The first 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Oxford region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 20 1 8
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Contract jobs citing Finance 10 40 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.74% 19.90% 12.54%
As % of the General category 40.00% 50.63% 45.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 24
Average daily rate
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£400 £294 £496
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.17% -40.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £127 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £506 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -20.00%
General Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
25 79 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 11.85% 39.30% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 46 54
Average daily rate £400 £340 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -24.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £144 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £489 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% -12.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Finance
Oxfordshire

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 12 (46.15%) SAP
2 9 (34.62%) Marketing
3 8 (30.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (30.77%) Manufacturing
3 8 (30.77%) Digital Marketing
3 8 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (30.77%) DTV
3 8 (30.77%) Electronics
3 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
3 8 (30.77%) Programme Management
4 5 (19.23%) Project Management
5 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
5 4 (15.38%) Business Transformation
5 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
6 3 (11.54%) MS Project
6 3 (11.54%) SQL
7 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (7.69%) Workflow
7 2 (7.69%) Change Management
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
7 2 (7.69%) C
7 2 (7.69%) VB
7 2 (7.69%) WAN
7 2 (7.69%) LAN
7 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (7.69%) Banking
7 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (3.85%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Project
3 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (30.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (3.85%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.85%) SAP R/3
2 1 (3.85%) SAP PS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) WAN
1 2 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) PBX
2 1 (3.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.85%) MS Access
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) OLAP
2 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (34.62%) Marketing
2 8 (30.77%) Manufacturing
2 8 (30.77%) Electronics
2 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Billing
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Project Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Business Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Business Project Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.85%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) VB6 Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (3.85%) SAP PS Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Project Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Configuration Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Implementation Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) MDX
1 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
1 1 (3.85%) Spring
1 1 (3.85%) REST
1 1 (3.85%) jQuery
1 1 (3.85%) Play Framework
1 1 (3.85%) ActiveX
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) CSS
1 1 (3.85%) SOAP
1 1 (3.85%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) DTV
2 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.85%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Digital Marketing
1 8 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) Programme Management
2 5 (19.23%) Project Management
3 4 (15.38%) Business Transformation
3 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.69%) Workflow
5 2 (7.69%) Change Management
5 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Information Management
6 1 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Logistics
6 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.85%) Data Management
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.85%) Migration
6 1 (3.85%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) C
2 2 (7.69%) VB
3 1 (3.85%) VB6
3 1 (3.85%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) SAP
2 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Hummingbird
3 1 (3.85%) Hyperion
3 1 (3.85%) Cognos
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle