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 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 8 3 13
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing Finance 15 26 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 9.26% 22.03% 5.05%
As % of the General category 18.52% 34.21% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 5
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£410 £388 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% -4.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £248 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £523 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
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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
81 76 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 50.00% 64.41% 59.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 53 32
Average daily rate £414 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.43% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £266 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £487 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +34.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.39% +2.22%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 22 (73.33%) Telecoms
2 10 (33.33%) SAP
3 9 (30.00%) Project Management
4 8 (26.67%) PRINCE2
5 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (20.00%) Change Management
7 5 (16.67%) Programme Management
7 5 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (16.67%) MS Project
7 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
9 3 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
9 3 (10.00%) MS Office
9 3 (10.00%) ITIL
9 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (10.00%) Billing
9 3 (10.00%) CIMA
10 2 (6.67%) Service Management
10 2 (6.67%) Banking
10 2 (6.67%) Marketing
10 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
10 2 (6.67%) OO
10 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
10 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (6.67%) HTML

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (3.33%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (16.67%) MS Project
3 4 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (10.00%) MS Office
5 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) LSMW
General
1 22 (73.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Billing
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (10.00%) Programme Manager
2 3 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) Data Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) Consultant
3 2 (6.67%) Developer
3 2 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (3.33%) SAP Data Manager
4 1 (3.33%) PMO Lead
4 1 (3.33%) Web Programme Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (3.33%) ITSM Consultant
4 1 (3.33%) Change Project Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 1 (3.33%) PMO Administrator
4 1 (3.33%) Change Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Designer
4 1 (3.33%) SAP Data Migration Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) HTML
1 2 (6.67%) CSS
1 2 (6.67%) jQuery
1 2 (6.67%) JSON
1 2 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Project Management
2 8 (26.67%) PRINCE2
3 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (20.00%) Change Management
5 5 (16.67%) Programme Management
6 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL
6 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.67%) Service Management
7 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.67%) OO
7 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.67%) Product Marketing
7 2 (6.67%) Demand Management
7 2 (6.67%) Business Transformation
7 2 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) CIMA
2 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.33%) CBAP
3 1 (3.33%) PMP
3 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.33%) ACCA
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) SAP
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Remedy