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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 12 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Finance 36 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 10.00% 7.10% 9.24%
As % of the General category 31.86% 30.77% 47.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 16
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£480 £228 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.98% -53.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £186 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £338 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.05%
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
113 39 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 31.39% 23.08% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 19 26
Average daily rate £480 £365 £481
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.50% -24.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £231 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £473 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% +114.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 24 (34.78%) Project Management
2 13 (18.84%) Migration
3 11 (15.94%) Business Analysis
3 11 (15.94%) Degree
4 10 (14.49%) Change Management
4 10 (14.49%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (13.04%) SQL
5 9 (13.04%) Retail
6 8 (11.59%) Management Information System
6 8 (11.59%) PRINCE2
7 7 (10.14%) ITIL
7 7 (10.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (10.14%) Telecoms
8 6 (8.70%) Banking
8 6 (8.70%) Data Integration
9 5 (7.25%) Portfolio Management
9 5 (7.25%) Test Planning
9 5 (7.25%) Oracle
9 5 (7.25%) SAP
9 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (5.80%) Manufacturing
10 4 (5.80%) Regression Testing
10 4 (5.80%) Programme Management
10 4 (5.80%) Electronics
10 4 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (5.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
10 4 (5.80%) C
10 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (1.45%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.90%) MS Project
3 1 (1.45%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (4.35%) WebTrends
2 3 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.45%) Agresso
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) LAN
1 3 (4.35%) WAN
2 1 (1.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.45%) Big Data
3 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (13.04%) Retail
2 7 (10.14%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.70%) Banking
4 4 (5.80%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.80%) Electronics
4 4 (5.80%) Marketing
5 3 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (4.35%) General Ledger
6 2 (2.90%) Publishing
6 2 (2.90%) French Language
6 2 (2.90%) Portuguese Language
6 2 (2.90%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.45%) Arabic Language
7 1 (1.45%) Billing
7 1 (1.45%) Back Office
7 1 (1.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (27.54%) Analyst
2 15 (21.74%) Project Manager
3 13 (18.84%) Business Analyst
4 8 (11.59%) Architect
5 6 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.25%) Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Financial Business Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Applications Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Consultant
9 2 (2.90%) Project Coordinator
9 2 (2.90%) SQL Developer
9 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Developer
9 2 (2.90%) PMO Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Coordinator
9 2 (2.90%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (2.90%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) HTML
1 3 (4.35%) CSS
2 2 (2.90%) XML
2 2 (2.90%) CSS3
2 2 (2.90%) HTML5
3 1 (1.45%) jQuery
3 1 (1.45%) Sass
3 1 (1.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.59%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.70%) Data Integration
4 4 (5.80%) DTV
5 2 (2.90%) NHS
5 2 (2.90%) PMI
6 1 (1.45%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.45%) CCTV
6 1 (1.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.45%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.90%) Windows
2 1 (1.45%) Linux
2 1 (1.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) Project Management
2 13 (18.84%) Migration
3 11 (15.94%) Business Analysis
4 10 (14.49%) Change Management
4 10 (14.49%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (11.59%) PRINCE2
6 7 (10.14%) ITIL
6 7 (10.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (7.25%) Portfolio Management
7 5 (7.25%) Test Planning
7 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.80%) Regression Testing
8 4 (5.80%) Programme Management
8 4 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.80%) Business Process Mapping
8 4 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.80%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (4.35%) Scrum
10 2 (2.90%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.04%) SQL
2 4 (5.80%) C
3 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.45%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.45%) Embedded C++
4 1 (1.45%) PHP
4 1 (1.45%) Java
4 1 (1.45%) C#
4 1 (1.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) PMP
2 2 (2.90%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) ISEB
3 1 (1.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) QA
3 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (7.25%) Oracle
1 5 (7.25%) SAP
2 3 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (4.35%) Siebel
3 2 (2.90%) Cisco
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.90%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (1.45%) VMware
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