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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 9 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 82 62 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 11.07% 12.78% 12.78%
As % of the General category 41.62% 52.99% 44.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 42 42
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£450 £358 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.87% -10.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £568 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +114.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
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
197 117 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.59% 24.12% 28.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 75 82
Average daily rate £425 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 £32.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.53% +32.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 42 £450 +25.00% 15
Banbury 0 14 £450 +28.57% 2
Bicester 0 1 £375 -37.50% 1
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 45 (29.22%) Project Management
2 31 (20.13%) PRINCE2
3 26 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (14.94%) Degree
5 20 (12.99%) Windows
5 20 (12.99%) SQL
6 19 (12.34%) Publishing
7 18 (11.69%) Oracle
8 17 (11.04%) Change Management
9 15 (9.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (9.74%) SQL Server
9 15 (9.74%) MS Project
9 15 (9.74%) SAP
9 15 (9.74%) WAN
9 15 (9.74%) Microsoft
9 15 (9.74%) Active Directory
9 15 (9.74%) Portfolio Management
10 14 (9.09%) Cisco
10 14 (9.09%) LAN
10 14 (9.09%) Migration
11 13 (8.44%) Telecoms
11 13 (8.44%) MS Office
12 12 (7.79%) .NET
12 12 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (7.79%) PMP
12 12 (7.79%) PMI Certification
12 12 (7.79%) Waterfall
12 12 (7.79%) Project Planning
13 11 (7.14%) Manufacturing
13 11 (7.14%) Java

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (3.25%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.95%) CMS
3 2 (1.30%) Node.js
3 2 (1.30%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.65%) Apache
4 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (9.74%) MS Project
2 13 (8.44%) MS Office
3 10 (6.49%) MS Excel
4 4 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.65%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (5.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (3.25%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (3.25%) Oracle iProcurement
3 4 (2.60%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (2.60%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (2.60%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (1.95%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.95%) WebTrends
5 2 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.30%) Agresso
6 1 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.65%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.65%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.65%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.60%) Boomi
2 2 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.74%) WAN
2 14 (9.09%) LAN
3 6 (3.90%) Firewall
4 4 (2.60%) Internet
4 4 (2.60%) Wireless
5 2 (1.30%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.30%) VoIP
5 2 (1.30%) EIGRP
5 2 (1.30%) BGP
5 2 (1.30%) OSPF
5 2 (1.30%) Network Security
6 1 (0.65%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.65%) MPLS
6 1 (0.65%) SAN
6 1 (0.65%) WLAN
6 1 (0.65%) FTP
6 1 (0.65%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.74%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.30%) MySQL
5 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.65%) DataStage
6 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.60%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.65%) Maven
2 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (12.34%) Publishing
2 13 (8.44%) Telecoms
3 11 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 10 (6.49%) Marketing
5 8 (5.19%) Electronics
6 7 (4.55%) General Ledger
6 7 (4.55%) Banking
7 3 (1.95%) Legal
8 2 (1.30%) Advertising
9 1 (0.65%) Retail
9 1 (0.65%) Billing
Job Titles
1 45 (29.22%) Project Manager
2 31 (20.13%) Analyst
3 30 (19.48%) Architect
4 17 (11.04%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (9.74%) Business Analyst
6 14 (9.09%) Developer
7 13 (8.44%) Senior Project Manager
7 13 (8.44%) Senior Manager
8 10 (6.49%) Support Analyst
9 7 (4.55%) Network Architect
9 7 (4.55%) Agile Project Manager
10 5 (3.25%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 5 (3.25%) Programmer
11 4 (2.60%) C# Developer
11 4 (2.60%) Procurement Manager
11 4 (2.60%) Oracle Analyst
11 4 (2.60%) Oracle Support Analyst
12 3 (1.95%) NHS Project Manager
12 3 (1.95%) Network Manager
12 3 (1.95%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.79%) .NET
2 8 (5.19%) HTML
2 8 (5.19%) CSS
3 6 (3.90%) ASP.NET
3 6 (3.90%) WPF
4 5 (3.25%) SOAP
4 5 (3.25%) Web Services
5 4 (2.60%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.95%) Middleware
6 3 (1.95%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (1.95%) REST
7 2 (1.30%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.65%) JSON
8 1 (0.65%) Spring
8 1 (0.65%) WCF
8 1 (0.65%) jQuery
8 1 (0.65%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.65%) HTML5
8 1 (0.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.84%) PMI
2 8 (5.19%) DTV
3 6 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.25%) NHS
5 2 (1.30%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.30%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.30%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.30%) Life Science
6 1 (0.65%) CCTV
6 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.65%) Clustering
6 1 (0.65%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.65%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.65%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.99%) Windows
2 5 (3.25%) UNIX
2 5 (3.25%) Linux
3 4 (2.60%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.30%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.30%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.30%) Android
4 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.65%) AIX
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (29.22%) Project Management
2 31 (20.13%) PRINCE2
3 26 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (11.04%) Change Management
5 15 (9.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (9.74%) Portfolio Management
6 14 (9.09%) Migration
7 12 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (7.79%) Waterfall
7 12 (7.79%) Project Planning
8 10 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (5.84%) Financial Modelling
9 9 (5.84%) Digital Marketing
9 9 (5.84%) Business Analysis
9 9 (5.84%) Programme Management
9 9 (5.84%) ETL
10 7 (4.55%) Supplier Management
10 7 (4.55%) ITIL
10 7 (4.55%) CRM
11 6 (3.90%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.99%) SQL
2 11 (7.14%) Java
3 9 (5.84%) C#
4 8 (5.19%) C
5 7 (4.55%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.25%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.25%) Python
7 4 (2.60%) PHP
8 2 (1.30%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (1.30%) Apex Code
8 2 (1.30%) COBOL
9 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 23 (14.94%) Degree
2 12 (7.79%) PMP
2 12 (7.79%) PMI Certification
3 10 (6.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (3.25%) CCNA
4 5 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.30%) MCSE
5 2 (1.30%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.65%) HND
6 1 (0.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 15 (9.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.30%) vSphere
2 2 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.65%) XenApp
3 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.30%) SCCM
1 2 (1.30%) SCOM
2 1 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 18 (11.69%) Oracle
2 15 (9.74%) SAP
2 15 (9.74%) Microsoft
3 14 (9.09%) Cisco
4 8 (5.19%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (3.90%) Dell
6 5 (3.25%) VMware
6 5 (3.25%) Informatica
6 5 (3.25%) Siebel
7 3 (1.95%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.30%) NetApp
8 2 (1.30%) Citrix
8 2 (1.30%) HP
8 2 (1.30%) Charles River
9 1 (0.65%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.65%) McAfee
9 1 (0.65%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.65%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.65%) Novell
9 1 (0.65%) Veritas
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