation
6 3 (7.32%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.88%) Demand Management
7 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.88%) Functional Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Business Transformation
7 2 (4.88%) Dependency Management
7 2 (4.88%) Project Planning
7 2 (4.88%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.88%) Product Marketing
7 2 (4.88%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) ABAP
2 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.88%) CIMA
3 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.44%) CBAP
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) SAP
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Siebel
3 1 (2.44%) Remedy
3 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.44%) Amdocs
3 1 (2.44%) Teradata
3 1 (2.44%) ATG
3 1 (2.44%) hybris
3 1 (2.44%) Demandware