The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford 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 6 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Finance 34 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 12.27% 14.29% 9.83%
As % of the General category 45.95% 59.18% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 18 19
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£331 £313 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £392
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £24.00 £14.25 £10.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% +33.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.10%
Finance
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

General Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
74 49 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 26.71% 24.14% 26.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 28 46
Average daily rate £325 £365 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -18.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £140 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £22.62 £22.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.79% +41.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.23 £13.35 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £34.50 £18.75
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 Oxford

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

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

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 14 (29.79%) Project Management
2 11 (23.40%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (21.28%) SAP
4 9 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (19.15%) Telecoms
4 9 (19.15%) Migration
4 9 (19.15%) Retail
4 9 (19.15%) Marketing
5 8 (17.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
5 8 (17.02%) Manufacturing
5 8 (17.02%) Programme Management
5 8 (17.02%) Electronics
5 8 (17.02%) DTV
5 8 (17.02%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (14.89%) Degree
6 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
6 7 (14.89%) Business Analysis
7 6 (12.77%) Banking
7 6 (12.77%) SQL
7 6 (12.77%) Data Integration
8 5 (10.64%) Business Process Mapping
8 5 (10.64%) Test Planning
8 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
8 5 (10.64%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (10.64%) Change Management
9 4 (8.51%) Regression Testing
9 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.51%) MS Project

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (2.13%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.51%) MS Project
3 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.13%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (17.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.13%) SAP R/3
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) WAN
1 2 (4.26%) LAN
2 1 (2.13%) PBX
2 1 (2.13%) VoIP
2 1 (2.13%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.26%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.13%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.13%) MS Access
4 1 (2.13%) SAP BI
4 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) JIRA
1 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (19.15%) Telecoms
1 9 (19.15%) Retail
1 9 (19.15%) Marketing
2 8 (17.02%) Manufacturing
2 8 (17.02%) Electronics
3 6 (12.77%) Banking
4 3 (6.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (4.26%) French Language
5 2 (4.26%) Portuguese Language
5 2 (4.26%) Spanish Language
6 1 (2.13%) Arabic Language
6 1 (2.13%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.13%) Billing
6 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Analyst
2 13 (27.66%) Business Analyst
3 9 (19.15%) Project Manager
4 7 (14.89%) Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Business Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Applications Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Financial Business Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Business Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (4.26%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Coordinator
7 2 (4.26%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Business Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) CSS
1 4 (8.51%) HTML
2 2 (4.26%) XML
2 2 (4.26%) HTML5
2 2 (4.26%) CSS3
2 2 (4.26%) jQuery
3 1 (2.13%) Play Framework
3 1 (2.13%) Sass
3 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.13%) REST
3 1 (2.13%) .NET
3 1 (2.13%) SOAP
3 1 (2.13%) ODBC
3 1 (2.13%) ActiveX
3 1 (2.13%) Spring
3 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
1 8 (17.02%) DTV
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.77%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.26%) PMI
3 2 (4.26%) NHS
4 1 (2.13%) User Experience
4 1 (2.13%) Informatics
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.13%) Economics
4 1 (2.13%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) UNIX
1 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Project Management
2 11 (23.40%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (19.15%) Migration
4 8 (17.02%) Programme Management
4 8 (17.02%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (14.89%) Business Analysis
6 5 (10.64%) Business Process Mapping
6 5 (10.64%) Test Planning
6 5 (10.64%) Change Management
7 4 (8.51%) Regression Testing
7 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.51%) Business Transformation
8 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.26%) Project Planning
9 2 (4.26%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (2.13%) Coaching
10 1 (2.13%) Performance Testing
10 1 (2.13%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) C
3 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.26%) C#
4 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.26%) VB
5 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.13%) Java
5 1 (2.13%) PHP
5 1 (2.13%) Python
5 1 (2.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) PMP
2 2 (4.26%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
1 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) SAP
2 5 (10.64%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.26%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle
5 1 (2.13%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco
5 1 (2.13%) Hummingbird
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