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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 19 18 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing Finance 27 13 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 7.89% 5.68% 14.69%
As % of the General category 30.34% 50.00% 44.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 17
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£407 £375 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.40% -18.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £358 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £383
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.83 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
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
89 26 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 26.02% 11.35% 32.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 17 42
Average daily rate £394 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.06% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.83 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.42% -35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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 22 (27.85%) Project Management
2 18 (22.78%) PRINCE2
3 16 (20.25%) Change Management
4 15 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (16.46%) Degree
5 13 (16.46%) Publishing
6 12 (15.19%) MS Office
7 11 (13.92%) .NET
7 11 (13.92%) SQL
7 11 (13.92%) Portfolio Management
8 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
8 10 (12.66%) MS Project
9 9 (11.39%) Waterfall
10 8 (10.13%) Financial Modelling
10 8 (10.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 8 (10.13%) Oracle
10 8 (10.13%) C#
10 8 (10.13%) Active Directory
10 8 (10.13%) PMP
10 8 (10.13%) PMI Certification
10 8 (10.13%) Migration
10 8 (10.13%) Telecoms
11 7 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (8.86%) PMI
11 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
11 7 (8.86%) HTML
11 7 (8.86%) C
11 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET
11 7 (8.86%) CSS
11 7 (8.86%) Windows

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 2 (2.53%) CMS
1 2 (2.53%) Node.js
2 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (15.19%) MS Office
2 10 (12.66%) MS Project
3 5 (6.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.80%) MS Excel
5 2 (2.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.27%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (1.27%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Boomi
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) WAN
2 4 (5.06%) LAN
3 1 (1.27%) VoIP
3 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.27%) PABX
3 1 (1.27%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.27%) MySQL
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (16.46%) Publishing
2 8 (10.13%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.59%) Manufacturing
3 6 (7.59%) Banking
4 4 (5.06%) Marketing
4 4 (5.06%) Electronics
5 3 (3.80%) Legal
6 1 (1.27%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 19 (24.05%) Project Manager
2 17 (21.52%) Architect
3 13 (16.46%) Analyst
4 12 (15.19%) Developer
5 11 (13.92%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (10.13%) Business Analyst
7 7 (8.86%) Agile Project Manager
8 6 (7.59%) C# Developer
8 6 (7.59%) Programmer
9 5 (6.33%) C# Programmer
9 5 (6.33%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (5.06%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 4 (5.06%) Senior Manager
10 4 (5.06%) Senior Project Manager
11 3 (3.80%) Procurement Manager
11 3 (3.80%) Support Analyst
11 3 (3.80%) Software Delivery Project Manager
12 2 (2.53%) ERP Project Manager
12 2 (2.53%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
12 2 (2.53%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.92%) .NET
2 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET
2 7 (8.86%) CSS
2 7 (8.86%) WPF
2 7 (8.86%) HTML
3 6 (7.59%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.53%) REST
4 2 (2.53%) SOAP
4 2 (2.53%) Web Services
4 2 (2.53%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.27%) WCF
5 1 (1.27%) jQuery
5 1 (1.27%) RESTful
5 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.27%) HTML5
5 1 (1.27%) CSS3
5 1 (1.27%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) PMI
2 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.06%) NHS
3 4 (5.06%) DTV
4 2 (2.53%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.53%) Life Science
5 1 (1.27%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.27%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.27%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.27%) CCTV
5 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.86%) Windows
2 3 (3.80%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.53%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.53%) Android
4 1 (1.27%) UNIX
4 1 (1.27%) Linux
4 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.85%) Project Management
2 18 (22.78%) PRINCE2
3 16 (20.25%) Change Management
4 15 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (13.92%) Portfolio Management
6 9 (11.39%) Waterfall
7 8 (10.13%) Financial Modelling
7 8 (10.13%) Migration
8 7 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (7.59%) Programme Management
9 6 (7.59%) OO
9 6 (7.59%) Project Planning
10 5 (6.33%) Data Migration
10 5 (6.33%) SDLC
10 5 (6.33%) ETL
10 5 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (5.06%) UML
11 4 (5.06%) ITIL
11 4 (5.06%) Change Control
11 4 (5.06%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.92%) SQL
2 8 (10.13%) C#
3 7 (8.86%) C
4 6 (7.59%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.33%) Java
6 3 (3.80%) COBOL
7 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.53%) Python
8 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.27%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (16.46%) Degree
2 8 (10.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 8 (10.13%) PMP
2 8 (10.13%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.80%) CCNA
3 3 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (10.13%) Oracle
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.59%) SAP
4 5 (6.33%) Siebel
5 4 (5.06%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.80%) Cisco
6 3 (3.80%) Dell
7 1 (1.27%) Informatica
7 1 (1.27%) Novell
7 1 (1.27%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.27%) Bloomberg
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