The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 11 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 67 35 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 10.29% 8.43% 10.04%
As % of the General category 36.61% 36.46% 47.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 18 36
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£405 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £523 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -52.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -18.91%
Finance
South East

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

General Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
183 96 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 28.11% 23.13% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 41 56
Average daily rate £450 £375 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £244 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 9
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £21.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +9.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £21.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+24.70% -15.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +2 32 £480 +110.98% 12
Banbury +1 15 £390 -13.33% 1
Kidlington - 3 £513 - 1
Abingdon - - - -
Faringdon - - - -
Witney - - - - 4
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 43 (29.66%) Project Management
2 34 (23.45%) Migration
3 27 (18.62%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (17.93%) SAP
5 24 (16.55%) SQL
5 24 (16.55%) Telecoms
6 22 (15.17%) Manufacturing
6 22 (15.17%) Marketing
6 22 (15.17%) Digital Marketing
7 21 (14.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 21 (14.48%) Programme Management
7 21 (14.48%) Electronics
7 21 (14.48%) DTV
8 20 (13.79%) PRINCE2
9 18 (12.41%) Business Analysis
10 16 (11.03%) Banking
11 15 (10.34%) Retail
11 15 (10.34%) Degree
11 15 (10.34%) Windows
12 13 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (8.97%) WAN
12 13 (8.97%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (8.28%) ITIL
13 12 (8.28%) Windows 7
14 11 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (7.59%) Change Management
15 10 (6.90%) SQL Server
15 10 (6.90%) Data Integration
16 9 (6.21%) HTML
16 9 (6.21%) Oracle

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 3 (2.07%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.38%) Apache
3 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (5.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.38%) MS Project
2 2 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.69%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 21 (14.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.76%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.76%) Oracle iProcurement
3 3 (2.07%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (2.07%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (2.07%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (2.07%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.07%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (2.07%) WebTrends
4 2 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.38%) Agresso
5 1 (0.69%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.69%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.69%) Force.com
2 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.69%) SaaS
2 1 (0.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.97%) WAN
2 8 (5.52%) LAN
3 6 (4.14%) Firewall
4 3 (2.07%) MPLS
5 2 (1.38%) OSPF
5 2 (1.38%) BGP
5 2 (1.38%) EIGRP
5 2 (1.38%) VoIP
5 2 (1.38%) Network Security
5 2 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.69%) Intranet
6 1 (0.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.14%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (4.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.76%) JasperReports
4 2 (1.38%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.69%) Big Data
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.69%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.69%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 5 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (2.07%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.69%) Maven
3 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (16.55%) Telecoms
2 22 (15.17%) Manufacturing
2 22 (15.17%) Marketing
3 21 (14.48%) Electronics
4 16 (11.03%) Banking
5 15 (10.34%) Retail
6 3 (2.07%) Publishing
6 3 (2.07%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.07%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.38%) French Language
7 2 (1.38%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (1.38%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.38%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.38%) Back Office
7 2 (1.38%) Advertising
8 1 (0.69%) Billing
8 1 (0.69%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 42 (28.97%) Analyst
2 30 (20.69%) Project Manager
3 23 (15.86%) Business Analyst
4 14 (9.66%) Architect
5 10 (6.90%) Consultant
5 10 (6.90%) Developer
6 8 (5.52%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (4.83%) Test Analyst
8 5 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (3.45%) PMO Analyst
9 4 (2.76%) Report Manager
9 4 (2.76%) Support Analyst
9 4 (2.76%) Implementation Manager
9 4 (2.76%) Financial Business Analyst
9 4 (2.76%) Network Architect
10 3 (2.07%) Applications Manager
10 3 (2.07%) Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (2.07%) Network Manager
10 3 (2.07%) Applications Support
10 3 (2.07%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.21%) HTML
2 7 (4.83%) XML
3 4 (2.76%) CSS
4 3 (2.07%) HTML5
4 3 (2.07%) CSS3
5 2 (1.38%) jQuery
5 2 (1.38%) Sass
5 2 (1.38%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.38%) Web Services
5 2 (1.38%) .NET
5 2 (1.38%) Spring
6 1 (0.69%) WPF
6 1 (0.69%) Symfony
6 1 (0.69%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.69%) SOAP
6 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.69%) Mason
6 1 (0.69%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.69%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.48%) DTV
2 11 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.90%) Data Integration
4 9 (6.21%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.07%) PMI
7 2 (1.38%) NHS
7 2 (1.38%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.69%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.69%) Clustering
8 1 (0.69%) Economics
8 1 (0.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.69%) CCTV
8 1 (0.69%) Informatics
8 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.69%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.34%) Windows
2 12 (8.28%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.07%) UNIX
4 2 (1.38%) Linux
5 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (29.66%) Project Management
2 34 (23.45%) Migration
3 27 (18.62%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (15.17%) Digital Marketing
5 21 (14.48%) Programme Management
6 20 (13.79%) PRINCE2
7 18 (12.41%) Business Analysis
8 13 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (8.97%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (8.28%) ITIL
10 11 (7.59%) Change Management
11 9 (6.21%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (4.83%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (4.83%) Test Planning
13 6 (4.14%) Portfolio Management
13 6 (4.14%) Business Process Mapping
13 6 (4.14%) Test Scripting
14 5 (3.45%) Project Planning
15 4 (2.76%) Supplier Management
15 4 (2.76%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (16.55%) SQL
2 5 (3.45%) Java
3 4 (2.76%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.76%) PHP
3 4 (2.76%) C
3 4 (2.76%) C#
3 4 (2.76%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.38%) Python
5 1 (0.69%) Embedded C
5 1 (0.69%) Embedded C++
5 1 (0.69%) Groovy
5 1 (0.69%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (10.34%) Degree
2 3 (2.07%) PMP
2 3 (2.07%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.38%) CCNA
3 2 (1.38%) ISEB
3 2 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.69%) HND
4 1 (0.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.45%) SLA
2 3 (2.07%) QA
3 2 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.69%) XenApp
2 1 (0.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.38%) SCCM
2 1 (0.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 26 (17.93%) SAP
2 9 (6.21%) Oracle
3 8 (5.52%) Cisco
4 7 (4.83%) Jaspersoft
5 6 (4.14%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.07%) VMware
8 2 (1.38%) F5
8 2 (1.38%) Siebel
8 2 (1.38%) Symantec
8 2 (1.38%) Charles River
8 2 (1.38%) Citrix
9 1 (0.69%) Veritas
9 1 (0.69%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.69%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.69%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.69%) Cognos
9 1 (0.69%) Dell
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