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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 8 20 10
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Contract jobs citing Finance 49 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 13.03% 5.46% 10.16%
As % of the General category 59.76% 34.21% 44.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 6 24
Average daily rate
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£475 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £288 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £368 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.93 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +0.56%
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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 Oxford region.

General Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
82 38 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 21.81% 15.97% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 19 46
Average daily rate £415 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £215 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £388 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £28.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 27 (34.62%) Project Management
2 20 (25.64%) PRINCE2
3 17 (21.79%) Change Management
4 14 (17.95%) Degree
5 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (15.38%) Publishing
6 12 (15.38%) MS Office
6 12 (15.38%) Oracle
7 11 (14.10%) MS Project
7 11 (14.10%) Portfolio Management
8 9 (11.54%) Waterfall
8 9 (11.54%) ITIL
9 8 (10.26%) C
9 8 (10.26%) PMP
9 8 (10.26%) PMI Certification
9 8 (10.26%) Migration
9 8 (10.26%) Financial Modelling
9 8 (10.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (8.97%) Project Planning
10 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (8.97%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (8.97%) Business Analysis
10 7 (8.97%) PMI
11 6 (7.69%) SQL
11 6 (7.69%) SLA
11 6 (7.69%) Telecoms
11 6 (7.69%) Manufacturing
12 5 (6.41%) Scrum
12 5 (6.41%) MS PowerPoint

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (2.56%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (15.38%) MS Office
2 11 (14.10%) MS Project
3 5 (6.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.85%) MS Excel
5 2 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (3.85%) WebTrends
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle iProcurement
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.28%) Agresso
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) WAN
2 3 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (1.28%) VoIP
3 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.28%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (15.38%) Publishing
2 6 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.13%) Electronics
3 4 (5.13%) Marketing
4 3 (3.85%) General Ledger
4 3 (3.85%) Legal
5 2 (2.56%) Banking
6 1 (1.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (32.05%) Project Manager
2 15 (19.23%) Analyst
3 14 (17.95%) Architect
4 11 (14.10%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (8.97%) Agile Project Manager
6 6 (7.69%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Manager
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 3 (3.85%) Software Delivery Project Manager
9 3 (3.85%) Procurement Manager
10 2 (2.56%) Support Team Leader
10 2 (2.56%) Team Leader
10 2 (2.56%) Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Desktop Support
10 2 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
10 2 (2.56%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 2 (2.56%) PMO Analyst
10 2 (2.56%) Desktop Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) Apache Flex
2 1 (1.28%) WCF
2 1 (1.28%) WPF
2 1 (1.28%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) PMI
1 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.13%) NHS
2 4 (5.13%) DTV
3 2 (2.56%) Life Science
4 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.28%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.28%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.28%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.28%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.41%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.56%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.28%) UNIX
4 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.28%) Linux
4 1 (1.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.62%) Project Management
2 20 (25.64%) PRINCE2
3 17 (21.79%) Change Management
4 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (14.10%) Portfolio Management
6 9 (11.54%) Waterfall
6 9 (11.54%) ITIL
7 8 (10.26%) Migration
7 8 (10.26%) Financial Modelling
8 7 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (8.97%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (8.97%) Project Planning
8 7 (8.97%) Business Analysis
9 5 (6.41%) Scrum
9 5 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (5.13%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (5.13%) Programme Management
10 4 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.13%) Change Control
11 3 (3.85%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.26%) C
2 6 (7.69%) SQL
3 4 (5.13%) Java
4 1 (1.28%) PHP
4 1 (1.28%) C#
4 1 (1.28%) C++
4 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.28%) Python
4 1 (1.28%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.28%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) Degree
2 8 (10.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 8 (10.26%) PMP
2 8 (10.26%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.28%) HND
3 1 (1.28%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) SLA
2 2 (2.56%) QA
3 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (15.38%) Oracle
2 5 (6.41%) SAP
2 5 (6.41%) Siebel
3 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.28%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.28%) VMware
5 1 (1.28%) Dell
5 1 (1.28%) Informatica
5 1 (1.28%) Novell
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco
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